Ariete

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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
A nourishing addition to Miami's edible landscape, Ariete is an indoor, outdoor experience on a lush, tree-lined avenue in Coconut Grove. Ariete offers innovative cuisine in a new-American meets New World. Featuring a Sunday supper-style, family-friendly feel, the menu features shareable entrees and snacks revolving around a wood fired grill. Options include the likes of foie gras with smoke plantains, house made charcuterie, and venison tartare.

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OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Phenomenal menu continuously changing based on fresh ingredients will surely appease your palate. The scallops and pork chops were perfectly on point but the Uni and bone marrow butter grilled oysters were on their own level of deliciousness. Pastry chefs take on passion fruit key lime pie hit it out of the park. Can’t wait to go back.

AM
Miami
15 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our foodie friends from Austin came into town & we impressed the heck out of them with the sophisticated cuisine and wonderful service. The food was impeccable and the menu was so creative and cutting edge. I will definitely be back.

T
Savannah
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service, as always, was terrific. The food was delicious and the experience magnificent. I love your restaurant every time I go there.
Congratulations!!!
Tomas

DJ
Miami
38 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were celebrating a birthday and were very pleased with our choice
of Ariete. Our server was very personable, and very familiar with
the food and wine on the menu. It is great when the server is
enthusiastic about the food and specials. Best oysters I have ever had.
We will be back.

H
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience4

As a guest you will need to request another cocktail as the server won’t ask you. If you order off the happy hour menu “you will also need to order entrees off the dinner menu” quoted by the server. The food was very good but the service we received felt like we were judged by the server. Being in the industry you should be more hospitable.

OT
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall2food5service2ambience5

Very slow to take our order which was not necessary. It was not crowded.

NC
Miami
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love the staff and food at Ariete!

AM
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Probably the best restaurant the in the south miami/Coral Gables/ Coconut Grove Área!
Chef Beltran never disappoints. Every time the menu changes, new menu is full of flavor and surprises.

We had the Rohan duck special and this was an absolute surprise. Flavor, service, attention, display.
One of the sides: duck tamal.... to die for!
And similar praises for the panacotta.

Overall a simple date on a Friday night, turn out to be an exceptional culinary event. We nail it with the wine, good selection.

Finally, special thanks to our waiter Alex! The good experience was in part thanks to your help.

Looking for the next visit

TS
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My son and I enjoyed a fantastic meal at Ariete, this week. We were looking forward to dining here and it definitely did NOT disappoint.

All aspects of the evening were wonderful. The food was very well prepared, present and seasoned. Ingredients were top notch and preparation was sublime. The fois appetiser was delicious and the venison entrée was delicious.

Wine selection, by the glass was interesting and well priced. Overall a GREAT evening. We’ll definitely add Ariete to our SHORT list of favourites in Miami

OT
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall3food5service5ambience1

The food is fantastic, the service is fine.

The music is horrible, and horribly loud. It seems they’re trying to make a statement with blues, hip hop, street jazz etc.

The only statement is “we think we’re cool, and don’t care if the music makes you scream to be heard across the table.”

Music should enhance a meal not ruin it.

If I wanted to go to a club I would have done so.

OT
Miami
64 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Good but the appetizer should be better
The rollete were liquid
But the meat, omg! A fantastic as we repeat it!!!!

AP
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ariete has the most bang-for-your-buck Bottomless Brunch in town. For $24 you can have as many Mimosas and Bloody Mary's as you can manage (or not manage) and even mix and match. And I mean a real Mimosa, like a drop of OJ in a glass of champagne- no cheap pours here. The brunch food menu is also amazing. My friend asked me if I wanted to share the Chorizo Eggs Benedict, to which I politely declined, and proceeded to lick my own plate clean. There are no bad options.

We never felt like we were being rushed through bottomless, either. All staff were on their game. It felt like even the servers and kitchen staff were having a good time too, at times turning up the music for a quick booty shake behind the bar, singing as they moved through their day.

Number ONE best server EVER is Lance, he is the S***!!!

CR
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ambiance was beatiful. We sat outside and thanks to citronella tiki torches there were no bugs. This is a great location for a quiet and exciting dinner with a friend or s/o.

b
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great place to meet, eat and chat. All servers were awesome.

MD
Miami
15 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience3

Service was outstanding. Take care of the staff. The food is not memorable. Nice place once but not on my short list for the Grove.

k
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

We were a table of four and each person ordered an appetizer. Not one appetizer came to the table at the same time. Waiter had a poor excuse for this style of execution. Also only two sides offered with the main course and neither was a green salad.

P
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service ambiance and food. Great find while visiting Miami from New York. Loved the charcuterie. Highly recommend.

D
Omaha
8 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and excellent service from start to finish!

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Unfortunately poor service and ignoring customer diminishes the quality of their food experience.

JB
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From beginning to end Ariete was a memorable top notch dining experience. Our server was enthusiastic, engaging, and attentive. All members of the service team (the young female sommelier, the tableside prep team, and everyone else) were outstanding. The food offerings were unique and deftly prepared. I would also counsel fellow diners to save room for dessert because they were fantastic.

C
Miami
12 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently my favorite place to eat anywhere on planet 🌍

OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience5

The experience overall was odd

AV
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Nice atmosphere, staff was very attentive and delightful. The cuisine was delicious and beautifully presented.

b
Miami
16 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

My wife and I chose Ariete for a special Valentine's Day dinner. While the food and patio dining were exceptional, the service was somewhat stretched and we ended having to wait more than expected, bth to be seated (although had reserved using OT and arrived promptly) and for food to be served. Perhaps it was the busy date, but it was the only flaw of a delightful dinner. We shared the wood grilled oysters, the Arroz Imperial (very good!) and Dulce de Leche affogato. Very good wine list. Will give it another try on a regular night to check it the service issue was only one time thing.

OT
Miami
140 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Valentine’s Day dinner my wife an I have had in the last 10 years.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friends and I had a lovely dinner to celebrate my birthday. Anything we needed or asked for got resolved right away. I would definitely recommend!

CT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Date night for Valentine’s Day was amazing here. We were sat very promptly even though we were late for our reservation. Willie was our server and he did a great job explaining the menu and making recommendations. We had the Duck a la press. To die for. We will definitely be back for happy hour soon.

A
Miami
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

So delicious, was really impressed at the way they took traditional foods and gave them a Miami spin! Went for a romantic dinner and I highly recommend!

S
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious food. Attentive service. A bit noisy inside.
Creative selections

P
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Slow service. Everything was cold and cooked incorrectly. Don’t believe the hype

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Took over 30min to sit when we had a reservation.
They ran out of bread. Food took for ever.
Not a positive experience.

A
New Mexico
83 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Limited menu!
We like to share and there were no sharable entrees

KO
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Was visiting with my wife and wanted to go to a nice dinner for our first night in town. This was walking distance from our hotel and had nice ambiance. The reviews seemed good as well so we had high hopes. The service seemed nice although we had to side sit at a table in an almost empty restaurant(given it was super bowl Sunday night). The food was a big miss for me as someone who really appreciates fresh locally sourced ingredients and an inspired chef. The menu was hard to understand as the descriptions of the dishes were very vague. The salad was radicchio and it was charred a bit too much and was very tough making it impossible to cut and hard to chew. It wasn’t bad flavor wise but we didn’t finish it because of how hard it was to eat. My wife ordered the scallops and I ordered the short rib which was highly recommended by the server there who was very nice. We wanted to share these 2 dishes. The scallops were undercooked and not fresh, we didn’t finish those either. The pastrami short rib was tasty but also very fatty and hard to eat the whole thing because of all the fat so we didn’t finish that either. I’ll concede that some people may love it like that but it wasn’t my thing. I left pretty disappointed overall. I think the chef is very ambitious and I commend that however I felt the dishes needed some fine tuning. It’s never good to leave a restaurant and not finish a single dish between two people. That’s very unlike us. Lots of potential here or maybe we just ordered the wrong stuff...

OT
Miami
140 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Radicchio salad was incredible and my wife and I shared the scallops and the short rib. Both were out of this world. Service from Lance was impeccable. The desserts absolutely floored up. A+ all the way.

g
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent, menu choices were interesting, and ambiance was wonderful. Wine recommendations were delicious, cocktails were fun and uniquely presented.
Service was knowledgeable and very attentive. We will absolutely be back!

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience3

This was our second time at this restaurant. The first time was a couple of years ago, and it was a disaster. It was so bad that the rest of my friends swore to never come back. I wanted to give the restaurant another chance. The brunch menu looked really good, so my wife and I came back. We had a reservation, but they didn’t want to seat us outside. The hostess said she absolutely couldn’t seat us outside b/c they were fully booked. This didn’t make sense to me since we had a reservation. We came here specifically to eat in the courtyard. It was freezing inside, and the music was extremely loud. Regarding the food, I really enjoyed my entree, but the food took forever to come out, and the waiter really didn’t check up on us. I know the restaurant has an overall good reputation, but my wife and I won’t be coming back.

OT
Miami
140 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our group of 6 all agreed: The dinner we had at ariete last night was the best meal of our lives.

a
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

It was my birthday dinner with ladies. Food was great. Service could use help for sure!!

ER
Miami
27 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are regulars and come back to enjoy the great food and excellent service!

MB
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food and great experience. Highly recommend.