Ocean Drive’s Black Book: Best Spots for Late Night Grub in Miami

    

Ocean Drive's Black Book: Best Spots for Late Night Grub in Miami

By Nicole Schubert | May 29, 2018 | Food & Drink

Though New York has righteously earned its title as the city that never sleeps, Miami comes in second with its tantalizingly delicious gourmet late night hot spots. And with places like Jezebel Bar + Kitchen, Sweet Liberty, Baby Jane, Sugar, and 1-800-LUCKY, it’s easy to see why. We scoured the beaches and rounded up the top 8 late night eateries where Miami foodies can score a mid-morning food fix. Read on to get the scoop.

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Cauliflower Nachos at Sweet Liberty Drink & Supply Co.

Whoever said nothing good ever happens after 12 am clearly never munched on the Cauliflower Nachos from Sweet Liberty before. Available from 4 p.m. – 5 a.m., this world-class bar is offering world-class cocktails – and American specialty bites too – like mouthwatering Cauliflower Nachos, Sweet Potato Chili, and Cuban Sandwiches. And, to top off the night, we recommend ordering Fireman Derek’s infamous pie of the day offered á la mode. 237 20th St Ste B Miami Beach, 305-763-8217

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Deep Fried Oreos at Jezebel Bar + Kitchen

After breaking it down on the dance floor for hours on end, you’re bound to build up an appetite that’s much more deserving than a fast food drive-thru. And what’s more fulfilling than ooey gooey Deep Fried Oreos? So we suggest heading to Jezebel Bar + Kitchen to satisfy those late night cravings and nibble on a tempting treat that’s sure to hit the sweet spot to end your night right. 1625 Michigan Ave, Miami Beach, 786-275-6324

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Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

A nocturnal nosh filled with no regrets. Bodega Taqueria y Tequila, a Miami Beach taco truck slash nightclub, is an authentic but explosive Mexican street food hub open till 4 a.m. Filling all of your midnight munchie desires, you’ll be taking home boxes of burritos while savoring every bite. But if your taste buds are eager for tacos, try the Chicharrón Taco, Pescado Taco, or Pork Torta. 1220 16th St, Miami Beach, 305-704-2145

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The Wynwood Lomo Saltado Bao Bun at Cafeina Wynwood Lounge

News alert. The first bar and lounge in Miami’s swankiest art district is reopening its oversized steel doors this summer. And with a 1,560 square foot lounge styled in tropical modernist décor, a remodeled piano bar, an exotic cocktail menu, and a studio-style kitchen with Colombian-Asian fusion cuisine, this Wynwood native is set to fuel the fire of Miami’s burgeoning art deco neighborhood. Open till the wee hours of the night, Cafeina is serving tantalizing tapas to party goers on the dance floor. We recommend The Wynwood Lomo Saltado Bao Bun or Coffee & Rum Braised Short Rib Mini Taco. 297 NW 23rd St, Miami, 305-438-0792

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Tonkotsu Ramen at Baby Jane

Located in Miami’s fidi district, this gastropub meets mixology bar is treating cocktail and ramen enthusiasts with a midnight snack that’s comforting, creative, and Japanese. Baby Jane, the brainchild of former nightlife music men, Jason Odio and Michael Beltran, is serving up Brickell locals with a late night taste of the Far East with steaming hot bowls of ramen noodles and bone broth. After sipping on a luscious libation, we recommend slurping on the Tonkotsu Ramen mixed with thin noodles, chashu pork, pork broth, scallions, bean sprouts, wood ear mushroom, and nori. 500 Brickell Ave, 105E, Miami, 786-623-3555

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Shanghai Dumplings at 1-800-LUCKY

Perfection in every bite. Yip, a local Miami dumpling house, is laying down the rules for dim sum in Wynwood's first ever Asian inspired food hall. Hand rolled fresh every morning, Yip's dim sum master is feeding hungry late night diners with the best of authentic Asian style cooking. And if you're looking to try one of Ocean Drive's favorites, we suggest ordering the Shanghai Dumplings filled with pork and savory soup. 143 NW 23rd Street Miami, 305-768-9826

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Bangkok Spring Rolls from Sugar at EAST, Miami

A rooftop under the stars. Stationed in downtown Miami, this dashing Asian influenced stomping ground inspired by Hong Kong and Chinese roots is a hideaway for Magic City bon vivants and international visitors looking for a posh evening spelling all things glitz. Between Bangkok Spring Rolls crafted with bean thread noodles, black fungus mushrooms, cabbages, carrots, and sweet chili sauce and potent potions like East of Miami and Sacred Lotus, you'll be staring into the sky all night. 788 Brickell Plaza Miami, 786-805-4655

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Royale with Cheese at Le Chick

Comfort food that touches your heart, Le Chick in Wynwood is a diner’s haven filled with plates of goodness. Launched by Coco Coig and Jorge Sanchez after Rotisserie Amsterdam, this inviting atmosphere will feel just like home – with momma's cooking too. Featuring home-style dishes, this new Dutch hot spot is sure to rise to the top of your list of midnight snack stops. With menu items like the Royale with Cheese topped with two beef patties, tomato, lettuce, house pickles, cheddar, and a secret sauce, you'll be clicking your heels and repeating there's no place like home. 310 NW 24th Street Miami, 786-216-7086



Photography by: PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF SWEET LIBERTY, JEZEBEL BAR + KITCHEN, FACEBOOK.COM/BODEGASOBE, CAFEINA, FACEBOOK.COM/BABYJANEBRICKELL, AND FACEBOOK.COM/YIPMIAMIFCC