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Essensia Restaurant & Lounge

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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BREAKFAST A LA CARTE
FRUITS & GRAINS
16
Lemon Poppy Seed Quinoa Pancakes
Ricotta, Blueberries, Fresh Mint, Pure Maple Syrup. Allergens info: Gluten Free
14
Challah French Toast
Housemade Strawberry Compote, Fresh berries, Pure Maple Syrup
12
Steel Cut Oatmeal
Spiced Pecan, Almond Milk, Dried Cranberries. Allergens info: Dairy Free
12
Add Side of Greek, Plain, Vanilla Yogurt 4
Fresh Fruit Plate
Allergens info: Gluten Free, Dairy Free
14
Acai Bowl
Frozen Acai and Berry Smoothie, House Made Granola, Strawberries, Blueberries, Mango, Banana, Toasted Coconut. Allergens info: Gluten Free, Dairy Free
15
Whole Grain Waffle
Fresh Strawberries Compote, Spiced Pecans, Maple Syrup. Gluten Free Upon Request
15
Continental Breakfast
Fresh Fruit, Daily Assortment of Breads and Pastries. Served with Butter and Jam
SANDWICHES, EGGS, & MORE
18
All American Breakfast
Two Eggs Any Style, Choice of Maple Smoked Bacon, Pork Thyme Sausage or Chicken-Apple Sausage. Served with choice of Garden Herb Potatoes or Fresh Fruit where noted
18
Three Egg Omelet
Eggs or Egg Whites with choice of 3: Cheddar, Feta, Swiss, Goat Cheese, Spinach, Mushrooms, Asparagus, Onions, Tomatoes, Roasted Red Peppers Ham, Bacon, Chicken-Apple Sausage. Served with choice of Garden Herb Potatoes or Fresh Fruit where noted. Allergens info: Gluten Free
28
Steak & Eggs
Certified Angus Beef, 2 Eggs to your specifications, Chimichurri Hollandaise, Mixed Greens, Served with choice of Garden Herb Potatoes or Fresh Fruit where noted
18
BLTA Breakfast Panini
Sun Fresh Organic Eggs, Maple Smoked Bacon, Local Farm Greens, Avocado, Tomato, Vinaigrette. Served with choice of Garden Herb Potatoes or Fresh Fruit where noted
16
Whole Wheat Croissant Sandwich
Scrambled Eggs, Swiss Cheese, Sliced Tomato, Avocado. Served with choice of Garden Herb Potatoes or Fresh Fruit where noted
10
Add 2 Poached Farm Eggs 4
Avocado Toast
Choice of Bread, Roasted Tomato, Radishes, Frisee
16
BLTA Benedict
Bacon, Poached Eggs, Tomato, Avocado, Hollandaise, Greens
14
Add Maple Smoked Bacon 5
Breakfast Burrito
Scrambled Eggs, Cheddar, Peppers, Grilled Corn, Green Onions, Guacamole, Pico de Gallo
16
Smoked Salmon Board
Toasted Bagel, Cream Cheese, Red Onion, Tomato, Cucumber, Caper Berries, Arugula
SIDES A LA CARTE
4
Choice of Sourdough, Multi-Grain or Sunflower Pumpernickel Toast
8
Basket of House Made Pastries or Muffins
6
Gluten Free Multi-Grain Toast or Muffin
4
Whole Wheat Croissant
6
House Made Coffee Cake
6
Bagel & Cream Cheese
8
Greek Yogurt Parfait with Granola & Fresh Fruit Compote
7
Bowl of Mixed Fruit & Berries
7
Garlic Herb Potatoes
6
Hash Browns
BEVERAGES A LA CARTE
8
Evian Water
8
Badoit Sparkling Water
5
Soft Drinks
FRESHLY BLENDED SMOOTHIES
$8
Essentials Smoothie
Banana, Strawberries, OJ, Vanilla Yogurt
Green Smoothie
Banana, Strawberries, Blueberries, Spinach, OJ, Greek Yogurt
Miami Smoothie
Coconut Milk, Banana, Papaya, Mango, Pineapple Juice
Acai Smoothie
Acai, Banana, Strawberry, Blueberry, Almond Milk
HOUSE-PRESSED JUICES
$8
The Essentials
Beet, Carrot, Ginger, Lemon
The Refresher
Pineapple, Apple, Melon, Cucumber, Kale, Lime
JUICES
$4
Orange
Grapefruit
Tomato
Apple
Pineapple
Cranberry
COFFEES & TEAS
Regular or Decaffeinated. Extra shot of Espresso $3
5
Lavazza Tierra Sustainable Coffee
5
Organic Tea
5
Milk, Chocolate Milk
5
Hot Chocolate
4
Espresso
6
Cappuccino, Latte
3
The Palms Signature Black or Green Passion Iced Tea
BREAKFAST BUFFET
Per Person $24 | Per Child (12 Years & Under) $12
Daily Selection of Fresh Fruit
Honeydew, Cantaloupe, Pineapple, Watermelon, and other Seasonal Tropical Fruits
Sliced Breads & Accoutrements
Daily Selection of Breads, Bagels Rolls, Locally Made Jams, Fruit Preserves, Nutella, Butter
Muffins, Cakes & Pastries
Daily Selection of Pastelitos, Coffee Cakes Muffins, Chocolate and Plain Croissants, Scones and Other Signature Specialties
Smoked Salmon Bar
Smoked Salmon, Bagels, Cream Cheese, Red Onion Tomato, Arugula, Capers, Herbs and Lemon
Selection of Cold Cereals & Milk
Skim, Whole or Soy Milk
Yogurt Parfait
Build your own parfait! Choice of Serious Cow Greek Yogurt or Dannon Vanilla Yogurt, House Made Granola, Tropical Fruit Compote, Fresh Berries and Honey
Cheese & Meat Selection
Daily Assortment of Sliced Meats and Cheeses
Eggs & More
Chef 's Daily Rotation of Scrambled Eggs, Vegetable Frittata, Ham and Cheese Scramble, Sausage and Pepper Scramble. Make your own breakfast burrito!
Potatoes
Daily Selection of Breakfast Potatoes
Breakfast Standards
Daily Selection of French Toasts, Belgian Style Waffles, Pancakes, Bread Pudding, Crepes, or Cheese Blintzes
About
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,
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
CUISINES
International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Waterfront
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome breakfasts! The person making the omelettes is a master at his craft! Variety was also a plus!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank squawlink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a real good all you can eat brunch in Miami Beach you have to go to the Palms Hotel at 30th street and Collins Ave. Inside (with A/C) or outside on the veranda seating. Staff are from various countries (as indicated by...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank mercyw1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are many restaurants in the world where you while have an excellent lunch, but Essensia is a special treat . You should try it yourself . I can say excellent food, perfect service , great staff etc. but this one of the places you...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Pappabaud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely Monday night in Middle Beach. Sat on the porch and had a wonderful dinner. From the apple guierie cheese salad to the shrimp risotto with watercress and the corvina fish with clams and potatoes the meal was excellent. Service was prompt and friendly. Johan...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank RJames1950
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food, quiet ambience, great service. Expensive but that's understood going in there. In the lobby so made it really convenient to have a fine restaurant at your fingertips.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank mrwilt
Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

We live close and go there often and every year when our grandkids are here we take them there. This summer we went 3 times and the last one, on a Monday, was a disaster. It took more than 45 minutes for the kids meal...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 1, 2019

Beautiful hotel and on a day full of rain it was a great place for a midday lunch. The Cheeseburger was amazing, juicy and flavorful. The Truffle Fries were a delight for everyone. Eggs Benedict prepared perfectly with fresh and flavorful Avocados. We had a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank facca
Reviewed July 1, 2019

The food here was so good. We had guacamole and chips, fish tacos, NY Strip, drunken muscles and clams, breakfast omelets. Everything we had was amazing!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank terryward84
Reviewed June 23, 2019

Located at the Palms hotel on Collins Ave where we were staying so the family came here for breakfast @ 830 on a sunday. We had the breakfast buffet and also ordered a la carte. Buffet was a medium spread, about everything one would expect...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank wh1sk3yg0lf1
Reviewed June 20, 2019

After looking at several different place to eat we finally decided to try the restaurant in our hotel. We were not sorry. The service was very good, the food just as good and the atmosphere... made us want to extend our stay. The restaurant overlooks...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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105diana
September 15, 2016|
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Response from AlmaCue | 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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May 13, 2015|
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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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