Locals Get a New Watering Hole with Semilla Eatery & Bar

Locals Get a New Watering Hole with Semilla Eatery & Bar

Residents of South Beach have a new neighbor on the block – the approachable, comforting and tasteful kind. Meet Semilla Eatery & Bar, a gastropub located on Alton Road that utilizes fresh ingredients to offer a diverse menu and inspired cocktails.

All in a Name

The name “Semilla” means “seed” in Spanish, which is clearly Partner and Chef Frederic Joulin’s inspiration behind the new restaurant. “We chose this name to elaborate on the fact that each of our freshly prepared menu items is made using primarily organic ingredients. We aim to go back to the basics – the initial “seed” (so to speak) of preparing gourmet cuisine – the period before processed food and unpronounceable ingredient names,” said Chef Joulin in an interview with The South Florida Gourmet.

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