With Love
From Kat

With Love
From Kat

A Mediterranean Lunch

Miami, FL

One of my favorite restaurants in Miami is Mandolin – a charming Mediterranean bistro that makes you feel as if you’ve walked into your chic Greek grandmother’s open kitchen/villa. I first tried Mandolin when I was staying at Soho House a few years ago, but they closed that location. So on my last trip to Miami I decided to check out their Design District location.

Mandolin Bistro Miami

I’m so glad I uber’d all the way there – it was 100000% worth it.  Located on a quiet street, you cannot miss the blue awning covered in vines and flowers.  Step into the courtyard where rustic tables and chairs, pots, and fresh fruit and veggies adorn every corner.  Enjoy the tztatziki hummus and pita starter with green olives, then dive into a wild caught fish accompanied by the softest rice pilaf and yummiest sauce!  I’m drooling typing this out…  Mandolin is definitely amongst my top 10 favorite restaurants in the world.  Not only is the setting top notch, the food is insane and the service is on point.  I wore this blue and white high/low dress with my simple gold sandals and a fun straw tote for the day.  Shop similar dresses below!

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Rococo Sand dress c/o (also love this one and this one)
L*Space x Cocobelle sandals (similar)  |  JADEtribe bag

Jessica Alexander Photography

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  • Julie Lacoste says:

    Ton style est super beau et tes clichés sont d’une fraicheur incroyable ! Tu as du pep’s et c’est très agréable à regarder :)
    J’ai trouvé un petit sac qui ressemble beaucoup au tien : http://www.buzzao.com
    Super blog, continue comme ça

    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • La Bijoux Bella | by mia says:

    Love ♥️ this sweet and charming Summer look … simply beautiful ♥️👍🏼♥️

    🌸🍃LA BIJOUX BELLA 🌸🍃| By Mia | A Creative Lifestyle Blog

    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • Rach says:

    This Mediterranean spot looks amazing! And it reminds of the Greek Islands! Santorini is one of my favorite places and your dress is so perfect for it!


    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • Simplement Lui says:

    A beautiful maxi dress and great pictures of that place as well!


    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • briana says:

    This place is beautiful! It reminds me of St. Augustine, where I went to college.

    briana | youngsophisticate.com

    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • Jennifer says:

    I love your dress! The color scheme is so pretty. :)

    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • Kate Dunphy says:

    I’m getting hungry reading about your meal! That sounds ideal! Plus, the setting is so pretty. Love your blue dress. The perfect combo of comfy and chic!

    Taffeta & Tulips

    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • Carey says:

    Great outfit! I love the way you accessorized it with gold accents — very Greek!

    xo, Carey

    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • Natali says:

    I love Mediterranean cuisine and always get happy when I found a great restaurant with that cuisine! You look stunning in this maxi!


    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • YZ Chan says:

    The print on your dress is so beautiful! The restaurant looks amazing and reminds me of Santorini. x


    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • BeingIsabella says:

    Wow! This place looks amazing. I’m a sucker for Greek food, so it looks like next time I’m in Miami I’ll be dining here :) If you are ever in the Delray area of FL (around an hour from Miami), you should go to Apeiro. Another great, Greek restaurant: http://delray.apeirorestaurants.com/


    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • Esraa Bassiouni says:

    I have been following you on instagram for quite some time and this is the first time I have landed on your blog and I am so in love. I am a new follower now.

    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • Kate says:

    That dress is so unbelievably gorgeous!



    April 25, 2018 | Reply
  • Ewa Macherowska says:

    Beautiful dress! x


    April 26, 2018 | Reply
  • Jandrew says:

    I love this look . A vision in blue. Greek food
    is a personal fav . Thanks Kat
    Dress The Part

    April 26, 2018 | Reply
  • Amanda says:

    Could you please tell us about your earrings?!

    April 27, 2018 | Reply
    • kat@withlovefromkat.com replied:

      They’re from Lee Brevard a small designer :)

      April 27, 2018 | Reply
  • Thays Laubach says:

    Absolutely in love with this dress! You look amazing. Hope all is well.


    April 29, 2018 | Reply
  • Nikki Oji says:

    Hi Kat! Gorgeous dress! So perfect for the beautiful blues of the restaurant. I’ll definitely be visiting Mandolin on my next visit to Miami. Thanks for this inspiring review!

    April 30, 2018 | Reply