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“More than just great Italian food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cibo Wine Bar

Cibo Wine Bar
45 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134
305.442.4925
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Ranked #11 of 268 Restaurants in Coral Gables
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Cibo Wine Bar will bring authentic rustic Italian flare blended with a vibrant nightlife and promises to be the new hot spot on the Miracle Mile. Scheduled to open in late October 2011, this Italian eatery and wine bar, created by the Liberty Entertainment Group, will offer traditional Italian fare in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. With Liberty Group at the helm for their second venue in Miami, the attention to detail will be flawless and the food delicious. The space, like the food it presents, will be designed to evoke a sense of unpretentious sophistication, of elegant rusticity. Every detail, every piece of furniture, every bite, will be finely crafted with true materials. The space will be more than anything...sincere.
Miami, Florida
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“More than just great Italian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We decided to try this place out after walking Miracle Mile on a Saturday. We arrived during Happy Hour and the house wines were $3.00 per glass and very good. We decided to do appetizers to get a good cross section of the food. The antipasti had a great seletion of olives, prosciutto, artichoke and parmesan reggiano. Fresh and delicious. The Mussels and Calamari were also very fresh and cooked to just the right tenderness. We did try a small pasta dish and it was right on. the meatballs were fall apart tender and the sauce was rich and thick. they have an extensive wine list with a wine climber that is hoisted up a two story wine rack on rock climbing gear. Just that show makes the visit worthwhile. we are looking forward to our next visit here and it will be soon

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lower Michigan
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344 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
“Pizza and vino!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Great pizza for only $10 and nice selection of wine. The wine angel was pretty cool too. I would go here again for dinner. It is a nice choice on a street with many places to eat.

Visited March 2013
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Excellent seafood - Charming hosts!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

We have been to Cibo five times since trying it during the last annual Miami Spice event. This is one of the only places here to get a full fish complete from head to tail (Pesce Del Giorno) They are large, very fresh, cooked perfectly and served with rapini & small roasted potatoes. The clam and mussel or the calamari appetizers are both also perfectly cooked with great Italian sauces and offer a nice light dinner in themselves. We have not tried the ravioli or pizza, but they both looked great on other tables. Their house red wine by the glass is great and is only $3 from 4:00 to 7:00 or 8:00. For such a pretty restaurant on Miracle Mile with superb service, the overall tab for a wonderful meal and evening is very affordable.

I just saw the negative review from March 8 and can only wonder if the reviewer got the name of whatever restaurant he went to confused with Cibo or simply had a bad night. This place is one of our favorite "go to" places now in Miami and fully deserves five stars..

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Coral Gables, Florida
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Don't bother to waste your money, your time or be aggravated”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

If you want to be under serviced, be neglected, have very average food for over cooked and not what is promised plus not timely delivered food at your table, go here. This place just doesn't get the concept of food, service and quality. The ambience is nice if you want to have a megaphone across your table and if you want to see your waiter at some point in your evening, get his cell phone number or you'll never see him. THe food comes comes in stages, like if you're a party of 6 you might get each of the six entries at SOME time during your dinner. Seeing your waiter go by on the metro rail you might actually catch him in between rail stations to order a glass of wine, too. If you like overcooked food for three times the price and service worse than a drive through at Wendy's go here. Bring your wallet and just give it over when you arrive. Oh, I forgot, reservations accepted but usually boy honored.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Memphis, Tennessee
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“My new favorite in S. Florida”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Food was excellent. I had the carbonara and it amazing. This is coming from someone who is extremely picky when it comes to my favorite Italian dish. We enjoyed the atmosphere so much that we hung out at the bar after dinner until the wee hours. I could go on and on but just go and enjoy. I will be going back. Great value too for the high quality of food and wine.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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