Miami’s Best Restaurants for Doing Business

Latin flavors mix with American recipes and products, creating options for all tastes to stimulate business conversations

Brickell, in Miami, is part of the city's vibrant business scene.
March 30, 2023 | 01:51 PM

Bloomberg Línea — For decades, Miami has been a dynamic and vibrant city offering many opportunities to do business. It is also considered the gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, which is why international trade flourishes and companies start their expansion in the region from the Floridian city.

Its location in southern Florida also make it a key logistics center for the transport of goods and commerce.

Latin America’s 30 Best Restaurants for Doing Business

Besides, Miami has a diversified economy, with tourism, technology, health, construction and banking being some of the strongest sectors that attract major investments.

This welcoming business environment, which encourages innovation and entrepreneurship, is accompanied by a diverse and innovative culinary offering, which not only provides the ideal setting for doing business, but also as a showcase of many of Latin America’s signature flavors.


“Miami is one of the business capitals of Latin America where, due to the recent arrival of migrants, both from the region and from cities like New York, it has become a very competitive sport to find good spots for business dining,” said Kaio Philipe, a Brazilian entrepreneur who immigrated to the city in 2017.

“The dining ecosystem here has grown in options, and diners can find restaurants that offer a recipe of flavors, good locations and charm for a good power lunch,” Philipe added, and who is part of Falic Media, the media group that operates Bloomberg Línea.

Bloomberg Línea has selected some of the best culinary offerings where executives and entrepreneurs can sit down to enjoy delicious experiences and talk about business.


One of these venues is Carbone, the Miami branch of the famous Italian restaurant in Manhattan, and this north-south combination is evident in everything: from the decoration to the menu. In other words, Carbone is a glamorous New York spot in the heart of Miami Beach.

If you can make a reservation for the time and day you want (yes, Carbone is very popular), the reward will be a totally enriching experience, from the moment you order your starter to the moment you taste your dessert. The cuisine, evidently Italian-American, offers dishes conceived in the old continent with robust overtones.

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La Mar by Gastón Acurio, a concept of famed Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio, brings together the best of several worlds: an unbeatable location and authentic flavors, whether with imported or local ingredients. La Mar is part of the attractions of the Mandarin Oriental hotel. Located right next to the sea, on the island in front of Brickell.

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And Michael’s Genuine Food & Drinks, at the heart of the Design Center, has become one of the favorite enclaves for business people, entrepreneurs, creatives and many of Miami’s movers and shakers. That’s where Michael’s Genuine Food & Drinks operates as one of gourmands’ favorite places to see people and be seen. The restaurant is a culinary destination in its own right, with the best of American dishes (from Southern cuisine to classic burgers), to fusions with the cuisines of other latitudes.

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