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“Best restaurant in Miami” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Eating House

Eating House
804 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL
305-448-6524
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Ranked #24 of 284 Restaurants in Coral Gables
Cuisines: Eclectic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Miami”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This is by far the most interesting place to eat in Miami today. Serving an ecletic variety of tapas for anyone's taste, from their great chicken and waffles, truffle pasta carbonara to their amazing brussel sprouts. Everything is fresh and delicious! Warm lighting and fun art work give this place the perfect atmosphere for a great dining experience.

  • Visited February 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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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Consistently Innovative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

Our first visit to Eating House was during their early "Pop Up" stage, and we were impressed by the inventiveness and playfulness of the menu. While playing with flavors and textures, and delivering explosive flavors, they did not take themselves too seriously. We have sometimes had to wait over an hour for a table, but always found the service and the experience to be worth the wait. Between Chef Giorgio, Chef Eric, and their manager Alex, they have found the right balance between a Chef driven restaurant, and an excellent "front of the house" experience. The staff seem genuinely happy to be working together, and the ever changing nature of the menu is always a welcome surprise. It has become one of our favorite places in Miami, and Chef Giorgio deservedly was named "the hottest chef in Miami" for his innovative cuisine. The pasta carbonara is a MUST to try!

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2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Amazing food, visually interesting and creatively delicious!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

I was fortunate to dine at the restaurant when it was a Pop Up, and happy when it made Coral Gables it's home. The restaurant is trendy, with a creative look. Great to see the Chef add his personal touch before the dishes are served. I would recommend making reservations and going for dinner and Sunday Brunch. A tasty experience.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, Florida
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Love this place! Our new favorite in Miami.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Tried getting reservations for Sat night and was told that they were booked solid for the next couple of weeks! We decided to walk-in without reservations and only waited about 30-40 mins, had some wine in the meantime. Glad we went because this restaurant is well worth any wait! Dishes are meant to be shared, tapas style, and they are served as they come out of the kitchen. We actually enjoyed this since it allowed us to try everything on the menu. Our favorites were the oxtail, the poutine, and the tomatoes! But everything we tried was excellent! the dirt cup for dessert was amazing, to the point we had to order a second one. We have been talking about this restaurant since we visited and have already made reservations for our next visit! And I thought no other restaurant could top Michael's!

  • Visited January 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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“One of the better restaurants in Miami....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

When it comes to Miami cuisine....we'll were no NYC. But with places like Eating House popping up we are making our climb up the ladder. The food is inventive and comforting and takes a playful stance on some familiar foods (Like Captin Crunch Pancakes). I've notice a few technical issue here and there under/over seasoned plates or cloying sweet sauces or accompaniments on savory dishes. But all and all Eating House is on the top 10 Restaurants to go to in Miami.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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