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“Stay away from this scam!”

Columbus Restaurant
Ranked #828 of 1,156 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Description: Located at The Colony Hotel in Miami Beach, Columbus Restaurant offers delicious food and drinks in an exotic and lively atmosphere.
Reviewed August 17, 2013

The displayed dinner specials by the front door were per person and not per dish. (And it didn't say this anywhere.) They then tell you the dinner specials at the table and don't clarify the price so they intentionally trick you into thinking its the displayed cheaper price per dish. The food is awful.

The drinks menu doesn't have prices and they will then charge you $55 dollar for a margarita with two coronas. The hookah has to be paid separately in cash- very shady- and it's $20 a person.

Avoid this place like the plague!!!

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Thank Ntinny
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

Iam surprised and shocked with this influx of positive reviews about the place which suggests they are pre arranged and motivated in a certain way
I visited Miami with my family on the 8 th of August ,Friday night our bad luck led us to their place where we spent part of the night (9-11 pm ) . a push persuasive waiter recommended two alcoholic cocktails which they call Jamaican grace with rum as main component , they serve them in large over sized bowls . there was also a fruit strawberry drink for my daughter ( a minor)
The menu did not have any prices on it and the waiter was evasive and used our civility and belief in human race and we committed the eternal mistake by not asking about the prices
the final bill was 144 dollars to our surprise since we never anticipated a figure between 50-60 dollars inclusive of service and gratuity
speaking to a young Latin or Italian manager turned out to be futile , he seemed very happy with his waiter and the way he deceives his clients, not a single word of sorrow or apology came out of his mouth
I am trying to forewarn visitors to the south beach in Miami about this place so they dont suffer the same ordeal we went through
Final word stay away from the Colony ,they will do their best to rip you off

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Reviewed August 7, 2013

Breakfast was advertised for $5.99 but the OJ is $7.50! and they don't tell you the price beforehand. Came out to be a $21 breakfast after adding cheese to eggs and a side of toast, so I was a bit disappointed about that. Food was good, but not worth the money. Went back that night for "The Bulldog" drink which is a huge margarita with 2 Coronas upside down in it ($15) and it didn't even give you a slight buzz :-/

Thank Mblumcma
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

2 people and I spent $174!!! They brought us 2 drinks instead of one charging us 70 dollars. Then 23 dollars of gratuity was placed on my check that i realized after i tipped another 40 dollars!! SCAM ARTISTS!

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Thank Laneyd002
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

Good restaurant for drinks! I haven't tried the food. A lil pricey but worth every cent. Highly recommend the bulldog drink on happy hour time, plus they have hookah. Try the drinks from Juan he is the best (at least he says so) . The manager is an Italian guy whos has most of his staff of Italians , which they are really fun and friendly.

Thank Lys B
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