New Year's Day 2019 Miami Brunch Guide

Brunch at Jaya
Brunch at Jaya Courtesy of Jaya at the Setai
You wake up New Year's Day sometime in the late morning after a long, fun evening of champagne, fireworks, and dancing.

You pop a few aspirins to kill the dull throbbing of your hangover, but what you really need are eggs and pancakes and bloody marys. You need brunch!

Luckily, Miami restaurants are there to serve you a boozy brunch to start 2019 on the right foot.

Burlock Coast. Enjoy a New Year’s Day recovery brunch from noon to 5 p.m. featuring an à la carte menu, half-priced oysters, and $35 bottomless booze. 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 954-302-6460; [email protected].

Corsair Kitchen & Bar. The restaurant's recovery brunch offers endless mimosas, rosé, a buffet, and your choice of cooked-to-order dishes. Brunch is served 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.and costs $52 per person plus tax and gratuity. JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa; 19999 West Country Club Dr., Aventura; 786-279-6800;

Jaya at the Setai. A New Year’s Day brunch curated by executive chef Vijay Veena includes a buffet of traditional and non-traditional selections, as well as several desserts and raw bar selections displayed on an elaborate ice sculpture. Diners will enjoy free-flowing Louis Roederer champagne and live jazz in the courtyard. Brunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs $145 per person and $63 per child (ages 5 to 12) Valet costs $15 per car with validation. 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 855-923-7899;

Lightkeepers. The Key Biscayne restaurant is offering a recovery breakfast; add a bottomless beverage package for an additional $25. Breakfast is offered from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs $45 per adult and $20 per child. 455 Grand Bay Dr., Key Biscayne; 305- 365-4156;

Root & Bone. Chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth open their new Southern-inspired restaurant for a hangover brunch. 5958 S. Dixie Hwy., Miami; 786-785-1001;

The Wharf.
Veuve Clicquot the Wharf is hosting champagne specials, live music, and food from Miami's best, including La Santa Taquería, Mojo Donuts, King of Racks BBQ, and Cracked by Chef Adrianne. Various bottles will be priced from $100 to $150, and glasses will start at $25. Cocktails and beer will be available too. 114 SW North River Dr., Miami; 305-906-4000;
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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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