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Tamara's Bistro



Name: Marilyn Cale 
Occupation: Jewelry Designer
Lives In: Miami
Restaurant Pick: Tamara's Bistro
Reviewed: Tamara's Bistro

Tamara's Bistro has country cuisine, the décor is refreshing with a colorful mosaic ceiling depicting an Art Deco scene, views of the infinity pool and al fresco dining patio make for a relaxing atmosphere. For lunch enjoy the catch of the day prepared one of three ways with unlimited sangria, bellinis, mimosa, or kir royale. The benedict bar features dinner and jazz Thursday through Saturday and the service is impeccable.

Name: Steve Webb 
Occupation: Business Owner
Lives In: Plantation
Restaurant Pick:Royal India
Reviewed: Tamara's Bistro

An hour drive from Plantation was uneventful (Thank you for Express Lanes) We arrived and found Valet was our only choice. The hotel was clean and neat. The dining area was a choice of inside or outside overlooking the pool area. We were greeted and sat by I assume the restaurant manager who was very personable. We opted for outside seating only to find people smoking cigars at another table and a group of people smoking by the pool which made it uncomfortable. We requested to be move inside only to find the temperature inside was too cold so again we moved to a table outside that minimized our exposure to the smoke. The manager was very understanding moving us from one table to the next. The view was perfect overlooking the pool and the tables were set with crisp white table cloths and mini bottles of Ketchup and mustard. The service was prompt offering us water or "something from the bar". My wife ordered coke and myself ice water, both were served in a timely fashion. The lunch menu is eclectic offering various satays to Pasta, Pizza and American fare as well as various classic salads.

Restaurant Information

Location: National Hotel- 1677 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Parking: Valet or street parking
Phone: (305) 532-2311
Website: www.nationalhotel/tamara
Restaurant Owners:
Executive Chef:
Pastry Chef:

Type of Cuisine: American
Signature Dishes: Breakfast eggs, seafood
Vegetarian Options: Yes
Alcohol Served: Yes
Corkage Fee:
Bottle Limit:

Restaurant Hours: 
Monday – 7:00AM- 11:00AM; 12:00PM-10:00PM 
Tuesday – 7:00AM- 11:00AM; 12:00PM-10:00PM 
Wednesday – 7:00AM- 11:00AM; 12:00PM-10:00PM 
Thursday – 7:00AM- 11:00AM; 12:00PM-10:00PM 
Friday – 7:00AM- 11:00AM; 12:00PM-10:00PM 
Saturday – 7:00AM- 11:00AM; 12:00PM-10:00PM 
Sunday – 7:00AM- 11:00AM; 12:00PM-10:00PM

Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Prix Fix Menu: Yes
Take-Out: Yes
Delivery: N/A
Average Dinner Price Range (per person, full meal, tax, 20% gratuity, w/o alcohol): $45-$50
Average Lunch Price Range (per person, full meal, tax, 20% gratuity, w/o alcohol): $25-$35
Payment Options: do you accept credit cards and if so, which ones? Yes, All
Accept Reservations: Yes
Need Reservations: Suggested
How far in advance do you require reservations be made: 1 day

Accommodations for Children: Yes
Dining Style: Casual Chic
Disabled Access: Yes
Restaurant Size:
Accommodate Groups: Yes
Private Dining Room: Yes
Tables with Scenic Views: Yes- terrace facing infinity pool
Outdoor Dining: Yes
Entertainment: Yes, lots