80 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in Miami.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
USBS is a food vendor in Little Haiti’s The Citadel. Their burgers are some of Miami’s best and they have a great fried chicken sandwich too.
Golden Rule is a seafood market and restaurant in Palmetto Bay. It’s been around forever and has a great selection of fresh local fish.
Taquerias El Mexicano is a classic spot for tacos and margaritas on Calle Ocho.
The Taco Stand is a Mexican spot in Wynwood good for a quick lunch or casual dinner before a night out.
Jacalito Taqueria is a casual Mexican restaurant in Little Havana. The food is great, and they have margaritas and outdoor seating.
Tacos El Carnal is a simple Mexican restaurant in Little Havana that serves delicious tacos.
Tap 42 is a casual restaurant in Midtown where you can sit outside, have some drinks, and eat a really good burger.
Ella's Oyster Bar is a casual seafood restaurant on the main strip of Calle Ocho. They've got oysters (obviously) and lots of seafood options.
Tio Colo is a Hialeah restaurant best known for its Cuban ice cream sandwiches, or bocaditos de helado.
Mr. Mandolin is a Greek restaurant inside the Vagabond Hotel in MiMo. They have very good gyros, kebabs, and salads.
Magdoos is a Lebanese spot in Wynwood with some outdoor seating and a menu of classic dishes.
Via Emilia Garden is an Italian restaurant in Midtown with some outdoor seating and average food.
Mister 01 is a fantastic pizzeria located in a random office building just off Lincoln Road.
Tacomiendo is an Edgewater taco truck parked inside an outdoor plant shop. The tacos are simple but tasty - and the place is also BYOB.
La Leggenda is a pizzeria in South Beach that makes very good Neapolitan pizza. It’s your best bet when it comes to eating on Española Way.