Louie’s Backyard, Key West: In Key West, Louie’s Backyard is a crowd favorite first made famous in one of Jimmy Buffett’s tropical ballads. Everything is locally caught, and the food is as spectacular as the view.
Sunset Grille & Raw Bar, Marathon: Speaking of parrot heads, Sunset Grille & Raw Bar (pictured) in Marathon is where to go for a killer char-grilled cheeseburger in paradise, the impressive raw bar, poolside BBQ parties with live music, and a front row seat for sunset.
Lorelei, Islamorada: Islamorada is home to plenty of tasty hotspots. Head to the mermaid-themed Lorelei for fish tacos and Key lime pie.
Pierre’s, Islamorada: Pierre’s at Morada Bay (fans of Netflix’s Bloodline will recognize it as the Rayburn family’s fictional resort) is a must-visit for fine dining at one of the most beautiful places on the planet.
La Côte, Miami Beach: Channel a South-of-France vibe at the swanky La Côte at Fontainebleau Miami Beach (pictured), where you can sip rosé and nosh on Mediterranean fare while gazing at the sea.
Mondrian Caffe, Miami Beach: Offering incredible water and downtown Miami views, the Mondrian Caffe has a fabulous Sunday brunch spread with bottomless mimosas.
Juvia, Miami Beach: Set atop an architectural wonder on Lincoln Road, Juvia is an upscale rooftop restaurant with 360-degree views of South Beach and beyond.
La Mar by Gastón Acurio, Brickell Key: For a chic waterfront dining experience on Brickell Key, La Mar by Gastón Acurio at the Mandarin Oriental offers an eclectic mix of Peruvian gastronomy and high-end cocktails.