Wynwood is one of Miami’s most dynamic and fun neighborhoods. This eclectic part of town has seen a revival like no other, attracting developers to open top-notch restaurants, residences, bars, and other unique attractions that invite locals and tourists to visit. Many think Wynwood is a party destination. Although you will find some of the best nightlife in the Magic City, Wynwood also has some of the best restaurants in Miami with unique concepts and delicious culinary offerings. Here you will find the best restaurants in Wynwood that solidify this neighborhood as an international destination; you must try them!
251 NW 25th St. / Website
The menu at KYU offers a thorough investigation of interpretive Asian cooking, inspired by the restaurant's chefs' extensive journeys across the world and the Japanese yakiniku grilling technique. You will find a world of expertly grilled, umami-rich meats, smoke-roasted short ribs, inventive fish and enticing vegetable preparations, hamachi Crudo, pork belly baos, and Thai "stone pot" fried rice from our open kitchens, along with excellent hand-crafted cocktails and stunning signature desserts. KYU's distinctive brand is set to grow to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and London, thanks to award-winning restaurants in Miami, New York, and Mexico City. When you visit, you will be greeted with open arms. Undoubtedly a must-stop in Wynwood.
313 NW 25th St. / Website
The mysteries and lore surrounding Japan's secluded omakase restaurants served as the basis for HIDEN. This Michelin-starred spot is one of Miami's best secrets that you need to try. The restaurant's food is presented through a seasonal tasting menu that uses the best domestic products and fresh ingredients flown in from Japan, combining authentic Japanese fine dining experience with a unique and innovative food & service approach. If you like unique culinary experiences, this is the place to be.
35 NE 26th St. / Website
In the heart of Wynwood, Dōma offers Southern Italian food with a contemporary Mediterranean influence that combines traditional dishes with more modern options. Here, guests can enjoy lunch and dinner in the main dining room, decorated in a modern, artsy style with cream-colored walls, cement flooring, wooden panels, and accents of gold, or on the garden-like outdoor patio perfect for al-fresco dining. In the kitchen, Chef Marco Giuliano, serves specialties like the Fine Herbs Marinated Crudo, made with fresh local fish topped with an artistic combination of blueberry gel, stracciatella, crispy mushrooms, quinoa avocado mash, carasau bread, and veggies. Must-try entrees include Sweet and Spicy Glazed Salmon with English Pea Aioli, Cauliflower Salad, Toasted Almond Crumble, and Sautéed Broccoli Rabe. Pistachio-crusted New Zealand Lamb Cutlets are another popular meal served with lentil mousse, taggiasca olives, fior de latte mozzarella, and port jus. Italian native Luca Lomonaco owns Dōma, which means "home" in Latin. He spends his evenings helping diners choose and combine wines from the establishment's 800-bottle built-in wine cellar. Dōma also has a bar section, which is great for savoring the menu's selection of traditional cocktails and alcoholic beverages.
347 NW 24th St. / Website
Doya is a contemporary Aegean meze bar dishing up some of the most excellent Mediterranean-inspired foods in Miami's thriving Wynwood neighborhood. The restaurant's recent Bib Gourmand designation from the Michelin Guide is a convincing illustration of this. Doya is a love letter to the Aegean, under the direction of Executive Chef Erhan Kostepen, a former owner and chef of Miami's renowned Mandolin, and partners Rob Van Den Blink and Jerry Bock. Amidst the din of Miami's eating scene, this tranquil haven has rapidly won over the hearts of its patrons. Doya is among the best restaurants in town, thanks to its high-end yet unpretentious approach, where mezes emphasize quality, imported ingredients, and exceptional service combined with Chef Erhan's authentic recipes pay that oat homage to his Turkish roots. The expansive U-shaped bar is perfect for solo dining or grabbing drinks with your party; the lovely indoor dining room and lush outdoor terrace transport guests to an Aegean oasis.
2700 N Miami Ave #5 / Website
At Hiyakawa, Alvaro Perez Miranda, a restaurateur and art dealer, creates a transcendent eating experience through ancient culinary traditions, seasonality, and "kikubari," the Japanese practice of attentively anticipating other people's needs. Only 50 meals a night are served in the 2,000-foot-square restaurant, which is framed by an artistic ceiling made of wood panels organized in organically undulating concentric rings. The meals are all made with fresh fish and ingredients from Tokyo's renowned Toyosu fish market. Itamae Masayuki Komatsu and his staff run the sushi counter, serving up traditional dishes like hamachi and salmon nigiri and sashimi with less common choices like Made (Japanese sea bream), Hirame (fluke), and Hotate (Japanese sea scallop). The menu also includes options for maki, temaki, and tempura, an intricate 14-course Omakase, and a variety of Moriawase Platters. The meal can be finished with desserts like Yuzu Sorbet, Black Sesame Gelato, or Macha Latte Pudding.
252 NW 25th St. / Website
Uchi, meaning "home" in Japanese, is the brainchild of Tyson Cole, owner, and James Beard Award-winning chef. His mastermind brings over a decade of experience under two sushi masters to the Wynwood arts district. The contemporary Japanese restaurant offers a non-traditional perspective through its delicately created menu, which includes a wide range of beers, wines, spirits, and sakes and dishes divided by serving temperature. Uchi offers yasaimono, agemono, makimono, toyosu, one-of-a-kind specialties, and a multi-course omakase menu in addition to traditional sushi rolls and freshly caught fish. Local artisans and artists created the walnut wall paneling, neutral hues, and woven rope used in the restaurant's interior design to create a chic yet understated ambiance. Visitors can enjoy thoughtfully prepared meals, such as a hand-rolled makimono or a fresh slice of sashimi, while dining in its elegant floorplan, at the sushi counter, or on the outdoor wraparound terrace.
50 NW 24th St. / Website
Pez Loco "crazy fish" will send diners' palates to Mexico's west coast and offer a novel interpretation of this age-old dish. The menu combines the region's delectable cuisine with cutting-edge cooking methods to offer a distinctively modern vision of Mexico's diverse culture, drawing inspiration from rural towns to busy coastal cities. The combination of the enticing food and creative cocktails, along with the dynamic ambiance, will provide guests with a unique experience. With unique dishes like Smoked Pineapple and Octopus Puttanesca—a delightfully rich red "meat" sauce pasta—Pez Loco is unlike any other classic Mexican restaurant. They provide a lot of gluten-free options on their menu, as well as some plant-based options. Pez Loco's bar program offers a wide variety of tequila and mezcal, with over 20 different types to pick from, and flights so that customers can sample everything on offer. Along with traditional beverages like margaritas and micheladas, interesting tropical cocktails like El Sueo, a Mexican whiskey cocktail, will be available.
310 NW 24th St. / Website
Le Chick, located in the heart of Wynwood's artistic scene, turns up the heat with its rotisserie chicken and award-winning burgers! Not only are its delectable burgers out of this world, but its fried and rotisserie chicken has rich flavors that will make guests want more. On the menu are also lighter options, including cucumber salad, octopus ceviche, and smoked salmon dip. Five categories comprise their menu: To share, From the ground, From the grill, Between the bread, and On the sweet side. The Royale with Cheese comes on a brioche bun with dry-aged brisket 3 oz double patties, cheddar, chopped tomato, lettuce, house pickles, & secret sauce; it never fails to impress guests. This Wynwood staple continually outperforms the competition by serving up an upscale and casual fare and creating the ideal late-night ambiance. Their lounge is the perfect location for Happy Hour, late-night carousing, or getting a drink and food before exploring the hippest neighborhood if you want to go for a lovely dinner and then transition into a terrific bar scene. This outdoor bar is the perfect place to unwind, kick back, and get a cocktail because it has chic seating, inventive mixes, and a bar bites menu. Le Chick is one of Wynwood's most fantastic restaurants since it provides excellent service and great food at affordable costs.
415 NW 26th St. / Website
Masaharu Morimoto, a Japanese master chef renowned for his distinctive and inventive cooking techniques, debuted his Momosan concept in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood. The Iron Chef's unique and recently created version of Momosan cuisine is served at Momosan Wynwood, along with a wide variety of beer, wine, Japanese whisky, and sake. At Momosan, roast duck and A5 Wagyu beef are only a couple of the freshly crafted dishes Chef Morimoto made especially for this restaurant. Wynwood noodles also take center stage. Several grilled dishes and Japanese bar snacks are also available, all reminiscent of Chef Morimoto's distinctive flair. With dishes like duck tacos, pan-fried pork gyoza, crispy pig ears, soft shell bao, sticky ribs, spicy wontons in Szechuan sesame chili sauce, and tuna tartare, small plates and appetizers take customers on a culinary adventure.
Photography by: Courtesy Jeff Greenberg/ Getty, Salsa Digital Agency, Dōma, Doya, Michael Pisarri, Ruben Cabrera, Pez Loco, Flow Gallery Food, Evan Sung