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Calypso Restaurant

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460 S Cypress Rd, Pompano Beach, FL 33060-7136
954 942 1633
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Takeout

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  • 154
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  • 74
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
I can't stay away from this place!

This is a great place for seafood! I just love their grilled Mahi and the potato salad is fantastic!! I go there at least once a week for lunch.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
William M
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This is a great place for seafood! I just love their grilled Mahi and the potato salad is fantastic!! I go there at least once a week for lunch.

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Lighthouse Point, Florida
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Seated quickly, waitress right on top of the whole process. Had delish calamari, fried shrimp, BBQ shrimp...good wine and nice desert. Start with the many appetizers, all good. Nothing fancy but good food! Go and enjoy. Heads up......not open on weekends!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The food is good, not great. Caribbean / American cuisine. They frequently have fish types that few others carry such as Wahoo. Preparation can be a bit careless sometimes. It is frequently delicious. Note, they are closed on Saturday and Sunday.

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Miami
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

After seeing all the great reviews for this restaurant, I had to try it. I was not impressed. The prices are very high for what you get.

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Elizabeth, Indiana
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My wife and I visit south Florida once or twice a year for a week or two. We always make a visit to Calypso for their seafood. It is always fresh, priced fairly with excellent service. This last time we ordered the oysters Rockefeller (wow), the lobster and grilled wah-hoo (sp?) ....all were excellent. I highly recommend this for seafood... More 

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Austin, TX
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Hole in the wall joint in a non descript strip mall; amazing fresh seafood. I had the whole yellowtail - really, really good stuff. Nice waitstaff, restaurant is always buzzing. Not the place to go if you are looking for views or ritzy atmosphere - go here if you are wanting great seafood.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

The fish selection was limited, portions small. $8.95 for a so - called Caesar salad, which was just lettuce with a few sprinkles of parmesan and minimal, tasteless dressing. Shrimp and corn fritters were good, but also overpriced.

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great Caribbean food, a charming atmosphere and friendly customer service- led by owners Chuck and Lora. For a complete review, go to: http://www.pompanofun.com/blog/PompanoBeachRestaurants/Pompano-Profile-Calypso-Restaurant.html

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

About four times a year I am in the vicinity of Calypso and always plan on having lunch there. My favorite is the cracked conch either fried or grill and both are excellent. The cole slaw is a great side with the conch. The place is very busy at lunch but the service is prompt and the staff always have... More 

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Petoskey, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Pompano Beach for a week and ended up going to the Calypso twice. Like the title says, if I lived in Pompano I'd be there all the time. My wife and I sat at the bar both times, the bartender could not have been nicer, knew the menu and specials from top to bottom, and made great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 460 S Cypress Rd, Pompano Beach, FL 33060-7136
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pompano Beach
  • Phone Number: 954 942 1633

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Caribbean, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?