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B Bar Tapas & Grill Brings Wynwood Vibe to North Miami Beach

A Spanish-style tapas spot opened last month in North Miami Beach. Situated inside a strip mall (2995 NE 163rd St.), B Bar Tapas & Grill fuses a Wynwood-style vibe with traditional Latin plates. Giving diners the best of both worlds — a swank vibe in a quieter neighborhood — B Bar isn't a place you'd expect to find in a suburban minimall.

"The people who visit our restaurant are not necessarily looking for a big party," owner Varun Sharma says, "but instead are looking for cool spots to hang out, enjoy good food, and company. We’re getting noticed for doing something different, especially because it’s in a quieter location."

According to Sharma, the concept was inspired by a sports bar environment, where diners can sample small plates and try a variety of menu items, all in a laid-back and lighthearted way.
"The locals love us, and we want them to hang out, play games, and think of us as an evening destination," Sharma says. "Right now, we're really concentrated on bringing exotic food and drinks to the North Miami Beach area."

Though the restaurant's menu is mainly Latin-influenced, it pulls culinary inspiration from North America and Europe as well. This fusion, Sharma says, enhances B Bar's overall experience, bringing the community together through a variety of cultures and cuisines. 

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"We have been so well received by our guests," he says. "Almost everyone who dines with us comes back the next week with their friends and family to share the experience."
Featured menu items are grilled octopus drizzled in truffle sauce ($15), skewered chicken tikka masala ($7), drunk mussels in a white-wine broth ($12), and a parrillada platter with a selection of meats such as chicken, beef, and pork ($18). 

The restaurant features Taco Tuesday deals, as well as ladies' night Thursdays, Latin night Saturdays, and live entertainment almost daily. The restaurant is also participating in Miami Spice, which runs through September 30. 

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