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Caps Off: The Best Places to Dine After Graduation

Graduation season is here, and the future is looking bright. The latest cohorts of high school and college students are ready to toss their caps and embark on new beginnings. All those late-night study sessions, pop quizzes, term papers and presentations have paid off. From prom to college football games, academia is a special time that’s filled with unforgettable memories.

Cheers to the past and toast to the future ahead with a celebratory meal to mark your hard-earned degree. We’ve rounded up the best dining spots at Aventura Mall to kick off your festivities:

PUBBELLY SUSHI RESTAURANT | Modern Asian Fusion Cuisine
305-690-7710 | @pubbellyglobal

Post-grad life is an exciting journey, so why not indulge in some adventurous cuisine? Pubbelly Sushi’s Asian fusion menu is anything but boring. Crafted by five-time James Beard Foundation Award nominee, Chef Jose Mendín, the menu features showstoppers like Pork Belly Kimchee Fried Rice, Steak Anticucho, sashimi and unique twists on foodie staples.

PANI is more than a restaurant, a bar, a café or a deli.
877-568-7264 | @paniesdelicioso

Pani is a gorgeous outing for the sweetest of celebrations. Not only does the chic restaurant feel like an escape, but it also creates some of the most decadent cakes and pastries in the area. The whimsical restaurant purveys photo-worthy treats in a setting that feels like a Parisian pâtisserie.

SUGAR FACTORY | An Eatery and Sweet Shop
305-690-7710 | @thesugarfactory

What could be sweeter than walking across the graduation stage? A follow-up at Sugar Factory delectable eatery, of course. The restaurant is a great place for families to gather for mouth-watering fare and saccharine sweets. Weekend brunch features unlimited mimosas, fluffy rainbow pancakes, breakfast burgers, and extra candy to boot!

Estiatorio Ornos | Mediterranean Specialties
786-697-1681 | @estiatorioornos

Bring back fond memories of studying abroad with a taste of the Mediterranean. Chef Michael Mina’s Ornos Estiatorio is inspired by the Greek island of Mykonos. Enjoy a fresh seafood with European flair on the restaurant’s 600 square-foot patio. Don’t forget to complete the experience with an Ouzo Spritz!

CVI.CHE 105 | Peruvian Gastronomy
786-516-2818 | @ceviche105aventuramall

Experience the perfect ambiance at CVI.CHE 105. Accentuated by tranquil fountains, our sculptural slide tower and lush greenery, the outdoor dining experience is unparalleled. The stellar menu and relaxing atmosphere make it the perfect grad party locale.

SERAFINA MIAMI | Famed New York Italian Eatery
786-677-4444 | @serafinamiami

Experience the perfect ambiance at CVI.CHE 105. Accentuated by tranquil fountains, our sculptural slide tower and lush greenery, the outdoor dining experience is unparalleled. The stellar menu and relaxing atmosphere make it the perfect grad party locale.

MOTEK | Kosher-Style Israeli Mediterranean Restaurant
305-974-2626 | @motekcafe

Did someone say all-day brunch? Whether you’re gathering with your former classmates over mimosas or spending the day with the family, Motek is a perfect setting for a casual post-grad bite. The Mediterranean-Israeli restaurant brings flavorful culture with comforting meals.

MORE RESTAURANTS:

BELLA LUNA
305-792-9330
CHEESECAKE FACTORY
305-792-9696
DIVIETO
786-786-7807
POLLOS & JARRAS
786-577-3444
SUSHI SIAM
305-932-8955
TAP 42 CRAFT KITCHEN BAR
786-440-7270
TRATTORIA ROSALIA
305-792-2006

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Congratulations to the Class of 2022! Whatever your journey entails, we’re happy to be part of it. Remember to share your special moments with us by tagging @AventuraMall and #AventuraMall for a chance to be featured on our social channels.

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