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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
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (177 reviews)
“orzo” (34 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What the scene.... sitting outside on a Saturday night, Paella for 2, a hot delicious over-stuffed pan of lobster, shrimp, clam, steamers calamari and Rosetta - just fabulous. Great service, high energy, and the great food. I highly recommend.More

1  Thank Arb10012
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Arb10012, what a beautiful review you've left us on your dining experience. Thank you so very much! We're pleased to know you enjoyed everything we aim to provide for our patrons, excellent cuisine and perfect services in a wonderful scene setting. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by for a late night cocktail. Service was good. Unfortunately, we arrived too late to order from the kitchen. Food at neighboring tables looked enticing. Nice balcon over-looking the Miami craziness.More

1  Thank 1Rahhalatun
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 1Rahhalatun, We're really sorry the kitchen was closed before you were able to try the food but glad you enjoyed the service for your late night cocktail. We hope you'd visit again to try some of the enticing cuisine upon your next travels to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come here every time we are in Miami Beach. It is one of few serious restaurants at Ocean Drive for food especially if you like fish. We had very tasty lobsters at reasonable price and very nice wine recommended by our waiter. Service was...More

1  Thank Karel123
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Karel123, It brings us great pleasure welcoming you back and we thank you for being a repeat patron at A Fish Called Avalon. We appreciate your details on the level of service we offer as well as the excellent cuisine here on Ocean Drive....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just dined at a Fish Called Avalon. Led by attentive and knowledgeable head waiter Alex,this made for an enjoyable experience. Food was excellent. My chosen cocktail followed by wine were very good. Location on Ocean Drive adds to the occasion. Highly Recommended.

Thank RichardNN12
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear RichardNN12, We're absolutely grateful for your very kind review and Alex sends his thanks as well. Glad your experience was enjoyable in all areas. Many thanks for your high recommendation, we cant wait to welcome you back. Kind regards,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is to die for. The location on Ocean Dr is prime people watching too if you sit out front and watch the world go bye (entertaining to say the least). The service is impeccable and all the fresh seafood options are so hard...More

1  Thank Christina K
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Christina, we're elated reading this review with all of the details on the many things you enjoyed while visiting us. Our mission is to provide exemplary services, atmosphere and cuisine for all of our guests and we're truly glad this was your experience....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heard Paella was good and it was, made with Orzo instead of rice and it was very good, to excellent. Plenty for two, or even three. Cocktails great and good vibe to the restaurant. Good waiter and friendly atmosphere Decent wine listMore

Thank henryunger2016
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear henryunger2016, It warms our heart to see your kind review on your recent dining experience. Thanks for your comments on our paella, it's indeed made with orzo here at A Fish Called Avalon and meant to be enjoyed by a few people. We're glad...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a dinner where you are NOT going to be blasted by loud Latin music or enticed by 32 oz. margaritas, this Is the place for you. Very refined restaurant, excellent service and delicious seafood. Not your typical Ocean Ave. restaurant.More

1  Thank Ojaijim
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ojaijim, what a refreshing review! Many thanks for sharing that we are indeed a gem on South Beach offering refined atmosphere, excellent services with delicious seafood. I along with the chef and team are grateful for this kind review. See you the next time...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended this as a good local place for seafood dinner and it was a good choice. We had the risotto with saffron and the trout plus ended with sharing the Key Lime pie. Both maincourses were great and service was attentive and proactive. Worth...More

Thank 2013TheSwede
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 2013TheSwede, Many thanks for dining with us recently and please extend our thank you for the recommendation to the person that gave it to you. We're glad you decided to give us a try and enjoyed the great service and fantastic food. Thank you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood is fantastic. See my recommendations below. The people watching is great. Live the area.More

Thank seneca676
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear seneca676, Thanks so much for your kind review on your dining experience, we're pleased to have provided you with exceptional cuisine and services. The area is indeed great for people watching especially if you sit outside on the patio. Please visit us again the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had seafood and it was the best of the best, period. It was an excellent culinary experience. The food here is 5 star from the oysters to the creme brulee'. The Creme was the best we have ever had by a factor of ten....More

Thank gtcuthbe
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear gtcuthbe, We're so honored by your very kind review and most of all we're all exceptionally pleased you enjoyed our food and services, it's the best compliment we can ask for. Thank you for all the details you have provided, Andrew also sends appreciation....More

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Japhen9609
15 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
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
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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.
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