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New Year’s Eve 2020: Dinner specials at Miami restaurants

Dinner to ring in the New Year? Why, of course!

We’ve found several restaurants throughout Miami that are offering dinner specials on Dec. 31 to help you welcome 2021.

If you’re eager to say goodbye to 2020 – and who isn’t, really? – make your plans now for some delicious eats and don’t worry about cooking. 

Happy New Year, lovely readers! 

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Miami restaurants offering NYE dinner specials in 2020

Ariete
3540 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove

  • Twelve-course tasting menu includes amuse bouche, pork tenderloin, ceviche, guinea hen and dessert.
  • $225 per person, seatings from 7-8 p.m. and 8-9:30 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve

Barsecco
1421 South Miami Ave., Miami

  • Three-course prix fixe menu including choices of ceviche, sushi, seafood linguini, NY strip steak, salmon and tiramisu for dessert plus a glass of champagne
  • $65 per person
  • Click here to reserve

The Bazaar by Jose Andres at SLS South Beach
1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

  • Tasting menu includes hamachi, oysters, beef tartare, cod croquettes, halibut, coconut rice, ribeye and desserts. 
  • First seating at 6 p.m. $175, second seating at 9 p.m. $350
  • Click here to reserve

Bulla Gastrobar
Locations in:
Doral 5335 NW 87 Ave., #C102
The Falls 8870 SW 136 St., #RR001
Coral Gables 2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd.

  • Four-course prix fixe menu including tuna tartare, shrimp in garlic sauce, short rib and churros.
  • $60 per person
  • Reserve in Coral Gables, Doral and The Falls

Byblos Miami
1545 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

  • Three- and four-course menus of Mediterranean favorites and bottle of champagne. 
  • $75 per person for three courses 5:30-7 p.m.; $225 per person for four courses 7:30-10 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve

Cafe La Trova
971 SW 8 St., Miami

  • Three-course menu with Cuban favorites served family style and a welcome cocktail and live music $85 per person (first seating); four-course family style menu with welcome cocktail, champagne toast at midnight and DJ $150 per person (second seating).
  • First seating 6-7 p.m., second seating 9-10 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve

F’ilia at SLS Brickell
1300 S. Miami Ave.

  • Executive chef curated menu including yuca and caviar, beef tartare, Chilean sea bass, filet and a surprise dessert.
  • $95 per person
  • Click here to reserve

Fontainebleau Miami Beach
4441 Collins Ave.

  • Hakkasan has a four-course prix fixe menu with dumplings, caviar, lobster, beef or sea bass and dessert.
  • Scarpetta by Scott Conant’s four-course menu includes choice of polenta, tuna tartare, ravioli, fish, beef or chicken and dessert.
  • StripSteak by Michael Mina’s four-course menu features choice of scallops, lamb chops, fire roasted bass and two dessert choices.
  • At each restaurant $175 per person first seating 6-7 p.m. and $250 per person second seating 7:30-10:30 p.m. 
  • Click here to reserve 

Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina
1116 Ocean Dr.

  • Three-course dinner at $125 per person includes choice of stone crab claws, filet mignon, Chilean sea bass and dessert.
  • Seating 6-8 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve

Ironside Pizza
7580 NE Fourth Court, Miami

  • $125 tasting menu including antipasti, choice of fish or beef, pasta and dessert.
  • Seating available from 7-10 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve.

Kiki on the River
450 NW North River Drive, Miami

  • Multi-course menu with seafood, including surf and turf, dessert and a bottle of champagne for $175 per person.
  • Seating from 6-9 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve.

Kuba Cabana at CityPlace Doral
8300 NW 36 St.

  • Three-course Latin-style menu including croquettes, empanadas, guava-smoked chicken, asado negro short rib with creamy boniato and several dessert choices. $99 for first seating, $150 for second seating, per perso
  • First seating 7-9:15 p.m., second seating 9:45 p.m. to midnight
  • Click here to reserve

L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon
151 NE 41 St., Ste. 235, Miami

  • Seven-course tasting menu includes foie gras, petite ribeye, Alaskan king crab ravioli and dessert.
  • $180 per person for first seating at 5 and 6:30 p.m.; $250 per person (including a glass of champagne) for second seating from 8-10 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve

Le Jardinier
151 NE 41 St., Ste. 135, Miami

  • Five-course tasting menu including Maine lobster, kampachi crudo, filet de boeuf and dessert.
  • $125 per person for first seating 5-6:30 p.m.; $175 per person for second seating of a six-course menu including champagne toast 8-10 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve

Le Chick
310 NW 24 St., Miami

  • Prix fixe multi-course menu with amuse bouche, chef salad, Tomahawk steak with two langoustines, sides and dessert for $300 for two.
  • Seatings from 6-8 p.m. and 8:30-10:30 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve

Leku at Rubell Museum
1100 NW 23 St., Miami

  • Six-course Basque-inspired menu featuring Iberico ham croquettes, Maine lobster, foie gras, Wagyu veal cheeks and dessert including a half bottle of KRUG Grande Cuvee per person. $275 per person.
  • First seating at 6:30 p.m., second seating at 9 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve

Lightkeepers in the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne
455 Grand Bay Dr., Key Biscayne

  • Three-course family style menu created by the culinary team and sommelier Jorge Mendoza including a champagne toast and entertainment. $165 per person.
  • 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve

MILA Miami
1636 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach

  • Multi-course menus with choice of a seafood platter ($135) or a seafood tower ($215) including sushi chef selection, Wagyu gyoza, Chilean seabass, truffle mushrooms and desserts.
  • Click here to reserve 

Phuc Yea
7100 Biscayne Blvd.

  • Prix fixe family style menu includes smoked grapes and scallop crudo, egg noodles with oyster sauce, black sea bass and five-spiced pork belly, $65 per person with an optional $45 cocktail pairing. 
  • 6 p.m. until closing
  • Click here to reserve

Ornos Estiatorio
19565 Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 946, Aventura

  • A five-course prix fixe menu including a raw seafood tasting of oysters and salmon tartare and other courses with choice of grilled octopus, surf and turf and dessert. $105 per person.
  • 5-10 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve

Papi Steak
736 First St., Miami Beach

  • Multi-course menu includes wagyu pastrami, latkes & caviar, ribeye, dover sole and 24K gold chocolate cream puff.
  • 6:30 p.m. $165.
  • Click here to reserve

Pisco y Nazca
Locations in:
The Palms Town & Country, 8405 Mills Dr., #206, Miami
8551 NW 53 St., #A101, Miami

  • Four-course prix fixe menu including causa sampler, tostones, specialty Peruvian fish and cheesecake
  • $60 per person
  • Click here to reserve

Swan
90 NE 39 St., Miami

  • Four-course menu including short rib and white truffle ravioli, porcini crusted New York strip, short rib and desserts.
  • First seating at 6:30 p.m. $105 per person, second seating is sold out
  • Click here to reserve

Tanuki
1080 Alton Rd., Miami Beach

  • Seven-course dinner with a menu of oysters, stone crabs, dim sum, sushi, sashimi, chilled soba noodles a Japanese midnight tradition. $78 per person for first seating, $108 for second seating, $48 optional beverage pairing.
  • First seating 5-8 p.m., second seating 9 p.m. to close
  • Click here to reserve

Toscana Divino
900 S. Miami Ave., Miami

  • Five-course prix fixe menu for $174 with choices including cheese fondue, black grouper and lobster appetizer.
  • Seating times available from 6-7:30 p.m. and 9-10:30 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve a time.

Traymore by Michael Schwartz
2445 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

  • Three-course menu costs $95 for first seating and $120 for second seating. Choice include handmade pastas, roasted salmon and Wok salmon.
  • Seatings at 6 and 9 p.m.
  • Click here to reserve a time.

 

Miami events to ring in the New Year

Because of the current situation, many New Year’s Eve parties and fireworks displays have been canceled throughout Miami. Yes, that includes the annual celebration at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami! Superstar Pitbull traditionally hosted a big event with fireworks, live performances and more. 

Should we find any scheduled for this Dec. 31, 2020, we will be sure to update this list. If you know of any planned events this year, please email the information to editor@miamionthecheap.com or news@miamionthecheap.com to let us know!

FREE Miami and South Florida New Year’s Eve parties from past years:

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Entertainment Calendar

Sunday, February 5, 2023

Free entry to museums with bank card

All Day | FREE | South Florida Museums

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

$5 all-day fares weekends on Tri-Rail

5:00 am to 11:30 pm | $5.00

Pinecrest drive-up Farmer's Market

8:00 am to 2:00 pm | Pinecrest Gardens

Palmetto Bay Farmer's Market

8:30 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Coral Reef Park

Tamarac Farmers Market

9:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Veterans Park

Vizcaya weekly farmer's market

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Dream car classic in Hollywood

10:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Downtown Hollywood

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Deerfield Island Park

Boca Raton Museum Art Festival

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE

Festival Exhibition

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Florida Renaissance Festival on weekends

10:00 am to 6:00 pm | $0-35.28 | Quiet Waters Park

South Florida Garlic Fest

10:00 am to 6:00 pm | $17.00-50.00 | Wellington Village Park

Sawgrass Farmer's & Artisan's market

10:00 am to 8:00 pm | FREE | Sawgrass Mills

Kids' Graffiti Drawing Class

10:00 am | $16.00 | Museum of Graffiti

Sunday Stories

10:30 am to 11:30 am | FREE | Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Free live music at Jazz Brunch in Fort Lauderdale

11:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Fort Lauderdale Riverwalk

Farmer's Market at Village of Merrick Park

11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Merrick Park

Farm Tours at Tradewinds Park

11:30 am to 2:00 pm | $3.00-4.50 | Tradewinds Park

Fort Lauderdale Home Design & Remodeling Show

12:00 pm to 6:00 pm | $1.00-14.00 | Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Greek Festival in Fort Lauderdale

12:00 pm to 7:00 pm | $5.00 | St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church

Merrick House Museum Guided Tours

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | $0-5.00 | Merrick House Museum

Bluegrass festival and acoustic jam

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Greynolds Park

Family Sundays at Dania Pointe

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Live entertainment at Dania Pointe

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Dania Pointe

Ocean Drive Promenade Music Series

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | FREE | Ocean Drive Promenade

Tropical Sundays Live Music

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

$12 Adult Skate Night

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $12.00 | Xtreme Action Park

Comedy Night at Nightlife Brewing Co.

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Nightlife Brewing Co.

Salsa dance class

9:00 pm | FREE | Ball & Chain

Monday, February 6, 2023

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

Festival Exhibition

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Free tour of the Adrienne Arsht Center

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | FREE | Adrienne Arsht Center

Free group bike ride in Fort Lauderdale

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Tarpon River Brewing

Comedy Night at Sandbar Sports Grill

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Sandbar Sports Grill

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Regal Theatres: Discounted movie tickets on Tuesdays

All Day | $5.00-6.00 | Regal Cinemas Multiple Locations

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

Festival Exhibition

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Market Tuesdays at CityPlace Doral

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | CityPlace Doral

Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Amphitheater in Boca Raton

Food Trucks Tuesdays

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Comedy Night

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00 | Arts Garage

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

Festival Exhibition

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Garden tour

10:00 am | FREE | Society of the Four Arts

Noon Tunes in Fort Lauderdale

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm | FREE | Stranahan Park

Food Trucks In Volunteer Park

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Volunteer Park Plantation

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Pelican Harbor Marina

$9 deal for roller skating in Davie

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Discounted | Galaxy Skateway Davie

Free music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Comedy Night at Pub 52

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Nightlife Brewing Co.

Comedy Night at Exit One Taproom

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Exit One Taproom

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

Festival Exhibition

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Jazz at Jackson

12:00 pm | FREE | Alamo Park

Street Stages

4:30 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Old Post Office

Enjoy live entertainment at Clematis by Night

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Perez Museum Floating Film

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

GOGO MOAD Art Making Workshop

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $15.00 | IS Projects

Free music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Doral Yard

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

$12 Adult Skate Night

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $12.00 | Xtreme Action Park

Friday, February 10, 2023

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow

FREE | Seminole Hard Rock

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Deerfield Island Park

Festival Exhibition

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Art After Dark at Norton in West Palm

4:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Discounted | Norton Museum of Art

Night market at Dania Pointe

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Tropical Park

Friday Films in Palm Beach

5:30 pm | $10.00 | Society of the Four Arts

Live entertainment at Dania Pointe

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Free music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live entertainment in Pompano

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Lawn at Atlantic Boulevard and Pompano Beach Boulevard

Jam on percussion for free

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | South Florida Center for Percussive Arts

Potter In Residence

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wolfsonian-FIU

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Tunes 'n Trucks in Sunrise

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | City Park

Free movie in West Palm Beach

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Waterfront Commons

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Free outdoor film in Weston

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Weston Regional Park

Chamber Music

7:30 pm | $15.00 | Black Archives Historic Lyric Theatre

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free outdoor films in Hollywood

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU free every Saturday

All Day | FREE | Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

Boca Raton Beer Wine & Spirits Fest

Discounted | Mizner Park in Boca

Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow

FREE | Seminole Hard Rock

$5 all-day fares weekends on Tri-Rail

5:00 am to 11:30 pm | $5.00

Plantation Farmers Market

8:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Volunteer Park Plantation

Sensory Friendly Saturday

9:00 am to 11:00 am | FREE | Miami Children’s Museum

Woofstock in Sunrise

10:00 am to 1:00 pm | FREE | Sunrise Sportsplex

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Deerfield Island Park

Free Family Fun Day

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | HistoryMiami

Valentine's Weekend Orchid Show & Sale.

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Safe Schools Institute

Festival Exhibition

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Florida Renaissance Festival on weekends

10:00 am to 6:00 pm | $0-35.28 | Quiet Waters Park

Sawgrass Farmer's & Artisan's market

10:00 am to 8:00 pm | FREE | Sawgrass Mills

Free Zumba in Wellington

10:30 am to 11:30 am | FREE | Mall at Wellington Green

PAMM free day with family activities

11:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

Farm Tours at Tradewinds Park

11:30 am to 2:00 pm | $3.00-4.50 | Tradewinds Park

Free tour of the Adrienne Arsht Center

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | FREE | Adrienne Arsht Center

Merrick House Museum Guided Tours

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | $0-5.00 | Merrick House Museum

Live entertainment at Dania Pointe

1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Family Fest: Rita Finds Home

1:30 pm | FREE | Adrienne Arsht Center

Family Day free admission

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Free GOGO MOAD Family Art Fun

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Surfside Town Hall

Canes Baseball Fan Fest

4:00 pm | FREE | Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field

Street Stages

4:30 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Old Post Office

Cultural Saturdays at Dania Ponite

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Free music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Deep Fried Funk in Weston

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Night sky viewing with telescopes

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Fox Observatory

Discount late-night movies

11:30 pm to 2:00 am | $5.00 | Coral Gables Art Cinema

 

Josie Gulliksen

About Josie Gulliksen

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami, Biscayne Times, Edible South FL and Miami Media Group. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor and arts writer and then worked for 13 years in public relations. She has her own blog Scene Around South FL.

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