Every year, Veterans Day honors those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. To celebrate these brave Americans, Miami restaurants are offering discounts on meals and cocktails to veterans this weekend and Monday, November 11.
Below is a list of places to score the best deals and freebies. Veterans must present valid military ID or other proof of service to enjoy promotional offers.
Ariete3540 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove
At his Coconut Grove spot, Michael Beltran invites veterans to enjoy an extended happy hour from 6 to 10 p.m. on Veterans Day. Signature dishes include fritas, the Chug burger, and Philly cheesesteak. Special cocktails are the Chug old-fashioned, the Walter Mercado, and Em’s Tonic.
BLT Prime4400 NW 87th Ave., Miami
BLT Prime invites veterans and active military members to enjoy half off their bill for parties of eight or fewer this Monday. The modern steakhouse offers cuts such as 28-day dry-aged New York strip, Kansas City bone-in strip, and porterhouse for two, along with seafood favorites such as tuna tartare, Dover sole, and lobster Cobb salad.
2906 NE 207th St., Aventura
This Saturday through Monday, Bartaco in Aventura will offer veterans 20 percent off the food menu, including signature items such as the Baja fish taco, chicken chorizo bowl, and crispy Brussels sprouts taco.
Beaker & Gray2637 N. Miami Ave., Miami
Monday, the Wynwood hot spot will salute veterans with a complimentary handcrafted cocktail created by owner and bar director Ben Potts.
Fogo de Chão836 First St., Miami Beach
Today through Monday at all locations, the Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão is celebrating veterans and active-duty personnel with a 50 percent discount toward their meals. Guests dining with veterans receive 10 percent off meals for up to three guests.
Nikki Beach1 Ocean Dr. Miami Beach
This Monday, Nikki Beach will offer the $10 Veterans Day mojito, a mix of blueberries, strawberries, mint leaves, lime slices, white rum, and sugar, topped with lemon-lime soda and garnished with a sugarcane stick. Proceeds will be donated to Dogs2Dogtags, a charitable organization that saves and trains shelter dogs to place them with veterans diagnosed with PTSD and other anxiety disorders.
Novikov Miami300 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami
Novikov will host a special Maestro Dobel tequila bar from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday. The lineup of exclusive $12 cocktails includes the Kiss My Shiso, made with Maestro Dobel Blanco, yuzu, pineapple, and shiso.
RWSB at W South Beach2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
At the eatery inside W South Beach Hotel & Residences, military guests will receive 20 percent off their breakfast, lunch, or dinner on Veterans Day.
Rusty Pelican3201 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne
Veterans who dine at Key Biscayne’s waterfront destination this Monday will receive 20 percent off their bill. Those who've served in the U.S. Armed Forces hold a place of honor at Rusty Pelican: Its parent company, Specialty Restaurants Corporation, was founded in 1958 by David C. Tallichet Jr., a World War II Army Air Corps veteran.
Sugar Factory American BrasserieMultiple locations
Veterans, military personnel, and first responders will receive 10 percent off dinner at all Sugar Factory locations this Monday.
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Toro Toro100 Chopin Plaza, Miami
Toro Toro, the pan-Latin steakhouse inside the InterContinental, will show its appreciation for veterans by offering 15 percent off Sunday brunch and 15 percent off meals all day Monday.
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar1600 Lenox Ave., Miami Beach
Veterans are invited to enjoy a free meal (up to $75 value) all day this Monday at Yardbird in South Beach. Gratuity is not included.