The Top 10 Miami Restaurants Accessible by Boat

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Whether you decide to head to Miami or you’re a local,  check out Sailo’s list of the top 10  bars and restaurants that you can get to by boat! Pull up, dock, and enjoy, Miami style.

1) Zuma    


Located at the EPIC Miami Hotel, it is  one of the most avant-garde Japanese restaurants for our sushi lovers. Enjoy your dinner with  stunning views of the Miami River and the downtown skyline.  $$$$

2) Seasalt and Pepper (/Seaspice) 

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This is the place to be if you are craving upscale mediterranean while dining al fresco on the Miami river. Enjoy the fresh seafood, great energy and ambiance with amazing views. Don’t hold back, the lobster risotto is a must. (Trivia: Beyonce and Jay Z have dined at this well-known establishment.) $$$$

3) Scotty’s Landing

hgfjScotty’s bar and outdoor restaurant is the perfect place for a weekend afternoon beer and fried platters of fish, shrimp, chicken and conch. Scotty’s is located in Coconut Grove, right on Biscayne Bay. Scotty’s is popular with locals, boaters, and their dogs! On the weekends there is live music and a friendly, fun atmosphere to enjoy. $$

4) Shucker’s Bar & Grill


In this American seafood shack & bar with a waterfront patio,  you can enjoy the best fish tacos and grill. During its 25 years history, it has been awarded the Best Local’s Spot, Best View and Best Sports Bar. Located in the heart of Biscayne Bay between Miami and Miami beach, it is a must visit. $$

5) Smith & Wollensky


Located in Miami Beach, Smith & Wollensky  is ideal for steak lovers. In a breathtaking location, this classic  restaurant is perfect for a special evening. For seafood lovers, the crab cake is a must.  $$$

6) Monty’s Coconut Grove


Want to stop by somewhere casual after a day on the water? This is the place for you to enjoy fresh seafood over live music near the water. $$

7) Casablanca Fish Market/Seafood Bar & Grill


Waterfront views and fresh-caught seafood are the main highlights at this upscale eatery & fish market. Located right on the Miami River you can enjoy the freshest seafood along with other water lovers. Make sure to make a reservation, this place is loved by many! $$$

8) Crazy About You


This Mediterranean- Italian-Spanish restaurant is the perfect location for a stylish waterside bistro. The cod croquettes, one of the specialties of the house, are a must. Enjoy the outdoor seating with the enchanting views. $$

9)  Red Fish Grill

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Red Fish Grill’s  romantic ambiance makes it the ideal choice for a date. It is the perfect night escape as it feels like it’s removed from the rest of Miami. We undoubtedly recommend the Chilean sea bass. $$$

10) Mambo Cafe


Chill with your friends at this Cuban cafe with weekend live music, an outdoor patio & scenic views of the city skyline. Make sure to try the cayuca and mofongo! $$

Let us know which one of these is your favorite by tagging us on Twitter or Facebook @SailoBoats or #SailoBoats to enter to win a free meal at your favorite spot! Stay tuned for top destinations in Fort Lauderdale, coming soon.

Enjoy and be well,




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