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Restaurants that have been around forever

lync0091 Oct 20, 2008 10:39 AM

With all the restaurants that have come and gone lately, I was wondering if anyone could help me out by telling me what restaurants have survived the long haul . Thanks. I'm looking for restaurants in South Florida.

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    makymark02 Oct 22, 2008 12:09 PM

    Bohemian Garden lake worth since 1947 not great but good always reminds me of going out to dinner with my Folks in the 60s

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      chowmommy3 Oct 21, 2008 08:51 AM

      The Rustic Inn, since 1955

      1. Frodnesor Oct 21, 2008 06:52 AM

        Tobacco Road (Miami) first opened in 1912.
        Joe's Stone Crab first opened in 1913.
        S&S Diner (near downtown Miami) has been around since 1938.

        Somewhat more contemporary, The Forge (Miami Beach) opened 1969-1970.
        Versailles (Miami) opened in 1971.
        Christie's (Coral Gables) opened in 1978.
        La Paloma (North Miami) opened sometime in the 70's.

        Chef Allen opened 1986 BTW.

        1. Munchkin Oct 21, 2008 05:47 AM

          Tropical Acres since 1949; Mai Kai since 1956

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            dlgc Oct 20, 2008 12:58 PM

            The ones that come to mind first are Joes Stone Crab and Chef Allen.

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            1. re: dlgc
              jayfla Oct 20, 2008 07:41 PM

              Christy's in Coral Gables has been around for a really long time, too. I had heard someone say it might be closing - but I have not been able to substantiate it.

              Anyone have any info.?

              1. re: jayfla
                melly4 Oct 21, 2008 03:31 AM

                Okeechobee Steakhouse has been in West Palm Beach since 1947

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