New Years Eve Miami: Where to Celebrate the beginning of a new decade

New Years Eve in Miami 2019

As we prepare to celebrate the holidays and enter a new decade, its important to consider WHO and WHERE you will ring in the New Year. Below are some of our favorite locations to celebrate:

International Smoke Miami (19565 Biscayne Blvd Suite 946, Aventura, FL 33180)

Ayesha Curry & Michael Minas restaurant at Aventura Mall will celebrate the new decade with an $80 Chefs tasting menu featuring their signature favorites. Starters include bao buns, wagyu shaking beer, and chilled shellfish. While the main dishes included several items from their international mixed grill such as grilled ribeye, Mediterranean seabass, and smoked St. Louis ribs served with truffle mac & cheese and char Siu pork & lobster fried rice. Save room for dessert because theyre serving up Fireman Dereks key lime pie, and spun-to-order frozen yogurt. Its a celebration you dont want to miss!

Mondrian South Beach (1100 W Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139)

Experience the height of Miami luxury this New Years Eve at the Mondrian South Beach. With a delectable buffet dinner and four-hour premium open bar from 8:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m., as well as unparalleled views of Miamis Biscayne Bay and seating options that range from ballroom and poolside to bayfront and balcony. A live DJ will be playing chart-toppers, hip hop, electronic and R&B beats. As the DJ leads a countdown, guests will enjoy a breathtaking fireworks show and a complimentary glass of bubbly. The buffet will also feature not one, but FOUR carving stations, complete with slow-roasted chateaubriand and foie gras. Buffet items include a raw bar ice carving display featuring items like Maine Lobster Tails and North Eastern Cold Water Oysters, as well as an international cheese display and hot items such as Truffle Lobster Macaroni and Cheese, Black Grouper Filet and Ready Idaho Potatoes with Crispy Prosciutto. Tickets are available here.

Villa Azur (309 23rd Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139)

Have a ravishing Night in Monte Carlo at Villa Azur. Experience the sophisticated and lavish atmosphere of the glamorous French Riviera upon entering a sumptuous and refined decor with a live pianist, Dj, casino tables, magician and much more. Villa Azur will open its doors at 8pm to offer a white glove, five-course menu ($350 per person) that will be complemented by Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque Brut or ros champagne. Bottle packages vary with options for 2 people, 4 people, 6 people and 8 people. For full details and pricing for bottle packages, visit the website. Reservations are encouraged.

Cafe Prima Pasta (414 71st Street Miami Beach, FL, 33141)

At Cafe Prima Pasta, the family-owned and operated North Beach restaurant, ring in the new decade with an incredibly good Italian three-course prix fixe menu. Highlights include Octopus and Shrimp, Mini Fiocchi, Burrata Salad, Seabass, Ravioli Porcini, Black Risotto Seafood and Tiramisu. The restaurants old school charm will transport you to your Nonnas house filled with aromas from the kitchen and classic decorations throughout the space. On the walls, guests will find all the notable celebs that have visited the restaurant including Madonna, Beyonce, Khloe Kardashian, Lenny Kravitz and much more.

Ariete (3540 Main Highway Coconut Grove, FL)

This New Years Eve, diners can delight in delicious offerings at Coconut Grove eatery Ariete. Chef Michael Beltran will be offering two festive five-course menus with options for meat lovers and vegetarians from 4PM-11PM. Priced at $125 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), each menu includes one bottle of champagne for the table. Options include stone crab with cucumber nasturtium aguachile, mustard seed pickles, finger limes; lobster wellington; and the Ariete short rib. Vegetarian selections include crema de malanga; gnudi plantain; and vegetable tamal. Join the restaurant on New Years Day for their popular brunch from 10AM-3PM. Indulge in the guava pancakes; frita benedict; and PB&J French toast. Make reservations by calling (305) 640-5862.

Fontainebleau Miami Beach (4441 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL)

The New Year is here and what better way to celebrate than by indulging at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, offering a variety of casual and upscale options for holiday dining on New Years Eve. To ring in the new year, exclusive menus will be available at the iconic resorts award-winning restaurants including, StripSteak by Michael Mina, Scarpetta by Scott Conant, Hakkasan, Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina and Vida. And a special performance by the Jonas Brothers poolside caps off the evening ( separate pricing to attend)

StripSteak by Michael Mina (4441 Collins Avenue Fontainebleau, Miami Beach, FL 33140)

StripSteak Will host a a four-course prix fixe dinner priced at $225 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. The first seating is offered at 6:30PM, 7PM and 7:30PM with the second seating at 8PM, 8:30PM, 9PM, 9:30PM, 10PM and 10:30PM with four-course prix-fixe menu for $295 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. *Vegetarian menus are available for all seatings upon request. For reservations, call (877) 326-7412 or email For more information, visit

KAIDO (151 Northeast 41st Street Unit 217 Miami, FL 33137)

Chef Brad Kilgores Izakaya spot in the Design District solves the issue of how to celebrate this New Year's Eve 2020! Let's end the decade right and ring it in with style, at KAIDO Miami. We have it all covered: food, drinks & ambiance. Seatings at 7:00PM or 9:30PM First Seating $120: 6 Course Izakaya. Second Seating $180: 8 Course Izakaya with a Bottle of Ruinart Rose for 2. Champagne Toast at midnight. Optional Beverage Pairings Available DJ Spinning Open Format/After Hours Party in AMA. Tables & Bottles available. For Reservations Email:, call 786.409.5591 or book on TOCK below.

LAtelier de Jol Robuchon (151 NE 41st St suite 235, Miami, FL 33137)

The experiential Miami outpost of the world-renowned eatery, LAtelier de Jol Robuchon, will be featuring two tasting menu experiences to celebrate the end of 2019. On New Years Eve, the Miami Design District restaurant will have an Early Gala Seating from 5PM until 6PM; or a Second Gala Seating from 8PM until 10PM. Both seatings will offer tasting menus made up of LAtelier favorites and classics. The early seating will offer a 4-course menu priced at $155 per person (excluding tax and gratuity); while the later seating will feature an 8-course tasting menu at $395 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). LAtelier de Jol Robuchon is located at 151 NE 41st Street Suite 235inside the Miami Design Districts Paradise Plaza. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made by calling 305-402-9070;

Le Jardinier(151 NE 41st St suite 235, Miami, FL 33137)

Le Jardinier, the vegetable-forward eatery by Michelin-starred Chef Alain Verzeroli, will be offering two New Years Eve dinner seatings for guests looking for lighter fare before the celebration. Reservations for the Early Seating can be made from 5:30PM until 6:30PM. Priced at $95 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), the menu will feature three courses with favorites including Barley Risotto with charred greens, mimolette and crispy kale (black truffle addition $75); Maitake Mushroom with NY Strip, rutabaga and bone marrow; and Bay Leaf with live scallop crudo and grapefruit (Royal Kaluga caviar addition $65). Gala Dinner seating will offer a 7-course menu priced at $225 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) with reservations available from 8PM until 9PM. Le Jardinier is located 151 NE 41st Street Suite 135 inside the Miami Design Districts Paradise Plaza. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made by calling 305-402-9060;

Zuma (270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131)

Celebrate new beginnings at Zuma for New Years Eve and enjoy a memorable evening with a wonderful tasting menu, festive entertainment, and a 1920s theme. Reservations between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. will have the option of Zumas a la carte menu and their tasting menu for just $!65 per person. Reservations made 7:30 p.m. or later will have the option of chefs tasting omakase menu for $165 for the premium or $225 for the seasonal menu. Out on the terrace, guests will enjoy tasting stations, unlimited Vueve by the glass and Belvedere inspired cocktails starting at just $175 per person plus service charge. To reserve your New Years Eve dinner, please contact 305.577.0277 or email us at

Lightkeepers (455 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne)

Lightkeepers located at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami is ringing in 2020 with an unforgettable dinner and New Years Eve dining experience along with a much-needed New Years Day Recovery Breakfast. On New Years Eve from 6PM10PM indulge in a 5-course dinner, dessert buffet, champagne toast and music priced at $195 per adult and $59 per child (ages 5-12; excludes tax and gratuity). Once the celebration is over, on New Years Day, Lightkeepers is offering a Recovery Breakfast from 7AM2PM priced at $55 per adult and $20 per child (excluding tax and gratuity). Add a bottomless beverage package for $25 per adult. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (305) 365-4156 or via email at

Rusty Pelican Miami (3201 Rickenbacker Causeway Key Biscayne, FL 33149)

Travel Back in time to the Roaring Twenties at the Rusty Pelican! This New Year's Eve, Rusty Pelican Miami invites guests to close out this decade with an unforgettable Prohibition on the Key themed extravaganza. What better way to welcome 2020, than celebrating with a trip back in time at the 3201 Speakeasy, with some of the best waterfront views Miami has to offer? There are two lavish celebrations for guests to partake in: in the ballroom, the Last Call Party will offer a grand buffet and an all-night-long premium open bar for $275++ per person and in the restaurant, the Supper Club Dinner will offer guests a sit-down, five-course meal prepared by Eastern Regional Chef Jim Pastor for $200++ per person. Reservations can be made by emailing or calling (305) 361-3818.

The Spillover (2911 Grand Avenue, Suite 400D Coconut Grove, FL)

Kush Hospitality and Chef Juan Borjas will close out the year in style with an indulgent dinner from 7PM-10PM for $180 per person. The curated dining experience will set the tone for the new year with unlimited Bacardi Cocktail Hour, a five-course dinner with wine pairings, complimentary champagne toast, live music, cigars and swag bag full of party favors. Additional beverages are extra. View full menu and purchase tickets on Eventbrite.

Fort Lauderdale

Casa Sensei (1200 E Las Olas Blvd #101, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301)

Ring in the new year at an Asian-inspired soire at Casa Sensei, Fort Lauderdale's favorite Pan-Asian Latin Fusion eatery on Las Olas. The seating begins at 9 p.m., and patrons will enjoy a five-course meal for $125++ per person. The dinner not only includes bottomless bubbles, but also some of Casa Senseis fan favorites like Seared Foie Gras, Truffle Edamame, Miso Lamb Chops and even Mongolian Duck. Top off your meal (and your year) with an unbelievably delicious Tres Leches or Chocolate Mousse. There will also be a DJ spinning throughout the night and specialty party favors!

Mastros Ocean Club (3000 NE 32nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308)

Mastro's Ocean Club offers exceptional service, the finest quality food and a distinct ambiance. This New Years Eve, guests can enjoy the restaurants upscale food while watching the fireworks on the Intercoastal Waterway with live music. Mastros will also have a complimentary champagne toast at the turn of the decade at midnight. Treat your family to a waterfront holiday celebration and enjoy signature dishes such as the Porterhouse 24 oz. ($59), Center Cut Filet 8 oz. ($49), Chilean Sea Bass ($49), Florida Grouper ($36), Lobster Mashed Potatoes ($38), Gorgonzola Mac & Cheese ($14), and Alaskan King Crab Black Truffle Gnocchi ($34). This holiday season, indulge in the Signature Warm Butter Cake, a must-order dessert at Mastros Ocean Club with its perfectly crystallized exterior and warm, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth center topped with homemade cream.

End the Decade right and start 2020 in style. Happy New Year!

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