It’s time to schedule those brunch plans as one of South Florida’s more popular spots is about to reopen. The Clevelander in Miami Beach will welcome guests again this weekend. The hot spot has been closed for two months but will be opening with a few upgrades.
Visitors will once again be immersed in the sultry Miami vibe of the Clevelander South Beach starting Friday, June 5. The reopening this week only includes the kitchen and bar; however, the hotel is allowing reservations beginning June 18.
If you're planning on having brunch here soon, be prepared for some changes.
While the SPF4 Sun Deck, the GameOnSports Bar, and C-Level Rooftop Terrace are still closed at this time, seating at the restaurant has been spaced out to maintain the proper social distancing protocols.
No more than four people are permitted to sit at a table, and disposable menus, silverware, plates, and cups have been implemented.
The hotel will also undergo changes as a part of its “Cleve Cares” program, which includes seals on rooms indicating that it has been “deep cleaned," placing hand sanitizer stations throughout the hotel, and regularly disinfecting “high touch” areas.
The Kitchen & Bar section will resume its normal hours.
Patrons can order up their signature cocktails like Kiss My Peach which is a mixture of Belvedere, peach puree, and lemonade. The Sexy Cuban, which has Bacardi, mint, muddled lime, soda water, and comes in an assortment of flavors like pineapple and coconut.
You'll be living your best life with any of these concoctions in hand.
On Wednesday, Gov. DeSantis said that Florida was ready to enter Phase 2 of his recovery plan for the state. The announcement meant that bars like the Clevelander could ease back to "normal" as early as the weekend.
The move meant that restaurants could operate bar-top seating and bars can run with 50% capacity inside but full capacity outside.
Weekend staples like movie theaters, tattoo parlors, bowling alleys were also included in Phase 2, though counties like
While restaurant and hotel reopenings continue throughout Miami-Dade, the beaches will remain closed. However, the party will begin again at The Clevelander, just in a more subtle manner in the meantime.