Pre-concert bites - Kosushi

6 Miami Beach Spots for Pre-Concert Bites

Catching a show at The Fillmore Miami Beach? Here are a few great spots to grab a bite before the big concert. 

Casa Isola

Pre-concert Bites - Casa Isola

If you need some energy for the mosh pit, load up on carbs at the always-amazing Casa Isola. The Sunset Harbour hotspot is home to a wealth of tasty pastas and Italian specialties. Crowd favorites include the Isola arancini, burrata Panzanella, ravioli bianconeri and—of course—the rigatoni all vodka. Be on the lookout for Isola’s signature specials too: the roasted broccoli rabe may sound simple, but it packs a flavorful punch.

Casa Isola is located at 1418 20th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website.  

Joia Beach

On this list, Joia Beach is the restaurant furthest from the Fillmore Miami Beach. But the extra time is worth it to visit this off-the-beaten-path paradise. Located on Jungle Island, Joia Beach is ideal for a laidback waterfront dinner or sunset cocktails. Enjoy hamachi crudo, octopus carpaccio, tomahawk steak, lamb chops, and more while taking in your gorgeous surroundings. One thing to note: Joia Beach is reservation-only, so a spur-of-the-moment visit is out of the question. 

Joia Beach is located at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132. For more information, visit their official website

Kosushi

Need to kill a lot of time before the show? Head on over to Kosushi, a stellar South of Fifth Japanese eatery. This is an experience that shouldn’t be rushed; you need to savor every moment and bite here. Kosushi boasts an assortment of delightful sushi and sashimi selections alongside numerous hot and cold dishes. Everyone should order a few dishes—sharing is encouraged. It’s not too close to the Fillmore, but still close enough that you’ll get to the show with plenty of time to spare. 

Kosushi is located at 801 South Pointe Drive, #105, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official Instagram.

La Sandwicherie

Need something quick? La Sandwicherie never disappoints. The humble sandwich shop on 14th Street is cheap, fast, and delicious—you can’t ask for more. Choose one of their signature selections or craft your own sandwich. Just make sure to upgrade your bread to a croissant—there’s just something about it that takes everything up a notch. The best part of La Sandwicherie is that it’s also open late. So if you find yourself hungry after the show, this is a great post-concert place, too. 

La Sandwicherie is located at 229 14th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website

Osteria Del Teatro

Miami Beach restaurants to eat around the Fillmore

For over 30 years, Osteria Del Teatro has wowed diners with its delicious Italian offerings. If your friends or family are in town for the big concert, this place is sure to make their jaw drop. Food is delicious and enormous, so make sure to bring a big party; you’ll want to order everything, so the more the merrier. Standouts include the crespelle, mushroom polenta, wild shrimp spaghetti, chicken parm, and veal scallopini. They’re all so good that you’ll want to sneak your leftovers into the concert. 

Osteria Del Teatro is located at 1200 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website

RED South Beach

Pre-concert Bites - RED South Beach

RED South Beach is another exceptional pre-concert dinner spot. This South of Fifth steakhouse features not just succulent cuts of steak but also just about everything else. Seafood, pasta, chops… Even vegetarians can find something to eat here. Highlights include the shrimp cocktail, steak tartare, carbonara, Cheshire pork chop, stuffed lobster tail, and literally any steak. Warning: Because you’re enjoying yourself so much, you might lose track of time and miss the show.

RED South Beach is located at 801 South Pointe Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website

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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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