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The 15 Best Lunch Spots In South Beach, Miami Beach

Updated: May 18, 2022

These cafes, food trucks, and restaurants make lunchtime our favorite time in South Beach! We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best lunches in South Beach. If you need quick service tacos or you have time for a sit-down buffet you will find your next lunch spot here!

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Abba Telavivian Kitchen

Israeli, South PointeIsraeliMiami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0
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Pizzette

Pizza, City CenterPizzaMiami Beach, City Center
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Mister O1- South Beach

Pizza, $$, City CenterPizza, $$Miami Beach, City Center
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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Naked Taco - Miami Beach

Mexican, $$, Flamingo LummusMexican, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Koa Poke and Burrito

Japanese, Flamingo LummusJapaneseMiami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
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Suviche - South Beach

Peruvian, $$, Flamingo LummusPeruvian, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Kalamata Mediterranean cuisine

Mediterranean, $$, South PointeMediterranean, $$Miami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Santorini By Georgios

Greek, $$, South PointeGreek, $$Miami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Poseidon Greek Restaurant & Outdoor Lounge

Greek, $$, Flamingo LummusGreek, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Osteria Morini

Italian, City CenterItalianMiami Beach, City Center
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Serena Rooftop

Mexican, Flamingo LummusMexicanMiami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Las Olas Cafe

Cuban, $, Flamingo LummusCuban, $Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5
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Bodega - South Beach

Mexican, $$, Flamingo LummusMexican, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Simplygood Pizza

Pizza, City CenterPizzaMiami Beach, City Center
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

YUCA 105

Cuban, Flamingo LummusCubanMiami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in South Beach. 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 Eater and Infatuation and more. All with some boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Eater - 18 New Restaurants to Try in Miami, April 2021, Eater - 16 Noteworthy South Beach Restaurants and Infatuation - Where To Eat On Lincoln Road, If You Absolutely Have To to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

The highest-rated lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in South Beach are Stubborn Seed, Joe's Stone Crab and Abba Telavivian Kitchen.

Stubborn Seed, Joe's Stone Crab, and Planta - South Beach are the highest-rated upscale lunch restaurants in South Beach.

Naked Taco - Miami Beach, La Sandwicherie - Miami Beach, and Babylon Mediterranean Kitchen & Bar are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick-up meal in South Beach.

The highest-rated places in South Beach for lunch and cocktails are Stubborn Seed, Joe's Stone Crab, and Naked Taco - Miami Beach.

Stubborn Seed, Joe's Stone Crab, and Abba Telavivian Kitchen are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly lunch restaurants in South Beach.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Kabinett

    When having banh mi, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Kabinett, a popular white wine.

  • Cilantro Chile Cooler with your banh mi

    The fresh and clean flavors in Cilantro Chile Cooler makes it a great cocktail to pair with banh mi.

  • Pair Muscat de Alexandria with banh mi

    When considering how to best enjoy your banh mi, we would highlight how well a glass of Muscat de Alexandria complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the meat.


Factoids

  • A 44,312 pounds 14 ounces feast

    What happened in September of 2016 you ask? A giant salad was made which weighed 44,312 pounds 14 ounces!

  • The best day for fried chicken

    Don’t forget that National Fried Chicken Day falls on July 6. Be sure to enjoy a little fried chicken!

  • A classic meal

    A tasty dish from China is hot pot. Have you ever heard of it? Try it with some assortment of sliced ingredient!

Parking info

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in South Beach. Luckily, you can secure parking stress-free with our partner SpotHero, a digital parking reservation service.

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