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668 NW 5th St, Miami, FL 33128-1622
+1 305-371-7065
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
668 NW 5th St, Miami, FL 33128-1622
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Crust
1. Top Italian Restaurant
"As soon as we walked in we were warmly greeted by the owner."
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2. Great Pizza
"This is honestly the best pizza place I have ever been to in Miami."
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3. One Of The Best In Miami
"This restaurant was so much fun to visit."
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a reservation. Place was full and I understand why! The portions are so big that you can count every meal for two persons. We took half of it home and will have a full meal tomorrow! So basically a meal is ~10$ if you...More

Thank Markos L
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Husband/wife owners Anita & Klime simply “get it.” She mans the door with perfect pitch.. hugging & kissing customers with sweet, welcoming words. As Chef de Cuisine, he seduces us with explosive flavors, sauces, spices, textures, and culinary genius. Dare say, this is among Miami’s...More

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Kovaceski, Owner at Crust, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

Thanks for sharing the evening with us! Ileana Bravo "Ileana Bravo has been a familiar face on broadcast television for more than two decades. Her award-winning reports have been seen in virtually every U-S television market. She has filled the anchor and reporter roles for...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The seafood pasta and the seafood risotto were generous plates and very tasty.The fungi pizza was very tasty but a bit soft & loose toward the center. So be careful when you move a piece to your plate! The fried calamari appetizer was good. Service...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We tried Crust on the recommendation of our hotel. Didn't expect to need a reservation, as it was shown as a 2 dollar sign place. But it was booked up, being a Friday nite. They couldn't give us a quiet table but we opted for...More

Thank lana56003
Reviewed 4 days ago

The owner greeted us and sat us down, she is the sweetest person and her happiness is contagious! Amazing ambiance and the most delicious Italian food I have had. Can't wait to go back and enjoy the garlic rolls, must have!

Thank Aileen D
Kovaceski, Owner at Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, we really appreciate it!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were searching for an amazing place to go on Miami spice and we found it, it's called CRUST. Everything was simply amazing we started our evening off with garlic roll, they were to perfection, crusty on the outside light and light flaky on the...More

Thank Luis G
Kovaceski, Owner at Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you, we really appreciate it!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took a chance tonight going without a reservation. When I called, they told me they were totally booked but we could sit outside or at the bar. We both wanted to try it, and surprisingly someone canceled and we got a table. We did...More

Thank lquinncat
Kovaceski, Owner at Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you, we really appreciate it!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent my son’s birthday dinner in this great Italian restaurant. The food is fantastic and only stays behind the friendliness from the crew. Share the main course and save some appetite for the dessert. These people are the BEST!

Thank Pedro C
Kovaceski, Owner at Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, we really appreciate it!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a good restaurant near the Marlins Baseball Park. My wife checked Trip Advisor and found the Crust Restaurant had a #1 rating and great reviews. Our experience was the same, great location near the ball park, excellent food - many choices...More

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Kovaceski, Owner at Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, we really appreciate it!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Favorite Italian Restaurant! Food is great and hostess (owner) greets you like if you are family. Staff is great. Go to dish is Chicken Parmesan but you can’t go wrong with anything you order. Love, love this place. Always make reservation (highly recommended) but they...More

Thank JDVAZ35
Kovaceski, Owner at Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, we really appreciate it!

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Response from o2flossya | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Check google.
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Response from MiamiLouH | Reviewed this property |
I’d Uber it if you don’t know the area well...about a 35 min ride
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 668 NW 5th St, Miami, FL 33128-1622
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-371-7065
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Acclaimed Chef Kovaceski Serves Distinctive Pizza and His Signature Italian Cuisine For Dine-In, Carryout & Delivery Acclaimed chef/owner Klime Kovaceski and his Australian wife Anita are the proud owners of CRUST Restaurant, serving unparalleled pizza and modern Italian cuisine in the scenic and rapidly trending area by the Miami River. CRUST offers a unique dining experience, starting with the structure itself: The 2,400sf standalone Art Deco building, formerly a private home built in the 1950s, has retained its original charm by way of elegant geometric lines, striking Deco columns, and a lofty 14-foot ceiling. The cool and casual 65-seat dining room also encompasses a lengthy 10-seat bar that is spacious enough for a comfortable dining experience. Our pizza toppings utilize the freshest ingredients and feature tantalizing choices such as Truffled Pizza with arugula, parmesan and truffle oil; Mediterranean Pizza with feta cheese, kalamata olives, eggplant and fire roasted peppers; and our signature namesake Pizza with fig, prosciutto & blue cheese. Concerning the rest of the menu, let’s just say that over the last three decades, veteran chef Kovaceski has accumulated enough tried-and-true recipes to keep everyone happy! Yet CRUST aims to be more than just a great place to dine: Carryout is available as well as a reliable delivery service covering thousands of residents and businesses in the Downtown, Brickell, Midtown and surrounding neighborhoods. “CRUST is not some nostalgic waltz into my past: I’ll leave the Greatest Hits routine for aging rock stars. It is, instead, a natural extension of my passion for feeding people and being part of the food world’s compelling present and future.”
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