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“What's there to really see?”
Review of Fisher Island

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Owner description: An upscale and relaxing island just a ferry ride away from Miami.
Miami, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“What's there to really see?”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Big deal...high end condos and a beach YOU can't go to. Peacocks running wild between golf carts, and occasional people with a look of what are you dong here.

OK so there's a ferry ride there, yippie. You need to know someone or be invited to actually run around there and once you do, that's all. The biggest attraction, besides trying to figure out what these people do for a living, besides being stars is the security they have.

Whenever I am there, I wonder what they do if they forgot to get something at the grocery store...oh I forgot...they don't go to the grocery store.

Stay on the mainland, if you just want to see what it's like there, you probably don't belong there.

Visited November 2011
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Coral Gables, Florida
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48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Outstanding Array of Restaurants and great Cuisine”
Reviewed September 16, 2012

If the restaurants on Fisher Island could be Zagat rated, they'd all have very high marks. Fisher Island is a private Resort and Residential community and private club, so the only way to dine is to be a a Hotel/Resort Guest ( worth the price) or to become a member or resident.
Talk about great food and great venues. The Beach Club Outdoor Restaurant is so close to the water, you'll wonder if the fresh fish was caught right there! It's perfect setting for beach dining. Then there's Porto Cervo probably Miami's finest gourmet Italian restaurant. There are other options too, The Garwod which is a traditional Steak, Chops and Seafood menu with a gourmet flare.
City View restaurant offers lighter Bistro fare and the Trattoria arguably has the best light Italian dishes and Miami's best thin crust pizza. There is also the Golf Grill that has the best in traditional club food.
Stay a night or a week, you won't get tired of the food, the scenery or the very fine food that Exec Chef Stephane puts into the multiple restaurants on this superb resort and club experience.

Visited September 2012
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Lyon, France
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed September 8, 2012

Well didn't go on the island self, but the boattrip is a must do not only for the views but for the good information and sometimes tips !

Visited August 2012
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Dubai
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Simply beautiful”
Reviewed August 31, 2012

Beautiful landscape, I saw the island from the sea and it was so romantic, completely green, full of beautiful trees, plants and flowers!

Visited August 2012
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Not quite "private"....”
Reviewed July 11, 2012

This little gem of an attraction or place to stay if you're lucky is tucked on the southern side of Miami beach and offers some of the countries über rich and powerful a place to stay that requires a ferry ride with your car. It's extremely fun to ride around the island in a golf cart and play golf on the executive course...but to be honest the beach and exclusivity is the main draw....

Visited June 2012
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