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La Riviera at Sofitel Miami

5800 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami, FL 33126
305-264-4888
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Ranked #125 of 3,575 restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $50
Cuisines: European, French, Mediterranean
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 57th Red Road
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Starkville, Mississippi
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I had both dinner and breakfast in the restaurant, and both were superb. A French flair but definitely with a Miami flavor, the dinner menu and quality of meal were excellent. I would definitely dine here again! I was in a large group and everyone tried different menu items and no one was disappointed in the least, including dessert.

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Grafton, Ohio, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We used the travelzoo coupon for dinner and still managed to spend $85 on top of the $103 coupon value including tip. We also had breakfast from the menu the following morning,a buffet was available but more food than necessary. Breakfast for 2 was around $30-35 tip incl. Food and service excellant. Forgot how much I missed having French wines!!!!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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131 reviews 131 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Food's expensive, wine's trite, restaurant is over-lit (wondering why the bar can feature candles on the tables but the restaurant doesn't), service is just stupid. Lax and careless. Food's mediocre. Mind you, if you're staying here and don't have a car you don't have many options; perhaps that's what the Sofitel is counting on?

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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The service and food were outstanding. The foie gras with the brioche are one of the best I've ever tried. For sure i'll come back next time I'm in Miami.

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Ampthill, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

We booked to stay here at the Sofitel as we were due to fly from the airport the next day. After a longish drive from Orlando we decided to eat at La Riviera, the in-house restaurant. It claims to produce typical French cuisine..I wonder how many reviewers who agreed with this assessment have actually had French cooking? The chowder was... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Superior French food, top of the line service, great menu. For elegant dining and an enjoyable evening La Riveria is worth a stop. The menu is classic French, I highly recommend the "La Degustation". Service was top shelf and friendly. Desserts excellent and a very nice selection of French and American wines.

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

To me as a traveler, customer service is NUMBER ONE!! and this Hotel and restaurant has it all. The fact that it was under small remodeling process did NOT bother me, since they are very careful with the process. LA RIVIERA RESTAURANT WAS THE BEST EVER ****** (FIVE STARS) BEST PAELLA EVER. and good drinks too. loved the snacks at... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Excellent restaurante, very friendly staff (Alexis is great!), great food, I loved the fact that the Chef came to our table to speak with us and ask how the food was.

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Littleton, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We had two meals here - and both were very good. A bit expensive; and the service at breakfast was not prompt (too many customers/too few waiters)

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Saint Marys, GA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Very convenient not to have to leave the hotel to get a great meal. They have very good desserts. They have a good discovery menu.

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