I visited Afterglo this past week and thought it was a unique new way to position a restaurant - beauty cuisine rather than healthy dining. The food, drinks, service, etc. all seemed quite delightful at the time.
What’s changed since the experience was the surprise (shock) I just received when reviewing my receipt for my expense report (I was entertaining clients the night I dined at Afterglo). The waiter added a 15% gratuity to the check for a party of 3 (who consumed a total of 4 drinks - so no, he was not worried that we were too wasted to leave a tip). He said nothing to me about having done so, nor did he say anything after receiving an additional $50 (on top of the $36 he had already added in). My $300 dinner consisted of an $86 tip. He was a good waiter - but not that good.
This is a very sad predicament for the restaurant. They hired a thief. And while I really should not let that taint my view, it has. And I highly recommend everyone steer clear - the overall experience was good (prior to realizing the rip off), but not good enough to make up for it.
If you’re looking for a unique new place to try (and want something healthy), I DO NOT recommend Afterglo. My new name for the place is Afterburn - and I’m cautioning everyone!!!
Afterglo is located at 1200 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139.
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