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“Really great 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 #17 of 274 Restaurants in Coral Gables
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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.
Paris, France
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Really great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

During Miami Spice we took advantage of the special menu and it was fabulous. The roasted chicken was done to perfection, the tiny meat balls were out of this world and the tiramissu exceptional and I don't usually like that desert.

  • Visited August 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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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Outstanding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

There has been somewhat of a delay to this review but I just had to give credit where due!!

We were in Miami on business and purely out of convenience visited Cibo. (We had been eating out every day in NYC, Toronto, New Jersey and come from London so alot to compare with) there comes a time that you just lose tolerance for bad service or sub quality cusine but much to our delight Cibo was by far the best. So much so our group had lunch/ dinner a total of 12 times in 3 weeks. In that time we sampled most of the menu!!

The food;
would recommend the brunch deal, great value. The salads were very generous, fresh and absolutely loved simplicity done well. Pasta, as you would expect for a good italian did not disappoint. Fantastic pizza, this place seems to have a real following for "think outside the box choices" none of which are OTT, all had well thought through flavours. The boards such as the cheese/ cured meats were large enough as a main meal and much more generous than the competiton had to offer. Fish & grills again were delicious. Prices were reasonable and very good value for portion size.

The only negative was the half lobster served with pasta. Too much on the plate & the sauce lacked flavour....would also suggest the chef loosen the lobster tail from the shell if appropriate cutlery is not on hand. Made for a messy lunch but the lobster on its own was great.

Drinks/bar;
lovely ambiance, attentive bar staff that were obviously customer centric. Good selection of cocktails including one with jalapeno peppers, great if you need a kick. well balanced wine list at all price points plus acrobatics to retrieve bottles added a nice touch.

Service; hands down 10/10 to Salvatore and his team. They did everything they could not just for us but every table, this team really cares about loyal custom and quality produce. We couldnt fault any of the waiters/hosts and it seemed like southern charm and manners in abundance as soon as you step foot inside.

From a group also in the service industry we are highly critical so this type of review is "unusual" Last but not least....trust us and go there!!!!

  • Visited July 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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Miami, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere, great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

It's always a pleasure going to Cibo Wine Bar, the food is excellent and the service is top notch.
They have a nice wine selection at affordable prices. A very good option for Italian food in the Gables.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, Florida
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41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Excelent !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Excellent place, beautiful place excellent service with great atmosphere on top of that they have great prices. It does not matter how busy they are, the service and the food are always excellent. This restaurant is located at 45 Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, I really recommend the homemade pasta, and they have a Gornzola pizza with fresh pears that it is out of this world. This is my favorite restaurant now.

Visited December 2012
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Florida
Top Contributor
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great happy hour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Cocktails were half price. The pommartini was excellent. They have an amazing wine cellar visible from the bar and they have a wine angel that hangs on a harness and does a little cirque de soleil show while she is not getting wine. It was fun.

Visited July 2013
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