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Tropical Acres Restaurant

2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
+1 954-989-2500
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (86 reviews)
“steak” (291 reviews)
“salad” (95 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
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1 - 10 of 854 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time here on a Saturday, please make reservations, the restaurant was full. The minute we walked in, the smell was incredible!, We order red wine and margaritas. Then I order the French Onion Soup Au Gratin, "A must have", also we...More

Thank Ruth G
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for dining with us, Ruth -- we're so glad you enjoyed your first visit. It's fantastic to hear you'll be joining us again soon. We look forward to seeing you and your husband next time! Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We were taken to Tropical Acres when we were young by my parents. The family owned restaurant opened in 1949 and has been great ever since. I ordered the classic Surf and Turf and it was perfectly prepared! Their home made salad dressings were delicious,...More

Thank Karen V
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Karen, thanks for joining us over the years! We're delighted you enjoy everything from our homemade salad dressings to our surf and turf. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

We originally had made reservations somewhere else for our party of 6, but that was basically a huge mess. We called Tropical Acres last minute, and they took our reservation and graciously took care of us. We have been here numerous times before, but with...More

Thank Karen W
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your dining experience with us, Karen -- we're happy to hear you were pleased with the service you received. Hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again soon. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great! Old school steakhouse with the food and atmosphere to make for a super evening. We sat in the bar to watch sports,, and had so much fun with our waiter Tommy. He made us feel right at home, made great food...More

1  Thank Linda G
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Linda, we're glad you enjoyed sitting at the bar with Tommy's company -- we'll pass along your kind remarks. Looking forward to welcoming you back next time you're in the area. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family went to the Monday Happy Hour at Tropical Acres and we had the best meal and time ever. Sat at the bar where Tom and Alexa took great care of us. The $5 dollar appetizers were terrific, Escargo, Mozzarella, and the Coconut Shrimp...More

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

Thank you for joining us for happy hour -- we're glad you enjoyed our $5 appetizers and the company of the bartenders. I will be sure to pass along your kind remarks. Looking forward to welcoming your family back next time! Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the name, it’s a very good steak house. My wife and I visited for the first time, and were very pleased with the outcome. The Resturant puts off a very classic vibe. If I had to guess — the waitstaff just dropped the bow...More

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

Thank you for dining with us -- it was a pleasure serving you and your wife. We're thrilled you're a fan of our classic Florida feel, steak, and live piano. Looking forward to welcoming you back next time! Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time we have dined at Tropical Acres we have had delicious dinners. My personal favorite is the NY strip and of course the Caesar salad. We have been dining there for over 44 years. There is always someone coming around to see if your...More

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

Pat, we're so happy you enjoy your dining experiences here -- thank you for your longtime support. We appreciate you taking the time to leave your review, and we look forward to seeing you next time. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit this place, do yourselves a favor and DO NOT dine in the lounge. The customer service has to be the worst I’ve ever encountered. The bartender appears to be more content on trival chitchat and telling jokes than actually serving people! The...More

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

We're sorry you weren't satisfied with our service in the lounge. That said, we appreciate your feedback and review, and we hope you'll feel free to email us about your visit so that we can appropriately address the issue and ensure you have a better...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we took some friends from Sunrise who had never been to Tropical Acres, yeah i couldn't believe it either, lol. The food as always was exceptional, they do the best lamb chops in town. The steaks were amazing as was desert. the service was a...More

Thank Scubaman628
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for introducing your friends to our place! We're happy you enjoy our lamb chops, steak, and dessert. As for the service, we're sorry to hear it was anything less than excellent. That said, we are looking forward to the next opportunity we get...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the Residence Inn and our driver recommend this restaurant. We were not disappointed. We had the Brochette Filet which is served in the kabob style and it was very good. Friendly staff and reasonable prices.

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

Lee, we're so glad your driver recommended our steakhouse to you. It's great you enjoyed your Brochette Filet. Hope to welcome you back next time you're in the area! Best Regards, Michael, Manager

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pearls43
12 June 2018|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
We are open Monday thru Saturday. We are closed on Sundays from July thru November.
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mannymouse
31 January 2017|
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Response from Dennis P | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant to inquire
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Boston319
7 December 2016|
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 36
Meals
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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
Description
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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