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Cafe Del Mar

$$ - $$$
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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Moore, Oklahoma
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ate here because we saw the menu had lobster ravioli. Did not disappoint. Great food. Calamari was fresh too. We sat at bar so got 1/2 food and drinks. Bill went from $100+ to $50. Service good and a musician started playing.

Thank Trina26
Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location, mediocre food, extreme price gouging on their "2-for-1" cocktails and mandatory 16% service fee (tip). They charge $24 for a bloody mary, then credit the 2nd one...charging $12 for a drink that was worth $5 tops. But their 16% tip is based on the $48. We've been there 4 times. Never again.

Thank Clark-in-Dallas
Somers Point, New Jersey
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time there!! Food was 😊Great spot to people watch. And the view was fabulous.And 50% off your total bill was a plus if you know how to do it😛🍷

Thank Melody L
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cafe Del Mar is a tourist trap. The only reason why it is still in business is because of ever non-stop new tourist flow up/down the street. First, their margaritas are very dilluted, extremely sweet and are very poorly presented. They for sure need to learn how to put salt around the rim. Essentially, you would be paying ~$20 for... More 

Thank fullspeed305
New Carrollton, MD
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a sure good time. Good food, great entertainment, friendly. Make an effort to see the Fox Trio.....surely worth the visit. Really nice owner.

Thank Kathleen S
Peachtree City, Georgia
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288 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for breakfast, while staying at a near by hotel. We thought the breakfast was good, but the Bloody Mary's were great! Beautiful ocean views! The service was both professional and friendly. They do calculate their "included tip" before the discount for the 2 for 1 Bloody Mary's. Our experience was a good one... no complaints.

Thank forteiii
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not eat here! The food was ok if you like more fat than meat when you order the prime rib. The 2 for 1 drinks were overpriced and watered down. To make matters worse they overcharged us! Our first bill was $281. When we questioned the bill they came back with a bill for $197. (Who's doing the math... More 

Thank Safiya S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent long weekend in Ft. Lauderdale with 2 other family members. We decided to walk down the beach blvd. and take in a late breakfast on Sat. morning. After passing a few places that were more crowded, we stopped in at Café Del Mar. The restaurant was only about half full and our order was taken almost right away. Coffee... More 

Thank tigerwhale
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted to grab breakfast with Ocean view on A1A even though we know it is a tourist trap. Menu was okay, and food was surprisingly good. *** Beware of the 2 for 1 anything***. Always ask what the 1 costs 1st. Mimosa's were $14 each. Thought that was a hair pricey for a splash of champagne with O.J. Also, they... More 

Thank BuckDaddy1
Staten Island, New York
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner and my wife ordered the 2 for 1 marguerita. Although the price was $21, it was the equivalent of four drinks. There were around 6 or 7 cocktails to choose from with the 241 special. The also had deals on bickets of beer. For a beachfront restaurant the prices were reasonable & the food was... 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
US$20 - US$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
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?