If you’re looking for a whimsical spot to enjoy Sunday brunch in Miami, then Isabelle’s Grill Room & Garden is your new go-to.
The restaurant, located at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, is launching its Mad Hatters Spring Brunch Series this Sunday, March 26. It will feature a tea-rrific brunch menu that will run every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and cocktails created by local food influencer and content creator, Gio Gutierrez.
Brunch fiends and fans of the Lewis Carroll tale can dive down the rabbit hole into Isabelle’s outdoor oasis, decked with oversized planters, lush landscaping, natural wood tables and woven chairs. You’ll feel like you’re really sitting down at a tea party with Alice and the Mad Hatter as the terrace is the perfect magical playground for festive tea party games and themed decor.
Gutierrez, known for lively food-and-cocktail-related original content he regularly uploads to his popular Instagram handle @chatchowtv, has collaborated with the Isabelle’s team to create three special cocktails fit for queens and kings, to be offered during the series:
- The Jabberwocky, a twist on the Negroni Sbagliato made with Grey Goose essences strawberry & lemongrass, martini bitter, Martini & Rossi sweet vermouth, La Marca prosecco rosé served in a tea kettle that serves up to 4 cups.
- Through The Looking Glass — a Mojito meets an Old Fashioned — made with Havana Club Rum 86 Proof, lime sour, cane sugar, mint essence.
- Down The Rabbit Hole, a floral and shaken gin drink made with Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru, pineapple juice, lemon, blackberry jam.
But every tipsy tea party is not complete without a dessert spread, and this one is no exception. A Mad Hatters Dessert Carousel, a spinning presentation of exquisite desserts, will include Chocolate Marble Pavlova, Exotic Caramel Tarte, Black Forest Torte, Coconut Tartlet, Crème Brulee, Banana Tarte and the Pistachio Raspberry Mousse Dome. There will also be a smaller Dessert Sampler with three sweet selections to choose from.
Brunch will include dishes from the Coconut Grove spot’s a la carte brunch menu, assuring that no heads will roll due to hungry attendees. Feast on starters like the Hearth Skillet and Seasonal Oysters before moving on to the mouthwatering Club Burger, Spring Mizuna or Isabelle’s Benedict and Avocado Toast. Seasonal pancakes and the extraordinary Challah French Toast Skillet are a delicious way to top off an afternoon filled with festivities.
And in true brunch fashion, bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and Bellini’s will flow, all available weekly.
The Mad Hatters Spring Brunch Series will run from March 26 through May 28; every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Isabelle’s Grill Room & Garden at The Ritz Carlton is located at 3300 SW 27th Ave, Miami, FL 33133. For reservations, click here to visit their website. Complimentary valet is included for guests with reservations.