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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 #5 of 1,126 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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Davie, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

I eat there every Saturday night for one reason: QUALITY. The burgers are always cooked exactly right, the fries are brilliant and the desserts are to die for (Mrs. Gilbert bakes them herself, every day). The service is as good as I've had anywhere; the Gilberts really go out of their way to make sure your dining experience is a... More 

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New York, New York
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87 reviews 87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Really nice burger joint in a clean, comfortable, airy room in a strip-mall on 17th Avenue, close to the cruise ships. We met the owner at the entry, and she assured us that nearly everything was made in-house, including the salad dressings. The burgers were big and juicy and prepared exactly the way we ordered them. The buns were flavorful... More 

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

My family and I have been coming to Miami/Ft-Lauderdale every Christmas for the last few years. Since we first discovered Gilbert's, we make sure to return there multiple times on each trip. The food is not good, it's great! I order a hamburger (the Hickory) with sweet potato fries each time, and am 100% satisfied. It's a big hamburger, and... More 

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Austin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We were there for lunch and it was good. I think my expectation was pretty high due to the high tripadvisor rating, and perhaps dinner there is a different experience. It was good, but not great.

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My wife read a review of this hamburger joint and decided to try it when we stayed 2 days in Fort Lauderdale. We were not disappointed. The restaurant provided excellent hamburgers at reasonable prices in a friendly atmosphere. It is a family run restaurant. Mrs. Gilbert greets you when you enter, Mr. Gilbert takes your order and his daughter works... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

What a sleeper! The reviews are spot on!!! This place is a can't miss if you are in Fort Lauderdale! You walk in, and the atmosphere won't blow you away, but the food will!! Very friendly staff, good portions, and great desserts! (x5)

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Maine
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Love the care that the staff showed us as guests. Limited menu for a dinner, but the burgers are big and left full.

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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Can defo recommend this place. Really good burgers. I had the Chefs Hottest which was hot but not overly fiery. A Interesting service. Worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Hamburgers were very good and tasty. The hickory is my favourite. The people who are working there are very friendly, smiling and helpful.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

This place is a family run business. The food is outstanding best burgers in Fort Lauderdale. And make sure to get the homemade chocolate chip cookie. Best cookie I have ever had.

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Additional Information about Gilbert's 17th Street Grill

Address: 1821 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-2198
Phone Number: +1 954-768-8990
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Lauderdale
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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