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13 Miami Spice Lunches Worth Checking Out

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It’s that time of year again, folks. Miami Spice is here and it is loaded with all sorts of cuisines through the Magic City. During August and September, a bevy of three-course, lunch deals are available around the Magic City. Looking for a power lunch to impress clients or co-workers? Perhaps a weekend lunch with friends and family? Here’s a list of the top Miami Spice lunch offerings listed in geographical order from north to south.

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Blue Collar

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For those craving comfort food, Blue Collar is the go-to Miami restaurant. The weekday, Miami Spice menu starts with choice of the daily soup, Caesar salad, or fried smoked gouda. The mains consist of the Blue Collar burger, chicken cordon bleu sandwich, or conch fritter po’boy. Make sure to leave room for the featured desserts of a butterscotch and Heath bar bread pudding, or the triple chocolate chip cookie. (Available Monday to Friday. Menu here.)

Hakkasan

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Looking for a weekend dim sum lunch for two? Hakkasan at the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach is offering a family style menu that begins with a dim sum basket of Chinese chive shrimp dumplings, black rice with vegetables, and spice beef with lotus root shui mai. Next up are the entrees of grilled honey char sui and braised beef shin platter, the sautéed pak choi with garlic sauce, and the braised diced soy chicken with noodles. End the meal with choice of mango custard or chocolate cake. (Available Saturday and Sunday. Menu here.)

Plant Miami

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This might be a vegan restaurant, but it packs a menu that everyone will enjoy. With appetizers like coconut corn soup, or the curry cauliflower, along with entrees such as the ancho adobo jackfruit tacos, and the celery root noodles with walnut ragout. Round out the meal are dessert choices of a seasonal fruit cheesecake, or an almond panna cotta. (Available Tuesday to Friday. Menu here.)

Habitat

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Habitat’s Miami Spice lunch menu is a bargain at $23. The appetizer selection features ten options including bao con lechon (pulled pork), steak tartare sliders, Korean barbeque ribs, and kobe beef carpaccio. The main course offers items like mussel frites with sake burre blanc, half a jidori chicken, and an 8oz. hangar steak with roasted beets. The meal ends with dessert being left to the chef’s imagination. (Available Monday to Saturday. Menu here.)

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Diez y Seis

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Feast on a Mexican lunch every day of the week at this Mexican newcomer. The abundant selections of appetizers and entrees include chips with choices of salsas, guacamole (regular and smoked elote), tortilla soup, and salads, quesadillas (regular or Mexican chorizo), a torta de milanesa, the Cuban taco, or braised chicken tamales. The dessert selection will be a chef’s surprise but one can hope for the red velvet churros filled with cream cheese and drizzled with condensed milk. (Available daily. Menu here.)

Meat Market Miami Beach

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This longstanding Lincoln Road restaurant offers a well thought out Miami Spice meal. Start the meal with an empanada duo, salmon cake, salad, or soup special. Get that carnivore fix with featured entrées including a petite prime ribeye, the Meat Market steak with habanero chimichurri, or grilled angus churrasco, as well as a burger with fries, pulled barbecue chicken, or salmon. End the meal with Fireman Derek’s cinnamon raisin bread pudding with pistachio gelato and white chocolate ganache. (Available daily. Menu here.)

This Miami Spice meal actually offers not three but four courses. Begin with the snack course featuring Brussels sprouts, salmon or wagyu beef tacos, or a Summer crab roll. Continue on to the appetizer course featuring three different dim sum dishes. The entrée selections are a truffle yellowtail chirashi, Singapore noodles, or the cashew chicken, and mochi ice cream for dessert. Compliment the lunch with cocktails priced at $8 just for Miami Spice. (Available Friday to Sunday. Menu here.)

Novikov Miami

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For its Miami Spice debut, Novikov’s lunch menu full of options. There are seven appetizer and entrée selections each including the saffron sweet corn dumplings, pork skewers, a salmon avocado roll, robata hanger steak, Peking duck, and wok salmon with black bean sauce. Make sure to leave room for the dessert options of either a key lime tapioca or umeshu black forest. (Available Monday to Friday. Menu here.)

Boulud Sud Miami

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Daniel Boulud’s new Mediterranean eatery offers an expansive Miami Spice menu with Andalusian gazpacho, Greek salad, or babaganoush to start. Then move on to a main course like grilled branzino, Lebanese kale fattoush, chicken Paillard, or spaghetti a la puttanesca. Finish on a sweet note with dessert selections of a maraschino chocolate fondant with flor di latte ice cream, an Ispahan sundae with rosé and rasberry sorbet, or a cheese plate. (Available Monday to Friday. Menu here.)

Estiatorio Milos by Costas Spiliadis

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It’s hard to find a bargain at swanky Greek spot Milos, but during Miami Spice it is possible. Enjoy the discounted lunch menu which begins with choices of a Greek meze plate, a sesame bagel with smoked salmon cream cheese, or tomato salad, or upgrade to the grilled octopus or bigeye tuna tartare for an additional $10. Continue on to the mains of a Faroe Islands salmon, a chicken brochette, the sea bream, and big eye tuna or the Australian lamb chops for an additional $10 and the lobster pasta for $15. The sweet note ending offerings are the real Greek yogurt spoon sweets or a season fruit platter. (Available daily. Menu here.)

Indulge in a rooftop lunch alongside the Four Season’s pool every day of the week at Bahia. Start off with either the beet ceviche or sope de pato with duck confit, then move on to an entrée with choices like achiote roasted pork, chicken enchiladas, or caldo de camaron with cooked shrimp in roasted tomato and chile broth. For a sweet ending, choose from the tres leches cake with fresh mango, or the cinnamon churros with dulce de leche and ancho chile chocolate sauce. (Available daily. Menu here.)

MesaMar Seafood Table

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For those craving seafood, Mesamar is where to go. Start off with appetizer choices of fish croquettes on a bed of cheese fondue, ceviche, or lobster bisque. Continue on to the mains of corvina in rum sauce, shrimp fried rice, or chicken breast in garlic butter. Finish the meal with choice of flan or churros with dulce de leche and Nutella for a sweet ending. (Available daily. Menu here.)

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Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar

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Bring an appetite to West Kendall while checking out Chef Adrianne’s Napa Valley influenced Miami Spice menu. Appetizers include the soup of the day, ahi tuna, or crispy braised pork belly. For entrée selections, choose from the chef’s special of the day, brown sugar crusted salmon, filet mignon tips with roasted tomato pico de gallo, or the pan roasted chicken with sweet potato hash. Rounding out the menu are three dessert options — white chocolate and blueberry or dark chocolate Nutella croissant bread puddings with vanilla ice cream, and a chef’s special dessert. (Available Tuesday to Saturday. Menu here.)

Blue Collar

For those craving comfort food, Blue Collar is the go-to Miami restaurant. The weekday, Miami Spice menu starts with choice of the daily soup, Caesar salad, or fried smoked gouda. The mains consist of the Blue Collar burger, chicken cordon bleu sandwich, or conch fritter po’boy. Make sure to leave room for the featured desserts of a butterscotch and Heath bar bread pudding, or the triple chocolate chip cookie. (Available Monday to Friday. Menu here.)

Hakkasan

Looking for a weekend dim sum lunch for two? Hakkasan at the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach is offering a family style menu that begins with a dim sum basket of Chinese chive shrimp dumplings, black rice with vegetables, and spice beef with lotus root shui mai. Next up are the entrees of grilled honey char sui and braised beef shin platter, the sautéed pak choi with garlic sauce, and the braised diced soy chicken with noodles. End the meal with choice of mango custard or chocolate cake. (Available Saturday and Sunday. Menu here.)

Plant Miami

This might be a vegan restaurant, but it packs a menu that everyone will enjoy. With appetizers like coconut corn soup, or the curry cauliflower, along with entrees such as the ancho adobo jackfruit tacos, and the celery root noodles with walnut ragout. Round out the meal are dessert choices of a seasonal fruit cheesecake, or an almond panna cotta. (Available Tuesday to Friday. Menu here.)

Habitat

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Habitat’s Miami Spice lunch menu is a bargain at $23. The appetizer selection features ten options including bao con lechon (pulled pork), steak tartare sliders, Korean barbeque ribs, and kobe beef carpaccio. The main course offers items like mussel frites with sake burre blanc, half a jidori chicken, and an 8oz. hangar steak with roasted beets. The meal ends with dessert being left to the chef’s imagination. (Available Monday to Saturday. Menu here.)

Habitat1hotel/Instagram

Diez y Seis

Feast on a Mexican lunch every day of the week at this Mexican newcomer. The abundant selections of appetizers and entrees include chips with choices of salsas, guacamole (regular and smoked elote), tortilla soup, and salads, quesadillas (regular or Mexican chorizo), a torta de milanesa, the Cuban taco, or braised chicken tamales. The dessert selection will be a chef’s surprise but one can hope for the red velvet churros filled with cream cheese and drizzled with condensed milk. (Available daily. Menu here.)

Meat Market Miami Beach

This longstanding Lincoln Road restaurant offers a well thought out Miami Spice meal. Start the meal with an empanada duo, salmon cake, salad, or soup special. Get that carnivore fix with featured entrées including a petite prime ribeye, the Meat Market steak with habanero chimichurri, or grilled angus churrasco, as well as a burger with fries, pulled barbecue chicken, or salmon. End the meal with Fireman Derek’s cinnamon raisin bread pudding with pistachio gelato and white chocolate ganache. (Available daily. Menu here.)

Tanuki

This Miami Spice meal actually offers not three but four courses. Begin with the snack course featuring Brussels sprouts, salmon or wagyu beef tacos, or a Summer crab roll. Continue on to the appetizer course featuring three different dim sum dishes. The entrée selections are a truffle yellowtail chirashi, Singapore noodles, or the cashew chicken, and mochi ice cream for dessert. Compliment the lunch with cocktails priced at $8 just for Miami Spice. (Available Friday to Sunday. Menu here.)

Novikov Miami

For its Miami Spice debut, Novikov’s lunch menu full of options. There are seven appetizer and entrée selections each including the saffron sweet corn dumplings, pork skewers, a salmon avocado roll, robata hanger steak, Peking duck, and wok salmon with black bean sauce. Make sure to leave room for the dessert options of either a key lime tapioca or umeshu black forest. (Available Monday to Friday. Menu here.)

Boulud Sud Miami

Daniel Boulud’s new Mediterranean eatery offers an expansive Miami Spice menu with Andalusian gazpacho, Greek salad, or babaganoush to start. Then move on to a main course like grilled branzino, Lebanese kale fattoush, chicken Paillard, or spaghetti a la puttanesca. Finish on a sweet note with dessert selections of a maraschino chocolate fondant with flor di latte ice cream, an Ispahan sundae with rosé and rasberry sorbet, or a cheese plate. (Available Monday to Friday. Menu here.)

Estiatorio Milos by Costas Spiliadis

It’s hard to find a bargain at swanky Greek spot Milos, but during Miami Spice it is possible. Enjoy the discounted lunch menu which begins with choices of a Greek meze plate, a sesame bagel with smoked salmon cream cheese, or tomato salad, or upgrade to the grilled octopus or bigeye tuna tartare for an additional $10. Continue on to the mains of a Faroe Islands salmon, a chicken brochette, the sea bream, and big eye tuna or the Australian lamb chops for an additional $10 and the lobster pasta for $15. The sweet note ending offerings are the real Greek yogurt spoon sweets or a season fruit platter. (Available daily. Menu here.)

Bahia

Indulge in a rooftop lunch alongside the Four Season’s pool every day of the week at Bahia. Start off with either the beet ceviche or sope de pato with duck confit, then move on to an entrée with choices like achiote roasted pork, chicken enchiladas, or caldo de camaron with cooked shrimp in roasted tomato and chile broth. For a sweet ending, choose from the tres leches cake with fresh mango, or the cinnamon churros with dulce de leche and ancho chile chocolate sauce. (Available daily. Menu here.)

MesaMar Seafood Table

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For those craving seafood, Mesamar is where to go. Start off with appetizer choices of fish croquettes on a bed of cheese fondue, ceviche, or lobster bisque. Continue on to the mains of corvina in rum sauce, shrimp fried rice, or chicken breast in garlic butter. Finish the meal with choice of flan or churros with dulce de leche and Nutella for a sweet ending. (Available daily. Menu here.)

MesamarSeafood/Instagram

Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar

Bring an appetite to West Kendall while checking out Chef Adrianne’s Napa Valley influenced Miami Spice menu. Appetizers include the soup of the day, ahi tuna, or crispy braised pork belly. For entrée selections, choose from the chef’s special of the day, brown sugar crusted salmon, filet mignon tips with roasted tomato pico de gallo, or the pan roasted chicken with sweet potato hash. Rounding out the menu are three dessert options — white chocolate and blueberry or dark chocolate Nutella croissant bread puddings with vanilla ice cream, and a chef’s special dessert. (Available Tuesday to Saturday. Menu here.)