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Catharsis Restaurant & Lounge

1644 SW 8th St, Miami, FL
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Ranked #664 of 3,675 Restaurants in Miami
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Latin
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: (305) 479-2746
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English first
Miami, Florida
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

I live in the roads area and always enjoyed catharsis. However it has really gone down hill. This last time was the final straw I won't be going back. 1. The waitress had no idea what was on the menu and told me a specialty drink they make didn't exist. 2. She tried to charge us a "cover charge" by... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Great music, great food the risotto ummmm the salmon tartar with ginger and cutis.... And the pork with guava and polenta to die for.... Dessert we has a red frute orgy .....lol The chef is great....Vine fabulous... Service great .... Everybody should have this expiriance ....

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Loud. Dark. Cold, uncooked risotto. Was not much better 30 minutes later when it was replaced. Not worth trying again. Sorry.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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96 reviews 96 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I had an interesting experience dining in the dark recently and thought it was fun and different... I was worried about the quality of the food but in the end was surprised that it was pleasantly good. I found myself eating with my hands many of the times since i couldn't figure out where the food was.... I guess this... More 

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Tamarac, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I have to admit that I was worried because of the mix-reviews, since people were complaining on previous reviews about the wine prices, the loud music and the small portions, but it turns up to be a fun and surprisingly pleasant experience. The venue is very nice… it’s a washed walls and candle lights, small place with live music. The... More 

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Gautier, Mississippi
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Situated in Little Havana...We went here the first night we arrived in Miami. Upon our reservation, we decided to pay $10 for parking because the parking was horrible and very tight. We were seated in front of the stage--The live entertainment started around 8-9--I can't remember. ..the music consisted of Older Cuban music. I liked it, but my beau of... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The Restaurant might be good. But I went there to the Dinner in Dark and it was a huge disappointment for us. "1000" people in small room, to loud... Really Really bad experience!

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Dali, China
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80 reviews 80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Fresh vegetables cooked the way you would expect it with fresh raw vegs. Parents with their kids should definitely try this place out. Smiles will appear! Spanish music really gets us to come back.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Although I visit Calle Ocho several times a year, I had not dined in any of its true restaurants, until now. Our experience, with friends, was amazing. Althought they had been there before, this was our first visit, and it won't be our last. Having been to Cuba and experienced its cuisine, I can say that this is on par... More 

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Beijing, China
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577 reviews 577 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Right on calle 8, this hip spot has great live music on the weekends to accompany the delicious modern Cuban/Latin fare. Reasonably priced $10-15 appetizers and $20-30 entrees, you won't be disappointed. The live group on Fridays was outstanding.

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Additional Information about Catharsis Restaurant & Lounge

Address: 1644 SW 8th St, Miami, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Latin

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