Located in Downtown Miami, Omni is known as the media and entertainment district. This up and coming urban neighborhood is also home to a vast shopping mall, concert hall, grand hotel, and opera tower. But where do you go once you visit all these places and work up an appetite? Read our list to discover the best restaurants in Omni.
Order in the court! And we mean order as in, ‘what delicious food am I going to order?’ Get some all American grub at City Hall Restaurant, which has a justice and law theme. That may not sound the most enticing, but it is! The menu is organized into cleverly named sections, such as the opening statements (appetizers), primary decisions (entrees), supporting decisions (sides), and closing arguments (after-dessert drinks). The restaurant is also great for kids and pets, so bring the whole family down for brunch, lunch, or dinner, or stop by with coworkers for happy hour and try signature cocktails with names such as the city clerk, the journalist, the mayor, or the commissioner.
Extra! Extra! Read all about… This newspaper themed restaurant is located in the heart of the media and entertainment district. Enjoy sandwiches, wraps, paninis, and more at a restaurant that boasts a bustling New York City vibe. Sip coffee in the outdoor cafe, take a sandwich to go, or refresh yourself with a delicious smoothie, and be on the lookout for their second location in South Beach.
This fantastic bistro serves gourmet tapas and delicious wine. Specializing in Mediterranean and Spanish cuisine, Bin No. 18 offers menu items such as a prosciutto and olive platter, octopus or pulpo, Mediterranean mussels, and more. The menu also features homemade pastas and a fixed menu option of an appetizer, entree, and dessert. Wash all of the delicious food down with a fine glass of wine. Known also as a wine bar, the drink menu is quite extensive and includes champagne, beers, liquor, and cocktails.
Ever have a late night and get the munchies? Well, step away from the chips and opt for something a little more refined at NoVe, the hottest sushi bar in Downtown Miami. The trendy restaurant is often frequented by famous celebrities, such as Grammy winners, professional athletes, actors, and more, and if that’s not enough reason to stop by, the creative sushi rolls, fresh sashimi, crisp salads, and other seafood plates are out-of-this-world delicious. Grab your friends and have your camera ready! You’ll want to take pictures of the beautiful presentation of your meal, or have it for a potential photo-op with your favorite star.
This Omni raw bar serves the freshest seafood in town. Stop in for their famous oysters or try other favorite menu items, like the caviar, seafood towers, octopus, mussels, or crab cakes to name a few. If you prefer your food from land rather than sea, they also serve juicy prime rib and a Thanksgiving chicken. Miami doesn’t get cold often, but on that rare occasion that it does, you should try some of Mignonette’s tasty soups.
Ever wonder what life was like in the 40s and 50s? Go visit the S&S Diner! This traditional American eatery specializes in breakfast and brunch, but serves lunch and early dinner as well. Seating is strictly limited to a U-Shaped bar area with red leather stools, and the walls are covered in old movie posters, record covers, and kitschy signs. You’ll receive unbelievably amazing small-town service, along with your hot plate of grits, pancakes, bacon and eggs, or French toast. The diner is small and quaint, but truly a hidden a gem. Whoever said less is more must have visited S&S.
They say that two heads are better than one, so if you have three, greatness is sure to happen. If you have a hankering for Chinese cuisine, 3 Chefs will hit the spot. Get the traditional Chinese menu items you love so much, like wontons, fried rice, egg rolls, lo mien, chow mein, and more. If you want to mix it up a little but not stray too far, 3 Chef’s also serves Vietnamese cuisine. Locals rave about the pho, or beef noodle soup that they serve. They offer twelve different kinds of pho, in addition to other Vietnamese dishes. Stop by one of their two locations, or stay in and have them deliver.
Can’t decide what you have a taste for? Don’t worry about it, Mike’s has it all. This Irish pub has served the great people of Omni hot dogs, burgers, pasta, sandwiches, and more, all from their endless food menu. The best part is they offer a daily Happy Hour and late night menu for when you need that midnight snack. They’re located on the ninth floor of the Venetia by the Venetian Causeway, so hike those stairs and reward yourself with a burger and beer.
This Miami Sake bar serves incredible Japanese cuisine – of course you will find sushi and seafood dishes, but the Sake Lounge has more than that. Try some of their authentic dishes such as their katzu, skewers and rice bowls. They also serve tasty soups, fresh salads, and noodle dishes. Try all different kinds of sake with your meal, or keep it traditional with a glass of wine or bottle of beer.
Located in the DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Hotel Biscayne Bay, Tony Chan’s serves an eclectic menu for guests. Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and more international cuisine is offered, meaning you can dine on sushi, pho, fried rice, wontons, and so much more. Though the restaurant is located in a hotel, you can order your food online for pick up or have them deliver to another location if you aren’t staying at the DoubleTree.