By Daniela Ortega, Contributing Reporter
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Whether it is a special occasion like a birthday or a bachelorette party, the ‘hair of the dog’ after a big night, or just a regular Saturday or Sunday, brunch seems to be one of the favorite activities on the weekend.
Bottomless mimosas and bellinis (Prosecco and peach purée) are a must for every Sunday brunch, however, the Delano South Beach at 1685 Collins Avenue is offering their “Delano Moet Sunday Brunch.” Every Sunday from 11:30 AM until 4PM the “Philippe Starke designed lobby is transformed into a spectacular brunch experience.”
Guests can indulge in bottomless Moet Chandon, for up to two hours, made-to-order omelettes, their infamous red velvet waffles, and much more for a fixed price of $75 per adult and $30 per child.
Jaya at The Setai at 2001 Collins Avenue, also offers “free-flowing Roederer Champagne,” in their renowned “Sunday Jazz Brunch,” for $95 per adult, and $65 for children. Guests enjoy the live jazz as they delight their palates with seafood, rotisserie, and dessert stations, plus Asian cuisine specialties, from 11:30 AM until 3:30 PM.
For a “Weekend Feast,” every Saturday and Sunday starting at 11AM for $65 per person, guests head to Cecconi’s at Soho Beach House at 4385 Collins Avenue. Undoubtedly a place to see and be seen, Cecconi’s offers cozy outdoor sitting in a very chic atmosphere, and delicious classic and modern Italian cuisine.
Another local and tourist favorite place, which offers brunch Saturdays and Sundays, is Yardbird Southern Table and Bar, located at 1600 Lenox Avenue. Brunch here starts early at 9AM and lasts until 4PM offering many classic American dishes a-la carte.
Corporate Chef, Patrick Rebholz, shared “Our signature brunch dish is our Chicken n’ Watermelon n’ Waffles, which includes half of our 27-hour brined and pressure fried bird (that’s half of a whole chicken, pressure fried for the perfect balance of crispiness and juiciness), our savory waffle made with a blend of cheeses and our minty spiced watermelon.”
He added, “What is brunch without something sweet? You have to try our Donut tree (make sure you have your phone ready to make all your friends insta-jealous), our amazing Peach Cobbler, and our fresh house-made cinnamon buns.”
Icebox Café at 1855 Purdy Avenue is another place in Miami Beach known for its “unique, award winning line of desserts create by owner Robert Siegmann.” However, their savory dishes have made turned them into a signature spot.
From their sandwiches, to their “eggbox,” to their salads and their specialties like Guava French Toast, and Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, their brunch menu is nothing short of amazing. In addition, order bottomless mimosas, Bloody Mary’s or rosé for $23 per person.
For a more festive experience, Nikki Beach and their “Amazing Sundays Brunch” at 1 Ocean Drive is the place. This South Beach landmark has been synonymous with beach parties and chic teepees for twenty years now.
Enjoy the fabulous ocean breeze, lively music, and fashionable international food, cocktails and champagne from 11AM until 4PM, for $50 per person (drinks not included).