With a variety of intimate indoor and outdoor dining spaces, Essensia is perfectly suited to host small parties of all types, from an informal family lunch or brunch to a festive company dinner. Essensia Restaurant can accommodate parties of up to 20 people in one section of our hotel's restaurant. For parties over 20 people, please visit Weddings & Events at The Palms Hotel & Spa. Our experienced restaurant staff will work with you to create a one-of-a-kind Miami Beach event, enjoying the freshest seasonal fare available in Miami Beach. Essensia’s seasonal menus are available and may be personalized according to your taste and requirements. For parties over 12 people, pre-set menus are required. Select from our prix-fixe suggestions or create your own – we are excited to plan your event with you! For more information on your next private party, fill out our RFP form below.
Private Party Spaces
Essensia Restaurant Pool Terrace
Located close to the pool and surrounded by our lush tropical gardens, our outdoor Pool Terrace is the perfect venue for relaxed brunches, lunches, or laid-back dinner parties for up to 20 guests.
Essensia Restaurant Terrace
Overlooking the al fresco Pool Terrace, the Essensia Restaurant Terrace is part of our covered veranda terrace and perfect for small parties up to 20 guests.
Essensia Dining Room
This elegant indoor dining room can accommodate parties up to 20 guests, using existing restaurant seating and a combination of table sizes.
Our covered lounge terrace can accommodate private cocktail receptions for up to 20 guests. Enjoy Essensia’s specialty Essential cocktails, artisanal wine list and craft beer selections.
Food is on point! Responsibly sourced and made with love. Great place for a date or anniversary.- Yelp Reviewer March 2019
Wonderful servers, amazing food and quiet atmosphere. Feels like you are in the middle of tropical forest.-Opentable Reviewer March 2019
The best restaurant that I have ever been to. Lovely ambiance, amazing atmosphere, food, lighting, staff everything. A must if you are in the area and even if not staying at the hotel. We had a great time, don't miss! - Tripadvisor ReviewerMarch 2019