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The Historic Downtowner

) #239 of 1,034 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, American,
10 S New River Dr E, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2806
+1 954-463-9800
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“wontons” (4 reviews)
“spicy tuna” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, American, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
10 S New River Dr E, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2806
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While out with a group of friends on the maiden voyage of "Nesse" on the Intra-Coastal, we stopped by for lunch, the food was awesome, wait staff to match!

Thank Okiekellie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just finished a great lunch with family and friends. Consistently good food, attentive service and beautiful view of the yachts on the Intercoastal.

Thank Nikothedog
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

If this review was strictly based on the bartender Theresa than I would rate my experience here 5 stars unfortunately this is not the case. Yesterday was my 30th birthday and all I wanted to do after I got out of work was to watch...More

1  Thank LeeCssn
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We had lunch there yesterday. Sat right next to the New River. It was wonderful. I had the Mahi Wilted Spinach Salad ($16) and it was extraordinary. My husband had the New River Sushi Grade Seared Tuna ($13) which was just as good!! Very very...More

Thank Ronald J
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here a few times and they never disappoint. The burger is so good as is the chicken cesar salad! Excellent service. Never disappoints.

Thank Shauna N
Reviewed 30 April 2017

My husband and I visited The Downtowner while on vacation with our 3 kids (ages 7 and under). We were able to get a table outside on the Intercoastal Waterway. The restaurant itself is awesome. It's fun and laid out really well. We loved sitting...More

Thank vmsolko
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved this place!!!! We sat outside on the river . Great food and great views. Onion rings were soooo good!!! And the service was great also! Will definitely be back again🍺

Thank Melody L
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We had two great lunches here. I had the Mahi Mahi fish tacos the first day. They were great. The second day I had the tuna tacos, and they were delicious as well. Super location on the river!

Thank Cardine09
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Why haven't I been here before? Apparently this classic establishment has been around forever but I was just there for the first time. I think sitting out on the water on a perfect spring evening made the night. However, the snapper I ordered was perfect...More

Thank jcperrin14
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Sat outside for dinner one night last week. Great view of the intercostal but the service lacks slightly as you are across a street from the actual restaurant. Food was really delicious. We had the spinach dip to start which came out very quickly. I...More

Thank Nicole L
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hayanee1
20 March 2017|
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Response from Downtowner1 | Property representative |
Hello! There is a city dock right in front of the restaurant that is free and available to the public.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 15
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 S New River Dr E, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2806 (Formerly Downtowner Saloon & Steak HSE)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale>  > Downtown Fort Lauderdale
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-463-9800
Description
The Downtowner is a Fort Lauderdale Institution for over 20 years. Situated on the banks of The New River in Downtown Fort Lauderdale. It's a fabulous location to have a business lunch, dinner or take in the view of the mega yachts as the go by from the bar.
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