Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. Where are you taking your sweetheart? If you’re not in the mood to cook up a romantic meal, let the professionals take care of it. Below, you’ll find a list of Valentine’s Day specials and events to to liven up your February 14.
As always, details are subject to change. For the latest updates, contact the venue directly. Happy Valentine’s Day!
1 Hotel South Beach
1 Hotel South Beach is celebrating Valentine’s Day with two offers: a month-long spa special and love-themed cocktails available at DRIFT. Bamford Haybarn Spa, which is famous for their hidden hearts throughout the spa, will be offering a new treatment.
During the month of February, guests can enjoy the Rose Gold Treatment. It will include a customized aromatherapy massage, a gold collagen face mask and glass of champagne. Guests will be able to select oils of their liking to create an original oil for the massage. The gold collagen uses the anti-aging properties of gold to reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
As a special touch, the Knesko 24k gold face mask, a known celebrity favorite, is used to strengthen the skin. At the end of all the treatments guests can enjoy some fresh fruit infused water or a glass of complimentary champagne. The 80-minute treatment will cost $245 and can only be booked by calling the spa directly at 305-604-6792.
The newly launched DRIFT, the hotel’s lobby bar, will be offering Valentine’s themed drinks on Wednesday, February 14th. “To Have” and “To Hold” are the handcrafted cocktail/mocktail duo that will have couples running to the hotel’s newly launched bar.
“To Have” is made with botanist gin and infused Rose Water. It is mixed with lemon juice, simple syrup, topped with sparkling wine and garnished with a Micro Mum Flower. “To Hold” is made with muddled cucumbers, lime juice, sparkling water and fresh Hibiscus syrup. The drink is then poured on the rocks and makes one excellent mocktail. Full recipes are below. Reservations are not necessary for DRIFT.
15th & Vine
Located 15 stories high at W Miami, 15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar is the perfect location to celebrate Valentine’s Day with that special someone. This year, 15TH & Vine will offer a three-course menu for $90/per person, which includes a glass of Perrier Jouët Brut.
Amouse Bouche of Grilled Halloumi Chese with Lemon, Tomato and Hazelnut and Olive Pistou with a Watercress Puree.
First-Course Options: Sumac Scented Grilled Pear, Pickled Octupus with Heirloom Tomatoes or Berkshire Pork Belly with Braised Cannellini Bean and Leek Potage.
Entrée Options: Squid Ink and Roasted Garlic Grouper with Fava Bean and Faro Risotto, Herb Ash Crusted Filet Mignon with Red Wine Demi Glaze or a Saffron Orzo Paella with Charred Cauliflower, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes and Yogurt Harissa Sauce.
Dessert: Pistachio and Chocolate Flexi-Ganache or Apple Tarte Tatin with Vanilla Ice Cream.
Reservations can be booked by calling 305-503-0373.
Over at The Alley, guests will experience a laid-back atmosphere for their Valentine’s Day meal. The Alley will be offering various a la carte specials, including a very special heart-shaped pizza along with roasted beet salad and veal osso bucco. No reservations are necessary.
This Valentine’s Day, treat yourself and your sweetheart to delicious eats and stunning views of Downtown Miami. On Wednesday, February 14th, Area 31, rooftop dining stunner, will offer an exclusive 5-course Valentine’s Day tasting menu, expertly crafted by Executive Chef Alex Olivier.
Priced at $125 per person and paired with unrivaled views of Downtown Miami, the holiday menu will include an array of incredible land and sea fare choices, along with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. A 5-course wine pairing menu will also be available for $175 per person.
AZABU Miami Beach
Recently-opened AZABU Miami Beach is the newest dining hotspot for this Valentine’s Day offering two intimate dining experiences for the romantic holiday.
The Den – With access only through the kitchen doors, The Den at AZABU Miami Beach features an 11-seat sushi bar with a counter crafted from a Japanese Hinoki Cypress tree. The Den serves Omakase using local and imported seafood flown directly from fish markets in Japan, offering guests a traditional Japanese-style, intimate dining experience.
Dining Room – The main dining room at AZABU Miami Beach boasts 80 seats and a six-foot Bonsai fixture highlighted as the centerpiece surrounded by understated wood décor, boasting 80 seats. There guests can enjoy Izakaya dining style and order a variety of shareable dishes like Robata-grilled Yakitori, Japanese fried rice served tableside on a sizzling Tobanyaki grill, and other traditional fare such as Udon.
Another exciting destination within the dining room is Bar AZABU – the restaurant’s cocktail bar where the program utilizes unique imported ingredients and Japanese-inspired presentation styles served in glassware handcrafted by a Japanese artisan.
The Bazaar By José Andrés
Chef De Cuisine Tito Vargas and his culinary team will serve an extravagant Valentine’s Day Tasting menu that features seven courses for $100 per person. Reservations can be booked directly by emailing bazaarSBreservations@sbe.com or by calling 305-455-2995. Please note that tax and gratuity are not included.
Tired of the Valentine’s Day overload? Do you get in a bad mood just thinking of the all the hearts and teddy bears and people in happy relationships? Better Days has two days worth of parties for all the anti-lovers in Miami.
For all the single (and not quite single) people living in Miami that are playing the field, Better Days has the party for you! On Tuesday, February 13th join them for a special Side Piece Tuesday party as they bring to life the Miami dating scene under one roof. Enjoy happy hour pricing all night long on Ketel One, Johnnie Walker, Bulleit cocktails, and more! To pay homage to the Miami dating scene, Better Days will offer two house cocktails aptly named ”La Otra” and “Just A Friend.”
For those who recently had their heart broken or are still having trouble getting over the one that got away, Better Days is celebrating Singles Awareness Day on February 14th. Bring a picture of your ex to add to our dart board and you’ll receive happy hour pricing all night long; if you nail a bullseye on our dart board receive a complimentary shot. There will also be drink specials and a live DJ throughout the night to help you drink til you forget.
Big Easy Wine Bar & Grill
Big Easy Winebar & Grill invites guests to savor the taste of authentic South African cuisine with a loved one this Valentine’s Day. On Wednesday February 14, 2018 couples can enjoy special, delectable dishes to share, in addition to the regular dinner menu, followed by a complimentary champagne toast.
Big Easy’s famed shareable plates include Tid-Bits to start like the Pork Belly “Lollipop” – braai “bbq sauce” and cowboy candy; For the Table share the Chilli-Coffee Rubbed Pork Flatbread – seasonal apples, braai “bbq sauce” and fresh mozzarella; and from The Grill, The Big Easy Braai – South African farmers sausage, top sirloin 12 oz., double lamb chops and Nigerian prawns with your choice of two sides.
Bird & Bone
Bird & Bone at The Confidante Miami Beach Hotel is serving up some delicious Valentine’s Day dishes that are just as tasty as they are creative. The Bourbon Cured Salmon comes with a sweet whiskey glaze, pickled kale, a georgia peanut puree, asparagus, and fresh blackberries for $32. For dessert, guests can enjoy the luxuriously sweet chocolate hazelnut kiss dish for $15.
Biscayne Bay Brewing Company
Bring out the artist within and out to the brewery in Doral for Arrrrrt with a Twist! For $30 you’ll be able to enjoy the painting class, 2 core beers per person and 1 glass of champagne for the ladies with a beautiful rose to compliment.
Impress your date with something new on Valentine’s Day! For those who haven’t had a chance to dine at Daniel Boulud’s newest Mediterranean concept, Boulud Sud, make a reservation on the year’s most romantic evening.
For $85/pp, enjoy a four-course dinner by Chef Clark Bowen featuring a variety of distinctively Mediterranean dishes including Burratina with Black Truffle, Saffron Acquarello Risotto and Catalan Filet Mignon along with specials for two such as the Chicken Tagine and signature Grapefruit Givre dessert by Pastry Chef Saeko Nemoto.
Also available is an optional sommelier-selected wine pairing for $50/pp.
Available starting February 12-18, Bulla Gastrobar will be offering an exclusive cocktail, the Chocolate Covered Cherry, in honor of Valentine’s Day. This delicious cocktail plays a variation on a Chocolate Martini and is intended to making guests feel as if they are biting into an actual chocolate covered cherry! Priced at $12, the Chocolate Covered Cherry is made with Russian Standard Vodka, Lustau Pedro Ximenez sherry, dark chocolate and cherry bitters.
Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits
Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits invites lovebirds to enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner at the contemporary, oceanfront restaurant. On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Burlock Coast will offer guests menu specials in addition to their regular offerings.
For $149 (excluding tax and gratuity), couples can delight in Burlock Coast’s signature Kusshi Oysters with caviar and a bottle a Veuve Cliquot. For dinner, diners can enjoy an a la carte selection of shareable dishes like Sea Salt Roasted Beets – candied walnuts, Cypress Grove goat cheese and citrus; Fried Oysters – pickled peppers, chorizo and remoulade; and Pork Belly Tacos – charred corn, avocado crema and tomatillo salsa.
Main entrees from the Sea include choice of BC Fish and Chips – crispy flounder, beer vinegar and crushed potatoes; Lobster Pasta – pappardelle, tomato, spinach, asparagus and bisque; or Sea Scallops – local carrots, braised mushrooms, turnip and radish. Or indulge in the Bootleg Burger – ground brisket, pulled pork, chipotle aioli and jack cheese; or Filet Mignon – bone marrow, truffle yukon puree and roasted root vegetables.
Dragonfly Izakaya and Fish Market
Dragonfly Izakaya and Fish Market will be open for lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
For Valentine’s Day, Dragonfly will offer four special dishes as a la carte specials OR as a prix-fixe menu for $70 per person. Regular menu also available. Special items include big eye tuna and Japanese scallops. For full details or reservations, call 305-222-7447.
The Dutch, award-winning Chef Andrew Carmellini’s modern American bistro, is inviting guests and their significant others to enjoy a romantic four-course Valentine’s Day dinner on Wednesday February 14, 2018. For $85 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) couples can share an enchanting culinary experience at the critically acclaimed South Beach dining destination followed by a complimentary glass of bubbly.
Essensia at The Palms & Spa
Essensia at The Palms & Spa, invites guests on a culinary journey through their new winter menu this Valentine’s Day with four-courses and a bottle of Mionetto Organic Prosecco. Options include Mixed Seafood Ceviche, Swordfish Tartare, Pan Seared Angus Beef Filet, Acorn Squash Risotto and Lavender & Lemon Crème Brulee. $149.00 per couple.
For reservations, please call 305-908-5458 or visit thepalmshotel.com.
ETARU Hallandale the spectacular, new oceanfront restaurant featuring contemporary Japanese Robatayaki cuisine is presenting a weeklong food and film festival with a spotlight on romance in honor of Valentine’s Day.
Beginning on Thursday February 8 and running nightly until Valentine’s Day, Wednesday February 14, the beachside hot spot will offer a great night out for those looking for something different to do with their beloved – taking the concept of dinner and a movie to the next level.
Each night, ETARU will offer two showings of a classic love story, either preceded or followed by a special tasting menu created in honor of Valentine’s Day. With a big screen set up on ETARU’s beach, guests who book this option will be able to enjoy films like Pretty Woman and Casablanca while relaxing on lounge beds on the sand.
Each night, a different film will be shown at 7PM and 9:30PM sharp with a delicious aphrodisiacal dinner served in the restaurant’s second floor dining room or outdoor terrace; at $150 per couple or $75 single, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
Reservations are suggested as seating is limited to 24 for the beach movie experience; once those seats are filled diners are welcome to experience the special menu in the main dining room or on ETARU’s spacious oceanfront deck.
The Valentine’s menu kicks off with a glass of Veuve Clicquot rose followed spicy mixed sashimi salad with smoked tomato, ikura and piri piri sauce and a sashimi selection to share. Second course is king crab salad and black cod gyoza, while the main course is wagyu short rib and Japanese mushroom hotpot. All meals end with ETARU’s famed dessert platter.
Movie schedule follows:
Thursday, February 8: Pretty Woman
Friday, February 9: Dirty Dancing
Saturday, February 10: The Notebook
Sunday, February 11: Sleepless in Seattle
Monday, February 12: Chocolat
Tuesday, February 13: The American President
Wednesday, February 14: When Harry Met Sally
While the films are playing, guests will be able to order drinks from the beach bar; additionally, Executive Chef Sergio Rivera is creating a slate of popcorn themed snacks available for purchase. Reservations strongly suggested at 954-271-3222.
Faena Miami Beach
Join us for an evening of romance this Valentine’s Day at one of Faena’s award-winning restaurants, Los Fuegos by Francis Mallmann and Pao by Paul Qui, where you and a loved one can indulge in curated three-course, prix fixe menus featuring Ruinart Rosé NV Champagne.
Indulge in sumptuous dishes like Iced Seafood Caper and an impressive Grill Parrillada at Chef Mallmann’s asado eatery, or tempt your taste buds with Kaluga Caviar and 72-Hour Wagyu Shortib on Pao’s oceanfront terrace.
Guests who enjoy a tasting menu can also add on specially-priced tickets to Sensatia, Faena’s seductive Cirque Cabaret, and experience a passionate Valentine’s Day-inspired performance fusing live music, sensual aerialist acts, incredible acrobatics and more to stir and satiate the senses.
Prix fixe tasting menus priced at $125 per person or $300 per couple. Single person tasting menu includes one (1) glass of Ruinart Rosé NV, and couples’ tasting menu includes one (1) bottle of Ruinart Rosé NV.
Sensatia add-on tickets available at $75 per person or $150 per couple. A la carte menus are also available. For more information, call 786 655 5600.
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
On Wednesday, February 14, couples can enjoy prix-fixe menus at Scarpetta by Scott Conant and StripSteak by Michael Mina. Additionally, a la carte menus will be on offer at Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina, Hakkasan, Vida and Blade. Guests can always end on a sweet note with a stop at Chez Bon Bon for a romance-themed treat.
Both Scarpetta by Scott Conant and StripSteak by Michael Mina will be offering prix-fixe menus priced at $150 per couple. Delectable selections include Creamy Polenta and Conant’s signature Spaghetti with Tomato & Basil at Scarpetta and Sea Scallops, Prime Chateaubriand and Molten Red Velvet Cake at StripSteak.
Forte dei Marmi
Forte dei Marmi’s Two Michelin Starred Chef Antonio Mellino sets the mood with a la carte options of his popular dishes such as the Spaghetti ai Frutti di Mare with clams, calamari and shrimps, Linguine ‘alla Nerano’ with zucchini and parmesan, and Smoked Ravioli with mozzarella, pachino tomato and basil, and
Valentine’s Day desserts specials including Vanilla and Strawberries Love Mousse and Hibiscus Sorbet and Handcrafted Chocolates as a parting gift.
Glass & Vine
The garden oasis in the heart of Coconut Grove’s Peacock Park, Glass & Vine, is inviting couples to enjoy an enchanting evening at the earthy, yet contemporary indoor/outdoor concept this Valentine’s Day. On Wednesday February 14, 2018, Glass & Vine will be offering exclusive menu specials followed by a complimentary glass of bubbly.
With a menu designed to be shared, diners can indulge in some of G&V’s favorites like Florida Stracciatella – California olive oil, ZTB bread, and garlic confit; Housemade Semolina Pasta – green pea pesto, pistachios and toasted breadcrumbs; or Glazed Pork Belly – guava-miso, jicama, fish sauce and cashew. Glass & Vine is located at 2820 McFarlane Road in Coconut Grove.
Enjoy Valentine’s Day Italian style with delicious homecooked style meals. For $45 guests can enjoy a four-course meal that starts off with eggplant rollatini and ends with strawberries and zabaione. Main entrees include your choice of Salmon, Jack Dawson dish, or lamb chops. Molto Bene!
Katsuya South Beach
Executive Chef Yoshi Migita and his culinary team will offer a sensual Valentine’s Day Tasting menu that features five courses for $95 per person. Reservations can be booked directly by emailing email@example.com or by calling 305-455-2999. Please note that tax and gratuity are not included.
Kiki on The River
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Kiki on The River, Miami’s most chic new restaurant on the Miami River with inside dining and riverfront garden celebration options. Recently named EATER’s People’s Choice for the most beautiful dining room in Miami, Kiki on The River will offer idyllic riverfront views and a lavish $85 per person sharing menu.
Kuro, the celebrated new-style Japanese restaurant at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, invites couples to spend a romantic evening featuring on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Kuro will offer delectable Valentine’s Day specials as well as its beloved la carte fare.
Menu highlights include Toro Tartar ($32) – uni and caviar; Grilled Octopus ($26) – yuzu kosho tomato confit and daikon salad; Umi To Yama no Sachi, or surf and turf, ($125) – 8 oz. Filet mignon, umami poached lobster, miso-crab butter and truffle kimizu. For a sweet finish, indulge in decadent Cheesecake served with rasberry sorbet and lychee gel ($12)
La Mar by Gaston Acurio at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami
Mandarin Oriental, Miami is delighted to kick off Romance Month with offerings cupid would approve of. With a panoramic backdrop of Biscayne Bay and the Brickell city skyline, our five-star urban resort sets the scene for the month of February when Mandarin Oriental, Miami offers a romance package and palate pleasing offerings at foodie favorite La Mar by Gaston Acurio.
Romantics looking to celebrate each other throughout the month of February are encouraged to book a getaway at the Mandarin Oriental Miami to enjoy their ‘Be My Valentine’ Package which includes a two-night stay, Taittinger champagne with chocolate covered strawberries upon arrival and American breakfast for two with mimosas at La Mar by Gaston Acurio. Rates begin at USD 1,200 for a Deluxe Bay View Suite.
Those looking to celebrate on Wednesday, February 14th can enjoy their special Valentine’s Day menu items at La Mar by Gaston Acurio crafted by Chef Diego Oka.
Stone Love Crabs USD 29
Stone Crabs, Oysters, Leche de Tigre, Chalaca
Langosta Acebichada USD 49
Lobster, Squash and Ricotta Ravioli, Chupe Sauce, Black Truffles
Peruvian White Corn Cake USD 16
Chicha Morada Sorbet, Pineapple Vanilla Compote
For room reservations, call +1 (305) 913 8383. For dining reservations, please call +1 (305) 913 8358. For Spa reservations, please call the Spa directly at +1 (305) 913 8332. For more information on Miami Romance Month specials, check out the official Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau website.
This Valentine’s Day, La Moderna is bringing Italy to Miami. For $80 per person, diners can delight in a prix-fixe four-course menu.
For a starter, guests can choose between Carabineros Shrimp Tartare, made with imported stracciatella cheese and celery topped with red onion jam; Zucchini Blossom Trio, served with bufala mozzarella, Parmesan, anchovies, provolone, ricotta and goat cheese; or Angus Beef Tartare, served alongside organic asparagus and tomato confit and finished with horseradish cream.
For the first course, diners can indulge in either Homemade Gnocchi, made with imported porcini mushrooms sautéed in salted butter and shaved parmigiano reggiano, or Seafood Risotto, topped with mixed wild seafood and imported bottarga. For the second course, guests are given the option of either Wild Spanish Branzino, served alongside crispy vegetables and topped with oyster mayo, or Glazed Beef Tenderloin, served with purple potatoes and porcini mushrooms.
Lastly, the dessert platter is an assortment of three different classic Italian pastries with a La Moderna twist for a sweet finish.
Le Pain Quotidien
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Coconut Grove’s popular Belgian bakery/restaurant darling, Le Pain Quotidien will be offering indulgent desserts for guests to enjoy. The baked goods – which include Lizner Cookies, Pistachio Cranberry Shortbread Cookie and Heart Shaped Chocolate Mousse Cake – will be available beginning on February 7 for diners to order in or take home.
Take your date to France – no passport needed! Stephen Starr’s bistro in the chic Bal Harbour Shops is beautifully designed by visionary Shawn Hausman to reflect sidewalk cafes with blue and white woven bistro chairs outside on the lush patio and an intimate interior with details including white table cloths and tapered candles.
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. Reservations: (305) 602-9663
LT Steak and Seafood
LT Steak and Seafood will be offering various specials for the evening. Guests will have the option of ordering the special dishes a la carte or they can opt for an $85 prix-fixe menu, which will include the choice of appetizer, entree and dessert. Options include pan-roasted Ora King salmon, broiled Maine lobster tail and prime bone-in filet.
Reservations are strongly suggested and can be made by calling (305) 673-0044.
Miami Beach’s very own NYC-inspired trattoria, Macchialina will be opening its doors to all lovebirds this Valentine’s Day with a specially curated, 4-course Chef’s tasting menu priced at $75 per person. The Italian hotspot will also be offering wine pairings, one at $32 per person and for a more elevated experience, $55 per person; the higher priced pairing will include access to sample some special bottles of allocated wine.
Chef Mike Pirolo’s handcrafted menu will include an appetizer course including Tuna Crudo with heirloom tomatoes, and Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms; a pasta course featuring a Tagliatelle with lamb shank ragu and Spaghetti Con Aragosta with lobster, tomato and basil; and for the main course, a choice of 21-Day Aged Sirloin of Beef with potato gatto and truffled jus or Alaskan Halibut with a sunchoke puree, crispy sunchokes & lemon emulsion. For dessert, Chef Mike with unveil a special dessert of his choice.
Mayfair Kitchen, the new flagship restaurant for The Mayfair at Coconut Grove, sets to spice up Valentine’s with a vegan addition to the menu.
Running from Tuesday, February 13 through Saturday, February 17 the menu will debut the Trio of Chilli Rellenos ($21). Dish includes, Anaheim pepper with garlic mofongo; jalapeño with sweet corn and red wild rice; and poblano with kale almonds and figs.
For more information or reservations, call 305-779-5100 or visit mayfairhotelandspa.com/dining/.
Meraki Greek Bistro
Tucked away in heart of Downtown Miami (142 SE 1st Avenue, Miami, FL, 33131), take a culinary Mediterranean journey this Valentine’s Day with Meraki Greek Bistro’s prix-fixe menu offering guests a three-course meal! The exclusive menu allows guests to take a romantic getaway to Greece with authentic appetizers including a broccoli velouté soup, tyrokafteri with pita (spicy feta cheese spread) and salata caprese (tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, imported extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper); savory entrées including a tuna souvlaki platter, shrimp and prosciutto, filet mignon skewer and executive chef Giannis Kotsos’ signature lamb filet; as well as sweet desserts including a chocolate praline cheesecake and a signature “kormos” (chocolate and sweet biscotti cake). Couples can call Meraki at 786.773.1535 to make a reservation and enjoy a complimentary glass of prosecco or a Greek white wine sangria. P.S. be sure to reserve the exclusive couple’s hideaway.
Mercato Della Pescheria
Surprise your loved one with the perfect Valentine’s Day evening at Mercato Della Pescheria on Española Way. For $89.99 per couple, indulge in a four-course meal that begins with East and West Coast Oysters, complemented by lemon and Champagne mignonette. For the second course, dive into Lump Crab Cakes, served with Calabrian chili aioli and roasted peppers.
After the second course, couples will be served Lemon sorbet to cleanse their palates. For the third course, diners will be servedHousemade Tomato Pasta Ravioli filled with ricotta cream and accompanied with Fontina cheese fondue and roasted Sicilian pistachios. To top off the romantic evening, guests will be treated to a decadent Chocolate Ganache, served with raspberry coulis and two glasses of sparkling champagne.
This menu is only available on Valentine’s Day, February 14th. To make a reservation at Mercato Della Pescheria, please call (305) 534-5822 or visit www.mercatodellapescheria.com.
Nautilus South Beach
Miami Beach’s nautical-themed gem Nautilus South Beach offers couples a $75pp seafood-focused Mediterranean dinner for two at the Cabana Club’s sweeping terrace, which includes a bottle of Taittinger Rosé Champagne paired with choice of Oysters Champagne Mignonette or Butternut Squash Soup with chili oil.
Main options include Beef Tenderloin with mascarpone polenta and chocolate port reduction, Mushroom Risotto with black truffles and shaved parmesan, or Grilled Branzino with asparagus and citrus vinaigrette, and a sweet finale of Molten Chocolate Cake with caramel ice cream or Red Velvet Ice Cream Sundae with white chocolate. Viva L’amore!
Pinch Kitchen is celebrating love this Valentine’s Day with a special prix fixe menu and live music by Santo and Tina.
The prix fixe 3-course menu includes some of the Pinch Kitchen classics for guests to choose from including the Pinch Salad, Boquerones, Trout, and the Orange Chocolate Soufflé; along with some specials for the evening. Each couple will also receive a complimentary bottle of Cava all while enjoying the smooth sounds of Santo and Tina.
The cost for the prix fixe 3-course menu is $52 per person. The regular menu will also be available that evening. Reservations are highly encouraged and may be made by visiting pinchmiami.com.
Quinto La Huella
Toast to love at Quinto La Huella on Valentine’s Day. Don’t forget to try their Valentine’s day signature drink, Cupid’s Blossom, with Russian Standard, St. Germain, Lemon Juice, and Muddled strawberry and topped up with Prosecco, only $15.
Rusty Pelican, Key Biscayne’s iconic dining destination, invites couples to share a romantic evening this Valentine’s Day. On Wednesday February 14, 2018, guests can indulge in an aphrodisiacal five-course, prix-fixe menu crafted by Executive Chef Jim Pastor.
The first seating begins at 5PM to 7PM for $80 per person*. The later seating begins at 9PM onwards for $98 per person* with the inclusion of a welcome glass of Taittinger Champagne. Guests have the option of indulging in the beverage pairing for an additional $58 per person*. (*Excluding tax and gratuity).
The first course features a Hearts of Palm Salad with fennel, mache and passionfruit. Appetizers include choice of Poached Wild Atlantic Salmon with pickled leeks and blood orange gastrique or Duck Confit Risotto with rosemary chantarelle mushrooms, fava beans and parmigiano reggiano. The third course features a Cavatelli Cacio e Pepe with black truffle. Entree choices offer Seared Chilean Sea Bass with parsnip puree, charred romesco and pink champagne Buerre Blanc or Dry Aged 8oz. Manhattan Steak with creamy Malanga and sauce bordelaise.
For dessert, Strawberry Mousse with toasted almond sand and bittersweet chocolate.
Shelley’s Oyster Bar
Shelley’s is offering a 4-course prix-fixe menu for $69 that includes oysters and options such as roasted carrots and cashews, mango crudo, monkfish with pancetta, fish collars and chocolate creameaux with strawberry sorbet. For reservations, visit their Tock page.
The Social Club
Celebrate the Day of Love with bites and bubbles! The Social Club, South Beach’s hidden culinary gem, will offer a unique three-course prix-fixe menu, perfect for the romantic foodie.
Crafted by Executive Chef Jeffrey Williams, the special dinner menu will offer an array of delightful choices including Head on Spanish Prawn with potato mushroom “risotto” and crustacean saffron bisque; Lamb “Lolli chop” with lentil, citrus cumin yogurt and horseradish gremolata; Maine Lobster a la Plancha with Crushed potato, wild asparagus, caramelized lemon, as well as sweet choices of delectable desserts, and more.
Priced at $75 per person, Social Club’s Valentine’s Day menu will include a complimentary glass of Perrier Jouet Brut Champagne. For reservations, call 305-604-1800
Stiltsville Fish Bar
One of Miami Beach’s hottest new restaurants, Stiltsville Fish Bar, is inviting guests to celebrate Valentine’s Day with classic seafood fare prepared by the culinary chef duo, Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth. On Wednesday February 14, 2018, diners can enjoy specials along with a la carte fare, followed by a complimentary glass of bubbly.
Specials include shareable dishes like Sweet and Spicy Oysters ($22) – Three Chilled Oyster served with Sweet Vermouth compressed apples or Brandy soaked blood oranges and Three Chilled Oyster marinated in spicy vodka with fresno chilis and hearts on fire garnish.
Entree choices include The Fish 2 Ways ($69) – grilled and roasted whole Yellow Tail Snapper stuffed with marinated fennel, lobster butter and artichokes; The Fish 3 Way ($82) – crispy tail, head & cheeks, butter roasted loin, ceviche-style with crispy beets and lovage; or The Romeo and Juliet Lobster ($47) – yankee (Maine) lobster with southern bell grits, ginger cream and asparagus tips.
For a sweet ending, a Chocolate Hazelnut Torte ($14) – champagne blood orange sorbet, prailine and hazelnut anglaise.
The Strand Bar & Grill at Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, delivers a seasonal, ingredient-driven menu of carefully considered new American fare infused with innovative touches. For Valentine’s Day, Executive Chef Stephen Ullrich will offer a romantically themed four-course menu priced at $150 per couple, or $85 per person plus tax and gratuity. Savory highlights from the menu include: Bay Scallop Crudo, Beet Ravioli with Lobster, and Lavender and Honey Glazed Duck Breast to name a few. Additionally, their raw bar is also worth diving into – after all, they do say that oysters are an aphrodisiac.
Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co.
Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples indulging in overpriced menus at high-end restaurants that need 2-week advanced made reservations. On Wednesday, February 14th, acclaimed neighborhood bar, Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. is challenging the stereotype that Valentine’s Day has developed by hosting Drag Queen Champagne & Milk Wrestling competitions inside the bar on Wednesday, February 14th.
For one evening only, Sweet Liberty will transform into a wrestling arena complete with an inflatable pool filled with over 20 gallons of milk and champagne. Beginning at 10pm, guests are encouraged to watch or even participate in the madness that will be the best Valentine’s Day party you’ll ever get to attend for FREE! Sweet Liberty’s full food + cocktail menu will also be available for guests to indulge in throughout the event.
Whether celebrating Valentine’s Day includes enjoying a goblet for 2 or splitting an insane milkshake, Sugar Factory has everything you need to celebrate Valentine’s Day the right way with your loved ones. Ocean Drive’s hottest spot boasts beautiful views of the water along with tasty dishes, incredible drinks, and a night you’ll never forget! Lovers can also choose to enjoy a special prix-fixe menu for $79.
Sushi Garage will be offering a special prix-fixe menu for two that is sure to make this Valentine’s Day the best yet. For $90, a party of two can enjoy shishito peppers, miso soup, and a delicious sushi and sashimi platter that includes: Chef’s Choice Sushi and Sashimi, Spicy Salmon Roll, and Spicy Tuna Roll. For dessert, guests can enjoy garage shots and chocolate truffles to end the night on a perfectly sweet note. And don’t worry about drinks; the prix-fixe menu also includes ½ of Soto Sake!
Treat your loved one to a “Corazon” cocktail at Tacology, offered now through February 14 for $12. On Valentine’s Day, the drink will be $6 all day. The cocktail is made with Beluga Noble Russian Vodka, St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Lime Juice, Agave, Egg White and Passion Fruit, Blood Orange and Pomegranate Infusion.
Tamara’s Bistro at the National Hotel
Give in to your foodie cravings this Valentine’s Day at Tamara’s Bistro at the National Hotel. For only $65 per person, couples are served a three-course menu and dessert.
For the first course, couples can choose from a Mushroom Bisque, infused with Sherry and accompanied with gruyere crouton; Tuna Tartar, served with spiced aioli, cornichones, avocado, and grilled olive sourdough; or Baby Romaine, which includes lemon olio, grilled tomato flatbread, confit garlic, olive compote, and Parmesan tuile.
For the main course, guests are offered Chevre Encrusted Lamb Chop, with garlic parmesan mousse, blueberry sauce Bordeaux, and haricot verts; Jerk Black Grouper, accompanied by grilled pineapple satay, coconut rice, plantain chip, and Malibu rum infusion; or Filet Mignon, paired with lobster risotto, grilled asparagus tips, vidalia crisp, and morel mushroom jus.
To complete the perfect evening, couples can choose between a Pavlova Martini For You, which includes strawberries, banana custard, meringue, Chantilly cream, and Chambord or a Chocolate Espresso For Me, which includes espresso chocolate mousse, candied orange, macaroon, grand marnier.
To make reservations, call 305.532.2311 or visit www.nationalhotel.com.
Tanuki will be open for lunch and dinner from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. For Valentine’s Day, Tanuki will offer a $29 “Lovers Tasting, Three Ways” and a special reduced price of their “sharing cocktail,” the Bubbly Tanuki Pina Colada.
Three in Wynwood is offering a $75 prix-fixe menu that includes options such as creamy cracked conch chowder, Spanish dover sole ballotine and citrus flan tart — to name a few. For full menu details and to make a reservation, visit Three’s official website.
Located in Miami’s most artistic neighborhood, Wynwood, VEZA SUR Brewing Co. is inviting all the single ladies to stop by the brewery on Galentine’s Day, February 13th, to sample the newest beer cocktails to hit the menu. Join us for VEZA SUR Unplugged on Wednesday, February 14th, and groove to the acoustic tunes of local musician, Nacho Londono, and Electric Kif.
Try the Propuesta Indecente ($9), made with muddled strawberries, fresh lemon syrup, simple syrup and topped with a Guava Sour beer. Garnish with strawberries and a lemon slice.
Also on the menu, Single As a Pringle ($9), which is made with fresh lemon juice, basil syrup, pear purée, muddled basil leaf and served in a snifter over ice. Top it off with a Belgian Gator Ale and garnish with basil leaf.
One of the most romantic venues in Miami, Villa Azur welcomes guests into its dining room reminiscent of French and Italian Rivieras on Valentine’s Day with romantic specials by Executive Chef Philippe Ruiz as live music and electric beats by DJ Stephan M sets a romantic atmosphere.
The candle-lit dinner includes appetizers such as the Steak Tartare “My Way” ($20) with crispy potato and Spiced Seafood Ceviche ($23) with jalapeños and fresh coriander, entrees including the Exotic Black Grouper Fillet “En Papillote” ($38) with sweet and sour vegetables, and passion fruit buerre blanc, and 42oz Cote de Boeuf “Bone in Ribeye” for 2 ($120) with roasted fingerling potato, mushroom and red wine sauce.
Finish the note with something sweet in the form of the Chocolate Lava Cake for 2 ($19) with bourbon vanilla ice cream or the Rose Macaroon ($14) with raspberries and litchi mousse.
For Valentine’s Day, Zuma is offering a variety of tasting menus. Everyone that orders one of the tasting menus will also receive a special Love Potion cocktail with their dessert platter.
Tasting Menu 1
Glass of Louis Roederer Brut
$115 per person
Tasting Menu 2
Glass of Louis Roederer Rose
$165 per person
Tasting Menu 3
Bottle of Cristal
$395 per person
For reservations, contact 305-577-0277.