1 Cafeina Wynwood Lounge
A joint lounge gallery and tapas-style restaurant, this eclectic hotspot layers art upon nightlife upon cuisine. Cafeina – Spanish for caffeine – was the first venue launched in the Wynwood Art Districtand boasts an exotic blend of signature cocktails including the Café con Leche Martini, a mixture of coffee-infused vodka, Amarula liqueur and Crème de Cacao and the Hot Passion, a citrusy blend of light rum, Cointreau, passion fruit purée and lime juice, with a kick of jalapeno. Executive Chef Leonardo Gutierrez heads Cafeina’s studio-style kitchen with an international tapas menu offeringMiniature Kobe Burgers, Tuna Tacos served with pomegranate mayo and jumbo lump meat Crab Cakes. The locale is open till 1 a.m. inviting patrons to enjoy its signature dishes on a plush leather couch inside the sultry manor-esque parlor or under the stars in its 5,000-square-foot garden.
297 NW 23 St.Wynwood305.438.0792www.cafeinamiami.com
2 STK Miami Beach at The Gansevoort
“Not your daddy’s steakhouse,” STK Miami Beach has become one of sexiest South Beach’s serving up signature favorites including their Lil Big Mac sliders, Parmesan Truffle French Fries, Shrimp Rice Krispies and of course an array of prime cut steaks. The full menu is available until 1 a.m. on weekends and the “Bar Bites” menu is served at the bar and lounge for a quick snack before heading out to Coco de Ville for a night out. Our favorite dishes include the Buttermilk Fried Wings (lavender honey, watermelon and feta), Grouper Ceviche (grapefruit, ginger, celery and coconut milk), Guava Glazed Ribs, Oyster Rockefeller (béarnaise, spinach, bacon, parmesan), Lil’ Big Macs (wagyu, special sauce and sesame seed bun), Maine Lobster, BBQ Short Ribs and Foie Gras PB&J.
Gansevoort2377 Collins Ave.305.604.6988www.stkhouse.com
AltaMare, the restaurant by highly-acclaimed restaurateur Claudio Giordano and veteran chef Simon Stojanovic, offers fresh Mediterranean style cuisine. Chef Stojanovic puts a special spin on the menu featuring locally caught, pristine seafood, organic meats and house made pastas. AltaMare is located on the west end of Lincoln Road, perfect for after the bars noshing. Open for dinner nightly from 5 to 11 p.m. and featuring a late night menu for $22 after 10 p.m., the restaurant offers full bar, creative cocktails and impressive wine list featuring over 200 labels.
1233 Lincoln Road305.532.3061www.altamarerestaurant.com
4 Rooftop Lounge
Rooftop Lounge delivers a delectable culinary experience with an exclusive menu from BONDST Lounge featuring sushi and appetizer-style entrées with a twist of classical French influence and traditional Tokyo-Japanese flavors till 2 a.m.
Townhouse Hotel Rooftop Lounge150 20th St.Miami Beach305.534.3800www.townhousehotel.com
Tacontento, the newest addition to the South Beach dining scene, offers diners an authentic Mexican taquería. The full-service restaurant presents fresh and vibrant Mexican cuisine in a welcoming, fun and festive environment Sunday through Wednesday from 12 p.m to 12 a.m., and Thursday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 1 a.m. The restaurant combines the quality of high-end Mexican restaurants with the quick service and lively atmosphere of fast-causal spots. Tacontento, translated as “be happy” in English, shares its passion for the Mexican food experience with its careful, artisanal preparations of authentic recipes. Everything served at Tacontento is handmade with fresh ingredients - no preservatives, no can openers and no freezers! Tortillas are made onsite at the traditional Comal and a delightful assortment of salsas are prepared daily. Tacontento takes its guests on a journey through Mexico with affordable cuisine complemented by a full bar and expansive outdoor patio seating that will have guests proclaiming, “¡Que rico!”
715 N. Lincoln LaneMiami Beach305.673.1552www.taconten