Steak and BLT Bar at the Betsy, 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, pay Halloween homage to Edgar Allan Poe Thursday through Sunday with the Westminster Flip, a $16 cocktail that combines apple brandy, Benedictine, maple syrup and an egg; 305-760-6902.
Cantina Beach at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, 455 Grand Bay Dr., celebrates Mexico’s Day of the Dead from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday with free tequila tastings and salsa bar plus margarita and menu specials; 305-365-4286.
Cantina Laredo at the Village at Gulfstream, 501 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach, aims to lift Halloween spirits with a Ghost Flower Margarita (1800 Silver Tequila, hibiscus syrup and Cointreau), available for $5 all day Thursday; 954-457-7662.
Los Ranchos Steakhouse is offering a kids-eat-free treat for Halloween, with lunch or dinner gratis for each child accompanied by an adult (limit two per table) at its Falls, Sweetwater, Bayside and Westland locations; beststeakinmiami.com.
The Meat Market, 915 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, is offering a three-course Halloween menu for $95 Thursday with entree choice of sea bass, New York strip or tuna steak and outside seatings at 6 and 9 p.m. (a la carte menu inside); 305-532-0088.
POC Modern American Cuisine, 600 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach, is offering a three-course Halloween dinner menu 5-9 p.m. Thursday with entree choice of "headless" smoked quail or bay scallop "eyeballs" with squid ink linguine for $31; 954-391-7229.
Talavera, 2299 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, celebrates the Day of the Dead Friday through Sunday with pan de muerto (bone-shaped sweet bread) and Mexican-style hot chocolate) for $7.50; 305-444-2955.
Toro Toro at the InterContinental, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, hosts a Halloween costume contest for diners Thursday and Friday with a top prize of dinner for two and, for second place, brunch for two; 305-372-4710.