Fresh open oysters with a glass of chilled prosecco wine served on table
25 Best Waterfront Restaurants In Fort Lauderdale
The House On The River
With its historic digs and verdant atmosphere, the House on the River is popular for refined brunches, sophisticated high tea service, and aesthetic dinners.
The menu offers shrimp and crab squid ink tagliatelle with a thick pork chop overtop mushroom and red wine cream sauce and an expansive collection of seafood-focused small plates.
Cafe Bastille
Cafe Bastille is an all-day cafe and bakery that takes inspiration from its founders' travels throughout Paris and the rest of France.
Omelets, Benedicts, French toast, and various pastries grace its menu. Perched alongside the edge of the Himmarshee Canal, these breakfast delights evoke a sense of romanticism.
Set at the end of a canal offshooting the Stranahan River, Southport Raw Bar & Restaurant's history dates back to the 1970s.
The back deck offers a simple dining opportunity with no frills and a salt-of-the-sea character, highlighted by raw or fried clams, Old Bay-steamed shrimp, fresh oysters, and more.
15th Street Fisheries
As Lauderdale Marina's on-site dining, this restaurant has an upscale eatery on the top floor and a casual Fisheries Dockside alongside the Stranahan River.
The menus include a wide array of fish-focused food, from Prince Edward Island mussels to Florida bayou fried gator. A lower dock is home to schools of tarpon fish.
Olive & Sea
Olive & Sea, at the mouth of Lake Mabel, is replete with tasteful design features like a mosaic-laid brick oven and an outsized tropical mural.
Chef Miguel Toro Franco's food comes forth from an open kitchen. The food is inspired by the flavors and styles of the East Mediterranean and the Middle East.