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Lorenzo

3.9
39 reviews
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$50 and over
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Italian
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  • Great for Outdoor Dining (31)
  • Neighborhood Gem (28)

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About

Lorenzo is a classic Italian restaurant. Due to this restaurant's hot Miami location, it is one of the few restaurants diners can go to where they can dine poolside or have a drink with their toes in the water. Lorenzo makes it a goal to provide a fine Italian dining experience while at the same time embracing the laid-back style of the city of Miami.

Lorenzo's menu is classic Italian, with a splash of Cuban flavor thrown in as an homage to its surrounding culture. Much of the menu is filled with classic pasta dishes such as spaghetti bolognese and pasta alfredo. Due to its proximity to the coast, Lorenzo also gets some of the freshest seafood around and incorporates it into the menu at every opportunity.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation


Dinner:

Monday - Friday: 6:00pm - 11pm

Saturday - Sunday 4pm - 11pm

Brunch:

Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm
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Phone number
(786) 483-1796
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Cross street: 18th we are located in the Redbury Hotel
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What 39 People Are SayingWrite a review
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3.9
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4.1
food
4.1
service
3.7
ambience
Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipJulia (Central Coast)
3.0
Dined on August 30, 2014

Food was outstanding, but slow not so much great service. It seems it was too much for a waiter to spend time with us, and restaurant was almost empty. It is a great spot, waiters need a little education on being friendly.

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vipMarco (Miami)
4.0
Dined on August 16, 2014

A terribly misguided Miami Herald food review, no doubt, helped doom Lorenzo (scheduled to close in late Aug 2014). Do yourself a favor a sample their cuisine: meatballs, grilled octopus, gnocchi w/ boar ragu, roasted prawns, scallops etc. This is tasty, tangy, slightly spicy Italian fare. Absolutely no underseasoning at Lorenzo. The zesty flavors burst in your mouth. We've greatly enjoyed, several times, the pleasant Open Kitchen Hotel Lobby chique casual ambience. I seriously hope that Tony Mantuano re-opens somewhere in Miami.

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vipFinediningfoodies (Miami)
5.0
Dined on June 16, 2014

We tried a variety of items in the menu. The eggplant fries were amazing! Even my husband and daughter loved them and my husband does not like eggplant!! The gnocchi with Boar Bolognese sauce was mild, flavorful and enough for the three of us to share as an appetizer. I did not care for the Ravioli and our server quickly exchanged it for the grilled shrimp. Service was excellent and friendly, we will definitely go back!

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vipMartinPL (Miami)
2.0
Dined on June 15, 2014

I'm glad we went there for lunch only. Dirty cutlery, just ok food, unpleasant manager - the wine we ordered was not avaiable and we were offered mroe expensive wine only but at a higher price.

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vipRedSoxFan (Miami)
3.0
Dined on June 10, 2014

Why isn't this restaurant busier? Seriously good food here, gnocchi with braised boar, treviso goat cheese and the pizzas are outstanding.
All Italian wine list and gelato to take away. Book your reservation now and check it out.

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Foodie (Raleigh)
3.0
Dined on June 7, 2014

Based on the reviews I read I went in with high expectations but the food was just average to me. It is a great spot for people watching and while spending time on South Beach. I would give it another try now knowing what to expect.

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vipDallasites (Las Vegas)
4.0
Dined on March 22, 2014

We had been a couple of times and had a great experience. The service is always great. This time we brought locals to introduce them to the restaurant and the whole snapper came out partially raw! It was graciously removed from the bill, but our friend from Miami(an avid fisherman) was disappointed and won't likely come back.

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vipLex91 (New York Area)
4.0
Dined on March 22, 2014

Try to get a table outside. Our server, Alesia was excellent, food was delicious and pretty reasonably priced. Great pasta and eggplant fries. The ONLY downside for me was that I wish there were more dessert selections, but there are still 3 which was fine! I would definitely return and recommend it to anyone.

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vipBigG5 (Miami)
4.0
Dined on March 21, 2014

Service and food made for a quality dining experience. I am a permanent Miami resident and felt as if the restaurant was more for tourists staying in hotels near the 1800 block on Collins Avenue. A nice feature is that the restaurant deducts the $25.00 parking charge from your final check amount; so parking is free with an efficient valet on the side of the hotel.

I will definitely return if I am on Miami Beach and anywhere near the restaurant. The chicken entrée was superb and the pasta superior to most. The gelato deserts were the best I have had on Miami Beach.

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vipFoodiechic (Miami)
2.0
Dined on March 11, 2014

Dinner was delicious but very expensive and all of our guests agreed, the atmosphere doesn't not match the cost of this dinner. The restaurant was empty, the room makes you feel like you are in a cafeteria, the cocktails were extremely small and the wine list was Italian wines only. As much as our food was very good, the rest of the experience was nothing to write home about. Our service was ok until the server spilled a very hot coffee on top of one of our diners. There is no fun, sexy Miami vibe here, come on, this is Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, there is no scene here. It's sad because the food is worthy but the atmosphere is just lacking

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation


Dinner:

Monday - Friday: 6:00pm - 11pm

Saturday - Sunday 4pm - 11pm

Brunch:

Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm
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Cross street
18th we are located in the Redbury Hotel
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$50 and over
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Phone number
(786) 483-1796
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Parking details
Valet parking is available on 18th St. and Collins ave. There is street parking and area parking lots and garages.
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Executive chef
James Versfelt
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Private party facilities
The restaurant has a private dining room, the Wine Room, for up to 14 guests. For larger social gatherings and special events, guests may buy-out Lorenzo or use the hotel’s rooftop.
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Private party contact
Tristan Curtiss: (786) 483-1796
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine