A slew of new restaurants will open at Aventura Mall’s new food hall later this year, including Shake Shack and Luke’s Lobster.
The food hall will be part of the mall’s three-story, 315,000-square-foot expansion wing that’s set to open in November.
Joining Shake Shack and Luke’s Lobster are Figs by Todd English, GoGo Fresh, My Ceviche, Zuuk Mediterranean Kitchen, Poke 305, Hank & Harry’s Delicatessen, Silderz, Häagen Dazs and the BOL, according to a press release.
In 2016, the mall’s owners, Turnberry Associates and Simon Property Group, closed on $213.5 million in financing for the expansion, which will be anchored by Topshop Topman and Zara.
Designed by architect Carlos Zapata, the new wing will feature an 84-foot by 50-foot glass wall, with a 350-foot skylight with views of the rooftop terrace. It will also have a nearly 93-foot tall sculpture by Belgian artist Carsten Höller that Aventura Mall visitors will be able to slide down. The outdoor piazza will feature such art as Gorillas in the Mist by The Haas Brothers, designed for the mall at 19501 Biscayne Boulevard.
Turnberry owns 66 percent of the mall and Simon owns the rest. – Katherine Kallergis