South Beach restaurants

Dine Out in South Beach

First time visiting South Beach? Or maybe it’s your second, third, or even 20th time you’ve spent some time in this beautiful city by the ocean? Well, we’ve got some food recommendations for you. South Beach is full of diverse and rich culinary experiences for people to enjoy. Whether it’s your first time experiencing South Beach or you’re looking for a new dining spot to check out, this list has got you covered. These are just a few of the amazing restaurants you’ll come across in the area. From fancy dinners to quick eats, South Beach satisfies every palate.

Prime 112 | 112 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Prime 112 is a contemporary, boutique steakhouse with a sophisticated menu and clientele. It is not your typical steakhouse and is known for its dry-aged beef and truffled lobster mac and cheese, and kobe beef sliders. This restaurant offers a lively atmosphere, and the outdoor patio is great for people watching. Prices range from $14 to $74.

Joe’s Stone Crab |11 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
This spot is iconic in Miami, and has been a go-to by many renowned chefs and celebrities. It has been opened since 1913 and is in business October through May. It’s known for its stone crabs, fried chicken, clam chowder, onion-filled Lyonnaise, and key lime pie. This place doesn’t take reservations, so get there early! Prices range from $7.50 to $71.95.

Juvia | 1111 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
Juvia offers people eclectic food and drink options with great views; the restaurant sits on a designer parking garage. Some dishes include: grilled duck magret, prawns, king crab risotto, Korean marinated short ribs, lobster salad, duck foie gras terrine, nigiri, oysters, and much more. Dress code is “Miami Chic” no tank tops or sandals for men.

Other Great Dining Spots to Check Out: Faena, Barton G. The Restaurant, Athens Juice Bar, News Café, and The Forge Restaurant and Wine Bar.

Stay in South Beach

If you’re planning a trip to South Beach, book a stay at the Cavalier Hotel on Ocean Drive in the heart of South Beach. To book your stay, click here or call 305-673-1199.

Celebrity Chef Hot Spots in South Beach

Did you know South Beach and all of Miami are known for having some of the best food around? In Miami, the dining and food scene is ever-changing and evolving. There is food from all cultures represented and presented in many different ways. What makes some of Miami’s restaurants even more special is many of them are owned by a celebrity chef. These chefs’ spots range from fancier dining food options to comfort food. If you like watching cooking shows or have a favorite chef, there’s a good chance they own a place down here!

Here are some South Beach restaurants owned/operated by celebrity chefs that you should most definitely check out on your next visit to the area.

The Bazaar by Jose Andres
SLS Hotel, 1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Celebrity chef: Jose Andres
This is a world-renowned restaurant that mixes sophisticated cuisine with a playful atmosphere. The place features a Spanish tapas style of dining with South Beach Latin flavors woven into the dishes. Andres is a James Beard award winner.

Beachcraft
1 Hotel & Homes, 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Celebrity Chef: Tom Colicchio
This restaurant features amazing fish and antibiotic-free meat dishes, has a stocked raw bar and freshly made pastas. Organic and fresh food is key here. Colicchio is a five-time James Beard award winner and the author of three cookbooks.

The Dutch Miami
W Hotel, 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
Celebrity Chef: Andrew Carmellini
This American restaurant features fresh fish, shellfish, meats and local produce. Some special items featured: a deluxe steak with a tower of shellfish, flavorful curry, fresh pie, and more. Carmellini is a two-time James Beard winner and has many successful restaurants and his grandfather owned Miami Beach’s Surf Club in the 1940s and 1950s; he is also the author of two cookbooks.

Other Celebrity Owned South Beach Restaurants

Matador Room at the Edition –  Jean-Georges Vongerichten
Tropicale –  Jean-Georges Vongerichten
Scarpetta – Scott Conant
Stripsteak – Michael Mina
Michael Mina 74 at Fountaineblue – Michael Mina

Visit South Beach

After spending the evening stuffing your face full of excellent cuisine from one of these celebrity chefs, you’ll want to spend the night locally so you can enjoy another restaurant tomorrow. The Cavalier Hotel is located nearby all these restaurants. To book a room, call 305-673-1199 or click here.