Miami’s Petralunga Experience

Pizza at Petralunga Restaurant, Miami FL. Photo: Petralunga.com
Pizza at Petralunga Restaurant, Miami FL. Photo: Petralunga.com
Rating
4.6/5

It was my last night in Miami, and I wanted to take my sister-in-law to a unique restaurant for being such a great hostess. She suggested Petralunga located at 7601 E. Treasure Drive, Unit Cu-21 in North Bay Village, and off we went.

Petralunga is an Italian brand specializing in contemporary gourmet pizza, Mediterranean cuisine, and cocktails. Founded by Italian restaurateurs, this concept ultimately made its home in Miami. The goal of this restaurant is for a customer experience that combines pizza gourmet with mixology cocktails, a select wine list, and rocking the night away.

Their recipes use the finest and purest ingredients. Add these food elements to an elegant, light, and playful environment with a panoramic view of the tiny marine of North Bay Village, and an evening’s dining adventure is sublime.

Here is a view of Petralunga’s entrance.

Entrance to Petralunga, Miami. Photo: Sora Vernikoff
Entrance to Petralunga, Miami. Photo: Sora Vernikoff

 

What you see when you first enter 🙂.

Welcoming seating at Petralunga Miami. Photo: Sora Vernikoff
Welcoming seating at Petralunga Miami. Photo: Sora Vernikoff

We decided to eat outside. Note the marina backdrop on the right side. 🙂

Outdoor seating and view at Petralunga, Miami. Photo: Sora Vernikoff
Outdoor seating and view at Petralunga, Miami. Photo: Sora Vernikoff

What to order?

Determined to have room for dessert, I went light on the food and ordered grilled octopus with fingerling potatoes, kalamata olives, cherry tomatoes, onions, and bell pepper.

Grilled Octopus at Petralunga, Miami. Photo: Sora Vernakoff
Grilled Octopus at Petralunga, Miami. Photo: Sora Vernakoff

The portion was large and delicious, and I only ate about half.

Yes, it’s dessert time.

I ordered a molten lava chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream on a bed of crushed nuts accompanied by a cup of delicious black coffee.

Molten lava chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream on a bed of crushed nuts at Petralunga, Miami. Photo: Sora Vernikoff
Molten lava chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream on a bed of crushed nuts at Petralunga, Miami. Photo: Sora Vernikoff
Hot coffee at Petralunga, Miami. Photo: Sora Vernikoff
Hot coffee at Petralunga, Miami. Photo: Sora Vernikoff

The cake and ice cream were so good I left nothing on my dish.

I must admit that the dining experience was intoxicating, beginning with the food, sitting near the marina, and reveling in the European decor.

I recommend Petralunga if you’re near North Bay Village. I certainly plan to return when I’m back in Miami

Sora Vernikoff

Sora Vernikoff

Insightful author, journalist, blogger, world traveler, and Best-Selling and Award-Winning Author of Eat What You Want! Stop When You Want! found at A No-Diet, Weight-Loss Program at www.nodieting.net or Amazon. She has taught hundreds of unhappy dieters to use her eat and stop yourself weight-loss program to lose weight and find peace with food. Sora Vernikoff holds two Master’s Degrees, the first in Teaching and the second in English as a Second Language. She taught in the New York City Public School System in East New York, Brooklyn for 30 years and has traveled the globe. For many years she was also the New York City Charity writer for Examiner.com. An avid blogger, her own www.anewyorkerspointofview.com shares all things fun and entertaining in New York City while posting her interesting trips under the blog’s Travel tab. She is currently immersed in writing her next book, which teaches a Positivity Program letting you immediately zap negative or self-doubting thoughts in one session with but one question.

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