Christmas outdoor dining guide

Where to dine on Christmas eve in Miami

Dec
16
2020

Give yourself a break. Yes, you’ve learned how to make croquetas from scratch but put your legs up on Christmas Eve. Support local restaurants on Noche Buena and spend an evening with your family outdoors.

These restaurants have been working hard to create a thoughtful and delicious Christmas menu so be respectful and tip well. Here is your guide for where to dine outdoors on Christmas Eve.

1. ARIETE


Address: 3540 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Neighborhood: Coconut Grove
Hours: 5 pm – 10 pm
Menu: Includes charred cucumber salad with fish sauce and kimchi vinaigrette, cilantro, pickled fresnos, marinated red onions; grilled Brussels sprouts with kimchi, peanuts, sesame seeds; kimchi fried rice; honey chicken; turnip cake with trout roe; spare ribs with fish sauce caramel; pork belly bao; scallion pancakes with braised duck bang bang, soy, pickled mushrooms; miso gingerbread cake.
Book your table –  Call +1 (305) 640-5862 or HERE.

 

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2. LIGHTKEEPRS AT THE RITZ-CARLTON


Address: 455 Grand Bay Dr, Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Neighborhood: Key Biscayne
Hours: 5:30 pm – 10 pm
Menu: À la carte. Check out full menu HERE.
Book your table –  Call +1 (305) 365-4186 / +1 (305) 365-4185 or email LKDiningReservations@ritzcarlton.com

3. L’ATELIER DE JOEL ROBUCHON


Address: 151 NE 41st St Suite 235, Miami, FL 33137
Neighborhood: Design District
Hours: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm / 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Menus: Includes Le Caviar et le Crab Royale with caviar and Alaskan king crab, crustacean jelly and celariac cream; L’Artichaut with roasted baby artichoke, chickpea & turmeric cappuccino; Le Beouf petite ribeye with butternut squash tartlet and caramelized onion; Le Raviole de Langoustine with langoustine ravioli with black truffle shavings, foie gras emulsion and green cabbage; Le Chevruil, a venison and Foie Gras duo with Perigueux sauce; Christmas Blond Dulcey with chocolate moelleux and pomegranate coulis. Check out full menus HERE.
Book your table – HERE.

4. LE JARDINIER


Address: 151 NE 41st St Suite 135, Miami, FL 33137
Neighborhood: Design District
Hours: 5:30 pm –  9:30 pm
Menu: Includes sunchoke and foie Gras terrine with green apple; ricotta agnolottis with caramelized salsify and chestnuts with option to add white truffle; rapini with poussin with black truffle shavings and polenta au jus or Maine lobster with lemongrass emulsion, oil and winter greens with a caviar supplement available; Christmas chocolate buche with toasted hazelnuts. À la carte menu will also be available. Check out full menu HERE.
Book your table – HERE.

5. ORNOS ESTIATORIO


Address: 19565 Biscayne Blvd Ste 946, Aventura, FL 33180
Neighborhood: Aventura
Hours: 12 pm – 3 pm / 5 pm – 10 pm
Menu: To start dip options include tzatziki; taramasalata; tirokafteri; melizanosalata and hummus. Followed by grilled octopus with roasted fingerling potatoes; Maine lobster and citrus salad; classic Greek salad; fillet mignon kebab; stuffed Cornish chicken with pine nuts, golden raisin, and apple brandy; baklava; galaktoboureko. Check out full menu HERE.
Book your table – Call +1 (786) 697-1681

 

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6. AZABU


Address: 161 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Neighborhood: Miami Beach
Hours: 6 pm – 11 pm
Menu: A la carte menu with Christmas specials including braised short rib with celery root puree, truffle teriyaki, and paper thin vegetable salad; muchi-purin dessert (Japanese egg custard with caramel, white sesame praline, raspberry, and coconut; Sawa cocktail (Azabu house blend Japanese whisky, yuzu juice, and honey).
Book your table – HERE.

6. LA MAR BY GASTON ACURIO


Address: 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami, FL 33131
Neighborhood: Brickell
Hours: 6 pm – 10 pm
Menu: Includes Caja China pork shank, Nikkei sauce, pasta salad, rice tamal, and roasted veggies. À la carte menu will also be available. Check out menu HERE.
Book your table – Call +1 (305) 913-8358.

7. CAFE LA TROVA


Address: 971 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33130
Neighborhood: Calle Ocho
Hours: 6 pm – 10 pm
Menu: Options include chestnut soup with prosciutto mushrooms; straciatella filled squash blossoms with confit tomato stew; tuna sashimi with blood orange, shaved Serrano, and black salt; La Trova style lechon asado; fresh catch with artichokes and confit potatoes; flan de la casa; Michy’s bread pudding. Check out full menu HERE.
Book your table – Call +1 (786) 615-4379.

8. GHEE INDIAN KITCHEN


Address: 8965 SW 72nd Pl, Kendall, FL 33156
Neighborhood: Kendall
Hours: 5 pm – 9 pm
Menu: À la carte and tasting menus available. Check out full menus HERE.
Book your table – HERE.

 

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