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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“burger” (870 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1821 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-2198
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Reviewed yesterday

From the moment we walked in I could tell that this was going to be a Momentous occasion. The aroma from the grill lights up your senses. The Burger was sensationally awesome!!! Service was great, all smiling faces, and the owner walks around to make...More

Thank Lewis R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great burgers, friendly staff, and delicious cookies! We got the BBQ Bacon burger and a HUGE cookie!

Thank Chucky B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great burgers, chicken sandwichs, fries and the staff is very helpful and friendly. If we're back in Ft. Lauderdale we will be back!

Thank Aaron C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed dinner here on a Friday evening. Everyone was incredibly friendly; from the man taking our order to the lady who brought our meal. The facility was clean and well kept. We all had a burger and fries. We ordered the smaller size patty which...More

Thank MommaJage
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again, Gilbert's 17th doesn't disappoint. We were a group of 6 and everyone LOVED their burgers! The food and the preparation of the burgers is SPOT on. The service is excellent. Truly, the best burger anywhere around.... It's a win-win!!

Thank pepper1111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch before heading to the airport. Basic cafeteria layout, and read many good reviews before entering. The mistake was ordering anything but one of their famous burgers. The burgers were excellent. My chicken sandwich was okay. Definitely good just some soggy breading...More

Thank Dom D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful neighbor told me that if I wanted to eat the best burger or salmon in town I really needed to try Gilbert's. I've been thanking that neighbor ever since. It's my husband's and my go to choice. Their sweet potato fries are also...More

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing burgers! Be warned, these are so good they may cause immediate addiction. They will make your tastebuds explode and cause extreme happiness. You will need to come back!👍👍👍

Thank BurgerGuy131
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found Gilbert's a few months ago and have become regulars. This is my son's absolute favorite restaurant. He is a burger connoisseur and this is his #1! The atmosphere is always friendly and welcoming. It is a great place for lunch or dinner. We...More

Thank Tammy W
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We were recently staying at the hotel right in front of the plaza where this place is located, and we walked over for lunch. It was a really short walk, and the food was great. The prices are a whole lot better than the hotel...More

1  Thank Beth F
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Susan B
April 26, 2017|
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Response from bgil27 | Property representative |
Order at the counter and then there are food runners and bussers who will help you with what you need when you are seated...bring you drinks, silverware, condiments, etc.
John W
February 1, 2016|
Response from upthehudson | Reviewed this property |
In a shopping plaza basically around the block from Hyatt Place. Maybe 10 minutes walking.
January 31, 2016|
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Response from Dufala | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure Ms. Gilbert will be more than helpful in satisfying your dietary needs. She was very reassuring when we inquired about nut allergies. And, I still say they have the BEST burgers. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1821 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-2198
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-768-8990
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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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