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El Tamarindo Cafe

$$ - $$$Latin, , Spanish
233 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2544
+1 954-467-5115
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (19 reviews)
“coconut flan” (10 reviews)
“mariscada” (6 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
233 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2544
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is my second visit. The staff is friendly and the food is good. They bring you plenty of delicious bread and dip upon seating you. There is a full liquor bar and You can sit inside or out while you watch plenty of soccer....More

Thank Josh R
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Located on Atlantic Shores, this is a good neighborhood, local, non fancy place. The food is good. I would recommend this place if you don't want the touristy vibe.

Thank Evan A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Whenever I'm out of town on a business trip I try to got to local eateries and this was no disappointment... I only visited this restaurant once, while on a business trip to Ft Lauderdale in January, on the recommendation of a local friend. So,...More

Thank rayhP3182GU
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. We all had different dishes, beef, pork, and fish. Everything was tasty. They had a Peruvian beer, which I liked. Coconut Flan for dessert, delicious. We would definitely go back!

Thank Blueyedmick
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great service from the start. Ordered the same food I had yesterday at a different restaurant and it is as if I had ordered two different items. This one was done right! If you want quality food ( both Cuban and Mexican) Come.

Thank Manny D
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Ravioli with pears and blue cheese sublime. Steak tender as can be. The bread and dip was the best we ever had. The brothers and sisters are friendly and warm and serve as if you're in their home. The pork and onions to die for,...More

Thank Brooklyn Girl N
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent. Service was good as well and the food came out quickly. It's a little hard to find if you're using Waze, but worth it!

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I brought my kids 14, 11 and 9 here right after we flew in to Ft. Lauderdale. It's close to the airport, which is only a 15 minute drive from the beaches of Ft. Lauderdale. The neighborhood's nothing to write home about, but the moment...More

1  Thank MBrenner214
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We have eaten there several times over the years. We especially like the steak, breaded pork chops and the grilled pork loin. I also thought the paella was excellent, full of seafood in succulent rice. The prices are also very good. For about ten dollars,...More

Thank frequently_away
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Please don't miss this place! Try the ceviche and the skirt steak. The wine is amazing, the food phenomenal, the service is the best. It really is our most favourite restaurant in south Florida now.

Thank Oana S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2544
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-467-5115
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