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Caribbean, American, Pub
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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews jerk wings crab and corn chowder prawn cocktail ceviche french toast pasta burger chef kevin steel pan sonesta hotel chocolate fantasy cooked to perfection delicious meal great restaurant great menu friendly service during happy hour
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a beautiful night on the front patio. Amy was our server, GREAT SERVICE!! Food was delicious too! I highly recommend giving it a go!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the Steelpan kitchen and bar. The food was so good! We had flatbread and ceviche and the crab soup all of which were delicious. The bartender, Steve was great and super friendly. Great spot to grab drinks by the pool or anything from...the menu was delicious. We also had many breakfast items and bloody Mary’s! YummMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 11, 2021

My wife and I were both very pleased with thee meal we ordered. Even the appetizer was excellent. Good service also.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 7, 2021

Initially, I wanted to plan an intimate dinner with my fiancé but that changed shortly after. It became a party of 14 and one of the best experiences ever. Immediately after I booked the party, chef Kevin Baker called me. He called to introduce himself...and assist with making this birthday one to remember. He asked questions about the members of my party to create the perfect night. After answering all his questions, he came up with a preselected menu to my liking. Chef Baker flawlessly executed and added several unexpected twists. Our favorite starters were the jerk wings, prawn cocktail with fried avocado, and the crab and corn chowder. The snapper was a highlight as there were no bones, "It Was Unbelievably Perfect" was one of the remarks from my party. My fiancé enjoyed his well seasoned jerk chicken and rice and peas. At this point we were all stuffed but very excited to try the dessert based on the starters and the entrees so far. We were impressed all over again with the chocolate lava cake, pineapple rum cake and homemade rum and raisin ice cream. Chef Baker even came out to bring the birthday guy his dessert and sang happy birthday. I have never experienced a chef doing that before, so it was a pleasant surprise. The entire experience was way beyond 5 stars for us. We decided to spend the night and order breakfast, all I can say is DELICIOUS! We had the Tropical Pancakes with bacon. We will definitely return to Steel Pan to try other dishes. It may be as early as next weekend for Valentine’s Day. Thank you Chef Kevin Baker and Amy for the awesome service and overall experience.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed December 3, 2020

We decided to take a quick day trip from Orlando to the Fort Lauderdale Beach Area and ended up having a great dining experience at Steelpan Kitchen & Bar located in the Sonesta Hotel situated directly across the beach on the A1A. Their outdoor seating...area was spacious and provided an island ambiance with the sound of the waves and a light ocean breeze coming in. Our server Amy was friendly, knowledgeable about the menu, and made suggestions based on our likes. The menu, with American-Caribbean fusion dishes, had just the right amount of choices to give us options yet not overwhelm us. We started with their Callaloo Artichoke Dip, then tried their Blackened Mahi, Island Coconut Shrimp Tacos, and Mahi Sandwich for our main course. We ended with a trio of their desserts which included the Lava Chocolate Fantasy, Steelpan Coconut Shell Sundae, and my absolute favorite, Key Lime Pie. All in all, it was a great dining experience from start to finish and we have decided to book a weekend to celebrate our upcoming 18th wedding anniversary.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed August 30, 2020 via mobile

Been keeping an eye on the steel pan ever since I saw the signs outside the hotel. We are local to the area and saw it was great to have a new cuisine addition to the beach front. The service was very friendly and the...menu had a great selection. Was also surprised and impressed to see a selection of very high-end liquors. Would recommend it for casual lunch as we did.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2020

We stay at the Sonesta where this eatery is located. You must try the Jerk chicken sandwich and the burger is out of this world!!

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed July 7, 2020

I can't say enough about this restaurant! They offer an all day happy hour with a wide variety of drinks. Both menu's either breakfast, or the all day menu offers any taste or mood. The chef, Kevin took his time to say hi on a...couple occassions. Amy and Cary, both servers at the restaurant are very attentive and knowledgeable.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 22, 2020

Steel pan is a MUST go to spot in Ft Lauderdale. Amazing service! Brought my friend here for her birthday and the food, service, ambiance was FANTASTIC ! I will definitely be back ! We ordered the jerk chicken w/mango salsa and ceasar salad w/steak...and coconut shrimp tacos for appetizer. All a must try ! You can always count on Chef Kevin to bring IT when it comes to a delicious meal and impeccable service...hands down !More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed April 6, 2020

Joe was behind the bar and he was amazing! He knew our names and we had only been in there one time. He is very friendly and personable.

Date of visit: February 2020
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