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Miami’s Eater Awards Winners 2017

The restaurants, chefs, and bars that made the city run wild this year.

After nearly a week of intensive reader voting, today we announce the winners of the eighth annual Eater Awards, celebrating the chefs and restaurants that made the largest impact on all 24 Eater cities over the past twelve months.

Here now are the establishments — from steakhouses and cocktail bars to Indian restaurants and poke places — that have taken the Miami food world by storm. Thank you to everyone who voted last week, and congratulations to the winners of the readers’ choice and editors’ choice awards.

Read on to learn more about this year’s best of the best. Winners will receive an illustrious tomato can trophy via FedEx, along with a full feature on Eater in the coming year.


Chef of the Year

Jeremy Ford, Stubborn Seed

Photo Credit: Indulge Miami

Chef of the Year Reader’s Choice: Niven Patel, Ghee Indian Kitchen


Restaurant of the Year

Ghee Indian Kitchen

Photo Credit: Giovanny Gutierrez for Eater Miami

Restaurant of the Year Reader’s Choice: Stubborn Seed


Most Gorgeous Restaurant of the Year

Le Sirenuse

Photo Credit: Le Sirenuse Miami/ Four Seasons

Most Gorgeous Restaurant of the Year Reader’s Choice: Kiki on the River


Bar of the Year

Veza Sur

Photo Credit: Giovanny Gutierrez for Eater Miami

Bar of the Year Reader’s Choice: Veza Sur


Fast Casual Restaurant of the Year

Ono Poke

Photo Credit: Ono Poke/Facebook

Fast Casual Restaurant of the Year Reader’s Choice: OTL Miami

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