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“Simple food well prepared”
Review of Osteria del Teatro

Osteria del Teatro
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Ranked #24 of 1,097 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $35 - $80
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Everything has been homemade for the last 30 years at this award-winning Italian Restaurant, which is tucked inside the stylish Art Deco District of South Beach.
Scottsdale, Arizona
Level 5 Contributor
95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Simple food well prepared”
Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

Not a great location, but if u r looking for a good meal prepared with fresh ingredients, this is a place to try. The salads were very fresh, the arugula with portabella mushrooms was very good. We had the Branzino with the champagne sauce for entreé, and it came with veggies and potatoes deux phinoise. A very nice dish.
Did not try the pastas.
Ended with the tiramisu, which was light with a nice coffee taste, as it should be.
The 2 things I would improve are: more wines by the glass, very small selection is offered, and sitting by the window made me feel as if we were in a fish bowl.

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Thank Sintragirl
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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A welcome contrast to the some of the more glitzy venues”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

Good honest authentic and delicious Italian food. A really buzzy and popular place so booking is an absolute must. Great service and we would definitely return. A place that has definitely stood the test of time and more than holds it own against the multitude of restaurants in this area.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Christine S
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
“simply a gem!”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

I've been to Miami many times and cannot believe I am only now discovering what could arguably be the best restaurant in Miami. the exterior decor is surprisingly deceptive as it contrasts with the warmth and class of the interior. I had the black ink squid pasta with Lobster sauce which was simply amazing.
the attention to detail and the quality of the produce come across in every bite you take. All hte items on the menu are handmade, and boy can you tell. we had several different dishes at our table, and all were of the highest quality. In addition to fantastic food the staff led by Gilbert Gonzalez carry that attention to detail to their interaction with their customers, the service staff are extremely efficient and friendly without being overbearing.
I could go on for pages on how great of a place this is, bottom line don't go to South Florida without making a run at Osteria del Teatro

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Boladji_7k
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Little Rock, Arkansas
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful Italian: Teens loved it!”
Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

We took our daughters with us. Our meal was wonderful. I had the Risotto. To die for. Incredible. Daughters had fettuccine w lobster sauce, husband had beef. This is a cute, small restaurant, the food was fresh and we had a great time.

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Thank M M
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Sittard, The Netherlands
Level 6 Contributor
131 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 459 helpful votes
“Food +/- OK but not great”
Reviewed March 21, 2013

The small dining room was full, usually a good sign, no reservation but a table for 4 was available in 20 minutes.

Had a nice lobster salad with mango, a lambs rack with rosemary sauce (sauce was prepared before and did not really taste like rosemary) meat was OK but very large quantity.

Service was friendly and efficient but with only superficial interest in the customer.

Wines were good for the white and acceptable for the red.

Bill was steep.

You can eat way better in Miami (Beach).

  • Visited March 2013
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6 Thank Gourmand_nl
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