Since 1966, this spot has been the best place to eat on the Miami River - where you can watch yachts, boats that are almost certainly smuggling something illegal, and the occasional lost dolphin all drift by over the course of lunch. It’s still a good choice because it’s delicious, simple, and one of the few waterfront spots where you won’t be surrounded by $200 bottles of rosé and people who arrived via luxury jet ski. Start with some fried shellfish, listen closely to the daily specials, and if it’s stone crab season, you know what to do.
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A running list of the reopened Miami restaurants where you can eat and drink outside.
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Club Space is a Downtown club that’s open for 24-hours on the weekend and also books great DJs.
Mama Tried is a new bar in Downtown Miami with a sleek interior, a pool table, an reasonably priced drinks so head here to start your night.
Jamaica Corner is a vendor inside a Downtown food court. It’ll do for lunch if you’re craving jerk chicken or oxtail.
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The Bazaar by José Andrés
The Bazaar is an upscale restaurant that serves dishes that look like science experiments. Luckily, it tastes good too.
Captain Jim’s Seafood
Captain Jim’s is a casual restaurant in North Miami that serves simple but delicious local seafood.
La Mar by Gaston Acurio
La Mar by Gaston Acurio in Brickell Key serves Peruvian food, including a variety of cebiches, and has a great view of the harbor.
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La Camaronera Fish Market
Little Havana’s La Camaronera serves great seafood in a casual space. It’s also where you’ll find the incredible pan con minuta sandwich.
Amara At Paraiso
Amara At Paraiso in Edgewater is a beautiful place to eat outside and take in the view of Biscayne Bay. The mostly seafood menu is also really good.
Pubbelly Sushi is a fun spot in Sunset Harbour that’s good for sharing some sushi and small plates.
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