Of all the things the Moors introduced to the evolving world, who would have thought of ceviche? It is said, Moorish women from Granada, Spain, are single-handedly responsible for introducing modern-day ceviche to Peru, as they accompanied Spanish conquistadors and colonizers into South America. Scattered throughout the coastal regions of Latin America, ceviche has become so beloved that South Florida has adopted the Peruvian ceviche as part of its nightly menu. Interestingly enough, a state with strong Moorish heritage would be honored with the delight of having a dish returned to them through upscale cuisine, enriched with Peruvian influence. Many ceviche restaurants in South Florida tend to also have Japanese influence.

A dish that utilizes lemon and lime to cook and tenderize fish and shellfish, a taste of the tropics, ceviche is too good to be true. The following South Floridian restaurants have such good ceviche, they were named after it. We encourage you to try it yourself!

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My Ceviche
235 Washington Ave.
Miami, Florida 33139
(305) 397-8710
www.myceviche.com

Founded only in 2012, My Ceviche has been a very popular and in-demand restaurant in the South Florida region. Starting with just one store, this small chain expanded rapidly to meet the needs of locals and tourists who are in love with the richness of “ultra-fresh seafood… and chicken, too!” With the expansion of store locations, the expansion of menu items also took flight. In just 3 years, My Ceviche has set root at six different locations. At each location, you can customize your ceviche, with choice of lime-infused fish, shrimp or octopus. If most of South Florida loves this restaurant this much, so should you!

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SuViche
1119 16th St.
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
(305) 777-3555
www.suviche.com

Appearing to be a trend in ceviche business, SuViche first opened its doors in 2010 and expanded into a restaurant chain through local demand, growing into a four-location establishment in South Florida. An infusion of Japanese and Peruvian foods, this restaurant and Pisco boar prides itself on a simple and healthy menu, while appealing greatly to your taste buds and remaining affordable. Because SuViche uses fresh vegetables and meats, you shouldn’t feel bad for overindulging. SuViche makes sure your plate is full, whether a true cevichetarian or a vegetarian. There is something delicious for everyone! Meat eaters can choose from seafood, chicken or steak.

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Sr. Ceviche
2086 N. University Drive
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024
(954) 499-7711
www.srcevicherestaurant.com

Visiting Sr. Ceviche’s official website will have you salivating, even if you are a vegetarian. Gourmet and with amazing presentation, it would be a huge disappointment if their food wasn’t as beautiful in person. To our luck, it is much more beautiful in person and the taste is to die for! A two-location establishment, Sr. Ceviche has multiple awards for its “Flavorful” and “Traditional” ceviche, especially the Tropical Ceviche, which is a local favorite.

To no surprise, they serve authentic ceviche with Chefs Alonzo, Eduardo and Eduardo Jordan, Jr. receiving culinary training in Peru and opening the first establishment in 2013. A family owned and operated business, guests are welcomed with open arms and naturally become part of the family at Sr. Ceviche. Live music and karaoke events take place at both establishments, as well as 2-4-1 specials for the ladies.

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Ceviche Street
01 NE 3rd St.
Hallandale Beach, Florida 33009
(754) 217-4113
www.cevichestreet.com

Full of flavor and tradition, Ceviche Street brings Peruvian splendor to Hallandale Beach, fused with Asian and Soul Food influence. With presentation that just makes you want to dig in, dishes are prepared to be vibrant and mouthwatering. Authentic ceviche and delicious Peruvian deserts, its no wonder that their social media tagline seems to be “only at Ceviche Street.” You need to check out their Asian-inspired ceviches for an amazing ceviche experience.

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Ceviche House
13856 SW 56th Street
Miami, FL 33175
(305) 382-4164
www.cevichehouse.com

With a signature ceviche consisting of lemon-marinated fish and seafood, there are many varieties and possibilities for today’s ceviche lover. A house has many blessings. And, at Ceviche House, the kitchen is very blessed. Peruvian flavors enrich each dish, giving a rich, delicious and unique experience in every bite. Affordable prices and recipes meant for a king, ceviche brings the ancestors to life and in feast!

Jessica N. Abraham-Hogan is the owner of Shorty Produkshins in Orlando, Florida, and specializes in Social Branding and Public Relations for both the Professional Services Industry and Entertainment Business. Over the last 13 years, she has worked with many publications and has created branded content for multiple organizations, Globally.