The Return of The Stone Crabs: Where To Get Crackin'

Joes Stone Crabs Miami Beach

We’ve waited patiently since May, and now will be rewarded when FRESH stone crab season starts up on October 15th. Here are a few places to get your paws on those tasty claws.

Joe’s Stone Crab

11 Washington Ave. Miami Beach, FL 305 673 0365  

For over 100 years, Joe's is the institution that started it all. Be prepared to wait as they don’t take reservations, or take your chances at lunch. Three sizes of claws, traditional mustard dipping sauce, coleslaw and their famous fried chicken and key lime pie round out the meal.  Joe's Takeaway also next door if you want to “rough” it and sit in a more casual atmosphere or take it to go. 

George Stone Crab

800 273 CRAB (2722)

Pre-Order ahead for delivery from My Ceviche partner, Roger Duarte’s George Stone Crab.  Reputed to be the largest provider of stone crab delivery in the country, they deliver four sizes and dinners in Miami and all over the country. Shipped fresh overnight by FedEx. 

Fresh Stone Crabs

305 989 1969

New to the stone crab delivery space is Fresh Stone Crabs, who offer the shellfish for half the price of restaurants — mustard included, and a free key lime pie for order of 10 pounds or more. Created by restaurateur, Shelly Abramowitz, orders can be placed by phone at 305 989 1969. Delivery on Miami Beach is free. FedEx elsewhere.

Prime Fish

100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139

Known for their award-winning brunch and fresh seafood, Myles Chefetz' Prime Fish gives diners, even more, reason to visit with the addition of stone crabs to their already irresistible menu. Don’t miss their epic brunch.

Point Royal

3555 S Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019

Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s Coastal American restaurant is the Diplomat Beach Resort's modern take on a seaside restaurant. The indoor-outdoor venue is known for its lavish raw bar which will be offering the freshest stone crabs in Hollywood. 

Lobster Bar Sea Grille

404 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Lobster Bar Sea Grille Miami Beach has more than their famous lobsters — the stone crabs are actually one of the most popular items on the menu! Come in and take in the beauty of the SoFi neighborhood while enjoying the freshest seafood around.

Salt & Brine

TimeOut Market, 1601 Drexel Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Salt & Brine is open at TimeOut Market for its first stone crab season. Fresh stone crabs claws are sourced from nearby Florida City and are paired house-made Chinese mustard mayo, adding a twist to the typical mustard based sauce.


300 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131

Novikov’s stone crabs are featured in the restaurant’s fresh seafood market, where diners can actually select their own claws and pair with your choice of creamy nori, ginger and sesame vinaigrette, or mustard yuzu goma.

Burlock Coast at The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale

1 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Inside the oceanfront Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale, the fresh stone crabs are served with a sweet and savory mango mustard for dipping.

Monty’s Raw Bar Coconut Grove

2550 S. Bayshore Dr. Miami, FL 33133

Crack open some fresh stone crab claws at Monty’s Raw Bar. Priced by the piece, claws range from $8 to $28 depending on size. During Happy Hour M-F 4-8 pm the claws are available for $5- $11 for medium and large only. Also, enjoy $6- frozen drinks while taking in the waterfront views,

It’s time to get crackin' and enjoy South Florida's favorite seasonal delicacy before the tourists descend on Miami.