The 9 Best Restaurants in Florida


Palme d’Or

Inside The Biltmore hotel, Michelin-starred Chef Gregory Pugin leads the charge to craft fine French fare. Palme d’Or focuses on fresh, local and sustainable ingredients to create the classic dishes of France with a modern twist. A Chef’s Tasting menu includes a caviar tarte, foie gras terrine and venison roasted in cigar leaves.

Il Gabbiano

Look out over Biscayne Bay while savoring fine Italian cuisine at this Miami restaurant. It is known for the complimentary antipasti that precedes exquisite pasta, risotto, fish and meat dishes. A menu of Italian desserts is a must for an after-dinner treat.

Joe’s Stone Crab

For more than a century, Joe’s Stone Crab has been a family-run favorite in Miami. The restaurant is heralded for its unpretentious ambiance complemented by impeccable seafood. In addition to the classic stone crab meal, Joe’s menu includes tilapia, fried oysters and king crab legs, as well as meat and poultry dishes.