Novikov is a very fancy restaurant in Downtown where most of the people in the large, shiny dining room are wearing suits and spending incredible amounts of money on a really big menu of mostly Chinese and Japanese dishes. The food here is just OK in some places (like the spicy prawn moneybags) and actually pretty good in others (like the Peking duck and the majority of the nigiri selection). Also, their wasabi martini is delicious. But there aren’t many situations where we’d ever want to eat in a restaurant that feels like a sentient hedge fund who also DJs on the side - even if we somehow weren’t paying for it.
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Vice City Bean
Vice City Bean is a busy coffee shop downtown that also serves some tasty light bites.
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1-800-Lucky is an Asian food hall in Wynwood - come with those friends who can never decide where to eat and get a frozen beer or slushie.
Hachidori is a Little River restaurant that specializes in ramen. The ramen here is good, and what you should stick to.
Pubbelly Sushi is a fun spot in Sunset Harbour that’s good for sharing some sushi and small plates.
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NIU Kitchen is a tiny spot in Downtown Miami serving excellent Catalan food. Bring someone you really want to impress.
Garcia’s Seafood Grille & Fish
Garcia’s is an old-school seafood spot on the Miami River in Downtown that’s casual, but delicious.
Mignonette is a slightly upscale seafood spot on the edge of Downtown where you can find some of the best oysters in town.
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