Home of legendary clams and cheese-steaks, the Southport Raw Bar has carved a niche for itself. Serving fresh food throughout the year, this waterside delight has been attracting crowds since it opened in 1973. Daily specials, gratifying platters and toothsome desserts make this place a must-visit.
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.
JWB Prime Steak & Seafood is a fine dine restaurant that serves delectable American meals while focusing more on steaks and seafood. The restaurant has intricately designed and decorated interiors. The full fledged bar has high bar stools placed at the counters, the dining area consists of exquisite furniture, crockery and cutlery. They have a sushi bar that serves signature sushi specialties. Their spear fishing program helps in saving the natural habitat and eco-system. They have a wide selection of prime ribs, and a set of delicious world class wines and signature cocktails to go with it. The service here is impeccable with friendly and professional staff.
Located in the heart of Hollywood Beach, Taco Beach Shack, as its name suggests is a Mexican restaurant that specializes in Tacos. This is the place to be if you wish to enjoy a satisfying meal beside the turquoise waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. The menu is extensive, featuring a variety of chips, nachos, pub grubs, salads, and burritos with the Carnitas Quesadilla, Guacamole Burritos, and Calamari Tacos being some of their signature dishes. Alcoholic beverages are served here.
A must-go place for seafood lovers, Billy's Stone Crab in Hollywood serves some of the best crabs in town that are prepared using traditional American flavors and locally sourced ingredients. The decor is classy, featuring elegant furnishings and intimate dining spaces, making this a great place for romantic dinners. The Bretone, Shrimp Creole, Seafood Marinara, and Fresh Snapper Fillet are some of the restaurant's specialty items that you can consider ordering when you visit.
Take in the amazing view at GG’s Waterfront Bar and Grill which is, as the name suggests, on the waterfront. GG’s Waterfront Bar and Grill serves delicious American cuisine, with an emphasis on seafood. The restaurant is known for their Sunday brunch buffet where diners have fantastic dish options plus Mimosas. Make sure you request a table on the covered deck so you can enjoy the weather and have an unbeatable view of the Intra-coastal Waterway.
Boathouse At The Riverside is a restaurant situated by Tarpon River that serves authentic Mediterranean cuisine made in traditional recipes using locally procured ingredients. Great music featuring some of the best artists from different generations are played at this restaurant for the entertainment of the patrons. Enjoy live sports matches or watch the boats pass through the river as you relish delicious food during your visit to Boathouse At The Riverside. You can reach this restaurant by land and water.
One of the finest rodizio restaurants in town, Chima Brazilian Steakhouse has been delighting meat lovers since 2004. The elegant and swank ambiance makes it a great choice for special occasions as well. Perfectly seasoned meats on skewers are cooked to your liking at you table-side by their gauchos. Eat to your heart's fill at this place. If you have room, then check out their salad bar as well. Round off your meal with decadent desserts. Their attractive courtyard with a huge banyan tree taking centerstage, is the domain of their bar. Enjoy happy hour specials under the stars and the sound of the adjacent water-bodies.
Situated on Fort Lauderdale's eastern coast, Thai On the Beach is a beachside restaurant that serves authentic Thai cuisine in a tropical setting. The restaurant offers great views of the North Atlantic ocean, making it a great option for romantic dinners with a special somebody. Known for their sushi rolls, they also serve some amazing soups, dumplings, curries, and salads that are sure to leave a pleasant impression on your palate.
Nestled on the southern bank of New River, this restaurant takes guests on a voyage through pirate land. As you arrive at The Pirate Republic Seafood & Grill, the restaurant may look like a shack, but walk in and you will be greeted with skull styled paraphernalia and artifacs, as well as servers in pirate outfits. The menu features fresh bounties from the sea, blending together South American, Caribbean, Mediterranean and local flair. The dock offers beautiful views of the river while you feast. Since its opening in 2009, The Pirate Republic Seafood & Grill has captured hearts of patrons with its theme and food.
A lovely old house was preserved and reworked to become this cozy restaurant so prettily lighted that it's often featured in the region's promotional pieces. The culinary fare offered here is a contemporary take on American cuisine. It's not so much what you eat, however, as the ambiance in which you eat it. Here that means candlelight, views of the ocean lapping on the beach across the street, a kind of Morocco-meets-Mediterranean-meets-tropical atmosphere that somehow works.