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Dine Out in South Beach

First time visiting South Beach? Or maybe it’s your second, third, or even 20th time you’ve spent some time in this beautiful city by the ocean? Well, we’ve got some food recommendations for you. South Beach is full of diverse and rich culinary experiences for people to enjoy. Whether it’s your first time experiencing South Beach or you’re looking for a new dining spot to check out, this list has got you covered. These are just a few of the amazing restaurants you’ll come across in the area. From fancy dinners to quick eats, South Beach satisfies every palate.

Prime 112 | 112 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Prime 112 is a contemporary, boutique steakhouse with a sophisticated menu and clientele. It is not your typical steakhouse and is known for its dry-aged beef and truffled lobster mac and cheese, and kobe beef sliders. This restaurant offers a lively atmosphere, and the outdoor patio is great for people watching. Prices range from $14 to $74.

Joe’s Stone Crab |11 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
This spot is iconic in Miami, and has been a go-to by many renowned chefs and celebrities. It has been opened since 1913 and is in business October through May. It’s known for its stone crabs, fried chicken, clam chowder, onion-filled Lyonnaise, and key lime pie. This place doesn’t take reservations, so get there early! Prices range from $7.50 to $71.95.

Juvia | 1111 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
Juvia offers people eclectic food and drink options with great views; the restaurant sits on a designer parking garage. Some dishes include: grilled duck magret, prawns, king crab risotto, Korean marinated short ribs, lobster salad, duck foie gras terrine, nigiri, oysters, and much more. Dress code is “Miami Chic” no tank tops or sandals for men.

Other Great Dining Spots to Check Out: Faena, Barton G. The Restaurant, Athens Juice Bar, News Café, and The Forge Restaurant and Wine Bar.

Stay in South Beach

If you’re planning a trip to South Beach, book a stay at the Cavalier Hotel on Ocean Drive in the heart of South Beach. To book your stay, click here or call 305-673-1199.

South Beach Events in December

It’s the time of year when South Beach gets hotter than ever. With colder climates up north, more people are flocking down to Florida; because of that, the South Beach area provides visitors with more events and happenings for them to enjoy during their visit.  South Beach is a great area to spend a holiday break with loved ones. From fairs and parties to restaurants and, of course, the beach you’ll find plenty to do to make your stay a memorable one. Below, our team at the Cavalier Hotel wanted to share with you some of the top South Beach events in December that you’ll want to check out. Have fun!

Design Miami | Nov 30 – Dec 4
Design Miami is a design forum that hosts high-end fairs where art is exhibited and discussed. The world’s top galleries come together and present amazing, top-quality exhibitions of furniture, lighting, and objets d’art. There are panels and lectures from the design, architecture, art, and fashion world. Tickets are $25 online and $30 in person. Design Miami is located across from the Miami Beach Convention Center at Meridian Avenue and 19th Street in Miami Beach. You can see a show schedule here.

New World Symphony Concerts | Dec 14, 16, 17
Dec 14 – Christmas Concert: This will be held at 8 p.m. This concert will be put on by the Choir of St. Patrick Church Miami beach and conducted by Brother Mark Spencer. Christmas carols and songs will be performed. Tickets cost $20

Dec 16 – The Sounds of the Season: This concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. This is a festive program put on by the New World Symphony with selections from many cultural heritages. Tickets cost $35.

Dec 17 – The Sounds of the Season: This concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at SoundScape Park on the screen with a live feed from inside. This concert is free.

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker | Dec 30
This ballet is held at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater at 7 p.m. It is suitable for all ages. Tickets cost $30.75 to $178.75.

Miami Beach New Year’s Eve Party | Dec. 31

On New Year’s Eve, South Beach’s Ocean Drive is blocked off for people to walk around and celebrate the New Year. People gather on the beach near 8th Street and Ocean Drive to watch the Fireworks. Lummus Park throws a party from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. with live music and their own fireworks. Many of South Beach’s restaurants host their own celebrations with varied menus and entertainment; seating for these restaurants goes into the closed off street, as well.

Other Events:
Art Basel | Dec 1 – 4
Miami Beach Bowl | Dec 19

Stay in South Beach
Whether you’re coming to South Beach to celebrate the holidays or just going for a nice break from the cold, you’ll always find something to do in the area. If you’re looking for a place to stay, the Cavalier Hotel is a beautiful, Art Deco boutique hotel right in the heart of South Beach; it’s within walking distance of South Beach’s hottest restaurants, bars, stores, and more. To book your stay, click here or call 305-673-1199.