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A Memorable Family Trip Includes Dining in Miami's Best Restaurants

To Fully Enjoy Your Vacation, Plan On Dining At The Best Restaurants In Miami

Food enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to when they visit Miami. The food culture here brims with fun and exciting dishes. From mouthwatering ceviches and crunchy croquetas to fresh seafood, delectable desserts, and of course, adventurous cocktails, there is no shortage of gustatory delights to keep you full and satisfied.

If you’d like to make the most of your time in Miami, below are some of the classic, signature treats you should definitely try.


It’s very difficult to hang out in Miami very long without seeing ceviche on menus or along streets lined with food carts and trucks. It’s a tried and tested seafood classic that pairs perfectly with an ice cold beer. Fresh fish and shrimp, naturally cooked by just the right amount of acidity and spice from other ingredients, is topped with a fresh leaf of mint for an extra kick of zestiness. It all adds up to a dish packed with palate-pleasing punch for its serving size.

Fresh Seafood

Because of its bountiful Atlantic Coast location, there is no shortage of fresh seafood in Miami. In fact, Florida has been ranked seventh in fresh seafood production in the U.S. Some of the best restaurants in the area feature the very best seafood on their menus. If you’re a big fan of the big blue, you can enjoy all the treats it has to offer—served up to you either fresh, grilled, or any other way you like it. Look for joints like Captain Jim’s Seafood boasting offerings such as snapper, king crabs, shrimps, groupers, jumbo scallops, clams and more. Captain Jim’s Seafood was featured on Anthony Bourdain’s  CNN series, Parts Unknown.  You can treat yourself and your family to a satisfying meal after an exciting day of touring around. 

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