This place is wisely situated in downtown Miami right where it should be. Expect to enter a cathedral-like-three story-high atrium that is truly impressive. The restaurant/art gallery contains tons of Mexican art works which are beautifully displayed on multi-high-level shelves everywhere.
Earning a three-star rating by The Miami Herald in its first year and a nod as “Best Gastropub” by the Miami New Times in 2012, HaVen has remained a locals favorite. Expect fabulous food and drinks served in a unique setting with equal parts ultra-lounge and a high-tech watering hole. “We’re thrilled with our success at HaVen but are continuously thinking of new ways to bring something special to our concept,” says Mike Boles, co-owner of HaVen Hospitality Concepts (HHC), which owns/operates HaVen and its spicy sister restaurant, Huahua’s Taqueria.
Recently celebrity Mario Lopez and Steve Santagati from EXTRA TV joined hundreds of fans aboard The Lady WindridgeYacht docked on the Intracoastal Waterway in Miami Beach.
I know, but I couldn’t help it. It just felt right calling the Khong River House…King Khong. Punning aside, tradition is king here. Menu items reflect Northern Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Burma specialties with the chef’s wink towards South Florida’s produce, seafood and our penchant for tropical flavors.
Noel and Terry Neelands, spent many years exploring and discovering the vineyards of France and Italy and dreamed of owning their own vineyard, picking their own grapes and making their own wines.