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ex­pen­sive. Re­viewed1-27-17. That’s-a-Wrap Sand­wich Co. and Juice Bar — 11SE Sixth St., Fort Laud­erdale, 954-765-6036. This day­time sand­wich and salad spot prides it­self on not cut­ting cor­ners. Turkey, chicken and soup are all made in-house. Bread comes from nearby Gran Forno bak­ery. In­ex­pen­sive. Lunch. Re­viewed 9-2-15. YOLO — 333 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Laud­erdale, 954-523-1000. Its some­thing-forevery­one menu, out­stand­ing ser­vice and sharply dec­o­rated din­ing room keep the ta­bles full for busi­ness lunches and ca­sual din­ners. Mod­er­ate-ex­pen­sive. Din­ner, lunch, brunch. Re­viewed 9-24-14

Asian

SuViche — 401E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Laud­erdale, 954-656-3663. (also at 49 SW 11th St., Mi­ami, 305-960-7097; 2751N. Mi­ami Ave, Mi­ami, 305-501-5010; 111916th St., Mi­ami Beach, 305-777-3555). This Peru­vian-Ja­panese hybrid al­lows din­ers to taste the Ja­panese in­flu­ence in Peru­vian food. There are also lots of fa­mil­iar sushi rolls, all served in a bright con­vivial set­ting perfect for groups. Mod­er­ate. Lunch, din­ner. Re­viewed 10-9-15. What the Pho? — 2033 Wil­ton Drive, Wil­ton Manors, 754-779-7769. Huey Nguyen comes from a Mi­ami restau­rant fam­ily who opened their first Viet­namese restau­rant, Miss Saigon, more than 20 years ago. In Wil­ton Manors, Nguyen puts more em­pha­sis on de­li­cious meal-in­one bowls of pho. Don’t over­look the more re­fined of­fer­ings, from fresh spring rolls to sev­eral dishes fea­tur­ing fresh wa­ter­cress. Mod­er­ate-ex­pen­sive. Din­ner, lunch. Re­viewed10-3-15.

Greek

Nisi – 3330 E. Oak­land Park Blvd., Fort Laud­erdale. 954-200-6006. Take a trip to the Mediter­ranean, with fish and rare sea treats flown in daily from Europe and priced by the pound, and en­joy mod­ern twists on Greek clas­sics at this com­fort­able, up­scale eatery that brings a splash of Santorini to Galt Ocean Mile. Din­ner. Ex­pen­sive to very ex­pen­sive. Re­viewed1-13-17.

Ital­ian

Caffe Europa — 910 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Laud­erdale, 954-763-6600. You may be tempted to be­gin your meal with dessert at this 26-year-old former pas­try shop. Now an Ital­ian restau­rant and wine bar, Caffe Europa spe­cial­izes in fresh in­gre­di­ents, at­ten­tive ser­vice and lo­cally made but still out-of-this­world desserts. Mod­er­ate-ex­pen­sive. Lunch, din­ner. Re­viewed 2-12-16. NewRiver Pizza and Grill — 701S. Fed­eral High­way, Fort Laud­erdale, 954-618-7000. Once just a take­out pizze­ria, this ca­sual neigh­bor­hood spot now of­fers pasta and other Ital­ian en­trees. In­ex­pen­sive-mod­er­ate. Lunch, din­ner. Piz­za­craft — 330 Him­marshee St., Fort Laud­erdale, 954-616-8028. Ca­sual but classy, this down­town restau­rant spe­cial­izes in wood-fired piz­zas and grav­ity-strong cock­tails poured in the ad­join­ing Apothe­cary 330, a speakeasy-style bar. Moder­a­te­ex­pen­sive. Lunch, din­ner. Re­viewed1-1-16.

Latin

Buenos Aires Café — 2364 N. Fed­eral High­way, Fort Laud­erdale, 954-900-3361. The owner of Aven­tura’s pop­u­lar La Es­tan­cia Ar­gentina has a part­ner in this meat­cen­tric Ar­gen­tine café, where very good sal­ads, sand­wiches and desserts join skirt steak, chorizo and other grilled meats. Break­fast, lunch, din­ner. Mod­er­ate-ex­pen­sive. Re­viewed 9-23-5. Cabo Blanco Restau­rant — 1672 E. Oak­land Park Blvd., Oak­land Park. This un­fussy Peru­vian restau­rant serves food that sticks in the mind and belly. Don’t be sur­prised to find a soc­cer game on the TVs here and no one rush­ing you out the door. Lunch, din­ner, brunch Sun­days. Re­viewed 2-5-16. Café Seville — 2768 E. Oak­land Park Blvd., Fort Laud­erdale, 954-565-1148. While it some­times seems more Mi­lan than Madrid, this hap­pily stuck-intime Span­ish restau­rant is de­li­cious all the same. Span­ish, Euro­pean/Ital­ian. Lunch, din­ner. Mod­er­ate-ex­pen­sive. Re­viewed 8-10-2016.

Seafood

Bur­lock Coast — 1N. Fort Laud­erdale Beach Blvd., Fort Laud­erdale, 954-302-6460. Lo­cated at the Ritz-Carl­ton, this is a beach­side eatery of­fers a vibe that is more un­pre­ten­tious party than ex­clu­sive club. Try the smoked fish dip. Ex­pen­sive. Break­fast, lunch, din­ner. Re­viewed 4-1-16. Poke House – 666 N. Fed­eral Hwy., Fort Laud­erdale. 754-200-4555. High-qual­ity bowls of raw mar­i­nated fish will lure sushi and seafood lovers to this ca­sual Hawai­ian surf-themed spot. Tuna, salmon and Ha­machi are served over rice, kale or quinoa. Lunch, din­ner. In­ex­pen­sive-mod­er­ate. Re­viewed 3-29-17. Sea Watch on the Ocean — 6002 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Laud­erdale, 954-781-2200. In busi­ness since 1974, this ocean­front restau­rant boasts a post­card-perfect view, fresh food and de­pend­able ser­vice. Moder­a­te­ex­pen­sive. Lunch, din­ner. Re­viewed 5-27-16.

Amer­i­can

The Foundry – 2781E. At­lantic Blvd., Pom­pano Beach, 754-205-6977. A trendy in­dus­trial space that opened in De­cem­ber 2015, it fea­tures a lively bar scene and serves good burg­ers, short-rib tacos, piz­zas and en­trees. Raw bar items are pricey. Moder­a­te­ex­pen­sive. Lunch, din­ner. Re­viewed11-25-16. Mary­land Fried Chicken — 1821E. Sam­ple Road, Pom­pano Beach, 954-943-1800. Since 1968, this no-fuss, no-frills store­front has been broast­ing chicken. Broast­ing is a com­bi­na­tion of deep fry­ing and pres­sure cook­ing that re­sults in a uni­formly crispy crust and grease­less meat. Fried shrimp, giz­zards and liver are also a spe­cialty. In­ex­pen­sive. Lunch, din­ner. Re­viewed10-28-15.

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