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Byblos, South Beach

Byblos, South Beach

Byblos, in Miami’s South Beach is a true infusion of Eastern Mediterranean flavor and modern chic design. Meze and exotic dishes are served in this colorful, ambient room & patio with a unique flare.

Begin your evening with extravagant cocktails like their Gulab with Absolut Elyx Vodka, Pomegranate Syrup, Fresh Lemon & Rose Essence. Floral, tart & beautiful. Served Julep style over crushed ice with rose water mist & fresh flowers. Pair with twists on traditional Mediterranean dishes like Shakshouka with spicy tomato and duck egg or Maltese Spiced Olives. The Tuna Ceviche with jalapeño dressing, radish, squid ink chips, green schug and avocado also makes for a refreshing and tantalizing starter to the meal. Vegetable wise, the Roasted Red Beets with pistachio, caraway, labneh and barbari bread are also not to pass up.

As you move to mains, consider indulging your tastebuds with a few dishes, starting with a spins on salads like the Fattouche, served with cacik dressing, house shanklish, heirloom tomato, cucumber and sumac before moving on to more meze style dining. An assortment of flatbreads, with everything from black truffle to cured beef can be paired with any number of the smaller plates, such as Black Cod with vine leaf, chermoula and saffron vinaigrette or Turkish Manti Dumplings with smokey eggplant,  yogurt sauce and molasses, or Rock Shrimp with sujuk, green peas, crispy chicken skin and scallion.

Animal, vegetable, fish or rice, the menu is flavorful, colorful and robust at Byblos, and the sultry, far-away-feeling atmosphere here, makes the perfect place for such a banquet to play out.