The power lunch is alive and well in Miami – even if it might take place an hour or two later than other cities in North America. Here are our top picks to get a good meal among the players who make Miami.
1 Michael's Genuine Food and Drink
Michael's is famous for their unfussy, world-class food. As a result it has become famous for power players to have lunch while pretending to be utterly casual. But you better have a reservation, or have them know you by face if you want to wrangle a table at 1pm during season because inside and out, Michael's is packed wall to wall with ladies who lunch, and those who make deals in equal measure.
130 N.E. 40th St, Miami, FL 33137 305-573-5550
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.
270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, FL 33131 305-577-0277
Capaccio is one of the oldest see and be seen lunch spots going in Miami. It's positioning in Bal Harbor makes it the perfect perch to see who's coming and going, and more importantly... what are they driving. Perfect week day or week end.
9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour, FL 33154 305-867-7777
4 Il Gabbiano
This fine Italian gourmet dining spot offers fresh pastas, meats and decadent desserts, perfect for a working lunch. Better yet, Il Gabbiano provides bay-front dining for the power crowd
335 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131 305-373-0063
By night Juvia is a sexy spot with seductive, twinkling views of the city. But by day the city lights are replaced with blue sky and deco views and this French/Peruvian/ Continental restaurant becomes the ultimate Power Lunch spot on Miami Beach.
1111 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139 305-763-8272