The Top 5 (Healthy and Organic) Restaurants in Miami

Balmy nights, glorious sea breezes, and welcoming beaches that stretch for miles and miles! No wonder Miami is a favorite vacation destination for travelers around the world! Keep the healthy vibe going by choosing a restaurant you can trust.

When looking for healthy, organic, farm fresh and fabulous food restaurants in Miami, we’ve got you covered. Our interactive online restaurant guide, The Templeton List, was developed for just this reason! Our team has vetted the healthiest restaurants all across America according to our strict standards of ingredient, preparation and environmental guidelines. Enjoy a guilt-free dining experience in a restaurant that works hard to provide healthy, organic, fresh and fabulous food.

Here are our Top 5 restaurant picks for healthy, organic menu options in Miami, Florida:

Dr. Smood Café (with 3 locations)

(Brickell) 701 S. Miami Ave. Suite 345, 3rd Floor
Miami, FL 33131
786-675-5415

(Aventura) 19501 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33180
786-675-5416

(Coral Gables) 271 Giralda Ave.
Coral Gables, FL 33131
786-334-4420

Inspired by the idea that eating well is the simplest and most effective way to improve one’s health, wellbeing and mood, the culinary experts at Dr. Smood’s will delight you with some of the cleanest, most nutritious food on the planet. Their recipes are specially formulated to deliver maximum nutritional value with every tasty bite!

From their breakfast Matcha & Maca Chia Pudding (chia seeds, almond milk, cashew, maca, lucuma, matcha, coconut palm sugar, vanilla, Himalayan salt, topped with mulberries, pumpkin seeds, goji berries) to their lunch selections of organic sandwiches, organic cold pastas, organic bowls and salads, and soups, you can trust every bite. Enjoy freshly baked items from their organic and gluten-free bakery, too!

Jar & Fork

270 E. Flagler St.
Miami, FL 33131
305-364-5643

Slow cooked food for a fast life! Scrumptious breakfast choices include Guac + Egg (house guacamole, fried egg on multigrain), Build-Your-Own Breakfast options, and the Bec Croissant (berry compote, bacon, egg, cheese).

For lunch, choose from their Paleo Inspired Plates by selecting your protein (chicken, shrimp, Scottish salmon, seared tofu, and more) and side (veggie medley, Brussels N’ Cauli Stir-Fry, Sweet Chili Green Beans, and more), Green Thai Curry, Poke, or House Bowls, or a variety of delicious Wraps (Chicken Pesto, Chicken Caesar, Steak, Shrimp, Vegan Veggie, Buffalo Chicken). Top it off with a sweet treat such as a paleo brownie, homemade chocolate chip cookie, coconut macaroon, or vegan cashew pop.

Under The Mango Tree

737 5th St.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
786-558-5103

Round out your day at the beach with a healthy selection from Under The Mango Tree! Favorites include the Chocolate Bowl (made with raw Peruvian cacao), Veggie Melt (avocado slices, tomato, spinach, melted vegan cheese on sprouted bread), and Dragon Bowl (raw dragon fruit blended with banana, topped with granola, sliced banana, pineapple and coconut shavings).

Juices include the Happy Buddha (beets, carrots, orange), Pure Green (kale, spinach, cucumber, celery, ginger, orange), and Iron Man Smoothie (beets, mango, lemon, orange). Drink selections also feature Superfood Frap (brewed expresso blended with raw cacao, raw maca, agave, almond milk and cinnamon served hot or frozen), Turmeric Milk (warm almond milk with turmeric cinnamon, vanilla, coconut nectar and fresh ginger), and a variety of organic teas.

Green Gables Cafe

327 Alhamora Circle
Coral Gables, FL 33134
305-445-7015h

We love that this family-owned business partners with local artisans and sustainable farmers. Their carefully chosen menu ingredients include organic foods and pastured, grass-fed, hormone-free, and antibiotic-free meats and dairy.

Breakfast selections feature Avocado Toast, Egg Panini (spinach and tomato omelet with balsamic onions and garlic aioli on a whole wheat baguette or wheat wrap), and Lox Bagel (sprouted wheat bagel with cream cheese and wild-caught smoked salmon garnished with capers and thin red onions).

Lunch items include Turkey Vaca Frita (roasted turkey, pulled off the bone, garlic cilantro, and lemon juice served with black beans), Mahi Fricassee (chunks of Mahi filet cooked in tomato based sauce with onions, carrots, celery, and capers, served with Basmati brown rice, avocado, and scallions), and a wide variety of healthy soups and salads.

Essensia

3025 Collins Avenue/Inside The Palms Hotel
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
305-908-5458

Enjoy the best that Miami has to offer at this tropically-inspired gourmet restaurant and Tiki bar. Breakfast menu items include Bagel and Lox (smoked salmon served on a toasted bagel with cream cheese, red onion, tomato, cucumber, capers, and arugula) and Hearty Oatmeal (with toasted pecans, almond milk, and dried cranberries). Their Challah French Toast (topped with macerated strawberries and pure maple syrup) is another customer favorite!

Lunch selections include Flatbead Pizzas, farm-fresh Salads, certified Angus Beef Burgers, Fish or Carne Asada Tacos, or Spaghetti All Amatriciana (pancetta, house-made pomodoro sauce, petit peppers, aged Parmesan) and Steak Frites (grilled skirt steak, pommes frites, with chimichurri garlic-herb sauce).

Go all out for dinner with the Yellow Tail Snapper (served with tri-color cauliflower, couscous, harissa, and heirloom cherry tomato sauce), Filet Mignon (truffle mushroom risotto, grilled broccolini, and peppercorn sauce), or the Saffron Risotto (truffle, shaved Parmesan, and grilled vegetables).

TIP: The Palms Hotel where this restaurant is located also features an award-winning Wellness Resort for all ages!

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, The Templeton List, your guide to the healthiest restaurants in America, is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors or anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health.

James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling. The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help you easily find trustworthy, vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

You can read about James’ personal journey as a cancer survivor in his best-selling book, I Used To Have Cancer. For more information about The Templeton Wellness Foundation, visit https://templetonwellness.com/. You’ll find inspiring stories of other cancer survivors along with video interviews with top experts from around the world in the integrative and functional medicine arena as they bring the latest leading-edge health and healing information to the holistic treatment and prevention of cancer.

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