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Fresh First

1637 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1720
+1 954-763-3344
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“turkey bacon” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
“tofu” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 15:00All hours
Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1637 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1720
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here before. Returned twice this trip. Had the pancakes and they were unbelievable. Also had a cheese omelette that was very good.

Thank mahimike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty GF options. All the sandwiches were very tasty. The salads and the coffee were just okay. Service was good overall.

Thank Dustan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was really nice to be in restaurant in this area that was so vegetarian friendly. The food was ok, but having it available at all bumps up the rating. Delicious cold-brew coffee.

Thank emidolan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most of the items on the menue I had never seen before. They had familiar ingredients but strange combinations and promised almost exotic taste. Everything we ordered was simply excellent. The chicken burger on a waffle, the granola on greek yoghurt, the cucumber smoothie, ..

Thank Ju5008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was staying at the Renaissance Hotel right next door, so I decided to stop by for a quick lunch, and I am glad I did. Good healthy menu.

Thank TPA77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You walk in and are greeted by the sweet and attentive staff. The food is absolutely delicious and healthy. They are accommodating to any request on the menu. One morning I had the vegetable omelette and the next chicken and waffles. A hidden gem.

Thank David S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We enjoyed our breakfast here at Fresh First. The service was excellent and the Pinapple Aloe Kombucha is sooooo good. We bought extra to take back to our hotel with us. This is hidden out behind the building and currently hard to find with construction...More

Thank TravelingConsultantW
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I lunched here while I was in town for a visit. I had the chicken salad sandwich and she had the Morrocan Greens Salad with tofu for added protein. The GF savory bun was surprisingly good and the chicken salad fresh tasting...More

Thank Lovetogo052
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a whim before heading to the airport. I felt a need to cleanse my body with good food after eating nothing but buffet food from being on a cruise. The first thing I ordered was the RED juice. The red juice is...More

Thank Rgd973
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Outstanding! All items are gluten free. Both the Pink juice & Carrot, Apple, Ginger juice were delicious. Service was great and very friendly. Omelettes were tasty & we loved the option of having a green apple as a side vs. potatoes. Pricey, but well worth...More

Thank McPoppy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1637 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1720
    (Eisenhower Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-763-3344
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Fresh First is South Florida's first 100% gluten-free eatery and juicery located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale's yachting district serving up internationally inspired healthy fare, our creative chefs combine fresh ingredients and superfoods to put a modern healthy spin on wholesome and delicious food. Our meals are created by chefs who are passionate about cuisine with great texture, color and exceptional flavors that increases one's health and vitality.With the ever-growing number of people who have gluten sensitivities, Fresh First recognized a need in our community to create an establishment that provides organic foods that are safe for people with gluten, corn and peanut allergies. The delicious, flavorful and nutritious cuisine allows our guests without allergies to enjoy guilt-free dinning.
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