20 Best Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale to Eat at Right Now

You already know about the white sand beaches, boating canals and luxury hotels that line the ocean-front in this Florida city, but did you know that the waterfront district is also where you can find some of the best restaurants in Fort Lauderdale? And while seafood and shellfish may be king (for obvious reasons), there is plenty to explore from chill breakfast spots and steak joints to a place that specializes in grilled cheese sandwiches. 

After a long day of exploring the things to do in Fort Lauderdale (and before experiencing all of the nightlife that the city has to offer), consider trying one of these restaurants that's sure to delight your taste buds – and sometimes your wallet. In fact, some of the places on our list hve items that are as low as $4 and $5 for snacks that are big enought to be a full meal. And don't forget about the super Instgram worthy views, drinks, and good times with friends while out and about in Fort Lauderdale.

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