Essensia embodies the simplicity and elegance of natural gourmet dining at The Palms Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach. A member of Slow Food Miami, Essensia’s concept focuses on “the pure essence of taste”, with a genuine passion for providing an opportunity to slow down and indulge in a dining experience carefully crafted for the mind, body, and soul.
Our Miami Beach organic restaurant features worldly fare presented in a vibrant and sophisticated style. With a long track record creating exceptional green and organic dishes, Signature Chef Julie Frans’ extracts a kaleidoscope of flavors from local, seasonal, sustainable and organic ingredients, creating a fresh and wholesome food concept.
Our South Beach restaurant’s menus also include an array of lower calorie Spa selections, for our weight-conscious patrons, as well as nutritious kids menus. Experience the pure essence of taste while nourishing your body and soul at Essensia, a unique South Beach, Miami dining experience.
Essensia features an elegant and intimate indoor dining room, plus a large covered terrace and poolside terrace for al fresco seating. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and for brunch on Sundays.
Essensia voted one of Miami’s top five hotel restaurants. – Lee Klein, Miami New Times
Elegant Essensia serves exceptional, healthful food…. I was immediately impressed by Essensia’s sprightly, modern menu with artfully sourced ingredients and a healthful bent. – Victoria Pesce Elliott, The Miami Herald
A classic hotel restaurant goes natural and organic… seasonal and organic ingredients take center stage at Essensia. – Arielle Castillo, Edible South Florida
How can it be that a relatively low-profile establishment fills so many chairs? The answer probably lies in the quality of the dining experience, which is solid. – Lee Klein, Miami New Times