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Ice Box Cafe

1855 Purdy Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2506
(305) 538-8448
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Ranked #100 of 843 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Dessert
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Miami, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

One day, we were eating there and nobody else than Michelle Bernstein walks by!! WE said hello to her and told her we loved her food. She replied, "This place is amazing!!" So nothing else to say. Ice Box Cafe is recommended by Michelle Bernstein (and by me!) :) Grrreat food.

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Miami, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

The food here is very good! the burger especially!!! But the best part, is the desert!!!

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Our food was great, nice $5 glasses of wine a real treat and our waiter from Argentina was superb. If we lived in South Florida we would be here a lot.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Just a half block away from the crowds and hawkers on Lincoln Rd sits this unassuming cafe which serves delicious food and decadent desserts.

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Miami
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87 reviews 87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

This is a little gem in South Beach on Lincoln Road. This small restaurant was voted to have "best dessert by Oprah" and you can see her choice in the ice box where they have several kinds of delicious desserts. The menu is not overwhelming, the food offered is very tasty and wonderfully prepared with nice presentation. Their salads are... More

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new york city
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

i have eaten here several times before. eating outside is generally out of the question as the homeless and panhandlers usually come by to spoil your meal begging for money. the food is pretty good i like the kobe burger and the nutella hot chocolate. the portions are always decent size as well. the service is always poor. condescending waiters... More

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New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

Loved our cheesecake and chocolate pie! Got a few slices to go and enjoyed every bite!

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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101 reviews 101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Their chocolate cake called the Bomb was given "Best Cake" recommendation by Oprah Winfrey. The cake was delicious, but I don't think it is the best, have eaten other cakes that far deserve the title of Best. We also ordered the cappuccino ice cream cake, also pretty good. And had the apple pie. Overall, the desserts (a lot of choices)... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

This tiny cafe just off Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner all day. The limited menu is inventive and excellent, especially the fish dishes and a dynamite burger. The soups are not so great. Save room for their incredibly sinful cakes, one of which Oprah dubbed the best cake in America.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

Just north of Lincoln Road, less than 1/2 block, is the Ice Box, a staple of South Beach fine dining. The limited menu (12 entrees more or less) features a broad selection of ingredients and cuisines, so you likely will find something which piques your interest. Generally, the menu features imaginative and creative items. All seem to be carefully prepared... More

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