21 "Special Occasions" restaurants in Miami.
Cote is an upscale Korean steakhouse in the Design District good for a big night out.
Doral’s La Esquina Del Lechon is one of the best places for lechon asado in Miami.
Molina’s Ranch is a formal Cuban restaurant in Hialeah. Order the arroz moro and croquetas.
Uchi is an upscale Japanese restaurant in Wynwood that serves some of the best sushi in Miami.
The Bazaar is an upscale restaurant that serves dishes that look like science experiments. Luckily, it tastes good too.
Sushi By Bou is a six-seat omakase inside the old Versace Mansion in South Beach. It’s definitely a special occasion spot.
Joe’s Stone Crab is a seafood restaurant in South Beach that’s over 100-years-old. It’s famous for long waits and stone crabs.
Fireman Derek’s is a small bakery in Wynwood that serves pretty over-the-top cakes and pies. They’re great if you really love dessert.
Stubborn Seed is a fine dining restaurant in South Beach where the main attraction is creative, delicious food.
Quinto La Huella is an upscale Uruguayan restaurant in the East Hotel. It’s expensive, but the food is great.
NIU Kitchen is a tiny spot in Downtown Miami serving excellent Catalan food. Bring someone you really want to impress.
Swan in the Design District is overpriced and incredibly pink, but can be useful for certain situations, like seeing a celebrity.
Little Havana’s Versailles is the most famous Cuban restaurant on the planet, but it’s thankfully also still good.
Ariete is one of Coconut Grove’s best restaurants, but still casual enough for a nice weeknight dinner.
Hiden is a $170 omakase spot in the back of a taco place in Wynwood, and is home to one of the best special occasion meals in the city.