Those of you who appreciate fresh ingredients and exceptional cuisine should keep an eye out for the best farm-to-table restaurants when you visit Miami. From southern comfort to new American, these are some of your cant-fail options:
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
This rustic Southern comfort restaurant is one of Miami Beach’s favorite farm-to-table restaurants. The hefty menu is comprised of the freshest ingredients, coming out with dishes such as fried-green tomato BLTs, smoked backyard BBQ chicken, and shrimp n’ grits. Don’t forget to sample the extensive bourbon bar as well.
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar. 1600 Lenox Ave. (305) 538-5220
A former local landmark, The Forge has reimagined itself as an upscale farm-to-table restaurant in Miami Beach. The opulent and flashy decor complements a contemporary wine bar and imaginative menu from chef Dewey LoSasso. Be sure to sample the Lobster Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich for something truly different.
The Forge. 432 W 41st S. (305) 538-8533
DIRT is one of the most casual farm-to-table restaurants in Miami. Offering creative dishes on a seasonal menu, as well as a vegan menu for those plant-based eaters, it’s a great spot to go for a healthy and fresh lunch.
DIRT. 232 5th St. (305) 763-8548
Located in the artsy and trendy neighborhood of Wynwood, Kush is one of the most colorful and fun farm-to-table restaurants in Miami. The food is made from scratch, and there’s an exceptional selection of artisanal wines and craft beers. Try the alligator bites and Kush Cubano sandwich for guaranteed hits.
Kush. 2003 N Miami Ave. (305) 576-4500
Lilikoi Organic Living
Lilikoi is an organic restaurant with farm-to-table ingredients with tons of refreshing and delicious options. Come here for an expansive salad list, vegan and veggie burgers, and some local favorites like Mahi Mahi burgers and cold-pressed juices.
Lilikoi Organic Living. 500 South Pointe Dr. (305) 763-8692