Gibraltar
Gibraltar

Gibraltar

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.groveisle.com/dining.html
  • Phone: 3058604375x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday – Saturday: 7:00am - 11:00am; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 6:30pm -10:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 6:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Ted Mendez
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Gibraltar can accommodate private parties from 20 - 400 people.
  • Private Party Facilities: Gibraltar can accommodate large groups up to 30 people in a semi-private setting.
  • Private Party Contact: Pege Darnell 3058604375x
  • Entertainment: Happy Hour: 5pm -7pm Mon thru Thurs in the Restaurant Bar.

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
A word from Gibraltar
Beyond the hustle and bustle of South Beach Gibraltar offers a lavish setting with gorgeous Biscayne Bay views that are punctuated by the glittering Miami skyline. Gibraltar’s setting alone is enough to knock your socks off, with seating either inside the intimate and elegant dining room or on the outdoor terrace, adorned with gauzy curtains and candlelight. Of course, the ambiance sets the mood, but Gibraltar’s crowning feature is its cuisine. Executive Chef Gerd Richter adds his signature style to each entrée by utilizing the best of local seafood and produce that complements the seasons. Whether enjoying a Lavish Dinner to “Popping the Big Question”, Gibraltar is the perfect location, providing intimate, four-star dining experiences with remarkable service.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Gibraltar reviews from OpenTable diners
63 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelQuiet
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (48)great for outdoor dining (42)romantic (42)special occasion (39)good for groups (13)great for brunch (13)fit for foodies (12)notable wine list (10)neighborhood gem (9)great for lunch (7)vibrant bar scene (7)late-night find (6)hot spot (5)kid-friendly (3)Show More
  • Good, not Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Good restaurant with wonderful views of the bay. Beautiful setting. The food was OK, but very pricey.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice diner
    Mike
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We went to Gibraltar and dine on the Miami Spice menu. Everything was delicious. I was a little worried after reading other reviews complaining about the service, but I don't have any complains. Yes, it is true that they charge a 20% tip automatically, but think the service was fine and I see no issue paying for it. You'll get like 3 different guys serving your table, so it's ok. We sat all the way out by the water, and we had not issue getting our drinks refilled, which is another complain I read. Bottom line, if you want to try a different place here in Miami, give this try.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quality food, beautiful setting
    Jackiekg
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Beautiful view, excellent quality food. Very accommodating with requests.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Orlando gil
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Great place for anything lunch, dinner, or drinks. Rusty pelican alike
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, but review the bill!
    foodforfun
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Good food flavor and presentation. However 20% service is automatically added to bill. I believe 20% merits exceptional service, which we did not get for the following reasons: 1. We ordered wine to be brought with the main meal and it did not arrive. I had to ask for the wine after I had eaten almost half of the entrée. The wine that I ordered was not available, so I had to order another wine (the waitress should have let me know that the wine was not available earlier in the meal so I could have chosen earlier). 2. I had to ask for a water refill (my glass was empty for about 15 minutes). 3. I explained the above issues to the waitress and that I would pay 15%. The new bill stated "15% service", but the math showed 18% was added!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant surprise
    Loly
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    My husband and I loved it. The food was delicious. We had the Miami spice lunch menu and had no complaints at all. The view was beautiful and romantic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful place
    bertgrove
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We went for early dinner on a Sunday, my wife, daughter and I. Found the references at OT. There some warnings about the temperature outside so I reserved for inside. Once there it was no brainer, outside is the place to be, whenever it's not too hot as it was. View is fantastic, the Bayshore from Grove Key. Very honest food. We selected the Miami Spice menu which was very decent. Prices a little but in the high side but it was well spent.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic experience
    Diego
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I took my wife for her birthday and we're super impressed with the whole experience. The food was amazing, my wife tried the mahi, and I had the best ribeye I have ever eaten. That says a lot because I'm 37 and I've tried a lot do steak over the years. Worth every penny, I'll definitely will return! :)
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great place, poor service
    ViokaVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We had dinner with st Gibraltar last weekend. They have a very good Miami Spice menu. The location in Grove Isle affords an awesome view and they have very romantic outdoor seating. Too bad the service was not that good. 😒
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I attended the Miami spice. Veal was overcooked, probably precooked They did comp the dinner. View was gorgeous and waitress was very apologetic
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfection!
    Family14
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This place was amazing! The view is beautiful, the service impeccable, the food delicious!! Will certainly return!! A bit pricey but perfect for a special occasion! Very romantic!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What a view
    JCJC
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The place is beautiful with an ocean side view that was spectacular. We had the Miami Spice menu and really enjoyed it all. The drinks were awesome, the appetizers were incredible and the main courses were great and even the desserts were memorable. The tab included 20% gratuity which was odd for a bill for two but it did merit the 20% because all was wonderful. They have valet parking and you can walk the grounds or sit by the fire pits by the water and very scenic - bring your cameras!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food was good, but....
    JutziVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We had a reservation. When we got there the hostess told us the inside had been reserved and only outside dining was open. It was 94 degrees. Before I said a word, she said, "we notified you!". When I told her that did not happen, she repeated adamantly in a "Moose out front shoulda told you" tone that we had been called. Our waiter insisted on taking our order immediately to beat the order of the party inside, and promised he could still space our courses out. No.....apps, salad and entrees came on top of each other. We ran out of water several times. Did I mention 94 degrees? Paid waaaay too much for this experience. View was beautiful.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Scenic view and quiet
    Ray78
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Light breeze and a perfect scenic view created that perfect evening. The food was a bit on the light side, but good. The catch of the day was excellent! But the 20% service charge caught me by surprise ... maybe it is related to the island location? I've never seen this before.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • decent date spot
    FoodieCoach0318
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Outside of being a decent date spot, the place is a bit overrated (as some of the Yelp reviews suggested). Great ambiance & food was ok (a little salty & certainly nothing to write home about). There are plenty of restaurants that are making a name for themselves in the Miami area that outperform this restaurant on just about every level, & at a fraction of the price. The "cherry on top" for me was the automatically included 20% tip. Don't get me wrong, having worked in the industry myself, I wholeheartedly understand the reasoning behind it. Typically, I'll tip 20+, if it's warranted. However, there was no way that the server earned any real respectable tip. Normally, I would've brought this to the manager's attention, but I let it go.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A hidden treasure !!
    JoeG
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The best place for a date. The ambience is awesome and the service is great. Menu is very good and the food is ok. My mahi was very good cook, tender but kind of flavorless. The creole cash of the day was delicious. they need a signature cocktel menu to enchance the experience. Great place.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AWESOME PLACE
    Mark
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Came here for dinner with my lady on our last night in Miami and thought it was great! We loved the view, dinner was great, service was awesome. We came during Miami Spice and it wasnt packed at all. Our server Jose was very informative on the wine selection and suggestions on the menu, overall great experience here and would come back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great find
    Experimentingfoodie
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Great find through Miami Spice and worth the experience at the price-would consider a getaway to the hotel and spa. Not sure I could validate the regular prices on the menu, but the location and view are priceless!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Beautiful restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We had a wonderful evening at Gibralter celebrating two birthdays. The setting was lovely, overlooking Biscayne Bay, and the dinner was delicious. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect dining experience. The cookie dessert for two was outstanding and the presentaion of each course was a treat.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb View
    ttuma
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The restaurant is a little gem. Food, service and ambiance is great, but the noise level is too high.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very lovely
    RegularCutomerVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    took my client there for dinner there. very cute place. client was pleased by the surroundings. my husband claimed that he saw Mr.305 while we were there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • outstanding service
    LILIANAVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Excellent custmer service. Kevin, Misael and Alfonso are the best of the best!!!! Will be back over and over again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Chef
    luv2dine
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    My brother has nut allergies, I asked the person who brought the bread if there were nuts he said "no" and of course the bread did in deed have nuts. :( Our server was not as attentive as I would have liked but the chef was awesome. The food was enjoyable and the chef honored the Miami Spice menu a day before the restaurant intended.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • NoisyVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Great food and nice view overlooking biscayne bay.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a great experience!
    AVM12
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Great food. Excellent service. Beautiful place. You feel like you're on vacation. Love it!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Occasion
    july19
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I was pleasantly surprised that my request for outdoor seating was actually fulfilled. The service was outstanding and the servers were very attentive to our needs. It was a perfect night
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romance with a view
    Eli08
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    I was so pleased to have chosen Gibraltar for my special occasion! The table outside near the ocean had the best view plus a candlelight dinner which was delicious. Our waiter Misael had great tips regarding dinner, and was very efficient. Overall the best experience I've had by far!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • View is very nice
    Natalia
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Never get back for the brunch. For $20 more you can have a high quality brunch. Food it's ok, but not for this price. The view and the atmosphere are very nice. Not coming back here.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice Location
    Dave
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Went to Gibraltar's in Coconut Grove Saturday night. Came across this place under "Best restaurants in Coconut Grove web search". The restaurant is in a great location over looking the bay. The inside of the restaurant reminded me of a dining hall, little ambiance at all. Disappointing! Very bare inside. The view however is very good outside.... Food was very good!! We had the Piaya special and it was wonderful. GiGi our waitress was very good and very helpful. The service staff however seemed like they were new. No rhythm in timing for service?? So in closing, food is very good, service ok, ambiance inside not good.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome
    ELMARCE
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    This place is very nice. Great food. Food has a bit of kick to it but just right.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Excelent view!!!! Great meal!! a very romantic place
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointed brunch at Father's Da
    outdoorVIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Brunch was nothing like the brunch menu I read online. Very disappointed . Food appearance and setup wasn't very appealing .
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Restaurant
    Raymond
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Wonderfully prepared and presented food, great service and a beautiful view!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Find
    Cindy
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    This restaurant is tucked away in the Grove and offers a beautiful view along with delicious food.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    Roncato
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Nice atmosphere with a beautiful view. Good songs selection. Excellent service!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Valerio
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    Went On a Thursday wasn't a lot of people there, it was quiet accommodations were one-of-a-kind service top of my list food cook to my perfection overall I loved it wife loved it we had a great night
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • AdrianVIP
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Prices are so high for this kind of food. A 20% tip is included in your check but the service is really poor. They should have to review this policy because it is not fair discuss the service charge when you receive the check and you are with your friends.....
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • muy romantico
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    el lugar es super acojedor y precioso ,se los recomiendo pa todas las parejas q quieran reconquistarse
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 25 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.4
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The following 576 reviews are from the Gibraltar reviews archive.
  • Great outdoor dining
    Begenerous
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    We were in Miami in low season and it was easy to get a table right at the water' edge on a little wooden platform within a garden setting- perfect. The food could have been anything and we would have enjoyed it! But the food was excellent, beautifully presented and the kitchen/ waiter worked with me to create an excellent vegetarian/ gluten free option. The waiter was attentive and friendly without being invasive. Only caution-we had to wait for 40 minutes for a taxi and a group in front of us had already been waiting an hour. We ended up sharing a taxi when it finally showed.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic Dining
    taviele
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Romantic ambiance, food, and excellent service. Would definitely comeback and recommend it to our friends.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.