Best of Miami

Miami's Ten Best Restaurants

Your buddies just don't understand.

You had an earth-shattering rossejat at the Bazaar. You loved the place -- that is, until you heard some tragic news. Your pal once had a bad bao con lechón there. Now that guy's never going back.

Disgruntled patrons rarely forget a dinner done wrong. Strokes of luck -- and, yes, misfortune -- often determine how Magic City restaurants are assessed.

New Times' Best of Miami issue arrives June 13 and, in honor of the forthcoming awards, I've compiled a list of our town's prime dining spots. These restaurants are great. But be warned: These are personal picks. So don't tell me about about your burnt-croqueta-this, and your scorched-snapper-that. Because, more likely than not, those were flukes.

These places, no matter the haters, are good.

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Emily Codik