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Garcia Seafood Grille

398 NW North River Dr, Miami, FL 33128-1626
+1 305-375-0765
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (65 reviews)
“fish spread” (13 reviews)
“fish dip” (23 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
398 NW North River Dr, Miami, FL 33128-1626
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1 - 10 of 597 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

See all those one-star reviews? LISTEN TO THEM! I, too saw them, but chose to believe the 4 and 5-star reviews. I don't know when they were at Garcia's, but it was certainly not in the same universe as my experience tonight. I am not...More

1  Thank BolderTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last weekend friends invited me to eat at this restaurant located on the Miami river due to the good reviews on line,located next to the fish market Casablanca next door they are easy to find.The entry takes you through a narrow corridor and entrance to...More

Thank talentpicker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may not look great from the outside but once you are seated the food is undeniable fantastic .For starters we had the fried octopus which was grilled perfectly and the taste was very savory . The main course was Mahi Mahi with habanero sauce...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here last month. We were in town the night before our cruise. I was disappointed. I did not expect fancy- and it was not. I did expect really good seafood- and it was not. I had grilled jumbo shrimp. They were slightly under...More

Thank lady_lyn_915
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this place with my son for lunch. We orded fried calamari which we found too toasted, chowder seafood soup, very good flavor and was the best dish. We did not understand the name chowder , that means creamy and this was made with broth...More

Thank Ramiro S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

You have to know this place to visit, and if you do it's well worth it! We preferred sitting inside just because of the old-style decor with the furniture and the pictures/paintings all around, it was worth it; on the outside you get a certain...More

Thank JAss787
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A wonderful fish house with great seafood, atmosphere ( seating inside and out), & friendly service. We eat there often and always leave satisfied and happy. The menu is 99% fish but prices vary; you can go for a sandwich or splurge a little and...More

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This restaurant is fantastic! The seafood does not get fresher than this! I highly recommend the blackened Mahi Mahi. Oh, and don't forget to order the Conch Fritters!

Thank Darrell F
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The food was terrific...we will definitely return! The service was good and the atmosphere, too. Definitely an old Miami gem of a restaurant!

Thank Leigh W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I took a client there for lunch and it is definitely not like it used to be. None of the food we ordered was good except for the grilled octopus and even that was not as good as most other restaurants. Avoid the fish ceviche...More

Thank FPAdventurer
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30 December 2016|
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Response from JimboOttawa_Canada | Reviewed this property |
It would not be my choice for a large party. Generally you are sitting outside with a large permanent cover. Tables would work because they are picnic style wooden benches seating about 6 people each. Seagulls are not a... More
2 March 2015|
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Response from ADRIENNE C | Reviewed this property |
Check to see if it has been published in the Miami Herald. Go to Miamiherald. If you don't see it under their restaurant heading, contact one of the columnists; such as Linda Gastenheimer or Cicero. If not, THEN call the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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