Here’s a sampling of the holiday specials available at South Florida restaurants on Monday and Tuesday, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Unless noted, prices do not include tax and tip, and reservations are advisable. Check Miami.com for updates.
Area 31: 4-8 p.m. Christmas Day buffet includes grilled day-boat swordfish, roast suckling pig; $65; Epic Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami; 305-424-5234.
Angelique Euro Cafe: Three-course, $35 holiday dinner menu through Dec 30; Sunday-Tuesday brunch features $14 unlimited mimosas; 117 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-529-9922.
Asia de Cuba: Three-course, $52 menus feature mojo-marinated caja china pork shoulder Christmas Eve, stone crabs and coffee-crusted prime rib Christmas Day; Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach; 305-514-1940.
Banyan Restaurant: Three-course, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Christmas Day dinner features grilled New York strip, roasted organic chicken; $35; Bonaventure Resort, 250 Racquet Club Dr., Weston; 954-616-1234.
Bistro One LR: Three-course Christmas Eve dinner $85, $45 kids; noon-8 p.m. Christmas Day buffet with champagne and eggnog punch $95/$45; Ritz-Carlton South Beach: 1 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 786-276-4000.
Cascata Grill: Christmas Eve dinner featuring bouillabaisse, steak frites $48; noon-7 p.m. Christmas Day buffet with prime rib, yellowtail snapper $65, $32.50 kids; Christmas Day dinner $48; Turnberry Isle, 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura; 786-279-6800 (dinner), 305-933-6570 (brunch).
Essensia: Three-course Christmas Eve dinner with beef rib roast, Cornish game hen $59, $19 kids; The Palms, 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-908-5458.
John Martin's: Three-course Christmas Eve with roast turkey, ham or pork loin $29.50, $13.95 kids; 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-445-3777.
Kitchen 305: Three-course Christmas Eve tasting menu with prime rib, rosemary-roasted chicken $36; 1-6 p.m. Christmas Day buffet with roast turkey, Smithfield ham $35; Newport Beachside Hotel, 16701 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach; 305-749-2110.
Neomi’s Grill: Christmas Eve dinner with ham, turkey $50, $20 kids; 2-7 p.m. Christmas Day buffet with gravlax, turkey, prime rib $60/$20; Trump International, 18001 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach; 305-692-5770.
RA Sushi: Happy-hour pricing 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Christmas Eve with appetizers, sushi rolls and drinks $2.25-$7.25; 5829 SW 73rd St., South Miami; 305-341-0092.
Scarpetta: Four-course, 5-10 p.m. Christmas Day dinner featuring Alaska halibut $75; Fontainebleau, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4660.
Toro Toro: 6-11 p.m. Christmas Eve seafood buffet $55, $27 kids; 6-11 p.m. Christmas Day dinner $75/$37.50; Intercontinental Hotel, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami; 305-372-4710.
Villa Azur: Six-course Christmas Day dinner featuring truffled foie gras, smoked salmon dome, Beef Wellington and buche de noel $145; 309 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-763-8688.