El Tamarindo Cafe in Fort Lauderdale is the place to be if you wish to take your friends out for a wholesome Contemporary Latin-style meal. The interiors are tastefully done, featuring an array of antique furnishings and comfortable seating options. The menu is primarily meat-centric but does offer some decent vegetarian choices with the Whole Red Snapper, Grilled Pork Tenderloin and Mariscada Soup being some of their specialties. Alcoholic beverages are served here.
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.
The Old Hollywood Beerhouse is nestled in the heart of the city and is a place unlike any in Hollywood. On offer are over two hundred local and imported beers that are sure to satisfy even the most ardent beer aficionados. Their beers are priced at $4 each, almost a steal. They do not serve food but encourage you to bring your own. This place has a rustic charm to it and features a vintage decor. The service is friendly and quick making this place a must visit when in the city.
Opened in 2013, The Tipsy Boar is a popular gastropub in the downtown area. Floor-to-wall glass windows create an airy ambiance while the stone patio makes a lovely addition for an alfresco option. Beer enthusiasts will have a variety to choose from their 40 rotating taps of craft brews. Tipple on artisan cocktails and wine. Boasting to have one of the best happy hours in town, it is a great place to unwind over a few drinks. Nosh on delightful pub grub that is made from seasonal ingredients. A convivial spot to hang out with friends, The Tipsy Boar does live up to expectations.
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.
One of Hollywood's most popular lounges, Social Room is the place you head to with friends for a long-awaited session of catch up. The interiors are rustic yet attractive, featuring exposed brick walls, brown tiled floors, and high wooden barstools. The bar is manned by a team of highly skilled mixologists who would be more than happy to create a unique concoction just for you. The house DJ spins up some catchy tunes to add a musical layer to your overall pubbing experience.
Located in Fort Lauderdale's Gateway Shopping Center, Kim's Alley Bar has been welcoming patrons for over 50 years. Housed within a red brick structure, the space can be divided into two distinct areas: the front with its classy feel, and the back with its dive bar raucous ambiance. The back section is ideal for those who wish to take in the local lively scene; it features pool tables, dart boards, juke box and ping pong tables. Reasonably priced drinks and happy hour specials, keeps guests coming back for more.
Here at Laser Wolf, no one takes themselves too seriously. The beer however, is an entirely different story. This craft beer center offers labels rarely found elsewhere and also has a selection of wines and sake. Shows by local artists and bands regularly occur, adding an extra bit of excitement to the evening.
American Social may be a touch out of place on the upscale Las Olas Boulevard in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, but that doesn't keep the city's young (and collegiate) crowd from flocking to this innovative pub. The most unique feature of American Social is in plain view upon walking in: a large wall pocked with self-serve beer taps that allows guests to skip the line and secure their brew. If the walk to the self-serve taps is a deal-killer, then the private tap tables allow guests to stay seated with up to eight friends while pulling drafts of four different craft brews. There are a number of menu items available here that span contemporary American favorites, although the forty beers on tap provide enough of a distraction that you may gloss over the food entirely. The crowd can be a bit boisterous and the bar is a bit loud, meaning a quiet night here is near impossible. If you're in the mood for a raucous night with friends and the convenience of self-service, American Social is for you.
A spot to see and be seen, Yolo (You Live Only Once) is the perfect place to mingle with the trendy Fort Lauderdale set. With classic decor, contemporary fare cooked to perfection, innovative cocktails and unswerving hospitality, this restaurant lives up to its name. Also, the versatile private dining room, lounge and patio coupled with party menus and exciting happy hour deals create an ultimate destination for business lunches, social dinners and private celebrations.
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.
A popular bar for the LGBT community and the locals alike, Hunters has a happening nightlife scene. It is the perfect location to party the night away and an inviting space to meet like-minded individuals. Whether you let your hair down and dance to the groovy music or participate in the karaoke events, the club allows patrons to choose from a number of ways to spend the evening. The lively space comprises a large dance floor, a lounge area, and an upstairs bar section. They also churn out amazing cocktails and their happy hours offer some great deals on the drinks.