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Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill

Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill

July 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

White and yellow umbrellas blocked the last rays of the setting sun. A string of lights flickered as the disc jockey started up mellow background music. Low chatter surrounded my friends and I as we settled down at our table for a lazy Sunday night at Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill at the Standard Hotel. […]

Area 31 Restaurant

Area 31 Restaurant

July 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

 Area 31 Restaurant is on the 16th floor of the EPIC Hotel in Downtown Miami. Perched above Biscayne Bay, the restaurant has panoramic views of the city. While the vista is breathtaking, the food is what draws a crowd. The EPIC Hotel has a private dock and offers slips for restaurant guests.  My friend and […]

Red Fish Grill

Red Fish Grill

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Two things make dining at the Red Fish Grill extraordinary — fresh seafood and a spectacular view of Biscayne Bay. Tall palm trees tower over the restaurant, which is located on the shore of the bay in Matheson Hammock Park. At night, the trees are illuminated with soft white lights, making the space feel both […]

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Review by Bethany Platanella The sun lowered behind the glittering skyscrapers of downtown Miami as my husband and I sat for dinner at Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse in South Pointe Park. The 17-acre park is a popular spot for boaters as the nearby Miami Beach Marina — roughly a ten-minute walk from S&W — has […]

Duffy’s Sports Grill

Duffy’s Sports Grill

February 3, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Duffy’s Sport Grill, located in North Miami Beach, is a perfect dining location for boaters. You can dock your boat for free while dining along a large dock spanning the length of this eatery. I recently caught a late lunch with a friend at Duffy’s. It’s a large restaurant with ample seating options, large screen […]

Sea Grill

Sea Grill

January 14, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Sea Grill, located steps from slips on the Oleta River in North Miami Beach, provides both indoor and outdoor dining elegance for boaters hungry for Greek and Italian dishes. Though the wait time for a table was short when we went, reservations are suggested. A hostess soon seated my dining companion and me in the […]