Dining alone allows you to really take in your surroundings and have a quiet, relaxing evening out in the city. It’s also a great way to explore and take chances on joints you wouldn’t normally go to with your friends. However, in order to truly appreciate the experience, the setting has to be comfortable and welcoming, so we’ve gathered a list of amazing places to dine alone in Miami for you to try on your next adventure.

Verde Miami

Verde is located inside the Pérez Art Museum Miami in Downtown Miami. It’s a fun and cultural plan if you’re in the mood for some contemporary art followed by a pleasant meal overlooking Biscayne Bay. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating as well as a locally-inspired menu with fresh and seasonal ingredients. Accompanying their dishes is a well-rounded selection of hand-crafted cocktails and wines.

Kush by LoKal

Kush in Wynwood is a popular gastrobar that specializes in craft beer, making it the essential spot for a drink or two on your own. The restaurant offers a wide variety of beer that includes 18 taps, a bottle list, and the occasional cask. Their meals also match the bar’s drinking game as they use locally-sourced food to create an exceptional limited-selection menu made from scratch every single day.

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Pubbelly Sushi 

Pubbelly Sushi has three different locations in Miami: South Beach, Brickell, and Aventura. Each one has their own special features, and they’re all great choices when it comes to dining alone in Miami. Pubbelly has quickly become one of the most talked-about sushi restaurants thanks to its innovative creations and cozy atmosphere.

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Icebox Cafe

With a comfortable setting and carefully-crafted dishes, Icebox Café in South Beach has developed into a popular restaurant among those who want to get a little work done on the go. Icebox offers delicious and healthy meals such as roasted chicken breast, avocado and seed salad, and wasabi-crusted salmon.   

The Café at Books & Books

Books & Books on Lincoln Road is the perfect place to catch up on your favorite novels and check out interesting new reads in store for you. The Café at Books and Books also adds a nice touch to the place, usually serving pre-fixe lunch and dinner menus as well as roasting cups of coffee for you to sip while you devour that Agatha Christie crime thriller. The Café at Books and Books also has other locations including the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Coral Gables, and Coconut Grove.

Norman's Tavern

Sometimes all you need is a fun spot to watch the game with a beer in hand. If that´s the case, then Norman´s is just the place for you. The bar opens every day from noon to 5 a.m., providing a great hangout place with good food and a liquor bar that's open all night long. Norman’s Tavern is located in Collin’s Ave., so don’t forget to stop by after your next solo trip to the beach.

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