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It’s time to get your eat on! There are so many things to do in Miami, but we can all agree that Miami’s food scene is one of our favorite things about the Magic City. Whether you are looking for fresh seafood, authentic Cuban cooking, or 5-star meals from celebrity chefs, Miami’s food scene is home to so many flavors. 

Be sure to follow @stufftodoinmiami on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date on everything going on in Miami. If you are ready to read the top things to eat in Miami this weekend, dive into our newest weekend guide exploring a few gems in Miami’s expanding culinary scene!

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📷 @kushwynwood

1. Kush Miami

Featuring 18 taps, rare finds, craft beers, local food made from scratch, this Wynwood eatery is a must-visit after exploring the neighborhood’s urban graffiti scene. Reflecting the character of the street murals that line the neighborhood, Kush was opened with craftsmanship and art in mind. The inside of Kush is filled with works of art created by premiere local artists. 

While we cannot enjoy the inside of the restaurant at the moment, you can order their local craft beer selection featuring numerous Florida breweries and the homemade pub food online. Everything is locally sourced from Florida farms and they make everything from scratch every single day–including the key lime pie.

Their menu has something for everyone; Grilled Cheese con Sopa de Tomate, Kush Cubano, Chicken n Waffles, Grandpa Joe’s Pastrami Reuben, and the Florida Alligator Tacos are some of our favorites, but Kush is really known for serving some of Miami’s best burgers. Try the Johnny Utah, topped with hot pastrami, or the LoKal, a Florida grass-fed burger served with homemade honey mustard, using local honey, melted jack cheese, local tomatoes, sliced red onions, arugula, and Florida avocados.

🗓  Monday–Sunday | 12PM–9PM
📍 2003 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33127

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📷 House of Wings

2. House of Wings

Flats or drums? We can argue that another time…but there is no debate that House of Wings has some of the best chicken wings in the 305. Offering over 60 wing flavors, the hardest decision to make when you visit is which flavor you are going to try. Some of the more nontraditional flavor choices include Barack Obama, Golden Goblin, Citrus Island Breeze, South Beach, Jamaican Thai, and Hennessy Glaze. 

This colorful chicken joint also offers seafood, but it’s hard not to order chicken from a restaurant that is known as “the King of Poultry.” Head over to this historic Overtown eatery and try some wings for yourself!

🗓 Sunday–Thursday | 11AM–8PM
🗓Friday–Saturday | 11AM–9PM
📍 1039 NW 3rd Ave, Miami, FL 33136

📷 Bulla Gastrobar

3. Bulla Gastrobar

With locations in Doral and Coral Gables, Bulla Gastrobar is worth the visit. Inspired by Spain’s Tapas scene, Bulla Grastrobar’s small plates are meant to be shared between friends and family and paired with a bottle of Spanish wine. Start your meal with some meats and cheeses before feasting on their shareable plates including patatas bravas, croquetas de Jamon, and albondigas (veal and pork meatballs). If you are  ordering with a group to-go, try their family meals which are set to serve up to 5 people. 

Voted “Best Brunch in Miami” by the Miami New Times, Bulla is also a popular spot for Sunday Brunch. For only $27, their three-course prix-fixe menu features classic dishes such as Huevos Rancheros, Churro S’mores, and Avocado Toast. All of which pair perfectly with bottomless* mimosas & Bulla famous red or white sangrias.

🗓 Monday–Saturday | 11:30AM–10PM  
🗓 Sunday | 11AM–10PM
📍 60 11th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

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📷 @happywinemiami

4. Happy Wine Calle Ocho

Looking to have a wine night? Located in the heart of Miami’s Little Havana, Happy Wine Calle Ocho has over 1000+ wine labels and showcases the best champagnes from around the world. With signature tapas, live entertainment, and diverse cultural aesthetics, visiting Happy Wine Calle Ocho is an immersive and unforgettable experience.

Stop by for their $4 House wine happy hour from Monday–Thursday or grab some grub from their menu featuring tapas and paninis and pair it with your favorite vino.

🗓  Monday–Tuesday | 10AM–7PM
🗓 Wednesday–Thursday | 10AM–9PM
🗓 Friday–Saturday | 10AM–10PM
📍 792 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33144

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📷 Eating House

5. Eating House

Located in Coral Gables, Eating House is a modern American restaurant from Forbes “30 under 30” honoree and winner of Food Networks’ Chopped, Giorgio Rapicavoli. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Eating House offers an ever-changing selection of eclectic dishes.

Some of our favorite dishes from past menus include the Half Pound Frita Burger, Black Truffle, Mac N Cheese, and Risotto. You can check out their latest menu here and order online

🗓 Tuesday–Friday | 11:30AM–2:45PM | 6PM–9:45PM
🗓 Saturday | 11AM–2:45PM | 6PM–10PM
🗓 Sunday | 11AM–2:45PM
📍 804 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134

There are also a number of great Miami Foodie Instagram pages to follow. Stay up to date on Miami’s food scene with these food-filled accounts:

Mr. Eats 305 | With over 75K followers, Mr. Eats 305 covers all things food in the 305. His colorful Instagram feed filled with all kinds of Miami meals leaves us feeling hungry. 

Cubanbabiieats | Cubanbabiieats posts pictures of mouth-watering donuts, cafe con Leche, tacos, desserts, pizzas, and everything in between. Be warned, you will leave her page with some major cravings. 

Fromatozmiami | FromAtoZMiami focuses on more than just food. Follow her journey through Miami as she shares local stories and all things food, dating, and drinking across the 305. 

Juanbiteatatime | Juanbiteatatime posts some of the best eats from all over South Florida. Miami is truly a foodies heaven through the lens of Juan

tasty travels | Tastytravels, the self-proclaimed Chief Eating Officer, feasts her way around Miami and shows off the city’s latest foodie favorites.

More Things to Do in Miami

Still, looking for other places to try around Miami? Learn how you can support black-owned and small businesses around Miami in our other blogs.

What local restaurants are you supporting right now? Are there any restaurants that we should have featured? Follow @StufftoDoinMiami on Facebook and Instagram and let us know! Remember to check the UNATION app and stay up to date with all the things to do in Miami this weekend!

Cameron Haldin

Cameron Haldin

Cameron Haldin is a writer, purveyor of information, and world traveler. Outside of work, he enjoys grilling, connecting with nature, and watching AFC Ajax football.

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