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

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 several years speaks volumes for their quality and service.  Even favorites such as Mexican food at Tequila Sunrise Mexican Grill and French delicacies at Croissan' Time offer a classic French atmosphere with all of the favorite at affordable prices.  And who doesn't like great bar-B-Q?  Tom Jenkins' Bar-B-Q is a home-grown popular restaurants that is especially known for its bottled sauce. Again, very affordable. If it's a fine dining atmosphere that's required but one that will not break the bank, the Hi-Life Café and Brooks restaurant fit the bill. And for a classic diner fare that keeps them coming back for more it's Andrews Diner. Fort Lauderdale offers an amazing variety of dining options and so many of them are keenly affordable.

Grande Pizza Co
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You know it's great pizza when It's delicious with just cheese as a topping! No kidding. This is great New York style pizza at its finest. Grande Pizza Co. has been serving great pizza as well as other Italian dishes, for many years to a...  Read More

LaSpada's Original Hoagies


With five locations in South Florida, LaSpada Original Hoagies is known as having the "Best Damn Hoagies in Town!" and has been creating legendary hoagies and with their enthusiastic staff since 1973. With a list of local "Best ofs" they...  Read More



Who doesn't love a French bakery with all of the enticing menu items and a classic atmosphere that is welcoming and comfortable? And even better: an affordable one at that! Croissan' Time French Bakery and Fine Foods is owned and operated by a...  Read More

South Fort Lauderdale
Tom Jenkins' Bar-B-Q


Tom Jenkins' Bar-B-Q is known for its succulent ribs and famous BBQ sauce, this cozy eatery bustles with families dining at picnic tables and boasts that this is a taste that you will never forget. Classic soul food dishes such as collard...  Read More

Tequila Sunrise Mexican Grill
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Located in an out of the way place off Dixie Highway between Commercial and NE 44th Street, the family owned and operated Tequila Sunrise has been delighting South Floridians since 1995, and offering a lot of food for a great price and even...  Read More

Andrews Diner
Photo courtesy of Andrews Diner


You know what it's like when you have a craving for food that can only be served in a diner, where there's a line out the door, pictures all over the walls, and a menu that includes everything from breakfast to the very best hamburgers, chicken...  Read More

84 Diner
Photo courtesy of 84 Diner


Known as South Florida's Largest Diner, 84 Diner is a classic eatery for the entire family. Breakfast served all day with amazing prices and an extensive menu of American, Greek and Italian dishes make this mom-and-pop establishment popular....  Read More

The Floridian


Everyone knows about The Floridian. It's one of those places that's not fancy, walls covered with celebrity pictures – mostly well-known for being a Rachel Rae favorite – and tables close to one another and fellow diners just inches away,...  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