Valentine’s Day Dining Guide 2016

One of the biggest dining days of the year is right around the corner, Valentine’s Day! We know trying to decide on where to go on Valentine’s Day could be a long process, so that is why we are here to make it easier for you.

Here are some Valentine’s Day dining options for you in Miami.

Here’s to celebrating love on Valentine’s Day the right way!

Casabe 305 Bistro

Enjoy a 7-course meal with a bottle of house wine for $150 per couple at this local neighborhood spot located on Coral Way near 17th ave. The Valentine’s menu will be served Saturday Feb 13 for dinner 5-11 and Sunday Feb 14 for dinner from 5-10. The menu includes dishes like salmon ceviche, grilled lobster tail with champagne risotto, lamb chops and more.

Red, the Steakhouse

Red, the Steakhouse is offering a pre-fixe menu for the night. A four course meal from Chef Peter Vauthy include a 29 oz. dry-aged tomahawk ribeye to an entremet trio dessert and much more. For reservations call 305-534-3688. Pre-fixe menu starting at $199 for two ($269 for two with wine pairings), excluding tax and gratuity.

Essensia Restaurant & Lounge at The Palms Hotel & Spa

Essensia Restaurant & Lounge is offering a 6-course menu specially prepared by Executive Chef Venoy Rogers. Delight your palette with an Amuse choice of Guava & Brie or Vegetable Tartare, then select your “Perfect Match” choice of Salmon & Avocado or Winter Melon, followed by a light and fresh “Love Potion” gazpacho. Your sweetheart will love the “From the Heart” salad medley, prepared with romaine hearts, artichoke hearts, celery hearts and hearts of palm. For entrees, valentines can indulge with unique, natural gourmet dishes like Truffle & Cheese Sacchetti, Bone-in Ribeye Felet, Chili Dusted Local Snapper or Sunfresh Farm & Ranch Organic Hen. Top it all off with a “Make me Melt” chocolate strawberry dessert and a champagne toast with the one you love. Valentine’s Day dinner at Essensia is $135 per person. For reservations and more information, call 305-908-5458 or visit

Izzy’s Fish & Oyster

Izzy’s is offering Valentine’s Day specials all weekend long. Some of those specials include Oysters & Caviar, Sea Urchin Chowdah, Striped Bass, and Red Velvet Whoopie Pies.

For Singles: They say “Shuck Valentines Day!!”
The restaurant will offer an interactive bar experience among the tenders and oyster bar shuckers for $75 per duo to include, bottle of Perrier-Jouet Grand Brut, 1/2 dozen Island Creek Oysters, Choice of Cold or Warm Lobster Roll and a Grandma Celias Lemon Meringue Pie. RSVP required for Oyster Bar Experience. Call 305 -397-8843 for reservations today!

CORSAIR by scott conant

CORSAIR by scott conant is offering a $99 per person menu. Menu items include Yellowtail Crudo, Farmer’s Market Salad, Lobster Tagliolini, Diver Scallops, Roasted Prime Filet Mignon and more. Call 786.279.6800 for reservations today!

BOURBON STEAK Miami by Michael Mina

Bourbon Steak is offering a three-course menu with options such as Mina’s signature Maine Lobster Pot Pie in a portion perfect for sharing, Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Hay-Smoked Bone-In Imperial Wagyu Côte de Boeuf for two and Warm Beignets with Trio of Pot de Crèmes. All ladies will also receive a rose and special take-home gift compliments of Bourbon Steak. The menu cost $135 pp.

Bulla Gastrobar

The restaurant will offer a weekly Valentine’s themed market menu featuring Pargo a La Sal Florida, Carrileras de Ternera Lechal and Brazo Helado de Mango y Vainilla Mango gelee roll filled with vanilla ice cream, yogurt.

La Feria del Mercado de San Miguel

On their closing day in Bayfront Park, La Feria del Mercado de San Miguel will host a Valentine’s Day celebration. A special “St. Valentine Meets San Miguel” cocktail will be offered, along with live music and a gift of an Abanico Español (Spanish fan) for the ladies!

Ortanique on the Mile

Chef Cindy Hutson will be hosting a themed cooking class on Saturday, February 13th from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at $108 per person. Dishes that will be made include Hearts on Fire with steamed artichoke hearts, crisp greens in a pink peppercorn Caesar and shaved grana pandano, Sweet Cheeks with Niman Ranch braised pork cheeks and sweet corn polenta in a cherry chipotle agave glaze and Whoopie with red velvet cookie cake filled with white chocolate cream cheese icing

Palmeiras Beach Club at Grove Isle

Palmeiras will offer a 3-course prix-fixe menu with a bottle of champagne at $95 per person on Sunday; guests can opt out of the champagne and dine at $75 per person as well. Special valentine’s day entertainment will feature music by Monsieur ZonZon.

The Federal

The Federal will offer 5-course menu at $65 per person with option to include wine pairing for additional $29. Highlights include Crispy Sweetbreads with sour cherry, celery root purée, sous vide egg; Brown Butter Gnocchi with corn bisque, rock shrimp, parmesan; Adobo Pork Belly with green goddess, crispy rice, lemongrass.

The Forge

A special dessert menu will be included with each dine. Specials include Hot Lava “Love” Cake with fresh strawberry compote, vanilla ice cream and cocoa nib crumble; Key Lime Tart with roast white chocolate soil, cara cara macaron and grapefruit; Tiramisu with amaretto, mascarpone and coffee cremeux.


9-course tasting menu at $85 per person includes one glass of champagne. Highlights include Kusshi Kusshi Oysters with champagne geleé, american caviar; Foie Gras with apple burnt cream, pain perdu, sauternes, black walnuts; Corn Soup with crab raviolis, black truffles, huitlacoche.


Valentine’s dinner available on Saturday, February 13th and Sunday, February 14th. Brunch will be available at the below outlined days and time.

Brickell – Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Aventura –  Sunday only from 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Midtown – Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

SUGARCANE raw bar grill

In addition to their signature menu, the restaurant will offer a themed a la carte menu and specialty cocktail. Highlights include Wood Fire Roasted Oysters with caramelized fennel, bacon & cream; Miso Truffle Glazed Maine Lobster with shaved brussels sprouts & wild mushrooms; Chocolate Cherry Mousse with pistachio financier, warm brandy cherries; Specialty cocktail – The Art of Love Prosecco made with vodka, fresh lychees and raspberries


Celebrate love in the Gables with SUSHISAMBA’s chef-curated Omakase menu for $75 per person available in addition to our signature menu. Menu highlights include Lobster Taquitos with chilled Maine lobster, mango, passion fruit jus, lemongrass essence and avocado crema; Slow Cooked Short Rib with braised red cabbage, catupiry polenta, xingu-maca lacquer; Wings of Love Roll with ten spice marinated seared salmon, moromi-miso, red soy paper, micro red shiso, cranberry Red Bull aioli; Specialty cocktail – Lavender Lady made with Bombay Sapphire gin, peach liqueur and peach puree shaken with lavender agave, lemon juice, Kaffir lime leaf and egg white

GK Bistronomie

For Valentine’s Day, GK Bistronomie will be offering a prix-fixe menu for $100 a person and includes two glasses of bubbly. Tax and gratuity not included. Menu highlights include Parmesan Ceviche with grouper, Parmigiano Reggiano, Aji Limo, Caviar and Cilantro Sprouts; Main Lobster with Beurre Blanc Fondue, Braised Leeks, Applewood Bacon, Peas Tendrils, Crispy Leeks; Colorado Lamb Chops with White Bean Custard, Cilantro Sauce, Onions, Salsa Criolla; Fanny Bay Oysters with Grapes and Tabasco Air.

Serendipity Creamery

Looking for a little something sweet for that special someone this Valentine’s Day? Serendipity Ice Creamery, with locations in Surfside and Wynwood has the “scoop.” Packages include Floral Bouquet For Her (two 4-oz.mason jars) – $20 // Lavender orange ice cream; Rose water sorbet; Top-Shelf Collection For Him (two 4-oz. mason jars) – $20 // Chocolate whiskey ice cream; Guinness ice cream.

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