As Miami’s corporate epicenter, Brickell has catered to the business crowd for years, but as new residences and hotels emerge, more and more restaurants settle in the area. New and old, here are 17 of Brickell’s best bites.Read More
Where to Dine in Brickell: 17 Top Spots
There’s more to the neighborhood than business casual.
High-end, Hong Kong-based restaurant Hutong boasts a colorful outpost in Miami. The filled-with-vibes restaurant offers classics like Peking duck, which uses a recipe said to have been developed over one hundred years ago for the Emperor, and dumplings filled with everything from rose Champagne to prawn and black truffle. It’s also an excellent place for strong cocktails and top-notch people-watching.
The River Oyster Bar
This Brickell institution has returned to the neighborhood just a block from its original location. Expect the same seafood-centric fare as its gnocchi tossed with crab and truffle, grilled fish, spicy tuna tartare, and plenty of its namesake oysters.
B Bistro + Bakery
This cafe, catty-cornered across Brickell City Centre, masters breakfast, brunch, and lunch with grace. With a thoughtful mix of sweet and savory offerings like pastelito pancakes, Nutella cheesecake, and brussels sprout Caesar salad, a meal here is as innocent or indulgent as one’s willpower allows.
Pubbelly Sushi Brickell City Centre
A local favorite wherever it pops up Pubbelly Sushi’s Brickell City Centre outpost earns a welcome place in the neighborhood. Offering its quirky spin on sushi with Pubbelly favorites like tuna pizza, tostones and ceviche, and a truffle yellowtail roll, fans get their fix in an upscale commercial setting.
Casa Tua Cucina
This upscale Italian food hall on the first floor of Saks Fifth Avenue at Brickell City Centre is ideal for those who can’t decide what they want. Between the cocktails, panini, pizza, and heartier Italian fare, there’s something for everyone (and plenty of space to enjoy it.)
EST.33 Thai Craft Brewery & Kitchen
This popular Thailand-based brewery and restaurant has debuted its first U.S. outpost right in the heart of Brickell inside Brickell City Centre. The expansive space not only brews its beers right on site but also has an ample menu with dishes that combine Asian flavors with techniques of American barbecue like Thai-spice rubbed beef brisket, beef jerky, crispy pork cracklings, red curry crab croquetas, broccolini, and more.
Stanzione 87 has been serving up certified Neapolitan pizza in Miami well before it became a “trendy” thing to do. It creates unique pies in a very traditional Italian way, topped with ingredients like speck, burrata, broccoli rabe, and smoked mozzarella.
The latest very buzzy restaurant from David Grutman and superstar Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny combines Japanese dishes with steakhouse fare in the heart of Brickell. The sleek vibe-y jewel-toned space serves up decadent dishes like “Lava and Ice” Kumamoto oysters, lobster dumplings, and olive-fed filet mignon from Japan, alongside over-the-top cocktails. Dress to impress — and expect plenty of celeb spotting while doing so.
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While David Grutman’s Komodo might best be known around town for its beautiful crowds and celebrity clientele, this Asian restaurant also serves up some of the best Peking duck in the Magic City, along with many other dishes like sushi, sashimi, dumplings, are more.
This Canadian import in the heart of Mary Brickell Village offers up an extensive menu, a popular happy hour filled with plenty of people watching, and more than 20 TVs showing every sporting event one might want to watch. The menu runs the gamut from the typical sports bar fare like nachos and burgers to more refined options like chipotle mango chicken, shrimp tacos, and spicy tuna rolls, but needless to say, there is something for everyone.
La Mar by Gaston Acurio
La Mar by Gaston Acurio offers a combo of well-executed upscale novo-Andean fare and Asian-Peruvian fusion dishes with some of the best views in town. Think classics like lomo saltado, local offerings like yellowtail snapper, and several ceviche options.
While Mary Brickell Village has seen its share of rotating restaurants, North Italia brings a lively vibe to the shopping hub. Interesting takes on Italian flavors like white truffle garlic bread, fig and goat cheese pizza, and a braised meatball sandwich make the expansive venue as appealing to families as it is to the happy hour crew.
DC Pie Co.
Dominic Cavagnuolo, one of the men behind the popular pizza joint Lucali Miami, has brought his more casual, counter-service restaurant DC Pie Co. to the Brickell neighborhood. Dine on favorites like 15-inch pies with a variety of mix-and-match toppings to choose from, alongside meatballs, salads, and brick-oven prepared items such as hot wings, pepperoni chips, and baked artichokes.
Dirty French Steakhouse
Major Food Group’s opulent and purposely over-the-top steakhouse, Dirty French Steakhouse, might be a New York City import, but this location is distinctly Miami. From the orange velvet-lined walls, animal print seating, Murano glass leaf chandelier, and gold leaf ceiling, the space oozes 80s excess. Guests can expect to dine on prime-aged steaks alongside dishes like mushroom millefeuille, lobster ravioli, crab cake croustillant, wedge salad, and caviar vichyssoise.
This sexy South American Nikkei import serves an expansive menu with items like nigiri sushi, wasabi ceviche, omakase platters, and larger dishes like bone-in ribeye, seafood rice skillets, wagyu skirt steak, plus an extensive cocktail menu and see-and-be-seen atmosphere.
Chic and cozy LPM offers unique French dishes like escargot among Mediterranean items like risotto and lamb. With a dessert menu providing everything from white chocolate tiramisu to lemon sorbet with vodka, only the strong can resist its allure.
Edge Steak & Bar
Executive chef Aaron Brooks set his sights beyond the standard filet mignon at Edge Steak and Bar by bringing a sleek update to the traditional steakhouse. His menu features a variety of unique dishes like foie gras and truffle bon bons, housemade charcuterie, and charred cauliflower steak. And while it might be housed in the ritzy Four Seasons Miami, there’s no need for an expense account to enjoy it.