1500 Degrees at the Eden Roc Hotel
4525 Collins Avenue
With locally sourced organic produce and a passionate chef dedicated to the farm-to-table ethos, Paula DaSilva’s brand new dining room dazzles with seasonal cuisine and classic steakhouse panache. Grab a table on the poolside patio and swoon to the culinary delights served under the stars.
Blue Door Fish at the Delano
1685 Collins Avenue
Long considered swank and romantic, this popular South Beach bistro has recently revamped the menu to embrace a French and Brazilian fusion that is at once precise and delicate but at the same time wildly entertaining. Whether basking in the flattering light of the breathtaking dining room or tucked away on one of the most romantic terraces by the sea, Blue Door Fish makes every night magic.
Bond St. at the Townhouse Hotel
150 20 Street
Cool and casual, this trendy sushi lounge enchants guests with clever riffs on maki rolls and also sends their funky Japanese fare up to the glorious rooftop lounge where a sunset sip and a sushi dinner make for a perfect date night out on South Beach.
DeRodriguez Cuba on Ocean at the Hilton Bentley Hotel
101 Ocean Drive
With a luxury resort as a back drop and in full view of the Atlantic Ocean, Chef Douglas Rodriguez’s innovative riffs on ceviche and traditional Cuban cuisine get an amazing South Beach resort upgrade. Experience the mastery of one of the nation’s top chefs doing what he does best at a gorgeous new setting by the sea.
Gotham Steak at the Fontainebleau Hotel
4441 Collins Avenue
While expensive prime beef is not hard to find on Miami Beach, there are very few restaurants as enchanting as this two-level temple to sizzling steak where a glittering tower of fine wine and truly impeccable service make for a truly memorable meal. Sit indoors or alfresco to experience beauty and the beach!
Hakkasan at the Fontainebleau Hotel
4441 Collins Avenue
One of the sexiest hotel restaurants ever designed, chef Lok Soon Ooi’s Asian cuisine served at weekend dim sum brunch or nightly dinner is pricey but fantastic. Reflecting the rhythm of the Atlantic Ocean, the dining room is serene and seductive and the BBQ tea-smoked meats, tender dumplings and tropical cocktails are truly addictive.
The Restaurant at the Setai
2001 Collins Avenue
Top world fare from China, Thailand, India, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia comes with a hefty price tag at The Restaurant at the Setai.