Fall in Love Over Good Food This Valentines Day
Feeling the love in the air? Whether you’re paired up this Valentine’s Day or single and ready to mingle, Miami has you covered with the best options to celebrate Cupid’s holiday. From prix-fixe dinners at local favorites to a celebration for the books, you’re guaranteed a perfect day no matter who you celebrate with.
The already much-admired restaurant will be offering a carefully curated 4-course prix-fixe menu for $55++ per person. A few highlights from the abundant menu include CAVIAR GUACAMOLE: Pomegranate seeds, gold flakes, VUELVE LA PASIÓN: Aguachile negro, scallops, OYSTER GRATIN: Epazote, pecorino cheese, CRISPY STRIPED BASS: Garlic chips, Lime butter and so much more! Thirsty for some bubbly? Moët Rosé Impérial will be offered by the glass for $20 and by the bottle for $150. Fall in love all over again at one of Miami’s most iconic properties with the quintessential outdoor pool-side dining experience at Diez y Seis!
WHERE: Diez y Seis at Shore Club
This Miami hotspot will be offering a $80 prix fixe menu in their main dining room featuring Japanese Waygu Beef Tataki, Shrimp Kadaifi, Marinated Chilean Sea Bass, Waygu Filet Mignon, and Chocolate Cake for dessert. For those wanting something a little more private, The Den at Azabu Miami Beach is perfect for an intimate dinner for two. The hidden 11-seat sushi counter is offering a special $250 Valentine’s Day menu for couples who want to try a traditional Omakase style dining experience featuring a Cream Croquette with Uni and Caviar, Azabu strives to make their guest’s experience an everlasting memory, whether at the den or in the main dining room, every couple will feel like they’re the only ones in the room.
WHERE: Azabu Miami Beach, 161 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
This Valentine’s Day, Bagatelle Miami Beach will celebrate with a special “All You Need is Love” menu. Couples will be welcomed with a glass of Champagne followed by four courses of shareable plates such as caviar, agnolotti pasta with black truffle, whole stuffed Maine lobster and a vanilla, raspberry rosewater sorbet with meringue kisses to end on a sweet note. Celebrate where the language of love is spoken for $75 a person, reserve your romantic night at 305-704-3900
WHERE: Bagatelle Miami, 220 21st St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Confidante, couples can enjoy a romantic evening on the terrace at Bird & Bone and indulge in a special prix-fixe menu for $138. The menu features a welcome champagne cocktail followed by a four-course menu including Vegan Roasted Heirloom Strawberry, Crab & Uni Dumplings, 28 oz. Angus Porterhouse Steak and Tableside S’mores for dessert. Couples will leave on a sweet note with special Exquisito Chocolate “Will You Accept This Rosé” bons! Those looking to celebrate with their gals can treat themselves during dinner service to a glass of rosé with Exquisito Chocolates for $15. A la carte offerings will also be available.
WHERE: Bird and Bone at the Confidante Hotel, 4041 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Boulud Sud, created by acclaimed chef, Daniel Boulud, and run by executive chef Clark Bowen – offers a delectable taste of the Mediterranean, that will make planning the perfect Valentine’s date easy! The restaurant will offer a Valentine’s Day tasting menu featuring Cauliflower Soup, Yellowfin Tuna Crudo, Agnolotti de Taleggio, Seared Dayboat Scallops and a variety of delectable desserts such as a Milk Chocolate Chesnut Bar and Grapefruit Givre. For guests looking to wine while they dine, the restaurant will offer the option for wine pairings throughout the meal, hand selected by in-house Sommelier Daniel Chaviano. The restaurant’s picturesque background will serve as the perfect backdrop this Valentine’s Day while you and your sweetheart enjoy a romantic meal at Boulud Sud. Price: $85 per person / additional $55 per person with wine pairings
WHERE: Boulud Sud, 255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131
Diplomat Prime is offering a five-course menu that features the perfect combination of sweet and savory. Couples can begin their dine with the foie gras french toast… because who doesn’t love breakfast for dinner? Also on the menu, guests can pick between wagyu filet, lobster surf and turf, half roasted free range chicken and a pink champagne sorbet to finish. As a special treat, guests will receive a complimentary champagne glass, and for those who want more, Diplomat Prime offers over 395 varieties of wine in addition to a selection of craft cocktails. Guests can call (954) 602- 8331 to make their reservation. Price: $179 per person
WHERE: Diplomat Prime, 3555 S Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019
Contrary to how we typically celebrate the holiday, Valentine’s Day in Japan is spent gifting the special man in your life with chocolates and sweet treats. Brad Kilgore’s newest destination, Kaido, will be honoring that tradition this Valentine’s Day by offering the chance to pre-order a festive dessert, for not just the man, but for any special person in your life. Brad has created a Dark Chocolate Curd, with Matcha Tea, Passion Fruit, and 24kt Gold, how delicious does that sound? Come dessert time, your sweetie will be surprised by the decadent treat brought straight to the table. To participate, please email Info@KilgoreCulinary.com with subject line “Valentine’s Day Dessert” and include your name and/or the name on the reservation, time of reservation, and a personal message that you would like to include when the dessert is served (personal message optional). *Please note that you do not need to pre-pay, only pre-order. This special dessert will be offered on Thursday, February 14 only.
WHERE: Kaido, 151 NE 41st St Unit 217, Miami, FL 33137
Celebrate your loved ones at Stephen Starr’s Le Zoo with a romantic Menu de la Mer. Chef Julian Baker offers options including the Kumomoto Oysters served with a Champagne Pink Pepper Corn Mignonette, the Scallop Tartare mixed with Lemon Buttermilk, Oscetra Caviar and Chive, the Pomme de Terre with Yokon Gold Potato, Sour Cream, Keta Salmon Roe and Burre Blanc and more, along with the regular menu to match. End your meal with a special Valentine’s Dessert to complete the perfect evening.
WHERE: Le Zoo, 9700 Collins Ave #135, Miami Beach, FL 33154
South of Fifth’s newest private event space, Prime Private, is open for seating for the first time. For one night only, Prime Private will offer an a la carte menu offering the best from Prime112 for guests to choose from. Spend the most romantic night of the year having dinner at one of the most exclusive spots in Miami. Price: A la carte
WHERE: Prime Private, 36 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
The scenic, oceanfront restaurant, Terra Mare, sets the stage for the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner. Soak in breathtaking ocean views, while dining on the best of land and sea. Along with the restaurant’s traditional menu — featuring delicious options such as Snapper Crudo, Spiced Duck Breast and Crispy Whole Snapper — Terra Mare will offer Valentine’s Day specials such as Veal Chop Florentine, with cipollini and black truffle butter, and Pappardelle with Sunday gravy and ricotta salata. Pair the meal with a cocktail for two and enjoy a romantic evening at Fort Lauderdale’s most scenic restaurant. Price: A La Carte
WHERE: Terra Mare, 551 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Feast your heart out at W Miami’s 15th floor restaurant ADDiKT on Valentine’s Day with a 3-course meal, and top it off with a French Kiss…this year’s signature Valentine’s cocktail! For $85 per person (or $75 for a vegan-friendly menu), dine inside ADDiKT or on the recently-opened outdoor terrace, that gives guests the most beautiful views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline. To make the deal even sweeter, with a purchase of a bottle of champagne for $150, guests will receive access to the hotel’s 50th floor lounge space to enjoy an intimate table for two, complimentary fruits & chocolates, amazing views and curated music to set the mood – either before or after your dining reservation. For reservations, please call 305-503-0373 Price: $85 pre-fixed menu, $150 bottle of champagne to access the 50th floor
WHERE: W Miami, 485 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131
Woo your date this Valentine’s Day by celebrating with 360 degree ocean views and a mouthwatering menu at WATR on the 18 floor of 1 Hotel South Beach. WATR is offering a special Valentine’s menu including a three-course pre-fixed meal. With 10 options, the menu has an eclectic combination of Japanese and Latin flavors. Some of the organic meals include Ceviche de Pulpo and Kabayaki Salmon, followed by a choice of dessert. Continue your romantic evening at DRIFT, the chic hotel lobby bar, and share a few special Valentine’s cocktails ($17) and champagne offerings. Price: $95 per person
WHERE: 1 Hotel, 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Love birds can spend their Valentine’s day dinner at Habitat at the 1 Hotel South Beach. The restaurant will be offering a la carte specials that are meant for sharing with the one you love most. Pair your meal with wines and cocktails selected by their lead mixologists that guests are sure to enjoy with that special someone (or those you love)! Guests won’t want to miss the opportunity of sampling their Valentine’s Day cocktails the Love Hurts and Have I Told You Lately.
WHERE: Habitat 1 Hotel, 2395 Collins Ave
Miami Beach’s highly celebrated Mediterranean hotspot, Byblos, is hosting a Valentine’s Day evening to remember, offering their most indulgent prix-fixe Valentine’s Day menu yet, at $85++ per person. The plentiful menu will allow guests to choose from a carefully curated selection of delectable mezzes, followed by a main course to be perfectly complemented by two of the restaurant’s signature sides. Menu highlights include: TURKISH MANTI DUMPLINGS: eggplant + yogurt sauce + date molasses; M’TAABAL: eggplant + hispi cabbage + pomegranate + house pita; HUMMUS ROYALE: wagyu + Baharat + pine nuts + barberries + pita; RAS EL HANOUT BLACK COD: pickled lime + black olive + pistachio; LAMB RACK: muhammara + Middle Eastern gremolata; BLACK TRUFFLE RICE: truffle paste + wild mushrooms + crème fraiche. To end the dining experience in the sweetest way possible (no pun intended), diners will then get to choose from an ORANGE BLOSSOM & MEDJOOL DATE STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING or HAZELNUT CHOCOLATE MOUSSE for desert. What’s more? Guests will also have the opportunity to treat themselves and their date to a 4-course wine pairing for $40++pp. Seize this Valentine’s Day by making a reservation at Byblos now! For reservations, please call: (305) 508-5041.
WHERE:Byblos, 1545 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139
Treat your Valentine to a romantic dinner for two at Los Fuegos with world-renowned chef Francis Mallmann. The famous asado eatery located at Faena Miami Beach adds a magical touch to date-night. Mallmann’s theatrical fire-grill technique will leave your significant other impressed and wanting more. The Valentine’s Day menus include either a glass or bottle of GH Mumm Brut Champagne along with a four course dinner.
WHERE: Los Fuegos at Faena, 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Want to shake things up this Valentine’s Day? Dive into Paul Qui’s rich assortment of cultures and culinary arts at Pao by Paul Qui. The captivating restaurant interior features gold leaf designs on the ceiling of the dome and the power to charm each one of your guests. The Valentine’s Day menus include either a glass or bottle of GH Mumm Brut Champagne along with a four course dinner.
WHERE: Pao at Faena Hotel, 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Being the first of its kind in South Florida, Chotto Matte introduces a Japanese-Peruvian fusion with its Nikkei cuisine located on Lincoln Road. Dimmed lighting and a retractable roof with exposed LED grow lights set a romantic tone to an exotic dinner. Celebrate with Chotto Matte’s refreshing red Valentine’s Day cocktail or a tangy black Anti-Valentine’s Day blend! It’s the perfect spot with the right ambiance for two lovers or anti-lovers celebrating V-Day together.
WHERE: Chotto Matte, 1664 Lenox Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
The contemporary American steakhouse, BLT Prime at Trump National Doral Miami is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special four-course prix fixe menu option, priced at $110 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). From 4PM to 10PM guests can enjoy entrées like the Miso Chilean Seabass, Hudson Valley Duck, Braised Octopus, and the Best of Both Worlds offering that includes both filet mignon and butter poached lobster. The extravagant dining experience will be topped off with a glass of bubbly to end the evening. Additionally, in partnership with Urban Stems, guests can call ahead to reserve a Sweetheart bouquet for the table which includes 14 red/pink/orange roses for an additional $75. Bouquets will be available for preorder until February 5th and also gifts the table another round of champagne! BLT Prime is located at Trump National Doral Miami®, 4400 NW 87th Avenue. Telephone: (305) 591–6606; www.bltprimemiami.com
Miami Beach’s very own NYC-inspired trattoria, Macchialina will be opening its doors to all lovebirds this Valentine’s Day with a 4-course Chef’s tasting menu priced at $95 per person. The Italian hotspot will also be offering wine pairings specially curated by Managing Partner/Beverage Director Jacqueline Pirolo, one at $36 per person and for a more elevated experience, $65 per person; the higher priced pairing will include access to special bottles. Chef Michael Pirolo’s handcrafted menu will feature an appetizer course including Alaskan King Crab Salad with avocado and uni vinaigrette, and Insalata di Manzo with roast beef, arugula and tonnato sauce; a pasta course featuring Malfatti a spinach and ricotta gnocchi with butter and sage and Spaghetti con Gamberi with shrimp, bottarga and velutata di Pomodoro; and for main courses, a choice of Short Ribs al Barolo with potato puree, Brussels sprouts and herb salad or Mediterranean Branzino with fragola, saffron and cashews. For dessert, Chef Mike will unveil a special dessert of his choice. Macchialina is located at 820 Alton Road on Miami Beach. Reservations can be placed on Opentable, by calling (305) 534-2124 or emailing email@example.com; www.macchialina.com.
Award-winning chef/restaurateur Scott Conant invites you and your loved one to Scarpetta on Valentine’s Day for a special menu of refined Italian cuisine giving you the choice of arugula salad, Mediterranean Octopus, Burrata with pesto, Spaghetti, Duck & Foie Gras Ravioli, Filet of Beef, Roasted Branzino and delicious desserts like Amadei Chocolate Cake, Zeppole and Strawberry Crème Puff for $95 per person (Not inclusive of beverages, taxes or service charges. Cannot combine with any other offer or promotion). Telephone: (305) 674-4660; www.fontainebleau.com/
Treat your special someone to a gorgeous view and quality food. Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Miami overlooks the gorgeous Miami River in Miami’s Brickell neighborhood and offers a variety of prime meats and seafood fare. On Valentine’s Day, those celebrating can enjoy an a la carte menu with signature highlights including the Seafood Platter, Sizzling Canadian Bacon, Prime NY Sirloin Steak, Chicken Paillard and Lobster Mac & Cheese. For dessert, finish the meal with a slice of Chocolate Mousse Cake or Apple Strudel as sweet way to end the night.
WHERE: Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, 315 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131
Root & Bone
Lovebirds can flock to the newest concept by newlyweds Chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth, Root & Bone Miami, for the amorous day. Guests can enjoy a romantic evening in the warm ambiance with chef specials as well as a la carte menu items like Drunken Deviled Eggs made with handsome brook farm eggs and pickled beets, topped with herbs and root chips; Grandma Daisy’s Angel Biscuits with honey chicken jus for dipping; Strawberry & Goat Cheese Salad – farm fresh Florida strawberries, arugula, pickled rhubarb dressing, goat cheese croquette, and hazelnuts; or Lobster Pappardelle – butter poached lobster, oyster mushrooms, English peas, melted tomatoes, and panzito. Reservations strongly encouraged. Root & Bone is located at 5958 South Dixie Hwy in South Miami. Telephone (786) 785-1001; www.rootnbone.com/miami
Critically acclaimed Chef Michael Mina has made a dynamic Valentine’s Day menu for $95 per person* with your choice of appetizer like tuna tartare, crab cake, foie gras or scallops, choice of entrée like robiola risotto, gallus braun chicken, 8 oz. Moyer farms filet mignon, 14 oz prime boneless rib eye, and a succulent dessert from your choice of cookies and milk for two, chocolate fondant or honey milk custard. StripSteak is located inside the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Directly off the Chateau lobby. *Not inclusive of beverages, taxes or service charges. Cannot combine with any other offer or promotion. Telephone: (877) 326-7412; www.fontainebleau.com/
Bring your sweetheart to one of the most romantic spots in Miami Beach on Valentine’s Day, Gianni’s in Villa Casuarina. The restaurant overlooks a 54-foot long pool lined with 24-karat gold, showcasing the world-famous Versace Medusa logo made of more than one million Italian mosaic tiles. Share a bottle of wine in the open-air courtyard enjoying the ocean breeze before exploring the rest of the mansion which includes a romantic rooftop oasis and an observatory. Gianni’s is located at 1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. For information, visit www.vmmiamibeach.com or call 786-485-2200.
The South of Fifth hotspot by Jeremy Ford invites couples to enjoy a special prix fixe menu for $150 per person++ including a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. A la carte menu also available. Reservations strongly recommended. Stubborn Seed is located at 101 Washington Avenue on Miami Beach. Telephone: (786) 322-5211; www.stubbornseed.com
Fun Night Out/Special Deals
During Valentine’s Day week, Bulla Gastrobar will feature a limited-edition Hibiscus Mojito! From February 11th through the 17th, $1 of each mojito sold will be donated to the American Heart Association and spreading the love to a special cause!
WHERE: Bulla Gastrobar, 2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd · (305) 441-0107
Doc B’s is offering a complimentary glass of champagne to every couple celebrating the holiday. This gesture of love is welcomed company-wide, meaning whether you’re in South Florida, Chicago or Texas, you can make the most of your special night. Pro tip: sip on champagne while splitting a slice of the Cinnamon Toast Cheesecake for a night you won’t forget.
WHERE: Doc B’s, 301 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134
If you are looking for a little less romance and a little more of a good time, brewery and restaurant Crazy Uncle Mike’s is the spot to go to this Valentine’s Day. Listen to live music by contemporary rock band Le Special, while sipping on one of the restaurant’s signature house-made beers, such as the Ignition Remix or the Coffee Oatmeal Porter, and eating bacon croquettes and pork belly tacos. The three man power trio has made their mark on the music scene by melding a variety of genres and sounds to create a synthesized sound that is all their own. The energetic music will be sure to keep the night light-hearted and lively. Whether you’ve been together forever, or you are taking advantage of the restaurant’s Tinder Prom and heading out on your first date, Crazy Uncle Mike’s offers the best brews, bites and music for February 14th.
WHERE: Crazy Uncle Mike’s, 6450 N Federal Hwy, Boca Raton, FL 33487
Celebrate “Love on the Lanes” at Kings Dining and Entertainment Doral! Love birds or friends can split a pizza, burger or any other of Kings’ shareable dishes, followed by friendly bowling competition on the lanes. Guests receive a complimentary game after the purchase of two games starting at 9 p.m. Not so good with the pins? Show off your singing skills and battle against other couples during Karaoke night! Kings doesn’t do “typical dinner dates,” so for those looking to amp up their date night, Kings is the place to be! Guests can make reservations at (844) 494-9400.
WHERE: Kings Doral, 3450 Northwest 83rd Avenue Suite 152, Doral, FL 33122
Spread the love over at Pisco y Nazca during Valentine’s Day week from February 11th through the 17th with a special Casanova limited-edition cocktail! In honor of the holiday, $1 of each cocktail sold will be donated to the American Heart Association.
WHERE: Pisco y Nazca, 8405 Mills Dr Suite 206, Kendall, FL 33183
Have a sweet treat this Valentine’s Day! Surprise your date with a one-of-a-kind Strawberry White Chocolate Pie from Pink Pie Wynwood, wrapped in a special presentation box for $5.00 each. Known for three-inch pies, Pink Pie is the perfect venue to satisfy a sweet tooth with pies that are small in size but bold in flavor to add up to a dessert that neither of you will forget. #DontBeShyTrySomePie
WHERE: Pink Pie, 170 NW 26th St, Miami, FL 33127
Guests are invited to celebrate Valentine’s Day at Downtown Miami’s most romantic rooftop restaurant, the ROOFTOP at E11EVEN. The intimate dining room with its floor-to-ceiling windows creates the perfect Valentine’s ambiance for guests to enjoy a carefully-crafted, three-course prix fixe menu, complete with a bottle of house selected champagne or red/white wine per couple. Priced at $59 per person, the menu offers a variety of choices like Caprese Salad, Cheese Tortellini, Fresh Grilled Branzino, 12oz NY Strip, or Classic Chicken Piccata to name a few. The specially priced three-course menu will be available: Wednesday, February 13 thru Saturday, February 16, 2019. Reservations will be available from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m For couples feeling lucky, The Rooftop At E11EVEN is also offering guests a chance to win a Valentine’s Day Dinner for two on the 14th, followed by a VIP Table downstairs at E11EVEN with a bottle of champagne. Guests have to simply visit www.11miamirooftop.com/vday to enter to win by Sunday, February 10 at 11:59PM ET. Winners will be contacted via email. Price: $59pp
WHERE: E11even, 29 NE 11th St, Miami, FL 33132
Is it just you and your squad this Valentine’s Day? Celebrate GALentines Day at No. 3 Social, Wynwood’s first roof-top bar and lounge. Home to great music, scenic views and craft cocktails, perfect for a night out with the girls. Start-off with one of No. 3 Social’s Valentine Day specials, or choose from wide variety of cocktails to make an exciting date or singles night!
WHERE: No. 3 Social, 50 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127