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Bolivar Restaurant and Lounge

661 Washington Avenue, South Beach Area, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Ranked #31 of 885 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $40
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Colombian, Latin, Peruvian, Venezuelan, Fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Now OPEN our Side Walk Cafe...where you can enjoy your meal and drinks overlooking at the South Beach Scene!!! LIVE MUSIC THURS, FRID and SAT.
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

One of the best dinner experience in my life. Atmosphere is amazing. So fast and friendly service. We tried pollo andino (grilled chicken breast with special bolivian sauce) and churrasco (a skirt beef at its best) For drink, they have excellent wines but we took beer (aguila from bolivia and chusque from peru) all were excellent. Aguila is light and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

After reading the excellent reviews, we booked a table. We were greeted with a complimentary starter and we ordered one of their platters and soup. The soup was good but the pl;atter left a lot to be desired for. As an example the wings were too greasy and so was the seafood. It was a mix hence the average rating.... More 

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Bolton, England
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere 'different' to eat during our stay and after a short while on trip advisor we decided to give Bolivar a visit. On arrival we were seated quickly and given some complimentary nibbles while we browsed the menu, we decided to go for the platter of tapas and it was great. Some beautiful dishes to get... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I can't say anything bad about this meal - it was so good! Maybe watch the spicy sauces if you are not into too much spice - I love hot, but the green sauce was hurting (but good!). The flank steak with chimichurri was really good. The raw fish with five sauces was really delightful. And the speciality cocktails -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food was great as was the service! The seafood cooked in a broth was so delicious. The staff was extremely friendly. We were a little apprehensive to try the restaurant based in reviews in December... The previous month's reviews were all excellent. I'm glad we went because everything was fabulous! A must try!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I truly enjoyed this experience. The cusine is magnificent. The aura allows you to relax and have fun. I truly loved it and I can't wait to plan our trip back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

A must! Came across this restaurant by chance. Service is excellent. Our waiter, Cesar is most accommodating and helpful. All four entrees are excellent. So delicious and well presented. Caipirinha was very tasty.Will go to this restaurant again!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Two people we had lunch there. It was just across of our hotel. We went there with not much expectations but like the food a lot. We ordered and shared: empanadas, patacones with beef, yuca fries and crispy artichokes. All were very tasty and filling. Prices were very reasonable. I recommend this restaurant...

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Branford, Connecticut
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Bolivar restaurant was across from our hotel, so we gave it a try one evening. The waitress was friendly and helpful. The food was exotic, yet accessible. The arepas that started the meal were delicious and I really loved my tapas, particularly the fried artichokes. The atmosphere made us feel as though we were in another country. It was a... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Our orders were messed up badly, two of our maindishes were something else from what we ordered. We had ordered three cevices as starters, only one appeared before our main dishes. The other two came afterwards. When we tried to ask why the waitress seemed to have forgotten english and could only speak spanish. Bad Bad Bad. Oh yeah, after... More 

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Additional Information about Bolivar Restaurant and Lounge

Address: 661 Washington Avenue, South Beach Area, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone Number: 305-305-0801
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 40
Cuisine: Colombian, Latin, Peruvian, Venezuelan, Fusion

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