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Balans Restaurant

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American, Cafe, Seafood, International
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1022 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Lennox or Michigan)
(305) 534 9191
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8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Since 1997, Balans Restaurants in Miami have been a favorite of locals and...
Since 1997, Balans Restaurants in Miami have been a favorite of locals and visitors alike. It may have to do with our casual brasserie ambiance and outdoor tables. Others tell us it's our global menu, with local favorites such as Chilean Sea Bass, Jambalaya, Thai Red Curry and more. We think it's a combination uniquely our own... Sumptuous food, comfortable prices and an experience that will entice you to linger. Come and join us for consistently good quality food at affordable prices and served by our team of friendly staff. Don't forget to join our royalty program for additional rewards.
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    Very good
  • 42
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  • 19
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Restaurant for Insiders ...

.... less tourists but classic food with some creativity. We come here once a year and we like the style. The Thai curry is very nice. Try the starters whilst happy hour. The Chardonnay for USD 24 is a good deal. We did like the steaks and the homemade Burger. Beers are USD 4 at happy hour. Will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Wels, Austria
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miami, United States
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Pan Asian food, beautifully served, wide choice of food items, people watching Galore...almost a Fellini film, gone right! Do come and enjoy

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Food was satisfactory, but nothing special. Staff were very welcoming and relaxed on time- which is unusual for a busy restaurant in Miami.

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108 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

It's always good food and consistent service. The menu options are great and specials are always tasty. Sit inside, but better yet, sit outside in lounge seating or a table and fill up on the Lincoln Rd. people watching while you nosh. Love this place.

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Alton, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

In early January I "discovered" the new Balans at Dadeland Mall and had incredible service, a "breakfast-all-day" corned beef hash and generous Bloody Mary. I couldn't wait to try the mothership on the open-air Lincoln Road Mall. Finally made it yesterday, choosing the AC interior. It was the worst dining experience in my life. The three booths were occupied, so... More 

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BalansUSA, General Manager at Balans Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Redbird59, We're very sorry for your experience. We take any customer comments to heart and very seriously. We are working on solutions to issues such as this, and want to provide a great value to our customers. We want to thank you for your feedback. We love customer feedback whether it's good or bad, so we can continue to... More 

Wels, Austria
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

.... less tourists but classic food with some creativity. We come here once a year and we like the style. The Thai curry is very nice. Try the starters whilst happy hour. The Chardonnay for USD 24 is a good deal. We did like the steaks and the homemade Burger. Beers are USD 4 at happy hour. Will come back... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I had dinner at Balans with my friend on a rainy Friday evening. I had been there before and had always enjoyed the food. My friend and I ordered the same entree i.e. the crab linguine. My friend's linguine was great with lots of crab and it was really creamy, the way it is supposed to be! Mine was dry... More 

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BalansUSA, General Manager at Balans Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Olivier, We are truly sorry our food didn’t come out the way it should be. Your experience was not acceptable. We are working on solutions to issues such as this, and want to provide a well-around great experience to our customers. Our email is cs@balansrestaurants.com and I welcome you to reach out to us when you decide to give... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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636 reviews
394 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had already eaten, but just wanted drinks.The staff were really nice and let us sit indoors in the air conditioning and just order drinks ( many wont on Lincoln Rd ) The place inside is very nice...love the staircase at the back.The drinks were very good.Will go back and eat there...

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

In here a lot so I finally need to write a review, Some amazing food and great vibe on the weekends. Cocktails are to die for.

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The best staff. Not a pushy tourist trap! Very nice staff. They let us use their restroom before we decided to eat there. The hostess was so sweet and very knowledgeable. The food was very good. They offered smaller size happy hour plates. I would definitely stop by again the next time I'm in Miami!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great food any night and every time you go. The Family feel in this restaurant makes it romantic by itself but the food, prices and ambience make it a favorite. Look into the specials, Wines Monday nights half price etc.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1022 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139
    (Lennox or Michigan)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: (305) 534 9191

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe, Seafood, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Since 1997, Balans Restaurants in Miami have been a favorite of locals and visitors alike. It may have to do with our casual brasserie ambiance and outdoor tables. Others tell us it's our global menu, with local favorites such as Chilean Sea Bass, Jambalaya, Thai Red Curry and more. We think it's a combination uniquely our own... Sumptuous food, comfortable prices and an experience that will entice you to linger. Come and join us for consistently good quality food at affordable prices and served by our team of friendly staff. Don't forget to join our royalty program for additional rewards.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?