Silverlake Bistro

4.8
42 reviews
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Bistro
Welcome to Silverlake! American West Coast inspired Bistro.

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HAPPINESS HOUR WED - FRI 5-6:30PM

ENJOY OUR DISCOUNTED FOOD MENU FEATURING FAVORITES OFF OUR REGULAR MENU, INCLUDING MUSSELS AND SILVERLAKE BURGER!
$5 CRAFT BEER & $7 GLASS. WED -FRI 5-6:30PM

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: March 13, 2019

Ends: March 14, 2118

Availability: Wed-Fri 5:00PM-6:30PM

What 42 People Are Saying
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CB
Miami
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Such a wonderful experience! It’s a great neighborhood place to grab a delicious bite . Lots of familiar faces and a more than welcoming staff made our meal even better. We tried the gnocchi Mac and cheese, the burger and the baked chicken. All delicious and devoured quicker than we wanted! Oh and definitely try the desserts! The chocolate bread pudding was beyond!

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OT
Miami
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We are regulars now. Always amazing!

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b
Miami
46 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Silverlake Bistro. It is small, neighborhoody, casual, and the most un-Miami of spots because it is chic yet unpretentious and has great food (the most un-Miami part is the unpretentious). Sandy Sanchez, who owns it with her chef-husband Benoit Ramblat, is effervescent, charming, and incredibly accommodating. The food is really good. Don't expect a wide-ranging menu--it's a small restaurant with bistro-like offerings--but do expect delicious food. A real standout on our last visit was a nightly special that was a wild mushroom flatbread with triple creme, but everything (and there were six of us, each eating something different) was really really good.

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JM
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My dinner at Silverlake Bistro was amazing. Food was delicious and the service impeccable. Chef Ben and Sandy came by our table a few times. David our server was on point. Highly recommended. My wife and I loved it.

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N
Miami
16 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Lovely bistro, outstanding salad and fish!

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p
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and excellent service are the main draws of this relatively new North Beach restaurant. It is such a joy to have a serious place in the area.

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LP
Miami
47 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and wonderful service! Especially loved the scallops and the desserts were amazing. Looking forward to returning and trying more dishes. The service was impeccable, friendly and on point with the menu and wine selection (which was well curated and reasonable). :-)

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OT
New York Area
173 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 3

Silverlake is a very unassuming, casual bisto. The real surprise is when the food starts coming out. It is fantastic. The chef seriously knows what he is doing. I am still dreaming of the carrot appetizer. The only negative is that our waitress had some attitude. But the food is what will make us return.

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IS
Miami
125 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

What a delightful "neighborhood" restaurant. A wonderful and small place with very attentive staff. Fresh and wonderful combination of ingredients with a French flair. This was our second time dining at the restaurant and we actually enjoyed it more than the first time. We are looking forward to our third visit soon.

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T
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice ! Its a wonderfull place . The food and the team are very good

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MC
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We enjoyed the food and thought the decor and music were very intimate and cool.

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JS
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous from beginning to end! The hostess was had a wonderful and welcoming way. The ambiance made you feel like you were swept away to another country. The food from the first course to desert was exquisite. The service couldn't have been better.

Both owners were there and at our table throughout the night. How much better does it get???

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OT
Miami
62 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice neighborhood spot feels like old south beach

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D
Miami
50 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Neighborhood gem with very good food. Their French heritage shines throughout. Worth a drive.

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b
Miami
47 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Silverlake is a charming, quirky, laid-back neighborhood bistro with really good food. The staff (including the owner) were all warm and accommodating. Welcome to the Beach!

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e
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Go here for a date night. Go here to celebrate a special occasion. Go here to simply have a delicious meal in an intimate and super-cute space.

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LA
Miami
15 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely wonderful service and food!

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G
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Food was great. It is a very cute place. Prices are moderate. Would highly recommend. The only issue is that the music was too loud. They said they would turn it down, but five minutes later it was loud again.

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DR
Miami
14 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

truly excellent and surprising, authentic colorful, food with healthy options, they have vegan options, need more.

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OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I went for my 2 year anniversary with my girlfriend. I was able to park for free right in front of the restaurant no hassle. We were greeted by name and immediately wished a happy anniversary. Next we were seated and given complimentary champagne.

The waiter was very attentive. We ordered gnocchi Mac n cheese, scallops, and the lamb shank. Everything was exquisite.

The night ended with a dessert with a sparkler in it. Everything was perfect.

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h
Washington DC
24 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and friendly service! Have been several times and found food is consistently great ! Generous portions, and reasonable prices! Restaurant has a quaint “family” feel! Chicken is superb as are the mussels! Burger and fries are delicious as well! Desserts are interesting, but my favorite is the more traditional fudge sundae! For great food in a neighborhood setting away from the craziness of some of the touristy locations, you can’t go wrong at Silverlake.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, decor, and service!

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RK
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved itWill be back soon.

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PF
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friends recommended Silver Lake Bistro to us and we tried it out on December 27. We really enjoyed it and are going back again three days later. We each had a different salad and they were sizeable and excellent - both dressings were top shelf. My girlfriend had the scallops and enjoyed them and I had the burger and it was top 10. we had a nice bottle of wine for a reasonable price. The ambience is very nice, the service was EXCELLENT, very friendly staff. Probably the best service I have ever had in Miami. I highly recommend (and I am fussy and eat out 200+ nights per year)

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F
Miami
150 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had an amazing dinner at Silverlake this past weekend. Some outstanding dishes were the chicken and lamb on the menu and the swordfish special. Of course the truffle fries were over the moon. We can’t wait to return.

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SL
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Absolutely one of my favorite new restaurants in Miami!

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SB
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Remarkably imaginative menu and presentation. Delicious. Fun. A number of California specialty wines.

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EK
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our local neighborhood go to- always delicious!

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OT
Miami
23 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great and welcoming restaurant. So glad it is my neighborhood now. Food is delicious. Great happy hour. Scrumptious wines.

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NB
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my first time dining at Silverlake Bistro and I had the most amazing experience. From the moment I walked in I was taken aback by the stunning decor everything about it was warm and inviting. Our server Tracy was excellent very well versed on the menu and the wine list. She made great recommendations and did a wonderful job of describing the specials and answering all our questions throughly. Now on to the main focus: The food ! Everything was absolutely delicious. We started off with a few appetizers the lamb tartar, gnocchi mac and cheese, the St. Helena mini grilled cheese, veal meatballs, and delicious pan fried okra. My guests and I finished every last bite everything was perfectly prepared and full of flavor ( I do have to say the mac and cheese and the grilled cheese were my personal favorites). In between our courses the owner Sandy came by to check on us and see if we were enjoying ourselves which was a nice touch that made us feel very welcome and taken care of. For the mains we shared the burger and the scallop dish(simply amazing) between the four of us. Please do yourself a favor and order the burger it is the juiciest most delectable burger you will ever have in your life. We somehow had enough room for dessert and enjoyed the sundae and a yogurt cheesecake parfait but the most memorable was the cigar au miel! sooo yummy. I can't recommend this place enough! sooo looking forward to my next visit!

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JH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 2ambience 3

Food nothing special. My scallops were overcooked. Fish plates very plain. They will have to improve to keep it open. The current chef has not learnt from the Fresa Francesa. Very poor.

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CK
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A neighborhood gem. Look forward to our next dinner.

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c
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our dinner was absolutely delicious. Small menu but everything was as described and very fresh and appealing.

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OT
Miami
23 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great! Staff was super friendly and attentive. Great restaurant for any occasion!

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OT
Miami
37 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food, original gnokkies

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I
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As a loyal fan of their other restaurant La Fresa(my fave) , we wanted to support them in this new endeavor and so happy we did ! Outstanding food... the gnocchi Mac and cheese style I want buckets of lol, burger to die for and the butterscotch pot with salt quickly became my favorite dessert ever . But most importantly we loved the atmosphere , ambience and warm welcome by staff . You feel like friends . Sandy is a sweetheart and so hospitable and it translates to her staff (some of which we remembered from la Fresa). Highly recommend trying this new little bistro . A+

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F
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As a great fan of their first restaurant, I expected greatness here and I was not dissapointed. I dropped in for a burger, and had the best burger ever, along with a neat microbrew. Next time: the scallops looked great.

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ES
Miami
18 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great experience! Every dish we had was deliciously unique! The steak and fries was amazing ... Fries were incredible! The grilled cheese small plate is a must have... What a gem!

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h
Washington DC
24 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fresh, interesting food served in a beautifully decorated space. The location is not great, but don't let that stop you from a visit. The chicken is delicious (and a very generous portion). They only have beer and wine and the menu is not huge, but everything we had was great and what passed us looked good too. The service was friendly and attentive and even though it was a Saturday night we did not feel rushed as often happens. They are still working out a few kinks, but it is a joy to have such a high quality restaurant in our neighborhood

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MI
New York Area
76 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food very good. Had the red grouper and it was delicious. My husband had the enormous hamburger. Would suggest they not heap so many french fries with it. LOL.

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