Lido Cafe opens in Surfside, Florida inside the Surf Club resort.

You can dine outdoors at Lido Restaurant in Surfside.

You can dine outside at Lido Restaurant in Surfside.

Past summertime, Miami reported goodbye to Surfside’s Le Sirenuse Restaurant, which closed following three yrs at the historic Surf Club, not able to weather conditions the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now, a new chapter in Surf Club record has begun.

In Le Sirenuse’s space is Lido Cafe, which characteristics Mediterranean cuisine by Government Chef Antonio Mermolia.

That indicates a seafood-heavy menu, with emphasis on Southern Italian specialties.

“The marvel of Lido’s food is the artwork at the rear of the scenes,” Mermolia claimed in a press launch. “I seek to make every single dish easy to understand, the place my notice is on sourcing the world’s finest elements and then managing every a single with just what is wanted to reveal its essence.”

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The interior of Lido Restaurant at the Surf Club in Surfside.

The menu functions crudo these kinds of as Tartare di Tonno (yellowfin tuna, burrato, toasted sesame seeds and basil) hand-minimize hamachi with tangerine and mint and langoustine tartare. Entrees consist of lemon sole with charred zucchini and roasted sea bass with mashed potatoes.

You’ll also locate Italian touches like pizza and pasta, including shitake mushroom ravioli and spaghetti with clams.

“Even if you’ve tried out pasta pomodoro almost everywhere, many situations in your daily life, I love the problem to get you to really feel that this a single is as shut as one can get to your favorite childhood memory,” Mermolia reported.

The restaurant capabilities an out of doors terrace, exactly where Sunday brunch is king. Specialties include things like consist of an Italian pancake with Macedonian fruit, whipped cream and honey and full branzino with roasted area vegetables. Lido Restaurant is also open up for breakfast, lunch and evening meal each day.

The club also characteristics the first Thomas Keller restaurant in Florida, The Surf Club Restaurant. The club’s popular Champagne Bar stays open up and is the inspiration for Lido’s beverages system, with specialty cocktails like the Decisive Minute, an award-profitable cocktail of Bombay Sapphire gin, lactic sherry mix, Italicus bergamot liqueur, coconut olive oil and espresso balsamic vinegar.

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The historic Champagne Bar at the Surf Club is the inspiration for Lido’s cocktail plan.

Lido Cafe at the Surf Club

Exactly where: 9011 Collins Ave, Surfside

Hrs: Breakfast 7-11 a.m. lunch noon-3 p.m. meal 5:30-10:30 p.m. Sunday brunch midday-3 p.m.

Reservations: Open Desk or 786-482-2280

Lido focuses on Southern Italian specialties, including seafood and pasta.

Connie Ogle enjoys wine, books and the Miami Heat. Remember to really don’t make her consume a mango.