Miami's dining scene is so famous and diverse that people travel to the city just to experience the options available to satisfy their palate and curiosity about the latest food trends.
With some of the world's top-tier international chefs setting up their homes in this vibrant city, it’s no coincidence the best restaurants can be found here. Many people say nothing is better than a decadent meal and these restaurants serve the most beautiful meals taking you on a culinary journey to different places, then bringing you home by giving you a sense of comfort. In Miami, fine dining is all around. We have highlighted the best Michelin-Star worthy restaurants in the Magic City for you here:
L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon
A testament to the late Chef Joël Robuchon's creativity and passion for creating culinary masterpieces from the freshest ingredients, L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon – one of the world's most renowned French restaurants – is a must-visit when in Miami. L'Atelier offers a contemporary menu of iconic signature dishes and dynamic menus through meticulous preparation and exceptional creativity. The Miami location is the newest addition to the groundbreaking culinary concept, which first opened its doors in Paris and Tokyo. All 10 sites worldwide adapt to their surrounding city and neighborhood's character. The Miami location shows off the city's vibrant appeal drawing inspiration from the Miami Design District. Guests are given the flexibility to craft their own dining experiences through an à la carte selection of small plates, appetizers, and entrees. Robuchon proteges Culinary Director Alain Verzeroli and Executive Pastry Chef Salvatore Martone are at the helm of the Miami location.
Inspired by the interactive sushi counters of Japan, this dining experience is a must when in Miami. When at the Atelier, guests can enjoy the signature counter seating allowing a unique interaction between chefs, the culinary service team, and guests. There is nothing better than getting a glimpse into the creative process behind every dish. Order from the Evolution Tasting menu that comes with an in-house baked bread basket. Cuisine is perfectly matched to just the right vintage from the wide selection of exquisite wines.
Fiola Miami – part of the award-winning restaurant group of renowned Chef Fabio Trabocchi – combines traditional Italian cuisine with contemporary fine dining. Fiola evokes nostalgia and attracts food enthusiasts drawn to each plate's exceptional flavors made from the freshest local ingredients. Chef Fabio is widely celebrated among the world's leading restaurateurs, having won "Best New Chef" for Food & Wine Magazine. A recipient of the James Beard Award, Chef Fabio has paved the way in sharing the wonders of authentic Italian cuisine with the world. Recognized as one of the best fine-dining Italian restaurants in South Florida, Fiola received a Michelin star for its DC location.
When at Fiola, order from its unparalleled luxury wine portfolio featuring national and international wineries when at Fiola. Its impressive wine list includes wines you won't see anywhere else in Miami. Aside from the nightly dinner service, Fiola also hosts exciting events such as "A Taste of Tuscany," featuring traditional Italian selections from the region. Guests may also enjoy a prix fixe lunch ($42) and happy hour menus available Tuesday through Friday; and Sunday brunch.
The baby of Top Chef Season 13 alum and winner Jeremy Ford, Stubborn Seed is a seasonally-driven restaurant famous among the city's foodie circles, and rightfully so. This year, Chef Jeremy was again recognized for his outstanding skills and techniques as he was selected as a 2022 James Beard semi-finalist. With Chef Jeremy's unrelenting passion and highly meticulous preparation, each meal at the Stubborn Seed is an experience unlike any other. He is known for being a stickler for details and a perfectionist and what he doesn't serve is almost as impressive as what he does.
Every staff member at Stubborn Seed has impressive attention to every detail, making the overall dining experience at this restaurant a great one that is worth the build up. Every dish is described as beautiful to look at but even more delectable to taste. Guests can choose from the a la carte menu or an eight-course tasting menu when dining here.
The Surf Club Restaurant
Located within the Surf Club, Chef Thomas Keller opened the restaurant of the same name, focusing on classic American dishes and giving off old-school charm from the 50s and 60s. A culinary world leader, Chef Thomas delivers food near perfection, giving the restaurant a James Beard nomination for the best new restaurant. He has successfully set up an expert staff with the highest quality standards in service, cuisine, and exemplary employment credentials, making the overall dining experience incredibly impressive! Whatever you choose as your entree, you must try the lobster bisque. It comes very highly recommended. If you are looking for five-star food, service, and ambiance, you must visit The Surf Club Restaurant.
LPM Restaurant and Bar
Considered one of Nice's most famous dining places, LPM found its way to Miami with its French fare and exceptional Nicoise cuisine. Experience a medley of seafood and fish, feast on light Mediterranean flavors, and arguably the best french fries you will ever have. The vibe is reminiscent of the French Riviera, with its golden color palette, white china, fine linens, marble, and brilliant, bold colors. Besides the amazing food, you will marvel at the extraordinary Barbedienne reproduction of an 1875 bronze sculpture by Anton Mercie: Gloria Victis.
LPM aims to serve food that will not be forgotten – fantastic and fresh. Taking inspiration from the French Mediterranean, at LPM, impeccably prepared food is a must. Each dish will arrive at your table exactly when it’s ready. Giving extreme attention to care and precision, dining at LPM is a journey for the palate and a love affair with great food.
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