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“Good and interesting food, but a bit overpriced” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hakkasan

Hakkasan
4441 Collins Ave, Fontainebleau Resort, Miami Beach, FL 33140 (Oceanfront)
+1 786-276-1388
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Ranked #21 of 871 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Oceanfront
Cross street: 44th & Collins
Description: Hakkasan is recognized as the pioneering concept that single-handedly changed the face of Chinese cuisine within the United Kingdom. Since 2003, the Michelin starred London location has set the standard for Chinese cuisine and haute Chinois interior design. Hakkasan at Fontainebleau features traditional Cantonese classics and house specialties reinterpreted for a contemporary, non-conventional palate.
South Florida, Florida
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“Good and interesting food, but a bit overpriced”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My wife and I tried Hakkasan for the first time during our most recent visit to South Beach. We usually eat only at SoBe restaurants when we stay there, but we heard good things about Hakkasan, so we ventured out of SoBe to give it a try.

Overall, we enjoyed the experience. There are lots of interesting items on both the food and drink menu (it was hard to decide). The food was very good, the ambiance and decor were very cool, and the service was great. The price was a bit high for what you get -- you're paying a premium for eating at the Fontainebleau.

For cocktails, we both ordered the Far East Margarita, which was really good and really spicy. For starters we shared the Jasmine Tea Soaked Beef Short Rib -- it was very tasty, but it was served on the bone and very fatty, so we didn't enjoy it as much as we might have otherwise. For entrees, we shared the Stir-Fried XO Prawns with Pineapple and the Crispy Chicken with Orange Sauce, with a bowl of Jasmine Rice on the side. Everything was very tasty, and the presentation for all the dishes was excellent. The portions didn't look huge, but we were full by the time we finished -- we couldn't finish the rice, and we didn't have room for dessert. Our server Antoine provided exception service throughout.

The Hakkasan is worth trying if you don't mind paying the price, and I'm glad we tried it. I don't know if we'll be back, especially since we can't walk there from SoBe, but you never know.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Brooklyn, New York
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“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

What a beautiful restaurant. The bar is just amazingly gorgeous. The entire atmosphere was so comfortable, relaxing and enjoyable, but no surprise there it is located in the Fountainbleu hotel. The food is just amazingly delicious!!!!

Visited May 2014
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“Best Chinese Food in South Florida”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Visited Hakkasan for dinner. Wonderful atmosphere, absolutely delicious food, excellent service! It was pricey but worth it. Would definitely go back.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Romantic Meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

Me and my wife went here having being told by a friend about it , on our arrival we where a little early so we where taken to the bar and it was buzzing really good atmosphere , we where shown to our table really nice setting the waitress was very nice and attentive the food was excellent and served perfectly in all a fantastic night , a must if in Miami

Visited April 2014
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“Delicious and special”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Wonderful atmosphere, absolutely delicious food and beverages, and excellent service. I would eat here again and again!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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