Barton G. The Restaurant - Miami Beach

4.4
3033 reviews
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Contemporary American
With a philosophy that dining is a cause for celebration, Barton G. Weiss and our team of award-winning chefs, designers, and producers create meals not only to satiate the appetite but to stimulate all the senses. Our menus and approach to guest service is uniquely crafted to push the limits of normal dining. From neo-classic twists on comfort food to Instagram-worthy presentations, guests are invited to have an experience like no other. As the originator of experiential fun-dining, we pride ourselves on doing things bigger, bolder, and more dramatic.

Located on West Avenue, the restaurant features a sleek dining room and a lush tropical garden ideal for alfresco dining. Barton G. The Restaurant Miami Beach serves parties of any size from date nights and birthdays to private parties and large groups.

Requests for indoor/outdoor dining may be made, but table location is never guaranteed.

We politely decline reservations for dessert only.
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Miami
1 review
Dined 14 hours ago
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 5

Amazing presentation of each dish. However, the food itself was terrible. Ordered the popcorn shrimp appetizer. Shrimp was good, popcorn was stake, cold, and at least a day old. The entree of seabass and lobster tater toys was completely cold. Not lukewarm, cold. Asked to speak to the manager and he refused to come over. My waitress did give me an extra glass of Rosé to make up for it.

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Miami
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The entire experience was great! Not only was the food beautiful, it was delicious! The service was also amazing! I highly recommend it!

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Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I must admit this was one of the best dinning experiences I've ever had. This is one of the best flavorful Lobster Mac Cheese I've ever had. It's a thing of beauty to have a well seasoned steak. The dessert was beautifuf. All kinds of chocolatey greatness. Had an absolutely wonderful time for my birthday!

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KC
Richmond
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

It was very expensive for it not to be as tasty as it is presented. The experience was nice but the cost wasnt worth it, the drinks were the only thing worth the price. This place definitely isnt kid friendly either, 36 dollars for 2 sliders....SLIDERS....and 15 for fries....not my cup of tea but again the presentation was very cool.

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DB
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Sehr lustige Foodexperince

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GC
Miami
54 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A unique gem in Miami Beach. Great food, fantastic presentations of all dishes, excellent, courteous, and professional service.

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OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cumpleaños

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Miami
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Barton G's never disappoints!!!! As always the food was excellent!!! Presentation was fabulous!!!! Our server was just ok. I remember when all the servers were outstanding!!!!

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P
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing will be back again food entertainment and drinks are 100% awesome

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t
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

Nice restaurant, good for a one time experience but the food is overpriced. I loved the ambiance and the service was amazing. Overall you’re paying for your food to be served on props and an experience.

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1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love the fun feel of this place . I definitely would return to try more dishes. The LAWN MOOER was amazing. Obviously everyone loved dessert.

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BW
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 5

I booked this reservation 2 months prior for my Birthday celebration, and for the service you'd think i was a walk in. We were seated next to the kitchen and were constantly being walked by and stood behind as the waiters gathered things for their table. There wasn't enough table space so me and my Husband had to look around the food props to speak to each other, when i bought this to my servers attention she stated after all the reservation had been completed she'd add another table as if we weren't a reservation ourselves, we didn't get another table until dessert .The restaurant was so busy that we'd have to wait 30 minutes at a time to request additional items such as additional drinks or condiments needed. I was displeased with my food choice but couldn't alert my waiter because she was busy with other tables so i just took my food to go. I was happy with the presentation but not the service a Birthday ruined and 320.00 down the drain.

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N
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

My experience at Barton G was horrible. The hostess was very rude. I made reservations for 9:30pm and I didn’t get a table until 10:50pm. The music was loud and obnoxious. It sounded like a bar instead of a upscale restaurant. The food was nasty. I feel like they pay more attention to the presentation of the food, then the actual food.

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Horrible. If you actually have a palate, care about what you eat, and want your food to have finesse, this is not the place for you. This place is a show but the sad part is that the kitchen can’t back it up. With so many fantastic dining options Miami, I am surprised that this place hasn’t stepped up their food game. In short — a complete waste of time and a big disappointment. The trashy crowd, ridiculous dishes, and overpriced menu didn’t help. Won’t be back.

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Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

The food and drinks were delicious and we loved the over the top presentations. The service was just ok, I have had better. The table was not big enough for the presentations. I was the birthday girl, and I had to take my Jambalaya off the fish so we could fit everything on the table. They need larger tables so you can be comfortable eating. It was 4 of us.

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Miami
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding as usual...have been coming since 2005

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Miami
3 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was amazing! The best birthday celebration ever!

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G
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 3ambience 5

Great Experience!! Enjoyed The Night ! Could’ve Been More Food For The Price But Overall Very Nice Spot

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T
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 1

Hands down the absolute worst dining experience. Even with reservations we were sat in a busy walk way. The noise and bad seating had us request to go outside and that was a huge mistake. I enjoy dining outdoors and have never had a time where i was eaten alive by bugs. It was all just awful. Go to a much more classy establishment where there prices match the service!!

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WM
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 5

Very In The Cut Place.. Jus Think They Need A Bigger Kids Menu or A Kids Menu Period...

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KD
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My best friend really enjoyed her birthday dinner. Will recommend to friends and family. Good portion of food and ambiance is spectacular. Definitely made for picture taking

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MS
Miami
19 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It is a fun Miami Beach experience. This is not a place for people who consider themselves "foodies" but the food is good and you get plenty. The only negative was the promise that there would be sparklers and singing Happy Birthday for my husband's birthday - they had a small candle and that was it. I would not care if I was not told on the phone "you have to pay for dessert but we will provide sparklers and celebration".

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Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

If you’re not familiar with the area and you’re looking for a nice dining experience, do not come here. The reviews are very disproportionate to what this place is really like. If you have kids or are easily amazed by presentation than you will probably like it here. If you’re looking for good quality food, keep scrolling. The food is comparable to Planet Hollywood- I honestly would prefer Applebee’s to this place. It’s a gimmick restaurant with poor quality of food.

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Miami
3 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 4

The food wasn’t great. Chicken was undercooked, it was very expensive and extremely packed and loud .

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a good experience..It’s nice to go for a special occassion, but I dont see myself going back anytime soon... The restaurant is way over priced, food presentation is fun, but not a place you would go to frequently.. Food was good... Inside was so noisy, we were lucky and were seated outside..

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1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Will return

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Miami
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It is a one of a kind experience and the food is incredible!

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Denver
2 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this restaurant!! What a special treat for our family while vacationing in Miami!! So much fun and the food was tasty...can’t wait to visit again!

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JD
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

NEVER AGAIN...The pictures and word of mouth led me to BG but the lack of service will keep me (and everyone in our party of 10) from coming back.

Outrageously expensive and the waitress did not even bother to ask if it was our first time or explained ANYTHING on the menu. Her only advice was to "wait until the smoke stops before drinking nitro drinks"

Plenty of alternatives are available and BG won't miss us as they were packed anyway.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience

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Miami
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took my kids here and they absolutely were amazed at everything. Will be back again and again

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AI
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Barton G never disappoints me. From the ambiance to the service to the presentation to the actual taste of the food, it's always great!

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Miami
9 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Birthday celebration seating was a bit tight and noise level high but as always the service, food and presentation was excellent!

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Louisville
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

It was a bit too crowded where we sat.

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Naples
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It was a birthday celebration. Food was good but when on the phone to inform it’s a birthday celebration, the restaurant representative stated, “you will be charged for the birthday dessert, but the birthday sparklers are complimentary”. I understand The notifying of the dessert charge but informing me the sparklers are “complimentary” is tacky!!

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Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb service, amazing food displays, food was to die for...especially the funnel cake!!!

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Richmond
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday dinner

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AK
London
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

The food was so good and the food presented so nice but the waiters was so busy we have to wait for a long time to order or pay ... The place killed our moments by the loud music .

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AA
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Like an Alice in Wonderland Sensory adventure for Adults. The dimly lit restaurant led to the suspense of what would unfold during our evening. The drinks were considered pricey to some but by far presentation and a generous pour put any question on libation prices to bed. Everything was over the top in a fabulous visual way until you took a bite and then it was a flavorful Fourth of July fireworks display in your mouth. The portions are as generous as the smiles on our faces the entire night. It was difficult to have deep conversations as you get easily distracted with noise and what’s going on around you. They do allow children which is a shame as this should truly be an adult fantasy of returning to carefree days. Standing ovation to the Barton G from the entrance to exit of our evening it was magical!

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Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fun restaurant! Come for the creative and hilarious presentations of the food; but keep coming back for the deliciousness. Our server was knowledgeable, professional and efficient. I had the lobster pop tart as an appetizer and the sea bass for the entree-both were fantastic. The cocktails (tho spendy) were perfect. This place is expensive but you get great food, a fun time and the ‘Barton G experience.’ We go every time we’re in Miami.

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