2019 Best Seafood Restaurants in Miami/South Florida Area

Best Fresh Fish & Shellfish in Miami/South Florida

The best seafood is fresh, and prepared in such a way as to accent the natural flavors of the sea without overwhelming them. Some, like raw bar oysters and clams, need nothing more than a sharp knife and skilled hand to unleash the briny seasonings of the sea.

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the top seafood restaurants in Miami/South Florida.

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Area 31
14/20
Views of downtown Miami along with seafood and a hot happy hour that draws a trendy crowd to this sleek spot in the sky. See More

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Captain Jim's Seafood Market & Restaurant
12/20
Enjoy fresh local seafood, including the signature crab salad, in North Miami. See More
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Chops Lobster Bar
14/20
A split-level seafood/steakhouse with ingredients impeccable enough that elaborate preparations are unnecessary --- but surprisingly good. See More

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Estiatorio Milos by Costas Spiliadis
14/20
Chef Costas Spiliadis’ Mediterranean restaurant is right at home in one of Miami's most coveted neighborhoods. See More

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Garcia's Seafood Grille & Fish Market
12/20
Sit on the dock next to the Miami River or upstairs on the deck and chow down a freshly grilled mahi mahi sandwich. See More
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Joe's Stone Crab
14/20
South Beach dining institution serving the distinctively sweet claw of the stone crab since the early 1900s. See More
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La Dorada
13/20
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. See More
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La Mar by Gaston Acurio
15/20
Idyllic waterfront restaurant at Mandarin Oriental, Miami, serving Peruvian fare. See More

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Lure Fishbar South Beach
14/20
Josh Capon's underground New York City fish bar rises above sea level on the sands of Miami Beach. See More

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Marker 88 Restaurant
12/20
What looks like a basic beachfront restaurant boasts quiet fame and a surprisingly gourmet menu. See More
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