Banana Hut is a casual Jamaican restaurant in South Miami. The majority of the restaurant is taken up by a huge charcoal pit that churns out the go-to dish here, jerk chicken. It hits all the jerk chicken notes: smoky, spicey, juicy - even the chunks of white meat that are tossed in there. Banana Hut is about a half-hour from Downtown, but it deserves to be on your radar whether you live nearby or just happen to be passing through, maybe on the way back from hanging out with flamingos at the nearby Zoo Miami.
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Captain’s Tavern is an old school seafood restaurant in South Miami with a huge menu and seafood market next door.
The Fish House
Fish House is a South Miami seafood restaurant with a huge menu and weekly live music.
Joe’s Take Away is the much more casual location next door to Joe’s Stone Crab where you can show up in shorts and get food to go.
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Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen
Dukunoo is a Jamaican restaurant in Wynwood. The food is great, the music is loud, and the jerk chicken is some of Miami’s best.
King Jerk is a food truck parked in Opa-locka. Stop by for some excellent chicken and mac and cheese.
Kingston Delight is a casual, cafeteria-style restaurant in North Miami with good jerk chicken.
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Chef Creole Seasoned Kitchen
Chef Creole is where to go in Little Haiti for classic Haitian dishes like conch, griot, and stewed oxtail.
B & M Market And Roti Shop
B&M Market is a small roti shop and bodega on 79th Street with some of the best West Indian food in the city.
Naomi’s Garden Restaurant and Lounge
Naomi’s is a classic spot in Little Haiti serving Haitian and Caribbean food. You can take it to-go or eat it in their pretty courtyard.
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