Fort Lauderdale's Best Value Restaurants Await for Everyone's Taste and High Expectations

Dale Mack

By , Local Expert, Fort Lauderdale
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Trying to pin down words like frugal, value, and deal can be exasperating because different people have different ideas of cost savings. For 10Best, the range is broad - we include impossibly cheap eateries with amazing menus, and we share really nice restaurants that have perks like an impressive wine list with no corkage fee or a terrifically affordable prix fixe menu. If you're looking for Best Value restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, let us introduce you to a few of our favorites, starting with LaSpada's Original Hoagies and 84 Diner. They're low in expenditures and high in appeal and the fact that they have been around for...  Read more »

  • 1

    Tequila Sunrise Mexican Grill

    This out of the way place is known for its quality food and great service.

    Local Expert Tip: "This is one of those out of the way place you always hear about."

  • 2

    LaSpada's Original Hoagies

    • Cuisine: American
    • Average Main Course Price: $7
    • Neighborhood: Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

    Great price, generous servings and a friendly and helpful staff.

    Local Expert Tip: "These hoagies are huge. Plan on having the second half for lunch the next day. What a value!"

  • 3

    84 Diner

    84 Diner is a South Florida institution and a local favorite, and for good reason!

    Local Expert Tip: "Private parties can accommodate up to 80 people. "

  • 4

    Tom Jenkins' Bar-B-Q

    Tom Jenkins' is the great American success story started right here in South Florida.

    Local Expert Tip: "Well known for its sauce, take home a bottle."

  • 5

    Hi-Life Cafe

    Exquisite entrees, quality food and welcoming ambiance with affordable prices.

    Local Expert Tip: "Mondays are set aside for private parties."

  • 6

    Andrews Diner

    The constant packed parking lots speaks volumes of this diner's quality.

    Local Expert Tip: "Don't worry about waiting in line; there are benches along the front to sit. Take a seat and scoot down as those ahead of you go in. It's part of the charm."

  • 7

    The Floridian

    The Floridian is a must-visit for any visitor or resident. A unique menu and above-board atmosphere.

    Local Expert Tip: "It's not fancy but it is legendary for its great food and great prices!"

  • 8


    Everyone enjoys a fine dining experience, and Brooks offers that without breaking the bank.

    Local Expert Tip: "Call ahead for operating hours during season and off-season. "

  • 9

    Grande Pizza Co

    Several locations, the very best pizza and great prices make this a sure hit.

    Local Expert Tip: "Ask about the month's special when you order."

  • 10

    Croissan' Time

    French delicacies are on everyone's favorites list and when they're affordable it's even better.

    Local Expert Tip: "Great for party items and especially a great way to impress friends, family and clients. "



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