With its waves so blue and one of the most popular vacation spots, Miami has so much to offer. Beyond its fantastic nightlife, festivals, art, and beaches, it is home to the best culinary experiences out there. Miami is a wonderland filled with so many delicious and fun hidden gems! From Downton to Calle 8, eat your way through Miami’s hidden gems. Come with us on this journey. Andiago makes it easy to find and book a table in the trendiest places. 

Miami Hidden Gems Trail: From Downtown to Calle 8


Lung Yai Thai Tapas

Small spot in Little Havana with a patio serving authentic Thai cuisine. TIP: Pair with drinks at Ball and Chain, an iconic 50s Cuban-style nightclub. 

  • Special dish: Khao soi
  • Other: Some of the best Thai food in the city! Outdoor space with small wooden tables for groups of two to four and fairy vibe string lights.

Macchialina

Vibrant trattoria presenting rustic Italian recipes in a stylish, brick-walled setting.

  • Special dish: Mezzaluna and creamy polenta
  • Other: The 60-seat, outdoor garden and sidewalk dining establishment has an inviting, hip vibe. As if the thriving streets of New York City were transplanted to the scenic Amalfi Coast. 

La Natural

Little River offers naturally leavened pizzas, vegetable-forward plates, and natural wines. 

  • Special dish: Japanese sweet potato, oyster mushrooms, and burrata pizza
  • Other: The ambiance is fresh, relaxed, and feels natural with noble materials for ambiance.

Mr. Omakase

Downtown sushi bar serving course menus and a la carte pieces. TIP: Pair with drinks at Margot Natural Wine Bar.

  • Special dish: 10, 14 or 18-course dinner
  • Other: The space is intimate, with a dozen or so counter seats, and the service is attentive. 

Margot Natural Wine Bar

From the team behind Broken Shakers, this is a cozy bar offering unique and exciting wines.

  • Special dish: Salmon crudo with a natural wine list and low ABV cocktails
  • Other: Enjoy a beautiful glass of natural wine while listening to mixed soundtracks playing through the warm tones of the vintage sound system.

Jaguar Sun

A hip hangout offering pasta, small dishes, and cocktails in a cozy minimalist space.

  • Special dish: Parker house rolls, corn agnolotti
  • Other: Unique ambiance and unforgettable cocktails!

Tigre

Restaurant & bar inspired by Argentinian culture and cuisine.

  • Special dish: Dulce de leche flan, steak and eggs (sunday menu), buñuelos
  • Other: River vibes meet from the team behind Broken ShakersThis modern life! Probably one of the calmest atmospheres outside one of the busiest places in Miami. 

Boia De

Modern American restaurant and wine bar situated in a shopping plaza in Little Haiti. Don’t be fooled by the coin laundry next door! Boia De is one of Miami’s hottest restaurants.

  • Special dish: The world’s greatest chopped salad and the world’s fanciest potato skins. As well as the best pasta in Miami like sweet corn agnolotti, king crab tagliolini nero, and gnocchi with chunks of sausage.  
  • Other: The outdoor seating is where you want to sit. It’s organized along a little canal that feels peaceful and secluded.

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