Michelin Awards Stars to Orlando and Miami Restaurants

Back in November, we announced that Michelin Guide would begin awarding restaurants in Florida with coveted Michelin Stars. The first round of stars have finally been given to restaurants in both Orlando and Miami. Among the honorees, we are excited to see a restaurant on Disney property make it in the inaugural round for the sunshine state. Here are the awarded establishments:

Two Stars

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

Miami takes the only two-star restaurant in this round of awards. For many this choice was no surprise as prior to his death in 2018, Joël Robuchon had already earned 31 Michelin Stars at restaurants in New York.

One Star

Knife & Spoon

Boia De
Cote Miami
The Den at Sushi Azabu Miami
Elcielo Miami
Le Jardinier
Los Félix
Stubborn Seed
The Surf Club Restaurant (Surfside)

In terms of Orlando’s awards, you may recognize Capa, the rooftop steakhouse located at the Four Season on Walt Disney World Property. Knife & Spoon is a newer signature steak and seafood restaurant located inside the Ritz Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. Kadence is a sushi & sake bar in Orlando’s Audubon Park Garden District. Soseki can be found in Winter Park and offers an intimate multi-course dining experience featuring a modern take on omakase. Omakase literally means “I will leave it to you” as diners of this restaurant leave their meal to the chef to decide.

Bib Gourmand

In addition to awarding stars to 15 restaurants, Michelin also named 29 Bib Gourmand establishments. This honor means they believe these places offer good food at moderate prices. The 29 restaurants earning this title are below:

Bombay Street Kitchen
Papa Llama
The Ravenous Pig (Winter Park)
Swine & Sons (Winter Park)
Z Asian

Bachour (Coral Gables)
Chug’s Diner
El Turco
Ghee Indian Kitchen (Kendall)
Hometown Barbecue Miami
Krus Kitchen
La Natural
Lung Yai Thai Tapas
Mandolin Aegean Bistro
Michael’s Genuine
Phuc Yea
Red Rooster Overtown
Sanguich de Miami
Tinta y Café (Coral Gables)
Zak the Baker
Zitz Sum (Coral Gables)

Ichicoro Ramen
Rooster and the Till

In addition to these, on their website, Michelin has also given us some recommended restaurants to visit. These are places they felt had a good value for the money. Among these are The Polite Pig, Morimoto Asia, Citricos, Ravello, and California Grill- all on Disney property.

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Michelin plans to return next year and we are interested to see what great restaurants in Orlando earn themselves stars.

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Amy Krieger

Amy loves all things Disney from the theme parks and resorts to the beloved films. She and her husband, Paul, are originally from Wheeling, West Virginia. They now live in Central Florida with their two fur kids, Odie the greyhound and Hermes the Spanish galgo. As Disney Vacation Club members and Disney World Annual Passholders, they visit Disney World and other Disney properties as often as possible. Full time, Amy is the Manager of Loan Origination for Monera Financial, a World of DVC company where she helps buyers finance DVC contracts. She is also a contributing writer for a few DIS websites.

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