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
Awesome views of the city, great ambianc ...
Awesome views of the city, great ambiance, the service was also good. However, menu somewhat limited. I would still recommend due to wonderful views and great place to go for drinks.
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.
Nice bar and very nice Caipirinha....
Bar terrace and Caipirinha excellent!! but, restaurant expansive and if the food was good, the quantity in the plate was limited!
All around excellence. The ambience and ...
All around excellence. The ambience and view were stunning. Service top notch and food delicious. I would more than happily return
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.
Awesome views!!! Great waiter!
Awesome views!!! Great waiter!
The service was slow. Went with a group of 5. Not one though the food was good. Not impressed drinks either.
The food was good
The food was good
Nice place but noisy
Nice place but noisy
Juan our waiter was great!
Juan our waiter was great!
Great place for special occasions
I had a chance to go out on a date with my wife, incredible experience. Highly recommendable.
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..
Everything was tasty and fresh. Nice coc ...
Everything was tasty and fresh. Nice cocktail menu.
Everything was perfect! Amazing food and ...
Everything was perfect! Amazing food and views of Miami!
it was awesome. the scene was to die for ...
it was awesome. the scene was to die for and the service was incredible
The restaurant was freezing. I do not li ...
The restaurant was freezing. I do not like shivering through my dinner.
Great food, service was not fair enough ...
Great food, service was not fair enough since we got in, host was very rude as my wife's English is not ver good. I though service should be the first and they did not demonstrate it, I leave 2 star on service as the guy with the water and the waitress was pretty kind.
Food, service, view, atmosphere, people, were all awesome. Really can't say anything bad about this place. Was expensive, but well worth it.
This i a place I would take anyone visiting Miami.
The seating outside on the 16th floor is ...
The seating outside on the 16th floor is what really sells this place. We sat next to the glass railing overlooking Brickell and sipped mimosas for a few hours eating and people watching. Great place to bring a date, we did Easter brunch and I will certainly bring her back for dinner.
Nice city views from the terrace. Excell ...
Nice city views from the terrace. Excellent food and service.
It was good the view was spectacular but ...
It was good the view was spectacular but the food is not much the big for but overall it was a great experience.
Worst service ever
The food was great but the waitress didn't make us feel wanted. She also made sarcastic comments when we asked a question about the menu. The food good but the service was terrible find it had to ever wanna come back.
Great Bar ambiance and great view.
The food was great and the service too. The price is a bit steep but the location and the view are very special.
Food was delicious. Get the steak wrap o ...
Food was delicious. Get the steak wrap or Mahi tacos. Love the ambiance and the view outside of course. The hostess was very nice and accommodating. My one negative thing would be to stop giving us cold fries! Please just make a new batch. Thank you. Still 5 stars though.
A level above
The view was only the beginning. The food was excellently prepared and creatively presented.
Aniversary at area 31
This was different for us as we are not from the area. Wait for an outside table, views are fabulous. Very romantic and they knew it was our anniversary. Nice touch at the end with the desert and they even took a drink off. Drive a nice car, the valet is all exotic cars. There was a yacht at the marina, that was bigger 4-5 homes! I would recommend the experience, traffic, parking and the restaurant, you need reservations.
Attentive staff. Lovely crowd. Lively vi ...
Attentive staff. Lovely crowd. Lively view.
Five Star Service with Great Food and Energy!
We arrived early for our reservation and was greeted promptly even though they were happily busy! We were seated early by a friendly hostess and immediately introduced to our server Michael who was amazing! He was friendly and kind and perfect with his time, suggestions and guest attention! The restaurant was high energy but not stressful at all and the food from start to finish was presented tastefully and properly. Pricing was great for the quality and the atmosphere, even as busy as it was, contained no signs of stress by any of the staff or otherwise! The scenery was great and we are planning on another visit soon!
The large seafood tower was good except ...
The large seafood tower was good except the whole lobster claws weren't precracked. This is too nice of a place to have to break apart the lobster. The presentation should have been more along the lines of a "lazy lobster". The risotto was overdone and more like a gummy paste and the creamy polenta was way over salted, partly because it was finished with an abundant amount of Parmesan Reggiano cheese. On the positive side brussel sprouts with pork belly we're delicious and the lamb was cooked perfectly at medium rare.
Great food. Extremely noisy.
Great food. Extremely noisy.
It was a great experience. It was our an ...
It was a great experience. It was our anniversary. We had a 7:00 pm reservation. Upon arriving, there was a line for valet (only valet parking at the hotel) but they actually moved quickly. Valet cost about $22 but they validate parking which takes $5 off. The ambiance was nice. The building is right on a river with a couple of lounges on the ground floor. The one problem we had was there wasn't a sign pointing us in the direction of the restaurant. Front desk helped us. Upon entering Area 31, we were seated immediately once we verified our reservations. We had a choice to dine inside or outside, we decided on the outside. The view of the Miami river, downtown and Brickell was simply amazing from the 16th floor. We received complimentary champagne almost immediately after being seated to start our celebration. The food was great and the food portion was fair with great presentation. I had the swordfish and my wife had the salmon which were both delicious. The salmon was even prepared to her liking. Our waitress (Susann) brought out a surprise complimentary dessert for two with sparkling flares. Compliments to the chef, our server, and even the hostess. The whole staff was attentive. They even noticed the table to be wobbly and they came and propped something under it to stabilize it. The location is just beautiful. I would return. It's a place to hold a formal business dinner or even a small birthday celebration for mom.
I would definitely go back. The food was great and the service was professional. The view was great also. Seating was fast. Overall awesome.
Perfect location... Main dish not so good!
We ordered the lobster, it was kind of a disappointment. The flavor was too strong, it had a lot of bacon and the combination was not that good. The cocktail selection, the appetizers and everything else was just perfect....
Memorable service. Our waiter was attent ...
Memorable service. Our waiter was attentive and intelligible, and accommodated to our party's needs.
What an incredibly beautiful setting,, w ...
What an incredibly beautiful setting,, wonderful service and excellent meal.
Excellent views of the city. Great food. ...
Excellent views of the city. Great food. Prices were good. Great for couples. First dates. Trendy and very chic. Overall a great place to dine. Parking may be a bit of a hassle. $22 valet . No other options avail as you are in downtown. Overall good time.
Overpriced and average
Food was average, service was average. Sat next to a window for the view and a large group came and sat outside in front of us. Very awkward to have people stare at you back. All the food and drinks are over priced. For these prices, it should be white glove service.
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