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The 12 Best Restaurants For a Power Lunch in Miami

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Every businessperson knows that a solid workday isn’t complete without a good power lunch. It isn't just a midday meal — it's a reason for co-workers to gather, for business deals to happen, and for that new buzzed about restaurant to showcase its culinary talents to hungry business execs, creatives, and everyone in between.

Here in Miami, top restaurants are fueling the lunchtime fire and below is a list of 11 of some of the hottest spots for putting in weekday work. See a favorite missing? Or a newcomer that is already a business lunch mecca? Hit the tipline or on social media to make a case.

— Contributions by Jennifer Agress & Olee Fowler

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Fi'lia South Beach

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1610 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(786) 605-0819

This Italian eatery is offering a two and three-course set menu for $19 to $23, respectively. During lunch Italian classics like beef meatball, tuna tartare, sausage rage, and short ribs fill the menu, while tiramisu is offered for dessert.

 

2. Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina (Former Versace Mansion)

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1116 Ocean Dr
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(786) 485-2200
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Dine on a swanky lunch at Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina (Former Versace Mansion). Offered daily from noon to 4:30 p.m., the three-course, $39 menu features dishes like spaghetti alla chitarra, mushroom risotto, and roast chicken.

3. Toro Toro Restaurant

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100 Chopin Plz
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 372-4710
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Located inside the InterContinental Miami, Toro Toro Miami has a “Full Exec Express Lunch” for execs on-the-go. For just $27, enjoy the lunch buffet of chef favorites along with daily themed spreads including:

Mondays – Seafood paella

Tuesdays – Tacos with accompanying sides

Wednesdays & Thursdays – Toro Toro Pan-Latin favorites

Fridays – BBQ spread

4. Novikov Miami

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300 S Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 489-1000
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For just $23 guests can dine at buzzy Novikov during its weekday lunch. The two-course meal, which is available from noon to 3 p.m., offers dishes like the sweet corn dumplings, salmon avocado roll, mango cashew chicken, plus speciality pricing on dessert and cocktails.

5. Estiatorio Milos by Costas Spiliadis

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730 1st St
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 604-6800
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For just $29, guests of Estiatorio Milos choose from a three-course menu of grilled octopus, a Greek Meze Plate, lamb chops, Greek yogurt with thyme honey, and more. Available daily from noon to 3:30 p.m.

6. Cantina La Veinte

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495 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131
(786) 623-6135
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Dine on a three-course, pre-fixe menu for $25 per person that features dishes that blend traditional and modern Mexican cuisine. Expect dishes like Tacos Dorados served with chicken tinga; pan-seared salmon and filet mignon. Available from noon to 5 p.m. every weekday.

7. La Mar by Gaston Acurio at Mandarin Oriental, Miami

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500 Brickell Key Dr
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 913-8288
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Pair a quick lunch with Biscayne Bay views with La Mar’s 45-minute “Express Lunch.” For $25, get a lunch trio of Peruvian favorites (ceviche, anyone?), choice of entree and a dessert. For $32, pair it with a glass of red or white wine.

8. La Petite Maison

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1300 Brickell Bay Dr
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 403-9133
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This popular French-Mediterranean restaurant now offers a Dejeuner D’Affaires (business lunch menu) every day of the week from noon-2:30 p.m. For $45 guests get a three-course menu that features rotating specials like duck legs, tuna carpaccio and grilled tiger prawns.

9. Edge, Steak & Bar

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1435 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 381-3015
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Sitting on the seventh floor of Brickell’s Four Seasons Hotel, this spot has a weekly “Lunch Break” special everyday except Sunday. For $23, enjoy an appetizer, entree and side dish of executive chef Aaron Brooks’ choosing.

10. Bulla Gastrobar

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2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 441-0107
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To beat mid-day cravings, Bulla Gastrobar offers a prix-fixe lunch menu seven days a week with items like the Huevos 'Bulla', Arroz a la Cubana and Tortilla Español. The two-course menu for $19 and a three-course menu with dessert for $24.

11. Rusty Pelican

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3201 Rickenbacker Cswy
Miami, FL 33149
(305) 361-3818
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This classic Miami spot, has quickly become a lunch go-to thanks to its recently introduced set lunch menu. For $35 dine on a three-course menu with dishes like chicken salad wraps, calamari, and rum tres leches — and the killer ocean views are on the house.

12. M House Restaurant

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2524 S Le Jeune Rd
Miami, FL 33134
(786) 369-5155
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Dine on a $27 three-course prix-fixe menu, offered Monday through Friday, the lunch menu featuring entrees like tagliolini puttanesca, grilled picanah, grilled chicken and faroe salmon, along with an appetizer and dessert selection.

1. Fi'lia South Beach

1610 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

This Italian eatery is offering a two and three-course set menu for $19 to $23, respectively. During lunch Italian classics like beef meatball, tuna tartare, sausage rage, and short ribs fill the menu, while tiramisu is offered for dessert.

 

1610 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

2. Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina (Former Versace Mansion)

1116 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Dine on a swanky lunch at Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina (Former Versace Mansion). Offered daily from noon to 4:30 p.m., the three-course, $39 menu features dishes like spaghetti alla chitarra, mushroom risotto, and roast chicken.

1116 Ocean Dr
Miami Beach, FL 33139

3. Toro Toro Restaurant

100 Chopin Plz, Miami, FL 33131

Located inside the InterContinental Miami, Toro Toro Miami has a “Full Exec Express Lunch” for execs on-the-go. For just $27, enjoy the lunch buffet of chef favorites along with daily themed spreads including:

Mondays – Seafood paella

Tuesdays – Tacos with accompanying sides

Wednesdays & Thursdays – Toro Toro Pan-Latin favorites

Fridays – BBQ spread

100 Chopin Plz
Miami, FL 33131

4. Novikov Miami

300 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131

For just $23 guests can dine at buzzy Novikov during its weekday lunch. The two-course meal, which is available from noon to 3 p.m., offers dishes like the sweet corn dumplings, salmon avocado roll, mango cashew chicken, plus speciality pricing on dessert and cocktails.

300 S Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33131

5. Estiatorio Milos by Costas Spiliadis

730 1st St, Miami Beach, FL 33139

For just $29, guests of Estiatorio Milos choose from a three-course menu of grilled octopus, a Greek Meze Plate, lamb chops, Greek yogurt with thyme honey, and more. Available daily from noon to 3:30 p.m.

730 1st St
Miami Beach, FL 33139

6. Cantina La Veinte

495 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131

Dine on a three-course, pre-fixe menu for $25 per person that features dishes that blend traditional and modern Mexican cuisine. Expect dishes like Tacos Dorados served with chicken tinga; pan-seared salmon and filet mignon. Available from noon to 5 p.m. every weekday.

495 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131

7. La Mar by Gaston Acurio at Mandarin Oriental, Miami

500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami, FL 33131

Pair a quick lunch with Biscayne Bay views with La Mar’s 45-minute “Express Lunch.” For $25, get a lunch trio of Peruvian favorites (ceviche, anyone?), choice of entree and a dessert. For $32, pair it with a glass of red or white wine.

500 Brickell Key Dr
Miami, FL 33131

8. La Petite Maison

1300 Brickell Bay Dr, Miami, FL 33131

This popular French-Mediterranean restaurant now offers a Dejeuner D’Affaires (business lunch menu) every day of the week from noon-2:30 p.m. For $45 guests get a three-course menu that features rotating specials like duck legs, tuna carpaccio and grilled tiger prawns.

1300 Brickell Bay Dr
Miami, FL 33131

9. Edge, Steak & Bar

1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131

Sitting on the seventh floor of Brickell’s Four Seasons Hotel, this spot has a weekly “Lunch Break” special everyday except Sunday. For $23, enjoy an appetizer, entree and side dish of executive chef Aaron Brooks’ choosing.

1435 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131

10. Bulla Gastrobar

2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134

To beat mid-day cravings, Bulla Gastrobar offers a prix-fixe lunch menu seven days a week with items like the Huevos 'Bulla', Arroz a la Cubana and Tortilla Español. The two-course menu for $19 and a three-course menu with dessert for $24.

2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33134

11. Rusty Pelican

3201 Rickenbacker Cswy, Miami, FL 33149

This classic Miami spot, has quickly become a lunch go-to thanks to its recently introduced set lunch menu. For $35 dine on a three-course menu with dishes like chicken salad wraps, calamari, and rum tres leches — and the killer ocean views are on the house.

3201 Rickenbacker Cswy
Miami, FL 33149

12. M House Restaurant

2524 S Le Jeune Rd, Miami, FL 33134

Dine on a $27 three-course prix-fixe menu, offered Monday through Friday, the lunch menu featuring entrees like tagliolini puttanesca, grilled picanah, grilled chicken and faroe salmon, along with an appetizer and dessert selection.

2524 S Le Jeune Rd
Miami, FL 33134

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