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24K Gold at Commelfó Restaurant

A taste of Europe and coastal charm

A perfectly cooked steak served graciously, in a beautifully decorated restaurant is one of the ultimate dining experiences. Add a 24k crust on the filet mignon and a Lavender Martini and dinner becomes an elegant destination of a lifetime. 

If you’ve been to the Latitude Plaza recently, you may have noticed a new business making itself at home: Commelfó Restaurant. The restaurant had its grand opening in June where generous VIP guests notably raised $1200 for Children in Crisis, partnering with owners Vincent and Nadya in support of the non-profit's good work to provide homes and keep brothers and sisters together in foster homes.

To catch you up to speed, the team at Commelfó focuses on modern American dining with a “little touch of European zest,” according to the restaurant’s owner, Vincent. Vincent and his wife Nadya opened the restaurant to fill the gap they saw while looking for fine dining or breakfast spots in their area.

“Every time [we went] out to eat, it was a problem for us,” Vincent tells Destin City Lifestyle. “Of course, we wanted to dress up nicely and have delicious food, but we didn’t want to drive too far for it.” After speaking with others and realizing they weren’t the only ones looking for an alternative dining option, they chose to create that place themselves.

For this reason, Commelfó is the spot for a variety of dining options and operates somewhat differently from its contemporaries. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and its menu caters to a wide variety of tastes and events. The signature dishes are the 24k gold encrusted steaks (fillet or ribeye) and New Zealand rack of lamb. And of course, the  Lavender Martini shaken with Grey Goose and garnished with mint and lavender. 

What ties these various options together is the presentation. “Our goal is to make the food not only delicious but also presented beautifully,” Vincent says. The aesthetic that defines  Commelfó symbolizes the presence that its owners hope the restaurant to be in Miramar Beach. “Everything is my wife’s vision,” Vincent tells us, Nadya chose green because it is “the colour of life, nature, and energy,” thus representing “growth, harmony, and safety.” Gold, the secondary colour in Commelfó’s brand, is “the colour of extravagance.” Together, the green and gold hues exemplify the restaurateurs' vision for the project.

Through all of this, Vincent and Nadya have worked to be a part of their local community and give back while maintaining their brand integrity. Almost all of the ingredients they use are bought fresh from local providers, and as much as they can make in-house, they do.

So if you are looking for a great place to take a date, or somewhere with a spectacular selection of quality food, Commelfó is here for you. The restaurant is located at 10859 Emerald Coast Parkway #303, Miramar Beach. View their menu and learn more by visiting

  • Lavender Martini,
  • Signature dish