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Balan's

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Downtown
American, Cafe, Seafood, International
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901 S Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33130
13053724145
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8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Called a "staple of Miami dining," with one of the best happy hours in...
Called a "staple of Miami dining," with one of the best happy hours in town, it's a savory home to locals for executive lunches, fine dinners, late drinks and hearty breakfasts. Join us in a contemporary setting where the menu shines and the service excels. Stars of the show include Lobster Club Wrap, Thai Shrimp Curry, Truffle Mac & Cheese and more.
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  • 28
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A bit expensive but great eggs benedict

The eggs benedict selection is awesome and the staff is super friendly! Great outside seating great for people watching.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
CubanSriracha
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Miami, Florida, United States
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Miami, Florida, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The eggs benedict selection is awesome and the staff is super friendly! Great outside seating great for people watching.

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

They offer basic food options like burgers, but they do it well. The beer selection is pretty good and they offer a nice relaxed ambiance. The bathrooms, though, are really interesting. The glass door is clear when unlocked, but becomes frosted when it locks

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Quebec City, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had lunch outside on great sunny day. The service was good and the food delicious and plenty. The bang bang salad...yummy.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stopped here for late night drinks and apps as we were attracted to their Happy Hour deals and outside seating plus lively music/crowd. We loved it! The happy hour specials start at night at 11 again and this is a great place to hang after dinner. Wines were $5 and beers $3 plus they had great apps from $5-$7... More 

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

We have been to Balans SO many times. When it first opened, it was fab. Since the 'honeymoon period' it has got slacker and slacker. On our last visit, which was some time ago, my husband had an eggs benedict here. Apparently, it was normal to serve the eggs 'rare'. Yes, if you want to be poisoned, then yes! But... More 

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Miami
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3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

To let you know that since Teresa returned to Balans at Brickell the service, food , and drinks have been incredible. Place is now returning to what it was, a fun place to hang out. Teresa in an awesome individual that makes you feel at home. Congrats Tere on an awesome job.

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Miami, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We have been to Balans several times for happy hour - all wines are $5 and cocktails are $6.95. The best deal for wine is the Cab from Napa Valley, normally $12 per glass but only $5 during happy hour! The $5 small bites are good too. Our favorite is the Sriracha BBQ wings - perfectly crispy and not too... More 

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Lewisburg
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

You cannot miss Balans Restaurant as it is right in the heart of the active Brickell business area.. Fairly somewhat limited menu but the quality of both the food and beverages more than makes up for it. We liked it so much that we dined there twice in a three day period.

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Winter Garden, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Not sure what this restaurant is trying to be. Looked like an Asian fusion. I had some Thai shrimp curry that lacked any real flavor. A good point was the service. Very attentive. Figured with the quality of restaurants in the Brickell Village area this one would be decent. Not so. Won't be back.

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Asker, Norway
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Looked for a place to sit down with a glass of wine and found at table towards the sidewalk. Perfect for people watching and to enjoy the Brickell flair.

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Additional Information about Balan's

Address: 901 S Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33130
Phone Number: 13053724145
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Cafe, Seafood, International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 901 S Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33130
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 13053724145

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe, Seafood, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Families with children, Doing business

Description

Called a "staple of Miami dining," with one of the best happy hours in town, it's a savory home to locals for executive lunches, fine dinners, late drinks and hearty breakfasts. Join us in a contemporary setting where the menu shines and the service excels. Stars of the show include Lobster Club Wrap, Thai Shrimp Curry, Truffle Mac & Cheese and more.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?