Plans Filed To Build Multi-Level Restaurant At Historic Miami Woman’s Club By Groot Hospitality & Tao Group

Groot Hospitality is partnering with Tao Group on a big name restaurant set to open at the Miami Woman’s Club on Biscayne Bay.

A spokesperson for Groot confirmed that they are partnering with Tao on the project. The restaurant name has not yet been decided, but it won’t be called Tao.

The new venue will be open 7 days a week, from 11:30 AM until 3:00 AM, according to documents filed with city planners.

A total of 558 seats are planned, with 250 inside and 308 outside. Outside diners will have views of a fountain feature that will be built.

There will also be three full bars serving liquor.

A 75-space surface parking lot is planned in front, with valet parking.

Miami Hospitality Operating Group, LLC filed the plans. The company is managed by Marc Packer and by Tao Group Operating LLC, itself controlled by The Madison Square Garden Company of New York, a publicly traded company.

Tao operates restaurants in New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Singapore, and Sydney.

Kobi Karp is the architect of record, with interior design by San Francisco’s Ken Fulk. Richard Heisenbottle is overseeing historic restoration, while Raymond Jungles is doing landscape design.

Miami’s Historic and Environmental Preservation Board is scheduled to review the proposal on February 4.

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Anonymous
11 months ago

Baywalk got built in front of this location only months ago, then we get a new waterfront restaurant! Can’t wait for all of Edgewater bay walk to connect. How about they make the Herald site bay walk open up? The huge concrete pad they poured should have triggered that clause.

Anonymous
11 months ago

Before any else posts

Winning!
World Class!
Game Changer!

Anonymous
11 months ago

Density ! Just build it ! Shore Power ! No parking !

Anonymous
11 months ago

… bike lanes, parks, coastal link!

Anonymous
11 months ago

Oh My – you are getting me moist

Anonymous
11 months ago

YES _ Build baby build just cause you say so

Anonymous
11 months ago

Well, that’s what they do in a city, “build.” If you don’t like it, there are plenty of farming towns you can move to.

Anonymous
11 months ago

Metromover extension right next to FEC!

Anonymous
11 months ago

yes – just like NYC !!

Anonymous
11 months ago

Long, long way from it…

POLO
11 months ago

Great the historic building was saved, instead of building another condo tower.

Anonymous
11 months ago

Don’t you just hate seeing capitalism in action?

Anonymous
11 months ago

don’t you love seeing our history and heritage sold to the highest bidder for tax monies for epic-ally corrupt, graverobbing, scumbag politicians to squander away on shite that will never benefit you ?!?

Anonymous
11 months ago

You mean, I was somehow benefiting from the Miami Woman’s Club on Biscayne Bay?

Gee, why didn’t anyone ever tell me?

Anonymous
11 months ago

Yes, people benefit from history and a sense of place, which is why suburbia and planned cities like Brasilia are sad hellholes.

Anonymous
11 months ago

Dang, all those broke years I went through and all the while I didn’t know how much enrichment these old structures in Miami where giving me.

Man I’m so glad you’re here to make me aware of that. Those people fleeing Cuba don’t know what they’ll be missing.

Anonymous
11 months ago

All in moderation dude. If everything stayed the same because it was historic there would be no progress. Some things are worth saving and somethings are not. In my opinion this was a good save.

Anonymous
11 months ago

I think you are confusing capitalism with ignorance?

Magazine
11 months ago

Figured this was only a matter of time once David Grutman sold to Live Entertainment. It was always said he and the Tao partners had a gentlemen’s agreement that Tao would not operate in Miami. But this is absolutely great news for Miami nightlife / upbeat dining. They are world class operators.

Anonymous
11 months ago

they are considered tacky in other cities.

Magazine
11 months ago

They are the dominant nightlife / restaurant group in NYC and Las Vegas. Tacky? Perhaps, but that is subjective. Successful? Incredibly so.

Anonymous
11 months ago

Very cool.. Edgewater heating up

Anonymous
11 months ago

Wow, I’ve been to their location in downtown NYC and it’s amazing! I hope they build something even more majestic here❤️

Anonymous
11 months ago

I am groot.

Anonymous
11 months ago

I am groot.

Anonymous
11 months ago

Absolutely no to the parking!!

There is a giant public parking garage right across the street.

KRR
11 months ago

umm someone needs to relax… people enjoy valeting their cars. not everyone wants to go through the hassle of looking for street parking

Anonymous
11 months ago

T-6-8-O They could request a 30% wavier for required parking as they are near transit (metromover + omni terminal).

Anonymous
11 months ago

No way! Need MORE parking!

Tear down the Freedom Tower for a new parking garage!

Anonymous
11 months ago

LOL – I see what you did there 😉

Anonymous
11 months ago

Stuck in a steel cage IS freedom!

Anonymous
11 months ago

great news this is a game changer for this side of bay look forward to going

Anonymous
11 months ago

Where will all the woman go now?

Anonymous
11 months ago

In the kitchen.

Most of them don’t know how to cook anyway.

Anonymous
11 months ago

Surprising location

Anonymous
11 months ago

yeah traffic nightmare

Anonymous
11 months ago

If that bothers you, stay home.

Anonymous
11 months ago

International fine arts collage

Anonymous
11 months ago

Should have done the same with the Unity on the Bay mansion, which could’ve been incorporated into the site plan with a tower (like Paramount before a crane fell on a preserved house), alas “THIS IS MIAMI! SHORE POWER!”

Anonymous
11 months ago

Right on top of Historic Kenny’s House.

Anonymous
11 months ago

tacky