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Make Them Early!
Do you really make your graduation restaurant reservations now? Graduation is a time to celebrate and a celebration requires a nice meal, a nice meal needs a reserved spot! The University of Miami holds graduation ceremonies two times per year with May being the largest ceremony, broken down by college. Commencement schedules and information can be found here. Spring Graduation is May 7th – 11th; Fall graduation is December 12, 2019. Hopefully, you have read our blog, Graduation at UM and made your hotel reservations. But if you are coming down with your entire family, you may want to reserve your favorite restaurant in plenty of time as many of the restaurants do get extremely busy.
To help you out, we are listing the restaurants that take a reservation and if they require a deposit to hold the reservation (some do). Obviously, not a list of all possible hot spots below is a very small list of a few favorites. For other restaurant recommendations, see our blog on restaurants for lunch, dinner, and brunch. Also, check out Yelp and Thrillist for up and coming new restaurants in Miami. We will continue to add to this list regularly as we find more information but our suggestion to make your plans early, especially for Fall and Spring graduation weekends, is strongly advised. Make your plans early and you will have a smooth graduation celebration.
Many restaurants in the Miami / Miami Beach area use OpenTable for reservations.
Here a just a few favorites.
335 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida 33131
3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Cibo Wine Bar
45 Miracle Mile, Miami, FL 33134
Steaks & seafood
3101 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Miami, FL 33134
318 Aragon Ave, Miami, FL 33134
321 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Peacock Garden Café
A unique dining experience that captures the essence of Historical Coconut Grove
2889 McFarlane Rd, Miami, FL 33133
432 W 41st St, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Smith & Wollensky
Well-appointed steakhouse with one of the most beautiful water views in all of Miami.
1 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar and Latin Grill
3067 Grand Ave, Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133-5170
668 NW 5th St, Miami, FL 33128
Perricone’s Marketplace & Cafe
15 SE 10th St, Brickel Village, Miami, FL 33131
Texas De Brazil
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