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Top Spicy Food Restaurants In South Florida

South Florida is home to thousands of restaurants. Thai, Vietnamese, American, Mexican, Greek, you name it, South Florida has it!  If your in the mood for spicy food though, think outside the box. Check out the venues below for some of the spiciest foods in the Miami/Dade or Broward County area.
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Sakaya Kitchen

3401 N. Miami Ave, #125
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 576-8096

Many of the dishes served at the restaurant are spicy. Sakaya Kitchen serves spicy pork or ribs, spicy tater tots, spicy shrimp tacos and even spicy Korean fried jumbo shrimp salads. Clients can order a Dae Ji salad is topped with spicy pork tenderloin meat and an order of spicy, cheesy Kalbi beef tater tots for a tongue burning taste treat. Chef Richard, the main chef at Sakaya Kitchen, has earned the nickname "ninja of Flavortown" due to creating such deliciously hot and spicy menu items.

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Basilic Vietnamese Grill

218 Commercial Blvd., #104
Lauderdale-by-the-sea, FL 33308
(954) 771-5798

This venue serves many items that are not spicy, but there are a few spicy dishes as well. The Hue spicy noodles are made with slices of spicy brisket, spicy meatballs, and shrimp boil. Another delicious menu item is the Sate Spicy Noodle Soup, which is made with beef, bean sprouts, tomatoes, cucumbers, and peanuts. Not all of the meals served here are of Vietnamese origin. Clients can order simple fare like grilled chicken or beef sandwiches, and even chicken wings.

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Palace Indian Restaurant

11422 W. State Road 84
Davie, FL 33325
(954) 370-4750

Visitors to this establishment should try the Chicken Vindaloo which is a chicken dish simmered in a fiery red hot curry sauce. The Fish Malabari is a spicy dish suitable for fish lover's. It is made with fish, spicy coconut, and red chili curry, all cooked together to create a mouth-watering dish. Although the prices are a bit pricey, the food is well worth the price.

Related:  Top Indian Food In South Florida


Tijuana Flats

278 S. Federal Highway
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
(954) 834-0227

Anyone looking for a super spicy meal should check out Tijuana Flats! Try the Bangin' Chicken Tostadas, made with chicken, refried beans, green peppers, grilled onions, tomatoes, cheese, ranch dressing, and Tijuana Flats' special Smack My Ass Bangin' Chicken Sauce. For clients who want something a bit less crispy, try the Bangin' Chicken Burrito. This spicy hot burrito is a softer version of the Bangin' Chicken Tostada. Clients can even purchase their own bottle of Tijuana Flats specialty sauce to take home for less than $10 a bottle.

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Lokal Burgers & Bar

3190 Commodore Plaza
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(305) 442-3377

Check out the Miami Heat Burger, which is the spiciest burger on the menu at Lokal's. it is made with spicy mayo, onions, jalapeños, sliced jack cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and Sriracha hot sauce served with a beef patty all placed on a warm bun. All the burgers served here are from grass-fed, free range cattle raised right here in Florida. The sweet thing about Lokal Burgers & Bar is that they even have a doggy menu comprised of meatloaf, chicken & rice, and a non-alcoholic beer made just for dogs!

Related: Top Mexican/Southwestern Food In South Florida

Katherine Bostick is a freelance writer covering all things Tampa Bay. Her work can be found on


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