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17 Reasons to Dine in Coconut Grove Right Now

The best places to eat and drink in the Grove

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Four onion pizza from Tigertail + Mary
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Coconut Grove is known as home to some of the best restaurants and lush settings in Miami, with great options on every corner. From its hippie vibes to waterfront views and laid-back spirit, here are the best spots around the popular neighborhood to drink and dine no matter the mood.

Editor’s Note: The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Tigertail + Mary

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3321 Mary St
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(305) 428-2822
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James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz’s laid-back American eatery was actually inspired by its neighborhood of Coconut Grove. Tigertail + Mary’s offers something for everyone from cacio e pepe to mushroom pizza to heartier dishes like 24-ounce bone-in ribeye to whole roasted snapper. And for happy hour, $1 oysters and half-priced drinks make this one of the best deals in the neighborhood

2. Bombay Darbar

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2901 Florida Ave
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 444-7272
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Known as one of the Magic City’s best Indian restaurants, Bombay Darbar’s menu items are nothing if not rich and savory. Visitors can opt from choices like mango curry chicken and traditional Indian dishes such as chicken tikka masala, vegetable samosas, lamb vindaloo, and more.

3. Kush Coconut Grove

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2911 Grand Ave #400d
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(305) 456-5723
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Seafood-focused restaurant this The Spillover got a refresh over quarantine and transformed into Kush Coconut Grove. The menu features a mix of “greatest hits” from both the Kush, which has locations citywide, and Spillover menus like the chicken sandwich, Frito pie, chili burger, grouper reuben, prawn toast, and more. Its beer menu has expanded, along with a new happy hour featuring the the return of Moose Juice, a borderline lethal cocktail classic from old school Grove favorite Mr. Moe’s made with a variety of rums and juices, served in an oil can.

4. The Last Carrot

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3133 Grand Ave
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 445-0805
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This longstanding Coconut Grove health food spot has become a staple for lunch goers for years now, offering a selection of healthy wraps, sandwiches, and salads, which come in both vegetarian and carnivore friendly options. But whatever is ordered, make sure it’s ordered with plenty of green sauce — aka Last Carrot’s herb dressing — that has a cult-following of its own.

5. Salt & Straw

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3015 Grand Ave Unit 145
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(786) 633-0142
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Portland’s ice cream phenomenon Salt & Straw has made its way to the Magic City with an outpost in Coconut Grove. Ice cream lovers can grab a scoop of one of Salt & Straw’s creative ice cream offerings like churro horchata, honey-lavender, or black olive brittle and goat cheese, that helped put Salt & Straw on the map, or opt for a more Miami-friendly flavor like the Wynwood Brewing mango-habanero or Salty Donut guava and cheese ice cream.

6. Sapore di Mare

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3111 Grand Ave
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 476-8292
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It’s hard to miss that cheese wheel pasta topped with truffle currently dominating everyone’s social media feeds, and this is the place to get it. This quaint, seafood-centric restaurant boasts that decadent cacio e pepe dish along with many others like pasta stuffed with grouper cooked with zucchini cream sauce and clams, steamed crab meat tartare, and burrata cheese with Sardinia anchovies.

7. Jaguar Ceviche

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3067 Grand Ave
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 444-0216
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A pan-Latin eatery nestled in the heart of Coconut Grove, Jaguar Ceviche serves dishes serves dishes ranging from ceviche to Argentine provoleta, lomo saltado, cochinita pibil and more. Making this restaurant a can’t miss for those searching for distinctive Latin American food all in one place.

8. Farinelli 1937

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3199 Commodore Plaza
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 648-9023
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This pizzeria, from the team behind neighboring Strada, showcases a wide array of wood-fired pizzas from the traditional margherita to the more un-traditional pies topped with items like octopus and lamb along with plenty of outdoor seating prime for people watching. If pizza isn't in order, there is also a full menu of Italian cuisine available.

9. Lokal Burgers & Beer

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3190 Commodore Plz
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 442-3377
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This hip, eco-friendly restaurant by Matthew Kuscher stays true to its “local” name by serving up a variety of burgers, sandwiches, and brews all made with locally sourced sustainable ingredients, plus some of the best sweet potato fries in town.

10. Atchana's Homegrown Thai

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3194 Commodore Plaza
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 774-0404
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Solid Thai cuisine is still hard to come by in the Magic City, but Atchana’s is helping to change that. The low-key spot serves everything from pad Thai to chicken satay to a bevy of different curries. And for those who dare — and love spice — check out the Tiger Tears salad, filled with steak made with a mega kick.

11. Le Bouchon du Grove

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3430 Main Hwy
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(305) 448-6060
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Tiny but mighty, this classic French bistro serves traditional Parisian fare like chicken fricasse, escargot, and moules frites, in an intimate — albeit a bit cramped at times — setting. Brunch is not to be missed with plentiful complimentary mimosas, pancakes, and omelets.

12. Bellini

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2988 McFarlane Rd
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 800-6672
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This swanky restaurant perched on top of the Mr. C Hotel boasts an Italian menu with dishes like burrata, branzino, grilled octopus, an assortment of decadent pastas, and more. As the restaurant is owned by the Cipriani family, make sure to grab a namesake Bellini cocktail at the bar, which was created by the family in Venice in 1948.

13. Peacock Garden

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2889 McFarlane Rd
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 774-3332
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This popular restaurant tucked away inside a somewhat hidden garden setting has been a staple in Coconut Grove for more than 10 years. With a recent refresh, the space and the menu have both gotten an upgrade with minimalist decor, lush greenery, and new dishes like the Maine lobster roll, rack of lamb, and tuna crudo.

14. Glass and Vine

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2820 McFarlane Rd
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 200-5268
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Nestled in a lush setting within Peacock Park, this contemporary American restaurant creative American cuisine surrounded by a soothing ambiance. The menu takes advantage of South Florida’s best ingredients, which has made Glass and Vine one of the most revered wine-and-dine eateries in the city.

15. Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop

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3435 Main Hwy
Miami, FL 33133
(786) 502-2396
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A Coconut Grove offshoot of the popular local pie company — created by a former City of Miami fireman — it features decadent desserts that range the gamut from cake to cookies to pies by-the-slice and everything in between.

16. Ariete

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3540 Main Hwy
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(305) 640-5862

This Coconut Grove staple serves up elevated American cuisine — think grilled oysters topped with bone marrow butter and short rib — in a laid-back, friendly environment that makes guests want to sit down and stay a while.

17. Navé

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3540 Main Hwy
Miami, FL 33133
(786) 615-3747
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Consider this the upscale sister restaurant to neighboring Ariete, owned and operated by the same team helmed by Michael Beltran. Here diners will find a seafood-heavy menu with decadent dishes like caviar topped pasta alfredo, spaghetti with king crab, and snapper Milanese, making this is the go-to spot for a special occasion meal in the Grove.

1. Tigertail + Mary

3321 Mary St, Coconut Grove, FL 33133

James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz’s laid-back American eatery was actually inspired by its neighborhood of Coconut Grove. Tigertail + Mary’s offers something for everyone from cacio e pepe to mushroom pizza to heartier dishes like 24-ounce bone-in ribeye to whole roasted snapper. And for happy hour, $1 oysters and half-priced drinks make this one of the best deals in the neighborhood

3321 Mary St
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

2. Bombay Darbar

2901 Florida Ave, Miami, FL 33133

Known as one of the Magic City’s best Indian restaurants, Bombay Darbar’s menu items are nothing if not rich and savory. Visitors can opt from choices like mango curry chicken and traditional Indian dishes such as chicken tikka masala, vegetable samosas, lamb vindaloo, and more.

2901 Florida Ave
Miami, FL 33133

3. Kush Coconut Grove

2911 Grand Ave #400d, Coconut Grove, FL 33133

Seafood-focused restaurant this The Spillover got a refresh over quarantine and transformed into Kush Coconut Grove. The menu features a mix of “greatest hits” from both the Kush, which has locations citywide, and Spillover menus like the chicken sandwich, Frito pie, chili burger, grouper reuben, prawn toast, and more. Its beer menu has expanded, along with a new happy hour featuring the the return of Moose Juice, a borderline lethal cocktail classic from old school Grove favorite Mr. Moe’s made with a variety of rums and juices, served in an oil can.

2911 Grand Ave #400d
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

4. The Last Carrot

3133 Grand Ave, Miami, FL 33133

This longstanding Coconut Grove health food spot has become a staple for lunch goers for years now, offering a selection of healthy wraps, sandwiches, and salads, which come in both vegetarian and carnivore friendly options. But whatever is ordered, make sure it’s ordered with plenty of green sauce — aka Last Carrot’s herb dressing — that has a cult-following of its own.

3133 Grand Ave
Miami, FL 33133

5. Salt & Straw

3015 Grand Ave Unit 145, Coconut Grove, FL 33133

Portland’s ice cream phenomenon Salt & Straw has made its way to the Magic City with an outpost in Coconut Grove. Ice cream lovers can grab a scoop of one of Salt & Straw’s creative ice cream offerings like churro horchata, honey-lavender, or black olive brittle and goat cheese, that helped put Salt & Straw on the map, or opt for a more Miami-friendly flavor like the Wynwood Brewing mango-habanero or Salty Donut guava and cheese ice cream.

3015 Grand Ave Unit 145
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

6. Sapore di Mare

3111 Grand Ave, Miami, FL 33133

It’s hard to miss that cheese wheel pasta topped with truffle currently dominating everyone’s social media feeds, and this is the place to get it. This quaint, seafood-centric restaurant boasts that decadent cacio e pepe dish along with many others like pasta stuffed with grouper cooked with zucchini cream sauce and clams, steamed crab meat tartare, and burrata cheese with Sardinia anchovies.

3111 Grand Ave
Miami, FL 33133

7. Jaguar Ceviche

3067 Grand Ave, Miami, FL 33133

A pan-Latin eatery nestled in the heart of Coconut Grove, Jaguar Ceviche serves dishes serves dishes ranging from ceviche to Argentine provoleta, lomo saltado, cochinita pibil and more. Making this restaurant a can’t miss for those searching for distinctive Latin American food all in one place.

3067 Grand Ave
Miami, FL 33133

8. Farinelli 1937

3199 Commodore Plaza, Miami, FL 33133

This pizzeria, from the team behind neighboring Strada, showcases a wide array of wood-fired pizzas from the traditional margherita to the more un-traditional pies topped with items like octopus and lamb along with plenty of outdoor seating prime for people watching. If pizza isn't in order, there is also a full menu of Italian cuisine available.

3199 Commodore Plaza
Miami, FL 33133

9. Lokal Burgers & Beer

3190 Commodore Plz, Miami, FL 33133

This hip, eco-friendly restaurant by Matthew Kuscher stays true to its “local” name by serving up a variety of burgers, sandwiches, and brews all made with locally sourced sustainable ingredients, plus some of the best sweet potato fries in town.

3190 Commodore Plz
Miami, FL 33133

10. Atchana's Homegrown Thai

3194 Commodore Plaza, Miami, FL 33133

Solid Thai cuisine is still hard to come by in the Magic City, but Atchana’s is helping to change that. The low-key spot serves everything from pad Thai to chicken satay to a bevy of different curries. And for those who dare — and love spice — check out the Tiger Tears salad, filled with steak made with a mega kick.

3194 Commodore Plaza
Miami, FL 33133

11. Le Bouchon du Grove

3430 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove, FL 33133

Tiny but mighty, this classic French bistro serves traditional Parisian fare like chicken fricasse, escargot, and moules frites, in an intimate — albeit a bit cramped at times — setting. Brunch is not to be missed with plentiful complimentary mimosas, pancakes, and omelets.

3430 Main Hwy
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

12. Bellini

2988 McFarlane Rd, Miami, FL 33133

This swanky restaurant perched on top of the Mr. C Hotel boasts an Italian menu with dishes like burrata, branzino, grilled octopus, an assortment of decadent pastas, and more. As the restaurant is owned by the Cipriani family, make sure to grab a namesake Bellini cocktail at the bar, which was created by the family in Venice in 1948.

2988 McFarlane Rd
Miami, FL 33133

13. Peacock Garden

2889 McFarlane Rd, Miami, FL 33133

This popular restaurant tucked away inside a somewhat hidden garden setting has been a staple in Coconut Grove for more than 10 years. With a recent refresh, the space and the menu have both gotten an upgrade with minimalist decor, lush greenery, and new dishes like the Maine lobster roll, rack of lamb, and tuna crudo.

2889 McFarlane Rd
Miami, FL 33133

14. Glass and Vine

2820 McFarlane Rd, Miami, FL 33133

Nestled in a lush setting within Peacock Park, this contemporary American restaurant creative American cuisine surrounded by a soothing ambiance. The menu takes advantage of South Florida’s best ingredients, which has made Glass and Vine one of the most revered wine-and-dine eateries in the city.

2820 McFarlane Rd
Miami, FL 33133

15. Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop

3435 Main Hwy, Miami, FL 33133

A Coconut Grove offshoot of the popular local pie company — created by a former City of Miami fireman — it features decadent desserts that range the gamut from cake to cookies to pies by-the-slice and everything in between.

3435 Main Hwy
Miami, FL 33133

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16. Ariete

3540 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove, FL 33133

This Coconut Grove staple serves up elevated American cuisine — think grilled oysters topped with bone marrow butter and short rib — in a laid-back, friendly environment that makes guests want to sit down and stay a while.

3540 Main Hwy
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

17. Navé

3540 Main Hwy, Miami, FL 33133

Consider this the upscale sister restaurant to neighboring Ariete, owned and operated by the same team helmed by Michael Beltran. Here diners will find a seafood-heavy menu with decadent dishes like caviar topped pasta alfredo, spaghetti with king crab, and snapper Milanese, making this is the go-to spot for a special occasion meal in the Grove.

3540 Main Hwy
Miami, FL 33133

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