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Tropical Acres Restaurant

2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
+1 954-989-2500
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (78 reviews)
“steak” (262 reviews)
“cut filet” (10 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, American, Steakhouse, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
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11 - 20 of 742 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We live down the street and have not been in except for the firefighters annual event. Tonight we randomly stopped in for supper at the bar and will now be regulars! The food was outstanding however the service was like being at a hometown bar...More

1  Thank daniabeachgirl
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

It's great to hear we could welcome you in for a spectacular time, Dania! We're happy that your service from Tommy was top-notch and made it a warm, friendly experience. Thanks for sharing, and we hope to have you back soon. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 31 August 2017

Hey Mike, I have been in south Florida for over 40 years and had never been to Tropical Acres. Finally decided to try it one night and was pleasantly surprised. My date had the steak and lobster dinner and I have stuffed shrimp dinner. We...More

Thank Kenneth R
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

We're happy to have had the chance to welcome you out, Ken. It's great that you and your date enjoyed your dinner with steak, lobster, and shrimp. We're glad to have welcomed you by and look forward to your return. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Sunny Florida it is not so sunny. I spent a full week this month there and every single day rained unmercifully. Every time I visit Florida, I think of a “sunny state” where the sun hides too often. Adding to the overall aggravation of this,...More

Thank Rodrigo G
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Rodrigo, we greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and are happy that we could welcome you in for a unforgettable evening. It's wonderful your meal complemented the night perfectly. It was great to welcome you by and we hope share another...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

I have been coming to Tropical Acres with my parents, and now with my own family, for 40+ years. The place NEVER disappoints. It consistently provides great grilled steaks at reasonable prices, a friendly wait staff, and the same multiple generation family ownership for many...More

Thank Mitch B
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Mitch, thanks again for your great review and support. Looking forward to sharing another steak dinner with you soon. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I went with a couple of friends of mine for drinks after work. They do a happy hour at the bar which is five dollar drinks and specials on all different types of appetizers. I used to do the happy hour, with all different types...More

Thank mikesgbear1
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Mike, it's great to hear we could share a great evening for you, from drinks in the lounge to a filet mignon in the dining room. We're happy everything was prepared exactly as requested and appreciate you coming out. Hope to welcome you back soon....More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went on a date night and wanted to check this place out. We're so glad we did! He had the NY sirloin and I had the twin Maine lobsters. The staff were friendly, ambiance was good and our dishes came out...More

Thank rs_929
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

It's great that you and your husband enjoyed your visit, especially the New York sirloin and Maine lobsters. We appreciate the chance to welcome you out and hope to have you back with us soon. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 26 August 2017

I had Dinner here last Tuesday night. We were a party of three. The menu was extensive, but what caught our eyes was a 2 LOBSTER SPECIAL being offered that night. The lobsters were COOKED TO PERFECTION, tender and succulent, served with choices of salad...More

1  Thank JuneWR
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

June, we're thrilled you and your table has such a welcoming visit and enjoyed a great meal together. From the perfectly cooked lobster and steak to the friendly service, we're grateful to have been able to share the evening with you. I will be sure...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Arrived this time around 4 on a Thursday with my girl and sat at the bar for happy hour. I'd heard their happy hour prices were good. In house, ground steak sliders, wings, and their TDF escargot among other things are just 5 bucks. Tommy...More

2  Thank Gotrocs
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Whether you join us in the dining room or lounge, we only want to serve up a great time, so it's wonderful Tommy could share that you and your date. It's great the hand-crafted cocktails hit the spot, as well as the escargot and porterhouse...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Excellent service from long time waiters and waitresses that have been there for years. Home feel to this wonderful eatery. I always get the Lobster tails and escargot. Yum!! My husband gets the filet mignon and tails.

Thank geraldinedel19
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Geraldine, it's great you and your husband always a wonderful time with us and enjoy the fresh lobster and filet mignon. We appreciate sharing those with you and hope to welcome you back for more soon. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 15 August 2017

My husband & I just got back from a CO-Celebration of our Birthdays! We LOVE to go to TROPICAL ACRES! Our steaks are always cooked to PERFECTION & the wine is ALWAYS GOOD! It is a LOVELY PLACE that I would HIGHLY recommend. Trust me...You...More

Thank 954BobbieG
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Bobbie, it's wonderful to hear you and your husband had a spectacular birthday celebration with us! We're happy everything was just right, including the temperature of the steaks. We appreciated having you and hope we're able to share another meal together soon. Best Regards, Michael,...More

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mannymouse
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Response from Dennis P | Reviewed this property |
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Boston319
6 December 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
We do accept Reservations but we are closed on Christmas Eve. We are open on Christmas day. Thank you for inquiring.
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Ernee-Tim W
18 November 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
Our dress code is polished casual. Short are fine but we ask that gentlemen do not wear sleeveless shirts or tank tops.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-989-2500
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Description
South Florida's oldest and finest Steakhouse, featuring superior cuts of Prime Rib, Filet Mignon, Maine Lobster, fresh fish, New York Strip and other fine seafood and Italian entrees. Tropical Acres is also open for private banquets, wedding receptions and company events or you can join us for cocktails in our intimate lounge or for Happy Hour.
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