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Tropical Acres Restaurant

2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
+1 954-989-2500
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (78 reviews)
“steak” (258 reviews)
“petite filet” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, American, Steakhouse, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Arrived this time around 4 on a Thursday with my girl and sat at the bar for happy hour. I'd heard their happy hour prices were good. In house, ground steak sliders, wings, and their TDF escargot among other things are just 5 bucks. Tommy...More

1  Thank Gotrocs
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent service from long time waiters and waitresses that have been there for years. Home feel to this wonderful eatery. I always get the Lobster tails and escargot. Yum!! My husband gets the filet mignon and tails.

Thank geraldinedel19
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Geraldine, it's great you and your husband always a wonderful time with us and enjoy the fresh lobster and filet mignon. We appreciate sharing those with you and hope to welcome you back for more soon. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband & I just got back from a CO-Celebration of our Birthdays! We LOVE to go to TROPICAL ACRES! Our steaks are always cooked to PERFECTION & the wine is ALWAYS GOOD! It is a LOVELY PLACE that I would HIGHLY recommend. Trust me...You...More

Thank 954BobbieG
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Bobbie, it's wonderful to hear you and your husband had a spectacular birthday celebration with us! We're happy everything was just right, including the temperature of the steaks. We appreciated having you and hope we're able to share another meal together soon. Best Regards, Michael,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My party of 6 all agreed the food was good. I got a filet, one friend the seafood platter, another friend the ribeye. We all appreciated the food. What was bad and almost to the point of hysterical was the wait staff. We felt like...More

Thank DBS78640
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're sincerely sorry your service wasn't up to your expectations or our standards. In addition to wonderful food, you should always have prompt, efficient service, and we apologize we feel through on that with your table. We can assure you this is not typical here,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While staying in Hollywood for a convention, friends of mine took me out to dinner at the Tropical Acres Restaurant. Before they made the arrangements, they asked me what "types of food" that I Iiked with me replying that I was "particularly fond" of seafood...More

1  Thank lbklover
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad to hear how much you and your friends enjoyed your visit with us! While we are known for our steaks, we offer a variety of dishes for all of our guests, so it's great the salmon and stuffed mushrooms were perfect for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That this place still does any business is totally bewildering. The prices are very high the staff is very rude and the food is very bad.

Thank pwcins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Ft Lauderdale the night before a cruise...like 5,000 others most weekend nights. Our driver recommended Tropical Acres so we made a reservation. I informed them it was my wife's birthday and our 50th Anniversary. We were seated about 20 minutes after arriving,...More

Thank dcseny
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm very sorry to see this review, as this is not the experience we ever want to share with guests or that you should have received. While our team was busier that night, that is no excuse for poor service, especially on such a special...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I met a few friends for drinks and happy hour and was pleasantly surprised. They do 5.oo happy hour drinks including titos and 5.00 food specials. I tried the wings which were good, they give you 5 wings in a BBQ sauce and they were...More

Thank mikesgbear1
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mike, it's great you and your friends enjoyed happy hour with some tasty cocktails and appetizers. Of course, we apologize the wings were not cooked as requested. You should always receive medium wings cooked medium, if that is your preference. We do appreciate you coming...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you must bring your family/ friends here for the best steak and seafood dishes that they serve for dinners. this place does get packed all of the time as for the meals are all good and nice portions. you should make advanced reservations ahead !!!!!!!!!

1  Thank mrf-pompanobeach
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's wonderful that you enjoyed your visit with us and tasty steak and seafood dinner. We appreciate the great review and recommendations for others. Hope to see you back soon! Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They still have the best Prime Rib ever! The night we were there the piano player was playing. You don't find that at many restaurants anymore. We will be back. I recommend the Prime Rib but they also have a variety of other dishes. Including...More

Thank FenwayFanFlorida
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad you always enjoy your prime rib! It's a house-favorite cut, so it's great we can share that with you. We do often times have a live pianist for entertainment, so we're happy you enjoyed that as well and look forward to welcoming...More

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31 January 2017|
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Response from Dennis P | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant to inquire
7 December 2016|
Response from Michael G | Property representative |
We do accept Reservations but we are closed on Christmas Eve. We are open on Christmas day. Thank you for inquiring.
Ernee-Tim W
18 November 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
Our dress code is polished casual. Short are fine but we ask that gentlemen do not wear sleeveless shirts or tank tops.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-989-2500
  • E-mail
South Florida's oldest and finest Steakhouse, featuring superior cuts of Prime Rib, Filet Mignon, Maine Lobster, fresh fish, New York Strip and other fine seafood and Italian entrees. Tropical Acres is also open for private banquets, wedding receptions and company events or you can join us for cocktails in our intimate lounge or for Happy Hour.
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