The 7 Best Restaurants in Wynwood, Miami

Blue dining room at Three with black topped tables

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The best restaurants in Wynwood are old, new, and everything in between. They bring together eclectic dishes from all over the world, from Japan, Mexico, Italy, and more. Get ready to take in all the street art the neighborhood has to offer, along with all the pizza, tacos, guac, and tropical-inspired dishes your heart can handle. Once you’re filled, take a walk around the block, grab a coffee or some gelato, and work off your meal with some dancing.

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Bakan

Three cochinita pibil tacos from bakan with guacamole on blue corn tortillas with a smal cup of black beans

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Address
2801 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127, USA
Phone
+1 305-396-7080

This indoor/outdoor space complete with cacti and colorful walls is as authentic as it gets in the heart of Wynwood. Try the queso fundido, the guacamole with organic blue corn tortilla chips (handmade in-house), and, of course, the sweets. The flan is a must, but the real star here is the goat cheese mango cheesecake. A mezcal tasting is necessary too; at Bakan, you can try any of over 300 mezcals and tequilas.

Want something real traditional? You won’t often find insect dishes outside of Mexico, but at Bakan you can try crispy, pan fried Gusanos de Maguey (agave worms) or Escamoles (ant eggs) sauteed in butter, shallots, and epazote—both are served with guac on those fresh, crispy, handmade blue tortilla chips.

02 of 07

Joey's Italian Cafe

Brick bar at Joey's Italian Cafe with a wine case on the back wall

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Address
2506 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127, USA
Phone
+1 305-438-0488

This O.G. Wynwood restaurant has been around longer than almost anything else in the neighborhood. Joey’s is a modern Italian restaurant that, for the past 11 years, has been serving exceptional food and wine in a hip setting, with a modern open kitchen and shelves lined with some of the very best Italian olive oil in Miami, maybe even all of Florida. Ask for a table outside and be transported to a tiny European town with lush greenery and string lights. There’s a lot to take in at Joey’s and it’s all pretty wonderful and worthwhile. 

03 of 07

Three

Close Up of beet toast with sprouts and cherries from Three restaurant

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Address
50 NW 24th St Suite 101, Miami, FL 33127, USA
Phone
+1 305-748-4540

You may not have yet heard of Three, the flagship restaurant in Wynwood Arcade, but it’s beautiful, classy, romantic, poetic, dark—everything you'd want a restaurant to be and more. Since it opened in 2017, Three has featured a rotating Chef-in-Residence program, having hosted chefs like Ari Taymor of Little Prince to take up shop and curate the menu.

Three recently started serving up brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as a weekly “Wine Down Wednesday” series, which allows diners to choose from two red or two white wines for just $10 a glass. The wine list rotates every week and features prestigious wines from across the globe with a wine sommelier, Jean-Baptiste Barre, on-site to provide guests with knowledge and information on each bottle. Get to this hidden gem and enjoy some creative cocktails as you watch the culinary team work their magic in an open kitchen behind a 10-seat chef’s counter.

04 of 07

Hiden

Address
313 NW 25th St, Miami, FL 33127, USA

One place you might not expect to find in Miami is Hiden, an eight-seat, 15-course, omakase speakeasy, tucked away in the back of The Taco Stand in the Wynwood Arts District. This exclusive Japanese restaurant is reservation only, requires a passcode to enter, and features authentic Japanese cuisine made with only the freshest ingredients which are flown in straight from Japan on the daily. Reserve a spot for the 10 p.m. seating, and watch how new Chef Tetsuya Honda and Chef James Weinlein create every dish. At $170 per person, Hiden isn’t cheap but it’s also not an experience you’ll have just anywhere or on any night.

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05 of 07

Mister O1

Margherita pizza with three basil leaves from Mister O1

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Address
2315 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33127, USA
Phone
+1 786-991-9343

Looking for a pizza pie that rivals Miami Beach’s Lucali? Well Mister O1 is it. Modern, conceptual, and trendy, the menu at this casual restaurant combines comfort with tradition resulting in specialty pies that’ll leave you begging for more. The Margherita is a favorite, as is the Fabio that includes mozzarella, gorgonzola, speck, and (yes!) white truffle oil. No matter how full you get, though, don’t skimp on the burrata bar or the Nutella pizza. 

06 of 07

LAID Fresh

Two hands holding a bacon, brie, egg and avocado sandwich from LAID Fresh towards camera

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Address
250 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127, USA
Phone
+1 305-699-0601

This eggy spot sells breakfast all day and it’s anything but fussy with egg sandwiches, salads, and mimosas that come in a mug (and are filled to the brim). Daily happy hours put the mimosa mug at just $4 most days. One winner on the menu is the soft scrambled egg sandwich with avocado and brie. Another includes a soft boiled egg over a bed of crispy potatoes and savory bacon marmalade. Eating at LAID feels like you hit the jackpot somewhere in Brooklyn or LA and the musical selection hits the spot, as do Legos on every table so you can play a little before or after your meal. If you’re craving something sweet-ish after your meal, order the fresh-baked beignets covered in powdered sugar. Don’t burn your mouth, though; these babies are served piping hot. 

07 of 07

Charly's Vegan Tacos

Colorful mural of a mythical animal on the back wall fo Charly's Vegan Tacos in Wynwood

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Address
172 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127, USA
Phone
+1 305-456-8202

With outposts in Tulum and Miami, Charly’s is unique in this city because nothing on the menu contains animal or dairy products. Start with the elote or avocado fries and then move on to a burrito or a few award-winning tacos. The smoked portobello is otherworldly and is made with slow-roasted onions, garlic, cilantro, and kimchi. Charly’s also sells healthy bowls and is right next door to Gramps, so when you’re belly is fully satisfied you can head to the bar for a good time, some dancing and a few no-frills cocktails before the night’s over. 

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