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Oolite Restaurant & Bar
Oolite Restaurant & Bar
  • Address:
    1661 Pennsylvania Ave
    Miami Beach, FL 33139
    Miami Beach / South Beach
  • Cuisine:
    Price: $30 and under

Oolite Restaurant & Bar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ooliterestaurant.com
  • Phone: (305) 907-5535
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch Daily: 12pm- 3:00pm;
    Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm
    Friday and Saturday: 6:00pm - Midnight

    During all operational hours, even when there aren't reservations available, we always invite you to join us at the Bar Area!
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Kris Wessel
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: There are two beautiful private dining rooms. The smaller is for 10 guests and feature a white leather banquette with a flat screen television. The larger seats up to 40 guests and has a projector screen available.
  • Private Party Contact: Dale LoSasso (305) 907-5535
  • Special Events & Promotions: Happy Hour Every Day 3 pm to 7 pm
    All draft beer $3 All cocktails $7 All Bar Food Menu 50% off

    Free Wine Tastings
    Every Tuesday Evening 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

    Call Oolite Restaurant for details 305 907 5535

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Pennsylvania Avenue and 17th Street
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Public self parking garages are located on 17th Street between Meridian and Pennsylvania, and at the New World Center on Lincoln Road Lane, just off Pennsylvania Avenue for $1 per hour.
A word from Oolite Restaurant & Bar
Kris Wessel brings authentic and progressive cuisine to Miami Beach with Oolite, a casual-contemporary restaurant. Oolite is nestled in Miami Beach’s budding Arts District, adjacent to the New World Symphony and the Fillmore. Oolite is a local Chef-driven restaurant & bar focusing on the healthy aspects of Plant, Land and Sea Protein. The flavors of our menu directly echo the regional flavors and local product of the area in the hemisphere to which it is launched: specifically Florida, the Caribbean, South American and the American south. There are healthy benefits to this “new” way of dining that incorporate an adherence to almost zero processed ingredients, gluten or saturated fats. The cuisine is fresh, new and healthy.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "I'm a local and went to Oolite with some out of town friends. I was very disappointed with the quality of the meals. I had the Lechon (pork) and it was tasteless and appeared to have been boiled! It had large amounts of rubbery white fat and lacked any seasoning or taste. My wife had the Palomilla (Cuban style) steak and as my food it was lacking seasoning and taste. We did enjoy several appetizers and the staff was very attentive but the price minus the quality of our meals does not equate to a return."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "This great new restaurant was awesome! The food was wonderful and the cocktails are great too. Its a shame that it was so slow that day. The service was wonderful and he had great recommendations for the menu. The menu is based on healthy seafood and everything is good!!"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "The outstanding attention to great food is so appreciated. Finally there is a reason to go to South Beach for dinner!! Superb chef and service. thank you Kris for opening this treasure..The turkey burger is so delicious and the arepas are so so tasty. i will send all my friends!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Everything was great. Best new restaurant so far this year. One minor complaint: kitchen was slow getting food out."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Oolite has only been open a couple of weeks, so our experience may just be a question of teething problems, but they have work to do. The restaurant (a large space) was only sparsely populated and yet the service was pretty slow. The wine list is not extensive, was overpriced (a bottle of Cab Sauv which we'd had the night before elsewhere for $80 is $140 here). The low point was a $44 ribeye which came out well done, rather than medium rare as ordered, and the replacement, while rarer, was grainy and unappetizing rather than moist and juicy (and went back to the kitchen uneaten). Maybe from frozen? The restaurant offered us a complimentary desert which we didn't want, when is should have comped the uneaten steak."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I've been following Chef/Owner Kris Wessel for yrs and this is the best yet!!!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "For a new restaurant they provide good service and a bit more."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "All the old favorites and then some. You won't be disappointed."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Excellent food - timely service. Go for the Arepas, Ribs and BBQ Shrimp as must haves. Roti needs work. ."
    Dined on 6/23/2014