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“Like the farm to table concept!”

Essensia Restaurant & Lounge
Ranked #90 of 1,152 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$50
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 30th Street
Description: Essensia Restaurant follows a farm-to-table philosophy, offering a seasonal selection of wholesome global cuisine with emphasis on premium local and sustainable ingredients. Working with local farmers and carefully selected purveyors, Essensia’s menu features healthful and flavorful dishes made with produce, meats and seafood primarily sourced from within the State of Florida. Essensia’s exclusive wine list is committed to being sustainable, organic or biodynamic and has been selected for sharing Essensia’s mission to be good for you and the environment. Essensia is open 7 days per week for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Essensia offers discounted valet parking rates for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Like the farm to table concept! Everything was so fresh. This was my 3rd time being in this restaurant. They changed the menu. The snapper i tried some years ago was the best ever snapper i tried. But it's no longer here now. Kale salad and the short ribs and chocolate praline cake were all great this time. It is a beautiful restaurant inside a nice boutique hotel. The staff were all very friendly. Like it!

Thank Natalie C
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in the Palm hotel and is very pretty. It has a very tropical feel and I love to sit out on the terrace. Service is very friendly and efficient. I love their kale Caesar salad as a starter and my husband had a delicious corn and lobster soup. The rack of lamb was very good as was the risotto. A great place for dinner or lunch.

Thank 141Dini
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Excellent high end, farm to table, healthy food at a beachfront destination......................................................

Excellent for brunch

Thank shayshay321
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Our party of 5 was offered a round table at the end of the patio. The first problem was the lights to read the menus, they are very dim and it is very difficult to read under candle lights.
The bread was warm and nice, the food was ok and the desserts, coconut panacote, were just without any tast or flavor.
The main issue was the service..
Every waiter only take care and look for HIS table, you are simply ignored by the others. We spent most of the dinner without water and asking for the bill was a 10 minutes adventure including some morse code using the flashlight of my cell. When someone come to us and we asked for the check, he, politely, asked for us to describe the colleague waiter...was him short or tall? And that he will ask him to check what we wanted.....this is unacceptable in a restaurant that charges $$$$ and that includes 18% gratuity in every bill....
We left frustrated with these problems....

Thank william w
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Some friends and I were visiting the hotel and saw Essensia. The menu had a variety healthy choices that were appealing, so we decided to give it a try. We were seated and soon greeted by our server Johann who was very attentive and helped us out with the menu (the kale salad is a must have). Overall, the food, service and atmosphere was very much to our liking...As someone who always looks for restaurants with a health conscience menu, this place hits the spot, and I’ll definitely be back.

Thank trini5285
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