Culture. Style. Taste.
Culture. Style. Taste.

Dining Al Fresco

Spring is in full bloom in the outdoor courtyard here at Aventura Mall, making it the perfect time to enjoy a meal al fresco at your favorite restaurant, eatery or café – all of which offer delicious food, indoor and outdoor seating, as well as pick-up and delivery options if you’re on the go.

Whether you’re in the mood for brunch, lunch or dinner, we’ve got you covered with this roundup of must-try menu items curated by each restaurant and its talented chefs.

Pollos & Jarras

The newest addition to Aventura Mall’s dining repertoire offers traditional Peruvian cuisine with a twist. Founder Juan Chipoco’s al fresco menu consists of Que Buenas Yucas, the restaurant’s mouthwatering Barbecue Combo, and a Lima En El Coco cocktail, which can also be ordered as a mocktail. You’ll be back for seconds in no time.


Featuring a vibrant, eclectic aesthetic and an extensive menu filled with everything from delicate pastries and decadent cakes to savory appetizers, perfectly plated entrees and more, there’s no way to go wrong. Eliana “Pani” Trotta, the mastermind behind PANI, recommends these mouthwatering meals:

All About The Bass:

  • Appetizer: Empanabritas
  • Main Dish: Chilean Sea Bass
  • Cocktail: PANI Citrus

From Sea to Shining Stars:

  • Appetizer: Grilled Octopus
  • Main Dish: Gnocchi
  • Cocktail: To the Moon and Back (secret menu item!)

Regardless of which option you choose, your social media followers will thank you for the gorgeous food pics gracing their feeds after your visit.


When you’re in the mood to live la dolce vita, head to Serafina for a Fresh Made House Caesar Salad that will delight your taste buds and prepare them for the main course: Spinales, a prime cut of ribeye, which will leave you satisfied but ready to plan your return. The restaurant features a chic atmosphere and warm hospitality as well as a covered outdoor pergola surrounded by lush greenery and flowers, making it an ideal location to enjoy a memorable meal.

Tap 42 Craft Kitchen + Bar

The 1,200 square-foot patio of this South Florida-based restaurant chain overlooks the open-air courtyard and the beloved Aventura Slide Tower. Come for a delicious array of menu items, such as the Truffle Street Corn Guacamole, and treat yourself to two refreshing cocktails: the oh so refreshing Frozé and Frozen Mango Margarita. Our recommendation? While you wait for your meal, head to the LOVE Sculpture (drink in hand, or not) to snap an epic picture, then settle in at your table to enjoy the wide, open vistas and relaxed atmosphere.

Pubbelly Sushi

The eclectic sushi spot from Chef/Restaurateur José Mendín features high-top tables on the outdoor patio with views of the Gorillas in the Mist fountain and the 93-foot-tall Aventura Slide Tower. José’s menu picks include the flavor-packed Butter Krab Roll and delightfully refreshing Sangria sampler.


Industrious Chef and Owner Juan Chipoco’s indoor-outdoor CVI.CHE 105 is ranked among the best restaurants in Miami, according to Zagat, TripAdvisor and the Miami New Times. Take your taste buds on a tour of the menu with Juan’s suggested order:

  • Appetizer: Ceviche Ganador
  • Main Dish: Lomo Al Ferrocarril
  • Cocktail: Pisco Sour

Regardless of which restaurant you choose, dining al fresco is a great way to sit back, relax, and let the fresh air and delicious food re-energize you for the day ahead.

To view the full listing of restaurants, eateries and cafes offering outdoor/patio dining, please visit Those also offering pickup and delivery services are listed at

These lists may change, so please call the dining establishment of your choice to verify their service offerings before your visit. For more information, call Aventura Mall at (305) 935-1110.

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