The Weekly Dish: Robuchon restaurants set Miami opening dates, new restaurants planned for MiMo & more

Restaurateur and nightclub owner Roman Jones leased the former Tarpon Bend space on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables

Aug.August 09, 2019 05:30 PM
 Miami Design District (Credit: Miami Design District)

Miami Design District (Credit: Miami Design District)

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon and Le Jardinier | Miami Design District
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon and Le Jardinier are both opening later this month, New York-based Invest Hospitality announced. Joël Robuchon, an award-winning French chef, died about a year ago.

Le Jardinier will open on Aug. 16 in a 4,200-square-foot, 108-seat space, according to a release. The restaurant, at 151 Northeast 41 Street suite 235, will also include a 64-seat outdoor patio and a 17-seat marble bar.

L’Atelier will open Aug. 28 in a 3,300-square-foot space above Le Jardinier, with a 34-seat dining counter and table seating for 20, according to the release.

French architect Pierre-Yves Rochon designed both restaurants.

Concept from the Angry Crab and Puttin’ on the Schnitz | MiMo District
A new seafood concept from the Chicago-based group behind the Angry Crab and San Soo Gab San is coming to the MiMo District. F+B Hospitality, led by Felix Bendersky, and Phil Gutman of Brown Harris Stevens Miami brokered the 2,500-square-foot lease for 6928 Biscayne Boulevard.

In addition, Puttin’ on the Schnitz, a restaurant by Adam Gersten of Gramps, will open at 1085 Northeast 79th Street.

Bendersky also brokered the nearby leases of El Bagel at 6910 Biscayne Boulevard and OMG Brigaderios at 6912 Biscayne Boulevard.

Asking rents range between $35 per square foot and $45 per square foot.

65 Miracle Mile | Coral Gables
Restaurateur and nightclub owner Roman Jones leased the former Tarpon Bend space on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables. Jones, principal of Coral Gables Concepts, plans to open a Gables-inspired restaurant in the 6,378-square-foot space, according to a release.

Alan Howard of Kerdyk Real Estate’s commercial division brokered the deal.

Jones is known for his Kiki on the River restaurant on the Miami River.

Tarpon Bend closed earlier this year after being open for 15 years.

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