2014 BEST CRAB WINNER:
Joe's Stone Crab
The no-reservations policy can find you drinking way too much pre-dinner, but once you're seated and the stone crabs arrive, all is forgiven. What makes this mustard sauce taste like no other mustard sauce? Joe's Stone Crab is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and the place runs like the institution it is. Wait staff dress in tuxedos. Food is delivered on trays the size of truck tires.
Along with exceptional stone crab claws, Joe's does outstanding fried chicken, fried green tomatoes and hashed browns. Their key lime pie is the benchmark for the Sunshine State's official state pie.
(Pictured: stone crabs)
11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-0365 www.joesstonecrab.com
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