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Dining Out for New Year's Eve
MIAMI/SOUTH FLORIDA

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Besides attending one of the world's 2014 Top 10 Hot Spots for New Year's Eve, what could be better than celebrating the end of the year with a memorable meal? Whether you're looking for a party scene full of revelers or a more romantic space to share a midnight Champagne toast with someone special, we've compiled a list of the best restaurants in Miami/South Florida to ring in the New Year.

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Area 31 Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Area 31, Miami, FL EPIC Hotel
270 Biscayne Blvd. Way
Miami, FL 33131
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Sustainable seafood plus local produce, a hot happy hour, and a terrace with views draw a trendy crowd to this sleek spot. More...

Barton G. The Restaurant Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at Barton G. The Restaurant, Miami Beach, FL 1427 West Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
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A trendy bar scene and seriously tasty cuisine presented along with what seem like props from Pee Wee's Playhouse team. More...

BLT Steak Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at BLT Steak, Miami Beach, FL The Betsy Hotel
1440 Ocean Dr.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Masterminded by chef-restaurateur Laurent Tourondel, this steakhouse stands out from the pack. More...

Bourbon Steak Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Bourbon Steak, Aventura, FL Turnberry Isle
19999 W. Country Club Dr.
Aventura, FL 33180
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Michael Mina's modern steakhouse offers both beef and non-carnivorous contemporary comfort food. More...

Café Boulud French
15/20
Dining Room at Café Boulud, Palm Beach, FL The Brazilian Court
301 Australian Ave.
Palm Beach, FL 33480
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Palm Beach's outpost for the French fare of NYC's Café Boulud. More...

db bistro moderne French
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Dining Room at db bistro moderne, Miami, FL JW Marriott Marquis Miami
255 Biscayne Blvd. Way
Miami, FL 33131
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From Daniel Boulud, French-influenced contemporary American bistro fare with a strong focus on local ingredients and locals’ tastes. More...

De Rodriguez Cuba on Ocean Cuban
14/20
Dining Room at De Rodriguez Cuba on Ocean, Miami Beach, FL Hilton Miami Bentley/South Beach
101B Ocean Dr.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
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In a poolside beach setting, Douglas Rodriguez presents imaginative takes on Cuban dishes plus his pioneering pan-Latin ceviches. More...

The Dutch American
12/20
Dining Room at The Dutch, Miami Beach, FL W South Beach
2201 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

A hipsters’ hot-spot from day one, SoBe’s outpost of The Dutch in SoHo serves American food that’s not just copycat. More...

Edge Steak & Bar American
14/20
Dining Room at Edge Steak & Bar, Miami, FL Four Seasons Hotel Miami
1435 Brickell Ave., 7th floor
Miami, FL 33131

Though the name says “steak,” the menu makes clear that pescatarians, or even vegetarians, do very well at this sleek spot. More...

The Forge Restaurant Wine Bar New American
14/20
Dining Room at The Forge Restaurant Wine Bar, Miami Beach, FL 432 W. 41st St.
Miami Beach, FL 33140
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This Miami landmark, a magnet for celebrities and wannabes since the 1930s, is now a “modern steakhouse” featuring beef plus trendy seafood dishes. More...

Hakkasan Chinese
14/20
Dining Room at Hakkasan, Miami Beach, FL Fontainebleau Miami Beach
4441 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33140
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The first American location of Alan Yau's Hakkasan offers authentic Chinese fare in a romantic fine-dining setting. More...

Haven Modern American
12/20
Dining Room at Haven, Miami Beach, FL 1237 Lincoln Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Beautifully balanced small plates, molecular gastronomic cocktails, and twenty-first-century psychedelic ambience attracts casually cool crowds. More...

Le Bistro French
14/20
Dining Room at Le Bistro, Lighthouse Point, FL 4626 N. Federal Hwy.
Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

At this friendly, forward-thinking bistro, chef Andy Trousdale manages to balance classic French fare and healthy spa cuisine. More...

Meat Market Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Meat Market, Miami Beach, FL 915 Lincoln Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
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A non-traditional steakhouse that doubles as one of South Beach's sexiest lounges, and inventive bar bites beat the beef. More...

Nobu Miami Beach Japanese
14/20
Dining Room at Nobu Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL The Shore Club
1901 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Top-shelf sushi, sashimi, sakés and specialty Japanese-Peruvian fusion dishes in the ultra-hip Shore Club hotel. More...

The Oceanaire Seafood Room Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at The Oceanaire Seafood Room, Miami, FL 900 S. Miami Ave., Ste. 111
Miami, FL 33130
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Though lacking a waterfront setting, retro-tiled Oceanaire might well be Miami’s most evocative classic fishhouse. More...

Scarpetta Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Scarpetta, Miami Beach, FL Fontainebleau Miami Beach
4441 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33140
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Italian food in a warm, expansive, luxe beach setting. More...

Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill Global
14/20
Dining Room at Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill, Miami, FL Midtown Miami
3252 NE First Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
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A hip hangout with three kitchens (robata grill, raw bar, and hot kitchen) and a menu featuring inspired global tapas. More...

SUSHISAMBA dromo Japanese
14/20
Dining Room at SUSHISAMBA dromo, Miami Beach, FL 600 Lincoln Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
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At this stylish Lincoln Road resto-lounge, the mix of Japanese, Peruvian and Brazilian flavors is as exciting as the people-watching. More...

Taverna Opa Greek
12/20
Dining Room at Taverna Opa, Hollywood, FL 410 N. Ocean Dr.
Hollywood, FL 33019
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Oak-grilled specialties, traditional Greek fare and a great view. More...

Tobacco Road American
11/20
626 S. Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33130
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Surprisingly refined American fare at the oldest tavern in Miami. More...

Tuyo American
13/20
Dining Room at Tuyo, Miami, FL Miami Culinary Institute
415 NE Second Ave.
Miami, FL 33132
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This professional (not student-run) restaurant atop Miami Culinary Institute features skillfully prepared, if no longer evolutionary, fine dining fare. More...

Zuma Japanese
15/20
Dining Room at Zuma, Miami, FL EPIC Hotel
270 Biscayne Blvd. Way
Miami, FL 33131
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With a sleek riverfront space and extensive menu of creative contemporary Japanese cuisine, this London import may be America's ultimate izakaya. More...

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