Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you find yourself scrambling for last-minute plans to impress your special someone, worry not! Miami has a plethora of exciting options that promise unforgettable moments without the need for reservations. From karaoke nights and live music to rooftop poolside soirees and Jello wrestling tournaments, here’s a guide to make this Valentine’s Day truly special.
Last Minute Places To Dine On Valentine’s / Galentine’s Day In Miami
Night Swim at citizenM Worldcenter: Sunset Soirees Without the Reservation Hassle
Imagine watching the sunset with your special someone without the stress of securing a reservation. Night Swim by Freehold Hospitality at citizenM World Center Hotel in Downtown Miami offers just that. Perched atop the hotel, this stunning rooftop bar is the perfect setting for a relaxed yet celebratory atmosphere.
On February 14th, guests can enjoy a curated menu featuring refreshing hors d’oeuvres and specialty craft cocktails. The carefully thought-out menu includes delicious tapas-style plates that blend seamlessly with the chic poolside ambiance. Embrace the spirit of the evening by taking advantage of the everyday happy hour from 4 pm to 7 pm and an extended Sunday happy hour from 12 pm till closing.
Bay Club at Lucali Miami: A Slice of Romance Without Reservations
No reservation? No problem! Bay Club at Lucali Miami offers a haven for those seeking spontaneous romance this Valentine’s Day. Nestled in the heart of the city, this neighborhood spot boasts a weekly entertainment lineup featuring karaoke nights, comedy acts, and live music. What’s more, the menu is crafted by the iconic Lucali pizzeria, renowned for its delectable crispy slices of pizza.
As if that wasn’t enticing enough, Bay Club extends its charm with a happy hour menu every Monday through Friday from 5-8PM. Indulge in specially priced bites, cocktails, and wine while soaking in the lively ambiance. Stay updated on the latest happenings by checking out the venue’s Instagram page, where daily programming for comedy nights and live music acts is announced.
Sweet Liberty’s Valentine’s Day Jello Wrestling: A Night of Ridiculous Fun
For those craving an unconventional and laughter-filled Valentine’s Day, Sweet Liberty presents the “Break My Parts Not My Heart!” Jello Wrestling tournament starting at 10 PM. Organized by the fabulous Karla Croqueta, this event promises a night of outrageous fun with drag queens battling it out in a ring filled with Jello.
The lineup includes entertaining fights such as La Sirenita vs. Alice Dee, Regina Cocoa vs. Sagiatea, and Mami Issues vs. Sarah. DJ Zehno will keep the energy high with music throughout the night. Whether you’re a heartbroken single or part of the happiest couple, Sweet Liberty guarantees an evening of laughter and entertainment. For reservations, call 305-763-8217 and secure your spot for a Valentine’s Day like no other.
This Valentine’s Day, Miami invites you to embrace spontaneity and explore these unique and exciting options for an unforgettable celebration of love and laughter. Whether you choose Bay Club at Lucali Miami, Night Swim at citizenM Worldcenter, or the Jello Wrestling tournament at Sweet Liberty, you’re in for a Valentine’s Day filled with joy, surprises, and cherished memories.
Sofia Design District
Born out of a love affair between Contemporary Art and exquisite Italian cuisine, Sofia Design District exudes romance from every corner of the restaurant, all the way through its charming outdoor dining terrace imagined as a playful secret garden. For Valentine’s Day, the Italian hotspot has curated an la carte menu that includes Truffle Burrata with Caviar ($39); Lobster Fra Diablo made with bucatini, confit cherry tomato, and calabrian chili ($90); Surf & Turf with 16oz New York Strip, tiger prawn, charred broccolini, and truffle sabayon ($125); and for dessert, a Cioccolato e Frutto Della Passione made with white chocolate, passionfruit mousse, passionfruit curd, lemon biscotti, olive oil ice cream ($15). Sofia’s regular a la carte menu will also be available for guests. For reservations please visit: opentable.com/r/sofia-design-district-miami-beach or call.
Queen Miami Beach
Treat that special someone in your life no less than a Queen this Valentine’s Day at South Beach’s transformed dining gem, Queen Miami Beach. Let the glamorous ambiance of Mr. Hospitality’s famed dining destination set the stage for an unforgettable evening, and indulge in the regal experience of Queen’s exclusive 4-course pre-fix menu, specially crafted for Valentine’s Day, priced at $135pp. The culinary journey begins with a complimentary amuse bouche of Blini, creme fraiche, and smoked trout roe. First-course options include Crispy Prawn Tempura, Caviar Crispy Rice, and Tuna Pizzetta. Second-course offerings feature California Maki, Sashimi selection, and Smoked Eggplant Salad. The enticing third main course options include A5 striploin with truffle sancho au poivre, Creamed Corn with pecorino, shichimi, lime, and Roasted Lobster with tokyo butter, uni, wasabi, dijon. For the sweetest finale, savor “Queen’s Heart,” a delectable raspberry and litchi cake. In addition, Queen’s a la carte menu offerings will be available throughout the night. Treat your senses to an enchanting evening at Queen Miami Beach, where every course is a celebration of love. For reservations please visit www.queenmiamibeach.com or call (786) 373-2930.
Spoil your special someone this Valentine’s Day at Marion Miami, as the Brickell hotspot transforms into a lover’s paradise, presenting an exclusive $95pp 3-course pre-fix menu. Indulge in a culinary journey starting with a complimentary amuse bouche of Lobster Tartlet and Kaluga Caviar – the perfect prelude to your romantic evening. The first course showcases Roasted Heirloom Beets Carpaccio with citrus confit & stracciatella, followed by the second course presenting Beef Tenderloin with hazelnut parmesan crust, truffle mashed potatoes & seared cabbage. Conclude this Valentine’s Day feast with a special dessert, Berries Pavlova with vanilla & roses, adding a touch of sweetness to your celebration of love. Marion’s regular a la carte menu will also be available for guests. Join Marion for a seductive Valentine’s Day soirée that promises to be truly unforgettable!
Red Rooster Overtown
Red Rooster Overtown, the acclaimed Overtown restaurant presented by Marcus Samuelsson, Derek Fleming & Michael Simkins, is setting up the ultimate date night spot this Valentine’s Day. Treat yourself and your loved one to a delightful dining experience with their special menu additions alongside Red Rooster’s traditional menu. Special menu offerings including Snow Crab Salad ($35) Lemon Crème Fraiche, Snow Peas, Caviar, Pea Tendrils; Cassava Papa Bravas ($13) Red Curry Mayo, Oven Dried Tomatoes, Cotija Cheese, Micro Cilantro, Lime; Moroccan Spice Lamb Ribs ($45) Date Honey Bbq Sauce, Cauliflower Couscous, Pickled Lemon Slaw; Caramelized Scallops ($45) Sweet Plantain Risotto, Warm Bacon Onion Dressing, Pea Tendrils, Asparagus, Soft Herbs; and Red Velvet Crepe Soufflé ($16). Additionally, there will be live music offered that night, enhancing the romantic atmosphere and making your Valentine’s Day even more memorable. For reservations, please visit www.redroosterovertown.com or call (305)-640-9880.
Whether a romantic date night or Galentine’s dinner, let Giselle be the one you choose to spend your Valentine’s celebration with. Indulge in her specially curated dishes crafted by yours truly, Executive Chef Gustavo Zuluaga, including divine selections of starters, main course options, and a unique dessert that will leave you on cloud nine. In addition to the decadent a la carte menu, find true love in first course features of Lobster Salad, passion fruit dressing, avocado arugula & baby gem, French Kiss Oysters & Caviar, siberian caviar, rose petals and essence, and Truffle Toast, winter truffles, mushroom duxelle, caramelized onions. For the main course, beloved dishes include Bouillabaisse, saffron aioli, sea bass, shrimp, mussels, clams, and Australian Alba Lamb Chops, pistachio and mint crust, pomegranate gastrique, heirloom carrots. Lastly, fulfill your heart’s desire with Honeycomb Créme Brûlée, maca root, saikyo miso, shiso, for dessert. For the epitome of romance, the option to enhance your dining experience with tailored wine pairing selections is available throughout the evening.
Giselle invites you to fall in love with her dream world and become soul mates this Valentine’s Day. Reservations are highly recommended; please visit OpenTable or call.
Captivating the Magic City this Valentine’s Day, an alluring atmosphere awaits at Zuma Miami. Dance the night away with a live DJ in the lounge or immerse yourself in the seductive ambiance enhanced by twinkling lights and blossoms on the outdoor terrace. Setting the scene for a perfect date night, the restaurant will be adorned with gorgeous florals as patrons are invited to build their own bouquets and snap a photo with their special person in a Valentine’s Day Photo Booth or at the signature Zuma step and repeat. Offering two exclusive Omakase menus, each extends a delightful welcome with a complimentary glass of effervescent bubbles for you and your cherished companion(s). Indulge in Zuma’s Valentine’s Day Lux Omakase ($245 per person) featuring Kumamoto Oysters with uni, caviar, and shiso, Wagyu Tataki with truffle ponzu, lobster with spicy ponzu and wasabi, luxury Zuma sashimi and sushi, and a tempting Zuma Deluxe Dessert platter. Guests can also opt for the Premium Omakase ($205 per person) including Wagyu Gyozas, grilled scallops, premium Zuma sashimi and sushi, tenderloin with truffle soy and fresh truffle, and a Valentine’s Day special dessert platter. As you indulge in an unforgettable culinary and sensory experience, tantalize your taste buds even further with special Valentine’s Day cocktails – guests even have the chance to win a love potion giveaway. Secure your reservation at www.zumarestaurant.com/book/?
With a specialty curated menu composed of fresh and bold ingredients and the enchanting setting of a tropical garden within the Miami Design District— Le Jardinier is the perfect backdrop for an intimate experience with the one you love. Offering prix-fixe menu options for lunch and dinner, guests can tailor their dining experience according to their preference. For lunch ($75 pp), the first course includes a choice of Golden Beets paired with red beet mostarda, goat cheese, and herbal oil, or the Fluke Crudo adorned with fennel-apple relish and charred avocado. The second course is a choice of Poached Black Bass over black lentil ragout or the luxurious Petit Filet Migno accompanied by seared foie gras. The meal concludes with the Velvet Strawberry dessert, an irresistible blend of cheesecake mousse, strawberry compote, and cocoa-infused sablé. For those seeking a romantic dinner ($140 pp), all dinner guests will be greeted with a welcome glass of champagne followed by a first course of Golden Beets or Fluke Crudo, with an option to elevate the dish with an addition of 10g of Royal Kaluga Caviar for $35. The middle course features a Chestnut Pappardelle, featuring veal ragout, crispy maïtake, and a fragrant rosemary jus, while the second course offers the choice of Poached Black Bass or Petit Filet Mignon. This intimate dinner finishes with a Velvet Strawberry dessert.
Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day with the epitome of an intimate culinary excellence – L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon of the Bastion Collection. Guests are invited to indulge in a luxurious five-course prix-fixe menu, priced at $305 per person, as the captivating atmosphere sets the stage for an ideal romantic evening. The prix-fixe menu begins with the decadent Foie Gras Royale, featuring parmesan foam and the essence of Maury “Vieilles Vignes,” followed by starting dishes such as Le Saumon Ōra King, prepared with king salmon gravlax and Kaluga Caviar, and Le Foie Gras crafted with whisky flambé, orchard fruit compote, spiced marcona almonds, and toasted brioche. Main courses include Le Homard du Maine, featuring poached Mainer Lobster paired with lemongrass broth and Le Boeuf, a dry-aged beef strip with celery root “cannelloni,” black garlic, and a piquillo pepper condiment. Guests can elevate their meal further with a Wagyu ribeye supplement for an additional $85. Concluding the dining experience with a sweet finale that celebrates the love-infused occasion, Le Passionnément Fraise de la Saint-Valentin unveils a Valentine’s red velvet cake adorned with strawberry cheesecake mousse and compote, nestled on a cocoa Sablé.
Globally renowned for the allure of romantic French cuisine and an invigorating party ambiance, Bagatelle Miami sets the stage for those eager to “celebrate their love.” Elevate your fête with exclusive Valentine’s Day specials by Executive Chef Jimmy de Almeida, featuring the pièce de résistance – a meticulously crafted heart-shaped chocolate and mandarin dessert. Nestled within the Ritz Carlton South Beach, this enchanting hotspot invites guests to indulge in Saint Tropez’s “la belle vie” motto. Immerse yourself in the chic space adorned with classic Parisian décor, an impressive art collection, and the rhythmic beats of eclectic DJ performances. Reservations for your unique date night experience can be booked at www.bagatelle.com/venues/
Elevate your Valentine’s Day experience at Brickell City Centre (BCC), Miami’s premier neighborhood destination developed by Swire Properties. This all-encompassing hub seamlessly blends dining, shopping, and entertainment to bring any ideal celebration vision to life. With a selection of luxury jewelers like gorjana, Blue Nile and Kirk Jewlers, the perfect gift to spoil loved ones awaits. Those looking for an intimate evening can enjoy a dinner date with the charming ambiance of restaurants like The Henry and Casa Tua Cucina. Additionally, couples can indulge in a unique dining experience at the CMX dine-in theater offering leather recliner seating, handcrafted cocktails, and chef-created cuisine, creating the perfect casual yet romantic night with that special someone. For a more hands-on experience, couples can take a cooking class at Sur La Table, where professional chefs guide you through exciting recipes, allowing guests to bond over creating a delicious meal together. From retailers to restaurants, and cooking experiences, Brickell City Centre has an array of options to ensure a memorable Valentine’s Day celebration for all.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in style at Adrift Mare, nestled within the luxurious Hotel AKA Brickell. As one of Brickell’s newest dining gems, Adrift Mare offers an exquisite experience curated by the renowned Gypsy Chef™, David Myers. This Mediterranean haven presents a specially crafted Valentine’s Day menu at $98 per person, showcasing local favorites such as tantalizing caviar appetizers, sumptuous entrees like the prime beef filet with a choice of delectable sides such as spring peas with ricotta or asparagus. Indulge your sweet tooth with the perfect ending – a divine vanilla bean pavlova or a dark chocolate cake. For those seeking an enhanced experience, an optional wine pairing is available for an additional $30 per person. Elevate your romantic evening with the unparalleled flavors and ambiance of Adrift Mare, where every dish is a culinary masterpiece. For reservations, here. Valentine’s menu .
For couples looking for a dreamy beachfront celebration for Valentine’s Day, the iconic W South Beach offers a romantic stay like no other. Following a lavish $30 million renovation, this beachfront haven boasts the largest luxury oceanfront suites in Miami, accompanied by romantic activations sure to satisfy all partners. Couples can perfect their cocktail-making skills with mixology classes at the Living Room Bar, engage in a couples personal training session with NYC celeb-gym Dogpound (Taylor Swift’s preferred gym!), sip refreshing beverages by the beach and poolside cabanas, experience an immersive and authentic dinner with Beijing cuisine at the acclaimed restaurant, Mr. Chow, or indulge in a relaxing couple’s spa treatment at the renovated Away Spa.
Gianni’s at the Villa Casa Casuarina
Impress your love in style this year on Valentine’s Day, at one of Miami’s most romantic restaurants, Gianni’s at the former Versace Mansion – Villa Casa Casuarina. The gorgeous world-renowned dining destination will offer a delectable four-course prix fixe menu offered with a glass of Pommery Champagne, prepared by Executive Chef Valter Mancini. Dine al fresco, under the retractable awning beside the famed pool festooned with gold mosaic tiles or indoors in one of the ornately furnished dining rooms. Outdoor dining is $225 per person; indoors is $175, exclusive of tax and service charge. Gianni’s is located at Casa Casuarina, 1116 Ocean Drive on South Beach. For reservations, please visit vmmiamibeach.com or OpenTable or call (786) 485-2200. Valet parking available.
Sushi By Scratch
Celebrate love with an exclusive one-night-only experience at Sushi by Scratch Restaurants this Valentine’s Day. The unique dining experience offered, crafting sushi from scratch, adds an extra touch of specialness to the occasion. Indulge in their signature 17-course Omakase, meticulously created by their team of talented chefs using luxurious ingredients and premium imports. Priced at $285 per person (plus tax & gratuity), the experience includes a specially curated menu, welcome cocktail, champagne toast, and farewell tea. A $50 deposit per person is required, credited towards the final bill. Limited reservations for parties of 1 to 10 are available, with extra bites and beverages offered at a surcharge. Sushi by Scratch is located at 3242 Charles Street in Coconut Grove. Dinner is available across three seatings – 5PM, 7:15PM and 9:30PM. There is ample street parking available. To make a reservation, please visit www.sushibyscratchrestaurants.com or call (786) 254-1204.
Indulge in a romantic, intimate evening this Valentine’s Day at ADRIFT Mare with a special prix-fixe menu priced at $98 per person (minimum 2 guests, plus tax & gratuity) with the option to enhance your dining experience with exquisite wine pairings for an additional $30. The evening will begin with a delightful welcome pour of Voirin Jumel – Rose de Saignee – FR NV. To start, couples will savor Whole Grain Focaccia served with rosemary oil and aged balsamic; Black Magic Oysters with apple mignonette; Beef & Caviar with dijon emulsion and crispy potato; and Grilled Octopus accompanied by chorizo jam and salsa verde. Guests opting in for the wine pairing will enjoy Moillard – ‘Coquillage’ – Chablis – FR 2020 with the starting plates. For the main course, guests will choose between White Clams & Mussels with nduja butter, confit garlic and sourdough; Roasted Half Chicken served with truffle mushroom sauce and chive oil; or Prime Beef Filet accompanied by potato puree and bone marrow sauce. Entrees will be served with sides to share including Spring Peas & Ricotta, Asparagus with lemon vinaigrette and Truffle Salt Fries, as well as the optional wine pairing of Phillipe Girard Bourgogne – Pinot Noir – FR 2016. The romantic dinner will conclude on a sweet note with Dark Chocolate Cake with blackberry chocolate mousse; or Vanilla Bean Pavlova with passionfruit and strawberry champagne gelee. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be booked – HERE. ADRIFT Mare is located at 1395 Brickell Avenue on the 25th floor of Hotel AKA Brickell. For more information, visit www.adriftmare.com; Telephone: (305) 503-6500.
Lona Cocina & Tequileria
Fort Lauderdale’s beloved Mexican eatery Lona Cocina & Tequileria is inviting lovebirds to celebrate amor oceanside this Valentine’s Day. On Wednesday, February 14 during dinner service, Lona is spreading the love with an indulgent prix-fixe Valentine’s menu with a Mexican twist. The specialty 3-course menu created by Chef Juan Carlos Peña is priced at $70++ per person and includes Tradicional Guacamole to share, and guests’ choice of two appetizers, two entrées and two desserts. Couples can choose to upgrade their evening for $180++ per couple which includes a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label and prix-fixe dinner for two. Featured appetizers include Sweet Kiss Salad – golden and purple beets, cilantro, avocado, morita chile, sesame seeds and peanuts; Impossible “Love” Taco – Maine lobster, beer marinated skirt steak, radish and green salsa on a corn tortilla; and Stuffed with Passion – stuffed chile, oaxaca cheese, pink mole, almonds, sesame seeds and cilantro. For the main course, guests will enjoy entrées including Pulpo Enamorado – grilled octopus, al pastor marinade, herb potatoes, garlic-agave aioli and slaw; Together in NY – prime New York steak, butternut squash purée, leeks, cipollini onions and hibiscus gastrique; and Beautiful Chick – chicken breast, asparagus, goat cheese, cashew sauce and cilantro. The romantic evening will finish on a sweet note with the specialty Red Lipstick – vanilla panna cotta, berries compote and orange, and Chocolate & Passion – chocolate mousse, passionfruit and sponge cake, for dessert. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made on OpenTable. Lona is located at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Discounted valet is available. For more information, visit www.lonarestaurant.com; Telephone: (954) 245-3069.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special three-course menu crafted by Chef Michael Beltran for $95 per person (plus tax & gratuity) at Brasserie Laurel, nestled in Miami Worldcenter; the epitome of contemporary French dining. Start your culinary journey with an appetizer choice of Half Dozen Oysters, Tuna Crudo, or Escargot, each offering a unique and delightful experience. For the main course, guests can enjoy choices like Halibut or the Soursop Glazed Duck Breast. Conclude your meal with a dessert choice between the indulgent Chocolate Mousse or the traditional Galette Des Rois. The thoughtful bar program offers five signature cocktails, carefully crafted for standalone enjoyment or pairing with food. Brasserie Laurel is located at 698 NE 1st Avenue, G170 at the base of Miami Worldcenter’s Caoba residential tower along the development’s 7th Street pedestrian promenade. Telephone: (305) 330-9048; www.brasserielaurel.com. Follow Brasserie Laurel on social media @laurelmiami.
Celebrate love with a special Valentine’s Day menu at Eva located in CocoWalk, Coconut Grove. Guests have the opportunity to enjoy a delightful culinary experience with your loved one for $60 per person (plus tax & gratuity). Begin your romantic evening with a choice between a refreshing Greek Salad or the exquisite Tuna Crudo. For the main course, guests have the choice between Grouper, Lamb Chops, or Mussels. Complete your dinner experience on a sweet note with a choice between the heavenly Almond Bar or the classic Baklava. Make this Valentine’s Day memorable with a feast for the senses at Eva. Eva is located at 3015 Grand Avenue at CocoWalk in the heart of Coconut Grove. For more information on Eva and to make a reservation visit www.evacoconutgrove.com or call (305) 603-9009.
Savor love at Chef Michael Beltran’s Michelin-starred Ariete this Valentine’s Day with a $125 per person culinary delight, exquisite flavors and a romantic ambiance. Indulge in Osetra Caviar, Grilled Oysters, and a selection of innovative dishes like Yuca Gnudi and Foie Mosaic. Guests have the opportunity to upgrade their experience with Ariete’s signature Canard A La Presse for Two for an additional $45 per person. Conclude the night with sweet delights like Flan, Chocolate, or the unique Guayaba y Queso. Note: 20% gratuity applies. Ariete is located at 3540 Main Highway in Coconut Grove. For further information, visit www.arietecoconutgrove.com or call (786) 615-3747. Follow on Instagram: @ArieteMiami
Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day at celebrity chef Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse Toro Toro at the iconic downtown InterContinental Miami. On Wednesday, February 14 from 6PM to 11PM, the restaurant is featuring an elevated three-course prix-fixe menu curated by Executive Chef Armando Febles.
The romantic dinner, priced at $95++ per person, will begin with a welcome glass of bubbly for each guest, followed by a choice of first-course. Starters include Atlantic Salmon Ceviche prepared with leche de tigre, lychee, mango, cucumber, red onions and orange segments; Beet, Lentil & Strawberry Salad with red beets, beluga lentils, Greek yogurt, pomegranate dressing and toasted marcona almonds; or Carne Apache Steak Tartare made with NY striploin, lime-chipotle sauce, currants, tomato, avocado and cilantro. The feast continues with a choice of main course entrée options of “Send Me Gnudis” featuring gnudi pasta, guajillo-red pepper coulis, ricotta cheese, manchego and chives; Pink Mole Roasted Chicken served with almond pink mole, roasted Brussels sprouts, blood orange and purslane; 7 oz Grilled Filet Mignon accompanied by roasted potatoes, grilled asparagus, strawberry bordelaise and ‘hearts on fire;’ and Lobster Barley Risotto prepared with lobster bisque, Maine lobster, queso idiazábal and fennel oil. Also on offer for an additional cost at market price value, several steak upgrades including Wagyu Tomahawk, 8 oz Wagyu Filet, 12 oz Wagyu Picanha, 32 oz Porterhouse and 32 oz Dry-Aged Ribeye.
The celebration of love will finish on a unique, interactive specialty dessert called the Love Rose, an indulgent treat created to symbolize romantic connections. Couples are encouraged to participate in the sensory experience where they will blindfold their partner and embark on a journey to identify the intricate flavors woven into this exclusive dessert. Advance reservations are required and can be made on OpenTable – HERE. Toro Toro is located at 100 Chopin Plaza inside the InterContinental Miami in downtown Miami. Telephone (305) 372-4710; www.torotoromiami.com.
Ocean Social by Chef Tristen Epps
Enjoy Valentine’s Day in a romantic setting at Ocean Social by Chef Tristen Epps, the signature restaurant at the iconic Eden Roc Miami Beach. Perfectly perched where the sea meets the sky, Ocean Social delivers soulful yet elevated coastal cuisine in an unparalleled oceanfront setting for you and your Valentine. On Wednesday, February 14 during dinner service, Ocean Social will be offering several special a la carte dishes curated by Executive Chef Tristen Epps. Start off with Hot & Cold Oysters – Crispy fried oyster and chilled oyster with champagne granita, Persian cucumber shallot relish, Horseradish New Bay aioli or a Salad of Hearts – hearts of palm, artichoke hearts, local greens and Midnight Moon cheese topped with rosé vinaigrette. Entree highlights include Slowed Cook Niman Ranch Lamb Shank – herbed Labneh yogurt, sweet and sour tomato jam, house pickled vegetables and Chermoula; Red Curry Grilled Coldwater Lobster – grilled Maine lobster, Spicy Coconut Red Curry Butter, crisp baby bok choy, long beans and Dry Aged CAB Ribeye – charred Gem lettuce and confit tomato panzanella salad, Aleppo Bearnaise. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be booked on OpenTable – HERE. Ocean Social by Chef Tristen Epps is located at 4525 Collins Avenue at the iconic Eden Roc Miami Beach. For more information, visit www.edenrochotelmiami.com/ocean-social; Telephone: (786) 961-6043.
Ariete in Coconut Grove, a culinary gem since 2016, invites you to a memorable Valentine’s Day experience. Chef Michael Beltran’s acclaimed restaurant, honored with a Michelin star and named “Restaurant of the Year,” offers a contemporary menu blending New American cuisine with vibrant Cuban influences. The ever-evolving dishes showcase Beltran’s creativity, while bold yet elegant cocktails perfectly complement the dynamic cuisine. Enjoy indoor and outdoor dining in the lush patio or book The Cave for an intimate private occasion. Discover Ariete’s renowned fare and progressive bar program at 3540 Main Highway. Reserve your Valentine’s celebration: (954) 765-3030 or www.arietecoconutgrove.com.
BOURBON STEAK, Chef Michael Mina’s award-winning steakhouse inside the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, will be offering a three-course prix fixe menu in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Offered on Wednesday, February 14, and priced at $180 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), guests will have a choice of an appetizer, entree accompanied by a trio of farm-fresh side dishes and a dessert duo. The menu features a choice of appetizer including Chef’s oyster selection, Michael’s tuna tartare, foie gras, Jumbo shrimp cocktail and more.
Dinner highlights include prime cuts of meat such as 18 oz. Delmonico Ribeye, Pastrami- Spiced and 8 oz. Filet Mignon; Branzino and Faroe Island Salmon. Also on offer Hand-Cut Prime Steak Tartare with traditional garnish and grilled pita bread; Maine Lobster Bisque with fennel and garlic bread; Tuna Sashimi with crunch onions, serrano chili and roasted garlic ponzu; and The ‘Wedge’ with blue cheese, bacon, egg, tomato, onion and buttermilk ranch. Supplements to elevate the meal are available at an additional cost including a Shellfish Platter for two with Maine lobster, king crab, shrimp and oysters ($210); Petrossian “Mina Reserve” Caviar – Imperial Daurenki 50g ($250) or Imperial Ossetra 50g ($300); and Hudson Valley Foie Gras ($32). For a sweet ending to the meal, guests may indulge in Crackle Cream Puffs with Espresso Diplomat Cream and Dark chocolate; Raspberry Almond Tart featuring Vanilla Crème Anglaise, lemon and lavender sorbet and Chocolate and Raspberry Mousseline served with White Chocolate Gelato and Butter Cookie. Reservations are encouraged and can be made online at www.bourbonsteakmia.com or by calling (786) 279-6600. BOURBON STEAK is located at 19999 W Country Club Drive in Aventura.
Corsair Kitchen & Bar
Celebrate love and treat your special someone to an evening at Corsair Kitchen & Bar, an American-inspired restaurant located inside JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa. Priced at $130 for two people (exclusive of tax and gratuity), guests are welcomed with a complimentary glass of prosecco before enjoying a three-course prix-fixe menu. Start with a Shellfish Platter featuring oysters, shrimp cocktail, Snow crab claws, and a sauce trio and then the feast continues with Sliced 26oz Grilled Ribeye served with Grilled asparagus, Mashed potatoes, Béarnaise and Chimichurri sauce. Guests can elevate the meal with a Lump Crab supplement ($10). For the dessert course, lovebirds will enjoy a Lover’s Chocolate Heart for a sweet finish featuring dark chocolate mousse, passion fruit cremeux, red berry compote and chocolate gelato. Corsair Kitchen & Bar is located at 19999 W Country Club Drive inside JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa. Reservations can be made through OpenTable or by calling (786)-279-6800; menus at www.jwturnberry.com
This Valentine’s Day, Casa Ya’ax, the enticing culinary and cocktail haven in Wynwood, invites couples to celebrate the day of love with a delectable four-course menu and a specially curated cocktail. Priced at $80++ per person (excluding tax & gratuity), Chef Omar Montero will showcase the spirit of Mexico. Start with Tamal de Mariscos with roasted chile ancho and guajillo sauce, crema fresca, queso fresco, and tendril pea shoots; second course – Tuna Tartar and Watermelon Compressed Salad with salsa macha sesame oil, soy sauce, cucumbers, chives, and spicy nori; for the third course, revelers can choose between Mole Rosado with Moulard duck breast, and Black codfish teriyaki de chile Morita with potato purée and grilled Brussels sprouts; and end the meal with a specialty dessert. Don’t forget to order the curated Valentine’s Day cocktail, Strawberry Fields Forever, with vodka, St.German, strawberry, and mint. Casa Ya’ax is located at 51 NE 24th Street, suite 101. Reservations can be made through Resy or by calling (786) 877-3225. https://casayaax.com/
Spend Valentine’s Day at the Casa. Casa Mariano, that is! On Wednesday, February 14th, Chef Mariano Araya will treat guests to a delicious 3-course menu at the chic and intimate Mediterranean-inspired restaurant. The $100 per person (plus tax and gratuity) menu includes dishes such as Jumbo Seared Scallop, Tuna Tartare, Lobster Ravioli, Prime Strip Loin, and Rose Hazelnut Tiramisu among others. Pair the evening with a bottle from a creative and exciting list of exceptional wines, or be guided with a $35 per person pairing. Seatings are available at 6:30PM or 8:30PM. Enjoy an evening in a space that is elegant, warm, and inviting, making Chef Mariano’s casa as comforting as one’s own. Casa Mariano is located at 8200 NW 27th Street, Suite 106 in Doral. For more information, please visit casamariano.com.
Love has no boundaries at Wynwood staple R House – a contemporary, Latin-inspired restaurant and bar heralded for its stellar food and beverage offerings, drag show entertainment, and lively, all-inclusive atmosphere. On the Valentine’s Day “Heartthrob” show, guests can enjoy a $65pp special tasting (plus tax & gratuity) curated by Chef Rocco Carulli, whose menu is nothing short of a love letter to Miami. The special tasting menu is as follows: