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Parrillada Las Vacas Gordas

Argentinean, South American
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933 Normandy Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33141-2927
(305) 867-1717
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6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 58
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Dinner with my wife

Gracious and unpretentious service surrounded by a very modern locale with bossa nova beats and beautiful Latin American flavors. Will keep coming back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
mlozano451
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Gracious and unpretentious service surrounded by a very modern locale with bossa nova beats and beautiful Latin American flavors. Will keep coming back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We went there to celebrate family members' birthdays. The service is very slow and disorganized. The waiters are showing very little hospitality and not attentive to the customers. You have to request for several times and to multiple servers to get small things, like refill the water glass. Very limited space between tables made it uncomfortable, the waitress passed my... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I've been to this restaurant more than once thinking perhaps I just had a bad waiter or I came at a bad time. But after the second time I just confirmed reading the other reviews that my experience was not unique. Both times I was there it took a long time to get waited on. I watched waitresses texting while... More 

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Miami, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Vaca Gorda A Big Disappoint, barbecue cold , lousy waiter, over an hour of waiting, chimichurri with jalapenos, I feel I was in Mexico .

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monteciccardo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

this is a perfect please for steak they have a wonderful wine selection always better to eat inside for the noise way outside waitress are fast and very well synchronized at the bar you can eat comfortable too

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I do not have many word to spend about this place.... just great food, nice location (two parking lots are attached), great customer service (friendly but respectful), great value. Ask for the ribeye... almost 3 ponds of tenderness. The best chimichurri I had in my life! It is just perfect!

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Buyer beware! Have notified the BBB about the hidden charges and taxes this place inputs on your check. They add a $1 donation to a hospital without letting you know and also charge a 2% resort tax. When you complain about the tax they say it is "normal" for Miami Beach. It is not! We have been to many other... More 

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North Bay Village, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I went there with my family and ordered one "enrolada", one "vacachicha", one "cebola" and one "rusa". It was enough food for the four of us. But when the check was brought, the waiter added US$ 10,00 for "2 extra plates". Which he said to be restaurant policy for "sharing meals". Basecally we were charged for not ordering more entereés.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This to me is what food is all about...it is about the experience, atmosphere, great food, great service, and a fair price. This is a restaurant that should not be a place to simply fill your stomach, but a place to enjoy an evening, experience the food, drink wine...and not be in any rush what so ever. The servings were... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Found this place while exploring Miami Beach. Excellent churrasco and over all great food. Nice atmosphere, a bit pricey but super worth it for the amount of food that you get.

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Additional Information about Parrillada Las Vacas Gordas

Address: 933 Normandy Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33141-2927
Phone Number: (305) 867-1717
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Argentinean, South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 933 Normandy Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33141-2927
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: (305) 867-1717

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean, South American
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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