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The Island Bistro

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605 Brickell Key Dr, Miami, FL 33131-2622
+1 305-364-5512
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Miami, Florida
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Very useful If want to meet someone and take a cafe, a cake. This is the place It is a mini market / cafe with some tables and shares to seat in Brickell key The price is ok , have lunch and many different types of sandwich

Thank leon c
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

We live on Brickell Key so we were happy to see the Bistro reopen under new management. It was a little disappointing to see that they removed the large pizza oven but I guess that wasn't their type of item. The staff are friendly in our experience and attentive to customers. Our experience, and we eat there at least once... More 

Thank rocketman51
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

I had a fish sandwich but asked for no bread. Taste was okay but not worth the cost at all. The waiter kept wanting me to order the entree instead of the sandwich but I didn't want that much to eat.

Thank Kristen B
Palm City, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015

Had an amazing lunch there with my husband. Very trendy, great music, drinks, and food was delicious. Highly recommend it!!!

Thank Michele D
Miami, Florida
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2015

My review was wholly accurate. If they did review the tapes, which find highly doubtful, then they would see the bill and tip was paid not by me, but by my companion, my boss who had flown in from California, and expensed our lunch as it was a business lunch. The tip had nothing to do with my experience. Also,... More 

3 Thank Elle L
Palm Coast, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2015

We had lobster ravioli and branzino with fennel and asparagus, very good! Also, escargot- excellent! Olga, behind the bar, was a real pleasure and gave us great service!

Thank tiburontan
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just a short stroll from the Mandarin Hotel. Looked like a nice little Bistro. However the service was slow, then got worse when the waiter spilt a whole pint of beer and glass of wine all over my wife - he never really apologised and was slow to clean up the mess. The Manager also did not seem to care... More 

Thank 489Mike
Roberto R, Owner at The Island Bistro, responded to this review

Certanly we were sorry for your expirience, but it will be nice if you write your review complete as it happened, , it is truth our waiter had an accident,(it happens), and you were very angry, our manager went immediately to apologize to you, your wife was very upset too, and both of you were using loud language, this happend... More 

Uckfield, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

We booked for an outside table, which was ok, but just a bit grubby. My husband ordered a beer, which wasn't available, ordered something else, wasn't available. Decided on a cert, was available! My sprite, can of, was flat, not chilled, so a poor start. We then went on to order food. We asked if poss to have spaghetti instead... More 

Thank Cagneydog
Roberto R, Manager at The Island Bistro, responded to this review

Deer customer, I want to start off by apologizing for your experience. The Island Bistro appreciates your feed back.We were in the process of changing the wine list at that time as well as our selection of beers.I'm deeply sorry you had a bad experience, that week just wasn't our week to be honest. I would love to meet you... More 

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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

The food was very good, I was impressed with the taste of the beef carpaccio and the perfect combination of spices in my cod were simply amazing. The real problem comes with the dessert, go elsewhere

Thank Labne
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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351 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,040 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2014

I was hoping that this was going to be our "go to" restaurant on Brickell Key. I went in wanting to give this place a high rating, but unfortunately, the experience merited a three star rating (which is generous). The food was just average. Runny and tasteless lasagna. Small portions. The service was equally uninspired. It seemed as if the... More 

5 Thank Knownews

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 Brickell Key Dr, Miami, FL 33131-2622
  • Public Transportation: Take the Miami Trolley
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-364-5512
Enjoy classic Continental Bistro cuisine on the beautiful island of Brickell Key. Located just off downtown Miami, "the Key," as it's called by locals, is a serene getaway from the busy downtown area. Come enjoy a business lunch, glass of wine on our terrace or share a romantic candle lit dinner with the special person in your life. We offer a full bistro menu with over 80 items. Parking is complimentary in the attached Courvoisier garage, just behind the restaurant.

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