The Five Best Restaurants in Miami to Take Out-of-Towners
Whether Miamians like it or not, out-of-towners love to visit the Magic City. And when they do, it's the job of the local hosts to show them the best the city has to offer. It's a big responsibility, but we've narrowed it down to the top five places you should take your guests. So although your visitors may leave here complaining about the heat (or cold?) and the traffic, they certainly won't leave hungry.
The famous key lime pie at Joe's Stone Crab.
Photo by Valeria Nekhim Lease
5. Joe's Stone Crab
4. 27 Restaurant & Bar
Many visitors have preconceived notions of what South Beach is like: i.e., glamorous and overpriced. However, some gems prove there's a different side to the posh part of Miami, and it's always a treat to show that side to guests. Case in point: 27 Restaurant & Bar at the Freehand Miami hostel. Located in a historic house, this seasonally driven spot has an eclectic-meets-homey menu and vibe. After all, 27 is the brainchild of Gabriel Orta and Elad Zvi, the duo behind one of Miami's hottest and hippest bars, the Broken Shaker. Try the kimchee fried rice ($19) and the delicious shakshuka ($15), as well as one of the many excellent cocktails. Afterward, treat your visitors to another drink at the Broken Shaker — there's no need to head to a second destination when you're here.
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