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Review of Balans Restaurant

Balans Restaurant
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Ranked #136 of 1,102 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Lennox or Michigan
Description: Since 1997, Balans Restaurants in Miami have been a favorite of locals and visitors alike. It may have to do with our casual brasserie ambiance and outdoor tables. Others tell us it's our global menu, with local favorites such as Chilean Sea Bass, Jambalaya, Thai Red Curry and more. We think it's a combination uniquely our own... Sumptuous food, comfortable prices and an experience that will entice you to linger. Come and join us for consistently good quality food at affordable prices and served by our team of friendly staff. Don't forget to join our royalty program for additional rewards.
Reviewed January 17, 2013

We wanted so much to go back to this restaurant on our trip back to Miami this time because we had such a good meal and service two years ago, but first to say the service was not as friendly and attentive as before, and then my husband ordered the Pork Chop was undercooked and still raw inside, that was ok because they quickly took care of that but by then my food got cold for waiting quite a bit of time for it to come back and to discover that it was the same piece of pork just been recooked and now it has become tough and dry! So in the end my husband could not eat it, we made a comment when the waiter came over and he offered us free dessert each and a liqueur. But overall it killed our good memory of this place, we will give it another go next time back in Miami to really make the final decision about this restaurant.

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Reviewed January 16, 2013

Great food and an excellent spot for watching the world go by. The goats cheese salad is my favourite.

Thank Dave A
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

Great place for late weekend breakfast or dinner anytime. Great people watching.
The food is consistent, you can bet on the same great Eggs Benedict of Warm Goat Cheese Salad with friendly service.

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Thank Gilkatzman
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Reviewed January 1, 2013

The other day for brunch, we had to wait 40 minutes to get a table for the privilege of waiting another 40 minutes before we got our food! The food itself was OK but the service was poor and SLOW. On top of that they added an 18% gratuity despite the fact that the menu stated 15% (for parties <8 people - there were 7 of us).

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Thank steve c
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Reviewed January 1, 2013

Always great food, great prices and the best deal in SoBe on Lincoln Road that you could ever want! If you want value for money this is the place for you!

1  Thank Paula790
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