Craving Italian food?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Miami, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.
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1. Red Carpet Italian
First on the list is Red Carpet Italian. Located at 3438 S.W. Eighth St., the Italian spot is the highest-rated Italian restaurant in Miami, boasting five stars out of 389 reviews on Yelp.
2. Fratelli Milano
Next up is Downtown's Fratelli Milano, situated at 213 S.E. First St. With 4.5 stars out of 1,057 reviews on Yelp, the Italian spot, which offers pizza and more, has proved to be a local favorite.
3. Jaguar Sun
Downtown's Jaguar Sun, located at 230 N.E. Fourth St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cocktail bar and Italian spot five stars out of 118 reviews.