One of the old world’s tastiest holiday traditions will receive a “Florida-style” twist with the return of the second annual “Feast of the Seven Fishes” dinner at Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen + Bar on Monday, Dec. 24.
The Christmas Eve seafood extravaganza will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is limited to the first 50 guests. The special seven-course prix fixe menu will feature all-inclusive new world and old world wine pairings. Reel Fish will also be open from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Dec. 24 offering its regular dinner service.
“FEAST OF THE SEVEN FISHES” MENU*
SNACK – Octopus Ceviche, Baked Clams Casino, Shrimp Mac & Cheese
Gratien & Meyer, Rose Champagne, Cremant de Loire, Brut, France, NV
Family Style Sharing Platters
SAVORY – Whiskey Shrimp – Wild-Caught Key West Pink Shrimp with Jack Daniels Cream Sauce on Sour Dough
SALTY – Seafood Nachos – Blue Crab & Crawfish, House-Made Wontons
Blue Rock, Baby Blue Blanc, Sonoma Coast, 2017
FRIED – Whole Fried Hog Fish and Genuine American Red Snapper with Smothered Tomatoes & Okra
Bravium, Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley, 2105
EARTHY – Gulf Oysters Shooters featuring Tito’s Vodka
PASTA – Cioppino – Fish Stew with Dungeness Crab, Clams, Shrimp, Scallops, Octopus, Grouper, Tomato Broth
Bertani, Valpolicella Ripasso, Veneto, Italy, 2014
SWEET – Mike’s Famous Carrot Cake, Seven-Layer Chocolate Cake
Graham's 20-Year Tawny Port
*(Menu and wines subject to change based on availability)
Tickets are $69 per person (plus tax + gratuity) and can be reserved by calling 407-543-3474. In the spirit of holiday giving, Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen + Bar will donate ten percent of the dinner’s proceeds to the Coastal Conservation Association.
“We’re excited to carry on one of our favorite holiday traditions from Southern Italy and offer a Feast of the Seven Fishes menu this Christmas Eve,” said Fred Thimm, Owner, Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen + Bar. “We’ll be pairing the freshest available local seasonal seafood and handpicked wines for the celebration and look forward to sharing the holidays over delicious food with our beloved guests.”
In addition to the “Feast of the Seven Fishes” dinner, Reel Fish is celebrating the holidays with a variety of festive specials, including;
· New Fall/Winter lunch, dinner and brunch menus featuring fresh local fish, signature salads and additional non-seafood options like all-natural Creekstone Farms steaks and FreeBird chicken.
· For the rest of the year, the restaurant is offering a $10 bonus gift card for every $50 in gift cards purchased.
· To ring in the New Year on Dec. 31, Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen + Bar will feature a live DJ, midnight Champagne toast and food and drink specials.
For reservations visit: www.ReelFishCoastal.com.