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All 58 Key Biscayne Restaurants

Rusty Pelican - Miami

3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL 33149
(305) 361-3818
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Ranked #9 of 58 Restaurants in Key Biscayne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Rickenbacker Causeway
Description: You haven't seen Miami until you've seen it from The Rusty Pelican Restaurant and Special Events Center. The Rusty Pelican is the most sought after restaurant with a view in South Florida. With the sun setting on Biscayne Bay against the backdrop of the alluring Miami skyline, The Rusty Pelican is the perfect spot for a romantic interlude or that special occasion. Located in Florida on the Island of Key Biscayne and just minutes away from Interstate-95. The Rusty Pelican has a breathtaking view of the City of Miami while offering superb cuisine and service. The fresh seafood changes with the season, deliciously enhanced with island-influenced salsas and flavors.
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Miami, Florida
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160 reviews 160 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

Rusty Pelican has gone through a major renovation and other than the new Island Bar and Wine Display the place looks like it needs another renovation. I am not sure what they were thinking when they picked the colors and the furniture out. I preferred the look and feel of the old rustic Rusty Pelican with all the cool fish... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner at the Rusty Pelican. The view of the sun setting on the Miami skyline while we ate was spectacular. The service and our waiter (I think his name was Benjamin) were exceptional. Everything we ordered was delicious (although pricey) I had the crab cakes for an appetizer. That along with the cornbread they serve was... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Once we got the place, it was nicely decorated, and we sat inside. I ordered a mimosa and a crab cake benedict. My boyfriend ordered coffee and the sausage flat bread. After almost 40 minutes we got our food. When I got my "crab cake benedict", I realized it was the smoked salmon benedict, and the toast felt as if... More

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New York City, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Friday night at the rusty pelican overlooking Miami sounded like a good idea. I was not expecting to wait 45 mins for bread to arrive at the table. My server was very busy and not on point. The place is beautiful and the skyline of Miami breathtaking. Once I communicated my problem to the manager He immediately took charge of... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

We ate here first night of our Miami trip. The setting is gorgeous and the staff is friendly and engaged. The food was great. I had Maine lobster that was very good. The views are amazing!

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miami, florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

I visited this restaurant with my husband and daughter. We live in Miami and honestly Rusty Pelican is not known for good food or service. Well my opinion changed after visiting two weeks ago. Rusty Pelican has the best views of downtown and Biscayne bay. I had the grouper. Delicious!!!!! My daughter and husband had the salmon and they said... More

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Cleveland, Tennessee, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

if you are looking for that spectacular restaurant experience, this is the place. Choose a good weather night and sit outside, you won't be disappointed. The view is spectacular. Entry to the dining area is through a glass wine cellar! Menu is terrific and service to match.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I had the best steak here. also the staff was amazing. the views of Miami are wonderful sit out side by a fire pit a wonderful experience.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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117 reviews 117 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Sunday brunch with friends with a great view, friendly service and delicious food. Bottomless mimosa if that is your fancy. Brunch selections with upscale ingredients, such as a lobster benedict. Affordable prices, considering the selections. Family friendly. Parking is limited.

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The Rusty Pelican is, as they say, the business - great waterline views of Miami, an attractively decorated environment, friendly service, super range of beverages and outstanding food. There are three different eating areas - the delightful bar, the spacious dining room and the outside patio - all with their own charm and character. The wine list is well chosen... More

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Additional Information about Rusty Pelican - Miami

Address: 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Phone Number: (305) 361-3818
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Key Biscayne
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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