Fort Lauderdale Restaurants
One of the best parts of visiting or vacationing in a new city is driving around in your car rental and discovering new restaurants and any local specialty cuisine. Whether you are looking for a ritzy, fine dining experience with your loved one, or a relaxing family-centered Mom-and-Pop restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, when you visit Ft Lauderdale you have plenty of options. Following are some of the hottest dining spots that Ft Lauderdale has to offer.
15th Street Fisheries
15th Street Fisheries has been a Fort Lauderdale favorite ever since it opened its doors for business in 1979. Featuring a classy, luxurious dining experience upstairs and a casual, less expensive menu downstairs and outside on the dock, you choose which venue best fits your mood. With unique, artful dishes including Roasted Chilean Sea Bass, King Crab Legs, Seared Local Snapper, Cedar Key Clams and several non-seafood options, everyone will find the food scrumptious and the service exceptional. If you like entertainment while you eat, make sure to go on a Friday or Saturday from 6-10 p.m., or a Sunday from 2-7 p.m. to hear the live band! Afterwards, cruise around the shops and attractions of Ft Lauderdale in your convertible rental or sports car rental and make it an evening!
Himmarshee Bar & Grille
If you are looking for a hip, lively spot that attracts an artsy crowd and has a fun, welcoming atmosphere, Himmarshee Bar & Grille is the spot to try! With a variety of price ranges and cuisine selections, even the pickiest eater will find something to love in this Ft Lauderdale restaurant. Try the Oak Grilled Filet of Beef, Beef Pad Thai, Tuna Melt or one of the favorite “Bar Bites.” If you want to make a night out of Himmarshee, head next door to Himmarshee’s Side Bar once you finishing your delectable dinner. This club offers incredible drinks, unparalleled nightlife and a DJ that will have you dancing all night!
John the Baker
John the Baker is one of those hidden-gem restaurants in Fort Lauderdale that the locals try to keep secret. However, with Italian cuisine this good, the cat was let out of the bag long ago. John the Baker was opened in 1960 by the Scinicariello family who immigrated from Italy. To this day they use authentic recipes, hand-make their own sausage and refuse to use chemical additives, fryers and microwaves. Eat their Chicken Marsala Dinner, Fresth Garlic and Cheese Pizza, or Baked Ziti and you will see how their meticulous attention to detail and refusal to take shortcuts translates into lunch and dinner sensations.
Hungry yet? Fort Lauderdale has a wonderful mix of unique dining experiences. Grab your family and friends, pile in your luxury car rental or minivan rental and come taste some of the most celebrated restaurtants in Ft Lauderdale!
Get more information on different dining options with this Fort Lauderdale Dining Guide.