- Mon-Fri: 6:30pm-2am
- Sat-Sun: 11am-4pm, 6:30pm-2am
- Lunch, Dinner
- Good for Groups
- Takes Reservations
The Freehand’s restaurant is located in a historic 1930s house directly adjacent to the hotel—also designed by Roman and Williams, the interior has a colorful, beachy vibe complete with picnic tables, bright pink-and-green shelving, blue-and-white wallpaper, and tables lit with Virgin Mary candles. The menu is a hodgepodge of cuisines that’s illustrative of Miami’s melting pot—Caribbean, South American, and Middle Eastern flavors meld together in dishes like cheese bread made with cassava flour, banana bread French toast with Appleton rum, and arepas with ropa vieja and queso de mano. Don’t leave without having one of the tiki-bar-inspired drinks, which are served with a garnish of orchids, plastic sunglasses, and upside-down nips of rum.