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“Best restaurant I went to in Miami Beach”
Review of A La Folie

A La Folie
Ranked #130 of 1,161 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Neighborhood: Flamingo / Lummus
Reviewed August 17, 2012

Just amazing great food!
The food is just delicious with some great french plates. Owner is a real nice person. If you look for a good restaurant at a reasonnable place, go there. Don't miss the ''creme brûlée'' dessert.

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Thank clies
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Reviewed August 4, 2012

This place is wonderful! Run by French ex-pats with close ties to the French Embassy, the cafe like atmosphere is good for anything from a light (or full) breakfast, coffee and a house pastry - to a house roast beef sandwich (awesome) or crepe. At night the atmosphere is wonderful.

The prices are what they are (honestly not that bad) and the food is always amazing.

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Thank Will V
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Reviewed July 21, 2012

A nice authentic French cafe to relax in the morning and enjoy a croissant and coffee. It is out of the way of heavy tourist traffic yet close enough. The crepes were unique and delicious. I try to eat here at least once every time I am in Miami.

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Reviewed July 17, 2012

We thought of coming here for lunch one day, but then ended up returning for dinner. Very small, charming mini bistro, and reminds you of a neighborhood brasserie or bistro in Paris. Our waiter was French, which was a good thing on this night: Upon ordering a bottle of wine, we just happened to get one of those bottles that just didn't handle its voyage from France to South Beach all that terribly well. Our waiter tried it himself, and agreed. Voila! Here comes a replacement bottle!

We both ordered meat-filled savory crepes (buckwheat galettes), which come with a very nice--and very French--small salad topped with a simple vinaigrette. The crepes are very good, and very filling (you won't really need to order anything else). I wish I had known this before I ordered the oeufs mayonnaise for my first course; it was just too much, especially on a very hot Miami night. The oeufs mayonnaise also come with a small salad, and could be a dinner on their own if you eat the bread offered. The only complaint I might have about the oeufs is that unlike in France, the egg was sliced, and not served whole under its draping of homemade mayonnaise.

The menu here is small, and specializes mainly in sweet and savory crepes, along with a few French brasserie/bistro/cafe favorites. The service is friendly, and the place feels like a neighborhood spot. Get there early, as seats both inside and out fill up rather quickly by about 8:00 or so. Prices are gentle on the wallet, and the whole experience is one that is definitely worthwhile, particularly if you're craving something close to simple, authentic French dining, as opposed to the Lincoln Road glut of overpriced pasta.

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Thank Jim S
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Reviewed July 5, 2012

Delicious galettes and crepes plus a treat to enjoy some french cider. Like others have said, really authentic Parisian cafe but with friendlier service. Definitely recommend it.

Thank JessieO111
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