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Essensia Restaurant & Lounge

3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140-4106
+1 305-908-5458
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140-4106
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Reviewed January 3, 2016

It is very nice to have a good restaurant to eat any meal at when staying at the Palms. Breakfast is terrific, and so nicely situated either inside, on the porch or by the pool. Dinner was excellent and the menu very diverse and interesting....More

1  Thank 226elizabethh226
Reviewed December 27, 2015

beautiful setting and very attentive waitress. The meal wasn't cheap but we weren't expecting it to be. Compared to every other restaurant in this part of the world the portion sizes were very small. My son had a prawn gnocchi which was delicious and would...More

Thank Jenny H
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Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

The personnel at The Palms Resort were very accommodating and professional for my nieces wedding!! One young lady in particular was Melissa Vazquez who was amazing with her attitude and attention to detail! She made the stay a pleasure for my nieces wedding and for...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed December 7, 2015

Fantastic vibe- we sat outside. The service was great, the food was flavorful and the menu had a nice variety. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals. Try the apple pie in a jar dessert!

1  Thank Matthew K
Reviewed November 30, 2015

We dined here 3 times during our stay-dinner and 2 lunches and the dinner was the winner. We had arrived at the hotel at 9:00 pm and were seated in the restaurant, which was empty and a little sad. The menu was good and the...More

Thank Bonnietheb
Reviewed November 6, 2015

We eat only vegetarian when we go out so that limits our choice of restaurants and menu choices. Most restaurants don't pay much attention to vegetarians. Enter Essensia. This is not a "vegetarian" place per se but among other items, there is a good choice...More

Thank Rosalie_from_Ottawa
Reviewed November 4, 2015

We stayed at the hotel for five days and ate breakfast here everyday. The buffet was very good with a large variety of items, and the regular menu was also very good.

Thank jtran1210
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Had Lunch on the patio of the Restaurant, and Room service delivered that evening. All food was fresh and expertly prepared. I had a mishap with my lunch order (wrong sandwich) and didn't realize immediately that my order was wrong. The waitress took it off...More

Thank Keven V
Alma C, Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2015

Dear Keven V, Thank you for being our guest at the Palms Hotel & Spa and for experiencing Essensia. We are absolutely thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your meals at both lunch and room service, as we strive for perfection with each and every...More

Reviewed October 16, 2015

Me and my family had three meals there, breakfast, lunch and dinner... The food is not so bad, but the service is definitely not good.

Thank Lincoln_Wetter
Reviewed October 1, 2015

If you've not dined @ Essensia yet-do so-and ask for Noemi, she is helpful and charming. Dinner was superb, and the other day- lunch was equally fine. Fresh quality food is beautifully spiced and presented. An olive tapenade with delicious bread was served prior to...More

1  Thank sarel937
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September 15, 2016|
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
May 13, 2015|
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Response from Alma C | Property representative |
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
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
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 Sunday brunch. Essensia offers discounted valet parking rates for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.
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