From Our Editors
Eating at Johnny Longboats [feels like](http://www.johnnylongboats.com/Press.html ) basking on a cruise ship, complete with poolside "calypso fugues mingling with the breeze from open windows.” Fishing nets and miniature boats filled with tropical plants hang from the ceiling—the only thing missing is the ocean, though diners can get a taste of it through the menu of seafood.
The Grouper in the Bag is the restaurant's most requested dish, with orders tallying in at more than 500,000. Considering its crispy, buttery crust, it's no surprise. The cooks dip a large filet dipped in butter, dredge it through bread crumbs, and bake it in a brown paper bag, which locks in steam. Once it hits the table, a server tears open the bag, releasing the mouthwatering aromas of fresh fish and butter. In addition to this specialty, the restaurant churns out whole red snapper, Maine lobster, and Alaskan king crab, all served with soul-food-inspired sides.