Proof Pizza & Pasta
You won’t find the typical brunch waffles and pancakes at this Midtown establishment – Proof serves some of the finest gourmet Italian dishes in the area. Dine on made-to-order pizza and fresh, homemade pasta. The cozy space is modern and rustic, with a great tropical patio for outdoor dining. Try the oxtail black garlic pizza with a macaroon ice cream sandwich for dessert. If you can’t make it to Midtown, or are hosting a fancy brunch at your house, they can deliver.
Address and Telephone: 3328 N. Miami Ave. Miami, FL, USA, +1 786 536 9562
Blackbrick Chinese & Dim Sum
Dumplings, steamed rice, and vegetable buns – get these yummy Chinese eats and more at Blackbrick. The Sunday brunch menu features veggie options, breakfast fried rice, Chinese fried chicken with a fortune cookie waffle, and more. The restaurant also caters and hosts large parties: imagine a bridal shower, birthday celebration, or other special event with an Asian twist. Blackbrick is a partner restaurant to Sakaya Kitchen, another popular restaurant in the Miami area.
Address and Telephone: 3451 NE 1st Ave. #103 Miami, FL, USA, +1 305 573 8886
Sushi on a Saturday morning? Why not? iSushi offers an amazing and refreshing weekend brunch. Aside from their delicious rolls and hot platters, iSushi is known for their superb service. The wait staff is fun and friendly, helping guests enjoy their morning out on the town. Many patrons have become regulars of this sushi spot because of the staff that they have befriended. The restaurant is frequently featured online for deals and packages.
Address and Telephone: 3301 NE 1st Ave. #107 Miami, FL, USA, +1 305 548 8751
This trendy French bistro gives Floridians the sweet taste of Europe. The space is contemporary and chic with subtle undertones of French decor, creating a welcoming environment for passerbys and beckoning them inside for a gourmet meal. Every Sunday, enjoy breakfast pastas, egg dishes, omelets, salads, sandwiches, mussels, and other mouthwatering specials. All the meals are expertly prepared in the classic French style. Try the French onion soup or eggs Benedict, which have become popular favorites among locals.
Address and Telephone: 118 Buena Vista Blvd. Miami, FL, USA, +1 786 577 4410
900 is the magic number at this Miami locale. This elegant European-styled bistro serves hot Latin American dishes, with Italian influences. The popular restaurant creates a great atmosphere with upbeat music spun by a DJ, colorful decor, and friendly staff, and the brunch experience is tamer and more pleasant for the early risers. The menu features yummy empanadas, Gorgonzola truffle fries, salmon a la plancha, gnocchi, and more. Their coffee is particularly delicious, so be sure to order a cup or two with breakfast.
Address and Telephone: 3201 Buena Vista Blvd. Miami, FL, USA, +1 305 576 7447
Sweet pastries are a typical brunch necessity, yet Cuban pastries may be more unconventional. Ricky Bakery makes unconventional the best thing to happen to Midtown Miami. The brunch menu is comprised of classic American dishes with a Cuban and Latin American twists – for example, check out the Cuban French toast, egg sandwiches on pan con tortilla, and breakfast sandwiches on homemade Cuban croissants. They also serve sandwiches and wraps, pastas, and tasty tapas! The portions are large so bring your appetite. Alternatively, pick up a few pastries to go from the bakery if you’re in a rush.
Address and Telephone: 3252 NE Buena Vista Blvd. Ste. #108 Miami, FL, USA, +1 786 477 6235
Salumeria 104 is a rustic Italian delicatessen with touches of elegance and charm. The brunch menu consists mostly of sweet breads, homemade croissants, and cured meats – try smoked salmon, ham, prosciutto, sausage, smoked bacon, and more. They also serve delicious yogurt and fruit dishes, European coffee, egg dishes, and the freshest vegetables. If you want to brunch at home, their website features a few of their popular recipes and how-to videos. The atmosphere is charming and the food delicious.
Address and Telephone: 3451 NE 1st Ste. # 104 Miami, FL, USA, +1 305 424 9588
This colorful cantina is the best place to go in Miami for authentic Venezuelan arepas. La Latina serves the corn pancake, in the shape of a taco, with carne asada, chicken, and pork. They even have options for vegetarians and vegans. The empanadas are a good brunch option for small bites, and the larger platters are good to share with a group. Wash it all down with a cafe con leche or papelón con limón. This place is great if you’re looking for a light breakfast or tapas styled meal.
Address and Telephone: 3509 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL, USA, +1 305 571 9655
Sugarcane Raw Bar & Grill
Sugarcane is a Miami favorite among locals. This open-air restaurant serves up gastronomic greatness at all hours of the day. The brunch menu consists of Asian and Spanish fusion, so enjoy something from the raw bar, robata grill, or sushi bar. If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, there’s more options like tapas, crudos, salads, and more. The restaurant is classy with a welcoming southern feel, so enjoy a refreshing cocktail under the wicker fans on the patio. This place has great food and a great atmosphere. Whether it’s for brunch, lunch, or dinner, it’s a must visit in Miami.
Address and Telephone: 3252 NE 1st Ave. Miami, FL, USA, +1 786 369 0353
Angelina’s Coffee & Juice
Angelina’s is a local, neighborhood shop that boasts having some of the best smoothies in Midtown. Obviously, their juices, smoothies, and coffees are particularly excellent, so on a hot summer day, pop in for a cool, iced drink, expertly blended with the freshest ingredients. For food, they offer both sweet and savory crepes, omelets, artisan flat breads, and gourmet grilled cheeses. Angelina’s is cute and quaint, so pop in for a bite to eat or a refreshing drink on the go.
Address and Telephone: 3451 NE 1st Ave. Ste. #102B Miami, FL, USA, +1 305 424 9129