Best Restaurants at Sunny Isles Beach
This beachfront destination just north of Miami Beach has plenty of dining options, whether it’s a casual lunch with an oceanfront view or an elegant dinner at sunset. Menus at Sunny Isles Beach restaurants highlight the best of our local culinary offerings, including fresh-caught fish, seasonal produce, and a diverse mix of global flavors.
Aside from its amazing beaches, the stylish neighborhood of Sunny Isles Beach has several attractions and lovely places to eat. Some of the restaurants in the area are really traditional, while others are new. As the Sunny Isles Beach neighborhood expands, a new restaurant opens each year, providing residents and visitors with a variety of places to dine and enjoy themselves. This article contains a list of the best restaurants in Sunny Isles Beach.
18660 Collins Avenue
Just across the street from the Marenas Beach Resort & Spa is one of the local’s favorite healthy eateries in all of Sunny Isles Beach. Miami Juice serves fresh fruit smoothies and juices, pita sandwiches and fresh garden salads. Popular at lunchtime, the alfresco tables are often in high demand.
LuLa Kebab House
18250 Collins Avenue
Sunny Isles Beach is home to a sizable Russian expat community and Lula Kebab is their unofficial clubhouse. Serving classic recipes straight out of Grandma’s playbook to a unique soundtrack that may include live former-Soviet singers, this restaurant provides more than a few surprises tucked away in a local shopping plaza.
Bella Beach Club
18001 Collins Avenue
One of the most eagerly anticipated day party destinations in Sunny Isles Beach, Bella Beach Club at the Trump International Beach Resort takes a page from the Nikki Beach Club playbook and attracts some great looking guests! Enjoy classic Mediterranean flavors and Florida fresh seafood served alfresco right by the sea.
18090 Collins Avenue
This Chinese/Japanese restaurant is a fast casual favorite for the $13.99 all-you-can-eat sushi special ordered by checking off colorful slips of paper with tiny pencils. If you’re staying nearby and crave quick Chinese takeaway – give Miyako a call.
Copper Chimney Indian Cuisine
18090 Collins Avenue
This quaint Indian restaurant offers daily lunch and dinner specials and serves indoors or alfresco. Service is fast and friendly and the owner and his family go to great lengths to make diners feel welcome.
Il Mulino New York
17875 Collins Avenue
The Acqualina Resort & Spa is one of Sunny Isles’ more upscale vacation destinations so expect a bit of sticker shock from the menu at il Mulino. Popular at lunchtime but more elegant after dark, the Italian restaurant’s servers are swift and professional and the bone-in veal chop remains one of our dream dinners!
17624 Collins Avenue
Chef Tim Andriola’s classic Mediterranean eatery is a town favorite with a casual atmosphere, brick oven pizzas and a busy bar scene. Often crowded with locals, the friendly service and classic Italian entrees make for a great night out with friends who enjoy a good bottle of wine.
El Mega Chuzo
17632 Collins Avenue
This funky hole-in-the-wall near Sole on the Ocean Resort specializes in classic Colombian street foods that attract local expats who crave the empanadas, arepas and quirky hamburguesas topped with potato sticks, bacon and ham. Open until midnight, this popular hangout draws night owls in search of an easy greasy fix after cocktails.
17190 Collins Avenue
Guests at the DoubleTree Oceanpoint Resort & Sole on the Ocean find Epicure Gourmet Market the ideal destination for an impromptu beach picnic or for stocking the hotel fridge with tasty treats. Shop a New York style deli, a full service bakery and an ample selection of craft beer & wine to enjoy at picnic tables facing breezy Collins Avenue.
Chef Philip Ho
16850 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach is not home to many stellar Chinese restaurants but Chef Philip Ho serves up some of the best in the business! Popular for dim sum by day and fresh Florida seafood by night, this is our go-to spot for classic recipes prepared in true gourmet style.
16701 Collins Avenue
A quirky dining room inside the Newport Beachside Resort, Kitchen 305 attracts fans and followers to it’s all-you-can-eat lobster nights on Wednesdays. Be aware that as the hour grows late, the decibel levels rise once the Kitchen switches into an impromptu dance club.
Just over the bridge, Haulover Beach State Park surrounds Collins Avenue from 102nd to 157th Streets, and Sunny Isles Beach / North Miami Beach runs along the shoreline through 200 Street.
Many of the waterfront properties along Sunny Isles Beach are newly built and family-friendly. Dining and entertainment abounds on the west side of Collins Avenue. For shoppers, Aventura Mall is just minutes away. Choose from these popular resorts:
- Newport Beachside Resort – 16701 Collins Avenue
- Sole on the Ocean Resort – 17315 Collins Avenue
- Doubletree OceanPoint Resort & Spa – 17375 Collins Avenue
- Acqualina Resort & Spa – 17875 Collins Avenue
- Trump International Beach Resort – 18001 Collins Avenue
- Marenas Beach Resort & Spa – 18683 Collins Avenue