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Barton G.

Ever feel the urge to sneak a peak at what others around you are ordering? At Barton G., you won’t be able to help it, especially with regulars like Tom Cruise and Will Smith in attendance. Serving up theatrical presentations, each dish is uniquely designed by Chef Barton G, Miami’s most over-the-top event planner. Located on a residential block on the west side of South Beach, each meal is a show, with outrageous props decorating every entrée. For the best people watching, get a table in the outdoor garden space and order one of their bold deserts, like the Chocolate Fun-do, a mini chocolate fountain overflowing with four pounds of Belgian chocolate and tons of dipping delicacies from cake to fruit. A favorite among socialites and celebrities for its superior contemporary American cuisine and trendy atmosphere, this SoBe hot spot makes for a one-of-a kind dining experience you just can’t help but look around and enjoy.

1427 West Ave., Miami; (305) 672-8881