If you like Italian food, one of the best restaurants in Fort Lauderdale is Casa D’Angelo. Chef Angelo Elia presides over an impressive kitchen specializing in Tuscan and southern Italian dishes, many handed down by his mother. The restaurant stocks one of the finest wine lists in the state.
Tucked away in Lauderdale Marine is 15th Street Fisheries. This open fronted deck offers a front row view of yachts and motor boards and is really hard to beat when it comes to waterfront dining. At the weekends there’s live music from 6pm to 10pm.
You’ll find all sorts of bars and nightclubs in Fort Lauderdale. Some of the more popular ones being “The Drive” and “Blue Martini”.
The Drive is somewhere that offers a 'Bar, Tapas, Patio, Music,' and is in just the right spot to appeal to those who love a good nightspot and a good eatery with a certain vibe. With comfortable and inviting indoor and outdoor seating and plenty of room in both.
Blue Martini has a reputation as a sleek and sophisticated gathering place for those “who know a great thing when they find it”. With weekday happy hours, nightly live bands and dancing this cocktail bar is a definite winner. You’ve got the option of hanging out on the outdoor patio or in the VIP Lounge.