is right at this neighborhood eatery, which serves all the great Lebanese dishes, including grilled lamb, mloukhieh, baba ghanoush and kibbe. Reviewed 9-7-12.
Angelo’s Station House Grille — 1544 SE Third Court, Deerfield Beach, 754-227-5961. A classy, yet comfortable Italian restaurant where the grilled lobster oregatano is the star of the menu. Expensive. Dinner. Reviewed 3-01-13. Ernie’s Italian Chophouse — 3150 N. Federal Highway, Lighthouse Point, 954-7810910. Equal parts steakhouse, clubhouse and fine Italian restaurant where the chef, not tradition, guides the menu. Moderate-very expensive. Dinner. Reviewed 5-5-12. Mediterraneo Cafe and Grill — 420 N. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach, 754-2229174. Members of the Maggiore family cook and wait tables at this charming Sicilian restaurant, where pasta with sardines is a must-order. Moderate-expensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed12-13-13.
Barracuda Bar and Seafood —1965 NE Second St., Deerfield Beach, 954-531-1290. Traditional and not-so traditional Brazilian seafood with friendly service and live music. Moderateexpensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed12-28-12.
Cap’s Place Island Restaurant — 2765 NE 28th Court, Lighthouse Point, 954-941-0418. This old-fashioned seafood restaurant is as much about riding the boat to its historic setting as it is about the meal. Expensive-very expensive. Dinner. Reviewed 6-27-13. McCoy’s Oceanfront — 1200 N. Ocean Blvd., Pompano Beach, 954-782-0100. Fresh Florida seafood and other locally sourced ingredients are the focus at this Marriott hotel restaurant. Expensive. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Reviewed11-7-13. Sunset Catch — 101N. Riverside Drive, Pompano Beach, 954-545-0901. Longtime restaurateurs Mario and Nadia Spina combine Italian and seafood with an incredible Intracoastal view. Moderate-expensive. Dinner. Reviewed 9-13-13. 1410. Sports bar with aboveaverage food and a thoughtful beer selection. Inexpensivemoderate. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed10-25-13. NYYSteak — 5550 NW40th Street, Coconut Creek, 954977-6700. High-end New York Yankees-themed steakhouse at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek featuring dry-aged steaks and a comfortable lounge. Expensivevery expensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 5-19-12. Santo’s Modern American Buffet and Sushi — 4690 N. State Road 7, Suite106, Coconut Creek, 954-971-6882. Brings much-needed class to the buffet genre, with electic offerings, slick ambience and snappy service. Moderate. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed1-25-13.
Kenny Tang’s — 10615 W. Atlantic Blvd., Coral Springs, 954-227-2201. Chinese restaurant where dim sum is the specialty and the chef-owner has catered events for two U.S. presidents. Moderate. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 8-2-13. Myung Ga Tofu and BBQ — 1944 Weston Road, Weston, 954-349-7337. Remarkable storefront, 50-seat Korean barbecue where the short ribs are as good as the boolgogi. Inexpensive-moderate. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 6-8-12.
Ethos Greek Bistro – 4437 Lyons Road, Unit E104, Coconut Creek, 754-999-0050. Owned by a native of Crete, Ethos blends contemporary style with Old World flavor. Moderateexpensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 8-3-12.
Woodlands — 4816 N. University Drive, Lauderhill, 954-7493221. The specialty at this Southern Indian vegetarian restaurant is the lentil and rice crepes known as dosai, but everything at this no-fuss venue is excellent. Lunch, dinner. Inexpensive-moderate. Reviewed 2-24-13.
Bellini Italian Bistro — 2780 Weston Road, Weston, 954306-0781. Offering a larger menu than the original Miami Beach location, the Weston Bellini serves affordable sandwiches and pizzas along with pricey steaks and seafood. Moderate-expensive. Reviewed11-08-13. Mario Ristorante Italiano & Wine Bar — 6370 N. State Road 7, Coconut Creek, 954420-3100. Upscale yet relaxed Italian made for wine drinkers with outstanding veal chops and succulent chocolate desserts. Expensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 8-24-12. Spaghetto — 1910 S. University Drive, Davie, 954-5147233; 540 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 305-763-8106; 100 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 305-373-7731. Inexpensive fast-casual pasta, sandwiches and salads taste surprisingly authentic. Inexpensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed12-05-13.
B.C. Cafe — 4801S. University Drive, Davie, 954-801-4123. What started as the B.C. Tacos food truck is now a brick-andmortar restaurant with an expanded, innovative menu of tacos, burgers, salads and wraps. Inexpensive. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Reviewed11-21-13. Entretapas — 74 Indian Trace, Weston, 954-385-3262. Excellent food, high value and modern yet authentic trappings. The menu is driven by a large assortment of tapas. Moderate. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 5-03-13. Medellin Restaurant — 4631 N. State Road 7, Suite 26, Coral Springs, 954-755-0941. gem of a Colombian restaurant that offers a more-upscale experi-
Cay — 1855 Griffin Road, B Building, Dania Beach, 954362-5512. This charming, 87-seat eatery inside one of the DCOTA’s massive atriums serves top-notch lunches to the design crowd. Moderate. Lunch. Reviewed 1-20-13. The French Quarter — Mardi Gras Casino, 831N. Federale Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200. The only thing French Quarter about the French Quarter is its name. But good value and even better service are available here, as are steaks, burgers and special buffets. Moderate-expensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 6-01-12.