New & Hot Places

New Restaurants in Miami

You can’t stay on top of the Miami dining scene without knowing what’s new — which is why we offer this indispensable list of the most notable restaurant openings around town. We’ll update the guide every week, keeping the latest openings at the top of the page.

  • Pincho Factory
    • New
    • Pembroke Pines
    "Yummy" burgers (including the "insane" toston version that swaps out a bun for fried plantains) star on the "original" menu that also includes hot dogs, chicken sandwiches and skewered meat at this affordable chainlet in Coral Gables and Olympia Heights; while "small and not fancy", it has the "formula for a quick meal down pat", prompting fans to proclaim they "understand the hype."
  • Ichimi Ramen
    • New
    • Noodle Shop
    • Coral Gables
    Momi Ramen’s former chef debuts this fast-casual, budget-friendly noodle shop in Coral Gables, where diners slurp up modern takes on house made ramen, tsukemen with traditional dipping sauce and a range of izakaya small dishes. There’s also sake, beer and wine, and industrial surroundings outfitted with a hand painted mural and minimalist furnishings.
  • Spring Chicken
    • New
    • Fast Food
    • Upper East Side
    From the 50 Eggs Group comes this fast-casual spin off, serving updated Southern fare inspired by the award-winning fried chicken from sister property, Yardbird Southern Table. In keeping with the menu, the homey space fuses rural and urban elements, with white brick walls, communal seating and metal fixtures and lighting.
  • El Patio Wynwood
    • New
    • Bar
    • Wynwood
    Adding a spark of Latin nightlife to Wynwood, this low-key, alfresco bar serves up affordable craft cocktails, bar bites and live music in a funky setting. Inspired by grandma’s backyard, the venue is outfitted with recycled shabby-chic furnishings, vintage curios and string lights, plus there's an indoor living room offering a glimpse of the action. PS: $4 happy hour is offered daily.
  • Pao by Paul Qui
    • New
    • Miami Beach
    From Top Chef winner Paul Qui comes this swanky concept inside the Faena Hotel Miami Beach, featuring globally inspired Asian cuisine, including small plates, and meats seared tableside over Japanese binchotan charcoal, matched by an impressive wine list. The opulent room sets the stage, with gold-leaf walls, a marble bar, ocean views and the pièce de résistance: A commanding Damien Hirst golden unicorn sculpture standing guard beneath a domed ceiling.
  • KOMODO Restaurant
    • New
    • Asian
    • Brickell Area
    Restaurateur Jeffrey Chodorow (China Grill) and nightclub guru David Grutman (LIV) bring the wide world of Southeast Asian cuisine to Brickell, offering contemporary dishes like wasabi shrimp, tuna porterhouse and shaking lamb, along with innovative crudo, skewers and salads. The multi-level venue has a swanky, clubby feel with indoor/outdoor spaces, floating "bird's nest" seating, hanging Peking ducks and three bars pouring craft cocktails.
  • NaiYaRa
    • New
    • Asian
    • Miami Beach
    Chef Bee, the talent behind Oishi Thai, brings another foodie destination to Sunset Harbor serving Thai street food inspired by his childhood, specialties like Vietnamese prawns and sushi, coupled with signature cocktails. The hip digs also give a nod to the toque's roots, with hanging fishing baskets, a hand-painted elephant mural, Indonesian teak tables, a massive open kitchen and a zinc-topped bar.
  • Jaya
    • New
    • Asian
    • South Beach
    Celebrity chef Mathias Gervais brings modern Asian fare to this sleek eatery at The Setai Hotel, drawing on Vietnamese, Thai, Japanese, Indian and Chinese flavors for his unique shareable menu (think Peking duck, curries and dim sum) bolstered by Eastern-inspired cocktails, beers and sake. In keeping with the menu, the indoor/outdoor space offers a contemporary feel, with dark wooden furniture and red accents.
    • New
    • Caribbean
    • South Beach
    This family owned South Beach storefront offers traditional Trinidadian fare, including its signature roti, a flatbread wrap made of split peas and stuffed with curried potatoes and a protein, plus other West Indian specialties, all served in a small, casual space simply decorated with beach images.
  • Dr Smood Wynwood
    • New
    • Organic
    • Wynwood
    Energy, General Health, and Detox are just some of the food and drink categories at this fast-casual Wynwood cafe, featuring organic coffee drinks, smoothies, salads, sandwiches and snacks in a hip setting, complete with high ceilings, ample seating space and a marble bar.
  • 33 Kitchen
    • New
    • Peruvian
    • Coconut Grove
    Peruvian cuisine awaits at this no-fuss, ingredient-centric spot in Coconut Grove, where ceviches, tiraditos and small plates like clams with chorizo and are served alongside a curated selection of wines and local craft beers. The cozy space has an industrial feel, with hanging mason-jar light fixtures, a copper bar clad with reclaimed wood and orange metal chairs surrounding small tables.
  • Da Tang Unique
    • New
    • Chinese
    • Brickell Area
    This swanky spot in the lobby of of Brickell's Four Ambassador Building serves a contemporary Chinese menu, including artfully plated dim sum and mains like Beijing-style crispy duck and Wagyu steak, paired with wine, sake, exotic house cocktails and premium teas. The sultry space evokes the feel of China, with dark-wood chairs and tables, hand-painted murals, red curtains and wood panels with carved dragons.
  • Beaker & Gray
    • New
    • Wynwood
    One part eatery and one part bar, this indoor/outdoor Wynwood arrival offers inventive yet approachable international small and large plates from shrimp and chorizo churros to rib-eye with daikon, plus a late-night, elaborate cocktail program. The decor is a mix of industrial and rustic elements, with exposed-brick walls and concrete floors lending character to the former factory space.
  • DIRT // Eat Clean
    • New
    • South Beach
    At this fast-casual health-food haven in South Beach, an array of organic, affordable options are on offer, including customizable quinoa bowls and greens topped with proteins like grass-fed beef or free-range chicken, creative sandwiches, cold-pressed juices, smoothies and espresso drinks. Outfitted with wooden furniture, marble countertops and metallic accents, the cool decor is just as chill as the veggie-forward menu.
  • Thyme
    • New
    • American
    • Miami Beach
    Set in the upscale Carillon Miami Beach Hotel, this contemporary American spot features internationally influenced plates and seafood specialties with vegetarian, gluten and dairy-free options along with floor-to-ceiling windows, waterfront views and terrace seating.

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