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Looking for solo dining with good food - Kobe Club?

ems Jan 11, 2009 04:47 PM

I will be in South Beach in early Febraury for one night during the week. I'm looking for a place to eat alone at the bar that will have good food, service and atmosphere. I've eaten at most places in SB - Prime 112, Nobu, Meat Market, Bond Street, etc. Would Kobe Club fit this discription? Are there better suggestions?

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    rockysobe Jan 12, 2009 06:48 PM

    Often eat as a solo at the bar and agree that Sardinia is probably your best bet. Bar at Kobe is maybe four or five seats with hit or miss food.

    1. Frodnesor Jan 11, 2009 06:35 PM

      I haven't tried Kobe Club but haven't heard much that makes me want to try it. There's a sizable and lively eating bar at Meat Market that would probably be a good place to dine as a solo. Nobu, oddly, does not have an actual sushi bar and I don't believe they serve food at the bar that's directly outside the restaurant. Bond Street I haven't been to since a couple chef changes ago, which might make a difference. Sardinia has a nice bar for eating though is not walking distance from the main drag of South Beach. Talula is something of a quieter scene but you could eat at either the bar or the kitchen bar.

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      1. re: Frodnesor
        tpigeon Jan 12, 2009 04:30 PM

        I have eaten at the bar at nobu before.

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        tpigeon Jan 11, 2009 04:51 PM

        I would not do Kobe Club as it is very overpriced and not great. I would do Sardinia, I am hearing very good things about Red - not only here, but have not been yet. I have never eaten at the bar at talula but I am sure you can which is also far better food than Kobe.

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