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A Fish Called Avalon

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly

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Menu

APPETIZERS
$17.0
Salmon Gravelax
Smoked Cured Scottish Salmon, Cappellini, Chives, Olives, Shaved Radishes
$32.0
Mediterranean Platter (A Dish To Share)
Strained Yogurt with Salmon Caviar, Marinated Olives, Baba Ghanoush, Hummus, Spinach and Cheese Pies, Stuffed Grape Leaves, Roasted Tomatoes
$19.0
Spanish Octopus
Charcoal Grilled Octopus, Marinated Fennel, Madeira Squid Ink Reduction, Watercress Vinaigrette
$18.0
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
Arugula, Turnips & Radicchio Slaw, Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
$18.0
Bang Bang Shrimp
Turmeric Curry Spice Mixture, Mint Yogurt Sauce, Cucumber Pepper Relish
$17.0
Spicy Bigeye Tuna Tartare
Kimchee, Orange, Jalapeño, Cucumber, Cilantro, Sesame Oil, Tamari
$19.0
Seared Diver Scallops
Sautéed Brussel Sprout, Pancetta, Citrus Mousseline
$17.0
Fresh Pei Mussels
Steamed in Champagne, Chervil Leaves, Lime Zest, Garlic, Cream, Toasted Bread
$14.0
Trottole Pasta (Appetizer)
English Pea, Heirloom and Sundried Tomatoes, Spinach, Truffle Oil
$16.0
Baked Escargot
Garlic Butter, Fresh Herbs, Pernod
SOUPS & SALADS
$14.0
Lobster Bisque
Classic Recipe, Cognac, Wild Leeks Cassis Crème Fraiche
$14.0
Avalon Chopped Salad
Romaine, Tomato, Cucumber, Carrot, Red Cabbage, Garbanzo, Basil, Crumbled Gorgonzola, White Balsamic Vinaigrette
$13.0
Classic Caesar
Romaine, Shaved Parmigiano Reggiano, Anchovies
$13.0
Belgian Endive
Endives, Heirloom Tomatoes, Shredded Roquefort Cheese, Creamy Sherry Vinaigrette
RAW BAR
$58.0
Plateau*
4 Oysters, 8 Mussels, 4 Shrimp Cocktail, Fish Ceviche & Shrimp Ceviche Champagne Mignonette and Cocktail Sauce
$136.0
Le Seafood Plateau*
8 Oysters, 16 Mussels, 8 Shrimp Cocktail, 1 lb. Maine Lobster, Lump Crab Meat Salad Fish & Scallop Ceviche, Champagne Mignonette and Cocktail Sauce
$239.0
Seafood Festival*
24 Oysters, 16 Mussels, 12 Shrimp Cocktail, 2 Whole Maine Lobster (1 Pound Each) Lump Crab Meat Salad, Trio of Ceviche, Champagne Mignonette and Cocktail Sauce
$24.0
Ceviche Tasting*
Selection of Three. Scallops, Shrimps, Catch of the Day, and Peruvian Potatoes
$20.0
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
1 Lb $28.0
Maine Lobster
(3) $11.0
(6) $22.0
(9) $32.0
(12) $42.0
Oysters*
Champagne mignonette and Cocktail Sauce
FISH & SEAFOOD
$41.0
Crab Crusted Grouper
Spinach, Giant White Beans, Teardrop Heirloom Tomatoes Orange Zest & Citrus, Chenin Blanc Butter Sauce
$35.0
Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna*
Sushi Rice, Asian Slaw, Ginger Emulsion, Wasabi, Soy Sauce (Tuna is Served Rare)
$31.0
Wild Atlantic Salmon
Glazed in Grainy Mustard, Honey and Balsamic, Steamed Clams, Braised Fennel and Purgatorio Bean
$46.0
Whole Fish of the Day
Grilled then Oven Roasted, Heirloom Tomato, Fresh Oregano Vinaigrette, Basmati Rice, Broccolini
$37.0
Macadamia-Crusted Snapper
Spinach Risotto, Raspberry Beaujolais Beurre Blanc
$36.0
Jumbo Shrimp Scampi Provencal
Roasted Tomato, Garlic, Chardonnay, Basmati Rice, Seared Manouri Cheese
$38.0
Saffron Seafood Risotto
Creamy Arborio Rice, Scallop, Clams, Shrimp, Calamari, Mussels, Fresh Fish, Roasted Tomatoes, Herbs
For Two $87.0
Orzo Seafood Paella
Maine Lobster, Shrimp, Sea Scallop, Mussels, Clams, Calamari Saffron Roasted Tomato Broth, Baby Spinach
$47.0
Sake & Tarragon Glazed Lobster Tails
2 Tails, Leek Potato Mash, Asian Style Green Beans
1 Lb each56.0
2 Whole Maine Lobsters
Steamed, Drawn Butter
VEGETARIAN
$23.0
Trottole Pasta
English Pea, Heirloom and Sundried Tomatoes, Spinach, Truffle Oil
$28.0
Roasted Vegetable Plate
Seasonal Roasted Vegetables, Greek Manouri Cheese
MEAT
Add Lobster Tail - $21, Add 4 Grilled Jumbo Shrimps - $20
$28.0
Free Range Citrus Chicken
Truffled Sweet Potato Mash, Sautéed Asian Green Beans, Gorgonzola Beurre Blanc
8 oz $49.0
Filet Mignon
Leek Potato Mash, Steamed Spinach, Roquefort Cheese, Cabernet Reduction Sauce
16 oz $44.0
Ribeye
Served with Three Mustard Horseradish Sauce
SIDE ORDER
$11.0
Truffle Sweet Potato Mash
$8.0
Seasoned Baked Potato
$8.0
French Fries
$7.0
Basmati Rice
$7.0
Leek Potato Mash
$10.0
Grilled Asparagus
$10.0
Steamed Spinach
$10.0
Asian-Style Baby Beans
$10.0
Sautéed Broccolini
About
A Fish Called Avalon, a time-honored seafood tradition in Miami Beach. Our live Latin-Caribbean music nightly creates an unforgettable ambiance great for people-watching on our outside terrace. Diners rave about our daily delivered seafood with favorites such as the Macadamia Snapper, Crab-Crusted Grouper, or the classic Sake & Tarragon Glazed Lobster Tails. Our renowned Executive Chef Kal Abdalla has created a menu bursting with flavor and a French Mediterranean influence. The superb cuisine, relaxed Ocean Drive setting, and impeccable service have been delighting diners for nearly three decades. Join us to savor, experience, and celebrate 30 years of excellence!
PRICE RANGE
US$21 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood, International
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
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow, I’m lucky enough to eat at great restaurants via work , this was a personal visit and the food quality was as good as anything I’ve enjoyed for a long while . The fish dishes we had were delicious, a real treat . Not...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Paul T
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Paul, thank you so much for spending your evening with us. It brings us great pleasure knowing you had a wonderful evening ! Please allow us to serve you again the next time you're visiting town. Kind regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today is 2/9/19. My wife and I visited the restaurant this evening. The food was great. We were taken aback when the waitress kept telling us the price of the food. I could be wrong but I got the impression that it was the policy...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Selassci
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear guest, thank you for choosing A Fish Called Avalon for your evening out with your wife. We are glad you enjoyed your meal with us. Kindly note it is customary for all of our servers to mention the prices of our specials to guests...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 people - snapper, salmon, lamb and branzini with side dishes all cooked wonderfully. The key lime pie was amazing. I think we may have to return for another piece before we leave.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Libby T
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Libby T, many thanks for choosing to dine with us while in South Beach. We are so glad you and your party enjoyed your meal! If you're still in town, please visit again, there is a piece of Key Lime pie waiting for you....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Miami Ocean Drive restaurants with outdoor seating is a delight. You can walk for a mile and see one restaurant after another with attractive men and women enticing you to enter their "special" place with lots of similar standard beach food. A Fish Called Avalon...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JeffS355
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear JeffS355, many thanks for this very kind and detailed review of your experience with us. We take pride in our establishment and service to our guests therefore reading your review makes us very proud knowing you and your wife had a leisure romantic evening....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My dad and I enjoyed this last jan 2019 a super great night with good drinks, great food and a big charge too! (But worthy) I would like to recommend this place if you’re going on a date or a special celebration. Try sitting around...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ascen10
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ascen10, thank you for being one of our repeat guest and we are immensely happy to welcome you each time. We are glad you enjoyed your evening with your dad recently, especially the outdoor scene which is excellent for people watching and enjoying the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really good dining experience in South Beach. It's right on the main drag, so we went with the inside dining, both because there was no wait, and we wanted to avoid the noise of the strip. The food was very good, and they offer...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank EricTailor
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Eric, kindly note we do no offer a prix-fixe menu at A Fish Called Avalon. Perhaps you'd like to leave the review at the correct establishment so they're aware you enjoyed your time with them. Thank you,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing dinner here. Every dish was fantastic! Crab cakes appetizer were perfect and served on top of a delicious salad. Lobster bisque was delightful. Crusted seared ahi was delicious as well but was overshadowed by how amazing the lobster...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank scottfT3049JE
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Scott, a million thanks for this kind and beautiful review which has put a smile on all of our faces here! We are delighted you absolutely enjoyed the experience we provide at A Fish Called Avalon, which is exactly our mission for all of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood is perfect the seating is nice and service prompt professional and hospitable but the price is overratedMore

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MostafaA424
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear MostafaA424, thank you for dining with us recently in South Beach. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and the hospitable services rendered by our staffs. Note our ingredients are sourced locally to ensure quality and freshness which is reflected in the meal and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

quality in service en food, a friendly service and respect. There is not one moment that there is no attention for the guests. Its not cheap but the give you god value for money. A fish called avalon would even in Europe have a good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HULST69
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ULST69, your review brings a smile to all of us! It's amazing that you were recommended to dine with us from travellers in Europe, please thank them on our behalf. Thank you for your kind comments on our noteworthy paella along with the warm...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat outside, on the second level to avoid some of the Ocean Drive pedestrian chaos. The restaurant is very nice, great ambiance. The menu was a little limited, but if you expect quality seafood that's what you will get. My favorite thing about this...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kennyz9012
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear kennyz9012, thank you so much for spending your evening with us! We are pleased you enjoyed our establishment on Ocean Drive, the quality seafood we serve in our warm, friendly ambiance. We believe by providing exceptional experiences to all of our guests, they in...More

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Japhen9609
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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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Response from DebNDayton | Reviewed this property |
Beach evening casual to beach dressy and everything in between
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