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Essensia Restaurant & Lounge

3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140-4106
+1 305-908-5458
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“snapper” (12 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140-4106
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The personnel makes you feel comfortable, they are professional and accommodating to your needs. You feel special and value. The food is delicious and believe me, I invited a friend that is an expert in culinary and she was delighted.More

Thank _henphd
Travis C, Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

_henphd, Thank you for your recent visit. It's really nice to see someone come in and truly enjoy every aspect of what we do. We have worked hard to revamp our service and our menu this summer and I am glad to see it paying...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast buffet with smoked salmon, natural cheeses, veggies, an omelet station, pastries and coffee cakes, and the orange/pineapple/tomato juice or coffee/tea are all included. $24 is not expensive for SoBe, and half price for kids under 12. Lunch is more pricey but the food is...More

Thank Pandalite
Travis C, Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Pandalite, Wow!!! Thank you so much for all of your positive feedback. It is great to know that you had such a good experience while with us. We aim to please. I will personally recognize all the team members you mentioned and we look forward...More

Reviewed June 7, 2018

The food was excellent. The waiter was very helpful. The atmosphere romantic and enticing. And relaxing. Take in the ocean air and enjoy.

Thank LIndaFeinstein
Travis C, Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Linda, Thank you for your recent visit. I'm happy to here that you had a great evening. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed May 29, 2018

The food here was delicious (fillet minong) and the wine (malbec) was great as well. After breakfast it was nice to wander around the hotel surrounds. the Miami beech sand is course compared to the australian beach sand.More

Thank olie293
Travis C, General Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

Olie293, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience dining with us. We certainly aim to please with our service, food and atmosphere and I am happy that we were able to hit all those marks. We look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Had a meeting at the beach and had some time to spare so I walked to Essensia. I had the burger which was amazing. Great flavor, juicy. I asked for mushrooms with it. Recommend 100%

Thank nelson h
Travis C, General Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2018

Nelson H, Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed the burger. We just launched our new menu and we hope to see you again soon to try the rest.

Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Great setting at the Palms Hotel but we ordered pizza and the base was a pre-bought one and was cardboard like. Very crispy. The middle of the pizza was also cold. However the setting was lovely, service okay and weather perfect.

Thank IanFursie358
Travis C, General Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2018

IanFursie358, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your Flatbread. We have just launched a new menu and I encourage you to come back and try some of our new items. I look forward to the opportunity to fully fulfill your expectations.

Reviewed April 21, 2018

I was looking forward to a nice, quiet late night dinner. The live music playing just on the other side of the partition and a rowdy group of women adjacent to the band ruined those plans. The restaurant is a bit upscale and needed to...More

Thank rhodytraveler10
Travis C, General Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2018

Rhodytraveler10, Thank you for your recent visit. I am sorry to hear that the music was too loud in the lounge area. This is part of our Latin Night and only takes places for 3 hours on that side of the building on Thursdays. We...More

Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

It was our second time coming in here to have some drinks and chill and the last time we had this amazing spicy margaritas that we ordered them again. Unfortunately the taste was off and not even sicy at all, we try to add more...More

Thank Milagros A
Travis C, Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Milagros, Thank you for your visit. I would like to apologize for your issues with the bar and cocktails. We have since revamped the cocktail menu, as well as our wine and liquor lists, adding new options and more organic products. We have added additional...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Ate lunch here everyday when staying up the road 3 years ago. So, stayed at The Palms this year and made life easy! Great food and service. I suggest trying different things because inconsistency from day to day with recipes but still good). Love the...More

Thank Chris O
Travis C, General Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Chris O, Thank you for your recent visit. I'm happy you were able to stay with us during your trip this year and that you enjoyed the food and service. I'm sorry to hear that you had some inconsistencies in your dishes from day to...More

Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Food is on the simpler side but actually very good. Nice outdoor setting on a covered deck and tables with umbrellas. Quiet and relaxing during the day or evening. Mostly families with school age or teenagers. Ate here three times during a Miami trip with...More

Thank bfbss
Travis C, General Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

BFBSS, Thank you for your recent visit to our restaurant. I am glad that you and your daughter had the opportunity to dine with us 3 times while you were in town. We are launching a new menu for summer which promises to be every...More

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105diana
September 15, 2016|
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Response from Alma C | Property representative |
Dear 105diana, Thank you for reaching out to us through TripAdvisor. Yes, Essensia Restaurant will be open on Christmas day! We look forward to welcoming you to Essensia. Warm regards, Alma
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Thank you for your interest in Essensia Restaurant. Since it's on a Saturday reservations are recommended. Please visit Essensia's website or contact the restaurant at 305-908-5458 We look forward to welcoming you to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $50
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140-4106
    (30th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-908-5458
  • E-mail
Description
Essensia Restaurant follows a farm-to-table philosophy, offering a seasonal selection of wholesome global cuisine with emphasis on premium local and sustainable ingredients. Working with local farmers and carefully selected purveyors, Essensia’s menu features healthful and flavorful dishes made with produce, meats and seafood primarily sourced from within the State of Florida. Essensia’s exclusive wine list is committed to being sustainable, organic or biodynamic and has been selected for sharing Essensia’s mission to be good for you and the environment. Essensia is open 7 days per week for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Essensia offers discounted valet parking rates for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.
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