One Door East

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$30 and under
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One Door East is the newest venture for restaurateurs Giovanni Rocchio and Elke Quintana. The industrial, modern vibe features teal walls and a cement floor while light jazz and funk music play in the background. The knowledgeable staff includes top notch servers and mixologists who create all the signature cocktails offered at One Door East.

Global shared plates, featuring both large and small plates, is the concept behind the menu at One Door East.
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AK
Miami
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Loved the ambience of the place. The food was very innovative but slightly salty for my taste. We went for the restaurant month menu and also ordered Beef briskets on the side which was a little salty but it could be me. Drinks were great!! Would definitely recommend going and trying out this place once.

S
Miami
13 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Tapas style place. A lot of small bites to try. It’s on the pricey side, but it’s worth it.

R
Miami
11 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The food was excellent. Went for Crave menu & will be back soon for regular menu.

RR
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had ten different items and they were all delicious. Highly recommend the brisket and octopus.. the drinks were equally as good.. speciality cocktails and service were top notch

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

It was my daughter’s 19th birthday so we were hoping for a lovely dinner experience. Your staff made sure all was perfect, from the excellent wait staff, to the food and atmosphere, all was exquisite! Even the piped in music had us all smiling and asking Siri “What’s this song?” Thank you for a memorable evening with the family, we shall return.

LR
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lucas our waiter was great. Not too pushie but the right balance of service and attention.

TR
Western NC
7 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From friendly greeting on reception through excellent dinner service and good food all made for a very pleasant evening. Our two guests were at One Door for the first time and said “ we will definitely come back with friends of theirs.”

OT
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous!! I love this restaurant!! The service and food always amazing!!

CS
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a wonderful time. Or server was amazing, the food was very good and the ambiance was very nice. We were recommending to a friend while we were there. So nice and welcoming staff

RS
Miami
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great as usual. Derick was outstanding. Very attentive great personality but also a great articulation of the menu.

CU
Miami
12 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was our first visit to One Door East. We were celebrating our anniversary and wanted to try something different. Our very good friends joined us and that made it even better to try more. This was the perfect choice! It’s very interesting how the small plates are served when they are ready rather than in what we would consider sequential order. I’m sure our waiter had a lot to do with that too👍. We started with house smoked fish dip that was incredible and a beautiful beet salad. Next, we had slow cooked beef gyoza and sautéed shishito peppers. That’s not all! We had spicy black pepper and beef udon noodles with braised mushrooms. Delicious! Lastly, we ate the wood fired skirt steak with chimichurri/lime. It sounds like a lot and it was, but remember that they are all small plates. We can’t wait to go back and try some of the other items we missed. Highly recommended.

j
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a great restaurant!!! Food was great, fresh and tasty. The vibe was hip, fresh and on trend.

NF
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 1

We went during their monthly art event which was combine with pride week. The food was excellent when it finally came out. The service was really slow, it took us 2 hours to get all our food and another 30 minutes to get our check. We were so ready to leave. Also, we couldn’t actually enjoy the restaurant as this event came with a DJ blasting music like a night club. I would try this restaurant without an event and hope for better.

OT
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 2

We had high expectations coming in. Two friends had recommended the place and one had bought us a gift certificate. While we weren’t dissatisfied with the food it wasn’t as spectacular as we felt it was going to be based on what we were told. In all honesty, I felt the dishes were overpriced for what they were. I do recommend the ricotta toast, it was delicious!
Very unfortunately we had poor service. Our server was patronizing and borderline rude, but there was a helping hand who was absolutely delightful and friendly, he poured our wine and made us feel valued. The bussers and runners did an amazing job actually and I applaud them. So I’m not going to write off the service completely, it was just the one person. This could’ve just been an off night for the restaurant, but it could also have been a better night for us.

DN
Orlando
23 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Great service and food. Quiet night so not much atmosphere but that is Fort Lauderdale in the summer I guess.

GS
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a memorable meal. Everything was delicious but standouts included the brisket, Brussels sprouts, ricotta toast, beet salad, skirt steak, Nutella cookies. Our waiter Lucas was terrific. He added to our meal in every way and lead us through a great evening.

R
San Antonio
38 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

This is a more casual restaurant than it's cousin next door, Valentino's, which is more fine dining although the food here qualifies as fine dining in my opinion. There is a sizeable bar and tables are placed in the surrounding area. We went for the prix fixe menu, which had items from the main menu on it. The spicy tuna tacos were perfect. They had a crispy shell, perfectly prepared tuna, avocado mezcal mousse, and cilantro. The server told us to squirt some lime on it and I did on the first one. I found the lime overpowering as it masked the subtle flavors of the dish. I did not use lime on the other two. We shared an interesting salad of bibb lettuce. The dressing was light. The surprise was that it had a kick to it, which we enjoyed. The main courses were petite marinated chicken / mexican mole / cotija cheese / pickled fresno chili, which was fabulous. It was not like other mole that I have had in that there seemed like there was less chocolate. I was so pleased with it that our server sent me home with a container of the sauce. Our other entree was spicy black pepper & beef udon noodles / braised mushroom / snap pea / scallion. When I think of udon I think of the soup version, which this was not. This was incredibly flavorful. I would definitely go back and explore more of the menu but I could repeat exactly what we had.

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

I’ve have been a bunch of times but this time was not up to par. The service was terrible and the food took forever to come out. Overall was not satisfied.

DM
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a wonderful experience. Best burger around and Kallie is a wonderful waitress.

R
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Food is very good, unique & perfect for sharing. Menu is great, good variety for different tastes!

GO
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 4

Ultimately I was disappointed. I give them points for trying but like most restaurants in the South Florida area they fall short. The menu is interesting with small dishes in the tradition of Spanish tapas. If your going to serve a small focused dish in front of a hungry ambitious diner it’s got to be spot on. As an example, I ordered the bbq brisket. As most know, brisket is an inexpensive cut of beef that with care and skill can be one of the tastiest slices of meat you will ever eat. The brisket served was bland and tuff to chew. Another dish, tuna tacos, was tasty but light on the tuna. It’s the little things like putting enough tuna in a taco that makes the difference between a great restaurant and just another restaurant.

B
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great vibe and particularly good service. Food was exceptional and drinks are always a good thing. Pricing seemed a bit high, but hey, it’s high cost Florida. Not an every day thing, but well advised for a special treat.

JS
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

Service was very snooty and did not seem to have time of day for us. We were celebrating 2 birthdays and they charged us for the cake! The food was tiny and average. Super loud and very pretentious. Be sure to wear your best shoes because it’s the sort of place that’s only about the “scene”. We won’t be back and we dine out with friends frequently. We shall warn them off this high priced ripoff.

DM
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good service, wonderful food. A favorite spot

TE
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

It was just ok. Under seasoned and over priced. The tomato & burrata had zero seasoning, and salt is not offered on the tables. The brisket was painfully dry. The beef udon was Chinese takeout in a nice dish. Great service, but won't be back.

A
Miami
14 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place... very nice variety of foods and wines, especially wines. Great for parties, birthdays and just for get together.

AP
Miami
17 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every time we dine there we have a nice experience. Wait staff, cocktails, amazing small dishes. Not much else to ask for.

P
Miami
11 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Food delicious. Ambience comfortable and relaxing. Service reasonably good.

CA
Chicago
46 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

This was my 4th visit. Food is exceptional, but service is not great. Servers kind of have an “attitude”

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 2

Too loud! Couldn’t even have a conversation. Otherwise awesome

EP
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 5ambience 5

If you're going to One Door East, I recommend you eat first. $100 later, we left hungry

JJ
New Orleans
8 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

I went with a small group of friends. We were greeted in a friendly manner, the restaurant and the bar were beautiful, and the service superb. What we appreciated most was the wonderful variety of small plates that were available to order...perfect for us with one vegetarian, one fish only and two who can enjoy everything. It was a wonderful dinner with great ambience and attentive, helpful service...we will be back soon!

P
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The menu is tapa style and is great for sharing. The staff was exceptional at timing the food. It’s wonderful to try a little of a lot of dishes.

KY
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an awesome experience at One Door East! No issues making a last minute reservation. The ambiance was great - modern and unique artwork, dim lighting, sleek furniture. Our server was very knowledgeable and helpful with both food and drink recommendations. There were three of us and we ordered about 10 different dishes to share. Every dish was fantastic and perfectly portioned for sharing. It was fun to be able to try so many different things. We would definitely recommend to friends and will be back!

NC
Miami
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambiance. The food and drinks were great. It’s a little pricey but worth it!

ER
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

Started poorly 2 entrances to valet cars were at a standstill. We ordered . The drinks took 25 minutes. The first plate came a half hour later. Then while EVERYONE around was feasting we never received our other 4 plates. The cowardly manager never came to our table. After 1.5 hours we left hungry. Oh by the way it was a bday dinner. Not even an apology.
I am a local. I will tell all my friends to stay away. This place is terrible.

CA
Chicago
46 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 3

Food was excellent. Way too noisy and service was inattentive and slow

H
New England
11 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 2

The food was delicious and the service great. But we were seated on the bar side which was not to our liking. We were a table for 2 and could not hear a thing we said to each other
Hopefully we will be seated on the restaurant side.

T
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From the art lining the walls to the meal, our senses were enthralled from the table set before us with recommendations from Greg , our Server. Beers flowed as a women-brewed beer release consisting of a porter well laid with vanilla, coffee and chile.

i
Miami
17 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Lucas is terrific! The service was excellent. The only issue we had was the price for a scotch whiskey was higher on the final bill than it was on the menu. The manager tried to explain it to us however we felt it was inappropriate but said nothing. The kinks need to be worked out so that the menu price is reflected in the final bill price. The manager explanation took away some of the positive feelings of the evening.

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