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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 1,109 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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Boca Raton, Florida
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484 reviews 484 reviews
344 restaurant reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Calling for a reservation, a nice woman took my details. When I asked her name, she replied, "I'm Lenore, Lenore Gilbert, I own the restaurant." Not only Lenore, but her entire staff radiated personal warmth and welcome. Lenore walked around to all of the tables, to inquire seriously if everything is good, and interacted with all of her diners. Gilbert's... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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125 reviews 125 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

After reading so many great reviews, our expectations were much higher for this restaurant than we found the reality to be. Mrs. Gilbert welcomed us upon entering, and she was gracious and friendly. She gave us several tips as it was our first visit, including if you want your hamburger bun toasted, order it that way. You order at the... More

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Wilton Manors, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

The place is incredibly clean, the staff is excellent and the burgers are second to none. They have a blue cheese burger that has the cheese inside the beef.... More expensive than your average burger but this won't be an average burger. You won't regret going here.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife and I went to Gilbert's because of the great reviews. She had the Bacon Cheeseburger with sweet potato fries and I ordered the half rack of Baby Back Ribs with french fries. My wife ordered her Burger medium. When it arrived at the table it was obvious that it was not medium. The bottom half of the bun... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Gilbert's is close to my business so I go there a fair amount, I have to agree that the price is a bit high but the quality I have always receive is excellent. I do not eat a lot of burgers any more but when I do I go there! What I do get is the Portobello sandwich or the... More

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Aventura, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is a nice placed well runned fast food restaurant. Burgers are really good, good ribs and fries are great. Fresh backed desserts. Place only opens till 9:00 pm and closes on Sundays. Owner is really hepful and really makes an effort to take care of every customer. Nice place for lunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

You will not find a better burger in Florida...hands down no questions asked. Whenever I travel to Fort Lauderdale, I make a point of coming here. The owner is always there to ensure you get the very best food and the service is beyond excellent. The mark of a true class act restaurant, is the ability to cook your order... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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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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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