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Food and Restaurants

Miami is home to many great cuisines. In addition to the publications and websites listed under entertainment, below are some additional references for finding out where to eat in Miami.

Yelp, Search restaurants by location, cuisine, price range, and customer reviews.
Eater Miami, Miami restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog.
Tasting Table Miami, “Food. Culture. Daily.”
The New Times, Food and drink blog.

COOKING CLASSES

Ayesha’s Kitchen, 9105 SW 115 Terrace, Miami. (305) 254-0693
Love Aloo Gobi and Chicken Tikka Masala? Ayesha makes Indian cooking look easy.

Biltmore Culinary Academy, (305) 913-3131
Culinary school focusing on technique.

The Real Food Academy, (786) 395-0355
Kids get to be the chefs!

Wok Star, eleanorhoh.com
Learn how to create easy Asian-inspired meals without following a recipe or having to measure.

GROCERIES

Supermarkets

Whole Foods, Natural foods supermarket with good produce and preservative-free and organic meats.
Winn-Dixie or Publix, Large chain food stores that have everything. Many stores located throughout Miami.
Milam’s Markets, Locally-owned and operated independent grocery chain.
The Fresh Market, Natural foods supermarket. European-style market shopping experience.
Farm Fresh Miami, Subscription service to receive locally sourced and organically grown fruits and vegetables. This Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) group has a drop off at the UM Wellness Center every other week. Use passcode: gocanes to save 50% off your first delivery.

Farmers’ Markets
Buy fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, cheeses, and other delectable goodies at these farmers’ markets. Many markets sell unique work by local artisans, host children’s activities, and provide entertainment. A more complete source of markets, community supported agriculture, and community gardens can be found at localfoodsouthflorida.org and themarketcompany.org/.

Wednesdays
University of Miami Well ‘Canes Farmers’ Market, 1300 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (September to May)

Thursdays

University of Miami Medical Campus, Fred Cowell Mall by Calder Library, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Saturdays
Coconut Grove Organic Market, 3300 Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove. 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (305) 238-7747
Coral Gables, Corner of LeJeune Road and Miracle Mile. 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from January to March. (305) 460-5600

Sundays
Lincoln Road, Corner of Meridian and Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Pinecrest Gardens Farmers’ Market, 11000 Red Road, Pinecrest. 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (786) 367-8274

FOOD TOURS

Miami Food Tours
South Beach Tour des Forks

RESTAURANTS

The following list of restaurants are some of our students, faculty and staff’s favorites. They also appear on several “Best of” lists, range in process, and are located throughout the city.

American
Big Pink Restaurant, 157 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach. (305) 532-4700
The Butcher Shop Beer Garden & Grill, 165 N.W. 23 Street, Miami. (305) 846-9120
Deli Lane Café & Tavern, 7230 S.W. 59 Avenue, South Miami. (305) 665-0606
Green Street Café, 3468 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. (305) 444-0244
Laspada’s Original Hoagies, 4346 Sea Grape Drive, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. (954) 776-7893
Lulu in the Grove, 3105 Commodore Place, Coconut Grove. (305) 447-5858
Cafe Bistro at Nordstrom, 358 San Lorenzo Avenue, Coral Gables. (786) 999-1313
Seasons 52, 321 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. (305) 442-8552
Peacock Garden Café, 2889 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove. (305) 774-3332
Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita, 1000 S. Miami Avenue, Miami. (305) 403-3103

Asian Fusion
Stir Moon, 1100 S. Dixie Highway, Coral Gables. (305) 663-5881
Gigi, 3470 N. Miami Avenue, Miami. (305) 573-1520
Moon Thai, 1118 S. Dixie Highway, Coral Gables. (305) 668-9890
Sushi Samba, 600 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. (305) 673-5337
Sakaya Kitchen, 3401 N. Miami Avenue, Miami. (305) 576-8096

BBQ
Shorty’s BBQ, 9200 S. Dixie Highway, Miami. (305) 670-7732
Sparky’s Roadside Barbecue, 204 N.E. 1 Street, Miami. (305) 377-2877
Swine Southern Bar & Table, 2415 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables. (786) 360-6433
Tom Jenkins BBQ, 1236 South Federal Highway, Ft. Lauderdale. (954) 522-5046

Burgers
Burger & Beer Joint, 900 S. Miami Avenue, #130, Miami. (305) 523-2244
Five Guys Burgers and Fries, 1540 S. Dixie Highway, Coral Gables. (305) 740-5972
ROK:BRGR, 5800 S.W. 73 Street, South Miami. (305) 663-6099
Shake Shack, 1450 S. Dixie Highway, Coral Gables. (786) 470-3701
Umami Burger, 1080 Alton Road, Miami Beach. (305) 672-4334

Chinese
Chinese Guy, 10340 W. Flagler Street, Miami. (305) 227-3111

P.F. Chang’s, 901 S. Miami Avenue, #104, Miami. (305) 358-0732

Caribbean
Ortanique on the Mile, 278 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. (305) 446-7710
Palatino Jamaican Restaurant, 3004 N.W. 2 Avenue, Miami. (786) 360-5200

Colombian
LaMoon, 97 S.W. 8 Street, Miami. (305) 860-6209

Cuban
El Palacio De Los Jugos, Multiple locations throughout the city.
Latin Café, 2501 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami. (305) 576-3838
Versailles Restaurant, 3501 S.W. 8 Street, Miami. (305) 441-2500

French
La Fresa Francesa, 59 W. 3 Street, Hialeah. (786) 717-6886

Chocolate Fashion, 248 Andalusia Avenue, Coral Gables. (305) 461-3200

Gastropub
The Local Craft Food & Drink, 150 Giralda Avenue, Coral Gables. (305) 648-5687

Ice Cream
Azucar Ice Cream Company, 1503 S.W. 8 Street, Miami. (305) 381-0369
Milani Gelateria, 436 Española Way, Miami Beach. (305) 532-8562

Chill-N, 7316 S.S. 57 Avenue, South Miami. (305) 925-7530

Indian
Bombay Darbar, 2901 Florida Avenue, Miami. (305) 444-7272

Raja’s Indian Cuisine, 33 N.E. 2 Avenue, Miami. (305) 539-9551

Italian
Periconne’s Marketplace and Café, 15 S.E. 10 Street, Miami. (305) 374-9449
Piola, 250 S. Miami Avenue, Miami. (305) 374-0031

Japanese
Izakaya, 159 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables. (305) 445-2584

Korean/Fusion
Pao Town, 2624 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables. (305) 760-4726

Latin American
El Novillo, 6830 Bird Road, Miami. (305) 284-8417

Los Ranchos, 401 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami. (305) 375-8188
Jaguar, 3067 Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove. (305) 444-0216

Mediterranean
Mercato de la Pescheria, 1436 Drexel Avenue, Miami Beach. (305) 534-5822

Mexican
Con Sabor A Mexico Carnitas Estilo Michoacan, 542 S.W. 12 Avenue, Miami. (786) 267-3526
Talavera Cocina Mexicana, 2299 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables. (305) 444-2955
Chipotle, Multiple locations throughout the city.
Seafood
Garcia’s Seafood Grille & Fish Market, 398 N.W. North River Drive, Miami. (305) 375-0765
Monty’s Seafood Restaurant, 2550 S. Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove. (305) 856-3992
Tarpon Bend, 65 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. (305) 444-3210
Joe’s Stone Crab, 11 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach. (305) 673-0365

Spanish/Tapas
Bulla, 2500 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables. (305) 441-0107
Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill, 3252 N.E. 1 Avenue, Miami. (786) 369-0353

Thai
Thai House, 1137 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach. (305) 531-4841

Vietnamese
Basilic Vietnamese Grill, 218 Commercial Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale. (954) 771-5798

FOOD TRUCKS

There are numerous food trucks located throughout South Florida. You can find out about upcoming events at miamifoodtrucks.com. The free Food Truck Tracker App (iTunes, Google Play) by Burger Beast is the easiest way to get the daily locations of all the South Florida Food Trucks.

Miami Beach Food Truck & Music Festival
Every 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
North Shore Bandshell, 7275 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.

Wheelin’ Dealin’ Street Food Festival
Magic City Casino, 450 N.W. 37 Avenue, Miami.
Every 3rd Saturday of the month from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Free Parking.

Wynwood Art Walk
Wynwood Food Truck Lot, 210 Northwest 22 Lane, Miami. (305) 814-9290
Every 2nd Saturday of the month from 6:00 p.m. to Midnight.