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Las Vacas Gordas

Argentinian Restaurant$$$$
Isle of Normandy Ocean Side, Miami Beach
  • AJ M.
    "As everyone has said, La enrollada is amazing."(3 Tips)
    "Try the Parrillada For 2 - Beautifully seasoned but chewy..."(2 Tips)
    Jacobo G.
    "Really good meat, the skirt steak for $33 is huge and awesome."(3 Tips)
    Otilia A.
    "enrollada and definitely order a bottle of the house wine"(2 Tips)
57 Tips and reviews
  • steak
  • parrillada
  • la enrollada
  • house wines
  • filet mignon
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  • Melissa R.
    Melissa RiveraOctober 12, 2013
    Food was very good, I recommend the muscles as an appetizer, sharing and entrée and a few sides is the most economical way to go. Portions are LARGE!
  • Otilia A.
    Otilia AmarandeiMarch 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Food is absolutely amazing and they have greatly improved the service!!!! Get the mussels, the enrollada and definitely order a bottle of the house wine - best wine on the menu!!
  • Jacobo G.
    Jacobo GómezDecember 21, 2014
    Really good meat, the skirt steak for $33 is huge and awesome. Avoid everything else! $8 for French fries? $17 for provoleta? No thanks
  • AJ M.
    AJ MuniveJuly 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Been coming here for 5 years, and food is always amazing. As everyone has said, La enrollada is amazing. House wine is very good as well.
  • AskMen
    AskMenDecember 23, 2010
    The highlight of the new menu is the 36-inch skirt steakLa Enrollada” -- so called because its length demands that it be served rolled up. Read more
  • Bashayer
    BashayerMay 2, 2012
    Awesome food. Horrible rude server cuz gratuity is included. Get the enrollado medium! &the provençal fries you'll die &go to heaven!!
  • miamism
    miamismFebruary 15, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    In unfortunate that a restaurant with such great food, would have such crappy service. It happens every single time we come, no matter the day or time. Wish they would get it together.
  • JC
    JCAugust 28, 2010
    Good beef empanadas. Consider sharing the main course as every steak is over 16 oz. The service is legendary bad. Still good steaks. Go during lunch. Laugh off at the bad service ;)
  • Miami New Times
    Miami New TimesAugust 15, 2014
    As soon as you hop out of your car in the parking lot next to Las Vacas Gordas (translation: the fat cows), you'll smell the hot grill. Read more
  • Flip M.
    Flip ModeNovember 8, 2016
    The best steak ever order the tomahawk steak or the rolled skirt steak
  • Felix L.
    Felix LSeptember 6, 2014
    The portions are incredibly big, one is enough for two, but they will charge you extra
  • Olivia M.
    Olivia MoganDecember 21, 2016
    Side- about 10 a piece, and steak is $30 and up for most. It was $150 for two
  • Carolyn
    CarolynOctober 15, 2011
    Try the Parrillada For 2 - Beautifully seasoned but chewy steak, perfectly cooked.
  • Olivia M.
    Olivia MoganDecember 21, 2016
    The ny steak was huge, sides are shareable! Overall good but our steak was undercooked, even after we sent it back again. It was still mooing
  • NVS S.
    NVS StylesFebruary 19, 2012
    I suggest u bring a personal little fan for your table, was humid as hell in there in the daytime
  • Petra F.
    Petra F.December 13, 2015
    When I think about it, it was my worst experience at Miami North Beach. If you want an argue with your partner because of table, choice, bill etc., so go there.
  • Laurens
    LaurensDecember 21, 2013
    Loved the old place prior to remodel. They seemed to have doubled the prices and now it's just overpriced.
  • Carolyn
    CarolynOctober 15, 2011
    Try the Chimi Churri - Table chimi churri. Spicy and addictive.
  • Sergii S.
    Sergii SynelnykOctober 31, 2014
    The food is excellent here, very big portion. But service is too expensive:( tips 18% were included. As for me it is too much
  • Honey M.
    Honey MadarangMay 18, 2012
    Best Chimichurri in Miami, and try the enrollada #CPL8
  • Dylan R.
    Dylan RobertsJanuary 30, 2011
    Service was slow, but nice. Food was excellent, though. Don't come here if you're not a patient person, but the food is waaayyyyy better than the service!
  • miamism
    miamismFebruary 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The food is great but service is soooo slow! Come with patience, a lot of it!
  • Paul S.
    Paul SpradlingJune 1, 2012
    We were 3 at a table for 4, waitress came & moved us to a super crowded table for 2 even though the place was empty! "Company Policy" BS!!!
  • Manuel B.
    Manuel BergherOctober 3, 2013
    Awesome! The parillada was a work of art.
  • Tony G.
    Tony GuerraMay 23, 2013
    Excellent steaks. Come hungry.
  • Petra F.
    Petra F.December 13, 2015
    The steak rib eye was really tasty but the staff is unhelpful and cold.
  • miamism
    miamismApril 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Staff is not very friendly, but if you ever sit down and get your food, it's delish.... Worth the obnoxious attitude
  • Christine D.
    Christine DevaronaJune 15, 2011
    Enrollada is the only way to go. I definitely recommend.
  • Michelle C.
    Michelle ColomboApril 7, 2011
    Great steals and pasta! Incredible wine list
  • miamism
    miamismJuly 7, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Call your waiter/waitress a "vaca gorda" in exchange for a special treat!
  • Ivan A.
    Ivan AlvarezMarch 14, 2010
    This is a great place but they not only encourage over-ordering but overtipping as well. Bill includes tip then cc slip says Tip (not add. Tip) so most people will tip twice. Not cool.
  • David F.
    David FriedmanAugust 6, 2011
    If you're hungry , order away. Otherwise, be careful as the plates are HUGE!
  • Ronaldo
    RonaldoMarch 8, 2010
    Any dish can be shared up to 3 people but the waiters don't disclose when taking orders. That isn't cool but food is good.
  • Tiffany L.
    Tiffany LinMarch 14, 2011
    Amazing food, water costs $2.50
  • Paula R.
    Paula RaysonJune 11, 2016
    Parrillada for two, parsley fries.
  • Slim B.
    Slim BiscayneFebruary 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Take out is the only way to go.
  • miamism
    miamismJuly 7, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Garlic hanging from beam is not to scare off vampires, but to keep bad influences away
  • F-Factor N.
    F-Factor NutritionAugust 23, 2012
    Filet mignon, always safe, always good. #FFactorApproved
  • Seal S.
    Seal SealDecember 30, 2014
    Big steaks for big guys!
  • Roman B.
    Roman BedinerOctober 31, 2015
    Blood sausage is pretty good
  • Dayany A.
    Dayany A.November 9, 2012
    Great 5.00 sharing fee.
  • qwerty g.
    qwerty ghjklJune 17, 2012
    Very poor service, be ready to bring a good book to read while you wait for a table! food... Is ok.
  • Alexander C.
    I definitely DO NOT recommend this restaurant. They're stealing people's money trying to be SLICK. And I know I'm not the only person who's gone through this. Shame on you.
  • Yotam
    YotamJanuary 18, 2015
    Meh. Very slow service (40 minutes), cold steak and not worth the price.
  • Chris D.
    Chris De varonaMay 7, 2011
    Do yourself a favor and try la enrollada
  • Da7om
    Da7omNovember 16, 2013
    The SERVICE is so POOR and SLOW , no it's like soooooo Slow , 1 hour and 15 mins till we got our steaks , that's really bad …
  • Juan A.
    Juan ArbelaezJanuary 20, 2013
    Pésimo servicio! Overpriced for what you get. Not recomended! Rey any other place...
  • Alejandro M. F.
    Alejandro M. FloresJune 18, 2015
    Extremely expensive for what you get. Quality is good and service slow.
  • Andres P.
    Andres PuigboFebruary 4, 2012
    Today this restaurant failed.
  • Ivan G.
    Ivan GomezJune 30, 2011
    Vacas Gordas
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