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Imlee. An Indian Bistro

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12663 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, FL 33156-5931 (SW 128th Street and South Dixie Highway)
(786) 293-2223
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Mon 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Back to poor service again sigh.....

I am a local and I love the food here but the service is so hit or miss, I can't make up my mind whether to keep coming here or not! Last visit it was better - this time awful again. First of all they had NO white wine available, only red! So I don't normally drink beer but I... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
mwooduk
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Miami
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
Miami
Top Contributor
525 reviews 525 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
384 helpful votes 384 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I am a local and I love the food here but the service is so hit or miss, I can't make up my mind whether to keep coming here or not! Last visit it was better - this time awful again. First of all they had NO white wine available, only red! So I don't normally drink beer but I... More 

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Miami, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I live nearby and have reviewed this restaurant before. Last time it was bad, but this time it was terrible: Awfully slow service and then, when it finally arrived, mediocre food. In addition it was very, very expensive for what it was. Seriously, what is the problem? Get good chefs, organize the supply chain from the kitchen to the table,... More 

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miami, fl
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I am so happy to give Imlee a very positive review. What always was an excellent Indian restaurant had a very rocky time for a while but our recent dinner there was just as good as it always was in the past -- as good as Indian restaurants I have eaten at in many parts of the world! From the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had the buffet, which is served by the waiter. Wonderful food. Deliciously seasoned, not spicy. The service was great too! We'll go back for sure.

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Miami, Fl., USA
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112 reviews 112 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My wife and I love Indian food. We came here because we tried to get into Sea Siam, across parking lot, but it was full. The house wine was good. We were served a very nice papadum, a crispy bread, We asked for it twice as we liked it so much. I ordered lamb chops in a curry sauce. The... More 

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Ewing, New Jersey
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6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Giving 2 stars as people ignore 5 or 1 star reviews when they pick a restaurant. The food did not taste indian at all. Chicken curry was worst. Even packaged food tastes better... For the price we were paying i expected it to be element and tasty.... Save your $ and do not eat here.

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Miami
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384 helpful votes 384 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I had not been here for about six months - it was surprisingly empty on a Wednesday night but I assume everyone is busy Christmas shopping. Only our party of four and two other tables and it used to be packed all the time, even on weeknights. Service was great (something that had gone downhill before) and other than some... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Unfortunately, I had to rate this place poorly. Had I rated this place a few months ago, I would have given it 4 stars. However, I think the cook has changed and the food is just not as good. Barely get chicken in the chicken makni (which use it be amazing), and it is very liquidy and taste it just... More 

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The food at Imlee is nothing short of perfection.The chef is a genius. this food is cooked with love and is consistently GREAT...For those searching for authentic. sublimely delicious and beautifully presented food, this is Nirvana. The waiters are smart and helpful, especially Paul. about whom I cannot speak highly enough of- Ask for him - he will not disappoint.... More 

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miami, fl
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My last review of Imlee was how disappointed I was in one of our favorite Indian restaurants anywhere. It had always been as good or better than any other Indian restaurant we had tried -- and we tried it everywhere we travel. We couldn't give up on it so we tried it again and most of the prior complaints were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12663 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, FL 33156-5931
    (SW 128th Street and South Dixie Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  South Miami
  • Phone Number: (786) 293-2223

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: French, Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?