The Doral Dining Scene is really happening, people.
When completed, Downtown Doral (8500 NW 52nd St, Doral) will have a total of 70 retail stores and restaurants. Stellino’s Italian is already open and nine other restaurants will be opening from now through May. The father-daughter duo Armando Codina, Executive Chairman of Codina Partners, and his daughter Ana Codina Barlick, CEO, have personally handpicked the list of restaurants. They wanted Downtown Doral void of chains and brand repetition, and will feature the “best eats” from high-end Italian to Cuban cuisine, sushi and gourmet coffee.
Here is a quick look at what’s coming to Downtown Doral’s dining scene.
A Japanese tapas-style dining experience, fish market and cult favorite for all University of Florida alums (Now Open) Check out these Yelp reviews – many 5 out of 5 stars
“Mirugai sashimi? OMG! I’ve never seen it in Miami! Robata grill? We are so running over there!!! Tonkatsu ramen – probably the best value item on the menu, and in Miami, best-bang-for-the-buck ramen.” – Krys P.
“Japanese style tapas and top shelf bar. Kumamoto oysters, pig cheeks, Niku Niku and the Ebi ten were great to share.” – Mayte C.
“The seabass skewers melted in your mouth. Oldie but goodie, dragonfly roll, didn’t disappoint. “ – Jaqueline H.
A new high-end concept from veteran restaurateur Sal Stellino, creator of Sal’s Italian Ristorante (Now Open). Check out some of the Yelp reviews thus far – a vast majority 5 out of 5 stars.
“Best service ever…Truly recommend this place ….the chef was stupendous” – Jackie J
“Love the pizza and drinks were amazing. Recommend this restaurant to everyone. Can’t wait to come back! “ – Edward P
“Try the Shrimp Scampi pizza, it will go on your top 10 list. The carpaccio was delish and elegant.” – Jane D.
“ I’m usually not a risotto fan, but it was suggested by our server and I’m so glad I listened, Absolutely delicious. Service was friendly, very attentive and fast.” – Lissa K
“Nailed it!!!! Finally some really kicka$$ Italian food in Doral. Have been a huge fan of their other Restaurant Sal’s Italian Ristorante for years but this just elevated his food to a whole new level!” – Thomas H.
A Spanish gastrobar and Coral Gables favorite that is opening its second South Florida location in Downtown Doral.
Pisco y Nasca
A new ceviche gastrobar concept inspired by top ceviche eateries that adds a modern twist to traditional Peruvian cuisine.
A smoothie and juice franchise created to provide healthy, on-the-go food options.
The Argentinean helado company that has been churning out crafted frozen delights since 1969.
Pasion del Cielo
A casual corner cafe with a variety of brews from different coffee-growing countries.
Giardino’s Gourmet Salad
A gourmet salad restaurant that serves a wide range of hand-crafted salads and other premium menu offerings.
A favorite on Miami Beach, this fast-casual, taco-centric eatery offers playful takes on Mexican dishes.
Las Vegas Cuban
A family-owned and Southern Florida grown Cuban hot spot guaranteeing customers authentic dishes and the friendliest service in town.