Mangrove, the highly anticipated brainchild of the Jrk! team, is set to open its doors on Thursday February 15, in Downtown Miami at 103 NW 1st Ave, Miami FL 33128. This vibrant bar, restaurant and lounge promises a symphony of flavors, rhythms, and camaraderie, adding to the heart and soul of Downtown Miami.
Drawing inspiration from the success of Jrk!’s traditional Jamaican cuisine, Mangrove aims to redefine the casual fine dining experience. A space where culinary expertise, vibrant cocktails, and community converge, their mission is to offer a dining experience that elevates Miami’s ethnic dining scene and celebrates Caribbean culture. Managing Partner of Mangrove, Max Pierre, emphasizes, “This project is about breaking down barriers and uniting people through food, music, and culture.”
More than a restaurant, Mangrove takes guests on a nostalgic journey through Caribbean roots, reflecting the warmth and vibrancy seen in Jrk!’s design elements – promising an authentic Jamaican experience from the moment you step through the door. This new lounge champions artistry, community, and authenticity. With varied seating arrangements from bar stools to leather banquettes, and a mix of modern and vintage barware, Mangrove is a place where history meets the present and where every detail contributes to an immersive experience. Embracing the brand’s mantra, ‘Real food, done betta,’ Mangrove underscores its dedication to delivering an authentic and enriching experience for everyone.
The lounge seamlessly transforms into a dynamic counterpart of the Jrk! brand, featuring a cocktail menu with refreshing concoctions like the Red Red Wine with white rum, house-made sorrel, ginger, and fresh lime juice. Take a sip of The Hotstepper, a passion fruit tropical drink that effortlessly transports you back to the Caribbean with its vibrant and refreshing flavors.
Mangrove’s dinner menu, available Thursday through Sunday from 6 to 10 p.m., offers a variety of delectable dishes. Start your meal with appetizers such as Jerk Skewers and Rough Gal’ Wings. For the main course, indulge in options like Ginger Rosemary Snapper with Steamed Garlic Broccolini and Honey-Glazed Carrots, their Signature Fried Jerk Chicken Sandwich, and Roasted Salmon with Citrus Champagne Sauce.
Every Wednesday, Mangrove transforms into a Reggae haven, harmonizing beats with flavors for an evening of rhythmic bliss and island vibes. Don’t miss Happy Hour every Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., crafting delicious cocktails and setting the stage for a vibrant atmosphere, ushering in the weekend with style.
Mangrove opens its doors for dinner Thursday through Sunday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The bar and lounge welcome guests on Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., and Fridays and Saturdays from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. To make a dinner reservation, visit Resy. To learn more about Mangrove visit mangrove.miami or follow @mangrove.miami.