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About Il Mulino New York - Miami
Amid Acqualina Resort & Spa's Mediterranean beachfront property lies
luxurious Italian cuisine. Enjoy Il Mulino New York's authentic flavors and flawless service in its elegant dining room.
Miami Beach, FL 33160
Hours of Operation:
BREAKFAST 7:00AM - 11:00AM
LUNCH 11:30AM - 2:30PM
DINNER SUN - THU 5:30PM - 10:30PM, THU - SAT 5:30PM - 11:00PM
$50 and over
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Private dining and exquisite catering at every level.
Secure Valet available via Acqualina staff.
Private Party Facilities:
Private facilities are available for up to 30 people.
Private Party Contact:
Elizabeth Giordano: (305) 466-9191
Banquet, Beer, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Il Mulino New York - Miami Ratings and Reviews
Wanted to try this restaurant for a long time, living in Hallandale in the winter season. I don't mind paying for fancy restaurants but I need to get something in return. This place is beautiful but way overpriced for what you get. 3 people costs me 496$ and just 1 bottle of wine. I was quite upset when they offered me a 5$ discount on valet parking. At the money people are spending in that restaurant, they should fully paid parking or not, but certainly not offend them with a 5$ discount. Short story, there are better options ont area, and I will not go back there.
This is a very special restaurant. They treat you very well and the food was out of this world. The ambiance is what you would expect a Tuscan Villa to have. The best part is the free tasting of cheese and antipasto. The wait staff is very helpful with the wine selection. We will definitely come back again and we highly recommend you go to this place.
We always really loved this place, but this time we were very disappointed. The service was very bad. We barely saw our waiter. We wanted to order a desert, but end up leaving without it, because our waiter didn't even showed up to get our order. The food was ok.
Although I reserved well in advance and we arrived on time, they tried to sit us in a small ugly room in the back. Away from the main dining room. After I complained they suddenly found a better table .... still not the best, but at least in a better area.
Service was just Ok. There was one particular waiter that just had an attitude problem of his own ...
Food was great, as in the previous 2 visits. That was the only really good part.
This is not an inexpensive place and we expected much friendlier and better service.
We did not make a good impression, with our out of town guests. That was very dissapointing.
We have no plans to return here in the foreseeable future. Surely we can find other friendlier and better alternatives in the area.
Dining at Il Mulino is a culinary experience not soon forgotten. There are many pricy restaurants around Sunny Isles but Il Mulino compares to none. The staff is amazing in their attention to detail. The food is excellent, carefully and deliciously prepared and served with charm and grace. I love dining at IL Mulino.
Not sure where to begin. The service was outstanding from start to finish! The starters that were brought to the table before we ordered were delicious and plentiful. I was thrilled to find stuffed squash blossoms were a special appetiser IN FEBRUARY! They were savoury and delicious - not to be missed. I had trouble deciding between two pastas - the mushroom ravioli and the carbonara so they brought me small portions of both! They were both very delicious. The ambience was romantic, dim lighting and candlelight so it was difficult to read the menu but the wait staff provided small flashlights to help read the menu. My only complaint is that I ate too much, but it was so good it was worth it.
A great favorite of ours, we thought this restaurant was the BEST Italian in Miami. Unfortunately that may not be true anymore.
Admittedly we went there for Christmas dinner, a 6 o’clock reservation for which wen were promptly seated. It got “crazy busy” within a half hour of our arrival. I get it, Christmas day dinner, so let’s give them a break, and forget the 45-minute wait between the pasta course and the entrée.
Onto the food, should that also be sacrificed? The small plates that they give you upon your seating are no longer the taste treats I remember. A good-enough piece of Parmesan cheese accompanied with 4 tiny discs of a traditional dry salami (you’d think it was gold they were giving away) and some VERY spicy (I like warm, but these were mouth-burning hot) fried zucchini.
My partner had the Carpaccio Beef (he thought it was good) and I started with the Shrimp Oreganata, good enough. Next, we ordered the Capellini Il Mulino, a signature dish. There was so much wrong here – the pasta was overcooked, the sauce was so thick that the pasta just “globbed” together, and, as if that weren’t enough, it totally lacked any flavor.
This is where the 45-minute wait starts.
I ordered the Veal Capriccio, and my partner order his favorite, Veal Saltimbocca. We also ordered a side of Escarole with beans. This is the story of quantity (huge portions) over quality. I didn’t remember any of this on our previous visits. We got the check, and took home the entrees. No, I don’t know why we did that.
Our server started off great, then we were abandoned; in all fairness, his section was a madhouse, and other servers did fill in.
A manager did stop by to ask if we enjoyed everything, we told him about the “endless” wait for our entrée and he offered us coffee and desert. But why would we accept his offer, when we had no reason to believe it would have come in a timely fashion? Wait another 45 minutes for free coffee and a piece of cheesecake? I don’t think so.
Fan. Tas. Tic. I will definitely be coming back. If I could give 10 stars for service, I would. We were a group of 7 for Christmas brunch. As with groups, there are always differing opinions of where to sit. We finally agreed on sitting outside which was lovely but a bit windy for some, and we couldn't hear the music from inside. So, after everyone had stuffed themselves to their hearts content, we moved inside for dessert. They were gracious enough to set up a table for us inside and our server continued to serve us. (I didn't catch her name but she was wonderful). The music was great, the food was great. All of this for a bargain of $65/adult and $35/child. Must go again.
Gloomy, strangely run-down place with simply awful supposedly Italian food. Despite the best efforts of a mostly clueless staff, the nose bleed prices are not warranted by the dining experience. Everything here is too spicy, from the breads to the pasta, even the cocktail sauce tasted like pure Tabasco. Proteins, especially seafood, were third rate. Overall, not the kind of dining experience you expect in some place like the Acquarella.
the thanksgiving turkey, potatoes, veggies were delicious'. side portions were a little small. the stuffing was weird and more like horse feed - dry and lackluster. chef needs top put some gusto into the stuffing with a northeastern twist, sausage chunky and hearty. staff is always courteous, efficient and accommodating.
The service is truly outstanding, impeccable. The room is too dark. It's not subdued lighting like in romantic; it's way too dark like in seance. We went at 5:30 yet the waiter did not present the Sunset Menu. We asked for it. The Sunset Menu is excellent and reasonable. Three courses for $49. The wine list is prohibitive. In fact, it's difficult to find a wine under $100 per bottle. The coffee was disappointing. The bill had an error. Dinner for two with tip was nearly $300 and we ordered off the Sunset Menu. So, at these prices, Il Mulino becomes more of a special occasion place.
Fancy fancy fancy. Went here for my wife's bday. The only hiccup was timing. I made a reservation for 10pm but was finally seated around 10:30. The restaurant made this problem up to us by laying rose pedals on the table. Very romantic and the wife was happy with the overall experience.
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