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The 15 Best Lunch Spots Near Kendall

Updated: May 2, 2022

Need a quick lunch or a spot to have a fancy business lunch? These Kendall lunch spots have you covered. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best lunches in Kendall. Beat the midday munchies at these fantastic lunch venues!

Find the perfect place

Autentica Taqueria

Mexican, KendallMexicanKendall
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Shiraz Bistro & Market

Persian, $$, KendallPersian, $$Kendall
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Ocean One Bar and Grille

American, KendallAmericanKendall
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Mr and Mrs Bun

Latin, KendallLatinKendall
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Eating House

American, $$, Coral GablesAmerican, $$Coral Gables, North Ponce de Leon
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The Best Restaurants In Coral Gables, Miami

    CultureTrip, 2017
  • Eater, 2021

    38 Standout Dining Destinations in Miami, Spring 2021

    Eater, 2021

Tur Kitchen

Mediterranean, Coral GablesMediterraneanCoral Gables
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

    15 Superb Coral Gables Restaurants

    Eater, 2021

Chef Sucre Cafe

French, $$, Coral GablesFrench, $$Coral Gables
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    The 14 Best Hidden Gem Restaurants in Miami, 2019 Edition

    Eater, 2019

Mamey - Miami

Caribbean, Coral GablesCaribbeanCoral Gables
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

    15 Superb Coral Gables Restaurants

    Eater, 2021

Portosole

Italian, Coral GablesItalianCoral Gables
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Buenos Aires Bistro

Argentine, Coral GablesArgentineCoral Gables
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Vice cookies

Bakery, Coral GablesBakeryCoral Gables
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Laki Bowls

Asian Fusion, Coral GablesAsian FusionCoral Gables
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Fugato

Mediterranean, $$, Coral GablesMediterranean, $$Coral Gables
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Dora's Bakery & Bistro

Pizza, Coral GablesPizzaCoral Gables, North Ponce de Leon
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Namaste Miami

Indian, Coral GablesIndianCoral Gables, North Ponce de Leon
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

How did we curate this list?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We pored over ratings for 16799 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Kendall and 790 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Eater - 15 Superb Coral Gables Restaurants, Eater - The 14 Best Hidden Gem Restaurants in Miami, 2019 Edition and Eater - 38 Standout Dining Destinations in Miami, Spring 2021. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

Ghee Indian Kitchen, Autentica Taqueria, and MOD Pizza are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for delivery in Kendall.

Autentica Taqueria, MOD Pizza, and Shiraz Bistro & Market are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick-up meal in Kendall.

Ghee Indian Kitchen, Autentica Taqueria, and MOD Pizza are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly lunch restaurants in Kendall.

The highest-rated lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Kendall are Ghee Indian Kitchen, Autentica Taqueria and MOD Pizza.

The highest-rated places in Kendall for lunch and cocktails are The Brick American Kitchen & Bar and Mr and Mrs Bun.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Cilantro Chile Cooler with banh mi

    Experts would recommend a cocktail as a pairing to your banh mi, specifically Cilantro Chile Cooler because it cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.

  • Go for Kabinett with banh mi

    For an elevated experience, pair your banh mi with Kabinett. This combination works particularly well because this white wine cools the jalapeno with the sweetness of the wine.


  • The ideal pairing for pork ribs with a barbecue rub

    Experts suggest pairing a pork ribs with a barbecue rub with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.


Did you know?

  • A traditional drink of China

    Should you find yourself on the streets of China be sure to sample the local sour plum tea one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

  • A classic meal

    If you take a trip to bahn mi, then the well-known, tasty bahn mi should be on your radar! It is a local classic.

  • Who made the first nachos?

    Ignacio Anaya is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous nachos.

Parking in the area

Parking in Kendall can be a challenge. Luckily, you can secure parking stress-free with our partner SpotHero, a digital parking reservation service.

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