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10 New & Reopened Restaurants To Check Out

Alexa Shabinsky | April 8, 2021 | Food & Drink Guide

Linguine Alfredo with caviar from Navé Miami PHOTO BY ANTONELLA RE/COURTESY OF NAVÉ
Linguine Alfredo with caviar from Navé Miami

From street tacos to traditional Italian cuisine, these eateries have good eats covered.

1.Bay 13 Brewery

Inspired by the Australian way, Bay 13 Brewery is emphasizing quality beer and quality food. As Miami’s first Aussie bar, the beer list here is vibrant, featuring selections such as Oceana, an Australian sparkling ale, and Woop Woop, a dry-hopped wheat ale. As far as dishes go? The must-order fish bites and chips are made with Bay 13’s famous housebrewer beer batter. 65 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, 786.452.0935,


From the team behind the beloved Novikov Miami, BoyChoy is a delivery-only authentic restaurant highlighting Chinese classics that are not typically made at home, such as dim sum and Peking duck. BoyChoy is available exclusively on UberEats. 300 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 786.636.1859,


New York City’s famous Carbone is making noise in Miami. The Italian American restaurant is the first of many that Major Food Group hospitality company plans to bring to town. Notable dishes include the spicy vodka rigatoni and Caesar alla ZZ salad. 49 Collins Ave., Miami Beach,

Meatballs from Carbone

4.Christy’s Restaurant

A Coral Gables classic founded in 1978, Christy’s has reopened after a short hiatus. While the space has undergone interior design upgrades and added a new cocktail list, its classic steakhouse menu remains the same. Diners can’t go wrong with the Caesar salad and filet mignon. 3101 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, 305.446.1400,


With ample outdoor seating and live music, Heartland is more than a restaurant. The venue’s outdoor kitchen sets the tone for the menu, which offers selections such as wood-fired branzino and lamb chops. 382 NE 61st St., Miami, 786.376.7742,

6.Man vs. Fries

Hello, decadent and indulgent carbs! From the Social Burrito to the asada nachos, every dish in this restaurant’s menu features french fries as the main ingredient. When ordering, customers have the option between straight or curly. 1324 SW First Ave., Brickell,

The dining room at Pilo’s Street Tequila Garden. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE RESTAURANTS
The dining room at Pilo’s Street Tequila Garden

7.Navé Miami

The perfect combination of seafood and pasta is only one part of the culinary experience at Navé. The restaurant prides itself on high-quality ingredients, carefully sourced seafood and raw bar, and housemade pastas. The menu combines both chef Michael Beltran’s and chef Justin Flit’s expertise; Beltran’s in fine dining and Flit’s in casual Italian American cuisine. Together the two have crafted a menu featuring combinations such as linguine Alfredo with caviar and snapper Milanese. 3540 Main Highway, Coconut Grove, 786.615.3747,

8.Ojo de Agua

Mexican food with a healthcentric focus? Yes, it’s possible, and such is the case at this eatery, where the farm-to-table menu includes star dishes such as the serrano Campesino deli sandwich and enchiladas Suizas. 851 S. Miami Ave., Miami,

9.Pilo’s Street Tequila Garden

This venue brings authentic street tacos to Miami. Inspired by the cooking traditions of his family in Mexico City, especially those of his Aunt Pilo, founder Derek Gonzalez focuses on fresh ingredients to deliver on-point dishes. 28 SW 11th St., Miami, 305.800.8226,

10.RED Steakhouse

The new location of this South of Fifth favorite equals more outdoor seating, as well as newly renovated interiors. Classic cuts and an award-winning wine list make the place a favorite of locals and visitors alike. 801 S. Pointe Drive, Miami Beach, 305.534.3688,