Discover the New Fairways Restaurant at the Biltmore Coral Gables

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On May - 29 - 2024

The newly opened Fairways restaurant at the Biltmore Hotel Coral Gables is the perfect place for a quick bite and cocktails after golf, a great lunch or an elaborate dinner. The stylish and versatile restaurant boasts an eclectic menu with stunning, sweeping views of the golf course.  This charming spot combines the elegance of gourmet dining with the comfort of your favorite everyday meals, all set against the backdrop of one of the most picturesque landscapes in Florida.

As you sit by the expansive windows, you’re treated to sweeping vistas of the pristine golf course, its emerald greens contrasting beautifully with the azure sky. The historic charm of the Biltmore and its lush, tropical surroundings create a serene and inviting atmosphere-a perfect setting for a leisurely breakfast, a relaxed lunch, or a romantic dinner. 

The menu at Fairways, created by seasoned chef, Sean Bernal, is a delightful blend of gourmet creations and beloved comfort foods. Lunch and dinner menus offer an array of inviting, well-prepared options including seafood, steaks, chicken, handhelds, salads and an array of vegetarian and vegan dishes; ensuring that every guest finds something to enjoy. Appetizers include a great selection of oysters, crispy conch fritters and signature meatballs, to name a few. Our favorite dishes were the fall-off-the bone ribs- dripping with flavor and the churrasco, grilled to perfection. Be sure to try a side of onion rings. 

Our server, Amelia Garcia set the standard for impeccable service. With her genuine warmth and attentive service, Amelia ensured that our dining experience exceeded our expectations.

The decor at Fairways is a harmonious blend of classic elegance and modern comfort. Soft lighting, plush seating, and tasteful artwork create a space that feels both sophisticated and welcoming. The expansive bar is Fairways’ centerpiece, containing a wide range of top-shelf liquor options and rare casks and vintages. Try the signature cocktails. We recommend the Butterfly Kisses, AZ-85 Old Fashioned and the Negroni.

Whether you’re marking a special occasion or simply enjoying a meal out, Fairways at the Biltmore Coral Gables is a destination that promises to delight your senses. From the breathtaking views to the exquisite food and the stylish decor, every detail is designed to create an unforgettable dining experience.

Fairways at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables; 305-445-1926; Breakfast served daily 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and lunch served 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dinner served Sunday through is Thursday 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 5 to 9 p.m.

Your Culinary Adventure Awaits at Neya

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On September - 15 - 2022


Set in a dark, sexy space with beautiful furnishings and sultry decor, Neya provides simple elegance in both its ambience and its unique and abundantly flavorful menu offerings

Neya’s modern Israeli menu, influenced by Spain, North Africa and Levant is filled with dishes that are as authentic and absolutely delicious, as they are fun to pronounce. Your best bet is to ask the dynamic hostess and attentive server to recommend favorite dishes, or better yet, to surprise you.

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Texas de Brazil brings a Stellar Dining Experience to Dadeland Mall

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On April - 7 - 2015

imageAward-winning churrascaria, Texas de Brazil ( is now open Dadeland Mall. The stunning, new 6,000 square foot restaurant boasts an elaborate menu that includes 16 perfectly grilled prime cuts of beef, lamb, pork, chicken and sausage, which are prepared in the traditional Brazilian method – over an open flame – and carved table side by gauchos.

The concept comes to life through the illustrious red and green cards, which guests use to indicate when they’d like to sample more cuts of meat, or when they need to take a break. Each guest is in control of his dining experience. Service is friendly,, knowledgeable and extremely attentive. In addition, diners can also help themselves to the extensive fresh gourmet salad area, which features more than 50 delicious items, such as imported cheeses, charcuterie, Brazilian black beans, roasted vegetables, fresh salamis. Sushi and creamy lobster bisque. Also featured is an extensive award-winning wine list, rich in South American varietals, to further enhance the dining experience. The restaurant also includes a stylish, extensive bar/lounge area, chef’ stable and open-kitchen. There’s also outdoor patio dining available.

“Dadeland Mall is a flourishing shopping destination with a vibrant dining scene, which makes it an ideal location to bring our unique Texas de Brazil dining experience to even more Miami residents and visitors,” stated COO, Salim Asrawi. “We are thrilled to begin serving guests of this iconic shopping center and the surrounding communities.”

Area residents can visit to make reservations or call the restaurant directly at (305) 669-2181.

Texas de Brazil at Dadeland Mall is open for dinner nightly and will soon be featuring lunch hours as well. The dining prices are $46.99 for a Regular Dinner, which includes the meat service and salad area, and $24.99 for Salad Area Only Dinner (prices exclude beverages and dessert). Children under 2 years old are complimentary; ages 3–5 are $5.00; and kids 6–12 dine for half-price.