Miami has become a popular destination for celebrities and renowned chefs. With the latest announcement of Jeff Bezos moving to Miami full-time and soccer legend Lionel Messi making the city his new home, Miami has added a wave of new hotspot restaurants in recent months. From South Florida satellites of beloved bistros Bouchon and Pastis to the first-ever partnership between hospitality and nightlife moguls David Grutman of Groot Hospitality and Noah Tepperberg, The Hollywood Reporter has rounded up some of the best restaurants in the area.
Bouchon, the acclaimed bistro by Chef Thomas Keller, has just debuted a Miami outpost inside the historic 1920s La Palma Building. The restaurant offers classic French dishes such as steak frites and pâté de campagne. Bouchon is located at 2101 Galiano St. in Coral Gables, providing a charming and elegant atmosphere for guests to enjoy a fine dining experience.
Casadonna, a coastal Italian-inspired restaurant designed by Ken Fulk, is the first-ever partnership between nightlife and hospitality moguls David Grutman and Noah Tepperberg. The restaurant is located at 1737 N. Bayshore Drive in Edgewater and offers a unique fusion of Italian cuisine and modern design to create a vibrant dining experience.
On Oct. 24, the famed Fontainebleau Miami Beach welcomed Michelin-starred chef Michael White’s new family-style coastal Italian Mirabella restaurant. Dishes range from grilled octopus with gigante beans to seafood risotto and burrata with lobster. Mirabella is located at 4441 Collins Ave. in Miami Beach and provides guests with a luxurious dining experience in a beautiful setting.
Pastis, the beloved brasserie in NYC’s Meatpacking District, now has a South Florida sister restaurant. Located at 380 NW 26th St. in Wynwood, Pastis offers a charming ambiance with a curved zinc bar, signature red banquettes, and an outdoor garden to enjoy classic French cuisine in an elegant setting.
Shingo, a new omakase restaurant by Michelin-starred chef Shingo Akikuni, offers an exclusive dining experience for only 14 guests inside Coral Gables’ historic La Palma building. Located at 112 Alhambra Circle, Shingo offers an 18-course dining experience spotlighting traditional nigiri, seasonal sashimi, and yakimono items paired with premium sakes, creating a unique and intimate dining experience.
Miami’s culinary scene continues to thrive with these new and exciting restaurant offerings. Whether you’re looking for classic French cuisine, coastal Italian-inspired dishes, or an exclusive omakase experience, Miami has something to offer for every palate and dining preference.
With the addition of these high-profile restaurants, Miami solidifies its position as a top culinary destination, attracting renowned chefs and celebrities alike. As the city continues to evolve, the dining options in Miami reflect its diversity and vibrancy, making it an exciting and ever-changing culinary landscape for both locals and visitors alike.