New to the Bal Harbour area, but steadily picking up more and more popularity, The Conch Shell Cafe has become a casual, laid back spot to dine, having only been open for four months. Owner Frank Imbarilina has sought to provide a quality and trustworthy experience and he holds his menu items to a higher standard, taking simplicity and elevating it to a higher level. Doing so with the utmost care, he takes his passion for the restaurant industry and uses it as fuel to drive The Conch Shell Cafe into the hearts of all Floridians. His quick rise to popularity can be attributed to his efforts and stopping in guarantees an unsurpassable experience time after time.The from scratch kitchen provides a guaranteed freshness and Frank hits the nail on the head with his ingredients and recipes. Deriving the concept from a true European Cafe standpoint, The Conch Shell provides a vast array of dishes to indulge in, always seeking to provide something to adhere to everyoneís palate. Using a few recipes from his very own cookbook, Frank drives his kitchen to extraordinary heights with his fresh, eclectic options. The Pad Thai comes in high regard, crafted in the most authentic way with Rice Stick noodles, Scallions, Bean Sprouts, Pad Thai Sauce, Cilantro, and Chopped Peanuts. The Gulf Shrimp Club Sandwich is another option worth trying, comprised of Char Grilled XL Gulf Shrimp, Pecan Wood Smoked Bacon, Avocado, Ancho Mayo, Bibb Lettuce and Tomato on Triple Deck grilled Challah Bread.The burgers are where the cafe really shines, taking simplicity and raising the bar to an unparalleled level. Crafting each sandwich in a healthy portion, the burgers area made with Short Rib, Chuck, and Brisket, and then charbroiled to perfection. Frank prides himself on being able to keep his burgers simple yet delicious using Sauteed Onions, Tomatoes, Lettuce and Pickles. The cafe also offers a vegetarian option that does not sacrifice in flavor, and is served in a large portion, unlike many other restaurants. All of the chicken is free-range, and the cattle is grass fed, as well as being hormone free. The location is also BYOB, always seeking to adhere to the customerís needs and doing so seamlessly. The Key Lime Pie brings everything full circle, served classically with Meringue. Stopping in promises a genuine experience that is nothing short of impressive and is a must while in the Bal Harbour area.
10245 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33154