To function properly, the human body requires a steady stream of nutrients, sunlight, and compliments from other species about its opposable thumbs. Use your bendable digits to provide yourself with nutrients with today’s Groupon: for $30, you get $60 worth of fine South Florida fare at Bistro Urbano & Bar at Hotel Urbano on Brickell Avenue.
Bistro Urbano champions regional flavors and delectable diversity, whipping up a carefully curated menu of fresh marine cuisine and pan-hemispheric fusion platters. Chef Anthony Velazquez hit the recipe books at the Culinary Institute of America in New York and honed his chops at the renowned Restaurant Alex in the Wynn Hotel. For dinner, stir napping tummies with plates of the ceviche Urbano, couched in coconut milk ($12), or furnish each of your stomachs with the mini gourmet slider trio ($12). Leading the troop of dinner entrees are the pan-seared Florida mahi-mahi ($24) and the grilled churrasco steak, which wears a sash of chimichurri decorated with badges of yucca frites and sweet plantain ($24). The chic, intimate ambience of the main dining area caters to canoodling culinarians, while the outdoor seating is swathed in soft breezes, bathed in the setting sun, and surrounded by surrealist cloud paintings. Meanwhile, the lunch menu sates round-the-clock gobblers with imaginative sandwiches and traditional breakfast selections. Bistro Urbano’s bartenders also craft specialty cocktails and dispense fine wines and beer from the full-service bar. Feel free to imbibe recently adopted libations in the sleek lounge replete with plush, citrus-tinged seating.
No one has reviewed Bistro Urbano & Bar, but TripAdvisors give Hotel Urbano an average of 3.5 owl eyes:
- We decided to eat at the restaurant before we went out. This should be a local jem [sic]. Chef Anthony made us some great Tapas and the dessert was to die for. – bigncuteEd
- We were served lunch (amazing) under one of the cabanas. The food was wonderful with a pretty good selection of wines. – Shannon037