Dining — 06 October 2017
South Florida Waterfront dining guide, 2017

By Rebecca Cahilly-Taranto

City & Shore Magazine

When we think of dining out – especially with friends or family from out of town – we often think of some place on the water. In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, we were relieved that so many of our favorite places here were among the first businesses to reopen.

Recommendations for a Romantic Date Night

3030 Ocean

Situated within the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, 3030 offers elevated sea-to-table fare from a celebrated chef, Adrienne Grenier.

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale

954-766-6100

3030ocean.com

Blue Bar Grill

Fine dining with classic Mediterranean fare right on the beach. Live music on weekends.

1960 S. Ocean Drive, Hallandale Beach
954-251-2658

bluebargrill.com

GG’s Waterfront Bar & Grill

A local institution on the Intracoastal Waterway in Hollywood. Sunset dining accompanied by great drinks and seafood.

606 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood

954-929-7030

ggswaterfront.com

Sea Watch On the Ocean

Charming nautical décor reminiscent of a New England seafood house. Opening windows invite the sea breeze to accompany an expansive ocean view. 

6002 N. Ocean Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale

954-781-2200

seawatchontheocean.com 

The Secret Garden

It helps to have influential friends if you want to dine at this private, members-only waterfront restaurant. The boutique atmosphere matches the equally delicious dishes. We can especially recommend the sunsets seen from tables on the dock, when available.

The Pillars Hotel

111 N. Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale

954-467-8498

thepillarshotel.com 

Serafina Italian Restaurant
and Waterfront Bistro

Charming little waterfront ristorante with
a welcoming vibe and delightful
Italian cuisine.

926 NE 20th Ave., Fort Lauderdale

954-463-2566

serabythewater.com

Sugar Reef Grill
Unassuming, Caribbean/Asian/Mediterranean fusion spot on the always-eclectic Hollywood Broadwalk.

600 N. Surf Road, Hollywood

954-922-1119

sugarreefgrill.com 

Recommendations for Trend Setters

Blue Moon Fish Co.
Consistently fresh and delicious seafood with dockside dining. An award-winning
local favorite.

4405 W. Tradewinds Ave., Fort Lauderdale

954-267-9888

bluemoonfishco.com 

Boca Landing
Fresh-caught seafood, craft cocktails and chef-inspired dishes.

999 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton

561-368-9500

bocalanding.com 

Juniper on the Water 

A premium raw bar and Saturday and Sunday brunches are among highlights at this hidden waterfront gem.

1975 S. Ocean Drive, Hallandale Beach

954-544-3370

juniperonthewater.com

Kaluz

Intracoastal Waterway views from every table; indoor and outdoor dining with a bustling happy hour.

3300 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

954-772-2209

kaluzrestaurant.com 

Latitudes Restaurant

Fresh coastal cuisine and modern atmosphere directly on the beach. Go for the Sunday Brunch and live entertainment, stay for the seafood bar and cocktails.

Delray Sands Resort

2809 S. Ocean Blvd., Highland Beach

561-278-2008

latitudesdelray.com

Sunset Catch Restaurant

Italian-meets-seafood-meets-chic atmosphere and friendly service. Regular sunset and live entertainment.

101 N Riverside Drive, Pompano Beach

954-545-0901

sunsetcatch.com 

Flip Flops
and Floppy Hats

Backflip Beach Bar
Craft tacos and craft cocktails in a breezy boutique hotel beach bar.

4660 El Mar Drive,
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

754-200-3346

plungebeachhotel.com/dining/backflip

Benny’s on the Beach
Cold beverages and beach bites
overlooking the sea.

10 S. Ocean Blvd., Lake Worth

561-582-9001

bennysonthebeach.com 

Coconuts
Casual, relaxed ambience with fresh fare within view of yachts, big and small.

429 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

954-525-2421

coconutsfortlauderdale.com

Paradise Tiki Bar & Grill
Hidden waterfront gem with tasty burgers, frosty beverages and frequent
manatee sightings.

90 N. Bryan Road, Dania Beach

954-362-4038 

Pelican Landing
Sip a fruity cocktail and nibble on fish
tacos while catching up on the latest
megayacht spottings.

Hyatt Regency Pier 66

2301 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale

954-525-6666

pier66.hyatt.com/en/hotel/dining/pelicanlanding

The food? The view? Recommendations for both

15th Street Fisheries
Dockside offers casual al fresco dining while upscale dining is offered from the upstairs dining room. Don’t miss the nightly tarpon-feeding spectacle.

1900 SE 15th St., Fort Lauderdale

954-763-2777

15streetfisheries.com

Billy’s Stone Crab
All you can eat stone crabs with a panoramic view from an iconic seafood restaurant
and market.

400 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood

954-923-2300

crabs.com

Boatyard

Dine indoors in a nautical-themed décor or al fresco under an old Banyan tree as the boats glide by. Fresh seafood, simple menu and casual elegance.

1555 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale

954-525-7400

boatyard.restaurant

Grille 66 & Bar
Upscale dining with an equally luxurious view. Old school vibe and four-star service.

2301 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale

954-728-3500

grille66andbar.com

The Rusty Hook Tavern
Personal favorite for its selection of daily caught fish, craft beers and upscale food with casual vibes.

125 N. Riverside Drive,
Pompano Beach

954-941-2499

therustyhooktavern.com

Portico Beer & Wine Garden

A waterfront beer and wine garden with shareable, Italian-inspired dishes – and outdoor games to keep the whole
family entertained.

The Diplomat Landing

3460 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood

954-602-8761

porticohollywood.com

Steak 954

Exquisite steaks, seafood and desserts served impeccably, overlooking A-1-A and the ocean.

W Fort Lauderdale

401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

954-279-4524

starr-restaurant.com/
steak954.com

Terra Mare
Brand new oceanfront restaurant with fresh, locally sourced land and sea dining.

Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach

551 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

954-414-5160

terramarefl.com

Shooters Waterfront
An iconic dining spot that has evolved from bawdy to sophisticated. Visit it again and try out
the new menu.

3033 NE 32nd Ave.,
Fort Lauderdale

954-566-2855

shooterswaterfront.com

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