By Rachel Barber

Published on August 10, 2015

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Area 31

Named for Fishing Area 31, a sea zone certified as a sustainable fishery by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, this elegant rooftop hangout offers unparalleled views and fresh seafood.

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Casa Tua

This stunning Mediterranean hotel feels like you’ve escaped to a villa for the evening. The restaurant’s lantern covered garden and proximity to the beach makes it the ultimate Miami date spot.

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Mandolin Aegean Bistro

This quaint blue-and-white bistro offers Greek and Turkish dishes in their sunny dining room or lush outdoor garden. It gets its name from the aegean sea, known as the “pearl of the Mediterranean.” 

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Ticety Iced Tea Bar

This fun, contemporary iced tea bar is the perfect place for a laid back date. They offer over eighty types of tea as well as sandwiches, salads, and pastries.

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Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill

A hip tapas bar known for its lengthy list of signature cocktails. Take a seat on the lantern-lit patio and try the Leche de Tigre, Black Diamond Cooler, or Beet Mojito.

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Juvia

Located above a Herzog & de Meuron designed parking garage, this modern rooftop restaurant serves a combination of French, Peruvian, and Japanese plates. This must-try for foodies showcases a gorgeous city view and a unique wall of greenery.

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Seaspice

This beautiful waterside restaurant serves globally influenced seafood. Sit inside under jar lights and paper lanterns or outside on the dock, both are equally romantic.

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Bianca

Located in the beautiful Delano Hotel, this airy restaurant feels elegant yet modern. The iconic locale offers upscale Italian as well as sushi.

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Coyo Taco

A great spot for a casual first date, this artistic taqueria serves tasty Mexican street food with a twist, like tacos with duck or pork belly. Continue the date in the hidden back bar.

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Red Fish Grill

This incredibly popular beachside restaurant is a Miami favorite for date night. Everything from the lit up palm trees, incredible beach view, and delicious seafood make it a must try.