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The Team Behind Byblos Debut Its Latest Restaurant, Meet Dalia

Mediterranean cuisine with Art Deco vibes is on the menu

Inside Meet Dalia’s dining room
| Felipe Cuevas/Meet Dalia

Ink Entertainment, the Canadian team behind South Beach staple Byblos, opening its latest restaurant Meet Dalia on Wednesday, August 11, inside the recently renovated Celino South Beach hotel. Meet Dalia marks the first of five restaurants and bars that Ink will bring to South Florida as part of the group’s North American expansion.

bright dining room with pink dining chairs, wooden tables, Turkish rugs
Dining room of Meet Dalia
Felipe Cuevas/Meet Dalia
bright bar area with pink dining chairs, wooden tables, Turkish rugs
Bar area at Meet Dalia
Felipe Cuevas/Meet Dalia

The menu at Meet Dalia features modern Mediterranean cuisine by Ink’s executive corporate chef Patrick Ochs. Think mezzo such as baba ghanoush, hummus, and tzatziki, alongside appetizers like octopus, roasted cauliflower, a variety of flatbreads, and salads to begin the meal. Heartier options like ground lamb dumplings, branzino en croute, short-rib moussaka, and an assortment of grilled meats like New York strip and bone-in rib-eye fill out the menu. For dessert guests can expect items like coconut galaktoboureko (semolina custard baked in filo) and chocolate baklava.

fish on a plate topped with checkered pastry and side of lemon
Branzino en croute from Meet Dalia
Felipe Cuevas/Meet Dalia
area in front of a fire with fish on display and baskets of colorful produce on the side
Fish selection at the open-air kitchen at Meet Daila
Felipe Cuevas/Meet Dalia

In step with its menu, the space gets its decor cues from the Mediterranean with a nod to the buildings Art Deco roots. Designed by Navigate Design the indoor and outdoor space features plenty of pastel and jewel-toned seating, Turkish rugs throughout, over-the-top lighting fixtures, wooden details, and floral murals.

Meet Dalia is located inside the Celino South Beach at 640 Ocean Drive and is open 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday to Wednesday and 5 p.m. to midnight Thursday to Sunday. Lunch service is set to begin soon. For more information call 786-206-3881.

Meet Dalia

640 Ocean Drive, miami beach, fl 786-206-3881
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