The Best Restaurants In Miami’s Design District

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Sierra Brown

Miami’s Design District is a great place to visit for a variety of reasons. It’s in the heart of Florida and it has flourished with its popular shops, art galleries, cafes, and restaurants. The Restaurants in the Design District serve a range of food from American and Italian to Greek and Asian: here’s our guide to some of the best in the area.

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MC Kitchen

MC Kitchen is a popular place to eat in Miami’s Design District thanks to its modern Italian food. Through its use of green market sensibility, they offer customers seasonal dishes with ingredients selected on the basis of quality, harvest maturity and farming integrity. They serve brunch, lunch, and dinner everyday so guests can enjoy a variety of meals from Applewood smoked chicken to pan seared jumbo scallops.

Mandolin Aegean Bistro

Mandolin Aegean Bistro brings together food from the Greek islands and the Turkish Coast. They rely on produce such as locally caught fish, fresh herbs and vegetables, farm raised meats and homemade breads and cheeses to create the perfect meals. At Mandolin Aegean Bistro they’re passionate about the food they grew up eating. They offer meals that consist of fresh baked bread, roasted lamb, grilled fish, and other homemade specialties. Visit this restaurant and enjoy simple, authentic dishes from the villages of Greece and Turkey.

Harry’s Pizzeria


Harry’s Pizzeria is a laid-back, casual spot for people who love pizza, featuring fresh, chef-curated toppings and a wood-oven baked crust. Harry’s provides a wonderful experience, complete with excellent service and a unique menu including snacks, colorful salads, wood-oven roasted specials and desserts. The restaurant is bright and airy, and it has street-facing floor to ceiling windows. It also lies under the glow of florescent lamps and features a modern rustic interior of woods, leather, white marble, and metal. The bathroom even has a blackboard for guests to get creative.

Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink

At Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink they find the best ingredients from the best providers, as well as locally sourced products. They offer a one-of-a-kind menu that changes daily as they serve what’s in season. The restaurant features a main dining room, a courtyard, and The Bar Room.


Shokudo serves Asian cuisine, specializing in providing a broad range of delicious food favorites from across the Orient such as Sushi, Ramen, Kalbi, Pho, and an array of other cross-cultural dishes. Shokudo has been in business over 25 years on the Miami coast and is excited to bring the best of Asian cuisine to Miami. The restaurant features an open kitchen, a designer interior, serene outdoor seating, and a sake bar. Come, relax, and enjoy the best this restaurant has to offer.


Joey’s serves daily specials that highlight the fresh and unique ingredients Chef Mazzon incorporates in his dishes. Joey’s decor is casual yet elegant, with white marble tables, a polished concrete floor, shelves of Italian olive oil lining the wall, and an open kitchen where guests can watch pizza being perfected. To complement the food, Joey’s wine list is carefully curated to provide the best pairings.

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