We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Best sauces management ever!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of LE Provencal

LE Provencal
266 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134-5820
305 448-8984
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Reserve with OpenTable
LE Provencal is not available for your requested time. Choose another time, or search restaurants with availability.
The time you selected has already passed.
Ranked #13 of 284 Restaurants in Coral Gables
Price range: $30 - $35
Cuisines: French
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Ponce de Leon Blvd
Description: The Restaurant has attempted to maintain an authentic Provencal menu and atmosphere for the last 30 years. We serve some of the best seafood and steaks in Miami. In addition, we serve many Southern French styled dishes for your enjoyment. We strive to give each customer the best dining experience in Miami for a reasonable price. If you haven't tried us, you should. If you haven't been to see us for some time, now is a good time for you to renew your relationship with us and check out our updated menus.
Miami Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 64 cities Reviews in 64 cities
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
“Best sauces management ever!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

This friendly bistro is one of my favorites restaurants in Miami. Very consistent and authentic. Perhaps one of the best in French sauces. I agree with one of the reviewers the side dishes could be improved,however it makes it up with the main course which is great.There's always something new with attention to detail in the small things like the bread and salad. Desserts are a must try as well. Highly reccomendable.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

62 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    29
    21
    9
    1
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Reston, Virginia
Top Contributor
213 reviews 213 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 70 cities Reviews in 70 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Very nice French Bistro on the Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, FL.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

My wife and I had lunch at LE Provencal in Coral Gables . We sat outside because the weather was quite good. The actual dining room is long and narrow. It just looks like an average French Bistro in Paris. Our server was very polite and took time to explain the menu. We both ordered from the three course prix fix menu. My salad was very fresh and nicely dressed. My wife's appetizer had slices of 2 different pate which was very tasty. The bread was good. My roaster pork tenderloin and my wife's red snapper were prepared nicely. The portions were definitely French but were were satisfied. The chocolate desert was great. The food was fairly priced. We enjoyed our lunch very much and will eat here again if we visit Coral Gables in the future. Service was great.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
drwendy
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
“Old fashioned French”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Le Provencal is a lovely little French bistro with food that's just OK. The menu is very old-school and the wine list by the glass is limited. My personal pet peeve of tails-on shrimp in cream sauce was accompanied by a lovely baked potato and some kind of odd flan (leek?). Chocolate mousse was the highlight. The waitstaff is kind but we will likely check out other French places next time we're in town.

Visited October 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great food but service needs improvement”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

The good: We chose to order from the Miami Spice menu (fixed price menu) and the food was superb. Starting with an appetizer of tomato and avocado mousse followed by a roasted hen and finishing with a pear and apple tart, the entire meal was fabulous.
The not so good: We made reservations for 8:00 PM and waited for about an hour. Then waited so more until our order was taken and so more until bread was brought to the table. Service needs to improve but I will still give it another chance because the food is definitely worth it.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nashville, Tennessee
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“A wonderful French Patisserie”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

This little gem has everything a hungry traveler can wish for in the early morning. From wonderful French pastries, to outstanding quiches and breakfast croissants; we loved this place!

Visited August 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed LE Provencal also viewed

 

Been to LE Provencal? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage LE Provencal, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.