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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 good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140-4106
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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We staid at the Palms four days towards the end of August 2017. We also wnet at the Essentia restaurant inside the hotel and recommend without restrictions: great food with a LatAm accent, great service, good p/q ratio, great setting (covered terrace plantation house style)....More

Thank Chrisligiaga
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

We went to Essensia with another couple and both of us had a baby with us. Very accommodating and friendly staff. We made reservations via Open Table for Sunday brunch, which I recommend. We went for Miami Spice and were thoroughly pleased with all of...More

Thank HungryHoneymooners
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Great service and food. Ask for Mihai, he's great. We went to miami spice brunch. Very recommended. Very nice hotel

Thank Martin D
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

It's not my first time here but tonight I really had a good time , I had the Angus Beef Sandwich which was extraordinary and came super fast , had a glass of wine and than Tatev the bartender from Armenia made ma a tremendous...More

Thank ajla n
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Very nice menu with local flavor. We ate here twice and enjoyed both times! The portions were good size and VERY tasteful!

Thank G9767KOjacks
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

I was stayed by at the palms hotel and spa and this was the restaurant and lounge located in the hotel. I didn't go to the restaurant specifically but did go to the lounge multiple times. It is a little pricey but everything in Miami...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

We had 11:30 brunch reservations and arrived right on time. The very unwelcoming Russian and Ukrainian women at the front of the restaurant told us to wait 5 minutes. We waited much longer than that and would not have even gone inside the empty restaurant...More

Thank Celine799
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Chef Julie Frans' creativity and deep understanding of food pairing, favors, and textures is welcoming to anyone who lives a plant-based lifestyle, but loves diversity in food. The menu has clearly designated vegetarian and vegan choices and goes beyond the common tofu entrée. Also has...More

Thank Lrice255
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Satisfying food and perfect customer service! I ordered a fish taco and it was delicious. In addition, I bought barrette pizza and it was common. Had a good time! I will probably return here.

Thank Joseph G
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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

We had a late lunch with our friend. It was delicious. The service was very good - the waiter Mihai was attentive and made sure that the food was to our satisfaction. He was very kind. We felt really welcomed by him. Thank you Mihai....More

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Alma C, Manager at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for joining us for lunch at Essensia Restaurant and for taking the time to review your dining experience. We appreciate greatly your lovely comments regarding Mihai and we'll make sure to let him know! Thank you again and we hope to...More

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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, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, 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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