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About Area 31 - Epic Hotel

Chef Wolfgang Birk at Area 31 delivers a menu of fresh, local seafood prepared with Global Influences for Atlantic Coastal Cuisine. The name comes from the United Nations 'Fishing Area 31,' which encompasses the nearby waters surrounding Miami and the Florida coast, and is dedicated to supporting sustainable development. The menu combined with the chic ambiance welcomes locals and visitors to its stunning 16th floor location for business or pleasure. Guests may dine indoors or on the expansive outdoor terrace overlooking the Miami skyline. The restaurant features an extensive list of high-end and unique wines, as well as an an innovative cocktail list from Head Bartender Brian Reep.

270 Biscayne Blvd Way
Miami, FL 33131
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast Daily: 7:00am - 10:30am
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Lunch: Monday to Friday 11:30am - 3:00 pm
Dinner: Sunday to Thursday 6:00pm-10:00pm, Friday & Saturday 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Brickell Ave

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(305) 424-5234

Website:
http://www.area31restaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Enjoy live DJ on our terrace during our Thursday & Friday night happy hours from 6pm-10pm.

Catering:
You may reserve the following spaces for your event or meeting : Our ballroom provides 4,200 square feet, divisible by half, with stunning views through floor-to-ceiling windows and softly illuminated glass spheres that give the sense of shimmering movement One 625-square-foot meeting room with outside terrace Two large meetings rooms that can each be divided in half to accommodate groups of varied sizes: one room is 1,600 square feet and the other is 1,900 square feet

Parking Details:
Area 31 offers complimentary valet for all lunch diners! Valid between 11:30am and 3pm only. Valet Parking will be discounted after restaurant validation for Dinner and Lounge guests.

Public Transit:
Miami Metro Mover drop off two blocks from restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Wolfgang Birk

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Don't forget to visit us for our Happy Hour while DJ Kristian Caro spins the best beats. Event takes place every Thursday and Friday in our outdoor lounge.

With two private dining rooms overlooking Brickell Avenue and the Miami River, your needs are sure to be met whether hosting a small business dinner, birthday celebration, or an intimate engagement dinner. The larger of our private dining rooms can accomodate up to 16 guests and features floor to ceiling windows showcasing panoramic views of the Miami skyline. The small private dining room seats up to 6 guests and has it's own private balcony in the case that you so wish to enjoy the fresh air in addition to the spectacular views.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Make your Holiday special with a Christmas Eve Dinner at one of Miami's top restaurant destinations. Area 31 will delight your senses with exquisite menu offerings by our Exec chef Alex Olivier and views that span for miles. Reservations are limited as well as seating times. Dinner 5-8 P.M.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Let us create some beautiful memories with friends and family on Christmas Day. Chef Alex Olivier will plate up the most elegant dinners that will make this Holiday one to remember. Limited seating so make your reservations soon. Dinner will be served 5-8 pm.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

A Party to top off the year....Ring in 2018 in EPIC style!! DJ Kristian Caro HOT HOTHOT!
3 different packages available. Dancers, Entertainers and more. Celebrate with Miami's most beautiful people till the ball drops. Get your tickets now moving fast on
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Details
Sun - Thu 6:00PM - 7:15PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM

Fri - Sat 6:00PM - 6:45PM

Private Dining

Considered to be the 'best view' for dining in downtown Miami, Area 31's large private dining room allows for an ambiance that remains unparalleled. Perfect for intimate gatherings of friends, social functions, or private, business meetings, this space allows for nothing more to be desired.

Area 31 - Epic Hotel Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

service

4.2

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4.3

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

77% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (17)
Great for Outdoor Dining (16)
Special Occasion (15)
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Romantic (12)
Good for a Date (11)
Hot Spot (8)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Fun (5)
People Watching (5)
Authentic (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Business Meals (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Casual (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Great Beer (3)
Waterfront (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Seasonal (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Live Sports (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Cozy (1)
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 (Miami)·Dined 2 days ago

Excellent!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Stunning views! Excellent service all around and delicious food. Highly recommend for a great meal or date night.

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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Had a great date night here on Sunday night. Food, drinks and service were all outstanding. The entire team did an outstanding job during our visit.

Tags: Seasonal, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Good food and good vibe. Great views!!! Service was okay. The hostess was great though!

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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Best waiter Frank !!!! Nice attention and very helpful and kind.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Business Meals
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 8, 2017

We enjoyed it very much and look forward to coming again.

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·Dined on December 8, 2017

Nice place but the portions they have are small

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Lo más destacado es la vista .
Comida muy cara para el tamaño de la porción .
No es para nada un restaurante de lujo . Los previos si liso son .
No volvería ni recomendaría.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Our group of six friends had an outdoor table and thought the nighttime urban setting was impressive. My tuna ceviche followed by swordfish both were excellent, and everyone else in my party seemed very pleased with their respective choices. Great wine selection, too. After a somewhat slow start to service, the pace and attention picked up for the rest of the evening. I had opted for Area 31 for dinner on a one-night stay in Miami, and received lots of praise for my choice.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The food was just ok . I would not recommend this place . I had the fried fish, which was bland tasting . I also had the scallops and prawns with the black rice and that was just ok . The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I would not return here for dinner again .

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Excelente, la vista es increíble y la comida también es muy buena. El servicio fue excelente.

Tags: Good for a Date, People Watching
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

This restaurant has beautiful views of downtown Miami besides the food is fantastic. I took my wife there for her birthday and she loved it. We had a good time at the pool after dinner, the hotel throws a happy hour there for free with music very nice. The only thing I didn't like was the valet parking I found it over price for 29dllrs was expecting 20 so if you don't want to pay 29 go with a small car or park some place else because mid size cars go for 29 charge

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Good place with nice ambience. Good drinks and nice appetizers/dishes. Had to wait for 30 mins to get a table even with the reservation

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Food was late, didn’t like the drinks I had to wait for everything.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Food and service was good but really pricey. Will not go again. 1time restaurant

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Scenic View
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

The service was way below what we expected. The server was short worded, and not at all helpful when ordering from the menu. The food was not out of the ordinary, ambiance and location was good. The experience with customer service was just horrible. Would much rather expend the money somewhere else.

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·Dined on November 17, 2017

It was amazing food! Was great and so was the view

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·Dined on November 13, 2017

The food was expensive AND not of good quality. A huge let down for an anniversary dinner.

Tags: Live Sports
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Everything about this restaurant is top notch. The service...impeccable. The food...delicious. The view from the outdoor seating area...breathtaking. You will definitely enjoy yourself...perfect restaurant for a birthday celebration or date night.

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 (London)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great views and tasty food!

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food was good , very nice view drink were ok.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 3, 2017

You might enjoy it for cocktails and the scenery, but dinner was not epic.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fun, Scenic View
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

The service was good but the size of the food is extremely small and definitely now worth what I paid for
Very disappointed on the portions of the plate :(

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Amazing food and service !

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Took my girlfriend for dinner on her birthday and let me tell you what an amazing view, the service was great. Had a few drinks at the bar before we were seated. Great positive environment. Food was great, we even recieved 2 Champaign glasses on the house due to the birthday celibration, I will definitely return.

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Romantic, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

We met our friend from New Zealand who was in town for a lovely lunch. The Hotel is under construction on the restaurant floor and the neighborhood is a mess. We took Uber and were glad we did. The food was very good and the service was excellent. We would return.

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·Dined on October 23, 2017

I organized a surprise dinner for our anniversary. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful, the food was great and the view was amazing! This was just a perfect night! I would definitely recommend this place!

Tags: Disabled Access, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Delicious! Everything we ate was perfect. Super recommended.

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Worst experience ever. We booked a table outside to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. When we arrived we were seated inside, next to the bar/kitchen area. There was no mention of not seating us outside by the hostess, no attempt to seat us at a nice table inside close to windows, etc. It was so loud we could not have a conversation without literally screaming at each other. Ambiance was non-existant. The water was bland and un-attentative. Food was OK, but the rest of the experience ruined even that.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Great view, good food. Staff friendly, but a little too familiar...

Tags: Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Loved it food was great the view was breathtaking and the staff was awesome

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Great place amazing view however the swordfish was to dry. But everything else was perfect !!! I will definitely go back

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We arrived on a Sunday and did not know there was only a Brunch menu available... Hugo the Manager came to the rescue and asked Chef Omar if he could prepare Risotto al Funghi for us. It was delicious with great service from Maria, our very attentive server... Overall, great experience! Thank you!

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Great experience at area 31 would definitely recommend it for first time date and be ready to take plenty of pictures of the Miami skyline

Tags: Tasting Menu, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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 (London)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Good food. Service was good. Lengthy wait for wine however wine was offered free of charge without prompting. Cocktail bar was poorly stocked. Only 4 cocktails could be made. 3 pages were removed from cocktail list due to lack of available ingredients.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Food and our server were AMAZING! keep up the great service and food

Tags: Hot Spot, Waterfront, Romantic, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 3, 2017

good service, food, music, unfortunately outside tables are not available last Monday

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 26, 2017

This is my second time going back to Area 31. This time for dinner. Ashley was out server as was great. It is recommended you make a reservation which I did but the place was not busy. I would say this applies for the weekends. We were sat in about 15 minutes.

I ordered the croquettes and yuca fries to start off along with two drinks. The drinks were strong and not watered down. The croquettes were decent but the yuca fries with chimichurri sauce were amazing. We ordered the rib eye which was delicious. It is a large portion and can be split with some appetizers.

I also ordered the risotto off the Miami spice menu with the pork belly. The pork belly was delicious but the risotto didn't have much taste to it. The portion was pretty small but still ok for one person. I was not impressed compared to the rest of the food. Especially considering it was over $200 worth of food and drinks.

Next time I'll stick to drinks and appetizers. Don't miss out on the yuca fries!

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Decided to take my wife on our 5 year anniversary. Couldn’t have picked a better location. Even if they served dog food, the view was worth it alone! We decided to pick several plates to share and a few cocktails. Food and Service was great and included a visit from the manager. Thank you very much

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Incredible spot with great views and ambiance, made even better with delicious and interesting dishes! Strongly recommend!

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