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The 11 Best Crab Restaurants Near Miami

Updated: May 2, 2022

Hear the clatter of claw crackers and the rustle of bibs? It’s time for crab at one of these Miami eateries. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food blogs to find the best Crab shops in town. For the crispiest crab toast or tastiest crab chowder head to one of these great Miami spots!

Find the perfect Crab spot

Truluck's Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab

New American, $$$, MiamiNew American, $$$Miami, Brickell
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

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    Eater, 2020
  • CultureTrip, 2017

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    CultureTrip, 2017

The Original Crab House

American, $$, MiamiAmerican, $$Miami
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Casablanca Seafood Bar & Grill

American, $$$, MiamiAmerican, $$$Miami, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Joe's Stone Crab

American, $$$, Miami BeachAmerican, $$$Miami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    11 Solid Spots to Score Stone Crabs in South Florida

    Eater, 2020
  • Miami and Beaches, 2021

    Best Seafood in Miami

    Miami and Beaches, 2021

Captain Jim's Seafood Market & Restaurant

American, $$, North MiamiAmerican, $$North Miami, Central
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    2021 Best Seafood Restaurants in Miami/South Florida Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life
  • Vacation Idea, 2021

    23 Best Seafood Restaurants in Miami

    Vacation Idea, 2021

Stiltsville Fish Bar

American, $$$, Miami BeachAmerican, $$$Miami Beach, Bayshore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Miami and Beaches, 2021

    Best Seafood in Miami

    Miami and Beaches, 2021
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021

The Lobster Shack

American, $$, Miami BeachAmerican, $$Miami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Smith & Wollensky

American, $$$$, Miami BeachAmerican, $$$$Miami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The Best Waterfront Restaurants In Miami

    CultureTrip, 2017
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    2021 Best Restaurants with a View in Miami/South Florida Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

The Local House

New American, $$, Miami BeachNew American, $$Miami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2014

    The 38 Essential Miami Restaurants, October 2014

    Eater, 2014
  • Vacation Idea, 2021

    22 Best Breakfast & Weekend Brunch Spots in Miami

    Vacation Idea, 2021

Fifi's Seafood Restaurant

Peruvian, $$, Miami BeachPeruvian, $$Miami Beach, North Shore
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

CJ's Crab Shack

American, $$, Miami BeachAmerican, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Vacation Idea, 2021

    23 Best Seafood Restaurants in Miami

    Vacation Idea, 2021

How was this list created?

Choosing the right spot for Crab can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 16799 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Miami and 790 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Vacation Idea, Eater and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at Vacation Idea - 22 Best Breakfast & Weekend Brunch Spots in Miami, Eater - The 38 Essential Miami Restaurants, October 2014 and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2021 Best Restaurants with a View in Miami/South Florida Area to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

Cajun Boil, The Original Crab House, and Crafty Crab - Sunset are the highest-rated crab spots that are good for groups in Miami.

The Original Crab House, Crafty Crab - Sunset, and Krüs Kitchen are the highest-rated crab spots for a pick-up order in Miami.

Cajun Boil, Truluck's Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab, and The Original Crab House are the highest-rated late-night spots for crab in Miami.

Cajun Boil, Truluck's Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab, and The Original Crab House are the highest-rated crab spots for lunch in Miami.

Cajun Boil, Truluck's Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab, and The Original Crab House are the highest-rated crab spots for dinner in Miami.

Drink pairing tips for Crab

  • Riesling and crab curry


    Food with spicy flavors, like crab curry, should be paired with a white wine like Riesling if you want the most to be brought out of the flavors of the dish.

  • The perfect match for your lobster

    When ordering lobster, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Chablis, a popular white wine.

Fun facts about Crab

  • The biggest seafood stick from 2005

    On March 23, 2005, Thailand’s Crab fans celebrated a new world record by the seafood stick, weighing 110 pounds.

  • October = Crab festival

    The United States celebrates their appreciation for Crab in style with the annual Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival. Expect all things Crab at this popular event.

  • Worth the big bucks

    In 2019 in Tokyo a bluefin tuna was made that sold for p$3,082,610.

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