If you are staying local for Christmas this year and are looking for places to eat this is a must read for you!
South Florida restaurants are rolling out the red and green carpet for Christmas. Here are some of the prix-fixe menus on offer Tuesday for Christmas Eve and Wednesday for Christmas Day.
Unless noted, prices are per person and do not include tax and tip. Check Miami.com for additions and updates.
Area 31: Christmas Day buffet 1-8 p.m. Menu items include Key West pink shrimp ceviche and baked ham; $75, $35 per child. Epic Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami; 305-424-5234.
Atrio: Three-course dinner Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Highlights include celeriac soup, roast turkey and dark chocolate Yule log; $65. Conrad Miami, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami; 305-503-6529.
3030 Ocean: Three-course dinner Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Highlights include roasted chestnut soup, prime rib and peppermint pots-de-crème; $56. 3030 Holiday Dr., Fort Lauderdale; 954-765-3030.
Caffe Abbracci: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menu features beef tortelloni with truffle oil, branzino and chocolate caramel flan; $40. 318 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-441-0700.
Chatham House: Three-course Christmas Eve dinner featuring shrimp cocktail, New York strip, cedar-planked salmon and cheesecake; $39.95. 4331 N. Ocean Dr., Lauderdale-by-the-Sea; 954-351-0310.
Devon Seafood & Steak: Three-course Christmas Eve special available 4-10 p.m. Highlights include 6-ounce filet and jumbo lump crab cakes; $37. 11715 Sherri Lane, Kendall; 305-275-0226.
Rosa Mexicano: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menu includes Mexican canela, braised pork shank and sticky pumpkin cake; $35. 1111 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, 305-695-1005; 900 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 786-425-1001.
The Social Club: Four-course Christmas Day menu available noon-11 p.m. features crab cake, venison and local snapper; $65. The Surfcomber, 1717 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-604-1800.
Toro Toro: Family-style dinner 6-11 p.m. Christmas Day includes chopped salad, ground lamb anticucho skewers, Parmesan-crusted sea scallops and tres leches cake; $50. Intercontinental, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami; 305-372-4710.
Valerie Nahmad Schimel