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Il Sole

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Flamingo / Lummus
Contemporary, Continental
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1116 Ocean Drive, The Villa By Barton G, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-576-8003
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Good for:
Romance

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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Meal of the Trip!

Our meal was delicious, cocktails and wine equally delicious. Service was stellar and surroundings stunning! Do Not Miss this dining experience!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
kentuckygirl125
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Paducah, Kentucky
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Paducah, Kentucky
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Our meal was delicious, cocktails and wine equally delicious. Service was stellar and surroundings stunning! Do Not Miss this dining experience!

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Dublin, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Il Sole is located in the G Barton Hotel (the former Versace Mansion). It is right on Ocean Drive but you would never know it once you walk through the iron gate at the top of the stairs. Security are there to keep gawkers out of the hotel but are so patient with tourists who want pictures on the stairs... More 

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Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I took Mrs. Frequent Traveller out to dinner at Il Sole, and we had a wonderful time. She's a Versace fan, so the ability to look around inside the mansion was enough of an appeal to get her to say yes. And while I know some of the other reviews have been kind of meh, I found the evening enchanting.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I went for lunch here in January while on vacation and had a great experience. We got the shishito peppers, il sole burger, the club, iced tea, and the seasonal smoothie, all were very delicious. The staff were very friendly and made our experience very memorable, our waiter gave us complimentary sparkling wine and took the drinks we ordered off... More 

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redondo beach, ca
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We ate in the outdoor terrace by the pool and it was lovely. The food was very good, the service excellent and if only the walls could talk. Pricey Yes but a step back in time that was worth the trip.

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Toronto, Canada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Once the Miami residence of Gianni Versace, Il Sole restaurant is part of "The Villa" a boutique hotel with just 10 rooms that start (we are told) at $1500.00 per night and go north from there. We were seated in the small outdoor terrace set above a lush tropical inner courtyard that feels a world away from the hustle of... More 

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Everywhere
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

If your a table of 2, they won't pay attention to you. It took a half hour to just order drinks. The decor is incredible on the outside so ask for the outdoor seating!! The food was alright. You pay for the name, Versace. I would not return back. Cool experience be aware the food is not the best.

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Mill Valley, California
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136 reviews 136 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

There are only a few ways mere mortals can check out the Versace mansion. Eat or stay there. By far the least expensive is eating and the the least expensive meal would be having lunch there. The problem that this presents is that you are overpaying for a very mediocre meal. It’s obvious that Dinner is THE meal while lunch... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is a lovely vnue. The staff was very attentive and gracious. Unfortunately the food was mediocre at best. Beacuase of the location and service I didn't want to give this restaurannt a Poor rating but I would definitely not recommend eating here.

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Austin, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I adore this restaurant. Beautiful atmosphere and impeccable service. I enjoyed my cobb salad with organic chicken and farm fresh eggs. Great wine list as well. Just beware... bottled water is $12.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1116 Ocean Drive, The Villa By Barton G, Miami Beach, FL 33139
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach>  > Flamingo / Lummus
  • Neighborhood: Flamingo / Lummus
  • Phone Number: 305-576-8003

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 150
  • Cuisine: Contemporary, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?