1. Shooters

Locals and tourists alike love Shooters Fort Lauderdale. This iconic, elegant eatery overlooks The Intracoastal waterway and boasts beautiful views from its expansive patio. Even your boat can be pulled up for free docking! After ordering a drink or a meal, you can relax and listen to live music. This is the place to go again and again.

2. Luigi’s Tuscan Grill

Luigi’s Outdoor Dining in Las Olas is a great choice. Treat your best friend to a romantic dinner al fresco. You can always find homemade pasta and local seafood on the menu. The Mediterranean atmosphere, complete with live piano and stunning views of the canal, makes for an unforgettable meal.

3. Serafina Waterfront Bistro

Serafina, an Italian restaurant by the water, is another option. You can book a table on the terrace to enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner or brunch with bottomless mimosas. You’ll enjoy stunning views of the Middle River from either side.

4. Boatyard

Are you planning a day on the water? Boatyard is a great place to have lunch. The relaxed restaurant boasts 120 feet of dockage and an outdoor lounge with 80 seats for you to relax and unwind. We love the “eat local, support coastal” philosophy of this Fort Lauderdale restaurant.

5. Coconuts

Coconuts offers a casual dining experience in an elegant setting. Coconuts offers a variety of specialty cocktails, sharing snacks and homemade entrees while boats pass by. Coconuts is a popular spot for outdoor dining. With stunning sunsets and unobstructed views, it’s easy see why.

Sip & Savor With Fort Lauderdale Stays

This is only a small selection. You can find many outdoor restaurants in “The Venice of America”, and these are just a few of the options available to you when you stay with Fort Lauderdale Stays. Outdoor dining is possible at your home with our stunning outdoor spaces featuring BBQ grills, large entertainment areas, and private pools. What are you waiting to do? Start planning your vacation now by finding your dream rental!

This post was written by a real estate expert from the Dotoli group. Josh Dotoli is Paramount Residences Fort Lauderdale #1 Selling Realtor with nine sales in 2021, 3x more sales than any other Realtor selling in the building. The Paramount Residences enjoys a prime beach area location. It is a Ft. Lauderdale oceanfront condo located across from the beach.

By Sean Lu