Hosting a rehearsal dinner in Miami ahead of your best day ever? From Wynwood to South Beach and Miami Beach, we’ve rounded up 15 of the most amazing rehearsal dinner locations in Miami!
A bright, vibrant, modern, welcoming environment at Byblos blends Eastern Mediterranean dishes with traditional and local ingredients. On the menu, you’ll find regional flavors and spices like za’atar on top of their fried chicken!
Byblos provides four different options for hosting your rehearsal dinner with them in a private dining setting. Their upstairs dining with vaulted ceilings and open kitchen room can accommodate up to 110 seated guests. For a more lively environment, their downstairs dining room can accommodate up to 60 seated guests. Byblos also has the option of hosting your rehearsal dinner on their patio, overlooking Collins Avenue. This area can seat up to 30 guests. Finally, their private space, including a private entrance, bar, and DJ booth with LED screen can accommodate up to 60 seated guests. For more information, you can find Byblos online here!
2) Cote Miami
Located in Miami’s design district, Cote is a Michelin-star Korean Steakhouse! It blends the fun of Korean barbecue with all the hallmarks of an American steakhouse. It’s a fine dining experience with top-notch service, world-class ingredients, and an extensive selection of cocktails and beverages.
The ambiance at Cote is sleek, modern, and upscale with the interactive experience of smokeless tabletop grills! Their dining room can accommodate up to 100 guests for your Miami rehearsal dinner. Or, if you prefer to have a private dining experience, you can contact them directly to book one of their two private dining rooms. They also love to provide their guests with a tour of their dry-aging room! To request private dining with Cote online, you can contact them at this link.
3) Bombay Darbar
With a location in Miami as well as Fort Lauderdale, Bombay Darbar is classic Indian cuisine in an upscale meets eclectic setting. Positively bursting with vibrant South East Asian flair!
If you’re dreaming of dining on crispy flavorful samosas and creamy chicken tikka masala, Bombay Darbar has several group dining menu options! The group dining menus are to accommodate your party size and you can find them online here. They are broken down by guest counts of 55 people, 60 people, and 65 people. Bombay’s group dining is booked in two-hour slots and are priced per person.
4) The Bazaar
The Bazaar by José Andrés captures the essence of South Beach’s Latin vibe. On the menu are carefully curated shared plates. It’s all innovative cuisine served in a beautiful presentation. Brought to you with attentive, unfussy service.
The menu at the Miami location of The Bazaar is separated into unique sections. You’ll find categories like the Singapore collection, Spain Yesterday and Today, Some Little Starters, Queso, and Seafood! You’ll also find a selection of curated ham (Jamón ibérico) and steaks! The vibe at The Bazaar in Miami captures the essence of its beachfront location with relaxed seaside touches in an art deco building. To host your rehearsal dinner in South Beach at the Bazaar, you can fill out their private events contact form, right here!
5) Barton G Miami Beach
If you’ve heard the name before, you know how wildly imaginative and creative Barton G is! It is a truly entertaining dining experience. You’ll find fun-named menu options like the Seafood Bubble Bath, and the Diamonds are Forever cocktail!
You can expect your dinner at Barton G to arrive on pretty much anything but a plate. Like a tiny lawnmower for your steak & sides! The mood and the vibe are as wildly creative as the menu. For private dining, they have pre-fixe menu options to serve at your rehearsal dinner. Their private event space is called “UpTop”. It features a full bar, an exclusive lounge, an outdoor terrace, and seating for up to 200 guests. You can take a virtual tour here, or view the group dining menu here!
6) Villa Azur
Located just a few steps away from Collins Avenue, along the shore of Miami Beach, is Villa Azur. Rehearsal dinner locations with all the vibes and romance of the South of France always end up on our list. Call us romantics, or just foodies, but we think they always make fab options!
Villa Azur is vibrant, modern, trendy, elegant, and so nestled and intimate, all in one! On the menu, you’ll find roasted fish selections, Chateaubriand Au Poivre, Oysters, and fresh pasta dishes. If you want your guests to rave about the dish they ate at your rehearsal dinner for years to come, Villa Azur will make their taste buds dance!
7) RED South Beach
From its inception in 2008, RED South Beach became a neighborhood hot spot to meet friends and celebrate life’s moments over the simplicity of conversation with food & drinks. RED South Beach has been named one of America’s Top 10 Steakhouses and Best Steakhouse in Miami with Chef Peter Vauthy at the helm.
All items on the menu are prepared daily with a “from scratch” approach. The menu is a mix of classic cuisine with seasonal dishes prepared from fresh ingredients. Their private dining menu consists of appetizers, dinner, and food stations perfectly paired with the cocktails of your choice. For more information on their private dining experience for your rehearsal dinner, you can find their information packet online here.
8) American Social
It wouldn’t be Guestie if we didn’t hit you with a fun, laid-back, pub option! When we started looking at the best 15 locations in Miami to host your rehearsal dinner, we knew that American Social was definitely taking our top pick for the best pub location!
American Social’s menu is a twist on American classics in a casual dining experience with over 40 craft beers on tap. Want to keep the conversation and fun at your table flowing? They have self-serve beer tap tables! And if you needed another reason to host your rehearsal dinner at American Social they have three locations in South Florida including Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami! Accommodations for private dining will vary depending on your chosen location but you can find American Social online, right here!
9) Dolce Italian
We love rehearsal dinner options that are tucked inside a hotel. After all, your guests coming in from out of town will love having the convenience of attending your rehearsal dinner at the same location as their accommodations! Located at The Gale Hotel, Dolce Italian “Captures the timeless spirit of Fellini’s 1960’s Rome”!
Their menu covers everything from classic handmade pasta to meatballs, salads, and Neapolitan pizzas. Private dining events at Dolce Italian are overseen by LDV Events (also located inside The Gale Hotel!). To enjoy second helpings of freshly made pasta and meatballs at your rehearsal dinner in Miami at Dolce Italian, you can contact LDV Events at this link!
10) Los Fuegos by Francis Mallmann
If you ever get a craving for flame-fired churrasco and you’re dying to share your love of expertly grilled steak with your guests, Los Fuegos is the spot! Located at the Faena Hotel in Miami Beach, Los Fuegos is Argentinian seafood, steak, and live-fire cooking!
Head chef and grillmaster Francis Mallmann creates a contemporary asado experience using local ingredients for his savory dishes and they are to die for! Los Fuegos vibe lives up to its name with hot red decor at one of the hottest beaches in the US. The restaurant has a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces and a full buyout will seat a maximum of 260 guests. If you need accommodations for a smaller size guest list, you can contact Los Fuegos directly, at this link.
11) The Villa Casa Casuarina
When you think of iconic Miami landmarks, does the Versace Mansion come to mind? The Villa Casa Casuarina is located inside the gilded walls of the former Versace mansion that lives up to all the glory and splendor of its intricate mosaic tile, fountains, and statues!
The menu at Villa Casuarina hosts a collection of classic Italian dishes paired with Mediterranean food and recommended wine selections. The Villa offers an indoor dining option in its formal dining room. Or you can dine al fresco under the Miami sky, poolside. For a private dining experience at Villa Casuarina, you’ll have to contact their events & catering department directly. You can find their information online, at this link!
Located on Alton Road, Tanuki brings a fabulous Asian culinary experience to South Beach. Their cuisine and drinks are inspired by countries all over the far reaches of Asia infusing world-class ingredients with their seasonally curated menu.
Filling the menu at Tanuki is Sushi, sashimi, dim sum, and signature hot Asian dishes. These delicious dishes are paired with Sake, a wine list, and fusion cocktails! If you’re thinking about hosting a fab Asian fusion rehearsal dinner, Tanuki’s dining room can accommodate up to 90 seated guests or 130 guests for a cocktail-like reception. Options for smaller size groups sizes can be coordinated by contacting them directly! For more information, you can find them online, at this link!
13) Area 31
If your vision of a rehearsal dinner produces views of the glittering Miami skyline Area 31 is just the thing to satisfy your daydream! Located on the 16th floor of Miami’s Kimpton EPIC Hotel, Area 31 has panoramic views of Biscayne Bay.
The usual crowd at Area 31 is bubbly and vivacious, making it a hot spot of mixing and mingling among locals. On the dinner menu, you’ll find a selection from their raw bar, cooked seafood, fresh salads, and delicious steaks and chops with a la carte sides. Area 31 hosts events in their private dining room with seating for up to 32 guests. If your guest list is a bit longer, they invite you to check out their terrace lounge and poolside dining! You can find additional details on Area 31’s private dining experience, that this link!
14) Dirty French Steakhouse Miami
Looking for a rehearsal dinner location in Miami that is SURE to spark conversation among your guests? Dirty French Steakhouse ranks in the same neighborhood as Barton G with its wildly creative flair for ambiance and irresistible bold flavors! Fair warning, if you want to book Dirty French Steakhouse, you’ll have to do it at least 30 days in advance.
The eclectic hotspot has a location in NY and Miami. It’s been featured in publications like Betches, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue, The New York Post, The New York Times, and Forbes. Just to name a few! To host your rehearsal dinner at Dirty French Steakhouse, they have a few options! Their main dining room can accommodate parties of up to 20 guests. With their private space available for 120 seated guests or 140 guests for a cocktail reception. They also offer the option of a full restaurant buyout if you need more space! You can contact their events department directly, with the information at this link.
15) Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen
Located among the iconic Wynwood walls, Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen is an eclectic, restaurant with fresh Jamaican food, and tropical cocktails! Dukunoo is located just 15 minutes from South Beach, and 20 minutes from the Port of Miami and Miami International Airport!
The high-energy vibes here are exactly what you would expect from a vibrant Caribbean cultural experience. To host your rehearsal dinner at Dukunoo with all the flair and hospitality of the Caribbean, you can check out their brunch & dinner group dining menu here!