If business or personal travel takes you to the Brickell Key area and Miami's Financial district, the following list is your go to guide for a quick bite or a plush expense account lunch in the area due south of the Miami River:

Azul or Sambal Restaurants at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel (Friday happy hour)

500 Brickell Key Drive 305-913-8288

 

Atrio (private dining available) and Noir at the Conrad Hotel

1395 Brickell Ave 305-503-6599

  

Morton's the Steakhouse (steak...$$)

1200 Brickell Ave 305-400-9990

  

Gordon Biersch Brewery (micro brewery, corporate casual, private dining area, happy hour)

1201 Brickell Ave 786-425-1130 

 

Rosinella Downtown (lovely Italian cafe)

1040 S Miami Ave, 305-372-5756

 

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill (taco, burrito, cheapo)

1010 S Miami Ave, 305-523-2393

  

Provence Grill (lite euro, cocktails)

1001 S Miami Ave, 305-373-1940

 

Perricone's Marketplace & Cafe (lovely menu, patio dining, italian market)

15 SE 10th St, 305-374-9449 

 

Oceanaire Restaurant (great classic seafood)

900 S Miami Ave, 305-372-8862 

 

Porcao Churrascaria (huge portions - grilled meats, $$)

801 Brickell Bay Dr, 305-373-277

 

Sushi Siam Restaurant (thai/sushi together)

801 S Bayshore Dr, 305-579-9944

 

Capital Grille (aged steaks & vintage wines, $$)

444 Brickell Ave, 305-374-4500

 

River Oyster House Woode Grill (best seafood in town, happy hour)

650 S Miami Ave, 305-530-1915

 

Giacomo (italian, salads)

638 S Miami Ave, 305-379-1525

 

Duo 1421 S Miami Ave (gourmet menu, fine wines)

www.duorestaurant.com

(786) 497-4386

  

PF Changs's Chinese Bistro (popular Chinese chain)

901 S. Miami Ave 305-358-0732