DOWN­TOWN/ BRICK­ELL

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ALL DAY

Wake up on the right side of the bed thanks to award-win­ning barista Camila Ramos’s java con­coc­tions that in­clude Thai iced cof­fee with xo­co­lat mole bit­ters and a sausage sage English muf­fin with mar­bled egg and French toast made with tres leches bat­ter that’ll have you hash­tag­ging and com­ing to #All­dayev­ery­day. 1035 N. Mi­ami Ave., 305-699-3447; all­daymia.com

AREA 31

The Epic Ho­tel’s 16th-floor eatery boasts ex­quis­ite seafood pre­pared by culi­nary mas­ter­mind Wolf­gang

Birk and a not-to-be-missed happy hour, all paired with panoramic views of the Bay. 270 S. Bis­cayne Blvd. Way, Mi­ami, 305-424-5234; area31restau­rant.com

ATRIO RES­TAU­RANT AND WINE ROOM

Ex­pe­ri­ence first-hand what it means to be wined and dined at the Conrad’s res­tau­rant and lounge, which of­fers an in­no­va­tive in­ter­na­tional menu paired with a spe­cially cu­rated se­lec­tion of more than 200 vin­tage wines. 1395 Brick­ell Ave., Mi­ami, 305-5036529; con­rad­ho­tels3.hil­ton.com

AZUL

The in­ti­mate Forbes five-star res­tau­rant in the Man­darin Ori­en­tal fea­tures mod­ern Amer­i­can dishes in­fused with Asian in­flu­ences. 500 Brick­ell Key Dr., Mi­ami, 305-913-8358; man­dari­nori­en­tal.com

EDGE STEAK & BAR

This stylish de­par­ture from the tra­di­tional steak­house, helmed by lo­cal fa­vorite Aaron Brooks, is the new crown jewel of The Four Sea­sons Ho­tel Mi­ami thanks in part to its ever-ro­tat­ing lineup of house-made char­cu­terie, lim­it­less brunch, and inim­itable oys­ter happy hour. 1435 Brick­ell Ave., Mi­ami, 305-358-3535; foursea­sons.com

GAR­CIA’S SEAFOOD GRILLE & FISH MAR­KET

Open for nearly half a cen­tury, this river­side res­tau­rant serves up some of the fresh­est catch in the Magic City. Have a se­ri­ous sweet tooth? The clas­sic Cuban desserts with a twist, like the guava mango cheese­cake, will sat­isfy that. 398 NW North River Dr., Mi­ami, 305-375-0765; gar­ci­as­mi­ami.com

IL GABBIANO

Ex­pect Italian cui­sine that’s both deca­dent and ex­quis­ite, with all the ac­cou­trements you can imag­ine (Parme­san wheel, any­one?) served with a view of Bis­cayne Bay. 335 S. Bis­cayne Blvd., Mi­ami, 305-3730063; il­gab­bianomia.com

KIKI ON THE RIVER

If you love au­then­tic Greek cui­sine, then you’re truly in luck. The river­side hot spot serves mouth­wa­ter­ing Greek fa­vorites in­clud­ing keftedakia (Greek-style meat­balls) and lavraki (whole grilled fish). Fin­ish it off with home­made Greek yo­gurt served with or­ganic honeycomb, thyme, and toasted wal­nuts. 450 NW North River Dr., Mi­ami, 786-502-3243; kikion­theriver.com

KO­MODO

Stop by nightlife king Dave Grut­man’s three-story Brick­ell din­ing des­ti­na­tion and lounge for delectable South­east Asian-in­spired fare with a side of A-list celeb sight­ings. 801 Brick­ell Ave., Mi­ami, 305-534-2211; ko­mod­omi­ami.com

LILT LOUNGE

Pop in for a pre- (or post-) din­ner cock­tail at the Epic Ho­tel’s exclusive bar and lounge, where you can sip spe­cialty li­ba­tions, nosh on $1 oys­ters, and dance to live mu­sic, ev­ery Tues­day through Satur­day from 6 to 8 PM. 270 Bis­cayne Blvd. Way, Mi­ami, 305-351-7403; lilt­lounge.com

MANNA LIFE FOOD

Get proper nour­ish­ment—as in the food of the gods—at this plant-based su­per­food and juice bar, of­fer­ing trade­marked arepas, nori bur­ri­tos, açai smooth­ies, and dairy-free mac’n’cheese for brunch. 80 NE Sec­ond Ave., Mi­ami, 786-717-5060; man­nal­ife­food.com

MAR­ION

Stop by the Brick­ell din­ing des­ti­na­tion to in­dulge in sin­gu­larly mouth­wa­ter­ing Mediter­ranean fare, from prime skirt steak with wasabi chimichurri to risotto served with Ja­panese mush­rooms.

1111 SW First Ave., Mi­ami, 786717-7512; mar­i­on­mi­ami.com

N BY NAOE

Reser­va­tions are re­quired for this omakase ex­pe­ri­ence of a life­time, cour­tesy of chef Kevin Cory. Here, the only menu is Chef Cory’s, and the only ta­ble is com­mu­nal. 661 Brick­ell Key Dr., Mi­ami, 305-9476263; naoemi­ami.com

QUINTO LA HUELLA

Ex­ec­u­tive Chef Nano Cre­spo’s Uruguayan sen­sa­tion—the East, Mi­ami out­post of one of the best restau­rants in Latin Amer­ica— com­bines its wood grill and its meat-cen­tric menu with views of Brick­ell City Cen­tre. IN­SIDER TIP: Ask about the sushi. 788 Brick­ell Plz., Mi­ami, 786-805-4646; quin­to­lahuella.com

RIVER YACHT CLUB

A Van­dutch lounge and ter­race, docking fa­cil­i­ties, and river­side gar­den seat­ing are among the draws here, as is the ro­tat­ing ros­ter of na­tion­ally ac­claimed chefs, like Alex Chang, dish­ing out sea­sonal plates. Keep an eye open for rosé par­ties on the week­end. 401 SW Third Ave., Mi­ami, 305-200-5716; rivery­acht­club.com

ROOFTOP AT E11EVEN

Take a breather from 24/7 show club E11EVEN with a quick el­e­va­tor ride to the roof, where hand­crafted cock­tails, sa­vory small plates, and a DJ await. When you’re ready to re­sume par­ty­ing, down­stairs beck­ons. 15 NE 11th St., Mi­ami, 305-358-9848; 11mi­amirooftop.com

SEASPICE

A celebrity-ap­proved seafood brasserie and lounge on the Mi­ami River of­fers epic bot­tle brunches and a dock for those ar­riv­ing by yacht. 422 NW North River Dr., Mi­ami, 305-440-4200; sea­spicemi­ami.com

TOSCANA DIVINO

Brick­ell’s trat­to­ria fea­tures an Italian happy hour dubbed Aper­i­tivo Italiano ev­ery Wed­nes­day and hand­made pasta ev­ery day, plus classes so you can make au­then­tic Italian at home. 900 S. Mi­ami Ave., Mi­ami, 305930-6873; toscanadi­vino.com

TRULUCK’S SEAFOOD STEAK & CRAB HOUSE

A fan­tas­tic com­bi­na­tion of the fresh­est Florida stone crab, juicy steaks, and a col­lec­tion of more than 100 hun­dred wines. 777 Brick­ell Ave., Mi­ami, 305-5790035; tru­lucks.com

WOLF­GANG’S STEAK­HOUSE

Meat lovers, re­joice! Wolf­gang Zweiner’s famed steak­house is now a 305 sta­ple, with its beloved 28-day dry-aged steak and other fan fa­vorites, like mem­o­rable Cae­sar salad, lamb and veal chop Mi­lanese, and the same Ju­nior’s cheese­cake that peo­ple pay to have shipped from New York. 315 S. Bis­cayne Blvd., Mi­ami, 305-4877130; wolf­gangssteak­house.net

ZUMA

Lon­don restau­ra­teur Rainer Becker of­fers in­ter­na­tion­ally ac­claimed Ja­panese “pub fare” at the Epic Ho­tel, but don’t be con­fused by the fancy de­scrip­tion. It’s sushi at its best. 270 Bis­cayne Blvd. Way, Mi­ami, 305-577-0277; zu­marestau­rant.com

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