The Magic City’s beautiful year-round weather brings an even better outdoor dining scene! When it comes to eating through the city while enjoying sunny skies, we can admit Miami is spoiled for choice. Here’s a brief roundup of some of Miami’s most essential restaurants that are also perfect for al fresco dining including the newly opened Contessa Miami, brunch institution Sadelle’s Coconut Grove, and South Florida’s leading health-focused all-day cafe Pura Vida Miami. From casual all-day hot spots, to classic weekend brunch institutions and glamorous Italian dining experiences, we’ve got you covered!
Founded by Major Food Group, Sadelle’s is the enduringly popular institution that originated in New York and touched down in the heart of Coconut Grove in 2021 at the coveted intersection of Tigertail and Mary Streets. With ample outdoor space surrounded by rich greenery, the bright and lively Coconut Grove outpost is one of Miami’s best outdoor brunch spots. The concept is a combination of everyone’s favorite breakfast-centric haven and power-lunch hotspot, equipped with show-stopping bagel towers, meticulously chopped salads, sliced-to-order salmon, triple-decker sandwiches, and vibrant, refined style of dining the brand is famous for. Sadelle’s is open for breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch.
Location: 3321 Mary St, Miami, FL 33133
The famed northern Italian-inspired concept, Contessa Miami, is a classic yet thoroughly contemporary dining destination by Major Food Group. Serving as Miami Design District’s newest neighborhood cornerstone, Contessa presents an elegantly lush outdoor ambience and offers the finest meats, antipasti, signature pizzas, and an extensive in-house gelato program. Both the first and second floor outdoor terraces encourage guests to stay beyond the confines of its lunch, Aperitivo and dinner as each table is situated at the intersection of all the art, culture and fashion that Miami Design District has to offer. If you’re looking for the best spot for people watching over an aperol spritz and spicy lobster capellini, look no further! Contessa Miami is open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.
Location: 111 NE 41st St, Miami, FL 33137
Pura Vida is South Florida’s iconic all-day cafe founded by husband-wife team, Omer and Jennifer Horev. The health-focused eatery provides an extensive menu featuring a range of raw, organic acai bowls, freshly squeezed juices, superfood smoothies, fresh salads, wraps, bowls and more. The bright and airy outdoor patios, lined with the brand’s signature blue umbrellas, coincide with the brand’s tropical, breezy aesthetic and exude a sense of casual comfort fit for a leisurely meal at any time of the day. Pura Vida is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between!
Locations: Edgewater, Miami Design District, South Miami, Miracle Mile, Sunset Harbour, Brickell, Las Olas, Bay Harbor, West Avenue, South of Fifth, Aventura, West Palm Beach, and new Doha, Qatar