A Fish Called Avalon

A charming, beachfront seafood grill in the heart of the Art Deco district, A Fish Called Avalon captures the casual elegance that is the essence of South Beach. Set in the north tower of the retro Avalon Hotel—one of the most iconic buildings on Ocean Drive—the restaurant serves Florida fresh seafood, fine wine and hosts a popular nightly happy hour from 6:00 -7:30pm. The breezy terrace at the front of the property offers an ideal vantage point to watch as the moon rises slowly over the sea.

South Florida waters offer an abundance of grouper, mahi mahi and red snapper year round and the local lobster season adds another level of culinary excitement to Chef Kal Abdalla’s summertime menu. He notes, “I like to keep the cuisine simple and fresh, yet provide a wide range of styles, ingredients and cooking techniques.” Winter menus feature local stone crabs, fresh oysters and shrimp to start. Entrees highlight the best of the day’s catch plus baby back ribs and prime steaks for heartier appetites.

For a romantic evening on South Beach, stop in for off-price happy hour bar bites like seared ahi tuna, lump crab cakes or Asian style calamari for just $6 each and pair them with a house special Absolut martini ($7), a glass of wine or beer before dinner. A Latin-Caribbean duo performs on the patio, adding that extra island charm to your special night. Don’t miss this dazzling Art Deco delight!

700 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Price: $$$
Attire: Casual
(305) 532-1727