Miami Insider’s Guide: Top Trending & New and Classic Dining this Summer
Living in Miami we are constantly learning about new spots, whats trending, whats "all hype" as the locals would say. It's an exciting journey, exploring the city's ever-evolving dining landscape, from classic local favorites to the latest buzzworthy establishments. As Miami Spice season approaches these next two months, we thought it'd be great to spotlight on where we will be eating this summer. From the timeless charm of Mandolin to the trendy and authentic Indian flavors at Rishtedar in Wynwood, we have a plethora of trending restaurants in Miami for you to savor and enjoy. Join us on this delectable adventure, and don't forget to share your dining moments with us! Bon appétit!
4312 NE 2nd Ave.
It's a classic. One that will never go out of style. Transport yourself to the Greek islands at Mandolin Aegean Bistro. This charming eatery serves up Mediterranean delights, featuring fresh seafood, delectable mezes, and warm hospitality. (Order the grilled octopus, and literally everything, you can never go wrong with their appetizers made to share)
L'atelier De Joël Robuchon
Treat yourself to L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon, Florida's only 2-star Michelin restaurant located in the Miami Design District. The format of this French menu allows the flexibility to create your own experience. A meal can be composed of an à la carte selection of small plates, appetizers, and entrées, or the 4-course Summer Menu "Aux Saveurs L'été", a 4-course seasonal tasting with choices for each dish.
801 Brickell Ave.
While this might have somewhat of a hype behind it, it is an experience. The culinary showcases a fusion of Asian-inspired dishes in a lavish setting. This three-story hotspot offers a lively bar, elegant dining rooms, and a breathtaking outdoor garden. Opt for the Peking Duck, a signature dish prepared tableside, ensuring an interactive and unforgettable feast.
4441 Collins Ave.
Located within the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Hakkasan presents an elevated Cantonese dining experience with a chic and modern ambiance. Savor a symphony of flavors crafted by Michelin-starred chefs. Explore the exclusive Hakka Brunch on weekends, offering a tantalizing selection of dim sum and other delightful delicacies.
Contessa is sure to transport you to the old-world villas of Northern Italy. Adorned in layers of emerald drapes, lush platings, and jewel-toned marble floors, Contessa creates the perfect setting for a romantic dining experience. Try the restaurant's array of antipasti or share a signature pizza paired with a famous Contessa spritz.
Address: 1677 Collins Ave.
A destination in its own right, Mareva 1939 is routinely rated among Miami's best restaurants, recently winning the award for Best Spanish Restaurant by Miami New Times, features dynamic Spanish cuisine by Executive Chef Sergio Chamizo. The inventive sharing menu is based on traditional Spanish dishes with a unique twist for a taste that is distinctly Mareva.
Address: 871 S Miami Ave.
Pair a standout menu of modern Asian cuisine with a knockout list of cocktails and you might find yourself at Kaori, the latest Miami hotspot serving views, subtle elegance, and exquisite fun. Sip on a "La Cura" bar side, with our favorite Desolas Mezcal and opt for a refreshing new cocktail that merges hibiscus, ginger, honey and lemon flavor for a fruity and boozy cocktail to celebrate any occasion. The unique female-founded mezcal boasts a non-smokey intro to the world of mezcals with a botanical twist. The spirit lends itself as the perfect non-overbearing ingredient that'll take your drink from bland to bomb.
5020 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137
Perched atop the iconic Mana Wynwood building, Vista Rooftop offers an enchanting ambiance with breathtaking skyline views. Indulge in a fusion of Mediterranean and Latin flavors curated by renowned chef, complemented by handcrafted cocktails and an extensive wine selection. Arrive just before sunset to witness the stunning transition from day to night, creating a magical dining experience.
Seaspice Brasserie & Lounge
422 NW North River Dr.
The old local favorite, has come back strong. Situated along the Miami River, Seaspice offers a chic and sophisticated waterfront dining experience. Relish in a delectable selection of seafood and global dishes while yachts sail by, creating an idyllic atmosphere. Don't miss their famous "Seaspice Punch" cocktail – a delightful concoction to elevate your dining experience.
The Anderson Bar & Grill
709 NE 79th St
There's something about the design of this eclectic local spot. The Anderson Bar & Grill exudes retro charm with its vintage-inspired decor and relaxed ambiance. This local gem oozes retro allure with its vintage-inspired decor and laid-back ambiance. Craving a juicy burger? Look no further, as The Anderson does not disappoint in delivering classic American favorites alongside an array of creative cocktails. And for those looking to sway to the rhythm of the night, live music nights add an extra touch of excitement to this delightful dining destination.
Address: 232 NW 24th St
The restaurant is excited to offer a unique Bollywood experience with cultural dancers and a fully immersive Indian cultural experience. The modern Bollywood dance style incorporates elements of Indian traditional dance, a variety of formations and vibrant costumes. All emphasized by the architecturally spectacular background Rishtedar's dining room adorns. Guests can expect to be surrounded by colors and lights as the dancers share their breathtaking performance. When it comes to Miami there is no hit or miss. With so many options you can always find great options nearby.
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