And just like that, Christmas is upon us again. Need some ideas on where to celebrate? You’ve come to the right place. Check out these Christmas Eve and Christmas Day specials happening throughout South Florida.
Details are subject to change, so please contact the restaurant directly for the latest details.
Americana Kitchen at Loews Coral Gables Hotel
It’s time to feast and be festive with loved ones. This Christmas Day, Americana Kitchen at the newly opened Loews Coral Gables Hotel invites you to savor classic and creative seasonal flavors with our inaugural holiday brunch experience prepared by Executive Chef Ricardo Jarquin.
Menu highlights include: Traditional breakfast bites, waffle and benedict bar, raw bar featuring fresh rolled sushi, herb crusted prime rib, seared branzino, butternut squash ravioli, seasonal sides and more. $100+ per adult | $40+ for kids ages 5 – 11 (under 5 eat free).
Start the holiday celebrations with Michael Mina’s acclaimed American steakhouse Bourbon Steak at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa. Available Saturday, December 24th and Sunday, December 25th from 5PM to 11PM, the menu features a choice of appetizer including Chef’s oyster selection, tuna tartare, spicy beef lettuce cups, and more. Indulge in entrees including filet mignon, veal chop, and ahi tuna among others.
All are accompanied by a trio of farm fresh side dishes of truffle mac and cheese, garlic mashed potatoes, and classic creamed spinach. End the evening with delicious spice cake, apple cranberry cobbler, or a peppermint bar. The Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menu is priced at $170 per adult and $80 for children 12 and under. Bourbon Steak Miami is located inside JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa at 19999 W Country Club Drive, Aventura, FL 33180.
Celebrate Christmas Eve with the ultimate holiday celebration at CHICA Nights Miami. Guests can enjoy live music, performances and entertainment with a Latin flair all night long while Indulging in vibrant dishes such as the popular Crispy Tuna Tacos and Wagyu Empanadas and signature handcrafted cocktails such as the Chica-Rita made with Espolòn Reposado Tequila.
Major Food Group’s latest Miami venture, Contessa Miami, is serving up a luxurious four-course Italian feast featuring the house signature Meatballs Aldo, Ricotta Gnudi, Roasted Turkey, Spicy Lobster Rigatoni, and plentiful accompaniments; a Porterhouse will be on offer as a supplement. For dessert, enjoy Pumpkin Ice Cream and Contessa’s take on a Boston Cream Pie. Contessa’s Christmas Day menu will be available from 2 PM to 9:30 PM in the heart of the Miami Design District.
This Christmas Day, Dirty French Steakhouse will offer a decadent prix-fixe menu showcasing house classics along with a few special additions perfect for Christmas Dinner. Available from 2:00 PM to 9:30 PM, the menu kicks off with the Hors d’oeuvre course which includes a choice of either the Mushroom Millefeuille, Beef Carpaccio, Lobster Ravioli, or Wedge Salad; peaks with the main course including a choice of Prime Filet Mignon, Roasted Chicken, or Blackened Snapper all served with Sesame Spinach and Pommes Frites; and is rounded out with the dessert course including both Opera Cake and Creme Brûlée for the table.
Glass & Vine
Join Glass & Vine on Christmas Eve for a holiday dinner in light of Christmas. The Christmas Eve dinner will be $65 per person plus the regular menu to choose from as well. You will be able to choose 1 starter, 1 entree, 1 side and 1 dessert.
Isabelle’s Grill Room & Garden
Celebrate Christmas Eve in an enchanting garden oasis at Isabelle’s Grill Room & Garden at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami. On Saturday, December 24 from 5PM to 10PM, the chic Coconut Grove eatery’s Christmas Eve in the Gardenwill offer a holiday-inspired five course menu for $165++ per adult and $65++ per child (ages 5 – 12).
The festive menu by Executive Chef Ashley Stanton will begin with Roasted Chestnut Soup made with maple chantilly, smoked bacon lardons, thyme oil and Cognac, followed by Lemon Chili Glazed U-10 Scallop with fennel broth, charred orange, pickled shallot, rosemary and almond crumble. The third course features Beet & Citrus Carpaccio with candy cane and red beets, navel orange, mandarin, four seed brittle, arugula watercress blend, honeyed goat cheese and chili apricot vinaigrette.
For the main course, guests will have will have a choice of Spiced Cherry Rubbed Beef Tenderloin served with leek puree, mushroom & cipollini onion, port cherry gel, asparagus and truffled bordelaise; Applewood Smoked Bacon Wrapped Duck Roulade complemented with chestnut apple stuffing, celeriac puree, Haricot Vert bundle, kumquat relish and apple brandy sauce; or Seared Sweet Potato Steak with chili honey roasted baby carrots and fennel, leek puree and lentil ragout.
The feast will conclude on a sweet note with a choice of dessert including Mont Blanc Chestnut Sponge with pastry cream and meringue; or Black Forest Chocolate Cake with mascarpone cream and cherries.
In addition, on Sunday, December 25 from 11:30AM to 4:30PM, Isabelle’s is offering a Christmas Day Brunch Buffet for $145++ per adult and $55++ per child (ages 5 – 12). The indulgent brunch will feature a variety of action stations including Artisan Cheese and Charcuterie, Salad Bar, Chilled Seafood & Raw Bar, Omelet & Breakfast Specialties, Holiday-Inspired Entrées, Sweet Treats and a Bottomless Mimosa Bar, just for the occasion. Reservations are required by calling (305) 644-4675or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jaya at The Setai
East meets West at Jaya at The Setai to create a spectacular holiday dining experience. From 6PM to 11PM on Saturday, December 24 and Sunday, December 25, guests can enjoy an à la carte menu of speciality dishes. Along with the full menu, additional options include Duck Confit Salad ($28) with roasted peaches, truffle honey, and a raspberry sherry vinaigrette, Baked Grouper ($48) with a miso sweet potato puree, baby squash, vanilla brown butter, a 32oz Tomahawk ($225) with truffled mashed potatoes, shishito peppers, peppercorn sauce, and a Chocolate Dome Dessert ($19) of raspberry filling, chocolate ginger cake, caramelized cherries and pistachio ice cream among other dishes.
On Christmas Day, indulge in an even more dazzling Christmas Brunch from 11:30AM to 3:30PM. Priced at $135 per adult and $75 child (ages 5-12), the festive twist on the signature brunch will include a holiday bar. Guests can enjoy crafted cocktails and chilled chocolate ganache accompanied by a renowned live jazz quintet. Replete with endless Louis Roederer Champagne and dine on a lavish buffet featuring elevated breakfast classics and Southeast Asian dishes.
The Key Club
Available on Friday, December 23rd and Saturday, December 24th, The Key Club’s Christmas in the Grove dinner menu will be offering a la carte starter, main and dessert specials, including Black Truffle Agnolotti ($65), Herb-Crusted Prime Rib ($85), Dover Sole ($95), Lamb Chops ($75) and Dark Chocolate Souffle with Spiced Eggnog Gelato ($17).
For dinner on Christmas Eve and all day long on Christmas Day, feast on Le Zoo’s menu additions, special for the holidays, that include Grilled Oysters au Pastis, Lobster Bernaise and Crepes Suzette.
LPM Restaurant & Bar
This holiday season, LPM Restaurant & Bar Miami will introduce a lineup of five festive cocktails to their already showstopping “Recipes for our Friends” cocktail menu, which is inspired by one of the 20th century’s most versatile artists, Jean Cocteau.
Titled “Greetings to our Friends,” the reimagined menu pays homage to the tradition of sharing greeting cards with your loved ones during the holidays, representing the true meaning behind the season – sharing, gathering and expressing gratitude for one another. Each cocktail symbolizes a different type of letter, dedicated to the various people in our lives that hold sentimental value: Tribute (Letter to a Friend), Maman (Letter to his Mom), Jean a Jean (Letter to his Lovers), Homme au Café (Letter to Society), and the Madeleine 1957 (Letter to Life). In addition to the holiday-inspired cocktails,
LPM Miami is also offering a white truffle special this holiday season. Shaved table side, the white truffle can be added to several plates including their Burrata, Rigatoni, Potato Gratin, Chicken Foie Gras, and more!
Lure Fishbar at Loews Miami Beach Hotel
In the spirit of the Italian tradition, Lure Fishbar Executive Chef Khaleel Ali presents the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Dine on a multi-course menu composed of the delicate flavors for the sea this Christmas Eve.
Menu highlights include: Ora King Salmon Crudo, Frito Misto, Cioppino, Chocolate Tiramisu. $68+ per person | Saturday, December 24, 2022, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
In case you’re skipping the turkey and honey baked ham this year, Phuc Yea will be open Christmas Day offering their full menu for dine in and takeout/delivery via Ubereats. Serving contemporary Vietnamese fusion cuisine, Phuc Yea favorites include the signature PY noodles – a house-made signature egg noodle dish served with garlic butter, oyster sauce and Parmesan cheese $14; no meal is complete without it.
To start, edamame hummus drizzled with lemongrass chili oil, served with shrimp rice crackers $14; rolls and bao buns – especially the sweet n’ sour pork bun $14 – to caramelized chicken wings with house-made pickles $14 and the cast iron seared octopus with creamy curried chickpeas, cranberry agrodolce, lemongrass chili sate and herbage $19.
To share, options include special Phuc yea pho – Hickory smoked beef short rib, pho spiced beef broth, cooked overnight, herbage, rice noodles, beef meatballs, fresh herbs, onions, beans sprouts, jalapeños, gluten free option available and serves 3-4 people $59. Rounding out your holiday meal and new to the PY menu is the millionaire fried rice – Egg, black truffle, truffle oil, black pepper, chives, quail egg $26; and char siu roasted black cod – house made BBQ sauce, honey, nuoc Cham, soy, lemongrass, citrus $32.
Need catering for your holiday party? Enjoy a wide variety of catering platters from Pura Vida Miami’s beloved all-day menu with a special promotion for a free Croissant Platter when you spend $500 or more! Pura Vida’s catering menu offers options from Avocado Smashes, Assorted Bagels Breakfast Proteins, and Fruit Salad, to Pura Vida’s signature Salads and Proteins, Mini Bowls, Wraps, and more.
Last but not least, Pura Vida is introducing new holiday-inspired menu items including a Ginger Tea Latte & Butternut Squash Soup! Made to make you feel warm and cozy, the two new menu items are available across all twelve locations and via in-app pickup or delivery, perfect for a holiday dine-out or night in. The Ginger Tea Latte features butterfly pea tea, ginger & a touch of honey. The Butternut Squash Soup is made with butternut squash, onion, garlic, olive oil, bay leaf, ginger, and sage, topped with cilantro.
Rusty Pelican Miami
Celebrate Christmas Miami’s iconic and historic Rusty Pelican restaurant. Guests can indulge in a four-course brunch or a la carte dinner while enjoying panoramic views of the sparkling Miami skyline starting at $92 per adult and $35 for children for brunch. Diners can also indulge in delicious cocktails by adding on the bottomless mimosa special for $30.
Stiltsville Fish Bar
Stiltsville Fish Bar is hosting a Christmas Eve brunch and dinner. The holiday brunch is a $100 7-course prix fix per person with a round of bubbles if you book in advance, with dishes including Caviar Deviled Eggs and Crab Cake Eggs Benedict. The holiday dinner is a $100 7-course prix fix per person with a round of rosé if you book in advance, with dishes including Stiltsville Fried Chicken and Caribbean Lobster & Grits.
Celebrate Christmas in the Garden! This holiday season, Swan Miami whips up a special menu featuring small plates like Chilled Florida Stone Crab Claws and Burrata; main entrees like Roasted Prime Rib and Red Snapper ‘En Croute’, and decadent desserts including Chocolate Yule Log. The menu will be available on Friday, December 23rd and Saturday, December 24, from 6pm-11pm.
Celebrate Noche Buena and Christmas with a Pan-Latin holiday feast at Toro Toro, chef/restaurateur Richard Sandoval’s acclaimed restaurant inside the InterContinental Miami. On Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24 beginning at 6PM, and Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25 from Noon to 11PM, Toro Toro is featuring a prix-fixe Christmas menu, created by Executive Chef Armando Febles, for $99++ per person.
The feast begins with choice of appetizer including Crispy Pork Belly with pickled papaya, habanero-mojo vinaigrette and plantain crumble; Hamachi Tiradito complemented by yuzu-rocoto leche de tigre, acevichado aioli and crispy shallots; Truffle Caesar topped with truffle-caesar dressing, parmesan frico and cured egg yolk; and Cucumber & Avocado Gazpacho with piquillo pepper oil, charred corn and garlic chips. The entrée course, which is served family-style, features a choice of protein with options including Half Lamb Rack with Rosemary Herb Crust, Mojo Brined Pork Tomahawk and Sea Bass Al Carbon.
For an additional $250, guests can upgrade to the restaurant’s 40 oz Wagyu Tomahawk.The entrée course will be complemented by family-style servings of purple hasselback potatoes, creamed spinach and Hen of the Woods mushrooms with aji amarillo vinaigrette. The decadent feast will finish on a sweet note with dessert selections including Coquito Tres Leches, a macerated vanilla pound cake with homemade coquito and cinnamon ginger crumbs topping, served with mango-lime sorbet; or Buche Noel Toro Toro Style, an almond sponge cake with hazelnut creme and dark chocolate mousse topped with Morello Cherry Caviar.
For children ages 3 – 12, Toro Toro will offer a Kids Menu offering Petit Filet Mignon with french fries and Chicken Breast with mashed potatoes and broccoli for $59++ per child.