Miami Journals

South Beach in May

A May 2005 trip to Miami by su-lin

Quote: I went to South Beach for 1 week in May for a conference. Although most of my time was taken up by work, there was plenty of time to see all of South Beach.

David's Cafe II

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Restaurant

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I was excited about my trip to Miami, as it would be my first time trying Cuban food. David's Cafe II is just off Lincoln Road, and it's here where I received my lessons in this cuisine. In total, I made three stops to David's Cafe II, twice for sit-down lunches and once for takeaway coffee. On my first visit, I decided to try a Cuban sandwich. Paired with a fresh sugarcane juice, I thought this would be just the right amount of food for lunch. Hmmm, I seem to have forgotten that American portions are massive. A huge mug of sugarcane juice made its way to my table. It tasted fine, but it could have been strained of all the little bits from the cane. The sandwich came much later, after a basketfu...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on June 7, 2005

David's Cafe II
1654 Meridian Ave
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
+1 305 672 8707

Joe's Take Away

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Restaurant | "Joe's Stone Crab"

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How could I go all the way to Miami without stopping in at one of its most famous institutions? As a single female, I was petrified of trying to get a table inside the restaurant (Googling for Joe's Stone Crabs will bring many stories of the rudeness of the staff), so instead I went to the takeaway shop next door. The menu in there is different than that of the restaurant, but it had plenty of things I wished to try, and there were even some seats inside where many people were eating. To see the difference in menus, you can take a look at their website. Upon entering, there is Joe's merchandise lining the right hand side, deli displays, and crab cracki...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on June 8, 2005

Joe's Take Away
11 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
+1 305 673 4611