'Let's Do Lunch' at These 10 Best Miami Lunch Spots

No matter where in Miami you're living or working, you'll always have a need to find a quick and tasty lunch spot. Many people opt to go to the usual places, indulging in some fast food while on break, or sitting down with co-workers at their local chain like Chilis or Ale House. And while those options are alright in general, sometimes we long for something more, something different. Sometimes our palates are looking to be pleased in new ways. That's when you turn to 10Best, where we've compiled a list of lunch options you may not have heard about but which will very likely become your new favorites.

It's hard to beat Kush, a trendy spot in Wynwood that which serves just what you're looking for: juicy burgers, hearty sandwiches, crisp salads and even crisper craft beer. Or for a sandwich that walks the line of comfort foods, there's also Crumb on Parchment.

But say you're not in the mood for sandwiches. Maybe some asian-inspired fare is what you crave between meetings. In that case, there's the best kept Downtown secret of Bali Cafe, or the long-standing Lan Pan Asian Cafe (in the Dadeland/South Miami area), each providing unique Asian fusion cuisine.



A true hidden gem among local coffee houses, Lemoni Cafe serves up a range of classic panini and creative salads. It's their hot and cold coffee and tea selection, however, that keeps locals and vacationers alike coming back. On the menu, you'll...  Read More



Middle Eastern restaurants are few and far between in Miami, but those in the know always know to go to Daily Bread. This marketplace offers a delectable array of tabouli, baba ghanoush, falafel, hummus, and lamb or beef kebabs, all served with...  Read More



Chefs Kevin Kehoe and Hans Seitz know barbecue, and lucky for us, they're sharing it with the locals in Downtown Miami at Sparky's Roadside Barbecue. The pair opened Sparky's in 2010 and have successfully become a lunchtime staple for anyone...  Read More

Sakaya Kitchen


Sakaya, an innovative Asian fusion restaurant, has taken the city by storm with its creative interpretations of traditional Asian dishes. The moment they walk through the door, guests are greeted by the expansive menu, an entire chalkboard wall...  Read More



Chef Johnson Teh has got Asian food covered. Not only does he do Thai, Japanese and Chinese flavors in this pan-Asian cafe, he likes to add in Filipino, Taiwanese, Korean and a blend of original interpretations that Miamians can only label...  Read More



This cafe features a colorful, whimsical interior, but the outdoor tables are considered the place to be. A concrete canopy shields the sun, assisted by colorful umbrellas at each table, creating an appealing courtyard setting that is shady...  Read More



Some say the path to perfection is through simplicity and Crumb on Parchment aims to prove that point beyond a shadow of a doubt. This casual American cafe specializes in breakfast and lunch with deliciously creative soups, salads, sandwiches,...  Read More



This cash-only fish joint has been a staple in the Little Havana neighborhood for almost 50 years. Originally known as the Garcia Brothers Seafood Market, the venture was a labor of love, created by the exiled Garcia family, who left their...  Read More

Bali Cafe


Despite its small, humble dining room, Bali Cafe delivers on quality and service, making it a Downtown Miami favorite. The comfortably cozy atmosphere and expertly prepared, authentic dishes like Lontong Cap Go Meh are offered at astonishingly...  Read More



When seeking out home-style restaurants, you might be thinking about comfort food but you also might be thinking about food that's literally close to home. Cue Kush. The love child of restaurateur Matt (a.k.a. Kush) and beer connoisseur David,...  Read More


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