10 Of The Best French Restaurants In Miami

Indulge in some of the best authentic dishes surrounded by the scenic and tropical city of Miami.

For visitors in search of a taste of France while in Miami, these restaurants will transport guests to the streets of Paris. From cozy bistros to elegant establishments, there’s something to suit everyone’s tastes. Here are ten of the best authentic French restaurants to try in Miami.

La Fresa Francesa

59 W 3rd St, Hialeah, FL 33010, United States

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La Fresa Francesa is a cozy little spot located in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood. The restaurant has a vintage charm, with its brick walls and white crocheted table runners. As mentioned on its website, “We serve gourmet French cuisine driven by the flavors & traditions of the French countryside. Sprinkled with a little inspiration from Miami’s regional Cuban cuisine.” The menu features classic dishes such as croque madame, chicken vol-au-vent, and veal stuffed quails. The signature dish is seared foie gras with a pastelito de guayaba, and sprinkled pistachios.

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

151 NE 41st St, Miami, FL 33137, United States

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L’Atelier is an upscale French restaurant, located in the Four Seasons Hotel. The decor is modern and sleek, with dark wooden floors and white walls. As mentioned on its website, “L’Atelier’s name refers to a craftsman’s workshop, emphasizing Chef Joël Robuchon’s hallmark of elevating the simplest of dishes into something extraordinary using pristine ingredients, immaculate technique, and abundant creativity.”  The menu features traditional dishes such as foie gras, escargot, and filet mignon. The signature dish is La Canette, a crispy duck breast served with cherry confiture, peaches, and a fennel reduction.

Le Jardinier

151 NE 41st St Suite 135, Miami, FL 33137, United States

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Le Jardinier is a vegetable-focused French restaurant, located in the Design District. The decor is modern and clean, with white walls and large windows. As mentioned on its website, “Michelin-starred Chef Alain Verzeroli’s menu is focused on utilizing the highest quality vegetables, seasonal ingredients, and fresh herbs, fitting seamlessly into the modern, light-filled interiors designed by award-winning Architect Pierre-Yves Rochon.” The menu features dishes such as sea bass with a fennel salad, wagyu bavette au jus, and sweet corn with mascarpone agnolotti. The signature dish is spelt risotto with artichoke, sunburst squash, and mimolette.

LPM Miami Restaurant & Bar

1300 Brickell Bay Dr, Miami, FL 33131, United States

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Located in Brickell near the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Four Seasons, LPM is all about serving French classics using the highest quality of ingredients. As mentioned on its website, “The aim with every dish served at LPM Restaurant and Bar is to create a mouthful of food that will not be forgotten – and which you cannot find or reproduce elsewhere. Behind that is a journey to explore the essential joy at the heart of the ingredients of the French Mediterranean that we take as our inspiration.” The decor is modern and sleek, with white walls and dark wooden floors. The menu features traditional dishes such as escargot, risotto aux champignons et crème fraîche, and coquelet au citron confit. The signature dish is ratatouille with feta cheese.

Gustave

366 Miracle Mile, Miami, FL 33134, United States

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Gustave is an inexpensive French bistro, located in Wynwood. The decor is casual and chic, with dark blue walls and wooden floors. As mentioned on its website, “Gustave was born from a partnership between Samuel and Quentin. Samuel owns and operates two restaurants in the heart of Paris. Quentin is specialized in event planning, business and restaurant business development. Both passionate about French gastronomy and in search of a new adventure, they decide to share their expertise and love for French cuisine abroad, in Miami.” The menu features classic dishes such as croque monsieur, escargots, and salmon tartare. The signature dish is poulet rôti aux truffes avec purée maison, slow cooked chicken with mashed potatoes.

À la Folie Café

516 Española Way, Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States