Where to Celebrate Christmas 2021 in Miami

Need Christmas plans? Look no further: We’ve rounded up some of the best Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner specials and events. As always, details are subject to change. Contact the restaurant directly for the latest details. Merry Christmas!


Offering a sophisticated but approachable Christmas Brunch menu with eclectic dishes that feature only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients, Ambersweet inside The Confidante Miami Beach provides a unique dining experience that celebrates the region’s vibrant history and culture.

For $65 per person, guests can choose from an assortment of freshly baked pastries; French toast; glazed ham; breakfast quiche; Alaskan Smoked Salmon and choice of bagel and complimentary accoutrements; sushi from the raw bar display; sliced turkey breast, and much more. All Christmas Brunches come with a selection of fruit juices, coffee, eggnog and hot cocoa.


This Christmas, head to Ariete for an unforgettable holiday dining experience curated by James Beard Awards Best Chef: South 2020 semifinalist Chef Michael Beltran. Priced at $75 per person (excluding tax + gratuity), Ariete’s festive feast features a variety of sumptuous offerings certain to please the entire family.

Dishes include black truffle stuffed Green Circle chicken; pork collar ham; yucca served with Calabrian mojo and mustard creme fraiche; roasted local fennel served with apples and Taleggio cheese; and local calabaza in a decadent calabaza caramel, served with ginger crumble. The restaurant’s notable wine list and creative cocktails will be on offer. Christmas Dinner is served on Saturday, December 25 from 6PM-10PM. The eatery will be closed during Brunch.

Boia De

The beloved restaurant from chef couple Luciana Giangrandi and Alex Meyer, semifinalists for Best Chef: South in the 2020 James Beard Awards, will be hosting a special Christmas Day brunch in collaboration with El Bagel. Brunch will be offered from 11AM until 3PM inside the restaurant with a limited number of outdoor tables.

Outdoors, there will also be space for guests to hang out and enjoy some bubbly and mini bagels with spreads. The full menu, which is sure to include some epic, not-to-be-missed bagel sandwiches and creative spins on brunch favorites, will be revealed closer to Christmas Day. Reservations are strongly encouraged as the popular duo is sure to round up crowds of loyal guests.

Chug’s Diner

Set your alarms early on Christmas Day and head to the newly reopened Chug’s Diner, located in Miami’s Coconut Grove neighborhood. Chef Michael Beltran’s upscale yet approachable Cuban-American diner will open on Saturday, December 25 from 8AM – 3PM. Diners can belly up to the ventanita for a cortadito, croquetas and delicious seasonal pastelitos from Pastelito Papi, or enjoy a sit-down meal out on the patio, at the counter or in the dining room. The full a la carte menu will be available with favorites like the cast iron pancake; lechon hash with mojo onions and fried egg; and the wildly popular frita.

COTE Miami

In addition to COTE Miami’s dinner menu, guests will have an opportunity to experience the Christmas Feast ($142 per person ++) on Christmas Eve (closed on Christmas Day)-a thoughtfully priced offering that provides guests with a tour of COTE’s finest plates featuring seven selected cuts of COTE’s most notable USDA Prime and American Wagyu Beef, and Lamb complemented by an array of Korean accompaniments including pickled seasonal vegetables and salads; fresh Red Leaf Lettuce with Ssaam-jang; fluffy Savory Egg Soufflé, Janchi Somyun, Korean angel hair with piping hot clear anchovy consommé; followed by Soft Serve ice cream topped with soy sauce caramel for dessert.

Habitat at 1 Hotel South Beach

Join Habitat, located on-site at 1 Hotel South Beach, for their delicious Christmas buffet.
Blending home cooked meals with a new world vitality, Habitat is deep-rooted in homestyle cuisine and perfect for families looking to spend Christmas out of the house.

Offering brunch specials such as omelet and chef carving stations as well as seasonal dishes that are turned into artistic and stunning plates of perfection. Designed with both comfort and luxury in mind, Chef Hernandez aims to make diners feel at home in his cozy yet upscale “Habitat.”

Isabelle’s Grill Room and Garden

Isabelle’s Grill Room and Garden, the chic Coconut Grove eatery, is offering Christmas Day Brunch with live music and $35 Bottomless Bloody Mary’s and a Build-Your-Own Mimosa Bar will be offered from 11AM – 3PM. Enjoy a la carte offerings like a Seafood Tower, Roasted Beet Salad, Smoked Salmon Board, Duo Turkey Sandwich, Panettone Bread Pudding Skillet, breakfast entrees, desserts and more.

La Mar By Gaston Acurio

Savor a sumptuous Christmas Eve dinner experience offering traditional Peruvian-inspired holiday cuisine by Executive Chef Diego Oka. As part of the gastronomical journey, enjoy a delectable family-style fried turkey feast and a lavish buffet featuring: Seafood rice, scallop, and pan con chicharron live stations. Anticucho grilled favorites including Anticucho de corazón, Anticucho de pollo, Anticucho shrimp.

Additional items include: quinoa salad, pasta salad, whole fish Nikkei, ají de gallina empanadas, potato and choclo, grilled corn and asparagus. Patrons are also invited to sip on an array of cocktails served alongside stunning views of Biscayne Bay and city skyline. ($165 per person ++ for 21 and over, for a two-hour dinner experience with selection of cocktails; $95 per person ++ for ages 7- 20).

LPM Restaurant and Bar

Enjoy a Riviera-inspired Christmas dinner at LPM Miami. LPM boasts thrilling, original cocktails and a light, imaginative menu of delicate intensity full of Mediterranean ingredients.

On Christmas Day, LPM will offer their dinner menu with the addition of delicious white truffle specials including white truffle burrata, white truffle rigatoni, gnocchi (creamy white sauce), white truffle risotto and an option to add white truffle to other dishes. Truffles are $29 per gram, with 3 grams minimum per portion.


MILA Restaurant is celebrating Christmas Day with a special dish that embodies their luxurious “MediterrAsian” concept. They are serving “Hirame,” the Japanese term for Summer Flounder, imported from the volcanic South Korean island of Jeju. Flavored with dill for freshness, mustard seed for aroma and nuttiness, and fig vinegar for a bittersweet bite, the light fish is perfectly balanced. Is a dish ever complete without Caviar? The Hirame is topped with fish eggs and bright edible flowers for garnish that make the dish as beautiful as it is delicious.

Pair it with MILA’s specialty holiday cocktail of Matcha Eggnog, incorporating Santa Teresa 1796 Rum with matcha and coconut flavors. It’s creamy and smooth while still being dairy-free. Try it while it’s available, from now until January 1!

Nikki Beach

It’s that magical time of the year! Dine on Nikki Beach’s specialty holiday menu and sip on handcrafted cocktails while Celebrating Life with your loved ones.

Guests will enjoy a $35 prix-fixe menu with choice of Oven-Roasted Turkey Breast or Slow Roasted Blank Angus Prime paired with a selection of sides including Jack’s Old Fashioned Stuffing, Rosemary Sweet Potato Mash, Seasonal Farm Vegetables and House-made apple pie served with vanilla ice cream. Enjoy a dreamy afternoon consisting of soft winter hues, enchanted garden-inspired décor and live melodies from our signature entertainment. ‘Tis the season to be merry.

Rusty Pelican

Rusty Pelican, known for its dazzling waterfront views, is inviting families to a fabulous Christmas Day feast on December 25. Christmas Brunch served from 10AM to 4PM is a cornucopia of choices including Medium Florida Stone Crabs with mustard celery salt and aji amarillo and freshly-shucked Pink Moon Oysters. The Brunch Board for Two features shareable portions of Lobster Benedict, New York Strip Reserve, Fried Chicken and Waffles, and Fingerling Smash ($125).

Guests can get festive with limited-time mimosa flavors including Apple Cider Pumpkin Spice; Passion Fruit & Tarragon; and Dragon Fruit & Watermelon. For dessert, indulge in an assortment of sweet treats including Café Con Leche Bread Pudding, Mini Seasonal Pies, Key Lime Pie and more. Christmas Dinner will be served from 5:30PM to 9:30PM, diners can choose from Rusty Pelican’s seasonal a la carte options with special menu additions for both children and adults.

Sugar Factory

Sweeten up the holidays with Sugar Factory’s seasonal treats the ‘Tis The Season Insane Milkshake and Mistletoe Mule goblet! A creamy blend of eggnog and vanilla ice cream, the ‘Tis The Season Insane Milkshake is served in a white-chocolate dipped mug. It is decorated with mini candy canes, festive gumdrops and green sugar, and topped with more gumdrops and a gingerbread man.

This shake is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. The Mistletoe Mule is a sweet blend of cherry vodka, ginger beer, cranberry juice and fresh lime. Also, it is stuffed with gummy Christmas wreaths and gummy cherries. This photo-worthy smoking goblet can also be ordered without alcohol. Both drinks will be available through December 31 so grab them while you can!

TUR Kitchen

Enjoy dinner with the entire family on Noche Buena (Christmas Eve) and Christmas Day with TUR’s new Winter menu and featured specials from 6 pm-11 pm on both days. In addition to a la carte items Chef Christian Chirino will be offering a seven-course Tasting Menu ($145 per person ++) with the option to add on a Sommelier Wine Pairing ($95).