Fort Lauderdale's Seafood Restaurants: One of Many Reasons to Visit the City

Fort Lauderdale, Florida prides itself in knowing how to welcome and entertain its guests. With millions of eager travelers arriving each year for vacation, a honeymoon, a business trip, or even to scout out a new home, you can rest assured that you're in good hands. Once you're settled in and are ready to find seafood in Ft. Lauderdale, know that 10Best has you covered. Our editors and locals search the city and suburbs for the top places. Then, we showcase popular restaurants like Grille 66 & Bar, and Sea Level, we highlight eateries with great user reviews, like the pleasant Sunfish Grill. We also help you find areas where Seafood is prominent - the East Fort Lauderdale area, for example - so that you not only get terrific dining recommendations, but you also have choices of a number of choice to pick from. For dinner with a great view of the Intracoastal, stop at Joseph's On The Water, or 15 Street Fisheries. After shopping on Las Olas Boulevard, it's off to Tarpon Bend to indulge in a great menu in a great atmosphere. Want to join the party at the beach? Stop in at Lulu's Bait Shack for awesome food and fun. For elegance, plan a visit to Grill 66 & Bar, or the lovely 3030 Ocean. Of course, for a fun and adventurous experience, it's an evening at The Rustic Inn. After all, if you're going to eat, you may as well do it right and take advantage of Fort Lauderdale's best.



Lulu's Bait Shack
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Just say the name and you know this is a fun place to be. Lulu's Bait Shack is a staple on Ft. Lauderdale Beach on the second floor of the playful and happening Beach Place complex, just north of the intersection of Las Olas Boulevard and A1A....  Read More

Juniper On The Water


Located directly on the Intracoastal Waterway with its spectacular views of dazzling passing boats and yachts and what South Florida is known for, Juniper On The Water offers these incredible views year-round in an unpretentious yet assuredly...  Read More

Tarpon Bend


Located in the Riverwalk area since 1999, Tarpon Bend is a perfect combination of a fun, casual seafood restaurant with an air of stylish sophistication. This popular eatery welcomes visitors and locals alike to relax in its main floor and...  Read More

Rustic Inn Crabhouse


What started as a self-admitted hole-in-the-wall, Rustic Inn Crabhouse has grown up to become a classic local favorite. Be sure to dress casual at this dockside seafood house, as diners garbed in fashionable bibs and grubby attire crack crabs...  Read More

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Voted Best Waterfront Restaurant in South Florida in a 2011 local media poll, 15th Street Fisheries has rustic charm and waterfront views that make this Lauderdale Marina seafood house a popular destination. Take advantage of its unique location...  Read More



This seafood restaurant is located in the Riverside Hotel on beautiful Las Olas Boulevard. If it's seafood you're seeking, look no further. Offered here is delightful tempura coated lobster tail, pan fried catfish and Parmesan dipped Alaskan cod...  Read More

Grille 66 & Bar
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No question about it, this enchanting waterfront steakhouse exudes luxury. Located in the Hyatt, Grill 66 offers balcony dining that overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway with its grand stream of boats and yachts and picturesque views. The menu...  Read More



Sea Level Restaurant and Ocean Bar is located at the elegant Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa and has become the talk of the town. With menus that are fresh and inventive, and with seating indoors or outside under a covered...  Read More

3030 Ocean
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Residing at the beautiful Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa, 3030 Ocean is a clear departure from the stereotypical seafood room, as this restaurant's interior is cloaked in rich colors and classy dark woods. The menu changes frequently 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