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About The Grill on the Alley - Aventura
The Grill on the Alley Aventura is located in the Aventura Mall, which is ranked as the number one shopping destination among international visitors. The Grill on the Alley was opened in 1984 as a living tribute to the great American grills of yesterday. In time, it has established itself as one of the country's leading restaurants, praised by writers across the country. The menu is classic American grill - prime steaks, fresh seafood, traditional dishes such as chicken pot pie or meatloaf and mashed potatoes, and homemade desserts. Named to The Fine Dining Hall of Fame by Nation's Restaurant News, The Grill is home of the entertainment industry's "power lunch," but is also open for dinner seven days a week.
Aventura, FL 33180
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Friday & Saturday: 11:30-11pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Catering and delivery available. Contact SpecialEvents@grillconcepts.com for information.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Private Dining Room seats 30.
The Grill on the Alley - Aventura Ratings and Reviews
We had a reservation made but when we showed up, we stood by the reception desk and nobody even acknowledged our presence. The bartender was serving people at the bar, and the waiters were serving people at their tables. All of them saw us but none said a word. If they would have told us to wait to be seated or anything at all, we would have done so, but instead we turned around and went to eat at the restaurant next door.
Went for lunch. Service was terrible. Burgers and fries used to be delicious. Was my friends burrhday. They used to have a brownie with roasted pecans on top and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The brownie was warm. No more roasted pecans and thdbroenue was hard. Very disappointed.
The service here was deplorable. We sat at the bar for 15 minutes waiting for the bartender who told us once he'd be right with us. Eventually he sent what I think was a bar.back over to take our drink order. He had to come back twice to confirm the order as he had no idea about drinks. So we only got one drink at the bar before we sat down (probably would have had more and at $17/drink you would think they would want to sell more). We went to our table, order drinks and dinner at same time. We did not get the drinks until about 2 minutes before the food came out!! Waiter didn't seem phased we were waiting and his service was just ok. I do admit the good was good but the service was awful and they don't care.
Went to happy hour and ate also. We were there from 510 till after 7pm. The bar tender was also in charge of all the tables at the bar. Service was definitely delayed and lacking. Never received waters, had to always get the attention of the waiters. Had to ask for salt and pepper had to ask for ketchup never got mayo. I come here often and first time at the bar. For two people we spent almost 100usd definitely service could've be better. Lots of other waiters were standing around. They had only one table inside so I'm not sure why we were neglected.
Manager handled our many disappointments well and returned our bill. Very poor experience overall. Lackadaisical attitude from waiter who seemed not to be concerned with the experience we were having. Steak undercooked and chewy despite being returned twice. Salad took 45 minutes to arrive. Waiters eager to clear plates in an empty restaurant. Manager did the right thing and I commend him for that.
I took my wife and mother-in-law are out for dinner to have steaks. Valet parking for $10 at the mall to eat dinner made me flinch a little bit. I ordered a bourbon and they didn't have it but the manager came over and apologized as it was on the menu. Very nice. The steaks were prepared perfectly – absolutely delicious. However, the side dishes were a different story. The creamed corn was watery and so salty none of us could eat it. The brussels sprouts were delicious but the portion was really small. The dessert was horrible. Small pieces of cold dry brownie with a scoop of ice cream . I come here often for the happy hour which I will continue to do, but dinner seems to be disappointing unless you just want a main course and nothing else. The service was excellent.
We hadn't been to Grill on the Alley in a good while and were happy to return. The bar service was terrific with the best lychee martini ever...crisp and crystal clear and not too sweet! The menu had changed dramatically with far fewer options but dinner was good and we enjoyed it. My short ribs were fairly priced but we thought the hamburger was over-priced. Dessert was good but the brownies a tad dry. The best part was our server, a fabulous professional named "Borka." Ask for him...he was attentive and gracious!
Just had $30 seafood salad for an early dinner...was suppose to have lobster, crab and shrimp. was served a bowl of romaine lettuce, 2 slices of cucumber, 2 grapefruit sections and 1 oz of seafood. there was zero shrimp, a dab of crab and an even smaller piece of lobster. Dressing was watered down. Was in a rush but I should have sent it back and left the restaurant. Idiot me, paid the bill and actually left a 20% tip. What a ripoff!!!! I was a fool for ordering the salad but the server promised delicious seafood on top.
Grill on the Alley has plummeted downhill. We will never return. It used to serve great steaks. I paid $46 for a thin, miserable NY Strip that was bad tasting. You can't charge five star prices and serve one star steaks. The Caesar salad was fair. The chicken pot pie was good. The $11 baked potato was good. I was so disappointed. Skip this place!
We were one time visitors to this area and needed to eat before flying out of FLL. Using open table we found this restaurant on the way. We arrived for dinner aft about 4 pm so the restaurant was very quiet. We chose outdoor seating (they offered smoking and non smoking) and enjoyed the people watching as they arrived to the mall.
I had onion rings and Kobe meatloaf. My wife had the scallop and short rib appetizer. She also had a side salad.
Service was attentive. My meatloaf was only warm, not hot. My wife's was tasty. Cost was consistent with the area and more than I would choose to pay again.
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