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A Fish Called Avalon

700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
+1 305-532-1727
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

2nd visit to this restaurant and wasn't disappointed. Food is excellent and wait time was very short. Friend was very particular about the type of fish they eat and they made an exception to the menu and prepared their grouper without the crab crust. If...More

Thank Jermaine S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Pretty good, but pricey! $445 for party of 4 (2 drinks each). Overall good dinner, lobster was terrific! Ribeye Steak was ordered medium and came out well done and tough, order the Filet. Portions were a bit small on all meals. Martini glass design seem...More

Thank rs750
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant sits on Ocean Drive and you can sit inside or outside (where you can people watch and see all the sports cars cruising along!). Service is good- helpful, attentive and friendly. We chose to sit outside which also let us hear the music...More

Thank tall_dark_fras
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear tall_dark_fras, We’re glowing with pride at your wonderfully affirmative review. We can’t thank you enough for those five stars. Your satisfaction means the world to us, and we hope the rest of your vacation exceeded expectations, too. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely nothing but positives for this place!!! 1. Food was incredible from presentation, plating, flavor, and abundance of choice. I had a taste of the Tuna, Paella, Snapper, Octopus and Scallop appetizers. 2. Service was top notch - Our original reservation was for 12 but...More

Thank Rudy N
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Rudy N, Your generous comments have made our whole team very proud. Heartfelt thanks for taking time to write. It was our pleasure to make sure everyone in your party enjoyed a memorable evening. Please come again soon. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food &...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was amazing! We had paella that was better than what you get in Spain!! The tuna was also great. The caesar salad and Capaletti pasta we had as an appetizer was delish. The service was stupendous and the live music really added to...More

Thank Sheryl_SO
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Sheryl_SO Big thanks for your stupendous letter. We’re over the moon, knowing that we got to help you celebrate your birthday in a tasty, festive way. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards, Pascal Pinault, Food & Beverage Director

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful husband’s birthday dinner, Alex, our waiter looked after us so well. We shared the bang bang shrimp and the special, mixed seafood risotto, which was plenty of food for two and delicious. The bread is served with herbed butter and freshly made hummus, wonderful...More

Thank jeanshah
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear jeanshah, Many thanks for your gracious letter about our fine cuisine and outstanding service. We’re glad you agree that our Chef Kal’s Key lime pie is the best there is. Please come back soon for more, and for the amazing hummus made with his...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with relatives from out of town as recommended by a friend for drinks, and decided to grab a bite to eat instead. From the very beginning we were impressed with the look and feel of location, as well as the attentive staff....More

Thank michaelrmorris1986
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear michaelrmorris1986 Never-ending thanks for your super comments about the outstanding evening you enjoyed with us. Octopus can be tricky, but our Chef Kal is a maestro when it comes to seafood. (By the way, our steaks are just as superb.). We’re eager to welcome...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was recommended the seafood platter from Raymond and it was an amazing choice for my friends and I. I got the red snapper as well and it was perfect. Besides the food being amazing, the service was even better. When you go, ask for...More

Thank abarnes814
Reviewed 1 week ago

3 times in 5 days, that means a lot! The sake & tarragon glazed lobster tails are licking your fingers! If you passed by Miami gooooooo and asked the server Alex to serve you :-)More

Thank 710Mike
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear 710Mike, Your repeat visits say it all, and we thank you for your strong recommendation. Thanks for taking time to write about our finger-licking-good lobsters, and the attentive professional service you enjoyed. Hope to see you next time you’re in South Beach. Warm regards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The seafood dishes we had were well prepared & delicious. The food was really good. We sat outside amongst the construction they have going on but were able to look past it. Our only gripe was the service, although good, was rushed. We were asked...More

Thank JES522
ppinault, General Manager at A Fish Called Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear JES522, Many thanks for your kind words about the tasty seafood you enjoyed. Apologies for the sense of being rushed. We’ve given additional training to our staff on that point, and appreciate your mentioning it. Perfection is what we aspire to, and hope that...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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 40
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6220
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach>  > Flamingo / Lummus
  • Neighbourhood: Flamingo / Lummus
  • Phone Number: +1 305-532-1727
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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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