Valentine’s Day 2014: Where to eat, drink & celebrate
Miami restaurant specials
Valentine's Day 2014: Where to eat, drink & celebrate...
Prices exclude tax and tip, unless specified otherwise
15th & Vine
Offers a dinner for two featuring foie PB&J, lamb ragout, a dessert trio and two glasses of champagne. $160 per couple
15th & Vine: 485 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-503-0373
Features a four-course dinner including Pacific oysters, red beet agnolotti, ahi tuna and beef tenderloin. $90 per person, cocktail pairing available for an additional $130 per couple
3030 Ocean: 3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale; 954-765-3030
Hosts an “Oceanside Dinner Under the Stars” featuring entertainment by Kimona and a four-course menu. Menu highlights include tuna crude, roasted Blue Point oysters, duck liver crostini, crab rissole and porcini seared filet mignon and lobster gratin. $125 per person, including a champagne toast.
Acqualina: 17875 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach; 305-918-6816
Angelique Euro Cafe
Offers a "petite brunch" from 11am-3pm featuring mushroom manchego tortilla, Rioja steak-n-huevos and limitless mimosas for $14. Come dinnertime, enjoy a $49 four-course menu featuring a glass of sparkling wine, angus filet and Belgium chocolate espresso cake.
Angelique Euro Cafe: 117 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-529-9922
Offers specialty a la carte dishes including five-spice poached foie gras, seared diver scallop, butter-poached lobster and champagne & mango sorbet.
Area 31: 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami; 305-424-5234
Presents a three-course meal available beginning at 6pm. Highlights include octopus carpaccio, beef tenderloin and salted chocolate del ice. $95 per person
Atrio at Conrad Miami: 1395 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-503-6529
Offers a four-course menu from 6-11pm. Highlights include Kunamoto oysters, Maine lobster salad, Black Angus NY Strip and pan roasted turbot.
Azul at Mandarin Oriental: 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami; 305-913-8358
Offers a six-course dinner featuring Madagascar shrimp, tuna with ponzu gelee and bitter chocolate. $75 per person, including one glass of sparkling wine or specialty cocktail.
Bar Crudo: 40 S Pointe Dr, Miami Beach; 305-763-8508
Offers dinner for two and a bottle of champagne for $60 per person. Or, sip $5 shots from the bar.
Batch Gastropub: 30 SW 12 St, Miami 305-808-5555
Presents a nine-course tasting menu including smoked oysters and dragon fruit ceviche. $175 per person, includes glass of champagne
The Bazaar: 1701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-455-2999
Presents a specialty gourmet taco menu featuring osobucco, Peking duck and butter-poached lobster. Menu is a la carte and available from 5-10pm.
BC Café: 4801 S University Drive, Davie; 954-801-4123
Presents a three-course menu featuring big eye tuna crudo, lobster & pea ravioli and chocolate mousse cake. $100 per person
Bianca at Delano: 1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-5752
Celebrates with a Goose Island beer dinner. The four-course, beer-paired meal includes baby beet salad, three mushroom risotto and flour-less chocolate espresso cake. $55 per person.
Biscayne Tavern: 146 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 305-307-8300
Presents a four-course "cupid's dinner" with a champagne toast. $220 per couple, $290 per couple with wine pairing.
Bizcaya at Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove: 3300 SW 27 Ave, Coconut Grove; 305-644-4680
Celebrates with a five-course tasting menu including Kumamoto oysters, braised short rib ravioli, pan seared branzino and caramelized strawberry and champagne millefoglie. $55 per person, $75 per person for meal with wine pairings.
Bocce Bar: 3252 NE 1 Ave, Miami; 786-245-6211
Presents a three-course dinner featuring a glass of wine or champagne, sea bass, Cuban slow roasted pork and chocolate covered strawberries. $39 and up, depending on dishes selected
Bongos: 601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 786-777-2100
Bread + Butter
Offers a four-course menu including a glass of guava-spiked sparkling wine, Florida lobster salad, house made potato gnocchi and crispy short rib. $120 per couple
Bread + Butter: 2330 Salzedo St, Coral Gables; 305-442-9622
Brimstone Woodfire Grill
Offers specialty a la carte dishes including 8oz filet with wild mushroom cabernet sauce, twice-baked potatoes and green beans and imperial shrimp with vanilla champagne sauce.
Brimstone Woodfire Grill: 14575 SW 5 St, Pembroke Pines; 954-430-2333
Brother Jimmy's Brickell
Treats kids 12 and under to a free meal. The, offers live music & specialty cocktails beginning at 9pm
Brother Jimmy's Brickell: 900 S Miami Ave, Miami; 786-360-3650
Is celebrating with a a complimentary amuse bouche and a la carte offerings including crema de gambas de Madagascar, prawn bisque, arroz cremoso de Sepia and lubina rellena.
Bulla Gastrobar: 2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables; 305-441-0107
Cafe Prima Pasta
Offers a sunset special featuring 50% off select dishes and drinks at 5pm. Come for a seating at 7pm, 9pm or 10:30pm and enjoy specialty four-course his & hers tasting menus. Menus include heart-shaped ravioli, Chilean sea bass and short ribs. $75 per person
Cafe Prima Pasta: 414 71 St, Miami Beach; 305-867-0106
Offers a specialty menu from Feb 13-15. Features enasalada de mango, sopa de pimiento, camarones con pasillas mango mole and pollo ancho. $35 per person.
Cantina Laredo: 600 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach; 954-362-1600
Presents a specialty a la carte menu from 5-11pm. Offerings include pasta fagioli soup, tiger prawns wrapped in Italian pancetta, beef and tuna carpaccio and orecchiete with house-made sausage.
Casa D’Angelo: 1201 North Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1234
Offers a $150 dinner for two. The menu includes Island Creek oysters, hearts of romaine, the Hellfire roll, dover sole, braised short rib and stuffed roasted lobster. $150 per couple.
Catch Miami: 1545 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-224-7200
Presents specialty a la carte items designed for sharing, including hamachi carpaccio, seared scallops and chocolate dipped strawberries.
Cecconi’s: 4385 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-507-7902
Celebrates with a five-course meal and a glass of bubbly. $155 per person, vegetarian menu also available. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations required by calling (305) 365-4286.
Cioppino at Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne: 455 Grand Bay Dr, Key Biscayne; 305-365-4500
Host a four-course dark dining event benefitting Miami Lighthouse for the Blind. $75 per person, includes a four-course meal with wine pairings.
City Hall: 2004 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 305-764-3130
db Bistro Moderne
Celebrates with a four-course “His and Her” menu including smoked salmon; Brillat-Savarin ravioli and duo of duck. $150 per person, $75 additional per person for wine pairing.
db Bistro Moderne: 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami; 305-421-8800
De Rodriguez Cuba
Offers a three-course his and her menu featuring Ecuadorian shrimp ceviche & tostones, Cuban sandwich crispy sticks, Florida lobster thermidor and smoked Ribeye. $130 per couple
De Rodriguez Cuba: 101 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach; 305-672-6624
Devon Seafood + Steak
Offers a three-course menu rom Feb 14-16. The special runs $95 per couple or $50 per individual and allows couples to select two appetizers, two entrees and two desserts (individuals select one option for each courser). Highlights include Maine lobster bisque, ahi tuna and 8oz filet mignon.
Devon Seafood + Steak: 11715 Sherri Lane, Kendall; 305-275-0226
The District Miami
Presents a couples menu featuring lobster ceviche, duck salad, surf & turf and chocolate soufflé. $150 per couple
The District Miami: 190 NE 46 St, Miami; 305-573-4199
Offers a decadent four-course menu featuring seafood platter, squid ink black tagliatelle, filet rossini and strawberry shortcake. $149 per couple
Dolce Italian: 1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-975-2550
Presents a la carte specials including a whole roasted snapper for two and “Chocolate Lovers Grail” dessert.
The Dutch: 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-938-3111
Celebrates with a sharing menu featuring a glass of cava, yellowfin tartare, local burrata, beet panna cotta and beef short rib. $89 per person, optional additional $39 per person for wine pairing
Eating House: 804 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables; 305-448-6524
Celebrates with a four-course menu featuring oyster with pearls, crab bisque, surf & turf-braised short ribs and passion fruit semifredo. $75 per person
Florida Cookery at The James Royal Palm: 1545 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-276-0333
Offers a three-course meal featuring oak-grilled filet, lobster thermidor and salmon Oscar. $75 per person
The Forge: 432 41 St, Miami Beach; 305-538-8533
Presents a specialty buffet featuring honey glazed ham, cauliflower gratin, coconut scented jasmine rice & slow cooked short ribs.
Fresh Harvest at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek: 5550 NW 40 St, Coconut Creek; 954-977-6700
Presents a five-course prix-fixe menu including tuna tartare, Maine lobster salad, wild mushroom ravioli, whole roasted European dover sole and soft chocolate. $350 per couple
Gotham Steak: 4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 877-326-7412
Treats guests to a glass of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries. The restaurant is also adding specialty filet and Maine lobster dishes to its a la carte menu.
Grille 401: 401 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-767-0222
Presents a specialty menu served family-style. Menu includes a dim sum sampler, traditional Peking duck, stir-fried spicy tiger prawns and chicken fried rice. $350 per couple.
Hakkasan: 4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 877-326-7412
Presents a prix-fixe dinner featuring two glasses of Perrier-Jouet Grand Brut, sushi, ceviche, truffle-honey glazed quail and roasted king crab. $150 per couple
HaVen: 1237 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-987-8885
Himmarshee Public House
Hosts a LoveDrunk bash on Feb 13. Ladies enjoy free drinks from 10pm close.
Himmarshee Public House: 201 SW 2 St, Fort Lauderdale; 954-616-5275
Hosts a "Be My Valentine" dinner party featuring music, champagne cocktail and a three-course meal. Menu items include classic Caesar salad, coq au vin and tiramisu. $35 per person or $60 per couple (couples option includes two champagne cocktails, two appetizers, two entrees and one shared dessert).
Hotel Astor: 956 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-531-8081
Celebrates with a three-course dinner featuring Thai-style coconut soup, kale Casear salad, wasabi crusted salmon and chocolate delight. $50 per person, $35 additional per person for wine pairings
Icebox Cafe: 1855 Purdy Ave, Miami Beach; 305-538-8448
The Island Bistro
Treats couples to a complimentary glass of prosecco on Valentines Day
The Island Bistro: 605 Brickell Key Dr, Miami; 305-364-5512
Offers a four-course dinner for two blending one appetizer, one pasta, two entrees and two glasses of proesecco. Menu options include 6oz filet, taliatelle and seared lamb chops. $95 per couple.
Joey’s Italian Café: 2506 NW 2 Ave, Miami; 305-438-0488
Offers a three-course menu featuring shrimp & avocado salad, filet mignon and chocolate brownie. $36.50 per person
JohnMartin's: 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-445-3777
Celebrates with a three specialty dishes including Shigoku oysters and Spinalis for two.
Juvia: 1111 Lincoln Rd, Miami, Beach; 305-763-8272
Presents a four-course tasting menu featuring hamachi carpaccio and miso sea bass. $180 per couple, optional sake pairing for $70 per couple
Katsuya: 1701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-455-2995
Presents an a la carte Valentine's Day table for two. Choose between "his" (grilled rib eye), "hers," (steamed sea bass) or "ours," (chocolate & strawberry mousse cake.)
Khong: 1661 Meridian Ave, Miami Beach; 305-763-8147
Presents a four-course moonlight beach dinner featuring baby gem lettuce, grilled prawns, seared grouper and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne. $499 per couple, seatings available at 6 and 8pm. The restaurant is also offering its “Once in a Bleau Moon” special for indoor dining. $120 per couple for a four-course prix-fixe menu tableside, $199 per couple for dinner in a private cabana with champagne toast.
La Côte: 4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 877-326-7412
Presents a specialty four-course menu featuring a Cuban sampler, ceviche, fire grilled filet mignon, lechon asado and a glass of wine or champagne. $39-$49 per person, depending on dishes selected.
Larios: 1300 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach; 305-532-9577
Presents a specialty his & her dessert to share. The “For the Love of Chocolate” dessert blends 70% Guanaja chocolate cremeux, passion fruit cream, hazelnut crunch, a white chocolate sphere, raspberry sorbet and pistachio cake.
Lippi: 600 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-579-1888
Offer a three-course menu featuring on glass of champagne per person, burrata with tomato-olive focaccia, grilled line caught local fish and sliced steak with arugula and Parmigiano-Reggiano. $110 per person
Lorenzo: 1776 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-483-1796
Is offering a chef's tasting menu featuring Maine lobster, dry-aged NY strip and chocolate bunion
Macchialina: 820 Alton Rd, Miami Beach; 305-534-2124
Is offering a dinner for two in the restaurant's private dining room. Enjoy a five course, wine-paired meal and private access to the room for the rest of the night. $1,000 for the evening
MC Kitchen: 4141 NE 2 Ave, Miami; 305-456-9948
Offers “romantically-inspired” a la carte specials including Kusshi oysters, a 2 lb. lobster and a 28 oz. Broadleaf Kobe style Waygu ribeye.
Meat Market: 915 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-532-0088
Offers a “dine with the dolphins” experience blending a four-course candlelight dinner, two Dolphin Odyssey experience certificates and two annual passes to the park. Dolphin Odyssey is a 90-minute experience that includes feeding, touching and learning about dolphins.
Miami Seaquarium: 305-365-2501
Is offering a free Otis Spunkmeyer cookie with any purchase all day long. Limit one per customer
Miami Subs: Various locations, visit www.miamisubs.com for participating locations.
Michael Mina 74
Offers a five-course poolside cabana dinner featuring Kusshi oyster, le caviar tin, Nantucket Bay scallops and butter poached Maine lobster. $550 per couple or $750 per couple with a bottle of Billecarte-Salmon Rosé. Diners wishing to eat inside Michael Mina 74 can enjoy a $95 three-course menu featuring Michael’s tuna tartare lobster corn dogs, black cod-white miso and chocolate cake.
Michael Mina 74: 4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 877-326-7412
Offers steak and lobster tail for $55 from Feb 13-16
Morton's Coral Gables: 2333 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables; 305-443-1662
Morton's Brickell: 1200 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-400-9990
Offers a dinner for two featuring smoked lobster & scallop salad, Chateaubriand & lobster tail and a chocolate trio. $150
NYY Steak at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek: 5550 NW 40 St, Coconut Creek; 954-935-6699
Celebrates with a three-course steak and cake dinner available Feb 13-16. Menu includes lobster bisque, 6ox filet and brownie sundae. $59.95 per person.
Oceanaire: 900 S Miami Ave, Miami; 305-372-8862
The Patricia & Philip Frost Museum of Science
Presents "Chemistry: The Science of Dating and Relationships" for young patrons (ages 21-40) on Weds, Feb 12. Pop by from 7-10pm and enjoy cocktails, light bites and speed dating exercises from Dr. Lisa Paz.$35 in advance; $40 at the door
The Patricia & Philip Frost Museum of Science: 3280 S Miami Ave, $35 in advance; $40 at the doorCoconut Grove; purchase tickets online
POC Modern American Cuisine
Offers specialty a la carte dishes steamed PEI mussels, pan seared red snapper and dulce caprese.
POC Modern American Cuisine: 600 Silks Rd, Hallandale; 954-391-7229
Offers a $9.99 meal for two. Meal includes two entrees (small TropiChop or 1/4 chicken platter), two drinks, an order of fried yuca or plantains and a flan. To receive the deal, text SWEETHEART to 52198 for a coupon code (valid at lunch or dinner)
Pollo Tropical: Various locations, visit pollotropical.com for details
Serves a Valentine’s Day tasting menu featuring tuna crudo, salmon tartare, risotto with burrata and sea scallops and beef filet tagliata. $85 per person
Quattro: 1014 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-531-4833
Offers a three-course dinner menu for two from Feb 14-16. Choose one starter, two entrees and one dessert from a select menu. $30 per couple
RA Sushi: 5829 SW 73 St, South Miami; 305-341-0092
Offers a "Bitters & Sweets Valentines Day" featuring aphrodisiac cocktails, romantic comedies projected on the TVs, popcorn & heart-shaped pizza, candy hearts & love games.
Radio Bar: 814 1 St, Miami Beach; 305-397-8382
Offers a "Red is for lovers" menu fearing a bottle of Beau Joie Champagne, oysters & pearls, burrata with Iberica pata negra, surf & turf and red velvet cheesecake. $499 per couple.
Red, the Steakhouse: 119 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-534-3688
Celebrates with live mariachis or latin guitarists, complimentary "Fruits of Love" salsa and specialty offerings including Valentine's Day guacamole (pomegranate and roasted almonds), oysters and lobster flautas.
Rosa Mexicano: 1111 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-695-1005 and 900 S Miami Ave, Miami; 786-425-1001
Celebrates with a “Hearts on Fire” dinner for two blending spicy tuna tartare, grilled filet mignon and a Roll of Love. $99 per couple
SAIA: 999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale
Seasalt and Pepper
Presents a three-course aphrodisiac menu featuring seared white tuna, filet signing, Chilean sea bass and chocolate dream lover. $85 per person, includes glass of Perrier Jouet champagne.
Seasalt & Pepper: 422 NW North River Dr, Miami; 305-440-4200
Presents specialty a la dishes including pan roasted diver scallops, potato gnocchi and dry aged ribeye for two.
Scarpetta: 4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 877-326-7412
Offers specialty Triple Chocolate Kiss (White Godiva liqueur, Dark Godiva Liqueur and Godiva chocolate syrup), Rose Overdose (sparkling rose wine with vodka, orange liqueur, rose syrup and passion fruit puree) cocktails paired with a heart shaped brownie topped with vanilla and chocolate ice cream, two chocolate-dipped strawberries, Valentines sprinkles, hot fudge and raspberry sauce.
Serendipity 3: 1102 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-403-2210
The Social Club
Presents a multi-course menu featuring butter poached cod, lamb meatballs, organic chicken, filet mignon and one bottle of Veuve Clicquot. $175 per couple
The Social Club: 1717 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-779-3817
Celebrates with a specialty a la carte menu featuring grilled artichoke, chicken Florentine and Chilean sea bass.
Sorrisi at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek: 5550 NW 40 St, Coconut Creek; 954-935-6689
Presents a three-course menu featuring lobster medallion salad, duck prepared three ways and dessert. $35 per person
Spartico: 3000 Florida Ave, Coconut Grove; 305-441-0000
Offers specialty a la carte dishes like Florida grouper, prime porterhouse for two and chocolate tasting for two.
Steak 954: 401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-414-8333
Serves a specialty a la carte menu including kusshi oysters, Alaskan halibut and pan seared rack of lamb.
Sugarcane: 3252 NE 1 Ave, Miami; 786-369-0353
Sushi Samba Coral Gables
Offers specialty a la carte cocktail and menu specials including the Fuego Manzana cocktail, Hotatagai scallops, Heart No Houseki maki and chocolate fondue for two.
Sushisamba Coral Gables: 180 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables; 305-448-4900
Sushi Samba Miami Beach
Offers a la carte specials including a specialty omasake and chocolate fondue for two.
Sushi Samba Miami Beach: 600 Lincoln Rd, MIami Beach; 305-673-5337
Celebrates with specialty a la carte dishes like celery root bisque, Cape Canaveral, FL flounder and bitter sweet lover's fondue.
Swine: 2415 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables; 786-360-6433
Terrazza at Shore Club
Presents specialty a la carte dishes for two including a seafood platter, pan seared jump scallops and lamb ragout with pappardelle pasta.
Terrazza at Shore Club: 1901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-695-3226
Tongue & Cheek
Offers a “Lovers” themed four-course menu from Feb 14-16. Enjoy a bottle of red or white wine, and farm-to-fork contemporary American cuisine (details tbd). $150 per person, beverage pairings available at an additional cost.
Tongue & Cheek: 431 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-704-2900
Offers a four-course dinner featuring Pan Latin flavors and a tableside dessert presentation. $100 per person
Toro Toro: 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami; 305-372-4787
Presents a specialty menu featuring the Trapiche PLT, lobster agnolotti and charred balsamic marinated quail. $120 per person, optional $30 additional per person for wine pairings
Trapiche Room at JW Marriott: 1109 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-329-3656
Traymore Restaurant & Bar
Presents a five-course his & hers menu featuring tuna tartar, jumbo sea scallops, coffee-crusted beef tenderloin and cocoa macaroon. $85 per person, optional wine pairing available for $35 per person
Traymore Restaurant & Bar at Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach: 2445 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-695-3600
Celebrates with a three-course menu featuring lobster bisque, cod fritters, chorizo-wrapped beef tenderloin and strawberry cheesecake. $85 per person
Tuyo: 415 NE 2 Ave, Miami; 305-237-3200
Offers a four-course dinner with Champagne toast. $135 per person for regular menu. $95 per person for vegetarian menu.
Via Luna at Ritz-Carlton Ft Lauderdale: 1 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-302-6460.
Is offering a specialty $14 Greedy Kiss cocktail, a $70 appetizer assortment for two, a $105 branzino for two and a $14 chocolate sphere.
Villa Azur: 309 23 St, Miami beach; 305-763-8688
Wynwood Kitchen & Bar
Presents specialty a la carte dishes including chipotle crab tostones, adobo rubbed petit filet and raspberry and chocolate parfait.
Wynwood Kitchen & Bar: 2550 NW 2 Ave, Miami; 305-722-8959
Offers specialty a la carte Love Birds menu featuring East Coast oysters, rib eye of beef and Maine lobster and rosewater heart cheesecake.
Yardbird: 1600 Lenox Ave, Miami Beach; 305-538-5220
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