With all the restaurants it has to offer, we’ve picked out the hautest, best of the best five-star restaurants in the city offering cuisines from all over the world.
Located at the Fontainebleau Hotel, Hakkasan puts a high-end twist on Cantonese cuisine in a chic teak and turquoise setting. Hakkasan offers more than your typical Chinese fare with menu items like Maine Lobster Noodles and Stir-Fried Black Berkshire Pork with spicy sauce. Even cocktails are 5-star, with the Hakka with Russian Standard Platinum vodka, sake, coconut, lychee juice and passion fruit and their weekend dim sum menu also should not be missed.
4441 Collins Ave (305) 276-1388
Calm colors and earth tones make up the Japanese-style decor of Zuma, where diners can enjoy authentic Japanese flavors with bold presentations. Signature dishes like black cod marinated in saikyo miso with homemade hajikame can be shared or enjoyed alone at the sushi bar or main dining area. If you’re looking for more traditional Japanese, look to the sushi and sashimi menu.
270 Biscayne Boulevard (305) 577-0277
3 DB Bistro Moderne
Combining French and American flavors, Daniel Boulud’s Miami restaurant at the JW Marriott Marquis not only offers beautiful food, but a beautiful setting as well in tones of warm peach with French design touches. Try both French delicacies like Escargots Persillade with Wild Burgundy snails, almond, garlic, parsley and potato croquettes and more American items like Florida Stone Crabs or their famous db Burger with foie gras.
255 Biscayne Boulevard Way (305) 421-8800
Two Michelin-Starred chef Danny Grant offers a menu at 1826 featuring both local and regional luxury ingredients within highly refined contemporary American cuisine. A must-have is the Grilled Wild Escobar with razor clams, potatoes and watercress and can be topped off with dessert like their Brioche Bread Pudding with grapefruit, tarragon and blood orange sabayon.
1826 Collins Avenue (305) 763-8860
5 The Cypress Room
Offering elegant American cuisine, The Cypress Room is set with prohibition era-esque decor and chef Michael Schwartz whipping up our favorites. The menu dazzles with their impressive “beverage book” and dishes like duck with brussels sprouts, roulade, and beet-date purée. If you’re looking for a dish for two, go for the Côte de Boeuf or the Whole Wood Grilled Fish.
3620 NE 2nd Ave (305) 520-5197