Miami Seafood Restaurants, an experience that will indulge the most exquisite palates

Miami Seafood Restaurants, an experience that will indulge the most exquisite palates

Being a coastal city makes Miami the perfect place to relish products from the sea. The Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean are the places where the raw material for Miami's seafood restaurants mainly comes from. This proximity to the sea makes the offer wide, varied and for all budgets.

Crabs, oysters, lobsters, shrimp, fish, among other marine products are offered in the restaurants of the city, places where freshness is the main cover letter and in which the product is treated appropriately so that diners live a unique taste experience.

Following is a selection of restaurants in Miami where you can taste traditional dishes and more sophisticated ones with direct products from the sea.

The River Seafood Oyster Bar
Downtown Miami - Restaurant - Seafood - $$$
650 South Miami Avenue, Miami, Miami, FL 33130

Its good atmosphere and decoration will catch you, making it one of the favorites of Brickell, perfect for oysters’ lovers. A place where residents and visitors can enjoy local dishes made of fresh products from the sea, basking the oyster bar - at $3 each - of which you will surely want to eat even the shell. You can also enjoy ceviches for $20, yellowfin tuna at $25, and crab cakes among many other options.

Bazaar Mar by Jose Andres
Brickell - Restaurant - Seafood - $$$$
1300 South Miami Avenue, Miami, Miami, FL 33130

The renowned Spanish chef Jose Andres, is in charge of introducing the diners of this restaurant located in Brickell, dishes with artistic presentations inviting to a trip of unique flavors and aromas that recall their origin, in which it is translated the fusion between the sea products and the Spanish culture. You will have the opportunity to taste tapas such as cod or lobsters’ croquettes or even more elaborated dishes such as sea bass salt baked.  The fares of their tasting menu range from $10 to $225.

Mignonette Downtown
Edgewater - Restaurant - Seafood - $$$
210 Northeast 18th Street, Miami, Miami, FL 33132

This restaurant is another of the good options in the City of the Sun, located specifically in Downtown Miami; one of its hallmarks is undoubtedly its oyster bar, where you can savor a 100% fresh product; thanks to the large volume of people who visit it, it’s recommended to make reservations so that they don’t remain with the desire to eat dishes where the quality, variety and freshness are the distinguishing characteristics that define the personality of this place. Its offer in oysters stands out for its variety, from the classic to the most exquisite combinations (bacon, herbs), with fares ranging from $3 each up to $34  for those dishes of greater elaboration.

Casablanca Seafood Bar & Grill
Downtown Miami - Restaurant - Seafood - $$$
400 Northwest North River Drive, Miami, Miami, FL 33128

Having their own fishing boats it guarantees 100% the freshness of marine products with which they work, adding the perfect location in front of the Miami River makes it a place full of a special environment, where you can taste from crabs and lobsters to octopus, squid, oysters and mussels. Its menu has varied and competitive prices.

Joe's Stone Crab
Miami Beach - Restaurant - Peixes e Frutos do mar - $$$
11 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, Miami, FL 33139

Founded in 1913, it is the quintessential restaurant for eating crab pincers. A must stop during your visit to Miami Beach. with a price range of $31 to $60. Sea fruits are the kings of this historic restaurant where the pincers of crabs take over the menu during their season. Personage such as Mohammed Ali and Frank Sinatra made it famous.

Estiatorio Milos by Costas Spiliadis
Miami Beach - Restaurant - Greek/Mediterranean - $$$$
730 1st Street, Miami Beach, Miami, FL 33139

A world-class restaurant, located in Miami Beach, where the sea is the star that adorns its menu, with an animated atmosphere to share with friends and couples, always tasting dishes with the freshest products from different parts of Europe. Greek cuisine is the essence of this place.

We hope that in your next visit to the Magic City, you can taste in some of these restaurants the seafood specialties that they offer, for sure it will be another of the points that you will have in mind to return to Miami.