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The 10 Best Lunch Spots In Fort Lauderdale

Updated: June 1, 2022

These cafes, food trucks, and restaurants make lunchtime our favorite time in Fort Lauderdale! We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Fort Lauderdale’s best lunches. Beat the midday munchies at these fantastic lunch venues!

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Hardy Park Bistro

New American, $$, Tarpon RiverNew American, $$Fort Lauderdale, Tarpon River
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • CultureTrip, 2017

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    CultureTrip, 2017

TAKATO

Asian, Central Beach AllianceAsianFort Lauderdale, Central Beach Alliance
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy

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    Trip Savvy
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021

Anthony's Clam House & Grill

Italian, LandingsItalianFort Lauderdale, Landings
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

MOKSHA Indian Brasserie

Indian, $$, Coral Ridge Country ClubIndian, $$Fort Lauderdale, Coral Ridge Country Club
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Kousine Fort Lauderdale

Peruvian, $$, Central Beach AlliancePeruvian, $$Fort Lauderdale, Central Beach Alliance
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy

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Padrino's Cuban - Fort Lauderdale

Cuban, $$, Lake RidgeCuban, $$Fort Lauderdale, Lake Ridge
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy

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G&B Oyster Bar

American, $$, Central Beach AllianceAmerican, $$Fort Lauderdale, Central Beach Alliance
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Vacation Idea, 2021

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Grapes Wine Cafe & Market

Spanish, Galt MileSpanishFort Lauderdale, Galt Mile
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Roberta Pizza & Pasta

Italian, Galt MileItalianFort Lauderdale, Galt Mile
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Isla Pilipinas Cafe

Asian, HarbordaleAsianFort Lauderdale, Harbordale
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Fort Lauderdale. We analyzed 790 lists and articles from top sources like Trip Savvy, Vacation Idea and Eater, 16799 Fort Lauderdale restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Trip Savvy - The 12 Best Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, Vacation Idea - 20 Best Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Eater - 12 New Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale to Check Out Right Now. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Common questions

Louie Bossi's Ristorante Bar Pizzeria, TAKATO, and Casa Sensei are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for take-out in Fort Lauderdale.

Kousine Fort Lauderdale, Green Bar & Kitchen, and Sidewalk Chef Kitchen are the highest-rated vegan-friendly lunch spots in Fort Lauderdale.

Louie Bossi's Ristorante Bar Pizzeria, TAKATO, and Casa Sensei are lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Fort Lauderdale.

Louie Bossi's Ristorante Bar Pizzeria, Casa Sensei, and Hardy Park Bistro are the highest-rated lunch restaurants that is good for groups in Fort Lauderdale.

The highest-rated restaurants in Fort Lauderdale for group lunches are Louie Bossi's Ristorante Bar Pizzeria, Casa Sensei, and Hardy Park Bistro.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal drink pairing for banh mi

    Knowing what to pair with banh mi can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Kabinett. This, sweet, white wine balances the spicy banh mi.

  • Cilantro Chile Cooler with your banh mi

    When considering how to best enjoy your banh mi, we would highlight how well a glass of Cilantro Chile Cooler complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.


  • Pair Muscat de Alexandria with banh mi

    If you enjoy banh mi, you should drink something floral to balance out the flavor. Think of sipping some Muscat de Alexandria along with your food. The white wine really cuts through the fattiness of the meat.

Did you know?

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  • A day for salad-lovers

    If you’re ever in The United Statesduring July, be ready to celebrate National National Caesar Salad Day . The people of The United States usually celebrate it on the 4 of July.

Parking info

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