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A Fish Called Avalon

700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
+1 305-532-1727
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (170 reviews)
“orzo” (32 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, International, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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DETAILS
700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
Neighbourhood: Flamingo / Lummus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just OK, not as advertised I expected better food quality, was good but not amazing the service was excellent thoughMore

Thank FAB1-1983
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear FAB1-1983, Thanks for dining with us, and for your kind words about the gracious attention you received. We are disappointed that the cuisine didn’t match your expectations, and would appreciate knowing where we fell short. Your satisfaction is our goal, and your feedback is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time to this restaurant and we were very happy with the food and the service. All of the members of our group said their meals were delicious. The service was exceptional.More

Thank 1Holiday15
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear 1Holiday15, We’re thrilled to know that your evening with us was a memorable one, and we hope to welcome you many more times. Thank you so much for writing, can please come often so you can enjoy our amazing chef’s creations, as well as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good seafood restaurant right on Ocean Drive. The Shrimp Scampi was delicious (though a bit pricey) and plentiful. I would go back next time Im in Miami.More

Thank NorthernNJDude
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear NorthernNJDude, We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the abundant shrimp and other seafood -- right on glamorous Ocean Drive overlooking the beach. When you come again, as we hope you will, you can also get one of the world’s best steaks here,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

right in the middle of the south beach action. Nice cocktails, delicious food and excellent service. We were pleasantly surprised, especially for a hotel restaurant. As others have mentioned, prices are not cheap, but there aren't many bargains in South Beach.

Thank surfun
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear surfun, Your wonderfully upbeat note has made our day. Many thanks for sharing your excellent experience. It was our pleasure to have you dine with us, and we look forward to your return visit. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Especially sitting on the terrace for dinner with life Latin music. Great for people and car watching as you eatMore

Thank Weng L
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear Weng L, Many thanks for taking time to write, and for letting future guests know that watching cars (and people) as you dine can be a surprisingly pleasant and entertaining experience. That is, if you are enjoying fine cuisine on our terrace on Ocean...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful meal there last night. It started with a app called bang bang shrimp and lollipop mojitos....excellent. The chef even kicked up the heat per my wife's request. The atmosphere is bustling. We sat on the front porch with...More

Thank Jim M
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear Jim M, Your terrific review was a delight to receive. We are thrilled that you and your wife enjoyed the magic that our chef does with seafood (and everything else). Thanks so much for writing, and for mentioning that the mojitos, wine, and espresso...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fish was the best we have eaten in Miami. Huge and so tasty. Lovely place to people watch the 2015 Chablis latour was to die forMore

Thank Maria B
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear Maria B, Your marvelous note has our whole team beaming with pride. Thank you so much for your generous praise, and please come again soon. By the way, our steak and other entrees are every bit as mouthwatering as our seafood. Warm regards, Pascal...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Because we had a late lunch we were not hungry until around eight o'clock in the evening . At that hour we did not want a regular meal so we opted for two appetizers and salads. The Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer and the Scallop appetizer...More

Thank SherylBakk
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear SherylBakk, Heartfelt thanks for writing about the satisfying appetizers and salads you enjoyed. Your declaring us one of South Beach’s best restaurants makes us very proud indeed. We concentrate on perfecting every detail of each guest’s experience, and appreciate your letting us know that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Fish Called Avalon was one of the local seafood restaurants recommended by the staff at Marriott Stanton South Beach. It was about a 10 minute walk from the hotel. We had just returned from a 7 day cruise and wanted to find a nice...More

Thank McWill742
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear McWill742, We were honored to help make your anniversary celebration a memorable one. Many thanks for your detailed comments, and for acknowledging that our professional service and ultra-fresh seafood added to the evening’s enjoyment. We greatly value your recommendation and look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place is absolutely one of the best places the food is awesome and the service is awesome and and the bar is outstanding ...there isnt much on this menu i wouldnt eat and the bar has some aged homemade cocktails that are to die...More

Thank Robert R
AFishCalledAvalon700, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this review

Dear Robert R, Those five stars that you’ve awarded us are immensely gratifying. Thank you for your generous recommendation and for noting that we serve amazing cocktails aged in-house. Our bartender and our chef are among the best in the country—and we’re so proud to...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Japhen9609
Can you ask for the seafood to be simply prepared, such as grilled grouper?
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
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Joann A
What is the dress code
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 40
Meals
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
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
    (7th)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach>  > Flamingo / Lummus
  • Neighbourhood: Flamingo / Lummus
  • Phone Number: +1 305-532-1727
  • E-mail
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.