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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Neighborhood
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“Wynwood has become one of Miami's most popular neighborhoods, featuring murals from local, national, and international artists. Some of the best bars, foods, and shopping in Miami.”
  • 285 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“When you first show up at Bodega, you could easily mistake it for a popular neighborhood taqueria. Between the Airstream trailer serving tacos and the picnic tables, it looks like a low-key spot. It is that, but as you see the Ubers full of models and clubgoers arriving and disappearing into the small taco joint, you get a sense there might be something more going on. Look around for a guy with an earpiece at the back of the room and tell him your friend sent you, and you might just get directed to a back door that looks like an entrance to a Porta Potti. Pass through here and you’ll enter a graffiti-filled men’s washroom. It’s only after passing through yet another door that you will enter one of South Beach’s hot hidden nightclubs. The mixologists have an extensive menu that relies heavily on “illegal” mezcal, and the DJ keeps the room pumping all through the night. It caters to a friendly, slightly older crowd and makes for a good introduction to the South Beach scene minus the cover charge and lineups that you’ll find at clubs closer to the beach.”
  • 100 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great hang out place with beautiful view. Food is okay, but view is the best”
  • 102 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“- Daytime Latin Jazz Music - Cocktails and Bites - Award-winning bands play 9pm-11pm on the Pineapple Stage - Late Night Salsa and Dance Music - No Cover”
  • 114 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Super fancy Soul Food on South Beach where you may spot celebrities at any time.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Electic food and drink at South Beach views in an ultramodern space atop a designer parking garage. The best view on Miami Beach, Cozy, Romantic, Upscale”
  • 95 locals recommend
Peruvian Restaurant
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“this is a great place for lunch half a block away. Original Peruvian food at reasonable price.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Chic & minimalist Japanese hot spot overlooking the Miami River, with shared dishes, sushi & more. ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The Miami institution has been the unofficial town hall for El Exilio since 1971. However, this Calle Ocho icon serves more than just cafecito. Its Cuban sandwich ($6.50), with classic fixings such as sweet ham and Swiss cheese, is a winner with the fast-casual crowd, and a traditional roast pork Cuban-style ($10.95) is a hearty meal served with rice and beans. But if you simply want to stop by the to-go window — AKA la ventanita — for croquetas, no one will judge you”
  • 84 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Lagniappe is a great atmosphere with live music and wine and cheese boards.”
  • 113 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This restaurant is exactly looking at the bay very good food and it feels very relaxed.”
  • 41 locals recommend
South American Restaurant
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“Eclectic small plates & artisanal cocktails are offered in stylish digs with outdoor seating.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great crow and music, very nine and good looking guys, excellent to take drink in a group or with another LOL.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“$$ one of my favorite taco spots to hang out with friends. Dress down wear comfortable shoes, coyo is this right in the middle of wynwood. You’re gonna want to explore after eating. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Opened in the burgeoning Design District, this eatery was created by restoring a quaint Florida home into a 150 seat restaurant with a full outdoor dining area, back house/indoor seating, bakery/market component, and its own edible garden, where they harvest their own seasonal ingredients. ”
  • 82 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“This self-proclaimed “most famous Cuban restaurant in the world” is arguably more popular than its palatial namesake in France. The Little Havana institution is the unofficial meeting place for the city’s Cuban community, who crowd the cafecito window 24/7 sipping on Cuban coffee.”
  • 50 locals recommend