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“Another loss of a wonderful restaurant in Miami... :(” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carmen the Restaurant - CLOSED

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Carmen the Restaurant
The David William Hotel, 700 Biltmore Way (restaurant currently closed due to fire damage), Coral Gables, FL 33134
305-913-1944
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Price range: $50 - $75
Cuisines: American, Latin, Contemporary, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch
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“Another loss of a wonderful restaurant in Miami... :(”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2008

Another loss of a wonderful restaurant in Miami... :(

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Miami, Florida
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“Wonderful food... hope she returns”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2006

I have eaten at Carmen several times and have discovered something new and delicious each time. Chef Carmen is brilliantly creative, and her food is always impressive. The restaurant closed in August due to a fire in the building, and I am not sure if it is reopening, but hoping that it does or hoping she resurfaces somewhere in Miami. If you're a true food fan, keep your eye out for her - she's the real deal.

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“Good food but lacking in service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2005

The restaurant itself is a little sterile, not too inviting. The food was creative but the service was terrible. Don't know if I would return.

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“Extraordinary!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2004

This is definitively one of the top restaurants in the U.S. and perhaps th ebest kept secret in Miami. The food and the service were impecable. Kudos to Chef Carmen Gonzalez for a great job.

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