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MC Kitchen

Italian Restaurant$$$$
Design District, Miami
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  • Eater
    "buzzy MC Kitchen by Dena Marino and Brandy Coletta features"(5 Tips)
    Al-hanoof A.
    "Truffle fries is good."(4 Tips)
    Benny W.
    "... house brewmaster. Plus dogfish head on draught makes for an amazing beer experience that..."(2 Tips)
    Eater
    "... Oven Baked Eggs, or Black Truffle Bruschetta; complemented by Dogfish Head Beer..."(2 Tips)
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  • Lila S.
    Octopus !!
  • Nicole V.
    Nicole VilaDecember 30, 2016
    The mushroom pizza is very greasy I felt sick after eating. And the service was not good.
  • Kiwi W.
    Kiwi WangOctober 4, 2016
    Their brunch is the best. Get the truffle and egg pizza all day long and the spaghetti with meatballs are a great surprise too. And the mountain of parm truffle fries are a no brainer!
  • Carla O.
    Carla OrtizMay 23, 2016
    Brussels Sprouts and Octopus are amazing!
  • Vanessa E.
    Vanessa E AuroraMay 4, 2016
    Delicious pizza and pasta !
  • Raymond P.
    Raymond PereiraFebruary 19, 2016
    Truffle fries!
  • James R.
    James RobertsonJanuary 12, 2016
    Nice restaurant. Easy to park. Very high end. It was not cheap. I ordered the whole fish which was nothing special, although the side dishes where amazing.
  • David A.
    David AJanuary 4, 2016
    Top choice for Italian in the Design District. Always a good meal.
  • Juan P.
    Juan PasalaguaDecember 29, 2015
    The burger!
  • Al-hanoof A.
    Al-hanoof AbdulazizDecember 7, 2015
    The ambience is nice .. Their poached eggs were uncooked, I like my eggs easy but that was raw hot eggs😖, their pancakes looked so good but tasted eggy we had to send it back. Truffle fries is good.
  • Clara V.
    Clara Villalobo-GalindoSeptember 13, 2015
    Food, good ambience
  • Fer S.
    Fer SobeJuly 26, 2015
    Pizza and risotto
  • Miami.com
    Miami.comNovember 13, 2014
    This modern-Italian restaurant in Miami's Design District gives serious attention to its craft beer program, which revolves around a deep, well-curated selection from Delaware's Dogfish Head Brewery. Read more
  • Carolina B.
    Carolina BorbergSeptember 5, 2014
    I loved the octopus and the lamb. Greta beer selection
  • Miami New Times
    Miami New TimesAugust 15, 2014
    Drink options succeed with beer-based cocktails, in addition to a varied wine selection and a well-curated craft beer menu, including a focus on the Delaware-based brewery Dogfish Head. Read more
  • Miami.com
    Miami.comAugust 3, 2014
    Dena Marino's modern, sometimes whimsical, take on Italian cooking is similarly disarming and inviting. From her arena kitchen, Marino turns out miraculously flavored dishes that inspire and satisfy. Read more
  • Eater
    EaterJuly 2, 2014
    The sophisticated and buzzy MC Kitchen by Dena Marino and Brandy Coletta features addictive modern Italian dishes with a twist of Americano. [Eater 38 Member] Read more
  • Dorit N.
    Dorit NJune 25, 2014
    The appetizer was great.. Different way to eat octopus.. The cocktails where awesome.. Special combos.. 💚 nice & friendly service.. !!!
  • Alan P.
    Alan PaquetteJune 7, 2014
    Have the Hamilton Russel Chardonnay with any lighter dish. It compliments the fresh, real ingredients of the chef. Wow. Do it
  • Richard E.
    Richard EstevezMay 4, 2014
    Excellent everything!
  • Atlanta Food & W.
    Join Chef Dena Marino in a Leap of Faith at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival May 29 – June 1 and expand your mind and palate as you explore a range of culinary possibilities. Read more
  • Marcia C.
    Marcia ChatelainMarch 16, 2014
    Sit outside and take in the Design District people watching.
  • Arlynes M.
    Arlynes MMarch 8, 2014
    When you seat at any of the booths, they always offer a pillow, it adds extra comfort. The service is amazing and the food impeccable.
  • Vicki T.
    Vicki ToppMarch 2, 2014
    Eggs Benedict is heavenly!
  • Casey H.
    Casey HinesFebruary 20, 2014
    The bar is fantastic and try the braised pork and leek pasta. Divine!
  • Sue R.
    Sue RayFebruary 18, 2014
    Amanda makes amazing drinks and is so nice!
  • stephanie p.
    stephanie perezJanuary 31, 2014
    The fig pizetta is phenomenal
  • miamism
    miamismJanuary 19, 2014
    Awesome brunch - makes Miamism List!!
  • Linne H.
    Linne HaDecember 29, 2013
    Black truffle bruschetta - runny egg on a crunchy toasted bread with prosciutto and shaved black truffles
  • Jack N.
    Jack NNovember 9, 2013
    Great food and atmosphere. Met the chef / owner Dena Marino. Cool place!
  • Carolina N.
    Carolina Nino TorresNovember 9, 2013
    Great place!!! :)
  • Sherie S.
    Sherie SwerdlowNovember 1, 2013
    Tuna tartare #crazygood
  • Ara K.
    Ara KazarianOctober 31, 2013
    Terrible service so far . Very snobby
  • Eater
    EaterOctober 30, 2013
    At brunch, try the Steak and Eggs, Stove Oven Baked Eggs, or Black Truffle Bruschetta; complemented by Dogfish Head Beer cocktails.
  • Adriana A.
    Adriana AmaralSeptember 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Excellent food and service.
  • @MisterHirsch
    @MisterHirschSeptember 14, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The food is excellent... but the cocktails are incredible as well. Try the "Prussian Tea" - California White Slow Hand Organic Whiskey, Stone Oven Roasted Redland Peach, Tamarind, & Woodruff.
  • Lisette V.
    Lisette VenegasSeptember 1, 2013
    Very very yummy Carbonara! The tiniest diner loved it as well!
  • Natalie Kate B.
    Natalie Kate BoneAugust 22, 2013
    Had the Spice menu, huge portions! Yummy but filling!
  • Patricia P.
    Patricia PradoAugust 17, 2013
    It was alright..ordered the special and the fish was fried and a bit heavy (waiter didn't said was fried fish ) got the wine and had to pour thru dinner.Service was poor and food was ok..
  • Tracy A.
    Tracy AntolAugust 11, 2013
    21 Dogfish Head beers on tap
  • Carlos O.
    Carlos OlivaresAugust 8, 2013
    The Meyer Lemon Cremé Brulee was the best one I have had in a long time. By the way, nice little private dining room (12 guests) tucked away to the side for you and your friends.
  • Alan M.
    Alan MatthewsJuly 2, 2013
    This place won't make it -:(
  • Miami New Times
    Miami New TimesJune 26, 2013
    Best of Miami 2013- Best Restaurant in the Design District/Midtown: MC Kitchen. Try the Charred octopus or the Tiramisu. Read more
  • Tony G.
    Tony GuerraJune 1, 2013
    When ordering the burger, add an egg to it!
  • MiamiCulinaryTours.com
    Genius octopus here to the point I wanted to kiss the chef! www.miamiculinarytoues.com
  • David S.
    David Sewell-OrtizApril 11, 2013
    The mussel are a must have...
  • Tara C.
    Tara CunninghamApril 11, 2013
    The best selection of dogfish head on draught I've ever seen at a restaurant! Also, the artichoke bruschetta is amazing.
  • Miami New Times
    Miami New TimesApril 2, 2013
    Dena Marino's brunch menu is composed of completely Italian specials such as Parmigiano-Reggiano cavatelli pasta ($15), and veal and venison bolognese ($21).
  • Gerard B.
    Gerard BushFebruary 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Chef Dina has created among the most magnificent crudos! Do not miss her halibut crudos, not to mention one of the best brew masters in town!
  • Gerard B.
    Gerard BushJanuary 10, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The applewood chicken salad is phenomenal.
  • Benny W.
    Benny WongDecember 4, 2012
    It's typical to find a sommelier at a great restaurant, but MC also has an in house brewmaster. Plus dogfish head on draught makes for an amazing beer experience that is perfect with the amazing food
  • Laurie W.
    Laurie WernerDecember 2, 2012
    Have the garganelli bolognese and the piadena. Skip the desserts
  • Christopher R.
    Christopher RenzNovember 27, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The truffle fries are delicious, but then again you don't need a Foursquare tip to tell you that! :)
  • Lila S.
    Ojo de bife ! Excelente
  • Lila S.
    Todo !!!! La atención excelente, lugar tranquilo y acogedor y exquisita la comida
  • noni f.
    noni fJuly 31, 2016
    yummy breakfast 🍳🍳🍳
  • Amanaci G.
    Italiano maravilhoso no Design District. A salada de filé e lagosta é sensacional
  • Lili B.
    Lili BritoJanuary 20, 2016
    As sobremesas, especialmente o tiramisu
  • Pati D.
    Pati DiasJuly 16, 2015
    batata frita com azeite trufado
  • Naldo M.
    Naldo MundimFebruary 7, 2015
    Excelente esolha qdo estiver no Design District, a batata trufada c/ parmesamão e as duas massas do brunch estavam sensacionais!!
  • Mely R.
    Mely RitterSeptember 12, 2013
    Todo buenisimo 👌
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