Juvia

 

Here’s Part II of the best Miami Spice restaurants 2015,  five picks (click here for Part 1). From now through Sept. 30, enjoy three-course meals featuring signature dishes created by world-renowned chefs at reduced prices: Lunch $23 and Dinner $39. And in case you may have missed them, here are my dedicated posts on three others that scored high marks (Essensia, Red the Steakhouse and Bourbon Steak).

 

1. Quality Meats Restaurant 

1501 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-340-3333

 

Dinner Only: Monday through Sunday

 

Dinner Menu

Appetizer (Select One)

GREEN GODDESS CHOPPED SALAD

KALE & MANCHEGO SALAD with chorizo vinagrette

DRY AGED MEATBALLS 

HOUSE-CURED SLAB BACON with peanut butter & jalapeño jelly

SEARED SEA SCALLOPS with black garlic and celery leaves

HAMACHI CRUDO 

 

Entrée (Select One)

CENTER CUT FILET MIGNON

GRILLED BAVETTE STEAK with cured orange salad

ROASTED CHICKEN & KUMQUATS

HONEY-GLAZED BABY BACK RIBS with honey-lime, fresh mint, Thai basil

EVERYTHING-CRUSTED BRANZINO with smoked cream cheese, pickled onions

PAN-ROASTED LOCAL SNAPPER with arugula and sauce vierge

 

Dessert

ICE CREAM selection of Quality Meats’ dressed up scoops

 

2. Juvia

juvia miami spice

1111 Lincoln Road Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-763-8272

 

Lunch Only: Monday through Friday

 

Lunch Menu

Appetizer (Select One)

WATERMELON AND CANTALOPE SALAD nodini mozzarella, feta cheese, arugula salad, heirloom tomatoes, evoo, balsamic vinegar

ICEBERG SALAD gorgonzola dressing, gorgonzola crumbles, julienne green apple

MIX BABY GREEN SALAD caramelized onion soy, julienne daikon

 

Entrée (Select One)

CHICKEN VADOUVAN spinach, cipollini onions, aligot potatoes, vadouvan curry sauce

MUSHROOM RISOTTO arborio rice, mix mushrooms, parsley

GRILLED SCOTTISH SALMON quinoa couscous, spinach, hollandaise sauce

LOMO SALTADO sautéed beef tenderloin, vegetables, jasmin rice, potato cake

 

Dessert (Select One)

WARM SUMMER FRUIT CLAFOUTIS warm almond custard, summer fruits, coco-lime sorbet

TRES LECHES milk soaked sponge cake, vanilla whipped cream, caramel pearl, three milk ice cream

ICE CREAM SANDWICH flowerless chocolate cookie, vanilla ice cream

 

3. IL Mulino NY – Sunny Isles Beach

Il Mulino Sunny Isles

Acqualina Resort & Spa

17875 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
305-466-9191

 

Lunch: Monday through Saturday

Dinner: Sunday through Thursday

 

Lunch Menu

Appetizer (Select One)

CAESAR SALAD traditional caesar salad

RICOTTA MEATBALLS with tomato basil and parmesan

MUSSELS POSILLIPO white wine sauce or red spicy marinara sauce

MARYLAND LUMP CRAB AND CAKE (ADDITIONAL $10) lightly breaded, frisee, with lemon dressing

 

Entrée (Select One)

LARGER PORTIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $12

GNOCCHI SORRENTO tomato basil sauce with fresh mozzarella

ORECCHIETTE served with broccoli rabe and sausage

POLLO FRA DIAVOLO sauteed with italian sausage, broccoli, zucchini and garlic in a spicy tomato sauce

SALMONE ALLA GRIGLIA porcini mushrooms sauteed in light garlic and olive oil; over broccoli rabe

SCALOPPINE AL MARSALA veal sauteed with mushrooms, prosciutto and marsala wine

FILETTO DI MANZO ALLA FIORENTINA +10 filet of beef with shallots, sage and wine

*CONTORNI (SIDES) AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $8: sauteed mushrooms with onions and cherry peppers, sauteed asparagus, rosemary potatoes, or mash potatoes

 

Dessert (Select One)

TIRAMISU lady fingers infused with espresso and coffee liqueur, layered with mascarpone cream

TORTA DI FORMAGGIO homemade italian style cheesecake with ricotta, whipped cream, zabaglione and seasonal berries

PANNA COTTA cooked cream molded aromatized with rum and vanilla

 

Dinner Menu

Appetizer (Select One)

CAPRESE fresh buffalo mozzarella with sliced tomato and basil

MARYLAND LUMP CRAB AND CAKE (ADDITIONAL $10) lighty breaded, frisee with lemon dressing

SPINACI classic spinach salad with bacon and mushrooms

PAPPARDELLE POMODORO fresh tomato basil sauce

MUSSELS POSILLIPO white wine sauce or spicy marinara sauce

 

Entrée (Select One)

LARGER PORTIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $12
CHOOSE:

RIGATONI ALLA BOLOGNESE braised veal and beef in a rich tomato sauce

RAVIOLI AI PORCINI champagne truffle cream sauce

RISOTTO PORCINI assorted wild mushrooms

SALMONE ALLA GRIGLIA porcini mushrooms sauteed in light cream and olive oil, over broccoli rabe

POLLO ENCRUSTO chicken sauteed with lemon and white wine in a parmigiana crust

PICCATA DI VITELLO AL LIMONE veal sauteed in a white wine lemon sauce

LAMB CHOPS (ADDITIONAL $10) with pistacio and balsamic serves with mashed potatoes and truffle glaze

*CONTORNI (SIDES) AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $8: sauteed mushrooms with onion and cherry peppers, sauteed asparagus, rosemary potatoes, or mashed potatoes

 

Dessert (Select One)

TIRAMISU lady fingers infused with espresso and coffee liqueur, layered with mascaporne cream

TORTA DI CIOCCOLATA homemade flourless chocolate cake with whipped cream, zabaglione and seasonal berries

PANNA COTTA cooked cream molded aromatized with rum and vanilla

4. Coya

999 Brickell Ave., Miami, FL 33131

305-415-9990

 

Lunch: Monday through Friday

Dinner: Sunday through Wednesday

 

Lunch Menu

Appetizer (Select One)

PESCADO LOCAL CLASICO local fresh fish, red onions, sweet potato, white corn 

ENSALADA DE MAIZ josper corn, crispy corn, red chilies 

ANTICUCHO DE POLLO chicken, aji amarillo, garlic

 

Entrée (Select One)

PAPA SECA (V) peruvian dried potatoes, poached egg, butternut squash

POLLO AL JOSPER free range chicken breast, aji panca, cilantro

SALMON salmon fillet, golden beetroot, cucumber, mint

 

Dessert (Select One)

CHICHA MORADA peruvian corn colada, summer berries, shortbread

CARAMELO CON CHOCOLATE Y SORBETE DE FRAMBUESA salted caramel ganache, pisco and raspberry sorbet

SUNDAE DE MAIZ corn sundae, sweet corn ice cream, popcorn

 

Dinner Menu

Appetizer (Select One)

PESCADO LOCAL CLASICO local fresh fish, red onions, sweet potato, white corn

ENSALADA DE MAIZ josper corn, crispy corn, red chilies 

ANTICUCHO DE POLLO chicken anticucho, aji amarillo

CROQUETAS DE BACALAO black cod, lime, cilantro

 

Entrée (Select One)

PAPA SECA (V) peruvian dried potatoes, poached egg, butternut squash

POLLO AL JOSPER corn fed baby chicken, aji panca, cilantro 

COSTILLAS DE CERDO pork back ribs, tamarind glaze, cashew nuts 

FILETE DE BRANZINO seabass, fennel salad 

 

Dessert (Select One)

CHICHA MORADA peruvian corn colada, summer berries, shortbread

CARAMELO CON CHOCOLATE salted caramel ganache, pisco and raspberry sorbet

KEY LIME BAR toasted meringue, blueberry sorbet

SUNDAE DE MAIZ corn sundae, sweet corn ice cream, popcorn

 

5. Bagatelle

2000 Collins Ave., Unit 2, Miami Beach, FL 33139

305-704-3900

 

Dinner Only: Tuesday through Saturday

 

Dinner Menu

Appetizer (Select One)

DAILY MARKET OYSTERS champagne mignonette sauce, crunchy cucumber

CHILLED SUMMER CORN SOUP laughing bird shrimp, roasted peppers, chorizo oil

PARADISE FARM HEIRLOOM TOMATO watermelom, sheep feta cheese, thai basil, aged balsamic vinaigrette

BIBB LETTUCE seasonal market vegetables, roasted pecans, dry cherries, cervelle de canut dressing

OCTOPUS CARPACCIO shaved fennel, oranges segments, capers, cilantro

 

Entrée (Select One)

LA MOULES FRITES steam pei mussels, marinieres broth, pommes frites

KATAIFI CRUSTED ARTIC CHAR celery puree, glazed haricots verts, cara cara chicken jus

POULET “GRAND MERE” herbes de provence fingerlings, crispy bacon, pearl onions, wild mushrooms

LE PARISIEN butcher blend burger, crispy pork belly, gruyere cheese, toasted brioche bun, whole grain mustard, cornichon

GRILLED HANGER STEAK oxtail ragout, wilted baby spinach, pommes dauphines, beurre persille (supp $12)

 

Dessert (Select One)

 COCOA NIB PROFITEROLES tahitian vanilla bean ice cream, dark chocolate sauce, milk crumble

JASMINE CREME BULEE citrus berries, organic honey ice cream

TROPICAL VACHERIN mango mousse, coconut rhum cake, mint gelee

 



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