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OLA at Sanctuary Hotel

1745 James Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33139 | South Beach | 305-695-9125

Location Description:

Chef Doug Rodriguez first spearheaded Nuevo Latino cuisine at the original Yuca in 1996. By the time he opened OLA (Of Latin America) in 2003, this contemporary updating of Latin foods had such an influence on South Florida cooking that every two-bit cook around had appropriated his plantain-crusted mahi-mahi and cutting-edge style of spinning ceviche. The menu is similar to past OLA incarnations (the restaurant has moved around some) -- a concise framework of 12 small plates ($13 to $19), eight ceviches (most $16).


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): Contemporary, Latin
  • Hours: Tue-Sat 6:30pm-11pm
  • Price: $$$$
  • Serving: Dinner
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Highly Recommended
  • Parking: Lot Available, Meters, Valet
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Banquet Facilities, Catering, Family Style, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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