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Villa Azur Restaurant and Lounge

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(5 Reviews)

309 23rd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139

(305) 763-8688

Today: 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tomorrow: 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
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General Info
Villa Azur brings a new experience to the South Beach dining scene combining excellent cuisine with a vibrant atmosphere. This elegant gourmet restaurant offers tantalizing French Mediterranean dishes prepared with an Italian twist. The romantic decor features an interesting contrast of vintage and modern motifs by mixing antique woods and chandeliers with contemporary furniture exuding chic elegance.
Regular Hours
Mon - Sun:
Payment method
all major credit cards
Price Range
City Center
Cocktail Lounges, Restaurants
Other Information

Parking: Street, Lot, Valet, Private

Wi-Fi: Free

Bike Parking: No

Attire: Dressy

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Alcohol: Full Bar

Takes Reservations: Yes

Outdoor Seating: Yes


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Antoine D.



Stunning to say the least with a wonderful menu to match. Love the attentive service and the small attention to detail. The in-house DJ kept the tempo along with the beautiful crowd coming in. Would recommend it highly.



Unexpected !!!

Host was wonderful and provided a tour of the beautiful restaurant before we were seated. First impressions were great.

The menu was uninspired but with solid choices to choose from. Couldn't help noticing the "tried and true technique" to pad the bill by adding truffles wherever possible. Fortunately I like truffles.

The wait staff was weak and barely attentive... Seemed pressured to turn the table ASAP. We felt like nothing more than a wallet after we sat. Intent on enjoying my date with my wife, I tried to ignore and move on. The sommelier lectured me on why the 2007 Tuscan wine didn't need to be decanted. I felt it was only because they didn't wish to consume more time.

The raw bar samples were very good, my wife's scallops were good, but the Ribeye steak was pathetic for the quality of restaurant it was attempting to be. Served lukewarm, fatty but not flavorful. Fortunately the wine was excellent.

The best part came at the end when I asked the waiter to add $25 to tab to satisfy the valet charge since I wasn't carrying cash and he said he needed to check with someone. He came back and brought me the check but told me he could not accommodate the request. I was puzzled and in disbelief so asked him what he was proposing because I didn't see an ATM in the restaurant nor any bank next door. He told me there was one at a Walgreens not too far away. I told him my wife was in high heels and that sounded ridiculous. He said sorry and left.

I asked my wife to wait for me while I went to score some cash. While she waited she asked the man standing outside at the door entrance if she could give him our valet ticket and they could get the car while she waited. He rebuffed her, didn't take the ticket but declared he was simply not the valet. My wife said never mind and just waited until I returned. She shared with me the attitude she had just encountered and we couldn't wait to be out of there.

So sad that a place so beautifully put together just misses the basics of what makes a restaurant great. Chalk this one up to achieving the "Miami" standard - superficially beautiful but no substance, no heart and no caring.



The food at Villa Azur has bee...

The food at Villa Azur has been absolutely delicious each time that I have been there. The ambiance and decor is beautiful. I would definitely recommend it to a friend!