Miami Spice Restaurants by Ocean Drive

Miami’s tastiest season is upon us! Returning to Miami for its 17th year, Miami Spice is designed to invite locals to try new restaurants as well as visiting the old favorites. Starting on August 1st, Miami Spice honors the city’s best restaurants for their exceptional eats by providing discounted three-course meals. For locals looking to enjoy a summer staycation on Miami Beach or for visitors who book a stay in the heart of South Beach during the city’s offseason, Z Ocean Hotel is a perfect find. It ’s strategically situated right on Collins and Ocean, just steps away from the beach, clubs and bars, boutique shops and of course, great restaurants.

Z Ocean Hotel is surrounded by some of Miami’s hottest restaurants located along Ocean Drive that are participating in this once-a-year special. Here are 3 of the closest participating restaurants to our hotel:

Byblos – Mediterranean Cuisine

Known for its unparalleled flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean, Byblos is located just three blocks away from Z Ocean Hotel. It includes their famous exquisite Mediterranean cuisines using traditional and local ingredients, Byblos offers exotic dishes served in a beautiful, colorful room and patio, donning middle eastern decor with a regal flair. It’s a true cultural and culinary mosaic set in a family-friendly atmosphere. Dine on traditional Mediterranean favorites like kebabs, roasted lamb, Spanish octopus and more. It’s a very well known spot, especially during Miami Spice Month.

Quality Meats – NYC Chophouse

Quality Meats offers a menu that compliments classic butchery including large cuts of beef that are cured, smoked dishes, and large flavorful dishes from short ribs to double tomahawk rib steak. It’s a classic NYC chophouse set in a deco hotel.  Chef Patrick Rebholz, formerly of Peninsula Grill in Charleston is at the helm here, creating beautiful shellfish platters, suckling pig, and tuna au poivre, offered along with expertly crafted cocktails. The atmosphere is upscale and intimate with a wraparound terrace, a rolling bar cart on the lounge which is adjacent to the patio lined with cozy teak tables in candlelit nooks. With the offering indoor and outdoor patio sitting, Quality Meats introduces South Beach to a classic perspective with a modern approach. A must-see during Miami Spice Month!

Lobster Bar Sea Grille – Upscale Seafood

Found in the heart of South Beach and just five minutes away from Z Ocean Hotel, Miami brings you Lobster Bar Sea Grille. A glittering, upscale restaurant offers a wide selection of world-class seafood, prime steaks, and luxurious cocktails paired with unbelievable service. It features a beautifully vibrant decor and embodies all that is Miami Beach luxury. It’s one of the most popular destinations for date night and brunch. The unparalleled restaurant is rumored to be number one in Miami Spice selections.  

Book a stay at our Miami Beach hotel and not only will you be just minutes away from the mouth-watering restaurants, you’ll be able to unwind in one of our cozy, convenient upscale suites. Call 1.877.688.4232 to make a reservation at our South Beach hotel and get ready for a yummy stay.