The Best Miami Beach Restaurants

From Cuban to Italian, late-night taco joints to fresh seafood, it’s hard to narrow down the Best Miami Beach restaurants to a short list. But when necessity requires it, these are the restaurants in Miami Beach that you shouldn’t miss.

Joe’s Stone Crab

What started as a lunch counter in 1913 became a bustling, cavernous restaurant that’s served the likes of Al Capone. More than a century later, locals and visitors alike come for the stone crab and other Florida favorites, like Key lime pie.

Havana 1957

Experience the glamor of Cuba in the 1950s with a helping of authentic Cuban cuisine at Havana 1957. For the last five decades, Miami has and continues to be shaped by the influence of Cuban immigrants. Trying their bold, flavorful cuisine is just one way to experience this unique culture.


Taquiza’s tacos are a local favorite. The spot serves 12 different types, from pastor to lengua, as well as vegetarian-friendly choices, such as squash blossom quesadillas. In the picturesque patio, surrounded by gardens, you can also order beers and cocktails to go with your tacos. 

Donna Mare

Traditional Italian fare is on offer at Donna Mare at Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club. From handmade pastas to oven-fired pizzas and locally-sourced, simply-grilled fish, the dishes at this coastal Italian restaurant will temporarily transport you from the Atlantic to the Mediterannean.

Bungalow by the Sea

An oceanside oasis awaits at Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club. With direct views of the sand and ea, you can order from the raw bar, sip on chilled wines, or order from a cocktail menu inspired by the sea.

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