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Essensia Restaurant & Lounge

3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140-4106
+1 305-908-5458
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“snapper” (12 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140-4106
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

We ate on the veranda and enjoyed the beautiful garden setting at Palms Hotel. Our appetizers were okay, but the entrees and dessert were really yummy!

Thank gardendogmom
Travis C, General Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience. Thank you for choosing Essensia and the Palms Hotel for your recent stay. We look forward to having you again soon.

Reviewed February 26, 2018

A friend had made the reservation so I had not checked out the reviews in advance, and I must admit I am stunned to find it well rated. We had a party of 10 people, and were seated all the way in the rear of...More

Thank EatOutLots
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Variety of delicious foods for me and my picky 8 year old. Perfect coffee outside on the patio with just the right shade

Thank Michelle L
Travis C, General Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We are pleased that you enjoyed dining with us and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed February 18, 2018

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

Thank rokko193
Reviewed February 13, 2018

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

Thank lormcs122
Reviewed February 7, 2018

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 January 16, 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 January 15, 2018

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

Thank Станіслав К
Reviewed January 10, 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 January 2, 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
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September 15, 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
May 13, 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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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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