LEYNIA – DELANO HOTEL

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692 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
Argentinian Grill melding the rustic allure of open flame cooking with the iconic classic dishes with our own twists in classic dishes from South America To Asia.
Located in Miami's Iconic Delano Hotel, led by Chef Jose Icardi.

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K
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Dining for grown ups in South Beach! Elegant atmosphere, excellent food, great service and very expensive even by South Beach standards. But for a special night out, and for an elegant yet relaxed dining experience without the boisterous street scene, I highly recommend.

O
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great selection of food, but HOT food was Luke Warm which I know is dangerous for meat!!
Salads were very good & great selection..
Smoked salmon & no capers or cream cheese🙃🙈🙃
No Mint Sauce with the lamb!! Who is this chef??
Deserts were awesome!!
Service was awesome!!
$75pp was overpriced compared to Soho House or Setai.. where you get a full meal!!
A lot of the hot food was snacking portions!!

F
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

En una semana fui tres veces y siempre fui muy buen atendido y muy muy buena la comida

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OT
Nashville
6 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and incredible service. I would go back on my next visit.

F
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

El nuevo chef Argentino le dio una carta muy pero muy buena y el lugar y servício es de primera. Muy recomendable. Gracias

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DP
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was really good, excellent service. Octopus and chorizo was great. The Gaucho steak stole the show even though it needed some more salt.

OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tuna pizza, best appetizer we have ever ever tried in Miami.
Special thanks to our great server Haley and her amazing recommendation for after party!!!
We will definitely be back :)

f
New England
46 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Excellent night. Great Miami Beach restaurant. Don’t forget your wallet.

FM
Baltimore
14 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience5

The service and ambiance was great. Appetizers were fine but I ordered the $84 butter aged ribeye which was the special. Very disappointing. The steak was tended but flavor was like an average steak. The steak was fire grilled but actually had more of a burnt flavor rather than a smoked taste as promised and no crust at all. A steak at Capital Grill is way better...
drinks are expensive as expected, but overall the quality of the food does not justify the total cost.

N
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

We like the place , the food was good but the service was not the best as you will expect

OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was exceptional except when server loudly complained he was seated with multiple parties at once. One of which was my table

BB
New England
86 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible service!! Creative breakfast options. Not cheap BUT You get what you pay for. Our second time here and both times we left happy and content.

JO
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! The food was so delicious ❤️

GM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall2food1service1ambience1

No communication on the Valentine’s Day menu and we would not have come to the restaurant if we had known the menu was fixed price / not good.

GC
Miami
60 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I would recommend to have the music at a level that would be appropriate to enjoy it while being able to have a conversation with the person sitting across the table, without the need to yell - especially when it's a Valentine's Dinner... The live music was extremely loud.

j
Miami
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience3

I booked Leynia because my girlfriend is allergic to seafood and it is an Argentinean Grill. Unknowingly we arrived to a prefix $130 a person (not including tax and tip). We decided to stay although there were only two meat dishes (one being beef carpaccio) because it was Valentine's Day and it would be impossible to get into another restaurant on Southbeach at that hour. We made it through the appetizers but the food was disappointing so when the main courses arrived we decided to leave. It appeared as though we were at a buffet and the 12-course meal justified the $130 each. It would have been significantly better if they had served one really good appetizer and one really good main course for $130. The waitress was attentive and advised the manager when we asked for the check before eating the main dishes. I explained to the manager the situation and he offered to bring more meat dishes. But how much beef carpaccio can one eat? He offered a discount but when the bill arrived there was no discount. Paid the $350 and left. Very disappointing especially considering it was Valentine's Day.

SC
Nashville
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentine’s Day ♥️

s
London
5 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Steak was awesome. Service fantastic. A tad pricey

R
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service.

AS
Pittsburgh
9 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is amazing such a cool vibe and they’re great service was so good that we went back another night cancel the reservation at a different restaurant and went back!

EW
Milwaukee
10 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Outdoor seating was loud and cigarette smoking was allowed right at dinner tables.
The restaurant should consider smoking section.

OT
1 review
Dined on 10 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tasty and well serviced.

S
Savannah
27 reviews
Dined on 10 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined 2/10/20. The food service preparation was excellent. Our waiter was very attentive and most certainly enhanced a great experience. The Delano is an experience in itself. This was our fourth dining experience at this hotel. We would recommend this restaurant as a great South Beach experience.

OT
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Early Valentines dinner. Food was amazing. Sat inside bc the weather was chilly and windy

JS
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience with friends sharing small plates and steak slices. Loved the ambience and our server was very helpful with navigating the menu.

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience5

Dinner reservations were at 9pm and when we got there at 9 the hostess told us she would text us when our table was ready. After an hour in the back bar, we went back to the hostess and were finally seated. Despite the hour delay, it was a great dinner.

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nous avons bcp aimé. L'ambiance était bonne et la nourriture impeccable.

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RO
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on 6 February 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Delano hotel is amazing by itself.
The lobby is incredibly modern and beyond expectations.
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About the restaurant, i could define it as a great basic concept (grill) incorporated to a high end hotel.
The food has really good taste, the variety is enough to share with many people and the ambiance makes it great for a glass of wine and a great steak with veggies, Argentinian style.
Would come back for a business meal or a date

K
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had lunch. It was lovely in every way!!! Great experience!!!!

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on 28 January 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Nel complesso buono ma molto caro. Le patate erano dire e la carne niente di che sopratutto fredda

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RP
Atlanta
16 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our waiter MICHAEL was excellent. The food is excellent and they bring it quickly. Their menu has many options. I recommend this place.

T
Tampa
41 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great, as usual everything in South Beach
is overpriced but fun.

CD
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our meal was amazing!! Our waiter explained the dishes to a T and each one was better than the one before, do yourself a favor and just order the tuna pizza and the sea bass. It will change your life.

SA
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a table on the patio and was beautiful outside it had rained that night so was not so busy .
Drinks from the patio bar were amazing but of course it’s Miami so the are expected to be !
Wine was not so expensive had a good collection .
Service was also great .
Should try it

KM
Denver
20 reviews
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Took a client here for entertainment dinner. We were seated very quickly but there was a significant delay in being acknowledged by a server after we were seated. Once we had a server, the service was terrific although he seemed a bit rushed and/or overwhelmed. He was terrific in proactively asking if we wanted to move due to a downpour that was splashing a bit of mist on us. The food was very good although not amazing in my opinion based on other fine dining experiences in this price range. Steak was ordered medium rare but was much closer to medium. This is Miami and the over-all trend seems to be that service can be a tad less than what you'd see in non-tourist centric areas. Over-all it was ok and probably wouldn't return.

IG
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Great restaurant but the food was lacking in my opinion for what it was.

WB
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on 13 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food was amazing!

LT
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been here quite a few times. It is always excellent. Sahid my waiter is the best. Will definetly return specially now that he told me ab ouu ur the fabulous brunch.

KB
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and atmosphere. Very satisfied:)

N
New England
90 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience4

A childhood friend and I decided to dine at Leynia for dinner a few weeks back. I have dined here several times in the past, mostly for lunch or breakfast, but once for dinner. That previous dinner was nice but not spectacular. We chose Leynia this time due to bad weather and the proximity of the Delano to our apartment. The empanadas (we ordered two types) were really not good. Way too much dough and the filling was only okay. I had a salad for my meal and there was far too much dressing on it. I don’t remember what my friend ordered but she liked it okay - not great. The service was off as well. We started out with one guy but then there were two others involved and we finally had to ask for the check as it seemed it would never come otherwise. I like the location and will definitely return for breakfast of lunch, but with all of the fabulous restaurants in MB I will not return to Leynia for dinner.

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