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“Classy Eating in South Beach”

A Fish Called Avalon
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Ranked #32 of 1,184 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 21 - US$ 40
Cuisines: Seafood, International
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighbourhood: Flamingo / Lummus
Cross street: 7th
Description: Overlooking Ocean Drive from the veranda of the Avalon Hotel is the 29 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.
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Superlative service in a high class atmosphere in the midst of eclectic South Beach. Soft guitar music added to tge ambience. Sit inside for a quieter dining experience or outside to people watch. Delicious seafood. -- best lobster bisque anywhere.

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ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Dear jenpin,

Your sparkling note means the world to us. Thanks for writing, and for describing the outstanding elements that set us apart on South Beach. We hope to welcome you again soon.

Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

In all our years traveling to South Beach I'm not sure how we missed this spot. It had a lovely atmosphere outside with a duo of guitars playing. As there is construction above the restaurant they went out of their way to decorate the scaffolding with plants making it a funky private dining experience. The service was exceptional and the food was fantastic. We read about the bang bang shrimp so we started with that. Although it was good, $18 for 3 shrimp was a bit pricey. The lobster bisque was exceptional followed by the citrus chicken which was really different and great. It was a really nice dining experience!

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Thank Adrienne W
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ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Dear Adrienne W,
Your delightful observations and insightful comments have made our whole team very happy indeed. Thank you for taking time to write about your excellent experience. Now that you’ve discovered us, we hope you’ll come again soon.
Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

2nd visit to this restaurant and wasn't disappointed. Food is excellent and wait time was very short. Friend was very particular about the type of fish they eat and they made an exception to the menu and prepared their grouper without the crab crust. If sitting outside, suggest taking a table farther away from live band. Music is great but can be a bit too loud to enjoy conversations around the table.

Thank Jermaine S
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ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Dear Jermaine S,
We deeply appreciate your insightful comments, which will be helpful to future guests, as well. Thank you for taking time to write about your happy experience, and please come again soon.
Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Pretty good, but pricey! $445 for party of 4 (2 drinks each). Overall good dinner, lobster was terrific! Ribeye Steak was ordered medium and came out well done and tough, order the Filet. Portions were a bit small on all meals. Martini glass design seem to short change you, small drinkable amount and they "ran out of Titos". Room was very loud and difficult to talk. Fresh Coffee by the cup and Deserts were awesome. Overall good dinner, but I probably would seek other choices next time around.

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Thank rs750
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ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Dear rs750,
Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us. We are so sorry about the absence of your favorite vodka, because we wanted your evening to be perfect in every way. You are very kind to mention that our coffee and desserts were outstanding, and we look forward to making your next dinner with us exceptional in every detail.
Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant sits on Ocean Drive and you can sit inside or outside (where you can people watch and see all the sports cars cruising along!).

Service is good- helpful, attentive and friendly. We chose to sit outside which also let us hear the music being played by a band too. The food and wine was great. We had their very popular favourites: snapper and grouper. Both were really good. And I have to say the grouper was a very big tasty piece of fish. It was a good start to our stay in Miami.

Thank tall_dark_fras
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ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Dear tall_dark_fras,

We’re glowing with pride at your wonderfully affirmative review. We can’t thank you enough for those five stars. Your satisfaction means the world to us, and we hope the rest of your vacation exceeded expectations, too.

Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director

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