Avenue 31 Café combines the most effective of each worlds: an all-day café crammed with baked items with a full-service, fine-dining Italian restaurant paying homage to the charming cafés and low retailers in Italy. Here, count on genuine Italian dishes, freshly baked croissants, and colourful pastries accompanied by a full espresso bar and a choice of world-class wines.
The restaurant pays homage to the unique Monte Carlo restaurant, Avenue 31 Monte Carlo, located at 31 Avenue Princesse Grace in Monaco. Avenue 31 Monte Carlo originated as a household challenge by founders Stefano Frittella and Alexa Carcelli, together with government chef Julian Baker, who’re all residents of each Miami and Monte Carlo.
Now, they’ve introduced the much-needed idea to Bal Harbour and the group.
“We’re thrilled to introduce Avenue 31 Café to the colourful Miami scene, providing an upscale but subtle culinary vacation spot that options Italian favorites below one roof,” says Baker. “At Avenue 31, each facet of the expertise, from the genuine dishes to the inviting ambiance, displays the famed Italian espresso bars of Milan and Rome, together with the aptitude and attraction of Monte Carlo and the Côte d’Azur.”
Basically, it is somewhat slice of Monaco in Miami.
Located on the second stage of Bal Harbour Shops, the café includes a facade adorned with Avenue 31 Café in bronze end lettering, resulting in the doorway of the café.
Inside, the café has an open-air ambiance crammed with gentle wooden, white onyx ceramic counters, navy blue-painted partitions, and bronze finishings and lighting fixtures. On the counters, visitors will discover an array of colourful croissants, pastries, and desserts in elegant glass shows.
For these seeking to dine outdoors, there are two seating areas on the coated terrace which might be adorned with vegetation and the identical blue and beige coloration scheme. This house appears like the right spot to seize a espresso and pastry whereas looking over the balcony after a protracted day of purchasing and people-watching.
The menu options breakfast staples like freshly baked croissants and pastries alongside a European-style espresso bar.
Breakfast and brunch signature dishes embrace an avocado bruschetta with poached egg, Italian omelets with prosciutto cotto and stracchino cheese, and blueberry croissant waffles.
On the all-day menu, signature dishes embrace the tagliatelle verde bolognese with veal and mushroom, a tuna tartare with crisp tempura and soy truffle, the fritto misto di mare with calamari, shrimp, and baccala,” and a cacio e pepe with specifically sourced Costa Rican natural peppercorns.
Oh, and let’s not neglect the Avenue 31 cheeseburger, which options Angus beef, and the salame piccante pinsa with tomato and ricotta. Plus, you may discover a pinsa Romana, which is a Roman gourmand pizza, on the all-day menu.
A choice of wines by the glass or bottle will complement the menu’s flavors.
By introducing a contact of Monte Carlo to Miami, the workforce goals to raise the general expertise, including a way of luxurious and pleasure throughout the retailers.
“After a lot success in Monte Carlo, we’re happy to open our second Avenue 31 location within the coronary heart of Miami to carry a contact of European class to the world,” says Carcelli. “Avenue 31 Café is an elegant, elevated café in contrast to some other devoted to catering to everybody, and we’re assured that it fills a distinct segment throughout the Bal Harbour Shops.”
Avenue 31 Café is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day and can settle for takeout orders from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. On weekends, the restaurant will supply brunch specials on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
As for the model, Avenue 31 plans to increase all through totally different markets within the U.S. quickly.
Miami is actually the place to be for any foodie.
Avenue 31 Cafe. At Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave., Level 2, Bal Harbour; 786-359-4074; avenue31cafe.com.