The Sarsaparilla Club

One 18th St.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-341-1400
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  • Breakfast daily 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.; brunch Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; dinner Monday through Thursday 6 to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday 6 p.m. to midnight. 
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Full service bar, Kid Friendly, Kosher, Patio/Sidewalk Dining
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
  • Full bar
  • Parking Validation, Valet Parking
  • Reservations Recommended, Online Reservations Available
There are many places in Miami that serve Chinese dim sum, but only one restaurant offers an American version: the Sarsaparilla Club at the Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach. During the appetizer portion of the meal, apron-clad waiters approach each table with pushcarts containing an assortment of American-inspired bites and small plates. The chefs behind the rustic poolside restaurant are power couple Janine Booth and Jeff McInnis. They met on the line at Gigi's in midtown Miami and were reunited at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar in 2011. In 2013, they opened a Root & Bone in Manhattan and earned rave reviews for their elevated Southern fare. The Sarsaparilla Club's dim sum selection contains eight or so items that change frequently. Try the sweet corn simmered in a corn stock and drizzled with a cornbread butter. Each order features half an ear of corn topped with lemon popcorn and cornbread crumbles. The citrus notes of the popcorn — though slightly odd at first — balance out the sweetness of this rich and thoroughly original dish.

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