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"Best of the Beach"

  (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 3, 2015 
Aired on: August 3, 2015 
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  • Crab Cakes
    a signature dish
  • She-Crab Soup
4.0 out of 5
146 ratings
waterfront to Jones Creek in shipping village; fresh seafood; local favorite
  • Black Eye Pea Fritters
    hush puppies; looks good
  • Fried Lobster Pieces
  • Minuto (Fish) Sandwich
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
808 ratings
large crowds; Other Recipes: Fried Shrimp
Mike's Huli Chicken: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mike's Huli ChickenSee Mike's Huli Chicken Video ($$)
(835 ratings)

47-525 Kamehameha Hwy Map It!
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 277-6720
www.mikeshulichicken.com
  • Char Siu Pork
    sliced pork shoulder marinated in red colored soy-based sauce overnight & roasted in custom-built BBQ rotisserie; served w/ side of hot mustard sauce; looks good
  • Huli Chicken
    2.5-3 lb chicken brined, seasoned & slow-roasted over custom-built BBQ rotisserie; served w/ side of Mike's Secret Sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
835 ratings
since 2010; Hawaiian-style lunch roadside wagon; Other Recipes: Garlic Shrimp
Nico's Pier 38: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Nico's Pier 38See Nico's Pier 38 Video ($$)
(3383 ratings)

1129 N Nimitz Hwy Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 540-1377
www.nicospier38.com
  • Double-Patty Marlin Burger
  • Stuffed Opah with Watercrest Cream Sauce
    stuffed w/ crab meat; "crazy good!"; looks good
  • Fish Loco Moco
    fish on a bed of rice, topped w/ a fried egg & béchamel sauce made w/ fish stock, Swiss & gruyere cheese; looks good
  • Furikake Pan-Seared Ahi
    fresh tuna Ahi steak coated w/ Japanese dried seaweed & sesame seeds; cooked to order from rare to well done; served w/ Nico’s ginger garlic cilantro dip; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3383 ratings
French chef; restaurant at pier; get fish at auction house across street in early morning (freshest fish); "$30-dishes for under $10"
Solomon's Landing: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Solomon's LandingSee Solomon's Landing Video ($$)
(220 ratings)

Hotel El Tesoro Los Cabos Map It!
Cabo San Lucas, BCS 23450
+52 624 143 7606
www.solomonslandingcabo.c...
  • Chilaquiles w/ Sauteed Chicken
    traditional Mexican breakfast; tomato-chili-based sauce, pulled chicken & fried tortilla chip topped w/ farmer's cheese, red onions & sour cream; option of green sauce instead
  • Stuffed Fish
    red snapper filet, panko-ed & grilled on flattop; layered w/ cilantro risotto & topped w/ creamy lobster sauce; looks good
  • Stuffed French Toast
    french toast stuffed w/ cream cheese, sliced straberries & bananas & topped w/ strawberry-banana compote; "hangover cure of all time"
4.0 out of 5
220 ratings
started in 1995; originally a taco stand; "best people watching spot right on the marina in Cabo San Lucas in front of the Wyndham Hotel and Resort" (from its website)
Whale's Rib: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Whale's RibSee Whale's Rib Video ($$)
(1237 ratings)

2031 NE 2nd St Map It!
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
(954) 421-8880
www.whalesrib.com
  • Fresh Dolphin Key West Sandwich
    mahi mahi battered & fried; served on bun w/ Swiss, purple coleslaw, Thousand Island dressing; looks good
  • Oysters Rockefeller
    half-shell oysters topped w/ spinach mix, sliced tomato & provolone
4.0 out of 5
1237 ratings
down the street from beach
  • Lobster Chow Mein
    5-oz lobster atop a hot chow mein gravy & local crispy noodles
  • Rhode Island Clam Chowder
    more like a brothy-creamy chowder
  • Whole Fried Clams
    dry batter (which makes a lighter batter so that you can taste the clam)
  • Clam Cake
    deep fried clam-balled batter; recommend dipping in chowder
3.0 out of 5
225 ratings
since 1969; clean, comfortable & relaxed family atmosphere w/ covered picnic table area overlooking Nanaquacket pond; dock available for boaters

"Best of the Beach"

  (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 3, 2015 
Aired on: August 3, 2015