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Many of Florida's top-grossing restaurants are located near water, and quite a few specialize in seafood, from crab to sushi. Here are the restaurants that made this year's list.
Top 100 Rank: 2
Annual Sales: $35.9M
Average Check: $70.00
The Buzz: Lunch service closes for the summer, reopening in mid-October. Takeout service is closed in summer until Aug. 1.
Top 100 Rank: 6
Annual Sales: $33.0M
Average Check: $42.84
The Buzz: Disney World's upscale waterfront restaurant, opened in 2015, is managed by Gibsons Restaurant Group.
Top 100 Rank: 15
Annual Sales: $23.4M
Average Check: $125.00
The Buzz: Prime’s 30-day dry-aged steaks include a $74, 22-ounce bone-in rib-eye and a $140, 48-ounce porterhouse for two.
Top 100 Rank: 28
Annual Sales: $19.5M
Average Check: $45.00
The Buzz: Previously Fulton's Crab House, it was reimagined and reopened in February 2017.
Top 100 Rank: 29
Average Check: $92.50
The Buzz: Southeast Asian cuisine meets a South Florida vibe in this sprawling, three-story dining complex.
Top 100 Rank: 62
Annual Sales: $16.1M
Average Check: $68.00
The Buzz: The restaurant’s spacious two-story interior includes 20-foot-long chandeliers and a second-level sushi bar and lounge with a separate entrance.
Top 100 Rank: 70
Annual Sales: $15.0M
Average Check: $63.00
The Buzz: Located in the tony Bal Harbour Shops, it is helmed by Edomae-style sushi master chef Makoto Okuwa.
Top 100 Rank: 79
Annual Sales: $14.4M
The Buzz: Dine upstairs for dinner or more casual downstairs at Fisheries Dockside.
Top 100 Rank: 84
Annual Sales: $14.1M
Average Check: $29.00
The Buzz: The huge restaurant offers a main dining room plus an outside dock, floating barge, inside patio and raw bar.
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