Whether you are catching a flick at the world’s largest drive-in theater, dining waterside or roaming Everglades National Park, Fort Lauderdale is a small city that packs a punch. Take a look at our #AttacheApproved Guide to all the best that Fort Lauderdale has to offer.
DINING & NIGHTLIFE
505 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Locally sourced, upscale eatery serving New American and coastal cuisine along with sushi and cocktails.
1555 Southeast 17th Street
Laid-back stalwart attracting all ages with seafood & steak, a bar scene & marina yacht-watching.
333 East Las Olas Boulevard
Snazzy destination featuring a New American menu, happening bar and outdoor lounge with a fire pit.
3343 East Oakland Park Boulevard
Philly-born chef-owner Steve Martorano brings the red sauce & loud music to his disco Italian spot.
452 North Federal Highway
Fresh Casual Restaurant serving local ingredients, healthful dishes, pizza, and sandwiches.
2430 Northeast 13th Avenue
Hip local café with barista drinks plus coffee beans roasted in small batches and sold by the pound.
429 Seabreeze Boulevard
Relaxed beachy hangout on the Intracoastal dishing out seafood and Sunday brunch while yachts cruise by.
WILD SEA OYSTER BAR AND GRILL
620 East Las Olas Boulevard
Slick, high-end seafood spot at the Riverside Hotel with a big selection of wine, cognac & scotch.
1032 East Las Olas Boulevard
Options abound at this Italian stunner with Neapolitan pies, pastas, salumi & a piazza with bocce.
BLUE MOON FISH CO.
4405 West Tradewinds Avenue
Foodies flock to this upmarket fish house with a romantic vibe, outdoor deck & Sunday buffet brunch.
BEAUTY AND THE FEAST
601 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Oceanside eatery offering small plates plus familiar American dishes such as steak and seafood.
BURLOCK COAST SEAFARE & SPIRITS
1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Seafood eatery, rum-centric bar & artisanal market set in a rustic yet chic hotel dining room.
RHYTHM & VINE
401 Northeast 5th Terrace
Outdoor bar with a decidedly Wynwood vibe and impressive rotation of food trucks.
401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Classic Mexican fare with an emphasis on baja-style cooking that celebrates the fresh seafood of the South Florida region.
330 West State Road 84
A lively bar scene & airline-themed decor enhance a local landmark known for red-sauce Italian fare.
109 Southwest Second Avenue
Nostalgic, speakeasy-like nightspot featuring cocktails in a cozy atmosphere.
PIZZACRAFT ARTISAN PIZZA
330 Himmarshee Street
The latest from JEY Hospitality group, serving up wood-fired pizzas with a twist.
3000 NE 32nd Avenue
Beach-side seafood restaurant with live entertainment in an elegant atmosphere.
3300 East Commercial Boulevard
New American cuisine stars at this airy, modern waterside destination with outdoor couches & a bar.
ARTS & CULTURE
201 Southwest Fifth Avenue
Renovated theatre hosting musicals, comedies, speakers and more with a luxe new Club Level lounge.
900 North Birch Road
Verdant, storied, 1920s era plantation home featuring gardens, an arty interior, tours and more.
NSU ART MUSEUM
1 East Las Olas Boulevard
Complex with more than 6,000 works of art, plus an academy, bookstore and cafe.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
Tropical wetlands offering up-close views of gators, crocs, birds & more plus a 2-hour tram tour.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
2598 East Sunrise Boulevard
Full service spa providing face and body skin treatments, hair services, manicure/pedicures and massage with a clean modern design
3045 North Federal Highway
High energy salon with creative, nationally renowned stylists
FORT LAUDERDALE BOARDWALK
2.5 mile long pedestrian promenade, perfect for joggers and cyclists alike, just steps from the water’s edge
1040 Bayview Drive
Cold pressed juicery offering cleanses, smoothies, a full menu and catering.
1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Elegant ocean-facing option offering understated rooms with an outdoor pool & cafe-bar, plus a spa.
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