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New Years Eve: A Royal Affair


Ring in the New Year at Rusty Pelican Miami! The night will be a Royal Affair and featuring two different experience, The Titled Crown or The Feather Fork.
The Tilted Crown, 9PM-2AM
Ballroom, Open Premium Bar, Grand Buffet Dinner.
Starting at $275+*
The Feathered Fork, 10PM-1AM
Restaurant 5 Course Meal
Starting at $200+*
View details here

Purchase Your Ticket Here!
* Taxes, Service Charges and gratuity not included.

Grand Thanksgiving Buffet - November 22nd


Join us with waterfront views at our award-winning Grand Buffet this Thanksgiving!

Celebrate at Rusty Pelican on Thursday, November 22nd | 10am-3pm
Buffet featuring:
Carving Station - Rosemary crusted Leg of Lamb, Garlic Crusted Prime Rib, Whole Roasted Turkey, Whole Roasted Chipotle Honey Ham
Coconut Crusted Mahi-Mahi
Raw Seafood Bar & Sushi
Food Stations
Breakfast Items
Sweets and Much More!

Plus, Kid's Face Painting and Live Music

We will also be serving a 3-Course Pre Fixe Dinner from 6pm to Close.
View Menu here

$88* ADULT | $35* CHILDREN Ages 3-11
View Details Here
Make your Online Reservation Today!

*Taxes, Service Charges and gratuity not included. While supplies last. Reservation cancellations must be made 24 hours in advanc...

Spirit of the Holidays: November 5th-12th


In honor of Specialty Restaurants' 60th Anniversary, dine with us from November 5th to the 12th and we will donate 6% of restaurant net proceeds to Feeding America, the largest hunger-relief organization in the United States.

For over 50 years, Specialty Restaurants and The Reef Restaurant have welcomed those in need to join us on Christmas day for a delicious holiday meal. We want to celebrate the "Spirit of the Holidays" across all of our Specialty Restaurants and will donate the proceeds to local food banks in December so everyone can enjoy a holiday meal. Every $1 donated helps provide at least 10 meals.

Happy Holidays from our family to yours!

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7 Restaurants for Ribs with a Delectable Twist - Open Table


Open Table featured Rusty Pelican Miami on 7 super restaurants for ribs that are tasty alternatives to getting 'piggy wit' it.

Some hot meat on meat action. Chorizo crumbs crust these delectable lamb ribs. There’s mint pea puree on the side to add a cooling note.

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Miami's Eight Best Spots to Watch the Sunset by Miami New Times


With lush, tropical scenery and miles of picturesque coastlines, the 305 has no shortage of places to catch a beautiful sunset. And so, up next, here are the top eight restaurants and bars where you can, drink in hand, watch Miami in all its golden-hour glory.

Rusty Pelican Miami - this Key Biscayne institution offers plenty of contemporary seafood such as lobster risotto ($39) and whole crispy snapper ($34), and specialty cocktails that perfectly complement the striking water vistas of Biscayne Bay. Order some crab cakes ($17) and a spicy passionfruit martini, and sit back as you watch the calm blue waters twinkle under the bright orange and pink skies.

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Cheers to 60 years and $.60 Dave's Margaritas on October 11th!


Cheers to 60 years with 60¢ Dave's Margarita on Thursday, October 11th from 11AM to 7PM at the Rusty Pelican Miami!

Celebrate the success of Rusty Pelican and Specialty Restaurants Corporation, no better way than with a 60¢ Dave's Margarita with the purchase of an appetizer or entrée! Available Thursday, October 11th Open to 7pm. Limit 2 per person.

This margarita was named after Specialty Restaurant's founder, David Tallichet who created this recipe using his signature ingredients - fresh lime juice and orange liqueur. We have added something new to it with our partnered vendors, Camarena Tequila, Grand Marnier and Cointreau.

*Maximum of 2 per person Available until 7pm. Management Reserves All Rights. Limited Time Onl...

Enjoy our Throwback Menu featuring $19.58 Teriyaki Steak special!


We're Celebrating 60 Years of Specialty Restaurants! Rusty Pelican and all Specialty Restaurants* are featuring a Throwback Menu in celebration of the 60th Anniversary. The Throwback menu features our most popular items from The Reef - the first Specialty Restaurant to open in 1958. The Menu will be available from October 8th to October 21st! It includes a $10 Crab Cake with Tiki Sauce, $19.58 Teriyaki Steak, $6 Pineapple Cheesecake, and $6 Mai Tai.

You don't want to miss out on this special 1958 Throwback Menu!
View Full menu here

*Management Reserves All Rights. Limited Time Only. While Supplies Last.

Bourbon Month - All of September!

September celebrates Bourbon Month! Featuring Special Buffalo Trace and 1792 Cocktails all month of September. Along with a special Happy Hour event on September 12th that will be highlighting these cocktails.

Don't miss out on the best part, an exclusive and rare Pappy Van Winkle 5-Course Tasting Dinner paired with an elevated menu.
Wednesday, September 19th and Thursday, September 20th
$258 per person

Limited Seating! For reservations email or Call 305.361.3818

View flyer here
*Does not include tax and service charge.

Corporate Open House | September 12

You're cordially invited to our Corporate Open House on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 from 6PM-8PM.

Planning a corporate event, mixer or holiday party? We offer customized packages for all your corporate event needs!
Rusty Pelican’s dramatic waterfront setting will inspire your group to create, collaborate and engage with each other. Our venue’s unique spaces can accommodate all of your corporate events including conferences, board meetings, mixers, seminars and private dining. We also provide complimentary WIFI and state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment.

Champagne Upon Arrival Tour of our Event Rooms Meet and Greet with Vendors Plus, Day of Booking Incentives! Admission is Free.



MIAMI SPICE - August 1st through September 30th


Miami Spice is a mouth-watering restaurant promotion showcasing the very best of Miami cuisine. Join us and enjoy our three-course lunch and dinner menus! We're also featuring wines by the bottle and a Miami Spice cocktail!

Lunch Menu Featuring
Corvina Ceviche
Salmon BLT
Nikkei Roll
Rum Tres Leche and more!

$23 per person

View the Miami Spice Lunch Menu

Dinner Menu Featuring
Mediterranean Mussels
Grilled Marinated Octopus
Short Rib
Branzino en Papillote
Key Biscyane Pie and more!

$39 per person

View the Miami Spice Dinner Menu

Featured Wines By The Bottle
Pinot Gris, WillaKenzie, Willamette Valley, 2017
Pinot Noir, La Crema, Monterey, 2016

$39 each

Featured Miami Spice CocktailJust Peachy : Finlandia Vodka, Peach Purée, Lemonade, Simple Sy...