Cote Gourmet

4.8
30 reviews
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$31 to $50
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International
Côté Gourmet features international cuisine with French and Italian accents.
Sometimes referred to as, Miami Shores' "hidden gem", the restaurant is home to traditional favorites as well as innovative fresh culinary creations - in an intimate tasteful setting.

Amina, the congenial Chef, sharpened her talents in some of the best restaurants of the world. Her dishes are an adventure for eyes, nose, and palate. Côté Gourmet features international cuisine with French and Italian accents.
Sometimes referred to as, Miami Shores' "hidden gem", the restaurant is home to traditional favorites as well as innovative fresh culinary creations - in an intimate tasteful setting.

Amina, the congenial Chef, sharpened her talents in some of the best restaurants of the world. Her dishes are an adventure for eyes, nose, and palate.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
International, Contemporary French, Contemporary Italian
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Hours of operation
Brunch
Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Lunch
Tue–Sat 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Dinner
Tue–Sat 6:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(305) 754-9012
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Amina Ly
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Private party facilities
yes on reservations
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Private party contact
Yvan Poussardin : (305) 954-9012
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
9999 NE 2nd Ave
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Parking details
FREE Parking available in front and behind the building.
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Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 30 People Are Saying
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DL
Miami
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful experience, personable....excellent food.

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OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our first time here. So excited to have found a great neighborhood restaurant . The service and food was excellent can’t wait to go back with friends.

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SS
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent place; the new owners have really brought a new light to the place, the many items are excellent. Portions are appropriate and being in the heart of Miami Shores makes it for a great meeting place.
We were there for a birthday celebration and even the Cheft Mina came to sing happy birthday by the table; they truly made us feel like family, and my Mom loved the pear tart given to her for her birthday.

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C
Miami
14 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

This is a gem in the Miami Shore area. The experinece I had with my fiancée was excellent. The food was
very tasy with an outstanding presentation (to start, we shared foie gras and then my finacée had duck confit and I had pork chop). For dessert we ordered profiteroles. Although the filling was superb, the choux pastry was little bit dry and hard. The service was excelllent. Mateo (the owner) made us fell like we were at his home. He helped us to select the right wine for the food we had choosen. I higly recommend this restaurant!!

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EG
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Discreet elegance; excellent attention by staff, great food. We were four people and we all had excellent food. The appetizers were delicious: roasted shrimp soup, onion soup, foie gras. The main courses were really good, especially the brochettes of filet mignon and the duck leg with porto sauce. The deserts were outstanding. The place has an intimate atmosphere, which is very special in Miami, where restaurants tend to be very noisy. The chef and the staff are very attentive, making sure that you are satisfied. Prices are competitive with restaurants of similar quality. Dinner for four, with two bottles of wine was about $100 per person. Well worth it, as we came out very happy.

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MD
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful evening out at Cote Gourmet! The food was exceptional--from soup to main course and dessert. Presentation was creative and beautiful. We did not know what a gem we had in our own backyard as this was our first dining experience at Cote Gourmet. The service was impeccable and the staff were warm, friendly, and solicitous. To top it all the prices were more than reasonable. We will be back! Highly recommend.

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DL
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved this restaurant! Excellent staff and food :)

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NC
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic! Great Amina creative chef. We loved this french-Italian restaurant. Very Raccomended!

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GC
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I booked the place online. It was my first time there, but it won't be the last. Everything was VERY GOOD: the food, service, the set-up of the tables (properly done with table clothes). I travel quite a bit all over, and I can strongly recommend Cote Gourmet to everyone, for any occasion.

It was a business dinner, and my guests were very impressed.

See you soon,
Giuliano

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AG
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere, food, service, and drinks! I had an overall wonderful experience!

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M
Miami
11 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Overpriced and mediocre. We ordered lamb chops; 4 small chops for $35.00 and they were tough.

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VL
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This quaint restaurant had great service and food. The croque madame was delicious

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IB
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant is a real GEM! The food is outstanding! The attention to detail is magnificent. The food is prepared just right. It is really one of the best if not the BEST restaurant in the area. It is romantic and charming. The service is excellent. Now they have a live Jazz player on Friday and Saturday. I highly recommend this restaurant!! You will not be disappointed!!!!

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SM
Miami
30 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

We went for the jazz music, which was excellent. The restaurant is pleasant and the servers were helpful and efficient. The food, however,was disappointing. Greek salad was fine. An Octopus appetizer ordered as a main for $24 consisted of one modest tentacle on a bed of puréed chickpeas. The beef bourguignon for about $26 was a small portion with tasty sauce, but the meat itself was dry; it was served with good polenta. With a decent but modest bottle of wine the bill was $110 plus tip, for a minimal meal for two.

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OT
Miami
43 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a little France boutique. I went with my kids and I loved it. Amina, the Chef is very dedicated while Roberto, the manager is very professional and sweet. I had the salmon, very flavorful and my kids had the taglioni cacio e pepe and the omelette. Outstanding. Don’t forget the profiteroles for dessert. We will be back soon. Thank you Chef Amina. Brava!!

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OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Nice cute place, great food and wine, the staff was polite and very nice, I was reading the review and I can not understand how some people can be unfair. GREAT PLACE FOR A QUITE DINNER. Thank!

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OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 3

We used to go to this place at least once a month under the old owners. Was an amazing place. Since the new owners have taken over, the food is not as good and the service is one of the worst I’ve seen in years. It’s disappointing, but it’s been bad four times in a row now and we won’t go back any more.

Our experience wasn’t limited to us. Other tables were complaining and one large table left after waiting for service for an extended period of time.

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f
Miami
139 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a delightful surprise!

You would never expect to find a restaurant of such superior quality in this quiet, little, neighborhood storefront.
Everything was lovely...food, service, ambiance.

The staff is polished and well trained for professional service. The owners have gone to some trouble to create a charming, cozy space. But most of all, the food is preparation is impressive!

We started with a delicious warm octopus salad. For mains we both had the trout almandine which was superb. I highly recommend it. The wine list is extremely reasonably priced. The chocolate profiterole dessert was yummy. The talent in the kitchen is very highly skilled and creative.

Humberto, the manager is a gracious host, overseeing the dining room and making sure you are well taken care of.

It’s a tiny place, so be sure to make advance reservations.

We had a lovely, relaxed dinner and we will definitely be returning.

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OT
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2012
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

A French restaurant in Miami Shores run by a French family that knows how to really cook and serve fine cuisine as well as everyday fare.

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Miami
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2012
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cote Gourmet is an amazing little French Gem in Miami Shores. You feel like you are in France. Mom is the chef and Pop is the waiter. Such a cute place, they put so much passion into the food. Come and take it nice and slow and enjoy.

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OT
Miami
13 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2012
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Absolutely delicious!!! It is difficult to find true French cuisine in Miami and this little hidden restaurant exceeded my expectations by far! The fois ( duck liver) is exquisite and the fish loup de mer ( branzino) was to die for!!! I am definitely going back!

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ME
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2012
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it, every course was good!

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J
Miami
16 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2012
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My very best french restaurant..Always.. The food is great

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D
Miami
56 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2012
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The food was FABULOUS as always! We took some out of town guests and they loved it.

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MW
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2012
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Small French restaurant with a live singing. The singer had a very pleasant voice, although we thought that the tape would probably achieve the same results as people were busy eating and talking anyway. Very nice food, however work needs to be done on the wine list. The surrounding area at night is a bit deserted, but seems to be safe.

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J
Miami
16 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2012
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

My favorite French Restaurant in South Florida, The best Escargots and Moules Mariniëres

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c
Miami
24 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2011
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

This gem was recommended to me by two friends who live in the neighborhood, & I'm glad they did. The service was friendly & pleasant, the ambiance classy, the food divine. We had a simple lunch of crepes and salads, but oh how heavenly those crepes are! We will be back for dinner and more!

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E
Miami
19 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2011
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

We moved to Miami Shores Nov. 2011 and went their to celebrate a birthday. Everyone in our party was thrilled with the the food. We will definitely be coming back.

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OT
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2011
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

very well-prepared and tasty food - soups and crepes are hughlights

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N
Miami
22 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2011
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It is a family business and both husband and wife make you feel like at home. Excellent food and attention

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