89 "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.
Taqueria Hoja is a small taco spot in Downtown serving some of Miami’s best tacos, burritos, and flautas.
Boss Cow is a Brickell seafood spot with raw bar options, ramen, lobster rolls, and more. It’s good for a date or dinner before a night out.
Minty Z is a vegan dim sum spot in Coconut Grove with some really good food, including a carrot and black sesame bao we thoroughly loved.
Cafe Kush is a casual waterfront restaurant inside MiMo’s Gold Dust Hotel. The great menu includes burgers, steak frites, sandwiches, and more.
HaoChi is a dumpling pop-up that takes over Little Havana’s Union Beer Store Mon-Wed. The dumplings are fantastic.
Motek Cafe is a Downtown Israeli cafe with great dishes like shakshuka, hummus, and an arayes burger.
Hachidori is a Little River restaurant that specializes in ramen. The ramen here is good, and what you should stick to.
Luna is a small restaurant in MiMo that specializes in pasta. There are about a dozen tasty versions here.
Jamaica Kitchen is a small Chinese-Jamaican restaurant in Kendall that serves really good Caribbean dishes.
Banana Hut is a Jamaican restaurant in South Miami that makes great jerk chicken.
Cliff’s is a little Jamaican restaurant in North Miami. They serve very tasty classic Jamaican dishes.
Butcher Shop is a mostly outdoor bar and restaurant in Wynwood where you can have a beer and eat some perogies.
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.