Seafood towers are every seafood lover's dream because you get the most decadent and freshest food all in one, and you can always accompany it with delicious sides and drinks to make a whole experience. If you are trying to eat more seafood and need help figuring out where to start, seafood towers are the best opportunity to indulge, as they are usually presented with a fresh variety. Miami, for its proximity to the water and unique culinary scene, offers some of the best seafood towers scattered around some of its most iconic restaurants. If you want to indulge and have a great time regardless of the time of year, find the most decadent seafood towers in the Magic City below.
9700 Collins Ave #135 / Website
The Prestige Plateau at Le Zoo is the ultimate seafood tower, brimming with oysters, clams, mussels, lobster, shrimp, dressed crab salad, and crown Russian ossetra caviar. An extraordinary seafood tower indeed.
1787 Purdy Ave / Website
Stop by Stiltsville and get your hands on the Tackle Box. You'll get your prime fix with raw oysters, a royal red shrimp cocktail, and a delectable lobster salad with local tuna ceviche and avocado because freshness never tasted better.
3391 Pan American Drive / Website
The Bayshore Club's Seafood Tower is Miami's cream crop. You'll dream of this at night, with stone crab, shrimp, oysters, and sauce galore. And don't forget to enjoy other delicious dishes at one of Miami's new favorite restaurants.
3900 NE 2nd Ave / Website
Indulge in the Grand Plateau ($164) at Michelin-starred COTE Miami. This seafood tower includes a dozen east and west coast oysters, Maine lobster, Gulf Shrimp, and COTE Miami's exclusive COTE "Ceviche" with Madai, cobia, kampachi, and trout roe with thinly sliced pickled fennel and chojang vinaigrette.
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail / Website
The vibrant day-to-night oasis Joia Beach Restaurant & Beach Club, located near downtown Miami in a hidden enclave on Watson Island, offers a decadent seafood tower on its main menu. This seafood tower is unlike any other, featuring a whole Maine lobster, oysters, scallops, shrimp, and more.
3252 NE 1st Ave #109 / Website
There's no better way to celebrate the sea's bounty than with a seafood tower piled high with oysters, shrimp, lobster, ceviche, and tiradito. One of the ultimate seafood towers is available for dinner and brunch on weekends at Maü Miami. Depending on the size, prices range from $90 to $180. Prepare to enter an oasis of pleasure as you savor the finest seafood delicacies.
1200 Brickell Ave / Website
Major Food Group's French-inspired steakhouse opened in Miami's financial district earlier this year, features an extravagant Seafood Tower. Dirty French Steakhouse's Seafood Towers feature an array of the finest shellfish, including shrimp cocktail, clams, and oysters for the small tower and shrimp cocktail, clams, oysters, scallops, and vadouvan lobster for the large tower. The legendary Seafood Towers are available during Dirty French Steakhouse's new lunch hours Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 a.,m. to 2:30 p.m., and dinner service Tuesday through Saturday, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
1 Washington Ave / Website
This iconic restaurant in one of the city's primmest locations offers one of the most extravagant and freshest seafood towers you can try, full of delicious shellfish. You can choose the Shellfish Tower for Two, four, or six, which comes with chilled Jonah crab claws, Maine lobster, jumbo shrimp, oysters, marinated octopus salad, scallop ceviche, and tuna tartare. Horseradish cocktail sauce, cognac mustard, ginger sauce, and green apple mignonette are served with all towers.
Photography by: Courtesy STARR Restaurants, Grove Bay Hospitality Group, Gary He, Joia Beach, The Louis Collection, Dirty French Steakhouse, Smith & Wollensky Miami