About Area 31 - Epic Hotel
Chef Wolfgang Birk at Area 31 delivers a menu of fresh, local seafood prepared with Global Influences for Atlantic Coastal Cuisine. The name comes from the United Nations 'Fishing Area 31,' which encompasses the nearby waters surrounding Miami and the Florida coast, and is dedicated to supporting sustainable development. The menu combined with the chic ambiance welcomes locals and visitors to its stunning 16th floor location for business or pleasure. Guests may dine indoors or on the expansive outdoor terrace overlooking the Miami skyline. The restaurant features an extensive list of high-end and unique wines, as well as an an innovative cocktail list from Head Bartender Dean Feddaoui.
Seafood, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast Daily: 7:00am - 10:30am
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Lunch: Monday to Friday 11:30am - 3:00 pm
Dinner: Sunday to Thursday 6:00pm-10:00pm, Friday & Saturday 6:00pm - 11:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Enjoy live music on our terrace during our Thursday & Friday night happy hours from 6pm-10pm.
You may reserve the following spaces for your event or meeting : Our ballroom provides 4,200 square feet, divisible by half, with stunning views through floor-to-ceiling windows and softly illuminated glass spheres that give the sense of shimmering movement One 625-square-foot meeting room with outside terrace Two large meetings rooms that can each be divided in half to accommodate groups of varied sizes: one room is 1,600 square feet and the other is 1,900 square feet
For a limited time, Area 31 will be offering complimentary valet for all lunch diners! Valid between 11:30am and 3pm only.
Valet Parking will be discounted after restaurant validation for Dinner and lounge guests.
Miami Metro Mover drop off two blocks from restaurant.
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Don't forget to visit us for our Extended Happy Hour with $6 premium well drinks, while DJ Kristian Caro spins the best beats. Event takes place every Thursday and Friday in our outdoor lounge.
With two private dining rooms overlooking Brickell Avenue and the Miami River, your needs are sure to be met whether hosting a small business dinner, birthday celebration, or an intimate engagement dinner. The larger of our private dining rooms can accomodate up to 16 guests and features floor to ceiling windows showcasing panoramic views of the Miami skyline. The small private dining room seats up to 6 guests and has it's own private balcony in the case that you so wish to enjoy the fresh air in addition to the spectacular views.
Considered to be the 'best view' for dining in downtown Miami, Area 31's large private dining room allows for an ambiance that remains unparalleled. Perfect for intimate gatherings of friends, social functions, or private, business meetings, this space allows for nothing more to be desired.
Area 31 - Epic Hotel Ratings and Reviews
I was there for dinner to celebrate my b ...
I was there for dinner to celebrate my birthday. We stayed at Epic Hotel. The food is honestly not great by any means. Its over priced and they only have like 5 entrees to chose from. We had reservations at 9 pm but were not sat until a little after 10. We were hanging out by lounge area having drinksdrinks, otherwise I would've left. The waiter forgot to put the candle on my dessert even though we had told them during the reservation. The view is nice but not what I thought it was from looking at the pics online. The lounge area has better views. Wouldn't go back there. Specially is its a special occasion.
Service was horrible. We came in for res ...
Service was horrible. We came in for reservations at 12 we didn't get our order until 1:30, while people who came in after us received their order promptly and before us. The waitress was fairly new and was very snippy at the mouth. We asked for wi-fi passwords and was told "it doesn't reach outside on the deck" but someone who sat one table next to us requested it and of course got the password. If you are African American DO NOT I repeat DO NOT go here they were very discrimitive against us.
The food was great. I loved the cold poa ...
The food was great. I loved the cold poached lobster. It's a better experience at night. The lamb was exquisite and so flavorful. The kale Cesar salad war great. And it's great for birthday reservations. The virgin drinks are great as well. You can't go wrong with any of the desserts, and if you didn't already notice I'm am totally content with with the service as well as the food. This is totally a great spot.
Great view, be sure to wait for an outsi ...
Great view, be sure to wait for an outside table, inside is just average.
Great ambiance so the scene is set. Given that it is expensive, the portions were small and you definitely needed desert. The descriptions on the menu are somewhat misleading .
Not sure if we would go back there again, but we were staying in the hotel so that was the main reason to eat there.
There are lots of restaurants in the area, so next time we might give them a try.
This place was great! I surprised my wif ...
This place was great! I surprised my wife with a dinner here. The view was awesome! The staff was very friendly and attentive. I would recommend this place for a special occasion, or a great night out with friends.
The food was good, not the best you will ...
The food was good, not the best you will ever have. The portions were tiny and it was VERY expensive. I don't mind spending the money if there is value. One of the dishes was so minuscule that my guest sent it back. It was an appetizer for $ 21. Really embarrassing.
I have been to area 31 a couple more tim ...
I have been to area 31 a couple more times and my experience has always be good but I can't say the same of this past Saturday. The food was awful and the waitress was rude. I am sorry because was one of my favorite place I have been too so far since I moved here but I won't come back so soon after my bad experience. Please change the chef. Thank you
Great view. Great location. Small portio ...
Great view. Great location. Small portions to eat! Small menu card! I booked a table for my wedding anniversary and asked for a small decoration on my table - did not get anything when we came there, just a short "happy anniversary" at the entrance!
Good to experience
We were visiting Miami and were looking for interesting place to celebrate my spouse's birthday. It is above average price restaurant, but food and service were great. People are pleasant and let us enjoy a warm swimming pool after we had lunch.
Something to be aware of: Parking is $17 with the restaurant validation.
While on vacation in Miami visited for d ...
While on vacation in Miami visited for dinner for friend's birthday......lamb & crab cake was delicious, but steak ordered medium-well(no pink) was not properly cooked & was sent back & new piece came out undercooked as well.
Made reservations for a party of 4 at 9p ...
Made reservations for a party of 4 at 9pm,
Entire party arrived on or before 8:50pm
Seated at 10:14pm
Waited 29 mins for server to place order
Waited 16 mins for appetizers to arrive
Waited 39 mins for dinner to arrive (after Appetizers)
Food was much more desirable then the wait.
Then again we could have been so hungry anything would have been good.
Good but could be great
Go for the view. The food was great.. We requested to have two entrees split on to two plates. NO. This is a trend around Miami. This and the elitist attitude will eventually slow tourism and spending in this overpriced town. As for Area 31 They did fine. I understand not splitting a single dinner for two I guess. We ordered two entrees and wanted them split . They were busy but not that busy. Skip dessert they are sold as "petite" not very good. Our server was attentive and the prices were 20 percent less then South Beach. Food quality other than dessert was a 10. We will be back because it is without a doubt the best view and most romantic place in Miami..
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