Christmas will be here before you know it so it’s time to start making plans for the holidays. Miami has top-notch restaurant offerings on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2022 for you and your family to enjoy a nice meal. Have a chic soiree or just get down and party, there’s a spot in Miami to accomodate you with some holiday cheer.
Here’s our (always growing) 2022 guide on where to go for a holiday or Christmas dinner in Miami:
St. Regis Bal Harbour Unveils “Gold + Glamour” Holiday Culinary Programming
Christmas Eve | December 24: Guests can revel in a tailored offering from Atlantikós on Christmas Eve, and feast on a unique selection of Mediterranean Christmas-Inspired dishes. The elevated expression of Miami’s Glamour takes a spin-off from tradition with a satiable three-course menu and music. Christmas Eve menu highlights include Knife Cut Truffled Carpaccio, Mediterranean Seafood Bisque, Fisherman’s Land Christmas Petite Tenderloin, Slow Cooked Lamb Shank and for dessert, Christmas Toast Cake, featuring a Brulee Christmas Cake with Macerated Dried Fruit, Applewood Candied Bacon and Eggnog Ice Cream.
Adults: $95, Children: $45 | 5:00-10:00 PM
Christmas Day | December 25: After all the presents have been opened, retreat to St. Regis Bal Harbour’s Ocean View Ballroom for a dazzling Sunday brunch with complementary live music overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and dine on signature St. Regis favorites including Carving and Seafood Stations, an Omelet Station and individual Brunch classics such as Panettone French Toast, Double Smoked Nueske Bacon and Lobster Ravioli.
Adults: $135, Children: $60 | 11:30 AM-4:30 PM
Celebrate Christmas Eve with the ultimate holiday celebration at CHICA Nights Miami. Guests can enjoy live music, performances and entertainment with a Latin flair all night long while Indulging in vibrant dishes such as the popular Crispy Tuna Tacos and Wagyu Empanadas and signature handcrafted cocktails such as the Chica-Rita made with Espolòn Reposado Tequila. Reservation Link: HERE
What better way to celebrate Christmas than with Santa Claus? On December 10th and December 18th Santa Claus will be visiting Shoma Bazaar to take a picture with your little ones! Purchase a BFF Mini Meal from vendor BFF Burgers or a drink at the bar to receive a ticket to use for a picture with Santa.
For dinner on Christmas Eve and all day long on Christmas Day, feast on Le Zoo’s menu additions, special for the holidays, that include Grilled Oysters au Pastis, Lobster Bernaise and Crepes Suzette.
Get in the holiday spirit, grab your dancing shoes, and head over to Ball & Chain! This iconic landmark will be serving up a new speciality cocktail, the Coquito, just in time for the holidays. Make sure to get a sip of this tasty and classic holiday cocktail, offered at $15.
Available on Friday, December 23rd and Saturday, December 24th, The Key Club’s Christmas in the Grove dinner menu will be offering a la carte starter, main and dessert specials, including Black Truffle Agnolotti ($65), Herb-Crusted Prime Rib ($85), Dover Sole ($95), Lamb Chops ($75) and Dark Chocolate Souffle with Spiced Eggnog Gelato ($17).
Celebrate Christmas in the Garden! This holiday season, Swan Miami whips up a special menu featuring small plates like Chilled Florida Stone Crab Claws and Burrata; main entrees like Roasted Prime Rib and Red Snapper ‘En Croute’, and decadent desserts including Chocolate Yule Log. The menu will be available on Friday, December 23rd and Saturday, December 24, from 6pm-11pm.
For $21, indulge in a creamy blend of eggnog and vanilla ice cream, this shake is served in a white-chocolate dipped mug and decorated with mini candy canes, festive gumdrops and green sugar. Topped with more gumdrops and a gingerbread man, it’s sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
From Friday, December 23rd until Sunday, December 25th, Strawberry Moon will be offering a special Christmas menu to tis the season with! From small plates such as Poached Pear & Burrata and Pork Belly, and full entrees including Herb Roasted Prime Rib and Dover Sole, guests can expect an unbeatable Christmas menu.
Head to Shoma Bazaar throughout the month of December and indulge in a delightful Holiday Coquito cocktail, with Light rum, coconut, vanilla, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and almond milk ($7). Additionally, guests can enjoy a few christmas specials from Sweet Manifesto. The Pan De Jamon, savory rolled bread filled with ham and olives, and Torta Negra, a Venezuelan cake with dry fruits with a variety of nuts and spirits.
This holiday season, head to Ambersweet at The Confidante Miami Beach for a delicious holiday brunch buffet. Guests can choose from a variety of starters including a tropical fruit plate, an assortment of muffins and pastries, to delectable entrees including Tres Leches french toast and smoked salmon and tie it all together with desserts such as Christmas Pavlova and Christmas cupcakes.
Enjoy Christmas morning with breathtaking views of the Downtown Miami skyline. Situated on the 15th floor of W Miami, ADDiKT Modern Kitchen offers their new dynamic brunch menu featuring classic dishes with a Miami twist such as their Shrimp & Grits made with jumbo shrimp, smoked cheddar, green peppers, bacon and scallions; Mango and Chia Seed Pudding made with fresh Mango, agave and toasted coconut; and more. The indoor-outdoor Sunday brunch celebration is from 11am-5pm and features, live music from 12:30pm-3:30pm.
This holiday season, LPM Restaurant & Bar Miami will introduce a lineup of five festive cocktails to their already showstopping “Recipes for our Friends” cocktail menu, which is inspired by one of the 20th century’s most versatile artists, Jean Cocteau. Titled “Greetings to our Friends,” the reimagined menu pays homage to the tradition of sharing greeting cards with your loved ones during the holidays, representing the true meaning behind the season – sharing, gathering and expressing gratitude for one another. Each cocktail symbolizes a different type of letter, dedicated to the various people in our lives that hold sentimental value: Tribute (Letter to a Friend), Maman (Letter to his Mom), Jean a Jean (Letter to his Lovers), Homme au Café (Letter to Society), and the Madeleine 1957 (Letter to Life). In addition to the holiday-inspired cocktails, LPM Miami is also offering a white truffle special this holiday season. Shaved table side, the white truffle can be added to several plates including their Burrata, Rigatoni, Potato Gratin, Chicken Foie Gras, and more!
With the Christmas season quickly approaching, Yonutz is offering a variety of holiday favorites to their lineup! This holiday season, indulge in their Christmas Mini Donut Assortment Box (available in boxes of 4, 16, 24, and 48), Christmas Big Donut box (available in half a dozen or a dozen), Christmas Mini Decorating Kit, and the popular Santa’s Milk & Cookies SMASH Milkshake. In addition, in celebration of Hanukkah, Yonutz will be offering Hanukkah-inspired Mini Donut assortments and Hanukkah Jelly Donuts.
Celebrate Christmas Miami’s iconic and historic Rusty Pelican restaurant. Guests can indulge in a four-course brunch or a la carte dinner while enjoying panoramic views of the sparkling Miami skyline starting at $92 per adult and $35 for children. Diners can also indulge in delicious cocktails by adding on the bottomless mimosa special for $30.
Drift at 1 Hotel South Beach
Ring in the Holiday season with these Holiday inspired cocktails featured at Drift inside 1 Hotel South Beach. Guests can enjoy a selection of cocktails including Vixen (Mi Jenta Blanco, fair kumquat, cranberry & mandarin syrup and lemon), Jack Frost (Vanilla infused vodka, godiva chocolate liqueur and peppermint schnapps) and Puerto Rican” Coquito” (rum trinity, coconut, vanilla and cinnamon)
Habitat at 1 Hotel South Beach
Guests and locals can enjoy Christmas Eve dinner at Habitat. Indulge in Habitat’s normal dinner menu with the addition of Christmas specials including a Heriloom Chicken, Wagyu Steak, Hot Chocolate and more.
4 Rivers Smokehouse
Sit back and relax this Christmas and let 4 Rivers Smokehouse do the cooking. Indulge in a variety of proteins and sides for parties as large as 20. Wow your family and friends with main course selections of Smoked Turkey, Boneless Ham, Signature Angus Brisket, Smoked Salmon or Prime Rib ranging from $69.99 – $199. In addition to the main selections, fill your plate with the Fixins Package for $67.69, which includes a quart of Mashed Potatoes, Classic Gravy, Sweet Potato Casserole, Cornbread Stuffing (contains pork), Southern Green Beans (contains pork) and Cranberry Chutney (pint) or A la carte items starting at $10.79, which includes Mashed Potatoes, Classic Gravy, Cornbread Stuffing (contains pork), Southern Green Beans (contains pork), Collard Greens, Southern Coleslaw, Mac & Cheese, BBQ Baked Beans, Cranberry Chutney, Sweet Potato Casserole and Smokehouse Corn. End your meal with a sweet treat from the 4R bakery for $29.99. Choose from a Caramel Apple Pie, a Texas Bourbon Pecan Pie, or a Traditional Pumpkin Pie. Place your Christmas order by Tuesday, December 20th at 5 p.m. for pick up on Saturday, December 24th. To place your order call 844-474-8377 or visit https://www.4rsmokehouse.com/HOLIDAY/.
Fiola’s Celebration of Christmas begins with their annual 5-course Feast of the Seven Fishes ($195 per guest ++). Available Friday, December 23; Saturday, December 24 and Sunday, December 25, this traditional Italian Christmas Eve feast is a culinary experience that highlights the freshest and most delicious seafood, prepared with traditional techniques and innovative touches. Full table participation is required, and a la carte menu is also available. Menu highlights include: Hawaiian Big Eye Tuna Crudo with smoked peppers, pickled concorde grape, capers, and red onion; Grilled Blue Crystal Prawn–essence of the sea aioli, confit garlic, and parsley; Lobster Ravioli with ginger, chives, and roe; and Pan Roasted Dover Sole alongside rock shrimp, farrotto, surf clams, preserved lemon, and nasturtium. Address: 1500 San Ignacio Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Gather around the “Blast From The Past: A Nostalgic Holiday Inspired” Festive Tree created by renowned artist Sarah Coleman, and enjoy a prefix 4 course dinner at MATADOR ROOM curated by Michelin Star Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten offered from 6PM-11PM ($165pp, $55 for kids). First course begins with a few delectable options such as the Yellowfin Tuna Tartare specially made with Salsa Macha, Avocado, Cucumber and Mint or the Heart of Palm Salad with Heirloom Tomato, Young Coconut, and Avocado. The second and third courses include a few MATADOR ROOM classics like Grilled Maitake Mushroom with Fresh Goat Cheese, and Fresno Vinaigrette or the Winter Vegetable Posole with Black Truffle. For dessert, enjoy a festive Christmas Yule Log made with Chocolate Cake, Toasted Marshmallow Meringue and Almond Bark. Reservations can be made HERE, full menu available HERE.
New Year’s Eve
Ring in 2023 in style at MATADOR ROOM with a selection of dining options showcasing a variety of delicious dishes by Chef Jean-Georges Vongerchten.
Brunch A La Carte
Begin the new year on a right note with Brunch A La Carte at MATADOR TERRACE from 10AM-3PM. The al fresco dining experience utilizes only the freshest local ingredients and merges Spanish, Caribbean and South American flavors for the perfect dishes. A few of the must-try brunch items include the Eggs Benedict served with Country Ham and a Citrus-Chili Hollandaise on a White Corn Arepa ($24) or on the sweeter side the Coconut Pancakes with fresh Grapefruit and Lavender Maple Syrup ($20). Full brunch menu available HERE, reservations can be made HERE.
MATADOR ROOM invites you to an elevated dining experience featuring a four-course dinner, complimentary wine pairings, and decadent dessert experience at the Chef Jean-Georges headed spot. Begin the meal with Masa Blini, Lemon Crème Fraiche and Kristal Caviar followed by the first course with meal options such as the Stone Crab with Truffle Mustard Aioli. The second and third courses offer guests delectables like the Octopus prepared with Paprika Crème Fraiche, Guajillo Chili, and Crispy Potatoes or the Char Grilled Sirloin of Beef with Salsa Verde and Sweet Potato Bravas. To end the meal on a sweet note, guests can choose from the fresh Passion Fruit Tres Leches or the Mexican Spiced Dark Chocolate Pudding. The prefix dinner will be offered at two separate times from 5:30PM-8PM ($225 Adults, $95 Kids) and from 9PM-11:30PM ($275 Adults, $125 Kids). Reservations can be made HERE, full menu available HERE.
Indulge in the new holiday inspired cocktail menu and ring in 2023 on the Bay with an unforgettable evening featuring stunning views of the Magic City.
Enjoy new holiday inspired cocktails at Mondrian South Beach while relaxing at the beautiful bayfront hotel. The Mistletoe Fizz is a twist on classic featuring Tanqueray 10, St. Germain, Rosemary, Lime Juice, Simple Syrup and Tonic Water. The South Beach Sleigh is an additional new cocktail mixed with Don Julio Blanco, Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, fresh Watermelon Juice and Cucumber for a refreshing cocktail while relaxing poolside.
New Year’s Eve
Join Mondrian South Beach for an all-white-attire extravagant Moonlight Rendezvou beginning with a special 3-course prix-fixe dinner at Baia Beach Club. The dinner will be offered at both 6:30PM ($195pp++) including a complimentary Welcome Cocktail and at 9PM ($295pp++) including a complimentary Welcome Cocktail, Midnight Champagne Toast, and Firework Show. Following dinner, enjoy a spectacular poolside soirée featuring live DJ sounds, a midnight champagne toast, and a colorful firework show. Variety VIP packages available HERE.
New Year’s Eve
Escape to Broken Shaker’s backyard oasis this New Year’s and revel in award-winning cocktails and a special complimentary champagne toast at midnight in celebration of 2023! Broken Shaker will be open from 6PM-11PM on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.