Miami and Miami Beach share one of the premiere dining scenes in all of the United States. To help our travelers navigate themselves to the cream of the crop, we put together a list of some of our favorite critically-acclaimed restaurants in Miami.

Sherwood’s Bistro & Bar

A new hit restaurant in Little Haiti, Sherwood’s Bistro & Bar comes from an acclaimed group of restaurateurs who behind Acme Lounge. The funky interior makes it a fun place to enjoy an afternoon cocktail or dinner, for which you can enjoy a variety of eats ranging from gnocchi with oxtail ragu to a caramelized pork ramen.

Sherwood’s Bistro & Bar. 8281 NE 2nd Ave.


Helmed by James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Solomonov, Dizengoff is a hit Mediterranean restaurant in Miami’s hip Wynwood neighborhood. Try fun house favorites like lamb merguez with cabbage, hearth-baked pitas, and garnishes like corn masabacha and house-made pickles.

Dizengoff. 250 NW 24th St.

Soul Tavern

Soul Tavern is one of the most critically-acclaimed and eclectic gastropubs in Miami Beach. Located in gorgeous Sunset Harbour, the hit restaurant serves classics like pizza and burgers, except it’s all vegetarian. Stop by for their creative takes, and a cocktail, or a cold-pressed juice.

Soul Tavern. 1801 West Ave.

Kiki On The River

Located on the Miami River, this colorful and artsy dining room is the perfect place to go for a refined and fun meal in the city. Stop by and plop down in one of the vintage lounge chairs on the outdoor terrace, or in the flower-covered dining room for some raw bar favorites, and other seafood specialties.

Kik On The River.450 NW North River Dr.

Ella’s Oyster Bar

This little oyster bar in Little Havana serves up favorite raw favorites like oysters on a half shell, but with Cuban and New England twists. Come by for a Surf N’ Turf Frita Cubana, or a crab croqueta that will blow your mind.

Ella’s Oyster Bar. 1615 SW 8th St.