Timo Restaurant & Bar
Timo Restaurant & Bar

Timo Restaurant & Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.timorestaurant.com/
  • Phone: (305) 936-1008
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Tim Andriola
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Contact: Emily Byrd 3059361008
  • Special Events: for 31.December 2010 : 1st seating at 5pm - 7:30pm ; 1st seating 3 courses pre-fixed menu or ala card.
    1st seating Customers must leave before 9pm.
    2nd seating starts at 9:15 pm 4 course pre-fixed menu included midnight toast and party favor.

    Wine-pairing is available.

    CC is required for both seatings

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 176th Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking complimentary and self-parking.
A word from Timo Restaurant & Bar
Inspired food, carefully selected wines, attentive service and beautiful decor combine to create a memorable dining experience at Timo.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Timo Restaurant & Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
71 reviews since July 28, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (44)fit for foodies (35)special occasion (21)notable wine list (18)good for groups (11)hot spot (10)romantic (9)kid-friendly (7)great for outdoor dining (7)great for lunch (6)late-night find (5)vibrant bar scene (5)scenic view (1)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Rosanna
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    As usual the food was great and the service agreeable and efficient. Reservation recommended since the restaurant is often full
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Proper food without the pose
    ossimandus
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    Time has survived many years in the north Miami food jungle for one good reason - they serve decent food at sensible prices. Essentially an internatioonal cuisine they have a choice of 5 starters and a similar number of mains for fish/pasta/meat and the as afters are to die for. Just try their blackberry Baked Alaska. Expect to pay around 60 dollars/head including wine
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JonT
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    First time at Timo's. Food was good, but entrées were served cool (waiting to be picked up), but good taste notwithstanding. Noise level was high, but it's that type of resto.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner experience
    Kuarisima
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    The food was delicious and the price good for what we got. Service impeccable! The fois grass really nice and the is a must Will come back soon.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Frozen..but not Disney
    MainiacVIP
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    The pizza is excellent - the drinks & wine list are well represented - the fish & pasta dinners (except 1 of the 6 had lamb that was overcooked & dry) was excellent BUT somehow this otherwise excellent restaurant wants to freeze the patrons out! I only had a sweater and it wasn't enough...so next time I'll bring a parka! ALL 6 of us left shivering....but the food was excellent and you won't be disappointed. I'm hoping they fix the climate control ....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a;ways reliable
    wineguyVIP
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    My wife and I we exhausted from a long and crazy day. We decided to have dinner at Timo. Jonathan our server is always tops and knowledgeable about not only the food but wine. it is busy because it is just great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We have eaten at Timo's many times We have always enjoyed the food and drink. It is consistently good place to dine
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TIMO
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    The food was great...good ambience too...only regret is having babies with their parents at an evening meal
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Live this place
    Luv2taste
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Try their black & white pizza is amaising as an appetiser.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointed!!!
    DisappointedVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    not as good as last year! Timo had always been a favorite "go to" in the neighborhood. The food used to be wonderful (and we are foodies!) We've been disappointed the last two times.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Food served in the wrong order, sea bass was bland. They tried to make up for it by giving us a tasting of an appetizer along with a free dessert which were both excellent.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First Visit
    Ladybee
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    This was our first visit. The food was appealing and very tasty. We went for lunch, and I assume dinner would be just as good. Good ambiance and very romantic, even in daylight! The only con was limited parking space. The website stated valet service, but none was available.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • my favorite restaurant
    Critic
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    love the food, the ambiance. service is always great. It was one of the best meals we have there so far. everything was delicious
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • always great
    wineguyVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    everything is a click above.... the food the service and the entire experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    goldengirlVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    My husband and I have been going to Timo for ten years and the food and the service remain excellent. Such a joy to have this gem in our neighborhood!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Miami Spice
    alpal
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    This is the first time we have done Miami Spice,and we were very pleased.MY husband and I each ordered a different selection.Sharing is so much fun.The food was delicious.Our waitstaff led by Brian were very attentive and personable.All in all we were very satisfied with this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The service was outstanding, which is hard to find these days. Our server had spot on timing of presence and recommendations, friendly and knew the menu well. The fois gras was delicious, as well as the specials (rack of lamb and seared black cod) - Risotto - was the absolute perfect al dente, the lamb cooked perfectly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • good meal
    homeisbestVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We tried Timo for Miami Spice and were impressed. We both had good meals and said we would be back again. My quibble is that I strongly dislike at an upscale restaurant to have a TV distracting me in the background. Next time I would need to position myself differently but still feel it is disrespectful to serious diners.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Timo, sunny isles
    Cone
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Fois grois de best, excelente ravioli buratta. Good service
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistently Excellent
    HamsiVIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    After more than a decade, Timo continues to provide wonderful food, super service and a friendly room.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • tops!!
    wineguyVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    we go to timo because of the incredible food and service. we were not disappointed. Our server Jonathan was knowledgeable and made the evening enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • food AND SERVICE
    lizelaVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    wonderful and great food, we enjoyed immensely , everything was nice!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Glad we went
    yumfood
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    The food and service were outstanding, we ate from the Miami Spice Menu and highly recommend it. Try it with the wine pairings.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • never fails...
    EmkayayVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Once again we had delicious food. Timo's knows good food. We were a party of 4 and everyone enjoyed!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Overrated
    Disappointed
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Ordered a steak- had to be returned. How can you mess up a steak.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 46 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 28, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 419 reviews are from the Timo Restaurant & Bar reviews archive.
  • Innovative dining
    Jimpop
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Our first visit to Timo won't be our last. Menu is very creative and most unusual. Started with potato salad instead of usual green salad. Outstanding. Mussels in a flavorful broth with best piece of garlic bread ever. Branzini in parchment well prepared as was the pork chop. Split baked Alaska for dessert which was another surprise on the menu. Wine list extensive and well priced. Only complaint was tables very close together which made it noisy. However the lack of music kept noise level bearable. Chairs are thickly padded as are the bar stools which made comfortable seating.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    weluvtotravel
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Great food. We had the best table in the restaurant. Staff was very nice. Many thanks from Montreal Canada
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service via Jonathan!
    fran330VIP
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Hadn't been to Timo's in quite a while but will return much faster this time. The food was very good but what made the experience exceptional was the high level of service that our waiter, Jonathan, provided. He is knowledgeable about the menu and wines and very accommodating... basically went out of his way to make sure we enjoyed our meal and the overall experience. We had a lovely evening and look forward to returning soon.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    Stella
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    It's a great place to have a nice dinner with friends and eat wonderful! The food was superb and the wines too. Don't miss the black and white pizza and the branzino!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing !
    FransuaVIP
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Our first two visits at Timo were just perfect ! However this third time, the food was good, but the service very bad. Except for taking our orders and bringing the check, we seldom saw our waiter, even if the restaurant was half empty. We had to pour our wine (battle over $80.00) ourselves during all the meal. This waiter did not seem interested at all in our clientele!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • food and service
    lizelaVIP
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    a wonderful experience and great food and atmosphere
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great if it weren't for the wait...
    BrunoFL
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Having booked a table for 4 at 9:00pm on a Saturday night, I found it unacceptable to wait 45mns to actually get a table. Then, after ordering, we waited another 45 mns for our first dish to arrive on the table. Therefore, from 9:00pm to 10:30pm, and without even receiving any kind of bread, that kind of wait put a toll on the ambiance of the dinner. On a good note, our waiter was very professional and courteous and the food was excellent. Too bad the waiting time ruined it for us...
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice first visit
    Traderbri
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    I didn't expect the waiter to get our order right, because we asked so many questions and he didn't write anything down. But everything was perfect! Food was delicious. The service and attention from everyone - from the water boy to the manager - was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food good service
    JeffbVIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    The food and service were great but the air conditioning went out mid meal. It was unbearable. A friend of mine told me that the same thing happened to her the last time that she was there. We got nothing more than an apology and an offer of complimentary ice cream for desert. I will never go back there again
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Horrible Service wold not recommend
    FelixE
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    This place has service worst then Dennys and prices that are 4 times any compatible restaurant
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was great!
    HSHS
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We were very pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere, the menu and the service. We had a great dinner and are ready to look for the next occasion to be back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious
    Lynn411VIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Loved this restaurant. Bread basket wonderful, Caesar salad cold and crisp and the 2 pasta dishes ordered were delicious. One was whole wheat pasta with goat cheese and roasted tomatoes the other gnocchi with veal. My Bronzino was served over asparagus and wrapped in a light filo. The yummy dessert was macadamia brittle and ice cream with bananas. We would definitely go back even though quite a distance from where we live. The service could have been more attentive and polished but he did try to accommodate when asked. Please don't take dishes from table till we are all finished eating. My pet peeve. Why aren't the helpers told this?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent!
    goldengirlVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    I have been dining at Timo's for over twelve years. The food and service are unmatched! We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Go if you can.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    Excellent food steak, fish, all was great....but I wish I had asked them not to have "fries" with my flank steak. All a la cart.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • TIMO is the place.
    MWR06
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    TIMO is our favorite restaurant. Great place to bring visiting guests for dinner. Staff very friendly and helpful. Great food! Excellent service! Everyone has a good time here. Enjoy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.