Tiramesu Restaurant in Miami Beach is a charming inviting cozy authentic Italian restaurant, that feels like you are dining in a town in Italy. It graces Lincoln Road as the oldest Italian restaurant in the area, since 1988. “Tiramesu” means Pick Me Up, very appropriate. With the subdued elegance of the dining area with fine linen and flowers on each table with a beautiful large bar, this is casual fine dining at it’s best. However the real draw is a menu full of Italian specialties. Graziano Sbroggio (owner) grew up in Italy in the restaurant industry. It is in his blood and soul along with his 8 year old son who you see learning the business as he did at such a young age. Enrico Veggiato, the General Manager for over 8 years along with Luca Taretto the Executive Chef, both from Italy as well.
The pasta is made fresh, along with soups, bread, desserts, and fresh seafood purchased daily. They offer healthy dishes such as no gluten, whole wheat pasta. The menu is simple yet original. So many items are imported from Italy, as Graziano wants the highest quality of products for his guest. He believes in never compromising food quality. They serve lunch and dinner.
Lunch highlights include: Calamari Salad $13, Tonno E Avocado Salad $15, Gnocchi Al Gorgonzola $12, Minestrone $5 Tagliatelle Alla Bolognese $12, Tiramesu Burger $10.50, Ravioli Ricotta E Spinach $12, Salmon Al Limone E Capperi $18, along with many other items. Mangia!
They offer such a fantastic program daily from 5:30-7;00 pm called ” Beat the Clock” & Happy Hour, The price you pay depends on the time you place your order for any of the specials: Rigatoni Pomodoro E Basilico, Linguine Alla Carbonara, or Rigatoni A”Matriciana, if you order at 5:40 pm that is the price you pay for your entree. They also offer specialty drinks under this same Happy Hour special. Great early specials to take advantage of.
Dinner Menu: Antipasti- Le Bruschette Del Tiramesu $7.50, trio of garlic toasted breads with marinated tomatoes, caponata, and toasted almond goat cheese. Prosciutto E Mozzarella $12, 20 month aged Prosciutto D.O.P from Parma and “Grande” fresh fiordilatte mozzarella. Melanzane Al Caprino $9.50, Fried eggplant layered with goat cheese served with an apple cider vinaigrette.
Main Dishes: Risotti Di Agnello ED Asiago $20, Lamb, asiago cheese and sage in brandy sauce. Strozzapreti Integrali Con Pollo $15.50, house-made whole wheat pasta, chicken, arugula, corn and cherry tomatoes. Garganelli Allo Scoglio $18.50 (my favorite dish) garganelli pasta with fresh clams, mussels, crab meat, and jumbo shrimp in a white wine sauce. Graziano’s favorite dish is the Linguine Alla Bucaniera $18.50, House made linguine with shrimp, mussels, squid and the catch of the day in a spicy tomato sauce. Entree selections include Fish, Chicken, Veal, Beef Tenderloin and lamb specialty dishes.
Desserts: Tiramesu, Creme Brulee, Almond Cake, Gelato, etc..$7 each baked fresh.
They have a full bar with beer, spirits and wine. The wine list is enticing, Bertani Amarone, Gaja, Caymus, Zenato, Joseph Drouhin Puligny Montrachet, Krug Grand Cuvee, a wine oenophiles dream list. On Tuesday all wine bottles are half price, now that is something to cheer about! Promotion runs til October 2011. They have wine by the glass and quartini’s. “Cin-Cin
Their Private label Prosecco, is delish!
Excellent Italian cusine, honest pricing, superior service in a beautiful setting. This is the “Meglio del Meglio.
721 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139