Looking to serve a top-notch Shabbos dinner or simply to consume more consciously? At these 10 local spots, creative, quality, and kosher cuisine is what’s on the menu. From classic kugel to dairy-free Mexican, here are the top places to eat kosher in Miami.
Zak the Baker
Deli, Bakery, Kosher, $$$
Trust Miami’s trendiest neighborhood to transform traditional Jewish fare into Insta-worthy cuisine. At Wynwood’s Zak the Baker
, the hot spot’s deli and bakery outposts churn out contemporary takes on kosher classics. Diners can expect to enjoy fresh horseradish and herring tartines, a breakfast sandwich featuring corned beef, runny eggs, and Russian dressing, Caprese arepas, and much more.
Ice Cream Parlour, Ice Cream, Kosher, $$$
Who says conscious consuming can’t be fun? Certainly not Serendipity Creamery
, the kosher sweets shop dishing out house-made marshmallows, cookie dough, and more in its creative ice cream concoctions. Known for its unexpected flavors, the spot specializes in booze-infused desserts, such as its whiskey-chocolate and moonshine-apricot ice creams, pear-riesling sorbet, and its popular beer floats.
Bakery, Dessert, Kosher, $$$
Serving 100% vegan, peanut-free, and gluten-free fare, Bunnie Cakes
is a dream come true for sensitive stomachs—and sweet tooths. The spot’s cupcakes, cakes, whoopee pies, and cookies, all of which are certified kosher, come in tropical-inspired flavors such as Key lime, guava, coconut, and dulce de leche
Shnitz N’ Fritz
Food Truck, Fusion, Kosher, Argentina, $$$
It should come as no surprise that a melting pot such as Miami is home to a bounty of fusion cuisine. Standing out from the crowd is Shnitz N’ Fritz
, a locally beloved food truck serving a fusion of Argentinian fare and Israeli schnitzel, or breaded chicken. Kosher carnivores from around the city flock to the truck to enjoy super-sized portions of breaded chicken fingers, packed pita sandwiches, and more.
Restaurant, Mexican, Kosher, $$$
At the aptly named Mexico Bravo
, the flavorful kosher fare will have Latin food fans cheering. In observance of kosher laws, the culinary team at Mexico Bravo doesn’t mix meat and dairy; they instead employ all-vegan dairy products. Whether you’re plant-based, kosher, or just a fan of Mexican cuisine, you’re sure to savor the spot’s tortilla soup, tequila-sautéed chicken, and stuffed corn tacos.
The Kugel Factory
Operating a boutique food shop, catering business, and delivery service, The Kugel Factory
is on its way to achieving its goal to “feed the world kugel, one piece at a time.” In addition to its sweet noodle, salt and pepper, apple, and other kugel varieties, the spot also cooks up home-style kosher food, such as cream sauce herring, olive dip, and chopped liver.
Kosher,Middle Eastern, $$$
When you imagine beachfront dining, you may not immediately think of traditionally meat-heavy Middle Eastern cuisine; South Beach’s Pita Loca
is about to change that. Dishes here range from healthy (or healthy-ish) mezze options, such as fresh-ground hummus and Israeli salad, to mouthwatering meat plates featuring homemade ground beef, spiced and sliced turkey, Morrocan tilapia, and more. Also offering baklava
, and Turkish coffee, Pita Loco pairs well with post-meal naps on the beach.
Classic Italian-American cuisine gets the kosher treatment at Lenny’s Pizza
. Cooking up spinach calzones, mushroom stromboli, and pies topped with fresh-pressed garlic, broccoli, and more, this casual eatery brings orthodox Italian to Miami Beach.
Deli, Kosher, North American, American, $$$