The Sweetest Steakhouses in Miami
Miami may have a reputation as a beach body city, famous for its fit and fabulous residents and visitors, but that shouldn’t suggest that Floridians don’t enjoy dessert as much as the next restaurant-goer. The Magic City boasts incredible desserts, many of which can be found at Miami’s finest steakhouses. Much more than meat meccas, these restaurants feature desserts well worth saving room for. Here are some of the most sensational sweets at Miami steakhouses.
Angle: From all-American apple pie (albeit reinvented) to chocolate and key lime, this breezy, chic restaurant runs the gamut with its short-but-sweet dessert list. For those looking for a taste of nostalgia, that “apple pie” does the trick, while thoroughly reinventing the form. The dish features a masterful, meticulous pastry with caramelized apples, brown sugar crisp and candied pecan ice cream a la mode. Similarly, the key lime panna cotta is an homage to that Floridian staple key lime pie, here made with tropical sorbet, coconut streusel and pistachio biscotti. And for chocoholics, the aptly dubbed “indulgent chocolate cake” contains a dark chocolate torte, bittersweet chocolate mousse, passion fruit and caramel sauce.
Prime 112: This large, stylish steakhouse features a particularly large selection of sweets, all of which are dizzyingly delicious. In addition to the quintessential key lime pie, there’s a bunch of other Americana-inspired confections, like carrot cake, chocolate and peanut butter s’mores, warm chocolate pudding, peanut butter Snickers pie and fried Oreos with French vanilla ice cream. Upping the ante on nostalgia, there’s also warm chocolate chunk cookies that are served with cold milk.
Quality Meats: After you’ve eaten your way through the “quality meats,” you’re gonna want to peruse the quality sweets. This contemporary steakhouse gets playful and comforting with its decadent dessert selection. The sticky toffee pudding comes with fig ice cream, the key lime cheesecake features toasted meringue and fresh passion fruit-mango sauce and thick slices of coconut cake feature candied pecans and dulce de leche. Quality Eats does a particularly impressive job with its ice creams, which are elaborate creations and combinations served like sundaes. This includes burnt marshmallow ice cream with chocolate fudge, chocolate chunks and graham cracker bits, and guava cheese ice cream swirled with guava and graham cracker shortbread.
Meat Market: Don’t let the name fool you. This place is just as adept at sweets as it is with its steaks. Riffing on childhood classics, Meat Market’s desserts include standouts like spiked milk and cookies, which boozes up the nostalgic pastime by serving aged rum with chocolate chip, double chunk and oatmeal cookies. Nutella S’mores is a popular pick, too, made with molten chocolate cake, honey marshmallow fluff, hazelnut milk chocolate ice cream, hazelnut sable, hazelnut praline and graham cracker crumbs. For the indecisive, try the Miami Beach sampler, an assortment of mini desserts including creme brulee, seasonal pie, Nutella s’more and warm chocolate chip cookies.
Diplomat Prime: Popcorn, chicory and almond tuiles are just a few of the ingredients found on the contemporary dessert menu at Diplomat Prime, which should tip you off that these dishes are far from average. Indeed, dark chocolate mousse bars come with peanut butter and praline, banana cake features chicory and yogurt sorbet and an ice cream sundae gets a dose of salty sweetness with dulce de leche and popcorn.
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse: For something a little less contemporary and a little more classic, head to Wolfgang’s Steakhouse. This old-school gem does timeworn desserts justice with its rigorous commitment to craft, quality and scratch-made products. The result is a dessert menu that’s at once indulgent and wholesome, featuring timeless staples like apple strudel, key lime pie, tiramisu, hot fudge sundaes and cheesecake.