Essensia Restaurant embodies the simplicity and elegance of natural gourmet dining at The Palms Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach. A member of Slow Food Miami, Essensia focuses on “the pure essence of taste”, with a genuine passion for providing an opportunity to slow down and indulge in a dining experience carefully crafted for the mind, body, and soul. Essensia features worldly fare presented in a vibrant and sophisticated style. With a long track record creating exceptional green and organic dishes, Executive Chef Julie Frans’ and Pastry Chef Samantha Frei extract a kaleidoscope of flavors from local, seasonal, sustainable and organic ingredients, creating a fresh and wholesome concept.
Our South Beach restaurant’s menus also include a nutritious kids menus. Experience the pure essence of taste while nourishing your body and soul at Essensia, a unique South Beach, Miami dining experience.
Essensia Restaurant features an elegant and intimate indoor dining room, plus a large covered terrace and poolside terrace for al fresco seating. Open daily for breakfast 7-11:30am, lunch 11:00-3pm, and dinner, 6-10pm (Friday & Saturday’s until 11:00PM).
Essensia Lounge is the perfect venue for late afternoon or evening cocktails, featuring a large covered terrace with comfortable sofas and armchairs and a striking indoor bar featuring coconut and rosewood, and a color palette of dark aqua and burnt orange.
“Garden to Glass” Cocktails & Craft Beers
Essensia Lounge features an innovative, artisanal and sustainable drinks menu, including the hotels’ signature “Garden to Glass Cocktails” cocktails made with fresh fruit and herbs grown in Essensia’s on-sitre Organic Chef’s Garden and pure, artisanal spirits as well as a variety of imported, domestic and craft beers.
100% Sustainable, Organic & Biodynamic Wines
Complementing the seasonal menus at Essensia Restaurant, the Lounge’s wine list is committed to being sustainable, organic or biodynamic and has been selected for sharing Essensia’s mission to be good for you and the environment. The Essensia Lounge also offers a tasty gourmet bar menu featuring nibbles & sharing plates, soups, salads, sandwiches and flatbreads.
Essensia Lounge is open 7 Days a week.