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The Oyster Bar Now Open at CocoWalk


The Oyster Bar Now Open at CocoWalk


Chef/restaurateur Michael Beltran and Ariete Hospitality Group’s (AHG) newest concept, The Oyster Bar made its grand debut to the public. Part of AHG’s soon-to-open Eva restaurant at CocoWalk, The Oyster Bar delivers an intimate experience, specializing in raw bar classics, delectable small plates, and thoughtfully curated libations to pair perfectly with the bounty of the sea.

Nestled on the ground floor of the beautifully restored and iconic shopping plaza, the opening of The Oyster Bar marks phase one of Ariete Hospitality’s two-part restaurant rollout at CocoWalk. Later this fall Eva, serving a delicious taste of the Mediterranean through the unique culinary prism of chef Michael Beltran and executive chef Ashley Moncada, now open for lunch, dinner, Happy Hour and brunch.

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The seafood-forward menu offers a lineup of enticing Snacks, ideal for an afterwork bite or intimate night out. Raw bar classics include a daily selection of Oysters on the Half Shell with pikliz mignonette and lemon; Conch Salad prepared with tomatillo, red onion, bell pepper and lime; Shrimp Escabeche in an anticucho marinade with mojo and potato; and Corvina Ceviche with leche de tigre, radish and cilantro. Guests can also enjoy an array of delectable small plates such as Corn Brochette with smoked oyster butter, cotija cheese and paprika; Clam Dip made with aji amarillo, garlic and lemon and served with Peruvian crackers; Lobster Roll topped with garlic aioli, pickled fennel and chives on a brioche roll; Crab Cake Sandwich with rocoto tartare, pikliz and scallion; and a Snapper Dog, pork & snapper sausage with garlic-fennel slaw and chives.

The Oyster Bar Crab Cake Sandwich

The Oyster Bar features an impressive and surprisingly extensive bar program. Standouts include several craft cocktails such as the Rye Tai – rye whiskey, pineapple, orgeat, lemon and angostura bitters; El Séquito – tequila, mezcal, lime, habanero tincture and grapefruit soda and a Watermelon Caipirinha – Cachaça, watermelon and lemon. Also on offer, a selection of wines and beer, as well as spiked Snow Cones as delicious as they are whimsical with flavors including Piña Colada made with rum, pineapple and coconut and Mango infused with tequila, lime and tajin for an extra kick. Destined to become a Happy Hour destination, every Monday to Friday, The Oyster Bar offers $9 well spirits and wine, $6 beers and oysters for only $1.50 from 4PM to 7PM

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Eva and The Oyster Bar are located at 3015 Grand Avenue at CocoWalk in the heart of Coconut Grove. The space has nine (9) seats at the bar and an outdoor area for guests seating 20 people. Opening hours of operation (subject to change) are: MondayWednesday, 3PM10PM; Thursday, 3PM11PM; Friday & Saturday, 11:30AM11PM; Sunday, 11:30AM10PM. For more information on The Oyster Bar and Eva, visit Follow on Instagram: @evacoconutgrove

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Ariete Hospitality Group (AHG)

Dedicated to the notion that service, excellence and hospitality are the cornerstones of any successful food & beverage concept, Ariete Hospitality Group is the culinary and hospitality collective created by celebrated chef Michael Beltran and his business partner Andrew Falsetto. Under the AHG umbrella, the duo own and operate some of South Florida’s most popular and award-winning food and beverage concepts. They include the group’s namesake and a defining Magic City dining destination, the Michelin-starred Ariete in Coconut Grove. Also in Coconut Grove, Chug’s Cuban Diner, The Taurus, The Allocation Room retail bottle shop/tasting room and AHG’s event space, Nave. In addition, AHG owns/operates The ScapeGoat, a celebrated watering hole on Miami Beach, Brasserie Laurel, El Vecino cocktail lounge/cigar bar and Chug’s Express in downtown Miami at Miami World Center and The Gibson Room, a vibey, loungey restaurant, bar and music den in Miami. All AHG concepts strive to offer locals and visitors alike unparalleled experiences in food and beverage built upon a bedrock of pride, innovation and exploration. Each restaurant’s culinary offerings are grounded in inventive New American cuisine that combines classic techniques, global flavors and the spirit and vibrancy of Chef Beltran’s Cuban-American heritage. Cocktail offerings at each outlet are unique, hand-tailored and embraces its location and offers a unique perspective on modern cocktail culture. Boasting a team of talented and passionate individuals, Ariete Hospitality Group prides itself in the ability to consistently provide thoughtfully prepared, locally-sourced and inspired dining and drink delivered with flair and style. For more information visit

About CocoWalk

The newly reimagined CocoWalk has reopened and is elevating Coconut Grove as Miami’s top destination for those seeking unique retail, dining, and entertainment experiences. CocoWalk’s ownership spearheaded the exciting redevelopment: The majority partner Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT), Comras Company, and Grass River Property, who together acquired the property in 2015 and invested in its extensive renovation. Today, CocoWalk features 150,000 square feet of prime retail space, including local, national, and international restaurants and retailers, including The Key Club, PLANTA Queen, Sushi Garage, Mister o1 Extraordinary Pizza, Botanico Gin & Cookhouse, Salt & Straw, Sweetgreen, Narbona Restaurant & Farm Market, Bluemercury, Edward Beiner, Edite Mode, FP Movement, Glosslab, Skinlab Miami, Gas Bijoux, Europann-USA, Coco Cigars, The Spot Barbershop, and The School of Rock. The movie theater, Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas, has also reopened at the property. As part of the renovation, the ownership group also developed One CocoWalk, a five-story, 85,745-square-foot office building now open on the property’s east side. Through this major redevelopment, CocoWalk has reclaimed its role as the Grove’s geographical and commercial centerpiece.

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