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A Fish Called Avalon

700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
+1 305-532-1727
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic food!! Seared scallops: Great seat to them. Tasty seasoning. Caesar salad: fresh house made dressing, amazing! Seafood tower: I cannot believe how fantastic the cooked mussels were! I’ve never liked cold mussels but this place did not overlook them like most places do...these were...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The concierge at our hotel recommended this restaurant. What a terrific suggestion! Everything from our salads to our dessert was excellent. I had the delicious shrimp scampi and my husband had the well prepared encrusted salmon with horseradish. The waitstaff were friendly and very efficient....More

Thank numbersgirl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We dined here for 2 nights in a row. The first night we arrived late for our reservation but was graciously accommodated by the hostess who ensured the kitchen would stay open to allow us to order. Our server the first night was Marta K...More

Thank shellzrag
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were in Miami celebrating my 50th birthday party and this was my birthday dinner. Two in my group started off with, "This restaurant is pricey" and " Seafood is my least favorite food". The food was amazing, my personal favorite was the Shrimp Scampi!...More

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting place to eat. Rather than go indoor, we chose eating on the upper level outside as watching the fun but not too close to the sidewalk traffic as the lower level. Good Menu, well-made drinks, attentive waiters & excellent food! Even being crowded, there...More

Thank K5654ESjosephr
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear K5654ESjosephr, Thanks for your raves and for giving us the opportunity to serve you. The patio is indeed a great place to enjoy the evening scene in South Beach. We're truly happy you enjoyed the entire experience, from the menu choices, cocktails and service...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had surf and turf with a superb ribeye unexpectedly good, lobster decent only. Spinach excellent, shrimp good but pricey. Aged Manhattan is spectacular. Service good and professional, it's noisy and rather chaotic but worth the $More

Thank bedouin08
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear bedouin08, We genuinely appreciate your generous review and feedback on our food and service provided. Thanks for pointing out the excellent ribeye steak, we are known for our seafood and a hidden gem for steaks. We're also happy you enjoyed our Aged Manhattan, a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was good, oysters were terrific and ambience was nice too. Nothing bad to say about this place - would go back in a minute!

Thank coastal6107
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Coastal6107, We're ecstatic reading your 5 star review! So glad you enjoyed the fresh oysters, service from our wonderful staffs and the warm, welcoming atmosphere. We look forward to serving you again should your travels bring you back to South Beach. Kind regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our meal so much. I had the whole fish, branzino. Everyone in the family has a diet modification and they adapted as much as we needed to.More

ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Smkrva, It was our pleasure catering to each of you. We are delighted you trusted us with your diet modifications and we delivered exactly what each of you needed. Many thanks thanks for choosing and trusting our team and we are all very glad...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this Resraurant 3 times and it never disappoints. Service, food and setting all first class. We went for our anniversary and it was a perfect dinner!More

Thank Ann N
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Ann N, It brings us such great pleasure to read your review. We all absolutely thank you very much for being a repeat diner, it means the world to us. We’re thrilled you enjoy the food, service and atmosphere. Happy Anniversary from team A...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have dined at A Fish Called Avalon during my annual girlfriends retreat over the past 6 years. While some restaurants fade in quality and service over time, I am happy to say this place does not disappoint. This is fine dining with quality food...More

Thank Lori B
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Lori B, Your very kind comments and praises have made our day! It's an absolute pleasure serving you all on your annual retreat, it's always wonderful welcoming you back. We are humbled you keep choosing us year after year, it's one of the highest...More

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14 May 2017|
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Response from AFishCalledAvalon700 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, Yes we can simply grilled any fish we have on the menu. Best
Joann A
15 February 2017|
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Response from DebNDayton | Reviewed this property |
Beach evening casual to beach dressy and everything in between
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach>  > Flamingo / Lummus
  • Neighbourhood: Flamingo / Lummus
  • Phone Number: +1 305-532-1727
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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.
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