10 Best Miami Restaurants for a Romantic Date

Miami has all the natural ingredients for a romantic rendezvous: Soft shores, ocean breezes, and fiery sunsets abound, making for photo-worthy and kiss-stealing moments. Some area restaurants flaunt these picturesque vantage points as their backdrop, designing their spaces around the city's visual wonders and captivating patrons by their location alone. Inland haunts have also found ways to lure lovers into their venues; some drape guests with fauna within al fresco courtyards while others nestle them inside cozy, hidden nooks. These ten Miami restaurants have found a way to capture their individual sense of beauty and elevate it, creating undeniably romantic, date-worthy ambiances

Those seeking all-around elegance a la the French Rivera will find it in Villa Azur; the posh restaurant and lounge epitomizes Mediterranean chicness with plush furnishings, bronze crown moldings, and a ceiling-high library. Outside, white linen...  Read More

James Beard nominated Chef Horacio Rivadero helms The District Miami, an inviting, loftily designed restaurant dotted with eclectic touches. Located in Buena Vista, patrons can nosh on Pan American-inspired bites like yucca mash and ceviche...  Read More

La Mar by Gaston Acurio made the Mandarin Oriental home in 2014, dazzling patrons with passionately prepared Peruvian food by their namesake global icon. A table on La Mar's deck frames Brickell's concrete landscape, its soothing bay waters...  Read More

Red Fish Grill's cozy, Old Florida interior is only surpassed by the lush Matheson Hammock Park that surrounds it. The stone exterior once harbored the beach's pavilion and remains just steps from the park's famously placid cove. The...  Read More

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French and Moroccan flavors meet tablecloths inside Rouge, a lovely bistro on Miami Beach's Normandy Isle. Guests inside Rouge are treated to screenings of old foreign films while guests outside can cuddle up steps from a raised, brick...  Read More

Daytime dates belong to the Perez Art Museum and its waterfront eatery, Verde. Inside, floor to ceiling windows brighten a neutrally colored, laid-back dining room, opening up to views of Biscayne Bay. Though simple in decor, the slanted ceiling...  Read More

Nestled inside Soho Beach House's center courtyard, Cecconi's plates Italian fare under enchanting, billowing greenery. Jar lamps hang from wooden gazebos while pillowed banquettes meet mini table lamps. During the day, the teal blue tiling and...  Read More

Miami Beach's Juvia is a rooftop sparkler flaunting French, Japanese, and Peruvian inspired cuisine. Situated atop Lincoln Road's 1111 Garage, this James Beard Award winner for Outstanding Restaurant Design offers wondrous, unobstructed views of...  Read More

Michelin starred Chef Jean-Georges unveiled Matador to Miami Beach in late 2014, serving Latin-inspired small plates inside the newly minted Miami Beach Edition. Matador beckons mid-century glamour inside a sunken, rotunda shaped dining room....  Read More


Meet Liana Lozada

Liana is a Miami Beach-based lifestyle and travel writer. Liana was raised in South Florida and thus witnessed the area's growth first hand. She specializes in digital media and social content,...  More About Liana

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