In 2020, restaurants everywhere suffered. But some Miami area restaurants rebounded in 2021 — including one upscale Asian spot that was the top grossing independent restaurant in the country.
The trade publication Restaurant Business ranked the top-grossing independent restaurants for 2021, assessing how well they did after a yearlong, pandemic-related hiatus, and Komodo in Brickell grossed the most.
The Groot Hospitality restaurant, which served 285,000 meals with an average check of $115, grossed $41,000,000 in 2021.
Two other Groot Hospitality restaurants made