Welcome to South Miami
Miami's City of Pleasant Living
Located in Miami-Dade County is South Miami, a glistening Miami suburb exuding luxury. Dubbed "The City of Pleasant Living", this South Floridian gem provides everything its residents could ever desire in a close-knit community surrounded by tropical greenery and unique architecture. Its foliage-lined residential neighborhoods sport charming bungalows, Mediterranean-style estates, and contemporary humble abodes. With seasonally warm temperatures year-round, South Miami is paradise.
What to Love
Diverse shopping with national retailers, boutiques, and locally-owned shops
Wide-ranging food scene offering fine-dining, laid-back cafes, food trucks, and everything in-between
Close to world-famous Miami beaches and Biscayne Bay
Walkable downtown with entertainment options for all ages
With a lively downtown full of delicious food, high-class entertainment, premier shopping, and a range of affluent, quiet neighborhoods, South Miami residents get the best of both worlds. This Miami suburb has a thriving community where neighbors are more than next-door acquaintances—they're friends. Its urban-suburban atmosphere provides locals with exclusive amenities in an ideal location that doesn't require long commutes. In South Miami, anything its residents could ever need or want is right within their fingertips.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Delicious foods are around every corner in South Miami. Indulge in Italian fare in a chic setting at Mi'Italia Kitchen and Bar. Stone oven pizzas, pasta dishes, and entrees like truffle-crusted filet mignon and chicken parmesan are just a few of the options found on the menu. Soak up the Miami warmth on the eatery's patio while sipping on a mixed drink or take a spot at its full-service bar for a glass of wine. Choose from dishes made of fresh, organic ingredients at Cracked by Chef Adrianne, a culinary experience focused on maximum flavor. Handcrafted sandwiches, fresh seafood, and finely-aged steaks are some of the delectable bites you may choose from.
Things to Do
Book a Swedish massage and let your worries disappear at Shangrila Massage Spa. Get outside and relish in the Miami sun at Palmer Park, South Miami's community park complete with a multipurpose field perfect for picnics, batting cages, and both softball and baseball fields. Head downtown and enjoy South Miami's annual cultural arts festival, The South Miami Rotary Art Festival. Here you'll find over 100 artists displaying various mediums of art, a food market and beer garden, and a performing stage with live jazz music. During the holiday season, take advantage of the extensive list of jolly events taking place in and around South Miami. Christmas tree lightings, performances of The Nutcracker, jolly markets, and live nativity scenes are just a few of the festive options available.
South Miami is served by Miami-Dade Public Schools. Institutions of note include:
- South Miami K–8 Center, grades K–8
- Ludlam Elementary School, grades Pre-K–5
- Somerset Academy Elementary School, grades Pre-K–5
- Sunset Elementary School, grades Pre-K–5
- South Miami Middle Community School, grades 6–8
L’Atelier School, preschool
The Mandelstam School, grades Pre-K–5
Epiphany Catholic School, grades Pre-K–8
Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, grades 9–12