Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

The Forge Restaurant Wine Bar

432 W. 41st St. (Pinetree Ave.) Send to Phone
305-538-8533 | Menu
A temple of beef with a sophisticated atmosphere in Miami Beach.

Cuisine
Open
Dinner nightly
Open late
Features

* Click here for rating key

The Forge Restaurant Wine Bar, Miami Beach, FL

The Forge Restaurant Wine Bar Restaurant Review

: This oak-paneled temple of beef housed in a former 1920s blacksmith shop underwent a $10 million dollar renovation a few years back, returning as a celebrity magnet with updated gilded age décor and Murano glass chandeliers. Chef Christopher Lee was hired to revamp the menu. Steaks stayed but a new purveyor was engaged: Pat LaFrieda of Bergen, N.J., specializing in exact cuts of dry-aged Prime beef. A high powered gas grill was also installed ensuring a perfect crust on the Cadillac of steaks here, the “super” 16-ounce center-cut N.Y. strip loin, served with a choice of sauces from horseradish butter to pickled vegetable chimichurri. The extensive and varied international wine list for which The Forge has been famous over the years remains.



AMERICA'S TOP RESTAURANTS

Discover the best female chefs, top pizzerias and stellar seafood restaurants with GAYOT's Top 10 lists of the best restaurants in America.