Acqualina Resort & Spa features Piazzetta, an Italian Restaurant & Market in Miami Beach, Florida

April 27, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FL. (April 27, 2012) Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach in collaboration with Il Mulino New York, is thrilled to announce the opening of Piazzetta, a modern marketplace and beachfront Italian restaurant concept which will transport guests to a town square set in South Florida Riviera amidst the breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. The Tuscany-inspired marketplace and beachfront restaurant offers light dining options, bottled wines, olive oils, sauces, caviar, brick oven pizzas, crostinis, paninis, salads, meats, teas and a coffee corner boasting twenty one specialty coffees in a relaxed and inviting setting. Guests and residents are invited to enjoy the luxurious surroundings of Acqualina's indoor and outdoor spaces while savoring in an assortment of signature dishes and offerings from this beachfront Italian restaurant in Miami, Florida. Daily specials include Roasted Marinated Chicken and Grilled Wild Tiger Shrimp. The menu is curated by Acqualina's Executive Chef Christopher Blum and Chef Michael Mazza of Il Mulino New York.

The atmosphere of this beachfront Italian restaurant and marketplace evokes an all-day dining experience in a casual and social setting inspiring of an overall feeling of convenience, comfort and luxury. The spacious outdoor seating overlooking the Atlantic Ocean allows guests to simultaneously celebrate food and breathtaking scenery in South Florida. The indoor table and lounge seating offers a warm and stylish place featuring wood flooring, Calacatta Gold marble dining tables and a beautiful ten person communal table. This Italian market and restaurant in Miami, Florida also features two display counters, one with gelato and the other offering artisan cheeses and pastries. A sushi bar is also available beginning at 5pm daily.

At Piazzetta, guests may choose to dine-in or take-away the finest fresh, prepared and gourmet foods as well as purchase a variety of merchandise including Il Mulino's famous pasta sauces. This Italian market also offers a Wine Corner featuring a wide variety of wines from around world with an emphasis on private vintages. The Wine Corner also has a collection of Italian current wines including Chianti Classico's and Brunello's from Tuscany. The indoor open space allows guests to peruse specialty wines, select dessert options and socialize with other guests. Pizzetta's Maître D' Stefano Righi and specialty Pizza Sous Chef from Naples, Roberto Canonico will be visible personalities interacting with guests throughout the day.

Opening March 18th, Piazzetta at Acqualina is open to the public Monday Sunday from 11am 11pm. Families, couples, groups of friends, hotel guests and local residents alike have an opportunity to enjoy the flavors and atmosphere of Italian countryside right on South Florida's own Riviera, Sunny Isles Beach. For more information about Piazzetta at Acqualina please call 305-918-6816 or visit