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Top 10 Boat-Up Restaurants In South Florida [Dock + Dine Guide]

August 2, 2019 10:47 am

Cruise Your Way To The Best Dock + Dine South Florida Hotspots

South Florida is arguably one of the best locations to dock and dine. A slew of restaurants in the area recently opened, while others have been open for decades and continue to delight their guests each time they return. Here are the top waterfront South Florida restaurants sourced from the South Florida Business Journal:


10. CRUST

668 NW 5th St, Miami, FL 33128| (305) 371-7065

Serves unparalleled pizza and modern Italian cuisine in the scenic and rapidly trending area by the Miami River. Their pizza toppings utilize the freshest ingredients and feature tantalizing choices such as Truffled Pizza with arugula, parmesan, and truffle oil. Their signature pizza is donned with fig, prosciutto, and blue cheese.


9. CAPTAIN’S CATCH SEAFOOD AND SUSHI

766 Northlake Blvd, North Palm Beach, FL 33408 | (561) 842-2180

The Catch is a specialty seafood and sushi restaurant with delicious food, beautiful presentation, and the perfect location on the water. They also feature live music.


8. COCONUTS

429 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 | (954) 525-2421

Enjoy an upscale dining experience in a casual setting where the atmosphere is fun and relaxed and the food is great. Coconuts is open 7 days a week and offers brunch on Sundays.


7. PELICAN LANDING

2301 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316| (954) 524-3444

Enjoy locally-inspired cuisine and freshly caught seafood with tropical influences, all masterfully prepared by Chef Greg McGowan in their scratch-kitchen.


6. BOATYARD

1555 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 | (954) 525-7400

With an ‘Eat Local, Be Coastal’ philosophy, Boatyard’s eclectic, seafood-centric menu features fresh daily catches from local fisherman, including a raw bar and shellfish selections, and premium cuts of meat. Thoughtfully prepared with locally sourced ingredients, you can enjoy your meal inside, outside, or dockside. 


5. OLA

2360 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139 | (954) 772-2209

Enjoy a meal on the rooftop or the main dining room and lounge at OLA. Their sommelier will introduce you to exciting varietals from Spain and South America and across the globe. 


4. KALUZ RESTAURANT

3300 E Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 | (954) 525-7400

Kaluz is the place for a solid meal and a stunning view of the Intracoastal Waterway at dusk. Here you can enjoy fried appetizers, salads, burgers, and flatbreads, plus more substantial entrees like seared diver scallops.  


3. AMERICAN SOCIAL

690 SW 1st Ct, Miami, FL 33130| (305) 223-7004

Enjoy an endless selection of local and regional craft beers, “pour-it-yourself” beer taps, traditional cocktails, and all-American comfort foods. With satisfying cravings around the clock, classic American dishes are available for lunch, dinner, and even late at night.


2. CASA SENSEI

1200 E Las Olas Blvd #101, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 |(954) 530-4176

Experience a full-service waterfront dining experience where they offer authentic Pan-Asian Latin Fusion cuisine. Casa Sensei is gracefully perched on the intercoastal, you can pull up with your boat and enjoy your favorite cocktail right on the water.


1. RUSTY HOOK

125 N Riverside Dr, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
| (305) 223-7004

Enjoy casual waterfront dining with fresh seafood that changes daily. Rusty Hook also features many tavern bites, tacos, and sandwiches.

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