Red Fish Grill at Matheson Hammock Park in Coral Gables years before Hurricane Irma. The restaurant opened on this landmark site in 1996.
Red Fish Grill at Matheson Hammock Park in Coral Gables years before Hurricane Irma. The restaurant opened on this landmark site in 1996. Miami Herald File
Red Fish Grill at Matheson Hammock Park in Coral Gables years before Hurricane Irma. The restaurant opened on this landmark site in 1996. Miami Herald File

Irma washes away a quaint waterfront restaurant

September 17, 2017 06:22 PM

UPDATED September 19, 2017 11:44 AM

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