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lorilaw Sep 13, 2007 08:23 AM

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    pennyfish Apr 12, 2009 04:14 PM

    After two years, Devito's still sucks. The fish was over cooked and served with tarter sauce (for $48), our Super Tuscan for ($200) never opened and tasted more like a combo of rubbing alcohol w/ balsamic. The sea bass ravioli made me quit eating sea bass again (on principle) as it was a waste of such a precious fish. The wine-somalier (sp?) was a genetic cross between pee-wee herman, dangerfield on coke.... He had no clue about wine... I was let down by Danny Devito but he is clearly laughing all the way to the bank.

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      lorilaw Sep 13, 2007 05:21 PM

      Thanks for all the replies. This helps a lot.

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        miamialli Sep 13, 2007 11:28 AM

        I agree with tipigeon. Skip Devitos. The service was horrible (even by SOBE standards) and out of the 4 entrees that our group ordered, the chicken was the only thing worth remembering.
        ps. they couldn't make a mojito to save their lives. who in SOBE can't make a decent mojito??

        oh yeah, prices are ridiculous.

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          Debbie Sep 13, 2007 02:58 PM

          Totally agree with the other reviewers. I went to Devito's with liquor suppliers who sell to the restaurant and we too had horrendous service. First, they tried to serve us wine that was entirely different from the wine we had selected (Nice try especially since we were dining with wine connoisseurs!). Then, it took almost 30 minutes (no exaggeration!) for the waiter to "find the correct vintage". Only after this fiasco did the waiter begin to explain the menu and take our orders. We were a large group and few were impressed with the food. In fact, the only thing that DID "impress" us was the outlandish bill at the end of the meal. For these prices, mediocre food, and unpolished service, I wouldn't return.

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          tpigeon Sep 13, 2007 09:41 AM

          Devitos is the most overpriced restaurant in sobe. Go next door to prime 112 and get better food for half the price.

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            lax2mia Sep 13, 2007 11:16 AM

            Some of my lunch just came up when I saw you suggested that Prime 112 is half the price of anywhere.

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              tpigeon Sep 13, 2007 11:28 AM

              Sad but true

          2. rhnault Sep 13, 2007 09:33 AM

            limoncello? ; )

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              eimac Sep 13, 2007 08:40 AM

              Can you identify the location or is it a place that anyone in that area ( whatever it is ) will know
              Florida is a big state

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                foodfighting Dec 14, 2008 05:05 PM

                150 Ocean Drive ..The best address in Miami...across from the Marriott

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