Updated: The balmy breezes and majestic ocean vistas that make South Beach so special are especially appetizing at these fabulous weekend brunch spots. Served buffet style or made to your order, these are our favorite spots to start the day. Selection and prices may change so be sure to confirm all information when you make reservations.
Cecconi’s at the Soho Beach House, 4385 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, 33140
One of the most exclusive seaside enclaves welcomes the public to a glorious alfresco Sunday Feast from 11am-3pm for just $35 per guest including a Bellini cocktail and live music! Enjoy made to order eggs, a sweets station with waffles, pancakes and pastries, a raw bar and carving station plus so much more. As an added bonus, valet parking is 50% off with your meal.
Vesper American Brasserie at the Shelborne South Beach, 1801 Collins Avenue, South Beach
The James Bond themed steakhouse offers a rollicking poolside brunch Saturdays only from 11am-4pm. Ricky’s Brunch and Day Party features a $28 cover that includes a choice of Spicy Bloody Mary or Mimosa with your meal. The weekly pool party continues until dusk with reservations available for cabanas and day beds.
The Restaurant at the National Hotel, 1677 Collins Avenue, South Beach
Start the day at this landmark Art Deco property where a daily buffet is $18 per guest. Executive Chef Matthew McDonald starts service in the main dining room at 6:30am daily and a la carte options like steak & eggs, Belgian waffles or coconut cinnamon French toast are also available. Sundays expanded gourmet brunch is $39 per guest with unlimited Bloody Marys or Mimosas for an additional $10.
La Marea at the Tides Hotel, 1220 Ocean Drive, South Beach
Dine indoors or on the terrace overlooking the Art Deco scene at the Tides Hotel where an a la carte menu of breakfast treats is available every morning starting at 7am. Enjoy eggs, breakfast burritos, pancakes & French toast until noon.
Essensia Restaurant at the Palms Hotel, 3025 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, 33139
One of the most popular farm-to-table restaurants on Miami Beach has a gourmet brunch service featuring Chef Julie Frans organic selections served in a relaxing seaside dining room. Sip made-to-order smoothies, artisanal spirits and Pastry Chef Christopher Jennings sweet surprises! As an added bonus, valet parking is free with your meal.
De Rodriguez Cuba on Ocean at the Hilton Bentley Hotel, 101 Ocean Drive, South Beach
Sundays on Ocean Drive are especially delicious at De Rodriguez Ocean where the famed Cuban Chef roasts a whole pig in the “Caja China” style and offers his unique ceviche bar, omelets and eggs plus a unique variety of Latin style treats. Dine poolside but be advised that all of this delicious food may not exactly be bikini friendly!
660 at the Angler’s Boutique Resort, 660 Washington Avenue, South Beach
Weekend brunch service kicks off at 11am Saturday and Sunday with a variety of traditional treats served to order including challah bread French toast, buttermilk pancakes and a bacon & cheddar three egg wrap. Adults can also enjoy the dedicated hangover menu – unlimited mimosas and Bloody Marys for $25.
Asia de Cuba at the Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Avenue, South Beach
The famed Latin/Asian fusion dining room has teamed up with local club promoters to create “Mondrian Sundays,” a dazzling poolside feast Sundays by Biscayne Bay including unlimited food and drink offered poolside on South Beach. Join Chef Sean Bernal for a unique variety of tropical treats served to the beat of a DJ spinning all day long.
BLT Steak at the Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Drive, South Beach
Swank and sophisticated, the lobby dining room and seaside terrace offer guests a traditional breakfast mornings starting at 8am plus a weekend brunch service Saturday and Sunday that includes the famous BLT popover until 4pm. The extended menu encompasses both eggs and hotcakes plus the full BLT lunch selection served hot off the grill including steaks, seafood, sandwiches and salads.
Nikki Beach Club, One Ocean Drive, South Beach
South Beach’s hot seaside dance club hosts “Amazing Sundays,” a buffet Sunday brunch service for $43 per guest that’s one of the most popular in town. Servers craft omelets to order, carve freshly-roasted meats and keep the sushi, salads and traditional breakfast items read to go for indoor or beachside dining. DJ Felipe Kaval spins, drinks flow freely, and the party keeps going all day long.