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Christmas and New Year’s Specials in Downtown Coral Gables

It’s finally that time of the year! Time for gathering around the table and sharing special moments together. But it’s also time for some really yummy food and boy does Downtown Coral Gables have something special for you! Here are a list of Christmas and New Year specials from the incredible and unique restaurants of our Downtown Coral Gables.

Christy’s Restaurant wants to make sure your Christmas or New Year’s has room for the whole family. Celebrate with them and book your holiday party with them! If it’s a family event or a corporate event, you name it and they’ll work with you to make your party happen. Their private rooms are perfect for that special event and their food will surely be the cherry on top!

Caffe Abbracci is ready for the most wonderful time of the year and they can’t wait for you to spend it with them! Host your holiday party with them and enjoy their holiday lunch menu starting at $34 and their dinner menu starting at $54. Expect a private dining room, mariachis, a DJ or special music upon request, and make it personal with upgrades like special linens with your company logo if it’s a corporate event you’re going for, a special cake, flowers, balloons and more! They’ll create the dream party for you. And for New Years, Caffe Abbracci is celebrating it in style! Join them as their bar lounge will be transformed into a disco from 10 pm to 4 am on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy party music by DJ Arturo “Music Revelation” and make sure to act fast as they have limited seating for their dinner and gala party starting at 9:30 pm. Entrance is $140 per person and includes a dinner and gala party, a delicious four-course dinner with dessert, fabulous party favors, and a New Year’s countdown and balloon drop. Make sure to call in and RSVP your spot with Loris at (305)441-0700.

Ruth’s Chris is starting the party early this year with their impressive lunch menu. Don’t wait for the Christmas tree to be lit or for the New Year’s ball to drop to enjoy their mouthwatering menu. Whether inviting the office out for a quick bite or stopping in for a welcome reprieve during your holiday shopping, their doors will be open to welcome you in. For Christmas gather around their table with family and friends and enjoy their 3-course meal from their Holiday Classics menu. Select a fresh starter like Potato Leek Soup or Spinach and Arugula Salad, then enjoy your choice of entrée from their featured selections and finish it all off with the Praline Bread Pudding served with vanilla ice cream and whiskey sauce. Who can stay away? Enjoy it all starting at $45.95. Available on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and throughout the holiday season. Reserve your table here.

Savor the holidays with a special holiday feature from Morton’s Steakhouse. Let them take care of you and yours with their expertly prepared cuisine. Their classics are calling your name! Make your reservation any time because they’ll be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. For New Years. Don’t miss their holiday special either. Enjoy a Bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut for $99, and if that wasn’t enough, they also have Côte de Boeuf now through New Year’s Eve. A to-die-for 36 oz. Bone-In USDA Prime Ribeye Brushed with Garlic-Herb Butter is ready for you when you book a table. Enjoy it with a Rossy Cheeks drink now through New Year’s too! This blend of Ketel One Botanical Grapefruit Rose Vodka, Aperol, Fresh Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, and Aperol Mango Whipped Cream is only $17 and will make it the holiday party you always hoped it would be.

Looking to keep things private and special this season? Fleming’s Steakhouse is offering a holiday menu now through January 5th with a private dining promotion with wine features you don’t want to miss. Until January 5th enjoy a three-course menu with a starter choice of Seafood Louie Wedge Salad with Wild Mushroom Soup, and entrée choice of Petite Filet Mignon and Colossal for $95, North Atlantic Lobster Tail for $85, or a Petite Filet Mignon and Crab-stuffed for $85. Finish things off with dessert and choose between the Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake or the New York Cheesecake. Book and attend this fine establishment by December 30th and earn a $100 dining card and your lunch parties will also earn a $25 dining card for each attending guest.

It’s always a party at Bellmont Spanish Restaurant and this season they’re pulling out all the stops! They’ll be open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve! They’re offering prix-fixe menus with live entertainment on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. They also have Holiday Packages to-go featuring their signature dish, the whole suckling pig. Celebrate “Nochebuena” with them and enjoy an authentic Spanish Feast and the melodic voice of Diego Marcos, a talented Spaniard singer, and guitarist. Starting at 7:00 pm they’ll be serving their four-course prix-fixe menu and their price is $84 per guest and $49 per child 4 to 11 years old. Get your tickets for Nochebuena here. On Christmas Day from 1 pm to 10 pm, Bellmont will be open for lunch and dinner offering their regular A la Carte menu all day long.  In addition, their New Year’s Eve Party is one you simply cannot miss! Join them for their classic Flamenco Show “Nochevieja” December 31st into the New Year where early seating and late seating will be available. Early seating is from 5 pm to 7 pm offering their A la Carte menu. The New Year’s Flamenco show starts at 10:45 pm and a second set starts after midnight. Dinner reservations are welcome at 9:30pm, 9:45pm, 10:00pm, 10:15pm, or 10:45pm. Indoor seating is $159 per guest and $79 per child 4 to 11 years old. Outdoor seating is $110 per guest. Get your New Year’s party on here.

John Martin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant is inviting you to celebrate the New Year with them the Irish way! Enjoy dinner, a DJ, and a balloon drop that will be sure to take you into the New Year with Irish joy in your heart. You can expect a complimentary glass of champagne for those who make dinner reservations and enjoy a four-course prix fixe menu, dancing the night away, party favors, and a bagpiper to welcome 2020 in at midnight! The four-course, prix fixe menu will include all of the above and reservations are suggested to be made as soon as possible. Call in to reserve your table at (305)445-3777.

New Year’s at Bulla Gastrobar is where it’s at! Kick off the New Year with good food and good friends at Bulla Gastrobar Coral Gables! Join them for a special four-course prix-fixe brunch menu for $60 per person and cheers to the new decade with bottomless sangria options. Featuring a menu of Bulla classics, the tapas-inspired hotspot is the place to be to celebrate the start of 2020! Enjoy it all from 11:30am-10pm.

It’s time to party with La Taberna Giralda! Eat, drink and enjoy your New Year’s with a night of Flamenco, music and dance as you enjoy a  four-course meal. Start off with Crema de Queso Alemjas, followed by Escabeche estilo Giralda, then Filet Mignon al Cabralaes, and finally Peras al Vino con Helado de Turron. End things off with a glass of Cava, 12 grapes, and assorted party favors for the countdown! Tickets are $105 a person. Call in to RSVP at (786)362-5677 for your tickets and act fast as space is limited!

Holiday specials at La Talavera means there’s a special for unique and delicious food every single day! This season on enjoy all you can eat Tacos al pastor for $14 at 4pm until they run out, Pozole de Iguana on Thursdays, Tacos al pastor for $4 each at 4pm until they run out on Fridays, and Barbacoa Borrego and salsa borracha on Saturdays and Sundays. If that wasn’t enough, they’re offering their mind-blowing Lava Rock Bowl every day as well as their Arroz con mariscos negro. Make sure to call in to RSVP before Christmas Eve as they’ll be closed that day but they will be open on Christmas Day at 5pm and on New Year’s Eve too.

Get ready to shout “Boo-ya!” Bulla Gastrobar is offering a four-course prix-fixed menu on December 31st to end the year off with the best! Your $60 entrance gives you a complimentary paella tasting, champagne toast at midnight, and 25% off all bottles of sparkling wine with an optional wine pairing available. The next day, it’s all about starting the new decade off with bottomless sangrias and their special brunch menu! What a way to kick things off. Book your table here.