Whether you’re looking for someplace to pick up delicious take-out or wanting to enjoy a leisure lunch, we’ve prepared a list of the best lunches in Miami. These five restaurants have developed quite a following for their delectable midday cuisine.
1 Joe’s Stone Crab
Joe’s Stone Crab is the perfect lunch spot to enjoy fresh seafood. Whether you’re picking up take-out or sitting down to enjoy an outdoor lunch, Joe’s is sure to please the palate. Enjoy crab claws with Joe’s famous mustard sauce or one of the other succulent meals and signature sides on the menu. Joe’s is always first choice for those lunch-goers in the know.
11 Washington Avenue
2 Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink
Although Michael’s has only been open since 2007, the lively neighborhood bistro has earned its reputation as a Design District staple. Chef and owner Michael Schwartz prepares homemade dishes with the freshest local ingredients. Visit this laidback lunch spot to sample the cheese of the week.
130 Northeast 40th Street
Japanese restaurant Zuma is known for its expertly curated lunch menu, which attracts groups of young professionals daily. The impressive property has become a central hub for power business meetings, social gatherings and private affairs. Zuma's private dining room is ideal for hosting holiday parties and extra-special company events.
270 Biscayne Blvd Way
Carpaccio presents a sophisticated lunch environment that matches perfectly with the gourmet Italian eats (pasta, pizza and carpaccio, of course) served there. This Bal Harbour Shops gem is consistent in satisfying patrons. Whether you’re shopping or just stopping by in the middle of your workday, Carpaccio is sure to satisfy your most decadent lunchtime craving.
9700 Collins Ave
5 Smith & Wollensky
This South Beach steakhouse pleases guests with delicious food and a stunning backdrop. Choose to enjoy the view of the ocean from indoors or take in the salty breeze from the patio. The lunch menu at Smith & Wollensky is extensive, featuring seafood and steaks, served with sides or in sandwiches, amongst a variety of salads and wraps.
1 Washington Avenue