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The 15 Best American Restaurants In Miami Beach

Updated: May 2, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Miami Beach? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. From plates of Pacific seafood to bowls of mac and cheese these are the best American venues Miami Beach has to offer.

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Stubborn Seed

American, $$$, South PointeAmerican, $$$Miami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Joe's Stone Crab

American, $$$, South PointeAmerican, $$$Miami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

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  • Miami and Beaches, 2021

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Stiltsville Fish Bar

American, $$$, BayshoreAmerican, $$$Miami Beach, Bayshore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Miami and Beaches, 2021

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  • Eater, 2021

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Silverlake Bistro

American, $$, Isle of NormandyAmerican, $$Miami Beach, Isle of Normandy
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Cafe Bernie

New American, OceanfrontNew AmericanMiami Beach, Oceanfront
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Fat Ronnie's Burger Bar -Miami Beach

American, City CenterAmericanMiami Beach, City Center
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Morgans at Arlen Beach

American, OceanfrontAmericanMiami Beach, Oceanfront
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

A Fish Called Avalon

American, $$$, Flamingo LummusAmerican, $$$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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The Lobster Shack

American, City CenterAmericanMiami Beach, City Center
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Smith & Wollensky

American, $$$$, South PointeAmerican, $$$$Miami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Aura at Books and Books

American, $$, City CenterAmerican, $$Miami Beach, City Center
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

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    Eater, 2020

Orange Blossom

American, $$, City CenterAmerican, $$Miami Beach, City Center
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Burgermeister

American, $$, South PointeAmerican, $$Miami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Chalan on the Beach

Peruvian, $$, Flamingo LummusPeruvian, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

LT Steak & Seafood

American, $$$, Flamingo LummusAmerican, $$$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

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What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Picking the right American restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 16799 restaurants in Miami Beach, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 790 lists and articles from experts at Hoodline, Eater and CultureTrip and more. All with some boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - Here are Miami Beach's top 5 breakfast and brunch spots, Eater - 12 Lincoln Road Restaurants That Are Actually Good and CultureTrip - The 12 Best Restaurants in Miami Beach. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

Stubborn Seed, Joe's Stone Crab, and 27 Restaurant & Bar are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Miami Beach.

Stubborn Seed, Joe's Stone Crab, and Juvia are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for American cuisine in Miami Beach.

Aura at Books and Books, STK Steakhouse, and love life cafe are the highest-rated vegan-friendly American restaurants in Miami Beach.

Stubborn Seed, 27 Restaurant & Bar, and Juvia are the highest-rated American restaurants for a date night in Miami Beach.

Stubborn Seed, Joe's Stone Crab, and 27 Restaurant & Bar are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Miami Beach.

Drink pairing tips

  • Margarita with your grilled burger

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  • The perfect complement to fried chicken


    When ordering fried chicken, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Kentucky 75, a popular cocktail.

  • Chardonnay and shellfish


    When considering how to best enjoy your shellfish, we would highlight how well a glass of Chardonnay complements the dish as it balances richness with acidity.


Factoids

  • All about hamburger

    Do you like hamburger enough to dedicate a day to it? If you answered yes, then you should probably know that May International Hamburger Day is International Hamburger Day.

  • Name a more iconic duo: Spanish granache & mac and cheese

    Surely you’ve tried Spanish granache with your mac and cheese? It’s a classic pairing.

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Parking in the area

Miami Beachis notorious for tricky parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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