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Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Miami Beach


Miami Beach has some of the best restaurants in the world, and these stand out as the most popular. My top picks are listed here in alphabetical order.

(Browse here for the Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Coral Gables and Brickell.)

Barton G.

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The food here is great, but its the theatrical presentation that makes for the most unique dining experience in Miami.
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary
  • Address: 1427 West Avenue
  • Phone: 305-672-8881
  • Price: $$$$

Blue Door at the Delano

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The innovative menu and serene garden location attract the hip, famous, and wealthy to this eclectic restaurant.
  • Cuisine: Eclectic, French
  • Address: 1685 Collins Avenue (in the Delano Hotel)
  • Phone: 305-674-6400
  • Price: $$$$

Casa Tua

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Serving excellent Northern Italian cuisine in a restaurant that feels more like a home.
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Address: 1700 James Avenue
  • Phone: 305-673-1010
  • Price: $$$$

China Grill

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A South Beach institution and celebrity favorite, China Grill serves up large portions of top-notch Pan-Asian cuisine.
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Contemporary
  • Address: 404 Washington Avenue
  • Phone: 305-534-2211
  • Price: $$$$

Emeril's Miami Beach

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Get a taste of New Orleans right here in Miami, from celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse.
  • Cuisine: Cajun, Creole, French
  • Address: 1601 Collins Avenue (inside the Loews Hotel)
  • Phone: 305-695-4550
  • Price: $$$

Joe's Stone Crab

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This Miami landmark is THE place to go during stone crab season – or any time of year.
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
  • Address: 11 Washington Avenue
  • Phone: 305-673-0365
  • Price: $$$


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Grab a seat on the cobblestone patio and enjoy the New American dishes and great service.
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary
  • Address: 1427 West Avenue
  • Phone: 305-672-8881
  • Price: $$$$


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Choose from outstanding Japanese, Sushi, and Seafood dishes all in one sitting.
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese, South American
  • Address: 1901 Collins Avenue (Inside The Shore Club)
  • Phone: 305-695-3232
  • Price: $$$$

Prime 112

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Extremely popular with upscale clientele and celebrities, expect a long wait at this Ocean Drive steakhouse.
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
  • Address: 112 Ocean Drive (inside The Browns Hotel)
  • Phone: 305-532-8112
  • Price: $$$$
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