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Eleventh Street Diner

1065 Washington Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33139 | South Beach | 305-534-6373

Location Description:

This classic Art Deco Paramount dining car served up traditional diner fare in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, from 1948 to 1992, before being shipped and plunked down smack dab, and fittingly, in the heart of South Beach's Art Deco District. All the components of the American diner are here: a long counter that seats sixteen, red-and-white booths, Formica tabletops, 24-hour service, and a menu replete with burgers, Buffalo wings, barbecue ribs, BLTs, blue-plate specials, and brownie hot fudge sundaes, most of which the kitchen prepares with a surprisingly deft touch. Thick malts and milkshakes are good, too. An adjoining room features a full bar and jukebox, and there are tables outside. No matter where you sit, service is unpredictable: sometimes great, sometimes awful.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): American, Diner
  • Hours: Daily 24 hours
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Necessary
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout

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