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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

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Food Trucks In Volunteer Park

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Volunteer Park Plantation

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

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

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

$8 roller skating in Davie

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

Live music @ Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

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

Grand Opening of Painting in Excess Exhibition

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Free SoundScape Cinema movie

8:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Live Music Wednesdays

9:00 pm | FREE | Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

Thursday, May 19, 2022

WAYUP STAYUP live music

FREE | Freehold Miami

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Food trucks and free concerts

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Amphitheater

Live entertainment & food vendors in Wellington

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Amphitheater

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Free Third Thursdays in Surfside

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | 95 St. and Collins Ave.

Enjoy live entertainment at Clematis by Night

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

Live music @ Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Culture Crawl

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

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, May 20, 2022

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

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

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Friday Flicks event in Boynton

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | centennial Park

Artisan Farmer's Market

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

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

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Live music @ Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Friday Night Sound Waves in Fort Lauderdale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

Free entertainment at Friday Night Sound Waves in Fort Lauderdale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

Free event featuring Boynton Beach Gold Coast Band

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Boynton Beach Amphitheater

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

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

Sounds of Little Haiti

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Discounted | Little Haiti Cultural Center

Free outdoor family-friendly films

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

Dinner and a Show at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Saturday, May 21, 2022

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Plantation Farmers Market

8:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Volunteer Park Plantation

Upper Eastside farmer's market

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Brickell City Centre

Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques & Artisan Market

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

BSO Shred a Thon paper shredding & prescription disposal for Broward residents

10:00 am to 1:00 pm | FREE | BSO Cooper City District Office

Entry is free for Touch A Truck in Pompano

10:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Pompano Community Park

Touch A Truck in Pompano

10:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Pompano Community Park

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

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

Vintage Fair @ Festival Marketplace

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Festival Marketplace

Sawgrass Farmer's & Artisan's market

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

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Free Power Yoga class from YO BK

11:00 am | FREE | Oasis Wynwood

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Deerfield Ocean Brews & Blues Fest

3:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Deerfield beach parking lot

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Live music @ Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk.

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

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

Live music in Delray

7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Old School Square Pavilion

Live Music Saturdays at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Discount late-night movies

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

Sunday, May 22, 2022

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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

Vizcaya weekly farmer's market

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

Tamarac Farmers Market

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Veterans Park

Yellow Green Farmers market reopening

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Yellow Green Farmers Market

Lincoln Road Mall market

9:00 am to 6:00 pm | FREE | Lincoln Road

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

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

Sawgrass Farmer's & Artisan's market

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

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Farmer's Market at Village of Merrick Park

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

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Free acoustic music jam

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | FREE | Secret Woods Nature Center

Ocean Drive Promenade Music Series

5:00 pm | The Betsy Hotel

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Live music @ Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

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

Miami Short Film Fest at Deering Estate

7:00 pm | $20.00 | Deering Estate

Monday, May 23, 2022

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Farmer's market at Arsht Center

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Brickell City Centre

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Free group bike ride in Fort Lauderdale

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

Jam Session

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

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Discount Tuesdays at AMC Theatres

Discounted | AMC Theatres

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Market Tuesdays at CityPlace Doral

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

Food truck gathering at Haulover Park

5:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Food Trucks Tuesdays

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

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Free CrossFit Workout

6:30 pm | FREE | Shops at Midtown Miami

 

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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, Edible South FL, Legacy Miami and Legacy South Florida and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today covering the arts community and restaurant scene and served as Calendar Editor. She has also worked in public relations for the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, in travel and tourism for Newman PR and at the Miami Science Museum. She has written for Florida Travel + Life Magazine, Florida Monthly Magazine, Miami.com, Indulge Miami and MiamiCurated.

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