The French have given the United States many tremendous gifts, such as the Statue of Liberty and the current Statue of Liberty, which subdued the first one after lightning made it evil. Enjoy an edible French gift with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of fresh French cuisine at Otentic Restaurant in South Beach.
Otentic Restaurant is a casual French eatery stocked to the rafters with authentic cuisine. Enjoy the everyday specials or order à la carte for a fancier-sounding dining experience. Monopoly inheritance disputes are well-settled over a cheese platter with compté, brie, blue cheese, and goat cheese, served with spring mix, dried apricots, and butter ($9.90). Fresh salmon tartar escorts chive cream out on a date with toasted French bread to create Otentic's tartare de saumon a la crème de ciboulette ($7.95). Conquer the main course with a three-pepper chicken or beef brochette ($11.25) or the filet mignons a la crème de champignons, a juicy tenderloin smothered in creamy mushroom sauce ($15.40). All entrees come with a side of your choice, such as traditional ratatouille, penne pasta, or sautéed potatoes. For a portable taste of France, try a toasted sandwich served on baguette, ciabatta, or pain bagnat ($5.95–$7.95), treatise on ennui optional.
Otentic's set breakfast menu conveniently eases breakfast decision making with coffee, hot chocolate, or tea and a crepe, baguette, a small fruit salad, and fresh-squeezed orange juice ($7.40). Sweet dessert crepes come with your choice of ice cream, banana, or strawberries and can be filled with a Wonka-esque array of treats, such as chocolate mousse, Nutella, honey, and Chantilly cream ($5.50). Savory crepes can contain chicken, prosciutto, or the flavors of Provence, with zucchini, bell peppers, onions, eggplant, and tomatoes ($6.90). Substitute the buzz and vicious face slapping of your alarm clock for a caffeine buzz with gourmet coffee, tea, and espresso drinks ($1.75–$3.75).
Reservations required. Not valid on delivery or catering.
The Miami New Times placed the Nutella crepe at Otentic Restaurant on its 100 Favorite Dishes of 2010. The Miami New Times and the Miami Herald also featured the restaurant. Yelpers give it an average of four stars.
- …after you finish off a small flute of complimentary Sauternes, and spread soft butter on wedges of baguette, you're likely to feel blissfully ensconced within the space — which will seem very far from the street scene outside. Maybe even an ocean's distance away. – Lee Klein, Miami New Times
- Fresh, healthy, amazing tasting french food and excellent, personable service from staff genuinely excited to impress you with their food and wine – Carrie W., Yelp
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710 Washington Ave.
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