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Basilico Ristorante

#70 of 3,350 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
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5879 NW 36th Street, Miami, FL 33166
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Miami Springs, United States
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basilico Restaurant is hidden in a small shopping strip that can be easily overlooked if you drive by too fast. Once found, you will enjoy the best prepared filet mignon, salmon, corbina and shrimp risotto in town! If you are looking for a charming, low-light restaurant where you can hear your date without having to shout, this is the place.... More 

Thank springvisions
Grand Cayman
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local who said, "You might not believe it, but that little Italian restaurant has a filet mignon that will melt in your mouth!" Now I believe it. We tried the appetizers that our waiter recommended and had a lovely Cabernet with the meal, and creme brûlée for dessert. It was superb. Highly... More 

Thank 53blondie345
Miami, Florida
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I have been coming to Basilico since they opened over 17 years ago. never a bad meal, their lunch special always have fish - today it was trout, and its always fresh and perfectly made. owners and servers are always friendly and personable. this is a 5 star food quality in a strip mall across from the airport, highly recommended!.

Thank Aviv T
Coral Gables, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Basilico is a little hidden gem in the area. The food and flavors are fantastic and the service is spot on. It's a cute place to take a date or the whole family, Nice wine selection.

Thank janellef28
Miami, Florida
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214 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Basilico has 2 locations (Doral and Virginia Gardens) which are relatively close. They offer Northern Italian inspired dishes. It has a sober decoration and the place is usually packed. Food is delicious and portions are very large, so if you want to eat pasta at an authentic Italian restaurant, no pretensions at all, you need to pay it a visit.

Thank Miamismith305
Bucharest, Romania
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We stumbled accidentally in this place, but turned into a nice experience. The food was great, service fast and professional. The atmosphere here looks like in the '80s but has a real charm. Yet not a cheap place, but it worth the money.

Thank nick i
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Nestled in a strip mall, somewhat unnoticeable, but delightfully delicious! Service was professional and inviting to our two younger children. Menu offered many options. Food was truly delicious from the main courses to the sauces. Every detail on key. Just wonderful. Don't be fooled by its strip mall location, this is fine dining!

Thank Roadtripgal5
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is one of this places where you feel and eat as if you were at home. The quality of the food is excelente, always fresh and the staff is friendly. Highly recomended

Thank J9327SHpatriciaj
Westlake, Ohio
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat. Do not pass this up! Absolutely great service, wonderful food. I will definitely be back next time I am in town!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I've been eating at this restaurant for many years and the food is always delicious and consistent. The service is wonderful despite the fact that they are always busy. I've been here for lunch, dinner and on weekends. Their Osso Bucco and Risotto are must haves. Their daily fish specials are always healthy and fresh.

Thank Noelia M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5879 NW 36th Street, Miami, FL 33166
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: 305-871-3585

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