Topic Wiki

DD Trip Notes:
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/16322 (2011)
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/26692 (2012)
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/49206 (2014)
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/61082 (2015)
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/72957 (2015)

Trip Reports:
@Yehuda


Hotels

41st and Collins Area
Four Points by Sheraton (category 5) (Shabbos friendly) (To become Category 4 March 1, 2016)
Courtyard by Marriott
Holiday Inn
Best Western Atlantic Beach Resort
Fontainebleau
Eden Roc
Alexander

Bal Harbour/Surfside
St Regis
Grand Beach

Aventura
Turnberry Isle Resort (Marriott)

Hollywood
Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa (Leaving SPG 10/30/14)


Fort Lauderdale
Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort and Spa
W Fort Lauderdale

Boca
Waldorf Astoria
Boca Hilton Suites


Rent a villa/apartment
horarentals.com
floridakoshervilla.com
northmiamirental.com
northmiamivilla.com
lxure.com
reservekosher.com
flamingokosher.com
motelchai.com


Miami Kosher Restaurants 


41st and Collins Area
Name                               Style   Price    Kid Friendly?RecommendationsNotes
Miami Beachís Chocolate Dairy     $$$                                                          
Lennyís Pizza                      Dairy      $      Yes                                             Multipule Locations   
Asiís Grill                      Meat      ???           ???                                           
Carlos & Gabby's                      Meat      $      Yes                                                     
Grill House                      Meat      ???           ???                                           
MONTEFIORE CAFE              Dairy      ???      Yes                                               
17 Restaurant & Sushi Bar        Dairy      ???                                                  
Tasti Cafe              Dairy Not CY      ???      Yes                                               
Bagel Time              Dairy      $      Yes                                             off 41st street, on Alton Rd. 
Asiís Grill                      Meat      ???           ???                                           
Kikar Tel Aviv                      Meat      ???           ???                                          Shabbos Meals

Bal Harbor/ Surfside
Name                               Style   Price    Kid Friendly?RecommendationsNotes
Cine Cite Cafe Dairy     $$$                                                          
Harbor Grill                      Meat      $$$              No                                             
Serendipity Yogurt Cafe    Dairy Not CY      $      Yes                                               
The Backyard BBQ & Brew                      Meat      ???      Yes                                                     
The Carrot                      Meat      ???           ???                                           
Rolling Pin Bakery              Parve      ???      Yes                                               
26 Sushi& Tapas        Dairy      ???                                                  
Cafe Vert              Dairy      ???      Yes                                               
Newtime Catering                      Meat      ???           ???                                          Takeout/Shabbos Meals

Aventura/North Miami Beach/Sunny Isles
Name                               Style   Price    Kid Friendly?RecommendationsNotes
Fresko Dairy     $$$                                                          
China Bistro                      Meat      $$$              No                                             
Foozo    Dairy     $      Yes                                               
Fuego                      Meat      ???           ???                                           
Grill Time                        Meat      ???      Yes                                                     
Mozart Grill                      Meat      ???           ???                                           
Holy Bagel              Parve/Dairy      ???      Yes                                               
Soho Asian Grill        Meat      ???                                                  
Mozart Cafe              Dairy      $$      Yes                                               
The Frieze              Dairy Not CY      ???      Yes                                               
Grand Cafe              Dairy Not CY      ???      Yes                                             Stirling Road- Hollywood, Israeli breakfast joint 


Lauderhill/Coral Springs

Milky Cafe - 4579 N Pine Island Rd, Lauderhill 33351 (At 44th St)
(954) 533-5325

Sunrise Pita - 2680 N University Dr, Sunrise, FL 33322
(954) 748-0090



Boca Raton
Asia (Meat. 4/5), $$.
Mozart Cafe (Dairy. 4/5. Nice outdoor area too)
Jon's Place (pizza), Kid Friendly, $.
Pita N Go http://www.pitangoboca.com/ 4.5/5
Boca Kosher Bagel (Dairy 4/5)
Boca Grill http://www.kosherbocagrill.com/
Century Grill (Meat 4/5) http://centurygrill.weebly.com/
Menchies (Dairy. 5/5. Incredible non C'Y frozen yogurt)
Orchid's Garden Chinese (Meat 4/5)
Butcher Block Grill (Meat 4/5), $$$.
Keter Bakery (East Boca)
Ditmas

Butcher Block Grill, Asia, and Mozart are adjacent to each other at the Fountains Center at Camino Real.


Hollywood
Mozart Cafe (open till 2 AM), Kid Friendly, $$.
Levy's, Kid Friendly, $$.
L'chaim Asian Cuisine & Steakhouse, Kid Friendly, $.
Sara's Pizza
Grand Cafe (not CY)
Pita Plus

Fort Lauderdale
Cafe Emunah (next door to chabad)



Supermarkets

41st and Collins Area
Kastner's Market

Bal Harbour/Surfside
Kosher land
Publix (regular big supermarket - Some Kosher items are available)


Aventura
Sara's Tent -Aventura
Kosher Kingdom - Aventura


Hollywood


Fort Lauderdale


Boca
Kosher Marketplace , with full take out
22191 North Powerline Road, (561) 391-3318
Winn-Dixie (Kosher take-out, bakery,meat,fish,pizza, large kosher section)
7024 Beracasa Way, (561) 368-5442

Delray Beach
Glick's Kosher Market, with full take out - now under ORB
7351 W. Atlantic Avenue, (561) 637-5771


Things to do
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Miami Zoo
Seaquarium
Jungle Island
Lincoln Road Mall
Bal Harbour Shops
Aventura Mall
Sawgrass Mills outlets - Ft. Lauderdale
Lion Country Safari
rent bikes
watersports
Gulfstream
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Segway
Kayak or canoe
Hanglidng
Scuba diving by the keys

JJ1000's list of top restaurants and dishes in Miami:

1. Backyard BBQ (New chef in mid 2017 totally new menu): Burnt ends, 2nd cut brisket, Dinosaur Rib, BBQ Sundae, BBQ Burger, Lemon/Apple/Smores desserts.

2. Fuego: Flatbreads are a must, then the back ribs, pastrami egg rolls, smores dessert, perfect date drink are good. (Update March 2017, the app chef and bbq chef isn't there anymore and the quality has been spotty from recent reviews.)

3. 26: Sushi pizza is  a must I prefer it with baked salmon, then the Passion Mojito, Sushi Teriyaki tempuraed, Cilantro Aioli dip and truffle fires, all of their soups are good.

4. Zak The Baker. Menu changes too often to recommend stuff. Not Cholov Yisroel.

5. Kosh: Chocolate souffle and korean beef with extra sauce are good.

6. Foozo: Foozolis, the caprese foozoli with extra balsamic sauce, their pastas are good as well.


Also notable unique places are The Freeze which makes ices, serendipity makes ice cream (there is one next door to ZTB now), and Miami Beach Chocolates turtles and bark.

« Last edited by jj1000 on April 12, 2018, 11:47:45 AM »

Author Topic: South Florida Master Thread  (Read 663691 times)

Offline rookie27

  • Dansdeals Silver Elite
  • **
  • Join Date: Jan 2018
  • Posts: 55
  • Total likes: 1
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: brooklyn
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7545 on: March 15, 2018, 05:18:19 PM »
Grand beach has hot tubs on your balcony. I know it's not in room...
Thanks! im looking at it now, dont see it . Would you know which room has it?

Offline jj1000

  • Administrator
  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • **********
  • Join Date: Jun 2008
  • Posts: 10099
  • Total likes: 636
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 8015
    • View Profile
  • Location: The value of a forum such as this one is not in that one can post a question and receive an answer, but in that the question has most likely been asked before, and the answer is available to him that will but only use the search function.
  • Programs: 1. Search on google. 2. Search in the right board of DDF with a general word or two. 3. Read the wiki. 4. Read the thread. 5. Ask away.
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7546 on: March 15, 2018, 06:04:24 PM »
See my 5 step program to your left <--

(Real signature under my location)

Offline sky121

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: May 2011
  • Posts: 11223
  • Total likes: 98
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 12
    • View Profile
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7547 on: March 16, 2018, 06:35:07 PM »
I'm looking to order some Pesach chocolates. Besides for Miami Beach chocolates - where else is best?
I'm looking between lechocolatier.com and thesweettooth.com   - Can anyone comment on which one has better chocolates?

Looks like lechocolatier has the most dairy and cholov yisroel options- though that isn't a huge priority.
"Not all who wander are lost"

Offline eliteflyer

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Jul 2008
  • Posts: 1380
  • Total likes: 15
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7548 on: March 17, 2018, 09:26:41 PM »
I'm looking to order some Pesach chocolates. Besides for Miami Beach chocolates - where else is best?
I'm looking between lechocolatier.com and thesweettooth.com   - Can anyone comment on which one has better chocolates?

Looks like lechocolatier has the most dairy and cholov yisroel options- though that isn't a huge priority.
Owner of Miami Beach Chocolates told me a week ago they will be doing KFP chocolates pareve only.

Offline sky121

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: May 2011
  • Posts: 11223
  • Total likes: 98
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 12
    • View Profile
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7549 on: March 17, 2018, 09:28:29 PM »
Owner of Miami Beach Chocolates told me a week ago they will be doing KFP chocolates pareve only.
Right. Like I said Le chocolatier is the only site showing dairy chocolates.   Just hoping to hear some feedback on taste.
"Not all who wander are lost"

Offline Hjay

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Silver Elite
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2016
  • Posts: 650
  • Total likes: 20
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7550 on: March 20, 2018, 01:15:42 AM »
Any recommendations for a good photographer (not too expensive) for a photo shoot on the beach?

Any recent updates on ZTB Deli, wondering if itís worth making the trek out there?

Offline Torkay

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Sep 2016
  • Posts: 275
  • Total likes: 16
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7551 on: March 20, 2018, 02:02:37 AM »
Any recommendations for a good photographer (not too expensive) for a photo shoot on the beach?

Any recent updates on ZTB Deli, wondering if itís worth making the trek out there?
Tuli Schabbes does nice work I think his prices are good. +1 (773) 858-0582‬

Offline Hjay

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Silver Elite
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2016
  • Posts: 650
  • Total likes: 20
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7552 on: March 20, 2018, 07:34:04 AM »
Tuli Schabbes does nice work I think his prices are good. +1 (773) 858-0582‬

Thanks.

Offline jj1000

  • Administrator
  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • **********
  • Join Date: Jun 2008
  • Posts: 10099
  • Total likes: 636
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 8015
    • View Profile
  • Location: The value of a forum such as this one is not in that one can post a question and receive an answer, but in that the question has most likely been asked before, and the answer is available to him that will but only use the search function.
  • Programs: 1. Search on google. 2. Search in the right board of DDF with a general word or two. 3. Read the wiki. 4. Read the thread. 5. Ask away.
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7553 on: March 20, 2018, 08:53:12 AM »
Anyone going to The Shul dinner tonight?
See my 5 step program to your left <--

(Real signature under my location)

Offline zagguru

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: May 2014
  • Posts: 1802
  • Total likes: 68
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 28
    • View Profile
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7554 on: March 20, 2018, 02:23:58 PM »
Miami Beach parking garage
42nd Street & Royal Palm Avenue
Parking Lot
4166 Royal Palm Ave
Open 24 hours

Make sure not to park in a ďtwo hour onlyĒ spot

Lot across the street is also free for overnight although somewhat deserted.

I called them and it looks like you have to pay for each time you go in and out. Is there a place nearby with unlimited entries for a flat price?

Offline chevron

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Dec 2013
  • Posts: 1115
  • Total likes: 47
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 2
    • View Profile
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7555 on: March 20, 2018, 02:36:22 PM »
Anyone going to The Shul dinner tonight?

Are they giving me a free ticket ?

Offline eis517

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Silver Elite
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2012
  • Posts: 655
  • Total likes: 0
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 3
    • View Profile
  • Location: New York
  • Programs: SPG, United
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7556 on: March 20, 2018, 03:43:16 PM »
Thanks.

don;t see any website for him.  Anyone know of other people who can do a photo session in the Bal Harbour area?

Offline jj1000

  • Administrator
  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • **********
  • Join Date: Jun 2008
  • Posts: 10099
  • Total likes: 636
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 8015
    • View Profile
  • Location: The value of a forum such as this one is not in that one can post a question and receive an answer, but in that the question has most likely been asked before, and the answer is available to him that will but only use the search function.
  • Programs: 1. Search on google. 2. Search in the right board of DDF with a general word or two. 3. Read the wiki. 4. Read the thread. 5. Ask away.
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7557 on: March 20, 2018, 03:44:07 PM »
Are they giving me a free ticket ?
If you give them a nice donation, sure.
See my 5 step program to your left <--

(Real signature under my location)

Offline lifetimedeals

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Nov 2012
  • Posts: 1031
  • Total likes: 4
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: NY
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7558 on: March 21, 2018, 01:02:08 PM »
Which winn dixie location in miami area has the biggest kosher selection? Including bakery?

Offline jj1000

  • Administrator
  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • **********
  • Join Date: Jun 2008
  • Posts: 10099
  • Total likes: 636
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 8015
    • View Profile
  • Location: The value of a forum such as this one is not in that one can post a question and receive an answer, but in that the question has most likely been asked before, and the answer is available to him that will but only use the search function.
  • Programs: 1. Search on google. 2. Search in the right board of DDF with a general word or two. 3. Read the wiki. 4. Read the thread. 5. Ask away.
Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #7559 on: March 21, 2018, 01:08:29 PM »
Which winn dixie location in miami area has the biggest kosher selection? Including bakery?
Aventura. 20417 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180
See my 5 step program to your left <--

(Real signature under my location)