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About La Mar by Gastón Acurio

La Mar by Gaston Acurio features the acclaimed Peruvian cuisine of celebrity chef Gaston Acurio in a high-energy setting with dramatic water views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline.

Diners are invited to explore the authentic and diverse flavors of Peruvian gastronomy, ranging from upscale novo-Andean fare to Asian-Peruvian fusion and traditional seafood cebiche.

A contemporary design offers a mix of indoor and outdoor seating with three lively bars providing distinctive culinary experiences and a personal look into the creation of signature cebiches, freshly grilled anticuchos and specialty cocktails.

La Mar is now offering a Sunday Brunch with a sumptuous Peruvian-inspired menu, refreshing cocktails and decadent desserts served at the water’s edge.

Enjoy a Peruvian punch cocktail al fresco at YAKU by La Mar before or after dinner at La Mar Thursday through Saturday from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m.

500 Brickell Key Drive
Miami, FL 33131
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Peruvian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch
11:30am – 3:30pm

Dinner
6pm -11pm

Sunday Brunch
12pm - 3:30pm

Bar
Sunday through Thursday 11:30am - 3:30pm, 6pm – 12:00am
Friday and Saturday 11:30am – 3:30pm, 6pm - 1am

Cross Street:
South East 8th Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(305) 913-8358

Website:
http://www.mandarinoriental.com/miami/fine-dining/la-mar-by-gaston-acurio/

Entertainment:
Join us for live DJ music Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from 8pm to 11pm. DJ music is also played during Sunday Brunch from 12pm to 3:30pm.

Parking Details:
For lunch from 11:30am to 3:30pm valet parking is offered on a complimentary basis.

Valet parking is available during dinner service for USD 13 per car with validation.

Public Transit:
Metrobus stop located across from restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Diego Oka

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
La Mar's contemporary dining room and two sprawling terraces overlooking Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline offer the perfect location for group dining, whether celebrating with family and friends or hosting a corporate event.

Private Dining

The South Terrace of La Mar offers the perfect outdoor waterfront option for groups that would like to dine al fresco. With innovative group lunch and dinner menus, the dynamic terrace is directly on the water and faces the Miami skyline.

La Mar by Gastón Acurio Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (62)
Great for Outdoor Dining (61)
Scenic View (57)
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Creative Cuisine (54)
Good for a Date (53)
Special Occasion (50)
Romantic (45)
Good for Anniversaries (38)
Fit for Foodies (38)
Good for Birthdays (35)
Business Meals (29)
Handcrafted Cocktails (24)
Hot Spot (24)
Authentic (24)
Fun (23)
Worth the Drive (21)
Tasting Menu (20)
Good for Groups (19)
Tapas (18)
Casual (17)
Sunday Lunch (17)
People Watching (15)
Cozy (14)
Great for Lunch (14)
Great for Brunch (11)
Notable Wine List (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Happy Hour (10)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Late-night Find (9)
Healthy (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Spicy (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Quick Bite (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Organic (3)
Seasonal (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Great Beer (1)
Live Music (1)
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined 2 days ago

Our reservation was for 10pm. We were running about 15 minutes late, I called the restaurant to notify and they never picked up. When we got there I had requested a table outside and the hostess told us that they didn’t have any availability and we could t wait for it because the kitchen was about to close in the next 30 minutes. We agreed to sit inside, she took about 15 minutes to set up the table while we just stood there. If the kitchen was about to close why did she take this long to sit up down??? We felt rushed during our meal and specially to order everything. Very unprofessional. Extremely disappointed.

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 (Miami)·Dined 2 days ago

Beautiful views.

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 (Orlando)·Dined 2 days ago

Fab from start to finish! Had heard great reviews & they were correct! Shared 3 appetizers (2 ceviche & 1 salad -for 5 of us). They were amazing to taste & work of art aesthetically. Some of us did not expect to like the ceviche and were amazed how fabulous it was! The main courses were all incredible. Our waiter had been there from the beginning & knew the menu inside and out-followed a lot of his recommendations and they were spot on. Shared one dessert which also was fabulous!
Absolutely nothing was wrong at this restaurant – everything done to perfection including amazing view!

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 (Miami)·Dined 3 days ago

Fantástic View Best View of Miami
GOod food
But very very small porcion

Need more choice in the menu

Expensive but i recomend it

Tags: Business Meals, Waterfront, Tapas
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 (Miami)·Dined 3 days ago

Food was not as can expect in a Gaston Acurio restaurant. I have been here many times before and this time the food was under the value. The terrace and the pisco were the highlights this time.

Tags: Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

I was very excited to visit La Mar, but I was surprised because the service and the food were not as expected.

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·Dined 3 days ago

It was amazing

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·Dined 3 days ago

I have been to this restaurant several times and sat outside. This time I sat inside but the noise level was ridiculously loud !!!! I will never sit inside again . The service needs to improve in order to match the prices and service charge... it’s not worth it right now . There are better restaurants in that price point

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined 4 days ago

Loved the food - the ceviche was tops!! The ambiance is great and the staff were incredibly welcoming and professional. The wine list was great with options for all types of taste/expenses.
Would go back again!!

Tags: Scenic View, Late-night Find, Tapas, Notable Wine List
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 (London)·Dined 5 days ago

I was quiet disappointed from this dinner. An average good Peruvian restaurant with some ups and some downs. I can remember a decent classico ceviche a good octopus, a fish from Peru's Amazon river other dishes were just ordinary. Service is so so, ambient not luxury at all with insufficient lights. Price I do not mind, I mind more about the experience.

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·Dined 6 days ago

The best Peruvian restaurant in Florida, I will be back in another day

Tags: Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Fun, Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Casual, Afternoon Coffee
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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Fabulous food. Wonderfully friendly and helpful waitstaff. Great view of the Miami skyline. Perfect for a leisurely lunch or dinner.

Tags: Casual, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Perfecto todo !!

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 (London)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Stunning views and great service. I would definitely recommend.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Incredible views of downtown Miami from across Brickell Bay. One of the most beautiful spots we have ever enjoyed for dinner. Incredible food and drinks as well.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Food was innovative and delicious. The staff were very attentive without being over-bearing and the pisco sour was awesome

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Es la 3ra vez que voy y esta vez me fui muy decepcionado, lleve a una pareja por primera vez y me dijeron que no volverian. Una lástima.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Spicy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Great evening, would definitely go back!

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·Dined on January 13, 2018

Nice Peruvian dishes and variety. Had a table outside near the water. Very pricey but that's Miami for you. The food was great and the atmosphere was nice.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Super location. We sat outside on the water. Food and service were terrific. Very creative Peruvian seafood. Fabulous ceviche. Highly recommended.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront, Fun
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 10, 2018

We took friends from Manhattan and they loved it. Chef Diego was wonderful and every dish he recommended was beautifully plated, creative and delicious. Don’t miss the Chaufa Aeropuerto.

Tags: Hot Spot, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Beautiful place, great service, good food. I will definitely come back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 6, 2018

The most beautiful restaurant I have been in my life!!! The food was spectacular and the service perfect.

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Disapointing. The table was not ready, the noise prevents talking with your friends. The food very ordinary. Too bad that Gaston Acurio is not respected. The salmon was extremely sweet, the desserts ugly

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Service is too quick: food is served within a minute after placing your order and the following dishes are put on your table before you have finished the previous one ... it feels like taking part in an eating contest! Also, the tables for 2 people are too long so that you have to shout to your partner: don't come here if you want a conversation.
But I do like coming to this restaurant because the food is good and the cocktails are amazing.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Place to forget

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 4, 2018

I was really excited to come here, I’ve heard very good things and understood this place to be a fancy place for a date night with romantic seating. When we got there, they were on a 30 minute wait with the reservation (my date and I stood around because there no seats at the bar), they weren’t allowing outside seating, and we were cramped between two other loud tables inside. Also I love ceviche but this ceviche was completely red and raw with little lime juice. The restaurant itself was nice and the service was decent but for the price and hype, it was not what I had expected.

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·Dined on January 3, 2018

Amazing!! I am sure that I ll be back and recommend this restaurant!! :))

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Would recommend without doubt

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vip
 (México)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great place in Brickell. A must if you’re in town. Brunch on weekends has a great variety and it’s a good deal if you take advantage of the two-hour experience including bottomless signature drinks!

Tags: People Watching, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 31, 2017

No comment.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Excelente Comida maravillosa y bello local

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 31, 2017

A very good time. The go to for Peruvian in Miami now that Coya closed. Very busy restaurant. Service was only average, but we would definitely return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Una reunión para una familia que aprecia la buena comida, ingredientes exóticos, sabores puros en un ambiente distendido pero elegante. Servicio excelente, recomendaciones perfectas. Para iniciar una degustación de causas y ceviches, el ceviche Nikkei imperdibles.! Entre los main el pargo Nikkei Fish, además de una obra de Arte , un manjar. Postre Beso de la moza. El lugar...el Mandarín Oriental, la mejor vista del skyline de Miami. La Mar, de lo mejor que hay en la ciudad.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Service was terrible making the rest of the experience very poor. Food was decent.

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Simply outstanding in everyway. The place is beautiful and chick, the food is delicious the service is excellent. It is a must in Miami.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Love the ceviche here- all are great. All the versions of huancaina and the octopus are just delicious! And our waitress was superb. She was very attentive and competent.

Tags: Happy Hour, Tapas, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Healthy
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Schöner Abend

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·Dined on December 29, 2017

we like the bay and city view, it's good place to bring your date.

Tags: Romantic, Paleo Friendly, Tasting Menu, Waterfront, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 29, 2017

I've come here several times to celebrate life moments and never disappoints. The food is delicious and unique. The service is friendly and accommodating. My favorite dishes are the Bachiche Tiradito and the Chaufa Aeropuerto (this is the best fried rice I've ever had). We recently tried the Cheeks Asado and the meat was extremely tender and juicy. It was Delicious!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Scenic View, Hot Spot, Tapas, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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