The drive to Key West is a notorious pain in the ass, so save some gas and just go to Monty’s instead. By no means is this the best place for seafood in Miami, but if you hold out for one of their tables with a good view of Biscayne Bay (there are many at the very large and mostly outdoor raw bar) and order a Miami Vice, you won’t care because if there is one tried-and-true Miami equation, it’s water views plus frozen alcohol equals happiness.
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Harry’s is a pizza place in Coconut Grove that serves Neapolitan-style pies and is nice enough for a sit-down meal or date.
Strada In The Grove
Strada is a below-average Italian restaurant in Coconut Grove that’s too expensive and not good for much.
Chug’s is a casual Cuban spot in Coconut Grove good for breakfast or lunch or anytime you want great pastelitos.
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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.
The Lido Bayside Grill
The Lido Bayside Grill is a waterfront restaurant inside Miami Beach’s Standard Hotel. The view - not the food - is the reason to come here.
Ono Poke Shop
Ono Poke is a casual spot in Wynwood that serves surprisingly good poke and lets you build your own bowl.
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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.
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.
Shore To Door Fish Market
Shore To Door in Coconut Grove serves fresh fish on the weekends. Their backyard is our favorite place in the whole city to eat seafood.
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