The Bazaar by José Andrés South Beach

4.6
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$31 to $50
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Latin / Spanish
The Bazaar by James Beard Award Wining Chef José Andrés is a world-renowned restaurant combining vibrant sophisticated cuisine and playful indoor and outdoor lounge spaces.

Dining transcends into fête extraordinaire as guests enjoy a collection of imaginative culinary experiences that offer pioneering delicacies and delicious libations. A story in contrasts, The Bazaar menu blends tradition and ingenuity in true Spanish style and mixes them with influences from South Beach’s local Latin flavors and rich history.

Please note, dress code specifies 'casual elegance' -No shorts, no open toed shoes, or tank tops for men.
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New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was good but not worth the hype. The room was freezing and it took awhile to get our drinks (I.e, our first app came out before our sangria!) overall the portions were larger than expected and there were many unique dishes. Fit for foodies but it wouldn’t be my first choice to return.

P
Miami
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good, pricy but good experience

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food3service1ambience1

The food is so-so, tastes okay, but no attention to details, no presentation, no explanation of features, no personal attention, no services, definitely not live up to the standard, let alone the expectation. Definitely nowhere near a Michelin Star like. For its $$$$ price tag, it s a rip-off. I don't know how the restaurant got an opentable 4.6 score. It's at best a 2.5 score restaurant. The service is absolutely horrible. I have never had the service as bad anywhere especially in Miami. When we checked-in for reservation, there were no one at the reception for about 10 minutes. Brunch would be a really bad idea. There is a separate breakfast menu and lunch menu. The breakfast menu stops serving at 1:00 pm, we had to rush for breakfast portion of the brunch and then waiter just forgot we weren't done with lunch part of the order. Our bread came wrong and we asked for a replacement and came back wrong again, we just gave up. We ordered coffee and we weren't served for more than 30 minutes. The waiter didn't pay much attention, was hanging around chatting, We had to stand up walking towards the waiter asked for his attention. It's absolutely horrible. It's part of SLS hotel that they got 18% service charge anyway so maybe the waiter doesn't care. This restaurant came as one of the recommendations under Best Michelin Star Restaurants in Miami Beach, FL by yelp. It’s an opentable 4.6 which is absolutely overrated. In terms of service, It’s nowhere near other names like L’Atelier (4.8), even Zuma (4.6) with similar scores. I would not recommend this restaurant at all to anyone

DO
London
21 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food2service2ambience3

Having thoroughly enjoyed eating at this restaurant, and several other Jose Andres restaurants, including Bazaar in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, in the past, I thought this the perfect place for a Valentine's Day getaway; even booking a room at the SLS Miami Beach because of the restaurant.

Despite a great room, and a friendly waiter, the experience was disappointing to say the least. The service was very uneven; the second course arriving before we even finished our first course; with courses arriving out of order (fish came 20 minutes before the coconut rice even though we were told they were best enjoyed together); our waiter disappearing for 10-15 minutes in the middle of service, etc.

Another puzzling aspect was after requesting a wine pairing, we were poured a glass of cava and told it was for the first, third and fourth course. This might have worked if the timing was tight, but it was nearly 40 minutes before the fourth course arrived (again, the coconut rice 20 minutes after the fish) and the cava was as flat as it was warm. The last two wines were poured, via coravin, at the same time. I understand wanting the wine to breathe, but I don't remember getting two glasses of wine at the same time for two following courses; especially since the second bottle was nearly empty! Pull the damn cork and pour the wine with the course! It was awkward at best, lazy at worst.

To follow up; I happened to mention our experience to a bartender on our last day and was introduced to Michelle Maratia, the food and beverage manager, who kindly, and unnecessarily, paid for our lunch and promised to take the matter up with the staff. This meeting helped assuage our disillusionment somewhat, but with so many options in Miami, we will look elsewhere in the future. I will gladly eat at any other Jose Andres restaurant, but sadly, this will be my last visit to Bazaar at the SLS in Miami Beach.

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Food is great, problem was that plates where coming in no order, I can accept that, but not to bring them at the same time when its a course menu..

SS
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Was a really great experience. I though the food presentation and taste was great. The only thing was we ordered about 7 different dishes for 2 people. The very last dish - spinach- was taking awhile. We asked to just have it to go. Server came back and said it was "going to be awhile". How does spinach take awhile? And why would it be the very last dish? It was taken off the bill. Otherwise, it was great. Service-great. Woman Chef hanging out in the lobby- not so great.

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Marty is an amazing, friendly and knowledgeable server. Definitely listen to their suggestion of 6-9 plates. Servings are generous.

ST
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service & food was outstanding.
The wine list was impressive & prices not offensive.

KT
Miami
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Playful, inventive food and really good service. Thoroughly enjoyed, would recommend for a special occasion. Not cheap but less expensive than I expected.

AR
Miami
13 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chef Jose Andres is a master. His innovative Tapas style covers East to West. If you are looking for a unique experience and tastes that are new and creative you will not want to miss Bazaar. Be prepared to invest in this culinary experience, you will experience dishes reimagined in ways you would not believe.

Beautiful space & excellent service.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Incredibly attentive service. Excellent food. Highly recommend

CL
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was at the top of our “To Do’s” while in Miami this visit. Everything was as hoped and we will certainly return on next trip

MM
Memphis
55 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All I can say is that we had one night in Miami and we could have gone anywhere. We chose The Bazaar and couldn’t stop smiling the entire dinner. Our server, Jason, suggested four dishes per person AND presented us with a menu dedicated to dairy free options. Our minds were blown, thank you so much for helping the poor folks with allergies! Every dish was beautiful and delicious. We were sufficiently full when we finished our last dish. We cannot wait to return. Thank you for a spectacular and special dinner. Y’all are awesome, cheers to the chef and team.

OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

They offer a tasting menu when we went there. So we just sat back and relax and waited what they served us. It was about 13-15 dishes and by the end we were full but had a lot of fun. The service is wonderful. If your looking for a fun date and good talk about the food this is the place. Also this place is pricey so don’t look at the cost just go for the experience.

SS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service1ambience2

The food was really good. The service was bad.

O
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Overall we enjoyed our experience. Unfortunately we received the incorrect fritters. Also we asked to have our items wrapped to take home and we never received our leftovers. The food was delicious.

f
Omaha
5 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was a great place to have dinner! We did the tasting menu and it was well priced (especially for Miami!), tons of food, DELICIOUS, and creative.
My wife and I were stuffed by the end. So good!
Almost to die for!

BM
Baltimore
7 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I were visiting from Maryland and read the reviews for this restaurant. It was absolutely amazingly delicious! The staff was superb and I highly recommend The Bazaar by Jose Andres!!! If you love fine dining and tapas you will be extremely happy with this choice!!

DW
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing. Everything was delicious and so beautifully prepared. We would definitely go back.

A
Nashville
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Not enough superlatives to describe the dining experience. Absolutely some of the yummiest food that I have ever had.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall2food3service5ambience3

Too expensive and pretentious. Some things were truly delicious and others disappointing Service was excellent though. Not for us. Thank you:)

m
Toronto
15 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall3food2service2ambience3

Foodies beware. Expensive tapas prepared poorly. The Foie gras was particularly terrible. Whipped mouse pate on a bun filled with peanut butter & jelly. Are you kidding!! Steamed bun with pork belly came as a pork slider on a crisp bun. Completely opposite of the menu description. Singapore street meat came in little crispy cups with very little shrimp and lots of Chinese spices. Expensive cured ham served without bread. Other dishes passable but not inspiring. Service was not engaged and offered little assistance with a complex menu. We got lucky and only ordered a few dishes before we escaped but not before dropping $300.

J
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food experience. We picked the tasting menu and it was outstanding.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Everything was so delicious. The only thing that I didn’t love was the location of the restaurant. All club goers walk through the restaurant constantly to go outside. Not really enjoyable my chair kept being hit and bag fell off chair many times. Other than that we enjoyed.

JP
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best dining experiences I have had in some time.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

You have to make

AN
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

De lo mejor en Miami. Un festival de sabores sorprendentes y únicos.

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OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Parfait merci

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GW
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Have been eager to try a Jose Andres restaurant and this one did not disappoint - in fact, we went two nights in a row. The first and second nights, we started with Kueh Pai Ti and Baby Japanese Peaches - off the charts flavor explosion. If they were the only two items on the menu, it would be great! First night, followed with Iberico Sliders, Brussels Sprouts, Pollo Al Ajillo Cubano and Foie Gras PB&J. Standouts were the Brussels Sprouts and the Pollo Al Ajillo Cubano. The Sliders were good, but only so much you can do with a slider. The Foie Gras PB&J was fantastic when you got a bite that included all the flavors. If you only got foie gras and peanut butter, which happened, the PB was overwhelming. Slight service problem the first night with a very delayed course, which the restaurant more than made up for, and continued the next night when they realized we came back. Overall, highly recommend, but keep track of the courses/items you order.

j
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best dinning experience. The food and the service were out of this world. Alex our server was the best ever

TP
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food as always, creative without being too pretentious

C
New England
25 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Had the tasting menu, very innovative and tasty, but in some cases, we literally just got a taste. Too many small tastes also dragged out dinner

DS
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our experience was just amazing at this restaurant! All of our guests were blown away by the service, atmosphere, and quality of food. The whole experience is just fun!! Great small plates to share with friends... imaginative, delicious food... wonderful drink list... and a waitstaff that is well educated and engaging... what else could you want!?!?? Can't wait to go back! :)

MK
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything was amazing. And so creative-from a frozen blue cheese sandwich to deconstructed key lime pie. Only negative was we were seated by a path that guests used to walk from hotel to pool bar- so a lot of traffic. Servers were completely informed about every ingredient and preparation method. Yes, expensive- but I thought worth the $

TJ
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best meal ever, and we've eaten in many Michelin star restaurants in the US & Europe. I can't wait to go back to Miami so we can return! Looking forward to Jaleo opening in Chicago and hope they open a Bazaar there too.

JG
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Completely tasty

OP
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Possibly the best restaurant in America (sorry Eric)

DL
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

The food was surprisingly mediocre. For the price, I expected dishes that were more creative and unique. Some slices of cheese or meats that offered nothing more than if I bought them myself and cut the pieces. Nothing was terrible but for the prices, really not worth it.

N
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience. The food is unique especially when you mix the creative menu with the classics. Love the tapas portion sizes. This allows you to try many different items and not fee over-stuffed.

OT
Nashville
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best experiences in Miami!

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