SocialMiami Selects – Miami Spice 2015

Standout Culinary Delights

For foodies, Miami Spice is like Christmas come early. With 181 participating restaurants, it’s the perfect time to explore the city’s buzzed-about new restaurants and vibrant culinary scene. And with some of the trendiest (and most expensive) restaurants offering three-course meals at an appetizing fixed price of $23 for lunch and $39 for dinner, it’s a great way to get to dine at some of Miami’s swankiest restaurants and hotels without sweating over the price.

But too often, the Spice menus give you an opportunity to dine at bank-breaking restaurants for a steal – only they don’t offer desirable options. The following dinner menus include delicious, tried and true dishes that come straight from the main restaurant menus, as well as some mouth-watering, unique concoctions created specifically for Miami Spice, ensuring a night full of tantalizing cuisine in a trendy atmosphere.

Dolce Italian

Dolce Italian is the ideal place to get a big group together for a family style, authentic Italian dinner. We recommend the Lemon Risotto, which is a real standout. For an extra $18 per person, guests will receive a glass of prosecco as well as their choice of either a glass of red or white house wine.

The Gale South Beach
1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
(786) 975-2550

Miami Spice Menu
Pizza Margherita
Heirloom Tomato Salad
Grilled Octopus

Lemon Risotto
Ricotta Ravioli

Blueberry Cheesecake

Market at EDITION

You probably don’t need much convincing to make a dinner reservation at the trendy Miami Beach EDITION hotel, but if you were hesitant, the Spice menu should do the trick. We have our eye on the Charcuterie, Organic Farm Egg Pizza and Chocolate Marshmallow Cake.

The Miami Beach EDITION
2901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
(786) 257-4600
Miami Spice Menu
Appetizer (choice of one):
Florida Red Snapper Ceviche
Three Piece Charcuterie

Entrée (choice of one):
Mushroom, Garlic-Parsley Oil, and Organic Farm Egg Pizza
Rigatoni & Meatball with Smoked Chili Tomato Sauce
Florida Snapper with Bok Choy and Ginger Dressing

Dessert (choice of one):
Chocolate Marshmallow Cake
Carrot Cake
Salted Caramel Sundae

For those that love to try a bunch of little things, Barceloneta is the way to go. This Spanish-style bistro is offering a lunch and dinner menu for Miami Spice, with a twist: diners can choose a total of six items from their menu – which includes delicious tapas like escargot with rabbit sausage, parsley, and garlic butter – as well as a dessert, giving you and your friends the perfect excuse to indulge and order more than you can eat.

1400 20th Street, Miami Beach
(305) 538-9299

Quality Meats Restaurant
With one of the longest Miami Spice menus, Quality Meats doesn’t only give you plenty of options, but gives you a long list of dishes to choose from that come straight from the main menu, so you know you’re not getting anything but the best.

Quality Meats Restaurant
1501 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
(305) 340-3333

Miami Spice Menu
Appetizer (choose one):
Green Goddess Chopped Salad
Kale & Manchego Salad
Dry Aged Meatballs
House-Cured Slab Bacon
Seared Sea Scallops
Hamachi Crudo

Entrée (choose one):
Center Cut Filet Mignon
Grilled Bavette Steak
Roasted Chicken & Kumquats
Honey-Glazed Baby Back Ribs
Everything-Crusted Branzino
Pan-Roasted Local Snapper

Ice Cream


The creative nature of Executive Chef Victor Santo’s lauded culinary creations is being mirrored in Tuyo’s Miami Spice theme this year. The menu will change every two weeks, with each new menu being music-inspired. Check out the first menu below, “Classical,” which pays homage to the foundation of music and cuisine.

Miami Dade College
415 N.E. Second Ave., Miami
(305) 237-3200
Miami Spice Menu
Appetizer (choose one):
Bermuda and Spanish Onion Bisque
Mussels a la Normande
Chevre Chaud Salad

Entrée (choose one):
Mediterranean Sea Bass
Pan-Roasted Moulard Duck Breast
Ratatouille-Stuffed Raviolis
Lobster Thermidor

Dessert (choose one):
Cara Cara Crème Brulee
Tasting Trio of French Cheese
Opera Gateau

Palme d’Or at the Biltmore Hotel

The Palme d’Or has some of the best value of all of the Miami Spice menus. The elegant restaurant, which resides inside the Biltmore Hotel, specializes in fine French cuisine, and is a Miami Spice must.

The Palme d’Or
The Biltmore Hotel
1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables
(305) 445-1926

Miami Spice Menu
House Made Squid Ink Capellini
Ricotta Tarte
Marinated Tuna
Grilled Octopus

Seared Duck Breast
Prime Beef Tenderloin
Chilean Sea Bass

Chocolate and Grand Marnier Éclair
Rum Baba
Assortment of Cheeses (additional charge of $7)

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