Valentine’s Day Dining Guide : Miami

Bird & Bone at The Confidante
Chef Richard Hales brings a family-style, Southern-Inspired meal to you (and your significant other) this Valentine’s Day. The prix-fixe menu is priced at $85 and includes: Daily Oyster on the Half Shell, Little Gem Wedge Salad, Nashville Hot Sweetbread, Bone-in Ribeye and for dessert a Chocolate Jar! 2 person minimum for $85.
Address: 4041 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

Bulla Gastrobar
From Feb. 8-20, the spanish Gastrobar Bulla Gastrobar will be offering a special Valentine’s Day-inspired market menu for dinner at both locations. The menu is a la carte and will offer En Las Nubes, de Ibérico (bread with bellota ham), The Lady and the Tramp (homemade Spanish truffle spaghetti), Pasiones (Wild King prawns tartar), Los Amantes de Teruel (Guinea hen), Flores, Bloody Mary y Salmon (Salmon goat cheese stuffed zucchini blossoms) and Apple of my Eye cocktail! Prices range from $12 to $30.
Coral Gables – 2500 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Doral – 5335 NW 87th Ave C102, Doral, FL 33178

The Continental
The Continental features an approachable tasting menu — three courses, including two glasses of champagne, for $65 a couple. Guests are invited to cozy up in the retro-chic environment or take a seat on the roomy candlelit terrace and enjoy a selection of Continental global specialties including Burrata & Berries, Chicken Tacos, Baja Style Branzino, Korean BBQ Lettuce Wraps, Jerk Chicken, Roasted Heirloom Carrots and Roasted Squash. To go along with the retro-romantic theme dessert is Chocolate Fondue, a fabulous and interactive experience.
Address: 2360 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33139

db Bistro Moderne
Miami’s favorite French bistro is offering a tempting four course menu to celebrate the international day of love. Spend Valentine’s Day indulging in Chef Clark Bowen’s Kampachi Crudo, Sunchoke Agnolotti and Dover Sole alongside an optional wine pairing by Head Sommelier Haunah Klein. The romantic prix fixe menu will be served in the elegant main dining room and will be priced at $95 pp with optional wine pairings for $50. Guests who prefer to experience db Bistro’s traditional a la carte menu can also enjoy this option served in the db Bar and Lounge.
Address: 255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131

Driftwood Room at Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Driftwood Room with special menu items available at dinner starting at 7pm. Guests are invited in indulge in items such as Stone Crabs, Butternut Squash Soup, Beef Tenderloin, Seared Sea Bass and for dessert Molten Chocolate Cake! End the meal with the classic champagne cocktail of the night for $14. It’s sure to be a sweet Valentine’s Day with items like these.
Address: 1825 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139

Epicure Gourmet Market
The local gourmet market provides all market needs to treat your special someone this Valentine’s Day. Customers can choose from Epicure’s award-winning cheese department, sommelier-curated wine and champagne cellar, a premium caviar section and a seasonal bakery offering artisanal cakes, cookies and pies. For that extra detail, patrons can also pick up a hand-crafted bouquet of freshly cut blooms from the floral department. Epicure is the ideal one-stop-shop for all Valentine’s Day gift essentials!
Address: 1656 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139 | 17190 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160

Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina
In addition to their regular a la carte menu of delicious modern Italian cuisine, Gianni’s will be offering aphrodisiac menu additions including Florida pumpkin and white truffle bisque and oysters with chili mignonette and shaved jalapeno to start. Entree selections include coffee dusted Chateaubriand for two with pine nut and arugula pesto and olive oil marinated Bella Farms duck breast with caramelized figs, cherry demi glaze and three cheese potato au gratin. End the meal on a sweet note with chocolate Nutella lava cake with strawberry cremeux and a chai tea creme brulee with cinnamon foam. Gianni’s will be providing live entertainment to round out the romantic experience.
Address: 1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Jaya at The Setai
This Valentine’s Day, enjoy the newly renovated Courtyard seating at the Setai with a Six Course Dinner Menu from Jaya. Couples can indulge in the ultimate dinner experience with Chef Mathias opulent menu that focuses on Jaya’s Pan Asian flavors. Some courses include, Jaya’s signature Salmon Tartar served with Japanese Tobiko and Gold Leaf, Maine Lobster presented with Kabocha, Sorrel, Confit Onion and sprinkled with Chocolate Powder, and Wagyu Ribeye grilled with Baby Kale, Garlic Chips and Truffle Ponzu. The meal ends with a Black Forest Chocolate and Cherry Mousse. The Romantic meal cost $125 per person and all couples will receive a complimentary glass of Rose Champagne with strawberries.
Address: The Setai Hotel, 2001 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Juvia is celebrating Valentine’s Day by offering special menu items. Guests can order dishes a la carte and include: appetizers like an Oysters Platter, Aphrodisiac Tasting (Uni and Leche de Tigre, Oysters, Foie Gras Terrine on a Toast served with spicy papaya salad), main course like a Surf and Turf and for dessert Chocolate Nougatine glazed hazelnut lemon sponge cake served with two dessert drinks. To wash it all down, Juvia is offering a Strawberry Crush cocktail ($15) made with Belvedere vodka, mint, lime, strawberries and topped with ginger beer. Want to take your night up a notch? Pop open a bottle of Moet Chandon Imperial Rose Brut for $120. Now that’s a Valentine’s Day worth celebrating!
Address: 1111 Lincoln Road Miami Beach, FL 33139

KYU will offer several flexible options for Valentine’s Day. Whether coming to celebrate romance or to pull up a seat solo at the bar, guests are invited to enjoy the a la carte menu, the Chef’s Experience, or an upgraded Chef’s Experience priced at $95 per person that will include special Valentine’s dishes. Additionally, the restaurant will be running a pop-up champagne menu specially priced to toast the holiday. For reservations please call 786.577.0150
Address: 251 NW 25th St. Miami, FL

Located in the epicenter of Miami’s booming Brickell neighborhood, Komodo provides an intimate venue and contemporary Southeast Asian cuisine to enjoy Valentine’s Day 2017. The traditional menu features signature favorites including the Peking Duck, Tuna & Toro Roll, and Lobster Dynamite. Enjoy a unique multi-level dining experience including three bars complete with a handcrafted cocktail menu as well as the signature outdoor floating “birds nests” seating, which create an intimate secluded space, perfect for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day date.
Address: 801 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131

La Moderna
Nothing says romance like an intimate Italian dinner. In honor of this day of love, La Moderna invites guests to enjoy a special Valentine’s Day prix fixe 3 course menu, with a cocktail pairing priced at only $80. The special menu will be available beginning at 9 p.m. and will feature various selections of La Moderna’s signature dishes including a Marinated Salmon, Angus Beef Carpaccio, Rissoto Porcini, and Beef Tenderloin. Reserve your table, let La Moderna set the mood and spend a special evening with your ‘amore’!
Address: 1874 Bay Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Le Zoo
What’s more romantic than a French dinner date? Le Zoo, located in the chic Bal Harbour Shops, is a beautifully designed by visionary Shaun Hausman to reflect Parisian cafes. From Oysters and Escargot to Petite Filet MIgnon and Moules Frites and an extensive wine list, Le Zoo is an excellent option for a romantic Valentine’s date.
Address: 9700 Collins Ave. Bal Harbour, FL 33154

Why sit across from one another when you can sit side-by-side? The sushi bar at Makoto is an ideal Valentine’s date — and feels like dinner and a show! The terrace and courtyard with koi pond views are equally romantic. Enjoy Fire & Ice Oysters, a selection of sushi and robata dishes for a fabulous evening out.
Address: 9700 Collins Ave. Bal Harbour, FL 33154

Pisco y Nazca
From Feb. 8-20, the ceviche gastrobar Pisco y Nazca will be offering a special Valentine’s Day-inspired market menu for dinner at both locations. The menu is a la carte and will offer Ensalada de Higos, Tiradito Cupido, Pachmanca’s Love (roasted baby chicken), Langosta a la Plancha and Atún Nikkei (sesame seed crusted tuna), a Cupid’s Arrow cocktail and a Chocolate Apasionado dessert! Prices range from $12 to $38.
Kendall – 8405 Mills Dr #260, Miami, FL 33183
Doral – 8551 NW 53rd St, #A101, Doral, FL 33166

Sarsaparilla Club
The Sarsaparilla Club is offering a special ten course tasting menu created by real life couple, Jeff Mcinnis and Janine Booth. The Valentine’s Day menu cost $79 per person and includes a beverage pairing for $35 or a bubbles pairing for $45. The American Dim Sum restaurant is going to feature some of its notorious dishes but also some Valentine’s Day specials like Persian Love Rice and Pink Deviled Eggs.
Couples who are opting for a vegetarian night can choose to indulge in the vegetarian menu which features Soy Glazed Mushroom Steamed Bun, Beer Battered Tempura Eggplant Bun, and Persian Love Rice spiced with saffron basmati. The night ends with the famed Dim Sum Desert Cart.
Address: Shelborne South Beach, 1 18th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139

South Pointe Tavern
Ladies head on over to South Pointe Tavern on Tuesday, February 14 and receive a complimentary Valentine’s Day champagne cocktail or prosecco upon arrival.
Address: 40 South Pointe Drive #109, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Sugar Factory
This Valentine’s Day, Sugar Factory is offering a special prix-fixe menu for $59 per person or upgrade to $75 per person with a bonus offering of either: Bubbly Kisses Goblet or Valentine’s Smooch Martini. Menu highlights include Baked Brie, Surf & Turf, Lemon Chicken Paillard and a Valentine’s Fondue. Whether you’re riding solo or accompanied by your significant other this holiday, this menu is sure to leave your sweet tooth satisfied!
1144 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Ocean Drive)
647 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Lincoln Road)

Sushi Garage
Whether you are on a first date, a night out with the girls or you decided to go the casual route for Valentine’s Day, head over to Sunset Harbour to Sushi Garage and try Executive Chef Sunny Oh’s Valentine’s Day specials. Start off with the Strawberry Crush cocktail ($12) which includes Belvedere Vodka, mint, lime, strawberries and ginger beer or a bottle of the Moet Chandon Imperial Rose ($120). As for satisfying your stomach, try these special menu items, Shrimp and White Fish Ceviche Mix ($23), Sushi & Sashimi Platter ($89 made to share) or the Australian Wagyu Teriyaki ($55).
Address: 1784 West Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

TALDE at The Confidante
Here’s to love! The eclectic Asian-American eatery inside The Confidante Miami Beach will offer a four-course prix-fixe menu featuring Pretzel Pork and Chive Dumplings, Samosas, Chili Garlic Noodles, KFC Chicken, Wok Charred Greens, Chocolate Honey Cake and two glasses of champagne. The meal will be offered for $65 per person, reservations can be made by calling (786) 605-4094.

Tanuki will offer romantic specials in addition to their delicious a la carte menu. Menu additions include oysters with caviar ($20), rice cracker with beet, goat cheese and black truffle ($20), and a sumptuous raspberry fondant cake for dessert ($12). The Alton Road hotspot is perfect for everyone from singles to couples looking for a relaxed Valentine’s Day celebration.

Terrazza at Shore Club
Offering: Calling All Single Ladies & Guys! Enjoy a Sunday brunch buffet on Sunday, February 12 ($44) that includes unlimited bellinis, sangrias, mimosas and including a full Mezcal Bloody Mary bar. The ultimate in indoor/outdoor dining in a distinct South Florida setting, Terrazza features an array of small plates omelette station, wood oven pizzas, a charcuterie and cheese station and so much more! Ladies will receive a glass of complimentary rosé upon arrival. This Sunday funday brunch has everything you have been looking for to end your weekend on the right note!
Address: 1901 Collins Avenue, South Beach, FL 33139

Chef Justin Smillie’s SoFi hotspot features some of the most sought-after tables in town, a 12-seat chef counter and glowing ambience (everyone looks great with a little glow!). Take a moonlit stroll through South Point Park then head to Upland for outstanding pastas, pizzas, crudos and more! There are even items to share such as the Smoked Roast Branzino for two and the Coal Roasted Short Rib for Two.
Address: 49 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33139

Via Emilia 9
South Beach’s hidden gem offers the perfect romantic setting for a special Valentine’s Day. The restaurant, which serves food from the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, will be offering a four-course prix fixe menu for $45 with dishes including vegetable flan with cheese fondue, pear and cheese stuffed ravioli, parmigiano risotto with strawberries and lovers cake. Via Emilia 9 will be setting the mood with rose petals and candles at each table.
Address: 1120 15th St., Miami Beach, FL 33139

Mina’s Mediterraneo
This Valentine’s Day, Mina’s Mediterraneo will open their lush, garden area for dinner, allowing guests to take advantage of one of Miami’s most charming and romantic outdoor settings! Beneath twinkling lights strung overhead, Mina’s will offer an a la carte menu featuring a wide range of delicious, yet affordable Mediterranean inspired dishes. Guests can choose to indulge in an after-dinner drink menu, as well as apropos cocktails like the Chocolate Old Fashioned or the Dusty Rose. Insider tip: reserve early to secure a romantic corner booth in The Garden for an extra special night with your sweetheart.
Address: 749 NE 79 Street, Miami, FL 33138

SUGARCANE raw bar grill
Special menu items include Smoked blue point oyster chorizo fondue; Wagyu beef tartare caviar, macadamia dust & wasabi aioli; Grilled Hanger Steak melting lobster butter, celery root purée; Pan Seared Sea Scallops charred cauliflower purée, golden raisin dolce; Chocolate Opera cognac biscuit, dark chocolate mousse, fig marmalade & fluid gel.
Address: 3252 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33137

Izzy’s Fish & Oyster
Valentine’s Day Brunch on Saturday February 11 & Sunday February 12 from 11 am-4 pm featuring Knaus Berry Farm Sticky Buns with strawberry French toast, mint and Chantilly cream; Bottomless Rosé for $25; Desserts by Antonio Bachour.
Address: 423 Washington Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33139

The Forge
In honor of Valentine’s Day, The Forge will be offering an extended prix-fixe option for dinner (beginning at 6 p.m.) from Saturday, February 11 through Tuesday, February 14. Price is $125 plus service and tax.
Address: 432 Forty First Street, Miami Beach, FL 33140

Dragonfly Izakaya and Fish Market
In addition to their regular a la carte menu, Dragonfly Izakaya and Fish Market will offer a 5 course prix fixe (for 2 people) at $85 + tax/gratuity. Optional wine pairing package available to match will be set at $25 p/p + tax/gratuity. Reservations can be made on or via phone @ 305.222.7447.
Address: 5241 NW 87th Ave. Doral, FL 33178

The Deck at Island Gardens
The Deck at Island Gardens is Miami’s newest and most exquisite superyacht marina, outdoor lounge and restaurant. Chef Alfredo Alvarez is at the helm cooking his signature Mediterranean cuisine, while top nightlife entrepreneurs Michael Capponi and Eric Milon help bring the waterfront destination to life. The restaurant will be offering a 3-course prix-fixe menu for $150 per person. Open for dinner at 6 pm and will include one (1) glass of champagne.
Address: 888 MacArthur Causeway. Miami, FL 33132

Novecento – Brickell / Aventura
Novecento Brickell and Aventura will be offering a 4-course menu for Valentine’s Day on Tuesday, Feb. 14 for $55 a person (tax & gratuity not included).
Brickell – 1414 Brickell Ave.
Aventura – 18831 Biscayne Blvd.

Pubbelly Sushi – Miami Beach / Brickell
Menu highlights include: Toro Tartare – white soy & black truffles; Tempura Lobster Roll – red curry, bibb lettuce, crispy leeks; Duck & Foie Gras – black truffles, white teriyaki, nashi pear; The Forbidden Jar – chocolate, salted caramel, berries.
Miami Beach – 1424 20th Street
Brickell – 701 S. Miami Ave #421

PB Station
Special Valentine’s Day Menu priced $65 per person. Menu highlights include: Kumamoto Trio; Whole Roasted Flounder – roasted sweet peppers, garlic and parsley oil; Braised Lamb Shank – licorice, confit Cipollini onions, lamb sweet breads; Passion Fruit Soup – served with rose water bubbles; Potato Fondant – maple grazed garlic, oxtail ragu and onion rings. PB Station will also offer a Bone In Dry Aged Ribeye for two for $18 and ½ bottle of Champagne Rose Laurent Perrier Brut for $40 as well as Pommery Brut Royal NV for $77.
Address: 121 SE 1st Street

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