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Barton G. The Restaurant

1427 West Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139 (West Avenue)
305-672-8881
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Ranked #229 of 810 restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $50 - $100
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: West Avenue
Cross street: 14th Court
Description: Barton G. The Restaurant fuses contemporary American cuisine with over-the-top presentations. A perennial favorite with locals and tourists alike, Barton G. The Restaurant serves up memorable food in sexy surroundings. Signature dishes includes Popcorn Shrimp (served with real popcorn) and the Chocolate Fun Do, four pounds of melted chocolate with mini dippables. “A perpetual party,” raves the Miami Herald. “The most daringly and delightfully different restaurant in Miami Beach,” says the Miami New Times.
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Miami Beach, Florida
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97 reviews 97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

One of those places whose reputation precedes it. Everything is presented in an over the top, hokey manner. Probably not the best spot if you're looking for romance, despite the beautiful ambiance of the outdoor garden seating, unless you can pull off wearing a Roman Centurion helmet like Caesar Augustus. Its more of a jovial fun vibe place to go... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We came for our 30th wedding anniversary. Pulled up at the entrance to find the doorman charging someone to have their picture taken in the doorway of the Villa! Booked quite a way in advance and arrived early hoping for pre meal drinks by the pool. We were shown into a small dark almost medieval type room for cocktails then... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Food was ok at best, but definitely not worth the price. I don't mind paying money for good food, but this wasn't worth it by any means. Reading other reviews, it seems this is a standard theme at BGs, presentations are fun but doesn't justify the price...If they want to charge those prices they need to step it all around.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We had a reservation for 2 for dinner. When we arrived, we used the valet service, got checked in and were shown to our table. It was moslty empty, and our original table was an ackward corner literally next to another table of 2, so we asked to be put elsewhere. We got a table near the entrance and unfortunately... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

It was Very expensive! We had a 12 & 14 year old girls with us; they will remember this place forever! And, so will the 4 adults! The apps we got were great and fillet mignon, lobster, short ribs and mac & cheese fantastic! The desserts are made for sharing & we got 3! Too much food for the 6... More

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Bellevue
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

The food was at best average. Not bad, not terrible by any means. Just very average. That would be fine but for the outrageous prices. The pictures really tell it all. My wife had swordfish. It was good. But it had a three foot high bass plug sticking out if the plate. My friends steak came with a roman helmet.... More

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The show was good. The children enjoyed the presentation of the food. However the prices were atrocious - $100.00 appetizers, $20.00 drinks for children, plus entrees over the $50.00 range. The food wasn't that great to justify such prices.

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tampa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We have been long time fans of Barton G's over the last 10 yrs. A few years back, we had just an 'okay' experience and for the cost of that dinner, we vowed, never again. We were in miami last week and were feeling nostalgic. we gave them another shot and boy are we glad that we did! our waiter... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

I wanted to love this place, I eat out a lot and traveled over from England on holiday expecting to be blown away. The service was great and the venue is also very nice, top marks for that. However the menu is extremely over priced in my opinion. The food is average, but presented well. (Although not all mains are... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We went in a large group and had a fun night. Food is tasty, you can see that the meals were cooked and/or prepared with care and precision, in our group 3 people asked for the same plate and they came with precisely the same taste and preparation. Fish, meat and the mac&cheese were excellent. Staff service was spotless and... More

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