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Upstairs at the Van Dyke Cafe

846 Lincoln Rd, South Beach, Miami, FL 33139 (Downtown)
1-305-534-3600
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Ranked #4 of 102 Nightlife in Miami
Type: Jazz Bars
Most recent review
- Jul 22, 2014
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MIAMI, FL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I am really missing this place. The live music was great, the location, the food, the people and the service. It is too bad it has to close. I hope they re-open soon.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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198 reviews 198 reviews
22 attraction reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We've been coming to the Van Dyke since 2008. There's a lot of live music in SoBe but this is a little different. The Van Dyke is housed in one of the prettier buildings on Lincoln Road and is a popular restaurant in it's own right. Upstairs though, it's a music lounge - a sort of chilled out Ronnie Scott's... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Enjoyed our evening in this small friendly music club. Excellent bands and very reasonable $5.00 cover charge for table seating and drinks prices . We did not eat but saw that the food looked good also. Highly recommended.

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Zoetermeer
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I did't ate here, just came for the music. I heard there's some great blues and jazz band here every evening and thought to check it out. It was amazing, besides paying $5 each person to sit down at a table. But after a night drinking and enjoying the great band of Biscuit Miller, the bill wasn't so bad after... More

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

What a great place. We happened upon this place by mistake. What fun. Terrific for people watching. Had a MedSampler dish with Humus and Veggies and was enough for 2. Beer was great, service was superb, and prices were reasonable for South Beach! FUN FUN FUN...would go back again. Thanks for the great dinner, and service.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a place we return to whenever we come to Miami! Van Dykes is situated along Lincoln Boulevard which is perfect for shopping or just strolling along sightseeing. Take a seat outside and enjoy watching Miami at its best....there's plenty to see that's for sure! The food is delicious and the choice is plentiful. Staff very friendly and happy... More

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Miami, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012 via mobile

They offer a huge selection including breakfast all day. The middle east platter was delicious and had enough for two to share. The breakfast special was a large portion as well, served with fresh squeezed oj or fresh apple juice. My unexpected favorite was the kids Mac n cheese (tasted from my son's dish). The best I've ever had! Their... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

andrew recomended this place it was awesome i lovd there grilled chicken

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Milwaukee, WI
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

We went to the Upstairs at the Van Dyke Cafe the night Sammy Figueroa's band performed. What an outstanding evening! The music couldn't have been better! The band truly deserves its Grammy nominations! Since we already had dinner somewhere else, we opted just for cocktails and desert. The cocktails were excellent and the desert, a large chocolate soufflé for two,... More

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

YUM ate here 3 times!! the fondue is a must! very fresh and the food came very quickly! ENJOY!

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