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About Jaya at the Setai

Jaya, which means 'victory' in Sanskrit, was chosen by our team to honor of The Setai's renowned interior designer Jaya Ibrahim and the hotel's first decade of successful Asian-inspired hospitality. Jaya at The Setai boasts standout dishes from Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, India, China and Japan. Named one of Miami’s “hottest new restaurants,” Jaya incorporates many traditional culinary techniques from wok stations to tandoor ovens. Its menu features bold and modern Asian cuisine with bountiful flavors of turmeric, cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, chilies, coconut milk and tamarind; while also presenting longtime Setai favorites including Peking Duck, Naan breads, Indian curries, Tandoor sea bass and Dim Sums.

Join us for our one of Miami's best daily buffets, the Setai Grand Breakfast, which offers continental breakfast favorites; and our infamous Sunday Jazz Brunch with live music, free-flowing Roederer Champagne, carving, seafood, children's stations and more!

2001 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Dining Style:
Home Style

Cuisines:
Asian, Indian

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast Daily: 7:00am - 11:00am

Sunday Brunch: 11:30am - 3:00pm

$85 per person / $45 for children

Lunch:
Mon through Sunday: 12:00pm-3:00pm

Dinner:
Sunday through Thursday: 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Friday and Saturday: 6:00 pm-11:00 pm

Cross Street:
20th Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(855) 923-7899

Website:
http://www.thesetaihotel.com/

Entertainment:
WEEKLY SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH

Every Sunday from 11:30am to 3:00pm

With a menu designed to incorporate dishes from all over the world, guests can choose from a wide variety of options including American, Chinese, Thai and Indian. Chefs will be cooking at live stations, preparing traditional favourites like waffles and omelettes as well exotic options. If it’s more local fare you’re after, choose from a selection of local crab, oysters, mussels, gulf shrimp, and home-smoked salmon from the seafood bar. Finish the meal off with a decadent dessert prepared by our pastry chefs paired with free-flowing Taittinger champagne.

Sunday Brunch at The Setai is $85 per person and $40 for children under 12. For reservations or more information, please contact 305.520.6400 or dining@thesetaihotel.com

Catering:
Catering and event facilities for up to 60 guests.

Parking Details:
Hotel Valet parking is available at discounted rates. Metered parking is available on the street and there is a public lot adjacent to the hotel at 21st Street and Collins Avenue.

Public Transit:
108 Rt. H

Executive Chef:
Vijay Veena

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Jaya at the Setai Ratings and Reviews

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79% would recommend it to a friend

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Spicy (8)
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Cozy (7)
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Business Meals (6)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 7 hours ago

Best Indian food I have had in a long time. Not greasy at all. The veggies were really good. The truffled dumplings were divine and the dessert was really good

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 (Miami)·Dined a day ago

Amazing Dinner!
We went there for the third time and i always had the „pecking duck“ this dish is one of the best ive ever ate.
The dumplings are delicious.
Our Servers Gretchen and Ashley were phenomenal, very attentive and so warming!
Over all a fantastic dining experience.
We‘ll definately go there back!

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 (London)·Dined 2 days ago

Nice surrounds and ambience . Sleep w service. Food not really Indian as described but Asian . The setai is one of the nicest more sophisticated in the beach

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 (Miami)·Dined 2 days ago

Food was very good and ambiance was incredible. Service was ok but not great. This restaurant and the hotel were beautiful and really hip. Great place to take a date

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 (Miami)·Dined 4 days ago

Everything was absolutely perfect!!!

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 (London)·Dined 4 days ago

Exciting and interesting menu that turned out beautifully tasty food! Enjoyed every course. Love the lamb cutlets ! Also the Pear desert was very special. Thanks !

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 (Miami)·Dined 5 days ago

Valentines Day

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 (Miami)·Dined 5 days ago

Service was painfully slow. Especially for a set menu when the cooks only have the make 4 different dishes . I would not recommend it to anyone for the price. I will not go back for a special occasion.

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 (Miami)·Dined 5 days ago

I ask for a special location with private view, we were seating at the patio next to the exit to Hotel pool and beach, (LOVE IT) perfect seating.. they accomplish my request, decor was perfect for Valentines, quiet nice dinner to be with your love half, to talk and.......;-)
The food is excellent, I do not know the chef name but for 2018 valentines menu selection was perfect. Don't go for a big dinner since this is a gourmet restaurant. Service was good very friendly. I love the place, the night and my company. Try it it is worth it...
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Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Miami)·Dined 6 days ago

One of my best dining experience. Food, restaurant and service beyond excellent. Love the outside dining. Even met the Chef

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vip
 (London)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Amazing foid and service!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 9, 2018

I enjoyed it, despite being sat over on the side of the restaurant with the view of two door s in our face. We had a 6:30pm reservation which should have allowed for some flexibility in the seating space, but none was offered despite our request. Not very luxury. But good food and service nevertheless.

Tags: Hot Spot, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on February 7, 2018

The best service I've received in Miami. Not only was our server attentive, but each server that presented the food was knowledgeable about the dish. The romantic and peaceful ambiance added to the already amazing experience. The food was outstanding and the dumplings are a must!!

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on February 4, 2018

For sure it is the BEST brunch in town. The best I ever had.
The service was outstanding. Super clean hotel and restaurant.
Nice jazz music band.
Love it:)

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Place is beautiful and food and service excellent. Pricy but worth it!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Beautiful, stunning atmosphere! Ate outside with closed roof. Unique menu that we all enjoyed. I loved my rose martini! My new fav. My husband loved the chili martini. I'll be coming back! Maybe stay at this hotel next time.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Amazing! The best brunch in miami

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great experience buzzing in saturday nights! We were there for dinner with our daughter and we all had a blast...

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Where do I begin? Jaya was everything my partner and I could have asked for and more in a restaurant. From the décor to the food and the service, everything was perfect from the moment we walked in. We tried a number of dishes, all of which would fit right onto a list of 'best of' Asian cuisines. From Sashimi and steamed dumplings to Peking duck and Wagyu Ribeye, the flavors were out of this world with beautiful presentations to match. Our server, Ksenia, was very attentive and made wonderful suggestions on wines to pair with our dinner. 5 stars. We will be back next week.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 22, 2018

I don’t leave reviews often, but my meal at Jaya was so delicious that it inspired me to share the experience. I dined with a friend, but walking into the restaurant I couldn’t help thinking that it would also be the perfect location for a romantic date night — the low lighting, rich dark woods and the outdoor courtyard are beautiful. We both ordered the Chili Passion Martini, which has been a favorite of mine for many years. I was already dreaming about the cocktail when we arrived. It’s well balanced and a little sweet, with just the right amount of kick. To start, we had a beautiful plate of sashimi (salmon, hamachi and tuna) that melted in our mouths along with the Thai Beef Salad. Then our favorite part of the meal - the Dim Sum Dumplings. We couldn’t decide which to select so we ordered a sampler. All four were absolutely amazing! The Shortrib Gyoza with wagyu, foie foam and chili oil was my favorite, and my friend was in love with the Truffle Dumplings. They were all so good that I could have eaten the entire order on my own. Next came the Peking Duck, which was a delight. The skin was crispy and the meat was tender but not too fatty. It was served with steamed pancakes and cucumbers. With the duck, we also had the Panang Curry with Grouper — amazing! The fish was perfectly cooked and the panang had a great flavor. This is definitely not your typical thai restaurant curry. By the time we got to dessert we were definitely satisfied but we wanted to finish the meal with something sweet so we had the Green Tea Creme Brûlée and it did not disappoint. I’ve been recommending Jaya to everyone and can not wait to return.

Tags: Spicy, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Disabled Access, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Business Meals, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Combine great food, excellent service and an scenic view, and you have yourself an evening to remember. I brought my boyfriend to Jaya for a romantic date night and we couldn't have chosen anywhere better.

First, our server Marcos was quick, attentive and answered all our questions with a smile. To start, we ordered the chili passion martini. All I have to say is that - there's a reason why it has been on the menu for so many years. It's sweet, with a kick - must try!!!

For dinner, we shared the Peking duck, truffle dumplings and Thali platter. The platter was our favorite as it's an excellent choice for sharing. The pot with chicken marsala didn't last long - truly delicious!

For dessert, we shared the panna cotta which was a sweet way to finish the night. We waddled out gazing upon the gorgeous outdoor view, with full bellies and a huge smile. Will recommend again and can't wait to go back!

Tags: Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 19, 2018

This was hands down one of the best meals I’ve had recently. We started with the Chili Passion Martini - it was amazing.... it is the cocktail I have been searching for, the perfect amount of sweet and spicy. Our waitress was great and explained the entire menu. We decided to do the tasting menu so we could try a little bit of everything and I’m so happy we did. I couldn’t make up my mind what dumpling to order, so with the tasting menu we got two of each dumpling. All the dim sum was so delicious. Great flavor and texture, my favorites were the truffle dumpling that had scallops and shrimp and I also loved the chive dumpling - but all four were great. We also had the sashimi platter, it was so fresh it melted in your mouth. For our next course we had the shrimp pad thai, Panang curry with grouper and the Peking Duck - everything was delicious. We paired all of this with a great cold dry sake that was recommended by our waitress. With each bite we were blown away. By the time dessert came, we were pretty full, but my favorite was the green tea creme brûlée. Overall this meal was amazing, and I highly recommend it for a special occasion.

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Exceptional service. Attention to detail. The new exec chef, Chef Vijay, is amazing. Everything was absolutely perfect. His sea bass tikka, thali platter with lamb and chicken and truffle dumplings were delish. For drinks the Saigon gimlet is a must and save some room for the passion fruit donuts...Yum! Beautiful restaurant that stands up to the world class The Setai brand.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 12, 2018

very slow service , food arrived tepid , room in back smelly fumes, cannot sit in back room again ever!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

This was my first time dining at Jaya at The Setai and it didn't disappoint. Since I cut drinking in January, they were quick to offer me a Lychee Ginger mock-tail which was just as good as any cocktail! The menu has something for everyone and has some great vegetarian options. My date and I shared the Chive dumplings, Blue Fin Tuna and Sashimi to start. It was some of the freshest fish I have had in Miami. I had the Coconut Soup with Vegetables for my main and it was the perfect amount of coconut flavor. Everything was phenomenal including the service. They were very attentive and knowledgeable.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 11, 2018

First time since we come here that we encounter such a bad service.... really bad. Hope it is an accident.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 7, 2018

food and service nice, but food not coming out hot enough , fumes in back room need to sit in front room only !

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Toller Sunday brunch mit sehr guter Auswahl mit asiatischem Schwerpunkt

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Excellent food , excellent service,

Beautifull place

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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 (Österreich)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Outstanding Asian restaurant in a very stylish setting

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Spicy
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Inside Setai hotel. Quiet, refined. Separate Thai, Chinese and Indian chefs create a great menu. Happy to have this option on Sobe

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Nice place beautifully decorated. The food was very good.

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vip
 (London)·Dined on January 2, 2018

With the exception of the nice chap that served the water this was a truly dreadful experience.

The server could not care less, hot food was served with freezing cold plates. Chicken tikka came warm on a cold warmer.

We had to pour our own wine.

In a city with great restaurants this is one to miss.

Such a shame

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 (New England)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Great food and very good service. Beautiful setting with water view (pool, not ocean)

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 (Western NC)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Excettent! Highly enjoyed food and atmosphere. Staff was professional and attentive!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Very good ambience. Some of the best food I’ve ever had quality wise.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Can’t complain everything was incredible

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 (London)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Food arrived after a 90 minute wait - some of which was ok - the rest was cold or barely warm. Dishes were missing and despite the waitress trying her very best we would be loathe to return. Cocktails took forever to arrive too so couldn’t even get tipsy whilst waiting to be fed! The reservation had been messed up for both timings and number of diners! Not impressed at all - no wonder other South Beach restaurants all seemed to be fully booked except this one!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 28, 2017

For people who doesn’t know better or who has never tried the authentic dishes. Cooking for the tourists, one of the worst Pad Thai and curry I’ve ever had.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 28, 2017

I usually only review NEW or past restaurants that have gone UP or DOWN - this one is the latter!

We eat out a lot in MBeach and have been to Setai 5-6 times in 2017.. all were very good experiences despite being v.expensive, but the experience and quality/taste were worth it! NOT this time (Dec. 28, 2017; wife Bday+kids)!!

The menu has shrunk with the interesting and inventive dishes gone (started in 2nd half of 2017!), making you wonder if the (Exec)Chef has left and only sous-chefs are in the house and not empowered/allowed/willing to develop new dishes or bring back previous (winner) ones... a shrinking and uninventive menu typically bodes badly for a place (Same as for Sakura 763)!

Service was not good at all - timing was off, wine (which I continue to argue is WAY overpriced!) arrived after appetizers; had to ask for plates & cutlery to share appetizers which were placed on the table and getting cold; nobody automatically refilling water glasses unless asked... seemed like they were WAY understaffed and then not properly/fully trained! Manager admitted to that, but that's all he said! Simply NOT acceptable for the price-point they are asking ... they might survive like that on the hotel-guests for a while, but NOT for long!

Instead of going there about every 6-8 weeks, I am afraid this will be at best 1 time a year now (meaning one more chance for redemption, but if that is bad too, it's game over)!
The dishes we had were still very nice, but they are getting old!!! Price is high, and the experience was NOT worth it this time - Go to NARAYA instead if you want some Asian (Indian) Fusion... SoBe is still lacking a high quality reasonably priced and good/inventive Asian Fusion place!

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