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The 7 Best Seafood Restaurants In Miami

Looking for somewhere new to dine this weekend? As summer season sets in and restaurants start to reopen their doors for patio dining, the one cuisine that’s on our mind is seafood. Luckily, there’s no shortage of amazing seafood restaurants in Miami.

Whether you’re looking for a swanky waterfront dinner or a cosy dive, Miami has it all and then some. Get ready for a feast at our top picks below…

Best Seafood Restaurants In Miami

1. Mignonette

Mignonette is Miami’s premier seafood spot and Florida’s best place to have some fresh bites. Housed in an old 1930’s gas station, they don’t lack on charm, either. It’s just upscale enough that isn’t pretentious and just casual enough that you can be comfortable while still feeling special.

While they offer a wide range of seafood dishes, the oysters are what bring the place to life. We recommend the ‘Oysters Frank’ and crab cakes.

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2. Novikov Miami

Novikov is a Miami wonder known for its insanely fresh sashimi and maki. If you are a sushi lover, this place is perfect for you. Order any of their premium sushi dishes such as Chu-Toro or seared O-Toro and be sure to call ahead for a spot on the patio.

In addition to killer sushi, they also serve other globally-inspired sea fares that just can’t be beat.

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3. Kush by Spillover

Treat yourself to a feast of the sea at Kush by Spillover, the new post-lockdown concept of the popular restaurant that’s now combined with gastropub Kush . This bustling swanky eatery is known for its scratch kitchen and delicious juicy seafood. Even better? They serve arguably the best variety of ciders and meads in the state. Order the lobster BLT with one of their 50 cider varieties and dig in.

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4. La Camaronera

If you’re looking for the best shrimp and seafood in Florida, head to La Camaronera. The Garcia brothers had a vision of bringing delicious Cuban inspired seafood eats to Miami, and that’s precisely what they’ve done with La Camaronera.

Here you’ll find a large variety of delicious seafood dishes, but the shrimp is where it’s at. Order a place of their ‘camarones fritos’ (fried shrimp) and a beer for a feast.

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5. Joe’s Stone Crab

This seasonal crab eatery is a Miami institution. For over 100 years, Joe’s Stone Crab has been providing South Beach with delectable fresh seafood, namely stone crab. Do yourself and book a table for some summer outdoor dining and get ready to indulge.

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6. Ella’s Oyster Bar 

This cosy, casual fave serves up classic Latin seafood met with New England twists. Start off with crab croquettes followed by the local ceviche and grab the side of the day. It’s well known for being one of the best seafood restaurants in Miami. One bite of the food here, and you’ll agree.

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7. Garcia’s

This old school seafood restaurant has been family-owned for almost 50 years, and still dedicates the same authentic passion to quality food. The restaurant’s seafood comes fresh off the Florida coast with daily specials. There’s so many delicious bites to eat, but the lobster mac and cheese is a must-try. It’s a mix of Florida lobster with no less than SIX different cheeses!

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Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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