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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. We will become regulars!
1. We will become regulars!
"Like stepping back in time to old Florida, the way service used to be"
Pierre1999
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2. THE BEST STEAKS & SEAFOOD
2. THE BEST STEAKS & SEAFOOD
"I ordered the classic Surf and Turf and it was perfectly prepared!"
Karen V
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3. Really good local spot
3. Really good local spot
"I had the broiled seafood platter which was amazing"
BDFL954
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About
Tropical Acres Steakhouse, owned and operated by the same family since 1949, has celebrated its 70th Anniversary.
PRICE RANGE
$17 - $38
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed December 4, 2020

Ok, My wife, son and I went hear early for dinner. Clean place with great service. We were there early enough to get the special which was onion soup and salad before dinner. Both were really good. The steak we had, filet migon and New...your strip for two was great. After dinner was the only disappointment, they gave us a complimentary serving of ice milk (should have just not put it on the table) and they did not deliver the complementary coffee they promised at the beginning of the meal. It was a great meal, but I just walked out feeling let down over horrible ice cream and no coffee. If the restaurant is enticing people to go early, at least make it a positive not a negative.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed March 18, 2020

Four of us visited this old-style Florida steakhouse twice while in Ft. Lauderdale. Once before our cruise and once again afterwards. It was recommended by our hotel because it was "close by and served really good food." Both times were great experiences. They assign two...waiters/waitresses to your table, one to take your drink and dinner order, the other to follow thru to serve your dinner and dessert order plus whatever else you need. It's a very efficient way to handle diners. In our case both were pleasant and talkative. Our cocktail order was taken and served within 5-6 minutes. We then ordered steaks as well as seafood. All meals were well prepared and served promptly. The steaks were juicy and the seafood cooked perfectly. The restaurant has a warm and inviting atmosphere. The booths tend to be a little quieter than the tables. Make reservations. This place can be very busy at times. They also have a valet service. We will return and recommend you give it a try too!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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michaelgreenlaw, Owner at Tropical Acres Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2020

Thank you for sharing your dining experiences with our future customers. It's wonderful you enjoyed both visits. We appreciate you showing your support! Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed December 3, 2020 via mobile

Wonderful family butcher shop with a great family restaurant. The pecan pie was good. However the salmon salad 🥗 was one of the best I have ever had. The right portion of greens, protein, and dressing. I will be back to try other dinner options....A very have customer here.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Venture14362925476, General Manager at Tropical Acres Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2020

Thank you for this great review! We send you a private message as well, so be sure to check your inbox when you get a chance. - Francie, Manager

Reviewed December 2, 2020 via mobile

Guess after reading reviews was hoping for so much more. It wasn’t bad just not great. Had the porterhouse and was average at best also added the lobster tail and it was a two bite piece. Went on Monday night and they did have half...price wine had the Caymus and was excellent! Service was excellent along with the bartender. Coconut shrimp was very good!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Venture14362925476, General Manager at Tropical Acres Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2020

Thank you for sharing your experience, Mark. We sent you a private message as well so be sure to check your inbox when you get a chance. - Francie, Manager

Reviewed November 12, 2020 via mobile

This restaurant has been around for over 70 years and this review will help you understand why. Arrived just before 5pm on a Wednesday. No wait for a table for 2. A very charming and amiable Peter assisted by Robert attended to all our needs....Being early, we chose the early bird special which was a complete meal. First, we were served small and amazing rolls. These were so yummy! We started with the French onion soup. A nicely flavored soup topped generously with cheese and hot as expected. The bread within the soup was a great texture (not gummy or disintegrated). It was a nice size serving and a wonderful start to the meal. Next up, the house salad...fresh and crisp, topped with a very tasty ranch dressing. For the entrees we selected a prime rib and a bone-in ribeye. The prime rib was on point, flavorful, cooked to specification, and served with au jus on the plate. Notably, the side baked potato was awesome, served hot and fresh. The bone-in ribeye was tremendous! Served on a hot plate, it was well seasoned, and topped with fried onions. Each bite was superb! The side of hash potatoes were good. For the dessert, we choose chocolate ice cream cake. The cake was good with a great fudge flavor. The ice cream was a little crystalline. Throughout the meal, Peter and Robert were attentive to our needs and made us feel welcome. They served with great suggestions and personality. Peter automatically gave us their loyalty card. At the end, the owner Jack came to greet us showing the love for this establishment. My only question is why we have never been here, we certainly will be back!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Venture14362925476, General Manager at Tropical Acres Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to share this fantastic review, Linda! We sent you a private message, so be sure to check your inbox when you get a chance. - Francie, Manager

Reviewed November 5, 2020

We came because of the reviews. But stayed because of the service and food. came in ask for a table for 2. Told it would be a 10 minute wait. And was told we could wait in the bar. Ask for a beer and the...bartender "Tommy" was so amazing I didn't leave when our table was ready. I stayed in the bar the whole meal. Me and my wife loved the food and above all the service from Tommy. If there was a 10 star rating I would give that. Thank you Tommy for making me and wife have such a enjoyable time. And there was another guy (local guy) name Bobby. Best conversation. If you're in the area I promise you will be so happy you went.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Venture14362925476, General Manager at Tropical Acres Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2020

Wow, this is wonderful to hear, Teo! We sent you a private message as well, so be sure to check your inbox when you get a chance. - Francie, Manager

Reviewed November 5, 2020

My husband and I were just looking for some good steak, and instead got a great night! After speaking to Tommy at the bar, we decided to stay and eat at the bar because of him! Loved this place! Amazing food too!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Venture14362925476, Other at Tropical Acres Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2020

That's wonderful to hear, Samantha! We sent you a private message as well, so be sure to check your inbox when you get a chance. - Francie, Manager

Reviewed November 1, 2020 via mobile

Been enjoying the food at TA for decades. The food is very good. Staff is extremely friendly and attentive. Nice quaint bar area. Very nice atmosphere. Steaks, seafood, you name it, it’s all good. They are able to handle large groups in private rooms as...well. They even have a take out menu on their website. A definite place to take my out of town friends for a nice meal!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Venture14362925476, Other at Tropical Acres Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2020

Wow, thank you for this great review, Dan! We sent you a private message as well, so be sure to check your inbox when you get a chance. - Francie, Manager

Reviewed October 19, 2020

We went last Saturday 10/17/20 and truly enjoyed our dinners. The service and food was great and social distancing was maintained. We felt very comfortable eating at this establishment. There has not been one time that we have not enjoyed a great meal and service...at Tropical Acres. Highly recommend for that special evening.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Venture14362925476, General Manager at Tropical Acres Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2020

Thank you for this great review, Sarah! We sent you a private message as well, so be sure to check your inbox when you get a chance. - Francie, Manager

Reviewed September 17, 2020

We have lived in the Fort Lauderdale area for 7 years and had never been to Tropical Acres. Friends kept urging us to dine at this popular living landmark establishment. So we joined with another couple, made reservations, and learned about all the safety measures...in place due to the COVID situation. It was an initial positive impression - given their attention to social distancing, appropriate wearing of masks by staff, disinfecting practices, paper (disposable) menus and so on. Service was outstanding - exceeded all expectations compared to what is typically experienced these days - even in fine dining settings. The food! WOW. I cannot remember tasting a more flavorful filet - cooked to exactly the right temperature and served with a great salad and side. The owner made a special effort to come to our table and welcome us - and was so friendly and appreciative that we were dining with them during this tough time for restaurants. Piano music played in the background and our server and assistant attended to our every need - appearing at the table at just the right time - friendly, professional, and highly efficient. We left that evening talking about our next visit to Tropical Acres. We can't wait to go back.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Venture14362925476, General Manager at Tropical Acres Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2020

We are so glad we lived up o our reputation, Robert! We sent you a private message as well, so be sure to check your inbox when you get a chance. We look forward to seeing you next time! - Francie, Manager

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Response from John Z | Reviewed this property |
Friday 4:30pm-6:30 pm happy hour.
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We are open Monday thru Saturday. We are closed on Sundays from July thru November.
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