About OLA at Sanctuary
Welcome to OLA at the Sanctuary Hotel.
Latin American, Spanish
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 6:30pm-10pm, Friday - Saturday: 6:00pm-11:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Contact Layla Seda for Details
Private Party Contact:
Laylah Seda: 3059154323
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
OLA at Sanctuary Ratings and Reviews
Second time at Ola and it didn't disappo ...
Second time at Ola and it didn't disappoint. Had corvine ceviche with mango sobet excellent, although I still dream of the Hamachi preparation. The gluten free bread would be my "want on a desert island" choice - so incredible! Shared the octopus which is excellent. Veggie side all are yummy. My husband likes pork, so we had the slow roasted pig. It was good, but I am not a fan of braised meats - he loved it. The dessert with the guava and pistachio cake is a flavor explosion in your mouth- just get it! Loved the steak last time.
A lot of seating is in the courtyard of ...
A lot of seating is in the courtyard of the attached hotel. It's a very unwelcoming, awkward space where you are right outside the doors and windows of guest rooms, with guests - of ALL types - coming and going right by your table. It's only one step above being seated in the alley behind a restaurant. If you want to eat your nice meal while someone with their pants around their knees stands next to you smoking for most of the evening, great. (this was our experience) Otherwise, eat elsewhere.
We had dinner here on a weeknight, so th ...
We had dinner here on a weeknight, so the restaurant was not as busy. This was great because everything we ordered arrived to the table within minutes, its was super fast! Our waiter was awesome, and we loved that they explained the dishes as they arrived. The food was amazing, the drinks were okay. Not the best cocktails we have ever had. The service was great though. The bill was very high, so expect a bill of $200-$300 for a dinner for two people.
Dessert was not as awesome as we hoped, but the main meal dishes were great.
This is our third visit to Ola; each tim ...
This is our third visit to Ola; each time the food has been superb, entirely worthy worthy of the praise that has been lavished on the chef. Every time we get the rock shrimp--some of the best shrimp we have ever had anywhere. Normally we choose from the marvelous selection of fish dishes, but this time we expanded to enjoy the magnificent slow cooked pork (the brown sauce was a special delight) and the Criollo chicken, which came with an even more lavish sauce. The deconstructed key lime pie was also very good and quite different. Great service, including good advice on the the wines. Very romantic setting. My highest recommendation.
Great cocktails, Fire & Ice ceviche, lob ...
Great cocktails, Fire & Ice ceviche, lobster and short rib epenadas, and meat balls was our menu. Everything was beyond excellent in temperature, taste, texture, and creativity. 2 desserts; chocolate "Da Bomb" and the deconstructed key lime pie. Also phenomenal!!! We loved this place so much we're going back tomorrow. Enough said.
Amazing dining experience out on terrace ...
Amazing dining experience out on terrace with the usual amazing ceviches, empanadas - each a gem in culinary adventure and tasting. Staff is engaged, informed, and very attentive. Return every time we are back in Miami!
Was a great spot for a nice dinner. Was ...
Was a great spot for a nice dinner. Was a little too expensive for what it was but still very good. Gluten free cheese bread was good. Tigers milk shot is a must. Ceviche was overrated. Empanadas were good. Did enjoy sitting outside.
We had read some reviews for OLA and the ...
We had read some reviews for OLA and they were pretty positive. However, it far exceeded our expectations on the food, service and atmosphere. The food was a combination of small plates and large and they were all excellent. The server was a total professional. She explained each dish in detail before we ordered and once again when the dishes were delivered. The room was also very nice and tastefully done.
Flavors galore and a wide array of choic ...
Flavors galore and a wide array of choices. They offer a duo menu which reduces the selections somewhat. We chose to experiment and advise caution and our waiter suggested. You can easily overwhelm yourself with too much food. And if you happen to be familiar with Ron Zakapa 23 rum, they use it in one of their mojitos. Try it, you'll love it.
Absolutely one of the best restaurants w ...
Absolutely one of the best restaurants we've ever been to! The waiters are so attentive, but not to distraction. Jorge, our waiter, was outstanding! He was on top of our every bee without being in the way or obnoxious. The food was outstanding - and the sommelier was right on target!! We returned for our second visit after a fabulous experience last year - can't wait to come back again!!!
Hamachi Nikkei, salmon and Firw and Ice ...
Hamachi Nikkei, salmon and Firw and Ice (covia) ceviche were outstanding. Did not like the Corvina ceviche as much. Pork was ok, and the filet was good, but the snapper served with green rice and calamari rings was the best entree. I couldn't stand their tuna served with sugar cane. Boring and bland dish which was the only fail of the evening. Service is outstanding and really a lovely ambience. Oh, the small bread (cheesy and sweet) was outstanding. Apparently made of tapioca.
Visiting South Beach for one day and loo ...
Visiting South Beach for one day and looking for a well reviewed restaurant with latin flavors, we happened upon Ola. What luck for us! We sat outside on a lovely terrace. Attentive, friendly and knowledgable waitstaff. The highlight was the tuna and foie gras ceviche. Beautifully balanced, with big flavors. Loved the whole evening.
Had a Argentinian for a waiter. Great gu ...
Had a Argentinian for a waiter. Great guy. Listen to him and split lots of choices. Great tasting experience. Only morsels left were the ends of the esplanade s. Just too much. Great deserts Best meal we had in Miami
We almost canceled our reservation becau ...
We almost canceled our reservation because we didn't think the restaurant looked very happening when we walked past one afternoon. Thank goodness we didn't because this was our best meal in Miami. My husband and I shared the tasting menu which was absolutely wonderful-and dessert was equally delicious.
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