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Casa Isola - Best restaurants in Miami for birthday celebrations

Miami’s Best Restaurants for Birthdays

Looking for somewhere cool to celebrate your birthday? Look no further: We’ve rounded up six great spots for a memorable meal. No matter the milestone, these restaurants will make it an unforgettable day.

Alloy Bistro

Alloy Bistro - Best Miami restaurants to celebrate a birthday

For a more intimate birthday dinner, consider booking a table at Alloy Bistro. The hidden Downtown Miami gem is off the beaten path, so you and your loved ones can enjoy a quiet evening out. On the menu: Mediterranean delights galore. The European-inspired menu will have you licking your lips in anticipation. Think beef tartare, branzino carpaccio, smoked tagliatelle and black truffle risotto. An extensive wine list featuring French, Spanish, and Italian rarities rounds out this mouth-watering experience.

Alloy Bistro is located at 154 Southeast 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33131. For more information, visit their official website.

Casa Isola

If you haven’t been to Casa Isola yet, a birthday is the perfect occasion. The Italian eatery from celebrated chef Jose Mendin (Pubbelly) and Chef Santo Agnello is an absolute delight. Start the birthday celebration with appetizers like tuna crudo, burrata Panzanella, and arancini, and then stuff your face with pasta, pasta, and more pasta. 

The rigatoni alla vodka is a must and is big enough to share (although you probably won’t want to). The linguine with white water clams is another standout, and if you want to go all out, order the massive veal chop parm. You can’t go wrong with anything here – it’s all amazing.

Casa Isola is located at 1418 20th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website

Dogfish Head Miami

Not every birthday deserves a blowout celebration. Sometimes, you just want to hang out somewhere laidback with a few friends. Enter Dogfish Head in Wynwood. The new brewery is an ideal backdrop for brews with the boys or the girls. 

Expect the brand’s beloved classics like 60 Minute IPA, 90 Minute IPA and Hazy-O!, along with rotating specials. There’s also a full kitchen that’s cooking up bar bites like rock shrimp ceviche, seared tuna tacos, and sweet potato cheesecakes.

Dogfish Head Miami is located at 325 NW 24th Street, Miami, FL 33127. For more information, visit their official website

Edge Steak & Bar

A stellar steak experience awaits at Edge Steak & Bar in Brickell. The steakhouse, located inside Four Seasons Hotel Miami, is heaven on earth for carnivores. Grass-fed filet, prime porterhouse, wagyu churrasco, and Aussie lamb chops are just a few of the delectable options available. 

Non-steak fans need not worry, as Edge offers way more than that. Yellowtail snapper, roasted oysters, chorizo and cheddar croquettes, and seabass are a few other selections that are sure to wow your party. Plenty of cocktails, wines, and beers are up for grabs, and there’s a big emphasis on whiskey here. And we mean big.

Edge Stea & Bar is located at 1435 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL 33131. For more information, visit their official website

Kosushi

Is sushi more your style? South of Fifth’s Kosushi has got you covered with one of the biggest menus in town. Hamachi, crab, octopus, salmon belly, unagi… The list goes on and on and on. In addition to sushi, sashimi, and the like, the restaurant also features an array of hot and cold specialties such as black salt scallops, crispy rice tuna, baked cauliflower, and miso seabass skewers. This place is ideal for larger parties, as you’ll be able to try a little bit of everything. 

Kosushi is located at 801 South Pointe Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website

Villa Azur  

It’s your birthday, so treat yourself to an unparalleled upscale dining experience. At Miami Beach’s Villa Azur, you feel as if you’re in a French villa – at a fraction of the cost. The sizeable menu offers a delightful taste of the Mediterranean with highlights like prime filet mignon, dover sole meuniere, tuna tartare, apple crab Louie and seared octopus. 

Cocktails are plentiful, with flavors across the spectrum. For something sweet, try the Blu-Elyx Mule with vodka, blueberry puree, and fresh lime. For something with a kick, the Finally Old Fashioned with Bulleit rye and cherry smoke tastes as great as it looks. Cheers!

Villa Azur is located at 309 23rd Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website.

While indeed some restaurants listed on our website are in paid partnership with Dish Miami, not all are. Read more about how we choose the restaurants we write about here.

Geoffrey Anderson
Geoffrey Anderson Jr. is a contributing/staff writer for Dish Miami. For over six years, he has covered the South Florida dining scene with his wife for the award-winning local food blog Miami Food Pug. When he's not writing about food, he's eating it—or attending rock concerts and traveling.

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