Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all essentials when you’re on vacation. You want to get a literal taste of the area you’re visiting, so going out to eat is a likely activity at least once a day. If you’re looking for the best restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, you’ve come to the right place! Indulge in all different sorts of cuisines at local restaurants in the area, no matter the time of day. All of the best restaurants in Fort Lauderdale are just minutes away from your room at The Link Hotel on Sunrise

Photo of a Small Group at One of the Best Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale.The 3 Best Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale

Discover your new favorite go-to restaurant on your next vacation. Whether you want to go out for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or all three, Fort Lauderdale will cater to all of your cravings. Read below to learn more about the three best restaurants in the Fort Lauderdale area. All of these restaurants have take out available, so if you aren’t comfortable with being in a crowded restaurant, you can stay safe and still get a delicious bite to eat!

The Foxy Brown

This restaurant, brought to you by Fort Lauderdale’s be nice Restaurant Group, is a local neighborhood spot inspired by a patty melt and a milkshake. The Foxy Brown is known for its array of totally unique cuisine – comfort food with a twist! The friendly and efficient staff is another part of what makes this restaurant so popular. The amazing service ensures that you’ll have nothing short of an enjoyable dining experience. Stop in for lunch and dinner, or their award-winning brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. With vegetarian and vegan options available, everyone will find something they love at The Foxy Brown. To view the complete menu, visit The Foxy Brown website! To make a reservation, call 754-200-4236.


The name YOLO derives from this restaurant’s philosophy – ‘You Only Live Once’ and ‘You’re On Las Olas’. This restaurant is located on Fort Lauderdale’s hottest street, Las Olas Boulevard, so you can have dinner and then walk out into the nightlife scene. YOLO has been a longtime favorite staple of Fort Lauderdale’s culinary and nightlife scene, serving delicious and contemporary American cuisine with only the freshest ingredients. Known as a socialite’s playground, YOLO serves infamous Sunday brunches and happy hours. Come and enjoy the delicious food, drinks, and the vibrant, sophisticated atmosphere at YOLO! Make a reservation online with OpenTable or call 954-523-1000.

Lona Cocina Tequileria

Lona Cocina Tequileria was brought to Fort Lauderdale Beach by the celebrated chef Pablo Salas. This restaurant offers a diverse menu of Mexican food, with dishes like ceviches, crab infused guacamole, tostadas, tacos, meats from the grill, and modern sides. Sit inside or on the outdoor patio, where you’ll be able to bask in the picturesque views of the Atlantic Ocean and enjoy snacks, small plates, agave-centric craft cocktails, freshly-made margaritas, house-made sangrias, and agave flights! Join Lona Cocina Tequileria for a delicious brunch, quiet lunch, or a spectacular dinner. Call Lona Cocina Tequileria at 954-245-3069 or make reservations online at OpenTable.

The Best Hotel in Downtown Fort Lauderdale: The Link Hotel on Sunrise

If you’re looking for a hotel in downtown Fort Lauderdale that has amazing amenities like a sparkling pool and a delicious continental breakfast, you’re going to love The Link Hotel on Sunrise. Each of our spacious rooms is the perfect place for families and friends to come and relax after a day out exploring Fort Lauderdale. To book a room with us, give us a call at 754-701-1450.