This much adored Atlanta pizza shop has brought its talents to South Beach. Housed inside the new mini-Italian food hall Centro Storico, the menu is filled with simple wood-fired pizzas, calzones and sandwiches, that are all made to order and already causing lines and fanfare that the original Atlanta outpost is known for.
1058 Collins Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139
The latest restaurant from the team behind the Downtown Miami staple, NIU Kitchen, it showcases an entire menu created on the Josper grill – a Spanish style grill that burns 100 percent charcoal at temperatures up to 800 degrees Fahrenheit – like pork secreto and duck prepared two different ways to more unique items like tagliatelle bathed in a sea of squid ink and tomato sofrito and roasted vegetable cold soup.
104 NE 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33132
3 Artisan Beach House
Marking the triumphant return to South Florida by Paula DaSilva, this global inspired eatery features a variety of rustic albeit inventive dishes DaSilva is know for like braised short rib, paella with duck confit, and Japanese wagyu, plus craft cocktails and a killer view of the Atlantic Ocean and Haulover Cut.
10295 Collins Ave Bal Harbour, FL, 33154
4 Bazaar Mar by José Andrés
Jose Andres’ latest stunner showcases high-end, fresh seafood presented ways only Andres could. Amongst the sea of white and blue tile, and some of the best people watching in the city courtesy of its location in the newly opened SLS Brickell, guests can dine on a tapas-style menu filled with inventive dishes like the blue crab topped California funnel cake, bite-sized oyster po’ boys topped with caviar and Maine lobster croquetas.
1300 S Miami Ave Miami, FL 33130
5 Estefan Kitchen
This namesake restaurant from Gloria and Emilio Estefan features a menu of high-end Cuban cuisine, which are spruced up versions of Estefan family recipes like lechón-topped flatbread, crispy moros, vaca frita, braised short ribs and paella. And keeping with the musical roots of its owners, expect bartenders to break out in song on a whim and live music played on its in-house piano all day long.
140 NE 39th St #133 Miami, FL, 33137
6 Forte dei Marmi
Part restaurant, part arts club, Forte dei Marmi is Miami’s latest Italian hotspot. Helmed by two Michelin-starred chef Antonio Mellino and his son, Raffaele, it features classic Italian dishes like beef carpaccio, linguini, lobster risotto, and branzino, in a chic, 1938 Mediterranean-revival, two-story building right on Ocean Drive.
150 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, FL 33139
7 Hank and Harry's Deli
It’s a surprise it has taken this long, but a proper NY-style deli has finally debuted on Lincoln Road. The extensive menu features a mash up of Jewish and Italian deli cuisine like “Mile-High” corn beef and pastrami sandwiches, bagels and ‘schmears’, Black & White cookies, Brooklyn style deli heroes sandwiches and homemade meatball subs, all housed retro, New York style space with white subway tile lining the walls, black and white checked floors and a countertop made from vintage wooden doors.
1691 Michigan Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139
8 Jack's Home Cooking
In a sea of fusion restaurants and too hip for their own good eateries that are sprinkled throughout Wynwood, Jack’s goes the old school route serving up homey, Italian dishes like crab cakes, rigatoni with Sunday gravy, massive meatballs and zesty garlic bread, all in a homey and inviting space.
2426 NE 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33137
9 Kiki On The River
This Miami River front restaurant features a menu full of Mediterranean eats by a Milos vet, Steve Rhee, and features some of the funkiest decor in town with bright colors, vintage lounge chairs, seashell chandeliers and Ikat patterned stools amongst other eclectic details. But the real hallmark is the outdoors outdoor terrace is filled with vines and Bougainvillea, white washed walls and Miami River views, which has quickly become a go-to spot for weekend brunches.
450 NW North River Dr Miami, FL 33128
10 La Petite Maison
A chic French restaurant from the man behind places like Zuma and Coya. This marks the 30-year-old concept’s first outpost in the United States, and brings with it what made it so popular overseas including its menu of French-Mediterranean cuisine with Italian influences cuisine like Nicoise Salad, fish baked en papillote, whole roast chicken with foie gras, and “house favorite,” creamy scrambled eggs with truffle.