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Neighborhood Dining

Restaurants and bars within a few blocks' walking distance of Ocean Place:

Big Pink
157 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Big Pink, located on the corner, offers a laid back experience and a vintage diner feel. The expansive menu features larger-than-life portions of souped-up traditional diner foods as well as comfort foods from a variety of cultures and it has a full bar.

Prime 112
 – 1 block away
112 Ocean Drive

Since opening its doors eight years ago, Prime 112 has obtained national and international acclaim for its outstanding service, menu and atmosphere. Prime 112 is the ultimate celebrity-saturated culinary  experience.  Reservations are a must, and you may still have to wait for your table, especially in season.  Enjoy the bacon strips at the bar while you’re waiting.

Joes Stone Crab
 – 3 blocks away
Washington Ave.
For 101 years, no visit to Miami has been complete without stopping in at Joe's Stone Crab. Joe’s is a Miami institution and is open October-May, with limited summer hours through August. Reservations aren't accepted, so the wait can be long. Try the takeaway next door if you're in a rush (October-May only)

Nikki Beach
– 2 blocks away
1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Called the "sexiest place on earth," Nikki Beach is the ultimate destination for the jet-set elite. 

Fogo de Chao
- 3 blocks away
836 1st Street, Miami Beach

Brazilian steakhouse, meat prepared in gaucho style.

Radio Bar
 –  4 blocks away
814 1st St., Miami Beach
Using the back door as an entrance (where the radio tower is stationed), Radio Bar offers  friendly spot to enjoy a craft cocktail while dancing to eclectic tunes. An inviting atmosphere  where you can wear flip flops or a business suit when sipping on a great rum or bourbon.
Radio serves locals craft beers, handcrafted cocktails and “snack bar” food items.  There is a Daily Happy Hour with 2-4-1 signature cocktails & PBR’s from 6PM – 8PM.

Red the Steakhouse
 –  2 blocks away
119 Washington Ave
Red, the Steakhouse was named One of the Top Ten Steakhouses in the country.  Owned and operated by Cleveland restaurateur Brad Friedlander it is recommended that you call or click on the website to make reservations as tables fill up fast.

– 5 blocks away
300 Alton Rd, Miami Marina, Miami Beach

Great food, casual, relaxing atmosphere. Eat your food poolside!  Check the websiteto see the exact time of sunset and be there to watch it set over the Marina.

La Locanda
 –  5 blocks away
419 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

La Locanda prides themselves on great Italian fare at great prices.  The quality of the food, the comfortable atmosphere and the affordability make La Locanda where the locals choose to dine!

Las Olas Cafe

644 6th St, Miami Beach

If you don't speak Spanish, order: “Cafe con leche, poquito azucar, and croquetas” - all are delicious!

2 blocks away
36 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Luxury Chinese cuisine by world famous chef - Philippe Chow. 

Primo Pizza
- 1 block away
100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Real New York Pizza taste with all the tropical atmosphere of Miami. 
Delivery available.

Smith & Wollensky
  – 3 blocks away
1 Washington Avenue, At South Pointe Park, Miami Beach
Smith & Wollensky’s breathtaking location includes a waterfront café, outdoor patio, two floors of restaurant seating and water-view. Start or finish your evening at the fashionable Deco bar. The restaurant proudly serves USDA Prime steaks, premium seafood and award-winning wines.

Lime Fresh Mexican Grill
1439 Alton Rd, Miami Beach

This fast-casual Mexican restaurant originated in South Beach; the focus at Lime Fresh is on fresh ingredients. Lime Fresh serves burritos, tacos and quesadillas – with kid-sized versions offered for less than $5. Imported beer and wines are available, along with frozen margaritas.


1625 Alton Rd, Miami Beach

Open for both lunch and dinner, Piola has classics the kids will love and options for those with more expansive culinary taste, like a pizza with ricotta and smoked salmon or the Miami Beach with arugula and mozzarella.

512 Espanola Way, Miami Beach

Fez Restaurant provides guests with a modern taste of Morocco.  Located on Miami’s historical Espanola Way, Fez is a well-known destination for cultural flavors and a ‘worldly’ and sensual experience.  

Quattro Gastronomia Italiana
1014 Lincoln Rd, South Beach, FL

Authentic tastes of Northern Italy served up by identical twin chefs, Nicola and Gabrizio Carro.  Developed by the KNR Restaurant Group, this upscale Italian eatery opened in August 2006 and has since become a highlight of South Beach. 

Rodriquez de Cuba
101 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

Modern Cuban cuisine in South Beach’s chic South of Fifth.  De Rodriguez Cuba or “DRod” is a James Beard Award Winner, AAA 4 Diamond rated and winner of OpenTable.com’s Diners’ Choice Award.  The menu features fresh seafood, handcrafted tapas and other old world Havana recipes. 

Cavalli Miami
150 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

Italian flavors with Tuscan influences and “a touch of innovated gourmet”.   The menu is a la carte fixed with the freshest seasonal ingredients available. 

Prime Fish
100 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Newly opened, Prime Fish is the third addition to Myles Chefetz “Prime” Restaurants. Prime Fish offers a wide variety of high-end seafood in a unique combination of “fish shack meets upscale dining”.  Prime Fish features both indoor and outdoor dining.  

 Prime Italian
101 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

The sister restaurant of Prime 112 Steakhouse, Prime Italian serves up classic Italian dishes.  Prime Italian has developed a one-pound Kobe meatball which it serves along with oversized portions in an upscale and shared dining area. 

Seasalt and Pepper
422 NW N River Dr., Miami

Seasalt and Pepper Brasserie and Lounge is a waterfront bistro with 250 feet of docking facility, two dining rooms, event space and an outdoor lounge located on the bank of the Miami River.  The restaurant focuses on restyled gastro classics, modern cocktailing and surf and turf.  

OddFellows Speakeasy

336 21st St, Miami Beach

OddFellows Speakeasy is a place to enjoy great drinks prepared by renowned mixologists. This bar is designed with an ‘old-timey’ look and feel and prides itself on putting a fresh spin on classic old fashioned drinks.  While the bar has a strict no cell-phone policy, they are free to use the confessional – an old phone booth with a recorder on the other end that will play your deepest secrets in the restrooms on a later visit. 

La Gloutonnerie
81 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL  33139
With an original outpost in Mexico City, La Gloutonnerie brings elegant French fare with a sophisticated bistro appeal to the area. The menu is classicFrench with modern twists and refinement. La Gloutonnerie is French enough to feel exotic, but cozy enough to make it your Friday night fix. 

Il Mulino  
840 1st Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139
In the Il Mulino New York tradition, classic Italian cuisine melds with Art Deco scenes on beautiful South Beach. Blending the sophistication of New York with elegance at the heart of the South of Fifth neighborhood, enjoy exquisite dishes paired with an extensive selection of wine.

Tongue & Cheek
431 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, Fl 33139
Tongue & Cheek is a restaurant that embodies sophistication and whimsical humor.
Presenting innovative, honest food in a relaxed and classically modern surrounding, from the food to the décor, Tongue & Cheek is a place where guests can enjoy good food, good friends and good conversation.

850 Commerce Street
Miami Beach, FL  33139
Porfirios is a contemporary Mexican restaurant that reimagines the best Mexican dishes with new techniques and flavors. 

Porfirio’s also offers over 100 different labels of Tequilas and Mezcales.