There aren’t that many places in the United States that compare to Brickell, Miami, especially when it comes to food. In a city that is universally recognized for its eclectic mix of ethnicities, nationalities and cultures, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the food in Miami is a reflection, and in many cases a fusion, of this awesome melting pot. Here’s a list of amazing Brickell restaurants and yes, it was hard to keep it to just 10!
Capital Grille is a place where you can enjoy dry-aged steaks, exquisite seafood and global wines in the heart of downtown Miami. The residents of Brickell probably recognize Capital Grille as the go-to place for Wagyu beef burgers and the signature cheesecake; however, gourmet burgers are just the tip of the iceberg. Capital Grille’s menu is loaded with exotic items that feature diverse flavors such as the Chilean sea bass with mushroom soy broth and the mini tenderloin sandwiches with Parmesan truffle fries.
Named as one of the top 40 restaurants in the USA, NAOE has a motto: ‘It’s not fresh.. it’s alive’. NAOE is a high-end Japanese restaurant with prime Brickell real estate. In any world famous restaurant, the most important factor to success is the quality of the chef, and NAOE is no different; chef Kevin Cory is a master of Japanese food and his culinary creations are responsible for the meteoric success of the restaurant.
Overlooking the waters of Biscayne Bay, Crazy About You offers a decadent menu with an eclectic mix of tastes at an affordable price. Here you can eat the finest Mediterranean fare, drink quality wines from around the world and bask in the vibrant bayside atmosphere. The best part about Crazy About You is that you won’t break your bank!
If you’re looking for something unique and affordable, make your way to the extremely popular SuViche restaurant. Suviche stands not to represent Japanese or Peruvian cuisines independently or just merely combine the two; rather, the chefs of this brilliantly imagined fusion restaurant strive to create a new type of flavor, by blending the ingredients, traditions and originality of each culture.
Located on the south side of the Miami river in downtown’s northern financial district, this Italian restaurant offers panoramic views of Biscayne Bay along with a chic nautical aesthetic inspired by the waterfront setting. Cipriani has restaurants all over the world, serving some of the best gourmet Italian food. Whether you order the pan roasted veal chop, the 16 ounce Wagyu ribeye steak or the langoustine scampi al forno, you can’t go wrong; they’re all delicious!
This is a classy establishment that stays busy throughout the year. Tamarina specializes in coastal Italian cuisine inspired by the rich flavors of the Mediterranean, and incorporates freshly caught seafood and local produce through the use of classic Italian techniques. Tamarina also features a large raw bar (clams, oysters, lobster, etc) as well as a stunning Champagne Bar that features a highly curated list of Champagne, sparkling wines and Frizzanti.
Casual and upbeat, Edge Steak and Bar prides itself on being a modern steakhouse that delivers farm-to-table accompaniments. Edge has a beautiful rooftop terrace that overlooks Downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay. Come to the rooftop for a handcrafted cocktail before you head into the dining room for one of head chef Aaron Brooks’s expertly prepared steaks.
‘An epicurean love affair’ is how Marion describes its relationship with food. If the word epicurean truly means ‘adapted to luxury or indulgence in sensual pleasures,’ then Marion is spot-on with its slogan. Serving up fare of the highest quality, patrons have the option to sit down or grab-and-go one of the restaurant’s savory rotisserie chickens or pastries. Both a marketplace and a restaurant, Marion is all about delivering a unique and unforgettable culinary sensation to its customers through a blend of Mediterranean restaurant atmosphere and a marketplace ambiance.