The Ultimate 2023 Fall Dining Guide

Fall is the perfect season for good dining and vibes!

There are plenty of reasons to get excited about fall, but, let’s be real, food tops all of them.

As always, the new season brings with it a whole slew of fresh culinary hot spots you’ll soon be fighting for reservations at, from swanky hotel eateries to fun new projects helmed by legendary chefs.

The Spots to Dine This Fall

STK Steakhouse

While some folks are clinging to final days of summer, others are ready to say farewell to the sand and sunscreen and hello to the comforts of fall, like cozy sweaters and hearty pumpkin spice.

STK Steakhouse — the leader in “vibe dining” and best known for its high-energy dining experience — is making it easy for those looking to embracing the approaching fall season with their new and delicious and refreshed seasonal menu of pumpkin rich dishes.

Available for a limited time beginning October 2, the “Welcome Back Pumpkin” menu offers delectable takes on STK’s superior steakhouse cuisine and upscale cocktails, infusing the flavors of the season into every delicious bite and sip.

Strip House

Looking for your next celebrity hot spot? Well, we’ve got you covered. Strip House, the chic steakhouse with two locations (Midtown and Union Square) known for its frequent celebrity diners, has recently re-opened its sophisticated speakeasy bar and restaurant for New Yorkers to wine, dine, and even try its secret cocktail 😉.

The prohibition era may have ended decades ago, but speakeasies are still going strong in NYC, and Strip House’s Speakeasy is no exception.

Nestled next to the original Strip House location located at 11 East 12th Street, this speakeasy began as a “bookstore” only accessible to the socialites of Manhattan in the 1920s. Today, the Strip House Speakeasy has been transformed into a swanky spot for a pre-dinner drink or a bite at the bar.

With a revamped menu and cocktail list, the Strip House Speakeasy is open for business, ready to help you pen your next juicy celebrity sighting.

Twenty Three Grand

One of SoHo’s newest dining destinations and situated within a sun-soaked atrium beneath a retractable roof, Twenty Three Grand is the ideal location for al fresco dining or a quick cocktail this season. Taking inspiration from Philip Johnson’s Glass House and Europe’s atrium cafes the 2,700 square foot indoor-outdoor space was designed by stylist and interior design consultant Melissa Bowers and embodies livable luxury. Helmed by Executive Chef Ashley Rath and concepted from the minds of hospitality veteran David Rabin and James Julius the menu features global flavors and elevated classics with a Mediterranean flair.

Verano

Verano, a new outdoor restaurant and bar located on the plaza of Hudson Yards just is now open. Rhubarb Hospitality Collection RHC, the team behind Peak, the restaurant located on the 101st floor of 30 Hudson Yards, is the team behind Verano.

Verano will be open seasonally for these last few weeks of summer and into the fall through November and brings a casual atmosphere that includes a mix of spacious outdoor seating with curated music.

Verano’s food and beverages include Mexican fare such as Ceviche Mixto and Esquites, and also offers a selection of traditional tacos such as Chicken Al Pastor, Carnitas, and Hongos, and Churros for dessert. Beverages like the Verano Margarita, a classic margarita made with tequila, lime and agave or their Frozen Paloma are served from a 1970s vintage Airstream bar.

Lulla

Lulla, is a new culinary concept that pays homage to Italian cuisine through a quintessential New York City lens. Located on the first and second floors of the Motto by Hilton New York City Chelsea, Lulla is the newest addition to Renwick Hospitality Group’s acclaimed restaurant and bar portfolio — including ART SoHo, ART Midtown, Lindens, and Foxtail.

Providing guests with a tranquil Italian hideaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, Lulla offers a relaxing atmosphere with reimagined classics on both the food and beverage menus. An ever-evolving menu, specially curated by Executive Chef Carsten Johannsen, showcases sustainable and local fare.

Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge

This transformation blends the spooky allure of Halloween with the year-round elegance of the rooftop bar and lounge. Expect to find pink flowers, pumpkins, corn stalks, festive wheelbarrows, and new signage. As you move to the East Terrace, you’ll encounter the iconic staircase, set against the backdrop of the Empire State Building, adorned with a vibrant floral and pumpkin installation. The creative vision for this pop-up was conceptualized by Yvonne Najor, Vice President for Tao Group Hospitality, in collaboration with Design House Décor.

Pastry Chef Erin Cayaban and Senior Beverage Director Nikki McCutcheon teamed up to curate new festive desserts and cocktails. These offerings include:

Kiss of Death ($20) — Crafted with rose petal gin, raspberry tea, lemon, and prosecco

Doctor Death ($70) — Presented as a red cocktail in an IV bag for two

Flaming Pumpkin ($36) — Featuring a flaming pumpkin head with spiced frosting

Skull Smash Cupcake ($18) — Carrot cupcake topped with cream cheese frosting and assorted sprinkles

Spider Caramel Apple ($12) — Granny Smith Apples dipped in vanilla caramel and covered in pink glitter

Mummy Krispies ($14) — Rice Krispies treats dipped in pink chocolate with candy eyeballs

Peak

Peak is a stunning restaurant located on the 101st floor of 30 Hudson Yards. Helmed by Executive Chef Rose Noel (formerly of Hav & Mar, Manhatta) and designed by renowned architect David Rockwell, Peak is located at the summit of the 1,296-foot tall tower and occupies the entire floor. With its breathtaking views of New York City, modern American menu, and warm hospitality, an evening at Peak will remind you why New York City is still the most special city in the world.

Beyond the impressive views, Peak offers a rotating seasonal menu, highlighting high-quality local ingredients in dishes inspired by the diverse cuisines of New York City.

The Sea Fire Grill

Escape to this outdoor dining dream and enjoy some of the best seafoo that Manhattan has to offer such as: Squid Ink Pasta and Blackened Montauk Swordfish. Don’t forget to pair your meal with a craft cocktail such as their Benjamin Cure. Additionally, guests can enjoy half-off oysters and champagne by the glass during their happy hour on Monday — Saturday from 4pm — 7pm.

Benjamin Steakhouse

Benjamin Steakhouse brings luxury to the streets of New York City with their outdoor dining experience. Located in Midtown Manhattan, it’s the perfect spot for anyone on their way to a Broadway show. From their Benjamin Salad to their New York Sirloin Steak, the menu is epitome of luxury.

NR

Tucked behind a discreetly marked door on the Upper East Side, NR’s menu is inspired by the cuisine found in traditional 19th-century Japanese port towns, exploring the unique juxtaposition of where East meets West. The impeccably designed dining room and bar compliment the menu of extravagant cocktails, contemporary ramen, oysters and other small bites.

NR’s ‘Apple Pie’ is Owner and Bar Director, Shige Kabashima’s latest addition to the bar’s seasonal menu. Exclusive to the colder months ahead, the drink combines fig-infused Calvados and Earl Gray infused gin with apple cider, fresh ginger, and NR’s signature house apple syrup, followed by a unique milk washing technique to mix all of the flavors together smoothly. Other seasonal cocktail offerings include the ‘Apple’ and ‘Cranberry’.

Gitano Island

Gitano Island is a tropical restaurant and beach club on Governors Island, NYC. After four sensational seasons in New York’s SoHo neighborhood, the team behind GITANO has taken on the ambitious venture of transporting the Garden of Love Restaurant to a new 27,000 square foot waterfront setting, just a 5 minute ferry ride from downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn.

GITANO Island is lined with giant palm trees and hundreds of tropical plants and the dramatic 600 capacity Restaurant and Beach Club includes familiar elements like the iconic black Bedouin Dining Tent with 360 marble bar, the Twin Dining Pergolas and Open Fired Kitchen with the addition of exciting new elements including a Beach Club complete with Sunbeds and Tipis, a new CLUB GITANO members lounge centered around a 40’ water feature and a giant disco ball suspended over the water. GITANO introduced a tented stage and an exciting program of local and international DJs and live artist performances.

Buttero

Buttero, which means cowboy in Italian, features a fresh array of seafoods and pastas along with an extended prime meat selection. The 85-seat dining room inside adjoins a beautiful private garden outside with an additional 60 seats surrounded by trees and beautiful flowers, with bars in each space to enjoy one of the restaurant’s many smart martinis and craft specials. The building, beautifully designed by Norman Jaffe, features an oversized fireplace and cozy banquets, perfect for date nights. Eye-catching menu items include a 38oz Porterhouse for two, a 14oz Berkshire Pork Chop, and the 1.5lb Lobster Linguini with spicy tomato sauce.

The Dopo Restaurant Group was born out of friendship, and a desire to bring authentic Italian cuisine to the Hamptons. Accomplished chef and co-owner Maurizio Marfoglia, along with his wife Holly, partnered with Maria and Larry Baum over 15 years ago to bring their passion of Italy to Sag Harbor. With its popularity, one restaurant became two, two became three, and three became four! The Dopo Restaurant Group, under the watchful eye of executive chef Fabio Gutierrez, believes in a simple formula: create a space that always has excellent food, a great atmosphere, and amazing service.

Silver Lining Lounge at Moxy LES

Crafted by the visionary minds of Dylan Hales and Ronnie Flynn, renowned co-founders of the iconic LES hotspot, The Flower Shop, this hidden gem immerses guests in an intimate and dreamlike ambiance. Guests are treated to captivating performances by a rotating lineup of local piano players and vocalists, including the acclaimed Grammy-recipient vocalist and songwriter, Tim Young. These musical performances will elevate one’s evening to new heights.

In addition to the live entertainment, Silver Lining Lounge offers an array of small bites that one can indulge in throughout the night. Highlights include Spicy Tuna Tartare, Pain Grillé Au Fromage, and table-side caviar service that compliments well with the eclectic menu of specialty cocktails that pay homage to cultural moments such as Benny’s Cinema, Midnight Breakfast, and Violet Underground, adding an additional layer to one’s experience.

Pink Taco

Pink Taco was founded in 1999 by restaurateur Harry Morton, son of Hard Rock Café co-founder, Peter Morton. First established at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, the Pink Taco brand has since expanded with restaurants in Los Angeles, Boston, Washington D.C. and Miami Beach, developing a cult-like following along the way. The restaurant’s Mexican-inspired fare is rooted in its California heritage and takes an uncomplicated and innovative approach to LA-style street tacos using local and scratch-made ingredients.

SARTIANO’S

In SoHo’s center at The Mercer Hotel, SARTIANO’s melds Italian heritage with modern fine dining, frequented by A-listers such as Nicky Hilton, Chris Rock, and Zanna Roberts Rossi.

Led by lifestyle architect Scott Sartiano, creator of NYC’s esteemed private membership club, Zero Bond, this chef-driven restaurant combines traditional Naples, Italy roots with innovative global flavors. Culinary Director, 3X James Beard Award Winner Chef Alfred Portale oversees the blend of authentic Italian dishes and contemporary American classics, executed by Executive Chef Chris Lewnes.

Philippe Chow

Uptown + Downtown Helmed by world-renowned Chef Philippe Chow, featuring Beijing-inspired cuisine and glamorous clientele such as Rihanna, P. Diddy, Justin Bieber, Cardi B, Oprah Winfrey, Anna Wintour and more.

Sake No Hana

A modern Japanese concept from TAO Group Hospitality. Set on the Bowery in New York City’s Lower East Side, frequented by notables such as Brooklyn Beckham, Heidi Klum, Taylor Lautner, Julia Fox, etc. This elevated dining destination designed by the famed Rockwell Group offers a unique culinary experience with a menu rooted in the purity of Japanese cuisine, paired with playful Western techniques and tastes.

Sake No Hana is the perfect destination for an elevated and authentic Japanese Sake experience, which offers 20 types of Sake, specialty flights, and a pairing menu.

Throughout the month of October, three new Sake flights will be offered — curated by Sake Sommelier Michael Wyant — offering guests a little bit of everything ranging from introductory sake’s, craft and heirloom brews, to rare and exclusive brews.

  • The Classics ($32): The sake starter-pack gives an excellent introduction and roadmap to the 3 main types brewed most frequently. (i.e. Konteki ‘Tears of Dawn’, Nanbu Bijin ‘Southern Beauty’ and Rihaku ‘Dreamy Clouds’)
  • Farm to Table ($38): Unique and delicious craft brews made with heirloom rice grown local to the brewers in their region. (i.e. Heiwa KID ‘Aka’, Amabuki ‘Gin no Kurenai’, and Kinpou Odayaka)
  • All Luxury ($68): Rare and exclusive brews typically reserved for competitions that showcase the best of what sake can be, usually only found in by-the-bottle offerings. (i.e. Ginga Shizuku ‘Divine Droplets’, Noguchi Naohiko, and Kuheiji Kurodasho Tako)

The Press Club Grill

Located at the intersection of Nomad and Herald Square, The Press Club Grill captures the essence of the Mad Men era in New York City, with a reinterpreted expression of Continental cuisine through the use of local, seasonal, high-quality ingredients executed with modern techniques. With its nostalgic design elements and homage to mid-century modern aesthetics, it offers a distinctive atmosphere that transports guests to the charm of old-school New York. Helmed by Chef Franklin Becker, Stephen Loffredo, and Tora Matsuoka, The Press Club Grill is the first premier restaurant venture for the Hospitality Department.

Avra Rockefeller Center

With locations across Midtown Manhattan, Beverly Hills, and Miami — Avra is famed for a daily-changing variety of fresh fish that customers can order by the pound, other Mediterranean specialties served in sunnily-designed dining rooms, and a robust by-the-glass wine program with more than 30 options.

The restaurant is frequented by A-listers such as Jennifer Lopez, Nina Agdal, etc. More than 1200 wines including collector and hard-to-find names span across all the restaurants. Avra also offers its own exceptional branded wine selections including an Assyrtiko from Santorini and a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon with a new Rosé that launched this month.

The Highlight Room

A stylish garden in the sky floating 16 stories above the Lower East Side, The Highlight Room is a glamorous all-season rooftop bar that evokes a 19th-century garden, with foliage swaying from the ceiling and a majestic tree spreading its branches across the room. Sip on specialty cocktails and enjoy commanding views of the New York skyline and unique vantage points of the bridges and the Empire State Building. The Highlight Room has a wide cocktail and culinary program. Signature and famed items include Crispy Burrata Sticks, Sweet Potato Waffle Fries, and more along with the Golden Hour Spritz, Dolly Lava, Shiso Pretty cocktail offerings.

The Standard Grill

Opened in 2009, The Standard Grill immediately became an icon of the Meatpacking District renaissance, celebrating the flavors and traditions of old New York with a contemporary edge.

October is National Seafood Month — and if you are a huge seafood lover like myself, you are probably aware of the many ways to enjoy seafood. If you’re looking to celebrate this beloved food holiday The Standard Grill is just the place to go!

Also The Standard has new partnership with Jo’s Coffee! Jo’s Coffee of Austin has made its way to New York, finding a home at The Standard, High Line. Guests can now enjoy a fresh, hot cup of coffee, without having to leave the comfort of their hotel. (what can beat that!) Since 1999, Jo’s coffee has been a fixture of Austin, spreading caffeinated love to folks on the go. Menu items include signature drinks, such as the belgian and iced turbo as well as breakfast bites like migas & bacon tacos, butter croissants, and blueberry muffins.

To weather the colder months ahead of us, make sure to grab some merch on your way out! Jo’s Coffee has a variety of comfy and stylish clothes; from socks to tees, for those who REALLY love coffee.

The Standard Biergarten

Tucked under the trestles of the High Line, The Standard Biergarten is The Standard, High Line’s bustling, street-level beer garden serving traditional German fare. Open-air in the summer, heated in the winter, come enjoy sausages, pretzels, beer and ping-pong, all year long. Perfect for groups so bring your entire crew! Swing by Happy Hour Monday — Thursday (4pm-6pm) & Friday (12pm-2pm). Your Serve! Ping-Pong Tournaments every Tuesday at 6pm (details HERE).

Tavern on the Green

The iconic New York City eatery, Tavern on the Green has been capturing the spirit of New York City since 1934. In 2014, co-owners Jim Caiola and David Salama (previously of Beau Monde and L’Etage in Philadelphia) re-opened Tavern with a completely redesigned space and menu that harkens back to the original landmark featuring warm, celebratory dining spaces, seasonal American fare, classic cocktails, and a robust wine list. Tavern on the Green is located within Central Park at 67th Street & Central Park West, New York, NY 10023.

Ophelia

Located on the 26th floor of the historic Beekman Tower, Ophelia is an Art Deco-inspired cocktail lounge with an indoor/outdoor wraparound patio, offering panoramic views of Midtown Manhattan and Brooklyn. A former muse for NYC’s Frank Sinatra, the concept serves as an ode to the building’s history as a 1920’s womens-only club and hotel, featuring jewel-toned accents, velvet banquets and eclectic displays.

Cathédrale at Moxy East Village

Cathédrale, operated by Tao Group and located within the Moxy East Village (112 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003), has made picking a happy hour spot a whole lot easier. The trendy downtown restaurant, known for its ingredient-driven French-Mediterranean cuisine and celebrity sightings, is now adding some glamour to weekday’s best hour — with a brand-new Oyster & Champagne Happy Hour.

This luxury destination happy hour program is rare amongst its competitors. The incredible offer is available Tuesday — Friday from 5:00pm — 7:00pm and features $2 oysters, $8 champagne, $12 martinis, and $4 bites to kick off the evening.

Walk-ins are welcome for Happy Hour, but dinner reservations are available online to dine indoors, outdoors, or on the terrace at the Cathédrale!

Industry Kitchen

Situated along the East River with unobstructed views of the Brooklyn Skyline, the 5,000 square-foot venue focuses on simple and seasonal modern American cuisine — helmed by Chef Jonathan Haffmans — coupled with a wide variety of craft beers, signature cocktails and an extensive wine list.

Marvelous By Fred

The iconic Parisian pâtisserie, Marvelous By Fred, has brought its pastries and breads uptown with their new NYC flagship location, located just down the street from Bryant Park. Recently opened in summer of 2021, guests can enjoy grab-and-go offerings or seated service in the 18th-century France-inspired dining room, complete with a signature 10-foot chandelier (the largest of all locations).

Featuring its famous “merveilleux” meringue cakes offered in six original flavors alongside a tightly curated menu of other French pastries and sandwiches, Marvelous by Fred makes all its sweet treats in-house daily in an open bakery environment. The flagship joins the West Village location as the second storefront in Manhattan, the third location in North America, and 46th location worldwide.

Highway Restaurant & Bar

Highway Restaurant & Bar in East Hampton is a cozy eatery and quintessential neighborhood restaurant offering guests a delightful, well-crafted meal any day of the week. Open year-round, Highway Restaurant & Bar fosters deep relationships with local farmers and fishers, including Balsam Farms, guaranteeing the kitchen access to the freshest ingredients for their seasonally inspired New American cuisine that nods to urban and global influences, ensuring that its high-quality ingredients are farm-forward. Fan favorites like Peking Duck and Korean Chicken Buns return; perfect for cooler weather! This Fall, Highway offers Handmade ricotta cavatelli with veal ragu and Apple Crumble on their menu.

Main Street Tavern

From the team behind Highway, Main Street Tavern in Amagansett is a year-round neighborhood restaurant and bar open daily with garden & bar seating. Executive Chef Anand Sastry (of Highway Restaurant & Bar) and Chef de Cuisine Yusuf Lovett developed a balanced menu of seasonal and savory dishes; all of the qualities that make for a reliable local favorite. Main Street Tavern’s beverage program includes several classic and creative cocktails, a wide selection of spirits, and a rotation of draft and bottled beers.

Their new brunch menu offers the brioche french toast, the grilled hanger steak, and salmon platter, and among the new dishes on the Fall menu is their chicken pot pie made with spit-roasted chicken and local vegetables. Every Thursday, the tavern serves up chicken and steak tacos in addition to the fish variety on its daily menu. On Fridays and Saturdays, guests can indulge in the famously delicious late-night burgers and fries starting at 10 p.m., with a daily happy hour from 3 to 5 p.m; a crowd-pleaser excellent for groups.

Serafina Express

Serafina, one of New York’s most beloved restaurant groups serving quality Italian fare for decades, announces the forthcoming debut of Serafina Express, a new, elevated Italian fast-casual restaurant concept to meet the needs of busy New Yorkers, in a self-service configuration with a strong emphasis on value, quality, Italian ingredients, speed and easy-to-use mobile technology.

Serving the same contemporary Italian cuisine that has garnered legions of fans, Serafina Express offers a charming setting designed for convenience in a casual and smaller footprint, which allows the restaurant to serve Serafina favorites in new neighborhoods for the first time ever.

The first three Serafina Express’ will open in Manhattan at the intersection of Sixth Avenue and Eighth Street in Greenwich Village, on the corner of 22nd Street and Park Avenue South in Flatiron, and 30 Broad Street on the corner of the New York Stock Exchange.

BÀO Tea House

Since its exciting opening in June 2023, BÀO Tea House has been crafting a unique bao experience that attracts both locals and tourists. This beloved bao, or bun (a Chinese food staple), is reinvented with a satisfying crunch that reaches out to its NYC audience. While their thoughtfully curated tease offers a refreshing twist for those seeking an alternative to coffee.

Rose Garden at NoMo SoHo

Rose Garden is an outdoor patio that provides guests with a whimsical, romantic place to dine from Mondays to Fridays at 4–7 p.m. The blend of outdoor calm and scene fringed with pink roses, lush greenery and an urban aesthetic combine with the world cultures that surround the neighborhood such as Chinatown, Little Italy and Little Paris.

The dishes guests can experience at Rose Garden are exclusive to the venue including the strong Asian flavors of Fairytale Eggplant and Lamb Kofte created with harissa labne and sunchoke chip. Favorite cocktails can also be found on the menu that capture the garden’s essence in a glass such as the SoHo Spritz rosé and Lo-Fi Gentian Amaro blend La Vie en Rose.

Rita Cantina

In East Hampton Springs, Rita Cantina celebrates modern and coastal Mexican dishes made from high-quality ingredients, along with an extensive tequila-focused bar program. East Hampton Chef, Eric Miller, brings his passion for Mexican cuisine and the East End with the help of his partners, Adam Miller, behind the innovative bar program, and Marc Miller, who handles operations.

Rita Cantina’s menu utilizes ingredients that ‘swim, graze, and grow’ in the surrounding area, featuring a range of ceviches, tacos, quesadillas, slow-cooked birria, and large plates sourced from beloved purveyors like Satur Farms, Multi Aquaculture System and Gosman’s Dock. This Fall, the restaurant offers a takeout menu for those looking to enjoy Rita at home — online menu HERE. On location, the team warmly embraces guests for a vibrant evening alongside refreshing margaritas made from locally sourced, seasonal ingredients!

Elaia Estiatorio

Elaia Estiatorio is an authentic Greek eatery located in idyllic Bridgehampton, New York. Husband and wife owners, Sofia Crokos and Chris Boudoris, pay homage to their Greek roots while celebrating the Hamptons’ resources, community, and spirit. Elaia’s rustic yet elegant cuisine brings a farm-fresh twist with quality-driven, locally-focused ingredients. Guests can enjoy pita-ready, fresh spreads and Greek specialties like Horiatiki (local cherry tomatoes, cucumber, green pepper, red onions, feta, capers, olives) and Bifteki (Greek-style beef patty, herbs, lettuce, onions, feta), grass-fed from Acabonac Farms.

T-Bar Steak and Lounge in Southampton

T-Bar Steak and Lounge in Southampton is a divine and picturesque restaurant out east for the most exquisite meal this fall. With inspiring menu selections, the establishment offers guests outstanding cuisine in a casual, yet sophisticated space.

The quintessential location in the heart of the village is an ideal stop for superb dining and cocktails in a charming setting. With friends and family, the grand ambiance is enjoyed in comfortable indoor seating, as well as on a spacious outdoor terrace.

T-Bar Southampton is ready to serve the best classic cuisines with a modern twist. The menu features a wide range of dishes, ranging from mouthwatering renditions of classics to refined and inventive plates, providing the ultimate dining experience. It is no wonder that the restaurant has loyal followers from Manhattan to the local beach towns.

During dinner hours guests can begin their meal at T-Bar Southampton with the flavorful Thin Crust Pizza, or starters and salads comprising of the T-Bar Chopped Salad, Classic Chopped Caesar, Tiger Shrimp Cocktail, Seared Spanish Octopus, Crispy Oysters, and Daily Soup DuJour. The restaurant also has tantalizing main dishes such as the Irish Salmon, Roasted Free Range Chicken and Crispy Long Island Duck. A delectable burger bar also lists popular selections of a Prime Aged Angus Burger and a Salmon Burger served with French Fries or a salad.

Della Terra

Della Terra delivers the ambiance, feel and cuisine of a charming Northern Italian Trattoria with an intimate gathering in the wine cellar that doubles as a private dining room that fits 20 people. They have a beautiful back patio for any occasion to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine. Whether you’re craving sautéed chicken breast in a lemon white wine butter sauce with shallot and capers or fresh homemade spinach capellini with shrimp in a creamy pesto sauce, we have sauces to satisfy your tastebuds. Della Terra has an extensive menu of risotto, calamari fritti with arrabiata sauce, primavera risotto, chicken parmigiana and much more.

Estiatorio Ornos

Guests can escape to Greece with the award-winning MINA Group’s Estiatorio Ornos in Miami. Bringing to life the sensory pleasures of a trip to the Greek Isles — delectable fresh fish, beloved Mediterranean specialties, and genuine Greek hospitality — in an approachable, friendly environment everyone can enjoy. Led by award winning Chef Michael Mina and Las Vegas’ dynamic duo — Girair “Jerry” Goumroian and Chef Nikolaos Georgousis, the 160-seat neighborhood restaurant includes a beautiful outdoor oasis and marks the first-of-its-kind restaurant opening in the area offering traditional, simplistic yet flavorful Greek cuisine. Bringing a cultural, fun experience from the islands, transport to Greece with this one-of-a-kind restaurant.

MILA

Located in the heart of South Beach, MILA Miami (250-seat rooftop restaurant) has become the NEW “IT” location in Miami with an energetic setting and new inventive, upscale “MediterrAsian” menu.

Transporting diners on a culinary journey throughout the shores of the Mediterranean and Japan, the restaurant was inspired by the co-owners’ — Gregory and Marine Galy — travels and experiences throughout the years. The chic Bohemian enclave restaurant embraces Miami’s unique vibrancy by pairing an elegant dining experience with a magical, glamorous nightlife.

The star-studded culinary team has attracted locals, international visitors, celebrities and an A-list crowd with menu favorite, including beef short rib ‘kalbi.’

Mayami

If you’re looking for an all-in-one nightlife experience featuring amazing food, music and entertainment, look no further! Located in the heart of Miami’s artistic Wynwood neighborhood, Mayami is a venue brought to life by Philippe Kalifa, the renowned nightlife guru behind El Patio Wynwood. The 10,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor restaurant and lounge transports guests to ancient Mayan Civilization, serving elevatedcuisine, uniquely crafted cocktails, and a late-night party atmosphere with aerialists and fire dancers.

The Key Club

The Key Club has launched their newest special menu and it one that we definitely recommend that you check out!

Tuesdays — Burgers & Bordeaux — Feeling something classic or a little more trendy, such as Cuban-inspired or truffle-flavored? Indulge in a selection of juicy, delicious burgers and pair with a glass (or two) of their finest Bordeaux.

Wednesdays — Full Throttle Fried Chicken — Celebrate surviving the first half of the week with The Key Club’s Full Throttle Fried Chicken — featuring juicy, breaded chicken deep fried to crispy perfection, and served with the most nostalgic sides, including creamy mac-and-cheese, jalapeño biscuits, and home-made coleslaw.

Thursdays — Martini Frites Happy Hour — From 4PM to 8PM sip on the finest handcrafted martinis [your choice of dry, shaken, stirred or dirty] with bottomless shoestring fries to kick off the start of the weekend. Whether you’re in the mood to be classy, casual, or a little bit of both, The Key Club has got you covered. Talk about the perfect combo!

Fridays — Champagne & Oysters Happy Hour — TGIF! Revel in a luxurious treat featuring a specialty Champagne & Oysters Happy Hour from 4PM to 8PM. Experience $60 Moët Bottles, $2 Oysters, a variety of bites such as their Spicy Tuna Hand Roll and Key Club Sliders, and a great selection of hand-crafted cocktails, wine, and beer.

Sundays — No Sunday Spirals Here — Say goodbye to the Sunday Scaries and take on the new week with a happy (and full) tummy! Try one of The Key Club’s signature pasta plates, such as their hearty and incredibly tasty Pinwheel Lasagna or Wagyu Beef Bolognese, for a reduced price.

BÂOLI Miami

Operated by Riviera Dining Group, BÂOLI Miami is the luxury South East Asian fusion concept that transforms into a partying paradise where conviviality reigns amongst celebrities and international jet setters.

The opening of BÂOLI Miami ushered in a new era of nightlife and dining on South Beach’s shores by importing France’s trademark sophistication and seamlessly merging it with Miami’s unique vibrancy and sass.

In March 2023, the iconic restaurant and nightlife venue located on Collins Avenue in South Beach reopened to the public under the direction of Riviera Dining Group (RDG) with a new menu exploring Indonesian, Thai, Indian, Balinese and Nepalese flavors, lush tropical foliage, a massive curated mural from artist Mateo Humano, two back-lit walls ideal for perfect photo moments, gold finishings, and rich wood paneled bars.

RDG is known for operating some of Florida’s most exciting experiential hospitality concepts including Miami hotspots MILA, MILA Omakase, MILA Lounge and MM Club, as well as AVA MediterrAegean and MM Club in Winter Park, FL. BÂOLI Miami is located at 1906 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139 and is open for dinner service from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. and late night bottle service Wednesday to Saturday until 3 a.m.

Zuma Miami

The chic, local favorite offers an internationally acclaimed style of modern and contemporary Japanese cuisine in the heart of Downtown Miami.

Featuring beautiful outdoor and dockside seating and sophisticated cuisine philosophy that calls for flavorsome dishes (inspired by the informal Japanese dining style called izakaya) — Zuma Miami taught the famed magic city just what luxury dining is.

Klaw Miami

Led by international entrepreneur, Sasha Krilov, and global restaurateur, Misha Zelman, and interior design by world-renowned designer Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, Klaw is the newest concept that opened in Miami last July that now offers guests the epitome of the ultra-decadent land and sea experience. Featuring Edgewater’s only rooftop bar, King Crab straight from the rough waters of the arctic sea and high-quality prime cut meats, Klaw’s culinary and beverage program is redefining elegance.

Osaka Nikkei

Osaka Nikkei, Brickell’s hotspot, is open for guests to indulge in a multi-sensory Nikkei experience. The restaurant blends to perfection the millenary precision of Japanese techniques with the unique flavors of Peruvian cuisine. The dinner menu offers a variety of raw, cooked, cold, hot, seafood and meat dishes such as popular ceviches, tiraditos, Peruvian Izakaya dishes and more.

Bakan

Located in the heart of Miami’s most creative neighborhood Wynwood, Bakan transports guests to Mexico with its earthy, artsy, and modern space, wide variety of authentic regional dishes, expansive mezcal and tequila offerings, and handcrafted tortilla selection.

Every inch of the space conveys a fun, lively, and warm environment to enjoy a true Mexican experience, from the outdoor patio looking out to Wynwood’s lively neighborhood to the open-view kitchen allowing guests to witness the art of handcrafted tortilla making to the four-tiered glass case filled with more than 500 mezcals and tequilas. It is the perfect restaurant to enjoy a beautiful lunch or dinner.

American Social Bar & Kitchen

With an award-winning menu that reimagines American classics with modern twists, unique cocktails, local beer and a high-energy atmosphere with live entertainment, American Social is the place to eat, drink and be social. In a place where conversations flow free and connections run deep, the stage is always set for having a good time. On Memorial Day, AmSo will be offering a limited brunch menu featuring dishes such as Brunch BLAT, Brunch in the Keys, Cinnamon French Toast Crunch and Brisket Fried Rice; and mimosa specials. The restaurant has five locations including 721 E. Las Olas Blvd. in Ft. Lauderdale, FL; 690 S.W. First Court in Miami, FL; 601 S. Harbour Island Blvd. in Tampa, FL; 7335 West Sand Lake Road in Orlando, FL; and 327 Plaza Real Suite #315 in Boca Raton.

Joia Beach

Joia Beach Restaurant & Beach Club is a vibrant day-to-night oasis located near downtown Miami in a hidden enclave on Watson Island. Serving as both a restaurant and a beach club, Joia Beach is the only private beachfront location in Miami where guests can dine with their toes in the sand and offers a European-inspired menu with freshly-sourced seasonal ingredients. Joia Beach’s menu is where classic techniques meet modern Miami influences.

On the weekends, Joia Beach offers a laid back lounge experience during the day and after sunset it transforms into a European-inspired open-air lounge. Joia Beach is open for lunch and dinner from 12:00 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Saturday & Sunday; from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday for dinner; and is closed on Monday and Tuesday.

The restaurant seats by reservation only but the beach lounge accepts walk-ins on the weekends during the day (evening transitions to bottle service)

Ocean Social

Ocean Social by Chef Tristen Epps is the signature restaurant at the iconic Eden Roc Miami Beach. Perfectly perched where the sea meets the sky, Ocean Social delivers soulful yet elevated coastal cuisine in an unparalleled oceanfront setting.

The seafood forward menu features the freshest locally sourced ingredients and incorporates the flavors of Miami while embracing diverse Caribbean and global influences, a trademark of Chef Epps’ award-winning cuisine. The menu riffs playfully on the idea of “surf and turf” with innovative dishes that are beautiful to behold and even better to eat. For a comfortable yet upscale dinner, oceanfront lunch, sunset cocktails or your next special event Ocean Social by Tristen Epps, delivers unrivaled experiences.

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