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Yardbird - Southern Table & Bar

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$$ - $$$
As featured in Best Food in Miami and 1 other guide
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1600 Lenox Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2422 (16th and Lenox)
+1 305-538-5220
11:30 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Sunny Isles Beach
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This South Beach Florida establishment is the premier spot for traditional southern fare: fried chicken with waffles and watermelon, shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, #1 rated mac and cheese in the world, bourbon drinks, and Bloody Mary in a moonshine jar with a bacon crisp stirrer. The best southern place I've ever eaten! Reservations a MUST, valet parking, in... More 

Thank Marc M
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here during the Basel art fair week. From appetizers through dessert, every dish was fantastic!! While it is "comfort" food, it is clean and fresh so I would describe it perhaps more as hearty than heavy. Also, there are lighter options. I got the charred okra, which was amazing! The entire wait staff was so nice and pleasant... More 

Thank iloveshep
Newton, MA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has excellent Southern comfort food and a fun, hip atmosphere. They are known for their fried chicken, so we couldn't resist. It didn't disappoint. It was definitely worth the extra calories to enjoy this delicious chicken with the perfect crunch, a bit of a peppery flavoring and moist chicken. Hard to believe but it wasn't greasy tasting. We... More 

Thank BoggleQueen
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very southern in the heavy flavors but charming service to make up for it. Great bourbon cocktails and chicken waffles are quite good

Thank ameliamulroney416
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I finally got to Miami to try Yard Bird, from the absolutely stunning and impeccable service from the onset to the piping hot biscuits and the show stopping deviled eggs, as if we thought we had reached Nirvana, out came the fried chicken. Yard Bird is a must.

Thank Lbro878
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great vibe and house music. Ordered fried chicken (signature dish), roasted cauliflower, biscuits (signature dish) and grits. Grits were delivered cold, chicken so-so. Took waiter 20 minutes to bring drinks. Biscuits and cauliflower were great. Too bad I wasn't looking forward to losing weight this evening.

Thank K S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I went for brunch no wait, Everything we had was very good , the fried chicken and waffles were good but not crunchy, very moist chicken. Could have used the crunch on the skin. Biscuits were bomb. Not fresh juice desert looked good but to full to try. I'm sure dinner is really good as well.

Thank Rootsog
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

On my last visit to Miami, was recommended to visit this place. And I was really awed by the fried chicken with water melon and waffles. Simply the best fried chicken I've had any where across the globe. Efficient and friendly service, a must do if you happen to be in Miami !!

1 Thank overdoze
John K, Owner at Yardbird - Southern Table & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Yardbird Southern Table and Bar. We are thrilled that you loved our famous fine fried chicken! Thanks so much for the visit and feedback. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG some of best chicken and waffles I ever had fluffy and fried chicken was great and the deviled eggs with caviar on top I'm still craving some as we speak

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Elmont, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great new addition nearby south beach. Hip and upscale sort of in dustrial enbiance, a great new offering in SoBe. Gotta have as appetizers the blt sliders if with a small group of people. The 1/2 chicken fried chicken with waffles (36.00) is a must and good to share. We had good weat beer.

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John K, Owner at Yardbird - Southern Table & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Francisco, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent experience at Yardbird Southern Table and Bar. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and service experience. We hope to see you again soon. We just put on a new seasonal beer called Deck the Walls and we think you will love it. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Lenox Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2422
    (16th and Lenox)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-538-5220
Bringing the best fried chicken and freshest farm ingredients from Florida and Georgia to the table since 2011, Yardbird has since garnered the praises of the James Beard Foundation as a semi-finalist for "Best New Restaurant South" and as one of Bon Appetit's "50 Best New Restaurants" in 2012. Yardbird sticks to the values of tradition, family, and community with a menu of "soul-nurturing" dishes intended for sharing. A warm, comforting environment lets guests feel relaxed and at home while dining at Yardbird. Southern touches add to the nostalgia, like antique candlestick holders, wildflowers on all the tables, and handmade light fixtures outfitted with Edison bulbs in Mason jars.

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