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Nuvo - Seafood and Pastas
Nuvo - Seafood and Pastas

Nuvo - Seafood and Pastas Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.cafenuvo.com
  • Phone: (305) 534-5822
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch Daily: 12:00am - 4:00pm,

    Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 5:00 pm-11:45 pm
    Friday and Saturday: 5:00 pm to 12:45 am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Fusion / Eclectic, Contemporary European
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We can accomodate large parties and private events.
    Do not hesitate to contact us for additional information.
  • Private Party Contact: Nora Tharpe (305) 297-9895
  • Special Events & Promotions: Please call Nora at 305-297-9895

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between Washington and Drexel Avenue
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet Parking at Drexel Avenue and Espanola Way or at Washington Avenue and Espanola Way
A word from Nuvo - Seafood and Pastas
Nuvo - Seafood and Pastas is a classic touch of the Mediterranean in the Historic Espanola Way Village in South Beach. Tucked among the lively shops and bars, it has an intimate setting with plush seating and excellent service. Offering lunch and dinner, guests can go on a gastronomic journey by exploring seafood and dishes with touches from France, Italy and Spain. It is the perfect place for a glass of wine on a romantic date or simply a conversation with friends. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "The restaraunt was very hot with no air conditioning. We were sat outside at first and it was a little humid. I then asked to be moved inside where they accommodated the request. But overall the place was just ok. Not worth the money the charge. And fish came out dry. Would not return."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "I choose Cafe Nuvo for my Father's Day outing with my wife. Started with Ceviche sampler which featured 4 different arrangements (Mixed, Ahi Tuna, Shrimp and other I can't remember) with plantain chips. This was a great suggestion by our waitress and really enjoyed it. For refreshment I had the Sangria Mojito which was really good and my wife had a glass of Germany Reisling. Our entrees came out hot and fresh without a long delay. My grilled mahi-mahi was prepared nicely with a avacado-corn-tomatoe garnish and quinoa. My wife's fried whole snapper lacked flavour and seasoning so we asked to substitute it for the mahi-mahi; which they gladly accommodated. They prepared a new fresh entree with the mahi-mahi, plantains and rice. A+"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "i have been there a half dozen times with exceptional food and service. this visit it seems the portion size was much smaller and lacking the high quality flavor that normally has been. The service was also not as attentive as normal. I would still recommend based on my previous visits - but if this would of been my first time then i would not be going back."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "We had the best cold seafood appetizer! Crab legs, shrimp, oysters. Everything was fresh and yummy!"
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Cinco de Mayo in Miami....what else can I say??!!! The night started by walking up to a block party with music, energy and life. The food was tastfully developed with spices of the Mediterranean infused perfectly. The plush furniture made it cozy and romantic yet still appropriate for a company dinner. The service was very nice and helpful and willing to accomodate us. "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Not the best food in Miami but definitely an enjoyable meal if you're looking to take in the Espanola Way street scene. Sitting outside was awesome as you could witness all the people passing by, take in the warm weather and the colorful lights and architecture of the buildings around that area. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Oh my gosh! The Lobster and seafood risotto was fantastic! I'm still thinking about it!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "The fish was pretty good but way over priced and the host was down right rude. There are so many choices in South Beach I wouldn't bother with this ok place."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Restaurant located on 'restaurant row' with mostly Italian themed food. Seated outdoors (on sidewalk) with many folks walking by trying to decide which restaurant to choose. Ambience was fine and service good. Food was only fair and cost medium to high. Salmon was overcooked and dry and Tuna came with a non-traditional sweet sauce. I will not choose it again."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "The place was outstanding. Great location. Great food and great service."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "This is a great place to go if you are on Miami Beach- a unique restaurant with great and innovative dishes including quinoa and local fresh fish. The music was a bit even when we were sitting outside so we asked them to turn it down, the waiter staff were very accomodating. I highly recommend this place. "
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "typical of some ( south beach restaurants) you order a glass of wine and they bring you 2 oz for 12 bucks!! and to be honest not a very good wine selection and the food was warm at best when served. alex our waiter was a nice guy but couldn't do anything about the wine shortage. what a shame great ambience and great potential but I guess owner needs extra cash..."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Had a great lunch. Try the lobster bisque with chorizo. Great presentation and flavor"
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "Crowded, bland food, noisy, cold. Had a reservation, requested a nice seat, and put in a noisy corner by the bar door where everyone stood around, despite there being many nicer empty spots that were unfilled all night. I did request the other tables and was told that we would be relocated shortly then was completely ignored all night. Will not return and do not recommend."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "Awesome restaurant, in a wonderful street. I think that the entres should be bigger, you have ask a appetizer before dinner."
    Dined on 1/2/2014
  • "The restaurant was close!!! Big surprise for my Christmas night. Tks open table, tks nuvo."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Food was mediocre at best. I have the Mediterranean Seafood with linguini thinking it would be impossible for them to screw up. I was wrong."
    Dined on 12/23/2013
  • "Had a great dinner for 11 of us meeting from around the world"
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "We got a red snapper. They fried it until itcompletely dried out. No flavor at all. The water had a bad taste. Very metalic."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Great food, great service, great atmosphere! The dishes were excellent. The server was sympatic and attentive."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "Fresh seafood and great service! Thanks Andre for making it an easy decision to come back with our friends'"
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "Steak wasn't cook to correct doneness. Exchanged for 3 times. It is a $100 surf and turf steak. Steak should be taken off from the menu to avoid food waste."
    Dined on 12/2/2013
  • "Excellent ambiance, service and food quality. Corvina was delicious, as was the spinach ravioli. Would recommend highly."
    Dined on 11/10/2013
  • "love the ambiance of Espanola Way . Nuvo seemed to be ok . The Goat cheese salad was awesome . and so was the tuna cevechi . The Grouper however was overcooked and dry . The worst part of the dinner was our waiter Alex . Had a horrible fake italian accent , and called all the women princess ( kind of offensive ) . He also tried padding the bill , so beware and check your bill ! They automatically add gratuity at most Miami Beach restaurants so don't double tip ."
    Dined on 10/21/2013
  • "We had a terrific dinner last week. The location was great, a nice change from the traffic and commotion on Ocean Drive. Our waiter knew his menu well and overall added to the evening. We ordered Mahi and a grilled fish platter special, both of which were excellent. Would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a break from hotel dining or Ocean Drive in South Beach."
    Dined on 9/19/2013
  • "We sat outside at Cafe Nuvo and had great people watching views. Wine list was solid and service was friendly. Food was average."
    Dined on 8/5/2013
  • "Nestled among the many restaurants hawking their menus on Espanola St. is this gem which does not need to use such measures as the food, service and ambience are the excellent and reasonably priced. Salads were well executed and on the mark. Pasta entries delivered and were as good if not better than advertised. Waiter was attentive but not overbearing and genuinely interested in making the experience a good one without trying to recommend the most expensive items as their neighbors do. Would highly recommend eating here if in the area."
    Dined on 7/31/2013
  • "Fabulous ambiance..española way creates that beautiful mediterranean feel. Food delicious..waiter was fantastic.. Great personality...there was a bit of a wait for my sangria and a couple of other items but overall great place!!!"
    Dined on 7/28/2013
  • "The waiter was very helpful when choosing a wine. The food was excellent and we will return often."
    Dined on 6/19/2013
  • "Oddly we made a reservation for 11:45 and the kitchen did not open until12. Nonetheless the brunch was good and the service."
    Dined on 5/5/2013
  • "Very delightful from food to atmosphere to service!"
    Dined on 4/4/2013
  • "We had a great time and a wonderful service/food experience at Cafe Nuvo with a group of 14 girls for my sister's bachelorette party. The only issue was that they lost our reservatio n and we had to wait for about 45 minutes-however, they comp'd us drinks and tried to make up for it."
    Dined on 3/8/2013
  • "Very good choice in Espanola Way. Very good seafood and pastas."
    Dined on 2/25/2013
  • "First of all, the scallops appetizer is phenomenal. at first i just thought it was small, so as a joke i took tiny bites, but it was so good time slowed down around me. My meal was really good, I got the spicy shrimp pasta. I went on Valentine's day which turned out to be a rainy disaster for everyone, and the server there took really, really, really good care of my table. It also seems like a good girls' night out kind of place with a range of signature mojitos, that I did not get to try that night. I should go back."
    Dined on 2/14/2013
  • "Went for Valentine's Day with my boyfriend. I ordered a steak with truffle fries and arugula salad. It was good, not great though. He ordered shrimp with pasta in a creamy sauce, which I felt lacked enough flavor/salt, and wasn't a large enough portion for the price. My glass of wine took foreeeeverrr to come out, and I don't want to fault them for it having been a busy night, but the service was less than prompt. Also, we sat outside but against the wall, and when it rained it leaked through the awning onto our food, so we were at a loss there."
    Dined on 2/14/2013
  • "Pleasant, but inattentive service. Careless food prep. First attempt of their signature sea bass dish, the bass was uncooked. Really. Second attempt produced an equally ineatible rubber tire. We really wanted to like this place. Sadly, cannot recommend for any reason."
    Dined on 2/5/2013
  • "Our server was exceptional and so attentive. Our meal delicious and served at the right temperature. Th wine was fabulous but all the wines were very pricey."
    Dined on 1/24/2013
  • "We never had such treatment in a restaurant before! We booked a table through open table, but they didn't take into consideration our booking. We wait for the table for 40 minutes at their bar (where they asked us to wait) and after that they clearly shew us we were not welcome bringing us the check of the cocktails we had while we were waiting for the table. First you ask me to wait at your bar because you've made a mistake in booking and then you ask me to pay 31 dollars for the cocktails? Where do these people have learnt how to deal with customers???"
    Dined on 1/6/2013
  • "I completely love this restaurant. First you'll fall in love with the decor, the service can be a bit of a turn of depending the person but the food is amazing. The location is perfect. Its comfortable for early lunch and bunch and romantic for dinner at night. Plus I swear I can live of the mussels espanola style. Omg so good!"
    Dined on 1/4/2013
  • "Glass of wine arrived with lipstick on the glass. It was sent back. It returned, lipstick having been wiped off but same glass. Sent it firmly back with instructions to do it over. That happened."
    Dined on 12/23/2012