Now open in the heart of Coral Gables, Seasy serves up healthy seaside Mediterranean fare and traditional Italian cuisine for brunch, lunch and dinner. A combination of the words “sea” and “easy,” Seasy is bringing the fresh seafood and laid-back atmosphere of the Mediterranean coast to South Florida.
The vision of owner Giovanni Maglione and his business partners, Seasy is the first U.S.-based restaurant endeavor for the Made in Napoli Hospitality Group which originated in Naples, Italy. When searching for a location in Miami, Maglione and his partners sought out a venue where they could recreate the atmosphere of a Mediterranean seaport and where diners could feel at home. Coral Gables’ Miracle Mile offered the perfect place to launch Seasy, and create a dining destination for patrons looking to enjoy and appreciate a healthy meal in a cozy and tranquil atmosphere.
“When speaking to my family about Coral Gables, I compare the neighborhood to Vomero and Posillipo, two prominent hillside areas of Naples known for their seaside landscapes and affluent crowds who enjoy la dolce vita and eating very well,” explains Maglione.
Incorporating mosaic tile design and Mediterranean colors echoing the blues of the sea and sky, Seasy’s interior currently seats 55 to allow for social distancing while the outside patio offers al fresco dining with 10 seats overlooking the picturesque Miracle Mile, one of South Florida's most sought-after shopping destinations.
An artistic mural depicting underwater marine life wraps around the dining room evoking the feel of a cozy coastal restaurant and transporting patrons to the sandy white beaches of the Italian coast.
Committed to using only fresh, quality ingredients, Seasy serves affordable, yet delicious selections of Mediterranean regional dishes, including fish, pasta, tapas, and more. Executive Chef Paula Gaviño, from Malaga, Spain, is responsible for creating Seasys' fresh and seafood-forward menu.
Delectable starters on the menu include small plates such as Fried Calamari ($14), served with tartar sauce and marinara sauce; Grilled Octopus ($18), paired with Seasy’s signature hummus, green beans and cherry tomatoes; Zucchini Blossom ($12) with ricotta and lemon zest; and Mediterranean Fritters ($18), featuring baby scallops, shrimp, calamari and local fish. Fresh salads range from the Burrata ($12) with cherry tomatoes, pesto and croutons and Greek Salad ($12) to the signature Seasy Salad ($10) with a choice of grain (farro, quinoa or brown rice for an additional $3), fish (tuna, salmon or shrimp for an additional $6) or egg for an additional $3.
Diners can also enjoy pastas including Gnocchi ($24) with vongole, shrimp and saffron; Spaghetti Chitarra ($22) with pesto sauce and shrimp; and Tagliolini alla nerano ($20); as well as signature entrees such as the Grilled Branzino ($25), served with Mediterranean sauce and grilled asparagus; Wild Salmon ($22), with sauteed spinach and tzatziki sauce; and Local Snapper Al Guazzetto ($22) with capers, olives and cherry tomatoes.
Guests can also choose from a variety of sandwiches such as the Breaded Shrimp ($14) with grilled eggplant, mozzarella and signature puttanesca sauce; Mahi Mahi Tempura ($14), topped with yogurt, cucumbers and mixed greens; a Vegan Burger ($14), featuring eggplant, zucchini, olive pate, tomato, basil and vegan cheese; and Octopus Burrata ($16), with pesto sauce and tomatoes. Ending the meal on a sweet note are notable desserts including Mango panna cotta ($8), Seasy Tiramisu ($8) and Graffe alla Nutella ($8), Nutella doughnuts.
In addition to their daily menu, Seasy also offers three, prix fixe executive lunch options ($16, $18, and $22), each featuring a balanced meal with dessert. Guests can also imbibe on daily happy hour specials from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., featuring tapas such as Local Fish Chicharrones ($8); Catch of the Day Tacos ($8); Breaded Shrimp ($8) with spicy mayo; and Mozzarella Fritters ($8) with signature puttanesca sauce; as well as zero dosage Italian Prosecco, Rosé, and additional premium imported wines by the glass ($5). Guests can also purchase premium products imported from Italy to bring home and enjoy that are all vegan, including zero dosage wines, Mediterranean extra virgin olive oil, as well as 12-year-old aged balsamic vinegar and 15-year-old aged balsamic vinegar.
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