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Pilar Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

20475 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180-1550
+1 305-937-2777
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
May 12, 2015
“And Again! They Deliver period!”
Apr 26, 2015
“Great spot for post-movie dining! Fabulous food! And, convenient to Aventura Mall”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Steakhouse, Seafood
$$ - $$$
20475 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180-1550
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Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Congrats Erika and Anne... Anne... I will not call you Amy anymore.... You 2 girls do this place period! I will give you both the 5 stars! Friday even though you did not have raw tuna unprepared, Erika, your tuna tartare wrap was unbelievable!!! Very...More

2  Thank Jacques R
Reviewed April 26, 2015

Why wait an hour in line for the Cheesecake Factory when you can get much better food with no waiting? After our movie at Aventura Mall, we went to Pilar for dinner. Everything was delicious! The service was prompt and courteous. We both loved the...More

1  Thank Lynn_Drucker
Reviewed March 10, 2015

Went on a Tuesday night, decent crowd, mostly at the bar. Decent deals on food and wine at bar. Had dinner there as well a few months ago and enjoyed.

Thank joshua b
Reviewed March 8, 2015

Erica is simply the most accommodating, helpful, devoted chef I've had prepare us a meal. Because of my garlic allergy, she's made the point to come out of the kitchen, sit at our table and offer us custom meals using ingredients available from the menu....More

2  Thank Isreal R
Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Thank you Anne and Erika! I feel at home when I go there. I also see that you and your staff are trying to please all customers! Their salads are quite good and have an above average dressing. My tuna wrap has been very good...More

1  Thank Jacques R
Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We visited Pilar restaurant for Valentine's Day yesterday and we were happy with our visit. My wife had the brisket and I had the salmon. While they were both cooked great after tasting the brisket I wish I had ordered that! It really melted in...More

Thank windsurfer5230
Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Not what I was expecting in a strip center shopping. The place is very well done & belongs elsewhere. The servers where polite and answered questions about the menu. A business lunch & I do salads or soups, and had a good selection. Went Cobb...More

Thank Jrstwo
Reviewed January 31, 2015

We try to go here every year when we go to Aventura. The food is delicious. H had the Paella, very good. We has a very nice bottle of wine although the wine list is not extensive. I had the lobster mac n cheese with...More

2  Thank Songbird811
Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

Thanks Anne, you listen to your customers... Yesterday was spectacular! My tuna wrap was tasty, rare, and mouth filling! Your balsamic is also very good. Service is above average, and hope it's that way for everyone.... I come here often! This place tries to please...More

2  Thank Jacques R
Reviewed January 26, 2015

After visiting Pilar's a few times, I was very disappointed after my recent visit. While looking at the menu outside of the restaurant, we were greeted by a friendly hostess (potentially the owner - she's from Siberia). While discussing the brisket and if it is...More

1  Thank Emily K
Mitch S, Owner at Pilar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2015

Dear Emily, I wanted to reach out to you personally to let you know how sorry we are about the evening you had here at Pilar. We are always trying our best to please our diners. After reading your review, I did some checking and...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$12 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20475 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180-1550
    (Ives Dairy Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Aventura
  • Phone Number: +1 305-937-2777
  • E-mail
Pilar is a gourmet American bistro in the heart of Aventura. We present a variety of dishes using locally sourced and sustainable ingredients whenever possible. Pilar's menu offers a wide range of exciting choices delivered daily like Scottish Salmon and Yellowtail Snapper to succulent scallops, shrimp and Pilar's famous filet mignon, burgers, and brisket for the meat eaters all paired with unique, savory flavors. Pilar also features risottos, a variety of meats, pastas, vegetarian options and seasonal daily daily specials. The bar at Pilar is contemporary with a neighborhood vibe offering premium cocktails, craft beers, wines and a daily happy hour from 4-7pm and 9:30pm till close. Awarded "Best Value" in "Bon Appetite" magazine , Pilar remains a place where you can eat "great food at even greater prices". There is something for everyone to enjoy at Pilar!
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