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Rusty Pelican

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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BEGINNINGS
22
Grilled Herb Marinated Octopus
Crispy Sunchokes, Fingerling Potatoes, Squid Ink Emulsion
14
Mediterranean Mussels
Sweet and Spicy Coconut Cream
14
Short Rib Empanadas
Roasted Jalapeño & Sweet Corn Emulsion, Tomato-Vanilla Jam
17
Fried Calamari
Citrus "Buffalo" Sauce
19
Crab Cake
Grilled Corn, Chives, Peppers, Chipotle Aioli
Choice of Three 18
Choice of Six 30
Charcuterie and Cheese Plate
Chef Selection of Cured Meats and Artisanal Cheeses, Fig Jam, Rosemary Citrus Marinated Olives, Homemade Lavash
14
Corvina Ceviche*
Sweet Potatoes, Choclo, Red Onion, Lime Juice, Aji Amarillo, Cilantro
18
Shrimp Cocktail
1 lb Chilled Shrimp, Homemade Cocktail Sauce
175
3 Tiered Seafood Tower
Oysters, Shrimp, Lobster, King Crab Leg, Sushi Roll, Sashimi & Ceviche
RAW BAR
4
Raw Bar Oysters
Blue point East coast, kumamoto West coast, malpeque East coast.
22
King Crab
30
Lobster Tail
Mignonette, Cocktail & Mustard Sauces
CAVIAR TASTING AND CHAMPAGNE
10g of Each $125; Served with Crème Fraîche, Capers, Scallions, Parsley, Egg, Brioche Toast, Blinis
Half Bottle of Billecart-Salmon, Brut Reserve
Sasanian Imperial Caviar
Large Golden Pearls, Clean, Sweet & Crisp, Nutty Flavor
Sasanian Royal Osetra
Firm Large Amber Pearls, Nutty & Buttery Flavor
Sasanian Osetra Supreme
Large Dark Pearls, Creamy Flavor
SUSHI & SALADS
16
Deco Maki
Pink Sticky Rice, Tempura Shrimp, Mango, Cream Cheese, Red Onion and Eel Sauce
15
Spicy Tuna Roll
Avocado, Crispy Plantain, Grilled Papaya, Citrus Ponzu
17
Salmon Roll
Ginger, Cucumber, Hamachi, Truffle Ponzu
per piece4
Sashimi
Chilean Sea Bass, Ahi Tuna, Atlantic Salmon
per piece4
Nigiri
Wasabi Sticky Rice and Choice of Chilean Seabass, Atlantic Salmon or Ahi Tuna
19
Chirashi Bowl
Salmon, Tuna, Edamame, Carrots, Ponzu, Sticky Rice
Full 14
Half 8
Smoked Tomato*
Mixed Greens, Avocado, Blue Cheese, Tomatoes, Smoked Tomato Vinaigrette
Full 13
Half 7
Caesar Salad
Baby Kale, Croutons, Shaved Parmesan, Citrus Caesar Dressing
15
Burrata & Tomato
Smoked Peaches, Toasted Pistachios, Pickled Fennel, Balsamic Honey Emulsion
LUNCH
37
Crispy Whole Local Snapper*
Creamy Coconut Orzo, Arugula and Corn Salad, Roasted Jalapeno Lime Dressing
31
Atlantic Salmon
Pan Seared Salmon, Creamy Mashed Potato, Garlic Caper Butter Sauce
17
Salmon BLT
Grilled Salmon, Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Caper-Lime Remoulade
47
Chilean Sea Bass
Smoked Sweet Plantain Mash, Grilled Anaheim Pepper, Mango-Papaya Salsa
24
Cavatelli Cacio e Pepe
Artisan Cavatelli, Pink Peppercorn, Parmesan Cheese, Truffle Oil
18
Shrimp Po'boy
Lobster Roll, Malt Vinegar Slaw, Pickled Green Tomatoes
17
Biscayne Burger
Special Blend of Short Rib, NY Sirloin, and Ground Chuck, Cilantro Brioche Bun, Choice of Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato and Onion
'BRUNCHY' TYPE OF THINGS
22
Crab Cake Benedict
Poached Egg, Brioche Toast, Potato Hash, Chipotle Hollandaise
19
Smoked Salmon Benedict
Poached Egg, Brioche Toast, Potato Hash, Béarnaise
29
Salmon & Eggs
Glazed Carrots, Crispy Hash Browns, Vegan Ricotta Cheese
38
Maine Lobster Benedict
Jalapeño Cheddar Corn Bread, 1lb Lobster, Poached Organic Eggs & Crispy Shallots
23
Crab Huevos Rancheros
Pinto Bean and Jalapeno Puree, Organic Tomato Salsa, Blue Corn Tortilla, Cotija Cheese, Sunny Side Up Egg
18
Fruity Pebbles Pancakes
Raspberry Crispies, Blueberry Buttercream
17
Crusted French Toast
Blackberry Syrup, Cinnamon Marshmallow Cream
15
Egg and Bacon Sandwich
Smoked Gouda, Cheddar Cheese, Tomato, Avocado, Bacon, Fried Egg
28
Fried Chicken and Waffle
Organic Half Chicken, Orange Cinnamon Waffle, and Sriracha Maple Syrup
15
Tomato Tartine
Sundried Tomato spread, Sliced Avocado, Pickled Red Onion, Toasted Pine Nuts
STEAK 'N' EGGS
USDA Certified Angus Beef, served with Potato Hash & Eggs Fried or Scrambled
44
8oz Filet Mignon
47
12oz Dry Aged New York
SIDES
$7
Bacon
Chicken Apple Sausage
Potato Hash
Two Eggs
Creamy Mashed Potatoes
Rusty Fries
Grilled Asparagus
About
You haven't seen Miami until you've seen it from The Rusty Pelican Restaurant and Special Events Center. The Rusty Pelican is the most sought after restaurant with a view in South Florida. With the sun setting on Biscayne Bay against the backdrop of the alluring Miami skyline, The Rusty Pelican is the perfect spot for a romantic interlude or that special occasion. Located in Florida on the Island of Key Biscayne and just minutes away from Interstate-95. The Rusty Pelican has a breathtaking view of the City of Miami while offering superb cuisine and service. The fresh seafood changes with the season, deliciously enhanced with island-influenced salsas and flavors.
PRICE RANGE
$41 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

So sorry, but the 1 star is only for the view. After reading and hearing so much about the Rusty Pelican and how embarrassing it was for having lived in Miami 4 years and still to have not gone, I decided to take my boyfriend...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Rusty Pelican M, Manager at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, We would like to apologize for your recent experience at the Rusty Pelican and we appreciate you sharing your thoughts. We take our guests feedback seriously and would like you to know that that is certainly not the standards that we strive for. If...More

Reviewed May 14, 2019

The location of the Rusty Pelican is really why you should be thinking about going here. The view from this place of downtown Miami is stunning, particularly at and after sundown. It's worth coming here for the view alone. Which is just as well, because...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Rusty Pelican M, Manager at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts, we would like to apologize for the experience you had with us recently. That is certainly not the service that we aspire to provide our guests. If you are available, please feel free...More

Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

Visited here during Miami visit. Four of us in party. Good waiter. We were asked if we’d like to “try” the oyster/caviar appetizer....presented to us as if he was asking us to sample. Turned out we were charged $8 apiece for this privilege. Presentations were...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

My girlfriend that lives in the area decided that she wanted to take me here for lunch...wonderful in every way!!! Lovely table with great view of all activity on the water...so nice!! Our server, Roberto, suggested for me to try the Chilean Sea Bass. So...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019

Visited this restaurant with my family. We sat out on the water side patio with fabulous views across the water of Miami. The food was excellent with a wide variety of menu choice. As the late afternoon turned into evening the sunset and night views...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

I worked with one of the Rusty Pelican's special events coordinators to host a business dinner. I impressed upon the coordinator my criteria pointing out the purpose of the dinner and expectations regarding skyline view and food. I had shared with the coordinator that I...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank D W
Reviewed May 7, 2019

And the food was great! The view is amazing, the wine list is really good as well. We had whole fresh red snapper, and it was delicious with minimal effort with bones!! Start with a sushi appetizer, and a chilled bottle of your favorite "vino...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Great seaside seats, inside is also chic and cool. Staff was ok, but they tend to forget people when it is closer to closing time on weekdays. Food is pretty good but could be a little bigger meals for its price or at least 20%...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Dandjah
Rusty Pelican M, Manager at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your feedback. We hope to see you back at the Rusty Pelican soon! Best regards, Ed Flood

Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

This was our favorite meal of our weekend getaway. I had the fried chicken and waffles and the husband had the crab huevos rancheros. We loved every bite of it!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Rusty Pelican M, Manager at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Thank you so much, we look forward to your next visit!!

Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

Since I lived in Miami 6 years ago I never fail: this is a must every time I come back. Its views over the bay and the Miami skyline are simply awesome. Good taste, good options. Not a cheap place but it worths it. Note:...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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felderfamily
March 17, 2018|
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Response from scrapbookmarie | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall having to pay for self parking.
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August 3, 2017|
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Response from NinaW2000 | Reviewed this property |
I seems to recall they have a bar area inside with a view. We chose to sit outside.
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July 28, 2017|
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