Celebrate New Year’s eve safe with premier outdoor dining and at-home cooking options in Miami. Check out the best New Year’s restaurants in Miami with outdoor dining to ring in 2022! Whether you’re looking for a high-energy party atmosphere with a live DJ and sparklers, a classy New Year’s Eve dinner or a pulling out all the stops Oysters-and-Champagne kind of deal, here’s where to have dinner in Miami on New Year’s Eve.
NYE at The Bazaar at SLS South Beach
The Bazaar’s New Year’s Eve Experience (The Bazaar)
Time: First seating at 6 – 7 pm, ending at 9 pm. Second seating 9 – 10:30 pm, table is yours until closing.
Date: Friday, Dec. 31
Location: The Bazaar at SLS South Beach
Reservations: To reserve, please email The Bazaar’s NYE coordinator Leslie Paradis at email@example.com.
NYE at HYDE Beach at SLS South Beach
Ring in 2022 as Hyde Beach presents, QUITE A NIGHT, a decadent celebration within the realms of SLS South Beach featuring VERY Special Guests, interactive performers, elaborate decorations, and much, much more
Table Reservations are highly recommended for this exclusive evening. Tickets: Click here. General Admission and VIP Fast Pass tickets include Open Bar from 9 pm – 12 am (midnight).
Chotto Matte Miami
Celebrate the New Year with Chotto Matte to experience a very special dinner on Friday, December 31st. Chotto Matte will be partnering with the Japanese spirits brand, The House of Suntory, to present a vibrant lineup of multisensory entertainment and flavorful offerings. Chotto Matte will also be debuting another “Creative Cocktails,” the Fuji Blossom, created by The House of Suntory. The cocktail will include Roku gin, Haku vodka and Toki whisky from the House of Suntory spirits portfolio including The Orizuru, with Roku Gin, sakura, lychee and lemon. A unique and lively set will be brought to you by DJ Dave Sol. To make a reservation for this special experience, visit Chotto-Matte.com/Miami.
Abbale Telavivian Kitchen
Ring in 2022 at Abbale Telavivian Kitchen, Miami Beach’s chic, Israeli-inspired restaurant from hospitality entrepreneurs Omer Horev and Executive Chef Sam Gorenstein located in the Beach’s buzzy South of Fifth neighborhood. Priced at $125 per person, the first seating, between 6PM and 7PM will offer a four-course prix-fixe menu of Chef Sam’s delectable Middle Eastern plates. Guests arriving between 8:30PM and 10PM for the second seating will enjoy a similar menu with addition of a few specialty items and a Champagne toast for $195 per person. Abbale Telavivian Kitchen is located at 864 Commerce Street on Miami Beach. For more information, please visit www.abbatlv.com. Reservations can be made on Resy; metered street and valet parking also available onsite. Menus can be viewed HERE.
Botanico Gin & Cookhouse
Located in the affluent Coconut Grove neighborhood in CocoWalk, Botanico Gin & Cookhouse offers guests contemporary American fare, innovative gin cocktails and both indoor and outdoor dining. This gin-centric eatery is the perfect dining destination for friends and family alike to gather and ring in the new year comfortably with outdoor seating upon request. Diners can expect a complimentary glass of champagne on New Year’s Eve to pair with impressive dishes such as the Arepas topped with duck confit, short rib, and pulled pork; a cheese board with assorted artisan cheeses, fig spread and olives served with toasted baguette; and Ecuadorian ceviche – a passed down family recipe – made with fresh shrimp marinated in flavorful a tomato-lime base with onions and cilantro. Entrees include a French burger served on a croissant bun; filet mignon with green pepper and cognac cream sauce; grilled branzino with roasted vegetables; seared jumbo scallops; and pan roasted chicken with citrus sauce are perfectly complemented by any of the restaurants fifteen gin & tonics or other cocktails. Botanico Gin & Cookhouse is located at 3015 Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove, FL 33133. For reservations visit Resy.com or call (786) 615-5526.
Cervecería La Tropical
The Cuban brewery will be hosting a NYE Fiesta to remember, saying goodbye to 2021. Beginning at 7PM until 2AM, the celebration will feature entertainment including live music by MannySwagg and a DJ. The brewery will also be streaming the Times Square Ball Drop on the TVs in the taproom. La Tropical’s growing list of craft brews and Latin-Caribbean fare by Chef Cindy Hutson will be available for purchase throughout the evening. A cover charge of $25 per person (excluding kids 12 and under) will begin at 7PM and will include a complimentary beermosa. Tickets for the NYE Fiesta may be purchased in advance HERE. Tickets are not table reservations. Table reservations can be made by calling (305) 741-6991. Cervecería La Tropical is located at 42 NE 25th Street in Wynwood. www.cervecerialatropical.com
Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina
Bid adieu to 2021 and ring in the New Year with an unforgettable evening at Gianni’s, the spectacular restaurant at The Villa Casa Casuarina at the former Versace Mansion. Gianni’s is offering several New Year’s Eve packages which are as follows:
- ●First Seating Dinner – From 6PM to 8PM, indulge in an extravagant three-course dinner, priced at $195 per person. The menu begins with an Amuse Bouche of Duck Foie Gras with Pate a Choux, black fig and Caprino cheese. Appetizer selections offer a choice of Chilled Stone Crab Claws or Kobe Beef Carpaccio. For the Main Course, guests can choose between Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass served with creamed spinach or Filet Mignon with Bordelaise sauce, grilled porcini mushrooms, rosemary and roasted potatoes. To finish, dessert offerings include a choice of Valrhona Chocolate Mousse or White Chocolate Mousse.
- ●Main Seating & Party – Ring in New Year’s Eve with music by DJ Maxwell Blandford, synchronized swim performances by Aqualillies and a spectacular four-course dinner with unlimited Veuve Clicquot Brut NV. Dinner begins with an Amuse Bouche of Duck Foie Gras. Appetizer selections include a choice of Chilled Stone Crab Claws or Kobe Beef Carpaccio. Middle Course pasta offerings include Trofie Pasta with Ostera Caviar and creme fraiche or Tagliolini with shaved white truffle d’Alba. For the Main Course, guests can choose between Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass served with creamed spinach or Filet Mignon served with Bordelaise sauce, grilled porcini mushrooms, rosemary and roasted potatoes. To finish, Dessert offerings include a choice of Valrhona Chocolate Mousse, White Chocolate Mousse or Chef’s Petits Fours. Seatings will be at 8:30PM, 9PM, 9:30PM and 10:30PM and are priced at $595 per person for pool area seating and $495 per person for indoor seating.
- ●Gianni’s Bar Package – Delight in an open premium bar beginning at 10PM until 1AM which includes unlimited premium house wines, champagne and passed hors d’oeuvres, priced at $200 per person.
All prices are exclusive of additional beverages, tax and gratuity. Gianni’s is located at 1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Reservations are required and can be made on OpenTable; by telephone (786) 385-2200; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Isabelle’s Grill Room and Garden
Isabelle’s Grill Room and Garden, the chic Coconut Grove eatery, is offering a five-course New Year’s Eve Dinner featuring live music, a complimentary glass of bubbly and balloon drop at midnight. The offering is priced at $299 per adult and $65 per child (ages 5 through 12; excluding tax and gratuity) and available from 5PM – 10PM. Enjoy beginning courses of Cold Smoked Oysters with apple cucumber granita, gin compressed cucumber and juniper fennel sea salt or Vegan Tartare with compressed melon and mango yolk. First course Carrot Ginger Bisque with lobster foam, tobiko caviar, fennel fronds, toasted brioche and orange olive oil; Second course options of Pork Belly with braised swiss chard, Riesling poached apple, green mustard vinaigrette or Sous Vide Portuguese Octopus with chorizo crumble, Peruvian potato, red pepper coulis and Kalamata aioli or Caramelized Baby Fennel with fennel puree, confit orange, caraway crumble and herb roasted Marcona almonds; third course of Grilled White Asparagus with mache, tarragon cured egg yolk, shaved manchego, truffle vinaigrette and hazelnut crumble; fourth course options of Coffee Chili Rubbed Filet of Beef with pomegranate wine sauce, ginger gremolata with lemon and herb whipped potato and Morel mushrooms or Seared Sea Bass with sunchoke puree, sous vide baby vegetables, artichoke, warmed chorizo vinaigrette or Grilled Cauliflower Steak with green curry coconut broth, quinoa potato hash and charred green onion; and
dessert course options of Red Wine Cherry & Pistachio Sponge or Apple Genoise, Ginger Wine Poached Apples.
New Year’s Day Brunch with live music and $35 Bottomless Bloody Mary’s and a Build-Your-Own Mimosa Bar will be offered from 11AM – 3PM. Enjoy a la carte offerings like a Seafood Tower, Roasted Beet Salad, Smoked Salmon Board, Duo Turkey Sandwich, Panettone Bread Pudding Skillet, breakfast entrees, desserts and more. Isabelle’s Grill Room and Garden is located at 3300 SW 27th Avenue at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami. For a reservation, please visit OpenTable. Telephone: (305) 644-4675; www.isabellescoconutgrove.com.
Jaya at The Setai
The Setai, Miami Beach’s signature restaurant, Jaya, will be hosting a world-class New Year’s Eve dinner party themed A Night in Casablanca. The evening will feature a 5-course dinner menu by Executive Chef Vijayudu Veena along with a Cristal Champagne toast and specialty entertainment. Priced at $750 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) for outdoor Courtyard seating, the prix-fixe menu includes Trio of Sashimi with hamachi, salmon, tuna, wasabi labneh, crispy quinoa and ginger; Osetra Caviar served with poached crispy egg, crème fraîche and smoked salmon; Sea Bass with coconut curry emulsion, pickled cauliflower and crispy leeks; Wagyu Striploin with grilled confit shallots, truffled potatoes, charred broccolini, shaved fresh truffles and sauce périgourdine; and a sweet ending of a Limoncello Bar made with limoncello cake, pistachio mousse, cherry and dark chocolate cake crumble.
The restaurant will also be offering its popular Jazz Brunch on New Year’s Day from 11:30AM until 4PM. Priced at $175 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), brunch in the courtyard will feature limitless Louis Roederer Champagne, Mimosas and Bloody Marys alongside a lavish buffet of culinary delights. Stations served by restaurant staff include a full raw bar filled with fresh oysters, shrimp and more, rotisserie, Indian and Thai specialties, a selection of grilled meats, dim sum, breakfast favorites, charcuterie and full dessert table with homemade rotating selections. Reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable or by calling (855) 923-7899. Jaya is located at 2001 Collins Avenue inside The Setai, Miami Beach. www.thesetaihotel.com
Kick off 2022 in style with Phuc Yea’s 4-course family-style feast. To start, shareable options include Imperial Rolls, Crispy Pork, and Shrimp Rolls – featuring jicama, carrot, mama t’s dipping sauce, lettuce bundles and mint for wrapping; Roasted Oysters – topped with lemongrass garlic bread crumbs and trout caviar and a Bay Scallop Crudo with cucumber, passion fruit, nuoc cham, chiles and plantain crisps. Next up, the restaurant’s signature Truffled Egg Noodles flavored with parmesan cheese, fresh truffles, and egg. For the main course, indulge in a Family- Style Smorgasbord (Vietnamese-style mix grill dinner where guests build their own baos and lettuce bundles) with shareable options including 5 Spiced Duck Confit, Char Siu Black Cod, Wagyu Skirt Steak with the restaurant’s signature Smoked Short Rib for $65 upgrade. Smorgasbord dishes are served with bao buns, house pickles, lettuce bundles, fresh herbs and an assortment of sides including watermelon salad, broccolini and jasmine rice. Inclusive of a chilled bottle of bubbly to take with you to your next outing, the first seating from 6PM–8:30PM, in the main dining room is priced at $100pp++. Guests dining in at 9PM, can enjoy seating in Phuc Yea’s outdoor garden for $150pp++ or the main dining room for $195pp++. There will be 3-hour open bar tickets available for $125pp. The NYE celebration will also include entertainment all evening long. Guests can expect an Asian-themed burlesque show, dancers, live DJ, midnight Champagne toast, 12 grapes tradition, NYE party favors, midnight balloon release and a fire pit. Phuc Yea is located at 7100 Biscayne Boulevard in Miami. Reservations are highly recommended – to reserve your table, please visit Opentable or dial (305) 602-3710; www.phucyea.com.
On Friday, December 31st R House will host their wildest drag extravaganza yet! Join the R House family for this special celebration as we ring in the new year with a bang. Glitterati hostess, ATHENA DION and R House favorites GADFRIE, CHACHITA RUBIO, MORPHINE LOVE and KAT WILDERNESS are preparing to entertain guests with fierce performances all night long. DJ Moody will be providing the perfect party soundtrack while you kick back glass after glass, bite after bite, and enjoy the last night of 2021 in true chic R House fashion! Package options follow:
GENERAL ADMISSION ($85pp)
includes our fabulous show, delectable 4-course prix-fixe menu (see full details below), welcome bubbles and midnight toast
– includes same features as general admission PLUS one bottle Perrier Jouet champagne per ticket, complementary R House fan
VIP + FRONT ROW SEATING ($200pp)
Includes the same features as VIP plus a front seat to be at the heart of the action for this amazing experience.
Open bar packages starting at $50 per person and bottle service packages available. Tables are limited and sure to sell out like R House’s phenomenally popular weekend Drag Brunches – be sure to reserve early. COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: with its expansive outdoor yard, R House has extensive seating outside to enjoy New Years in the fresh air. Staff are fully masked, subject to temperature checks and vigorous hygiene and hand-washing practices. Sanitizer stations throughout the venue. R House is located at 2727 NW 2nd Avenue in Wynwood; For more information and reservations please visit rhousewynwood.com or call (786) 459-8383.
Ring in the New Year on Friday, December 31st at Rusty Pelican Miami with unparalleled skyline views, decadent delights and a fireworks show sure to impress. The 5-course prix-fixe features a lavish array of Rusty Pelican signature dishes and holiday accoutrements. Priced by seating time, guests joining for the 6PM seating can dine indoors for $180pp or on the outdoor patio for $225pp. The 9:30PM seating will be $200pp for indoor and $250pp for outdoor patio. An exclusive, VIP Window Table will also be available to reserve for $1,000. Guests can really get the party started with Deluxe or Premium Open Bar packages: First Seating Deluxe Open Bar: $50 or Premium Open Bar: $85; Second Seating Deluxe Open Bar: $60 or Premium Open Bar: $100. Dining pricing includes one glass of champagne per guest and there is a 2-hour time limit per experience. Rusty Pelican is located at 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne. Telephone: (305) 361-3818; www.therustypelican.com.
Whiskey Joe’s Miami
Ring in 2022 at Whiskey Joe’s Miami! Design your own al fresco evening at this casual spot with a great waterside location in Key Biscayne. $20 cover charge per person includes live music from The Dropouts and a champagne toast at midnight. Guests can order food and drinks a la carte such as world famous wings, pinchos and pulled pork, steamed mussels, coconut mahi nuggets, Joe’s fish tacos and much more. Reservations can be made via Eventbrite. Whiskey Joes is located at 3301 Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne; Telephone: (305) 423-6590; https://www.thewhiskeyjoes.
Burlock Coast is saying good riddance to 2021 in style with an exquisite New Year’s Eve four-course family-style feast with a glass of bubbly, DJ Soleil Bravo and a Balloon Drop at midnight. Available from 5:30PM to 9PM and priced at $179 per adult and $69 per child ages 5 – 12 (excluding tax and gratuity) guests can enjoy Housemade Bread Service; West Coast Oysters with Prosecco foam, dill and tobiko; Wahoo Tiradito with leche de tigre, cilantro, togarashi rice crisp; Sous Vide Porchetta with egg yolk raviolo, salt and vinegar kale and brown butter; Filet Mignon with butter poached prawns, rosemary gruyere polenta, bourbon roasted cipollini onions, Brussels, foie butter; and for dessert, Olive Oil Financier with green grapes, candied nuts and brown butter cream. Add the NYE Seafood Tower for the table (serves 2-4 people) for $99. The bottomless beverage package can also be added for $99 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (954) 302-6430 or by emailing burlockcoastrsvp@ritzcarlton.
New Year’s Day Recovery Breakfast will be offered from 10AM to 5PM and includes a la carte menu and a $39 bottomless beverage package. Burlock Coast is located at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale, 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard.
Lona Cocina & Tequileria
Ring in the New Year oceanside at Fort Lauderdale’s iconic Mexican hotspot Lona Cocina & Tequileria. On Friday, December 31 from 8PM to 2AM, Lona is bidding adieu to 2021 with a speciality a la carte New Year’s Eve menu with a Mexican twist, live music and drink specials. Upon arrival, guests will be treated to a complimentary chilled tequila shot served from a sugar skull ice sculpture. The menu, created by Chef Jorge Gutierrez, features 2022 Lobster Nachos – Mexican guajillo cheese, butter-poached Maine lobster, red onions, cilantro and beans ($26); New Year’s Fajitas – champagne, grilled octopus, pan-seared grouper, shrimp scampi, onion and sweet peppers ($32); My Last Taco – steak angus Arrachera, grilled jalapeño pepper, pickled carrots and avocado ($19); and Guayaba Tamal – guava masa, cream cheese, corn leaf, crema fresca and cotija cheese ($12). At midnight, guests will toast to 2022 with a glass of Taittinger champagne or a Lona-style shot of Espolón tequila in a custom shot glass made of ice. The festivities will be accompanied by party favors, a live DJ spinning jams from 10PM to 2AM and a dance floor setup on the restaurant’s new Tequila Terrace. Reservations can be made on OpenTable. Lona is located at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. Discounted valet is available. For more information, visit www.lonarestaurant.com; Telephone: (954) 245-3069
Oceans 234, the hottest seaside restaurant in Deerfield Beach, has crafted an elevated Holiday offering that will be available from Thursday, December 23, 2021 through Wednesday, January 5, 2022. Executive Chef Nicole Fey will be featuring a first-class a la carte menu that includes A5 Wagyu Nigiri with a 2oz Japanese A5 striploin, sushi rice, bourbon barrel aged shoyu, micro wasabi ($40); White Truffle Gnocchi with herbed ricotta gnocchi, white truffle & fontina cream, crispy leeks, fresh white winter truffles ($65); Short Rib Osso Bucco with parmesan polenta, orange glazed carrots, warm ciabatta, bone marrow ($65); Duck Confit with goji berry & port reduction, charred broccolini, sweet potato pave ($50); and White Truffle Shower supplement that can be added to any dish tableside ($80). Oceans 234 is located at 234 North Ocean Boulevard in Deerfield Beach. For reservations please call (954) 428-2539. Holiday hours are Christmas Eve Noon – 11PM; Christmas Day 3PM – 11PM; New Year’s Eve Noon – midnight and New Year’s Day 11:30AM – 11PM. Regular Hours are Monday – Thursday Noon – 10PM; Friday Noon – 11PM; Saturday 11:30AM – 11PM; Sunday 11:30AM – 10PM. www.oceans234.com
COOK AND DINE AT HOME
Wild Fork, South Florida’s meat and seafood market, offers a New Year’s Eve Menu that will make ringing in the New Year easy and stress free – just add Champagne! Home chefs can choose from a variety of options like Medium Florida Stone Crab Claws (*$50), North Atlantic or Spiny Florida Lobster Tails (*$15 – $19), USDA Choice Beef Center Cut Filet Mignon (*$21), Berkshire Thick Coppa Pork Steaks (*$12), A5 Wagyu Beef NY Strip Steak (*$109) and plenty of more options. Round out the meal with Wild Fork’s new family sized sides like Sweet Potato Casserole, Maple Sriracha Brussels Sprouts, Green Bean Casserole and more, each priced near $8. Same day delivery or in-store pick up available for those who order online; or shop in-store at one of South Florida’s nine (9) locations – Boynton Beach, Sunrise, Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Doral, Coral Gables, Pinecrest, West Kendall and newly opened Boca Raton. Please visit www.wildforkfoods.com for more information and for great recipes. *prices are subject to change depending on weight of the protein.