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“Great fresh seafood...stand up and eat stall..” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Camaronera Fish Market

La Camaronera Fish Market
Ranked #76 of 4,141 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Cuban
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Little Havana
herndon
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great fresh seafood...stand up and eat stall..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

My son and husband ate a snapper sandwich and a sweet and sour seafood plate with shrimp, fish and squid. They absolutely loved the food. It took us a few minutes to make eye contact with an english speaking waiter and he helped us through the menu. The sauces they had were to die for. The owner (or manager) checked on us twice and told us about their home made hot sauce. Not your normal sit-down average dine-in restaurant. My son could sit on the counter and eat his food though. Not very far from Miami international airport.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Nashville, Tennessee
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Food, Fantastic Atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

After seeing this restaurant on the travel channel we decided to take the twenty minute taxi ride from Miami Beach to get some of the Cuban culture. There were only two of us and we order 5 dishes to sample as much as we could. Stand at the counter to eat. The meal was less than our taxi ride and the food was wonderful. If you go to Miami you should not miss this.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank cudati
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Vienna
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“I usually don't eat fried food, but this was awesome!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2012

First we felt a little bit lost, when we entered the place: it was very busy, there is just a bar where everyone is standing, and nobody takes notice of people entering the place.

However, we found a spot at the bar and after making first contact with one of the waiters, we were served well and swiftly, trying several different dishes until we were full.

The style of this kitchen is easily described: take anything fresh out of the sea and deep fry it. Although we usually don't like deep fried food, we enjoyed everything we tried at this restaurant. It is definitely not a place, where we would go regularly, but even if you are generally looking after healthy food, this place is definitely worth dropping your general rules.

Don't expect a cozy restaurant where you can sit and relax. This is a busy place, where you fetch your food from the bar and eat directly at the counter or while standing at small tables that are mounted along the walls.

However, service is very attentive and friendly. I visited with my wife and two small kids, who we could sit on the counter. Before we left, the owner of the restaurant chatted with us, everyone was very friendly.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank ChrisHVienna
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Freshest local fare”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2012

If you want to eat where the locals do...THIS IS IT! A typical Cuban "joint" this unassuming seafood haven is tucked into a strip mall. It serves some of the freshest seafood around. During our visit we had "pan con minuta" (fried snapper sandwich), bollitos (essentially like a hush puppy made with black eyed peas), empanadas de camarones (shrimp empanadas) and to top it off an amazing coconut cream (mini) pie - absolutely delicious! At the time we stopped it only had standing counters to eat, but construction was clearly underway to expand their seating area, and were told by the workers they would be soon getting their wine/beer license. If you want to be infused into the local culture this is it!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank LisaD5
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Pembroke Pines
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Yummy seafood, authentic atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2012

Seafood is always fresh and delicious. My favorite is the fried shrimp, I like it so much that I can never order anything else. Its a little hidden and no seating, but the food is worth it. Great stop if you are in the area.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank mgonz045
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