Best South Beach Restaurants

Miami may be home to the best nightclubs and beaches, but it’s also home to the best restaurants as well. Enjoy the great weather throughout the day and spend some time at South Beach. Catch a tan or go for a swim then head out to one of South Beach’s restaurants. Grab a bite to eat at one of these great restaurants and explore all of their different menu items. Whatever you’re craving to eat, these South Beach restaurants will satisfy that craving!

The Naked Taco


Located at the Dream Hotel, this great Mexican restaurant has been greatly accepted throughout South Beach. This restaurant is both owned and operated by famous American chef Ralph Pagano. Pagano is widely known for his appearances on various cooking themed TV shows such as Hell’s Kitchen and Iron Chef to name a few. Start your meal with some chips and guac, and then take a look at Naked Taco’s extensive menu options. Chicken, brisket, lobster, fish, and pork are just some of the taco options that you can enjoy at the Naked Taco. The drink menu is just as good as the food menu with many different options to pick from. Order up one of their signature margaritas from sweet to spicy their options are almost limitless! The Naked Taco also offers their signature sangria and mojitos as well as beer and champagne bottles too.

Naked Taco also offers their guests three distinctive ways to enjoy their meals and experience while visiting the restaurant. You can enjoy your meal on their patio, which will give you front row seats to the South Beach’s famous Collins Avenue. Your next two options are both of the Naked Taco’s bars, Bar Noche and Bar Mañana. At Bar Mañana, you can enjoy the best coffee in town while at Bar Noche you can enjoy their great selection of homemade cocktails and tequilas. Naked Taco is one of top South Beach restaurants that you just have to visit. They also offer a complimentary shot of tequila to all of their guests!

Drunken Dragon


The Drunken Dragon thanks to executive chef Xavier Torres, is South Beach’s first Korean barbecue restaurant that offers guests a do-it-yourself method of tableside grilling. This one of a kind South Beach restaurant gives guests an amazing meal to enjoy as well as an experience. You will enjoy a great display of different well-flavored foods for you to grill at your table with your guests. Grab something to roast over your communal table grill and share unforgettable moments with your friends. Grilling isn’t all that you can do while at the Drunken Dragon, you can also order other Asian inspired dishes. The non-traditional plates offered are influenced from all throughout Asia – from Thailand, Japan to Vietnam – with all dishes being delicious! You can also order up any of their signature drinks or share one of their scorpion bowls for a drink that packs a punch!



Grab a bite to eat at this great South Beach restaurant at the Gale Hotel, Dolce Italian! Dolce Italian was named America’s “Best New Restaurant” on the first season of Bravo’s culinary competition series Best New Restaurant. This modern Italian restaurant captures the elegance of Fellini’s Rome of the 1960s. Dolce Italian is known for its mozzarella bar, which features made to order mozzarella dishes, but the star of this restaurant is Italian-born executive chef Paolo Dorigato’s menu of updated Italian dishes. The menu features various pasta dishes and classic Italian favorites as well. While at Dolce, you can enjoy their vibrant lounge and beautiful dining room. A full-service bar will serve you classic handcrafted Italian cocktails to complement your food options.

You can also host an event at Dolce Italian, their dining room has enough space to accommodate up to 100 guests and they also offer semi-private options as well. The garden adjacent to the dining room is the perfect space to host a reception before you enjoy your dinner in the dining room. With tropical bamboo and vines cascading down the links above you, Dolce Italian is one of the best South Beach restaurants for an unforgettable event.

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