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Pubbelly Noodle Bar

1418 20th St. (Bay Rd.) Send to Phone
305-532-7555 | Menu
A chef-driven Asian-fusion gastropub (with strong additional influences from Spain and Latin America) featuring pork in all forms.

Dinner Tues.-Sun.
Open late

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Pubbelly Noodle Bar, Miami Beach, FL

Pubbelly Noodle Bar Restaurant Review

: When this small Asian-fusion tapas gastropub opened in 2010 as Pubbelly, izakaya-style eateries were a rarity in Miami. These days, Asian-inspired small plates are such familiar fare in trendy lounges all over town that they’re near-clichés. But the now-renamed Pubbelly Noodle Bar is still as popular as when it debuted, due largely to young chef/partners Jose Mendin (a veteran of several Nobu locations) and Sergio Navarro (formerly executive pastry chef for SushiSamba group); both have solid classical and contemporary cooking skills. Their influences and training, plus very active imaginations, shine through in dishes like the McBelly (a pork belly slider with Korean barbecue sauce, kimchi and house-made pickles); Dates Avec Chorizo with spicy tomato, goat cheese and smoked bacon; Japanese/Puerto Rican pork belly mofongo in shoyu broth; and stone crab fettuccine. Also fun are the dumplings: nut/citrus-accented duck and pumpkin with soy butter; pastrami and sauerkraut. For dessert, you can't go wrong with the CP&B --- sesame peanut panna cotta, Mexican chocolate mousse, brioche brownie, ganache and banana textures. The beverage list also changes daily, but diners can expect almost two dozen craft beers plus a thoughtful global selection of unusual and mostly affordably priced boutique wines, organized in user-friendly categories.


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