Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcomes New Restaurants and Sponsors to 13-Year-Old Dining Program that Attracts Food Lovers Far and Near

The organizers of the 13th Annual Miami Spice Restaurant Program, theGreater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB), today announced the return of exclusive dining deals on three-course lunch and dinner menus at more than 170 area restaurants, including45 new participants, from Aug. 1 to Sept. 30, 2014.  This year, the program introduces the newMiami Spice Mash-Ups, a culinary celebration of Miami’s diverse food scene.

The Miami Spice program kicks off August 1 with dining deals that include lunch priced at $23 per person and dinner priced at $39 per person. Prices include an appetizer, entrée and dessert, and exclude alcohol, tax, tip and service charges.

In an exciting first for the program, a series of exclusive Miami Spice Mash-Up dinners kicked off in June, with the final event planned in September. These curated collaborations, hosted by some of the area’s best-known chefs, offer an intimate and interactive experience.


“After 13 years of bringing locals and visitors affordable fine-dining, the Miami Spice program has evolved into a culinary movement celebrating the best in Miami’s food scene, “ said William D. Talbert III, CDME, president and CEO of the GMCVB. “This year we pay homage to our rich heritage and eclectic food by creating The Miami Spice Mash-Ups.  These unique dining experiences feature chef collaborations bringing together diverse culinary styles and flavors into one dining experience.”

Browsing restaurants and making reservations is a piece of cake at, which features a complete list of participating venues, menus and scheduled events.  The Miami Spice website offers photos of restaurants and featured dishes, with search functions for cuisine type, area/neighborhood, lunch/dinner and more.


This year, Miami Spice fans have the opportunity to win special prices through a social media promotion by posting and sharing photos of Miami Spice meals on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using #MiamiSpice.   Foodies will have the chance to win one of eight weekly $100 prepaid gift cards or the grand prize of a hotel stay and VIP dining experience when posting their Miami Spice meal photos.


Miami Spice is proud to partner with MasterCard Priceless Miami, Botran Rum, Stella Artois, Foods from Chile and Wines of Chile on this year’s program.  New participating restaurants include:



  1. 15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar
  2. 1826 Restaurant & Lounge
  3. AQ by Acqualina
  4. Bellmónt Spanish Restaurant
  5. Big Fish Restaurant
  6. Bistro BE
  7. BLT Prime Miami
  8. Bocce Bar
  9. BrickTop’s Restaurant
  10. Cavalli Restaurant & Lounge
  11. Cipriani Downtown Miami
  12. The District Miami
  13. Earls Kitchen & Bar
  14. El’eat
  15. Embarcadero 41 Fusion
  16. Fez
  17. Francesco @ The Towers of Key Biscayne
  18. Francesco Restaurant Coral Gables
  19. HaVen South Beach
  20. Icebox Cafe
  21. Il Forno Ristorante
  22. IL Mulino NY – SOUTH BEACH
  23. La Gamba Restaurant
  24. La Mar by Gaston Acurio
  25. La Montanara Miami
  26. L’echon Brasserie
  27. Lorenzo
  28. Lure Fishbar
  29. Michael Mina 74 at Fontainebleau Miami Beach
  30. Mignonette
  31. Oolite Restaurant and Bar
  32. Orange Blossom
  33. Perfecto
  34. Petit Bistro
  35. Pied A Terre
  36. Pilar Restaurant & Bar
  37. Porfirios Restaurant
  38. Seasalt & Pepper Brasserie
  39. Semilla Eatery & Bar
  41. St. Regis Bar
  42. Touche Restaurant & Rooftop Lounge
  43. The Traymore Restaurant & Bar
  44. Wine Depot 555
  45. Wolfgang’s Steakhouse – by Wolfgang Zwiener