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Il Bolognese on Ocean
1400 OCEAN DR.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Miami Beach / South Beach
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Il Bolognese on Ocean Details
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast Daily: 7:00am - 11:00am;
Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm;
Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 12:30am;
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 1:30am
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Italian, Mediterranean, Comfort Food
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
14th Street And Ocean Drive
A word from Il Bolognese on Ocean
known throughout Europe as a capitol of culture and fine living, the wealth of good taste from Italy"s Bologna region now makes its home on Ocean Dr. in Miami Beach- at Il
Inspired by the authentic recipes and fresh regional ingredients of Northern Italy, this exceptional Italian eatery offers contemporary interpretations os classic favorites by chef Manuel Mattei.
Everything we do at Il Bolognese is focus around creating a hearty, European sense of welcome. From our delectable lunch and dinner selections to our playful list of hand-crafted cocktails to our extensive regional wine list to our intimate lounge for private events, we invite you to savor our unique culinary experience for yourself.
Our approach is simple only the best ingredients and only the best preparations.
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We chose to eat indoors but
outdoor dining was also available. The place was very clean and tables spaced nicely apart. My beef carpaccio appetizer was excellent as was my wife's salad. I had the penne amatriciana, a personal favorite, for my entre and it was made very well and was quite tasty. My wife had the seafood linguine and it was loaded with lobster, shrimp, mussels, etc. We both enjoyed our respective meals very much. We each has a glass of wine at only $10 per glass and it complemented the meal quite nicely. All in all a very good dining experience. Service was very good."
Dined on 2/27/2014
Like most places on Ocean Drive
you are paying through the nose for location. We had two luke warm pasta dishes that had probably been frozen and then microwaved. I had an appetizer of rock hard fried batter bits that was meant to have been calamari - again probably frozen and fried! Ok for sitting on Ocean Drive watching the cattle pass but don't waste your money on the food which is unconscionably overpriced!"
Dined on 2/23/2014
Pick this restaurant by chance on
Valentines day. Wanted some good Italian. Menu was great and service excellent. We wanted a good antipasto and allowed our waiter to put a special plate together. It was fabulous. Entree's were both good. We heard the Chef is the owner and he tests his staff often on the menu, service and wines. Brining on Ocean Drive at a patio table was all more special."
Dined on 2/14/2014
On a recent vacation, we had lunch
one day, dinner the next. We were not disappointed. Wonderful, fresh pasta. Fantastic seafood dishes. Wonderfully attentive service. All in all, one of the best in the heart of South Beach."
Dined on 2/8/2014
I booked this restaurant despite a
few less than favorable reviews, but I have to say I have no idea why anyone would have a complaint. From beginning to end, the meal was a delight. Our waiter was knowledgeable, attentive without being intrusive, and made the evening wonderful. We both had pasta, which is made at the restaurant. It was cooked to perfection. The noise level was fine at our 7 p.m. dining time, although I can imagine with it being directly on Ocean Drive, it can get noisy. The view of the beach is wonderful. Great place to people watch. We couldn't ask for a better evening."
Dined on 1/27/2014
My sister and I had an incredible
dinner here! Our serve Leo was so friendly and personable. He was very attentive and was so knowledgeable! He recommended the sea bass and the seafood pasta. While both are a little pricey, they were worth every penny. So delicious and such a nice atmosphere!!!"
Dined on 12/31/2013
I have been to Il Bolognese before
and it was good, but this time not so. The food was okay, but the entire meal was let down by the poor service: Mains arrived before we had even finished our starters and we have to ask for bread, we also had to ask three times for a wine list and parmesan finally arrived when we were almost finished. Once our waiter had taken our order, we never actually saw him again until he asked us if we wanted dessert. As they automatically add 18% service charge to the bill the waiters don't actually feel they need to deal with you. Finally restaurant staff had a conversation with a group of other diners standing beside our table and knocked over glasses & oils on our table and the staff left it Never going back"
Dined on 12/31/2013
I have dined at some of the most
notable restaurants around the world, and never have I felt do dissatisfied and offended after being presented with a $110 charge for two extremely ordinary and readily available fish. If a restaurant is going to charge a ridiculous amount for "specials", the diner should be first informed. Not only was the dish overly expensive, it was just okay! When you consider the restaurant imposed gratuity, plus the inattentive service, plus the mediocre meal, plus the cost of the entrees, I would recommend you that you stay far far away from this restaurant!!!!! If you've never adhered to a review before, please seriously consider this one!!!!!!"
Dined on 11/15/2013
My pet peeve with auto gratuity is
that it gives the server little motivation to serve. We didn't see the server from the time he took the order until he came to offer us dessert. My pappardelle was not good...my boyfriends bolognese was excellent. Good wine...nice Sobe sight seeing. Water with dinner is VIP. It's sad when money is such a motivator you only see the waiter when he can "sell" to increase his tip. We are auto 20% tippers but this gives us a whole other view. Might return."
Dined on 10/24/2013
The food was very good, service
fair. We were offered a "spoken" menu that was much higher in price, unannounced. The server never came back after taking our order, so we were grateful for the bus boys."
Dined on 9/14/2013
Interesting indoor space. Lobby of
hotel. Food was good. Service was attentive. Modest to low noise level. I would visit again."
Dined on 7/27/2013
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