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Il Gabbiano

#37 of 3,379 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Downtown
As featured in MIA by GIG
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335 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131
+1 305-373-0063
Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here for our first meal in Miami. Very busy restaurant on a Wednesday evening however it did not seem to faze the staff. We came in 20 min late for our reservation so we had to wait at the bar until another table opened. There we were served complimentary zuchini fritters which was nice to have with the... More 

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Thank tbears2017
Chester, New Jersey
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a business dinner with a party of 10 and many different dishes were ordered. Most of us were not impressed. Overall most dishes lacked of the creativity, taste and balance of a fine restaurant. And my risotto was overcooked. Service was OK but nothing special. There might be better options for Italian fine dinning within the same district.

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Thank Schutz62
Cary, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful now my third time. Two business dinners and one informal lunch. All wonderful. I love the menu presentation food is fabulous. Got a chance to meet both owners. I will come back.

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Tampa, Florida
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130 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was top notch, excellent, outstanding in every way. The service was fantastic, and the views to die for. What more can you ask? The waiters were not only highly professional, but knew when you needed them and when to leave you alone. No interruptions here with the daily specials. The food was amazing. At the end of the... More 

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Thank DocAndyHouston
Broomfield, Colorado, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the service to the food and atmosphere on the water, it's probably one of the best meals I have ever had. It's very expensive but if you can't afford it don't go there. The Branzino (fish) is like nothing I have ever had and the Mascarpone cheese cake is to die for. I was very impressed.

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Thank Diane E
Atlanta, Georgia
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is as close to the authentic experience in Miami as you can get but with spectacular views of the Biscayne Bay if you choose to sit on the terrace. Uniformed white-suited waiters, white tablecloths. I found the atmosphere to be somewhat pretentious but it was Christmas Eve, and the place was fully booked. Ask questions about specials and... More 

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Thank Trieffort
Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have unwittingly wound up at this place at least a half dozen times as a member of a dinner party or for business meetings. I have always found the food mediocre at best, the service sub-par, and the prices outrageous for the inferior quality of the food and service. Save yourself the money and aggravation. Try Zuma, PM Steakhouse,... More 

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Thank mikems2017
Atlanta Georgia
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320 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 599 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The concierge made reservations at 6:30, and service was over the top until we reached the desert course. Then the waiters abandoned us to wait on new arrivals for about 15 minutes. When they finally got around to our desert course, and I told them that we were no longer interested, they immediately offered us lemoncellos gratis, which confirmed that... More 

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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138 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great restaurant. Not perfect. But still great! It took about 10 minutes after we were seated for a waiter to come to our table and ask if we wanted a drink. That's a bit too long, even if the resto is busy! And then our waiter rhymed off the 'specials ' in a deadpan that would have made... More 

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London
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on 24th December in the evening. The place was heaving with people. On arrival we were told they had the wrong time for our booking, which was at 8.30pm and were just told to go and wait at the bar along with loads of other people. The woman on the desk was rude and unwelcoming. Eventually we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 305-373-0063

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?