Whenever South Florida embraces a trend, it goes all the way. And when the food market craze came calling, the Sunshine State answered back with bravado. Here are the region’s top food halls, yards, and markets.Read More
13 South Florida Food Halls, Markets, and Yards, Mapped
Where the indecisive thrive
1. Grandview Public Market
Appropriately located in West Palm Beach’s Warehouse District, Grandview Public Market boasts 13,000 square feet of retail space. Echoes of electronic music and lawn games reverberate throughout the industrial structure while aromas of breakfast crepes, fried chicken, and boba tea perfume the lush arcade.
2. Treats Food Hall
Aventura Mall’s new and improved upscale food court — Treats Food Hall — doles out fast-casual favorites like GoGo Fresh Food, Poke 305, Luke’s Lobster, and Figs + Mozzarella by Todd English. Whatever the cuisine du jour may be, mall visitors return to Treats for quality ingredients hastily delivered for maximum time at the shops.
3. The Citadel
Little River’s souped-up version of the food hall concept — The Citadel — delivers more than tasty eats. A rooftop bar, makers’ market, and creative roster of workshops round out the community hangout, along with representation from local hot spots like Taquiza and Vice City Bean.
4. Politan Row Miami
Cushioned in couture, Politan Row (formerly known as St. Roch Market) is the Design District’s answer to traditional retail dining. From a vegan bakery to a fried chicken stand, this laid-back emporium holds space for an eclectic group of food entrepreneurs to show off their knife skills.
5. Market at EDITION
Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s cafeteria at the swanky Miami Beach Edition hotel paved the way for the food hall scene with high-end provisions prepared at distinct counters. Guests order a la carte from the raw bar, boulangerie, salumeria, or patisserie while they enjoy views of the well-appointed lobby or lively Collins Avenue.
A hip garden party where diverse vendors peddle Asian-Inspired favorites, 1-800-Lucky is the only gig in town offering omakase with a side of banh mi. With Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese options, deciding what to order is the hardest part of hanging at this Asian bazaar.
7. The Lincoln Eatery
A fast-casual culinary destination just a beat off Lincoln Road, The Lincoln Eatery brings new flavor to the beloved outdoor mall. With 9,600 square feet of dynamic eating options, the food hall makes shopping seem like an afterthought.
8. Time Out Market Miami
Miami Beach’s highly anticipated Time Out Market is the media giant’s Miami version of its Lisbon success. Curated by Time Out experts and editors, the 18,000 square-foot establishment features some of the city’s favorite bites including Coyo Taco, Kush, and a Southern-inspired Korean restaurant from South Beach darling, Jeremy Ford.
9. Central Fare
Located within Virgin MiamiCentral, it boasts a variety of options for hungry commuters who can grab a quick bite before or after their train. Think outposts from World Famous House of Mac, Rosetta Bakery, Bio Bio Gelato, Bucks Crepes, and anchor restaurant La Estación American Brasserie by the Juvia team.
10. The Wharf Miami
A riverfront drinking joint with a dock full of food trucks, The Wharf features samplings from Miami hot spots like Garcia’s Seafood Grille & Fish Market, Mojo Donuts & Fried Chicken, and Lung Yai Thai Tapas. Paired with lazy furniture and a water view, a jaunt at The Wharf is a happy hour dream.
11. Luna Park
The latest addition to the Brickell food hall scene, taking over the former La Centrale space in Brickell City Centre, this multi-floor venue offers every Italian dish one could dream of. From the casual vendors on the first floor serving options like sandwiches, charcuterie, and salads, to the more fine dining outposts on the second floor including a steakhouse, and gluten-free concept, and even cooking classes.
12. Casa Tua Cucina
The friendly sister outpost of the esteemed Casa Tua Restaurant in Miami Beach, a visit at Casa Tua Cucina feels like a behind-the-scenes tour of the neighborhood trattoria. With an open kitchen showcasing Italian dishes like pasta, bread, charcuterie, pizza, and lots of wine, this Saks Fifth Avenue eatery serves as the ideal locale for an after-work aperitif or mid-shopping spree splurge.
13. Yumbrella Food Hall
As an homage to the original 1970s food hall, Yumbrella adds South Miami to the roster of neighborhoods embracing the fad. Located at the Shops at Sunset Place, the 6,500 square-foot space houses everything from grilled cheese to craft cocktails.