The perpetually hip neighborhood of Wynwood might look a bit different these days, but it's still a popular spot for some of Miami’s best restaurants, and these 14 restaurants and bars are a great starting point.Read More
14 Exciting Wynwood Restaurants to Try Right Now
Where to eat, drink, and order dessert in Wynwood
This architecturally stunning restaurant serves pristine sushi that’s almost as beautiful as its surroundings. The menu is an ode to Japanese cuisine with a variety of a la carte fried dishes, soups, appetizers, seasonal sushi, nigiri, and handrolls offered by the piece.
Beaker & Gray
This neighborhood mainstay features a global menu with items like cheeseburger croquettes,
crispy yucca, pumpkin gnocchi, and an award-winning bar program led by Ben Potts that serves drinks with tongue-in-cheek names like Ginstagram and Green Gremlin.
Zak the Baker
Get that carb fix at Miami’s most popular bakery. Fill up croissants, challah, loaves of bread, and other deli fare like salads, pastas, and more. Expect long lines sometimes, but the wait is worth it.
This aptly named omakase-style restaurant is literally “hidden” behind a taco shop in Wynwood. Once guests enter with a numeric code (provided when the reservation is made), they encounter an intimate, eight-seat restaurant serving up an 18-dish menu featuring small Japanese appetizers, sashimi, and nigiri, all made with seasonal ingredients brought in from Japan, paired with sake, Sochu beer and wine to wash it down with. Make sure to reserve early, as seats book out months in advance.
The Taco Stand
This colorful taqueria in the heart of Wynwood features an assortment of classic tacos like pastor and fish varieties, along with quesadillas, carne asada fries, and breakfast options.
This Austin import — which is described by many as “altering the city’s culinary identity” — has found a home in Wynwood. The menu features creative sushi and sashimi made with fish flown in daily from the Tsukiji market, as well as makimono, yakimono, agemono, and other Japanese dishes in a chic and serene atmosphere. Those who want to try the entire menu opt for the 10-course chef’s tasting, a six-course signature tasting, and a six-course vegetarian tasting.
From chef Erhan Kostepen, the former executive chef of Mandolin Aegean Bistro comes a meze-focused menu filled exclusively with small plates that are meant to be shared with a group. Expect Mediterranean and Middle East flavors with dishes like octopus salad, branzino ceviche, lamb chops, mussels, butter shrimp, and pastrami hummus, all of which are meant to be shared.
Le Chick Miami
This popular Wynwood spot is best known for its famous fried chicken and decadent burgers. Get the Royale with cheese if a burger is on the brain, or opt for some barbecue ribs, rotisserie chicken, or lobster mac ‘n cheese for those craving something decadent. Don’t worry; lighter fare like blackened salmon and tuna tartare can also be found.
This 35,000-square-foot outdoor venue offers a lively atmosphere and a rotating lineup of performers from local names to headline-making acts. Bands take the stage to perform everything from hip hop to classic rock and reggae every Friday through Sunday, while the outdoor food hall lineup is just as eclectic, ranging from vegan fried chicken to pizza to Mediterranean bites.
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J Wakefield Brewing
One of the neighborhood’s original breweries is also home to the best rotation of nightly dinner pop-ups featuring some of the city’s most talked-about new spots. The line up changes frequently, so check out its social media for the latest schedule, but expect appereances by Ted’s Burgers, the Wolf of Tacos, and more.
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Wynwood’s only food hall boasts seven Asian restaurants serving everything from sushi, pulled noodles, and Peking duck, to the Instagram-friendly Taiyaki, the Japanese fish-shaped ice cream cones. Highlights include B-Side from Itamae, offering eclectic sushi rolls, and the modern Filipino outpost, Jeepney. The space boasts a full bar and weekend music on its outdoor patio.
MaryGold's Florida Brasserie
Marygold’s Brasserie, the much-anticipated new restaurant collaboration from chef Brad Kilgore and the Bar Lab team, has debuted inside the Arlo Wynwood hotel. The menu focuses on Florida-inspired cuisine with items like beignets with jerk oxtail, baked oysters with ’nduja and rye crumbs, grouper al pastor, and Baked Florida, a twist on the classic featuring tropical fruit semifreddo. Drinks are equally as creative with options like the Caper Berry, Marygold’s twist on martini service featuring a choice of Grey Goose or Beefeater, Martini Ambrato, umami brine, and an assortment of accouterments.
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This Brooklyn import, which describes itself as “reminiscent of a bustling boutique hotel — without the actual hotel rooms,” boasts two restaurants and an on-site “lobby” bar. The front cafe features coffee and small bites, while the Lobby Bar boasts a full menu and bar, along with happy hour and evening programming.
Who says that well-priced sushi can’t be found in Miami? Omakai Sushi offers a proper omakase experience starting at just $26 a person and running up to $84 for its deluxe, multi-course meal filled with seasonal fish. Various hand rolls, nigiri, and sashimi can also be ordered a la carte.