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Bolivar Restaurant and Lounge

661 Washington Avenue, South Beach Area, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Flamingo / Lummus)
305-305-0801
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Ranked #30 of 832 restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $40
Cuisines: Colombian, Latin, Peruvian, Venezuelan, Fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Flamingo / Lummus
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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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We returned to this restaurant for lunch after having been here with a food tour. We enjoyed the ceviche so much on the tour that we had to have it again before we left Miami. A great little local place to experience some delicious ceviche.

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Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We came here after searching TA ad Yelp, and were alerted that there was a Groupon available, which was a super bonus! The 4 of us had 2 appies, 4 entrees and 2 desserts, everything was very tasty, especially the pan seared mahi mahi! The crab cake could have been bigger but the entrees were good sized. The Sangria was... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Short and sweet... Good location in SB and easy to park Staff great and sincere (had 3 infants with us, say no more). Food was a selection of dishes from So America and was easy to compliment one dish with another. We all "shared" each others selection and everything unique and well prepared. (server spent good amount of time explaining... More

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Puerto Rico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We spent the day at South Beach and this place was greatly recommended in TripAdvisor so we decided to give it a go. Place looks small from the outside, not very flashy to catch your attention, but inside is pretty comfy and nice. We had the 7 tapas for $29, good price, good food, enough for us 2! For drinks,... More

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Houston, Texas
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47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I'm not going to lie, I was a bit hesitant going into this place. I had one of those wild ceviche cravings you get once a year or so, and I wanted an honest-to-God Peruvian experience. But I was with my dad and I wanted to go someplace he'd feel comfortable, too, so we chose this place based on the... More

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My husband and I stopped in Miami two nights ago on our way back from our honeymoon in Costa Rica. We only had one night and we wanted to try something different from what we have I back home. We ordered 7 tapas for $29 and each had a few mojitos. The mojitos were amazing (and strong). For our tapas... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My wife and I visited Bolivar last night and we were not disappointed. The food was exceptional and very authentic. I would highly recommend anyone in the Miami area to give them a try.

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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We chose from the tapas menu which contained a huge variety, all were delicious. We also had a mojito and a refajo which were both great! I would highly recommend with good food at fantastic value.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Had a five hour layover in Miami and wanted to get dinner. We found Bolivar and we're not disappointed. The food was outstanding, the drinks were perfect and the service was outstanding.

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Mississauga, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We first visited Bolivar last year as a stop on our Food tour (highy recommend food tours). the refajo is amazing and the overall atmosphere is very friendly with great service.

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