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Best Celeb Owned Restaurants

June 10, 2011 7:30 AM

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Source: Bongos Cuban Cafe

Source: Bongos Cuban Cafe

South Florida is a known draw for celebrities around the world. Whether they live here year-round, seasonally, or just frequent the area, many decide to purchase businesses and restaurants here. Some celebs lend their name to the establishments and others stay under the radar. Here are the top celebrity owned restaurants in South Florida
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Source: Nobu

Nobu Miami
The Shore Club
1901 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 695-3232
www.shoreclub.com
Nobu Miami is a high-end Sushi restaurant and one of the trendiest dinner spots on South Beach. They specialize and serve an innovative style of Japanese food. Part of a national chain, the restaurant is part owned by Robert De Niro.

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Source: Dan Marinos Restaurant

Dan Marino’s Restaurant
5701 Sunset Drive
Miami, FL 33143
(305) 665-1315
www.danmarinosrestaurant.com

Miami Dolphins legendary quarterback Dan Marino is a hero in South Florida and he stamped his name on his own popular Miami restaurant, Marino’s. The eatery has an up-scale sports bar feel. Marino himself is known to visit the restaurant on occasion.

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Source: Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe

Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe
610 Sawgrass Mills 2 Circle
Sunrise, FL 33323
(954) 846-8668
www.wolfgangpuck.com

The Wolfgang Puck Sunrise Café is owned by the celebrity chef and is one of the most popular restaurants in Broward County. Located inside the Sawgrass Mills Mall, the theme of the restaurant is, “live, love, eat”. Some of the most popular menu items include: Butternut Squash Soup, Barbecued Duck Quesadilla, and Roasted Pumpkin Ravioli.

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Source: Emerils

Emeril’s Miami Beach
Loews Miami Beach Hotel
1601 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 695-4550
www.emerils.com

Located inside the ritzy Loews Hotel on South Beach, celebrity chef, Emeril Lagasse, is the owner. The restaurant features Emeril’s signature New Orleans inspired cuisine. Make sure you call for reservations as the place is usually packed on weekends.

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Source: Larios on the Beach

Larios on the Beach

820 Ocean Drive
South Beach FL 33139
(305) 532-9577
www.bongoscubancafe.com‎

Larios on the beach is a Cuban themed restaurant owned by Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio. Located on scenic Ocean Drive on Miami Beach, Lario’s is a great place to sit outside and people watch. The Estefan’s own several other businesses in the area including Bongos Cuban Cafe.

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