Tourists, locals, people who just want to get the hell outside—everyone’s always looking for a waterfront restaurant in Miami. Fortunately, there are as many places to dine with an ocean view as there are beaches in Miami. In fact, some of the best Miami waterfront restaurants are on the actual sand. Although if your vibe is less seafood shack and more yacht life, you’ll find plenty of bougie dock-and-dine options, too. Is there a cooler way to enjoy our glorious year-round summer? A Miami rooftop bar is a close second, but you can always bee-line to one after your waterfront dinner.
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