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Parrillada Las Vacas Gordas

933 Normandy Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33141-2927
+1 305-867-1717
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible31%
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6:00 pm - 11:30 pmAll hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian
$$ - $$$
933 Normandy Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33141-2927
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 18 October 2017

I went to this restaurant with much hesitation because of the bad reviews. I have to say I think they are undeserved from what I experienced. I received great and attentive service. Certainly I can't state the other reviewers did not experience what they claim...More

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Went with the family twice this past month - the first time this month did not like it - the server was horrible and the food so so. Luis the owner was not there - when he is everything is on point - It there...More

Thank Robbie H
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The above title describes the impression given by this establishment. The food served was average and poorly plated. Parrillada was served on a small plate. Almost impossible to eat without spilling. Yet, for the prices charged one would expect a plate that would be satisfying....More

2  Thank 288caryd
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I have been to this restaurant five times and I really liked it; the food was good although a little expensive. However, the last time that I went to this place the service was horrible from the very begging. It was on a Saturday around...More

Thank Claudia O
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Since its establishment in 1996 in the area of Miami Beach known as North Beach, the Argentinian Steakhouse, Las Vacas Gordas or “The Fat Cows” in English, has remained a traditional food venue in the city for savoring the luscious and soft Kobe-style meat typical...More

Thank Miamismith305
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I ate at Vacas Gordas back in the early 2000's when the place was much smaller and vibrant. I recently went back and saw that it was much bigger and prettier. That is about it. The service was mediocre at best with the waitress more...More

Thank Ecannon3736
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Truly the most uniquely terrible dining experience of my life. Gabriella (whose only qualification for managing this restaurant seems to be that it was named after her) has developed the most bizarre, arcane policies of seating that require that guests constantly shuffle between their tiny...More

2  Thank gmbrown01
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have eaten at this restaurant for years, however several years ago I stopped going because I always felt like they were taking advantage of me and that the service was rude. For example, once the waitress asked if we wanted the house wine or...More

3  Thank PaulBasile
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Just suffered the most unsettling and terrible experience I have ever had at an establishment. We finished a fantastic meal across the street and on the way back to the car, heard music and people having fun. Wanted to get dessert and a cappuccino so...More

6  Thank Chad F
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Did not even suspect that in 2 steps from our house such a classy restaurant! SteakHouse. Excellent choice of meat and wine! We'll definitely come back to this place!

Thank Tatiana T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 933 Normandy Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33141-2927
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-867-1717
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