Fort Lauderdale Beach Bars Make This Oceanside City Sizzle

Why do millions of people head to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for vacation? The very idea of this ocean side, fun-in-the-sun world-class destination sets plans in motion to arrive and have fun and drink a toast to the good life. Whether here for business, for pleasure or both, it is here where memories are made and life is celebrated. Dotted along and near the very famous beaches are places to head for a quite drink or a gathering with friends. These beach bars are exciting places and they range from legendary landmarks with a famous past such the Elbo Room on Las Olas Boulevard and A1A. This sizzling hotspot was made famous in the hit film Where The Boys Are and with its ideal location, the fun never ends. Further up the beach at Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is the Aruba Beach Cafe. This ideal restaurant and bar is a staple for locals who know where to take visitors and meet friends for good food, great drinks and the complete Florida experience. Reaffirming the city's world-class status, The Wine Room at the Ritz-Carlton is an elegant and ideal setting for a date or a relaxing evening. Looking to make new friends? The Blue Martini at the near-by Fort Lauderdale Galleria is an upscale after-hours spot well-known for its steady clientele of loyal locals and returning guests. There is no doubt that the coastline in Fort Lauderdale sizzles after hours and there is a watering hole to fit anyone's expectation. 

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Dudes On The Beach
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Dudes On The Beach is just steps from the sand and cozily set in the charming shopping strip right off the popular Galt Ocean Mile at Oakland Park Boulevard and A1A. Dudes On The Beach takes the idea of a gay club up a notch with its charming...  Read More

Downtowner Saloon & Steakhouse
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The Downtowner Saloon is a cozy place, of course, Downtown, that sits perfectly along the Middle River with amazing picture-perfect views of the glimmering high rises and a settling place to watch the impressive parade of yachts and boats that...  Read More

Casablanca Cafe


Outside the Casablanca Caf� is a sign that says cars must stop for pedestrians. If you're the lucky pedestrian take it as an opportunity to look at this incredible piano bar and restaurant, housed in an authentic two-story Spanish home...  Read More

Cafe del Mar


Dining and entertainment with an ocean view sums it all up. Cafe del Mar is a favorite hot spot for locals and visitors alike and a place that draws them back time and time again. Frozen cocktails, an oceanfront setting and live music help...  Read More

Lulu's Bait Shack
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Located at the fun Beach Place complex on the city's famous Fort Lauderdale Beach is Lulu's Bait Shack. Here you can sit with your friends and sip your favorite, colorful cocktail and drink in the never-ending activity of this sizzling hotspot....  Read More

The Wine Room at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale


The Wine Room at the Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale is an elegant setting that awaits those who expect the highest standard of excellence in a classic atmosphere. This is a favored wine bar within the stellar Ritz-Carlton that invites comers to...  Read More

Blue Martini
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Blue Martini has earned a reputation as a sleek and sophisticated gathering place for those who know a great thing when they find it. Weekday happy hours, nightly live bands and dancing make this sleek cocktail bar a winner. Try the bar's...  Read More

Aruba Beach Cafe
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Aruba Beach Cafe at One East Commercial Boulevard in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea has a great reputation not only as a restaurant, but a great place to enjoy awesome jazz music every Sunday. Picture it: Enjoying seafood, large fresh salads, pastas and...  Read More

Exit 66 Ft. Lauderdale


Located on the very happening and playful Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard just north of Las Olas Boulevard, Exit 66 could not be more of an example of the fun and excitement that visitors and locals expect right here on this world-famous beach....  Read More



This landmark watering hole entered the world spotlight in 1960 with the hit film Where The Boys Are, starring Connie Francis and George Hamilton, making this one of the hottest of beach side attractions, and it soon became the place to see and...  Read More


Meet Dale Mack

Dale Mack has been involved in Fort Lauderdale tourism and promotions for over twenty years. Working for Travelhost Magazine in Dallas, Texas, he was especially drawn to the edition...  More About Dale