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Bluewater Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Pizza, panini & salads, poolside or overlooking Biscayne Bay. Indisputably, the best view in Miami.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews salad wings intercontinental hotel juan carlos pool deck poolside dining port of miami limited menu quick lunch friendly service love this place clint chef valet
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

What a surprise. The location is wonderful, by the pool with beautiful views. Marta Tang, the chef, is great. Worked in Spain with Berasategui, one of the top chefs in the world. I’m not a food critic or friend, but she was nice enough to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jzulu
Arminio_Rivero, Restaurant Manager at Bluewater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Dear jzulu, Thank you for your review! It is truly a pleasure to hear you had such a wonderful experience during your visit. We are thrilled you enjoyed our wonderful chef Martha. I have shared your feedback with the team and thanked Martha for always...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

I have to start by saying that there are no shortage of options when it comes to dining outdoor in Miami. However, if you want to soak up the sun poolside and enjoy the amazing view from bay front or like great food, great atmosphere...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jhurns2
Arminio_Rivero, Restaurant Manager at Bluewater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Dear jhurns2, Wow! Thank you for your review! It is truly a pleasure to hear you had such a wonderful experience during your visit. We are thrilled you enjoyed an outstanding day with our amazing staff. Thank you for providing some of the names of...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Good friendly service round the pool. At the bar or in the restaurant. Average prices but good food. No compkaints on 2 meals we had. Good choice of drinks n great view from restaurant. Good live music nights n bbq nights etc on the terrace.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SteBrizz
Arminio_Rivero, Restaurant Manager at Bluewater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Dear SteBrizz, Thank you so much for your review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed everything from the food to the service. We hope to welcome you back soon! It was a pleasure hosting you, Rodrigo Taboada Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Bluewater Cafe is a great answer to casual dining when you're poolside at the Intercontinental Hotel. Whether you're planning to take a swim in the inviting pool or just planning to catch some rays, it's best to eat light. The Barrada Salad with fresh tomatoes,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank capitalfoodie518
Arminio_Rivero, Restaurant Manager at Bluewater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Dear capitalfoodie518, Thank you so much for your review. It is truly a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed everything from our premier location, cuisine and our service. This is something that we take great pride in and I'm thrilled that our team was able...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

Bluewater was a excellent place for lunch. The food was very good and our service was even better. Combined with a water edge view it is worth a visit.More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Mike T
Arminio R, Director Of Operations at Bluewater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Dear Mike T, We appreciate you sharing your feedback with us! We are thrilled to hear you had a wonderful dining experience also enjoying our beautiful view. We take great pride in our service and always strive to give each guest a WOW experience. We...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Great eats and drinks. Draft beers, tropical drinks, and good whiskey selection. The staff is awesome and always friendly especialy Martha my favorite chef and Ashay my favorite bartender. HAPPY HOUR 4 TO 7 see you there.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Stephen G
Arminio R, Director Of Operations at Bluewater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Dear Stephen G, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and our staff continue making you feel comfortable and welcomed. We will be sure to thank Martha and Ashay for making sure your needs were...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We’ve stayed at the Intercontinental for 3 years now during Miami Open tennis and we keep coming back to the Bluewater restaurant by the pool side because of Chef Martha Tang’s cooking. She makes the best chicken wings in all Miami. But when we came...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Live4ly
Arminio R, Directer Of Operations at Bluewater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Dear Live4ly, Thank you for your review and for your loyalty to the IHG brand. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that our accommodations and staff we able to make you feel comfortable and welcomed. We will be...More

Reviewed 29 March 2018

The Bluewater Restaurant is on the rooftop of the Intercontinental Hotel in Downtown Miami and is worth a visit. All the staff are so welcoming from the valet to the lift monitors (who knew!) and the staff at the Bluewater itself. You have to go...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank portiacousins
Arminio R, Directer Of Operations at Bluewater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Dear Portia C, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us. I am terribly disappointed to hear of your recent visit to Bluewater. While I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed our wonderful staff, atmosphere and scenery. All feedback however is valuable to...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I live across the street from this place and they do it right every night. The staff is phenomenal! Ask for Juan Carlos or Flor they are the best hospitality workers in town!

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem. Not easy to find but the views and staff make this a must seek for a relaxing drink and app.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jim A
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Response from portiacousins | Reviewed this property |
We went for lunch & no reservation necessary but it is quite small so to be safe I would make one 😊
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KarimAly
31 March 2016|
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Response from fishinwater | Reviewed this property |
There is no buffet from this restaurant. The buffet for breakfast is in the main part of the hotel. This restaurant does not open until 11.30am. It is a la cart only.
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Stephen M
13 July 2015|
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Response from Arminio_Rivero | Property representative |
Dear Stephen M., Thank you for reaching out to us. We have both indoor and outdoor seating. Regards, Arminio
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