Collected by Elizabeth Elias
$5 burger night Monday Feb 1 @ Tap 42
1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314, USA
The rock star–themed Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is located in Hollywood, Florida between the international glitz of Miami and the kick-back town of Fort Lauderdale. Both city airports are also within 30 minutes of this stylish and sprawling...
1900 SE 15th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA
Arrive by boat or auto at this fun, local seafood eatery tucked inside the famous Fort Lauderdale Marina to experience breathtaking views of the 17th Street Causeway drawbridge. Seafood dominates the menu, from shrimp ‘n’ grits with trugole cheese...
904 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
The main shopping strip in Las Olas is made up of mostly small businesses, from chocolate shops to clothing designers, with plenty of restaurants thrown into the mix. The trolley goes right down Las Olas Boulevard, making it a quick hop from the...
1140 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA
The hotels housing this popular Fort Lauderdale mermaid attraction have come and gone, but The Wreck Bar has remained. We guess that means sirens have staying power. Built to resemble a sunken Spanish galleon, this kitsch bar inside the B Ocean...
900 N Birch Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA
Created by Chicago-born artist Frederic Clay Bartlett in 1920, Bonnet House—and its lush gardens—is today a museum dedicated to historic and environmental preservation, and creative expression. An oasis among high rises. Public tours take place...
241 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA
This Fort Lauderdale landmark has been around since the 1930s and even made an appearance in Elvis Presley's 1960 movie, Where The Boys Are. It's gritty, noisy, fun, and the drinks are cheap: a true dive bar. Cash only.
6201 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, USA
An old-fashioned, family-friendly diner that is as suitable for a late-night snack as it is for breakfast. Typical diner fare: The creamy chocolate shakes are delicious, as are the peanut butter pancakes. For something more substantial, the menu...
208 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
There's a whole new level of burger. It sits comfortably between two buns, a layer of warm American cheese, fat slices of fresh red onion and tomato, a bunch of Romaine, and a pile of two-and-a-half inch pickles. It's pretty confident, all...
3203, 537 NW 1st Ave suite b, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, USA
A short walk from Las Olas Boulevard, Brew Urban Cafe serves Intelligentsia Coffee, a must for coffee connoisseurs. It's a quiet place where students study, decorated with local art on the walls, and worth the trek to grab a cup of coffee before...
601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA
Leatherback, Green, and Loggerhead sea turtles lay eggs on beaches throughout Florida from March to October. At the beaches on the barrier island section of Fort Lauderdale, local organizations mark off sections of the sand to protect the...
3599 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, USA
Look for the thatched palm, A-frame roof along Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale and you’ll know you’ve found this little piece of the Pacific. Mai-Kai is a kitsch temple to all things Polynesian, and the restaurant opened in Fort...
1313 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar is a relatively new Mexican restaurant in Las Olas. If you order the guacamole and chips, they bring out avocados and make the guacamole to your liking (do you want mayo? how about more lemon?) at your table. Beyond the...
541 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
Located in a former warehouse, Next Door is a caffeinated creative gathering spot in FAT Village. In fact, there's so much going on here any given time that it can be hard to wrap one's head around all the work and collaboration in action, such as...
3032 E Commercial Blvd #74, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, USA
With a nutritionist and a gourmet chef in tow, the Veggie Xpress food truck shows up throughout Ft. Lauderdale at farmers' markets, health fairs, flea markets, and sporting events. It offers some of the finest and freshest vegan and vegetarian...
505 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA
Overall, the customer service, varied cuisine options, and inviting atmosphere are outstanding. The beach views really enhance the experience, too! Try the S3 hamburger, as it's a classic. The other menu options are enticing, as well.
1527 SW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315, USA
Even if you aren't a car nut, the Antique Car Museum is a treat. The museum is a reproduction of a Packard showroom from the 1920s. The collection houses more than 20 Packards built between 1905 and the 1940s, including a hearse, a fire truck, and...
1 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
A short walk from Las Olas Boulevard, The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale features more than 6,000 pieces, most of which are contemporary art. The beautiful, modern building designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes gives you a preview of what’s inside....
3109 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA
The Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is a park across Sunrise Boulevard from the Bonnet House. Hugh Taylor Birch, a developer from Chicago who fell in love with the area's beauty, donated the land to the state. The museum is currently closed, but...
503 SE 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
From independent flicks to special programs to film fest events, Cinema Paradiso brings to the big screen some of the edgiest movies at this church turned art house theater. It's a great rainy-day standby. There is also a second location in...
1555 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA
For a very Fort Lauderdale experience, take the water taxi to Bimini Boatyard Bar & Grill. They have their own dock, steps away from the outdoor patio, where you will be treated with 10 percent off your meal for taking the taxi. Go early to get...
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