Matador Room - The Miami Beach EDITION

4.6
1684 Reviews
$31 to $50
Latin American
Inspired by its rich history and 1950s glamour, world-renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has reinvented the iconic Matador Room with re-imagined menus that offer his interpretation of Caribbean, Spanish, and Latin and South American cuisines. Seasonal menus are composed of small and large plates that embrace the freshest, locally sourced, seasonal produce. With ocean and poolside views, Matador Terrace is set beneath a custom pergola covered with climbing bougainvillea and lush tropical greenery.

Reservations available online at www.opentable.com and you may call us at 786-257-4600.

Matador Room & Matador Bar
By Jean-Georges Vongerichten

The Miami Beach EDITION
2901 collins avenue, miami beach, FL 33140
www.editionhotels.com

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Experiences

  • Taste Of Matador

    $85.00 per person

    Multiple dates available

    Experience the culinary delights of Celebrity Chef Jean-Georges five course prix fixe menu featuring nine signature dishes including appetizers, entrees, and desserts served family style.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1684 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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vipOpenTable Diner
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spectacular in every way - ambience, service, interesting and supremely flavorful dishes. Enthusiastically recommended!

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Newlyweds
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Made a reservation to celebrate my wedding and honeymoon. Staff was incredibly helpful in making sure we had a spot on the terrace as requested. The server was incredible, he was friendly, knowledgeable about the menu and always around when you needed him. Wife and I had an amazing dinner. Would definitely recommend to anyone who would like an upscale experience.

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vipPith
New England
14 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We had the tasting menu and some of the dishes were good or excellent and others like the signature chicken dish did not meet expectations. The chicken skin tasted rancid to us. We didn’t report it.

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snarang25
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Matador room was delicious. I would definitely go back. The ambiance in the outdoor area was serene with views of the pool. It was very green. We ordered a la carte and enjoyed everything. The cocktails were great too but the entrees did not blow us away.

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LisaR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Great ambiance! Loved the sangria and the short rib tacos

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vipnrrrrrr
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

amazing food, great service, sitting outside is so nice!

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vipbins
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Disappointed with menu. All day same menu only couple of more items for dinner. You dine in very nice main dining room and you see same lunch menu????

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JenH
New England
4 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Delicious food in an open airy environment. Comfortable seating.

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vipRoshadS
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experience. Food was great and so was service

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vipAndiV
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience5

Decent food and nice ambience. Scan your check thoroughly though.

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Nicolas
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Food was overall very good, but didn’t ‘WOW’ me. Arroz con pollo was the best dish. Gulf shrimp were a little bland, needed more salt & seasoning. Maitake mushrooms and manchego fritters good. Service was very polite and professional. But didn’t check on table often for drinks. And multiple times duplicate food items came to the table that we had to send back and say we already ate them. Overall good but not great food. Atmosphere was nice. Service needs to improve a little. We would return and try again sometime.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitstaff were outstanding. Food quality superb. Did not like the fact they allowed dogs in the dining area when spending $600 on a meal.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Really good food!! A definite treat during our stay!!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing all around

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Order the Matador experience. You will not regret it.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a solid place. Been a patron for years. Everything is on point.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Good brunch experience. Food was excellent. I had the coconut pancakes—best pancakes I’ve eaten. Hubby had the Benedict and also enjoyed it. Drinks were good, but pricey. $19 for sangria is outrageous but typical for South Beach. Server was slow and inattentive; admittedly we were there during peak brunch hours but we had to chase him down for refills and the check. The restaurant is beautiful and the views of the pool are amazing. I would eat here again and look forward to trying it for dinner.

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Coco
Tampa
5 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience5

Super busy night for a Thursday. Lovely dining room. We sat on the verandah which was picturesque but crowded. Menu was short on selections...pizza on the menu??? Food was $$$ for what they charge.

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vipJonathanG
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful time and incredible meal. Highly recommend the outdoor seating area especially if it’s great weather. All of the dishes are on the smaller side, but each one is incredibly prepared and delicious. Can’t go wrong with any of the fish dishes, including the raw shaved red snapper, tuna tartare, crispy gulf shrimp, and lobster entree.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
7 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really lovely dinner all around. The staff of the restaurant (and the hotel in general) were so pleasant and helpful. The restaurant itself is really attractive, including the outdoor patio where we dined. The food was really delicious and we were able to try all of the dishes we wanted since the portions are small (like tapas). A couple things (the wild gulf shrimp, specially) could’ve been spicier and the glazed short rib tacos were a touch salty, but everything else we tried was a 10/10.

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vipCA1234
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and overall experience

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ChaseM
San Diego
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Recommend the mushroom goat cheese as well as the truffle pizza

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

The ambiance is amazing! The food and drinks were excellent as well. Compliments to the chef. I had the grouper tacos and the pear salad and it was a perfect light dinner. I will def be back to stay at the hotel.

As for the service. Since majority of restaurants in Miami already add a 22% service charge, I have noticed the service is subpar. We didn’t receive any napkins or utensils until the food was out and we asked for them. The waiter just came once to take our order and never came by to check in if we needed anything. I guess this is the problem with setting a service charge, there’s no desire to go above and beyond for your customers... standard service would have been great at that point.

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vipCherif
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The manager was so professional. She was beyond accommodating and fizzed a problem with great aplomb and ease.

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Travis
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

The most beautiful restaurant in Miami! And I think the best service? The hosts, wait assistants and servers were fabulous! This restaurant is CLEAN! The drinks were wonderful! The setting is breathtaking!!!! The pepper-appetizer was my favorite thing!!!!! The food is good, but the atmosphere is everything! I’ll be back here every time I visit Miami!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, not to mention desserts, specially the churros and chocolate cake.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Service was good! Michael was helpful, accommodating and very attentive.
The sample menu was "ok" ... little bit overpriced ... but flavors were good.

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vipLVfoodie
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my second time at Matador Room went in 2015 and I remember it being amazing, and I was right. Matador Room is a must in South Beach! It is a little bit farther and away from the "main action" on Collins Avenue, but we were staying close to 17th street and was about ~30 mins walk.

First off, The Edition is beautiful with the simplicity and elegance. We requested to eat outside, and it's magical. The plants, flowers and lights truly bring you to another place.

We ordered the Sweet Pea Guacamole, the Avocado Pizza (which is a MUST it's very very unique and presented beautifully). the mushroom and grouper tacos, and lastly the seasonal vegetables with salsa verde. Every single thing was fantastic and even large in portion. It was 3 of us and we felt it was plenty.

Along with the dishes they give a nice spicy sauce for the table, we loved it so much we asked if they sell it anywhere and our waitress gave some for us to take home!

It was such a great experience, craving to go back again. Recommend to ask if you can sit outside and enjoy the beautiful view.

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vipChino
Miami
11 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Un verdadero desastre !! Comida fria !!! La entrada
Y el plato principal llegaron juntos ! Lugar sin onda

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vipYvonneL
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience2

We were really looking forward to this meal, had heard
great reviews. Was disappointed in all of the experience- food was just fair, no ambience

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vipSueR
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my second time here and still didn't disappoint. Just delicious all around. The arroz con pollo was probably the best I have every had and the cheese pizza with truffles is like no other. I always like to try new places when I travel, but the 2nd visit didn't disappoint and I'll be back for a 3rd.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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vipLiviaN
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional !

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vipAdam
Raleigh
7 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful setting on outdoor patio. Our server Michael was excellent. The grilled octopus and the Tuna Tartare were excellent. Highly recommend, especially if you can sit outside on a nice evening. Great wine list.

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vipinnak
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Nice setting, not on par food. Rey disappointing.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing evening here (as always) but tonight was even more special, celebrating a milestone birthday. Dinner was delectable and the grouper tacos are literally my favorite tacos anywhere. The service could not have been lovelier, with our server checking meticulously about our requests and dietary preferences and the host staff could not have been more welcoming and gracious. Thank you, Matador Room for a wonderfully memorable evening.

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vipSheenaB
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome with a capital A!!! Loved everything about our dinner.

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KimL
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I wish I could give Matador Room more stars! We have eaten all over the world and were so surprised with the quality, taste and service! My husband even said it was the best meal ever! We did the taste of Spain (think that’s what it was called) it was so yummy and fun! The setting was idyllic set back amongst beautiful landscaping. BUT the service was really what made this meal so special for our family!! We were greeted so warmly by name and escorted right to our table then the pampering began! Michael our server is so unbelievably good at what he does and went out of his way to make the night so special! All of the wait staff appeared to be working so hard and with a smile on their faces! The manager even made an appearance. Thanks Michael and the rest of the team, we will be back!!

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vipDerp
Minneapolis
6 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience4

Disappointing. My wife’s main entree consisted of five small shrimp. The dish presented well and was tasty, but was extremely overpriced. I ordered the fish tacos which were good. We were in Miami for the week vacationing and tried multiple restaurants up and down Collins Avenue for dinner. The Matador Room was our least favorite. Be prepared to order a number of expensive small plates to experience a variety of tastes at this establishment.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Indiana
4 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Beautiful setting outside! Feels like you are truly on vacation. Our service was impeccable. Definitely recommend the short rib tacos!

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Matador Room - The Miami Beach EDITION is rated 4.6 stars by 1684 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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