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Tropical Acres Restaurant

2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
+1 954-989-2500
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (78 reviews)
“steak” (261 reviews)
“petite filet” (12 reviews)
Closed
16:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, American, Steakhouse, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
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161 - 170 of 736 reviews

Reviewed 21 September 2016

Took my husband for his birthday. They were very attentive. Server knew the menu and was helpful. Quick in providing food, cleanup and always followed up with us. It was very busy but they were organized in bringing the customers in and getting them taken...More

Thank Eileen R
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

Well, it was an absolute pleasure getting you all taken care of, Eileen! We love serving our guests fresh, delicious food here, so we're happy it was an enjoyable birthday. There's more where all of that came from, so I hope you both will stop...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016

Whenever we are in the Ft. Lauderdale area for business or pleasure, we always make certain to dine once or twice at Tropical Acres, probably the most well-known restaurant in the area but on this recent trip, one night we decided, rather than wait for...More

1  Thank Jinglegirl
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

It's so great to hear you enjoyed Tommy! He's totally a pro, and we're lucky to have him -- I can't wait to share this review with him. It's always a pleasure to have you folks by for a visit, and I can't wait to...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016

We were fortunate to dine when the piano player was there. Service was good and the food was even better. We were there for my daughter-in-laws birthday. We started with an appetizer plate and some cocktails. The Maine Lobster Tails were excellent…they gave 3 of...More

Thank carolcam777
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

I can't tell you how happy I am to read your review! What a pleasure it was to have you all by for a visit -- we hope everyone enjoyed the special night. Folks like you all are why we do what we do here...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016

Run from the chicken piccata - don't walk - run - run from the broccoli side!! It was the worst chicken dish I ever had & the broccoli was cold - I was so disappointed I can not begin to tell you. I know it...More

1  Thank LeeLBennett
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Your review is concerning to me. It's our goal here to serve excellent, delicious dishes across the board, and I apologize if you experienced anything less than stellar. I'm hoping that you'll give us another shot to impress you. You won't be disappointed! -Michael, Manager

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Historic steakhouse, supper club atmosphere with wonderful food. We got 2 great steaks, wonderful service, the flat bread is amazing. All at very reasonable prices.

Thank Bill D
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Bill, I'm so excited to hear you enjoyed your time with us! It was wonderful getting you all taken care of. I'm hoping you all will stop by for another visit soon. Take care! -Michael, Manager

Reviewed 11 September 2016

Our steaks were tasty and we had the best time talking to Tommy and Pasha. They are a great team and outstanding professionals. I like Tropical Acres so much better than going to a stuffy and boring chain steakhouse. Arrive early; this place is popular....More

Thank GoCanes87
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

It's so wonderful reading your review! I will be sure to pass along the kind words to the bartenders. Steaks are our specialty, so I'm excited to hear you enjoyed them. Hope you come back and see us soon! Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 8 September 2016

It was your typical humdrum Monday but the food and company was excellent due in large part to Tommy, our friendly neighborhood bartender, sommelier and comedian all wrapped into one. He led us to the right cuts of steak and wine to go with it....More

1  Thank Osie10
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

I can't tell you how much this review means to me! Thank you so much for the kind words, and thanks for being such a wonderful guest. It was a pleasure having you by for an evening. Let's do it again soon! Cheers. -Michael, Manager

Reviewed 6 September 2016

We'd been in the service industry for years. And though we are now professionally elsewhere, there's no question that my wife and I benefit from both expecting great service and dining, and knowing what it takes to pull it off. We visited Tropical Acres for...More

1  Thank PolitenessMan
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Well, I'm happy you and your wife enjoyed your time with us. Your review clearly come from the perspective a a person that has been in the service industry. We appreciate your patience here -- we do get rather busy during our peak hours, but...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

First, let me preface this review by saying it pertains to the service only. On this particular trip we could not rate the food as we ended up walking out. We are eat-at-the-bar people. The problem with doing so at this restaurant is that the...More

Thank TTFLA
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

I'm extremely disappointed to read your review. Let me assure you that we value every one of our customers so much. It's so upsetting that you all didn't feel taken care of at the bar, and I sincerely apologize. I'm thinking it was just an...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this historical steakhouse, still has that old Florida charm. Don't expect fancy modern decor. Steaks are amazing, service is great.

Thank DSOSA
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Well, you're too kind! We really enjoyed having you by for a visit. Thank you so much for the kind words! We'd love to have you back for another visit soon. All the best! -Michael, Manager

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Boston319
7 December 2016|
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Response from Michael G | 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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Ernee-Tim W
18 November 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
Our dress code is polished casual. Short are fine but we ask that gentlemen do not wear sleeveless shirts or tank tops.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, 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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
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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