Solo Cafe and Patisserie at the Fontainebleau - Closed
Miami Beach, FL 33140
- Daily 6am-9pm
- $, $$$
- Kid Friendly, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible
- Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Snack Food
- Lot available, Metered, Valet
- Reservations Accepted, Not necessary
The strawberry marshmallow tart looks like a ruby-studded hat for a pampered parakeet. The chocolate macaroon could be an ottoman for Trump's pet caterpillar. And the champagne truffles: eyes for an ostentatious snowman. Imagination runs amok when confronted with glistening display cases arrayed with Ã©clairs, meringues, pralines, petits fours, and all sorts of dashing desserts that Willy Wonka woulda made if he were born in France. That's where Solo's award-winning pastry chef (and master chocolatier) Jean-Marie Auboine comes from, and his creations are as stunningly presented and astonishingly luscious as those found in any Parisian patisserie (prices per individual treat range from $2 to $6). This pastry shop/cafÃ© is found adjacent to the Fontainebleau Hotel's elegant lobby, and as the day progresses, so does the menu â?? from an emphasis on espressos and pastries to a more substantial selection of salads and sandwiches. The Fontainebleau's iconic cakes, synonymous with the hotel since 1954, are also available â?? plus there's a doughnut counter, espresso counter, and so forth. Solo's desserts are the proverbial toy store for those with a sweet tooth.
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