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Miami Spice: 5 Reservations to Make Right Now

By Carissa Chesanek
August 25, 2014

Miami Spice is in full effect. Now through September 30, you can dine at the city's hottest venues for less (three-course dinners for $39; lunches, $23). Each week, we'll highlight five restaurants with stellar menus. 

Meat Market

Lincoln Road's sexy steakhouse serves barbecue short rib empanadas, char-grilled rib-eye and chocolate gazpacho for lunch. Dinner options includes Bluepoint oysters, churrasco skirt steak and vanilla panna cotta. 
Neighborhood: South Beach

Gibraltar

A hidden waterside retreat, this New American venue shells out truffle cauliflower soup, short rib tostones and banana cheesecake sundae for lunch. Dinner includes Angus beef carpaccio, seared scallops and a cookie skillet. 
Neighborhood: Coconut Grove

Lure Fishbar

This swanky, seafood-focused venue caters to the dinner crowd with dishes like lobster bisque or a raw bar platter to start, shrimp risotto or skirt steak for an entree and key lime pie or ice cream sandwiches for dessert.
Neighborhood: South Beach

Novecento

In an Aventura plaza, the high-energy Argentinean watering hole offers fresh mozzarella with eggplant, spaghetti in a basil tomato sauce and mango cheesecake for lunch. The crowds can savor the signature empanadas, Brazilian steak and chocolate mousse topped with marshmallows. 
Neighborhood: Aventura

Timo (pictured)

Tucked away in a busy strip mall, Sunny Isles' cozy Italian spot serves one Spice menu for both lunch and dinner, featuring dishes like duck confit, baby lamp chops and chocolate mousse.
Neighborhood: Sunny Isles

Places Mentioned

Lure Fishbar

Seafood • South Beach

Food25 Decor23 Service23 Cost$108
 
 
 
Meat Market Miami Beach

Steakhouse • South Beach

Food24 Decor24 Service23 Cost$67
 
 
 
Timo

Italian • Sunny Isles Beach

Food24 Decor19 Service23 Cost$57
 
 
 
Gibraltar

American • Coconut Grove

Food22 Decor24 Service21 Cost$67
 
 
 
 
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