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Van Dyke Cafe

846 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (City Center)
(305) 534-3600
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Ranked #257 of 832 restaurants in Miami Beach
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: City Center
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Brooklyn, NY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

The food was ok, nothing extraordinary. Way to bathroom smelled disturbingly bad. Would not go again.

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

This was a really nice place that we decided to stop at and eat. The drinks were really good and the food was great. Couldn't really find anything negative to say. I would definitely go back since I had a great experience.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I did not eat here so I couldn't say anything about the food, but we had a great time listening to the live music upstairs and also had some pretty good drinks. Definitely more about listening to some music though. Nice, romantic ambience.

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Watchung, New Jersey
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71 reviews 71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

One of the few places in Miami where you can see live jazz. Very cozy atmosphere and reasonably priced. We saw Big Brookly Red, who put on a great show. We shared the hummus platter and the house rioja, which was excellent. Get there by 8:30 to get a table for the 9 pm show.

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Food had funny taste. Waiter diseapered after giving the food. Wait time between first drink and food was 20min!!! Watch out paying with credit card, they add an extra tip on top of your tip, so expense on your card is incorrect!!!!!

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Pisa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Atmosphere ok, live music nice, we had a beer and were hungry: we thought we couldn't be mistaken with a cheeseburger. BIG MISTAKE! It was terrible, smelt horribly. Every ingredient was bad, but the meat and the cheese were terrible. PS: We didn't like the automatically added tip on the check, common to every restaurant in Miami Beach. ITALIANO: Non... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This is a great place for cocktails, appetizers and people watching from the terrace which is shaded and attracts the breeze. Great sandwiches too, so also a good place for lunch. I especially liked their turkey wrap which was generous and not overpriced. Cool jazz in the evening makes this an excellent place to groove. Very enjoyable.

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West Sussex
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

We had lunch here on a Sunday. Considering the place was heaving we were seated within 5 minutes. We had the mahi mahi burger and a turkey breast burger with sweet potato fries. Both were nice. Great place to sit & people watch. So much so we thought we'd stay for dessert & coffee. Unfortunately or fortunately, service was so... More

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Miami, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Total disappointment. Went on a Saturday night for dinner and it was very loud, had to literally scream to maintain a conversation and it was difficult to understand what the others were talking about (sat on the bottom floor). The server never brought water nor bread to us and we had to ask for it...The server disappeared after the food... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Good food, loads to choose from on the menu. All really tasty. We sat outside, but did feel slightly forgotten by he waitrose as we were tucked away - had to wait about 20 minutes to get their attention. Would definitely recommend but would pick a different table next time!

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