WHERE TO SPEND VALENTINES DAY IN MIAMI
Special Hotel Packages
A playful beach house-inspired resort on Miami Beach, beckons foodie couples this Valentine’s Day and beyond with its new Taste the Love Package. The three-night epicurean romance offering includes a bevy of culinary experiences that will surprise and delight couples – and their palates – throughout their romantic journey at The Confidante. Featuring a creative culinary welcome amenity, celebrity-chef guided local farmers market tour and private cooking class, foodie couples spa treatment, aphrodisiac turndowns and more, the package is priced at $5,000 per couple. Luxury accommodations for three nights are offered in one of the hotel’s specialty suites with steps that lead directly down from its spacious terrace to a private poolside cabana.
An oceanfront property hotel with the contemporary elegance, Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel, is the perfect romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day. Nautilus is offering couples an experience that will surely not be forgotten – the Lovers Rock Package. Highlights include a chauffeured limousine pick up from your home, a stay in the luxurious 1,525 sq. foot penthouse with private 1,660 sq. ft rooftop terrace, a private candlelit dinner poolside on the Cabana Club lawn with your own acoustic band playing your own playlist all night, breakfast on your terrace and finish it off with a private sailboat excursion. This inclusive package is available for $7,500. To make a reservation, guest can call (305) 503-5700.
Shelborne South Beach
An Art Deco landmark in the heart of South Beach, the iconic oceanfront resort offers exceptionally chic design and everything a memorable Valentine’s Day deserves – from leisure to dining to entertainment. This year, Shelborne South Beach invites guests to indulge in their month long special. Book the Romance Package until Feb. 1 and enjoy 30% off GUYandGirl Spa throughout the month of February. The package also includes welcome amenity Prosecco and strawberries, and late check out based on availability. Guests can walk down to the beautiful golden sand beach, relax at the oceanfront heated pool, lounge in a poolside cabana where massage service comes to you, order a craft cocktail, or spend the day lounging in their luxury suite. Book here.
Mondrian South Beach
Set on the stunning waterfront of Biscayne Bay, Mondrian South Beach captures all the heat, intensity, energy and vibe South Beach has to offer. This Valentine’s Day, the whimsical hotel offers a ‘Romance in South Beach Package’ where guests will be credited for $100 to spend at the luxurious GUYandGIRL Spa as well as a welcome bottle of Prosecco in their room. Book here.
Valetine’s lovers can tell their lover je t’aime this Valentine’s Day at the romantic Bakehouse Brasserie. Prepare to be serenaded with love filled French poems all night while enjoying a French chocolate and wine pairing curated by Bakehouse pastry Chef Tatiana Vernot. The city of love couldn’t get any closer, enjoy this romantic tasting for only $30 per couple the day before Valentine’s Day- February 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m..
Ricky’s South Beach
Escape the sappiness of Valentine’s Day and head to Ricky’s South Beach for a laugh-filled night with your better half. Grab a craft beer and enjoy the carnival-inspired menu, while watching some of South Florida’s best comedians perform live. The fun begins as 9 p.m. on February 14.
The only thing that should be cheesy this Valentines Day is pizza from Pizza Bar! Give a Valentine a “piz-za” your heart this year from the trendy rock n’ roll pizzeria will be serving up heart shaped pizzas this Valentine’s Day for Nutella Heart Pizzas for $9 and Cheese Heart Pizzas for $15. The late night joint located in the heart of South Beach will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m..
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 21
Roasted fall pumpkin with white truffle essence and shaved white truffle
East coast oysters on the half shell, Chili Mignonette, shaved jalapeno
Chateaubriand for Two 120
Coffee dusted Chateaubriand with pine nut and arugula pesto
Olive Oil Marinated Bella Farms Duck Breast 35
Caramelized figs, cherry demi glaze, three cheese potato au gratin
Chocolate Nutella lava cake with strawberry cremeux
Chai tea creme brulee with cinnamon foam
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.
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!
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
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‘!
- Regent Cocktail Club: Skip the basic dinner and movie combo and join LDV Hospitality’s Regent Cocktail Club for a romantic evening behind-the-bar with an exclusive Valentine’s Day edition Champagne Cocktail Class on Tuesday, Feb. 14th. Singles and couples alike can enjoy a comprehensive introduction to fundamental bartending techniques and learn the ropes of creating signature Champagne cocktails in Regent’s intimate setting. To complement the premium bubbly, attendees will enjoy savory light bites provided by Dolce Italian. After the class, guests can enjoy a musical performance by French Caravan. Guests can purchase tickets priced at $65, at Mixstir.com.
- Rec Room: After Regent’s cocktail class, take the party downstairs where LDV Hospitality’s Rec Room will be hosting a late-night ‘90s jam out session for their new weekly series ‘90 Now. Ideal for all party-goers, the basement lounge will offer an open bar for ladies from 11pm-1am. Singles are invited to mingle amongst Miami’s hottest crowd as they sip on craft cocktails and dance to their favorite throwback jams. Admission is free of charge and open to the public. For more information on table service or guest list, email email@example.com or call 786-975-2555.
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.
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
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.
Guests are invited to celebrate Valentine’s Day at downtown Miami’s most romantic rooftop restaurant. ROOFTOP at E11EVEN’s intimate dining room with its floor-to-ceiling windows creates the perfect Valentine’s ambiance to enjoy a carefully-crafted, three-course prix fixe menu, complete with a bottle of house select Red or White wine per couple. The three course pre-fixe menu is priced at $59 and includes: Caprese Salad, Oyster Rockefeller, Spicy Tuna Tacos, Lobster Raviolis, 12oz NY Strip or Blackened Salmon plus assorted Italian and French Pastries. Guests can choose to continue the evening at their very own private VIP table downstairs at E11EVEN Miami. Specially priced Perrier Jouet Grand Brut Champagne bottles for $111 will be available for guests to celebrate their loved ones. The menu will be available from from Tuesday February 14th to Friday February 17th
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 $39. 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.
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!
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).
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 low-key Valentine’s Day celebration.
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!
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.
South Beach’s hidden gem offers the perfect romantic setting for a special Valentine’s Day. The regional northern Italian restaurant 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.
this Valentine’s Day, Bocce is offering a special Valentine’s Day six-course tasting menu in addition to the full signature menu and a la carte specials.
Chef’s Tasting Menu
$75 per person
tax & gratuity additional
CARPACCIO DI MANZO
beef carpaccio, arugula & parmigiano
blue point oysters, mignonette, horseradish chips
TARTARE DI TONNO
tuna tartare, avocado, capers, shallots, sardinian flatbread, spicy dressing
lobster ravioli with grape tomatoes & fresh basil
BRACIOLA DI MAIALE
honey smoked & glazed pork chop, baby bell peppers, pistachio crumble
FILETTO DI DENTICE
local snapper filet seared with clam & mussel broth, sautéed spinach
SEMIFREDDO AL CIOCCOLATO BIANCO
white chocolate semifreddo, cookie
& warm dulce de leche
Fooq’s will offer a menu of exclusive dishes and culinary favorites for the evening. As a special touch, meals can be paired with bubbles from Fooq’s extensive Champagne list featuring several top notch Growers Champagnes.
Toro Toro at Miami’s InterContinental is getting ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day or as many like to call it, Single Awareness Day with our Anti-Valentine/ “Love on the rocks” cocktail. Whether you want to sweeten up your sweetheart or cheers to the single life, this pomegranate, raspberry vodka cocktail will be a delight to sip on. Toro Toro is offering the cocktail from February 11-14, during bar hours (Sun. – Wed. | 11:30 am – 1 am; Thurs. – Sat. | 11:30 am –2 am) and the best part is it’s two for the price of one! The ingredients include: 1.5 oz vodka, 1 oz art In the age rhubarb tea, 1 oz lime juice, 1/2 oz monin pomegranate, 1/2 oz agave, and is garnished with the Toro Toro swizzle stick through a heart shaped strawberry sitting on rim of glass with a long sprig of rosemary. I am attaching both a picture and flyer of the cocktail.
In addition, Toro Toro will be hosting a one of a kind, romantic three course dinner for $59 with the option of upgrading to champagne pairing for $35.
Toro Toro Valentine’s Day Dinner
seasonal melons / citrus segments / basil / shaved red onions / aji amarillo
Chayote Green Apple Salad
pumpkin seed-manchego / vinaigrette / watermelon radish
Yellow Corn Crusted Scallops
jumbo Nantucket scallops / morel mushrooms
Braised Short Rib
oaxaca mashed potato / orange coriander sauce
Arroz Con Mariscos
risotto /shrimp / scallops / clams / parmesan cheese
Chipotle Miso Chilean Sea Bass
kabayaki / togarashi aioli / baby carrots / bock choy
Dessert: Chocolate Sphere passion fruit chiboust / warm chocolate coulis
Rich a savory 3- course Valentine’s Day menu for $75 per person featuring aphrodisiac inspired items and champagne specials. The men offers Oyster Papaya Relish to start, a choice of risotto with lobster, tuna and salmon mosaic, and filet oscar with asparagus. For dessert, they will offer a savory passion fruit ice cream and chocolate ganache cake.