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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.