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Garcia Seafood Grille

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398 NW North River Dr, Miami, FL 33128-1626
+1 305-375-0765
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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240 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant is a favorite of locals. Located on the Miami River in a quiet part of town, this restaurant is quite nondescript from the outside. Valet parking costs $5 and is necessary in this tiny parking lot. Downstairs at entry level, you will pass the kitchen. Go up a flight of stairs and you enter the restaurant itself. The... More 

Thank Boudecca
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We met a friend there for drinks and we had planned on dinner, but after a beer bottle came out with a dead roach on the side, well ....... Also, the "greeter" was very rude ("you should read the sign") .... The food was over-priced and the placed smelled of dead fish.

Thank Jan R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Garcia's has always been my favorite seafood restaurant. It is operated by a family and they are into everything they do. The menu is at fair price and the service is always impeccable. I would return many times...It was that good!!!!!

Thank Rafael G
Miami, Florida
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is an institution not to be missed. Although the place looks a bit rustic, the fish and the conch are excellent and the local atmosphere is fabulous. Cuban restaurant not to be missed, where you ça go by car or by boat.

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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely outstanding! I'm a big seafood lover, and lunch at the Garcia Seafood Grille made my day. Nice table by the river, great views of the passing by yachts and small coasters. Nice salad for starters and I was absolutely taken aback by the Stone Crabs! Flushed by two Mohito's. 10 out of 10! Be aware that the great food... More 

Thank Dawid K
Silver Spring, Maryland
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start with a plate of fresh cut limes, cause you'll need them to go with hot sauce on your Grouper Fish Spread and saltines that starts every meal here. And really who needs more? The server was great at suggesting the proper use of condiments on this and my terrific conch fritters. But really, we drove an hour from... More 

Thank difrnt8
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243 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just went today with others. Appetizers: crab cake , octopus etc ... perfect . Grouper salad, sea food soup, crabs... perfect. Location perfect . Price above my expectations, not perfect ! Servicio fine.

Thank Chpfl
Englewood, Florida
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190 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was an old favorite, then appeared to go into a period of decline. However our visit last Saturday assured me that this restaurant is on the rebound. Great location on the Miami River for casual dining. Friendly wait staff who were very attentive to our needs. And the fish was cooked to perfection!

Thank TravelLife19
Red Lodge, Montana
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ate here four times while visiting Miami and was never disappointed. The stone crabs were delicious and cracked for easy access. There sauce is perfect for maximizing the experience of this culinary delight. The family members tried several different entres and all were happy with there choices. The grilled hogfish with yellow rice and muduros was truly one of my... More 

Thank Larry T
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this place for a late lunch with a group of seven after having searched the web for a nice seafood restaurant. Seafood was below average and the ambiance of the place tatty and dirty looking, especially the toilets. I personally judge a place on the cleanliness of the restrooms!!! I will not be going there again for sure! Oh... More 

Thank Elena C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
American, Seafood, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 398 NW North River Dr, Miami, FL 33128-1626
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 305-375-0765

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?