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Gilbert's 17th Street Grill

1821 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-2198
+1 954-768-8990
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Ranked #3 of 1,108 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Gilbert's 17th Street Grill is a family owned and operated restaurant that serves up great burgers, ribs, wings, home made soups, and salads. Daily blackboard specials include Pan Seared Tuna, Chinese Roast Pork on Garlic Toast, Havarti Burger Served on a Toasted Garlic English Muffin and The Hottest Burger in South Florida. Also has some great homemade desserts including Mrs. Gilbert's Rocky Road Road Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Key Lime Pie and NY Style Cheesecake. The Gilbert family has served South Florida for the last 10 years and has over 40 years experience in the food service industry. A family member is always on site and happy to open up their kitchen to you, treating your family like family!
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Been going to Gilbert's for years and it is consistently good. Best burgers ever. The chicken and salmon are cooked fresh with each order. The homemade quiche is fabulous but you have to be lucky since it is not always available.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

From sandwiches to grilled fish, you will love this NY style dinner type eatery. Not pretentious or fancy, but really tasty freshly prepared foods. You place your order at the counter and go to your table. From then on you have a waiter to bring your food and anything else you need. Family run and the owners are usually around... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We're Brits who have been fortunate to be in Fort Lauderdale a couple of times a year in the last few years. And when we are in town we never skip Gilberts. Latest visit (2 days ago) took us straight from the airport to collect our take away and the burger with onions and mushrooms was as good as ever.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

In spite of great reviews I am not one to expect perfection, with that being said, I was extremely disappointed burger was bland bun was stale and when I said something I was made to feel like it had more to do with me, that I was at fault because I wasn't satisfied, biased reviews was probably accurate

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st joseph
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54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Gilbert's is located in a shopping complex off 17th street. If you're trying to find it, it's located behind the Embassy Suites hotel in the Publix grocery store complex. Gilbert's gets great reviews from many people. The restaurant is an upscale fast food setting. Nice lights, photos and music playing. Their burgers are 8oz in size. My husband and I... More

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We had a one-night layover in Fort Lauderdale, and were looking for a restaurant that wouldn't break our budget. We found Gilbert's on Yelp and saw the fantastic reviews on TripAdvisor, so we made the short drive to the Harbor Shops area to grab a bite. As we walked up to the restaurant, a gentleman standing outside asked us if... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Not only is the food cooked perfectly but also the owners are so kind and welcome you with open arms. The staff are also nice and attentive. It's a wonderful find for burgers, ribs, salads, and wonderful desserts. Very efficient and friendly service every time that we have been there.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had pre-arranged a dinner on Friday night with a set manner of three choices chosen ahead of time. We arrived at 7:15 and an area was reserved for our party of 50! The service was exceptional. Everyone commented on how attentive the staff and owner was. The size of the portions was more than anyone could eat. Those who... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Gilbert's has a variety of burgers, wraps, sandwiches and salads. The food is great and the staff are warm and friendly. Although this is not a full service restaurant, you place your order and it's brought to you, the staff still come by to check on you, refill drinks and clean your table.

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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

First sorry for shouting in title review, however I needed you to notice this review.We as a family use trip advisor for a lot of feedback and helping us find nice hotels and places to eat.This place is a must visit if in the area. I did notice a few people complain about price,however try it and see and you... More

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Address: 1821 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-2198
Phone Number: +1 954-768-8990
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Lauderdale
Cuisine: American

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