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The 10 Best Miami Spice Lunch Menus to Try Right Now

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Miami Spice is officially here, with a roster of more than 200 local restaurants offering special discounted meals through September 30. This year’s variety of offerings also includes three-course lunch options, priced at $28, featuring everything from Japanese to Mexican and Mediterranean fare.

See below for the best ten Spice lunch menus to savor now.

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Estiatorio Ornos a Michael Mina Restaurant Miami

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Greek food’s simple preparations work great with warm weather and Michael Mina’s warm, handsome eatery in Aventura offers a variety of seafood and Mediterranean-focused dishes to indulge in. For Miami Spice, the restaurant is featuring a three-course lunch meal with standouts like Greek salad or Avgolemono soup with chicken, rice and lemon for appetizers; dishes of wild mushroom pasta and seabass with roasted beets and wild green for entrees; and sweet endings of baklava or ravani, a sweet semolina cake with citrus zest and vanilla ice cream. Enjoy the selection of wines and refreshing cocktails. 

Atlantikos

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Served Monday through Friday, the Spice lunch at Atlantikos’ takes guests to Greece by way of its upscale dining room decked in white and shades of blue and simply-executed and satisfying dishes of oven-roasted fennel and tomato soup, shrimp pasta, caramelized cauliflower, and roasted grilled branzino, served with roasted tomato and sherry vinegar emulsion, charred olives, cauliflower, piquillo, and pepper escabeche. To end the meal, order lemon olive oil cake, topped here with honey cream, white chocolate pistachio crunch, and Greek yogurt sorbet. 

Ocean Social

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This new restaurant at the Eden Roc is the perfect spot for a leisurely beachfront lunch. Start with an appetizer of coconut key west shrimp ceviche, then move on to specialty green pizza with jalapeno cream, avocado, cilantro, and peppers or a dish of pork carnitas, accompanied by peppers, avocado, sweet plantain, and black bean rice. Dessert is key lime tart or chocolate tarts. Served Monday through Thursday. 

Cote Miami

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Michelin-starred Cote is offering a three-course Spice lunch that opens up with appetizers choices of Waldorf salad or steak tartare, followed by the restaurant’s limited edition fried chicken or the Optimus Prime, prime rib on Sullivan Street bakery baguette served with horseradish cream and sweet and tangy cote Galbicue sauce. For a $12 supplement, guests can indulge in the Cote Butcher’s Feast, a combination of prime hanger steak and dry-aged ribeye grilled tableside, accompanied by lettuce, scallion salad, and ssamjang. The meal ends with vanilla soft serve topped with soy sauce caramel. Served Monday through Thursday. 

Get transported to Mexico at this lively Wynwood restaurant space framed by large cacti and indulge in offerings like tacos de cameron con tortilla wrapped with bibb lettuce and Yucatan-style baked pork in a banana leaf, guacamole, black beans, and red onion. Save room for dessert of flan de coco. Bakan features more than 500 different tequilas and mezcals to pair with your Spice lunch. Served daily. 

Seaspice Brasserie & Lounge

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Lunch at Seaspice comes with soothing waterfront views and delicacies such as gruyere cheese souffle with parmesan espuma, grilled white gazpacho, pan-seared Chilean seabass and shrimp pesto whole wheat spaghetti. As a vegetarian entree, the restaurant is offering a special Seaspice plant bowl, tossed with a mix of tuscan kale, broccolini, chick peas, sugar snap peas, roasted beets, and black lentils. For dessert, the kitchen is dishing out tres leches sponge cake with sponge cake, strawberries, blueberries, and ivoire pearls or the cremoso, prepared with cocoa nib crumble, seaweed snow, and toasted rice mousse. Served Tuesday through Saturday.

Fratelli La Bufala

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Craving Italian cuisine? Head to this cozy South Beach to dine on classics such as minestrone soup, bruschetta with diced tomatoes, Kalamata olives and garlic oil, spaghetti all carbonara and quattro formaggi pasta, made with mozzarella, smoked mozzarella, gorgonzola, emmental and basil. A satisfying dessert of pannacotta flavored with chocolate or strawberries sauce ends the meal. 

Hutong Miami

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Miami Spice is a great time to check out high-end, Hong Kong-based restaurant Hutong, which serves up Northern Chinese fare in a bright and colorful indoor/outdoor setting in Brickell. Start off with choice of beef or corn and egg broth soup, followed by a dish of Kung Po tofu or chicken or an entree of spiced Peking duck salad with plum chili, mango, and Sichuan pepper dressing. Desserts are just as full of flavor, the hardest part is picking between the sweet umami with miso caramel and sea salt or ginger chocolate mousse with white and black sesame ice cream. Served Monday through Friday. 

Sawa Restaurant & Lounge

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Situated in the Merrick Park Village, Sawa Restaurant & Lounge offers of one of the most diverse Miami Spice lunch menus in town. Appetizers choices are pork belly nigiri, a pear salad with arugula and raw walnuts, lobster crispy rice sushi cakes, or crispy chicken wings marinated in harissa Greek yogurt, coriander, and cumin. Indulge in entrees of lamb burger with feta cheese or shawarma rice bowl and finish with a rosewater cheesecake crowned with crushed pistachios or sauteed dates, bathed in cinnamon, allspice, mint, and vanilla ice cream. Served daily. 

Jaguar Restaurant

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Inspired by the diverse foods of Latin America, Jaguar has been a staple of Coconut Grove’s culinary scene for over a decade. For Spice this year, the casual restaurant will dish out starters of shrimp ceviche made with aji amarillo sauce or cochinita sliders stuffed with pulled pork, black beans and pickled red onion. For the main course, choices are grilled octopus with quinoa salad or lomo saltado, a dish of beef tenderloin, fried egg, potato, tomatoes, onion, and sillao sauce rice. Dessert is traditional flan with a creamier texture and nut and raisin praline. Spice lunch served daily. 

Estiatorio Ornos a Michael Mina Restaurant Miami

Greek food’s simple preparations work great with warm weather and Michael Mina’s warm, handsome eatery in Aventura offers a variety of seafood and Mediterranean-focused dishes to indulge in. For Miami Spice, the restaurant is featuring a three-course lunch meal with standouts like Greek salad or Avgolemono soup with chicken, rice and lemon for appetizers; dishes of wild mushroom pasta and seabass with roasted beets and wild green for entrees; and sweet endings of baklava or ravani, a sweet semolina cake with citrus zest and vanilla ice cream. Enjoy the selection of wines and refreshing cocktails. 

Atlantikos

Served Monday through Friday, the Spice lunch at Atlantikos’ takes guests to Greece by way of its upscale dining room decked in white and shades of blue and simply-executed and satisfying dishes of oven-roasted fennel and tomato soup, shrimp pasta, caramelized cauliflower, and roasted grilled branzino, served with roasted tomato and sherry vinegar emulsion, charred olives, cauliflower, piquillo, and pepper escabeche. To end the meal, order lemon olive oil cake, topped here with honey cream, white chocolate pistachio crunch, and Greek yogurt sorbet. 

Ocean Social

This new restaurant at the Eden Roc is the perfect spot for a leisurely beachfront lunch. Start with an appetizer of coconut key west shrimp ceviche, then move on to specialty green pizza with jalapeno cream, avocado, cilantro, and peppers or a dish of pork carnitas, accompanied by peppers, avocado, sweet plantain, and black bean rice. Dessert is key lime tart or chocolate tarts. Served Monday through Thursday. 

Cote Miami

Michelin-starred Cote is offering a three-course Spice lunch that opens up with appetizers choices of Waldorf salad or steak tartare, followed by the restaurant’s limited edition fried chicken or the Optimus Prime, prime rib on Sullivan Street bakery baguette served with horseradish cream and sweet and tangy cote Galbicue sauce. For a $12 supplement, guests can indulge in the Cote Butcher’s Feast, a combination of prime hanger steak and dry-aged ribeye grilled tableside, accompanied by lettuce, scallion salad, and ssamjang. The meal ends with vanilla soft serve topped with soy sauce caramel. Served Monday through Thursday. 

Bakan

Get transported to Mexico at this lively Wynwood restaurant space framed by large cacti and indulge in offerings like tacos de cameron con tortilla wrapped with bibb lettuce and Yucatan-style baked pork in a banana leaf, guacamole, black beans, and red onion. Save room for dessert of flan de coco. Bakan features more than 500 different tequilas and mezcals to pair with your Spice lunch. Served daily. 

Seaspice Brasserie & Lounge

Lunch at Seaspice comes with soothing waterfront views and delicacies such as gruyere cheese souffle with parmesan espuma, grilled white gazpacho, pan-seared Chilean seabass and shrimp pesto whole wheat spaghetti. As a vegetarian entree, the restaurant is offering a special Seaspice plant bowl, tossed with a mix of tuscan kale, broccolini, chick peas, sugar snap peas, roasted beets, and black lentils. For dessert, the kitchen is dishing out tres leches sponge cake with sponge cake, strawberries, blueberries, and ivoire pearls or the cremoso, prepared with cocoa nib crumble, seaweed snow, and toasted rice mousse. Served Tuesday through Saturday.

Fratelli La Bufala

Craving Italian cuisine? Head to this cozy South Beach to dine on classics such as minestrone soup, bruschetta with diced tomatoes, Kalamata olives and garlic oil, spaghetti all carbonara and quattro formaggi pasta, made with mozzarella, smoked mozzarella, gorgonzola, emmental and basil. A satisfying dessert of pannacotta flavored with chocolate or strawberries sauce ends the meal. 

Hutong Miami

Miami Spice is a great time to check out high-end, Hong Kong-based restaurant Hutong, which serves up Northern Chinese fare in a bright and colorful indoor/outdoor setting in Brickell. Start off with choice of beef or corn and egg broth soup, followed by a dish of Kung Po tofu or chicken or an entree of spiced Peking duck salad with plum chili, mango, and Sichuan pepper dressing. Desserts are just as full of flavor, the hardest part is picking between the sweet umami with miso caramel and sea salt or ginger chocolate mousse with white and black sesame ice cream. Served Monday through Friday. 

Sawa Restaurant & Lounge

Situated in the Merrick Park Village, Sawa Restaurant & Lounge offers of one of the most diverse Miami Spice lunch menus in town. Appetizers choices are pork belly nigiri, a pear salad with arugula and raw walnuts, lobster crispy rice sushi cakes, or crispy chicken wings marinated in harissa Greek yogurt, coriander, and cumin. Indulge in entrees of lamb burger with feta cheese or shawarma rice bowl and finish with a rosewater cheesecake crowned with crushed pistachios or sauteed dates, bathed in cinnamon, allspice, mint, and vanilla ice cream. Served daily. 

Jaguar Restaurant

Inspired by the diverse foods of Latin America, Jaguar has been a staple of Coconut Grove’s culinary scene for over a decade. For Spice this year, the casual restaurant will dish out starters of shrimp ceviche made with aji amarillo sauce or cochinita sliders stuffed with pulled pork, black beans and pickled red onion. For the main course, choices are grilled octopus with quinoa salad or lomo saltado, a dish of beef tenderloin, fried egg, potato, tomatoes, onion, and sillao sauce rice. Dessert is traditional flan with a creamier texture and nut and raisin praline. Spice lunch served daily. 

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