It’s no secret that Miami’s population is an eclectic one. That’s why even in a place where nightlife is haute every evening, sometimes the best entertainment simply lies in watching. Visit one of these haute restaurants for dinner and enjoy free entertainment, courtesy of your fellow Miamians.
1 Meat Market
This swanky steakhouse has earned its glowing reputation through a trendy clientele and super-chic ambiance. Meat Market boasts a crudo bar, offers a menu of perfectly crafted plates and features an extended wine list. Enjoy your meal outside to have a perfect view of the energetic Lincoln Road crowd.
915 Lincoln Road
2 Prime 112
A tremendous wine list, an extensive menu of sophisticated dishes and many tantalizing desserts are all waiting for you at Prime 112. This is one of the tried-and-true restaurants of Ocean Drive, a place that serves locals, tourists and A-list celebrities alike. Because of its location, Prime 112 is the ideal spot for people watching in the South of Fifth area.
112 Ocean Drive
3 Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink
Since it opened in 2007, Michael’s Genuine has been a food-lover’s paradise. The food is fresh and inventive, and the atmosphere is trendy and laidback. Michael’s is a great place to enjoy tasty fare and is also great for people-watching in the trendy Design District.
130 Northeast 40th Street
4 Joe’s Stone Crab
An outdoor dinner at Joe’s Stone Crab is amazing for a few reasons. To begin with, the seafood is consistently fresh and delicious. Then there’s the people-watching factor; Joe’s location makes it a place worth taking in the scenery and the passersby. Get excited, as the regular season opening is finally just a month away (October 14).
11 Washington Avenue
5 BLT Steak at The Betsy
It’s no wonder this Ocean Drive restaurant is always packed with foodies. At BLT Steak, Chef Sam Gorenstein is dedicated to using only the best local, sustainable proteins and produce available every day. The prime location is an added bonus; it means having front row seats to people-watch the night away.
1440 Ocean Drive