Exuding manic energy, quintessential of a new restaurant in the neighborhood, Heritage is a snazzy Italian-specialty restaurant of Fort Lauderdale. Nestled in the busy art district of the city, Heritage has garnered fame as a must-visit restaurant serving contemporary Italian meals. Veering away from classics such as red-sauce pastas and bruschetta, the restaurant focuses on offbeat preparations such as baked razor clams, mascarpone-stuffed squash blossoms and rich, cheese-and-wagyu-loaded small plates. Given their refreshing take on traditional dishes, Heritage enjoys a steady stream of patrons who reserve their table weeks in advance here.
Those looking for a quick lunch or just a hearty bite that will last them through the day can head over to Laspada's Original Hoagies in Fort Lauderdale. This local chain of sandwich shops began in 1973, and has been delighting customers with freshly prepared hoagies ever since. The menu offerings are extensive, and they include everything from cold subs to deli sandwiches and salads. Bread is freshly baked daily and all sandwiches are made-to-order for the freshest experience. Extra-large hoagies are also available for those dining with a group. Garnering critical acclaim in various quarters, this restaurant is the place to visit for a hearty sandwich.
In the midst of high-rises, this colonial-style building stands-out with its bougainvillea, flower pots and other lush trees enclosing it. Set near the Atlantic Ocean, Greek Islands Taverna makes customers feel like they are dining at an eatery on a Greek island. Blue and white checkered tablecloths, Greek wall decoration and photographic artwork create a homey ambiance within this restaurant. The brainchild of brothers, George and Sam Kantzavelos, it is among the finest Greek restaurants in town. Some of their must-try's are the lamb chops, baby back ribs, Ladoregano, Souvlaki and Moussaka. Vegetarians also have great choices here. Diners can finish up their meals with traditional desserts like Baklava and Kataifi.
Gilbert's 17th Street Grill is situated in Fort Lauderdale and offers some of the best burgers in South Florida. This popular, family-run eatery is not only known for its tasty sliders, but also for its multitude of delicious treats, such as homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, ribs, wings, roast pork and tuna, as well as some delectable desserts like cheesecakes and key lime pies. Specials change by the day and include a wide cross-section of dishes. The restaurant welcomes customers with its casual setting and friendly atmosphere.
Renowned for its delectable patty melt, Foxy Brown is a breakfast favorite of the neighborhood. Adorning the heart of the town for over a decade, the restaurant doles out scrumptious American dishes for its famous brunch menu. Sit in the comfortable and inviting settings of the restaurant and savor local favorites which include the likes of beef-a-roni, mac-and-cheese and a piping hot French onion soup. If you’re in the city during the weekend, you simply cannot miss indulging in the lavish brunch spread of waffles, doughnuts and cheesy sandwiches.
Larb Thai-Isan is a noteworthy restaurant that specializes in cuisine from Isan, northeast Thailand’s vibrant region. If you are an curious gastronome, you cannot miss savoring unique gems of this restaurant, which include the likes of lemongrass-flavored Isan sausages, mok nho mai and kai yang. The rich fare that you indulge in here cannot be completed without a generous helping of desserts such as kluay tod banana fritters and mango sticky rice. Seated within the vibrant interiors of Larb Thai-Isan, you can rest assured of an unforgettable and unique dining experience.
Firehouse Mrkt is located in the historic Fire station No. 2 in Wynwood. The restaurant-market is spread over an area of 5,000 square feet (465 square meters) and is similar to San Miguel Market, a European walk-through market. The market has been divided into five areas and has two main eateries serving fish and meat, another fruits and vegetables, a bakery cafe, a Salumeria and a tapas bar. The market brings a little part of Europe to Miami, where one can enjoy the local flavors and aromas.
Enjoy the best of Asian fusion food at Sunny Poke. Known for their poke bowls, the restaurant has quickly become popular among the locals. If you are wondering what to order here, then know that Spicy Crab Poke Bowl, Spicy Noodle Tuna Poke Bowl and Spicy Salmon Poke Bowl are just some of the local favorites on the menu. You can also don the chef’s hat and get the staff to make your own customized poke bowl. Don’t forget to pair the meal with drinks like beer and wines. Set in a cozy no-frills space, look no further than Sunny Poke if you are in the mood for an Asian treat.
This ocean front restaurant is located in Acqualina Resort and Spa on the Beach mostly offers lunch and light snacks menu. Sandwiches, burgers and salads are some of the dishes served at Costa Grill. The interiors are very casual and you can also enjoy the beach view while sipping from the variety of cocktails available at the restaurant. A perfect place to enjoy some light snacks and drinks while watching the sun go down.