From Clams to Ceviche: Exploring the Diverse World of Raw Bar Offerings

When it comes to dining out, one of the most exciting experiences is indulging in a raw bar. Raw bars offer a wide variety of fresh and flavorful seafood options that are perfect for those looking to enjoy a light and refreshing meal. From succulent oysters to delicate ceviche, there is something for everyone to enjoy at a raw bar.

One of the best places to savor these delectable dishes is at The Deck at Island Gardens. The Deck offers a stunning waterfront setting with unparalleled views of the Miami skyline, making it the perfect spot to relax and enjoy a delicious meal. With a focus on fresh, high-quality ingredients, The Deck at Island Gardens is a top choice for those looking to explore the diverse world of raw bar offerings.

The menu at The Deck features a wide range of raw bar options, from classic favorites to innovative creations. Start your meal off with a platter of freshly shucked oysters, served with tangy mignonette sauce and zesty cocktail sauce. The briny flavor of the oysters pairs perfectly with a crisp glass of champagne or a cold beer.

If you’re in the mood for something a bit more substantial, try the chilled seafood tower. This impressive dish features a selection of shrimp, crab legs, lobster tail, and other assorted shellfish, all served on a bed of ice for maximum freshness. It’s the perfect option for sharing with a group of friends or family members.

For those looking to enjoy a taste of the tropics, be sure to sample the ceviche. This refreshing dish features fresh raw fish marinated in citrus juices, then mixed with onions, peppers, and cilantro for a burst of flavor. Served with crispy plantain chips, it’s a dish that is sure to transport you to a sunny beach in the Caribbean.

In addition to traditional raw bar offerings, The Deck at Island Gardens also offers a selection of cooked seafood dishes for those looking for something a bit heartier. From grilled fish to seafood pasta, there is something for every seafood lover to enjoy. Pair your meal with a refreshing cocktail or glass of wine from the extensive drink menu for the perfect dining experience.

If you have any questions about the raw bar offerings at The Deck at Island Gardens, check out our FAQs section below:


Q: What types of oysters are available at The Deck?

A: We offer a variety of oysters, including East Coast and West Coast varieties. Our selection changes regularly based on availability and seasonality.

Q: Can I customize my seafood tower?

A: Yes, our seafood tower is fully customizable based on your preferences. Just let your server know what you like, and we will create a tower that is perfect for you.

Q: Is the ceviche spicy?

A: Our ceviche is made with a mild citrus marinade, but we can adjust the spice level to suit your taste preferences. Just let us know how you like it when you order.

Q: Are there vegetarian options available at The Deck?

A: While our focus is on seafood, we do offer a selection of vegetarian dishes, including salads and vegetable-based appetizers. We are happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions or preferences you may have.

Q: Can I make a reservation at The Deck?

A: Yes, we recommend making a reservation, especially for larger groups or special events. You can make a reservation online through our website or by calling our reservation line.

For more information about the raw bar offerings at The Deck at Island Gardens, visit our website at We look forward to welcoming you to our waterfront oasis for a dining experience you won’t soon forget.