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Essensia Restaurant & Lounge

3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140-4106
+1 305-908-5458
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“snapper” (12 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140-4106
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Friendly waitstaff, but kitchen was slow. Octopus appy was mushy, snapper entree was over cooked. Did I mention slooooow?

Thank rokko193
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extensive Menu with lots of options. Versatile depending how hungry and how much you want to spend. Delicious!

Thank lormcs122
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful evening with superb food, especially sea food, innovative dishes and great cocktails and wine list. Like most fine dining places in Miami it is expensive- but worth it.

Thank SBaker25
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Ate here a couple of times while staying in the hotel. Food is mid-range (burgers etc) and quite nice, but it was quite expensive for what you get. Having said that, as it's a $10 cab ride to Lincoln Street or South Beach, once you...More

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Everything was perfect, food so tasty, good atmosphere and Iryna as very well !!! I was pleased with your restaurant.

Thank Станіслав К
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious, and waiter was outstanding... deliver a happy birthday platter to my hubby. The restaurant inside of the hotel is pleasant and the view to the pool area was great. You can eat outside or inside weather was good but not great...More

Thank Kiesha W
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

An excellent hotel in a beautiful location BUT please heat there only if you want to be treated very rudely (specially in the Bar lounge ) and if you have a ton of patient for enormously long waiting times. All the rest is perfect.

Thank 2011ANDRO
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We ate lunch there twice and dinner once. Service is excellent. Food is very good--true foodies may want to look elsewhere, but our goal was to STAY PUT so we decided to eat there. The wine list was very limited, but they had an excellent...More

Thank Mary Lee M
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Went with a group of 6 for dinner. Kids meals were a bit on the high side, but had a couple dishes outside of the regular chicken, hot dog menu; like Pasta Alfredo. Food overall was really good, atmosphere was good, but for a hotel...More

Thank Dabarge
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This review has nothing to do with Essensia’s food, which we found quite good. Stayed at The Palms. Essencia is their Breakfast Room. Our family arrived late and were forced to eat inside, not their fault. All but one server was stationed outside, their fault....More

Thank Mark H
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15 September 2016|
Response from Alma C | Property representative |
Dear 105diana, Thank you for reaching out to us through TripAdvisor. Yes, Essensia Restaurant will be open on Christmas day! We look forward to welcoming you to Essensia. Warm regards, Alma
13 May 2015|
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Response from Alma C | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in Essensia Restaurant. Since it's on a Saturday reservations are recommended. Please visit Essensia's website or contact the restaurant at 305-908-5458 We look forward to welcoming you to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140-4106
    (30th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-908-5458
  • E-mail
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.
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