Miami’s most popular outdoor shopping and dining strip, Lincoln Road Mall is filled with some of Miami’s trendiest restaurants and bars. Centered between Alton Road and Ocean Drive, it is the perfect strip to people watch, as it’s a pedestrian mall, making it a go-to to get some shopping done and hit up a happy hour while you’re at it. Shopping, restaurants, and some of Miami’s hottest spots are located within this strip. We’ve got all of our favorite dining destinations listed for you below, so you can browse the shops and fill up on a meal after you’ve relaxed on the beach or browsed through Miami’s Art Deco district. And if you’re looking to visit on a Sunday, be sure to look out for the Farmer’s Market and various street performances along the way.
The Lincoln Eatery
It wouldn’t be a mall without a food hall! From Thai to burgers, The Lincoln Eatery has 13 different bars and restaurants that can feed even the pickiest of eaters. Located centrally within the pedestrian mall, it’s a great option if you’re unsure of what you’d like to eat.
A bustling scene day and night, Italian restaurant Segafredo L’Originale serves up small plates and cocktails for those looking for some light bites. By night, locals and tourists alike come on by to dance to DJ music and mingle.
The Frieze Ice Cream
Ice cream is a must when visiting South Florida, as it’s a delicious way to cool down. Known as some of the best ice cream in South Beach, this is a can’t miss spot when you’re craving something sweet. We recommend heading over to grab a scoop after you’ve done some sightseeing, as it’s located right next to the historic Colony Theatre.
Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Lincoln Road
Prepare to be taken back in time – 1950’s Havana to be exact. A unique and unforgettable dining experience, Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine pairs authentic Cuban flavors to a glamorous environment. Make sure to get the Cubano and a few of the meat dishes to try.
If you’re looking for a fun and delicious dinner, look no further than SUSHISAMBA, which consists of Japanese-Brazilian-Peruvian fusion fare. Filled with tasteful decor, and tastier dishes, all of the items on the menu are sure to be a hit.
A fresh and spicy Mexican join, Huahua’s Tacqueria will leave you satisfied and leaving with a smile at the same time. From Grilled Mahi Tacos, to Fried Chicken and Chili Rubbed Shrimp Tacos, you can be assured you haven’t tasted anything like these before. And did I mention they have a patio?
Baires Grill Argentinean Resto
A classic joint when in Miami, you can’t go wrong with an Argentinian Steakhouse. Baires Grill offers steakhouse specialties, but also grills up some of the best empanadas in the area. The atmosphere is relaxed and the service is excellent. Come hungry, because you’ll be sure to leave with a full belly.
If you’re looking for a spot with a rooftop, don’t look further than Julia. Located on the penthouse level of the 1111 building, this space offers fantastic views of the Miami skyline, as well as a beautiful view of their botanical garden. Fine dining folks, pay attention to this spot, as it’s a mix of eclectic French, Japanese, and Pervuian fare.
You didn’t think we’d leave pizza out, did you? Located right behind Lincoln Road (a 2 min walk), the slight detour is so worth it for this pizza. Be sure to order the Star Pizza (yes, it’s 13 inch pizza that is shaped like a star) and save room to have a Nutella Croissant for desert. Does get any better than that combo?
Doraku Izakaya and Sushi
Looking for a hip and happening sushi spot? You’ve found the one! A restaurant that loves the craft of sushi, they are constantly brewing up new ideas for innovative takes on sushi. Come for lunch or happy hour, where they offer generous discounts on their best dishes.
If you drove here and are on your way out, Shake Shack is the essential spot to pick up a grab n’ go lunch or dinner. Conveniently located near LAZ parking garage at 1111 Lincoln Road, you can’t go wrong with a classic burger and fries combo. That Miami Beach body can wait…