For those who have lived nearby, it’s no secret that the pocket of Miami known as Edgewater and its surrounding area on North Biscayne Boulevard is a delightful destination for food. This strip of Miami is packed with long-time favorites and has seen a crop of trendy new eateries pop up over the past few years, drawing hungry Miamians from all over the city in search of the latest restaurant openings and must-try dishes.
The Citadel, a food hall on NE 2nd Avenue, has been anchored by the unbeatable pizza at Ash Pizza Parlour since its opening. Ash is the sister restaurant to Stanzione 87, a traditional Neopolitan pizza restaurant in Brickell. For Ash, Stanzione’s Ashley and Franco decided to go a little wild, play by less strict rules, and let their imaginations run wild. Exhibit A: The Nancy Sinatra – a 10’’ pie made-to-order topped with cream, fresh mozzarella, ricotta, pecorino, “too much garlic,” shallots rosemary, parmesan cheese, and olive oil.
This plant-based organic food market and deli is an absolute favorite of dedicated vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters alike. The sunny, airy space serves food that’s crafted to make you feel just as good. The quiches are a fan-favorite, and they come in a variety of flavors and combinations, including squash, corn, cashew mozzarella, artichoke, and spinach. Order dinner for the whole family from their hearty mains or fill up on pastries, empanadas, and desserts, all made with organic, plant-based ingredients.
For more than 20 years, Naomi’s Garden has been serving mouth-watering Haitian and Caribbean food. Located in a renovated home, Naomi’s Garden lives up to its name – you can dine in their tropical garden or take your order with you to enjoy in your own home or garden. Dig into their menu of affordably-priced homestyle dishes like curry chicken, goat stew, oxtail, fried grouper fillet served with tasty sides like crispy plantains, avocado, baked macaroni, and more. Vegans and vegetarians will be pleased to find many vegetable-centric options including a dedicated vegan section on the menu (think: jerk jackfruit).
You may recognize Tran An from their first outpost in the Design District’s St. Roch Market. Now, they have their own place, and they’re not holding back to make it stand out. The interior’s cool vibe almost rivals the delicious Vietnamese food with groovy velvet seating and individual bar seating. But the real stars are the Banh mi sandwiches and steaming bowls of pho that anchor this menu of staple Vietnamese dishes. And don’t forget to check out the “Chef’s Favorites” to get a taste of more unique combinations.
This new Japanese restaurant features Japanese favorites including ramen, donburi, buns, izakaya starters (think: shishito peppers, Japanese street corn, Yakiniki pork ribs), and, of course, mochi for dessert. Join them for the Monday-Friday happy hour or order any night to try their signature ramen served with thick, wavy noodles (thin noodles are available upon request). Pair your meal with a selection of Japanese sake, wine, and beer to finish it all off.
Chef Michael Schwartz is serving up his fan-favorite bistro burgers in a brand new delivery-only concept, Genuine Burger. This burger-centric menu features elevated takes on the classics, using fresh ingredients and zero pretension. Some of the hits include the BBQ Brisket Burger, with caramelized onions and smoked brisket, and the Pork Belly Genuine Burger, which features a glazed pork belly and a fried egg.