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Amara at Paraiso - Amara at Paraiso, Miami, FL

Amara at Paraiso

4.6
4.6
3881 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Inspired by its idyllic bayside setting, Amara at Paraiso is the quintessential Miami waterfront restaurant bringing together bold Latin American flavors, coastal ingredients, and South Florida’s diversity of food culture. From environment to cuisine and vibe, experience the dynamic energy, local ingredients, and natural beauty of Biscayne Bay that defines what living in Miami is all about through the lens of James Beard Award-winning chef/restauranteur Michael Schwartz.

We are taking every precaution to ensure a safe dining experience for our guests during these unprecedented times. Our outdoor seating is spacious, with many tables on our covered terrace.

We accept walk ins and have bar seating available.

Please call for our corkage and cake policies and fees.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 120 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Private dining

Private dining

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Latin American, Farm-to-table

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (305) 676-9495

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    The team from Michael Schwartz events can bring the Amara experience to life at your event off-site. For menus and a list of our full-service capabilities email: events@amaraatparaiso.com

  • Private party facilities

    A Love Letter to Miami. Inspired by its idyllic bayside setting, Amara at Paraiso brings together bold Latin American flavors, coastal ingredients, and South Florida’s diversity of food culture to create the quintessential Miami waterfront restaurant from environment to cuisine and vibe.

  • Private party contact

    Tiffany Smith: (866) 479-2572

  • Neighborhood

    Edgewater

  • Cross street

    30th Terrace at NE 7th Avenue

  • Parking details

    We suggest ride-share or carpooling. Street parking (pay by phone) is very limited, and valet spaces are limited in quantity as well. Valet is available, Monday - Friday Lunch: $10, Dinner: $15, Saturday and Sunday $15 all day. We look forward to your visit!

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Premium Waterfront Seating

    $45.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    Select this option to guarantee the best table - closest to the water - with beautiful views of Biscayne Bay. Includes one glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne per person. This experience is ideal for guests celebrating a special occasion and will guarantee you front row waterfront seating.
  • Large Party Reservation

    $50.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    Please kindly note, all reservations for parties of 9 to 12 do require a food and beverage minimum consumption of $50 per person. A deposit of $50 per person will be required to make your reservation and the deposit will be credited towards your final bill. If you are celebrating anything special, or have any questions please give us at call at 305.772.5528, or email us at reservation@amaraatparaiso.com.
  • Premium Waterfront Seating - NYE First Seating

    $195.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Dec 31, 2022 only
    Guarantee a front row waterfront table. In addition to the three course special menu, a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne is included with your Waterfront reservation. Enjoy beautiful sunset views of Biscayne Bay. Pre-payment for booking is required and includes food, plus tax and gratuity. Additional beverage is not included. Please be aware of our standard booking policy of 2 hour time limit on reservations.

Offers

  • Bottomless Rose Brunch

    Multiple dates available
    Sat - 11:00 AM - 3:45 PM
    Relax, enjoy the view and brunch eats, and sip some French Rose ::: bottomless ::: Saturdays 11am-4pm. Even bottomless has a limit and ours is two hours.

What 3,881 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Miami - Dade

    Contemporary American

  • Miami - Dade

    Most Booked

  • Downtown Areas

    Great for scenic views

  • Downtown Areas

    Most Booked

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Phoebe is fantastic! Her recommendations were spot on and she gave service that is hard to find in Miami. Amazing food, view, and service was the full package we were looking for on a great night out. Thank you!
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food3service3ambience5
    Food was okay but not amazing, service was bizarre, bringing out starters and mains not together so some people had finished their starters before others had even started. They forgot knives and forks for some.
  3. I

    Idcrisis

    Seattle

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall1food3service1ambience1
    One of the worst experiences especially after paying for an experience
  4. FN

    FlaviaN

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lupe was amazing and took very good care of us. Food took a long time!
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Fort Lauderdale

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had Sunday brunch with a great outside table with a view of the inter coastal waterway between Miami and Miami Beach. Ambiance was great as was the food and service. Highly recommend.
  6. A

    Angelique

    Miami

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful view. Great weather. Food was delicious. The cachapa was yummy and filling. The chorizo hash was spicey, so be aware , but I loved it . Frose was refreshing.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    6 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall2food1service1ambience2
    La verdad vale solo el lugar , carta pequeña con platos de preparación promedio muy standard y con sobreprecio por lo que ofrecen. Me decepcionó me quedo mil veces con michael’s
  8. JG

    JorgeG

    Key West

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    Waiter need to have more patience and be aware what’s going on all time without the customer ask them.
  9. JP

    JonathanP

    New York Area

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall2food5service1ambience5
    I will start off saying the food was good. And i dont provide reviews often. But i coordinated bringing a cake for my fiance’s 40th birthday and after speaking with staff at the restaurant it was a small fee which was fine to bring and serve the cake. At the end of the dinner they just brought us the cake. No plates, no forks, nothing to cut the cake with. Nothing was given to actually serve the cake. Fairly bizarre and super disappointing. We thought they would bring something, after 15-20m nothing came. Would never go there go again and wouldnt recommend. If you do decide to bring your own cake to a special celebration there. Make sure to confirm that fee covers plates, forks and a knife to cut it. Joking a little bit but kind of crazy.
  10. KH

    KenH

    Fort Lauderdale

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The location on bay provides a stunning backdrop to for the restuarant, with great atmosphere, delicious food and drinks and wounderfully helpful staff.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and our server was amazing
  12. CP

    ChristopherP

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall1food1service4ambience3
    The server was great, but the food was terrible, and the ridiculously overpriced menu items were almost offensive, I am an executive chef, and have traveled the world, absolute Miami ripoff, I wish I would’ve known before I went. The Yucca was like wallpaper glue, not one item was served with any taste or skill. Absolutely disgusting ,$230 out of my pocket that I can never get back, Miami has lost it.
  13. EM

    EddyM

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall2food1service2ambience4
    Very disappointed with our experience. I was looking forward to sitting outside and was told it may sprinkle so we had to stay inside. Although it may have rained, it didn’t and felt like a staffing issue as other were being sat outside. That aside, there are waiters making an effort but sloppily. Eager to take things away as if they need to turn the table for the next guest, felt rushed. Plates are brought warm not hot and too quick to be made for us. Tuna tartare starter did not fill the plate so looked skimpy. NY Strip was warm but tough and the cauliflower was ok. Didn’t want to wait for dessert as everything had been disappointing. On the plus side the drinks were good but what this place really has is the amazing view. Overall for the prices paid food should be made to order and served properly but even then the menu was lacking and did not meet up to the hype and left feeling ripped off.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The staff and service was exceptional. They also moved mountains to accommodate us as we originally had a reservation for 4 and last minute had a 5th guest join us. The restaurant was fully booked but they made it work and were able to seat us for 5. They went above and beyond to make it happen and were so grateful! Our waitress was incredible, prompt and really helpful (I wish I could remember her name!). Great experience.
  15. RM

    RickM

    Miami

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service from the hostess through the bartender and the waiter. The view helped:). Parking thou need tweaking
  16. AB

    AlanB

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall2food2service2ambience4
    After receiving positive reviews, our experience was very poor. The venue, location and atmosphere were amazing however the Service was inconsistent. Food arrived separately - approx 15 min from when the first meal was delivered to receiving the last so the group didn’t eat together - extra items showing up not ordered and average food; all provided for a poor experience. Whilst the staff were sorry, there wasn’t a sense of urgency to fix the faults of the evening.
  17. DN

    DrNick

    New York Area

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on November 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was an excellent choice for an
  18. FO

    noFOMO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 27, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We sat outside in pleasant weather. Given the setting and view, prices are reasonable. Next time however, I would skip dessert.
  19. r

    ramskin

    New York Area

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on November 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Came for Sunday lunch to celebrate my birthday with my family and was pleasantly surprised. Ambiance, service and food was excellent. Not sure what those negative reviews are all about. Everyone from the hostess to the busboy were so gracious and attentive. We eat out a lot and I’m not easy to please. Loved the food, drinks and especially the desserts! Will definitely return.
  20. AT

    AleT

    Orange County

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 27, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Great view, four out of five plates were great. If eating outside be ready with hat and/or sunglasses
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Miami

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing experience, amazing food and views!! Service was outstanding! We sat waterside and it was fantastic and beautiful! Highly recommend. We will be back!
  22. PZ

    PanaZonian

    Miami

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    An explosion of flavors; a vibrant ambiance, and great music collaborated to our perfect romantic dinner overlooking the bay under the stars. If you want to sit close to the water, there is an additional cost involved but completely worth it. 👱🏻‍♀️
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Another incredible night
  24. NZ

    NataliyaZ

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 27, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience5
    I used to come here all the time, but now ….The menu is terrible ! Food was nothing impressive. Drinks are just ok . Service was just ok (lots of noise from many people working , but not to the point, they kept forgetting bringing drinks to the table) But the view is great I can’t argue . Wish they went back to original menu when everything was mouth watering .
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 27, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Food was not good and service was average. Overall this restaurant is overpriced and overpriced
  26. R

    Ricardo

    Miami

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience4
    The service was amazing, our waiter was very attentive and pleasant through the dinner experience. The food traste good but the value is extremely disappointing. We asked for the seafood parrillada which had a cost of $175 and when we received it it had half of a small lobster, two prawns, 6 extremely small oysters a tiny pice of fish and two small octopus tentacles. The whole thing was served on a plate size that is the same as any other dinner plate. It was extremely disappointing and we felt taken advantage of. The arroz verde was great and that was the only thing that was fulfilling. An extremely disappointing experience for the price. I don’t think we will be gin for back, it was an absolute rip off !
  27. S

    Samantha

    Fort Lauderdale

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Beautiful views. Good food. Wished they carried more beer varieties.
  28. b

    bins

    New York Area

    29 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience5
    Location and view is amazing. Food was okay. But I still bee going just to enjoy view and drink.
  29. AT

    ATTYANG

    Miami

    12 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    It was a beautiful afternoon to eat by the water and Amara offered up in spades. The view was gorgeous. The food and drinks were delicious. The service was friendly and attentive.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    Valet parking is worthless and they pick and choose who to service. Menu is good but limited at least for lunch but the view makes up for everything else.
  31. RR

    RudyR

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience5
    The staff should be more friendlier. Even though with my reservation for four people. I was at the front desk and the young lady look at me and say stand over there while she’s taking other people behind me then I went back to her and ask her did you get our information. She just give me that look and told me I’m working on it. I guess it’s because of Thanksgiving overwhelm but my bill was over $700 so I needed a little respect
  32. M

    Michelle

    Los Angeles

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    We booked this restaurant for Thanksgiving dinner since we just flew in from Los Angeles. Really delicious and amazing service! Highly recommend for a beautiful evening with great city views.
  33. TZ

    ToniZ

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience5
    Poor service when it came to waiting table. All plates came out cold. Fish dinner was missing the fish! $56 plates with one small cold piece of turkey. Worst I have ever experienced, so never again for me.
  34. JS

    JustShaiy

    Key West

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Enjoyed the view and dinner. The service was amazing. Great staff.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    Poor service from valet to billing. Food is average
  36. F

    Flor

    Miami

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience5
    Most overpriced and underwhelming steak I’ve ever eaten. Stick to the appetizers if you come here because the entrees leave much to be desired. The pumpkin flan tasted like a candle
  37. SB

    SaraBV

    Toronto

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Wonderful experience. The service was outstanding. View was perfect and the food was delicious. Wonderful time
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    Food came out cold.
  39. JM

    JMDR

    Orlando

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food, excellent service, loved the outdoor seating. Looking forward to coming back!
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Excellent food and service. Wonderful atmosphere. Overall delightful experience

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Amara at Paraiso using the Order Online button. Amara at Paraiso also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (305) 676-9495.

Amara at Paraiso is rated 4.6 stars by 3881 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 120 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Amara at Paraiso

3101 NE 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33137

Additional information

  • Cross street

    30th Terrace at NE 7th Avenue

  • Neighborhood

    Edgewater

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Latin American, Farm-to-table

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    We suggest ride-share or carpooling. Street parking (pay by phone) is very limited, and valet spaces are limited in quantity as well. Valet is available, Monday - Friday Lunch: $10, Dinner: $15, Saturday and Sunday $15 all day. We look forward to your visit!

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (305) 676-9495

  • Catering

    The team from Michael Schwartz events can bring the Amara experience to life at your event off-site. For menus and a list of our full-service capabilities email: events@amaraatparaiso.com

  • Private party facilities

    A Love Letter to Miami. Inspired by its idyllic bayside setting, Amara at Paraiso brings together bold Latin American flavors, coastal ingredients, and South Florida’s diversity of food culture to create the quintessential Miami waterfront restaurant from environment to cuisine and vibe.

  • Private party contact

    Tiffany Smith: (866) 479-2572

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