El weekend is here so you know what time it is Miamians — It’s brunch time! It’s brunch time! Put on your brunch best and head on out to try the best Eggs Benedict, mimosas and avocado toast that Miami has to offer at one of these awesome brunch spots. Dale!
1. Ariete, Coconut Grove
At this modern, progressive-American restaurant in Coconut Grove, you’ll find brunch classics with a distinct Miami flair including Cuban benedicts made with rillones, poached eggs, mojo onions, mustard hollandaise and Cuban bread, and cast iron pancakes with coffee crumble and guava. Plus, if you enjoy a good bottomless brunch you’ve got your choice of free rolling mimosas or bloody marys!
Find it at 3540 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove, FL 33133.
2. Bodega Taquería, Fort Lauderdale
At Bodega Taquería patrons can enjoy an authentic Mexican brunch featuring frozen margaritas and an a la carte food menu that includes scrumptious options such as their Breakfast Nachos, made with Homemade tortilla chips, scrambled eggs, bacon, chorizo, chili queso, cotija cheese, tomato, red onion, cilantro, jalapeño, chili crema, and Churro Waffles made with Cinnamon sugar, Nutella, whipped cream, maple syrup. Brunch is available at their Fort Lauderdale locations on weekends from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Find it at 21 W Las Olas Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.
3. Bulla Gastrobar, Coral Gables & other locations
Are you a fan of Spanish cuisine? Then Bulla is the place to go! At Bulla, you’ll find scrumptious options with a Spanish twist such as the Tostada de Aguacate, an avocado toast with fresh tomato and Idiazabal cheese, cochinillo hash, and chorizo eggs benedict. The Prix Fix menu offers a three-course meal for $29 with plenty of options to choose from and you can make it a bottomless one with your choice of mimosas or sangría for an additional $19.
Find it at 2500 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables, FL 33134.
4. Caja Caliente, Design District & Coral Gables
One of the best Cuban restaurants in Miami according to our followers, Caja Caliente offers some incredible, Cuban-inspired, 100% Abuela-approved brunch dishes. Available on weekends, Caja Caliente’s brunch menu offers scrumptious options such as disco volador, guava-swirled pancakes filled with whipped cream cheese, tamal en cazuela topped with crispy bacon, a fried egg and cuban bread, and café con leche-dipped French toast finished off with frosted flakes crumble and homemade cream cheese syrup. Can we get a sí por favor!?
Find it at 808 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134; and 95 NE 40 Street, Miami, FL 33137.
5. Cecconi’s, Miami Beach
Tucked away in the courtyard of Soho House, Cecconi’s is a total must-try when it comes to brunch in Miami Beach. This beloved city staple offers a lavish selection of classics like Eggs Benedict, açai bowls, avocado toast along with other brunch dishes with an Italian twist such as their Prosciutto, stracciatella, egg, and truffle on toast fresh pasta and wood oven pizza. Plus each person receives a complimentary welcome drink like a mimosa or Bellini, and groups of four or more can opt for the bottomless route!
Find it at 4385 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140.
6. Fiola, Coral Gables
Fabio Trabbochi’s restaurant in Coral Gables offers a Prix Fix brunch menu full of incredible options including fresh pasta, jumbo lump crab benedicts, steak & eggs and scrumptious Italian sorbettos and tiramisù for dessert!
Find it at 1500 San Ignacio Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33146.
7. Icebox Café, Miami Beach
This gorgeous café on Purdy Ave offers delicious brunch with a Miami twist in a totally gorgeous and magical setting. Dine surrounded by lush tropical plants inside their totally cute café and indulge yourself with awesome brunch options like their Ice Box Café Eggs Benedict or their tantalizing guava-filled French toast made with brioche, sweetened cream cheese and guava filling, butterscotch sauce and applewood-smoked bacon.
Find it at 1855 Purdy Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
8. Juvia, Miami Beach
At Juvia, brunch comes with a side of exceptional rooftop views. Juvia offers 2-hour long bottomless brunches with your choice of mimosas, bellini, prosecco or Avion tequila margaritas for 40$ and the purchase of a main course per person. Enjoy an eclectic menu of brunch classics and fusion dishes while taking in the stunning views this designer rooftop has to offer and don’t forget to make it a bottomless one for a day to remember.
Find it at 1111 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
9. La Industria, Bayside Market
Are you a fan of Nicky Jam? How about over-the-top brunches that will leave you wanting for more? Then you should probably check out Jam’s new brunch spot La Industria in Bayside Market. This spot specializes in over-the-top, Instagram-worthy pancakes and waffles that literally look too incredible to miss out on. On its menu, you’ll find incredible options like Nicky Jam’s favorite pancakes stacked high with dulce de leche and bananas and tiramisu coffee waffles covered with sweet mascarpone cheese, as well as plenty of Latin American classics like arepas, cachapas, mofongo and more.
Find it at 401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132.
10. Lilikoi Organic Living, Miami Beach
At Lilikoi they strive to make all of their dishes with nothing but the freshest, organically sourced ingredients. Their brunch menu is available all week long and includes specials like their brunch platter which comes with organic chicken sausage, roasted tomato, mushrooms, mung bean stew, 2 eggs, homemade whole-wheat toast, and of course some of the best pancakes in Miami made with their unique sourdough pancake mix. A great option if you’re vegan or gluten-free!
Find it at 500 South Pointe Dr #180, Miami, FL 33139.
11. Little Hen, Upper East Side
If you’re a fan of English High Tea and breezy, green spots then you best add Little Hen to your brunch to-do list! This English-inspired breakfast boutique specializes in unconventional but luxurious brunches worthy of the classiest London cafés. On its menu, you’ll find extravagant brunch classics such as rose petal pancakes, infused with rose water and served with maple syrup, bourbon batter French toast, and a caviar omelet filled with smoked, salmon, cream cheese, chives, and those luxurious fish eggs, along with some other options that look absolutely incredible!
Find it at 3451 NE 1st Ave Suite 100/102, Miami, FL 33137.
12. Mau Miami, Midtown
You know we like ourselves some good Mediterranean vibes here at Secret Miami, so if that is what you’re searching for in your brunch, make sure to pay Mau Miami a visit. This lively restaurant opened earlier this year in Midtown and serves a menu filled with diverse options like avocado toast, steak and eggs, lomo saltado, bagels and lox, and more scrumptiousness. Plus for 20$ you can turn it into a bottomless mimosa brunch and who doesn’t like some mimosas with their avocado toast?!
Find it at 3252 NE 1st Ave #109, Miami, FL 33137
13. Osteria Morini, Miami Beach
One of the latest restaurants to disembark in Miami Beach, this celebrated NY restaurant has already become known for its upscale brunch. Brunch is $54 per person and options include an Italian twist on the classic breakfast eggs made with polenta mushroom ragu and fonduta, Fried Burrata, freshly made pasta and Ricotta Toast made with sheep’s milk ricotta, seasonal jam toasted oats. Osteria Morini also offers the opportunity of pairing your brunch with your choice of refreshing Aperol mimosas, Lambrusco Spritz or their Caffé Negroni featuring Borghetti espresso liquor, Campari, Punt e Mes and Appleton’s rum.
Find it at 1750 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
14. Over Under, Downtown
This no-frills bar on Flagler St. is an ode to our lovely state of Florida, offering an eclectic mix of funky craft cocktails, frozen drinks and Florida-inspired bar bites. But when the weekend arrives, Over Under goes all out with a mix of vegan twists on Tex-Mex-meets tropical dishes such as their jackfruit chilaquiles and breakfast burritos featuring fresh produce from the Redland’s.
Find it at 151 E Flagler St, Miami, FL 33131.
15. Peacock Garden, Coconut Grove
The verdant outdoor patio really steals the show at this secret garden restaurant in Coconut Grove offering all kinds of scrumptious delicatessens. Head on over to the newly renovated Peacock Garden and treat your mom to a gorgeous al-fresco meal featuring delicious options like crispy-crusted brie, fresh oysters, and daily roast specials along with some of the best craft cocktails in town.
Find it at 2889 McFarlane Rd, Miami, FL 33133.
16. Planta, South Beach
Another great option for those of you looking for vegan brunch options! This upscale SoFi restaurant offers healthy, plant-based options like falafel tacos, spirulina smoothy bowls and eggless shakshuka that will make you as fit and guiltless for indulging yourself as ever! Oh, and did we also mention they do bottomless mimosas and margaritas?!
Find it at 850 Commerce St, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
17. Red Rooster, Overtown
Red Rooster hosts a special brunch experience every Sunday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. with Gospel Brunch featuring awesome live music performances as well as an awesome brunch menu. Signature items include the Beach Bird Seafood Tower, C.K.’s Chicken and Waffle with crispy yardbird, marbled waffle, pickled cabbage, jerk syrup and Mama Epps’ Biscuits & Gravy made with creamed spinach, crispy gulf oysters, hot and sour fennel.
Find it at 920 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33136.
18. Strawberry Moon, South Beach
Looking to add a bit of party to your brunch? Then Strawberry Moon is the place to go. Featuring live DJs, this hip new place by Pharrell Williams and David Grutman offers lively brunches every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For brunch, Stwaberry moon offers an a la carte Mediterranean menu featuring dishes such as the falafel Benedict with tahini hollandaise, chocolate babka French toast, and Moroccan shakshuka with spicy tomatoes. Yum!
Find it at 601 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
19.Sweet Liberty, Miami Beach
Visit Sweet Liberty on a Sunday for a totally fun drag brunch experience. Bearded beauty, Karla Kroqueta hosts the bar’s “Fruit Cocktail” drag brunch featuring bottomless rose for $35, the wildest burlesque, acrobatic drag queens, and outrageously entertaining acts by some of Miami’s most popular drag divas. They also offer an a la carte food menu with signature items including the Banging Brunch Burrito, Cauliflower Nachos and Buns of Liberty Burger as well as a drink menu curated by Sweet Liberty’s new creative beverage director and world-renowned bartender Naren Young. The Fruit Cocktail Brunch takes place every Sunday, with seating times at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Find it at 237 20th St suite b, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
20. Zuma, Downtown Miami
Zuma offers izakaya-style brunches on the regular featuring large sushi platters to share, all kinds of tataki options, Wagyu gyoza and lobster tempura as well as plenty of cocktails!
Find it at 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131
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