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A Fish Called Avalon

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
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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
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.
PRICE RANGE
US$21 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, 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 yesterday

We have been dining at A Fish Called Avalon for over 20 years and it really is our favorite restaurant in Miami area. The food is so consistent with very generous portions. Recently I had the chicken which was delicious but usually have the octopus...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place actually won Best Sea food on South beach nice outside and inside seating arrangement. the greeters are not push y . only people with set mind to have best sea food go here. nice live music. food is amazing and loved it

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sanjayums
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sanjayums, thank you very much for trusting us with your evening. We are honored to see your kind comments and are happy you enjoyed the entire experience. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting this restaurant for almost 30 years. It has delicious food and fresh seafood items. They have something for everyone, including a Mocktail section of their menu for non-alcohol drinkers. Service is top notch.More

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

Dear Laura, it's heartwarming to welcome you back. Thank you for visiting us through our 30 years, it's guests like you that contribute to our success for which we are grateful. We look forward to creating many more memories together for the years to come....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

(매니저가 아시아인인 우리 테이블만 쏙 빼고 백인 손님들에게만 가서 인사를 건네더군요. 엄마가 환갑도 맞이하셨고 겸사겸사 오랜만에 마이애미 다시왔는데 참 기가막히게 불쾌한 경험을 했네요)This was my second trip to Miami and it was soecial because it was with my mom who visited me from South Korea....More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank vincentflower915
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear vincentflower915, Thank you for dining with us at A Fish Called Avalon and for your compliments on the delicious cuisine as well as our staff who ensured your comfort. We are humbled by this misunderstanding, I can personally assure you and your mother that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been many many many times, sometimes for lunch and dinner the same day, always five stars. This December flew in,checked into the Betsy and headed for our favourite place, ordered 12 oysters and cocktails, fantastic. Ordered a bottle of wine and then the paella. Tried...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Davbee
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dave, thank you for spending your evening with us recently and for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry the paella was not cooked to your satisfaction and as you know, we take pride in the preparation of our dishes....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by because of the mellow live music. Most of the restaurants in the area had louder rap music. Our meal was very good but the service was amazing. There was a busboy named Robert who paid attention to every little detail. We never...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Climber567209
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Climber567209, what a pleasure for all of us to read your kind comments. We are touched knowing we've made your last night of vacation memorable due to the attentive services and good meal complimented by our talented musicians. Robert sends his best regards! Please...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Xmas dinner here based on Great reviews here and we had an average experience. My red snapper and my husbands grouper were arrived cold. They were overproduced and very saucy. Daughter’s fish and chips were tasteless. The service was meh yet 20% service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank dariy2018
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear dariy2018, thank you for spending your evening with us during the holidays. Our mission is to ensure a pleasurable experience for all of our guests and your review does not reflect such. Please accept my apology and allow me to personally oversee your next...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to A Fish Called Avalon during thanksgiving for dinner. Amidst the exuberance of Ocean Drive it seemed like a good option for a more tranquil dinner. There was live music, but it wasn't too loud and helped complement the nice atmosphere of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank larap257
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lara, thank you kindly for this lovely review on your experience. It's a pleasure seeing your comments on so many aspects, from the cuisine ordered and enjoyed to our talented musicians and welcoming atmosphere. We appreciate all of the details provided as it allows...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sushi quality tuna locally caught fight are prepared perfectly. ambiance of restaurant is great. Service is excellent and professional. A wonderful experience.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ddinin
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ddinin, What a wonderful review you've left us, thank you. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal, service and the ambiance of our restaurant. We do our utmost to ensure a fantastic experience and it's rewarding to know your appreciation. Thank you again....More

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

My wife and I dined here for our anniversary and everything was unbelievably great. The octopus appetizer was the best octopus I have even eaten. It was tender and the presentation should not be missed. My wife had the mussels appetizer and thoroughly enjoyed. Our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jsoldner
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear jsoldner, thank you so much for your kind comments of your experience. We are thrilled you had a great evening for your special anniversary celebration. The octopus is definitely one of our bestseller which our chef has mastered the art of preparing and would...More

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Good afternoon, Yes we can simply grilled any fish we have on the menu. Best
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Beach evening casual to beach dressy and everything in between
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