Morgan’s is a neighborhood restaurant that brings the community together. The atmosphere is calm and cozy, and sitting at Morgan’s feels like like sitting on a porch enjoying a cool summer breeze. Each item on the menu is made with fresh, locally grown, all-natural ingredients. Enjoy traditional breakfast foods like French toast and waffles, plus a full lunch menu of sandwiches and salads.
This vibrant neighborhood bistro, located in Miami’s design district does many things well, and brunch is just one of them. Serving both savory and sweet treats, a raw bar filled with the freshest seafood, and specialty cocktails, Michael’s offers everything. Try their duck eggs, crispy pig ears, and homemade jams. The fresh farm-to-table cuisine is made to please.
Brunch and sushi don’t usually go hand in hand, but Zuma is working hard to help everyone rethink this. This sophisticated restaurant offers patrons two different brunch options. Brunch Baikingu is an all-you-can-eat option, with selections from the sushi bar and robata grill dishes, served with soups and salads. Brunch Sentaku is more reserved, offering one main dish per person and one dessert platter at each table. Zuma proves that raw is right for brunch.
A local French bistro, Buena Vista has quickly become a Miami favorite. The restaurant is casual and simply decorated with 1950s inspired decor. The menu has light meals like bagels and fruit salads as well as heartier dishes such as French toast and smoked salmon. Eating a Buena Vista croissant while sitting outside on their patio will make you sure that you’re in beautiful Paris.
This eclectic spot combines exotic Catalan cuisine with fresh, regional ingredients. NIU is sophisticated casual – enjoy jamón ibérico or Iberian ham and pa amb tomáquet, a toasted bread with rubbed tomato and olive oil. The menu doesn’t serve traditional brunch pancakes and waffles, but you won’t be disappointed by the delicious international eats. Try the sangria de cava, sangria made with sparkling wine for a perfect bubbly kick.
This cozy restaurant knows how to keep it casual, but nothing about the food is simple. The eggs Benedict are made with either pulled pork or artichoke; cheeseburgers are served on a Portuguese muffins; and the seemingly simple Duck “McMuffin” is made with duck bacon, smoked gouda, duck eggs, and duck jus on a Portuguese muffin with lemon aioli. Get all this and more, including sandwiches, salads, and vegetarian options.
Miami’s Yardbird serves up the best of the south, from the cooking to the atmosphere to the hospitality. Enjoy classics like chicken and waffles and corn bread, or something a little more out there, like shrimp grits. Either way, the fried green tomato BLT is a must-try. If fried chicken isn’t your thing, visit their partner restaurant Swine Southern Table & Bar for great pork dishes.
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This modest restaurant brings something new to brunch. Their policy is ‘no changes, no substitutions,’ so you’ll have to trust that they know what they’re doing. With dishes like key-lime pie waffles and cap ‘n crunch pancakes, it’s hard to imagine what would go wrong. Enjoy various egg dishes, sandwiches, small plates, and cocktails, and be sure to check out the cool, framed graffiti art on the walls.
Voted The New Times’ “Best of Miami 2014,” GreenStreet isn’t just a restaurant – it’s a lifestyle. It’s open all day, serving breakfast in the morning and delicious late night snacks in the evening, but that being said, their brunch is the best. They offer sandwiches and wraps, pastas, salads, a raw bar, and more. All of their food is prepared with fresh and organic local ingredients. Taking it one step further, they even grind their own meat and bake all bread and pastries from scratch in-house – even the menu is printed on recycled paper. Eating here is good for you, good for the environment, and good for the community.
This tucked away breakfast joint offers up some of the best nibbles and bites in town. Everything they make is delicious, like BBQ’d deviled eggs, waffles with plantains, cookies and cream French toast, and crawfish and grits. Tasty drinks are available as well, including Bloody Marys and bottomless mimosas. The Federal is so good that it fills up quickly, so be sure to make a reservation.