Gibraltar
Gibraltar

Gibraltar

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.groveisle.com/dining.html
  • Phone: (305) 860-4375
  • 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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Gibraltar reviews from OpenTable diners
80 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (60)romantic (57)great for outdoor dining (54)special occasion (53)fit for foodies (19)good for groups (17)great for brunch (16)notable wine list (15)great for lunch (11)late-night find (10)neighborhood gem (9)vibrant bar scene (7)hot spot (7)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • Excelent
    AlbertoGroveIsle
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    Gibraltar is one of the few places that you can enjoy the overall food, wine, service and view, great experience
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • 1 of the Best scenic view in Miami
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Gibraltar is an amazing restaurant with great service!!! The view is notable, and the setting is just remarkable! I will come again here for sure on my next visit to Miami, even more if it is for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good experience!!!
    EDV77
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    Good food, good atmosphere, great service & interesting location!
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I will return
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    My wife and I enjoyed the great view sitting in the patio, food was very good and the menu offered many options. Service on that particular Saturday was a little slow and disorganize. Great complement to the guitar player/singer. My only disappointment was that about 20 minutes after we left I got a call from the manager claiming that I have not paid my bill and he was going to report it immediately, his voice was not friendly at all. 10 minutes later a second call, this time, our server apologizing for the first call, confusion at the register I guess, of course it was paid!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LILIANAVIP
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    GREAT SERVICE BY THE WAITRESS LUIS AND JIMMY. EXCELLENT SERVICE PROVIDED BY THE BAR TENDER JP.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • l love this place
    RobertVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Fab like always what a view great service there not thing that Terry won't do for you to make you feel special. Ask for a bay view table.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bad experience
    NicePlaceBadTime
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Reservation was made 1 week prior to date attended specifically asking for outdoor seating, yet was told outdoor seating was first come first serve upon arrival. We waited sitting by the ocean front fire pit only to realize the restaurant has done nothing to solve their mosquito problem. We opted to sit on the upper patio versus the water hoping it would be better, however, no such luck. Coupled with mosquitoes was a wobbly table and awkward service making for a sub par night at a supposedly famous outdoor dining restaurant. We were finally inside where we felt ultimately forgotten due to slow service. Towards the end of dinner the staff must have not realized patrons were inside as they decided to blast the football game to our annoyance.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Could work on the music though. There were moments when there was upbeat electronic music. Didn't match too well with the romantic setting and great view
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • overall great experience
    RFdinner
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Great scenery with very good food an overall great experience except They should focus on improving their service.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice experience
    Dineandwine
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    My wife and I went for a nice, romantic dinner. The ambience was great, we had a table by the water. I was surprised by the limited menu and the fact their salmon was farm raised. Not what I expect in a fancy restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Time!
    anniem
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    We went for brunch and we were impressed! From the scenery, to the service, everything was perfect. The food choices were excellent and very good quality .
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • it varies
    Camacho
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    There was one other couple in the entire restaurant. Even with that said, the service was pretty terrible. The chef, cooks and 3 other servers taking care of the other table while ours had to come back and forth 5 times before finally bringing the wine. I don't know how she can even manage 5 tables if she couldn't do ONE! Anyways, the food took exactly an hour and 20 minutes to finally get here. oh, and I forgot to mention it, no hostess. We stood there for NINE minutes and mind you, there was only one other couple in the entire restaurant? Finally the server asked if we want to sit.!?! Yea sure, I'll still recommend it. The food was great, but I won't be back. Check your bill as well, they added $18 after I signed for $172.
    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.
  • No bay view for us.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    I had request outside dinning facing the Bay and it was confirmed. Upon my arrival the host was not available but was sat by a waiter who informed me that those tables where on a first come bases and that of I wanted one I had to wait 30 minutes. They sat me somewhere else, later I heard other couples requesting to sit by the bay. Still they had 3 tables empty and they told them that they were reserved and they were not available. I didn't get it... why those table where not be in not being offer when that's one of the reason I was sold to come.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantico
    diaz
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Muy buen sitio, romántico, gran vista, ambiente expecional, la comida es de buena calidad. buena experiencia
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great!
    HACU
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Great Food! Nice view, very good wine, very good with Miami Spice, romantic place specially outside.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Miami Spice
    spiceman
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Overall good experience Feels a little strange to dine there as it is secluded and gloomy Staff were attentive Food just ok
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great!
    Jimmie
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    As usual, the food and service were outstanding. I highly recommend eating here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 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
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very special place....
    RobSan
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I was there for my wife birthday and everything goes perfect. GREAT and fast service, delicious food and very romantic place. Even the manager give my wife a flower and they really made my wife birthday a special one, thanks. I highly recommend the outdoor small tables right in front of the water...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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.
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  • 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
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    • 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
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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
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    • 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
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    • Ambiance
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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.