The Best Places to Blow Up Your Instagram

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Any restaurant can put together a good-looking dish—but does it taste good? At these six Miami restaurants, you’ll find plenty of style and substance to make everyone on social media jealous.

Bachour Bakery & Restaurant 

Few things are as beautiful as the pastries you’ll find at Bachour, a Miami bakery and restaurant from one of the world’s top pastry chefs. Chef Antonio Bachour has put together a striking assortment of macarons, croissants, tarts, and other sweets that will blow your mind. The colors and the flavors are a feast for the senses. You have to see them for yourself. 

Bachour Bakery & Restaurant has multiple locations across Miami. For more information, visit their official website

Buya Wynwood

Order anything off the menu at Wynwood’s Buya, and your mouth will instantly water. The Japanese restaurant features an impressive selection of shareable bites that look and taste great. All it takes is one look at the wagyu tataki or the tempura beech mushroom to know you’re in for a treat; the attention to flavor and presentation is incredible. Other social media-friendly dishes include the pork belly buns, the duck gyoza hot pot, and the salmon sashimi. 

Buya Izakaya + Yakitori is located at 250 NW 24th Street, Miami, FL 33127. For more information, visit their official website

Jia

Over on Miami Beach, Jia in South of Fifth is serving up delicious and gorgeous Chinese cuisine. Have your phone handy to snap shots of the best-selling dishes like the spicy shrimp tempura, ding ding noodle, short rib dumplings, and roasted Mongol lamb rack. Just as stunning is the cocktail menu, which boasts fun glassware and whimsical preparations. Everything about this place is camera-ready.

Jia is located at 808 1st Street, #3, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website

Miami Diner

Burgers and milkshakes make for some fun social media photos, and Miami Diner has no shortage of either. The South Beach diner has it all: classic burgers, cheeseburgers, breakfast burgers, veggie burgers… The list goes on and on. The same goes for the milkshakes: You can stick to the classics like vanilla and chocolate or go all out with oreo cookie and Nutella flavors. Other diner staples abound, too, like eggs, melts, subs and salads.

Miami Diner is located at 919 Alton Road, Miami, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website

Via Emilia 9

If you’re looking for awesome pasta, look no further than Via Emilia 9 on Miami Beach. The unassuming neighborhood spot is known for its tasty pasta dishes and other Italian dishes that are sure to blow up your Instagram or TikTok. Standout selections include the four-cheese gnocchi, tagliattle with prosciutto and the Mediterranean branzino filet. Don’t forget to pick up something from the on-site market before you leave. 

Via Emilia 9 is located at 1120 15th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website

Wabi Sabi

You’ll be blown away by the aesthetic of Wabi Sabi the second you walk in. It’s just so nice. The food is equally impressive with sushi, sashimi, and Japanese specialties galore. No matter what you order here, it’s going to look great for the camera, and everything tastes as good as it looks. You can order a la carte, but we always recommend one of the tastings to get the best bang for your buck. 

Wabi Sabi is located at 851 NE 79th Street, Miami, FL 33138. For more information, visit their official website

Geoffrey Anderson

Geoffrey Anderson Jr. is a contributing/staff writer for Dish Miami. For over six years, he has covered the South Florida dining scene with his wife for the award-winning local food blog Miami Food Pug. When he's not writing about food, he's eating it—or attending rock concerts and traveling.

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