Where Chefs Eat in Miami

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Restaurants:Phuc Yea, Da Lida by Fooq's, Petit Rouge
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Asian, Comfort Food, French
Neighborhoods:MiMo / Upper East Side, Downtown Miami / Miami River District, North Miami / North Miami Beach

Phuc Yea

$$$$·Asian·
MiMo / Upper East Side
468 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
“Actually it's brunch and they do a fusion of Cajun-Vietnamese that is perfect for that meal too.” – Norman Van Aken
88% recommended
Asian in Miami - Dade County
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Da Lida by Fooq's

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Downtown Miami / Miami River District
559 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
“Chef Bryan Rojas does an amazing job with his menu, serving great product in a simple and elegant fashion.” – Michael Beltran
96% recommended
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Petit Rouge

$$$$·French·
North Miami / North Miami Beach
254 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
“Great, small, local French bistro.” – Daniel Serfer
100% recommended
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Alter

$$$$·American·
Wynwood / Edgewater
411 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Tasting Menu
“He is a very thoughtful chef with strong technique and will go far in our industry.” – Norman Van Aken
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La Mar by Gastón Acurio

$$$$·Peruvian·
Miami
2,808 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
“In a city so filled with ethnic diversity, young chef Diego Oka, under the guidance of Gastón Acurio, gets the fusion right. The room is overly large for me but the food commands Read more
87% recommended
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Michael's Genuine Food & Drink - Miami

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Miami
5,115 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
“Seasonal, local products, good wine list, good cocktails, and solid service.” – Michael Beltran
94% recommended
Contemporary American in Miami - Dade County

Macchialina Taverna Rustica

$$$$·Italian·
Miami Beach / South Beach
1,411 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
“The atmosphere is intimate and charming and the food is some of the best rustic Italian food I've had. Everything is fresh and run by a husband and wife team.” – Nina Compton
93% recommended
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SUGARCANE raw bar grill Miami

$$$$·Contemporary Latin·
Midtown Miami
2,049 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Recommended by Chef Khalid Mohammed from Chaud
86% recommended

Matador Room - The Miami Beach EDITION

$$$$·Latin American·
Miami Beach / South Beach
1,610 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
“The flavors of the food, the freshness, and quality of the product, keeping it simple. Amazing cocktail list.” – Jasper Schneider
89% recommended
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