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Imlee 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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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: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Overpriced, decent quality

Went here with family. (4 people). 2 of us ordered a-la-carte items and 2 took the buffet. My review of the items ordered: - the garlic naan was excellent - the vegetable dishes were well prepared, especially the bhindi (Okra) - the regular naan was below par, and burnt in some places - the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
SharanRao22
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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  • Romantic
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Went here with family. (4 people). 2 of us ordered a-la-carte items and 2 took the buffet. My review of the items ordered: - the garlic naan was excellent - the vegetable dishes were well prepared, especially the bhindi (Okra) - the regular naan was below par, and burnt in some places - the dessert (Mango Kulfi) was disappointing as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Excellent authentic Indian food. Portions are very generous; I would recommend sharing. Appetizers very generous too! The service was excellent. Ricky our server was amazing!Although there were only two waiters they were extremely attentive. We will definitely come back. Best Indian food we have had in Miami

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I don't think the food is as bad as some of the reviews indicate. In fact, some of the dishes, such as the lentil soup and tandoori chicken, are quite good. What is awful, just awful, is the service. If you live in the area and want Indian food, save yourself a lot of grief and just order take out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I have only been here for dinner before but I happened to be in the neighborhood with a friend and was able to visit for lunch today. I was under the impression that the lunch buffet was around $15-$20 per person but it has actually gone up to $25 a head which is pricey for lunch. The waiter Ricky was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Once my absolute favorite restaurant in Miami-Dade County. My last two visits were a dig disappointment. The food was grossly overvalued and WHY would anyone depend on salt to flavor Indian food I'll never know??? The quality of the lunch buffet at your table has also declined. My last meal there was actually quite dry. The outstanding quality of food... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Been coming here for many years. We had a terrible experience. The service was horrific. Granted the waiter was alone, he was kind and smiling the whole time but literally threw our cutlery on the table, not even bothering to put the proper quantities. We were in no particular hurry maybe he was ready to go home. Cutlery was dirty... More 

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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Imlee Indian Bistro

Address: 12663 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, FL 33156-5931
Phone Number: (786) 293-2223
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  South Miami
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
Average Prices: USD 21 to 30
Cuisine: French, Indian

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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 to 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?