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About Panorama Restaurant & Sky Lounge at Sonesta Bayfront Hotel Coconut Grove

Come join us for great sunsets and dinner under the stars!

2889 McFarlane Road
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Bistro, Latin American, American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast Daily: 7:00am - 11:00am; Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Grand Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(305) 447-8256

Website:
http://www.sonesta.com/panorama

Executive Chef:
Christopher Cramer

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access

Panorama Restaurant & Sky Lounge at Sonesta Bayfront Hotel Coconut Grove Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (8)
Good for a Date (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
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Sunday Lunch (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Romantic (3)
Waterfront (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Cozy (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Fun (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Business Meals (1)
Casual (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Healthy (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
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Spicy (1)
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Had a great time! Ordered my first legal drink here. Great for birthdays!

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The only reason why I didn't rate the food excellent was because I didn't like the cumin in the sweet plantain mash. But the ceviche and churrasco were excellent.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Waterfront, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date
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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Spectacular view, great service, interesting menu executed beautifully.

Tags: Spicy, Pre/post Theatre, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Cozy, Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Went to celebrate birthday as a lunch date. Views were amazing. All the staff was very attentive and welcoming. Drinks and food were nothing short of delicious. Loved it and will definitely become a regular here.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 27, 2017

The outdoor seating is really spectacular with a great view of the Biscayne Bay. Food at one time was Peruvian but it is now turned more American Mediterranean/Peruvian/Latin fusion. They still had some wonderful ceviches on the menu for the Peruvian lovers. We did Miami Spice and the portions were huge! The starters even the octopus and salad were almost whole meals in themselves, so the Miami Spice menu really was a fantastic value. The food was excellent, very nice piece of beef filet, and super tasty pasta with shrimp/chorizo/cream sauce! I am actually not even a dessert person, but the desserts were awesome. Fried arroz con leche w/vanilla ice cream – delicious and innovative! The trio of creme brûlées were also nicely presented and also delicious! Great friendly service!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Went for Miami Spice. Food and Wine Menu are limited, but good portions and tasty options. The view and the breeze are amazing! Go before Sunset.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Casual, Fun, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 2, 2017

The Miami Spice menu is delightful

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Great rooftop patio

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 28, 2017

The service and the food at Panorama was great. The drinks were very good and the view was nice. The brunch menu was limited. From what I saw all there was for breakfast was continental, American platter, omelettes and eggs Benedict. I was hoping for more variety. I would go again.

Tags: Scenic View, Quiet Conversation
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 (Miami)·Dined on April 1, 2017

Very nice view, great crew, great taste

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 (Miami)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Good food and a very attentive staff

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 (Miami)·Dined on March 3, 2017

Absolutely loved it.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 30, 2016

Beautiful view, nice food but limited menu, and by good service.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 23, 2016

Beautiful view. Very good food , small dining room. Feels like hotel restaurant but nevertheless a great place for lunch. Will definitely be back.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 4, 2016

One of the few fabulous views in Miami! Great place for a small business lunch

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Afternoon Coffee
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 26, 2016

Excellent service, great water view, optional outdoor seating is nice.

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Waterfront
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 20, 2016

First and foremost, there is no longer any free valet parking. HOpefully you will remove this from your website. Next, there is a 19% service charge to your total bill so do not just add in your regular tip or you will be tipping way over. The food was wonderful, the view was great and Alma, our server did a great job.

Tags: Waterfront, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 13, 2016

We ordered 2 salads, one without nuts and one without croutons. Neither one came with croutons or nuts, and only one had a decent amount of pears. Carelessly put together.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 1, 2016

There was a crowd due to Coral Gables high school reunion But we were lucky as the Miami Spice menu was still available.

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 24, 2016

Not what I expected, tiny, plain, dull, nothing pretty about the place or exciting, the food had no taste, certainly not romantic.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 24, 2016

Was very disappoint when I reach to the restaurant. Nothing like in the pictures. First you could not find the restaurant no signs directly you to the restaurant. And the guest are walking in and out with there wet suits. Very small inside as well. The food was ok small portions as well but had better. Not somewhere I would go back too or recommend. If you went outside by the pool area then you would then see the beautiful view of the ocean that was the best part of my lunch experience.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 18, 2016

Our family did a Miami Spice lunch to celebrate a birthday. The view was beautiful, food was good, the salmon was great. Service good
a bit slow but we were enjoying our time together as well as the view. They could do better with the bread though, maybe serve it warm. But overall we were all satisfied it felt like the restaurant was all for us. We were a party of 13. We will be back maybe to try the breakfast.

Tags: Casual, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 12, 2016

Went from Miami Spice and the menu was great - the food taste amazing, the service was on point - great find.

Tags: Outstanding Value
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 10, 2016

We went for the Miami Spice menu. We live close by and were told that the view was great. We took out of town friends to impress them. The view did but not the food. The first course was ok not great . The main course chosen by 3 out of 4 of us was a grouper dish that had to be sent back because it didn't taste good.We were offered another choice which did taste good.The desserts were fine. I had the key lime. We noticed that other tables had bread but we hadn't been offered any. Maybe the tip being included in the bill affects the service. Go for the gorgeous view and sit outside weather permitting.

Tags: Waterfront, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 3, 2016

I would have never thought that this restaurant could be as good as it was. The food was delicious, the view fantastic. The only drawback: it can be the common path to the pool for hotel guests so you have to put up with people passing through. Suggest you sit outside facing east or at / near the bar.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 30, 2016

Not as fancy as we thought

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 (Miami)·Dined on August 28, 2016

Great food friendly wait staff - beautiful view.

Would definitely be back and recommend.

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 (Miami)·Dined on August 18, 2016

We took advantage of the I love Miami Spice special to check this restaurant out but I would come back at its regular price menu any day. The service was on point. Polite and friendly but did not interrupt needlessly. The food was amazing! My sister and I ordered completely different meals so we could take each others selection and it was all delicious. It was a Thursday around 9pm so it was not crowed. I would say this is a great go to place.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 10, 2016

First Miami Spice locale of 2016! Great rooftop like setting with a great view of Coconut Grove Marina and Biscayne Bay. A little weird with people in the pool but at the same time hotel guests have to swim somewhere I guess. Despite that the menu was great, the short rib appetizer was amazing as were the lamb chops. Desert has to the key lime pie in a glass. Only bummer was a very limited wine by-the-glass selection and the bar is not very big. All in all, I would recommend a visit.

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 10, 2016

We went for Miami Spice dinner. It was outstanding and the view is unbeatable.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 16, 2016

Beautiful views, good customer service, food and prices can be better.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 30, 2016

The attention and customer service provided by the Panorama staff make up for the small restaurant space and size available. It is located next to the pool and few seats and tables are available if you want to enjoy the view from the outside. If you want peace and quiet, you are forced to eat inside as patrons are using the pool and sauna nearby. The staff is attentive and the portions and display of the food are large so don't let the fact that you're at a hotel fool you. If we knew the size of the appetizers in advance, we may have passed on the entree; you get the proverbial "bang for your buck" in portions and is definitely an ideal place for business casual or casual dining as the location of the restaurant is on the eighth floor overlooking the bay at Coconut Grove.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 15, 2016

Fantastic view, unfortunately the only fantastic was the view. Service ok. Food ... For Sonesta Hotel they can do much better. Not flavor and not quality. They said that they have complementary valet parking but at the end they charge because they said I only have a discount.

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 10, 2016

Very nice time

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 (Miami)·Dined on May 24, 2016

Beautiful view of the marinas; good food and service.

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 (Miami)·Dined on April 21, 2016

You can't beat the view. Food was average nothing special at all. Presentation is good but taste didn't match. Service was decent at the table. Drinks were good food took a while and I was the only table occupied. But Gain you cannot beat the view really awesome. Good spot for happy hour maybe.

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 (Savannah)·Dined on March 18, 2016

Food was OK/ acceptable but not great. The general outdoor atmosphere and view were great. It would be a good place for a nice romantic dinner as long as you are not expecting great food and wine. Be advised that 19% tip is automatically added to your bill which is not unusual for Miami Hotels so check your original first invoice as it doesn't shot up on the total bill that comes back from the credit card slip. Generally it was a nice experience.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 1, 2016

service slow, even for miami. not only slow, but poor, as in inattentive. few items on the menu, mostly sandwiches. went there for the view, which was good, but not enough to recommend to other diners.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 19, 2016

If you're lucky you'll get the waiter, Ramey, as your waiter! He was outstanding.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 13, 2016

The view from the pool area is really nice, although it can get a little uncomfortable if it's too hot outside. Food was really good but it took a long time to get ready. Fair price.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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