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A Fish Called Avalon

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings

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Salmon Gravelax
Smoked Cured Scottish Salmon, Cappellini, Chives, Olives, Shaved Radishes
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
Spanish Octopus
Charcoal Grilled Octopus, Marinated Fennel, Madeira Squid Ink Reduction, Watercress Vinaigrette
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
Arugula, Turnips & Radicchio Slaw, Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Bang Bang Shrimp
Turmeric Curry Spice Mixture, Mint Yogurt Sauce, Cucumber Pepper Relish
Spicy Bigeye Tuna Tartare
Kimchee, Orange, Jalapeño, Cucumber, Cilantro, Sesame Oil, Tamari
Seared Diver Scallops
Sautéed Brussel Sprout, Pancetta, Citrus Mousseline
Fresh Pei Mussels
Steamed in Champagne, Chervil Leaves, Lime Zest, Garlic, Cream, Toasted Bread
Trottole Pasta (Appetizer)
English Pea, Heirloom and Sundried Tomatoes, Spinach, Truffle Oil
Baked Escargot
Garlic Butter, Fresh Herbs, Pernod
Lobster Bisque
Classic Recipe, Cognac, Wild Leeks Cassis Crème Fraiche
Avalon Chopped Salad
Romaine, Tomato, Cucumber, Carrot, Red Cabbage, Garbanzo, Basil, Crumbled Gorgonzola, White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Classic Caesar
Romaine, Shaved Parmigiano Reggiano, Anchovies
Belgian Endive
Endives, Heirloom Tomatoes, Shredded Roquefort Cheese, Creamy Sherry Vinaigrette
4 Oysters, 8 Mussels, 4 Shrimp Cocktail, Fish Ceviche & Shrimp Ceviche Champagne Mignonette and Cocktail Sauce
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
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
Ceviche Tasting*
Selection of Three. Scallops, Shrimps, Catch of the Day, and Peruvian Potatoes
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
1 Lb $28.0
Maine Lobster
(3) $11.0
(6) $22.0
(9) $32.0
(12) $42.0
Champagne mignonette and Cocktail Sauce
Crab Crusted Grouper
Spinach, Giant White Beans, Teardrop Heirloom Tomatoes Orange Zest & Citrus, Chenin Blanc Butter Sauce
Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna*
Sushi Rice, Asian Slaw, Ginger Emulsion, Wasabi, Soy Sauce (Tuna is Served Rare)
Wild Atlantic Salmon
Glazed in Grainy Mustard, Honey and Balsamic, Steamed Clams, Braised Fennel and Purgatorio Bean
Whole Fish of the Day
Grilled then Oven Roasted, Heirloom Tomato, Fresh Oregano Vinaigrette, Basmati Rice, Broccolini
Macadamia-Crusted Snapper
Spinach Risotto, Raspberry Beaujolais Beurre Blanc
Jumbo Shrimp Scampi Provencal
Roasted Tomato, Garlic, Chardonnay, Basmati Rice, Seared Manouri Cheese
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
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
Trottole Pasta
English Pea, Heirloom and Sundried Tomatoes, Spinach, Truffle Oil
Roasted Vegetable Plate
Seasonal Roasted Vegetables, Greek Manouri Cheese
Add Lobster Tail - $21, Add 4 Grilled Jumbo Shrimps - $20
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
Served with Three Mustard Horseradish Sauce
Truffle Sweet Potato Mash
Seasoned Baked Potato
French Fries
Basmati Rice
Leek Potato Mash
Grilled Asparagus
Steamed Spinach
Asian-Style Baby Beans
Sautéed Broccolini
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!
US$21 - US$46
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
American, Seafood, International
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 2 days ago

Even though well reviewed, I expected this bustling place on Ocean Drive to be overpriced hype. I pleasantly surprised to find out that it was very good, and despite some expensive dishes, it doesn't have to be overly expensive. The staff are truly great. Extremely...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank not-a-redshirt
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at this fine restaurant that is well known for excellent fish. It was busy but service was excellent. Wehad fish stew and salmon both of which were delicious.our flan desert completed a wonderful meal. Being on 7th and Ocean Drive,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank DW B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Outstanding seafood spot with great service. The outdoor seating area near Ocean Drive is fun and romantic. Amazing seafood risotto, grilled fish and other dishes. A little pricey, but overall a good value. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dave41707
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here last night. This has to be one of my best restaurant experiences ever. Our server Alex was great. My dinner was the Macadamia Encrusted Red Snapper. It was totally amazing! Id come to MB just for that. My husband had Seafood...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank pia55555
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, we are honored to read your kind review of your evening with us. First and foremost, thank you for trusting in us to deliver a memorable experience. It brings us great pleasure knowing you enjoyed each item ordered and, agreed, the key lime...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I heard soooo much great stuff about this place I was a little skeptical to go. Afraid my expectations were too high- but they did not disappoint. The food (a little pricey but hey, this is Ocean Dive in Miami Beach! Price was comparable to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TP1016
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear TP1016, thank you so much trusting us with your evening and leaving us your kind comments. Please thank the ones who told you so many good things about us and we are glad we lived up to your expectations. Happy you enjoyed the cuisine...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a nice restaurant with South Beach Ambiance. Walking on Ocean Drive, we were accosted by many restaurant hosts offering discounts etc. This turned us off. We had read the reviews and this restaurant didn't disappoint! The food was delicious. Appetizers are...More

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

Thank you Marilyn, we are delighted to read your review. Thank you for choosing us over other establishment and glad you enjoyed your meal. Looking forward to welcoming you back for another great evening. Best,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing seafood. Had the best octopus ever. Even better than Greece! Also had grouper and salmon. Amazing! Service was very attentive.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 294lub
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much dear guest for this review! It brought a smile to our faces knowing our octopus is even better than the ones served in Greece. Thanks for your wonderful comments on the cuisine and services, we hope to welcome you again for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great meal and service, albeit being really busy. Delicious fish and cocktails! Children's meals were good although plain vegetables would have been preferable.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 960suze
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Suze, thanks to you and your family for spending an evening with us. Glad you enjoyed your meal and cocktails. We've noted your recommendation for the children's vegetables and keep in mind for the future, our chef can prepare anything at your request with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After spending 5 days in Miami, this place was a pleasant surprise for its good food, excellent service and great atmosphere. The food was well prepared - the octopus was perfectly cooked, scallops were cooked to perfection too and the key lime pie was one...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Fil0menaG
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest, thank you so much for your review and your mention of what sets up apart from the rest of Ocean Drive. It's our pleasure to provide a wonderful evening for all of our guests and are happy we did so in your case....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our meals at this restaurant. Our server was very good, attentive, did a wonderful job. We had the octopus as a starter, was the best we have ever had. We also had the crab crusted grouper and macadamian coated snapper, both excellent....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Joyce H
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest, thank you kindly for your lovely review. We are exceptionally pleased knowing you had a wonderful time and that you enjoyed the cuisine, attentive servers and live music. We would love to welcome you back again for another memorable evening with us. Warm...More

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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
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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