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Diners seeking a one-of-a-kind private dining experience at Chef Michael Beltran’s highly acclaimed Ariete, can reserve The Cave, a private dining area available for special occasions and events located underneath the restaurant in an underground wine cellar. From the stone-lined walls and hidden wine room to the intimate subterranean setting, The Cave evokes a feeling of Old World dining, making this one of the most unique dining spaces in Miami. Menus are served family style and offer Ariete’s sumptuous signature dishes such as venison, grilled oysters, pastrami style short rib and Candy Cap mushroom flan. Ariete also hosts cocktail receptions with an assortment of options for passed canapes, and hot & cold stations. The Cave fits up to 50 guests. Ariete is located at 3540 Main Highway in Coconut Grove. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (305) 640-5862 or emailing;  Website: