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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: Dessert, Dinner, 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
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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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Cheryl A
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Fort Worth, Texas
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Fort Worth, Texas
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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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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 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

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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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

very interesting, not the run of the mill menu and the staff could not have been more attentive except for a minor delay in bringing a certain glass of wine

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

It is inside a dumpy hotel but OLA is first class. The food and service were exceptional. Check out their menu online, but it's mostly seafood. Our group ordered 20+ dishes and every one was fabulous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

We visited this place on our honeymoon and had an amazing experience! The food is delicious and the decor is great, too. Our waiter was an Argentinian guy that treated us excellent and did his best to get us a "carajillo" (43 liquor and expresso) creating his own cocktail, which tasted great as well. The ambience is super cool and... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I come here every time I go to Miami, on my last trip I went twice in one week. The warm bread they serve is insanely delicious. Highly recommend the hamachi, the lobster and squid ink empanada, and the foie gras empanada. Definitely order the Cojito (mojito made with coconut rum and fresh coconut shavings) it is so delicious! Great... 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, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine

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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