In Miami, where it’s summer all year long, every day is a boat day. Whether you’re cruising around the bay, relaxing at the sandbar, or sunbathing out on the open ocean, boaters all share one common question– What’s for lunch? Here are the 5 Haute spots to dock and dine in the Magic City:
Miami’s renowned downtown Japanese spot, Zuma Miami, is raising the bar even further by expanding its menu to include an ultra-luxe yacht catering service. Yup, that’s right—just when you thought things couldn’t get any more lavish than docking your mega yacht outside the swanky restaurant to enjoy their famous all-you-can eat bottomless brunch, Zuma has outdone itself once again to provide its customers with the most luxurious dining experience possible. Yacht owners can now indulge in complete fine dining without having to step foot on land.
270 BISCAYNE BLVD. WAY
MIAMI, FL 33131
THE DECK at Island Gardens
This brand-new South Beach hotspot is home to some of the world’s finest superyachts, as it is the only marina in North America that can hold yachts up to 550 feet in length. After docking at the prestigious marina, head over to THE DECK at Island Gardens for Sunday brunch. With a mediterranean gourmet buffet, private cabanas and a party going strong into the night, this makes the perfect Sunday Funday spot to dock and dine and scope out the “who’s who” in Miami.
888 MACARTHUR CAUSEWAY
MIAMI, FL 33132
THE RIVER YACHT CLUB
The recently opened River Yacht Club is Miami’s newest waterfront gem located along the Miami River. The lifestyle destination combines inventive gastronomy and mixology, entertainment and spectacular views, offered to both members and non-members of the club. Don’t forget to check out the spot’s ultra-exclusive VanDutch lounge area — the first of its kind, partnered with the prestigious VanDutch brand.
401 SW 3RD AVE.
MIAMI, FL 33130
For something a bit more zen, dock your yacht at The Standard Spa in Miami Beach and hit the Lido for a waterfront lunch with 4 docking spots on a first come first served base. Each space costs $50 for four hours. With delectable mediterranean food selections, tropical cocktails or detox cleansing juices, you’ll be happily lost in a peaceful oasis all day long. We recommend the char grilled octopus to eat and The Green Prophet to sip.
40 ISLAND AVE.
MIAMI BEACH, FL 33139
Although an older staple, Seaspice has remained one of our favorite spots to dock and dine in Miami. Enjoy the beautiful view of the Miami River with some of their savory signature dishes and inventive cocktails. Must-try bites include the Chilean Sea Bass and the Maine Lobster Risotto.
422 NW NORTH RIVER DR
MIAMI, FL 33128
This impressive North Beach hidden gem features 1,000 feet of available dock space with its own dock master on site at all times. This makes the perfect spot for waterfront dining and late night drinks if you feel like taking the party into the night. To try out something different, guests can also charter the restaurant’s new resident yacht, Majesty 66.