Thai cuisine is very popular in South Florida and good cooking has garnered this 10-year-old restaurant, a top ranking amidst the city's numerous Thai kitchens. You'll find a variety of red, green and other curries, plus pad Thai and Penang curry options, as well as seafood selections with appropriately Thai touches. Check the menu for daily specials to savor some of the best preparations. A pleasantly cozy dining room offers a romantic setting to feast on exotic flavors.
Prickly pears from cacti turn margaritas a pale pink at this Southwestern restaurant. Decked out in the soft pastel colors of the nation's desert states, this restaurant is located near a movie theater on busy Sunrise Boulevard. Canyon packs in diners in search of contemporary cuisine, which is this restaurant's specialty. Red snapper served with purple Peruvian potatoes is one of many creative options that lure the trendy crowd. Dessert options include a sorbet tangy with the snap of chili peppers. Go around the back to find free parking.
Set near the beach and Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, Ocean View Delight makes a good pit-stop if you are feeling peckish for some quick bites or breakfast. Though small in size, their homemade cooking is packed with flavors. Everything is made fresh as per order. They have a separate menu for vegans as well. Their all-day breakfast is a hit among their patrons. Dig into their specials like cheese borek, hummus with chicken, vegan French toast, Köfte Pita Sandwich, Gyro Pita Sandwich and, Roast Beef and Swiss Sub.
As its name suggests, this place is known for its sandwiches that are prepared using traditional Peruvian techniques and ingredients. The interiors are minimalistic yet elegant with a service counter that faces a cluster of chairs and stools. The eatery serves two types of sandwiches; hot or cold, with the latter being the preferred choice for breakfast. Specialty items include the Egg and Turkey Sandwich, Butifarra and Chicken Salad Sandwich.
Pachamanka Authentic Peruvian Cuisine is, as its name suggests, a Peruvian restaurant that serves brunch, lunch, and dinner in an artsy environment. The decor is quirky, featuring a lot of wooden furnishings and wall art, adding a rustic yet stylish vibe to the place. The restaurant is known for their seafood preparations that are cooked using traditional Peruvian methods and fresh locally-sourced ingredients. Try the Pulpo A La Parilla, Solterito and Pargo Entero Sudado Con Mariscos which are some of the house specialties.
If you are peckish for pizzas and no matter whatever your dietary inclination maybe, Vannucchi Brothers has something for everyone. Opened in 2014, it is one of the best pizzerias in town. Using only natural ingredients, they prepare everything fresh as per order. The result is delicious. Dig into their calzones, strombolis and sandwiches as well. You can even create your own New York style pizza. Delight in their gourmet pies by the slice or devour the whole pizza. Delivery is also provided.
Experience some of the best Italian food in an intimate and charming atmosphere at Cafe Vico Restaurant located in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The warm and casual interiors of the restaurant are reminiscent of Italy with Tuscan yellows, dark furnishing, and black-and-white photographs. Meats and seafood are predominant on the menu which boasts of home-made Italian specialties like Gnocchi, Chicken Marsala, Veal Picatta, Risotto and Shrimp Scampi. And while you enjoy the food, you can also sample some great wines from their handpicked collection. Private dining is also offered to suit small occasions like parties and formal gatherings.
A cheerful ambience created by stained glass lamps, wood tables and servers who seem happy to be there contributes a certain savoir faire to the whole arrangement. Add low prices and it's no surprise Louie's has prospered. Pasta and pizza are featured, both in copious quantities and in the favored styles from meat sauce to pepperoni, with salads and soups adding to the allure.
Located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Luigi's Coal Oven Pizza is a must-try if you happen to be in the city. Italian owned and operated, this place is a little piece of Naples that specializes in Napoletana-style pizzas that are prepared using traditional Neapolitan baking techniques. The smokey flavor of the wood-fired pizzas served here stands apart from the rest. Do try the Margherita Napoletana, Four Cheese Pizza and Broccoli Rabe & Sausage Pizza from Luigi's.
Taste fresh sushi and seafood in a contemporary setting at Asia Bay. Must-try options include the toro jalapeño roll, tuna salad, pad Thai, and chicken katsu. The outdoor dining area is perfect for sunny days. If you're not a fan of seafood, the restaurant also offers delicious Thai cuisine.
Gran Forno puts out an amazing amount of product on a day to day basis. Over one thousand loaves of bread are baked in the downtown Fort Lauderdale bakery on a daily basis. For those looking for something in between their bread, Gran Forno also puts out a variety of panini sandwiches.
Enjoy a range of Mexican delights like quesadillas, tacos, burritos, fajitas and more at El Camino, a buzzing spot suitable for locals and tourists alike. Set in a hip space, the restaurant also boasts of an expanded mezcal and tequila section perfect for those who are in the mood to enjoy a drink or two. Whether you are in the mood for a hearty Mexican meal or wish to spend quality time with friends, then an evening at El Camino will not let you down.