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Ola at the Sanctuary

1745 James Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7508
+1 305-695-9125
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cuban pork” (70 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1745 James Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7508
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1 - 10 of 1,212 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu sounds interesting, and I probably ordered wrong. The place is a bit out of the way in a motel, and you have to walk thru the motel to get to the bathroom. Its a bit seedy. The seating was crowded, and the service was...More

Thank fivestarNewYork
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is small. Expect to be seated rather close to others, on hearing distance. The food is very nice. To a European it might not qualify as fine dining, but for a US restaurant is comes close. The seafood was very nice. My main...More

Thank Anthony0031NL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat outside on the private and quiet patio. So peaceful and pretty. The service was impeccable. The food was outstanding. So fresh and just delicious. Our fav meal in Miami by far.

Thank dcl2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

LOVED this place! Everything about it was absolutely wonderful! The service was fantastic and the waiter described the dishes with such perfect detail that we had a tough time choosing what to order. The food was out of this world! The ceviches were some of...More

Thank Stan180
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is amazing. Staff very friendly. We went with our small son, and they prepared something special he liked. The food is amazing. My main course, the salmon was the best salmon dish I ever had. Definitely a place to go

Thank sheebashoe
Reviewed 20 June 2017

OLA is a little off the beaten path, but well worth searching out. After reading the reviews, I decided that this would be a great place to celebrate our 34th wedding anniversary. Hector provided professional, unobtrusive yet attentive service throughout our meal (and that's a...More

Thank nancyolah
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal at Ola, food was exceptional and the seafood very fresh. We had the ceviche and the short ribs empanadas. Seafood for dinner all of which was terrific. Drinks very delicious but pricey. Rachel our server was very knowledgeable and helpful. With...More

Thank CROWV
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We travelled to South Beach with another couple to celebrate a 50th birthday. Our hotel concierge recommended Ola for dinner. We loved it - great atmosphere and delicious food. We especially enjoyed the cocktail menu, the ceviche and the 'cigar' dessert. We would definitely recommend...More

Thank Kristentravelmom
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Ola is small cozy restaurant that feels a bit European. Loved their cocktails and starters - Hamachi ceviche and lobster empanada. And I don't know how they make those dinner rolls, but they are delicious! The entrees were a little disappointing as the braised pork...More

Thank julias
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Wow what a great Culinary experience. The combinations of hot and cold, spicy and sweet are absolutely amazing. Waitress was very good at explaining and "selling" her food. Has definitely been a memorable experience on my first visit to Miami

1  Thank Brenda W
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Kennon4
10 June 2017|
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Response from jesjas | Reviewed this property |
No valet parking but I believe street parking. We took a taxi.
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Frank A
19 March 2017|
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Response from summerlovin333 | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes. I wore summer pants and nice shirt with flip flops. My husband wore shorts untucked button down shirt and boat shoes.
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rsanders2016
30 January 2017|
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Response from Sunshine1206 | Reviewed this property |
Agree with all the others and a long sleeve collared shirt is fine. But I believe it's always good to look your best so a sports jacket or a nice leather blouson will surely be appreciated by your other half and the the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 22:00
Monday
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1745 James Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7508
    (17th)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-695-9125
  • E-mail
Description
Good for Romance, Special Occasions, Entertaining Clients, Large Groups, Private Dining Dinner Options: Reservations, Dessert, Late Night, Out door Dining, Private or Semi Private dining available for large groups
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