Have you ever found yourself starving in the middle of the night? Whether you're out on the town or already home, your stomach growls in protest! Don’t worry, because Miami is a city that has your midnight munchies covered! Here are seven eateries with menus that go above and beyond your usual 9 to 5, with a taste to match this eclectic city.
Famous for late night dining in Miami on a Saturday night, La Carreta serves up Cuban classics like ropa vieja and picadillo. It's a hacienda-style setting in this family-owned establishment and is a staple of old Cuba family traditions where everything is served "abuela style". With over nine Miami locations, this place has you covered!
This cocktail bar and restaurant is definitely not a baby that needs to be put to bed early! Whether you want to come in for a late [or early] dinner or stop in for a late night drink, this quaint and quiet establishment has a certain class that continues beyond bedtime! Baby Jane is open Sunday through Thursday from 12 p.m. to 3 a.m., and extends closing time to 5 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays! Try their mouthwatering Golden Hawn, a drink made with refreshing Don Julio Reposado, fresh squeezed orange juice, coupled with divine pomegranate syrup, and fresh ginger. Take a taste of their amazing beef steak with Japanese pickles, or try something from the Ramen menu as they put an original spin on Asian cuisine! Your hunger pangs will disappear no matter what hour you come in, so be sure to not put this “baby” in a corner!
Is your stomach ready for some good all-American eating, even if it’s in the dead of night? Take a trip down Miami's SW 8th street and go to Sweet Dogs 305! Open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day, and staying open all the way till 3 a.m. on Saturdays, these delicious hotdogs will make sure you don’t go home hungry! With gourmet hotdogs layered with sizzling toppings, Sweet Dogs is sure to offer a savory surprise! Try their signature dog, coated with their special sauce, smoked bacon, sweet peppers, chopped onions, and La Choy noodles! Or maybe the Mac is more your speed, a hot dog topped with mac & cheese, parmesan cheese, and garlic croutons! If you’re not a fan of hot dogs, they also offer sausages too! This place also brings a new twist to sweetness, with its glorious ice cream sundaes, soft serve cones, milkshakes, and sweet swirls! Last, but not least, Sweet Dogs also offers Sweet Pops – their own creative varieties of popcorn made especially for your munching madness! So if you’re feeling that late-night longing for food, head on over to Sweet Dogs, and taste American variety!
Perhaps it’s past midnight and you are craving the very symbol of late-night eating — the sandwich! Look no further than Miami’s two mouthwatering locations of La Sandwicherie! With locations in Brickell and Sobe, go ahead and indulge your inner gremlin, as their Brickell restaurant is open daily from 9 a.m. all the way to 5 a.m., and extending the hours to 6 a.m., on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday! The Sobe restaurant opens an hour earlier and stays open until 5 a.m. daily, and even offers delivery from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., so you don’t even need to leave your house! With a delicious European-inspired menu, you can enjoy delicious sandwiches and croquets as late as your appetite desires! Try the sophisticated “Frenchie”: French salami on bread, paired with exquisite brie! Or maybe try one of their many famous salads! Perhaps the Italian Croquet-Monsieur will catch your fancy — grilled toast with fresh prosciutto and mozzarella, with a side of salad or soup of your choice! Speaking of choices, if none of the signature sandwiches suit you, there is a make-your-own option with many tasty toppings to choose from! If you’re thirsty in the wee hours of the night, La Sandwicherie also has a juice bar offering coffee, smoothies, veggie juices, Energizers with natural infusions, and desserts to go with their amazing meals!
Can’t decide whether you want to go with American or Latin fare? Why do you have to choose?! Miami's LOS VERDES offers a refreshing mix of both, open from 11:30 in the morning to 1 a.m. four days a week, with Thursday extending its hours to 3 a.m., and Friday and Saturday extending their hours to 4 a.m.! The restaurant prides itself on bridging the gap “between fast food and restaurant quality meals!” Enjoy an endless variety of food: burgers, hot dogs, quesadillas, as well as hot and fresh platters straight from the grill! They also offer different varieties of Parrilla – tasty grilled meats— on top of a fresh salad, as well as fresh-made arepas and filled corn cakes! They also offer amazing tostones filled with your choice of meat, as well as tasty Cachapas and sliders! If that’s not enough to send your appetite into overdrive, Los Verdes even delivers! That’s right! You don’t even have to get in your car if your stomach is demanding food! Enjoy Latin goodness on your plate even if the hour is late and go to Los Verdes of Miami today!
What if just have a hankering for some Asian cuisine? Moshi Moshi to the rescue! Winner of the sushi master’s competition in Florida, Miami’s Moshi Moshi does not disappoint in authenticity. Remaining true to the Japanese palate, they offer 60 appetizers, from their delectable ceviche to their sizzling arabaki sausage! Glorious sushi sampler entrees along with classics like steak or chicken teriyaki make this place unforgettable, and its hours are perfect for night owls! If you're a fan of Japanese liquor, try one of their 21 choices of sake, and enjoy the taste of true authentic rice wine! From their earthy unfiltered options to their distinguished and refined kizarura, there’s something for everyone at Miami’s Moshi Moshi! Open every day from 12 p.m. to 5 a.m., the hour is no object when it comes to good food!
If you have a craving for Mexican at midnight, there is a special spot serving authentic Mexican fare that will leave your taste buds shouting “muy bien!” Tacos El Carnal in Miami serves up fresh tacos, quesadillas, fajitas, nachos and more! Located on W. Flagler St. in Miami, this refreshing Mexican restaurant is open from 3 p.m. to 5 a.m. every day, accommodating all those who have difficulty saying buenas noches to the kitchen! Try their phenomenal steak tacos, their handmade huarache, or their fresh and tasty guacamole! This place carries the true flavor of Mexico and you will not be disappointed! If that wasn’t enough to convince you and your stomach, they also deliver! Get on the web and order yourself some authentic and spicy food without traveling from your room! The most work you’ll have to do tonight is answering the door because delivery services run until 10:59 PM for only $5.99 per delivery! What are you waiting for?! Miami’s best tacos are waiting!
If you’re looking for a late-night meal with the Cuban twist, look no further than the restaurant sharing a name with the French palace. Yes, you read that right, but the name has little bearing on the honest service and authentic Cuban food that is served there. With tantalizing appetizers like their stuffed green plantains and soups like their mouth watering onion au gratin, this restaurant has no problem starting the meal right! They offer classic sandwiches like the Cuban (of course), as well as an amazing black Angus burger. They don’t skimp on the variety either offering barbecue ribs as well as delicious chicken dishes! Illuminated by golden chandeliers, the restaurant will take you back to a classier time, reflecting the year it was open: 1971! Its schedule varies, but the doors never close before the wee hours of the morning, so don’t worry about rushing to get the greatest Cuban food in Miami! You might want to get a taxi home though because Versailles has a full bar that is too tempting to resist! If you’re out late and want authentic Cuban, there is one place to go, and that is Versailles in Miami!
So there you have it! These are seven sensational places to dine when the sun is down in Miami! No matter where you choose, you’ll go in hungry, and leave happy! Menus that go above and beyond your usual 9 to 5, with a taste to match this eclectic city.
Cover photo from Baby Jane Facebook page