This Independence Day Weekend, enjoy your favorite Aventura Mall restaurant, eatery or cafe. 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.
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.
This Fourth of July, celebrity chef Michael Mina’s Estiatorio Ornos is offering a “Mixed Grill” Special in addition to its full Greek a la carte menu. The dish features half a chicken, two lamb chops, a 12-oz. Delmonico ribeye steak, and two shrimp souvlaki, with a side of Taverna fries and broccolini. It serves two, family-style for $129.
When: Sunday, July 4, at brunch from 12 – 3 p.m. and dinner from 5 – 10 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bella Luna serves authentic Italian specialties at its outdoor, bistro-style tables. Enjoy delicate, homemade pastas, flavor-packed pizzas, perfectly cooked meats, fresh seafood, and mouthwatering desserts.
Divieto Ristorante is known for its signature Routa di Parmigiano (fettuccini alfredo) dish, which is presented to guests tableside and tossed inside a wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. The restaurant’s outdoor seating area allows guests to enjoy its delicious food, original cocktails and best-in-class service.
Offering comfortable outdoor seating, The Cheesecake Factory is known across the globe for its extensive and creative menu, generous portions, distinctive decor, and legendary desserts. With more than 250 menu selections—all handmade, in-house with fresh ingredients—and more than 50 signature cheesecakes and desserts, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy.
Owned and operated by Tommy Billante of Bella Luna, this casual, contemporary restaurant serves up the robust, sumptuous flavors of Italy via ultra-fresh ingredients. The restaurant’s patio offers outdoor seating with oversized umbrellas to keep guests cool and comfortable this summer.
A uniquely curated outdoor dining experience honoring traditional Japanese omakase-style nigiri and dishes.
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:
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.