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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
10:30 - 00:00
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

Decent enough food. Friend had steak which was massively over priced . Drinks very expensive. Servers miserable and had bad attitude. Tips were automatically added to the bill at an extortionate rate and caused grief when I asked for it to be removed. Wouldn't recommend this place.

2 Thank andykeenagh
Kiev, Ukraine
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

They cheat! Ordered two drinks - regular size martini and 20 oz cocktail. They put in the bill 20 oz martini and 36 oz other drink respectively. Also charged me a mount Sinai donation without notifying me. Beware of these cheaters!!!

1 Thank JTMUA
York, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Let's quickly start with the positives of the place. The food was of a decent quality for the price we paid, they have some cheap drinks deals to get you in the restaurant and the location right on Miami Beach is a plus. However this is about where the positives end. We ordered appetizers and a main course, the appetizers... More 

3 Thank Tom L
Florence, South Carolina
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370 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Pro's - Huge tourist drinks were actually quite tasty, even if cheesy Food quality surprised us by being very good Servers were friendly Festive atmosphere in a historic building & patio Cons - Seating was cramped with a party of six, perhaps we should have waited for a table with a little bit more room? One entree was at least... More 

Thank KelekeWahine
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Great drinks, excessively large but very delicious. We were pleasantly surprised with how good the pizza was, since we are from Connecticut and have great pizza here. We ended up ordering 2 margarita pizzas, they were small, more like a personal pizza but well worth it!!

Thank Doreent1
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Allow me to start with the one and only positive. The drink wasn't water down - I had a strawberry daiquiri and it was huge and tasted great. Okay now the negatives - the price on their flyer was misleading. They charged $24 and the sign stated $19.99. They added 18% gratuity and .50 cent donation of which neither was... More 

1 Thank Goldsboroughs
Aalborg, Denmark
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014

We ordered 4 pizzas- capricciosa. The waitress S Anahi repeated the order- but said 4 four cheese pizzas, and I corrected her to the 4 capricciosa- and she said yes. Out came from the kitchen 4 fourcheese pizzas- we told the waiter it was wrong- he went to the waitress and she once again tried to serve the fourcheese pizzas-... More 

3 Thank Nynne K
Saratoga Springs, New York
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208 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

How anyone would give this place three stars is clueless. Food, service and atmosphere was fantastic. Started out with the mussels marina then had he lobster and fetticinni. Everything was wonderful. When in South Beach it's a must stop.

Thank scotch1958
Cremona, Italy
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Spending few days in MaBE we have tried few restaurant, almost all similar. Anyhow The Carlyle Cafe makes the difference with the service and the quality of the served food. We have been attended by different ladies/guys and was always very nice but special mention to Istmania, alway smiling and full of attention, on night shift. All served food was... More 

Thank Paolo F
Timonium, Maryland
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73 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Picked this spot to grab a drink and something to eat after a day exploring South Beach. Great location to people watch (make sure to sit up on the second level for a better view). While the martini was generous and delicious, the food was average. Both the South Beach salad and the pizza were ok; what we wanted but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?