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1855 Purdy Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2506
+1 305-538-8448
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Ranked #119 of 866 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Our flagship property in Miami Beach is located in an area of South Beach known among locals for its unique culinary concepts. Our sophisticated and comfortable design offers the perfect framework for the freshly made, seasonal cuisine which, for more than 15 years, has helped to sustain Icebox Cafe as one of the community leaders.
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English first
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Ate cake for breakfast here this morning. We had the chocolate cake (apparently this is Oprah Winfrey's favourite), the Oreo cake, mint-choc ice cream cake and the banana cream cake. All of the cakes were very good, as was service, my favourite being the banana cream cake. The cakes ranged between $7 and $8 per slice.

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Atlanta, Georgia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

The food was very good, and the staff was really nice. We are enjoyed the view.

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Rome, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012 via mobile

Just a step away from noisy Lincoln rd....a small oasis where I ate one of the best curry chicken I have ever tried- it's among their specials- and a very, very good burger. Unfortunately there was not enough space in my stomach to try one of the mouth watering desserts on display inside the place, but I will do it... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

We eat at ice box regularly probably once a month. First coming for the cakes, then for a consistently good dinner. Have had most of the regular entrees and most things are very good sometimes perfect. Service is good, rarely have to wait for a table. They dont make a fuss when we bring kids. The prices arent outrageous and... More

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miami beach
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

I have had brunch and dinner at the Ice Box many times. The rotating menu is always varied enough to find a quality meal for every mood. The wine selection is just right and pairs well with the dishes on the menu. Dinner entrees are from approximately $12 - $28 and will usually have a couple fish selections, skirt steak,... More

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Washington, DC
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Ice box cafe, though famous for being Oprah's choice for best cakes in America, is so much more than that. An intimate place off of busy Lincoln road, it's always a safe bet for consistently good food, especially fish. And now they have a branch inside the D terminal in Miami International airport. I had breakfast there on my last... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

We had lunch in this charming oasis of calm just off Lincoln Road. We had planned to have simple sandwiches and salads so that we would have room for the amazing cakes we had heard about. The cake was wonderful. Mine was light as air pistachio-almond butter cream with just the right combination of sweet and creamy. If a cake... More

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Miami Beach
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69 reviews 69 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

We had brunch today at the Ice Box cafe. The menu is varied: I had a scrumptious eggs benedict, but instead of muffin it had a crab cake. Wow - the flavors. Served with potatoes. My husband had a lobster cobb salad, also delicious. The later are out of this world. And they supposedly have the best cake in America... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

I love the fact that you can check the nightly menu online before going there, which is a good idea as the menu changes and there are often specials during the week (e.g., half-priced wine), Most dinner entrees are in the $15 - $24 range, and the portions are ample, so you really don't need a starter or dessert. But,... More

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San Francisco, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

We ate here twice, after discovering the restaurant by chance after taking a side street off the better-known Lincoln Road. I had curry chicken breast with rice and vegetables twice: it was that good. The portions were plenty big for me, and I'm a good eater. And I really liked their espresso macchiatos; I only wish I had asked what... More

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Additional Information about Ice Box Cafe

Address: 1855 Purdy Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2506
Phone Number: +1 305-538-8448
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Dessert

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