Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Miami
Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Miami

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Miami

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.smithandwollensky.com/
  • Phone: (305) 673-2800
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday through Thursday: 12:00pm–11:00pm
    Friday and Saturday:
    12:00pm–12:00am

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Dana Brizee
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: South Pointe Park
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Miami
Relax in a steakhouse with a view.

The Miami skyline and crystal waters of the nearby Government Cut channel set the backdrop for a lunch or dinner replete with timeless glamour. Our breathtaking location includes a waterfront café, outdoor patio, two floors of restaurant seating and water-view private dining rooms for groups from 20 to 450. Start or finish your evening at our fashionable Deco bar.
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Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Miami reviews from OpenTable diners
337 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (239)great for outdoor dining (194)special occasion (188)romantic (144)good for groups (95)fit for foodies (91)notable wine list (89)great for lunch (69)vibrant bar scene (69)hot spot (66)neighborhood gem (50)great for brunch (33)kid-friendly (29)late-night find (24)Show More
  • Awesome Anniversary Dinner!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    S&W is always a classy choice! My wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary with a porterhouse-for-two and a couple of sides. Service was excellent and the steak was perfect! Thanks!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Request for specific table
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    We were looking forward to sit in a table with good view, but it was not specified in our reservation, so the hostess gave us a very bad table, that was available even for people that did not reserved. My tip here is to specify in the reservation the main salon to sit.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice place
    jrocket16
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Had a great dinner here. It is not the cheapest meal you will ever have but had a great experience there and would go back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food & service were excellent..... as expected!
    Slidecommander
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Smith & Wollensky delivers. The location is wonderful for a special occasion. I will be going back for cocktails at the bar outside as well in the future! Food & service are excellent! Love the atmosphere overlooking Government Cut on SoBe......
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Smith & Wollensky
    mrjt2010
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Had lunch here before we caught our flight back to the UK. Unfortunately it was raining but still appreciated the setting and great view. Great outdoor bar for drinks and excellent food. Would definitely go again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A chain... But upscale
    ricazimer
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Smith&Wollensky offers the advantage of a chain (you know exactly what you are going to eat) but has food that is very good. Naturally prices are also much higher than the average casual dining chain. Everything considered, if you like meat and can afford the check I recommend.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place.
    Rafael
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Visited the restaurant for a special occasion and couldn't be happier. The food was spectacular and the service was equaly impresive. The only reason I didn't give it 4 stars in ambiance is because the woter front table where we wanted to dine are right beside the bar area where logicaly noise and music makes it difficult to talk while dinning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • romantic and exclusive
    checho
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    It is a great restaurant. There us no kids menu. Perfect view. Perfect food, perfect service.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent restaurant
    Jltm
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    one of the best restaurants ever , excellent dine , excellent ambiance
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food with a view
    GreatVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    One of the few restaurant in Miami Beach where great food, great wine, great service and great view all are mix together.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • steady and reliable
    porcupine
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    always good consistent steaks and good wine selection. waiters generally too pushy... will go back again!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • outside dining
    brandywine
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Although we had a reservation, it was for inside and we wanted to sit outside and watch the cruise liners depart Miami. This caused an one hour delay. What we were not told was that there was an upstairs which had a covered porch which would have been better for viewing. The food was great along with the service, once seated, but future diners should know there are options.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding everytime
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    I have been here only a handful of times, but each and every time they exceed my expectations. The food is outstanding, the service, prompt, knowledgable and professional. I highly recommend trying this place at least once, you won't regret it and you will be back!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food, terrible service.
    GowahooVIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Our food was great and the outside dining at night right on the causeway was spectacular. The service was terrible. We ordered drinks and when mine was empty the waiter never came back to see if I wanted another. I had to flag him down for more water and it took him 20 minutes to brings any even though he walked right by me several times with pitcher of water. As a matter of fact he had very little to do with us after taking our order. We had to ask for bread and weren't offered any extra and other people brought us all of our food. I hope it was just that server. When you are spending that type of money you do not want to be ignored.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Location Wonderful Service!!!
    Daisykell
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Made reservations in advance because we were coming in from out of town. Called to request a nice table overlooking the water because it was my husband's birthday. We were welcomed happily at the front desk by the manager. He was wonderful and friendly!!! Our table was fantastic!! Thank you to him for accommodating us! Our server, Alberto was great! He was very knowledgeable about the food and the great wines. He was very friendly, attentive and personable! After we finished dinner he brought a birthday desert!! Loved every minute we were there! We had drinks at the outdoor bar after dinner and it was friendly and great service as well. Will go again the next time we are in Miami!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice view - steaks cooked perfect
    Obcurse
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    One of the only places on Miami Beach where you can sit and have very good food on the water. Fun watching cruise ships sail out - much better than a typical dark steak house. Meats were quality and cooked perfect. Overall a very pleasant experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Out of this world food
    Knelly16
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Our group was so pleased with the great service and delicious food. I had the steak trio with some appetizers . The food was great from the bread for starters to the desert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Foodsnob
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    From the moment my group was welcomed we knew we made a good decision to come here. We enjoyed some very nice wine accompanied by the cold seafood towers. Each person had something different for our entree. I personally am not a meat lover but the guests I were with had enjoyed their steaks. My lobster was cut for me so I enjoyed just eating. All in all it was a great pic
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    I would love to write a review, however after waiting at the bar for over an hour for a table we decided to head else where for dinner.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Should had been better for the cost
    Joey
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Need to do better for what they charge! Meat was not cooked evenly, salty in one half not in the other. Fillet not presented nicely on plate, one person plate came out minutes later and while waiting the fillets from other got cold.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Only for the view
    Foodtraveler2
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    I ordered an over 50$ 24oz bone-in steak, assumimg that after ordering two appetizers, the two of us could share. Half of it was bone, 25% was fat and only 25% was edible meat that because of the proximity of bone and fat, should have been great. It was not. I am a regular at Smith & Wollensky and the only meat that I would recommend is the tenderloin. I would even go as far as to say that their sea food is better than their meat. I think that all the thing about dry aged beef that they use to charge plenty, is overrated. But the view and location are great. Their best item is the tenderloin with a lobster tail.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • SmithandWcustomer
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Excellent restaurant comfortable dining room. I definitely would return to try more dishes. The table location was grate. Everyone loved their selection of food. Service was friendly but it took more time that expected but we did not mind side we were enjoy the ambient and the conversation. wine was good but little overpriced.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic Dinner
    Foodie101
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Had 7pm reservation but decided to dine outdoors, waited an hour to be seated but it was a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Miami. Had a couple caipirinhas @ the bar, pretty good. Seated around 8. Ordered fried calamari, very good; steaks were obviously delicious, cooked perfectly & seasoned just right. Must try truffle Mac n cheese. Great ambience dining on the river front. Only down side for us were the cats roaming the outdoor area. They don't really bother & others actually fed & played with them, but not really a nice addition when your dining out especially when your having a $200+ dinner. Dress code, very casual, some in jeans & a t-shirt with flip flips, not overly dressy. Service was great. Thank you to the outdoor host Chris.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ricborg
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    . Delicious food. Wonderful ambience. Excelent service by the waiter Rodolfo. Superb location.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Steak House
    mario
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Great food, the rib eye is fabulous, very large wine list but unfortunately not all the wines were available
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • delicious filet
    pickyeater
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    This is our go to place for filet... especially the Cajun seasoned filet. Absolutely delicious food, drinks a bit expensive but strong. We go here for dinner or just to hang out at the bar at night. Highly recommended. Service is also on point.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awful
    Sobedoc
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Such a disappointment! The coffee and cocoa filet was tough, the crazy onions were stale and the hash browns were burnt. I will not be returning, despite the excellent service from Alberto.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Never dissapoints
    LuxDiningVIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Great place for locals and tourist alike. Great food for seafood or steak lovers. For the real local experience hang out by the bar.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Most Romantic Anniversary ever
    Gold1
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    My girlfriend and I celebrated our anniversary by sitting outside by the water. We had signature drinks, and started with the seafood platter that was out of this world. We followed that with the delicious and mouthwatering Lobster Mango Salad, and finished withe the incredible Coffee Cocoa Rubbed Filet. Just as we were ready to order dessert, the Manager surprised us with a sensational chocolate cake topped with Vanilla Ice cream and chocolate syrup mixed with blueberries and strawberries with a candle on it - gave us a card and wished us a Happy Anniversary. So classy of them and so thoughtful. What an amazing all around dining experience. !
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Accommodating
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    They were very acommodating. I had a 930 reservation, but got a flat tire on the way. I called at 9 and they pushed back my reservation to 1030. The food was amazing and i like the ambiance, but the service was not up to par. The waiter was not that great. He didn't seem to be interested in my table. It seemed as though he was a little arrogant almost. His attitude didn't change until the end of dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • vicky
    vickyVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    As always the food was well prepared and very tasteful We went with a group and a couple of friends joined us after we had ordered dinner and they easily accomodated them Our waiter was wonderful and very attentive We had a very enjoyable evening
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Service not on par with past visits
    surfsidevxnVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    On this particular visit, the service was terribly off and very slow, and the food was not as good as usual. Our waiter was either unable to hear us or didn't understand what we were saying, because he walked away several times while one of us was speaking to him. One of the salads was incorrect but we took it because we had been waiting for so long. At one point, the waiter refilled my gin & tonic with water, instead of my water glass. When we finally arrived at dessert, the coconut cake was a disappointment - dryer than usual, with hardly any mango sauce, and the coconut tuile was overbaked and burned. Luckily we were with good friends and enjoyed ourselve in spite of the many service bumbles.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • New favorite
    dinerVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    LOVED LOVED LOVED Smith & Wollensky - Loved everything about it. We watched the cruise ships go by as we sat outside. The service was excellent and the food was superb. We will be back!!! Only drawback is the price!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good
    Luish
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I always orden the rib eye. This time I tried the one with bone: too much fat
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    invitingu2VIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Had been to the one on NY years ago, but had no idea this one in Miami existed. Beautiful vibrant and scenic view. Was told to get a table outside but unfortunately, we we were unable but did get A table ny the window to observe the beautiful view and very vibrant bar and outdoor dining. Great steak and just an overall great experience. Would definitely go back but get a table outside.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • S&W Always a guarantee
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Looking for a nice dinner spot with my wife, we ended up again at Smith & Wollensky, South Point Miami. This is an excelent restaurant overall, a bit pricey but worth it. Solid, reliable, almost never fails. A sure shot. Steak is wonderful, drinks and wine very decent, although expensive. Open Table did a very efficient job, again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Expensive But Worth It!
    BlueCollarFoodCriticVIP
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Smith and Wollensky knows what they are doing. The mussels are in a creamy out of this world broth. The truffle mac and cheese is done to perfection. The filet mignon au poivre is excellent. Split an appetizer, split the 14oz filet mignon, share a veggie and definitely order the truffle mac and cheese. For two people it is the perfect amount of food, won't break the bank, and there might be a little leftover.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • luc2dine
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Very nice location. Best for thee view, and best for ambiance. Luc2dine
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excelent service
    mweiss
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    the service Mr. Jose gave us was outstanding! the location ins perfect, food with superb quality, prices are woth with the extreme quality os services and the fodd
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely outdoor table
    Ekinn
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Wonderful view and service. Great steak. The evening was spoiled by the lack of a kids menu. My two year old son found the chicken fingers inedible (the most bland I've ever tasted) so we had to cut the evening short and find him some dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.