Dining on Collins Ave? Try The Social Club


The expertly designed lobby at Kimpton Surfcomber features smart pops of colors, modern furniture, modern lighting and best of all, The Social Club, the hotel's resident restaurant. Although lunch and dinner is served at this chic eclectic establishment, perhaps its claim to fame is the brunch, served daily all morning and afternoon. In addition to the usual suspects like eggs benedict and chicken and waffles, The Social Club also offers a selection of fresh cold pressed juices, craft coffee cocktails and of course, bottomless mimosas. 

Those with a sweet tooth can indulge in innovative dessert options like Fresh Ricotta Doughnuts and Sour cream cake, a delightful dessert made of sour cream cake, toffee, mascarpone and macerated strawberries.

Located in the heart of South Beach on Collins Avenue, the restaurant offers a a lively atmosphere and great food inside of a beautifully designed space. 

Address: 1717 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Web: www.socialclubatsurfcomber.com/en-us

The Local House: South Beach Dining Without South Beach Crowds


About a half mile away or so from the rows of touristy Ocean Drive restaurants lies The Local House, a quaint eatery that feels more like a cozy beach house than a restaurant. On the ground floor of the Sense Beach House Hotel, The Local House provides a relaxed, island environment for brunch, lunch or dinner after hitting the waves. With a full bar, chic indoor seating and a relaxing a breezy feel, the restaurant specializes in delicious local fare with innovative snacks like the edamame hummus or classic lunch favorites like buttermilk fried chicken and lobster mac and cheese. 

In addition to a full raw bar and happy hour specials, brunch is served seven days a week, perfect for late starts after long Miami nights. If you want to enjoy the beauty of South Beach, while being away from the mayhem of South Beach, The Local House is an ideal retreat for lazy days of enjoying eclectic fare while sipping endless mimosas. 

Address: 400 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Web: https://www.localhousemiami.com

Employees Only: Miami's Sexiest Late Night Bar


Miami Beach is home to wild night clubs, touristy restaurants and bars that charge $20 for poorly-made long Islands and piña coladas. However, it is also home to a burgeoning bar scene that features expertly grade A cocktails inviting atmospheres reminiscent of the bar scenes in cities like Chicago, New York City and even Atlanta. 

Employees Only is one of the more recent bars that have joined Miami's lineup of speakeasy style bars with sophisticated cocktail programs.  The New York Flagship which debuted in 2004 and is known for having some of the best cocktails in the WORLD, and they are now bringing their talents south to Miami Beach, inside of the Washington Park Hotel. 

After a night of partying, Employees Only offers a sophisticated late night refuge, complete with perfectly balanced cocktails, as well a late night menu. Parmesan truffle fries with aioli, bacon-wrapped lamb chops, caviar and cheese and charcuterie plates are just a few of the items on the menu that will be pleasing to those with more advanced palates. 

In addition to the prohibition style cocktails and sexy menu, the Employees Only also comes with an in-house psychic in case you want to know what drink you will order ahead of time. Open daily until - 5 a.m.

Address: 1030 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Web: www.employeesonlymiami.com/

Hotel Crush: East, Miami


East, Miami is only a year old this month, but it's already making waves as Miami's sleekest and sexiest new accommodation. The ultra sexy hotel, is located in the heart of the new Miami's new shopping area known as Brickell City Centre, a sleek billion-dollar shopping destination for those that like the finer things in life.

The state-of-the-art hotel boasts 352 guest rooms , eight suites, as well as 89 one, two, and three-bedroom residences . Every single room has floor to ceiling windows, private balconies, an meets all of your electronic needs with bedside charging stations on each nightstand, free wifi and tablets that controls functions such as lighting. 

If you find that you actually want to leave these amazing guest rooms, you won't be disappointed. The hotel boasts an impressive pool with gorgeous city views, an in-house restaurant in addition to the lobby has a great coffee shop that serves delicious pastries and other goodies. The rooftop bar on the 4oth floor has also become one of the hottest  bars in town where the beautiful people of Miami and visitors alike come to mix and mingle under the South Florida stars. 

For those that enjoy convenience in addition to style, East's location makes it a great option for lovers of fine dining and luxurious shopping since it is only an elevator ride away from Brickell City Centre, the city's newest luxury shopping area. The multi-billion-dollar establishment is home to a slew of high-end luxury brands, chef-driven restaurants and boutiques. 

Miami is full of neighborhoods, all with different vibes and experiences, but for a sexy weekend in the city, East, Miami is the place to be. 

Address: 788 Brickell Plaza, Miami, FL 33131

Web: www.east-miami.com/