Heading South: The Best Brunch Spots and Show Deals in Broward & Miami-Dade

Heading south for brunch? Here are some spots to book:

BALEENkitchen, Sole Miami, 17315 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach

From noon to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, a $49 prix-fixe meal means you sit indoors or outside with a view of the ocean for globally inspired, locally sourced dishes, along with craft cocktails and “an extensive list of exotic takes on the classic Moscow mule.” 


Brunch at International Smoke

International Smoke, 19565 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura; 786/254-0422

This new location is one of four Smoke venues from Chef Michael Mina and celeb Ayesha Curry, and now brunch is coming to its lineup. From 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sundays, dishes such as Jamaican jerk chicken and waffles and French omelet stuffed with pork belly are featured, along with bottomless rose and mimosa options. With live music on Sundays.


Brunch at Zuma Miami

Zuma Miami, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami; 305/577-0277

Sunday brunch has been the norm here, and now Saturdays are included, too. Meals are served with the shared plate, izakaya style, that includes a brunch cocktail. Prix-fixe meals (there are three options) start at $95 per person. 


Show tickets bring patrons double deals in Fort Lauderdale

If you’re headed to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, or the Parker Playhouse, your ticket to a show will bring more than just that performance. If you decide to eat or drink before or after a show, these venues will honor your same-day tickets for discounts. 

It’s a new Preferred Restaurant Partners program, and makes a lot of sense. Here are the deals you will find when you show an e-ticket, confirmed reservation or ticket stub:

15th Street Fisheries: 20 percent off check, not including tax and gratuities

Burlock CoastComplimentary appetizer with an entrée purchase

The Chimney House Grill and Cafe: Pre-theater prix fixe menu with three courses for $29

Good Spirits Fifth & Fed: Free bottle of Chalk Hill Wine with the purchase of two entrees

Shooters Waterfront: 10 percent off food and beverage with ticket stub, not including tax and gratuities

The Royal Pig Pub: 20 percent off check, not including tax and gratuities      

Timpano ChophouseComplimentary appetizer with an entrée purchase

Township FTL: Complimentary appetizer with the purchase of an entrée 

Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille: Complimentary valet parking and 10% off check, not including tax and gratuities

YOLO – You Only Live Once: Complimentary dessert with the purchase of an entrée