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Il Gabbiano

335 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131 (Downtown)
305 373-0063
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Ranked #65 of 3,615 restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Place is hopping. Food was amazing as was the service. A bit on the expensive side. Look out for the dress code or they will not seat you.

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Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

In Miami there are very few true Italian places. Il Gabbiano tries its best. The ambiance is very nice and the location perfect. The service was excellent and we were allowed to linger and enjoy our friends company without having to rush. The food was nicely prepared. I had the branzzino and it was done correctly. The grilled octopus appetizer... More

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Great food and great service! It was packed for a reason and a fantastic view if you sit on the terrace. First Class.

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Houston, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Simply put, the best food, service, atmosphere. Not inexpensive but you get what you pay for. I found this restaurant on a trip to Miami in May and was back again in June. I will go back the next time i am in Miami

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Delray Beach, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

What service!!!! management should be proud, world class service, food was unique and superb. view on the bay was the topper!!

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Denver, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I have been here many times and it is always perfect. Plain and simple this is an elegant, trendy expensive restaurant and worth every penny! If you can, request to be seated outside for the spectacular view. I cannot imagine a finer restaurant!!!

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

For those of you complaining about how long it takes, do the rest of us a favor and call for take out...or possibly just go to the local drive thru. For everyone else, if you want to spend some time with friends, family or the one you love relaxing and eating great food, try this place. When you arrive, you... More

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Miami, Florida
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This italian restaurant is very romantic. They start by serving the freshest tomatoes, olive oil, bread, cheese to start the night off. The veal parm is to die for. The deserts are a master piece. They come and prepare them infront of you. an absolute must eat at restaurant for anyone who enjoys Italian food.

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Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

We celebrated our 25th anniversary here. It was our first time and we were not disappointed at all. We had the most attentive service and the food was unbelievable. It was absolutely worth the expense. And we can't wait to celebrate another occasion at Il Gabbiano.

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Tampa, FL
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a truly fabulous, five-star restaurant. The service and food are extraordinary. My husband and I had seafood -- his dover sole was to die for and my langoustines were simple but delicious. Every time we go, we amaze ourselves that the price is well worth the quality of the meal and "event". My highest praise is for their... More

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