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Tropical Acres Restaurant

2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
+1 954-989-2500
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (78 reviews)
“steak” (258 reviews)
“petite filet” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, American, Steakhouse, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
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161 - 170 of 724 reviews

Reviewed 22 August 2016

7 of us had dinner here. 6 of us had filets and 1 had fried shrimp. Everyone's steak was done to perfection- each one done just the way it was ordered. The starter salads that come with the meals were exceptional, very fresh and excellent...More

Thank frequenttravelersx2
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

A big thanks to you and your group for joining us for dinner -- it was an absolute pleasure! We love what we do here, and we take great pains to use only the finest ingredients possible to create our meals -- it's wonderful to...More

Reviewed 12 August 2016

Although we did not make reservations we were accommodated in the most efficient manner. The host was very professional and handled similar situations very well.

Thank Peter E
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

It was our pleasure, Peter -- thank you so much for joining us! We love getting the opportunity to share amazing meals with even better friends, and this was certainly no exception! Until next time, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had Prime Rib, Food was awesome try their onion bread it is the bomb!! They has a piano player playing tunes during dinner.

Thank Mary Beth I
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

Gotta love that onion bread, Mary! Thanks so much for joining us for some delicious prime rib, and I couldn't be happier to see how much you enjoyed your meal with us! Till next time, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 9 August 2016

We have patronized Tropical Acres for years. We have NEVER been disappointed. Service is exemplary. Steaks are delicious and always cooked to perfection. Nice menu for non beef eaters too. I would not hesitate to recommend folks who want a great dinner for a reasonable...More

Thank twheave
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

Thank you so much for these kind words -- I can't even begin to tell you how much we all appreciate them here! We're thrilled to have had all your support over the years, and we're so excited to continue serving up the best dishes...More

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This is the third time we've been here over the past year, or so, and every single time, they're still fantastic!! One thing that I just have to recommend you get here is the Escargot appetizer. It is glorious. The last two times we came...More

Thank Cary A
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

Cary, you're too kind! Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoy what we do here, and I couldn't be happier to see that you've always had such great meals with us -- that Cowboy Steak is...More

Reviewed 3 August 2016

Our server was nice, but hardly attentive and it was not busy. My food was prepared properly (I had the pork chop with loaded baked potato) and I enjoyed it, but the steak my wife received was med-well when she requested Med-rare. Ok, so a...More

Thank Prakash S
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

I am happy to hear you enjoyed your meal but I'd like to apologize for the mix-up with your wife's entree, Prakash -- that must have been a frustrating experience. There is a big difference medium-rare and medium-well and it should not have taken 25...More

Reviewed 3 August 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us by a friend and we are so pleased we listened to her recommendation. Had the surf and turf, which was lobster tail and a filet mignon. Both were outstanding. Also, the Caesar salad was a "real" Caesar salad with...More

Thank Elaine H
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

It definitely appears we should extend our thanks to your friend for sharing that recommendation, Elaine! Thanks so much for joining us, and I'm just over the moon to see how much you enjoyed your meal with us -- we pride ourselves on using only...More

Reviewed 2 August 2016

Visited Monday evening. Sat at the bar, Tommy was our server. Very attentive and was offering advice on the menu items. I had the 8oz fillet mignon and it was the best steak I have ever tasted, had it with the spinach which was also...More

Thank Elaine H
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

It was such a pleasure to have you join us for that delicious filet, Elaine, and it's such a compliment to see how much you enjoyed it -- that's all we could ask for! We truly do love getting the opportunity to create lasting connections...More

Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

After returning home after visiting family, we decided to give tropical acres a try. We needed to kill some time because our flight arrived right around peak rush hour(s). We had filet mignon and New York strip. Both steaks were cooked medium rare as we...More

Thank Dennis G
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Thanks for taking that chance on us, Dennis, and we're thrilled to see that you enjoyed your meal with us just as much as we enjoyed making it! We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and hope to see you in for...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My husband & I visit this place often but decided to sit at the bar this time and Tommy was the bar attendant and he made a simple dining experience hilarious! His energy, engagement and his stories kept us entertained !!! This is why this...More

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Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

We really do strive to make lasting connections with each and every one of our diners, so you don't know how much it means to me to see just how much you enjoyed your experience with Tommy -- you can bet that I'll be passing...More

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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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Ernee-Tim W
18 November 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
Our dress code is polished casual. Short are fine but we ask that gentlemen do not wear sleeveless shirts or tank tops.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, 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
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
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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