The Ocean Drive Guide To Dining and Nightlife

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Morena Restaurant & Lounge

Bourbon Steak Modern American cuisine and striking décor at Michael Mina’s hit steakhouse at the
Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club. 19999 West
Country Club Dr., Aventura, 786-279-6600
Chef Allen’s New World cuisine. 19088 NE 29th
Ave., Aventura, 305-935-2900
Morton’s The Steakhouse Classic steak and seafood.
17399 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami Beach, 305-945-3131
Ocean Prime An upscale spot for seafood, steaks
and cocktails within Aventura Mall. 19501 Biscayne
Blvd., Aventura, 305-931-5400

Cafe Ragazzi Family-run Italian. 9500 Harding Ave.,
Surfside, 305-866-4495
Carpaccio Bal Harbour Shops’ most bustling spot
for delicious Italian fare. 9700 Collins Ave., Bal
Harbour, 305-867-7777
La Goulue Fantastic French bistro located in Bal
Harbour Shops. 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour,
Palm Restaurant Old New York-style steakhouse. 9650
E. Bay Harbor Dr., Bay Harbor Islands, 305-868-7256
Segafredo Zanetti Espresso Cafe A buzzing stop for
coffee, lunch or dinner on the second floor of Bal
Harbour Shops. 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour,
Zodiac Cafe This Neiman Marcus classic offers a
lunch menu and service that rival the department
store’s level of elegance and luxury. 9700 Collins
Ave., Bal Harbour, 305-865-6161

Caffe Abbracci Fine Italian. 318 Aragon Ave.,
Coral Gables, 305-441-0700
Christy’s Restaurant Great prime rib and Caesar salad.
3101 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, 305-446-1400
George’s in the Grove Lively, casual French bistro.
3145 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove, 305-444-7878
Gibraltar Ocean-inspired cuisine at the renovated
Baleen space within the Grove Isle Hotel and Spa.
4 Grove Isle Dr., Coconut Grove, 305-857-5007
Hy-Vong Vietnamese Cuisine Delicious French-
Vietnamese cuisine. 3458 SW Eighth St., Miami,
The Ivy at The Grove Fine comfort food in the
British tradition. 3159 Commodore Plaza, Coconut
Grove, 305-600-5453
La Dorada Upscale, authentic traditional Spanish cuisine.
177 Giralda Ave., Coral Gables, 305-446-2002
Las Culebrinas Restaurant Cuban fare served in an
old-school, Havana-inspired dining room. 2890 SW
27th Ave., Coconut Grove, 305-448-4090

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Les Halles A brasserie serving simple, tasty fare.
2415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables,
Maroosh Fine Mediterranean cuisine. 223 Valencia
Ave., Coral Gables, 305-476-9800
Monty’s Raw Bar Scenic spot and seafood goodies.
2550 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove, 305-856-3992
Ortanique on the Mile New World Caribbean
cuisine, island elegance. 278 Miracle Mile, Coral
Gables, 305-446-7710
Palme d’Or Fabulous French fare at the landmark
Biltmore Hotel. 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables,
Pascal’s on Ponce Classic French cuisine. 2611
Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, 305-444-2024
Por Fin Eclectic Spanish and Mediterranean. 2500
Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, 305-441-0107
Versailles The Miami-Cuban classic. 3555 SW
Eighth St., Miami, 305-445-7614

Bardot Intimate lounge featuring live music and an
edgy scene. 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami, 305-576-5570
Buena Vista Bistro Charming low-key neighborhood
eatery with French-inspired classics. 4582 NE Second
Ave., Miami, 305-456-5909
Cafeina Coffee-themed restaurant, lounge and art gallery.
297 NW 23rd St., Miami, 305-438-0047
Enriqueta’s Cafe Sandwich Shop Latin American
cafeteria known for its Cuban sandwiches and coffeecounter
scene. 186 NE 29th St., Miami, 305-573-4681
Fratelli Lyon Authentic Italian fare in the beautiful
Driade showroom. 4141 NE Second Ave., Miami,
Joey’s A modern Italian cafe in the heart of the
Wynwood Arts District. 2506 NW Second Ave., Miami,
Mandolin Aegean Bistro Authentic countryside cuisine
from Greece and Turkey. 4312 NE Second Ave.,
Miami, 305-576-6066
Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink Michael
Schwartz’s highly successful Design District eatery. 130
NE 40th St., Atlas Plaza, Miami, 305-573-5550
Morgan’s Restaurant Modern, homestyle comfort
food. 28 NE 29th St., Miami, 305-573-9678
Pacific Time The extraordinary Pan-Asian cuisine
of chef Jonathan Eismann. 35 NE 40th St., Miami,
Pizza Volante Very casual, Roman-style pizzeria
and mozzarella bar. 3918 N. Miami Ave., Miami,
Sra. Martinez Michelle Bernstein’s eclectic tapas bar.
4000 NE Second Ave., Miami, 305-573-5474

Abokado A Japanese, Pan-Latin menu featuring delicious,
signature sushi rolls. 900 S. Miami Ave., Miami,
Andú Restaurant & Lounge Elegant, Latin and
Mediterranean-influenced fare in a modern, colorful
ambience. 141 SW Seventh St., Miami, 786-871-7005
Area 31 Extraordinary seafood from the namesake region
encompassing the Florida coast and Central America. 270
S. Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, 305-424-5234
Atrio Sophisticated cuisine with panoramic views.
At the Conrad Miami. 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami,
Azul Eclectic Mediterranean and Asian cuisine in
the Mandarin Oriental, Miami. 500 Brickell Key Dr.,
Miami, 305-913-8358
Bin No. 18 Great locals’ joint with an extensive wine list and
small bites. 1800 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 786-235-7575
Café Sambal Casual waterfront restaurant serving
innovative, contemporary Asian. 500 Brickell Ave.,
Miami, 305-913-8358
The Capital Grille Powerhouse steaks and a setting to
match. 444 Brickell Ave., Miami, 305-374-4500

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Eva Hughes and Kelly Talamas at Journelle

Casa Juancho Fine Spanish cuisine. 2436 SW Eighth
St., Miami, 305-642-2452
Cioppino Award-winning Tuscan cuisine at The
Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne. 455 Grand Bay Dr., Key
Biscayne, 305-365-4286
Eos Award-winning chef Michael Psilakis’s eclectic
menu showcasing Mediterranean-inspired small
plates, at Viceroy Miami. 485 Brickell Ave., Miami,
Garcia’s Seafood Grille & Fish Market Fabulously
fresh fish, right on the river. 398 NW North River Dr.,
Miami, 305-375-0765
Hoy Como Ayer Bar & Lounge Cuban cuisine and
some of the best live Latin music in Miami. 2212 SW
Eighth St., Miami, 305-541-2631
Il Gabbiano Decadent, exquisite Italian cuisine served
inside or out, overlooking Biscayne Bay. 335 S. Biscayne
Blvd., Miami, 305-373-0063
MIA at Biscayne A trifecta of dining, lounging and
entertainment. 20 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-642-0032
Mr. Yum Popular haunt for Asian food in Little Havana.
1945 SW Eighth St., Miami, 786-360-2371
Novecento Argentinean and Mediterranean cuisine.
1414 Brickell Ave., Miami, 305-403-0900
Perricone’s Marketplace Continental Italian cuisine
and gourmet market in a quaint garden setting. 15 SE
10th St., Miami, 305-374-9449
The River Oyster Bar Seafood and oyster bar with a
homey-yet-urban vibe. 650 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 305-
Rosa Mexicano New York City’s famed Mexican eatery
located at Mary Brickell Village. 900 S. Miami Ave.,
Miami, 786-425-1001

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Maura Conahan and Marcus Griffin at JB Kitchen & Bar

Urbanite Bistro European fare near the Adrienne
Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. 62 NE 14th St.,
Miami, 305-374-0662
Yambo The ultimate Nicaraguan experience. 1643
SW First St., Miami, 305-642-6616

8 oz. Burger Bar
Famous for grass-fed bugers and
unique beer and cocktail lists. 1080 Alton Road, South
Beach, 305-397-8246
A Fish Called Avalon The original seafood grill at
The Avalon Hotel. 700 Ocean Dr., South Beach,
Ago Robert De Niro’s Italian LA-to-Miami transfer at
the Shore Club. 1901 Collins Ave., South Beach,
AltaMar A neighborhood gem with great seafood and
pasta. 1233 Lincoln Road, South Beach, 305-532-3061
Asia de Cuba Creative Latin and Asian flavors at the
Mondrian. 1100 West Ave., South Beach, 305-514-1940
Balans Casual, global menu. 1022 Lincoln Road, South
Beach, 305-534-9191
Barton G. The Restaurant Upscale American eatery,
plus lots of dazzle. 1427 West Ave., South Beach,
B.E.D. Relish tapas while lounging on beds. 929
Washington Ave., South Beach, 305-532-9070
Big Pink Bright diner, full-bodied classics. 157 Collins
Ave., South Beach, 305-532-4700
BLT Steak at The Betsy Hotel Acclaimed chef
Laurent Tourondel’s interpretation of the modern
American steakhouse with a French flair. 1440 Ocean
Drive, Miami Beach, 305-673-0044
Blue Door This luxe café at the Delano serves a
French brasserie-inspired menu for lunch, dinner or
late-night supper. 1685 Collins Ave., South Beach,
Bond Street Lounge An outpost of the renowned
Manhattan sushi emporium, in the Townhouse Hotel.
150 20th St., South Beach, 305-398-1806
Cafe Prima Pasta Classic Italian fare. 414 71st St.,
Miami Beach, 305-867-0106
Caffé Milano Authentic Italian cuisine with
Mediterranean and tropical influences. 850 Ocean
Dr., South Beach, 305-532-0707
Canyon Ranch Grill Wholesome, seasonal dishes
with an emphasis on local farming methods. 6801
Collins Ave., Miami Beach. 305-514-7474.
Casa Tua Italian restaurant with a private upstairs

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Alexa Lacovelli, Lindsay Pulaski and Lilo Filio at Coco de Ville at the Gansevoort South

lounge and la dolce vita vibe. 1700 James Ave., South
Beach, 305-673-1010
China Grill Imaginative world-fusion cuisine. 404
Washington Ave., South Beach, 305-534-2211
Clarke’s Upscale Irish pub with an impressive wine
list. 840 First St., South Beach, 305-538-9885
David’s Cafe II South Beach’s original Cuban cuisine,
open 24 hours daily. Also at 1058 Collins. 1654 Meridian
Ave., South Beach, 305-672-8707
Doraku Family-style sushi. 1104 Lincoln Road, South
Beach, 305-695-8383
El Rancho Grande Restaurant Charming, authentic
Mexican. 1626 Pennsylvania Ave., South Beach,
Emeril’s Miami Beach Emeril Lagasse’s flavorful
outpost at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. 1601 Collins
Ave., South Beach, 305-695-4550
Escopazzo Excellent, romantic Italian cuisine with an
organic emphasis. 1311 Washington Ave., South Beach,
Essensia Restaurant & Lounge Natural gourmet dining
at the iconic Palms Hotel & Spa. 3025 Collins Ave.,
Miami Beach, 305-908-5458
Fogo de Chão The original Brazilian steakhouse. 836
First St., South Beach, 305-672-0011
The Forge Restaurant & Lounge The institution of decadent
dining. 432 41st St., Miami Beach, 305-538-8533
Front Porch Delicious sandwiches and salads, slightly
off the beaten path. 1418 Ocean Dr., South Beach,
Go-Go Fresh Food Cafe Healthy fast food, including
famous baked empanadas. 926 Alton Road, Miami
Beach, 305-673-3137
Gotham Steak Modern American steakhouse fare
from chef Alfred Portale. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami
Beach. 305-674-4780
Grazie Serving sumptuous Italian favorites. 701
Washington Ave., South Beach, 305-673-1312
Hakkasan The exquisite Chinese creations of London
restaurateur Alan Yau. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami
Beach. 786-276-1388
Icebox Cafe The finest desserts on the Beach. 1657
Michigan Ave., South Beach, 305-538-8448

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Marc B. and Jennifer Bond at Red Market at Bal Harbour Shops

Jerry’s Famous Deli Studio City’s ultimate delicatessen
arrives on South Beach. 1450 Collins Ave., South
Beach, 305-532-8030
Joe Allen A combination of American classics and
Italian-Mediterranean fare. 1787 Purdy Ave., South
Beach, 305-531-7007
Joe’s Stone Crab A must-see Miami institution since
1913. 11 Washington Ave., South Beach, 305-673-0365
Kaspia This outpost of the famous Parisian restaurant
specializes in caviar, smoked salmon and vodka. 1220
Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-674-7899
Kung Fu Sushi Sushi and sake lounge, plus outdoor
dining and a library. 1720 Collins Ave., South Beach.,
La Locanda Classic, authentic Italian. 413 Washington
Ave., South Beach, 305-538-6277
La Marea Mediterranean-style dining at The Tides.
1220 Ocean Dr., South Beach, 305-604-5130
La Piaggia A Saint-Tropez beach club without the jet
lag. 1000 South Pointe Dr., South Beach, 305-674-0647
Larios on the Beach Upscale, authentic Cuban food
backed by part-owner Gloria Estefan. 820 Ocean Dr.,
South Beach, 305-532-9577
The Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill Stunning Belle
Isle setting complemented by chef Mark Zeitouni’s cuisine.
Located at The Standard Miami Beach. 40 Island
Ave., South Beach, 305-673-1717
Macaluso’s Restaurant Family-style Italian in a cozy
room. 1747 Alton Road, South Beach, 305-604-1811
Miss Yip Chinese Cafe Asian eatery with a hip twist.
1661 Meridian Ave., South Beach, 305-534-5488
Monty’s Raw Bar Scenic bayfront spot with seafood
goodies. 300 Alton Road, South Beach, 305-672-1148
Morton’s The Steakhouse Classic steak and lobster.
4041 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 786-454-4022

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Anabel Sainz, Monica Luna y Parra and Araceli Galvan Duque at One Bal Harbour

Mr Chow The iconic Chinese showplace arrives at
the W South Beach. 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach,
Nemo Acclaimed world-fusion cuisine, including seafood
and a tasty raw bar. 100 Collins Ave., South Beach,
News Cafe This 24-hour hot spot remains the heart
and soul of South Beach. 800 Ocean Dr., South Beach,
Nobu Legendary Japanese seafood delicacies at the
Shore Club. 1901 Collins Ave., South Beach, 305-
OLA Douglas Rodriguez’s nuevo-Latino restaurant
at the Sanctuary South Beach. 1745 James Ave., South
Beach, 305-695-9125
Oliver’s Bistro A neighborhood joint serving moderately
priced world-bistro dishes. 959 West Ave., South
Beach, 305-535-3050
Osteria del Teatro Italian mainstay in the heart of
South Beach. 1443 Washington Ave., South Beach,
The Pelican Cafe Excellent breakfast and lunch
options on Ocean Drive. 826 Ocean Dr., South
Beach, 305-673-1000
Philippe Philippe Chow’s famous New York eatery
comes to the Gansevoort South. 2305 Collins Ave.,
South Beach, 305-674-0250
Prime One Twelve Extraordinary, modern take on
the classic steakhouse. 112 Ocean Dr., South Beach,
Proof A hip new health-conscious restaurant and
lounge at Z Ocean Hotel. 1458 Ocean Dr., Miami
Beach, 305-695-4114
Quattro Gastronomia Italiana Twin chefs Nicola
and Fabrizio Carro stir up traditional Northern Italian
cuisine. 1014 Lincoln Road, South Beach, 305-531-4833
Red, The Steakhouse Mediterranean-influenced
steakhouse. 119 Washington Ave., South Beach,
Restaurant at The Setai Five-star, trans-ethnic cuisine

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Beth Becker, Prianca Mehta and Dina Ataliah at Coco de Ville

with a strong Asian influence. 2001 Collins Ave., South
Beach, 305-520-6402
Rosinella Homestyle Italian dishes. 525 Lincoln Road,
South Beach, 305-672-8777
Scarpetta Ravishing Italian cuisine from chef
Scott Conant at the Fontainebleau. 4441 Collins
Ave., Miami Beach. 305-538-2000
Shoji Sushi Delicious sushi served inside or out.
100 Collins Ave., South Beach, 305-532-4245
Smith & Wollensky Classic steak dishes, outstanding
seafood and an award-winning wine selection
overlooking Government Cut. 1 Washington Ave.,
Miami Beach, 305-673-2800
Soleá Light, sophisticated Spanish offerings in the
sublimely chic W South Beach. 2201 Collins Ave.,
Miami Beach, 305-938-3111
STK This highly anticipated steakhouse from
The One Group combines sumptuous food with
lively entertainment at the Gansevoort South. 2377
Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-604-6988
Sushi Samba Dromo Japanese-Brazilian fusion
fare. 600 Lincoln Road, South Beach, 305-673-5337
Sylvano Laid-back Italian restaurant and sports
bar. 820 Alton Road, South Beach, 305-673-3959
Talula Restaurant & Bar Neighborhood eatery
offering creative American cuisine. 210 23rd St., South
Beach, 305-672-0778
Tap Tap Music, film, art and Haitian cooking. 819 Fifth
St., South Beach, 305-672-2898
Tiramesu Authentic Italian. 721 Lincoln Road, South
Beach, 305-532-4538
Toni’s Sushi Bar Japanese cuisine in an upscale setting.
1208 Washington Ave., South Beach,
Van Dyke Cafe The favorite Lincoln Road peoplewatching
spot. 846 Lincoln Road, South Beach.,
Vita Upscale Mediterranean eatery. 1906 Collins
Avenue, Miami Beach, 305-538-7855
Wish World-fusion cuisine at The Hotel. 801 Collins
Ave., South Beach, 305-674-9474

RA Sushi Asian plates to satisfy all tastes. 5829 SW
73rd St., Miami, 305-341-0092
Shorty’s BBQ Finger-licking barbecue favorites. 9200
S. Dixie Hwy., Miami, 305-670-7732

The H Restaurant Specializing in French classics,
Mediterranean delights and American favorites. 17608
Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach, 305-931-9106
Il Mulino Celebrated classic Italian cuisine from New
York at the Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach. 17875
Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach, 305-466-9191
Timo Elegantly designed neighborhood eatery featuring
a deliciously innovative menu. 17624 Collins Ave.,
Sunny Isles, 305-936-1008

Michy’s Chef Michelle Bernstein brings her Latin heritage
to the table with tangy ceviche and grilled meats with
chimichurri. 6927 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-759-2001
Soyka’s Restaurant Cafe & Bar Eclectic blend of
new and traditional cuisine. 5556 NE Fourth Ct.,
Miami, 305-759-3117

Blue Martini Upscale atmosphere with a local-bar
mentality. Located at Mary Brickell Village. 900 S.
Miami Ave., Miami, 305-981-2583

PS14 A hip hangout with great live music. 28 NE 14th
St., Miami, 305-358-3600
Space Downtown Miami megaclub with a New
York underground vibe. 34 NE 11th St., Miami,
Tobacco Road Miami’s oldest bar, serving patrons
for more than 95 years. 626 South Miami Ave., Miami,

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Becky Gillispie and Amanda Safina at Plunge at the Gansevoort South

Club Deuce Everyone’s favorite timeless dive bar.
222 14th St., Miami Beach, 305-531-6200
Cozy Piano Bar & More The one and only piano bar
in Miami Beach with New York flair. 500 South Pointe
Dr., South Beach, 305-532-2699
Gemma Lounge Intimate lounge overlooking
Lincoln Road. 529 Lincoln Road, South Beach,
Jazid Intimate, live jazz and blues. 1342 Washington
Ave., South Beach, 305-673-9372
LIV The hip, high-energy megaclub at the
Fontainebleau Miami Beach. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami
Beach, 305-674-4680
Louis Bar & Lounge Decadence reigns at the
Gansevoort South’s new upscale lounge, from the creators
of Privé and Set. 2325 Collins Ave., South Beach,
Love Hate Miami Ink’s famed lounge with a rock ’n’
roll attitude. 423 Washington Ave., South Beach, 305-

Lucky Strike Lanes Upscale bowling experience
with great food, drinks and a live DJ. 1691 Michigan
Ave., South Beach, 305-532-0307
Mansion Plush, oversize dance club with copious VIP
nooks. 1235 Washington Ave., South Beach,
Mova Lounge Sleek gay bar off Lincoln filled with
South Beach’s buzziest boys. 1625 Michigan Ave., South
Beach, 305-534-8181
Mynt A vibrant club that plays host to South Beach’s
fabulous crowd. 1921 Collins Ave., South Beach,
Nikki Beach A sprawling, mostly outdoor hot spot to
see and be seen. 1 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach,
Purdy Lounge The perfect local bar. 1811 Purdy Ave.,
South Beach, 305-531-4622
Rokbar The Beach’s first rock ’n’ roll club. 1905 Collins
Ave., South Beach, 305-674-4397
Score Hot gay video dance bar. 727 Lincoln Road,
South Beach, 305-535-1111
Segafredo Lincoln Road’s buzzing coffee and cocktail
scene. 1040 Lincoln Road, South Beach, 305-673-0047
Set A modern South Beach tribute to Old Hollywood
glamour. 320 Lincoln Road, South Beach, 305-531-2800
SkyBar The Shore Club’s exclusive nightlife setting
overlooking the ocean. 1901 Collins Ave., South
Beach, 786-276-6772
The Strip A boudoir-themed nightclub showing burlesque
and cutting-edge performance art. 330 Lincoln
Road, Miami Beach, 305-532-2330
Ted’s Hideaway A laid-back local bar with a pool table
and a delightfully grungy scene. 124 Second St., Miami
Beach, 305-532-9869
Twist Popular gay pit stop with late-night action and
seven uniquely themed bars. 1057 Washington Ave.,
South Beach, 305-538-9478
Wall The W South Beach’s on-site hot spot from a
dream team of nightlife innovators. 2201 Collins Ave.,
Miami Beach, 305-938-3000

Boteco Brazilian Bar Hip, authentic Brazilian bar
and restaurant. 916 NE 79th St., Miami,
Churchill’s Pub Charismatic English pub with live music
nightly. 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami, 305-757-1807
Kingdom No-frills sports bar serving the best burgers
on the Upper East Side. 6708 Biscayne Blvd., Miami,
The News Lounge A mini version of Ocean
Drive’s famous News Cafe, located in a courtyard at
the 55th Street Station. 5580 NE Fourth Ct., Miami,

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Cindy White and Erica Mondor at Wet at the W South Beach


Anthony’s Runway 84 Southern Italian fare in an
old-school ambience. 330 SE 24th St., Fort Lauderdale,
Bova Prime Vibrant hot spot for tasty Italian and
steak dishes. 401 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale,
Cafe Martorano There’s always a wait for this
sizzling eatery’s addictive Italian fare. 3343 E.
Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-561-2554
Canyon Southwest Cafe Excellent prickly-pear
margaritas and tequila-jalapeño smoked salmon. 1818
E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-765-1950
Da Campo Osteria by Todd English The
Intracoastal’s newest hot spot featuring rustic Italian
cuisine. 3333 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, 954-
Johnny V Restaurant Famed South Beach chef
Johnny Vinczencz stirs up a menu full of robust

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Marco Leo and Gama Vebaikova at The Florida Room at the Delano

flavors and multilayered spices. 625 E. Las Olas
Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-761-7920
SoLita Las Olas “South of Little Italy” melds family
traditions with a modern ambience. 1032 East Last Olas
Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-357-2616
Steak 954 A luxury boutique steakhouse at the W Fort
Lauderdale. 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort
Lauderdale, 954-414-8333
Yolo Cozy American dining room with a wood-burning
oven. 333 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale,

Blue Martini Upscale atmosphere with a local-bar
mentality. 2432 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale,
Gryphon Intimate, exclusive European-style club
from New York nightlife impresario Michael Ault in
the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. 5711 Seminole Way,
Hollywood, 954-581-5454
Pangaea A spin-off of the New York ultralounge in
the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. 5711 Seminole Way,
Hollywood, 954-581-5454
Whiskey Blue Indoor and outdoor lounge, cuttingedge
design, fashionable clientele and signature
cocktails. 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort
Lauderdale, 954-414-8300

III Forks Contemporary steakhouse and piano bar. 200
E. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, 561-416-2185
32 East Seasonal produce reigns at this popular neighborhood
bistro. 32 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach,

Abe & Louie’s The Boca Raton outpost of Boston’s
famous steakhouse. 2200 W. Glades Road, Boca Raton,
Atlantic Grille Steaks, pastas, salads and signature seafood
served alfresco at The Seagate Hotel & Spa. 1000 E.
Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 561-665-4900
Casa D’Angelo A luscious Tuscan menu served in a
sophisticated, romantic dining room. 171 E. Palmetto
Park Road, Boca Raton, 561-338-1703
Chops Lobster Bar Prime steaks and seafood. 101
Plaza Real South, Boca Raton, 561-395-2675
Cut 432 Bold, high-energy, modern steakhouse. 432 E.
Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 561-272-9898
Dada Wonderfully hip eatery with a funky atmosphere
and delicious menu. 52 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach,
Falcon House Contemporary American tapas bar. 116
NE Sixth Ave., Delray Beach, 561-243-9499
Fifth Avenue Grill Fine steaks from Allen Brothers
and live piano music. 821 SE Fifth Ave., Delray Beach,
Lucca Traditional Tuscan cuisine at the Boca Raton
Resort & Club. 501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton,
Moquila Restaurant & Tequila Bar Gourmet Mexican.
99 SE Mizner Blvd., Boca Raton, 561-394-9990
New York Prime Fine steaks, decadent sides and a
bustling scene. 2350 NW Executive Center Dr., Boca
Raton, 561-998-3881
Sundy House Floribbean cuisine. 106 S. Swinton Ave.,
Delray Beach, 561-272-5678
Tramonti The sister restaurant of NYC’s
beloved Italian restaurant in Little Italy, Angelo
of Mulberry Street. 119 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray
Beach, 561-272-1944
Vic & Angelo’s Sumptuous coal-oven pizzas and pastas.
290 E. Atlantic Ave., Boca Raton, 561-278-9570

Bice Superchic Italian trattoria. 313 1/2 Worth Ave.,
Palm Beach, 561-835-1600
Café Boulud French-American cuisine in a
casually elegant setting in the Brazilian Court
Hotel. 301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach,
Café L’Europe Contemporary international
cuisine. 331 S. County Road, Palm Beach,
Charley’s Crab Seafood-centric oceanfront bar
with a great Sunday brunch. 456 South Ocean
Blvd., Palm Beach, 561-659-1500
Chez Jean-Pierre Bistro Cozy, intimate rendezvous.
Alluringly discreet with a tasty menu. 132
N. County Road, Palm Beach, 561-833-1171
Cucina Dell’Arte Bright Italian dishes. 257
Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach, 561-655-0770
Echo Diverse and distinctive foods of Asia served
in a sleek, modern atmosphere. 230A Sunrise
Ave., Palm Beach, 561-802-4222
Flagler Steakhouse Prime steaks at The
Breakers’ comfortable golf and tennis clubhouse.
2 S. County Rd., Palm Beach, 561-653-6355
Gratify American gastropub serving regional
comfort food. 125 Datura St., West Palm Beach,
L’Escalier Modern French cuisine at The Breakers.
1 S. County Road, Palm Beach, 561-659-8480
Nick and Johnnie’s Patio bar and gri l l serving
everything from hot dogs to salmon
Provençal. 207 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm
Beach, 561-655-3319
Palm Beach Grill Steaks, seafood and indulgent sides.
340 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach, 561-835-1077
Pistache Parisian-style French bistro with a
Mediterranean twist. 101 N. Clematis St., West
Palm Beach, 561-833-5090

1 - The Ocean Drive Guide To Dining and Nightlife

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Pizza Al Fresco Brick-oven pizza and Italian
specialties served in a charming outdoor courtyard.
14 Via Mizner, Palm Beach, 561-832-0032
Renato’s Luxurious Continental cuisine. 87 Via
Mizner, Palm Beach, 561-655-9752
Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar Hip, lively eatery
serving Mexican and Southwestern fare. 224
Clematis St., West Palm Beach, 561-650-1001
The Restaurant at the Four Seasons Acclaimed
Southeastern regional cuisine. 2800 S. Ocean
Blvd., Palm Beach, 561-533-3750
Sushi Jo Great sushi served until 11 PM. 319
Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, 561-868-
Ta-boo Classic bar and bistro in the heart of
Worth Avenue’s designer boutiques. 221 Worth
Ave., Palm Beach, 561-835-3500
Testa’s A breakfast and Sunday brunch favorite. 221
Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach, 561-832-0992

Top of the Point Classic American served in a
clubby atmosphere atop the Phillips Point building
with views of the Intracoastal. 777 S. Flagler
Dr., West Palm Beach, 561-832-2424

251 Palm Beach The longstanding landmark
nightlife venue of Palm Beach, attracting a glamorous
local crowd. 251 Sunrise Ave., Palm Beach,
Club Colette Private dining club. 215 Peruvian
Ave., Palm Beach, 561-659-0537
E.R. Bradley’s Saloon Attracts a devoted, young,
attractive crowd. 104 Clematis St., West Palm
Beach, 561-833-3520
Leopard Lounge Jumbo cocktails and exotic
ambience in The Chesterfield, Palm Beach. 363
Cocoanut Row, Palm Beach, 561-659-5800
Michael R. McCarty’s Palm Beach Laid-back,
Palm Beach-chic resto-bar famous for its bustling
late-night cocktail crowd. 50 Cocoanut Row, Palm
Beach, 561-659-1899

Antonia’s Key West Exquisite Italian and modern
Mediterranean cuisine. 615 Duval St., Key West,
Blue Heaven Casual outdoor island dining among
the roosters. 729 Thomas St., Key West, 305-296-8666
Café Marquesa Acclaimed gourmet dining. 600
Fleming St., Key West, 305-292-1919
Pierre’s Restaurant Gourmet with an extensive wine
list. 81600 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada, 305-664-3225
Sarabeth’s Sublime comfort food from the NYC institution.
530 Simonton St., Key West, 305-293-8181
Seven Fish Intimate bistro offering an eclectic mix
of beautiful seafood. Dinner only. 632 Olivia St.,
Key West, 305-296-2777

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