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“Yummy spot for cakes galore”

Icebox Cafe Miami Beach
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Ranked #258 of 1,116 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $60
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Icebox Cafe celebrates fresh, seasonal, quality cuisine carefully crafted to ensure that flavor and presentation are never sacrificed. Our menu includes organic produce, all natural meats, poultry and wild fish, as well as vegetarian and gluten free choices. Our bar offers an extensive selection of innovative specialty cocktails, micro brews and wines as well as an organic juice bar.
Reviewed April 7, 2013

After reading that the Ice Box provides Oprah with one of her favorite things I wanted to try this café. First the good! The food was very tasty and the cakes were heavenly! It was nice to head out to a casual easy going place that still served quality, tasty, thoughtful and delicious food. I had the short rib papparadelle and it was melt in your mouth like butta perfect! My husband and daughter were happy with their choices as well. The cakes - well it's so very hard to choose! They all looked divine! We had a slice of the peanut butter oreo ice cream cake and the strawberry caramel cake - both were heavenly, I am still dreaming about them!!!! So from a food standpoint, this restaurant is worth the trip and then some!!!!!!
The not so good was service. At first our daughter was handed a children's menu - then it was taken away and we were told sorry that was the wrong menu for kids. And then no other was brought? To be honest, what was on that menu would not have appealed to her anyway, so I didn't consider it a big loss - it was heavy on the veggie stuff. That said I was happy to order her some pasta and she was fine. Also we were asked repeatedly if we were ready to order. There were only two other people in the restaurant. It was odd. When we finally were ready no one was around. After finally getting to order, food came out in a timely fashion. But when we were ready for the check we waited for over 20 mins until I finally went up to the counter and said could someone please bring it to us. Again, there was nobody there so it seemed odd that once we ordered service disappeared. It was probably just an off night, and by no means should be a reason not to dine here. The food was fabulous and as long as you can say that, it's all good. FYI: Limited bar menu.

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Thank Amymow
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

Lots of healthy and delicious options, relaxed atmoshere, nice decor, great service and to-die-for desserts. The location is just a block away from the Lincoln Road Mall, so it is convenient but it is quiet and less frenzied than all the eateries on the mall. Supposedly it is a fave of Oprah's, I can see why.

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Thank nancynj
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

Best food and best dessert we had in Miami Beach! We had an exquisite lunch at this cafe tucked 1/2 block off of the busy pedestrian mall of Lincoln Road. We had The Bomb cake for dessert and it more than delivered as promised!

Thank green44
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

When you first walk up to this small casual spot right off Lincoln Rd. you see the sign that says the best cake in America as per Oprah Winfrey who had it as her favorite on one of her Favorite shows. Ate here twice. Once for lunch and once just for desert. Lunch was very good, but the desert was YUMMY. we got a german chocolate ice cream cake and a Chocolate Bomb to share. Both were out of this world.

Thank AllanH328
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

We have breakfast every Sunday morning at The Icebox after running on South Beach. We always sit at the bar. The service and food are great - always consistent and very friendly service. They'll be moving soon, so it'll become a larger spot near Purdy.......sure hope it's a success!!!

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