Just because your favorite restaurants’ dining rooms are closed, doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t still enjoy some of the dishes you love the most. Plenty of restaurants throughout Broward County and Miami-Dade County are still open, serving up delicious, hot plates for takeout and delivery. Support your local businesses by ordering from these delectable eateries!
1200 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
This Pan-Asian, Latin-Fusion restaurant combines Asian and Latin flavors to impeccable results. Some of their signature mouthwatering dishes include Lobster Guacamole, Ceviche Kanpai, Korean-Grilled Steak Chimichurri, and Mongolian Duck. Currently, they are also offering special Family-Style Meals, which come with miso soup and spring rolls; entrees include Sensei Special Fried Rice, Pad Thai, Lo Mein, and others. Their full liquor bar also boasts a selection of sakes and Japanese whiskies, plus tasty cocktails like the Dragon Margarita and Misunderstood Tea. Their bottles of wine, beer, liquor, and sake are all 50% off right now with the restaurant offering curbside pickup and delivery through apps like UberEats and Grubhub.
MASTRO’S OCEAN CLUB
3000 N.E. 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale
Mastro’s Ocean Club—the waterfront, high-end steakhouse—is known for its lip-smacking steaks and exquisite wine collection. Menu highlights include Sauteed Sea Scallops, Prime Steak Sandwich and French Fries, and Alaskan King Crab Black Truffle Gnocchi, to name a few. They are offering 10% off all orders and complimentary delivery for orders within 5 miles of the restaurant. If you’re traveling by boat, you’re in luck as Mastro’s is honoring takeout along their dock. The restaurant’s award-winning wine collection is also at a discounted price, with select wines at 50% off with any food order. Additionally, cocktail recipes will be included with every to-go order!
2200 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
Dune, by Auberge Resorts Collection, is still heating up the kitchen with their New Coastal-Latin Cuisine. Look to their take-away menu for well-known favorites like their Grilled Faroe Island Salmon, Rigatoni Bolognese, Grilled Chicken Pita Wrap, and more. Dune is also presenting a special called Ireland’s Pan-Fried Chicken Dinner, available only on Sundays, which includes a half chicken, country mashed potatoes with gravy, classic cole slaw, Medley, and two buttermilk biscuits with honey whipped butter. It serves one person and goes for $26.95. Dune is offering takeout only at the moment, which you can pick up at the valet stand. Credit card only.
CAFÉ PRIMA PASTA
414 71st St., Miami Beach
Café Prima Pasta is a family owned and operated Italian restaurant located in Miami Beach. They are offering two types of family meals that can serve six or more people. The first option is $120 and offers entrées like Chicken Caprese, Chicken Marsala, and Risotto Shrimp, with side options Penne Pomodoro, Penne Alfredo, and mixed veggies. The second option is $99 and offers entrées like Meat Lasagna and Penne Vodka. Both meal options come with a choice of salad, bread and butter, and a dessert. Plus, there’s a discounted “happy hour” menu from 4-6 p.m. with goodies like Chicken Parmigiana with Pasta and Penne Vodka.
3540 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove
Ariete in Coconut Grove is known for its distinct culinary creations, and the innovation has certainly not stopped during quarantine—they are offering delicious special meal and cocktail kits! A highlight, the Ariete Happy Hour Kit, comes with two classic fritas and six of Ariete’s signature happy hour cocktail: The Dimelo Viejo. There’s also the Frita Kit, which allows you to make the popular fritas at home with six chorizo patties, Martin potato rolls, shoestring potatoes, and spicy ketchup. Another reason to order from here? 15% of takeout and delivery sales, as well as all tips, will be going back to Ariete’s staff who are unable to work due to the current situation.
Grails Miami and the adjacent Spanglish Craft Cocktail Bar + Kitchen have joined forces to introduce a scrumptious curbside takeout menu. Options include Crispy Queso Blanco, Truffle Mac and Cheese, and the Grails Chicken Sandwich, among others. There’s also a Cantina Menu ($15 a person) that allows you to pick between three options, all of which come with an entrée and a salad or soup. Their signature cocktails will also be available to-go, like the Spanglish & Chill and the Cafetera Old Fashioned. With every meal sold, Grails and Spanglish will donate a cantina meal to a first responder in uniform or a member of the hospitality industry who is unemployed.
By Aaliyah Pasols