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The Mason Jar Cafe

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2980 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306-1402
+1 954-566-8221
11:30 - 23:00
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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65 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I like the thought of selecting entrees from the Daily Specials menu - and we were not disappointed. The mushroom onion soup was as good as it gets. The grilled salmon and the other 3 entrees that the four of ate were all excellent. No complaints. Nothing but complements. The only VERY minor issue is one of noise. Yes, they... More 

Thank Henry S
Fort Lauderdale
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289 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meatloaf with real meat and very little filler..... Like Grandma served..... terrific side dishes---- mashed sweet potatoes and corned bread..... all homemade. Very large portions .... doggie bag sizes for you to take home... ... Also open for lunch.... this new place has a lovely atmosphere..... clean, wonderful art decorations..... and it is right in my back yard. We were... More 

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514 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tasty food, friendly staff, and affordable pricing. Small strip front restaurant, so plan your arrival time accordingly. Lunch time fills up fast. One of my favorite is the burgers, but there are plenty more selections to choose ... all good. read the reviews, then come and make your own decision. I believe you won't be disappointed. Hope this helps.

Thank FLworldwanderer
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We've been to the Mason Jar several times and have never been disappointed. It's just "down home cookin'!" Their meatloaf is really good. We went there for St.Patrick's day and their corned beef and cabbage was delicious....and we had plenty left for leftovers for the next day. If you are in Ft. Lauderdale, and want to feel like you are... More 

Thank Jan L
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

After living in Ft Lauderdale for four years and eating out often, I am happy to have found another great option for good food, friendly service and great prices. The country style dining room is reminiscent of a roadside restaurant in New England.

Thank Marleymom6
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This place has great homemade food. From burgers, to soups, to fish and chicken everything is tasty. Try their lobster bisque on Fridays. It's a must!

Thank equusblue2003
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A cozy restaurant with great home style comfort food. We had the meatloaf, Mahi Mahi and short ribs...all delicious and plentiful. Try the desert sampler, but get multiple forks! Great service in a friendly atmosphere.

Thank Diane M
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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87 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

It's all good at The Mason Jar - food that tastes like grandma is in the kitchen. Try the pot pie or meat loaf. Wait - No! Try the chicken fried steak. Wait - No! Try the short ribs and all of the 'sides' and dessert and... Warning: This is not a waste watchers friendly establishment!

Thank Robert R
Pompano Beach, Florida
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202 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

First visit here today. We will be back. Another hidden gem. Delicious meatloaf sandwich with corn bread side. Grilled cheese on Texas toast, yum. Small , friendly, and delicious .

Thank mel s
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I live in Fort Lauderdale and consider the Mason Jar to be one of the best. They are popular with locals and regularly have a wait time. The atmosphere is simple and comfortable. The staff is as friendly and welcoming as can be. I consider this to be southern comfort food with class. Fried green tomatoes, rack of lamb, homemade... More 

Thank Ryan K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2980 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306-1402
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-566-8221

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?