South Florida is a tropical paradise highlighted by colorful flora and fauna and an array of native animal and avian species – from the endangered Florida Panther to the Miami blue butterfly and grasshopper sparrow.
Inspired by his “backyard,” acclaimed local artist Nate Dee created Aventura Mall’s brilliant, large-scale mural, Cherish Home, which serves as a perfect backdrop for the Treats Food Hall rooftop dining area. Families enjoy spotting Dee’s various creatures, and the piece’s vibrant colors make it an ideal Instagram setting.
Now, guests can indulge on eats and sweets while seated under umbrellas at socially distanced tables. Here are five of our top Treats picks:
Mouthwatering and bursting with flavor, there is a reason why Chicken Guy!’s signature tenders are at the top of our list. Fried (or grilled) to perfection, the fresh chicken tenders are hand-poured to maximize crunch and texture. Guests can pair this crowd-favorite with a wide selection of delicious sauces. Fun fact: the eatery boasts 4,075,608,180 different sauce combinations!
Guests searching for a light and fresh meal option can customize a poke bowl at Poke305. From traditional toppings like red onions, carrots and quinoa to unique additions like masago and kimchi, customers can mix-and-match to suit their flavor palate.
Zuuk Kitchen’s bold Mediterranean flavors are known to transport guests to the other side of the world. Its most popular dish, the Zuuk Bowl, is no exception. The highly customizable option allows customers to tailor their bowl to their liking. With numerous vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and keto-friendly options, there is something for everyone.
No outdoor meal is complete without dessert. Indulge in Little Brittany Creperie’s delicious Banana Split Crepe. Handmade with fresh bananas and strawberries, and topped with Nutella, you will not want to “split” this with anyone.
In need of a cool, sweet treat? Indulge yourself with a signature milkshake from Shake Shack. Made with homemade frozen custard and spun fresh daily, the restaurant’s famous shakes come in a variety of flavors including vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, and cookies and cream. Pro tip: Avoid the long lines by ordering your shake ahead of time on the Shake Shack mobile app.
Treats Food Hall features nearly a dozen renowned eateries, including Figs Pizza + Pasta Bar, The BōL, Jrk!, Chicken Guy!, Shake Shack, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Auntie Anne’s and Häagen Dazs. Visit Treats Food Hall on the third floor of the new wing.