Miro

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404 reviews
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Miro is a California inspired Italian Restaurant. We believe that dining should be a sharing experience! Allowing everyone to eat and share at the table, like a traditional Italian family, provides everyone the chance to try more of what our restaurant has to offer. Come and enjoy our family style service!
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OT
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Maybe good for a business lunch, but weekend dining was nothing spectacular. Good salads and variety. Bar in the basement might be cool nightspot, however, but we did not stick around to see what kind of crowd the place attracts.

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PC
Miami
18 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Super Yummmmy😋 lunch & cocktails 🍸 !

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K
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I was in town for a conference and looking for someplace close to my hotel. I never imagined that a choice based on convenience would end up being such a wonderful experience. We had an awesome server who made perfect recommendations based on our many questions. Honestly, he was 3 for 3 on all of his recommendations.
The food was absolutely delicious (wood-grilled octopus to start, followed by spaghetti with pork Bolognese) and I found myself thinking about that pasta for days afterward. The butterscotch budino for dessert was also divine. From start to finish, so delicious!!!!
I kept looking for opportunities to get back to Miro before my short trip was over, but, sadly, never made it. Next time I’m in LA, this will definitely be on my list of must-visit spots!!

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CR
Columbus
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great happy hour available in the bar area... highly recommend for after work bites and drink!

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CA
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The food and service were great. Ambiance and decor very clean and pleasing. I went during lunch and the noise level was high so would not recommend for a quiet romantic or intimate dinner or lunch. I have lots of allergies and they were accommodating and knowledgeable about allergies and cross contamination . Will go again for sure and do remind the grilled Octopus was superb!

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D
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

For the restaurant: Ordered 4 drinks and an assortment of apps and entrees for my bday group of 4. Overall the drinks were ok at best (which is why we passed on more), the food i wouldn't write home about. Certain items felt overpriced because the experience with them didn't justify the cost. Its almost like some level of flavor was missing. Part of me wishes I had ordered a burger instead because that is almost impossible to miss on.

I will say the dessert was really good! We tried 3 different ones and I would rank it top to bottom: cheesecake, caramel budino, and tiramasu. I don't think you could go wrong with any of them.

After we went downstairs to see the whiskey lounge, however we only stayed for one pour. The selection was good, but I wasn't a fan of the DJ, and the music was entirely too loud where it made it hard to enjoy drinking a good scotch while conversing.

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e
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Happy birthday to me. I had invited my friends to have a small dinner with me at Miro. The decor was absolutely beautiful. They all loved it. My friend Christopher walks by Miro all the time and never went in, he said he loved it. Then my two other friends said it was "fancy." I said, "Nothing but the best for my friends."

We chose great food. I had the Scallops and Panchetta. What an excellent choice. My other friends went with the chicken and he loved it very much. The drinks were cleverly named IE: "Who are you gonna call?" and cleverly garnished. A definite must try. We all shared the well presented Caprese salad and then headed out for the night.

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TR
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The service was great. The food was also good except the spaghetti was a bit salty. Great place for a date night.

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CM
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

I was quite disappointed with my experience at Miro. I booked a reservation for two on Valentine's day after researching the menu, but when we arrived, we were forced to order off a set menu. In addition, we were presented with champagne and flowers which, while nice for some, were not something we asked for and therefore did not want due to the extra charge associated with them. In addition, the menu displayed no prices, and the options were quite limited. Unfortunately, neither of us found any of the courses to be worth the spectacular unexpected bill we had to pay. In addition, both my date and I are under 21, and therefore did not touch the champagne we were "gifted." However, the waitress came over to us and asked us if we were of age, but before we could respond in the negatory, she quickly grabbed the glasses away from us as other diners watched. It was not only embarrassing, but no charge was deducted from our bill. We ended up spending $165 on a decent-but by no means worth the price-meal, and a $30 "20% gratuity" was slapped on before we were asked to tip.

I will not be dining here again. 1) they quite obviously took advantage of the holiday by withholding menu prices, serving small, average courses, and complementing parties with gifts, which I am appalled by, especially being a college student with a limited income. 2) they embarrassed my date and me by taking away our champagne, rightfully so, but before we could respond and in a noisy manner. I'm not one to write negative reviews or comments by any means, but I was truly disappointed and embarrassed. I hope Miro will someday offer a worthwhile dining experience, but they have yet to achieve so today.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 2service 3ambience 5

It was oKay

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

Valentine’s Day pre Fox was not great. Have never tried on a normal day.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Valentine’s Day pre fixe menu.
Delicious.

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Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

We went there for Valentines Day and it was “ok”, nothing special and should have just kept the regular menu available vs forcing people to order off a limited very over priced selection. There was not one wow menu item that we had. All were, again, okay but not worth the money. My lobster pasta was completely tasteless.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Valentines Day was a hit!

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DF
Minneapolis
7 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

My date and I enjoyed a delicious meal for Valentines Day. We liked the atmosphere and the music. Our four-course meal was wonderful. But service was mediocre. Then Miro built the tip right into the bill. No choice. That is not a tip; it is a hidden service charge.

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OT
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 5

Not the greatest service

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Never had been and wanted to try. Super cute and great ambiance

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h
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The food and service were good, in fact, the food is consistently good, but it's quite noisy and therefore challenging to carry on a conversation.

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h
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

the squid ink pasta and drinks that we got were really good, our friend had the lamb chop and said it was phenomenal. Also recommend the cheese plate. Ambiance was lively but not overly loud, I like that you can carry a conversation without raising your voice. Over all was a pleasant experience and will return. Definitely check out the downstairs bar!

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h
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Nice atmosphere and consistently good food, but very noisy.

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G
Los Angeles
27 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Had a business lunch here. Good menu and food choices. Pretty interior and good seating space. Food was good, but not great otherwise I would give 5 stars.

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LZ
Los Angeles
89 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

I have been to Miro several times, and in the past, it has always been amazing. Unfortunately, this time, the food was just so-so, and the item I ordered had issues several time (main was out after ordering, then next dish one side couldn't be done, and the next was under cooked and the one after that did not seem right.) While the server was friendly, she was not attentive enough, so it took forever to get help. Three of us, and the entree for mine also came out nearly 10 minutes after the other two, and of course, with the issues, meant I was eating after the other two were done.

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DC
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

It’s a nice restaurant with a whiskey bar downstairs. The food is just so so. We ordered a lot of dishes and everything tasted bland or more correctly - like the generic versions of the plates. I have eaten at a lot of Italian restaurants in Asia - and there is something so I flavorful about them. The food looks great - but it’s some bland version of what Italian is.
We went downstairs for a nightcap. We sat at a table and were never approached by a waiter or bartender. So we left and went elsewhere.
They need to up their game: flavor! How can you order a Bolognese pasta, and a pepperoni pizza and have them taste exactly the same - without spices. Pepperoni had no flavor and the cheese was bland

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j
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This place is ideal for small groups of 4-8 as the shared plates are delicious and extremely varied. We all loved the grilled octopus but all were very good. We shared a mushroom and truffle pizza which was nice but very light on the truffle flavor... as in none. Still a nice pizza. The rigatoni’ with short rib was a real crowd pleaser as were all of the desserts. Our waitress was wonderful and her suggestions were spot on. Good energy and vibe. The downstairs whiskey bar is not to be missed either before or after dinner.

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h
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our second visit and we still love it. The menu has an interesting selection and the staff are friendly. Next time we'll visit the whiskey bar downstairs too.

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OT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took a client, was great atmosphere, perfect noise level, delicious food and drinks

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TE
Minneapolis
6 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I don't like to give bad reviews just because I had a bad experience as sometimes things happens. There was 5 of girls dinning we all ordered at the same time but only 3 of the meals came out. We had to ask the waitress where our meals were. She came back and told us there was an issue with the printer and they missed our meal. They apologized , filled out wine glass for free, and comped out two meals. We did get our two meals when everyone was done, but I think they handled the situation graciously and I appropriated the honesty. The food was great and I loved the atmosphere.

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DF
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food and the place is good. The only complain I have is the noise level since we were seated with a large group celebrating birthdays. They can probably put them at the back.

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AG
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Good Italian inspired good in DTLA. Some accoustic treatment of the room would have made the space less noisy. The grilled octopus was a table favorite as was the delicious homemade lasagna. The Scallop and Pancetta dish was uninspired and a qee bit disappointing given the level of the octopus and lasagna.

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T
Baltimore
168 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Pizzas were very good
Salads were fine

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OT
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 3

Nice place, nice service, food was really good.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had dinner fairly early on New Years Eve. We thought the food was great pasta bolognese, persimmon salad and butterscotch dessert. The pasta is made in-house and all the dishes were shareable. The wine selection was top notch-selected by a talented sommelier and even though the restaurant got busier as the evening got later our service was attentive. Miro is across from the Intercontinental hotel so an easy, delicious choice for out of towners.

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T
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food fun place with an excellent whisky lounge. Dining area is a bit noisy but food is awesome!!!

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JG
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fun place to meet up with friends for great drinks and food. Wonderful atmosphere up and downstairs and phenomenal staff.

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GA
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Third time dining here. Enjoyed it each time. Great staff, food, and setting. So nice without the pretense you experience with so many LA restaurants now! Love it!

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F
Los Angeles
43 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

The service was very good, but was disappointed in the food. My friend and I each had the rigatoni that was recommended by the server, but it was bland and the pasta was overcooked.

I've good experiences in the past, and will try Miro again, but yesterday was not the best of experiences.

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a
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

I would have given a 5 star but we went when the restaurant was completely booked. Therefore, we had to sit in the bar section on high bar table. We didn't like that. If they had told us this before reservation, we would have made other arrangements for dinner.
Our server and the food were great, otherwise.
Close to Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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ST
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love Miro every time!! Wonderful food , ambience and service!

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ST
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everyone loved!!

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CT
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 1

This restaurant was so loud that I could not even carry on a conversation with my date. The food was very average and the seating was terrible. I will never go here again, a huge disappointment.

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