Where to eat from August 1 to September 30

For anyone who loves food, August and September in Miami are always something to look forward to. Miami Spice is a two-month restaurant promotion, organized by the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) 21 years ago, with the goal of attracting tourists to Miami during its low season. While this is certainly no longer a problem, the Miami Spice tradition is a local one and visitors look forward to every year.

This year, lunch/brunch menus will be priced at $28, while dinner will be either $45 or $60, up slightly from last year — and for the first time, there will be two different tiers. These prices include appetizers, appetizers and dessert. (Taxes, gratuities and spills are additional.) According to GMCVB, two different price points were introduced for dinner this year to maintain the program’s commitment to value and allow more restaurants to participate, with an ongoing focus on flexibility and choice. The difference between the two levels reflects the cost of the appetizers and the ingredients used. Restaurants may choose to offer one or two dinner menu option(s) as long as the menus reflect value and savings when compared to current menu prices. As of press time, nearly 150 restaurants are participating, with daily additions expected of even the most popular Spice.

Some of the new additions this year include Leku at the Rubell Museum (they’re hosting an early preview, so diners can enjoy Miami Spice shows early now); Chug’s Diner designed by James Beard-nominated chef Michael Beltran and recently awarded Michelin Pepe Gourmand; Hoja Taqueria by the team behind Broken Shaker; Casa Isola, the Italian location for James Beard-nominated chef Jose Menden; New York imported the Michelin-starred Cote Miami.

The kitchen at Kaori in Brickell is now run by Cuban-Chinese-Colombian Executive Chef Raymond Lee (former chef at El Cielo Hospitality Group, who started Li’s Dimsum family-focused concept during the pandemic) serving artful, umami-filled Pan-Asian dishes. “Our menu this year is a mix between our signatures and [new] Among the specials they serve this year, Crispy Prawns, Li’s tribute to the late Joël Robuchon, which he learned to make during his time at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon In Paris.

For vegetarians and anyone interested in vegan food, Miami Beach’s Full Bloom Vegan Cuisine, voted Best Vegetarian Restaurant in the US by TripAdvisor in 2021, debuts this year. Owner Omar Barberini shares that he will be serving up some of his popular dishes featuring the best of internationally-inspired cuisine prepared by Venezuelan-born Executive Chef Chris Rojas, who previously worked at Norman Van Aken’s 180 and Zuma.

Chef Adrien Calvo, who recently celebrated 15 years of her signature gourmet brand, Maximum Flavor, has been involved in Miami Spice for 10 years. “We love Miami Spice and how it makes Miami more focused on food during August and September,” she said. “Everyone is obsessed with where to go and what to try. Energy is contagious!” Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard’s restaurant and wine bar will offer this year’s Miami Spice dinner menu, as well as brunch. Guests can look forward to bestsellers like brown sugar crusted salmon, 24-hour braised short ribs, sweet corn tamales, and new items like wahoo sashimi.

Her restaurant Cracked is also joining for the first time this year. “We wanted to offer a new option to our loyal fans and give a chance to those who haven’t tried [the restaurant] yet to experience it. Putting everything in a concise, organized menu where guests can choose from three courses, gives them three great chances to fall in love with Cracked! “

Here are the restaurants participating in Miami Spice 2022, by neighborhood:

Airport area

Al Sarab Restaurant 94th

Labatah

Lecco at the Rubelle Museum

Aventura

Bourbon Steak Miami

Estiatorio Ornos a Michael Mina

Novecento Aventura

Perl by Chef IP

Babili Sushi Aventura

Reunion Kitchen Bar

Bal Harbor

Artisan Beach House

Atlantikós – St. Regis Bal Harbor

Low Zoo Restaurant

Coconut Grove

Cuban Chug Restaurant

Isabelle’s Grill Room and Garden

Jaguar Restaurant

nave

Peacock Garden Bistro

Planta Queen

key club

coral wall

Bugatti Bistro

Eclectico . Restaurant & Bar

Viola Miami

Fontana

Gustav’s Restaurant

Kao Sushi and Grill

Mesmar Seafood Table

Chris Steakhouse Ruth

Sawa Restaurant and Lounge

seasons 52

Wagyu Bar

Tour Kitchen

Two Sisters Restaurant

A well-nourished modern Latin restaurant

Zuka Restaurant

The role of the

BLT Prime

Blue Matisse Restaurant and Nau Lounge

Dragonfly Izakaya and Fish Market

Downtown Miami District / Brickell District

American social

Barsko

black bould

Brasserie Brickell K

Kanya Restaurant and Lounge

Shell

Da Tang Chen Wei

philia restaurant

hutong

kaori

komodo

La Canita

La Terrazza Cafe and Bar

LPM مطعم Restaurant & Bar

Marabo

minionette

Novecento Brickell

Cardboard sushi

Perricone Market & Café

Babili Sushi Brickell City Center

Quinto La Huila

sea ​​pepper

social

Toro Toro

Tuscany Divino

Best seafood and lobster in Truluck’s Ocean

Via Emilia Garden

Kendall

Catola Café Restaurant and Art Gallery

Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard . Restaurant & Wine Bar

Babili Sushi Dadland

Whitney’s Restaurant

Biscayne key

Cantina Beach

lighting workers

Little Havana

La Trouva Café

Miami Beach: Mid Beach

Ambersweet at The Confidante Miami Beach

Donna Marie Trattoria

Hoja Taqueria

The restaurant in the palm

Miami Beach: North Beach

Prima pasta cafe

Miami Beach: South Beach

Seven Spices Restaurant & Lounge

a fish called avalon

Azabu Miami Beach

Baya Beach Club, Miami

Collins Bar

Byblos Miami

Americano Ocean Drive Café

Casa Isola Austria

shotto mate

Como Como Marisqueria

Dolce Italian Restaurant

Drunken Dragon

Fratelli La Bufala

Bean Bloom – Gourmet Vegetarian Kitchen

Havana 1957 Ocean Drive

Gaya, in The Setai

Juvia Miami

Katsuya South Beach

La Cerveceria de Barrio

Lido Restaurant and Bayside Grill

Mariva 1939 at the National Hotel

meet dahlia

Mercato della Bescheria Miami Beach

Mila Restaurant

Ola Restaurant

orange rose

Orella Bar & Grill

Planta South Beach

Prime fish

Italian Prime Minister

Babili Sushi Miami Beach

RWSB Miami

Miami Serena

social Club

strawberry moon

garage sushi

Servin Miami

tanuki miami

The Bazaar by Jose Andres

Via Emilia 9

yard house

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

Miami Design District

Chica

kot miami

bales

Raw sugar cane roaster

Swan and Beefy Bar

Miami Lakes

Corner 67

Ml Steak + Sports

Pinecrest

French bistro

real food kitchen

South Miami area

Cracked by Chef Adrian

Old sunset drive in Lisbon

Two Chefs Restaurant

Sunny Isles Beach

Azzurro Italian Restaurant & Bar

El Molino New York – Sunny Isles Beach

Kitchen 305

upper east side

blue collar

Austria

Wynwood District

back door monkey

Bakan

Miami blonde bottled

Q

Miami Mexicana & Bar

Negroni Midtown

Biz Loco – Tequila Restaurant & Bar

Waiko

For more information and for updates on new restaurant additions, visit Miami Spice website

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