Art Basel Week Events Guide

Where to Eat

Basel works up an appetite. Here are our tips to sate your appetite for food, drinks and a scene...

ON THE MAINLAND

CUP OF JOE
  • Panther Coffee, 2390 N.W. Second Ave., Wynwood. Artsy hangout featuring beans roasted on premises. 305-677-3952; panthercoffee.com.
GLASS OF WINE
  • Mercadito, 3252 NE First Ave., Midtown: Snazzy gourmet Mexican spot with robust happy hour including wine, beer, margaritas, flautas, tacos and more. Taqueria next door serves quick tacos and burritos. 786-369-0430.
  • Wynwood Kitchen, 2550 NW Second Ave., Wynwood: Weekday happy hour with $2 bar bites, plus inventive soups, salads and skewers, next to Wynwood Walls. 305-722-8959.
CIVILIZED SNACKS
  • Angelina's, 3451 NE First Ave., Midtown: Omelets, crepes, "adult" grilled cheese, Panther coffee, beer, wine, wide-ranging juice bar. 305-424-9129.
  • Crumb on Parchment, 3930 NE Second Ave., Design District: Fresh, well-priced pastries, salads, soups from James Beard Award chef Michelle Bernstein. 305-572-9444.
  • Harry's Pizzeria, 3918 N. Miami Ave., Design District: Wallet-friendly gourmet pizza designed by the beloved chef of Michael's Genuine. 786-275-4963.
  • Sakaya Kitchen, 3401 N. Miami Ave., Midtown: Yummy Asian street-style food at bargain prices. 305-576-8096
FOR A FULL MEAL
  • Mercadito. Sometimes you just need a taco. 3252 NE 1 Ave, Miami; 786-369-0430
  • Shokudo. Japanese, Thai & Chinese eats in a low-key Midtown garden setting. 4740 NE 2 Ave, Miami; 305-758-7782
  • Joey's. Easy, breezy pizza & pasta in Wynwood. 2506 NW 2 Ave, Miami; 305-438-0488
  • Blue Collar. 6730 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 305-756-0366
  • Pride & Joy. 2800 N Miami Ave, Miami; 305-456-9548
  • Gigi's. 3470 N Miami Ave, Miami; 305-573-1520
RESTORATION
  • Emena Spa, 4100 NE Second Ave., Design District; 305-438-3777; emenaspa.com.


ON THE BEACH

GLASS OF WINE
  • Setai Hotel, 2001 Collins Ave.: Ultra-chic hotel setting; appealing bar menu, as well. 305-520-6000.
  • Balans, 1022 Lincoln Rd.: Indoor-outdoor cafe with specialty cocktails and other drink specials from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily. 305-534-9191.
  • The Dutch at the W Hotel, 2201 Collins Ave.: Extensive cocktail, beer and wine menu in hipster hotel setting. 305-938-3111.
CIVILIZED SNACKS
  • Social Club at the Surfcomber, 1717 Collins Ave.: Inventive street food, with value prices and sumptuous desserts. Daily happy hour with bar bites menu. 305-604-1800.
  • Charles Street, 2000 Collins Ave.: Brasserie/bistro style with lush food, happy hour specials and a popular brunch. 305-763-8983.
  • Wolfsonian Cafe, 1001 Washington Ave.: Gift shop/cafe in the ground floor of museum housing found objects expert Micky Wolfson's collection has healthy sandwiches, soups, quiches, beer and wine.
FOR A FULL MEAL
  • The Dutch. Upscale American classics at the W. 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-938-3111
  • The Bazaar. Avant garde eats with a scene at the SLS. 1701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-455-2999
  • Lure Fishbar. Brand new NYC import at the Loews Hotel. 1600 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-695-4550
  • Juvia. 1111 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-763-8272
RESTORATION
  • Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach.