Finding great dining experiences in West Broward isn’t hard - whether you’re looking for an intimate dinner or a place to take the family. It’s hard to stay hungry with the wide variety of cuisine and impressive number of eateries. There are so many dining options, from old-timey diners to high-end restaurants, you’re sure to find a number of appetizing choices here.
These restaurants come highly recommended by our team as well as our local residents:
- The Mustard Seed
Mustard Seed Bistro is a European style cafe, all centered on hand carved sandwiches, fresh daily products and unforgettable flavors. Open for lunch & dinner, join us to truly indulge in healthy eating, quality and great taste. This restaurant and its Executive Chef Tim Boyd have earned top ratings from the Sun Sentinel, Channel 7 News, and the Broward New Times and has outstanding reviews from its customers. A farm-to-fork restaurant menu, all food is made fresh daily utilizing the finest ingredients. The Shrimp and Grits is a must try and their rack of lamb is the best in the county. Be sure to save room for the outstanding homemade desserts – you won’t want to miss them. Homemade gourmet cupcakes are a regular clientele favorite.
Address: 256 S University Dr, Plantation FL 33324
- Vienna Cafe
This quaint upscale café specializes in serving the best in Northern European Cuisine with a Regional American Flair. House specialties include Filet Mignon au Poivre, Roasted Duck, Potato Crusted Salmon, Rack of Lamb, Sambucca Shrimp, and authentic Beef Stroganoff. The restaurant has unique daily specials, an extensive wine list, and offers something new everyday. The extensive wine List offers 160 selections and 20 different wines served by the glass. In addition, the restaurant hosts special wine nights and wine tastings. This is a neighborhood gem with a strong local following!
Address: 9100 W State Road 84 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33324
- J Alexander's Restaurant - Plantation
A contemporary American restaurant, known for its wood-fired cuisine. The menu features a wide selection of American classics including prime rib, steaks, fresh seafood, sandwiches and entrée salads. The menu in each restaurant includes a varied and rotating selection of features like Seafood Czarina, Tuscan Steak, Grilled Fish with Mango Papaya Salsa, and Chicken Milanese. The restaurant has a full-service bar that includes an outstanding selection of wines both by the glass and bottle.
Address: 8550 W Broward Blvd Plantation, FL 33324
- Acquolina Weston
Acquolina, Italian for mouthwatering, is an elegant, casual restaurant with excellent service and authentic Italian food. Whether you choose to dine at the bar, enjoy a meal on the waterfront patio, or gather with family and friends in the main dining room, you will always be treated like family here. Acquolina offers a lunch, dinner and kids menu seven days a week. The diverse menu of Southern Italian cuisine is offered in individual portions or family style. Food is prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients featuring house made pasta specialties, high quality steaks and chops, a wide selection of main plate salads, and homemade desserts.
Address: 2320 Weston Rd, Weston, FL 33326
- La Bamba Mexican And Spanish
A festive chain of Latin restaurants serving basic burritos and enchiladas plus specialties from Spain. They are known for their Margarita Mondays, exceptional chips and salsa, and electric atmosphere. Great for groups and parties! Come here for the best fajitas in town!
Address: 10169 W. Sunrise Blvd. Plantation, FL 33322
- Brio Tuscan Grille - Plantation
BRIO (meaning lively or full of life) is a polished casual restaurant serving authentic, northern Italian cuisine. Their menu features oven-roasted steaks, chops, and seafood; similar to what one would find in an authentic ristorante in Tuscany. BRIO's philosophy of "to eat well, is to live well" is why they only use the finest and freshest ingredients. BRIO brings the pleasure of a Tuscan country villa to the American city.
Address: 499 South University Drive Plantation, FL 33388
- Bonefish Grill - Plantation
Prepare for the unexpected - a journey that will ignite your taste buds, reward your curiosity and turn any visit into so much more than your typical night out. Bonefish Grill is a contemporary grill offering a seafood-centric menu, plus steaks and cocktails. This hot spot is known for their famous Bang-Bang Shrimp, $14.90 three-course meals and creative drink menu.
Address: 10197 West Sunrise Blvd, Plantation, FL 33322
- The Dutch Pot Jamaican Restaurant
When you ask local Jamaican’s where they go when they want real authentic Jamaican food, the consensus is the Dutch Pot. So if you are looking for jerk chicken, jerk pork, ackee with salt fish, curry goat, oxtail, festival, bammy or rice & peas, you have come home to the right place. A great place for homestyle cooking, large portions and a family atmosphere, the Dutch Pot is an experience not to be missed.
Address: 7468 W Commercial Blvd, Lauderhill, FL 33319
- Padrino's Cuban Cuisine
Providing great food has always been a tradition for the Padrino family who came here in 1968 from Cuba. Experience exceptional authentic Cuban food and immigrant family recipes to delight your taste buds in a casually elegant atmosphere. This restaurant has earned the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award and has outstanding reviews. Try traditional favorites like the Lechon Asado and Carne Asada and you won’t be disappointed. Be sure to save room for the outstanding homemade desserts - you won’t want to miss them.
Address: 801 S. University Dr. Suite J-105 Plantation, FL 33324
- Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza - Plantation
With the right mix of ingredients, Anthony Bruno, founder and CEO of Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, has created an expanding restaurant company with top-quality ingredients, a simple, consistent menu, authentic, coal-burning ovens and a staff that treats guests like family. In addition to pizza, customers enjoy a variety of Italian Soul Food items, including Coal Oven Roasted Chicken Wings and Eggplant Marino (named for NFL Hall of Fame legend and restaurant partner Dan Marino). Other menu items include charred-crust pies, plus wings, and subs.
Address: 512 North Pine Island Road Plantation, FL 33324