Savor the Vibrance of Latin Cuisine at Amara at Paraiso

Published On - 27 Dec, 2023

In the heart of Miami’s vibrant culinary scene, Amara at Paraiso delivers a sensory experience that transcends the ordinary. Amara’s culinary team serves a menu imbued with a touch of Miami’s unique cultural essence, with bold flavors and creative presentations. With a commitment to using locally sourced ingredients, Amara at Paraiso creates a dining experience that is a celebration of the city’s rich culinary diversity.

From Appetizers to Desserts

When you dine with us, you begin your culinary journey with Amara’s enticing selection of signature starters. Dive into the exquisite Yuca Cheese Puffs, adorned with shaved truffles and white truffle oil, a true testament to the restaurant’s commitment to elevating traditional Latin flavors. The Amara Salad, featuring fresh hearts of palm, avocado, and aji amarillo vinaigrette, is a refreshing homage to the vibrant produce of the region.

Amara at Paraiso proudly presents a Coastal Raw Bar that showcases the best of Florida’s seafood. Indulge in Fresh Florida Stone Crabs, served with aji amarillo mustard, or explore the delicate flavors of Island Creek Oysters with mignonette, lemon, and cocktail sauce. For the ultimate seafood experience, the Chilled Seafood Platter is a masterpiece, featuring Maine lobster, oysters, chilled shrimp, grouper ceviche, and tuna carpaccio.

For those seeking the heart and soul of Latin cuisine, the Parrilladas at Amara are a revelation. Dive into the Seafood Parrillada, a symphony of flavors featuring half Maine lobster, spicy tiger prawns, local fish, octopus, and grilled seafood “chorizo.” The Meat Parrillada, showcasing skirt steak, chorizo, veal sweetbreads, flanken short rib, and lamb top round, captures the essence of Latin grilling traditions.

The menu at Amara at Paraiso goes beyond starters and parrilladas, offering a diverse selection of entrées and accompaniments. From the Pan Roasted Poulet Rouge to the Grilled Prime 12oz NY Strip, each dish reflects the culinary expertise and dedication to quality that defines Amara’s Latin-inspired offerings.

Happy Hour Delights: A Toast to Latin Flavor

At Amara at Paraiso, we celebrate Latin flavors every day. Elevate your experience with our Happy Hour, where expertly crafted drinks and delectable appetizers come together to create the perfect prelude to your evening.

As the sun sets over the Miami skyline, indulge in our selection of Happy Hour drinks that mirror the lively spirit of Latin America. Sip on handcrafted cocktails that blend premium spirits with vibrant flavors, transporting you to the heart of the region. Whether you prefer a classic mojito infused with fresh mint or a tantalizing caipirinha with a Brazilian twist, our Happy Hour menu promises an array of choices to suit every palate.

For those who appreciate the finer things, our curated selection of wines and spirits invites you to explore the diverse vintners of Latin America. From the robust reds of Argentina to the crisp whites of Chile, each pour is a journey through the vineyards that contribute to the rich tapestry of Latin libations.

Appetizers to Tempt Your Taste Buds

At the heart of the celebration lies a meticulously curated a la carte menu that promises to tantalize your taste buds. The menu features a fusion of holiday-inspired dishes that showcase the finest ingredients and flavors.

With an array of exquisitely prepared appetizers, entrees, and desserts, each dish is a testament to the culinary magic that defines Amara at Paraiso. From succulent seafood offerings to perfectly grilled meats, our menu is a symphony of tastes that promises to make your New Year’s Eve celebration truly unforgettable.

Complementing the delights is Amara at Paraiso’s impressive selection of wines and liquors. From classic champagne to handcrafted concoctions, our expert mixologists have crafted a special selection of signature cocktails and time-tested favorites. At Amara at Paraiso, you can raise your glass to toast the arrival of the New Year in style.

A Meal to Remember

At Amara at Paraiso, you’ll find yourself transported to a world where every sip and every bite tells a story of Latin vibrancy. Reserve your table today and join us for an unforgettable night of culinary exploration, where the richness of Latin flavors is celebrated in every aspect of your dining experience. Whether you’re here for a special occasion or simply to enjoy the pleasures of a Latin-inspired Happy Hour, Amara at Paraiso invites you to savor the moment and indulge in the epitome of Miami flavor.

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Monday-Friday: 12pm-11pm
Saturday: 11am-11pm
Sunday: 11am-10pm
Daily: Starting at 5pm

Monday-Friday: 12pm-4pm

Late Afternoon

Daily: 4pm-5pm

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Monday-Friday: 5pm-7pm

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Saturday-Sunday: 11am-4pm


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Coconut rum cocktails.
Yeah, you’re going to be there for a while.”

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