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Tropical Acres Restaurant

2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
+1 954-989-2500
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Ranked #61 of 1,134 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $35
Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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 specialties. We offer a nice selection of seafood and Italian entrees as well. Tropical Acres is open for banquets, wedding receptions and company events or you can join us for cocktails in our intimate lounge.
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Florida
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My question is where did Shelkie from Pittsburgh go. He must have gone to a different place! Went to this restaurant last night (Monday) which is normally a slow night in restaurants, but not here. Even though the restaurant was full, had outstanding service from (guess who - the same people you denigrated) Jennie and Neil. They were both extremely... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has been in business forever. They must be doing something right. Okay, so there are a lot of seniors who go here for good food at affordable prices. Forget that and just go for a great meal, generous portions, attentive service, nice atmosphere, and yes, unexpectedly reasonable prices. The filet, prime rib, sirloin burger, and shrimp we ordered... More 

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Michael G, Manager at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this review

Michael, thanks for thinking to leave us this after you enjoyed your filet, prime rib, sirloin burger, and shrimp -- wow! You guys explored a lot of the menu! We'll make sure to pass along your nice words to Jennifer and Neil. Hope to have you back! Sincerely, Michael Greenlaw 4th Generation Mgmt More 

New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great food and service. Arrived late for our reservation (called to let them know) because of hotel shuttle. They held our table and our party of five was quickly seated. Service was prompt, everything from appetizers to desert was well prepared. Steaks "melted in your mouth." I would highly recommend a visit. It certainly will be on our "must do... More 

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Michael G, Manager at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this review

Fred, sorry to hear about that hotel shuttle, but we are so happy we were able to still have you all join us for dinner. Hope your vacation was superb, and if you're ever in the area again, we'd love to see you again! Sincerely, The Studiale and Greenlaw Family More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Went to Happy Hour at the bar - enjoyed good drinks and five dollar bar bites. Bartender Tom makes a great drink and provides great service - will be back !!

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Michael G, Manager at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this review

We're happy to hear you're planning a return visit! Thank you for thinking to leave us this, as well. We'll make sure Tom hears of your kind words. See you soon! Best Regards, Michael Greenlaw Manager More 

Pittsburgh, PA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

I flew down from Pittsburgh to celebrate my oldest brother's birthday, and since he had always seen but never been to Tropical Acres, he thought this would be a special place to celebrate. Unfortunately, no - from start to finish. Jennifer and Neil (in training) ignored us on a slow night while standing and talking at length with people at... More 

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Michael G, Manager at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this review

This is so disappointing to read, especially after you flew all the way down from Pittsburgh to celebrate with us. By no means would we ever intentionally ignore you, so I cannot apologize enough that the service both Jennifer and Neil gave you came across in that manner. Please know that any birthday celebrations you may have observed at the... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

After living in SoFlo for 13 yrs my mother was in town and stayed at a hotel in Dania Beach. It was a special occasion and I am not one to enjoy "chain" restaurants, which happen to be more available in this area. I've often heard of Tropical Acres, and knew of their devastating fire in 2011, so it was... More 

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Michael G, Manager at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that you had such a great first impression of everything from our service to our diverse menu! We're truly proud to have earned such kind words from you and we will be sure to pass along the compliment to Kirby. If you ever have any suggestions for how we can give you five-star experiences moving forward,... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

my husband and i had a coupon for $50. we reserved on a friday night. the restaurant was very busy but we were seated within 10 mins. i asked for lemon for our waters and it took 45 mins to receive. the waitress argued with me when i asked for a medium well steak. she stated the chef wont prepare... More 

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Michael G, Manager at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this review

We're truly sorry to hear that issues with your steak led to you having a negative first impression of us, Janie. Of course it is our policy to try and accommodate you in any way possible, and we apologize that you did not experience this when you came in. There is no excuse for a 45 minute wait for lemons.... More 

Dania Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This place is always good. It's a little pricey for my taste but the food and service are impeccable. Unlike some pricey restaurants, you can definitely tell you are getting more for your money. I love the ambiance. There is a homey, old Florida feel, with dark wood and framed black and white photos. I really wish I could remember... More 

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Michael G, Manager at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for being such a great customer! We love getting feedback from regular visitors, and we're happy that you've enjoyed everything from our old-Florida feel to our food. We look forward to having you back again soon! Sincerely, The Studiale and Greenlaw Families More 

New Jersey Shore
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Opened in 1949, Tropical Acres works hard to maintain a mid-century ambiance. The food is excellent as is the service. Many nights feature live music. This is the kind of places people went to for a pleasant evening of grown-up dining (and dancing) back in the day. No whiff of fast food or being part of an over replicated chain,... More 

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Michael G, Manager at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for saying these wonderful, glowing things about our place -- and for noticing our history! I'm so happy to hear that you had a nice time and enjoyed your food. Hope to see you around for more dinners in the future. Sincerely, The Greenlaw and Studiale Families More 

massachusetts
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Found this place on internet while staying at Hampton North. We ate at bar. Shannon at bar was awesome. She explained menu and gave recommendations. Husband had Porterhouse and thoroughly enjoyed it along with delicious tomato basil soup. I had Mahi-mahi, yum. Shannon gave us history of place. Definitely will come again when in the area.

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Michael G, Manager at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by and leaving us this, as it's always great to hear from someone just passing through! Great choice on that porterhouse and Mahi-Mahi. We'll be sure to pass along your kind words to Shannon, and we hope to have you back if you're ever in the area. Happy travels, Michael Greenlaw Manager More 

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Additional Information about Tropical Acres Restaurant

Address: 2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone Number: +1 954-989-2500
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Lauderdale
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 35
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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