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Best things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Steakhouse
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“Contemporary steakhouse at the W Hotel featuring exotic decor, creative dishes & ocean views. Located in: W Fort Lauderdale Address: 401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 8 minute car ride from the property.”
18 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great Oceanside spot! Great design! Great gorgeous people watching! Great food! Great fun!”
15 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great location across from beach with a large patio, firepits, good food & drinks too! If anything get a drink on patio, people watch and decide where to go next! ”
13 locals recommend
Colloquial Area
“Fort Lauderdale beach is beautiful white sand warm flat blue water with mature Palms for a bit of shade parking on both sides of A1A watch the cruise ships coming out of Port Everglades ”
10 locals recommend
Bar
“Located in the W Hotel, this sleek yet relaxed lounge with DJs offers many cocktails & snacks. Address: 401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 is a short car ride from the property.”
5 locals recommend
Building
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“Awesome view of the beach in the Terrace Bar of the W hotel. Drinks are also very good, a little more expensive but the view worth it”
5 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Do you like tequila and mexican food? Look no further... this is the place for YOU! Located in the ground floor of the W Fort Lauderdale Beach hotel with stunning ocean views. Parking is available on the street at parking meters OR with valet (payment is validated at the restaurant).”
4 locals recommend
Bar
“Ft. Lauderdale Hilton restaurant featuring a tasting menu, tapas, a stylish bar & an open-air deck. 3min walk via N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd and Bayshore Dr (0.1mi) ”
1 local recommends
Neighbourhood
Restaurant
“Tapas style restaurant in the ground floor of the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. The restaurant has stunning views of the beach and offers indoor or outdoor seating. For the cooler nights, there are outdoor fireplaces. They also have live music a few nights per week.”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
2 locals recommend
Bar
“Comfortable seats provide a retreat from the horseshoe-shaped bar. It gets loud, bout if you're in the mood to socialize in a group and do a little dancing, it won't matter.”
1 local recommends
Hotel
“Fab restaurant called Sun, Surf, Sand in the Hilton Hotel on the beach. See-and-be-seen sidewalk restaurant. Great quality American Sushi; contemporary design, fire pit and outdoor seating area. ”
2 locals recommend
Lodging
“Awesome 3rd floor deck with bar open to public. Sit outside and watch the sunset.”
1 local recommends
Street Address
“The pure and simple flavors of dry-aged meats are showcased with a sterling cast of sides and sauces in a chic yet comfortable resort-style setting. On weekends, wake up to brunch featuring omelets.”
1 local recommends