Mandolin Aegean Bistro
This restaurant is so good that Zeus himself has probably eaten here. They serve authentic Greek cuisine that could rival the Greek Islands for the crown of Greek cuisine. The Spicy Mandolin Kebab is a personal favorite of mine, and it has an array of flavors that leave you wanting more. Located at 4312 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137.
It is impossible to visit Barton G and not have a great time. When they serve Cotton Candy as a wig, Mac & Cheese in a mouse trap, and Smore's with a huge 100 dollar bill, Barton G might be the most unique restaurant in the entire country. Though the high price, Barton G knows how to put on a show. Located at 1427 West Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
The Salty Donut
There is nothing better than eating at The Salty Donut after a long day of visiting Wynwood. Their gourmet donuts have become a hotspot for locals and tourists alike. Some of their most popular donuts include Maple + Bacon, Hazelnut + Chocolate, and White Chocolate Tres Leches. Located at 50 NW 23rd St #112, Miami, FL 33127.
If you want a taste of the freshest seafood Miami Beach has to offer, then you must check out CVI.CHE 105. This Peruvian-style gem serves some of the most authentic Ceviche in South Florida. CVI.CHE 105 serves other Peruvian dishes such as Lomo Saltado and Ají De Gallina. Located at 105 NE 3rd Ave, Miami, FL 33132.
There is no way you are taking a trip to the capital of Cuba and not trying the famous Cuban Sandwich. If you ask any Cuban, any Miamian, and even Fidel, they would all tell you to get a sandwich at Versailles. It is known as the most famous Cuban restaurant in the world, and for good reason. Located at 3632 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135.
I know you probably think Prime 112 is very expensive, and it is, but it is definitely worth the price. Prime 112 has been a staple for many years and is easily one of Miami's most iconic restaurants. They revolutionized the steakhouse game in the US by being one of the first modern steakhouses. Prime 112 serves some of the best steaks and seafood in the entire city. Located on 112 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
Time to get away from the ocean and the crazy people, and take a trip to a Miami Classic. Known for serving Southern comfort food, Yardbird has something on the menu for everyone. Their Lobster Mac & Cheese and Nashville Hot Sandwich have always been my favorites, and they always hit. Located on 1600 Lenox Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139.
Make sure to bring your camera to Komodo because the vibrant, Asian decor makes it one of the most Instagramable restaurants in the city. Beauty isn't everything here though, because Komodo serves some of the best Asian cuisine in the city. And if you are not getting the Peeking Duck at Komodo, then you are doing it wrong. Located on 801 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131.
"Pura Vida," more like "Deliciosa Vida." From Acai bowls to avocado toast, Pura Vida prioritizes health without compensating flavor. Not only that, but Pura Vida is located close to the ocean. And what can be better than eating amazing food and then jumping into the beautiful Miami ocean. The delicious food served at Pura Vida always makes you feel like you are truly living the life. Located on 1104 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33130.
Joe's Stone Crab
Some people go to Miami for the beaches, the shopping, or maybe even to find a lover, but I go to Miami for Joe's Stone Crabs. Miami's most iconic restaurant is a must-eat for any tourist. You must order the iconic Stone Crabs for their delicious meat inside, and it is always fun cracking the claws wide open. Located on 11 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139.