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Red Cow Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
As featured in All around Ft. Lauderdale
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1025 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-1422
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 09:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Simsbury, Connecticut, United States
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The BBQ was good, though the sauces were uninspired. My wife and I had the ribs, the portions are generous with tasty sides. Make sure you try the "Cowboy" potatoes, a highlight of the meal

Thank Brad B
Usa, Tanzania
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was close to our motel so we decided to give it a try. My husband and myself and then my parents each split a smoke brisket platter and it was just right. The meat was tender and delicious. We had the deviled eggs and my parents had the cowboy potatoes (loaded mashed potatoes). Yum, yum, yum!!

Thank Gerrc21
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!! What a great place the BBQ was some of the best I ever had.The beer selection was outstanding. Many different types. The service was fabulous .If you find yourself in Fort Lauderdale this is a must stop. You will not go home hungry or disappointed .

Thank Stephanie M
New Jersey
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147 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit 'commercial' in terms of authentic BBQ. Good selection of meats and sides. Brisket a bit dry, as was the dizzy chicken. Pork ribs were more moist. Fried Brussel Sprouts and cole slaw were very good. Pork Crackling appetizer was fresh and still 'crackled'. They have nightly specials - good deal.

Thank Scott S
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a date it was my first time there. Server was very attentive and nice. My dining companion ordered the fried chicken with the beans and cowboy potatoes which he thoroughly enjoyed. I ordered the pulled pork sandwich and fries, the fries were great the pork didn't have a lot of flavor. I would certainly go again and... More 

Thank Berkscoboy
Ocean View, Delaware
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104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to Red Cow. Staff were friendly when we walked in and through out the meal. Staff work as a team so service is fast an attentive. As first time visitors we got a good explanation of the menu and what proved solid advise. It was suggested we try their meat samplers. They come in two sizes... More 

Thank Chimesboss
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brisket charred right. 3 sauces mild, tangy and spicy (name not memorable). Turkey sandwich very good. Large open room with several TVs. Servers very friendly. Sauces could use more imagination.

Thank Michael S
Columbus, Ohio
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187 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

With a pleasant group of servers, one feels welcome in the clean surroundings. Unlike many, this is real table service, but informal. There's a wide variety of beef and pork smoked meat, hush puppies, beans, slaw, corn bread and even deviled eggs. Draft beer and a full bar, too. Drinks, food and tip totaled about $25/person.

Thank OhioTravelerColumbus
Miami, Florida
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Hungry so went to this location when visiting Ft Lauderdale. Had a burger and my brother had the pork chops. Had ribs to go as well. Mashed potato is good. My burger was good.

Thank L C
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

We stayed at the Clarion next door and on a walk found this place. It looked fun so we said let's try it.So glad we did! This place was amazing, some of the best BBQ ever had. We had a plate full of food and ever bite was better than the last.

Thank 2Happycruisers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-1422
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: 19646521524

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?