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2 New Kosher Meat Restaurants Coming to Miami: Crimson and Rare Bistro

Baruch Sandhaus, the Miami kosher restaurateur of the Rare Group, which includes Rare Steakhouse, Beyond by Shemtovs, and House of Dog, will be opening 2 new meat restaurants very soon: Crimson in Surfside and Rare Bistro in Miami Beach. Rare Bistro will fill a void in Miami Beach as a family oriented meat concept restaurant (translation: […]

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Lenny’s Kosher Pizza Now Open in Boca Raton, FL

A couple of month’s ago, we spread the word that Lenny’s Pizza came under the kashrus supervision of the Va’ad HaKashrus of Miami-Dade and was the latest pizzeria to hit Miami Beach. Well good news, Boca Raton– you now have your very own Lenny’s too! They haven’t yet changed their name visibly though from the previous pizza store in that location. […]

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New Kosher Pizza Place in Hollywood, FL: Picasso Pizza

The kosher-keeping community of Hollywood, Florida is abuzz with excitement over the new pizza place that opened a few weeks ago, Picasso Pizza! At $9.99 for an entire pie, this has already impressed locals and visitors. Picasso Pizza also has super late hours for an “out-of-town” restaurant, open until 1 am daily, Fridays until 5:30 pm and Saturday […]

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“26″: New Sushi & Tapas Restaurant Coming to South Florida

The South Florida Kosher restaurant scene is hopping nowadays, and here comes the latest: an upscale sushi and tapas bar coming called “26″ coming to Surfside (95th and Collins Ave.), replacing another kosher restaurant: Lotus, this September! 26 will be under the kashrus supervision of Kosher Miami. Source: Great Kosher Restaurants

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Zak the Baker, Miami, FL [Guest Review]

Zak and his fellow bakers are a Kickstarter success story. They set out to raise the final monies needed to open up there bakery, and they did so very quickly.

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Grill House Express Opening in Boca Raton, FL

Like House of Dog, another Miami Beach restaurant is opening up a sister restaurant in Boca Raton– this time, it’s Grill House! Grill House will be opening Grill House Express in the Somerset Shoppes at Glades Road in Boca Raton. This won’t be a sit-down restaurant like the original Grill House, but rather, a counter-service place […]

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New Kosher Bakery & Cafe in Miami, FL: Zak The Baker

Zak The Baker is not your average bakery. Located in Wynwood, which is not quite South Beach, not quite Miami Beach, Zak The Baker fits in perfectly among the neighborhood’s trendy bars, galleries, and restaurants. Zak The Baker is unique in that although they are a cafe in addition to a bakery, their main focus […]

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No Longer Kosher: LUL Grill Cafe in Sunny Isles, FL

Under new ownership, LUL Cafe Grill in Sunny Isles, FL, is no longer certified Kosher by Kosher Miami.  This formerly kosher restaurant was located at 18288 Collins Avenue in Sunny Isles.

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Chops: New Kosher Steakhouse in Sunny Isles, Florida

UPDATE: Chops will be opening this Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 5 pm and will be open on Saturday night from 1 hour after Shabbos ends till 1 am. Comment below with your reviews! A new steakhouse, Chops, is set to open in Sunny Isles (North Miami Beach) in mid-March. Run by the same owner […]

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House of Dog to Open 3rd Location in Jacksonville, FL

It’s being reported by GreatKosherRestaurants that the relatively new Miami Beach hot dog restaurant has announced it’s opening a 3rd location in Jacksonville, before their 2nd location in Boca Raton has even opened its doors (which it plans on opening within the next 3-4 weeks). The House of Dog brand is only a couple years […]

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House of Dog Opening 2nd Location in Boca Raton, Florida

To the great excitement of the Boca Raton Orthodox community, House of Dog will be a opening up a second location at 21077 Powerline Road. Their first location in Miami has proven to be a real success. Their menu includes all sorts of specialty hot dogs with fun names such as Miami Heat, Tinkerbell, and […]

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New Kosher Restaurant in North Miami Beach: Fuego BBQ & Smokehouse

If you say BBQ, we say “yes, please!”, and with that we welcome Fuego BBQ & Smokehouse to the Miami kosher scene. Fuego opened a few weeks ago, at the end of January 2014, and offers both Mexican and American cuisine in their North Miami Beach location. Their entrees range from Rib Eye Steak to […]

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West Avenue Cafe in Miami No Longer Kosher

With the Yeshiva winter break soon upon us and hoards of hungry Jews traveling to Miami, we here at YeahThatsKosher are looking out for you! We recently received word that West Avenue Cafe in Miami Beach, Florida is no longer under kosher supervision and certification. The restaurant is under new ownership and will soon have a […]

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Freda’s Falafel is Now Kosher in 2 Miami, FL Locations

Freda’s Falafel, an organic and vegetarian falafel place located in both Hallandale Beach and in North Miami Beach, is newly certified Kosher under the Rabbinical supervision of the Va’ad HaKashrus of Miami-Dade. Freda’s Falafel does not serve just falafel, as the name may imply. They also have all different flavors of pita pizza, such as za’atar pizza, […]

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Carlos & Gabby’s Opening This Winter in Miami Beach, Florida!

Welcome the popular Cedarhurst sandwich and chicken zingers to the South Florida Kosher scene, because Carlos & Gabby’s is coming to town! With 4 existing locations in Brooklyn, Riverdale, Queens, the Five Towns, and inside Madison Square Garden, Carlos & Gabby’s will be bringing its Mexican flavors down south to 41st Street, the Kosher hub […]

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2 Hollywood, FL Kosher Restaurants Destroyed in Suspicious Fires

Early Sunday morning, September 29th, a suspicious fire destroyed Achla Pita Grill and Bon Ami Cafe which were located adjacent to each other in a popular shopping plaza in Hollywood, Florida.  This is the third suspicious fire in a Jewish-owned store in Hollywood in the last 2 years, so the fire marshall will be investigating […]

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Ft. Lauderdale Airport (FLL) Offering Kosher Meals

Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, and award-winning Chef Allen Susser, will introduce the first kosher meal offerings at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beginning Sept. 24. The pre-packaged turkey and tuna-salad sandwiches will be available at Chef Allen’s 2 Go restaurant located in Terminal 3, Concourse F, the concourse served in part by JetBlue airways. In 2012, 23.5 […]

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Another Kosher Food Truck! Orlando’s “Kosher on Wheels”

Kosher food trucks appear to be the new hot trend! It started in New York City with Grills on Wheels, then Philadelphia hopped on the bandwagon with Fire Eaters Kosher vegetarian pizza truck, and now Orlando is following suit with Orlando Kosher on Wheels! We can barely keep up! While they keep their truck parked in the same location […]

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New Kosher Asian Restaurant in Aventura, FL: Soho Asian Bar & Grill

Soho Asian Bar & Grill  has recently been added to the list of establishments certified by The Vaad HaKashrus of Miami-Dade. Located in Aventura, Florida, Soho Asian Bar & Grill offers a wide variety of cuisines – everything from Asian dishes, steakhouse favorites, and signature tapas. Guests can choose to dine indoors or on the large outdoor […]

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New Kosher Pizzeria in Miami Beach, FL: Lenny’s Pizza

Attention Miami Beach: There is a new Kosher pizzeria in town! Lenny’s Pizza is now under the Kosher supervision of the Va’ad HaKashrus of Miami-Dade. Lenny’s pizza offers many different specialty pies, salads, panini sandwiches, pastas, and an assortment of side dishes. Source: View Larger Map

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Kosher Eatery Opens in Tampa, FL

UPDATE 2: We spoke with local Chabad rabbi, Rabbi Uriel Rivkin of the Young Israel of Tampa, and he confirmed that the restaurant DOES NOT have a Orthodox hashgacha. We also called into the restaurant and were not given a clear answer from the owner or manager as to what the “kosher” supervision actually is. […]

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Miami Area Kosher Restaurant News: 2 Newly Opened; 1 No Longer Kosher

Newly opened in the Miami area: KOSH (no relation to the restaurant in Stamford, CT) – Located in Surfside near the posh Bal Harbour, is a fancy eatery billing itself as a steakhouse / bistro / sushi / tapas restaurant. It is run by the former manager of nearby Harbor Grill. Click here to view their […]

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Kosher Restaurant News Roundup: February

New York Jezebel in Soho is changing their name and certification. Click here to read more.  ** Click here to read our review of Jezebel. ** The Prime Hospitality Group is launching an artisan handcrafted pizza restaurant, Pizza Da Solo next to Solo in The Sony building in NYC.  Click here to read more. Solo, in […]

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Lia’s NY Pizza Open in Miami Beach

Post by @DaniOpp Just in time for the Pesach pizza rush, Lia’s NY Pizza has opened on Miami Beach on 41st street. Taking over the old Jona’s Pizza location, Lia’s boasts a Cholov Yisroel Menu with Pizzas, Sandwiches, Breakfast all day, Salads, and Falafel. (menu) While the food will be familiar to those who went […]

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Florida Panthers Bring “Actual” Kosher Food Back to the BB&T Center

After last years playoff run, the Florida Panthers have an arena with a new name (the BB&T Center, formerly the Bank Atlantic Center) and a new menu at their Kosher food stand (see picture). The Florida Panthers have had Kosher food available at home games for a couple of years now, but last year, during […]

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Kosher Restaurant News Roundup USA (Dec ’12 – Jan ’13)

Updates for restaurants in NYC, Baltimore, Miami, Memphis, Las Vegas, and Palo Alto. New York City A new upscale steakhouse will be moving into the former home of Le Carne Grill: La Brochette, which is slated to open in Spring 2013 at 340 Lexington Avenue. There are plans for a possible roof deck, and a […]

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Yeshiva Week Tips for Things to do in NYC, Miami, and Israel

For the many parents whose kids are off from school next week due to “Yeshiva Week” vacation, we know how tough it could be to keep the kids entertained for the week, whether you’re staying at home or heading on vacation. Here are some tips for those of you staying in (or headed to) NYC, […]

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Hotel in Orlando Turning Kosher Year Round: WorldGate Hotel

The World Gate Hotel and Conference Center in Kissimmee, FL (Orlando suburb and home to Walt Disney World) is becoming Kosher this month just before Rosh Hashanah, partnering with a pair of Kosher deli owners in the greater Orlando area. The resort is formerly a Radisson.  According to the South Lake Press: This will not […]

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Urban Rustic Cafe, Hollywood, FL [Guest Review]

First of all, I'd like to erase some confusion. All mentions on the web say, "Urban Rustic Bagel"; while there is a bagel in their logo, there is no mention of bagel being a part of their name in the restaurant itself, though bagels are on the menu. In the restuarant, all signage says, "Urban […]

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Save $45 on Rentals in South Florida with Florida Kosher Villas

Enjoy this exclusive on Kosher Villa rentals in South Florida with Florida Kosher Villas: Spend $55 … Receive $100 Credit to use on any vacation rental with  a $45 savings!          What’s The Difference between a Vacation Rental & A Hotel Room? Unless you’re looking at a pricey, high-end suite, chances are your […]

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✈ A Guide to Kosher Restaurants in South Florida

Contributed by: Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: December 2011 (Special Thanks to @DaniOpp) Kosher Info: One of the many reasons there are so many frum travelers to Miami Beach is the fact that there's a lot of kosher food available. In fact, we're it not for the huge influx of steady New Yorkers […]

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Closing: 41 on the Bay (Inside Tower 41), Miami Beach

The "41 on the Bay" restaurant, inside Tower 41 in Miami Beach, has closed. There is someone coming in to take over for Shavuot Yom Tov meals this week. There is a rumor in the building, that if the restaurant does well and runs smoothly, this new person will continue to keep running the restaurant. […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Anna Maria Island, FL (Outside of Tampa / St. Petersburg)

Contributed by Rachel Moore  |  Last Date of Travel: February 2012 Four women turning forty years old, middle school friends who have not seen each other since they were sixteen, rent a Florida beach house together for 5 days.  Sounds like the beginning of a chick flick doesn’t it?   We had all been close […]

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Beware: Florida Panthers Serving “Kosher-Style” Food at Kosher Korner Kiosk for Playoffs

Thank you to @DaniOpp for your eagle eyes in catching & reporting this: Kosher Korner in the BankAtlantic Center, in Sunrise, FL (just west of Ft. Lauderdale & north of Miami) normally sells Glatt Kosher food at their stand for Panthers hockey games. Now, in the playoffs, they've been found to be selling "kosher-style" food […]

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Seventeen Restaurant (17), Miami Beach, FL [Review]

Seventeen is one of only a few kosher restaurants in South Beach, but it not too far from the Kosher hub of Miami Beach only 24 blocks north. The restaurant was formerly Tfor2 (originally from Brooklyn), and many of the remnants from that restaurant remain, including signs and items on the menu (like a Kings […]

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Staying at “The Crown” Churchill Suites in Miami Beach, FL

What was once an old-school Jewish hotel, is now a residential tower with rentable units overlooking the ocean, walking distance to Miami Beach’s kosher hub.

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Kosher Finds @ JetBlue’s T5 JFK Terminal ✈

JetBlue’s T5 JFK terminal is well stocked and Kosher-friendly. If you’re hungry and flying through JetBlue’s new (and beautiful) T5 terminal at JFK Airport, you’re in luck! I did a scan of the new terminal’s offerings and to my surprise, I found numerous Kosher options offered at all of the terminal’s CIBO Express shops*. The […]

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Discussing the Best Kosher Restaurants in South Florida

As I prepare to head down to the Miami Beach area, I made sure to discuss my options since the last time I was down there was Pesach 3.5 years ago, and nearly all restaurants were closed. I’ll be sure to write a follow up post on my experiences in the region soon. View the […]

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JP Bistro Closes in Hollywood, FL; Jonah’s Pizza to Replace it

Jonah’s Pizza will be opening a 3rd location in Hollywood, (2 locations currently in Miami Beach, and North Miami Beach), replacing JP Bistro, a staple in the community for the past 16 years. JP Bistro (formerly known as Jerusalem Pizza) was first established in 1995 and was a staple in the Hollywood, FL area for […]

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Pistachio Grill in Miami Beach is No Longer Kosher

According to the Kosher Miami hechsher, Pistachio Grill located at 740 41st Street in Miami Beach is NO LONGER under Kosher Miami supervision and certification. Miami Kosher has not been asked by the new owners to give certification to them, and it is uncertain how they plan to operate the restaurant, i.e. Kosher or Not […]

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The Remaining Kosher Subway Restaurants in the U.S.

Not long ago I compiled a list of Kosher Subway Restaurants across the U.S., which in its heyday numbered 12 across the country, 5 alone in the NYC metro area. Today, all 5 of the NYC area Kosher Subways are closed and only a total of 5 remain open nationally. I was recently interviewed by […]

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Pesach Program Review: Majestic Retreats in Ft. Lauderdale, FL

This year was the first time I took my wife and two boys (13 and 11) to a Pesach hotel program. We chose the Majestic Retreats in Fort Lauderdale to be with my parents. We truly enjoyed the experience, I recommend it, and I would consider doing this again. So that’s the summary of […]

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Kosher Cruising on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines – With Baby in Tow

Contributed by Erica W. | Last Date of Travel: February 2011 I am platinum of Royal Caribbean, so I always tend to favor their cruises because of that. We decided to book a cruise out of Miami for February, and because of our baby who was just under 10 months at the time, we decided […]

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✈ Orlando, FL & Keeping Kosher @ Walt Disney World Resort + Parks

Contributed by | Last Date of Travel: January 2011 Orlando is a city of magic – even for the kosher family. Here are some highlights from our recent visit to Disney-town / Orlando, Florida: Kosher Info: We applaud Walt Disney World for reaching out to the kosher traveler, however, the Orlando area offers relatively […]

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Restaurants with Sukkot 2010

CLICK HERE: UPDATED FOR 2013   This list was compiled by our community of Kosher travelers. Thank you to everyone to contributed! (There is no doubt that this list is incomplete. If there are restaurants that are not listed that have a Sukkah, please comment below.) To get YeahThatsKosher updates via email, click here. Find us […]

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Kosher Dunkin’ Donuts across the U.S.

Please see our updated list here (2013)  As today is Donut Day, what better day to announce a comprehensive list (if we missed anything please let us know) of all the Kosher Dunkin’ Donuts in the U.S. Keep in mind that each chain may have varying levels of kosher supervision.

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Sports Arenas & Stadiums

The following arenas and stadiums have kosher food available. Please keep in mind that there are specific locations that have kosher food, and that these options are not necessarily available throughout the stadium. Thank you to Kosher Sports Inc. who provided us with this information. Kosher Sports- Star-K Citi Field in Flushing, NY (New York […]

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Open for Passover 2009 in Miami

Jews the world over are traveling around to friends, family, or to new locations this Passover. While it is typically impossible to find kosher restaurants or eateries open for Passover, here are a few that I’ve found that will be open this year on Chol Hamoed (intermediary days of Passover): Miami China Bistro at the […]

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Kosher options for the Super Bowl in Tampa, FL

For those lucky Heebs attending the Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida, you’re likely to see a great matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Steelers. What you may not be excited to find are your options for kosher food. I’ve been doing a bit of research and found that the main cafe / deli […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Miami, FL

Contributed by: Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: April 2008 Kosher Info: Due to Miami Beach’s large Jewish population, there are a number places to find Kosher food. In the 41st area, there is a Kosher Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins, Pizza, and Pita Hut. Additionally, there are Kosher markets: Kosher World and Kastner’s. In South […]

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