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“Excellent” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of A Fish Called Avalon

A Fish Called Avalon
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Ranked #35 of 1,052 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $40
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Flamingo / Lummus
Cross street: 7th
Description: Overlooking Ocean Drive from the veranda of the Avalon Hotel is the 25 year old, acclaimed restaurant, A fish Called Avalon. Cuisine features local seafood prepared with a sensuous, tropical flair. An extensive wine reserve and full service bar naturally compliment our great food.
Barbados
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

This was recommended by the gentleman at The Savoy where we were staying and so glad we did. Table for 4 on the upper level of the boardwalk - a bit cosy but worked just fine. Our waiter was well versed on the menu and wine list and his service was impeccable! Wish I could remember his name :(. Portions are huge! Great tasting food! This should be on everyone's list of places to eat!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Riga, Latvia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Exelent food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2013

This was our last diner in Miami beach. Great! Excellent food (red snapper, lobster tails, sea food risotto), great service and nice live music.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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San Antonio, Texas
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195 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Very slow service, but delicious meal.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013

I recently visited here on a trip to Miami Beach. It was directly next door to our hotel, which was convenient. It was on a very busy corner of Ocean Drive and it was quite a spectacle to watch the passer-by (both vehicular and pedestrian). The menu was mostly seafood, and I ordered the salmon. It took quite a long time for the food to come out. My dish arrived, and it was a very different flavor profile than I am used to eating-- spicy with aromatic flavors unfamiliar to me. The salmon was slightly overcooked, but not too badly that it was inedible. I ordered the creme brulee for dessert and was pleasantly surprised-- light yet rich, and not too sweet. The outdoor dining right on the street was fun, and our waiter was friendly and knowledgeable.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Lisbon
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A good surprise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2013

We went to this restaurant recommended by the Concierge of our Hotel. It’s very well located with a very nice decoration.
The service is also very good. We were “afraid”, because it was full, but everything went very well.
The wine list it’s Ok and all the food was very good.
A place to recommend and visit again.

Visited September 2013
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Vienna, Austria
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Possibly the best address on Ocean Drive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

We know this place now since four years, in all these years it serves finest food, great cocktails, has a very friendly and attentive staff and nice music. If you look for quality and athmosphere, don't look further....

Visited September 2013
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