Where to Spend Valentines Day in South Florida this Year!
Valentine’s Day is around the corner and what better way to say “I Love You” than enjoying a glass of champagne at your favorite local restaurants! This year Valentines day falls on a Sunday; that means many restaurants are offering brunch! See below for some of the best spots in South Florida and treat your date to the perfect romantic meal this year.
Celebrate the day of love at Wynwood’s hotspot, Le Chick! Your perfect brunch spot to satisfy your weekend cravings for eggs, mimosas, and french toast. With its sophisticated chic atmosphere, guests can enjoy the finger-licking dishes and mimosas on Sunday, February 14th from 12 pm to 4 pm. Start your Valentine’s Day on a sweet note with Le Chick’s famous Chicken & Waffles, Babka French Toast, or their Berry Belgian Waffle! If eggs are more your style, you can order their mouth-watering Eggs Benedicts Pata Negra, and the Get in My Belly, a breakfast sandwich with dry-aged Brisket patty, smoked pork belly patty, cheddar, scrambled eggs, & arugula-truffle aioli. Whether you want to wash it all down with bottomless mimosas for $36, or bottomless frozen margaritas for $45, come and enjoy the savoring menu items, Le Chick has all the makings that will excite your lover’s heart and get you both in the Valentine‘s Day mood!
Catch your go-to Ceviche restaurant in Coconut Grove with a “Love Ceviche” dish perfect for Valentine’s dinner date. Making it a twist to their ceviche menu, guests can expect Stone Crab Ceviche with Corvina and shrimp tossed with avocado and Leche de Jaguar with a touch of plantain chips. Cocktail lovers will enjoy a libation fit for two at Jaguar Restaurant, a Love Potion! Keep things classic; for the ladies, the cocktail is vodka, malibu rum, peach schnapps, and fresh cranberry; for the gentlemen, bourbon smashed mint, lime juice, simple syrup, and strawberries. Whether celebrating Cupid’s day as friends or lovers, everyone can enjoy the unique dish and specialty drinks at Jaguar Restaurant. The special is available on Valentine’s weekend Saturday and Sunday, also for takeout and via UberEats!
- Valentine’s Day Prime Surf & Turf for Two: If there was ever a time to show your loved ones how you feel, the time is now. Make the day extra special with a restaurant experience at home from Fleming’s. This Valentine’s Day, couples can share in a world class surf & turf experience from Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar with the restaurant’s exclusive three-course Prime Surf & Turf menu. Featuring Fleming’s signature 35oz Prime Tomahawk along with Lobster Tail Scampi and Crab-Stuffed Shrimp, the Prime Surf & Turf menu exudes luxury and craftsmanship, making an intimate, romantic evening that much more memorable.
- Fleming’s Wine Box: Add more love to date night with Fleming’s curated wine box which comes with the following:
- A bottle of FPS by B.R. Cohn, Cabernet Sauvignon California
- A bottle of Mionetto, Avantgarde Prosecco Treviso Italy, NV
- A box of truffles
- Tasting cards
- 2 Riedel wine glasses for your future pours to come
Valentine’s Day Lunch: For those celebrating Valentine’s Day a bit earlier, Fleming’s will offer an exclusive lunch menu on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 (doors open at 11 a.m.). Lighter fare such as the Filet Mignon Wedge, Salmon Mediterranean Salad or California Power Bowl with a Chickpea & Eggplant Croquette rounds out the menu, but of course, for those looking to treat themselves with something heartier the steakhouse’s three-course Prime Surf & Turf and Filet Mignon menus will also be available.
Copper 29 Bar
Spend Valentine’s Day with the ones you love and bottomless mimosas! Copper 29 Bar is celebrating love with a $25 bottomless brunch from 12 to 4 pm on Sunday, February 14. Enjoy a delicious brunch on Miracle Mile with live music and romance to make your Valentine’s Day a special celebration. Make your reservations on OpenTable and join Copper 29 Bar for a fun-filled Valentine’s Day with friends and family!
Your friendly neighborhood gastropub and go-to for a locally-sourced approachable menu and expansive drink list, Batch Gastropub: Miami, is celebrating the day of love with a brunch special. Guests cans their loved ones can enjoy the Red Velvet Belgian Waffle with Bourbon & Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting for $14.50. To wash it all down, guests can also drink up their favorite $20 bottomless mimosas, sangrias bellinis for 90 minutes until they are close! Spend the day with your boos, girlfriends, family, or all, and show them how much they mean to you with this tasty brunch special!
Valentine’s Day at this romantic spot will be celebrated with a four-course prix-fixe menu in the elegant dining room offering ocean views. For $85 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, guests can choose from a variety of dishes including Conant’s signature Spaghetti with tomato and basil; Lobster Tagliolini; Branzino served with corn, zucchini, olives and salmoriglio; Filet with asparagus, crushed potato and truffle jus and more. For dessert, diners will be able to choose from delectable options including an Espresso and Praline Tiramisu or the Fragola Delice.
Jaya at the Setai
The Setai Miami Beach offers two ways to celebrate your beloved on Valentine’s Day –The Setai’s legendary champagne jazz brunch goes pink with free-flowing Louis Roederer Brut Rose served alongside the copious Grand Buffet, with stations including seafood, Asian specialties, rotisserie and sumptuous desserts served by staff attendants. Brunch is priced at $95 per person exclusive of tax and gratuity. In the evening, snag a coveted dinner reservation at Jaya, the gorgeous pan-Asian restaurant at The Setai Miami Beach. Executive Chef Vijayudu Veena is pulling out all the stops with a delectablel five course prix fixe menu. Start off with an amuse bouche of oyster, uni and caviar then choose between tuna with truffle ponzu, watermelon jalapeno relish and tapioca chip or beef tartar offered with a miso marinade, green apple, quail egg and fresh herbs. For the next course delight in lobster dumplings – steamed lobster dumplings with lobster emulsion, ginger and scallions or short rib gyoza stuffed with Wagyu beef, foie gras foam, chili oil and unagi shoyu. Then it’s on to pan seared scallops served in a coconut curry with asparagus, m,ango and pineapple relish or braised Wagyu shortribs with roasted root vegetables, soy broth crispy potatoes and nori dust. End the meal with a romantic shared dessert: Strawberry Fields Forever—macerated strawberries, crème fraiche, panna cotta, sable Breton and opalys whipped Ganache. Dinner is priced at $125 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Jaya is located at The Setai, Miami Beach, 2001 Collins Avenue for reservations, please visit Opentable or call (855) 923-7899.
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon
The world-renowned restaurant is the ideal place for a romantic and memorable evening whether at the renowned counter or on the restaurant’s new outdoor seating. For Valentine’s Day, L’Atelier will be offering a special four-course prix fixe menu, with options for each course, on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 from 5PM-10PM. Priced at $165 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), the menu will feature L’Atelier favorites and includes a glass of Champagne. Guests will also be treated to complimentary heart-shaped macarons made in house. Menu highlights include Le Cavier Et Le Crabe Royale with caviar and Alaskan king crab, crustacean jelly and celeriac cream; Le Saint-Jaques – scallop served in cilantro broth and a coconut emulsion with grilled calamari; La Sole – wild-caught Sole, endive and grain mustard; and L’Aubergine with confit eggplant, eggplant caviar and vegetable curry. Festive desserts by Executive Pastry Chef Salvatore Martone include Le Passionnément Chocolat de la Saint-Valentin with Valentine’s passion fruit cream, dark chocolate biscuit and sherbet; and La Foret Noire – Cherry Black Forest with chocolate cream and kirsch chantilly. There will be no a la carte menu offered during Valentine’s Day weekend; prix fixe only. Reservations are highly encouraged and are available through Resy or online at www.latelier-miami.com. Reservations cancelled less than 48 hours before will be subject to a $50 per person fee. L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon is located at 151 NE 41st Street, Suite 235 in the Miami Design District’s Paradise Plaza. Telephone: (305) 402-9070; www.latelier-miami.com.
Le Jardinier Miami
Chef Alain Verzeroli along with Chef Seth Blumenthal have put together a four-course prix fixe dinner menu at Le Jardinier to celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend. The vegetable-forward menu, priced at $110 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) and available Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 from 6PM-10PM, features dishes that make the vegetables the star of the show, without being completely vegetarian. A complimentary glass of Champagne and homemade hear-shaped macarons will also be offered to guests. Options for the first course include Cauliflower Fondant with lobster consommé and caviar; Sunchoke Velouté and Chips with sauteed ceps and chervil; and Hamachi Crudo with citrus dressing, marinated winter radish and beets, with a caviar supplement available for an additional $35. The second course is Fingerling Potato Gnocchi with black truffle shavings, parmesan and winter spinach. For entrees, guests may choose between Wagyu Beef Filet au Jus with celery root and rapini; Lobster, with winter vegetables, lemongrass, broccoli and ginger coulis; and Ora King Salmon with roasted leek, caramelized shallot soubise, mimosa and hazelnuts. Supplements of caviar and truffle are available. Desserts by Executive Pastry Chef Salvatore Martone include Passionata Caramelized Pineapple Tart with passion fruit cream and toasted coconut; Dark Chocolate with salty caramel sabayon; and Plant-based Ice Cream. Le Jardinier will also be offering their recently debuted brunch on Sunday, February 14 from 12PM – 2:30PM. Reservations are highly recommended and are available through Resy or online at www.lejardinier-miami.com. Reservations cancelled less than 48 hours before will be subject to a $50 per person fee. Le Jardinier is located at 151 NE 41st Street, Suite 135 in the Miami Design District’s Paradise Plaza. Telephone: (305) 402-9060; www.lejardinier-miami.com.
R House Wynwood
Situated in the heart of Wynwood Arts District, one of Miami’s most culturally askew neighborhoods, R House is a contemporary restaurant & bar as heralded for its soulful menu as it is for its bustling weekend brunch scene. The local gem will host a special Valentine’s Day Drag Brunch on Sunday, February 14 at 11:30AM and again 2:30PM. Hosted by Athena Dion (Miss Ultimate Miami Drag Queen), the Valentine’s Day Drag Brunch will feature an impressive spread of brunch items to nosh on while enjoying an extravagant, themed performance by some of Miami’s most talented drag stars. On the menu, guests can choose from a variety of mains including French Toast topped with fresh berries and whipped cream; Fried Chicken and Biscuits with Gravy and an Angus Beef Burger topped with cheddar cheese, shredded short rib and BBQ sauce served on on brioche bun. Brunch sides are served a la cart Mac and Cheese with mozzarella, black truffle and porcini mushrooms; Grilled Italian Pork Sausage or Quinoa Salad. Additional a la carte offerings include Sweet Chili Chicken Wings; Truffle Parm Hand Cut Fries; and Guacamole.
The R House “Love Ball”: A Valentine’s Day Dinner Dragtacular
Feel the love this Valentine’s Day at the R HOUSE LOVE BALL, kicking off at 7PM on Sunday, February 14th. Don’t have a significant other? Even better! This one of a kind drag dinner party will spice up a predictable Valentine routine or start a new tradition with a group of friends!
Shake it up this year and join the fun at R House Wynwood for an extravagant evening of performances hosted by International Drag Diva, Athena Dion, and a cast of Queens from the Love family dynasty: Tayanna Love, Morphine Love and Juicy Love. Between shows, jam to all your favorite music courtesy of our legendary DJ MoJody!
R House will offer a delectable $50 three-course dinner menu featuring items from the restaurant’s new Latin fusion menu – highlights include Short Rib Ropa Vieja and Aji-Roasted Peruvian Chicken. Bottomless drink options ($30) include carafes of Mimosa or White Wine Sangria; or a bottle of House Pinot Grigio or Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink upgrades include Vranken Pommery Brut Champagne ($70) or Perrier Jouet ($90). A la carte menu and drinks-only reservations are also available (with an additional $5 cover charge for the show per person).
Reservations are highly recommended, as tables are limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Tables are available at 7PM, 7:15PM, 7:30PM and 7:45PM with the amazing drag performances beginning at 7:45PM. Reservations can be made by calling (305) 576-0201 or purchasing via Eventbrite.
R House, located at 2727 NW 2nd Avenue in Wynwood. Telephone: (305) 576-0201; www.rhousewynwood.com.
Sushi By Bou
Sushi by Bou, the intimate omakase restaurant in the Gianni Versace Suite at the Villa Casa Casuarina, is celebrating Valentine’s weekend with a specialty cocktail and dessert offering. From Friday, February 12 to Sunday, February 14, guests can indulge in an exquisite 17-course Omakase experience for $125 per person, while sipping on the featured Hanky Panky cocktail, a sweet and smoky blend of Mezcal, Campari, agave and lime juice ($18). Sushi by Bou will also be offering a trio of Brigadeiros, a decadent dessert made of condensed milk, cocoa powder and chocolate sprinkles from local pastry shop Oh My Gosh Brigadeiros ($12). Reservations are very limited and required; guests can make reservations – HERE. Sushi by Bou is located at the Villa Casa Casuarina, the former Versace Mansion at 1116 Ocean Drive in Miami Beach and is open Tuesday to Sunday from 5:30PM to 12AM; Friday and Saturday, open until 1AM. For more information, visit www.sushibybou.com/ or call (305) 922-9195.
BOURBON STEAK, Chef Michael Mina’s award-winning steakhouse inside the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, will be offering a three-course prix fixe on Valentine’s Day. Priced at $150 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), guests will have a choice of an appetizer, entree accompanied by a trio of farm fresh side dishes and a dessert from the restaurant’s coveted menu. Dinner highlights include prime cuts of meat such as 16 oz. Delmonico Ribeye, “Ruben Style” Short Rib and 14 oz. New York Strip; Pan Seared Scallops; Miso-Glazed Sea Bass; Hand-Cut Prime Steak Tartare with traditional garnish and grilled pita bread; Market Oysters; and The ‘Wedge’ with blue cheese, bacon, egg, tomato, onion and buttermilk ranch. Supplements at an additional cost for appetizers, entrees and accompaniments are available including caviar, a 32 oz. Porterhouse, butter-poached Maine Lobster, foie gras and more. For a sweet ending, guests may indulge in a dessert duo for the table including Chocolate Pot de Creme with peanut butter mousse, candied peanuts and chocolate clusters; and Strawberries & Cream with smoked Greek yogurt custard, pickled strawberries and malt feuilletine crumbs and can be made online at www.bourbonsteakmia.com or by calling (786) 279-6600. BOURBON STEAK is located at 19999 W Country Club Drive in Aventura.