86 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in Miami.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
HaoChi is a dumpling pop-up that takes over Little Havana’s Union Beer Store Mon-Wed. The dumplings are fantastic.
Motek Cafe is a Downtown Israeli cafe with great dishes like shakshuka, hummus, and an arayes burger.
Hachidori is a Little River restaurant that specializes in ramen. The ramen here is good, and what you should stick to.
Luna is a small restaurant in MiMo that specializes in pasta. There are about a dozen tasty versions here.
Jamaica Kitchen is a small Chinese-Jamaican restaurant in Kendall that serves really good Caribbean dishes.
Banana Hut is a Jamaican restaurant in South Miami that makes great jerk chicken.
Cliff’s is a little Jamaican restaurant in North Miami. They serve very tasty classic Jamaican dishes.
Butcher Shop is a mostly outdoor bar and restaurant in Wynwood where you can have a beer and eat some perogies.
USBS is a food vendor in Little Haiti’s The Citadel. Their burgers are some of Miami’s best and they have a great fried chicken sandwich too.
Golden Rule is a seafood market and restaurant in Palmetto Bay. It’s been around forever and has a great selection of fresh local fish.
Taquerias El Mexicano is a classic spot for tacos and margaritas on Calle Ocho.
The Taco Stand is a Mexican spot in Wynwood good for a quick lunch or casual dinner before a night out.
Jacalito Taqueria is a casual Mexican restaurant in Little Havana. The food is great, and they have margaritas and outdoor seating.
Tacos El Carnal is a simple Mexican restaurant in Little Havana that serves delicious tacos.
Tap 42 is a casual restaurant in Midtown where you can sit outside, have some drinks, and eat a really good burger.