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Downtown Bistro

114 SE 1st St # 116, Miami, FL 33131-1402
+1 305-374-7284
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
French, European, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
114 SE 1st St # 116, Miami, FL 33131-1402
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

The place is just great, i’m not a big food enthusiast but this place was good. The service, the style, the atmosphere was all great but the food was amazing.

Thank Karim H
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant a few times and I love it. Its atmosphere takes me to Paris along with its menu. All their meals are delicious and their croquetas are the best. Very good service .

Thank Basart74
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

The service and food was amazing!!! A great way to end my Florida trip. The sliders were so good!!!!

Thank syreetaree
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Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

I ordered French onion soup and salmon with coconut curry paste. Both dishes were delicious. Staff is great and welcoming. Happy hour drink specials are great! Would definitely recommend this place :)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

1st class mussels and escargot! The 2 pm happy hours Sancerre and sparkling rose were perfect after a hot Miami riverfront walk. DO go there.

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Steak tartare is one of my fav dish ever and i am kind of picky with it! .... the one i had at the downtown bistro is my new reference!!!! Absolutely delicious!! Recomended 10000%

Thank NicoBM
IlonaCarrell, Owner at Downtown Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2017

Thank you Nico for sharing your feedback. Hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed February 1, 2017

This restaurant is definitely the perfect place for our every day lunch during work time. Everything is fresh, home made, and as tasty as my family's cuisine in France. Waitresses are very nice, and service is quick. To be recommended with no hesitation.

Thank Cyril M
IlonaCarrell, Owner at Downtown Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2017

Thank you Cyril for sharing the love. We are so happy, that you enjoy our little bistro and are looking forward seeing you very soon. Ilona

Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

I have only visited in the evening, which means Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The rest of the week they are open for lunch and everything on the menu is fantastic. I am sure that will change as the downtown area evening foot traffic increases. Discount...More

Thank Tom R
IlonaCarrell, Owner at Downtown Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2017

Thank you Tom for your positive feedback. We are always happy to have you and are delighted you enjoy our creations.

Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a very charming small French bistro. The food is very good and so is the service. I highly recommended if you are looking for a downtown option

Thank Alejandro Z
IlonaCarrell, Owner at Downtown Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2016

Thank you Alejandro, for your positive feedback. We are looking forward seeing you again some time soon.

Reviewed November 12, 2016

Lunch at the Downtown Bistro was a delight. Elegantly served, my two slider burgers were taller than wide, tasty and filling! There's a choice of cheese toppings and bacon that's been cooked to order. I chose the French (of course) fries instead of the salad....More

Thank chimesfl
IlonaCarrell, Owner at Downtown Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2016

Thank you so very much for your kind words. We are happy you enjoyed your lunch experience at our bistro and are looking forward to welcoming you again very soon. Ilona

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September 14, 2015|
Response from IlonaCarrell | Property representative |
Hi Jen, thank you for the interest in our restaurant. Noiselevel depends on the day and time. Approx. 15 ppl is no problem to put together. If you give us a bit more information, like day and time, we will do the best to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 SE 1st St # 116, Miami, FL 33131-1402
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-374-7284
  • E-mail
Downtown Bistro is family run restaurant, that serves traditional as well as modern french cuisine in the heart of Downtown Miami. Highest Quality produce for an honest price. Lunch & Dinner on selected nights. Validated parking.
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