Best of Miami, Culture

Vote for the Best of Miami 2012

Pick your favorites in our 25 Best of Miami 2012 categories and check out the results in The Miami Hurricane’s April 12 issue.

 

3 a.m. snack you will regret in the morning

  • Denny's (43%, 104 Votes)
  • Casola's (26%, 62 Votes)
  • Miami's Best (17%, 42 Votes)
  • Dairy Queen (9%, 22 Votes)
  • Sushi Sake (5%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 242

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Bar that's worth the beer belly

  • Yardhouse (56%, 105 Votes)
  • Titanic (19%, 35 Votes)
  • World of Beer (11%, 20 Votes)
  • DRB (9%, 16 Votes)
  • Abbey's Brewing Company (5%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 186

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Catch of the day

  • Joe's Stone Crab (32%, 69 Votes)
  • Monty's (27%, 57 Votes)
  • Ceviche 105 (19%, 40 Votes)
  • Bonefish Grill (12%, 25 Votes)
  • Garcia's Fish Market (11%, 24 Votes)

Total Voters: 215

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Day trip

  • Key Largo (57%, 120 Votes)
  • Aventura (15%, 31 Votes)
  • Everglades (12%, 25 Votes)
  • Fort Lauderdale (12%, 25 Votes)
  • Redland (5%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 211

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Festival

  • Ultra (40%, 86 Votes)
  • South Beach Wine and Food Festival (27%, 58 Votes)
  • Coconut Grove Arts Festival (17%, 36 Votes)
  • Chili Cook-off (9%, 19 Votes)
  • Miami Film Festival (8%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 216

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Hole-in-the-wall bar

  • Tobacco Road (52%, 78 Votes)
  • Keg South (15%, 22 Votes)
  • Zeke's (15%, 22 Votes)
  • Hole-in-the Wall Pub (13%, 19 Votes)
  • Haven (5%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 149

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Kept secret

  • A.C.'s Icees in Kennedy Park (30%, 46 Votes)
  • Sonic in Homestead (26%, 39 Votes)
  • Ft. Lauderdale Swap Shop (19%, 28 Votes)
  • Mr. Yum (18%, 27 Votes)
  • Lost and Found (7%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 151

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Miami-bred band

  • Cris Cab (28%, 32 Votes)
  • The Jacuzzi Boys (26%, 30 Votes)
  • Spam Allstars (21%, 24 Votes)
  • Suenalo (16%, 19 Votes)
  • The Mudpies (9%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 116

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New trendy spot

  • 100 Montaditos (47%, 71 Votes)
  • Yardbird (28%, 42 Votes)
  • Area 31 (12%, 18 Votes)
  • Kill Your Idols (7%, 10 Votes)
  • The Goose Lounge (6%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 150

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Restaurant for a date

  • Perricone's (33%, 52 Votes)
  • Villagio (31%, 49 Votes)
  • Barton G (19%, 30 Votes)
  • Red Fish Grill (12%, 19 Votes)
  • Cibo (4%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 157

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Place to get laid on campus

  • Mezzanine floor of the Stacks (32%, 51 Votes)
  • Arboretum (21%, 34 Votes)
  • UC student organization offices (21%, 33 Votes)
  • Roof of the Ungar building (18%, 29 Votes)
  • UC Green (8%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 160

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Place to go stoned

  • Light show at the Planetarium (46%, 69 Votes)
  • Drum circles on the beach (21%, 31 Votes)
  • Food court at Dadeland Mall (19%, 28 Votes)
  • Mattheson Hammock (7%, 11 Votes)
  • Fairchild Gardens (7%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 149

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Place to make new friends

  • Football tailgates (55%, 95 Votes)
  • Wynwood Art Walk (21%, 37 Votes)
  • Richter Library (10%, 17 Votes)
  • Barnes and Noble (7%, 12 Votes)
  • Starbucks (7%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 173

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Place to nurse a hangover

  • Bagel Emporium (40%, 67 Votes)
  • Panera (29%, 48 Votes)
  • Deli Lane (15%, 26 Votes)
  • Wellness Center (10%, 16 Votes)
  • Samurai (7%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 168

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Place to spot a celebrity

  • Heat games (27%, 54 Votes)
  • LIV (25%, 50 Votes)
  • South Beach (25%, 49 Votes)
  • UM campus (17%, 34 Votes)
  • Prime 112 (6%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 198

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Place to take your siblings/friends from out of town

  • The Keys (37%, 66 Votes)
  • Crandon Park (32%, 57 Votes)
  • Vizcaya Museum and Gardens (15%, 27 Votes)
  • Wallcasts in Miami Beach (9%, 16 Votes)
  • Zoo Miami (7%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 179

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Place to use chopsticks

  • Akashi (59%, 80 Votes)
  • Umami (17%, 23 Votes)
  • Bonsai (12%, 16 Votes)
  • Hy Vong (7%, 9 Votes)
  • Doraku (6%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 136

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Place where you can drink your organic chemistry sorrows away

  • The Rathskeller (52%, 80 Votes)
  • RA (19%, 30 Votes)
  • Churchill's (10%, 15 Votes)
  • Wetlab (10%, 15 Votes)
  • Chili's (9%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 154

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Restaurant on wheels

  • Ms. Cheezious (35%, 44 Votes)
  • Uragano (35%, 44 Votes)
  • GastroPod (12%, 15 Votes)
  • Papa's Tapas (11%, 14 Votes)
  • Sugar Rush (6%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 125

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Restaurant that's healthy for you and the environment too

  • EVOS (37%, 37 Votes)
  • Michael's Genuine Food and Drink (28%, 28 Votes)
  • Green Gables Cafe (20%, 20 Votes)
  • Sustain (10%, 10 Votes)
  • Lifefood Gourmet (6%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 101

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Restaurant where you can barely speak the language but can't resist the food

  • Versailles (47%, 67 Votes)
  • La Carreta (24%, 34 Votes)
  • Palacio de los Jugos (19%, 27 Votes)
  • Little Saigon (8%, 11 Votes)
  • Bali Cafe (2%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 142

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Satisfy your sweet tooth

  • Swensen's (39%, 107 Votes)
  • Yogen Fruz (28%, 77 Votes)
  • Whip 'n Dip (15%, 42 Votes)
  • Serendipity 3 (10%, 27 Votes)
  • Buttercream Cupcakes and Coffee (8%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 274

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Slice in town

  • Big Cheese (27%, 42 Votes)
  • Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza (25%, 39 Votes)
  • Pizza Rustica (17%, 27 Votes)
  • Sir Pizza (17%, 27 Votes)
  • New York Pizza (13%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 155

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Sweatiest dance floor

  • Sandbar (55%, 68 Votes)
  • Amnesia (18%, 22 Votes)
  • La Covacha/the Cove (15%, 19 Votes)
  • Vagabond (6%, 8 Votes)
  • Fado (6%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 124

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Tequila and tacos

  • Lime (41%, 52 Votes)
  • Rosa Mexicano (22%, 28 Votes)
  • Cinco (21%, 27 Votes)
  • Talavera (9%, 11 Votes)
  • Guadalajara (6%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 126

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