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Prime Italian

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South Pointe
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101 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7212 (1st Street)
+1 305-695-8484
Today
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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258 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing food and amazing staff. We had kind of determined what we wanted from the menu and was totally upsold with their specials which were TOTALLY AWESOME. Jose was our server. We had the lobster cocktail, Kobe Bolognese and the seafood ravioli - all which were to die for but a special call out to the seafood ravioli. Offered top... More 

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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I did not want to wait 2 hours for a seat at Joe's Stone Crab so we backtracked to the heavenly smell of Italian food that caught our attention earlier. The food portions are crazy big and sharing is highly recommended. My Chilean Sea Bass was more than enough food and with the delicious risotto it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think I have ever experienced such an appalling experience in a quality restaurant Recommended by a local ,who's note read, the best bread you will ever taste ,a loaf covered in a gooey cheese accompanied by tomato sauce dipping , placed on the table .ghastly I ordered scallops , as a starter Why add a lump of meat... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
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112 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the busy section of South Beach and we were looking for someplace that had great food and was a little quieter than the local bars. This was the place to go. I think you have to dress up a bit more than we were, but we sat outside in front of the restaurant. The wait staff was... More 

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Thank jackandpatti
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a nice place. We were greeted by a group of smiling ladies that could be runway models and seated right away. Our waiter recited an expansive list of specials perfectly and didn't rush us in the least. Complimentary garlic bread served with a side of tomato sauce was wonderful and fresh. I ordered the 1 lb. Kobe Meatball with... More 

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Bay Harbor Islands, Florida
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 7pm with a prior reservation for a table outside that was no held. We sat inside which was lovely. We ordered appetizer's and our friends sales came out wrong 30 minutes later they cancelled the salad as kitchen was to busy to get it out. Service was decent but food took 1 and a half ours to... More 

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New York City, New York
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had reservations at their sister restaurant Prime 112 across the street, but after waiting 2 hours even with a reservation. We decided to leave and head to Italian. And I'm glad we did. Atmosphere not as crazy and the food was very good!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent food, impeccable service and a caesar salad you don't want to miss. The is a great place to dine.

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We had just arrived in Miami on a long haul international flight and did not expect much to be open late on a Tuesday night... Walking around the corner from our accommodation, we were pleasantly surprised to see lots of patrons dining both indoors and outside at Prime Italian! After being quickly seated inside, our knowledgeable and enthusiastic waiter Harry... More 

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Paris, France
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Our second times there in 6 months. Prices very high in view of "average" quality of food. Quantity is there, no doubt about that. WIne list is very expensive. We selected an affordable italien wine (70$) but after we had finished our appetizers we wwere told it was not available. Apart from that, waiters are friendly but slow, and patrons... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 01:00
Saturday
17:30 - 01:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7212
    (1st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach>  > South Pointe
  • Neighbourhood: South Pointe
  • Phone Number: +1 305-695-8484

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?