Gourmet Diner

(305) 947-2255

13951 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami Bch, FL | Directions   33181

25.905492 -80.158601

 
Restaurants, Diners, French  more

Price: $$

Tags: Family-Friendly Dining, Group Dining

Payment Methods: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: North Miami Beach

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Gourmet Diner
Menu
Escargot, Oysters Rockefeller, Diner Shrimp, Fresh Artichoke Or Asparagus, Grilled Asparagus, Onion Soup Gratinee, Soup Du Jour, House Salad, Celery Root Salad, Tomato Salad... more

Reviews for Gourmet Diner

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Worst "brunch" experience I've ever had – Well, let me start on a positive. Great coffee. From there it goes downhill. Very VERY slow service, although the waitress was quite friendly and super nice. The tables appeared clean, but floor was utterly filthy, the waitress moved the table next to us to accomodate a party of 4 and it looked like the floor had never been washed. Disgusting. I went there because I'd always passed it for years and never went in - yesterday we were nearby and wanted brunch, thought we'd finally try it. I ordered a veggie omelet with swiss and homefries. The homefries were not griddle cooked like a normal diner - they were large chunks of potato, which were deep fried - WAY overcooked - and had a thick crunchy dark brown crust to them and tasted like the oil they used was old and a touch rancid. My omelet had burned patches on the bottom and was dry and overcooked and also had a slightly funny taste. The rye toast was so gray and soggy it was as if they had steamed it rather than toasted it. I ate a small amount of my omelet to be polite (the other 2 people I was with both had pancakes and they claimed they tasted ok). The whole time I kept thinking - Chef Ramsey would have a field day here trying to make this place over.... By the time the check had been paid, I was starting to feel funny. It got worse when the air hit me outside and I fought nausea all the way home... I had to lie down the minute I arrived at my house and ended up sleeping for a couple of hours, felt a bit better when I awoke, but still felt slightly ill. Wasn't able to eat dinner at all though. This morning my stomach is a little queasy but I'm feeling a bit better. I can guarantee you I won't go back.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Do Not Eat Here!!! Disgusting!!! – We walked in and it looked like a typical diner, nothing gourmet about it but fine, we sat down. They had anything from pasta, to Kosher Jewish food, to seafood, to sandwiches, to French food, American, and a variety of salads.

My daughter ordered chicken fingers and she said it didn't taste right. She said it tasted like bacon. The fries tasted like they were cooked in old funky oil. My boyfriend ordered a grilled cheese sandwich. And it was a slice of cheese in a folded piece of bread. How can you mess up a grilled cheese, OH, by not grilling it. I ordered the shrimp alfredo. Alfredo sauce is white, the sauce on my meal was pink. I like fish but I don't like fishy tasting shrimp.

I was with my kids so I didn't complain. We just took it all togo and then tossed it in the trash.

Everything was nasty, I will never return to this place.

Pros: Clean parking lot. Lots of room to park.

Con: Everything that is food.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

April Fools ! Not Your Average Diner, Terrible ! – My gut feeling always said to never enter this metal contraption but my adoreable girlfriend insisted that we must as she is a huge diner fan. It turns out we were bamboozled. I couldn't believe my eyes! I perused the menu several times searching for the burger and fries section to no avail. The best part about our visit here is that we sat on the south side of the diner right by the exit door and discretely performed a Divid Copperfield.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Awful !!!!!!! – Without doubt the worst dining experience my family have encountered for many a year, not 1 awful meal but 5,tied in first place was the reheated roast chicken and the fried chicken that was roasted sometime many days previous floured and thrown in the fryer until hot and hard,what really annoys you with a lazy chef is that on the menu it clearly states all food is freshly prepared and please be patient !!!!! this should clearly read all food is reheated and will be with you in record time.

Oh and finally $18.50 for reheated chicken they really should be ashamed of themselves when the family can dine at P.F Changs down the road for far less money and outstanding quality.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Great food hidden in the body of a diner. – I have been to this restaurant a few times and try something new each time. I have never been let down as everything has been enjoyable. It has a higher end menu even though it is a diner. The staff has always been nice, even remembering me on my first return trip. If you are looking for some good food, without the stuck up atmosphere, try this place.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Bad Food, terrible services – Never tried this diner before. Went in for early dinner and place was empty. Took 45 minutes for soup course (french onion which the cheese was burnt). Took another 20 minutes for entree was was filet serve with scalloped potatoes which was not edible. No refills offered on beverages nor did waiter every ask how the food was.

Wait staff did not seem to be interested in serving customers only refilling the supplies. Highly recommend avoiding this resaurant if you can call it a restaurant.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Dissapointed – We were so disappointed. Read Herald reveiw that said it was good french food. Big disappointment. Bland food with no imagination. Sorely needse redecorating and general sprucing up. Food was not worth finishing. With any luck new owners will come in and clean up the place. If so, we'll be back.

Recommends
over a year ago

This 1950s-style diner may look all-American, but it's really an unpretentious French bistro. – In Short
The atmosphere is a bit brash and so are the Gallic waitresses, but the food is well worth it. Instead of burgers and fries, however, expect chateaubriand, pommes frites and other hearty French fare served at moderate prices. Check the chalkboard for daily specials, all prepared to order. And be sure to get there early to taste some of the house specialties like beef Burgundy, trout almondine, and frogs' legs Provenca, which sell out quickly.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Best French Food in Miami – They have the best food im miami, their are some people who will go there then be angry that it is not a diner.

J.T.

 

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