Whether you’re looking to enjoy lunch with family, a romantic dinner with your significant other, or a pre-shopping brunch with friends, we’ve got you covered – with great food and great ambiance.
Here are some of our favorite spots offering outdoor and rooftop seating.
Admired for its flavorful Israeli-Mediterranean fare, family-owned Motek Café invites patrons to transport themselves to the middle east via authentic dishes such as falafel, hummus, shawarma, malawach and more. Offering brunch, lunch, and dinner, as well as sweets and coffee, Motek’s menu features plates both big and small, making it a great spot for shared meals. The Miami-based owners sought to elevate Miami’s fast-casual food culture by bringing genuine, thoughtful, and delicious Israeli food to everybody without ever losing touch of the importance of freshness: Motek’s menu uses only the highest quality of ingredients. Better yet, the restaurant also pleases a plethora of palates and dietary restrictions: it is kosher-style and offers a variety of vegetarian options.
Pani Trotta’s one-of-a-kind restaurant concept is a foodie’s dream come true and is quickly gaining popularity among visitors, thanks to its eclectic, Instagram-worthy décor. Pani, which was founded in South America, features an extensive menu that spans the globe, incorporating an array of influences. The recently debuted restaurant is open in the outdoor area of the new wing, next to the Haas Brothers’ Gorillas in the Mist fountain, further extending the vibrant ambiance diners can enjoy.
Explore Peru’s popular cuisine and enjoy flavor-bursting dishes with a twist at Pollos & Jarras, a new restaurant concept helmed by CVI.CHE 105 Founder and Chef, Juan Chipoco. Located in the outdoor courtyard, diners can choose indoor seating for an eclectic and vibrant atmosphere or opt to sit outdoors where they can enjoy tranquil sounds of the nearby fountain surrounded by lush greenery. Menu standouts include perfectly-cooked rotisserie chicken, juicy barbecued meats, a variety of ceviches, and maki rolls. There are no wrong choices on this menu.
Enjoy authentic and delicious Greek cuisine. Located in the outdoor courtyard across from Apple, the restaurant boasts a beautiful, 600 square-foot outdoor patio that is perfect for soaking in the beautiful South Florida weather. The menu features light Greek fare, including lavrkai (sea bass), fagri (Mediterranean snapper), lemon chicken, classic tzatziki, and hummus.
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, along with the 93-foot-tall Aventura Slide Tower. The restaurant boasts an array of menu items, from the PB Vegan Pizza with avocado, seaweed and truffle oil to the Kimchee Fried Rice with pork belly, garlic, peas and pineapple. Complement your meal with an over-the-top Fu-Manchu cocktail or refreshing Cucumber Rehab mocktail.
The 1,200 square-foot patio of this South Florida-based restaurant chain overlooks an open-air piazza and the beloved Aventura Slide Tower. Come for a delicious array of menu items, such as the popular Prohibition Burger and 40+ beers on tap, and stay for the wide, open vistas and relaxed atmosphere.
One of the best Italian restaurants in Aventura, Serafina offers delectable food along with a chic atmosphere and warm hospitality. Serafina’s covered outdoor pergola, surrounded by lush greenery and flowers, is an ideal location to enjoy cocktails, pizzas and pastas that are truly indicative of la dolce vita.
Industrious chef and owner Juan Chipoco’s indoor-outdoor CVI.CHE 105 is ranked among the best restaurants of Miami, according to Zagat, TripAdvisor and the Miami New Times. Pair the restaurant’s award-winning Ceviche with one of its many traditional Peruvian dishes, such as Lomo Saltado or Ají De Gallina.
Additional restaurants offering outdoor seating include:
Makino Sushi Bar
Located on the third level, Treats Food Hall is comprised of an eclectic collection of delicious local and national dining concepts. It’s enhanced by dramatic views, illuminated by natural light, and a rooftop terrace that enables guests to enjoy the sun and enjoy a meal outdoors while remaining socially distanced.
Treats Food Hall eateries include:
El Tropico Cuban Kitchen
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Villa Italian Kitchen
Little Brittany Creperie
Zuuk Mediterranean Kitchen
To view the full listing of restaurants, eateries and cafes offering outdoor/patio dining, please visit aventuramall.com/dining.
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.