April 21, 2016


Italian restaurant have taken over the world and of course they are in Miami.

Pizza, pasta, tiramisu, a friendly atmosphere and a home-like feeling; these are only some of the things that Italian restaurants have to offer. So in this list we have the top 5 Italian places in Miami where you can get great food and amazing company.


Dressy, elegant, with full bar; MC kitchen is the perfect place for a special anniversary dinner or a romantic date. With its modern ambience and a touch of tradition this spot can’t go unnoticed.

Their cook, Chef Dina Marino prepares modern Italian cuisine to which she adds a unique touch to make a dish new and exciting. This restaurant also offers a wide variety of wines to accompany an incredible meal.

They have such amazing food that it’s hard to pick favorites but the Corvina with red rice is simply delicious!

MD from Hayward, CA says she highly suggests the Pear Pasta, that according to her it's amazing! On the other hand Lori W. from Miami Beach, FL said that MC kitchen is the perfect spot for a first date; a great place to impress your future significant other!.


Vapiano is a casual and super trendy restaurant for a nice lunch. It’s relaxed and easy going ambience make it a really unique place amongst Italian Restaurants. The key thing to this restaurant's success (other than it’s incredible food) is this new way of ordering food in which you pick your card when you walk in, you read the menu and then head over to the designated station of your order. When you get there you tell the chef what you want. Super quick and easy, and most of all fun! Then you can just sit at one of the tables, maybe next to the little plant decorations they have and enjoy your meal!

I personally love classic so when I come to this place I normally ask for pasta Bolognese, so tasty and nice.

Other people have the same opinion as me like, Brian D. from Miami Beach, FL, he said Vapiano is a definitely must go when you are in the area, such a great experience!


This place offers rustic, authentic Italian food that will leave you craving for more! Via Verdi Cucina Rustica has a very friendly and casual atmosphere that makes you feel at home. The restaurant features four different dining spaces in which you can enjoy your meal, each unique in its own way; you have the outdoor patio, indoor boutique, the lounge and inside la bottega, this last one is like a little store where you can buy delicious items to take home and enjoy.

Via Verdi is honestly a special place with incredible food. My personal favorite has to be the Agassagi special where you can choose five different small dishes to try, so you don’t miss out on the greatness of all they have to offer.

Tal T. from Miami Beach, FL, explained to us that the food, the drinks, ambience value all is 'on point', and said that you can't miss the octopus with garbanzo beans.


Located in Brickell, Toscana Divino, is a modern trendy place with excellent customer service and of course amazing Italian cuisine. La Toscana is one of the most beautiful places in Italy, and even though going all the way over there is not easy, this restaurant definitely makes you feel a little closer to this region’s magical little streets, with its cozy ambience and homemade food. Like the Zuppa Inglese in Aklermes which is absolutely fantastic! Or the Pappardelle with white pork, delicious!

Irina L, from Miami Beach, FL, says she is really glad there is a spoy that offers authentic tuscan food in the neighborhood. And Shan N. from Chicago, IL, told us he loves coming here every time he is in town, “…everything from the food to the service has been consistently excellent. Definitely worth checking out!...” He said

This year, they are planning a party to welcome 2016. If you want to spend it eating great food in a fun and relaxed ambience, this is you place!


Il Gabbiano, located in Biscayne Blvd., is an elegant Italian restaurant that sits overlooking the Miami South Channel. It’s a romantic place perfect for a nice dinner outside, watching the little lights of the city and the water slowly move.  It’s also nice for a celebration dinner with your family or significant other.

They offer fine Italian cuisine like no other, and not only that but their service is impeccable, the atmosphere is classy and relaxed and the location couldn’t get any better. The mixture of amazing dishes and the ambience they create is just what you need for a nice lunch or a great night out.

Because it is so near to the water, this restaurant has amazing sea food. My recommendation is the Pescata all Veneziana, so tasty! Also, like every good Italian restaurant they have great pasta that you should give a try.

Others may differ from my opinion like David R from Pembroke Pines, FL, who asked for the Mushrooms with Escargot (snails) “so good!” he said. Evie L from Miami, FL, stated “My favorite restaurant in Miami… The service is beyond amazing, the food even better and the ambiance is perfect.”


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