Shaka Can, And Does, Downtown

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Admittedly this photo sent to us by the folks at  Shaka Jon's isn't going to draw any comparisons with the work of André Kertész, but luckily Shaka is about food and drink, not photography. The new downtown restaurant, located at 48 East Flagler Street, offers an informal, low-priced menu of burgers, BBQ ribs, steak fajitas, hand-cut fries, Caesar salad, soup and sandwiches. Portions are large, and everything except the ribs is $8 or less. You can also cook your own meat, chicken, or fish on hot lava rocks brought to the table, if you're into that sort of thing.

The bar might be the best part, a fun and funky gathering spot with 2-for-1 island rum runners all day long, and 2-for-1 drafts and well drinks during daily happy hour (3 to 7 p.m.). The restaurant is open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Shake it Shaka! Downtown needs more places like this.

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