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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)
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/trip-notes-miami-foodies-delight-finally-cracking-sunpass-tolls (2021)

Trip Reports:
@Yehuda's 1st trip to Miami https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=63986.0
@Yehuda Miami Weekend Getaway at SRBH https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=100169.0
@Alexsei Surfside 2018 https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=452.msg1896122#msg1896122
@Alexsei Surfside/Bay Harbor 2019 https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=452.msg2055841#msg2055841
@jj1000 ideal foodie oriented day in Miami based on what I've had/done so far https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=452.msg1387809;topicseen#msg1387809
@BOOKY trip report for Miami https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=452.msg1062268;topicseen#msg1062268
@jack Short trip report https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=452.msg745120;topicseen#msg745120
@Chachem Balaileh South Florida mini trip report https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=452.msg726747;topicseen#msg726747
@dealfinder85 somewhat of a TR https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=452.msg1059208#msg1059208
@JayR 3 Days In Florida https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=50450.msg1088383#msg1088383
@AJK Labor Day Hop https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=55342.0
@twentie4hrs Miami Beach for a Relaxing 4 days (Including Shabbos) https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=59239.0
@srulky Mini TR for quick 3 day/2 night Jaunt down to Ft. Lauderdale/Miami https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=452.msg1354473#msg1354473
@Adam101 Chanukka '15 trip MIA & BNA https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=59271.0
@mgoldhammer18 A different kind of trip to Miami beach https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=61518.0
@shnoz Quick TR from N Miami https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=452.msg790875;topicseen#msg790875
@Amusch low-key low-cost trip https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=452.msg1413855;topicseen#msg1413855
@joe999 4 Days in Miami https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=452.msg1201938#msg1201938
@mochjas Saturday Night @Meat Bar (Surfside) Sunday Night at SOHO https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=452.msg2184097#msg2184097

Hotels

41st and Collins Area
Four Points (Shabbos friendly)
Lexington
Courtyard by Marriott
Holiday Inn
Grand Beach
Best Western Atlantic Beach Resort
Fontainebleau
Eden Roc
Alexander
Confidante (Hyatt)
The Cadillac (Marriott)

Bal Harbour/Surfside/Bay harbor - Walking Distance To Shul
hotels in walking distance to shul:

Surfside:
Residence Inn by Marriott $$ (confirmed shabbos friendly)
Four Seasons $$$ Ocean front hotel
Sun Harbour Boutique Hotel $$
Grand Beach Surfside $$ Ocean front hotel
Grand Beach Surfside West $$

Bal Harbour:
St Regis $$$ Ocean front hotel
Ritz Carlton $$$ Ocean front hotel
Bal Harbour Quarzo $$ inter-coastal front hotel
Sea View $$ Ocean front hotel

Bay Harbour:
Grand beach Bay Harbour $$ inter-coastal front hotel
TRYP by Wyhndam $
The Landon $

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
Hyatt Place
Hyatt House

Boca
Waldorf Astoria
Boca Hilton Suites


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


 
Miami Kosher Restaurants 

map with kosher restaurants under Kosher Miami
http://koshermiami.org/
41st and Collins Area
Name                               Style   Price    Kid Friendly?RecommendationsNotes
Miami Beachís Chocolate Dairy  $$$                                    CLOSED. They opened on Harding
Lennyís Pizza                      Dairy      $      Yes                                             Multipule Locations   
Asiís Grill (CLOSED)                      Meat      ??           ??                                           
Carlos & Gabby's                      Meat      $      Yes                                                     
Grill House                      Meat      ??           ??                                           
MONTEFIORE CAFE              Dairy      ??      Yes                                               
17 Restaurant & Sushi Bar        Dairy      $$$                                                  
Tasti Cafe              Dairy Not CY      ??      Yes                                               
Bagel Time              Dairy      $      Yes                                             off 41st street, on Alton Rd. 
Florida Grill                      Meat      ??           ??                                           
Kikar Tel Aviv                      Meat      ??           ??                                          Shabbos Meals



Bal Harbor / Surfside / Bay Harbor
Name                               Style   Price    Kid Friendly?RecommendationsNotesCertificationOnline Ordering
Cine Cite Cafe Dairy  $$YesClick HereCholov Yisroel / Pas YisroelOKUberEats
Foozo Artisan Pizza Dairy  $YesCholov Yisroel / Pas YisroelKMChowNow
Cafe Vert              Dairy   $$Yes Click HereCholov Yisroel / Pas YisroelOKEat24
Rustiko Dairy  $$Could Work Click Here   KMChowNow
26 Sushi& Tapas        Dairy   $$$YesClick Here   KMUberEats
Serendipity Yogurt Cafe    Dairy  $YesClick Here    KMUberEats
Yossi's Out Of Home Pizza Dairy  $YesClick HereCholov Yisroel / Pas YisroelTheShulCall/WA (786) 352-1913
Rachel's Baked Goods & Dips Parve  $YesClick HereFree Delivery??Call/Text (786) 447-9809
Harbor Grill                      Meat   $$$No                                   KM??
Harbor Bistro                      Meat   $$$NoClick Here    KMEat24 pickup Only
Kosh                  Meat   $$$NoClick Here    KM??
Chai Wok                  Meat   $$YesClick Here    KMUberEats/GrubHub/ChowNow/Eat24
The Backyard BBQ & Brew                      Meat   $$$Yes Click Here   KM??
The Carrot                      Meat   $$??                                  KMUberEats/GrubHub/Eat24
King David Cuisine Meat ??Yes                                 KM
Meat Bar (Bay Harbor) (New 2019) Meat ????                                 KMUberEats
Street Kitchen (New 2019) Meat ????                                 KM??
Surf-n-sides Meat $$                                 MDKComing Soon
pokado Take out & Delivery Only (New 2021) Meat/sushi $Yes                                 KMAll
Rolling Pin Bakery              Parve   $Yes                                  StarK??
Kosherland+Maven baker Grocery bakery and deli??Yes                               Shabbos Packages+Free Hot PlateKMDeli Has online ordering
Newtime Catering Meat   ????                               Takeout/Shabbos MealsKM
Miami Beach Chocolates Surfside Parve/dairy $$??KM
BON Chocolatier Bay Harbor Parve $$??Click HereVegan Chocolate BoutiqueKMPickUp Only

Shabbos Meals in Bal Harbour/Surfside
  • Kosher Kingdom Takeout (15 drive)
  • KosherLand Takeout (was bought by The Grove and now has a massive shabbos selection as well as prepared foods all week long. no more hot plates as far as I know. jj)
  • Esti Englander - Pickup in NMB (305) 502-4611
  • Fromowitz 347-680-1099
  • Backyard BBQ Friday Night Meal Service
  • Kosh Friday Night Meal Service
  • Meat Bar (Bay harbor) Friday Night Meal Service
  • For Shabbat day people usually eat in the SHUL

Shabbos Friendly Hotels in Bal Harbour/Surfside
  • Residence Inn Surfside

COVID Testing

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

Map of Kosher Restaurants (HT: Yalili) https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit?mid=17Cc6Hw5BIY3yGxF8kpr7ETokD25-7RuP&usp=sharing

Boca Raton
Name StylePrice    Kid Friendly?RecommendationsNotesCertificationOnline Ordering
Mozart CafeDairy. 4/5$$??     Nice outdoor area tooORB??
Jon's Place (pizza)Dairy$Yes     ---??
Pita N GoDairy 4.5/5????     They currently have a unreliable hechsher according to R Goldberg of BRS/ORB????
BOCA BAGEL FACTORY CAFEDairy 4/5????     ORB??
MenchiesDairy 5/5????Incredible non C'Y frozen yogurt????
AsiaMeat. 4/5$$??     ORB??
Boca GrillMeat????     ORB??
Century GrillMeat 4/5????     ORB??
Orchid's Garden ChineseMeat 4/5????     ????
Butcher Block GrillMeat 4/5$$$??     ORB??
Ditmas Kitchen BocaMeat&Sushi????     ORB??

Butcher Block Grill, Asia, and Mozart are adjacent to each other at the Fountains Center at Camino Real.
Update Jan 2021: all 3 establishments above closed. They are being replaced by a new set. Carmelaís (dairy) rave pizza (not open yet) roadshow (meat) Eden wok (Chinese, not open yet) oak & ember (steakhouse, not open yet)

Great website for all things kosher in Boca - https://www.kosherbocaraton.org/

Hollywood
Name                              Style   Price   Kid Friendly?RecommendationsNotesCertificationOnline Ordering
Cafe Noir (open till 2 AM) Dairy  $$YesCholov Yisroel / Pas YisroelORBhttps://www.kosher24.net/
Cafe 56 Dairy  $YesCholov Yisroel / Pas YisroelORBNo
Toast Avenue Cafe Dairy  $YesCholov Yisroel / Pas YisroelORBDoorDash
Yum Berry Cafe & Sushi Bar Dairy  $YesCholov Yisroel / Pas YisroelORBNo
Sara's Pizza Dairy  $YesCholov Yisroel / Pas YisroelORB?
Lenny's Pizza Dairy  $YesCholov Yisroel / Pas YisroelORBSliceLife
Mizrachi's Pizza Kitchen Dairy  $YesCholov Yisroel / Pas YisroelORBChowNow
Grand Cafe Espresso Bar Dairy  $Yes NOT Cholov Yisroel / Pas YisroelORBChowNow
HBK Burger Meat $$?? Glatt Kosher, Pas Yisroel? ORBOn Website
China Bistro & Sushi Meat $$?? Pas Yisroel ORBMany
Hummus Factory Meat $$?? Pas Yisroel ORBMany
Nava's Kosher Kitchen & Restaurant Meat $$?? Pas Yisroel? ORB?
Pita Star Meat $$?? Pas Yisroel ORB?
Pita Express Meat $$?? Pas Yisroel? ORB?
L'chaim Asian Cuisine & Steakhouse TakeOut only Meat $$?? Pas Yisroel? ??
Pita Plus Meat $$?? Pas Yisroel? ??


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


Fort Lauderdale
Cafe Emunah (next door to chabad)



Supermarkets

41st and Collins Area
Kastner's Market
Kosher Price Market - 460 West 41st St. (305) 763-8524
YES Market

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


Aventura
Sara's Tent -Aventura
Kosher Kingdom - Aventura
Winn Dixie - 20417 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura

Hollywood
Kosher Central
Aroma Market
Grove - Hollywood
Sylvia's


Fort Lauderdale


Boca
Grove - 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
Aroma Boca
Glicks

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

Jay Why's List of things to do with kids:

Airboat or swamp buggy in the Everglades.
MODS museum in FLL.
Drive Loop Rd in the Everglades.
Jungle Island.
Fruit and Spice park.
Glass bottom boat in key largo.
Fairchild Gardens. (Itís mango season currently)
Kayaking in Oleta river SP.
Sugar sand park in boca.
Frost Museum.
Lion country safari
If all else fails, beach and pool

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.

2. 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. Miso Bass is incredible as well.

3. Harbour Bistro, new menus in early 2018: Chicken and waffles just perfect, duck a l'orange pot stickers, millionaire ramen, lamb shank, charcuterie platter if that's your thing... Also serving brunch, Chicken and waffles again, eggs Benedict with bacon on top,

4. 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.)

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

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

7. Rustiko: Spinach and Artichoke Dip, (Quinoa Salad is very good), (Pappardelle Mushroom if lunch), Mushrooms Panzerotti is an absolute must order only down side is it's a dinner only item. Oreo cheescake dessert but make sure it's fresh.

8. Harbour Grill: The Harbour Grill Filet or TheKing Reserve steaks are great. Supreme Burger is very good as well.

9. Pizza type options:

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

Jerusalem Pizza: Best plain pie, get it fresh in store, coated fries good as well.

Lenny's pizza: Gan Eden Pie.

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 now also in Surfside!


#2020 Restaurants with outdoor seating

Soho - large semi enclosed patio, perfect for a rainy day

Fuego - large semi sheltered area outside the restaurant, indoors area has a new $20k air filtration system

Mozart Sunny isles -  large semi sheltered area outside the restaurant

Foozo - streetside tables

Zak The Baker -  streetside tables

Cine Cita, Backyard BBQ, Street Kitchen, 26, Kosh - streetside tables on Harding Ave 

Karne


Dan's Steakhouse Recommendations
Food: Street>Mendel's>Kosh>Fuego>Harbour Bistro>Meat Bar
Ambiance: Kosh>Meat Bar>Fuego>Harbour Bistro>Mendel's>Street
Service:  Kosh>Fuego>Mendel's>Street>Meat Bar>Harbour Bistro

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Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #10680 on: October 17, 2020, 10:25:25 PM »
Before I begin I'm not a professional dan's fourms member so please excuse my non-official trip review. Please be aware I'm just letting you know what I did and don't copy me unless it works for you, there's alot of options probably even better ones, so do your research...

I'm writing this on the flight home, so I'm going to write whatever comes to my head and I might be missing a bit. Also went I'm not really sure if I write I or we but it means me and my wife all the time. When I went somewhere it's usually Uber.

Flight's

I Was thinking about going away for Chol Hamoed with my wife, since I wasn't able to do a summer trip for various reasons.

When I heard there were seventy dollar flights to florida I grabbed the opportunity, debating between Orlando or Miami I choose Miami since Orlando was expected to be to over crowded with all the Heilige Yiden...

Hotel's

I like to stick to Hyatt with the amazing Chase Sapphire Preferred opportunities, so I booked through Chase at 1.25 and paid 25k a night getting the third night free with a sale from Hyatt, (This way of using points came out cheapest for me).

Transportation

I asked around and heard that Miami parking is quite costly so I choose getting around with mostly Uber's, I even tried the free Miami Beach trolley, at night on my last night there and It was quick and nice, altogether I spent approximately $220 on Uber's and Lyft's through my stay, while my hertz reservation which I didn't use was over $250 just for the car!, I did sign up to a free week trial of UberPass so I got 10% off all rides for a week.

Itinerary

Arrived in Miami Monday Oct 5th 12pm

Departed Thursday Oct 8th 2:30pm

I didn't really have a plan other then just chillin at the beach and eating 😀, I didn't really look to cover everything so I probably missed some must-do things, but oh-well.

Monday Oct 5th

We got early check in so we headed straight to our hotel, The Confidante, a very authentic art & carpet style hotel, with very nice rep's, also it is close to the 41st street Jewish neighborhood.

I checked out the hotel a bit, and then went starving to Sushi 26, ordered the teriyaki roll and the karate roll both were amazing we also got the amazing fries with parmesan cheese and scallions, I really enjoyed that it was really quiet at lunch time.

Karate Roll

We went afterwards across two blocks to Bel Harbor mall which is amazing and a very expensive upscale mall, "it's soooo cool but don't buy anything!".

Walked then to CVS to stock up on necessities for the trip but forgot to buy sun tan lotion; Ouch!.

Afterwards I made some phone calls and found a lady who arranges jetski rentals for $130 an hour, she sent me the florida boat test which I completed without studying with the help of Reb Google...

We met her at the marina and she gave me all the instructions I needed she was also very patient and only started the hour when I left the port (which took a while), it was pretty amazing, and we went on the jetski together but only I managed to take the test so only I was able to drive, e'heeem :). We had a very large area to be in and we had a full hour with the lady trailing behind us, but giving us our privacy. The jetski went up to at least 70mph...

Her number is 305-824-7383

Then we headed to the hotel to get ready for supper.

For dinner I made a week earlier, a reservation to The Harbour Grill, in the sukkah which was pretty nice and got a side corner table.

We ordered the flatbread's with pulled brisket, and the million dollar fries which were amazing.

Then we ordered the king reserve steak medium rear (the way I like my steaks), it was epic!



And a rib eye for the rebbitzen,





we also ordered a fried mushroom situation, which was very tasty,






For dessert I like to go simple and just got to vanilla scoops which was pretty good. Overall The Harbour Grill was probably the best restaurant vibe I had in Miami.

Headed to the hotel for the night.

Tuesday Oct 6th

I Davened shachris all three days at Chabad at The Carriage House near me, very nice welcoming crowd, I called the carriage house front desk and the rep offered to call the rabbi for me to find out what time they daven!!.

For breakfast I went to Zak The Baker, which was definitely worth the drive and my best breakfast experience in Miami, they had a sukkah. I ordered the avocado toast, a fresh-veggie feta-cheese salad, and a veg cream cheese bagel. Everything was out of this world and the bread was just so unique and different then your typical bagel store. P.S. make sure to ask on everything you order to make sure it's Cholov Yisroel, the milk wasn't so I ordered fresh orange juice which was very good.

We walked around the art district which I didn't find so interesting (matter of opinion).

Headed to the hotel with a stop at Walgreens a block away and got some nice casual Florida caps 2 for $10!

Went to the beach for a couple of hours - with no sun tan lotion :( .

Headed over to South Beach area first took an Uber to the sound park with cool bird sounds and nice trees, then we walked to Lincoln Road and walked down the mall strip & checked out a few stores with a very interesting expensive art shop at the end from a famous artist (forgot his name).

Then we walked up to Seventeen Cafe, but they didn't have any cocktails 😁, so we went to the fresh market across the street for water, and it was a really healthy store. Then it started pouring (for 20 minutes) so we went to Michael's around the corner to waste time and get soaked otw there.

For supper I was looking for something quick, so we started off at Carlos and Gabby's, but there was only one waiter and one cook so it didn't work out... After waiting over an hour for my steak, we decided it was taking to long and we got up and paid for our Buffalo chicken with fries appetizer (not buffalo besides the 1/2 oz sauce on the side)...

We went to pita hut afterwards nearby, wasn't so impressed with my over-done rib steak..., Heard afterwards that pita loca around the corner is very good..., Overall didn't have a good fast cheap food experience.

Headed to the hotel for the night.

Wednesday Oct 7th

Shachris at Chabad...

Breakfast we went to cafe vert but some nice guy (didn't get his name) told me that the wait was very long. So we headed over on the block to Rustiko which had place in their sukkah, but we unfortunately got seated at the side where there was a guy replacing a huge ac unit right outside the cloth sukkah, but other then that the food was pretty good, we got grilled cheese and a mushroom scrambled eggs with baguettes and some good mango smoothie and a banana smoothie. They only had a honey blueberry muffin left in the bakery menu so we got that which tasted pretty good, but I didn't go for the combo of blueberry and honey...

Then we went to Rita's across the street but didn't order anything.

Then I made some phone calls and found this segway place on Washington Ave in south beach area, he has alot of different tours and decently priced, he squeezed us in between for a 1/2 hour tour, he started explaining us the different buildings but he realized we weren't so interested, so he stopped and we got to just enjoy the segway's... He was really nice and charged us $39 per person, we came back after 20 minutes cuz the area was empty due to covid, so he gave us more time to drive around.

His number is

When we were done we walked to The Frieze ice cream store, oh boy we were ready for ice cream after that walk in the heat. We ordered the peanut butter bosh which was pretty awesome and a chocolate mint ice cream, we ate it at the corner on Lincoln Rd (got a little melted).

Headed to the hotel for some beach time (no-sun-tan-lotion...)

For dinner we were heading up to Fuego by Mana, (booked a week in advance for the sukkah), so we decided to Uber first to The Aventura Mall which is huge and nice, the slide's outside were closed due to covid...

Headed to Fuego, took some time to be seated.

We ordered the DD's recommendation of pulled brisket flatbread's which were amazing but they were a little cheap on the amount of brisket,








And the pastrami eggroll which was very good,

we got a mango cocktail


and the fig & walnut cocktail both were good but not out of this world. For main's I ordered the cowboy steak which was very good

and the bbq pulled beef burger (very BBQ'y),

one of my sides didn't show up, so I tried getting a compensation desert which the waiter said okay, so I got the smores desert which was delicious but I felt like it was too crumby on the bottom, however it seems likethere was a misunderstanding and I ended up have to pay for the dessert...

Then we walked to Collins Ave and tried out the trolley, we wanted to try the old style one but it seems like that route has the new ones, it was not bad with and good ac.

Then we went to the hotel for the night.

Thursday Oct 8th

Shachris at Chabad

For breakfast we went to tasty but the wait for the sukkah was half hour so we walked to bagel time and had a delicious veggie omelette

and Greek salad,


and an amazing chocolate coffee milkshake and an ice frappuccino.






Then we headed to the hotel and packed up, checked out. Since we had some extra time they offered to take our suitcases and store them, while we went to catch last licks of the beach for an hour (no-sun-tan-lotion).

And off we went back home (with a very rude stewardess harassing the oilam about our masks)...

Overall it was an amazing first-time-Miami-trip, and we had a blast, I just went through the ups and downs so you get the complete pic.
P.S. I'm Having a problem uploading the pictures to the article with my filter
Which airline did you fly?
What are you referring to as chabad?

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Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #10681 on: October 17, 2020, 11:00:34 PM »
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Re: South Florida Master Thread
« Reply #10682 on: October 18, 2020, 06:59:40 PM »
I flew united from ewr and prayed at Chabad at the carriage house which is a residential building 5401 collins ave

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Looking to use my Marriott Certificates before they expire.  I need a hotel Category 5 or less and want to be walking distance to a minyan that will allow me to come in to daven.

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Looking to use my Marriott Certificates before they expire.  I need a hotel Category 5 or less and want to be walking distance to a minyan that will allow me to come in to daven.
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« Reply #10686 on: October 18, 2020, 09:45:57 PM »
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During Covid-19 I'd see a poster with a picture of Trump advertising $22 rides from MB to FLL.
I saw it again today during a run in Collins Avenue.
Anyone have the number?

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Use Uber?
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Use Uber?
he'll be landing around 11:30. Probably nothing open at that time.
Worst case can Uber something to someone on the ground just to hold the food.
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he'll be landing around 11:30. Probably nothing open at that time.
Worst case can Uber something to someone on the ground just to hold the food.
Or to wherever he's going?
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Or to wherever he's going?
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During Covid-19 I'd see a poster with a picture of Trump advertising $22 rides from MB to FLL.
I saw it again today during a run in Collins Avenue.
Anyone have the number?

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Is chabad ft Lauderdale - ocean drive - open for outsiders, and do they currently have a daily minyan?

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Is there a list of Kosher restaurants with outdoor seating?
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Is there a list of Kosher restaurants with outdoor seating?
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