Ortanique on the Mile
Ortanique on the Mile

Ortanique on the Mile

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.cindyhutsoncuisine.com/
  • Phone: (305) 446-7710
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;

    Dinner:
    Monday - Wednesday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm,
    Thursday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm,
    Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm

    Bar open daily at 5:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Fusion / Eclectic
  • Executive Chef: Cindy Hutson
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Ortanique on the Mile delivers the abundant flavors of the Caribbean to your home. Chef Hutson and team will prepare a meal for parties of 4 or 400.
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact Georgina Pariente at the restaurant for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Georgina Pariente 3054467710

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Salzedo & Miracle Mile (Coral Way)
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet - available during dinner. There is also street parking available along Miracle Mile and a public parking garage directly behind the restaurant.
A word from Ortanique on the Mile
The tropical feel and delicious aromas of the Islands abound at Ortanique. Hand painted motifs of Ortanique oranges and flowers grace the walls and rich natural woods complete the picture. Chef Cindy Hutson offers guests her award-winning "Cuisine of the Sun"...a fusion of different nations & the freshest of nature's bounty, combined with exciting and exotic tropical flavors.
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Ortanique on the Mile reviews from OpenTable diners
150 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (89)neighborhood gem (71)special occasion (70)notable wine list (39)romantic (39)great for lunch (36)hot spot (31)good for groups (28)vibrant bar scene (14)late-night find (11)great for outdoor dining (7)great for brunch (4)scenic view (3)kid-friendly (3)Show More
  • The best
    OutrageousVIP
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    We've been going to Ortanique for years. Service and food are always fantastic. Love this place
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My favorite restaurant.
    Betty
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    I love Ortanique. The food is outstanding!! It's a great place for lunch but even better for dinner. Very nice ambiance. Great place for a romantic dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not happy
    Jean
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    I was not happy with this selection, it was so noisy I could not have a conversation with my date. Also the waiter did not have any knowledge whatsoever of the menu. Furthermore was opinionated about the food. Horrible experience. Too loud for my taste, too crowded. I don't think I will be back.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Disappointing Meal in Miami
    JFord
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    Given this restaurant's high ratings my husband and I expected more. The server seemed quite inexperienced, for instance couldn't explain her wine recommendation other than to say, " I like it", and didn't offer to send someone to our table to help. She also recommended the crab cake as a first course, describing it as "lump crab, lightly breaded". When it was brought to our table the crab cake was heavily breaded and soggy and the "crab" was something dark and tasteless that I couldn't identify. I had the salmon for my main course, which was much better quality, but was covered with an overly sweet sauce. The food and overall experience was mediocre at best and we would not go back again.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun restaurant
    Susan
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Great atmosphere, good food but annoying service. Felt like we were being rushed from the moment we sat down, although it was early and restaurant not crowded. We were still having desert and bill was practically thrown at us. Probably worth another try with different server.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • diggerjoan
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Excellent service by friendly staff. (Wish you had some potatoes on the menu:)
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • ALWAYS SUPERB
    kingbVIP
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Ortanique is our favorite restau in the Miami area - the best food, excellent service and our go-to-place for celebrations or just for a casual lunch. Chef Hutson is a genius~
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SteveVIP
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Double pork chop is outstanding; consider requesting it butterflied.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love it!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Great place! I took my husband for his bday and he loved it!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good and different restaurant
    Alfonso
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    One of the best places in Miami,very creative meal.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice except?
    Nura
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Waiter was no very nice!!! Lucky for him I was able to see other servers and ask them to assist us.. Waiter thinks he is knowledgable about wine and food and tells you in a cocky respond what he thinks is the best food to order..
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Service
    Luv2eat
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Although the food was tasty the service was tasteless. One of the hosts told us and pointed to our seats which I thought was not nice at all. The food took forever to come out and we had to ask for water and bread 3 times. When the waiter came to excuse himself for the delay in service he specifically said it wasn't his fault but that it was the cooks fault. Being that the restaurant is pricey I expected top of the line service and we didn't get that at all.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyable
    PaulVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Excellent flavors, good service, a little too noisy
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Great
    Miaminativediner
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Our first time back in a while , it was better than ever. The mussels are a must have and the tuna tartare was excellent , with a nice spice with guacamole. The swordfish special and house favorite grouper were prepared perfectly . Don't forget the cappuccino chocolate ice cream . It's a bit loud but a great vibe .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • taste of sweet island food
    Titan2
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    The food ,as always was great. But sweet food tends to overwhelm you ,after a while you crave some salt! Service was Ok. Its a great place to go once every 2 months. Wish they would tame the sweetness, then I would probably go monthly.Bar drinks are great ! Grouper and salmon are great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • If you want flavor, search no more!
    StacyVIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Chef Cindy Hutson always hits her mark! Anything and everything you order from the menu is sure to tantalize your tastebuds. She has a way of mixing ingredients that will leave even the biggest foodie, like myself, wondering what she used. My particular favorites are any of the ceviche creations, her salmon and jerk pork chop and oh-my-goodness homemade rum cake or tres leches. Fantastic!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ortanique - Irie Man!
    OT4spice
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    The carrot ginger bisque was unexpectedly delicious. The Mahi on hominy grits thoroughly enjoyable. The Mojito, as usual, worth imbibing. With a saporous mango tres leches to top it all off, you're never disappointed when you choose to dine here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    We have been many times to this restaurant and our experience has always been great! I highly recommend it, and would certainly return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Wonderful!
    SpgesqVIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Freshest food and creative combinations! Nice to bring clients or celebrate an event. Wonderful service also.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistent quality
    JPDSr
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Have been going to Orthanique since last century and have never been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistently excellent
    FoodfanVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    There's a reason why the place is always packed year in and year out. The good is very high quality and the dishes are creative.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Victim of its own succeses
    Miamian
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This has been family default restaurant for celebrations since opening. Prices are now very high, especially bar/wine. The place was packed, a Saturday night, but our server was unable to keep up and deliver the service which in the past was always superb and attentive. Dinner for 4 with 2 desserts and two rounds of drinks was $298 before tip. $17 for glass of wine and $12 for Jameson, which elsewhere is sold as low as $7. $10 would have been reasonable. Portions were quite small, although well prepared and nicely presented. So many tables in a small place make for a lot of bumping. Noise levels made conversation almost impossible. Time for Cindy to re-assess what's going on and return to the formula that made Ortanique the best in Miami.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Gables Miami Spice Lunch
    foodie4thought
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Loved that they featured the Miami Spice offerings when giving us menus. Hate when other Gables restaurants only grudgingly give you the Miami Spice menu after you have to ask for it. Good selection of appetizers. We loved the corvina ceviche and conch & corn fritters. Entree - skirt steak served with duck fat fries and charred broccolini - everything cooked to perfection. Lunch mate had the salmon (a Miami Spice staple) with a tasty ginger glaze, Jasmine rice and baby bok choy. Desserts - as we are both Miami natives, went with the mango tres leches. Very yummy - not ultra sweet like many local versions. The Paradise Cooler drink (Ciroc coconut,watermelon and pineapple juice) worked well with the meal. Terrific dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • enjoyed it
    peterA
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    we went for miami spice, but decided to order from the main menu. generally, a nice overall experience--good food, good service, good atmosphere. would recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    This is the second time I take advantage of their Miami Spice menu and I had the cornish hen which was delicious. The only thing I would say is that the service was not as I was accustomed to at Ortanique. Our waitress was very aloof and unattentive, she did not go out of her way to explain the menu or did she comeby to ask if everything was okay as is customary. I attribute this to the fact that the restaurant was packed this Saturday night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious!
    lourdes
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Very nice surprise! Enjoyed everything - food, ambiance, service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food is Outstanding
    Peggy
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Happy to see the Ortanique is still busy and doing well after so many years. The food is outstanding - service less so, but more than adequate. I had not been in for some time, but took advantage of the Miami Spice promotion. Loved the Ceviche and the Swordfish. I had a bite of the pork tenderloin which was moist and tender. All the dessert options are winners as well. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing restaurant
    PatF1025VIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Possibly the nicest restaurant in Coral Gables. Just outstanding. Food, service, ambience. How have I not gone here before? Bravo
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not impressed
    AdventurousOne
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We went for Miami Spice. The food was just ok. Nothing to write home about. The service was average at best. It was also a bit noisy. Will not be going back.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great
    mama
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    as usual, except a new waitress, young blonde served us. she kept confusing things, took a really long time to bring dessert even though we pre-ordered them etc.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great date night
    DeliciousVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I had a great night with my husband. Wine and food were excellent! We took advantage of the Miami Spice and it was delicious!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Creative yummy food!
    BlinggalVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Tired of eating the same old thing? Come her and discover new caribbean flavors created by Chef Cindy Hutson.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing atmosphere
    goodtimes
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Great place to dine, catch up with friends and enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Greendragon519
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We have dined her several times since the restaurant opened. This was the first time we tried the Miami Spice Menu. We tried the duck, the salmon, the garbanzos, conch fritters, mango tres leches, coconut panacotta, and Blue Mountain coffee. It was a good value. The mango tres leches stood out. The duck was interesting. The only drawback was the long wait. Despite having reservations, we had to wait 45 minutes at the bar until our table was ready. The hostess said she would get us a better table. It was fine. We did not mind waiting, but other patrons might object.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • miami spice
    PeterVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    My wife and I went for a Miami Spice night out, wife had grouper and I had swordfish. Both dishes were well prepared, although not the best I have had, both dishes were good. For appetizer I had fritters which were average, my wife had a salad. For desert wife went for the mango tres leches, a bit too sweet for me, I ended with coconut panna cotta which was good. Overall a nice night out with my wfe.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always excellent
    GastrofanVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I have never had a bad meal at Ortaniques. And the drinks are outstanding! Always full but not too crowded. It's perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great girlfriend lunch
    foodiepast
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    miami spice menu waas fantastic and i cant aait to come back for dinner
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sure to become a favorite .
    bonappetit
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Really enjoyed Ortanique. Excellent for and service. Enjoyed the calamari salad and fish of the day prepared with a Creole sauce. My husband enjoyed the duck as one of the best he's had. Leave room for the bread pudding of the day!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good miami spice menu
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Excellent miami spice menu. Wine list is limited and expensive compared to restaurants in the same category. Food was excellent. Will return. Recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mikey
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Attentive staff, creative menu, lovely ambiance, memorable dining experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.