Whether you’re looking to dine with a scenic ocean view or a brightly lit cityscape, this Magic City has plenty of restaurants with majestic scenery. For the ultimate dining experience with excellent food, atmosphere, and impeccable sights, here are the top 5 best restaurants with a view.
A gorgeous garden penthouse that sits pretty on top of a South Beach garage, Juvia offers stunning panorama views at every angle. Indulge in carefully crafted cocktails while overlooking the city either outside on the large terrace or tucked away indoors under dim lighting and soft purple hues.
1111 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach 305-763-8272
2 Smith & Wollensky Miami Steakhouse
While inside offers classic wooden accents and picturesque sights, Smith & Wollensky’s patio out in the back is where the perfect water views are. A seat right by the water make for a perfect romantic evening with scenic views of the Miami Skyline and blue sparkling waters, alongside decadent cuisine.
South Pointe Park, Miami Beach 305-673-2800
3 Red Fish Grill
While it takes a bit to get here, the wait is well worth it once you drive down that long dirt road and come into view of Red Fish Grill. Sitting right along the water’s edge, the scene is pristine that offers a private setting with a palm tree lit outdoor space paired perfectly with deliciously prepared fresh seafood dishes.
9610 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables 305-668-8788
4 Area 31
Situated on the 16th floor of the gorgeous Epic Hotel, Area 31 supplies its diners with breathtaking views of Downtown while serving a Modern American cuisine fully packed with fresh and local ingredients. Whether sitting indoors or enjoying the warm breeze on the terrace, either location will provide a superb backdrop for an excellent dining experience.
Epic Hotel, 16th floor, 270 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown 305-424-5234
5 DiLido Beach Club
Noted as one of the only oceanfront restaurants in South Beach, the DiLido Beach Club at The Ritz-Carlton South Beach offers exclusive alluring views of the crystal blue waters. Sip on fruity cocktails while indulging in fresh raw delicacies at a table overlooking the water, then stay awhile to catch a lovely afternoon sunset.
The Ritz-Carlton South Beach, One Lincoln Road, Miami Beach 786-276-4000