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Best Miami Seafood Restaurants


Nothing is more disappointing than going to an oceanfront restaurant, only to discover that the bland fish you're eating was frozen between being caught and being served to you. The best seafood is fresh, and prepared in such a way as to accent the natural flavors of the sea without overwhelming them. Presented in alphabetical order, here are the best seafood restaurants in Miami/South Florida.


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AltaMare Seafood
14/20
1233 Lincoln Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Menu
Aussie executive chef Simon Stojanovic offers creative seafood dishes built around the local catch with an Italian slant. More...

Area 31 Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Area 31, Miami, FL EPIC Hotel
270 Biscayne Blvd. Way
Miami, FL 33131
Menu
Views of downtown Miami along with seafood and a hot happy hour that draws a trendy crowd to this sleek spot in the sky. More...

Captain Jim's Seafood Market & Restaurant Seafood
12/20
12950 W. Dixie Hwy.
North Miami, FL 33161
Menu
Spiffed up casual eatery inside a seafood market in North Miami. More...

Chops Lobster Bar Steakhouse
14/20
Royal Palm Place
101 Plaza Real S.
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Menu
A split-level seafood/steakhouse with ingredients impeccable enough that elaborate preparations are unnecessary---but surprisingly good. More...

Garcia's Seafood Grille & Fish Market Seafood
12/20
398 NW N. River Dr.
Miami, FL 33130
Menu
Sit on the dock next to the Miami River or upstairs on the deck and chow down a freshly grilled mahi mahi sandwich. More...

I & J's Station House Restaurant Seafood
13/20
233 W. Lantana Rd.
Lantana, FL 33462

A classic South Florida seafood house where the specialty is---what else?---Maine lobster. More...

Joe's Stone Crab Seafood
14/20
11 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

South Beach dining institution serving the distinctively sweet claw of the stone crab since the early 1900s. More...

La Dorada Spanish
13/20
177 Giralda Ave.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Menu
The signature dorada (sea bream) with sea salt crust is just one of numerous authentic regional specialties based on fish flown in fresh from Spain. More...

La Mar by Gaston Acurio Peruvian
15/20
Dining Room at La Mar by Gaston Acurio, Miami, FL Mandarin Oriental, Miami
500 Brickell Key Dr.
Miami, FL 33131
Menu
Idyllic waterfront restaurant at Mandarin Oriental, Miami, serving Peruvian fare. More...

Lure Fishbar South Beach Seafood
12/20
Loews Miami Beach Hotel
1601 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Menu
Embodying the idea of ingredient-driven dining is this branch of Josh Capon’s modern fish house. More...

Marker 88 Restaurant Seafood
12/20
Mile-Marker 88
Islamorada, FL 33036

What looks like a basic beachfront restaurant boasts quiet fame and a surprisingly gourmet menu. More...

Nobu Miami Beach Japanese
14/20
Eden Roc Miami Beach
4525 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33140

Sushi, sashimi, sakés and specialty Japanese-Peruvian fusion dishes at Eden Roc Miami Beach. More...

The Oceanaire Seafood Room Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at The Oceanaire Seafood Room, Miami, FL 900 S. Miami Ave., Ste. 111
Miami, FL 33130
Menu
Though lacking a waterfront setting, retro-tiled Oceanaire might well be Miami’s most evocative classic fishhouse. More...

The River Seafood & Oyster Bar Seafood
13/20
650 S. Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33130
Menu
Pristine East and West Coast oysters from the raw bar rule at this convivial seafood hangout. More...

Truluck's Seafood, Steak & Crab House Seafood
12/20
777 Brickell Ave.
Miami, FL 33131
Menu
An upscale-looking but affordable seafood/steakhouse that aims to please a wide spectrum of diners, and rarely fails. More...


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