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August 31, 2020

Al Fresco Dining in Miami

Eating outside has become something of the norm during the coronavirus outbreak. Luckily, Miami has some delightful places to enjoy a nice brisk while guzzling
down some of the city’s finest eats.


For those seeking one of the best outdoor seats in town, YOT features a huge patio seating 140. With an expansive, al fresco covered dockside dining patio and private dining room, which seats 20, YOT is also one of the top new spots in town for private functions. YOT’s design evokes nautical chic with a beachy color palette broken with splashes of blue and white. From almost every one of the restaurant’s 200 seats is a gorgeous view of the water and the opulent yachts that call the Marina home.

Telephone: (954) 953-9000

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Taurus Beer & Whiskey

Taurus Beer & Whiskey House has been part of the Coconut Grove scene as long as anyone can remember; truly an iconic spot in one of The 305’s most definitive neighborhoods.The Taurus is adhering to all safety protocols including local ordinances and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control. The establishment has instituted policies including socially-distanced seating with a six-person per table max. Due to The Taurus’s intimate indoor setting, seating is only available outside. In line with Miami-Dade County and City of Miami protocols to ensure the safety of guests, all employees are required to wear a face mask. Guests are also required to wear a face mask to gain entry. Masks can be removed

while seated.

Telephone: (305) 529-6523



The Setai Miami Beach’s signature modern Asian restaurant, Jaya, is now open for breakfast and dinner with indoor dining options as well as outdoor Courtyard seating. Breakfast will be offered from 7AM until 11AM and dinner will be served from 6PM until 10PM. Reservations are required and may be made on OpenTable. Jaya at The Setai is located at 2001 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach.

Telephone: (855) 923-7899.

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The Ocean Grill at The Setai Miami Beach

Re-opened after adopting enhanced COVID safety and sanitization protocols, The Ocean Grill at The Setai Miami Beach is an ideal outdoor dining destination steps away from the beach. Offering unobstructed views of the ocean in a casually-sophisticated, lush environment complete with cool misted air, the al fresco restaurant has just launched its new summer menu.  Priced at $33 per person (exclusive of tax and gratuity) the three-course prix fixe bill of fare is available daily from 11AM until 5PM. The specialty menu showcases the restaurant’s Mediterranean-inspired wood-grilled cuisine prepared by chef de cuisine Scott Brown under the direction of Setai executive chef Vijayudu Veena.

Telephone: (855) 923-7899

The Ocean Grill at The Setai Miami Beach

Nikki Beach

Utilizing Nikki Beach’s ample and idyllic outdoor setting, tables have been reconfigured in keeping with safe distancing guidelines and provide the perfect spot for a breezy toes-in-the-sand brunch to celebrate Dad. Nikki Beach’s famous brunch offers a myriad of unlimited options from savory prime rib, whole roast pork, omelettes, waffles, house pickled vegetables, pasta and a vast selection of deserts. A Miami Beach landmark since1998, Nikki Beach continues to delight guests with its South of France-style joie de vivre, ambient music and iconic white daybeds and teepees.

Telephone: (305) 538-1111

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