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10 Most Famous Restaurants in Miami Beach

December 27th, 2021 Eat & Drink
10 Most Famous Restaurants in Miami Beach

In an always-competitive restaurant market, staying power becomes star power. Miami Beach always has something new and exciting to try, but old favorites - the most famous restaurants in Miami Beach - have stood the test of time. These are great places for locals and tourists to visit, so indulge in a classic today.

1. La Sandwicherie

Sandwiches are quite possibly the most perfect, self-contained food, and Miami Beach boasts one of the greatest places to enjoy a crisp baguette or croissant stuffed to the brim with fresh ingredients. La Sandwicherie has been perfecting the sacred art of sandwich making since 1988. Specialty sandwiches like the Frenchie (French salami and brie), Alaskan (cured smoked salmon and fresh mozzarella), and the Tropical (avocado, mozzarella, papaya, mango, and pineapple) are especially delicious. 229 14th St.

2. PLANTA

Celebrate the power of plants at PLANTA, Miami Beach’s premier plant-based restaurant. Their menu reflects seasonality and local produce to reduce the impact of long-haul transport, with some ingredients even coming from their rooftop garden! Discover the power of plants with popular menu items like Spicy Tuna Roll with Ahi Watermelon, Coconut Ceviche, and Mushroom Bacon Croquetas. 850 Commerce St.

3. Yardbird

Top Chef finalist Jeff McInnis’ Southern-style restaurant may have locations around the world, but the South Beach Yardbird started it all. Visit the flagship restaurant for craveable American classics like the Fried Green Tomato BLT or Sweet Tea Braised Short Rib, and a heady bourbon cocktail menu featuring the popular Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade. 1600 Lenox Ave.

4. CVI.CHE 105

The 12-year award-winning restaurant is known for their traditional Peruvian dishes and vast selection of creative and fresh ceviches with ingredients like white fish, tender octopus, crispy calamari, and leche de tigre. The Lincoln Road eatery also has an impressive Pisco bar, a brandy made by distilling fermented Peruvian grapes. 1245 Lincoln Rd.

5. Puerto Sagua

Perhaps the most well-known Cuban eatery in South Beach, Puerto Sagua has been serving up tasty Cuban comfort food since 1962. This is the place to be for cheap eats and top notch customer service, with a friendly ambiance to boot. Try the Oxtail Stew. 700 Collins Ave.

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6. Big Pink

The retro diner slings over 200 menu items including the Big Pink TV Dinner, a daily selection of specials served on a stainless steel tray. Do the pink walls look familiar? You may have spotted Big Pink in the 1998 flick, ‘There’s Something About Mary’. 157 Collins Ave.

7. Joe's Stone Crab

Joe’s Stone Crab is Miami Beach’s ultimate destination for Florida stone crab. Opening its doors more than 100 years ago, the seafood eatery is credited for popularizing the savory crustacean. Joe’s accolades include being named the most popular restaurant in all of Florida in 2017 by People Food and Zagat, and attracting celebrities like Elton John, Bill Murray, Matt Damon, Al Capone, and The Rolling Stones to its tables. Joe’s fisheries have been named “Best Choice” by the Monterey Bay Aquarium for maintaining high fishing standards and the restaurant continues to work hard to keep the stone crab a sustainable enterprise. Visit Joe’s in the SoFi neighborhood for some chilled, cracked crab served with mustard sauce. 11 Washington Ave.

8. Mango’s Tropical Café

South Beach’s premier Latin music venue hosts a Dinner & Show every night. Whatever your jam, from Brazilian salsa and Cuban Conga to reggae, pop, and Latin beats, Mango’s puts on an energetic, colorful show, complemented by tasty bites and an extensive mojito menu. 900 Ocean Dr.

9. Nikki Beach

The famous beachfront destination is the perfect place to soak up the sun on luxurious day beds while enjoying signature sushi boats, shrimp tacos, and creative cocktails. Check out Nikki Beach’s events calendar, which is always packed with themed parties, brunches, and get-togethers. 1 Ocean Dr.

10. Havana 1957

Havana 1957 is the Cuban community pulse of Miami Beach. Excellent service, authentic offerings like stuffed green plantains and the Cubano sandwich, and lively music will transport you to the streets of Havana. Order from the rum bar. They have over 15 mojitos to choose from and an enormous rum collection. 405 Española Way

All this talk of delicious food making you hungry for a trip to Miami Beach? Treat yourself to an array of tempting dishes and drinks with The Sagamore’s on-site dining options.

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