As the clock strikes midnight and the vibrant energy of New Year’s Eve festivities begins to wane, Miami locals and visitors alike look forward to starting the first day of the year with a delicious and leisurely brunch. Miami’s diverse culinary scene offers a myriad of options to indulge in a delightful New Year’s Day brunch, making it the perfect way to kick off the year in style. From beachfront spots to trendy neighborhoods, here’s a curated list of some of the best places to savor the first moments of the year.



Start the New Year off in pure sophistication with an exquisite brunch at MATADOR TERRACE, one can’t help but feel instantly at ease when entering the pool-side and ocean-view elevated dining terrace. The al fresco dining experience utilizes only the freshest local ingredients and merges Spanish, Caribbean and South American flavors to create 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 for a sweeter bite,  the Coconut Pancakes with fresh Grapefruit and Lavender Maple Syrup ($20). For a golden and crispy bite, the Crunch Potato Nuggets dipped in Spicy-Tangy Sauce and Rosemary Aioli ($12) are highly recommended. New Year’s brunch is offered Monday, January 1st from 11AM- 4PM. Full brunch menu available here


Bellini at Mr. C Miami – Coconut Grove

Set atop the glorious rooftop of Mr. C  Miami – Coconut Grove and boasting breathtaking views of sparkling Biscayne Bay, Bellini offers an elevated take on classic brunch favorites, perfect to start the New Year off on an elegant note. From the minds of culinary geniuses, Ignazio and Maggio Cipriani, indulge in a special Italian-inspired brunch menu featuring Steak Tartare, beautifully prepared with quail egg & shaved black truffle ($29); Smoked Salmon, accompanied by Crème Fraîche & Pickled Onions ($28); or for a sweeter bite, Traditional Pancakes served with warm maple syrup ($18). Delight in an irresistible selection of authentic pastas, sandwiches, and salads to satisfy every palette. Bringing the La Dolce Vita Lifestyle to the heart of Coconut Grove, Bellini is the perfect brunch destination to start 2024 in true European fashion. Full brunch menu here, Brunch is offered from 7AM-11AM.

Hangover Brunch at Pink Taco Miami

After a long New Year’s Eve night out in Miami, brunch is just what the doctor ordered. Get your hangover cure at Pink Taco, Miami’s iconic rocker-chic Mexican restaurant located in the heart of South Beach. Indulge in savory brunch favorites that’ll bring you back to life like the homemade Breakfast Burrito ($15), Chilaquiles Verdes ($13), or Steak and Eggs ($26).  For a sweeter remedy, enjoy the Mexican Bread Pudding French Toast ($14) or iconic Pink Churro Pancakes ($14). After you’ve been revived, get the party going again with a Bloody Mary or Espresso martini.  Brunch served 8am-11am, full menu available here.

Baia Beach Club

Baia Beach Club, the tropical waterfront oasis located at the iconic Mondrian South Beach invites you to brunch in style this New Year’s Day with Mediterranean-inspired bites and tantalizing sips. Enjoy coastal favorites like Tuna Tartare, Butterfly Branzino or an extravagant Seafood Tower; or relish in the flavors of elevated classic brunch favorites like Steak & Eggs ($38), Shrimp & Grits ($32) or Chicken & Waffles, beautifully prepared with crispy yet tender Fried Jidori Chicken, Cheddar Waffles, Cucumber Pickles, Tajin Watermelon and lovingly drizzled with Sriracha-infused Maple Syrup ($30). For brunchers with a sweet tooth, indulge in the Drunken Frenchie, an irresistible french toast dish featuring salted caramel, blueberries and banana or a decadent Yogurt Parfait ($18). Brunch is never complete without bubbles, so cheers to 2024 with bottomless Whispering Angel Rosé and bottomless mimosas ($35). With a front row seat to picturesque views of the Magic City, Baia Beach Club is the perfect destination to start 2024 in tropical bliss. Brunch menu here,

Serena at Moxy Miami South Beach

Indulge in a brunch experience where the allure of Oaxaca and Mexico City’s al fresco patio dining scene comes alive. With a lushly planted terrace, Serena, located at Moxy Miami South Beach, invites guests to a laid-back yet sophisticated brunch vibe. Indulge in shareable brunch delights like the Guacamole, Steak Tartare, and Margarita Cured Salmon, or savor morning classics like Huevos Rancheros and Tres Leches French Toast. Additionally, enjoy tantalizing favorites such as Baja fish Tacos, Gringa Pollo Quesadillas, and Tuna Tostadas. With a mod take on Latin and Mexican cuisine, Serena welcomes buzzy brunches with live music and endless rooftop views. Brunch is available from 11AM-4PM. Full menu available here,


LPM Miami 

LPM Miami offers a harmonious blend of classic menu items made for sharing, served in a setting made for connecting. The chic, warm decor – whether within the art lined walls of the indoor dining room or on the lush and breezy outdoor terrace – sets the perfect tone for the welcoming and convivial culinary experience that awaits guests at LPM Miami’s New Year’s Day brunch service.  The LPM Miami brunch menu combines the restaurant’s signature French Riviera inspired plates such as Crevettes Tièdes À L’huile D’olive (Warm Prawns with Olive Oil, and Coquelet Au Citron Confit (Marinated Baby Chicken) with their twist on brunch classics like Œufs Bénédicte Et Hollandaise Au Homard (Eggs Benedict with Lobster Hollandaise), Œufs Sur Le Plat Façon Provençale (Provençal Style Fried Egg), and Pain Perdu Façon ‘Cyrus’ (French Toast with Spice Ice Cream).

The LPM Miami brunch menu allows guests to choose unlimited plates from a selection of starters, a choice of one main dish to share, one side, and one dessert, for a set price starting at $85 for adults and $55 for children under the age of 10. To add unlimited mocktails to your brunch experience, ‘A Mocktail Life’ package starts at $95. Additional packages like ‘A Life with Wines and Cocktails’ or ‘A Champagne and Wines Life’ are available at $125 and $145, respectively.

Whether you’re looking for a relaxed brunch or a celebratory gathering, LPM Miami has created the perfect setting for an experience that is uniquely chic yet playful and suitable for all brunch lovers. LPM Miami’s brunch will be offered from 11:30AM on New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1st. Please visit this link to reserve your brunch experience. Menu is linked here.


The Deck at Island Gardens:

For a New Year’s Day brunch with a view, head to The Deck at Island Gardens. Nestled on Watson Island, this waterfront hotspot boasts panoramic views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline. The Deck offers an upscale brunch menu featuring a fusion of Mediterranean and Asian flavors. Indulge in dishes like lobster benedict or avocado toast with a side of bottomless mimosas, all while soaking in the breathtaking surroundings.


Nikki Beach Miami Beach:

If you’re in the mood for a lively and beachfront brunch, Nikki Beach Miami Beach is the place to be. Known for its glamorous beach club atmosphere, Nikki Beach transforms into a brunch haven on New Year’s Day. Enjoy a buffet-style brunch with an array of international cuisine, from fresh seafood to gourmet desserts. The festive ambiance, live music, and vibrant crowd create an unforgettable experience.


Zuma Miami

For those seeking a sophisticated and contemporary dining experience, Zuma Miami in the heart of Downtown is an excellent choice. This upscale Japanese izakaya-style restaurant offers a New Year’s Day brunch featuring an extensive selection of signature dishes. From sushi and sashimi to robata grill specialties, Zuma promises a culinary journey for the senses in a chic and stylish setting.


La Mar by Gastón Acurio

Located in the Mandarin Oriental, La Mar by Gastón Acurio is a waterfront gem that specializes in Peruvian cuisine. The restaurant’s terrace overlooks Biscayne Bay, providing a tranquil backdrop for a New Year’s Day brunch. Guests can indulge in ceviche, tiraditos, and other Peruvian delights, accompanied by refreshing cocktails. The combination of exquisite flavors and scenic views makes La Mar a top choice for a sophisticated brunch affair.

As the sun rises on the first day of the year, Miami’s diverse culinary landscape beckons brunch enthusiasts to indulge in a variety of flavors and atmospheres. Whether you prefer a beachside party, a sophisticated dining experience, or a trendy artsy vibe, Miami offers a plethora of options to celebrate New Year’s Day in style. Whichever venue you choose, the city’s vibrant energy and delectable cuisine ensure that your brunch experience will set the tone for a year filled with culinary delights and memorable moments.