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“Not your "everyday restaurant"”

Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita
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Ranked #89 of 4,168 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: American, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: South Miami Ave and 10th Street
Transit: Miami Metro Rail/ People Mover- Brickell Station & 10th Street Promenade People Mover.
San Juan, Philippines
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Not your "everyday restaurant"”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2014

The service was excellent and so was the food. If you are looking for a special place this one I would definitely recommend. Just make sure you have a reservation and plan for a little walk as parking spaces in that area are a little bit limited.

  • Visited February 2014
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miami, fl
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great ambiance, good food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Went on a dinner date this past Friday to this restaurant and was impressed! To begin with, our server Anna was great! She provided good recommendations and fast service! We ordered the 'huevos rotos' appetizer and croquettes which were really good as well as the veal churrasco and garlic buttery chicken! Also, The menu is divided in three sections with entrees priced under $17.99, $21.99 and $25.99. All entrees include an appetizer of your choice! (Thumbs up)!! The ambiance overall was perfect; white comfortable big elegant chairs, sheer curtains, candles lit everywhere! The downstairs bar is also a good time! It turns into a lounge around 11 and it gets packed!! Drinks are on point!! I will definitely be visiting again!

  • Visited March 2014
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Miami, Florida
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“If the name doesn't draw you in... perhaps my review will!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2014

I became a fan instantly, the area itself tends to get pretty busy during the evenings and x2 on the weekends, so when my friends decided this was the chosen spot for dinner I started calculating how far ahead we would have to leave the house. We pulled up and valet was right in front of the restaurant, a great way to start.

They're a bit weird when it comes to taking reservations and like for the entire party to be present prior to moving into the dining area, which didn't give us any problems and I in fact liked the rule... allowed me to pressure the friends who normally don't arrive on time. All our friends had arrived and we walked up the stairs for our table.

We had a great waitress (from Colombia so great goes without saying), she took our drink order and came back with some bread and butter preparation they have.

The place was slammed so we knew we would have to wait if we didn't have our game faces on so we all began looking at the menu and preparing our orders mentally. She came back over and explained how the menu worked, which in my opinion was amazing! Basically they have 3 price points for entrees $21, $25, and $28 give or take a few bucks, and every entree ordered comes with an appetizer of your choice! .. Easy enough and very well priced if you ask me.

We all placed our orders; I went with the fried artichoke hearts and the veal churrasco, which were both great, I kind of regretted ordering something fried later in the evening but both plates were cooked to perfection. Other delicious plates ordered at the table included the eggplants, filet mignon carpaccio, applewood grilled short rib and the salmon tartar.

Everything came out delicious and the place had a nice feel to it; for dessert we ordered the churros and dulce de leche flan.... amazing!

So good, the next day at lunch several of us got to talking about how good the restaurant was, ambiance, food and service. Will be back!

  • Visited January 2014
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful Miami atmosphere, good food, excellent service, at a great price!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2014

Well rounded menu, fun surprises, reasonable wines with a view! A delightful retro building, easy to park especially if you go early in the week and avoid the weekend crush. The terrace is sweet, but inside is quieter and more intimate.

  • Visited March 2014
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Forney, Texas
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Nice but not spectacular”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

We visited the restaurant with some business friends. We were quickly seated on the upper terrace. Great ambiance. Our waitress was very chatty but she was top shelf. The entrees seemed a little pricey until you consider that every one comes with an appetizer. We had the house special croquettes and the breaded artichokes. Both were tasty. My wife had the ribs which were good but really nothing spectacular. Have had ribs of this quality at Chili's. I had the lasagna. While it was tasty the portion was disappointing. It is served in a small iron skillet but was only about a half inch thick. Nt exactly what I was expecting. For a romantic evening this knight be a great place to go, especially if you can get the terrace.

Visited January 2014
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