We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

A Fish Called Avalon

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Flamingo / Lummus
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220 (7th)
+1 305-532-1727
Website
Today
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,419 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,173: English reviews
MN
Level Contributor
26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing dinner we had! Had dinner with co-workers. We had a few drinks at the bar inside where we met a great bartender (feb 26th). We ate outside. Seafood was mostly what everyone got, and it was delicious. Sitting outside was comfortable temperature-wise. It was right on the sidewalk so you need to be comfortable with people walking... More 

Helpful?
Thank JMK613
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to know that your evening with us was everything you expected and more. Thank you so much for letting others know where to come for top quality food and drinks in a magical beachfront setting. Hope to welcome you again soon. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director More 

Moneta, Virginia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many restaurants on Ocean Blvd have repeat menus and try to entice you to come into their establishments with discounts on food and beverages..I was sucked in on a few the first couple nights we were staying! In time you will figure it out too..I think they are all owned by the same principal. . Stop the madness if you... More 

Helpful?
Thank mspennyp
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear mspennyp, You may just be the winner of our Favorite Person of the Week title. We can’t thank you enough for your generous comments about the best way to top off a memorable South Beach getaway. We are so glad you also enjoyed the locally-roasted coffee and other goodies at Craft Café, which inhabits our restaurant space during the... More 

Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A colleague at my conference recommended this place and it did not disappoint. All servers and other staff were very friendly. Menu had many options without being overwhelming. They were able and willing to modify one of their signature dishes for me and acted like it was the easiest thing in the world fo them to do. Good location, pleasant... More 

Helpful?
Thank sanford b
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear sanford b, Heartfelt thanks for sharing your perceptive obervations with us. It was our great pleasure to see that each dish was exactly the way you liked it. Many thanks for taking time to write, and please come again. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director More 

Naples
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How many times, over the years, have we eaten at A Fish Called Avalon? Eight? Nine? Probably 10. How many times have we recommended it to friends? More than we can count. And each time we get nervous because so often ~ even after many visits ~ a restaurant will finally disappoint you. Not so with A Fish called Avalon!... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank polly1947
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear polly 1947, It isn’t every day that our crème brulee changes someone’s life, but we are thrilled to know that we may have done just that with your attitude toward dessert. Your charming comments have our whole team bursting with pride and grateful for your kind acknowledgements. We will make it our mission never to disappoint you, even after... More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on other reviews in Trip Advisor we had dinner at A Fish Called Avalon in South Beach and it lived up to the high ratings of others. The service was excellent and both of our meals were outstanding. We had just spent several days at the Waldorf Astoria in Boca Raton and the meal at Avalon was far better... More 

Helpful?
Thank Richard K
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear Richard K, Thank you for writing a resounding recommendation of our delicious cuisine and friendly professional service. Your satisfaction means the world to us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a superb dinner with everything: excellent food, superb service from Andrew; great ambiance! I had a half dozen delicious oysters followed by an outstanding rib eye steak. She had the ravioli and we both independently said it was our favorite of the trip! Wonderful setting on Ocean Drive at 7th with island music at just the right... More 

Helpful?
Thank RomanticRoamer6
Kansas City, Missouri
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here on our first night in Miami and will definitely be back. Everything was delicious and the food was perfect. We did not feel rushed at all which was nice. Highly recommend!

Helpful?
Thank RosanneKC
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear RosanneKC, Many thanks for your generous recommendation. We were delighted to serve as your introduction to Miami’s celebrated dining scene, and to set the mark at a high level. Please come again before heading for home. You might also enjoy Craft Café, the casual daytime option in our beautiful Ocean Drive space. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage... More 

New York City, New York
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was absolutely delicious. It is on Ocena ave. And you can eat outside and people watch while eating. The food is delicious and the portions are pretty big. The staff is very friendly and accomodating. I highly reccommend A Fish Called Wanda

Helpful?
Thank seneca676
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear seneca676, We are ecstatic to hear about all the ways that your dinner with us pleased you. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your delightful experience with others. Your recommendation means the world to us, and you can call us Wanda anytime you like. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director More 

New York City, New York
Level Contributor
43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had reservations and arrives five minutes before they opened at five thirty. We were able to sit outside overlooking the street and the wild Miami Beach parade of vintage cars but raised up on the veranda. Very comfortable. It quickly filled up. Food excellent. Pricey but worth it.

Helpful?
Thank travelartist0
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear travelartist0, Your generous recommendation means so much, because our goal is to show how artful fine beachfront dining can be. Thank you for taking time to write about your enjoyable evening, and please come again when your travels bring you this way. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director More 

Lexington, Kentucky
Level Contributor
40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People watching was great. Our server could have been more attentive, but the music kept us from being too impatient. Definitely worth a try.

Helpful?
Thank abbygail83
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear abbygail83, Many thanks for taking a moment to write. We’re glad that the enthralling people watching and relaxing live music were part of a memorable evening, and that our signature paella was a hit. Please come again soon. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director More 

Travelers who viewed A Fish Called Avalon also viewed

 

Been to A Fish Called Avalon? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $40
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, International
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
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view
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
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.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of A Fish Called Avalon and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
1 month ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from A Fish Called Avalon staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?