New Restaurants in Miami worth Checking Out

Whether you are staying at one of our Miami luxury mansions or South Beach penthouse rentals, you deserve to treat yourself to authentic Miami cuisine. Stay up-to-date with the latest food host spots, and the best new restaurants Miami has to offer.

Malibu Farm

Malibu Farm is an upscale beach-shack style restaurant newly opened in Miami. Other locations include Newport Beach, Malibu, and Lanai. Malibu Farm was started by California native Helene Henderson. Henderson is a model turned chef. She started Malibu Farm by offering farm dinners in her backyard and out of her home. Henderson gradually expanded from a casual counter service cafe to four restaurants around the country.
Malibu Farm uses recipes made with whole wheat flours, whole grains and vegetables, and fruits. You won’t find fake ingredients or non-fat recipes at Malibu Farm. They source ingredients from small, local farmers. You can check the website for a list of local farmers that the restaurant uses.


Planta is an upscale, plant-based eatery located in South Beach. The restaurant is completely vegetarian and only serves plant-based food and drinks. The restaurant’s vision is to promote sustainability. All ingredients are ethically sourced. No animal products are used. There is a unique plant-based sushi bar and a rooftop garden where fresh vegetables are grown for use in the restaurant's dishes.
Planta's atmosphere is coastal-inspired and chic. There is plenty of natural light and botanical print wallpaper. Planta has special events from time to time, such as plant-based wine and culinary pairing events.


This restaurant is perched on the edge of Little Haiti near the Design District. It features a tropical, boho environment and serves up rustic Italian favorites. Grab a table in the outdoor dining area to relax under the shade of a 150-year-old banyan tree. There is also a rooftop terrace, which is perfect for those warm Miami evenings. The mood of this restaurant makes it a great choice for a date night. It is also a favorite for foodies thanks to the creative Italian dishes inspired by the seasons. The chefs work closely with local farmers to source the seasonal ingredients and fresh fish.

The Surf Club Restaurant

Miami locals have been anticipating the opening of this eatery for years. Operated by Chef Thomas Keller, The Surf Club Restaurant is located in the iconic and recently refurbished Miami Club. To honor the Miami Club’s history of throwing grand parties, The Surf Club Restaurant features an ambiance of a bygone era.

Enjoy classic Continental cuisine at The Surf Club Restaurant. Some of the best dishes are the grilled elysian fields farm lamb chops and the classic Prime Beef Short Rib Wellington. The menu features a variety of post-prohibition-style cocktails to sample. There are also plenty of old-world and new-world wines. Only the freshest ingredients are used for the dishes. Classic bar snacks are served, as well.