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Dining at the Hilton Miami Downtown Just Got More Exciting

Hilton Miami Downtown

Enjoy incredible dining at our Downtown Miami restaurants.

With Miami being a melting pot of different cultures, it’s no surprise that dining in Miami is all about bold flavors, fusion, and international flare. As a guest or visitor of the Hilton Miami Downtown, you don’t have to go far to discover incredible cuisine; in fact, you can find it under our roof. In addition to our fare, our eateries have been transformed as part of our renovation, which makes for fine dining in style. Here’s what you can expect at our Downtown Miami dining options.

Brisa Bistro
Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the Brisa Bistro combines New and Old World, along with the flavors of North America, South America, and the Caribbean Islands. There’s something for every palate available at Brisa Bistro, including an exceptional wine list to pair everything with. On a beautiful day, the sun shines through and you can also enjoy views of our pool area. Reservations are available.

Carpe Diem Wine Room
Looking for an upscale, more personal dining experience? Located inside of the Brisa Bistro, our Carpe Diem Wine Room offers the utmost in private dining in Miami. Up to 16 people can dine in our wine room, offering prix fixe lunch and dinner menus and wine pairing.

1601 Lounge
For more casual and relaxed dining, our 1601 Lounge on our main lobby level is the place to be. Flip through our iPad menus to find the perfect lighter lunch or dinner dish to satisfy your cravings or sit down for incredible handcrafted cocktails and conversation. During the early hours, Grab N’ Go breakfast options are available, along with signature Starbucks coffee beverages and snacks.

These three eateries aren’t the only options for dining at the Hilton Miami Downtown; our CityVu Pool Bar is open Friday through Sunday, weather permitting for cocktails, including frozen drinks, and lunch and appetizers. In-room dining is also available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, from 6:30 AM – 11 PM. We hope you’ll join us for mouth-watering cuisine!

Make Plans to Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Miami

Memorial Day Weekend in Miami

We’ve got a great list of things to do during Memorial Day Weekend in Miami for you.

We’re sure many of you are eagerly anticipating the three-day holiday coming up next month, whether you worked long hours during tax season or are just excited to get away! Let your hair down and enjoy the sunshine and nightlife during Memorial Day Weekend in Miami. Below, we’ve compiled a list of some great Miami events taking place during the holiday weekend to add to all the fun!

Best of the Best Music Fest | May 28th at Bayfront Park
Enjoy the sounds of the Caribbean over Memorial Day Weekend at one of the best music festivals in Miami! The Best of the Best Music Fest returns to Bayfront Park on Sunday with an impressive line-up of artists. Don’t forget about the after party at Café Iguana Pines.

Miami Comedy Fest | May 28 at James L. Knight Center
Have some laughs with the funniest people in South Florida! Both up-and-coming and well-known performers featured in film and TV will be taking the stage at the James L. Knight Center during Memorial Weekend in Miami. This year’s a special one for the festival; 2017 is the 10th anniversary of Miami Comedy Fest!

Rock the Yacht | May 28th Aboard the South Beach Lady
Dress to impress in all white for this Memorial Day Weekend yacht party in Miami. There are four levels of fun on this luxury yacht, where you can enjoy music, bottle service, lounging, dancing, and more. This yacht sets sail from Miami Beach.

More Memorial Day Weekend events in Miami will be announced as the holiday weekend gets closer.

Plan ahead and book your hotel for Memorial Day Weekend in Miami now. The Hilton Miami Downtown is the perfect place to celebrate the holiday weekend, with close proximity to Downtown Miami attractions and Miami Beach. Spend your time lounging in the sun, cocktail in hand at our rooftop pool and CityVuPool Bar. Between the fun, you’ll rest comfortably and peacefully in our newly-updated accommodations. We hope to see you during the holiday weekend!

Learn and Explore During Miami Museum Month

Miami Museum Month

Get a great deal at some of the best museums in Miami during the month of May.

Rich with history, diversity, and passion for the arts, Miami is a city that honors it all. Throughout the Magic City, you’ll find an endless amount of galleries and museums, where you can learn about different art forms and cultures. If you’re interested in learning more about the history and art that makes Miami what it is today, the best time to visit Miami museums is soon approaching. May is Miami Museum Month, with great deals and events!

From May 1st – 31st, participating museums in Miami will be offering “Buy One, Get One Free Admission”, “Join One Museum, See Them All”, along with some museums offering their very own special deals. A wide variety of museums throughout Miami’s unique neighborhoods and on the outskirts of the city are getting involved this year. Some 2017 participants include Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, the Art Deco Museum, HistoryMiami Museum, Haitian Heritage Museum, and the brand new Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, opening on May 8th.

During this month, several exhibitions will also be opening, including the “Asian-Haitian Influence” at the Haitian Heritage Museum and “Art Exhibition by Jorge Fornes” at the Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center. You can still look forward to regular special monthly programming at Miami museums as well, such as Second Saturdays Wynwood Art Walk and Free Fridays at The Wolfsonian. If you’re feeling hungry or parched as you hop from museum to museum, you can take advantage of Miami Museum Month restaurant offers.

If you plan on fully taking advantage of museum discounts in Miami by seeing a lot of them, make a getaway out of it by staying at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Our prime location in Downtown Miami offers close proximity and easy access to some of Miami’s best museums.

Bottoms Up! Your Guide to Miami Breweries

Miami Breweries

Explore Miami’s craft beer scene on your next trip to the Magic City.

When you think craft beer, Miami may not be the first city that comes to mind. Slowly but surely, the craft beer scene in Miami has grown with breweries opening in Wynwood and other Miami neighborhoods over the last few years, many with brews inspired by local flavors. If you’re looking to get a sip of South Florida, make plans to visit these Miami breweries on your next visit.

Biscayne Bay Brewing Company
Further inland, approximately 20 minutes away, you’ll find Biscayne Bay Brewing Company which opened in 2014. Locals and travelers regularly pack the tap and barrel room, where you can share your port of call on their chalkboard and try their offerings, which include a saison, pale ale, porter, and IPA, along with limited releases. Biscayne Bay Brewing Company is open six days a week, Tuesday through Sunday.

Concrete Beach Brewery
Located in Wynwood, seven minutes away and just footsteps away from the famous walls is Concrete Beach Brewery. With a beautiful taproom and outdoor space to sip and savor, you can try their variety of brews, which includes Pilsner, a stout, a larger, and various ales. The brewery also offers tours seven days a week; at 6 PM Monday through Friday and during afternoons on the weekend.

J Wakefield Brewery
Another brewery in Wynwood, minutes away from the hotel is J Wakefield Brewery. Named after its creator, the brewery opened at the start of 2015 and like its neighborhood, is creative and showcases art on its walls, with Star Wars and comic murals. Hefeweizen, IPA, and smoke porter are just a few of the brews you can find on tap at the brewery, open seven days a week.

Wynwood Brewing Company
One of the most well-known breweries in Miami is Wynwood Brewing Company, less than 10 minutes away from our hotel. The first craft production brewery in Miami offers a variety of brews, including porters, blondes, IPAs, and seasonals. Tours are available on weekends and the taproom is open seven days a week, with events and theme days, such as Food Truck Fridays.

Raise your glass to an amazing “beercation” at the Hilton Miami Downtown! In addition to our close proximity to the best breweries in Miami, you can some great local brews, along with cocktails and cuisine inspired by South Florida at our Brisa Bistro, 1601 Lounge, and City Vu Pool Bar. Cheers!