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The Carlyle Cafe

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Flamingo / Lummus
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1250 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4610
+1 305-534-9414
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10:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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Davidsonville, Maryland
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You ask for something & they say ok but have no intention of ever bringing it. The table next to me asked for extra plates for sharing & they were ignored , too.

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Thank teacher1131
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lunchtime prices were half-off. Check the tab to see if tip has already been added. I didn't notice till day 3 so our waiters up to that point got double tips!

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Thank Linda H
Gothenburg, Sweden
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321 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is one of the restaurants along the beach walk. It was very busy when we visited for lunch. They promoted themselves to have 50% discount on all food and that turned out to be true. What they didn’t promote quite as hard was that a glass of Coke costs 4,50 USD and that they put 20% service charge on... More 

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Thank Joky80
Ohio
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great spot for a cocktail, lunch and people watching. Friendly attentive staff reminds me of the cafes in Europe, chill out, take your time, sip the oversized cocktail and enjoy a light lunch. The food is fresh and served with a nice presentation. Take some time to enjoy the journey and quit wining!

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Thank 1flyingbuckeye
San Jose, California
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38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is really good and the portions are large. The pasta I had was so saturated with yumminess. I tasted the beef steak my wife ordered and man, just as tasty. Yes, the servers are used to working fast and it can be impersonal, but once you strike a conversation they'll treat you better. Our server took care... More 

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Thank Den D
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible service, terrible food ... Rip you off on drinks $45 per. Stay away. They will lure you in with discount food, but once you are sitted it is the worst experience in South Beach.

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Thank Ronald C
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice spot if you like eating roadside with bustling traffic and people going by all the time with tables outside and good service and reasonably priced food rhat was nicely cooked and served by friendly staff.

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Thank Mikemorfey
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location but be aware of tricky pricing and not very pleasant staff. Paid the price of a 36oz margarita for a 20oz one, tried to argue but the behaviour of the waiter was quite obnoxious so we preferred to pay and leave. Suggest to choose another place for drinks on Ocean Dr.

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Thank Maren P
Maple Ridge, Canada
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a good meal with friendly staff. It was a little on the noisy side but the food was good. Wide selection of options on the menu at reasonable prices. Definitely a good option on Ocean Drive, but one of many side walk walk eateries.

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Thank Nigel G
Nashville, Tennessee
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

busy stretch of Ocean St. every place has waiters and hosts/hostesses hitting you up to stop for a drink or dinner. this place is pretty aggressive, but their hook is their menu and advertising every meal at half-price. it's a pretty broad menu, and it's pricy for what it is, but at half-price it's like any moderate chain. on the... More 

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Thank Michael C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 00:00
Monday
10:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 00:00
Thursday
10:30 - 00:00
Friday
10:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4610
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach>  > Flamingo / Lummus
  • Neighbourhood: Flamingo / Lummus
  • Phone Number: +1 305-534-9414

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