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A Fish Called Avalon

700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
+1 305-532-1727
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (181 reviews)
“orzo” (35 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

The seafood is fantastic. See my recommendations below. The people watching is great. Live the area.More

Thank seneca676
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Dear seneca676, Thanks so much for your kind review on your dining experience, we're pleased to have provided you with exceptional cuisine and services. The area is indeed great for people watching especially if you sit outside on the patio. Please visit us again the...More

Reviewed April 24, 2018

We had seafood and it was the best of the best, period. It was an excellent culinary experience. The food here is 5 star from the oysters to the creme brulee'. The Creme was the best we have ever had by a factor of ten....More

Thank gtcuthbe
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Dear gtcuthbe, We're so honored by your very kind review and most of all we're all exceptionally pleased you enjoyed our food and services, it's the best compliment we can ask for. Thank you for all the details you have provided, Andrew also sends appreciation....More

Reviewed April 22, 2018

We organized our final dinner here for a large corporate event here and my group had a wonderful time. Getting good food when you're catering for 80+ people can be a challenge, but A Fish Called Avalon came through. The seafood was fresh and perfectly...More

Thank EveRiley
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Dear EveRiley, Many thanks for trusting us with your event. Cora had a wonderful time planning with you and is truly happy you all had an amazing experience. We're glad each of you enjoyed the perfectly prepared food, ambience and service. The chef sends you...More

Reviewed April 22, 2018

Paella for 2...Big on quantity, small on flavor. Fish was fresh and cooked well but where is the saffron? Good service and location.More

Thank Antiguaforsure
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Dear Antiguaforsure, Thanks for dining with us recently and providing your feedback. We're very sorry you were disappointed with the taste in your paella. We appreciate your kind mention of the service and location and glad those met your expectation. Please, the next time you...More

Reviewed April 16, 2018

Best seafood on South Beach!! Great service, great food and great atmosphere! A must try if anywhere in the area

Thank MT198954359
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Dear MTI, that's indeed a great tip, sitting outside may not be for everyone but it's a fantastic spot to enjoy all that happens on South Beach. Glad you enjoyed our food, service and atmosphere and looking forward to welcoming you back. Best,

Reviewed April 15, 2018

Certainly a fine dining experience that would warrant a return visit. Loved the asparagus crab soup. The salmon and grouper entrees were well presented and cooked to perfection. Ample portions. A well-timed pace between courses and a staff that is attentive, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable...More

Thank rfire
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Dear rfire, A humbled thank you for this kind review from myself, chef and staffs. You've summed up what we aim to provide for all of our guests. We're grateful for the opportunity to serve and look forward to welcoming you back. Best,

Reviewed April 11, 2018

Marvin was excellent! He was very knowledgeable about the menu, and recommended some tasty options! The location was pretty good food portions were great and the quality was amazing.More

1  Thank Julio A
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Dear Julio, Thank you for your kind review on our 'great food, great service'. Marvin is especially delighted with your kind mention of him, he's certainly a gem here at A Fish Called Avalon. Please allow us to be of service again the next time...More

Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Wow!! The food is the best we had on South Beach! Their Macademia Nut Snapper is buttery and melts in your mouth. My husband was craving Crab legs but they weren’t on the menu. He asked our waitress and she said of course they had...More

1  Thank Lynn N
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Dear Lynn, What a pleasure it is to read this review! Thank you so much for all the details you've provided and your wonderful comments on Martha's who thanks you as well. We cant wait to warmly welcome you back for another night of amazing...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We just got out of the beach on to ocean drive and looking for a place to dine. Decided to go to A Fish called Avalon for dinner. Though the food is expensive, it is worth every dime. The service is a bit sloppy, and...More

1  Thank Jitendra S
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Dear Jitendra, We're so glad you decided to dine with us and better yet it was serendipitous! I am pleased you enjoyed your meal but sorry your service wasn't up to par. Our servers pride themselves in providing a wonderful experience and I am sorry...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Came here on a Friday night for a birthday dinner with my fiancé. We were completely stumped on what to order from the menu because each dish looked better than the one before it. First we had the escargot which is typically served in melted...More

Thank peacelove_daisy
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Dear peacelove, Happy Birthday once again, we're delighted you came by and enjoyed every bite of your meal. Nothing makes happier knowing that we have delighted you and your fiancé on such a wonderful occasion. Thanks for all the details you've provided in your kind...More

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Japhen9609
May 14, 2017|
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Response from AFishCalledAvalon700 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, Yes we can simply grilled any fish we have on the menu. Best
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Joann A
February 15, 2017|
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Response from DebNDayton | Reviewed this property |
Beach evening casual to beach dressy and everything in between
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21 - $40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
    (7th)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach>  > Flamingo / Lummus
  • Neighborhood: Flamingo / Lummus
  • Phone Number: +1 305-532-1727
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Description
Overlooking Ocean Drive from the veranda of the Avalon Hotel is the 25 year old, acclaimed restaurant, A fish Called Avalon. Cuisine features local seafood prepared with a sensuous, tropical flair. An extensive wine reserve and full service bar naturally compliment our great food.
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