The List: 10 best South Florida restaurants according to Rick Mijares

Rick Mijares of American Social
Rick Mijares of American Social

Rick Mijares, co-founder of American Social, with locations on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale and Brickell in Miami, shares his favorite bites around town: 

1. Original Breakfast House 

Mahi omelet with Yukon gold potatoes.

333 Himmarshee St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-530-7520

2. Coconuts

Scoobies: Blue crab claws in a bowl of garlic and oil.

429 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-525-2421

3. Marina Deli

The Big Irv: breakfast sandwich, everything bagel, three eggs, American cheese and bacon.

1453 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-524-3354

4. Hot & Soul

Mushroom and Manchego toast with ’shrooms and sherry cream.

3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 754-206-2155

5. Tom Jenkins BBQ 

Chopped pork, mac ’n’ cheese, baked beans.

1236 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-522-5046

6. Joe’s Stone Crab

Stone Crabs with Lyonnaise potatoes.

11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-0365

7. Coco Asian Bistro 

Mama Roll: Tuna, shrimp, crab, cream cheese, scallion, strawberry, avocado, spicy mayo, eel sauce.

1841 Cordova Rd., Fort Lauderdale; 754-666-1320

8. Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza 

Ricky’s Custom: Caramelized onions, minced garlic and Italian sausage. 

2203 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-5555

9. Warsaw Coffee

Vanilla cortado. Great place to get work done. 

815 NE 13th St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-990-4189

10. Latin American Grill

Pollo a la plancha with rice and two fried eggs.

15342 NW 79th Ct., Miami Lakes; 305-231-0083