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.
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 their 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 the 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.
A true blue Floridian delight, Coconuts at Fort Lauderdale offers some of the best seafood in the city. Some of the tasty, fun and classy items on their menu include coconut shrimp, lobster rolls, clams, oysters and jambalaya. The restaurant also offers a delicious selection of cocktails and wines. One of the best highlights of this restaurant is its spectacular waterfront views. Customers can enjoy watching the yachts pass by while celebrating an event with a sip of wine on the romantic patio, or they can indulge in a fun-filled evening of drinks and snacks with their friends.
An upbeat and sophisticated American restaurant on the waterfront, Kaluz wows its guests with its stunning decor, its spectacular views, and its modern American cuisine. This charming spot is among the best dining destinations in Fort Lauderdale, and it allows its customers to watch the chefs in action from the open kitchen as they grill steaks and seafood on a wood-fired grill. They even have a separate menu for kids. One can dine alfresco on their attractive patio or enjoy happy hours with some fine wine or delicious cocktails.
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.
Step into this small donuts and coffee shop on Pines Boulevard and find yourself greeted by the heavenly aroma of freshly baked goodies. Mojo Donuts bakes delicious donuts that will satisfy everyone, sweet tooth or not. With an exhaustive variety of unique donuts to choose from, this cozy bakery is a popular favorite of locals and a go to for all donut lovers. From options like the Salted Caramel Cheesecake, Banana Rama, Guava and Cheese Cronut and the Deco Delight, to more savory options like their famous Bacon Donut, this place has almost everything. It is recommended that you go early to be able to choose from all their varieties, as they quite often sell out and have to shut before closing time. This place is a must for all donut lovers.
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.
Located in the heart of Wilton Manors is Dolce Salato Pizza & Gelato, an Italian run restaurant that dishes out some of the finest pizzas in the city. This highly acclaimed eatery offers a wide variety of authentic Italian style and Americanized pizzas that have a light and airy crust that's generously loaded with toppings and served piping hot. They also serve a range of salads, wraps, pies, lasagne, and panini along with absolutely delicious Italian Gelato. This restaurant is highly recommended and definitely warrants a visit when in the city.