17 "See And Be Seen" restaurants in Miami.
Gitano is a pricey Mexican restaurant in a Mid-Beach hotel that’s mainly filled with tourists and people trying to relive their Tulum vacation.
LIV is a very well-known Miami Beach club inside the Fontainebleau. It can be tough to get into and it's very expensive.
Basement is a club in Mid-Beach with bowling lanes, a small indoor ice skating rink, and a dance floor.
Sugar is a fancy rooftop bar in Brickell on top of the East Hotel. The drinks are expensive but the view is nice.
Hutong is a flashy Chinese restaurant in Brickell with a high-tech interior and underwhelming food.
Komodo is a big, flashy restaurant in Brickell serving a mix of Chinese/Japanese food where people go mostly to see and be seen.
Blind Barber is a semi-swanky bar behind an actual barbershop inside the Nautilus Hotel.
Swan in the Design District is overpriced and incredibly pink, but can be useful for certain situations, like seeing a celebrity.
Cafe La Trova on Calle Ocho is a huge Cuban restaurant with live music, great cocktails, and very good food.
Byblos is a Mediterranean restaurant in South Beach that’s mostly just a place to see and be seen.
Planta is a stylish restaurant in South of Fifth with an entirely plant-based menu and things like watermelon sushi and fried cauliflower sandwiches.
Esotico is a shiny tiki bar and restaurant near Downtown. The drinks are strong and they serve a surprisingly good octopus hot dog.
Union Beer is a beer bar on Calle Ocho great for a drink and a conversation - or if you just want to watch some classic professional wrestling.
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.
Head to Palmar on NW 29th St. with a small group for some of the best Chinese food in the city, in a space that looks like a large green box.