Antonio Misuraca Shares His Haute Guide To Miami

Antonio Misuraca

Antonio Misuraca is a veteran in the entertainment industry, catering to some of the world’s elite. Starting from humble beginnings in New York, he has amassed an impressive clientele list including A-list celebrities, corporate titans, global leaders, scholars, U.S. and foreign dignitaries.

As one of the most recognized hospitality names in South Beach, one of his main directives is utilizing his relationships to raise funds for Roy & Lea Black’s Consequences Foundation (www.Black’s Annual,) a 501c3 non-profit organization, which he holds a seat on the executive board.

Another endeavor he is currently involved with is working as a civilian contractor for F3 International Resources, a solutions provider for government affairs in the Middle East & North Africa. 

In his downtime Antonio enjoys exploring the great outdoors, traveling, reading, running on the beach and sourcing rare fine red wines from boutique vineyards in the Piedmont region of Italy.

Here, Antonio Misuraca shares his haute guide to Miami including all of his favorite places in the Magic City for any occasion: 

Where were you born: Brooklyn, New York

How long in Miami: 23 years

Neighborhood: South Beach

Occupation: Logistics, Promotion and Marketing

Favorite restaurant: The Forge—”it’s the only true 5-star restaurant in Miami”

Best sushi: Nobu

Best Italian: Joey’s Wynwood

Best new restaurant: Casa Tua Cucina in the Brickell City Centre

Best hidden gem: Wynwood Walls

Best healthy eating spot: Apple A Day

Best late-night dining restaurant: Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

Best waterfront dining: Sardinia—quality Italian cuisine and amazing views

Best dessert: Fried Oreos at Prime 112

Best cocktails: Bay Club—go try the Punzone Organic Vodka Italian Mule

Best happy hour: Friday night Veuve Clicquot Happy Hour at The Forge

Best wine list: The Forge has some of the finest trophy wines dating back to the 1700’s

Best place for a romantic date: Lucali

Best nightclub: E11even

Best Sunday brunch: Prime Fish

Best place for a power business meeting: Sardinia

Best rooftop (pool/restaurant): Gale Hotel

Best hotel for out of town guests: Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Miami Design District – Dolce & Gabbana

Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: ECJ Luxe

Best spa: Lapis at the Fontainebleau

Favorite charity event: The Black’s annual gala

Favorite cultural event: Art Basel

Best steakhouse: The Forge

Best pizza: Lucali—I feel like I am in Brooklyn every Sunday

Best lunch: Sardinia

Best gym/athletic facility: 5th Street Boxing gym

Best museum/exhibit: Philip & Patricia Frost Museum of Science and Gary Nader Fine Art

Best weekend getaway/staycation: Luna Beach Bimini

Describe your city in three words: ostentatious, glamorous and opulent

Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: the former Versace Mansion

All-around favorite spot in Miami: the beach with a good book, cold Bud Light Lime and the sun

The best aspect of MiamiIt’s extraordinarily diverse culture that allows us to learn something new every day in the most beautiful destination to visit on Earth!