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Homemade pierogis.

There is a Polish Deli in Margate, but they had Chicago pierogi. Their sausage was not good either. Will have to try the spot in Deerfield. Love to find a great kielbasa spot too...miss the Detroit versions and Detroit city chicken!

Apr 13, 2014
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Where do the locals eat in the Ft. Lauderdale area?

Tucker Dukes in Deerfield Beach.

Apr 13, 2014
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Ft. Lauderdale Dining Options?

S3 is a great suggestion, awesome view at the bar. Plaza Bistro is also good, unique all outdoor seating with some great flatbreads. I think they serve dinner.

If you want to venture out and drive, Tucker Dukes in Deerfield Beach has some awesome burgers and the owner is a champ on Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen.

Apr 13, 2014
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Breakfast spots in Broward

Who has some favorite Breakfast spots in Broward County? We have a few from Central to Northern Broward, but want to hear yours.

Apr 13, 2014
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Top Craft Beer bars in Fort Lauderdale

Yes, love that place as well.

Mar 31, 2014
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Bacon Bacon BACON!!!

When's the next Baconfest or bacon event in South Florida

Mar 31, 2014
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Coral Springs Lunch

Definitely try Wings & Ale or Anthony's Cole Fired Pizza. Both have great food that won't break your budget.

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Mar 30, 2014
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Local Seafood

Definitely try Fish Shack. It's small, hidden local favorite.

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Mar 30, 2014
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breakfast/dinner in fort lauderdale

Breakfast is definitely Jet Runway Café or Old Fort Lauderdale Breakfast House.

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Mar 30, 2014
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Best restaurants in Ft. Lauderdale or Boca?

Have you been to 15th Street Fisheries?

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Mar 30, 2014
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in between boca and aventura, cypress creek exit breakfast??

Jet Runway and Moonlite Diner are our favorites (in that order).

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Mar 30, 2014
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Fish Shack in Pompano Beach

We agreed with you 100%. Hands down this place has the BEST seafood around. The conch salad was our favorite.

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Mar 30, 2014
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Las Olas Blvd. Anywhere worth trying?

I know you're asking for dinner places, but you still have to eat breakfast. If you're in the Las Olas area in the morning, definitely check out Old Florida Breakfast House. The portions are huge.

http://www.o-bhouse.com/

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Mar 30, 2014
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Sheila’s Famous Conch and BBQ in Lake Worth

Sorry to say but we visited Sheila's yesterday and left not impressed. We expected food that was unique and fresh - but received something that seemed very "store bought".

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Mar 30, 2014
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Good lunch near/on way to FLL?

Just a little bit north in Deerfield Beach is Tucker Duke's. It's run by winner of Cut Throat Kitchen (actually a two time winner) they have great burgers and craft beer.

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Mar 30, 2014
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Where do the locals eat in the Ft. Lauderdale area?

Tap 42 and 15th Street Fisheries are definitely two of our favorites. You can't beat the beer selection at Tap 42 and there's nothing better than sitting on the dock at 15th Street Fisheries and watching the yachts go by.

Enjoy your visit :)

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Mar 30, 2014
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Will be in So. Beach week of St. Patrick's day....

Sorry we missed posting before you trip. On your next visit, make sure to check out Funky Buddha Brewery in Oakland Park. They have ton's of craft beer, plus a brewery tour ($5) with lots of free samples and a souvenir glass. www.FTLtoday.com

Mar 30, 2014
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Dirt cheap (yet quality) lunch/dinner in Fort Lauderdale?

Sorry we missed posting before your visit. Next trip make sure to eat at La Bamba Mexican and Spanish Restaurant. They have several locations around town and their lunch specials are a great deal for eating on a budget. Plus, the free soup, chips and salsa is a plus. www.FTLtoday.com

Mar 30, 2014
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New Restaurant Openings???

Does anyone know of new restaurant openings in our area? I'd love to visit them for a review. FTLtoday.com

Mar 30, 2014
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Top Craft Beer bars in Fort Lauderdale

Here's our list of the favorite craft beer bars in Fort Lauderdale:

1. Tap House in Coral Springs
2. Funky Buddha in Oakland Park
3. Coral Springs Tap House
4. Tap 42 in Fort Lauderdale
5. Laser Wolf in Fort Lauderdale

Any suggestions for others that belong on our list? FTLtoday.com

Mar 30, 2014
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Where's the Best Pho in Fort Lauderdale?

Searching for the best pho in Fort Lauderdale and would love some suggestions. My current favorite so far has been Saigon Cuisine. ftltoday.com

Mar 30, 2014
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Cocont Creek/Coral Springs West of Turnpike

My parents are arriving this weekend and wondering if anyone has some great suggestions? They are fast/causual to casual diners and I'm hoping to maybe find something that is more of a 'day destination' that will make the food/drinks more 'entertainment' or for a tourist.

I'm trying to keep it narrowed down to Coconut Creek and Coral Springs (maybe as far North as Boca) and not really wanting to drive to Ft Laud beach area.

Jan 21, 2013
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Coconut Creek/Margate/Parkland 'local' great restaurants??

Just moved to the Coconut Creek area (Lyons and Sample) and am looking for some great 'local' restaurants. We've hit a few in the area...but has to be more. Not really looking for those found in Coral Springs Mall area...more around 441 and my new location.

I used to live in Ft. Lauderdale and there seems to be more 'local' spots (more quantity than quality really). I know there has to be some great suggestions. Our tastes vary and can be happy in a casual spot to a little nicer...but not too formal.

Aug 10, 2012
FTLToday in Miami - Fort Lauderdale

Looking for Ft. lauderdale diners that coock from scratch.

Anyone know of any diners in the Ft. Lauderdale area that clocks from scratch? Too many seem like they get their food from a distributor and just heat and serve. Would love to find a great local spot for breakfast.

Feb 15, 2012
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Sonic Burger - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sonic Beach on Ft Lauderdale Beach in NOW OPEN. It's a cool location overlooking the beach with beer and wine available. Have to dine in for alcohol and the do have table service. We went yesterday the second day open and the staff is quite 'new'. Friendly but it's a little hectic. Food came out very fast. Beer was cold and good. The food was a bit off. While this is our first Sonic in Launderdake, we've eaten there plenty times in other cities. The buger seemed kind of thin and the toppings were sparse. Not much lettuce at all and tomatoes were very thin. Too much mayo and didn't get the katsup I ordered. Maybe it's just because they are on their second day. Jalapeño poppers were 'ok'. Not piping hot like when you go through ant Sonic drive thru. Motzerella sticks were great but could have been a touch hotter. The server forgot the marinera and never checked on us till we were done. No napkins either.
In time hopefully consistancy I food will improve. Hours are 10 am to 3 am daily. I wish they opened at 7 am. Lots of early risers on the beach.

Nov 13, 2011
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Key West suggestions??

Haven't been to Key West in yeeears. Anyone have any good restaurant suggestions? We will be staying on mid-Duvall and don't really go for the 'high-end' spots. We usually like to keep the check to around $50 without drinks when it comes to dinner.

Thanks!!

Sep 13, 2011
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BEST pizza in fort lauderdale area

Hmmm. Tricky question for sure. Primanti Brothers has a location on Ft. Lauderdale Beach and another in Wilton Manors/Oakland Park (on Oakland Park Blvd east of Andrews). We can walk from our condo so it's really quick and easy. While we've gotten a few 'ok' pies from them...overall...I feel they are right up there with the best. Best to keep your topings limited as I find most pizza to go down in quality when you pile too much on.

The Cajun Dry Rub Wings are off the hook there too (spicy) and the Pitts-burger is awesome (burger with cole slaw and fries on top).

I'm not a fan of the Anthony's Coal pizza. It's a local chain and always really greasy and overrated.

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Primanti Brothers Restaurant
901 Fort Lauderdale Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sep 13, 2011
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trader joes in SWFL

Florida is such a strange market. It almost seems to be set up by 'County'. You can travel to Ft. Lauderdale (Broward) and have totally different chain stores and restaurants than you find in Palm Beach or Miami-Dade county. And the West Coast of FL is totally different.

I've never been to a Trader Joe's but always hoped we'd get one.

We are seeing an increase in Fresh Market stores pop up. Ft. Lauderdale is getting a brand new one built and the one in Boca Raton just opened a few months ago. I love this store. It's a smaller version of Whole Foods with all kinds of different items. Their pre-prepared food selection is HUGE. The decor is almost like being in a Market Theme store in a theme park. It's comfy and I always spend way too much there.

Sep 13, 2011
FTLToday in Florida

how about some ideas for Marco Island

Marco Island is a great spot to realx. That being said...the food isn't the highlight of your visit there. Some places are a bit high priced. Here are some ideas:

Neenie's for Breakfast. It's down by the Marriott.

Vandy's Pizza is a 'sports bar' dive kind of place. The pizza is 'ok'..but they have the BEST Broasted Chicken. Broasted Chicken is very hard to find in Florida and they fit the bill.

Pass on the Seafood/Comedy club that is in the strip mall accross from the Hilton. so-so food and HORRIBLE SERVICE. There is an Irish Pub in a free-standing building in that same mall that had a great Thanksgiving meal.

Porkey's Last Stand was 'ok', but not worth a special trip.

Sep 13, 2011
FTLToday in Florida

Any Fried Chicken on Sanibel Isand?

While I know seafood is the specialty of the island...some of us are Fried Chicken lovers. Marco Island has a great Pizza place that offers the best Broasted chicken. We are planning a trip to Sanibel next month and wonder if there is anyplace on the island that has fried chicken.

Thanks!

Jun 07, 2011
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