16 "Impressing Out of Towners" restaurants in Miami.
Come to Hoy Como Ayer for live Cuban music, mojitos, and a proper sample of Havana nightlife.
Broken Shaker in Mid-Beach is where to go for drinks on a tree-lined patio by a pool and to get away from the nearby clubs.
NIU Kitchen is a tiny spot in Downtown Miami serving excellent Catalan food. Bring someone you really want to impress.
Ball& Chain is a popular and historic bar on Calle Ocho with live music, very good mojitos, and no cover.
Phuc Yea is one of the most creative spots in Miami, with a Vietnamese-Cajun menu and a colorful space in MiMo.
Serving Persian food in a bright space, Fooq’s in Downtown Miami is great for anytime you need good food and a “cool place.”
Hiden is a $130 omakase restaurant in the back of a taco place in Wynwood - it’s one of the best special occasion meals in the city.
Head to Pubbelly Noodle Bar in Bayshore for creative dishes like mofongo ramen during their two daily Happy Hours.
27 Restaurant is the one of the best spots in Miami Beach for a group with a varied menu and a space that looks like the home of your coolest friend.
The Miami Beach outpost of a famous hotel/restaurant from the Amalfi Coast, Le Sirenuse is Miami’s best answer to serious white tablecloth fine dining
Upland is where to go to escape the clubs and chain steakhouses of South Pointe, while also enjoying some really good pizza and pasta.
Azucar Ice Cream Company serves Cuban-inspired ice cream in Little Havana, including their famous Abuela Maria flavor.
A not-so-traditional Jewish deli in Surfside that’s great for huge deli sandwiches and matzo ball soup.
Alter in Wynwood is the place to go for inventive tasting menus and one of the best wine lists in Miami.
Finka Table & Tap in Kendall serves a mix of Cuban-meets-Korean bar food, along with Islas Canarias’ famous croquetas.