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“Exquisite modern french cuisine.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of db Bistro Moderne

db Bistro Moderne
255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Hotel Beaux Arts Miami, Miami, FL 33131
305-421-8800 
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Ranked #97 of 3,648 Restaurants in Miami
Price range: $29 - $31
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: SE 4th St. 3rd Ave.
Description: db Bistro Moderne is Daniel Boulud’s interpretation of the new generation of Parisian bistros, whose classically trained chefs offer creative cuisine in a casual, comfortable and contemporary setting. Featuring traditional French fare met by flavors of the American market presented by Executive Chef Matthieu Godard, db Bistro Moderne is designed to capture the energy and style of its Manhattan counterpart, yet uniquely tailored to the rhythm of Miami life. Located in downtown’s JW Marriott Marquis Miami, db Bistro Moderne offers a vibrant, urban setting, where guests will enjoy great cooking in a relaxed yet beautifully distinctive environment. The restaurant’s interiors by renowned designers, Yabu Pushelberg, feature a dining area with striking contemporary accents and soaring 18-foot ceilings, as well as a stylish bar and lounge, street-level terrace overlooking the Miami river and two private dining rooms. In addition to its acclaimed contemporary French-American cuisine, db Bistro Moderne presents over 150 affordable wines beginning at $25 per bottle.
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Exquisite modern french cuisine.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

There where a few dishes that Daniel's "moderne" twist made them brand new altogether, like the Escargot with cherry tomatoes and the Terrine de Foie Gras with caramelized peaches, a definite must-try. The ambience was great until a large group came by and made it very loud. Well chosen wine list for every budget and palate as well as great service. We will be grand to come back again next time in the Miami area.

Visited June 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Good food but not the wow we expected.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

The food was very good. The waiter acted put out that we brought our own wine but the website advertised no corkage fee on Monday. We brought a special bottle with us because of the advertisement. The very loud party in the next room put a damper on the dinner. I expected more because of all the great things I heard about the restaurant. It was good not great.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, FL
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“best service in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

one of the few restaurants in Miami where the service is truly world class!!! the food is exceptional!!! souffle fries are a must!!!! great wine selection and a true sommelier to help out.
must go!!!!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Good Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Went on our first night so were a little jaded, however food and service was great. Only thing was some loud corporate types shouting (instead of talking) - but thats not the restaurants fault.

Visited May 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Good but boring”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

High quality food and not even overpriced but all in all this is just another generic American up-market sandwich shop, even if the burger is topped with foie gras and the ceiling is VERY high.

The also include an automatic 20% service charge which is not really a reflection of the quality of the service.

Visited May 2013
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