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“Fabulous!”
Review of Calypso Restaurant

Calypso Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 363 Restaurants in Pompano Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Reviewed February 12, 2013

The reviews did not steer us wrong. A wonderful little restaurant that looks like nothing much from the outside offering wonderful delights on the inside.
We had to take our desserts "to go", as we were too full for another bite, but not willing to pass on key lime pie or bread pudding. As a group we had several dishes including crab cakes ("best I have ever had"), crab stuffed dolphin fish and crab stuffed shrimp and some delightful conch fritters to start. It was a very quiet table once our food arrived!
If you find yourself close to Pompano Beach, find Calypso - you won't be disappointed.

Thank RobynY
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Reviewed February 9, 2013

Actually in a strip mall ... Photo tricked us... But great place!! Came backed for second night but it is not open to public on weekends!

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1  Thank Cathyred1
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Reviewed February 8, 2013

This is a hidden gem, like so many reviews state. The menu is varied enough for most tastes, and the food is fresh and very well prepared. The wait staff was friendly. Everything was great, from the BBQ shrimp, to the sandwiches, etc. We had the appetizer of shrimp, and enjoyed the "BBQ" so much, we kept it for the sandwiches. I had the shrimp and mushroom sandwich, and hubby had the smoked pork. He said he could eat it every day. The shrimp was large and hard to eat in a sandwich, but delicious! It was a busy place, so if you can go at an off time, it might be less of a wait (still,only 5 minutes) Well worth it! A highlight of our vacation.

1  Thank Ask108
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Reviewed January 31, 2013

Excellent food! Lobster was awesome! Group of eight good service, grilled shrimp, dolphin, were all great. Key lime pie great way to finish the meal.

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Thank Brett B
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Reviewed January 27, 2013

My wife and I found this place over a decade ago and have been regulars ever since. The majority of any nights crowd are regulars that have been going there for years. The crowd at the bar is very friendly and on most night a lively conversation will be started about the food, sports or whatever is of general interest.
Each day the owners buy only the freshest fish. As a result, the nightly selection will vary, but be assured the fish served will be great.
Because everything is prepared when ordered you can pick out any fish and have it prepared anyway you like(broiled, bake, blackened, jerked, fried, etc.). Add to that the choice of 2 sides and you can build your own meal every time you go. Their squid steak is a must try.
If your not a seafood person not to worry, their wings and burgers are the best in town.
They only serve beer and wine but have a good selection of both.
We often have friends come done from around the the country and they all look forward to their yearly pilgramage to Calypsos.
They are open for lunch and dinner weekdays only and don't take reservations but the wait is worth it. They're busiest between 6:30 and 8 pm.

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2  Thank ParrotheadEd
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