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Tropical Acres Restaurant

2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
+1 954-989-2500
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (90 reviews)
“steak” (306 reviews)
“salad” (102 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
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1 - 10 of 867 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped by on a Friday night at about 7 and were seated without a wait. Wife had lobster tails, I had grilled seafood platter. Both were delicious and portion sizes were substantial. Dessert tray looked delicious but there was just no room left to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mtsar6
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We were taken to Tropical Acres when we were young by my parents. The family owned restaurant opened in 1949 and has been great ever since. I ordered the classic Surf and Turf and it was perfectly prepared! Their home made salad dressings were delicious,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Karen V
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Karen, thanks for joining us over the years! We're delighted you enjoy everything from our homemade salad dressings to our surf and turf. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Once again the very reliable and consistently excellent Tropical Acres was the ‘go to’ after a three week road trip. The service at the bar with Tommy is always outstanding! Great food, reasonable prices, a warm atmosphere, then add Tommy always ready to great old...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank CaptainZack
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to show your support. We're happy you enjoyed your time at the bar with Tommy -- we'll pass this on to him. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago

I've recently moved to the Ft. Lauderdale/Dania Beach area and have become a regular visitor to the Tropical Acres Restaurant. Their steaks are done to perfection and they offer a nice selection of sides with it. From 4:30 to 6:30 the lounge offers a discount...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank OnAir121750
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your review, and welcome to the area! We're happy you've enjoyed your service experiences with Tommy -- we'll pass along your kind remarks to him. Looking forward to seeing you again next time. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was well prepared. Promptly delivered to entire table , vegetables potatoes green beans properly prepared. Meat and ffish prime rib and salmon. were delicious. Salad fresh with tasty dressing. Cheese cake for dessert was tasty. Staff friendly and timely monitoring water and beverages. ..well...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank W7666YIrons
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for sharing a few of the highlights of your meal. We're happy you enjoyed everything! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is a landmark, has been around forever, and is a little dated. However the service is terrific and the food is consistently good. I had the lamb chops which were a bit of a disappointment, I was hoping they would have more flavor...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PAKCDN
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience -- we're happy to hear you enjoy your meals and service experiences here. As for the lamb chops, we're sorry if they didn't fully meet your expectations last time. Next time, let your server know so that we can...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food as always. But missing your bartender Tommy. I always enjoy my time there but the atmosphere was a bit different without Tommy. Next visit I will make sure he is not on vacation.

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank James M
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

James, thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. It's wonderful you've had such positive service experiences with Tommy -- we'll be sure to pass along your kind remarks to him. Looking forward to seeing you next time. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hello Again! We celebrated my Pop's 80th Birthday @ Tropical Acres. Stop at the bar for a drink because they really have great drinks and the bar tender is Hilariously Old School ! We all had large Filets...they were FABULOUS! It was the Friday after...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank bailfrm
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for calling us the best in South Florida -- it means a lot to us. It's wonderful you enjoyed celebrating your special occasion here. As for our service, we aim to provide excellence across the board, so we look forward to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surprisingly the bar was empty on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The bartender Tommy excelled at his craft and explained their different cuts of steaks to me, along with how they may differ a bit from some other places. And based my choice he picked for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Bruce M
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was our pleasure to make your Saturday night dinner perfect, Bruce! I'll make sure to pass your compliments along to Tommy, and I hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything is always excellent: steaks cooked just the way I like them, polite, attentive wait staff and good ambience. Great bar. We like to go early because it gets really busy.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pamela T
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review, Pamela. We're happy you enjoy both our steak and service. We look forward to the next time we get to see you. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

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pearls43
11 June 2018|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
We are open Monday thru Saturday. We are closed on Sundays from July thru November.
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mannymouse
31 January 2017|
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Response from dennisp636 | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant to inquire
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Boston319
7 December 2016|
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Response from K876DFmichaelg | 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$36
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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