Sushi

NOBU AT THE SHORE CLUB
1901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-695-3232

Like its New York counterpart, Nobu at The Shore Club has garnered quite the following among sushi lovers. This vibrant restaurant, nestled in Miami’s trendy Shore Club Hotel, serves fresh fish in innovative rolls, crisp salads and flavorful plates. Guest favorites include the Black Cod with Miso and the Yellowtail with Jalapeno.

BONDST AT TOWNHOUSE
150 20th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-398-1808

Miami’s version of the Manhattan sushi spot features a menu of inventive rolls and fresh Nigiri and Sashimi options. Signature dishes, like the Spicy Tuna Roll with Chili Mayonnaise, Lobster Tempura Roll and Sesame-Crusted Roll are a few examples of the restaurant’s creative selections.

ZUMA
270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, FL 33131
305-577-0277

Only the hautest can make our list twice. Not only is Zuma a perfect power lunch destination, but it also boasts some of Miami’s best sushi. Market fresh fish are the key to the restaurant’s superior Maki rolls, Nigiri and Sashimi. Bold rolls include the Pirikara Hamachi Maki—a spicy yellowtail roll combined with Serrano pepper and Wasabi Mayonnaise—and the Watari Gani Maki—a dynamite Spider Roll with Soft-Shell Crab, Chili and Wasabi Tokyo sauce.

SUGARCANE
3250 N.E. First Ave, Miami, FL 33127
786-369-0353

Sugarcane is the perfect place to enjoy fresh seafood in a lively setting, both indoors and out. The Midtown eatery’s menu boasts a variety of Sashimi and rolls. Notable are the specialty rolls, such as the aptly named Sugarcane Roll, composed of lobster, endive and tomato salsa.

OISHI THAI
14841 Biscayne Blvd, N. Miami Beach, FL 33181
305-947-4338

After working at the posh Nobu in South Beach, Executive Chef Piyarat Arreeratn came to Oishi Thai to broaden his culinary skills. It worked. Some of the chef’s specialties include Seafood Sunomono—mixed seafood and diced cucumber with tangy rice vinegar—and Oyster Cocktail—live pacific oyster mixed with quail egg, uni, shiso, scallion, wasabi and ponzu sauce.

Nightclubs

LIV AT FONTAINEBLEAU MIAMI BEACH
4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
305-674-4680

LIV is one of Miami’s hautest nighttime spots for locals and visitors alike. A place where beautiful people unite, the spacious—but usually crowded—club frequently hosts launch parties featuring world-renowned DJs. Located in the Fontainebleau, LIV is characterized by a sea of eager partygoers waiting for admittance. Once inside, the experience is total Miami opulence.

WALL AT W SOUTH BEACH
2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-938-3130

This small space only has room for the very best. Perhaps that’s why you’ll find yourself waiting in line alongside notables like Paris Hilton and Alber Elbaz on the nightclub’s busy nights. WALL at the W South Beach features an oversized gold sofa as the centerpiece of the lounge, surrounded by gold and black patterned walls, a lacquered bar and copper mesh ceiling. A lounge this glamorous is sure to please partygoers looking for one of Miami’s hautest spots.

MYNT
1921 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-532-0727

The super-exclusive Mynt Lounge boasts a glamorous clientele of the rich, famous and beautiful. The club frequently features guest DJs from around the world, while the swank setting plays host to celebrity sightings, which makes for a tight door policy to give guests a private place to party.

MOKAI MIAMI
235 23rd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-673-1409

With a Baccarat-inspired chandelier pit, custom designed fixtures and eye-popping cherry red sofas, Mokai exuberates an aura of chic not to be rivaled in South Beach. The venue’s dramatic showcase bar and DJ booth are the focal point of the space, offset by lipstick-pink wall panels. Celebrity regulars of Mokai include Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise and Lenny Kravitz.

ARKADIA
4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
305-674-4690

The forces behind the award-winning LIV nightclub brought another haute spot to Miami—Arkadia. Deigned by Francois Frossard, this lively locale thrives on the element of surprise and urges guests to lose their sense of time. Arkadia features the world’s top DJs and fashion installations by the most sought-after designers.

Power Lunches

JOE’S STONE CRAB
11 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-673-0365

Joe’s Stone Crab is the perfect power lunch spot for fresh seafood. Nosh on crab claws with Joe’s famous mustard sauce or one of the other succulent dishes on the menu. This haute spot has entertained notables since its opening, including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Gloria Swanson and J. Edgar Hoover.

MICHAEL’S GENUINE FOOD AND DRINK
130 N.E. 40th St, Miami, FL 33137
305-573-5550

Although Michael’s has only been open since 2007, the lively neighborhood bistro has earned its reputation as a Design District staple. The contemporary American cuisine boasts a plethora of homemade dishes, including pasta, french fries and Rabbit Terrine. Michael’s uses only the freshest local ingredients to create its delectable cuisine. This laidback lunch spot is the perfect destination for power players.

ZUMA
270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, FL 33131
305-577-0277

The Japanese eatery Zuma is known for its expertly curated lunch menu, which attracts hordes 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 also ideal for hosting holiday parties and special company events.

CARPACCIO
9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
305-867-7777

Carpaccio presents a sophisticated lunch environment that coincides perfectly with the gourmet Italian fare such as pasta, pizza and, of course, carpaccio. This Bal Harbour gem is consistent in satisfying patrons. If you’re in need of an impressive lunch destination, Carpaccio is sure to satisfy your most decadent lunchtime craving.

SMITH & WOLLENSKY
1 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-673-2800

This South Beach steakhouse boasts delicious food set against a stunning backdrop. Enjoy the view of the ocean from indoors or take in the salty breeze from the patio. The lunchtime menu from Smith & Wollensky is extensive, featuring seafood and steaks. The signature Beef Tenderloin Trio is the perfect pick for a power lunch.

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