MIAMI – The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) on Monday (Aug 1) announces the return of the highly anticipated Miami Spice Restaurant Months. This year’s program, which runs from August 1 to September 30, is sponsored by Peroni Italia, Whole Foods Market, Woodford Reserve, Tequila Herradura, and Caviar. Miami Spice features the finest of Greater Miami and Miami Beach’s culinary landscape and invites locals and visitors to enjoy prix fixe, three-course meals for $28 for lunch/brunch, and, new this year, the option of $45 or $60 for dinner.
From local favourites to hidden gems, there are more than 200 participating restaurants spanning more than 20 neighbourhoods throughout Greater Miami and Miami Beach. There are a plethora of opportunities to explore the destination’s vibrant food scene. Whether searching for sushi in South Beach, authentic Italian in Coral Gables, retro Cuban in Little Havana, Mexican cuisine in Wynwood, Southern comfort food in Historic Overtown, or tapas in Doral, there is something for everyone.
“For the past 21 years, we have partnered with Greater Miami and Miami Beach’s most notable restaurants to showcase the multi-cultural influences of our world-class culinary destination at reduced prices through Miami Spice,” said David Whitaker, President & CEO of the GMCVB. “Miami Spice continues to evolve through the introduction of elevated menu options with currently 19 of our MICHELIN-recognized restaurants and new dining experiences from more than 35 recently opened restaurants or first-time program participants.”
HIGHLIGHTS OF SPECIAL OFFERS INCLUDE:
SAVOR NEW EXPERIENCES: With more than 35 new additions to the Miami Spice roster, even long-time Miami Spice enthusiasts can feast on unique and fresh flavours. Try plant-based meals at Full Bloom – Gourmet Vegan Cuisine, Basque fare at LEKU at Rubell Museum, fresh-caught fish and steak The Key Club, Japanese-French experiential dishes at Sérêvène Miami and Asian-inspired menus at Sexy Fish Miami.
MICHELIN GUIDE MIAMI WITH A DASH OF SPICE: In June 2022, the MICHELIN Guide recognized 65 local culinary institutions. Providing immense prestige and honour to restaurants and chefs, more than 15 MICHELIN-recognized restaurants are participating in this year’s Miami Spice. Savour in Korean BBQ at COTE Miami, Southern comfort food at Red Rooster Overtown, Tokyo-inspired cuisine at Azabu Miami Beach, and Cuban classics at Chug’s Diner and Café La Trova.
A TASTE OF DIVERSE CULTURES: Explore the world through your tastebuds and celebrate cultures and international dishes while supporting Black-owned, women-owned and Hispanic-owned businesses. Enjoy Latin flavors at CHICA, Cuban food at Havana 1957 Ocean Drive and Marabu, Mexican staples at MAYAMI and Hoja Taqueria, Uruguayan at Quinto La Huella, and Japanese at Sushiato.
SPICE, SPA AND STAY: For the ultimate culinary-driven vacation or staycation, take advantage of Miami Spice in tandem with Miami Hotel Months. Restaurants located at hotels and resorts offering discounts, perks and promotions include, Fi’lia at SLS Brickell and La Terraza Café & Bar at the JW Marriott Miami. At the same time, restaurants located at hotels participating in Miami Spa Months, which offers exclusive treatments from massages to facials, include Toro Toro at InterContinental Miami and Jaya, at The Setai.
Miami Spice Restaurant Months is one of seven programs within the Miami Temptations Program established by the GMCVB. The series of themed months are designed to cultivate awareness and appreciation of the many assets within the vibrant destination by curating special programming and discounts for visitors and locals to explore. The program is also home to Miami Hotel Months, Miami Spa Months, Miami Health & Wellness Months, Miami Arts, Culture & Heritage Months, Miami Attraction & Museum Months and Miami Entertainment Months.
Download the list of participating restaurants in the program.