La Moon Restaurant
Cuisine: Colombian fast food
What you’ll eat: Perros Colombianos y Moon Burgers
Known for: Late-night grub
What you should know before you go: There’s usually a wait, but they do deliver
Cost: $10 to $15 per person
Ideal meal: Colombian hot dog with potato sticks, bacon, cheese, smoked sausage, five sauces and a quail egg
Why it’s still under wraps: It’s a favored haunt of secretive night owls
144 SW Eighth St., Miami, 305-860-6209; lamoonrestaurantmiami.com

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Naoe 
Cuisine: Japanese
What you’ll eat: Sushi and sashimi
Known for: Chef Kevin Cory’s single-handed preparation of every meal
What you should know before you go: Reservations are a must and can only be made via OpenTable. Special requests must be made seven days in advance
Cost: $50 to $150 per person
Ideal meal: Start with the bento box and let Cory choose the rest
Why it’s still under wraps: It’s located in a quiet, residential neighborhood.
175 Sunny Isles Blvd., Sunny Isles Beach, 305-947-NAOE; naoemiami.com

Xixón 
Cuisine: Spanish
What you’ll eat: Tapas Known for: Authentic eats cooked up by a family from the restaurant’s namesake town in Spain
What you should know before you go: There’s a gourmet market and deli onsite
Cost: $20 to $30 per person
Ideal meal: Stuffed baby squid in black ink sauce, fried cod fritters and croquetas
Why it’s still under wraps: It sits on a sleepy stretch of Coral Way
2101 SW 22 St., Miami, 305-854- 9350; xixoncafe.com

Anise Taverna 
Cuisine: Greek
What you’ll eat: Mediterranean seafood
Known for: Fresh fish
What you should know before you go: The outdoor seating is alongside a small, charming canal.
Cost: $15 to $30 per person
Ideal meal: Baked octopus, spiced lamb rolls and baklava
Why it’s still under wraps: It’s slightly hidden just off Biscayne Boulevard
620 NE 78th St., Miami, 305-758-2929; anisetaverna.com

Whisk Gourmet 
Cuisine: New American
What you’ll eat: Dishes made with organic, locally grown ingredients
Known for: Turkey sandwiches, burgers and fresh, organic ingredients
What you should know before you go: Call ahead to reserve specials, as they run out early in the day.
Cost: $10 to $20 per person for lunch; $20 to $30 for dinner
Ideal meal: Fried green tomatoes, mahi sandwich with house chips and Key lime pie
Why it’s still under wraps: This is its new location
7382 SW 56th Ave., 786-268-8350; whiskgourmet.com

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