Where Chefs Eat in Miami

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Restaurants:Phuc Yea, Fooq's, Petit Rouge
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Asian, Comfort Food, French
Neighborhoods:MiMo / Upper East Side, Downtown Miami / Miami River District, North Miami / North Miami Beach

Phuc Yea

$$$$·Asian·
MiMo / Upper East Side
491 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
“Actually it's brunch and they do a fusion of Cajun-Vietnamese that is perfect for that meal too.” – Norman Van Aken
87% recommended

Fooq's

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Downtown Miami / Miami River District
559 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
“Chef Bryan Rojas does an amazing job with his menu, serving great product in a simple and elegant fashion.” – Michael Beltran
100% recommended
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Petit Rouge

$$$$·French·
North Miami / North Miami Beach
258 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
  • Casual
“Great, small, local French bistro.” – Daniel Serfer
100% recommended
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Alter

$$$$·American·
Wynwood / Edgewater
411 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Neighbourhood Gem
“He is a very thoughtful chef with strong technique and will go far in our industry.” – Norman Van Aken
91% recommended
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La Mar by Gastón Acurio

$$$$·Peruvian·
Miami
2,808 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
“In a city so filled with ethnic diversity, young chef Diego Oka, under the guidance of Gastón Acurio, gets the fusion right. The room is overly large for me but the food commands Read more
90% recommended
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Michael's Genuine Food & Drink - Miami

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Miami
5,155 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
“Seasonal, local products, good wine list, good cocktails, and solid service.” – Michael Beltran
94% recommended
Contemporary American in Miami - Dade County
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Macchialina Taverna Rustica

$$$$·Italian·
Miami Beach / South Beach
1,411 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Romance
“The atmosphere is intimate and charming and the food is some of the best rustic Italian food I've had. Everything is fresh and run by a husband and wife team.” – Nina Compton
93% recommended
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SUGARCANE raw bar grill Miami

$$$$·Contemporary Latin American·
Midtown Miami
2,106 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Recommended by Chef Khalid Mohammed from Chaud
87% recommended

Matador Room - The Miami Beach EDITION

$$$$·Latin American·
Miami Beach / South Beach
1,639 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Outdoor Eating
“The flavors of the food, the freshness, and quality of the product, keeping it simple. Amazing cocktail list.” – Jasper Schneider
93% recommended
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