South Beach Restaurants
The best South Beach restaurants boast fresh ingredients and a blend of delicious influences from the area’s melting pot of cultures. To help guide our guests on where to go and what to try, we’ve put together a list of our favorite places to eat in Miami Beach.
When deciding which Miami Beach restaurants you’d like to try during your trip, don’t forget sample some of the city’s signature Cuban food. Habanos Cafe is a great place to start your quest for authentic Cuban flavor. Habanos’ classic Cuban sandwich is spot on, and the masas de puerco fritas — deep-fried pork chunks — provide a one-of-a-kind flavor explosion.
More info: www.habanoscafe.net
Miami Beach’s Mexican food scene has gained popularity over the past few years, expanding to include some high-quality options. Alma Mexicana is perhaps the best example of great Mexican food in Miami Beach. The restaurant’s specialty fish tacos are delicious and come freshly wrapped in homemade tortillas. The guacamole and pico de gallo are mind-blowing as well.
More info: www.almamexicanamiamibeach.com
As one of South Florida’s top classic sandwich shops, La Sandwicherie has long stood as a South Beach institution. The menu is filled with dependable lunchtime staples and a variety of more creative options, each designed and created in-house. ‘Wiches to watch for at La Sandwicherie include the Tropical — avocado, mozzarella, black olives, papaya, mango and pineapple — and the Alaskan — smoked salmon and mozzarella.
More info: www.lasandwicherie.com
Osteria del Teatro
Serving some of the freshest and most delicious food in Miami Beach in an elegant and intimate space, Osteria del Teatro is the premier Italian restaurant in South Beach. The restaurant’s Lobster Salad and Osso Bucco alla Milanese are out of this world. Also, anything with noodles is worth a try, as they make fresh pasta in-house.
More info: www.osteriadelteatromiami.com / @osteriamiami
Chalan on the Beach
Combining the rich flavors that define Peruvian cuisine and the fresh seafood in plentiful supply in Miami Beach, Chalan on the Beach hits a home run. Shellfish platters, rice and ceviche are all out of this world at Chalan, one of the best South Beach restaurants.
More info: www.facebook.com/pages/Chalan-On-The-Beach/