The popular Lincoln Road eatery Spris is heading to downtown Miami.
The pizzeria's location is set to open the first week of September and can accommodate 40 in its indoor and outdoor dining areas. The restaurant has long been a favorite of South Beach residents and has been named Best Pizza by Miami New Times and Best Gourmet Pizza by the SunPost for four consecutive years. It has also received a Zagat rating of Excellent.
Like its first location, Spris in downtown will offer paninis, salads, beer, wine, and 30 varieties of gourmet, thin-crusted pizza baked in a wood-burning brick oven.
The second location exposes Spris to a whole new audience.
"We've won the hearts and stomachs of Miami Beach locals and tourists alike, not to mention all the Miami residents who play and party in South Beach," owner Graziano Sbroggio says. "Now the people who work and play in downtown have a place where they can be assured a casual yet gourmet meal, plus an amazing selection of beers and wines."
Spris, pronounced spreese, is named for a traditional aperitif from the Veneto region of Italy that consists of Prosecco, Aperol (similar to Campari), and a splash of soda water.
Like its namesake, "Spris the restaurant is refreshing and fun," Sbroggio says. "Expect the same quality of people-watching at our downtown location as you do at our location on Lincoln Road. We welcome you to come and try our gourmet pizzas, salads, and sandwiches and have a glass of wine or a cold beer. It'll be fun."
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A grand opening will be announced soon and will take place at the new location, 200 S. Biscayne Blvd.
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