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Miami's Seven Best Lobster Dishes Under $20 for National Lobster Day

Celebrate the day with lobster deviled eggs
Celebrate the day with lobster deviled eggs courtesy of Mignonette
It's hard to imagine that lobsters were once so abundant they were cheap to eat. Now they're synonymous with luxury dining, selling for outrageously high prices. June 15 is National Lobster Day, and Miami restaurants are celebrating with deals.
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1. DB Bistro Moderne
Head to Daniel Boulud's modern French bistro for a clean and refreshing starter of Caribbean lobster salad. For $16, enjoy fresh lobster, basil, and heart of palms. There's no bib, no struggle, no mess, and no guilt.
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2. Juniper on the Water
Overlooking the Intracoastal, Juniper on the Water (1975 S. Ocean Dr., Hallandale Beach) offers guests the option to eat in a bright, contemporary dining room or on the waterfront terrace. Celebrate Italian-style by ordering lobster linguine with asparagus, cherry tomatoes, and stracciatella for $15.
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Celebrate the day with lobster deviled eggs
courtesy of Mignonette
3. Mignonette
For National Lobster Day, try the lobster deviled eggs ($18), available at both locations. The classic dish is improved with a hearty serving of lobster atop each egg.
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4. Rok:Brgr
An order of four lobster corn dogs ($16) comes with a side of spicy honey mustard. This dish is on Rok:Brgr's regular menu, so you can honor lobster year-round.
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Alona Abbady Martinez lives in Plantation. She writes about food and family on her blog, Culinary Compulsion, and is working on her book, My Culinary Compulsion, a global food memoir with recipes."