OLA Restaurant

4.7
1400 reviews
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Latin American
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Sun - Thu 6:30PM - 6:30PM 9:30PM - 9:30PM
Fri - Sat 6:30PM - 6:30PM

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Dallas
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was creative and delicious. Waiter was informative and attentive. Nice ambiance

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Miami
11 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent all around. Love the new space

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Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Things arent as smooth and the food wasnt as good as in the old OLA, but still worth a visit. It has gotten pricier. The churrasco with crab meat has less crab and isnt s good as it used to be. But all in all still one of Miamis best

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BM
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Very pricey for a place that need renovations
Service was great
Food was good not great for a Latin restaurant in Miami

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New England
9 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have been going to Ola for years. They just moved into their new location. Same staff and delicious food. Like the new venue as well. It is a restaurant everyone should try when in Miami. The mojitos are amazing. Best in Miami.

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San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great meal at Ola. They were more than accommodating when it came to the kids and their tastes. The ceviche was outstanding.

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

The food has deteriorated in taste over the 5 years we have been going as the prices have skyrocketed. Will not go back again
Anniversary dinner totally disappointed.

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Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing! The short rib empanadas and the roast pork were phenomenal!

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MR
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it. We saved OLA for our last night in South Beach and it was fantastic.

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Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From check in to drinks at the bar to dinner, this restaurant was 100% on point. The food was absolutely delicious. The service was impeccable and the drinks were on point. I highly recommend eating at OLA.

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London
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service staff second to none ,,,,, the lamb was the best ever tasted and made us feel very special ,,, make sure you visit
Paul & Lesley London

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SS
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful dining experience! We love everything we ordered from the empanadas, ceviche, chicken and cuban pork! The waiters are all very attentive.

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Miami
18 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Food and service were excellent. Pescado a lo Macho is the best I have had in a long time

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San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Top 10 meal for taste ever. Absolutely incredible dishes and between 4 of us we probably had 1/2 the menu. This place it an absolute must. The ambience is just ok / kind of old school but service is really good and all in food and drink experience was amazing. Shoutout to bartender as well - solid drinks.

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Philadelphia
145 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

this chef knows his flavor pairing and we had some of the best tasting ever. Try the Lobster ceviche and any empanadas specials . Split a dinner or make a meal of three or four tastings instead.

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L
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

No one was in the restaurant at 6.15 pm
The door handle to get into the restaurant was filthy
The table had a bug on it when we sat down
The menus were taped together with thick blue tape and it looked like it was a pre-school project
We left and will never go back
I tipped the Valet $20 for parking but he never gave me a ticket (must have pocketed the money.

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Miami
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the place and food and of course amazing service.

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Charleston
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 2

The food was incredible with some of the most unique flavor combinations my wife and I have ever experienced. The atmosphere is quite underwhelming compared to the food, but the service was top-notch. Overall it is a very good restaurant that I will recommend.

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EG
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Excellent food. Great service. Very pleasant atmosphere. But like all of Miami Beach very expensive.
I would go back.

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New England
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was incredible!!!
The lobster ceviche and Kobe meatballs were so good!

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AB
Miami
42 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love the new place! One of my favorites restaurant in Miami.

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NO
Miami
190 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I recommend or take visitors to South Florida for a Latin food experience that isn’t the heavy fat infused Cuban food found in very traditional local restaurants.

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w
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My wife Vicki and I enjoyed an anniversary dinner, great food, service and ambiance. I recommended
the restaurant to family when they go to Miami!

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TF
Tampa
7 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and service!

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HW
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The staff went out of their way to make my daughter’s birthday extra special. The drinks were spectacular, and the food was just as great! I recommend the ceviche and the corn empanadas-both were truly unique!

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RZ
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

Very nice atmosphere; however food wasn't that great.

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The wait staff is amazing and the food was fantastic

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RA
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

This is one of my wife and I’s favorite Miami restaurants. We always visit when in town. We were unaware that they moved and received a reservation confirmation call prior which included info on the new location. When we arrived at the new location we chose to sit out doors and were a bit disappointed. There were hope guests in bathing suits and regular street wear walking through the outdoor alfresco seating. The traffic from the cars o the expressway was quite loud as the part of the outdoor seating is on Collins Ave and is adjacent to the pickup/drop off valet station for the hotel. For some this may not be an issue however memories of the exclusive location set off the main street, away from traffic with a more upscale clientele was preferred. For a special occasion I would recommend inside seating. However if interested in people watching and counting how many late European spots cars come rumbling down Collins, outside is your best choice.

The food was relatively good as remembered. We had the corn empanadas and swordfish tacos to start along with the Peruvian cheese bread. All were as good as remembered. For the main course we both had the Pionono. Although the dish was good something was missing which we still can’t put our finger on; possibly the original recipe has been modified. For dessert we shared the chocolate dessert “Da Bomb” and it was very good as well.

The staff were attentive, responsive, and polished as should be expected of the caliber of restaurant we remembered. Overall a decent experience but the new location in our opinion was a let down. This won’t stop us from visiting when next in town but it may not be our go to intimate Miami Beach dining spot any longer.

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TY
Baltimore
14 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Alejandro/Alex waiter and other very personable - went over every dish that was served - Great food Great Value -Place was clean and New

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RO
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great food artfully constructed and very delicious.

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NB
London
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

We were first new customers in new location

Excellent meal in great ambience

Will for sure go back and recommend to friends


Neil B

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KS
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful dining experience, nothing will disappoint you

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Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ridiculously good food! Superb service. Warm and cozy ambience. This is indeed a special restaurant. Kudos.

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c
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Staff very nice and knowledgeable and made good recommendations after getting to know our pallet. Food is very interesting and creative. The outdoor dining area is beautiful although we were in informed that they are moving in a couple of weeks.

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Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really great place. Highly recommended!

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Milwaukee
6 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server was helpful in explaining the various ceviches, we decided on the lobster - it was fantastic! Plan to go back to try the others!!

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TT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Their dishes were incredible and eclectic. Everything was fresh. The staff was warm and inviting.

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MV
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a spectacular meal at OLA. First, the food was amazing, innovative, flavorful. The Colombian chef is on top of his game with this Latin Fusion menu. Call it what you want, all I know is From the ceviche, to chicharron to dessert, the food was only matched by outstanding service. They have been there for 3 years and will be moving to a bigger and better location on Collins, about 3 blocks away. I will be back, many times; it’s that good.

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New York Area
121 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

OLA is at the top of the fine dining establishments that deserve a visit whenever we get to Miami. The food and presentation is equal to the best in all of Miami with an eclectic menu of Latin and South American food prepared to perfection.

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RS
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our go to stop whenever we visit MIAMI. Love this place . It’s consistently good and never disappoints.

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