Whether you’re in Fort Lauderdale on vacation, for work, or for an extended stay, you’ll want to spend some time at the beach soaking up the sights and sounds. And if you’re a foodie in Fort Lauderdale, an excellent way to do this is finding a restaurant along the beach. If watching the waves crash and the palm trees sway in the breeze while enjoying delicious cuisine is your goal, try one of the following restaurants for a rewarding oceanfront dining experience.
You’ll find classically delicious food at this restaurant in Marriott’s Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. The oceanfront American bistro offers a variety of seafood and other meats. Try the tuna crudo or grilled octopus for a taste of the sea or the filet mignon or smoked half chicken for popular alternatives to seafood. Prices start at just under $20 for small plates and appetizers. The atmosphere at 3030 Ocean is casual and tasteful.
As the name implies, if you have a hankering for steak, you need look no further than Steak 954. Steak 954 uses only select cuts at hand-picked ranches for their dry aged and American wagyu beef. In addition to steak, the menu offers seafood that is locally caught. Dine on the terrace for a view of the beach, or dine inside and enjoy the jellyfish aquarium that fills one side of the restaurant. For a delectable first taste, try the lobster bisque. Prices for entrees start in the mid $30s.
With an interior reminiscent of a bootlegger speakeasy in the Prohibition era, Burlock Coast provides a fun and casual atmosphere and satisfying food. Popular entrees for dinner include the bootleg burger and grilled octopus. You can also enjoy breakfast and lunch here. The breakfast menu offers a selection of “boosts”–original juice drink blends. Entrees start at about $20.
For a fusion of Caribbean and American flavors, try the Steelpan Kitchen and Bar inside the Sonesta Hotel. You can find dishes such as jerk chicken dumplings, coconut shrimp tacos, yucca fries with mojo garlic sauce, and calaloo spinach dip. In addition to the classic breakfast fare of omelets and pancakes, Steelpan Kitchen’s breakfast menu includes items such as the smoked salmon avocado toast and the farmer burrito. With a lively atmosphere and reasonable prices, Steelpan is quickly becoming a local and tourist favorite.
Founded by Danny Kou, award-winning chef and culinary book author, Kousine focuses on Peruvian cuisine with a touch of Asian flavor. Popular dishes include the ceviche and the chicken chaufa. Kousine also offers breakfast and lunch. Entrees start just under the $20 price point. In 2019, Kousine Peruvian Kitchen was awarded TripAdvisor’s certificate of excellence for receiving a five-star rating three years in a row since its opening in 2017.
If you want some of the best beachside dining in Fort Lauderdale, any of these restaurants is sure to satisfy your craving. The Fort Lauderdale realtor experts at the Luxolas Group are fans of all things food. Contact us today to buy, sell, rent or invest with the best.