Around the Beach
We love our city! There’s always somethin’ happening around here. If you’re looking for the “can’t miss” spots to visit while in town be sure to check out these recommendations!
The open-air patio transports patrons to a garden in the sky, surrounded by panoramic views of Fort Lauderdale’s majestic skyline. Featuring an eclectic lounge and bar seating throughout complemented by lush natural décor in a swanky, laid back atmosphere, with their resident mixologists stirring up an ever-evolving selection of hand-crafted, ingredient-focused creations.
Where: 1 W. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
A social club for those who appreciate a sophisticated, hip and experiential destination where they are free to gather, party and escape. A place to celebrate vibrancy, community, creativity, and freedom. Comprised of three rooms with a distinct personality: a cocktail bar, turning out masterfully executed libations, a terrace, for sun-drenched revelry, and a scintillating great room, hosting near-nightly parties for a sophisticated collection of clientele.
Where: 701 E. Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
Next Door, FAT Village – A creative art studio, coffee, café lounge and air stream retail shop. Coffee is curated by Brew Urban Café, which boasts to have the best coffee in South Florida.
When:Open Monday–Sunday 7am-7pm
Incorporating the dynamic tastes of New Orleans, which blends French, Spanish, West African, Amerindian, German, Italian, Irish and Vietnamese influences and ingredients. A 2-story Las Olas destination featuring New Orleans-style cuisine, specialty cocktails and live music with an airy rooftop bar.
Where: 1309 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
Located in Fort Lauderdale’s Birch State Park, the restaurant & garden sits amid on a shady grove along A1A featuring oceanfront views. The Caribbean & Southern influenced menu offers an eclectic mix of “farm to table” items. Their in-house brewery offers specialty beers and live music on the weekend.
Where: Birch State Park, 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Enjoy a fresh, backyard party experience with a locally roots #justchill vibe at Rhythm & Vine. It’s a sunshine state of mind when you’re outside in the garden socializing at the vintage Airstream Bar. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails, craft beer and other tasty libations. Local food trucks rotate and provide distinctive menus for every taste.
Where:401 NE 5stTerrace, Fort Lauderdale
When:Open Wednesday & Thursday 5pm-1am
Still searching for more music after a full day of Tortuga? Stop by Q-Bar to enjoy FREE live music daily with famous performers from all over the country at the 78-foot copper and wooden bar.
Where: 2376 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale
When: Open daily from 11am -1am
Experience this unique party destination where you’ll find locally owned bars, music venues, eclectic clubs, cafes and restaurants all on one street. With everything within walking distance, this is the perfect place to spend the evening exploring and enjoying the eclectic and exciting side of Fort Lauderdale.
Where: Heart of Fort Lauderdale, just south of Broward Boulevard and west of Andrews Avenue on Himmarshee/SW Second Street
Tatts Tacos Beer Garden is a trendy new hot spot in Downtown Oakland Park with authentic Mexican cuisine, 40 craft beers on tap and full liquor bar.
Where: 3200 NE 12th Avenue, Oakland Park, FL 33334
When: Monday 9am-12am
Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday 11am-2am
Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday 11am-12am