With Memorial Day approaching on May 31, we are nearing the unofficial start of summer in Miami, and the city is buzzing with life — rooftop bars with unbeatable views and restaurants offering those pre-summer vibes with delicious food, drinks, and great ambiance.
Below are some of the best specials, activities and celebrations that our favorite South Florida restaurants are offering in honor of this patriotic holiday. From weekend-long beachside bashes to pre-firework feasts, see the information below for the ultimate guide to a fantastic holiday weekend! You can certainly enjoy the weekend with friends and family and make it a memorable one! Find a few spots to go during Memorial Day weekend and the day off!
Hyundai Air & Sea Show
Head down to Miami Beach for the Hyundai Air & Sea Show May 28-29, 2022. The annual event is an exciting showcase of active duty members, technology, and equipment from all five branches of the US military, police, and fire department agencies. It will feature powerboat races, extreme water sports, exhibitions, and more. The two-day event will be over Memorial Day weekend, and attending is the perfect way to commemorate the holiday.
Española Way is celebrating Memorial Day weekend with the Hyundai Air & Sea Show “Heroes Vodka Salute on Espanola Way” street party on Friday, May 27, 2022 from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. The evening features live US Army Band performances, discounted Heroes Veteran Owned Vodka specialty cocktails, unforgettable dining experiences, and more. This event is free and open to the public for those who want to join in on the celebration!
To continue Memorial Day weekend festivities on Española Way, guests can make reservations to watch the Air & Sea show from The Roof at Esmé with drink specials and live DJ on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29.
SLS South Beach and SLS Brickell pool parties
In observance of Memorial Day weekend, SLS South Beach and SLS Brickell will be hosting celebratory pool parties. Great music, drinks, food, and plenty of fun in the sun. SLS Brickell’s celebrations kick off on Sunday, May 29, with the Party Favor Event at SLS Brickell’s Altitude Pool, a special long weekend pool party with world-renowned DJ Party Favor from the DJ duo Sidepiece, known for “On My Mind” and “Bap You”. Doors open at noon. Tickets: Party Favor | SLS Brickell Pool Party
On Monday, May 30, mega-star headliner Joel Corry will perform his hits “Head and Heart” and “Out and Out” at Brickell’s rooftop pool. Doors open at noon. Tickets: Joel Corry | SLS Brickell Pool Party
SLS South Beach provides more non-stop fun with a special Retreat Monday event at Hyde Beach. Guests will celebrate and enjoy a day full of fun poolside vibes with sounds by Danny Stern. An array of premium seating is available at Hyde Beach and the SLS Main Stage, including backstage options, tables, daybeds and cabanas. Doors open at noon.
For those looking to enjoy a special Memorial Day Weekend, they need look no further than the pool deck at downtown’s luxury hotel. Liquid Lounge, the perfect destination for hotel guests or those booking through Resort Pass to beat the heat and enjoy views of Biscayne Bay. On Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 from Noon to 4PM, guests can sip signature cocktails poolside and have access to a pop-up bar. A live DJ will be spinning all afternoon long. InterContinental Miami is located at 100 Chopin Plaza in Downtown Miami. For more, visit www.icmiamihotel.com/play.
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa
Spend the holiday weekend soaking up the sun at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa. The place to be is Tidal Cove, the resort’s award-winning water park, Kids of all ages will love the 60-foot tower with seven water slides, while younger families can spend time at the 4,000-square-foot kids pool with an aquatic play structure. There is also the first-ever FlowRider® Triple surf simulation pool in the nation and an additional VIP pool area for adults. While the kids play, adults are invited to a Miami Cocktails pop-up. Enjoy a low-calorie twist on the classic spritz cocktail. Flavors including Bellini, Mimosa, Paloma and Limonata are available from 1-4PM on Friday, May 27th through Monday, May 30th; for resort day passes and more information, www.tidalcovemiami.com.
Matchbox – Las Olas
Matchbox, Fort Lauderdale’s newest Riverfront dining destination, has Memorial Day Weekend all figured out. On Saturday and Sunday from 10AM to 3PM, brunch lovers can indulge in the Chef’s Table Bottomless Brunch Buffet; available for $34.95 per person, $10 per child (6-12-year-olds) and complimentary for kids under the age of 6. There is a variety of categories to choose from on the menu such as the Hot Spot; including options like the hangover burrito and French toast; Green Spot, featuring lighter fare such as cobb salad and vegetable crudite; Sweet Spot showcasing cheesecakes and yogurt parfaits and Sip Spot, featuring coffee and beverages. Alcoholic brunch beverages, such as $25 Bottomless Mimosas, will also be available. Matchbox is located at 221 SW 1st Avenue, CU-1 Fort Lauderdale; below the Society Las Olas building facing the water. Matchbox will be open; Saturday from 10AM to 1:30AM; and Sunday from 10AM to 11PM.and on Monday, May 30 from 4PM-11PM. Telephone (954) 751-5959; www.matchboxrestaurants.com/
Opened in January 2022, LM Restaurants’ newest concept, Moréa, is a Mediterranean oceanfront dining oasis on Fort Lauderdale Beach. During Memorial Day Weekend, guests can enjoy brunch Saturday and Sunday from 11AM to 3:30PM. Diners can expect dishes like Shakshuka ($16); prepared with three poached eggs, crushed tomatoes, capers, onions, grill bread, and parsley; Avocado Toast ($12); made on sourdough Texas toast, shaved radishes, crumbled feta cheese available with add-ons including cured salmon ($7) and a poached egg ($3); and Eggs Florentine ($15); a toasted English muffin topped with sautéed spinach, aji Amarillo hollandaise, and crispy prosciutto. For those looking for something sweet, indulge in the Waffles with Berry Compoté ($17); prepared with Belgian style waffles, Nutella syrup, and house-made fresh berry compoté. Brunch-goers can imbibe in specialty brunch cocktails including Mimosas ($10), available with orange, peach, or cranberry juice; Moet Spritz ($10), and Morea Spicy Spritz ($14), prepared with jalapeño, lime juice, agave, Ketel One Botanical, and club soda. Build yourself the perfect Bloody Mary with the Tito’s Bloody Mary Bar ($16), offering guests a variety of olives, vegetable garnish, cheese garnish, meat garnish, flavorings and sauces to choose from. Moréa is located at 701 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard at the Paramount Condominiums. Valet and street parking available. For more information visit www.MoreaDining.com. Telephone: (954) 306-3064.
Yellow Green Farmers Market
Yellow Green Farmers Market (YGFM), South Florida’s one-of-a-kind destination consisting of over 325 local, small businesses, is the perfect destination to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend. Guests can expect the market to be filled with special decorations and foods from the vendors as well as live music. YGFM is open on Saturday and Sunday from 10AM to 8:30PM. Yellow Green Farmers Market is located at 3080 Sheridan Street in Hollywood, Florida. Telephone: (954) 513-3990; www.ygfarmersmarket.com. All-day parking in the satellite lot is $10 with the first 30 minutes free; $10 for three hours with the first 30 minutes free in the lot adjacent to the market.
Blue Dog Cookhouse & Bar
New York City’s Blue Dog Cookhouse & Bar is now open at Boca Raton’s Town Center. On Memorial Day Weekend, visit Blue Dog and indulge in the restaurant’s beloved brunch dishes including hand-tailored omelets, an array of Benedicts, egg sandwiches, and Chef Specialties including Pumpkin Stuffed French Toast, Fried Chicken and Waffles, Huevos Rancheros and House-Cured Salmon Platter. Stand out dinner items include Tuna Pizzete, Ahi Tataki, Bone Marrow Crab Cake, Braised Short Ribs, 32oz Prime Tomahawk, and Lobster Mac & Cheese. The Blue Dog Cookhouse & Bar Boca Raton is located at 6000 Glades Road, Suite 1008C immediately adjacent to the valet stand at the Boca Raton Town Center. Brunch is served daily from 8AM-3:30PM.
Telephone: (561) 961-3330. www.bluedogboca.com
If you are hosting your own Memorial Day feast, make sure to order from Wild Fork. Have yourself the most perfect Memorial Day Weekend alongside friends and family with Wild Fork’s Memorial Day Cookout Collection. The cookout collection offers over 28 products from Angus Beef Chef Styled Burgers, Beyond Beef Sausages, Bison or Beef Hot Dogs, Chicken Wings, Uncured Bacon Wrapped Shrimp, and an array of seasoned and unseasoned prime cuts of meats, including Bone-in Cowboy Steaks, Home Style Beef Brisket, Beef Picanha, Port Saint Louis Spare Ribs, Prime Bone In Tomahawk Steaks and more. The collection also offers delicious ready to make sides including fried cheese sticks, french fries, garlic baguettes, and Key Lime Pie from the infamous Keys Fisheries. If you are looking for recipes to create the perfect meal, Wild Fork has a variety of them on their website to match with any of the products from the collection. Link to Memorial Day Cookout Collection – Wild Fork.
Calle 23 Miami
Calle 23 Miami has your Memorial Weekend plans covered! Start the weekend early with happy hour on Friday from 4 pm to 7 pm and of course, your first house cocktail is on the house! Order any of their signature cocktails like the insanely refreshing Cucumber Smash made with Sipsmith Gin, Elderflower, Cucumber basil, and fresh lemon or their house favorite Porn Star Martini made with Effen Vodka, passion fruit puree, vanilla, citrus, and sparkling wine; both for only $7 along with other delicious cocktails during happy hour! If cocktails aren’t your thing, they also offer $5 wines and $4 beers. With all that liquor courage, we assure you you’ll end your Friday on the dance floor dancing to live entertainment by Afro 23. The fun doesn’t stop there, join us on Saturday and Sunday for bottomless mimosas, sangrias, mojitos and more! Along with a live DJ from 12 pm to 5 pm and live entertainment at night. We look forward to seeing you at Calle 23 Miami this Memorial Day weekend!
Copper 29 Bar
Memorial Weekend is the perfect long weekend to enjoy with friends at Copper 29 Bar! Located on the famous Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, Copper 29 is the perfect late night spot to let loose with friends and enjoy amazing craft cocktails while listening to a live DJ all night long! As part of their Memorial Day special, they will be offering $10 Melon Mules made with Gin, pomegranate liqueur, fresh watermelon juice, Fever Tree Mediterranean tonic, and citrus and of course all-day happy hour which includes $7 signature cocktails, $5 wine and $4 beers! So make sure to get your friends and head over to Copper 29 Bar this Memorial Day!
Kick-off your Memorial Day with bottomless bubbles and a delicious breakfast at Crema Gourmet Espresso Bar! Typically available only on the weekends, customers will be able to order bottomless mimosas at any of Crema Gourmet’s locations this Memorial Day Monday, from 8 am to 4 pm!
Pair your bubbles with delicious breakfast options like their house-favorite fluffy chocolate chip pancakes, open-face breakfast sandwich, endless omelet styles, and more! Enjoy a cozy and friendly ambiance, excellent customer service, quality food, freshly squeezed juices, smoothies and more this Memorial Day Weekend! Bottomless mimosas are available at all their locations except their South Beach location (1601 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139).
Memorial Day weekend is better spent in beautiful Coconut Grove! While strolling the enchanting streets filled with boutiques and cafés, make sure to stop by Jaguar Restaurant located right in the heart of Coconut Grove for brunch, lunch, dinner or just for a drink or two! Known for their deliciously authentic Latin-American cuisine and amazingly crafted refreshing cocktails, Jaguar Restaurant is just a must! Join them this Memorial Day weekend for $25 bottomless mimosas and sangria offered from 11 am to 3 pm and a Latin-style brunch with options like Chilaquiles, Huevos Rancheros, Huevos Estrellados and more delicious options! Swing by on Memorial Day Monday for their happy hour “Hora Jaguar” from 4 pm to 7 pm and enjoy 50% off all signature cocktails and $7 bar bites. See you in the jungle!
As the unofficial start of summer approaches, the three-day Memorial Day weekend is in full swing! Memorial Day is more than just an extra day off from work, it’s an opportunity to show your appreciation for those who sacrificed their lives for our country. In honor of Memorial Day, Midtown’s favorite Mediterranean and bohemian restaurant, Maü is offering guests with a military ID a free drink and 10 percent off their bill. Whether you’re craving dishes from the sea, high-end steaks, or soups & salads, you can enjoy a nice and delicious meal accompanied by your favorite hand-crafted cocktails and soft beats at Maü Miami!
Brunch Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday to Thursday Happy Hour from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tomahawk + Taco Tuesday Dinner Special for 2
Wine Wednesdays 50% off your glass or bottle of wine after you purchase your first
Le Chick Miami
No time to plan your long weekend and staying local? Head to Wynwood’s favorite bar & restaurant, Le Chick for the ultimate experience! Serving up delicious flavors for your weekend feast ahead, guests can savor Le Chick’s delicious dishes such as their Street Corn (truffle aioli, cotija cheese, togarashi), double dirty burger with dry-aged brisket, and the BBQ baby back ribs. Wash it all down with refreshing hand-crafted cocktails and beer. Le Chick offers Happy Hour specials from Monday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended and can be made through their website: www.lechickmiami.com/visit.
Memorial Day weekend is a special time to honor those who have fought for our country and spend time with loved ones. Lincoln Road’s Mediterranean restaurant Playa, will be open during regular hours over Memorial Day weekend. Guests are invited to stop in and order from a menu of classics including the 18oz cajun ribeye made with perfectly seared ribeye and Playa steak sauce. This culinary adventure features special food, drinks, and live entertainment. In honor of Memorial Day, Playa is offering guests with a military ID a free drink and 10 percent off their bill. Make your reservations here: opentable.com
The summer is getting closer, just a few weeks away you can say. Kickoff those pre-summer vibes on Memorial Day weekend with delicious food, drinks, and great ambiance at Balan’s Bar & Brasserie! Diners seeking an ideal Memorial Day brunch spot in Brickell will find a great boozy brunch on Saturdays and Sundays at Balan’s, featuring a wide selection of delicious dishes. Staple items include a Mushroom Toast prepared with a mushroom medley, caramelized shallot puree, roasted garlic, soy gelée, and black truffle salt; a French Toast with ZTB brioche, guava curd, cream cheese, and passionfruit syrup; and a Breakfast Sandwich with candied jalapeño bacon, romaine, xo aioli, sunny side up egg, tomato and fontina cheese on a Zak The Baker brioche bun. To wash it all down, guests can enjoy a refreshing bottle of Perrier Jouët Grand Brut for $75. Balan’s brunch is available every Saturday and Sunday from 8 – 4 p.m. so call the crew and clear your weekend, you have Brunch plans! Close off the long weekend with an all-week long happy hour starting Monday with $5 select wine/beer, $8 cocktails, $7 liquor, and light bites.
Celebrations are a must and Memorial Day weekend is here! Miami Beach’s newest bar & restaurant Mickey Burkes is starting the holiday early with a video/single release party for local band Banana Chant. The local band line up will be jamming it out from 10 pm until 3 am. Memorial Day weekend continues with the Champions League Final (Liverpool vs. Real Madrid) on Saturday, May at 3 PM. Guests can enjoy $6 Modelo beer during the game. Reservations are recommended. Whether you’re looking to root on your favorite team, or sip on delicious hand-crafted cocktails, Mickey Burkes has something for everyone. Guests can keep the long weekend going with MB’s Happy Hour Monday through Friday — buy one drink, get the next one on the house! Every Sunday, guests can enjoy a reverse “jackpot” Happy Hour from 11 PM to 2 am. Join Mickey Burkes for Memorial Day Weekend and enjoy good food, good drinks and good vibes.
Air & Sea Show Watchparty at The Gabriel South Beach
This Memorial Day weekend, salute American heroes at The Gabriel South Beach, a boutique property on Ocean Drive in South Beach. On May 28, The Gabriel will host a watch party for the Air and Sea Show from 12-5:30 p.m on the hotel’s hidden rooftop. Embellished in patriotic decor, the rooftop party will feature an exclusive bar, stocked with specially crafted beer, wine and cocktails, and a DJ. The panoramic view of South Beach from The Gabriel’s rooftop and glass-bottom pool provides a scenic perspective of the ocean and sky — the perfect view for the “The Greatest Show Above Earth.”
Address: 640 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Jordan Oaks Concert at The Marker Key West Harbor Resort
This Memorial Day weekend, The Marker Key West Harbor Resort invites guests to an intimate country music concert by Nashville recording artist, Jordan Oaks. With an ice cold drink in hand, guests can enjoy the laid back country music in the oasis of The Marker Key West’s serene tropical atmosphere. The country singer will perform on Sunday, May 29 at 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Registration is available on the Eventbrite.
Address: 200 William Street, Key West, FL 33040
Mamey at THesis Hotel
Memorial Day weekend is full of opportunities for fun in the sun, but sometimes we all need some time to cool off and recharge. Chef Niven Patel’s restaurant Mamey is the perfect tropical retreat within THesis Hotel Miami. The dishes combine farm-fresh produce and herbs with Caribbean-inspired spices that pair amazingly with a refreshing craft cocktail. Stop by anytime for Mamey’s daily happy hour from 3-6 p.m. where you can try the White Truffle & Brie Grilled Cheese with Homestead Mango Jam and Sullivan Street Pullman Bread ($6) or a Jerk Margarita made with Agave and Fresh Watermelon ($10).
Address: 1350 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Orno at THesis Hotel
Memorial Day weekend would not be complete without indulging at Chef Nivan Patel’s New American restaurant Orno at THesis Hotel Miami. With a revolving menu featuring Literary Classics cocktails inspired by some of our favorite stories, let’s raise a glass to the weekend celebrations and bite in The Orno Burger, a limited secret menu item guests can get at the bar. It’s made with Wagyu blend, wood-grilled mushrooms, aged cheddar, farm grilled pickles, dijonaise and a house-made milk bun.
Address: 1350 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Fogo de Chão Coral Gables
Fogo de Chão, the internationally-renowned restaurant from Brazil, opened its new flagship location in April 2022 at 2801 Ponce de Leon Boulevard in The Plaza Coral Gables. Fogo’s two-story Coral Gables location features an expansive 280 seat dining room, anchored by an open air churrasco bar where guests can dine and watch gaucho chefs display the culinary art of churrasco as they butcher, prepare and grill different cuts of protein over an open flame. Perfect for an easy meal at home, Fogo de Chão serves ‘ready to grill’, ‘ready to re-heat’ and ‘ready to serve’ meats for those who want to have the Fogo de Chão experience from home for an all-in-one assortment.
Address: 2801 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Mehzcla at The Balfour Hotel
Located at The Balfour Hotel off Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, Mehzcla unifies a variety of Latin American culinary influences found throughout the hotel, welcoming people to enjoy a seat at the table just steps aways from the Air & Sea Show festivities. Curated by chef Steven Acosta, the menu combines Latin recipes and ingredients complementing the hotel’s tropical, boho design, including chef’s signature Medianoche Croquetas ($18) or “Crispy Squares” – his take on the classic Cuban sandwich with swiss cheese, cotto-ham, pickles, mustard aioli and lime zest – and a refreshing Spicy Boi Summer cocktail ($15), made with Aviation Gin, Ancho Reyes, mango puree, lime, cilantro and chili salt.
Verde at PAMM
Trying to avoid the craziness of Miami Beach? No problem! Typically closed on Mondays, Verde at the Pérez Art Museum Miami will begin opening its doors to the whole family on Mondays from 11 P.M. to 4 P.M. starting Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend. The waterfront restaurant recently introduced a new menu that features a tasty Verde Burger ($22), topped with aged white cheddar cheese, gem lettuce, dill pickles, and norfolk sauce and have the option to add bacon for $2; or the Chicken Under A Brick ($31), a crispy boneless 1/2 chicken served with herb smashed baby potatoes, baby kale, and chimichurri;
Address: 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Food@Science in the Frost Museum
Add the Frost Science Museum to your Memorial Day Weekend plans and check out the new interactive Sherlock Holmes: The Exhibition. As you step into the world of the most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes you’ll need the proper brain food. At the museum’s café, known as Food@Science by Constellation Culinary Group, fuel up on bites inspired by Sherlock Holmes, including a Curry Chicken Bowl ($14), served with curry chicken, brown rice, potatoes, carrots, naan bread and topped with cilantro yogurt; a Welsh Rarebit ($6), sourdough toast topped with béchamel sauce and hot honey Dijon mustard and a classic Fish n’ Chips ($15), a crispy beer-battered white fish served with french fries, tartar sauce and fresh lemon.
Address: 1101 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
The Lincoln Eatery
This Memorial Day weekend, swing by The Lincoln Eatery for an afternoon pitstop during the Air & Sea Show. Adjacent to Lincoln Road, Miami’s popular pedestrian walkway, the urban food collective houses a curated selection of 10 unique dining options featuring an eclectic assortment of global culinary concepts, including XO Espresso Bar, Chill-N nitro ice cream, Plant Theory vegan, SIMPLYGOODPIZZA and more.
Address: 723 Lincoln Ln N, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Villa Azur Miami Beach, known for its glitz and glamor, is the perfect destination to celebrate Memorial Day all weekend long. Dive in with Villa Azur’s nightly dinner soires starting with Thursday Night Dinner Party, followed by Friday’s Rock, featuring live music provided by a live guitarist and resident DJ Stephan M. Then party the night away on Flirty Saturdays with sounds by a live saxophonist and DJ Stephan M., followed by Sunday’s Higher Lover with DJ Stephan M. Villa Azur’s weekend hours are Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., and Sundays from 6:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Villa Azur will be closed Monday, May 31.
Address: 309 23rd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Ideally located just off Lincoln Road, Chotto Matte stylishly blends Japanese and Peruivian culinary traditions to celebrate Nikkei cuisine. The innovative menu incorporates these bold flavors with scrumptious staples such as Ceviche, Tiradito, Anticucho BBQ, Sushi, Sashimi and Tempura. Also included is a wide selection of a la carte shareable plates for the entire table to enjoy, spanning choices for both meat lovers and plant-forward pallets. BBQ is the perfect Memorial Day dish. For your visit at Chotto Matte, try out the BBQ Edamame ($60) or the Amazonial BBQ Salmon ($85) from the ‘Nikkei Menu.’
Address: 1666 Lenox Ave #1664, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Fratelli la Bufala
Known as Miami’s first Neapolitan Pizzeria, Fratelli La Bufala has operated its authentic Italian traditions in Miami Beach’s historic SoFi neighborhood since 2005. The taste of tradition shows in Fratelli La Bufala’s expansive menu of pastas, pizzas and other classic Neapolitan fare. Enjoy a Memorial Day meal featuring some of the main courses offered such as the Chicken Milanese, a herb breaded chicken breast served with Arugula, Shaved Parmesan and Cherry Tomatoes or the Salmone Grigliato, a wild grilled fresh salmon with roasted fingerling potatoes.
Address: 437 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
From Bangkok to Miami, EST. 33 Thai Craft Brewery & Kitchen harmoniously brings together the classic tastes and techniques of American barbecue to traditional Thai cuisine. Located on the fourth floor of Brickell City Centre, EST. 33 was recently awarded “Best Restaurant in Brickell” by Miami New Times’ Best of Miami 2021. What better way to enjoy your Memorial Day weekend than to join EST. 33? Try out the Pork Belly Cracklings appetizer ($11) served with a peanut hoisin sauce or the Beef Skewers ($16) served with a spicy sour sauce.
Address: 701 South Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33131
Located in Miami Beach’s affluent South of Fifth neighborhood, Kosushi Miami is known for its authentic yet contemporary take on traditional Japanese cuisine with Brazilian flavors created by 5x Michelin Star Award-Winning Chef George Koshoji. Dine in for your Memorial Day weekend and enjoy a drink from their ‘Classics with a Twist’ menu such as the Saketini ($18) with E11EVEN vodka, sake, lemon or try one of the options from their ‘Signature Sushi’ menu such as the Shrimp Butter ($6) with truffle butter.
Address: 801 South Pointe Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Dogfish Head Miami
Dogfish Head Miami is a multi-sensory hub in Miami’s eclectic Wynwood district for both locals and visitors alike to enjoy innovative beers and local food alongside art and music. Dogfish Head has proudly grown into a top-20 craft brewery while winning numerous awards, including the James Beard Foundation Award for 2017 Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Professional. Try out a Memorial Day cookout, Dogfish Miami style, for some Wings ($9) with your choice of dry- rubbed, spicy kumquat marmalade, mango BBQ, hickory smoked BBQ or buffalo sauce and a 90 Minute IPA to go with.
Address: 325 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127
Known as a favorite local hotspot in Midtown Miami, Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar is the first and only Miami location of the renowned brand from Latin America. The Miami destination features a diverse international comfort food menu, offering antipasti, salads, flatbread, paninis, and some of the most delicious burgers in town, as well as a Nikkei Sushi Bar. Celebrate the red, white and blue with one of Negroni’s Makis menu items, Blue ($21), consisting of blue crab and avocado covered with hamachi tataki, anticuchera sauce and shoestring potatoes. Or try out their Beyond Burger ($19), a plant based beef burger with arugula, tomatoes, onions, and Dijon mustard in a brioche bun or lettuce wrap.
Address: 3201 Buena Vista Blvd, Miami, FL 33127
Uchi presents a non-traditional take through its delicately designed menu, from dishes separated by serving temperatures to its vast selection of beers, wines, spirits and sakes. Beyond classic sushi rolls and freshly caught sashimi, Uchi offers yasaimono, agemono, makimono, toyosu, one of a kind specials and a multi-course omakase selection. If you’re looking to try something sweet for your Memorial Day dining, Uchi serves a Warm banana cake ($11.5) with chicory caramel, buckwheat, and white coffee kahlua ice cream or the Coconut tapioca ($10) with pickled blueberry, hazelnut, and lychee sorbet.
Address: 252 NW 25th St, Miami, FL 33127
Located in the heart of Downtown Fort Lauderdale along the Himmarshee Canal, Casa Sensei is a culturally immersive restaurant that combines Pan-Asian flavors with the dynamic culinary tastes of Latin America. In honor of Memorial Day weekend, Casa Sensei has a sweet treat to offer from Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30. Guests in the know can drop the secret phrase “Sweet Liberty” to their server and enjoy a complimentary slice of one of the restaurant’s most popular cakes, including their Coconut Cream Cake, Cheesecake Dulce de Leche and the Chocolate Lover Cake.
Address: 1200 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Quarterdeck’s Endless Summer Specials are back on for Memorial Day. Guests looking to grab lunch can drop in at their local Quarterdeck to savor delicious selections from the Endless Summer Lunch deal including an exclusive Hurricane Roll ($20) and speciality Hurricane Cocktail ($10). Some Endless Summer lunch favorites include a variety of appetizing American classics such as the Half Rack of Ribs, Cheeseburger, Sushi Rolls and the Open Faced Prime Rib Sandwich. For dinner, customers can take a look at Quarterdeck’s Endless Summer dinner specials, all served with the choice of domestic draft beer, house wine, soda, lemonade, coffee or tea. Guests dining can also participate in Quaterdeck’s surfboard giveaway running from Memorial Day to Labor Day where one lucky winner will get their very own custom Hobie board.
Multiple Locations: Fort Lauderdale, FL | Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL | Davie, FL |Dania Beach, FL |Sawgrass, FL
Dock, drink, dine and dance! Boogie down to Shooters Waterfront this Memorial Day for some live music overlooking the Intracoastal Waterways. Patrons can catch Alive Beat from 12-4 p.m. and the Bryant del Toro Duo shortly after from 5-9 p.m. Nothing says Memorial Day dinner like the restaurant’s rack of dry-rubbed St. Louis Style Ribs ($35) smothered in BBQ Sauce, served up with a Southern Fried potato salad and grilled corn. Treat yourself to a mouth-watering Key Lime Martini ($12) made with Grey Goose Vanilla, key lime juice, pineapple juice, crème coco pina colada and a graham cracker crust rim. Current and retired military personnel can get 50% off Shooters Ale with proof of service.
Address: 3033 NE 32 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308