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Ola at the Sanctuary

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1745 James Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (17th)
305 695 9125
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Good for Romance, Special Occasions, Entertaining Clients, Large Groups...
Good for Romance, Special Occasions, Entertaining Clients, Large Groups, Private DiningDinner Options: Reservations, Dessert, Late Night, Out door Dining, Private or Semi Private dining available for large groups
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and service.

Ate here with family for my wife's birthday celebration. The food and service were spot on. Our waitress provided perfect suggestions for our teenagers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
william w
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Ate here with family for my wife's birthday celebration. The food and service were spot on. Our waitress provided perfect suggestions for our teenagers.

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My adult son and I were in Miami for one night and this restaurant was recommended to us. Moreover, as we are from the west coast of Canada, we were eager to experience the "Pan Latin" cuisine. Everything about our evening there worked so well. The atmosphere when you walk in is sophisticated and sublime. Our waiter was excellent; with... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

For the two of us, Ola's food was enough for three adults: big stuffed oysters and generous servings of ceviche, followed by pan-fried Gulf fish with (or over) heaping sides of plantains, vegetables and shellfish. The crowd itself was as diverse as one could imagine--well-dressed 20-somethings on dates, middle-aged girls'-night-outs, friends celebrating birthdays--and was managed by a cheerful and energetic... More 

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Miami Shores, Florida
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent restaurant with a different take on Latin food. Very creative, stunning food creations. Service is amazing. Definitely a must if you want to experience "different' Latin food. Parking across the street is a bit pricey, but what can you expect in Miami Beach.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

be sure to go to Ola and have their ceviche! it is incredible! in fact everything we had was fab and the service outstanding!! i will go back! highly recommend!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

The place is very nice e and the food was great. The mojito and the lobster are a must try. They also serve a delicious bread. It is a little pricey.

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New York City, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We ate at Ola during our stay in South Beach - it was delicious! We had looked online for places with the best reviews - being a group of Foodies from NYC - the bar was set high! Ola delivered! The flavors of the food/cuisine were out of this world. Upon recommendation from our server, I went with the Branzino... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Absolutely amazing. We did tapas-a little more affordable than dinner, but more fun. Service was as good as it gets! Highly recommend for a special evening.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I liked this hotel. Love the peruvian flavors of my meal. Good service in this small restaurant. A bit of a hidden gem if you ask me. I enjoyed my meal and wine.

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Evansville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We spent a lot of time this week reading reviews and menus to pick the best restaurants for our trip. This was our FAVORITE! We had a fab tasted Argentinian lady as our server who listened to our likes and steered our choices sooooo well!! We started with the Fire and Ice ceviche -totally amazing! Perfect amount of spicy, citrus... More 

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Additional Information about Ola at the Sanctuary

Address: 1745 James Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone Number: 305 695 9125
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 65
Cuisine: Cuban, South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1745 James Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
    (17th)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: 305 695 9125

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 65
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Cuban, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

Description

Good for Romance, Special Occasions, Entertaining Clients, Large Groups, Private DiningDinner Options: Reservations, Dessert, Late Night, Out door Dining, Private or Semi Private dining available for large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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