July 2020 Miami Restaurant Openings and Closings

Old Greg's Pizza pops up in the Design District.
Old Greg's Pizza pops up in the Design District. Photo by Ruben Cabrera Photography
Though Miami is still in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic, there are still restaurants that have managed to open during these trying times.

Some eateries, like Old Greg's Pizza and Red Sauce, are finding success with pop-ups and virtual eateries that specialize in takeout and delivery.

Others, like Leku at the Rubell Museum, are operating with limited hours at this time.

On a sad note, Ortanique on the Mile, a beloved Coral Gables institution, closed its doors after over two decades of service.

Listed below are establishments that have formally opened, that are planning to open, or have permanently closed. Restaurants that have reopened their dining rooms during the pandemic can be found here.

Days and hours of operation are subject to change. It's always best to call before you head out.
click to enlarge Leku's outdoor patio - PHOTO BY BRIGITTE SCHAMBON
Leku's outdoor patio
Photo by Brigitte Schambon
click to enlarge Chef Cindy Hutson and partner Delius Shirley - ORTANIQUE ON THE MILE
Chef Cindy Hutson and partner Delius Shirley
Ortanique on the Mile
  • L'Edito Restaurant
  • Maya's Grill
  • Ortanique on the Mile
click to enlarge The Della Bowl is coming to the Doral Yard. - DELLA HEIMAN
The Della Bowl is coming to the Doral Yard.
Della Heiman
Coming Attractions
  • Afishionado - Jeremy Ford to open seafood eatery
  • Angelo Elia Pizza Bar - Opening at Aventura ParkSquare
  • Bachour Bakery & Restaurant - Opening in Doral
  • The Baked Bear - Coming to Wynwood and Sawgrass Mills
  • Bebitos - Jason Odio to open a modern version of a Cuban cafe
  • Biscayne Bay Brewing - Opening a location, in downtown Miami
  • Bonci - Roman-style pizza to open at Cube Wynwood
  • Botanico Gin - Opening in CocoWalk
  • Brasamasa - Opening in downtown Miami
  • Bunnie Cakes - Opening a location in downtown Doral
  • Champion Burger - New burger concept from the Coyo Taco people
  • Chick-fil-A - Opening in downtown Miami
  • Cilantro 27 - Opening at the Lincoln Eatery
  • Cote - Michelin-starred Korean steakhouse to open in Miami
  • Cubanitos - Opening at the Lincoln Eatery
  • Descarga Brewing Company - Opening in North Miami
  • The Doral Yard - Della Heiman's community, food, and drink hub opening in Doral
  • Esplanade at Aventura - New dining and shopping complex in Aventura with Jarana and more
  • G.L.O.W. - Fro-yo shop that donates all proceeds to charity set to open in Wynwood
  • Gramps 2 - Opening 2020
  • Gramps by the Sea - Opening 2021
  • Hiyakawa - Wabi Sabi chef to open restaurant in Wynwood
  • Icebox Cafe - Opening in Aventura ParkSquare, the Falls, and Hallandale Beach
  • Ironside Bakery - Fresh bread coming to Miami
  • Joia Beach - Upscale alfresco dining and beach club on Watson Island
  • La Esquita de Tony - Opening at the Lincoln Eatery
  • Lan Halo Halo Snack Shack - Halo halo coming to Miami
  • Little Hen - Breakfast and high tea opening in Midtown Miami
  • Los Chinos - Opening in Brickell City Centre
  • Lost City Brewing Company - Coming to North Miami
  • The Loyal - New York brasserie coming to Miami
  • Mr. & Mrs. Bun - Opening soon
  • Mamey and Orno - Chef Niven Patel opening two concepts in Coral Gables
  • The Market Milkshake Bar - Opening at the Lincoln Eatery
  • MarabĂș at Brickell City Centre - Opening in early 2020
  • Margot - Bar Lab opening a wine bar in downtown Miami
  • Marlins Park Beer Garden - The baseball stadium will get a beer garden
  • Nathan's Famous -  Opening first Miami brick and mortar location.
  • Off Site - Steve Santana (Taquiza) and Adam Darnell (Boxelder) opening a nanobrewery in Little Haiti
  • Osteria Morini - Opening at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar
  • Planta - Opening in West Palm Beach and Cocowalk.
  • Pura Vida - Opening in West Palm Beach
  • Red Rooster - Marcus Samuelsson opening outpost of his Harlem hit
  • Sexy Fish - Opening in Brickell
  • Shoma Bazaar - Food hall opening in Doral
  • Sky Yard Rooftop + Bar - Opening at the Lincoln Eatery
  • South Beach Brewing Company - Opening a taproom
  • Sushi Garage - Opening in CocoWalk
  • Sweet Melody -  Opening second location with baked goods
  • Sweetgreen - Healthy chain opening Miami locations
  • True Food Kitchen - Health-driven restaurant and bar opening at the Falls in fall 2020
  • Uchi - Texas sushi coming to Miami
  • Whole Foods Market - Proposed megastore in Sunset Harbour and new Fort Lauderdale locations
  • Yeasty Brews - New brewery celebrating the fermentation process
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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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