73 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in Miami.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
Ella's Oyster Bar is a casual seafood restaurant on the main strip of Calle Ocho. They've got oysters (obviously) and lots of seafood options.
Tio Colo is a Hialeah restaurant best known for its Cuban ice cream sandwiches, or bocaditos de helado.
Mr. Mandolin is a Greek restaurant inside the Vagabond Hotel in MiMo. They have very good gyros, kebabs, and salads.
Magdoos is a Lebanese spot in Wynwood with some outdoor seating and a menu of classic dishes.
Via Emilia Garden is an Italian restaurant in Midtown with some outdoor seating and average food.
Mister 01 is a fantastic pizzeria located in a random office building just off Lincoln Road.
Tacomiendo is an Edgewater taco truck parked inside an outdoor plant shop. The tacos are simple but tasty - and the place is also BYOB.
La Leggenda is a pizzeria in South Beach that makes very good Neapolitan pizza. It’s your best bet when it comes to eating on Española Way.
Finka Table & Tap in Tamiami serves a mix of Cuban, Korean, and Peruvian fusion that mostly works very well. The cocktails are good too.
Sixty10 is an outdoor rotisserie chicken spot in Little Haiti with a ton of picnic-table seating that’s also BYOB.
Piman Bouk is a classic Little Haiti restaurant where you’ll find really good versions of goat, oxtail, and more Haitian dishes.
La Piazzetta Pizzeria is a casual Italian restaurant near Little Haiti that serves solid Neapolitan pizza.
Clive’s is a simple restaurant in Little Haiti that serves some of the city’s best Jamaican food.
Lucali in Sunset Harbour has some of the best pizza in Miami. You might have to wait, but it will be worth it.
Thatch is a plant-based restaurant and market in Midtown. They do casual lunch during the day and a sit-down dinner at night.