New restaurants that opened in Miami Beach Florida

Carbone was one of several New York City-based restaurants to open a location in Miami.

Carbone was one of several New York City-based restaurants to open a location in Miami.

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Sometimes it seems like Wynwood is getting all the attention.

We’d like to remind you that there are plenty of new restaurants in Miami Beach too.

Some are in hotels. One is as small as a lobby popup; others are vendors in a newly opened grocery store. Another is a big name from New York.

Here are some of the new restaurants that recently opened in Miami Beach.

Amber sweet

Ambersweet Daytime Terrace.jpg The outdoor terrace at Ambersweet, the new restaurant at Confidante Miami Beach. MICHAEL PISARRI

This restaurant in the retro-cool Confidante Hotel has indoor and outdoor areas and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner from a menu created by Chef Armando Diaz. Don’t forget to enjoy one of the fun craft cocktails like the Drop Me Lemon Drop in the lounge next door.

4041 Collins Ave.

Layla

Layla_Terrace.jpg The terrace at Layla overlooks the Collins Canal. There is also an indoor dining area.

Layla is now open at the Kayak Miami Beach Hotel and aims to help people connect with Middle Eastern cuisine. There is also a secret exclusive rooftop bar that you can access via a hidden staircase that you cannot visit without an invitation.

2216 Park Ave.

Degradation

Abba outside 1.jpg Expect a menu you would find in a Tel Aviv cafe, say the owners.

Would you like to imagine yourself eating outside in a Tel Aviv cafe? Visit the Abba Telavivian Kitchen and experience the Mediterranean flair of the makers of My Ceviche and Pura Vida Miami. It now serves breakfast and lunch and plans to add a dinner menu soon.

864 Commerce St.

Cafe Island

marsala.jpg Chicken Marsala in Cafe Isola.

Chef José Mendin closed his beloved Pubbelly in the Sunset Harbor neighborhood of Miami Beach and opened this Italian restaurant in his place with Chef Santo Agnello from Lucali.

1418 20th St.

Carbones

Carbone Miami Carbone was one of several New York City-based restaurants to open a location in Miami. World red eye

The Major Food Group from New York opened this popular place, which serves classic Italian-American dishes with red sauce such as veal parmesan and spicy rigatoni, as well as a classic Caesar salad.

49 Collins Ave.

American cafe

Cafe Americano breakfast group (1) .jpg Breakfast is open all day at both Café Americano locations. MICHAEL PISARRI

After opening its first location on the east coast of this staple food in Las Vegas in December at the Victor Hotel, Cafe Americano opened a second location on Redbury South Beach in March. Due to the curfew in Miami Beach, none of the restaurants are open 24/7, but they will switch to a 24-hour model once the curfew is lifted.

1144 Ocean Drive and 1776 Collins Ave.

Osteria Morini

OsteriaMorini_012621_1149 (1) .jpg Osteria Morini offers outdoor seating along the Collins Canal. MICHAEL PISARRI

Part of the group behind Michelin-starred Marea and Ai Fiori, this Northern Italian spot is now open at Kimpton Palomar South Beach, serving grilled meats and seafood and signature pasta dishes indoors or out along the Collins Canal.

1750 Alton Road

Cafecito from David’s Cafe

Shelborne Day 2.jpg David’s Cafecito opens as a pop-up in Shelborne South Beach.

Popular Cuban restaurant David’s Café has returned in the form of a pop-up at the Shelborne South Beach Hotel. Expect traditional Cuban sandwiches, as well as croquetas and pastelitos (and, of course, cafecito).

1801 Collins Ave.

Time out market Miami

La Santa Photo 2.jpg La Santa Taqueria opens in the Food Hall of Time Out Market Miami.

The food hall closed in 2020 during the pandemic, but reopened with well-known vendors and some new vendors like the Hapa Kitchen & Eatery that serves Hawaiian dishes. La Santa Taqueria and S & D Burger from the 33 Kitchen Team.

1601 Drexel Ave.

Connie Ogle loves wine, books, and the Miami Heat. Please don’t let them eat mango.

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