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Il Gabbiano

#40 of 3,350 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
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335 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131
305 373-0063
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5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Coral Gables, Florida
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If ever you find yourself wanting to go somewhere to eat in which they anticipate your needs before you can even say "excuse me" , then #ilgabbianomiami is the place to be! Their "octopus service" is like no other, trust me! From the moment you walk in the entire staff is there to make your dining experience be something that... More 

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Miami, Florida
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fine dining experience in the heart of Greater Downtown Miami. The venue sits at the mouth of the Miami River and Biscayne Bay. The food is excellent. The service is exceptional. The ambiance is ideal. The prices are not cheap but still well worth the money.

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a very special night at Il Gabbiano's. Six of us at a round table, which always makes conversation more inclusive. Because of our dark colored slacks, they exchanged our white cloth napkins for black to avoid any white lint. Shared a group assorted appetizer plate. The lamb chops are highly recommended and the service was simple top notch. Highly... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Located on Biscaybe Bay,you have a choice to dine inside or out...The decor is appealing...and the restaurant fills up fast on a Saturday night...Service is outstanding...and multiple treats come immediately with bread & water...I went with my best friend...we shared a pasta (good) and we both ordered different veal dishes (excellent)...dessert was great............ The experience was very good, however, I... More 

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Odessa, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed this spot. Service is spectacular--I lost count of how many waiters we had attending us. The food was top-notch. Portion sizes were worth the price tags. We actually started our dinner on the amazing patio before it started pouring rain all over us--and drowning our plates. No problem, they whisked us away into the main restaurant and continued... More 

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Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about the place EXCEPT THE FOOD is outstanding. I wasn't impressed by the food at all. I can't help but wonder about how this restaurant that wants to portray an authentic Italian menu yet serves American made non Italian things like an Alfredo sauce. Makes you wonder what else they're doing. It just didn't seem that fresh or flavorful.... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took a large group to Il Gabbiano this week. The locals I work with advised me that it was hands down the best Italian restaurant in Miami. I think they are right. Great setting on the bay with outdoor seating available. I had the branzino and had a side of pasta with marinara. A lot of food. The staff... More 

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Thank John R
Miami, Florida
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Il Gabbiano is one of our favorite Italian restaurants. Your choice of indoor or outdoor seating, great food and even better service: the place is practically overstaffed and all the service staff are impeccable. The views are fantastic and the bay breeze is delightful; it's the perfect place for friends, clients, or anyone visiting from out of town to enjoy... More 

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Thank Rodolfo P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was A great experience The food was great and they serve as you are the only one in the room great !!! The food was great and the appettizers ere much better .

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Mexico City, Mexico
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If we hadn't been invited by friends, we never would have found this delicious Italian restaurant! The service was exceptional and the food (large portions) was very very good! Reservations are a must.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 305 373-0063

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