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Dining Guide : RESTAURANTS

Bella Luna 19575 North Biscayne Blvd. Miami, Florida 33180 305.792.9330

Bella Luna is located in the Aventura Mall and offers diners an Italian Bistro style of dining. The restaurant also features an inhouse bakery full of fresh Italian baked goods. Some of the menu options of Bella Luna are as follow; Fried Calamari and Zucchini, Mediterranean Salad, Margherita Pizza, Risotto, Panini’s, Spaghetti Bolognese, Fettuccine Alfredo, fresh fish and much more. When dining at Bella Luna their desserts are a must. Some of the favorites are Tiramisu, Italian Cheesecake, Mixed Berry Tart and Chocolate Cake. If looking for a restaurant with a large variety of meal options Bella Luna is the place to go.

Pilar Restaurant & Full Bar 20475 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, Florida 33180 305.397.2777

At Pilar Restaurant & Full Bar Scott Fredel is chef, and owner. The dining room features gorgeous hard wood floors and a spectacular view. Some of the menu options include; Rock Shrimp Spring Rolls, Roasted Beet Salad, Steamed Fresh Florida Clams, Rock Shrimp and Linguine, Grilled Mahi Mahi, Certified Angus Grilled Skirt Steak, Pork Tenderloin Steak, Asian Marinated Beef Short Ribs and a wide variety of fresh fish. Chef Scott Fredel is not only a restaurant owner but also a fishing captain and was selected one of the top ten chefs in South Florida by Ocean Drive magazine.

The Cheesecake Factory 19501 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, FL 33180 (305) 792-9696

Some may say that the name says it all! However, The Cheesecake Factory also features an enormous lunch and dinner menu. Some of the dining options featured on their 10 page menu are as follows; White Bean Humus, Sweet Corn Fritters, Crispy Artichoke Hearts, Ahi Tartare, Vietnamese Tacos, Chicken Pot Stickers, Fried Macaroni and Cheese, Buffalo Wings Thai Lettuce Wraps, Creaser Salad, Factory Chopped Salad, Kobe Burgers, Specialty Pizzas, Sandwiches, Steaks, Chicken, Seafood and much, much more! At The Cheesecake Factory it is a must to try a slice of cheesecake. Some of their signature flavors include Dutch Carmel Apple Streusel, Chocolate Raspberry Truffle, Snickers Cheesecakes andWild Berry White Chocolate Cheesecake.

Whole Foods Market 21105 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura Florida 33180 305.933.1543

Whole Foods Market is a food store offering healthier meal options by cooking at home or through the use of their prepared food options. This market offers a wide selection of organic products, hormone free meats and dairy products and locally grown produce free from pesticides and other bad chemicals. Whole FoodsMarket also offers gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian products. In the deli one can find prepared dishes such as pizzas, pastas, salads, sandwich bar, olive bar, taco bar, cheese bar and many other healthy meal option items.

Sushi Siam of Aventura 19575 Biscayne Blvd. #3205C Aventura, Florida 33180 305.932.8958 Sushi Siam is a Japanese and Thai restaurant offering seven locations in the Miami area including Aventura. The menu options include, but are not limited too; Miso Soup, Fresh Soup, Seafood Salad, Japanese Rice, Soft Shell Crab, Tempura Shrimp, Tempura Vegetables, Tofu Dishes, Noodles, Salmon Teriyaki and a Full Sushi Bar. Sushi Siam also features a full service bar including champagnes, and wines, sold by the bottle and or glass. The dining room at Sushi Siam, Aventura feels as if you have been whisked away to a true Japanese Restaurant.

Grill on the Alley 19501 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, FL 33180 305.466.7195

Grill on the Alley is a fine dining restaurant featuring a gorgeous dining room complete with hard wood floors and white table linens. Once you have stepped inside one is sure to be captivated by the elegant floor to ceiling wine cellar. Some of the meal options available include; Oysters on the Half Shell, Steak Tartare, Filet Mignon, Braised Short Ribs, Chicken Pot Pie, Calf’s Liver, Cedar Plank Salmon, Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes Chopped Wedge Salad and Roast Brick Chicken. Grill on the Alley also provides a full service bar featuring wines, champagnes and specialty drinks such as Black and Blue Mojito, Orange Blossom and Cucumber Gimlet.

Cajun & Grill of Aventura Mall 19575 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, FL 33180 305.682.1333

The Cajun & Grill of Aventura Mall is located in the food court of the mall and offers menu options such as bourbon chicken, pork ribs, chicken with spicy sauce, vegetables, rice and noodles. There are numerous dining options within the Aventura Mall’s food court; however, Cajun & Grill has great online ratings and offers a free sample of their bourbon chicken before purchasing. One diner states, “Their Bourbon chicken is to die for.” If in the area, or shopping theAventura Mall, be sure to stop by Cajun & Grill of Aventura Mall.

Ivy Aventura 19004 Northeast 29th Avenue Aventura, FL 33180 305.932.141

IvyAventura is a South Beach styled restaurant, and lounge, in Aventura Florida. The restaurant features a full service bar including specialty drinks, wines, champagnes and beer. At night, the Ivy Aventura turns into a nightclub. Some of the menu options are as follows; Prawn Risotto, Porcini Pappardelle, Black Angus Burgers, Roasted Diver Scallops and Garlic Sautéed Rapini. Ivy Aventura offers valet parking, live entertainment, happy hour, smoking section and banquet facilities.

Pizza Roma 19090 NE 29th Ave Aventura, FL 33180 305.937.4884

The best place to order pizza delivery in the Aventura area very well may be Pizza Roma. Pizza Roma is open seven days a week for delivery, or pick up. Provided by Pizza Roma is the option to order online or via phone call. Some of the popular items available include Toasted Raviolis, Neapolitan Round Pizza, Chicken Wings, Garlic Rolls, Fried Mozzarella Sticks and Chicken Parmigiana. Local have voted Pizza Roma as Aventura’s best delivery, and or pick up, restaurant. Also available at Pizza Roma are hot subs, such as meatball, and grilled dinners, such as chicken and vegetables.

Kosher Kingdom 3017 Aventura Blvd. Miami, FL 33180 305.792.7988

Looking for a market serving all your Kosher needs? If so, Kosher Kingdom in Miami, Florida is your one stop shop! Here you will find a variety of departments in which to shop in. Some of these departments include; Butcher Shop, Grocery Store, Frozen Foods, Diary, Produce, Cheese Shop, Deli, Wine Seafood, Florist, Judaica, Pizza King, Bakery and International Shopping. Kosher Kingdom has been in operation, beginning as a butcher shop in New York, for over sixty. In 1952, Kosher Kingdom opened its doors in Miami, Florida. Today, Kosher Kingdom is a local favorite of Jewish families.

Original Pancake House 21215 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, Florida 33180 305.933.1966

Opened in 1980, Original Pancake House offers only the freshest of pancakes with a wide variety of variations and topics. Pancakes can be ordered separately and or as a meal. Some of the specialty pancakes are as follows; Potato Pancakes, Apple Pancakes, Swedish Pancakes and three pigs in a blanket. Also offered are classic pancakes such as Buttermilk, Strawberry, Sourdough, Gluten-Free and Wheat-Germ. Original Pancake House also serves up diner’s omelets, crepes, waffles, salads, sandwiches and a full breakfast menu. If in the South East Florida area, stop by Original Pancake House at one of their 13 locations.

Juice & Java 20335 Biscayne Blvd # 26 Aventura, FL 33180 305.466.2233

Juice & Java offers diners three different locations in the Miami area in which to choose from. Their menu features options such as; wraps, salads, sandwiches, pitas, baked quesadillas, soups and smoothies. Here one can choose from a vast array of sides including guacamole, organic brown rice, steamed vegetables, baked sweet potatoes, avocado, black beans and hummus.Another great option available at Juice & Java is they salad by the pound selections. You can choose from tuna, chicken, hummus and guacamole. Juice & Java serves up fresh meal options, all natural smoothies and a variety of javas.

Fresko Miami | Kosher Sushi, Pasta, Pizza 19048 NE 29 Ave. Aventura FL. 33180 786.272.3737

www.kosherrestaurantmiami.com

Opened recently, in May of 2011, Fresko, Miami has grown to be popular very quickly. The restaurant is open for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. SomeMenu options available include; Fish Sushi, Pizza, Pasta, Fish, Smoothies and Homemade Desserts. The recipes here feature a South American flare with specialty recipes such as Salmon Ceviche and Three Mushroom Pizza. The inside décor is reminiscent of modern Italian dining with spectacular neon lightening. It should also be noted that Fresko means fresh in Spanish and the “K” stands for Kosher.

Asaka Japanese Restaurant 20355 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, Florida 33180 305.682.9331

www.asakasushi.com

South East Florida is well-known for its many sushi restaurants and fresh seafood.At Asaka Japanese Restaurant, diners are welcomed into a quaint dining room complete with a sushi bar. Some of the menu options available are as follows; Fresh Salads, Seafood Salads, Soups, Appetizers, Sushi, Tempura, Grilled Dinners, Katsu Dishes, Sautéed Dishes, Fried Rice Dishes and Dessert.Another offering of Asaka Japanese Restaurant is the Nabemono Hot Pot. The Nabemono Hot Pot is a meal cooked at your table for two, or more, people and it sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Barrio Latino Restaurant 3585 Northeast 207th Street Aventura, FL 33180 305.692.4455

www.barriolatinoaventura.com

Upon arrival at Barrio Latino Restaurant one will be greeted with a warm décor featuring brick walls and hardwood floors. The restaurant offers a full service bar complete with a gorgeous wine cellar. The menu provides diners with many of options and some of them are as follows; Croquetas,Yuca, Sopa, Fresh Salads, Rope Veija, Grilled Steak, Mahi-Mahi, Tilapia and Fajitas. Barrio Latino Restaurant also offers a wide variety of specialty drinks. Some of these drinks include Cuban Mojitos, Pina Coladas and Daiquiris.

Kampai Japanese Restaurant 3575 NE 207th Street Aventura, Florida 33180 305.931.6410

www.kampaiaventura.com

Kampai Japanese Restaurant provides monthly, and daily, specials to its diners. Inside, diners have the option of sitting at a regular table or at one of the many seats available at the sushi bar. Each day, the sushi bar offers different specials providing the opportunity to try a unique dish on each visit. Some items to choose from on the dinner menu are as follows; Lobster Pad Thai, Grilled Shrimp, Pad Kee Mao, Crab Meat Fried Rice, Panang Curry and Crispy Duck. The sushi bar has an endless amount of options and also includes sashimi.

Aventura Bagelworks 18729 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, Florida 33180 305.937.7727

www.bagelworks.com

Bagelworks has been in operation for over 21 years and recently opened theirAventura location. The décor inside is very artist and diners are welcomed to dine inside, outside or opt for takeout. The restaurant is open seven days a week from 6:30AM until 4:00 PM. Their menu offerings include; Fresh Baked Bagels, BreakfastWraps, Eggs,Waffles & Pancakes, Special Platters, Hot Dogs, Panini’s, Freshly Made Sandwiches, Chopped Salads, House Salads and Burgers. Bagelworks also provides a second location for diners in Boca Raton, Florida.

Pinkberry 21211 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, Florida 33180 305.935.3503

www.pinkberry.com/aventura

Pinkberry is a healthier alternative to dessert.At Pinkberry diners are offered a variety of frozen yogurt with a vast array of fresh toppings. The yogurt flavors change according to season with original always being available. Some of the seasonal flavors include; mango, pomegranate, chocolate hazelnut, gingerbread and coconut. Now to the fun part, the toppings! Pinkberry offers kiwi, strawberries, blueberries, coconut, blackberries, pineapple, raspberries, bananas, chocolate cookies, brownies, cheesecake, nuts, chocolate chips and captain crunch cereals. Also available are smoothies, fruit parfait, fruit bowl, cone waffle cookie, take home servings and kosher options.

Fuji Hana Japanese Restaurant 2775 Northeast 187th Street #1 Aventura, FL 305.932.8080

According to the online reviews of Fuji Hana Japanese Restaurant this is the place for great sushi! One diner proclaims that the food, and service, is always consistently good while another says this restaurant is #1 in the area. Diners have the option of dining inside, dining outside, ordering pick up and or delivery. Some of the menu options are as follows; Sushi, Sashimi, Soups, Salads, Grilled Dinners, Crab Rolls, Spicy Crunchy Tuna and Shrimp or Beef Pad Thai. If looking for authentic Japanese dining Fuji Hana Japanese Restaurant is the place for you!

Zuckerello’s 18831 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, FL 33180 305.682.9990

www.aventura.zuckerellos.com

Zuckerello’s is a local favorite offering six or seven daily specials. This restaurant offers diner’s fine, Italian cuisine with menu options such as Homemade Meat Lasagna, Chicken Rigatoni, Whole Wheat Linguini, Lobster Ravioli, Spaghetti Carbonara, Veal Picatta, Chicken Marsala, Eggplant Parmesan and Filet Mignon Paillard. The dining room features a bold red color complete with black and gray walls and flooring. Zuckerello’s offers diner a full service bar with specialty drinks, champagne and a spectacular wine cellar. Also featured on Zuckerello’s menu are homemade Italian dessert such as Tiramisus and Baked Crispy Apply Tart.

Yes Pasta! 14871 Biscayne Blvd. Miami Beach, FL 33181 305.944.1006

www.Yes-Pasta.com

This Authentic Italian, casual dining, restaurant prides themselves on delicious cuisine for health conscious families and professional’s on-the-go. Three east steps to get you in and out without skipping on quality of your diet: Choose from seven different pastas (Plus whole wheat and gluten free pasta), fifteen sauces, and poultry, vegetable or seafood add-ons.

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