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Aura

613 Lincoln Road Miami Beach, FL 33139 | South Beach | 305-695-1100
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From its serpentine, cherry-wood bar, to its pastel-washed walls, accented by back-lit sweeping mirrors, Aura's interior exudes panache with the al fresco dining area flexing style muscle all its own; comfortable tables and eye-popping tangerine chairs courtesy of the late designer, Morris Lapidus. This restaurant, his last project, reflects such creativity making it a popular destination among tourists and locals alike. Menu greats include a sliced, filet mignon wrap stuffed with squash, zucchini, onions, and mushrooms, and a pistachio-crusted sea bass slathered in red pepper coulis, lemon, garlic, and spinach, served over a bed of white rice. A diverse selection of thin-crust personal pizzas are enticing; a goat cheese, walnut, and arugula version drizzled in extra virgin olive oil is a crowd favorite. Aura also boasts a full bar. Like clockwork, regulars pile in on Thursday and Friday nights to cheer snazzy bartender Victor, a long-time staple, while he concocts ever fabu-fruity daiquiris and smashing chocolate and espresso martinis.


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  • Cuisine(s): Eclectic
  • Hours: Daily 12pm-12am
  • Price: $$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout

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