Brunch is the finest part of the weekend, but with so many new brunch options in town, it can be difficult to keep track of them all. To help you sort through the noise, we’ve compiled a list of the top new brunch spots in Miami for your next weekend getaway.
The Lido Bayside Grill
This trendy Mediterranean restaurant, which is located inside the Standard Spa and has a picturesque waterfront view, recently started serving brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It features inventive takes on traditional favorites like the Lido Benedict, which includes a crab cake and lobster hollandaise, as well as decadent dishes like foie gras creme brulee. The shakshuka (poached egg with tomato, leek, and pepper stew) is a dish for vegetarians, and those avoiding gluten should try the egg and quinoa frittata.
With bottomless prosecco, pies like mortadella e carciofi (mozzarella, roasted artichokes, mortadella, and pesto), and salads like the Gamberi salad made with grilled shrimp, arugula, radicchio, beets, fennel, onions, and avocado, this Midtown spritz and pizza bar is the place to go for a fun spin on brunch. Italica serves brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
This airy and cheerful Italian restaurant in MiMo was founded by chef and restaurateur Jose Mendin and chef Santo Agnello. Diners may now experience the San Benedicto, the chefs’ version on eggs Benedict served with vodka hollandaise and prosciutto, on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Along with drinks like the Lola Fragola (gin, strawberry, basil, lemon, and egg white), there are also dishes like cannoli French toast on brioche served with cannoli cream and pistachio and carbonara pizza. For $25, unlimited mimosas, bellinis, or Rossinis are also available.