64 "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.
Ghee Indian Kitchen in the Design District serves farm-to-table takes on classic Indian dishes that are all incredible.
27 Restaurant in Mid-Beach does both dinner and drinks incredibly well in a laid back, tropical space.
Kush serves some of Miami’s best burgers. It’s in one of the quieter corners of Wynwood, and best for small groups.
Fooq’s is a Downtown spot that serves very good Persian food in a space stylish enough to bring a date.
Lucali in Sunset Harbour is where to go for the best NY-style pizza in Miami - and just some of the best pizza in Miami, period.
Lokal in Coconut Grove makes the best burgers in Miami, has a nice beer selection, and is a great place to stare at some adorable dogs.
MiMo’s tiny Blue Collar is kind of like an upscale diner, serving a great cheeseburger, big sandwiches, and braised meats.
Garcia’s is an old-school seafood spot on the Miami River in Downtown that’s casual, but delicious.
Mister 01 is a fantastic pizzeria located in a random office building just off Lincoln Road.
Little Havana’s Versailles is the most famous Cuban restaurant on the planet, but it’s thankfully also still good.
Soya e Pomodoro is a charming Italian restaurant in Downtown heavily decorated with random things and hosts occasional live jazz.
Osteria Baiocco is an Italian restaurant in MiMo that serves some of Miami’s best pasta.
Captain Jim’s is a casual restaurant in North Miami that serves simple but delicious local seafood.
Michael’s Genuine is one of the only places you can go for a low-key brunch or casual dinner in the Design District.
Amelia’s 1931 is a modern Cuban diner with delicious things like chicharron-battered mozzarella sticks.