Do not be deterred by the crowd milling about on the sidewalk, Cafe Prima Pasta has proven itself well worth the wait time. As the name suggests, the cafe specializes in homemade pasta. Although house made pastas are the main attraction, the expanded menu includes more meat and fish choices. Fresh tomato sauces are superb. Both indoor and outdoor seating are available.
Personable, friendly service and a rich history help make Versailles not only an excellent dining adventure, but also one of the memorable cultural experiences in Miami. All of the menu specialties are spicy, flavorful and traditionally Cuban and the same applies to the ambiance as well. The restaurant is open into the wee hours, so come for an early breakfast or a very late dinner. Catch up on local happenings while enjoying authentic Cuban coffee and cuisines. Prices are reasonable.
Coconut Grove's favorite dive bar, Barracuda is about as far as you can get from South Beach's glitz and glamor. The wood decorating the bar is all salvaged from an old shrimp boat and the bar is full of all kinds of entertainment like pool tables, beer pong tables and televisions for watching the game. The menu features Barracuda's famous fresh grilled snapper sandwich and their grilled mahi sandwich, as well as all kinds of bar food favorites from nachos to wings to even the addictive "crack pie" for dessert. From behind the bar comes a selection of craft beers which are on Happy Hour special every day until 8p.
As its name suggests, this place is known for its sandwiches that are prepared using traditional Peruvian techniques and ingredients. The interiors are minimalistic yet elegant with a service counter that faces a cluster of chairs and stools. The eatery serves two types of sandwiches; hot or cold, with the latter being the preferred choice for breakfast. Specialty items include the Egg and Turkey Sandwich, Butifarra and Chicken Salad Sandwich.
Pachamanka Authentic Peruvian Cuisine is, as its name suggests, a Peruvian restaurant that serves brunch, lunch, and dinner in an artsy environment. The decor is quirky, featuring a lot of wooden furnishings and wall art, adding a rustic yet stylish vibe to the place. The restaurant is known for their seafood preparations that are cooked using traditional Peruvian methods and fresh locally-sourced ingredients. Try the Pulpo A La Parilla, Solterito and Pargo Entero Sudado Con Mariscos which are some of the house specialties.
A casual diner that ticks all the right boxes, GoBistro is the place to be for your fixation on ramen, yakitori and sushi. What it lacks in looks, it makes it up for its delicious creations. This late night destination is the perfect go-to spot for midnight hunger pangs, a hangover fix and ramen slurping. Satiate your appetite with noodle broths like Shoyu Pork, Tonkotsu and Shoyu Vegetable. Relish sushi such as Japanese Bagel, Sashimi Mori, Kani Crunch and Futomaki. Don't miss on their equally popular Gangnam wings.
Run by twin brother Chefs Roberto and Emanuele Bearzi, Fratelli Milano is a popular Italian eatery in the Brickell area. The authentic food, homely atmosphere, convivial service and reasonable prices have seen a lot of patrons turn into regulars. The menu has a variety of meat and seafood options with highlights like the Fiocchi Di Pera e Taleggio, Rinascente Pizza and Risotto Ai Frutti Mare. A bespoke selection of desserts and wines adds a perfect finishing touch to the Italian experience.
Jar + Fork specializes in light bites and fresh-pressed juices in a cozy, modern downtown setting. The food menu presents healthy wraps, sandwiches, salads and Paleo dishes that include two sides. The shop has six signature juices: the Cleanse with calcium nitrates, the Beet Lemonaid to balance pH levels, Green Glow for the skin, Restore for blood sugar, Karma for hydration and the Super Juice is an all-purpose elixir. Overall, an excellent place to visit even if you are not into juice cleansing or a healthy lifestyle.
Kone Sushi is an exotic and new concept restaurant which serves a fusion of flavors in the form of a vast array of sushi and sharing plates. Since Brazil is one of the countries to seems to have the most Japanese population outside of Japan itself, there has been a fusion of Japanese and Brazilian cuisine in neighborhoods with a high density of Japanese population. It is this unique blend of flavors which is brought to the table at Kone Sushi. The restaurant, with its large sharing plates of sushi and sashimi as well as hot dishes like fried rice, yakisoba and hibachi dishes, is perfect for a family dinner.
Receiving rave reviews, Arson is touted to be one of the best restaurants and bars in Miami. Featuring a glittery and warm interior furnished with comfortable tables, the establishment has been attracting a large number of patrons, luring them effortlessly to its domain. Guests have been praising the restaurant's friendly staff and efficient service, arriving here curious and leaving satisfied and sated! The menu is decked with delights, some of which can be shared among the guests at a table depending on the plates, and you can sample scrumptious items like charbroiled oyster, salads, artichokes, baby squid, mussels, mushroom confit, Argentinian shrimp, half Maine lobster, Kurobuta pork belly, and flap steak among other equally delectable food items. The Happy Hours here are relaxing, offering a much needed reprieve from the chaos unfurling in the world beyond the confines of the spot. You can pick from an assortment of drinks, including wines, as you unwind with friends and family.
Located on a side street, this small restaurant packs a great value and authentic ambiance. The owners and their family serve and cook. Portions are generous and prices are reasonable. From appetizers, to main courses to a small list of desserts, the place offers all you need to sample this exotic cuisine. Try the chicken on a skewer with peanut and soy sauce, or the Indonesian version of a spring roll, both very good. Ask for an order of shrimp crackers, crisp and satisfying. As a main course try the typical Balinese dishes and you won't be disappointed. Service is prompt and the place is clean and cozy. - Mercedes de Marchena
This downtown restaurant serves up simple Italian food in a beautiful, outdoor dining area. Mostly a breakfast and lunch spot, don't miss those exciting nights when they are open for dinner accompanied by live Latin music. Soya e Pomodoro offers up all your Italian favorites, such as Ravioli and Lasagne, as well as wines, beers and of course, classic Italian desserts such as Tiramisu.