Sometimes it’s just nice to know where to find the best burger in town. It’s sort of like a north star. Worst case scenario - maybe the restaurant you had reservations at falls into a sinkhole - you can always just head towards the burger, and Lokal is where Miami’s burger compass points. It’s all about the meat here. The patties are a perfect (and local) blend with the ideal fat ratio. Just skip the burger with the donut bun and you should be fine. They have a not-so-secret milkshake speakeasy attached to the dining room too. It’s modeled to look like the owner’s childhood kitchen, has PBR in a washing machine, and might inspire you to start being more creative with your own appliances.
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The Original Daily Bread Marketplace
Daily Bread is a cafeteria-style Middle Eastern restaurant with a little marketplace inside.
Glass and Vine
Glass and Vine is a Latin fusion restaurant on the edge of a park in Coconut Grove, and you should definitely sit outside.
Chug’s is a casual Cuban spot in Coconut Grove good for breakfast or lunch or anytime you want great pastelitos.
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Pinch Kitchen is a spot in the Upper East Side that feels super casual, but serves a wide range of really great food.
Dogma is an essential outdoor spot in MiMo for any time you’re even in the tiniest of hotdog moods.
Cafe Kush is a casual waterfront restaurant inside MiMo’s Gold Dust Hotel. The great menu includes burgers, steak frites, sandwiches, and more.
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Ariete is one of Coconut Grove’s best restaurants, but still casual enough for a nice weeknight dinner.
Shore To Door Fish Market
Shore To Door in Coconut Grove serves fresh fish on the weekends. Their backyard is our favorite place in the whole city to eat seafood.
Kush serves some of Miami’s best burgers. It’s in one of the quieter corners of Wynwood, and best for small groups.
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