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Mandolin, Balloo, and Planta Temporarily Closing, and More Coronavirus-Related Restaurant Closings

A list of all the temporary and permanent South Florida restaurant closures due to coronavirus concerns

Giovanny Gutierrez for Eater Miami

Here’s a running list of South Florida restaurants’ novel coronavirus-related closings thus far. But the situation is changing rapidly, and this article will be updated regularly, so if you spot any closings, please submit a tip to

March 16

  • Time Out Market Miami will be closed until further notice beginning March 16. All Time Out Markets worldwide have been temporarily closed as well.
  • Danny Serfer’s eateries Blue Collar, Mignonette, and Vinaigrette will be temporarily closed until further noticed beginning March 16.
  • Cafe La Trova will temporarily close operations beginning March 16. All remaining food will be cooked, boxed and shared with staff to bring home to their families.
  • Sweet Liberty announced on Instagram it will be closing temporarily beginning March 16. It promises to reschedule its much anticipated St. Patrick’s Day party to another date once re-open.
  • Gramps announced it would be “social distancing” until further notice. Its on-site pizza by the slice spot, Pizza Tropical, remains open for delivery and pick up.
  • Capital One Cafes nationwide, including its Miami Beach and Coral Gables locations, have temporarily closed until further notice.
  • Jaguar Sun will switch to a take-out model beginning March 17, with limited seating and beverage service available in its courtyard.
  • Itamae has temporarily closed its operation over the weekend and hopes to reopen soon.
  • Biscayne Bay Brewing Company has closed its tap room until further notice, however, its beers are still available for sale at local retailers like Whole Foods, Publix, and Winn Dixie.
  • Mandolin Aegean Bistro and Mrs. Mandolin had announced its temporarily closing March 16.
  • Balloo is closing its doors today, March 16. It plans to reopen shortly with delivery and takeout options.
  • Planta South Beach has temporarily suspended its operations at of March 16.

Jaguar Sun

230 Northeast 4th Street, , FL 33132 Visit Website

Biscayne Bay Brewing Company

100 Northeast 1st Avenue, , FL 33132 (305) 418-0179 Visit Website

Balloo Restaurant

19 Southeast 2nd Avenue, , FL 33131 (786) 534-2768 Visit Website

Blue Collar

6730 Biscayne Boulevard, , FL 33138 (305) 756-0366 Visit Website

PLANTA South Beach

850 Commerce Street, , FL 33139 (305) 397-8513 Visit Website


210 NE 18th St, Miami, FL 33132 (305) 374-4635 Visit Website

Mandolin Aegean Bistro

4312 Northeast 2nd Avenue, , FL 33137 (305) 749-9140 Visit Website


140 Northeast 39th Street, , FL 33137 Visit Website

Time Out Market Miami

1601 Drexel Avenue, , FL 33139 (786) 753-5388 Visit Website

Sweet Liberty

237 20th St Ste B, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305) 763-8217

Cafe La Trova

971 Southwest 8th Street, , FL 33130 (786) 615-4379 Visit Website