Four oceanfront restaurants offer the best dining options in Miami

MIAMI, August 7, 2023 – Acqualina Resort & Residences offers an exquisite selection of outdoor dining experiences set amidst 4.5 acres of coastal bliss in Sunny Isles Beach, Miami.  Within the beautiful Mediterranean villa environment, guests will enjoy a gastronomic adventure featuring the beachfront Costa Grill and the renowned Il Mulino New York alongside Avra Miami and Ke-uH. Additionally, guests can enjoy beachfront dinners perfect couples and families and a gourmet picnic experience in the resort’s expansive outdoor backyard.

Al Fresco Dining at Four Renowned Restaurants

Costa Grill, a true gem with a unique location directly adjacent to the beach, offers guests a delectable array of Floridian cuisine with Mediterranean influences. Shaded by elegant palms and vibrant red umbrellas, Costa Grill provides stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean in a casual, family-friendly dining atmosphere.  Costa Grill is open daily from 11am to 6pm for hotel guests only.

Il Mulino New York, an acclaimed Italian restaurant, captivates diners with its bustling and energetic ambiance, both indoors and outdoors on an expansive terrace with its retractable roof. Guests can enjoy market fresh daily specials, extensive selection of fine Italian wines and impeccably polished wait staff. Il Mulino is available for local residents and hotel guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week and Sunday Brunch. Hours of operation are 7am to 11am for breakfast, noon to 2:30pm for lunch, 5:30pm to 11pm for dinner and Sunday Brunch from Noon to 4pm. For more information, call 305.466.9191 or visit Resy for reservations.

Avra Miami is a Greek and Seafood destination restaurant located at The Estates at Acqualina and connected to Acqualina Resort by an exclusive sky bridge. The airy space boasts a sophisticated yet warm atmosphere and features a glamorous aesthetic. Diners will be able to hear the sounds of the waves crashing while they dine alfresco and savor oceanfront views. Avra is open Tuesday through Sunday for dinner from 5pm to 11pm and Sunday Brunch from 11:30am to 3:30pm. For more information, call 786.807.7555 or visit Resy for reservations.

Ke-uH brings Japanese fusion cuisine to Acqualina serving a diverse and eclectic menu tapas style, using only the finest quality ingredients. This elegant and modern dining setting offers guests indoor and outdoor seating with views of the Atlantic Ocean. Ke-uH at Acqualina is available for local residents and hotel guests for dinner Sunday through Thursday from 5:30pm to 10pm and Friday and Saturday from 5:30pm to 11pm. For reservations, call 305.918.6888 or email sunny.isles@keuhrestaurant.com.

Avra, Il Mulino and Ke-uH are all participating in the annual foodie extravaganza known as Miami Spice, held in August and September with specially priced three-course menus.

Beachfront Dinners

As the sun sets, Acqualina transforms into one of the most beautiful places where hotel guests can enjoy a memorable evening during the under the stars beachfront dinners. The tone is set by melodic waves caressing the pristine white sand. Acqualina’s culinary team presents a delectable menu including such dishes as ceviche, grilled prawns, black truffle mashed potatoes, center-cut beef tenderloin, chicken with grilled marinated artichokes and Chilean sea bass.  Beachfront dinners are available Thursday through Sunday for local residents and hotel guests. For reservations, please contact the concierge.

Picnic in Paradise

Acqualina’s gorgeous outdoors also sets the scene for a beautiful picnic in paradise. The picnic basket is bursting with delicious delicacies for families including squash and orzo salad, Tuscan kale & black quinoa salad with pumpernickel croutons, Hawaiian tuna poke, and Mediterranean antipasto skewers. Hotel guests can also enjoy imported and domestic cheeses, chocolate covered strawberries, cookies and a selection of fruits.  This picnic offering is available for hotel guests only. For reservations, please contact the concierge.

Beachside Service

Hotel guests can enjoy the outdoor dining experience along the dunes on sumptuous furniture set on Seashore Paspalum grass, elegantly complemented by Acqualina’s signature red couches, chairs and umbrellas.  Sip on a refreshing Acqualina coconut and take in the mesmerizing views of the sea.

Acqualina is dedicated to providing hotel guests and local residents with unparalleled culinary experiences that blend gourmet delights with the beauty of the great outdoors. For more information, visit www.acqualinaresort.com or call 305.918.8000.


Acqualina Resort & Residences is where the charm of a Mediterranean villa meets elegance on the beach. The lush grounds feature red couches set on Seashore Paspalum grass and are dotted with signature red umbrellas. A seaside luxury haven located on 4.5 beachfront acres in pristine Sunny Isles Beach, Acqualina Resort features 98 impeccably appointed guest rooms and suites and 188 residences with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, world-class dining including Il Mulino New York, the alfresco Costa Grill, Ke-uH Japanese restaurant, the new Avra Miami, three oceanfront swimming pools, spacious meeting rooms, and AcquaMarine, an innovative marine biology-based children’s program. A variety of lavish interior and exterior venues provide an ideal background for opulent weddings and memorable events. Acqualina Spa provides guests with an exquisite 20,000-square-foot, two-story tranquil sanctuary of excellence and relaxation. A family-owned and operated property, Acqualina is a recipient of the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Awards for both the hotel and spa and the AAA Five Diamond Award and a member of Leading Hotels of the World. 


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Acqualina Resort & Residences