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Whether you're looking for a quick lunch or just a hearty bite that will last you through the day, Laspada's won't disappoint. This local chain of sandwich shops began in 1973, and has been delighting with freshly prepared hoagies (submarine sandwiches) since. The menu offerings are extensive, and include everything from cold subs to deli sandwiches and salads. Bread is baked fresh daily and all sandwiches are made-to-order for the freshest experience. Extra-large hoagies are also available if you're going with a group. Garnering critical acclaim in various quarters, Laspada's is the place to be for a hearty sandwich.
This hole-in-the-wall eatery is wildly popular among locals and those in the know. Experience its top-notch Mexican fare and you'll want to keep coming back. Established in 2008, Alegria delights with its fresh and flavorful preparations. As the name suggests, tacos are the obvious menu favorites, but the rest of the dishes are worth trying as well. Seating space in the intimate restaurant is limited, but you can always opt for takeout. Pocket-friendly prices and speedy service have made it a favorite lunch spot among locals.
Established in 1972, Jack's has been delighting generations of locals with their finely crafted hamburgers. Fresh ground meat and old-school grilling techniques ensure a burst of flavor with each bite. House favorites include the Original as well as the Big Jack. There's a little choice for the kids as well. Besides burgers, Jack's also offers a choice of hot dogs and sandwiches. There's a choice of fries to accompany your burgers as well. Top it off with a creamy milk shake or choose from the beverage selection that includes coffee and sodas. Ranking among some of the best burgers in the country, Jack's is a must-try when in the city.
El Guanaco brings the zesty flavors from Mexico's streets to your palate. The restaurant specializes in tacos and various other forms of popular Mexican street food, known collectively as antojitos. Besides this, diners can also sample little-known specialties from El Salvador. The menu offers an extensive choice of creations from both the countries. While nachos, quesadillas and tostadas are perennial Mexican favorites on the menu, Salvadoran specialties like Nuegados de Yuca, Empanadas de Platano and Pupusas come highly recommended. The entree selection offers such delights as Chicharrones de Pollo, Bistec de Lengua and Camaronnes Criollos. The dining room, decorated in vibrant hues is a comfortable space to enjoy the dishes.
This local eatery has a huge following in the city for its zesty and authentic Vietnamese preparations. From classic pho (noodle soup) preparations to stir fries, the menu offers an extensive choice of Vietnamese favorites. There seems to be no clear favorite on the menu, with diners raving about pretty much everything on the menu. The restaurant interiors are done up in vibrant hues, with clean lines and contemporary decor choices. Asian-inspired artwork on the walls adds a nice touch to the proceedings. Call ahead for more information.
Creamy ice creams and milkshakes aren't the only favorites at this casual eatery in the heart of the city. Established in 1998, Dairy Belle is one of the few places in Dania Beach where you can enjoy fast food favorites from Canada. The extensive menu choices offer everything from toasted hot dogs and Galvaude to Guedille and sandwiches. The poutine here comes highly recommended and should not be missed. Finish off your meal with the heavenly Hot Panini Ice Cream Sandwich or perhaps a milkshake. Check website for more.