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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
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (173 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 February 9, 2016

There are many and many choices of restaurants out there, if you walk the street on the beach. This one... classy, not too expensive, but maybe a bit more than others out there... but who cares when the food is that good. Not just even...More

1  Thank Francois J
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2016

Dear Francois, It’s great to hear that you enjoyed one of our superb steaks – even though we are best known for fresh, well-prepared seafood. Thank you for sharing your great satisfaction with others, and for declaring us The Best on the Beach. Your high...More

Reviewed February 9, 2016

We have always made time to go to A Fish Called Avalon when we visit Miami and this time was no exception for excellence. We had a wonderful table on the terrace watching the night life of Miami walk by. Food is always wonderful. Drinks...More

1  Thank jjwfit
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2016

Dear Guest, Your repeat visits over the years are the greatest endorsement we could receive. Thanks for writing about the outstanding elements that put us on your “don’t miss it” list – food, drinks, setting, and service. We are eager to welcome you when you...More

Reviewed February 9, 2016

On our last night in SoBe, we wanted good seafood. A Fish Called Avalon did not disappoint. We shared a grilled octopus--incredibly tender and flavorful. Macadamia crusted snapper and miso tuna were our entrees, and both were excellent. We split an excellent key lime pie...More

1  Thank lslewis
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2016

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our restaurant for your final evening in South Beach. It was our pleasure to make it a memorable one, and we appreciate your taking time to write. We’ve been pleasing diners for 25 years, and invite you to come...More

Reviewed February 9, 2016

We had one night in Miami at the end of two weeks touring Florida and having been to A Fish Called Avalon last year we were keen to return. We were not disappointed. Seated on the front patio, up from the pavement but still right...More

Thank David9
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2016

Dear David, It is an honor to hear from you, our loyal repeat guest who keeps finding more to praise about our restaurant with each visit. We humbly thank you for your generous comments, and for noting that our steaks are on a par with...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Try the crème brûlée for a nice treat after dinner. If they have heirloom tomatoes on the appetizer menu, it will be a delicious starter. The salmon, seared tuna, and paella are our favorite. Sometimes the service can be slow but it is always attentive....More

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AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2016

Dear Guest, Your suggestion that diners allow themselves ample time to savor the experience and the cuisine at our restaurant is good advice. We’re delighted that you took the time to write about the dishes you enjoyed. Your positive comments are much appreciated and we...More

Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Great selection. Had bang bang shrimp and macadamia crusted snapper. Shrimp was a little too curry for my taste. Fish was amazing. Waiter made great recommendations. The bread and special dip they provide is fantastic. Sitting next to fresh flowers under a palm tree right...More

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AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2016

Dear Guest, Your note conveys an irresistible image of what it’s like to dine with us -- especially in February when snow and ice cover much of America to the north. Your comments are deeply appreciated, and thanks for writing. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food...More

Reviewed February 8, 2016

Located right on the patio and sidewalk in front of the Art-Deco Avalon hotel in South Beach, A fish called Avalon does wonders with seafood. They're crab cakes are spendid as well as any of their other seafood creations. Delicious seafood infused pastas and seafood...More

Thank darryl g
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2016

Dear Darryl, It’s true that our restaurant is an oasis of classically high standards and superbly prepared seafood on Ocean Drive. Your enthusiastic comments are deeply appreciated, and we thank you for taking time to write about your experience. Merci, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage...More

Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in A Fish Called Avalon on a whim and we were not disappointed. The staff was super friendly and the food was great. I had the snapper and my partner the swordfish special and we both thought it was great. We both had...More

Thank scooter03087
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2016

Dear Guest, We’re so happy that you enjoyed everything about our gorgeous setting and well-prepared seafood and gazpacho. We’ve been pleasing diners for 25 years, and hope welcome you again when you’re next in Miami Beach. Thank you for writing. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food...More

Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

We were lucking for somewhere special to have fish. We had walked passed the restaurant a number of time over the week, the menu looked good, the restaurant always seemed popular and the Reviews on TripAdvisor were good. We had a very good meal and...More

Thank Garonne9
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2016

Dear Guest, Our whole team is thrilled to know that your evening with us was enjoyable in every way -- service, cuisine, atmosphere, and value. You checked us out repeatedly beforehand, so a definite “thumbs up” is most rewarding. We really appreciate your kind note....More

Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

It always feels good to leave a place very satisfied but it seldom happens. A fish called Avalon lived up to the expectations. Great tastes compared to many places that seem to ha forgotten all about herbs and salt. A very nice Mediterranean platter with...More

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AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2016

Dear Guest, When sophisticated diners with high expectations express satisfaction, as you have done, our whole teams glows with pride. Thank you so much for taking time to write about our perfectly-seasoned cuisine and pleasantly attentive service. You can count on us to continue the...More

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Japhen9609
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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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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
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
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
  • E-mail
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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