Miami Spice Al Fresco

American Social

American Social

AQ by Il Mulino

AQ by Il Mulino

Glass & Vine

Glass & Vine

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Enjoy Miami Spice Outdoors

We could all use a little TLC right about now, and what better way than by enjoying al fresco dining at one of Miami’s top eateries. Miami Spice Restaurant Months kicked off on June 1 and will run through September 30, giving us four months to relish mouthwatering offers. It’s a wonderful way to support local restaurants. Whether you’re craving dinner on the beach or high above the bay, we’ve gathered some options that will surely tantalize your palate in a beautiful outdoor setting. If you’d prefer to dine at home, we have you covered. Most of these restaurants offer Spice to Go so you can enjoy lunch or dinner in the comfort of your home or hotel room.

Acqualina Resort & Residences Waterfront Dining
Waterfront views are sure to impress at AQ by IL Mulino at Acqualina

Beaches

AQ by Il Mulino

Delivering uninterrupted views of the Atlantic Ocean, AQ by Il Mulino at Acqualina Resort & Residences on the Beach features cuisine that blends a modern steakhouse with Italian flavors that highlight the resort’s Mediterranean heritage. Mid-century European designs come together against a quieter style of 19th-century Italian residential classicism. The restaurant, the ambiance, the views and a delectable menu by Il Mulino Executive Chef Michele Mazza are sure to impress.

Los Fuegos at Faena
Enjoy decadent dishes at Los Fuegos at Faena Miami Beach

Los Fuegos at Faena Miami Beach

Los Fuegos is an upscale Argentinian steakhouse offering outdoor dining near the pool, with beautiful and lush décor. Born from a passion for the ancient art of South American live-fire cooking, grill master Francis Mallmann creates a contemporary "asado" experience with an open-fire kitchen, local ingredients and a gaucho's touch to transform traditional rustic recipes into sophisticated, savory dishes that will make your palate dance. There are even some vegetarian options. Also offering Spice to Go.

Dine underneath a custom-designed pergola at Miami Beach EDITION's Matador Room

Matador Room

At Matador Room, guests dine on the terrace beneath a custom-designed pergola covered with climbing bougainvillea and tropical greenery while taking in ocean and poolside views at the Miami Beach EDITION hotel. World-renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has reinvented the iconic Matador Room with reimagined classics that offer his interpretation of Latin cuisine, drawing on Spanish, Caribbean and South American flavors. Dishes are prepared with fresh, seasonal and local ingredients, and small and large plates encourage sharing and socializing. Also offering Spice to Go.

Katsuya sushi bar
Katsuya South Beach is truly a feast for the senses

Katsuya South Beach

Master Chef Katsuya Uechi skillfully translates Japanese flavors for the American palate and delivers sushi and robata with a flair inspired by Miami’s local Latin flavor. At Katsuya South Beach in the SLS South Beach hotel, servers will greet you with “irasshaimase” as you arrive and bid you “arigato gozaimasu” when you leave. In between, your palate will be delighted with the restaurant’s unique rolls, marvelous sushi and sashimi, and specialty cocktails prepared by award-winning mixologists. Katsuya is truly a feast for the senses. Also offering Spice to Go.

Spiga exterior
Enjoy an intimate atmosphere at Spiga Restaurant

Spiga Restaurant

Spiga Restaurant prides itself on serving some of the best pasta you can find in Miami. Chef Roberto Legrand credits the simplicity and personality in his dishes for the long-term success of the restaurant, which opened in 1995. From famous artists, musicians and businesspeople to close family and friends, guests all seem to enjoy the restaurant’s intimate and charming atmosphere, reminiscent of old Italian villas. The pasta is handmade every morning with carefully selected ingredients, ensuring that your dining experience will be truly memorable. Also offering Spice to Go.

Nikki Beach appetizer
Oceanfront Nikki Beach is a South Beach landmark

Nikki Beach

Since its inception in 1998, Nikki Beach has established itself as a quintessential South Beach landmark. The award-winning restaurant is part of the brand’s flagship location, which includes a large oceanfront complex that boasts a beach club, cabana bar, garden area cafe and a second-floor nightclub. The extensive menu includes delectable dishes featuring signature tastes and spices representative of all its locations around the world — all served in a magical atmosphere. Nikki Beach is a Miami hotspot you may never want to leave. Also offering Spice to Go.

Vista Quinoa salad with heirloom tomatoes
Vista Quinoa salad with heirloom tomatoes

Mainland

Vista

Nestled between Little Haiti and the Miami Design District in the Upper Buena Vista complex, Vista offers global cuisine inspired by Miami’s fusion of cultures and flavors. Vista, which means "view" in Spanish and Italian, reflects the mission to introduce Miami to a new perspective on traditional Italian cuisine — the menu celebrates the fusion of Italian cuisine with Miami's flavors and multicultural background. Vista is a gem offering lunch and dinner, craft cocktails and desserts in a beautiful setting. Also offering Spice to Go.

Doma restaurant interior
Head over to the mainland for cozy and private eateries like dōma Restaurant

dōma Restaurant

Located in Miami’s famous Wynwood Arts District, dōma presents a menu focused on sourcing local products. It always serves the freshest and best available quality ingredients in season from Florida and neighboring states. Featuring Mediterranean-inspired Southern Italian cuisine, Chef Marco Giugliano brings his Italian heritage and has designed a contemporary menu that includes a number of classic dishes as well as a variety of more modern selections. Arrive ready to enjoy seafood and fish, which are the highlights of the menu. Also offering Spice to Go.

Snapper on ice at Casablancas
Commercial fishing is a key to Casablancas long-term success

Casablanca Seafood Bar & Grill

One of Miami’s most renowned fish markets and restaurants, Casablanca Seafood attracts chefs and visitors from around the globe. The waterfront restaurant sits on the historic Miami River with a spectacular view of the illuminated Downtown Miami skyline — the perfect setting for a date or special occasion. With more than 20 years of experience in the seafood industry, Casablanca offers a variety of local and international dishes and superb service. Casablanca’s experience in commercial fishing is the key to the restaurant’s long-term success. Also offering Spice to Go.

American Social outside seating
Enjoy amazing views of Downtown Miami from the patio at American Social

American Social

Known locally as AMSO, American Social offers an upscale yet casual dining experience. Take in amazing views of Downtown Miami from the dining patio situated on the historic Miami River. Whether you’re looking for dinner with a view, a night out with friends, or people watching on the river, AMSO has you covered. With its unique take on American classics from signature burgers to organic salads, and an endless selection of handcrafted beers, it delivers a memorable casual fine dining experience. AMSO has been a neighborhood favorite since opening its doors in 2014. Also offering Spice to Go.

Ceviche spoons at Jaguar Latin-American Kitchen
Ceviche served in ceramic spoons at Jaguar Latin-American Kitchen

Jaguar Latin-American Kitchen

Located in beautiful Coconut Grove, Jaguar Latin-American Kitchen is inspired by the unique and diverse foods of Latin America. Jaguar incorporates treasured recipes from each region prepared with the freshest ingredients. Dishes include ceviche served in large white ceramic spoons and succulent meats paired with distinctive Latin salsas. Jaguar proves you can navigate throughout Latin America while staying in one place. Also offering Spice to Go.

Glass and Vine
Glass and Vine is a casual garden oasis overlooking Peacock Park

Glass & Vine

There is no better way to experience the energy of Coconut Grove than from the massive patio at Glass & Vine. This casual garden oasis overlooks Peacock Park, with glimpses of Biscayne Bay in the distance. A local favorite from “Chopped” champion and Eating House chef Giorgio Rapicavoli, Glass & Vine has become a dining retreat for those looking for simple, ingredient-driven dishes. The menu is inspired by Florida classics as well as Latin and European influences, and features a delectable selection of refreshing craft cocktails.

Sushi at Sawa
Sawa means togetherness in Arabic and Harmony in Japanese

Sawa Restaurant & Lounge

This restaurant’s dual-concept tapas-centric menu was created to encourage a shareable dining experience in the magnificent outdoor Shops of Merrick Park. The menu at Sawa Restaurant & Lounge tells a culinary love story where East meets Far East. The Mediterranean and Japanese dishes span the realm of tapas, kebabs and sushi. Sawa means “togetherness” in Arabic and “harmony” in Japanese. It has received numerous awards and recognitions for its special ambiance, creative cocktails, eclectic cuisine and chic lounge atmosphere. Also offering Spice to Go.

Fiola Miami Spice menu
Fiola brings the cuisine and culture of Italy to the City Beautiful, Coral Gables

Fiola Miami

Fiola Miami is the first restaurant venture from Fabio and Maria Trabocchi outside of Washington, D.C. It is Michelin-starred Fiola’s second location, bringing the cuisine and culture of Italy to the City Beautiful, Coral Gables. Fiola’s menu draws inspiration from classic regional Italian dishes, local seasonal ingredients and family traditions. The menu is founded on authentic Italian flavors creatively evolved for the contemporary palate. Each dish blends a passion for the season and local ingredients, with rich nostalgia and unexpected delights. Also offering Spice to Go.

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