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)


(786) 497-4386


PF Changs's Chinese Bistro (popular Chinese chain)

901 S. Miami Ave 305-358-0732