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Top Glitzing 8 Restaurants in Miami


For a memorable dining experience in Miami, enjoy these 8 glitzing restaurants. They are not only glamorous but they also serve delightful food for any special occasion.


1 - Nobu Miami Beach



Nobu is a high-class Japanese cuisine restaurant brand located in its very own, Nobu Hotel. Its staple traditional gold cherry blossom decor has guests from near and far lined up to experience the next level restaurant. The menu is curated by top Chef Nobu Matsuhisa who has an extensive amount of experience in the restaurant business.


Address: 4525 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida 33140

Telephone: (305) 695-3232

Website: Nobu Miami


2 - Palme d'Or


Palme d'Or restaurant is located at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami. The architecture of the landmark has kept its 1926 flavor which shines through to the main dining room of the restaurant.



In the kitchen is Chef Gregory Pugin who has an immaculate taste palate for French cuisine. As he continues to present an exceptional menu and a la carte options the restaurant will continue to be on the top restaurant list for Miami, Florida.


Address: 1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Telephone: (305) 913-3189

Website: Palme d'Or


3 - Hakkasan


Opened in 2009 at the Fountainbleu Hotel, Hakkasan has been a popular dine since the doors have opened. "The Hakkasan menu is a modern interpretation of authentic Chinese cuisine," that is made with top of the line local and seasonal ingredients. The kitchen is led by the talented Chef Jian "whose passion lies in creating uniquely rooted yet modern dishes."


Hakkassan takes its uniqueness so far to have signature dishes as well as an Only At collection that is exclusive to the many locations.


Address: 4441 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33140

Telephone: (786) 276-1388 (after 12pm) (877) 326-7412 (before 12pm)

Website: Hakkasan


4 - La Mar by Gaston Acurio



Be prepared to explore the authentic and diverse flavors of Peruvian cuisine at La Mar by Gaston Acurio. The cuisine of Chef Acurio is to par with the atmospheric setting of the restaurant. La Mar is located in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel that overlooks Biscayne Bay and the Miami Skyline. Guests have the option of sitting indoors, al fresco, or at one of the three bars.


Address: 500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami, FL 33131

Telephone: (305) 913 8358

Website: La Mar


5 - Los Fuegos by Francis Mallmann


An Argentine grill-house in the heart of Miami Beach located in the Faena Hotel. The traditional kitchen is run by Chef Francis Mallmann who has brought his diverse experience to the table.



The restaurant is known for its Sunday Asado buffet of South American classics. Each Sunday, friends, and family gather to eat traditional dishes and spend quality time.


Address: 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

Telephone: (786) 655-5600

Website: Los Fuegos


6 - Bourbon Steak by Michael Mina



Bourbon Steak by Michael Mina is the epitome of an American Steakhouse but elevated by the dream of a menu. Chef Gabriel Fenton provides guests with an all-around meal giving options of prime cuts, organic and hormone-free beef, and fresh seafood.


Address: JW Turnberry 19999 West Country Club Drive Miami, FL 33180

Telephone: (786) 279-6600

Website: Bourbon Steak


7 - IL Gabbiano


In the mood for classic Italian food? IL Gabbiano is the place to go. The high-class restaurant brings guests to Italy and back in the course of just one meal.



IL Gabbiano is located in a prime location of Miami Beach overlooking Biscayne Bay. The restaurant features excellent food, fantastic wine, and friendly staff coining it a top restaurant in the 305.


Address: 335 S. Biscayne Blvd. Miami, Fl. 33131

Telephone: (305) 373-0063

Website: IL Gabbiano


8 - Matador room


The Matador Room has a one of a kind menu inspired by a mix of Caribbean, Spanish, Latin, and South American cuisines. Located at the Miami Beach Edition Hotel this restaurant takes guests back to the supper clubs of the 1940s ad 50s.



Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten provides restaurant goers with a seasonal menu that consists of small and large plates embracing the locally sourced, seasonal produce.


Address: 2901 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33140

Telephone: (786) 257-4600

Website: Matador Room


Words by Brooke Klaiman, https://www.brookeklaiman.com, Story by Elite Traveler, Photos by restaurant affiliates