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Cafe Del Mar

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Central Beach
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213 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1507
+1 954-767-8233
08:00 - 02:00
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the food is good but the service is awful that's because the 16% gratuity is added to your check. it was raining and the roof was leaking badly and the manager's solution (while holding a cigar) was to put up a cation sign and a bucket to catch the water. meanwhile the bucket was splashing water everywhere.

Thank terasia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this establishment today. The waitress took our first drink order right away. She checked back maybe three times. We were there for at least two hours. We ended up ordering a bacon cheeseburger with an extra order of fries. Well they were out of fries so we had chips. The waitress did not bring the second order. And... More 

Thank Ann D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Honestly the fact that they were begging for costumers off the street should have been a sign to flee. But we were hungry and the place looked busy. Huge mistake choosing to dine here. I will say that our waiter was nice but outside of that the meal was awful. We ordered the large pina coladas they were watery and... More 

Thank travelbug906
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I got the Sunday special omelette for $5.95. Very worth the price and generous portions. Would highly recommend. They also have 2-4-1 drinks. However, Mimosas and Bloody Mary's are not as big as next door options.

Thank Taylor D
Long Island, NY
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366 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for breakfast. Normally avoid restaurants along the beach highway in the tourist section but just happened to be walking and we were hungry. The server was an absolute disaster. Ordered our food prepared in a certain way and was VERY CLEAR about how we wanted it. Came exactly the OPPOSITE of how we wanted it. I told the server... More 

Thank SalMTravels
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for their 2 for one special. At first we thought we could split it since they are so huge. My husband would get one and I would get another. The server brought us another round without asking saying here are your free ones. We just let it go and we were SHOCKED when we got the bill. They... More 

Thank Riva B
Durban, South Africa
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160 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were attracted to this venue by their two for one special. They are served in massive cocktails glasses and are rather tasty. We ordered off the menu and fortunately there were no surprises when the bill came! All in all an enjoyable experience in the scenic Fort Lauderdale beachfront.

Thank Kolletjie
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100 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came in for dinner. While looking at the menu (yes they were offering specials as per other comments below) we saw another table with a seafood platter that wasn't on the menu. We ordered that platter which had calamari, shrimp, lobster. It was very good. Shortly after sitting down, a singer/guitarist came on. He was very talented. A few... More 

Ridgefield, Connecticut
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good but they pull you in off the streets offering great deals and then you receive a huge bill. Just not worth it.

Thank Teri F
Clintonville, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were also scammed by this very disreputable restaurant. 2 for 1 drinks, 2 for 1 entrees......the price on the menu for the specials was not reflected in our bill. The tip was supposed to be included and stated that on the menu. We were charged $350 for 3 entrees and cocktails.(we did NOT leave a tip) Our fault as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1507
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale>  > Central Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Central Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 954-767-8233

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?