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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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Fi'lia South Beach

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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.

 

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

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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.

Toro Toro Restaurant

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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

Novikov Miami

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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.

Estiatorio Milos by Costas Spiliadis

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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.

Cantina La Veinte

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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.

La Mar by Gaston Acurio at Mandarin Oriental, Miami

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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.

La Petite Maison

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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.

Edge, Steak & Bar

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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.

Bulla Gastrobar

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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.

Rusty Pelican

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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.

M House Restaurant

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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.

Fi'lia South Beach

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.

 

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

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.

Toro Toro Restaurant

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

Novikov Miami

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.

Estiatorio Milos by Costas Spiliadis

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.

Cantina La Veinte

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.

La Mar by Gaston Acurio at Mandarin Oriental, Miami

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.

La Petite Maison

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.

Edge, Steak & Bar

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.

Bulla Gastrobar

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.

Rusty Pelican

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.

M House Restaurant

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.

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