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Miami Valentine’s Day 2022: Where to Wine & Dine Your Valentine



Romance is in the Miami air, especially come Valentine’s Day. Fine food, amazing service, and sophistication aplenty make it easy to have a special night out. Valentine’s Day is no exception, with the city’s best restaurants rolling out Valentine’s menus that make it hard to narrow down the choices.

Whether you’ve been sort-of seeing somebody or you’ve been married for 25 years, February 14 can make the stakes seem extra high. Valentine’s Day falls on February 14 every year. In 2022, Valentine’s Day will be on a Monday.

We’ve gathered up the best of the best— from dining barefoot in the sand to a more elegant atmosphere—for our picks of the best Miami Valentine’s Day restaurants.

Tur Kitchen

Celebrated for its contemporary, ingredient-forward dishes, TUR Kitchen will offer a prix fixe menu for ($95 per person ++) showcasing a selection of amuse-bouche, entrées, mains, desserts and side dishes. The delicious menu includes everything from Fois Gras to Octopus, Black Grouper, Filet Mignon, Duck Magret and more. Upgrade the experience with luxe additions like Fresh Black Winter Truffle, Alba White Truffle (MP) and Ossetra Caviar (Royal Siberian – 1 oz. $79; Imperial Russian – 1 oz. $99). Reservations: HERE

Address: 259 Giralda Avenue Coral Gables, FL 33134 – Phone: (786) 483-8014


Ariete

For couples in search of a romantic night out, Chef Michael Beltran is preparing an elegant, Valentine’s Day tasting menu priced at $90 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). Diners on 2/14/22 can expect Chef Beltran’s contemporary American cuisine with robust, Cuban flavors and dessert by Executive Pastry Chef Devin Braddock. Ariete is located at 3540 Main Highway in Coconut Grove. Valentine’s Day Dinner will be served from 5PM-10PM. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (305) 640-5862 or on Open Table. https://arietecoconutgrove.com/

Boia De

Boia De, the neighborhood gem by chef/couple and James Beard Award semifinalists Alex Meyer and Luciana Giangrandi, will be offering a specialty Valentine’s Day tasting menu this year. Priced at $115 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), the menu will start off with a glass of bubbly and a Canape Plate of five bites that include Crispy Polenta with baccala mantecato, Tuna Crudo with smoky eggplant and Sicilian pesto, Foie Terrine, Marinated Mussels with smoked paprika and Rabbit Rillette; followed by three pasta dishes to share – Tortellini in brodo, Raviolo in sage brown butter and Potato Gnocchi with black truffle and Romagna sausage. For dessert, diners will enjoy a Chocolate-Raspberry Tart with candied pistachios and creme fraiche ice cream. An optional wine pairing will be available for an additional $60 per person. The Valentine’s Day tasting menu will be the only menu offered on Monday, February 14, no substitutions or a la carte options will be available. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made on RESY. Boia De is located at 5205 NE 2nd Avenue in Little Haiti. www.boiaderestaurant.com

Bourbon Steak

BOURBON STEAK, Chef Michael Mina’s award-winning steakhouse inside the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, will be offering a three-course prix fixe in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Offered from Saturday, February 12 through Monday, February 14 and priced at $165 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), guests will have a choice of an appetizer, entree accompanied by a trio of farm fresh side dishes and a dessert duo from the restaurant’s coveted menu. Dinner highlights include prime cuts of meat such as 18 oz. Delmonico Ribeye, “Ruben Style” Short Rib and 8 oz. Filet Mignon; Pan-Seared Local Snapper; Miso-Glazed Sea Bass; Hand-Cut Prime Steak Tartare with traditional garnish and grilled pita bread; Maine Lobster Bisque with fennel and garlic bread; Tuna Sashimi with crunch onions, serrano chili and roasted garlic ponzu; and The ‘Wedge’ with blue cheese, bacon, egg, tomato, onion and buttermilk ranch. Supplements to elevate the meal are available at an additional cost including a Shellfish Platter for two with Maine lobster, king crab, shrimp and oysters ($50); Petrossian Caviar – Tsar Imperial or Alverta Presidente 1oz ($165/$265); and Hudson Valley Foie Gras with seasonal accompaniments ($10). For a sweet ending to the meal, guests may indulge in a dessert duo for the table including Warm Milk Chocolate & Raspberry Bread Pudding with raspberry compote and chocolate sauce and Tropical Burst with coconut and mango mousse, passion fruit chocolate, almond crumble and rose sorbet. Reservations are encouraged and can be made online at www.bourbonsteakmia.com or by calling (786) 279-6600. BOURBON STEAK is located at 19999 W Country Club Drive in Aventura.

Burlock Coast

For couples seeking stunning ocean views and fresh seafood, Burlock Coast at The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale is celebrating love with a Valentine’s Day dinner. The 3-course offering, offered on Monday, February 14 from 5PM to 10PM, will be priced at $199 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) and includes a bottle of Champagne, a Seafood Platter with four oysters, two shrimp cocktail, and one ounce of caviar; 18oz Grilled Cowboy Steak with Foie Gras Butter with salt and pepper roasted marble potatoes, olive oil and basil poached artichoke hearts accompanied by dessert – Jaconde Cake Chocolate Mousse with Strawberry cream, fresh berries and red velvet crumb. Burlock Coast is located at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale at 1 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (954) 302-6430 or by emailing burlockcoastrsvp@ritzcarlton.com.


Byblos Celebrates Valentine’s Day with an Over the Top Experience

Miami Beach’s Mediterranean hotspot Byblos is offering an over the top Valentine’s Day tasting menu and complete romantic experience at $300+/per person. Upon arrival guests will receive a welcome cocktail as well as a bouquet of roses at their table. The tasting menu will include Byblos’ classics such as hamachi, truffle pide, lamb ribs, short rib kebabs, atlantic salmon, truffle rice and brussels. Guests will end the night with the chef’s choice of dessert. Also included will be a bottle of Moet Chandon Grand Vintage 2008 and Byblos’ famous spiked tea cocktails. Byblos’ a la carte menu will also be available for guests. For reservations please visit: https://byblosmiami.com or call 786-864-2990.

Byblos is located on 1545 Collins Ave Miami Beach

Red Rooster Overtown Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Special Prix-Fixe Menu

Nothing says love like a full tummy, which is why Red Rooster Overtown has created a special prix-fixe Valentine’s Day menu available all weekend long. In addition to a limited a la carte menu, guests will also have the option to indulge in the prix-fixe 5-course Valentine’s Day menu, at $85/per person. The evening will begin with a scallop crudo followed by crispy sweetbreads with grilled calamari, pistachio maafe, and asparagus. The third course will be a slow-cooked black bass served with grilled artichoke, arugula zhug, potato, and oyster. For the fourth course, guests have a choice between dry-aged duck breast, a wagyu beef cheek, or a lamb shank for two. To finish off the night, “A Passion for Chocolate” dessert will be served. For reservations please visit: https://redroosterovertown.com/reservations/ or call: 305.640.9880

Red Rooster Overtown is located on 920 NW 2nd Ave, Miami


Meet Dalia Celebrates Valentine’s Day

meet Dalia, INK Entertainment’s newly opened Mediterranean concept on Ocean Drive, is offering a very special prix-fixe menu in celebration of Valentine’s Day, 2022. At $125/per person guests can enjoy four delectable courses including a glass of bubbles. A wine pairing option will also be available at an additional $60. The evening will begin with a choice of a dozen oysters or shrimp cocktail followed by a second course served family style, including a greek salad, tuna tartare and a mezze sampler. The third course will be surf & turf featuring a wood fired prime New York strip and two Maine lobster tails served with basmati rice and creamed spinach. To finish off the meal, guests can enjoy chocolate covered strawberries and chocolate baklava. For reservations please visit: https://meetdaliamiami.com or call 786-206-3881

meet Dalia is located on 640 Ocean Drive Miami Beach

Cantina Beach

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Noche de Amore dinner at Cantina Beach, the casual Mexican restaurant located at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami. Priced at $105 per person++ and available from 6PM – 10PM on Monday, February 14th, guests can enjoy an elevated 3-course dinner under the stars prepared by Chef Jonathan Martini. Starter choice is a Jicama Salad with mint crema orange, mint leaves, pear, lime and honey vinaigrette or Lobster Chilled Avocado Cream with epazote, red cabbage, cucumber, onion, radish and habanero. For your entree you can choose Seared Black Grouper with white bean salad & cilantro crema poblano pepper, arugula, jalapeno or Avocado Leaf Short Rib with serrano creamed corn ancho pepper, carrots, habanero pepper. For the grand finale, indulge in either Mexican Chocolate Cake Abuelita Chocolate Sponge with Dulce de Leche buttercream and chocolate strawberry or Banana Tres Leches Heart Shaped Genoise with Tres Leches syrup and banana ice cream. The enchantment of Cantina doesn’t end with the food and cocktails, the décor is just as charming. The restaurant has a thatched palapa roof built by the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians, tiki torches and a fire pit, all nestled nicely by the ocean. Cantina Beach is located poolside at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami at 455 Grand Bay Drive, on Key Biscayne. Valet parking validation is available. Telephone: (305) 365-4500. Reservations are required by visiting https://www.opentable.com/cantina-beach-restaurant-the-ritz-carlton-key-biscayne.

Cafe la Trova

This Valentine’s Day, celebrate LOVE Cuban-style in the heart of Little Havana at Cafe La Trova! On Monday, February 14th guests can enjoy a three course, family-style prix fixe menu ($85 per person ++) featuring flavorful dishes by James Beard Award winning chef Michelle Bernstein and holiday-themed cocktails by one of the world’s most celebrated bartenders, Julio Cabrera, and his team of award-winning cantineros. The romantic, high-energy evening includes live music that will have everyone twirling their partner on the dance floor, plus a rose for every couple. The Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu includes a glass of prosecco or a Mojito Criollo per person with Starters like a Foie Gras Crema catalana, cuban toast (+$8) or Tuna Crudo, blood oranges, chilies, Spanish olive oil; Main Courses such as Branzino with caramelized fennel, whipped cauliflower, and lemon-caper brown butter or Filet mignon accompanied by foie gras nage and a potato gratin; and a sweet ending with Mexican Chocolate budino with creme fraiche, amarena cherries or Flan de la flaca. Reservations: HERE

Address: 971 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33130 Phone: (786) 615-4379

Casa Mariano

Nothing says romance quite like the intimate and elegant ambiance at Casa Mariano. The recently debuted Mediterranean-inspired concept is offering a three course prix fixe menu ($85 per person ++) alongside carefully curated wine pairings by General Manager and Sommelier, Victor Tapia, for an additional charge. Some of the highlights of the special Valentine’s Day menu include Truffle Stuffed Brie en Croute, Seared Pork Belly, Lobster Raviolis in Bisque and Center Cut Pistachio Crusted Sea Bass, as well as Chocolate Tart and Balcarce Baked Alaska for dessert. Reservations: HERE

Address: 8200 NW 27th St Suite 106, Doral, Fl 33122 – Phone: (305) 392-0507

Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Bar

Voted Miami’s “Most Romantic Restaurant” by Yelp and listed as one of the “Best Romantic Restaurants in Miami,” ZAGAT Guide, Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Bar has offerings to delight diners this Valentine’s Day. From first flavors introduced at Chef Adrianne’s opening in 2007 including 24 hour Braised Prime Beef Short Rib, Harris Ranch Black Angus Five Diamond Reserve to Alaskan Salmon Rockefeller, Wood Fired Oysters and a diverse Burrata Bar there is something for everyone to enjoy while immersed in spot this touted for romance. Alternatively, a gift of Chef Adrianne’s very own wine–the full-bodied “A” Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, a signed copy of Chef Adrianne’s A-List Volume I Cookbook or gift cards also make a loving gesture (available for order online or in restaurant). Reservations: HERE

Address: 11715 Sherri Lane, Miami, FL 33183 – Phone: (305) 408-8386


CH’I

The Brickell City Centre hotspot will offer two prix fixe options for Valentine’s Day: $95 per person ++ (does not include surf and turf) or $165 per person ++ (includes surf and turf as well as drink specials). First Course: Truffle Shumai; CH’I Tuna Tartare; Zongzi Pork Belly Tamale. Second Course: Foie Gras Zucchini Blossom; Steamed Asian Mussels; Chicken Arepa Chi Jau Kai. Third Course: Roasted Cauliflower Steak; Kamlu Seared Sea Bass; CH’I Peking Duck; Mongolian New York Strip Surf & Turf. Fourth Course: Red Velvet Cheesecake; Citrus Rhubarb Panna Cotta; Chocolate Strawberry Fondue. Reservations: HERE

Address: Brickell City Centre, 701 S. Miami Avenue., Miami, FL 33131 – Phone: (305) 257-8726


Chotto Matte “Love Parade”

Globally renowned Nikkei restaurant Chotto Matte will host a three-day “Love Parade” of aphrodisiac-themed dishes and multisensory entertainment over Valentine’s Day weekend. From Saturday, February 12 through Monday, February 14, romantic couples and besties looking to celebrate their special bond will enjoy “Chotto Lates” evening entertainment inspired by the traditional wild birds’ love parades in the rainforest – performers in flamboyant feathered costumes and high-energy DJs who will keep the vibe going till the wee hours.

Chotto Matte’s “Love Parade” entertainment will begin at 7 p.m. each night and will be complemented by three aphrodisiac dishes spotlighting its cuisine’s fusion of Peruvian and Japanese ingredients and techniques:

  • O-Toro Tartar: An umami-rich dish made with fatty tuna, guacamole, green papaya, pomegranate, and wasabi soy;

  • Nikkei Oysters (4 pcs): Fresh oysters dressed with a zesty mix of Shiso mojito, marinated ikura dressing, seaweed salsa, and a yuzu vinaigrette.

  • Matcha-Mango Cheesecake Mousse: A creamy dessert accented by blueberry and yuzu salsa and served with coconut sorbet and sesame tuile.

Foodies will appreciate Chotto Matte’s “Nikkei Menus” ($60 to $155) — gourmet, shareable dinners that showcase popular menu items including King Mushroom Oyster Tostadas, Lychee Ceviche, Black Cod Aji Miso, and Wagyu Beef Gyoza.

Chotto Matte’s comprehensive beverage program features a selection of wine, champagne, and a “Tokyo to Lima” menu of nuanced cocktails including Pisco Sours ($14) and the Nikki Negroni, a tempting potion of Bombay Dry gin, Campari, and Cocchi Vermouth di Torino infused with Genmaicha tea and aji amarillo ($16).

Chotto Matte Miami: 1666 Lenox Ave., Miami Beach; 305-690-0743; www.chotto-matte.com. Open on weekdays from 3p.m. to midnight, and on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to midnight.

COTE Miami

COTE Miami will treat guests to some Tenderloin Loving Care this Valentine’s Day as they celebrate the Day of Love with a specially curated menu ($215 per person ++). Guests can begin the meal with Treasures from the Sea including ice-chilled oysters, tuna and caviar tartare, as well as COTE’s signature “Steak & Eggs,” hand-cut filet mignon tartare with Kaluga Royal Hybrid caviar, milk toast. Next, savor a series of grilled surf and turf items such as selected cuts of COTE’s most notable USDA Prime Filet Mignon; 45+ Days Dry-Aged Ribeye; Japanese A5 Filet Mignon; Marinated Galbi; and Maine Scallops served with Janchi Somyun, Korean angel hair with piping hot clear anchovy consommé. End the experience on a sweet note with Soft Serve ice cream topped with soy sauce caramel, and a special take home gift of indulgent Stick with Me Bonbons. Select a la carte menu options will also be available. Reservations: HERE

Address: 3900 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, 33137 – Phone: (305) 434-4668

CRACKED BY CHEF ADRIANNE

Diners can enjoy Chef Adrianne’s signature sangria of the week, roasted Bell & Evans chicken, a hanger steak, sharable vegetable dishes, and appetizer selection whilst whispering sweet nothings. Delivery is also available for lovebirds who opt to stay home. For the ideal Valentine’s Gift, couple a signed copy of Chef Adrianne’s A-List Volume II Cookbook with Chef Adrianne’s very own limited-run full-bodied “A” NAPA VALLEY CABERNET SAUVIGNON. Reservations: HERE

Address: 7400 SW 57th Ct #101, South Miami, FL 33143 Phone: (305) 665-5820

Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop

Love is in the air at Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop! This Valentine’s Day, the notoriously sweet dessert destination will feature festive treats such as the Red Velvet Cheesecake – FD’s “no-bake” cheesecake recipe with generous swirls of red velvet cake folded in and topped with red velvet cake crumbles and white chocolate drizzle ($7.50 per slice/$65 per cheesecake); a silky, southern-style Red Velvet Cake slathered with homemade cream cheese frosting ($8.25 per slice/$75 per cake); or Nutella Red Velvet Cake – a signature Red Velvet Cake, homemade Nutella buttercream frosting, chocolate drip shell & hazelnut piroulines ($8.25 per slice/$75 per cake). Fireman Derek’s – Wynwood is located at 2545 N. Miami Avenue; Telephone: (786) 703-3623; Fireman Derek’s – Coconut Grove is located at 3435 Main Highway; Telephone: (786) 502-2396. Follow Fireman Derek’s on social media: @fdpies. To order your Valentine’s Day treats, please visit https://firemandereks.com/. A limited selection of Fireman Derek’s treats are also available for purchase via Goldbelly.


Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the lap of luxury at Gianni’s, the iconic restaurant at The Villa Casa Casuarina at the former Versace Mansion. On Monday, February 14 from 6PM to 12AM, Gianni’s is featuring a specialty four-course Valentine’s Day menu curated by Executive Chef Valter Mancini for $195 per person++ which includes a glass of champagne. The extravagant evening will begin with first course selections between Stone Crab or Beef Tartare with black truffle, followed by a pasta course offering a choice of Ravioli Ossobuco with crispy onions and Tagliolini with shrimp zucchini. For the main course, guests will indulge in Wagyu Beef with roasted herb potatoes or Grilled Fresh Lobster Tail. Valentine’s Day will finish with indulgent desserts including Mont Blanc Dessert and Valrhona Triple Chocolate Mousse Red Heart. Advance reservations are required and can be made on OpenTable; by phone (786) 385-2200; or email info@vmmiamibeach.com. Gianni’s is located at 1116 Ocean Drive at The Villa Casa Casuarina in Miami Beach. For more information, visit www.vmmiamibeach.com/giannis/

Isabelle’s Grill Room and Garden

Isabelle’s Grill Room and Garden, the chic Coconut Grove eatery, is offering a four-course Valentine’s Day Dinner on Monday, February 14th featuring live music and a complimentary glass of bubbly. The offering is priced at $145 per adult and available from 5PM – 10PM. Enjoy the beginning course of Creamed Sunchoke Soup with lemon oil, truffle, crostini and crisp sage. The second course is Roasted Beet Carpaccio with charred orange, Humboldt fog, pistachio crumble, citrus vinaigrette and pickled mustard seeds. Third course includes a choice of Grilled Lobster with charred fennel and scallion salad or Tarragon Filet of Beef with wild mushroom and fava ragout, orange carrot puree or Grilled Eggplant Steak, leek puree, radish & scallion salad, sautéed quinoa, vegan demi-glace. The final course, meant to be shared is a Pistachio Rose Panna Cotta Tart with rose gelée, white chocolate namelaka, candied pistachios. Isabelle’s Grill Room and Garden is located at 3300 SW 27th Avenue at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami. For a reservation, please visit OpenTable. Telephone: (305) 644-4675; www.isabellescoconutgrove.com.


La Otra

La Otra, Spanish for “The Side Chick” is having a “Kill Cupid” party on Valentine’s Weekend. Bring your main squeeze, side piece or friend with benefits to this secret garden. A party all weekend long, featuring various DJs, cocktails and more! La Otra is a secret garden adorned with tropical plants hanging from their terrace and forest green sofas, to lounge in. Specializing in playing the latest in latin hits, attracting celebrities including Dani Osvaldo, Trueno, Oscar Casas and more – La Otra is the place to be. Put on your best outfits. It’s time to kill cupid and take matters into your own hands. Shoot your shot at La Otra February 11-13. It’s time for some dirty dancing. La Otra is located in Wynwood 55 NE 24th St, Miami, FL 33137

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

The world-renowned restaurant is the ideal place to swoon your valentine with a romantic and memorable evening whether at the signature dining counter with a direct view into the kitchen or on the restaurant’s outdoor terrace overlooking the Design District. Typically closed on Mondays, L’Atelier will be opening for Valentine’s Day on Monday, February 14 and will be offering a special six-course Menu de la Saint-Valentin tasting menu. Priced at $235 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), the menu will start with the restaurant’s staple Foie Gras Royale with parmesan foam and essence of Maury ″Vieilles Vignes” followed by Le Royale D’Oursin – Japanese sea urchin custard, Granny Smith apple and celeriac; Le Turbot – wild caught turbot with Imperial caviar, leek fondue and marine velouté; La Truffe Noire – black truffle risotto, chestnut confit and natural jus; and Le Chevreuil – venison and foie gras duo with Périgueux sauce. The tasting menu ends on a sweet note with Le Coeur Rouge Passion – The Passionate Red Heart with dark chocolate, a passionfruit sponge, strawberry cream and sherbet. There will be no a la carte menu offered on Valentine’s Day; tasting menu only. The restaurant will be open from 6PM until 10PM. Reservations are highly encouraged and are available through Resy or online at www.latelier-miami.com. L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon is located at 151 NE 41st Street, Suite 235 in the Miami Design District’s Paradise Plaza. Telephone: (305) 402-9070; www.latelier-miami.com.


Le Jardinier

Chef Alain Verzeroli along with Chef Seth Blumenthal have put together a three-course prix fixe dinner menu at Le Jardinier to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a light, beautiful and delicious meal. The vegetable-forward menu, priced at $120 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), features dishes that make the vegetables the star of the show, without being completely vegetarian. Options for the first course include Golden Beets with red beet mostarda, goat cheese and cocoa nib granola; Citrus Cured Hiramasa with variations of celery and apple with a supplement addition of 10g of Kaluga Caviar available for an additional $35; and Sunchoke Velouté and Chips with maitake mushrooms. The second course features selections of Grilled Bavette au Jus with salsify and turnip with option to add 8g of black truffle for an additional $35; Roasted Ora King Salmon with spiced carrots, herbed labneh and citrus; and Spelt Risotto with root vegetables, chips and mimolette with option to add 8g of black truffle for an additional $35. Dessert by Executive Pastry Chef Salvatore Martone include Raspberry Linzer Tart with Gianduja cream and caramelized hazelnuts; or 2 Scoops of Plant-Based Ice Cream with flavor selections including pistachio, chocolate and coffee. The restaurant will be open from 6PM until 10PM. Reservations are highly recommended and are available through Resy or online at www.lejardinier-miami.com. Le Jardinier is located at 151 NE 41st Street, Suite 135 in the Miami Design District’s Paradise Plaza. Telephone: (305) 402-9060; www.lejardinier-miami.com.


Lightkeepers

Lightkeepers, located at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami, is celebrating multiple days of love. On Sunday, February 13th, enjoy a Bottomless Buffet Brunch from Noon – 4PM for $145 per adult and $49 per child (ages 5-12; excludes tax and gratuity). Offerings include Raw Seafood Display, Breakfast Favorites, Savory Delights and Dessert Bar. Bottomless includes non-alcoholic beverages, Bubbly, Bloody Marys, & Select Cocktails.

On Monday, February 14th lovers and friends can enjoy a three-course menu with complimentary glass of Champagne, live music and ocean views from 5:30PM – 10PM. Priced at $175 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), the first course includes a Seafood Trio of Maine lobster, snow crab claws and jumbo prawns with champagne mignonette, mustard aioli and cocktail sauce. Second course offering is a Pan Seared Grouper with Josper roasted green & white asparagus, crab beurre blanc and potato crisp. For the final course, guests will enjoy a surprise holiday dessert. Reservations required by calling (305) 365-4186 or via email at LKDiningReservations@ritzcarlton.com. Lightkeepers at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami is located at 455 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne.

LPM Restaurant & Bar Miami

Celebrate love in the French Riviera without having to leave Miami! LPM Restaurant & Bar Miami will host “Romance in Provence,” a themed dinner for Valentine’s Day on Monday, February 14 from 6-10:30pm, with the last seating being at 10:00pm. Valet parking will be available for $20. The romantic event will spare no detail and transport guests to the French Riviera to celebrate love the “French way” with elegant, bohemian-chic decor, a special prix-fixe menu of $195 per person, a live singer and violinist, and a polaroid photo keepsake to save and share the memory forever.

The prix fixe menu is designed to be shared family-style for two people and will feature a choice of:

  • First Course: Carpaccio de thon (tuna carpaccio) or petits farcis niçois (veal stuffed mediterranean vegetables)

  • Second Course: Risotto aux champignons et créme fraiche (mushroom risotto with crème fraîche and aged parmesan)

  • Third Course: Filet de daurade a la provençal (filet of sea bream with tomato and pepper relish) and côtelettes d’agneau ‘Vivienne’ (marinated lamb cutlets with olive, aubergine caviar and pine nuts)

  • Side Dish: Broccoli (broccolini with chili and ginger) or frites (french fries with garlic and rosemary)

  • Dessert: Mousse au chocolat chaude et glace à l’orge (warm chocolate mousse with malt ice cream) or pavlova aux framboises et fruit de la passion (passion fruit and raspberry pavlova with coconut sorbet)

*If guests would like to book a bigger party, the portion sizes of each dish will be increased.

LPM’s featured Valentine’s Day cocktails include the LPM Club, a French take on the classic clover club that is floral, fruity and refreshing; the Tomatini, known as the essence of LPM in a glass, that is light, fruity, fragrant and a savory Martini; and the Limonade Lavande, a refreshing, non-alcoholic signature lemonade that is exotic with floral hints of provençal lavender.

Orilla Bar & Grill

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Orilla Bar & Grill, the stylish Argentinian inspired restaurant that spotlights steak and seafood dishes. Guests can enjoy a smaller Regular Menu to order a la carte from 5 to 7pm. After 7pm, the restaurant will be offering a 3 course tasting menu. The options for Appetizers include Tuna Tartar, Burrata with roasted leeks and salsa verde, and a Pepper Crusted Filet Mignon Carpaccio. Choose between the main dishes of Filet Mignon with Truffle & Gorgonzola French Fries, New Zealand Lamb Chops with Mash Potato, Homemade Fettuccine with Black Truffle and Branzino with Roasted Brussel Sprouts. A Tropical Pavlova or a Raspberry Cheesecake to close out the decadent meal. At $125 per person, this dining experience can’t be beat. A children’s menu is also available at $50. Beverages are served a la carte. Guests can also request Pommery Champagne by the glass for $26 and by the bottle for $105, or the special cocktail Love At First Sight at $18, made with Grey Goose Essence Peach and Rosemary, Bas Bas, Raspberry Cordial, Tomato. Huacatay. Phone: +1 305-397-8806

For Reservations: Contact miami@orilla.restaurant or via Sevenrooms or through the Orilla website.

Macchialina

Miami Beach’s beloved, rustic Italian trattoria, Macchialina, will be opening its doors to all lovebirds this Valentine’s Day with a 4-course Chef’s tasting menu priced at $125 per person++. The Italian hotspot will also be offering a specially curated wine pairing by Managing Partner/Beverage Director Jacqueline Pirolo. Priced at $75 per person, the pairing will include access to several special bottles she will be opening for the occasion. Chef Michael Pirolo’s handcrafted menu will be served family-style starting off with a Culatello di Zibello – mozzarella di bufala, housemade giardiniera; Misticanza Salad – farm greens, 12-year aged balsamic; and Diver Sea Scallops – cauliflower puree, blood orange, pistachio. For the second course, two housemade pastas: Spaghetti with Lobster – cherry tomatoes, Calabrese chilis, basil; and Tallegio-filled Mezzaluna – potatoes, cabbage, preserved truffles. For the main course, a 21-Day Aged New York Strip served with creamy polenta, maitake mushrooms, and natural jus . Ending on a sweet note, Chef Mike will unveil a special dessert for the evening. Macchialina is located at 820 Alton Road on Miami Beach. Menu can be viewed HERE. Reservations can be placed on Opentable, by calling (305) 534-2124 or emailing info@macchialina.com; www.macchialina.com.


Phuc Yea

Phuc Yea will be opening their doors in the name of love this Valentine’s Day. On Monday, February 14th the new Vietnamese mainstay will be offering their full menu in addition to a list of standout specials. Highlights include: Seafood Plateau – assortment of oysters, untraditional scallop crudo, steak tartare, shrimp cocktail, seasoned salmon caviar, passionfruit mignonette, bourbon cocktail sauce, garlicky toast crisps; Jumbo Lump Crab Summer Roll – yuzu aioli, chives, cucumber, jicama, herbage, crispy shallot, lemongrass soy dipping sauce; 36 oz. Tomahawk Steak – cast iron seared, Petrossian paddlefish caviar, truffled citrus soy; and the Viet-style Jalea Mixta – crispy fried lobster, soft-shell crab, local jumbo shrimp, mussels, yuca, herbage, lemongrass chili sate, sriracha aioli. To drink, bar maven Ani Meinhold will be curating a Valentine’s Day Wine & Cocktail Flight ($49) featuring a welcome cocktail, “The Hefner” – The Macallan 12 Double Cask, Drambuie, apple and sherry (carbonated in-house); a glass of Jacques Dumont, Sauvignon Blanc (Sancerre, FR); a glass of Truchard, Cabernet Franc (Napa); and a dessert cocktail “La Goyave” – blended pastelito daiquiri, Brugal 1888, guava, mascarpone, lime, pistachio crumble. Additional Champagne specials will also be available for guests dining in. Phuc Yea’s Valentine’s Day offerings will be available for dine-in and takeout/delivery via Ubereats. Phuc Yea is located at 7100 Biscayne Boulevard in Miami. Abundant street parking is available. Telephone: (305) 602-3710; www.phucyea.com.

Korner 67 & Reunion Kitchn Bar

On Sunday, February 13th, Miami Lakes’ Korner 67 along with Aventura’s Reunion Ktchn Bar will be celebrating Galentine’s Day. Korner 67 (K67) could be described as Reunion’s hip new sister, carrying on some traditions and delivering new delights uniquely her own. What diners and imbibers can expect: a multitudinous world-spanning menu of tapas-offerings, exquisite craft cocktails, polished service and a chic décor and ambiance. On this special occasion, diners can also expect live music at both restaurants. The idea is to celebrate the close knit friendship between the two concepts. On Monday, February 14th, Valentine’s Day will be celebrated with an event called “Love is…Reunion!” This special event will offer guests a gastronomic experience featuring a trio of tapas style dishes + dessert + bottle of wine. In addition, there will be live music with a saxophonist and a trumpeter. Additional information forthcoming. Korner 67 is located at 6769 Main Street in Miami Lakes. Telephone: (305) 280-0910; www.korner67.com. Reunion Ktchn Bar is located at 18167 Biscayne Blvd in Aventura. For more information and holiday dining hours, visit www.reunionkb.com/; Telephone: (305) 931-7401.


Rusty Pelican

On Monday, February 14th, couples can enjoy the scenic view overlooking Biscayne Bay on this amorous day at Rusty Pelican with a 4-course prix-fixe dinner featuring a lavish array of signature dishes and Valentine’s Day accouterments. Priced at $95 per person (exclusive of tax and gratuity), starters include Chilled Seasonal Oysters and Wagyu Beef Carpaccio. For the second course, a choice of Grilled Herb Marinated Octopus or Truffle Braised Short Rib. For the main course, a choice of Crispy Whole Lionfish or 8 oz. Filet Mignon. For a sweet treat to end the night, a show stopping Dessert Platter complete with a white chocolate dome, strawberry shortcake and chocolate glaze. Rusty Pelican is located at 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne. Dinner is served from 4PM to 10PM. Telephone: (305) 361-3818; www.therustypelican.com.


Scarpetta by Scott Conant

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Scarpetta by Scott Conant. The romantic AAA Four Diamond Award-winning restaurant will be offering a three-course menu with a complimentary amuse bouche and glass of prosecco, in the elegant dining room offering ocean views. For $95 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, guests will enjoy a starter of Fennel Panna Cotta with lemon and tomato dust. First course offering includes a choice of Tuna Crudo, Beet Carpaccio, Stracciatella Salad or Pumpkin Gnocchi. Second course options include an indulgent Lobster Tagliatelle, Branzino, Braised Short Ribs or Chicken. For dessert, diners will be able to choose from delectable options including an Ivory Chocolate Terrina or the Assiette of Cherries. For more information, visit Fontainebleau Valentine’s Day. For Valentine’s Day reservations, call (877) 326-7412 or visit OpenTable.


The St. Regis Bal Harbour

This Valentine’s Day, couples, galentines, and friends shall look no further than Miami’s best address: The St. Regis Bal Harbour, the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond rated resort. A favorite destination for jet-setting travelers worldwide who enjoy the resort’s oversized ocean view suites, The St. Regis Bal Harbour is inviting guests to celebrate the day of love with intimate offerings and special culinary delights.

Romantic Dinner at Atlantikós | 6pm-10pm on February 14 Couples, galentines, or friends can indulge in a four-course dinner with optional wine pairing at The St. Regis Bal Harbour’s authentic Mediterranean restaurant. Exuding a truly authentic Mediterranean ambience, guests can delight in a special menu this V-Day featuring a roasted beet and strawberry salad, pan-seared scallops, prime beef tenderloin and a manjari chocolate ganache. The four-course menu is priced at $175/adult and $265/adult with the special wine pairing. Click here for reservations

Ultimate Romance Menu | Available 7pm – 10pm on February 12- 14 For those that want to opt for a truly intimate, luxurious experience this Valentine’s Day, the Ultimate Romance offering provides a private dinner at the Tranquility Pool overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The experience begins with a bottle of Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage Brut Champagne, followed by a three-course dinner with wine pairing by Executive Chef Ricardo Jarquin. The three-course dinner has options for seafood and meat lovers with the option to choose from a luxe seafood tower or roasted beet and strawberry salad. The entrée offering is either seafood paella or prime beef tenderloin. This experience is priced at $800 per couple. Please note reservations are required. Email: miaxr-fbreservations@marriott.com

Tobacco Road by Kush

Laidback lovers are encouraged to join the team at Tobacco Road by Kush this Valentine’s Day for an evening of relaxed romance. From 9PM to 11PM guests can enjoy a live crooner belting out Frank Sinatra cover tunes all night long. Highlights include 10 Chicken Wings served in a heart-shaped box + a slice of pink Key Lime Pie; and discounted bottles of Prosecco and Champagne. Custom Valentine’s Day cards will also be distributed to all those dining in. Tobacco Road by Kush is located at 650 South Miami Avenue in Brickell. Telephone: (786) 703-3120; https://kushhospitality.com/

Toro Toro

Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day at celebrity chef Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse Toro Toro located at InterContinental Miami. Beginning Saturday, February 12 to Monday, February 14 during dinner service, the restaurant is featuring an evening of Amor at Toro Toro including live saxophone entertainment and a three-course prix-fixe menu curated by Executive Chef Jean Delgado. The lavish dinner, priced at $99 per person++, will begin with a chilled glass of prosecco for each guest followed by an amuse bouche choice of Kumamoto Oyster with champagne snow or Compressed Watermelon with aged balsamic caviar, feta crumble and fresh cello radish. The first course boasts a choice of Baby Seasonal Beets with yuzu orange vinaigrette, wild strawberries, endives and cherry; Yucca Croquettes with A5 Mishima ground beef and black truffle aioli; and Toro Tuna Tartare with quail egg, Imperial Ossetra Caviar and serrano oil, followed by the main course offerings including choice of Aged Smoked Duck Breast with citrus blueberry, Chicha Morada risotto and Shichimi kale chips; Miso Glazed Seabass with aji amarillo butternut squash and baby bok choy; and Australian Wagyu Ribeye with Cognac Trumpet mushroom sauce. The celebration of love will finish on a sweet note with Duo Chocolate Hearts with spiced light brownie, raspberry compote and salted caramel cream hazelnut or chef’s selection of Assorted Cheese with bee honey, chili blackberry compote and pumpernickel bread. For an upcharge, guests can upgrade dessert with the iconic La Bomba, a chocolate half sphere filled with cream cheese mousse, fresh berries, dulce de leche and strawberry cream and cookie crumbles. Advance reservations are required and can be made on OpenTable – HERE. Toro Toro is located at 100 Chopin Plaza inside the InterContinental in Downtown Miami. Telephone (305) 372-4710; www.torotoromiami.com.

Fiola

Celebrate LOVE this Valentine’s Day at Michelin-starred Fiola’s Miami outpost! Executive Chef Daniel Ganem is crafting an a la carte menu with selected specials including, but not limited to, the Lolla Rossa Salad; Snake River Farms Wagyu Carpaccio; Anolini pasta; and the Grilled Wild Gulf Coast Prawn among other delicious selections. In addition to Fiola’s classic Italian cuisine, the restaurant will also be offering a duo of specialty Valentine’s Day cocktails ($22-available while supplies last): Barrel-Aged Negroni–60 day in-house barrel-aged Negroni made with High West Double Rye, Martini and Rossi Bitter, Vermouth, and Ramazotti Amaro float; and Love Potion–Ilegal Mezcal reposado, prickly pear, and grapefruit cordial. Reservations: HERE

Address: 1500 San Ignacio Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33146 Phone: (305) 912-2639

FORTE BY CHEF ADRIANNE

Italian flavors abound at Forte by Chef Adrianne, an ideal destination to dine this Valentine’s Day. Menu items that set the tone for romance include The Raw Bar featuring a fresh selection of seafood options daily including oysters, crudo, and carpaccio as well as The Burrata Bar. At Forte, no meal is complete sans dessert including a house made Gelato, Italian favorites such as Tiramisu and Cannoli Cake and every Chef Adrianne-restaurant dessert staple, the Dark Chocolate Nutella Croissant Bread Pudding. Alternatively, display your romantic side by gifting Chef Adrianne’s very own wine–the full-bodied “A” Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Reservations: HERE

Address: 45 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 Phone: (305) 517-6181

LA CAÑITA

La Cañita will offer their regular a la carte menu in addition to several Valentine’s Day specials starting Saturday, February 12th through Monday, February 14th: Shrimp scampi, crusty baguette for dipping; Burrata with homestead strawberries, balsamic, basil oil; Paella La Cañita, yellow rice, saffron, and seafood; Parrillada for lovers; Entraña, morcilla, chorizo, salsa criolla, fries; and Chocolate budino with candied pecans and creme fraiche. Reservations: HERE

Address: Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd 2nd Floor, Miami, FL 33132 – Phone: (305) 392-0811

LA MAR BY GASTON ACURIO

La Mar will be offering a Valentine’s Day four-course prix fixe menu ($150 per person ++) including: Sunchoke leche de tigre, rocoto and parmesan water foam, Japanese sea urchin, fluke, stone crab chalaca; Seared jumbo scallops, smoked trout egg beurre blanc, huacatay, lemon zest; Huacatay tortellini, ricotta, lobster reduction, black truffles; and Lucuma tiramisu, Peruvian cacao. Reservations: HERE

Address: 500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami, FL, 33132 – Phone: (305) 913-8358

LEKU

Love is in the air at LEKU this Valentine’s Day! Located within the Rubell Museum, the award-winning fine dining concept is the ultimate destination to enjoy the pleasures of eating in Spain’s enchanting Côte Basque in Miami! Leading up to the big day, treat your loved one to a memorable brunch on Sunday, February 13 from 12 p.m.- 6 p.m. Alternatively, enjoy a romantic dinner on Monday, February 14 from 6 p.m.- 10 p.m. Feast from their newly expanded a la carte menu showcasing new dishes prepared on LEKU’s recently unveiled Josper outdoor double grill, the first of its kind in South Florida; or opt for the LEKU Experience, an 11-course sharing tasting menu ($125pp). Reservations: HERE

Address: 1100 NW 23rd Street, Miami 33127 – Phone: (786) 464-0615

NATIONAL HOTEL and MAREVA 1939

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the National Hotel with a vacation package using code VALENTINE2022 at checkout and enjoy the following: Welcome bottle of bubbles & strawberries; Two (2) house drinks at Bar 1939 per stay; Two (2) National American breakfasts per stay at Mareva 1939; and Special Valentine’s Prix Fixe dinner for Two (2) at Mareva 1939 per stay ($120+ value).

Mareva 1939’s prix fixe menu will be offered from Thursday, February 10 through Monday, February 14. Reservations: HERE

Address: National Hotel – 1677 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33139 – Phone: (305) 532-2311

PUBBELLY SUSHI

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, guests who make an advance reservation for Valentine’s Day at any Pubbelly Sushi location will receive a complimentary Coco Loco dessert with a special twist. One per couple. Regular a la carte menu available.

Reservations: HERE

Address:

  • Aventura: Aventura Mall, 19565 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 936, Aventura, FL 33180

  • Brickell: Brickell City Centre, 701 S Miami Ave #421, Miami, FL 33131

  • Dadeland: 8970 SW 72nd Pl, Kendall, FL 33156

  • Miami Beach: 1424 20th St, Miami Beach, 33139

Phone:

  • Aventura: (305) 690-7710

  • Brickell: (786) 899-5043

  • Dadeland: (786) 369-5472

  • Miami Beach: (305) 531-9282

REDFISH BY CHEF ADRIANNE

The ambiance at Redfish by Chef Adrianne sets the tone for romance this Valentine’s Day with indoor seating, an outdoor patio, and waterfront cabanas. A rooftop observation deck offers a 360-degree water view only Matheson Hammock can offer. Even with the breathtaking panoramas of the bay, the most coveted spots in the Redfish by Chef Adrianne house are at the 10-seat, custom-built, Oyster Bar a menu item known for its sensual nature. Additional items ideal for Valentine’s Day include Whole Main Lobster, Cioppino Seafood Stew and for those who are apt to go sans seafood, the 50oz CAB Tomahawk Ribeye never disappoints. Take out is perfectly paired with a gift of Chef Adrianne’s very own wine–the full-bodied “A” Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Reservations: HERE

Address: 9610 Old Cutler Rd, Miami, FL 33156 – Phone: (305) 668-8788

RIVERTAIL

Guests can enjoy special menu selections from Chef Jose Mendin paired with craft cocktails along the romantic riverfront concept. Reservations: HERE

Address: 4 West Las Olas Blvd, Ste #120, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 – Phone: (954) 306-2665

SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill

SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill is feelin’ the love all weekend long with Valentine’s dinner specials in addition to its signature menu from Friday, February 11-Monday, February 14. From Friday, February 12 – Monday, February14, SUGARCANE will be featuring dinner specials including starters like applewood smoked beef carpaccio, roasted bone marrow, truffle aioli and half dozen oysters rhubarb mignonette and amaranth leaves. Special mains include black truffle risotto with assorted wild mushrooms, creamy mascarpone, fresh parmesan, miso butter glazed maine lobster tail or a petite filet mignon x crab imperial citrus beurre blanc. SUGARCANE’s molten red velvet lava cake with cream cheese frosting core, chocolate ganache ice cream sweetens up the dessert selections.

Staying home? Celebrate from anywhere with SUGARCANE’s signature Duck & Waffle kit in partnership with Duck & Waffle restaurant and Goldbelly (order here). Miami Reservations: HERE

Address: 3252 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33137- Phone: (786) 369-0353

WELLFED

Located in the heart of Coral Gables, WellFed Miami offers a casual, yet equally delectable dining experience. This Valentine’s Day, the Latin-American inspired concept will offer a prix fixe menu for $100 per person showcasing an array of classics including Blood Sausage Mini Arepas with aji dulce purée and sea urchin escabeche; Cured Salmon with its own roe, tamarillo foam and smashed purple sweet potatoes; Ripped Sweet Plantain and Foie Gras Crème Brûlée with baby radishes; Filet Mignon on Porto-Porcini sauce with aligot and black truffles; and Choco-Bloody Heart with creamy 72% carenero chocolate mousse with amarena core, pistachio tartalete and passion fruit Manjar. The special menu will also include a glass of Cava Rose and a coffee to conclude the meal. Reservations: HERE

Address: 271 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 – Phone: (786) 580-3795

BROWARD

Lona Cocina & Tequileria

Fort Lauderdale’s beloved Mexican eatery Lona Cocina & Tequileria is inviting lovebirds to celebrate amor oceanside this Valentine’s Day. Beginning Saturday, February 12 through Monday, February 14 during dinner service, the restaurant is featuring several specialty a la carte dishes created by Chef Jorge Gutierrez as well as festive libations. On the menu, guests will enjoy a Yellowtail Tostada with Gulf of Mexico yellowtail, avocado, cucumber, red onion, white ginger ponzu, arugula and salsa macha ($20); Duo of Sopes featuring shrimp, bone marrow, black refried beans, cilantro aioli and watermelon radish ($21); and Truffle Oil Arroz Cremoso topped with mussels, clams, shrimp, scallops, parmesan and chives ($33). Finish the evening with the featured dessert, Corazon de Meringue; a meringue dome filled with cherry and tequila ice cream, chocolate crumbles, strawberries, kiwi and salty cashews ($12). Lona’s full dinner menu will also be available. To complement the feast, Lona has curated love-themed libations including The Matchmaker presented in an infuser with tequila reposado, Lillet rouge, pineapple, Cointreau, spices and Pink Flamingo rose on top ($38); and Cold Hearted Brut, a bottle of Pommery Brut Champagne served with shots of Chambord, Peach Schnapps and Blue Curacao for mixing ($75). Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made on OpenTable. Lona is located at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Discounted valet is available. For more information, visit www.lonarestaurant.com; Telephone: (954) 245-3069


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