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Ola at the Sanctuary

1745 James Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305 695 9125
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Ranked #14 of 887 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $65
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: South American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 17th
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
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Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We went to Ola following the suggestion of the owner of Osteria del Teatro, our favorite restaurant in SoBe, and boy, are we glad he mentioned it! Creative cuisine, with fantastic flavors and textures: a trumpet mushroom ceviche, the Asian influence in the marinade a delicious background for the mushroom. King crab salad was a delight of citrus dressing and... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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149 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This place is in the lobby of the hotel. Some tables are actually seated in the hallway between the rooms! YES on the way to the filthy Bathroom. This is an expensive restaurant? the place smells of Chlorine. The food is mediocre at best, especially for the prices they charge and I don't mind spending my money, but I mind... More 

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New York, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The ceviche at this restaurant was very good. Otherwise, the fish and sauces were not exceptional. Sauces were too sugary.

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Truly an elegant Mexican restaurant excellent from start to finish despite the $100 per person total cost. Starters consist of a variety of ceviches that are both varied and delicious. You may want to try the "fire and ice" ceviche which one of my table mates raved about. Then there are the appetizers. The corn empanadas were the best I... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

9 of us went out to dinner at OLA. The restaurant focuses on Cuban fusion food. The restaurant had a great buzz, great food well presented and very proficient staff. This coupled with fair pricing made the restaurant well with a visit. We will return.

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Greenville, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Without a doubt, as good as any meal I have ever eaten. Great latin food. Not inexpensive, but worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Been to Miami tens of times and always looking for a new interesting place to eat. Found Ola by doing some research and really enjoyed it. Ordered about 5 courses with a great bottle of Spanish red from Ribera del Duero. All of the courses were very tasty, plentiful and artfully presented. The servive was amazing and I was impressed... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We were 8 for dinner on a night that seemed to have quite a few other large groups. That could be a setup for diminished levels of service, but the place handled it very well. We thought the service was attentive and prompt as well as friendly. Latin cuisine of a high order - the ceviches were sublime. My particular... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Friends recommended this pan Latin place in a quiet side street. The street side patio is nice, enclosed in lush greens. Service was warm and attentive. The Colombian pan de Bono was some of the best I ever tasted. The ceviches are creative and tingling. Two dishes veered a little to the sweet side. There is a very interesting wine... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My friends and I ate here on a busy Saturday night during our friend's bachelorette weekend. The bachelorette and our other friend had been before and they were NOT disappointed upon their return. It was my first time dining there, and I was blown away by all the amazing flavors, options and the great, attentive service we received. The empanadas... 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: South American

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