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“Excellent Italian restaurant specializing in water buffalo cheese and meat”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Fratelli La Bufala

Fratelli La Bufala
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Ranked #67 of 1,073 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $45
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 5th and Washington
Description: FLB invites you to discover sensations and flavors linked to biological agriculture such as Buffalo meat and Buffalo mozzarella, the traditional Neapolitan pizza and other dishes based on health and quality.Our products come from small south Italian farms. Their naturalness and quality are preserved through a strict control of the raw materials. Our offer is unique and wants to suggest feelings and tastes linked to Buffalo pasture and nature.At ‘Fratelli La Bufala’ we follow the Mediterranean tradition, you will taste pizzas with 100% buffalo mozzarella, dishes with buffalo meat, cheese, salami, hand-made pasta, buffalo ricotta cakes …
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“Excellent Italian restaurant specializing in water buffalo cheese and meat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

I've had water buffalo milk in India and it is delicious, but I had never had water buffalo cheese and meat until I went to this restaurant. It is excellent and served as a topping on pizzas, as a steak, or as a cheese and bread appetizer. I had a salad with artichokes, buffalo cheese, etc and it was delicious. My husband and I were with another couple and we all enjoyed the food, along with the outdoor seating and excellent wait staff. The interior of the restaurant is sophisticated and comfortable.

  • Visited January 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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“Good food, mediocre service.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013

The food was good, but getting the waiters attention was quite the challenge. They were very accommodating for our large group

Visited January 2013
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Miami Beach, Florida
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“Best of the breed for pizza and pasta”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

At the busy intersection of 5th and Washington is this phenomenal italian trattoria with the finest mozzarella I have ever had outside of Tuscany. Everything is fresh, seasoned just right and served this authenticity. We have been there several times and no question the best pizza in Miami Beach.

Visited January 2013
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Rome, Italy
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“Real italian taste”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

If you are looking for the real Italian food in Miami beach, came here. Pizza is really what in Italy we call pizza. The service is good and fast. Stefano

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“Burrata Piccola anyone? I did not know what I was missing until I tried it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013

Had a late nite stop here, having noticed the crowds there over the past few nights. We were welcomed right away, made to feel at home. The restaurant has a great feel about it, you can watch the pizza being prepared from your tables and you also have a view into the kitchen. We started with Burrata Piccola which is layman's terms is a fresh Italian cheese, made from mozzarella and cream. The outer shell is solid mozzarella while the inside contains both mozzarella and cream. This was served on a bed of fresh garden greens and tomatoes, with oil and vinegar on the side. They only serve this a few times a week as the burrata is flown in from Italy, so if you have the chance to try it the night that you are there, please do! We also had a Capricciosa pizza (Artichoke, mushroom and ham) pizza along with some Peroni draft beer. From start to finish, it was just wonderful. Service was excellent, food was excellent, my tummy is full .... what more can one ask for?

  • Visited January 2013
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