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“Wonderful Experience”

Villa Azur Restaurant & Lounge
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Ranked #148 of 1,107 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$50 - US$50
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Villa Azur has been described as the premier gastronomic experience of South Beach, inviting diners to succumb to elegance and gourmet cuisine at its finest. It features a 7,200 square foot dining room, adorned with the glamour and spark of the Riviera. Its white French doors and chandeliers welcome guests to the lounge and main dining area, which is crowned by a whimsical, open-aired courtyard, marked by plush tufted white leather couches and lush natural foliage. This exquisite backdrop sets the tone for a charming dining experience. Executive Chef Erwin Mallet’s inspired South of France menu complimented with Italian accents stems from the freshest ingredients and flavors combined with an international and contemporary twist from South Beach. Along with a resident in-house sommelier, Villa Azur’s menu creates the perfect blend of flavors bound to please every gourmand’s palate. Villa Azur strives to sculpt the perfect meal from start to finish. FORBES TRAVEL GUIDE ROMANTIC MIAMI RESTAURANT WE LOVE - 2015 ZAGAT BEST DECOR IN MIAMI - 2015 MIAMI CULINARY TOURS VILLA AZUR IN ELLEGANCE - 2015 ZAGAT BEST OUTDOOR IN MIAMI - 2015 ZAGAT MIAMI'S HOTTEST MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANT TO TRY NOW - 2014 THRILLIST BEST NEW SEAFOOD IN SOUTH FLORIDA - 2014 THE NEW YORK TIMES SOUTH BEACH, NOW AND FOREVER. VILLA AZUR, A CHIC DINING SPOT - 2014 MIAMI NEW TIMES BEST OF AWARD - VILLA AZUR BEST SERVICE2014 THE MIAMI HERALD ***3 STARS FOR EXQUISITE FRENCH FOOD AT VILLA AZUR ON SOUTH BEACH - 2013
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Loved the dinner and atmosphere. The food was great, service as well. The waiters wore tuxedo's and it seems a little over the top but you are in Miami. Everyone seems to expect this type of image. There wasn't anything negative to say. It was an all round good experience. Be prepared to spend about $200 per person.

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Reviewed 29 January 2014

There's nothing offensive particularly about the food at Villa Azur and the service is decent enough but there are a lot of restaurants serving food far better than this.

The quality of the produce seemed to be ok so the problem is clearly in the preparation of the dishes and there seemed to be wild swings in the portion sizes also depending on what you ordered.

Nice enough setting but poor food.

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Reviewed 26 January 2014

I love all about VA. Very nice place, beautiful decor, great ambiance, beautiful people and great food. One of the best places in Miami to have a great time. Very good music with a amazing cuisine. I had the BEST Nutella Chocolate Mousse EVER!!! I highly recommended.

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Reviewed 20 January 2014

We didnt enjoy our dinner. The food was horrible and very expensive. We found the service to be terrible unless you buy a very expensive bottle of wine and then you get better service. The staff are all imported from France and are very pushy. They push you to order the expensive "specials of the day" which are available every day but are just very expensive. They also push you to buy the overpriced bottles of wine or champagne.

1  Thank travellerA34
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Reviewed 18 January 2014

Last weekend we had a dinner with friends in this 'French' cheap-copy restaurant where you can lose your voice and hearing in an hour. The music was extremely loud. We complained three times and when we asked for the manager we were arrogantly taught that loud music is the concept of this restaurant and after this explanation even put the music louder !!!

The food was 'embarassante' simple: tiny chunks and poorly cooked. Perhaps some training in the kitchen would help to respect proper cooking time. We had a look at the wine list where even the most simple wines almost carried pricing of major Chateaux-wines. The Bellini drinks tasted as if they were prepared by the bell-man. At this restaurant the first visit is one too many.

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1  Thank jesica f
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