There are so many reasons to love Fort Lauderdale and so many experiences to be had, but until you enjoy an exclusive dining experience, you shouldn’t be satisfied.

There are lots of amazing diners and restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, but only a few places offer you the perfect dining experience that is a combination of the most delicious meals, a beautiful environment, and the best service.

In no particular order, let’s take a look at some of the most exclusive dining locations in Fort Lauderdale for your next outing.


Doing so much justice to its name, this restaurant, perched on dunes that give you one of the most beautiful oceanfront views in South Florida is a perfect venue for your exclusive meal occasions.

With its celebrity chef, Laurent Tourondel who is revered for the best BLT fish and Steak in NYC creating meals that are both a feast for your eyes and taste buds, you can rest assured that every dish will tantalize your palate and put a smile on your face.

Dune’s menu includes an offering of Italian foods, as well as Asian and Mediterranean-influenced seafood.

Whether you’re eating the mascarpone-filled seafood ravioli with delicious scallops and shrimps, or the grilled Spanish octopus deliciously laid on chickpeas and chorizo, you’re set to be mesmerized by whatever you eat.

Brunch meals like caviar and blue crab on croissant, buttermilk-coconut, and creamy piña colada sauce to name a few, also sit on the list of meals you can enjoy at Dune.

Dune is located at 2200 N Ocean Blvd, Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Dinner Cruise

Dinner on a cruise? Sounds like perfection just got a name! 

Where delicious meals meet beautiful boat rides is where you find a Fort Lauderdale yacht charter to deliver the experience.

Think about a sunset boat tour, a yacht chef to take your orders and make your meal right on the vessel, and a list of amenities for nothing less than your comfort, and you’ll see how a Dinner Cruise in Fort Lauderdale delivers the perfect experience.

You can experience Riverfront Restaurants by sailing up to a restaurant of your choosing and eating a meal there or grabbing one to eat during your sail.

You choose the activity, the course, and the meal, and your adventure is customized to suit you during the Fort Lauderdale Dinner Cruise with your partner, friends, family, and loved ones.

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The Steakhouse by Morton

Popularly known as Morton’s, the Steakhouse, and holding a stellar reputation for great services, fine dining, and a fresh, elegant, interior, Morton’s speaks of sophistication once you walk in through the door until you leave.

Whether you’re dining at the main dining room, getting a private dining room, or hanging out at the Atrium bar or restaurant bar, you will find every meal, drink, and service beyond pleasant.

If the fresh seafood and succulent steaks served at Morton’s don’t wow you enough, the wine list that comprises creative cocktails, imported beers, and Morton’s signature MORtinis will take you all the way.

The rib eye and salmon on a bed of greens have been raved about by visitors to this restaurant, just as the lobster mac & cheese is a favorite of many.

Asides from the main dining room, Morton’s The Steakhouse has private dining rooms for exclusive meetings and celebrations, whether romantic, corporate, or family-related, and can sit as many as 35 guests.

Morton’s, The Steakhouse is located at 500 E Broward Blvd Suite 127, Fort Lauderdale.

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Steak 954

Steak 954, owned by Stephen Starr is a restaurant where no meal is ordinary and nothing tastes regular. The restaurant’s mouthwatering Kobe beef, caramelized onion topping in buttery brioche sandwich is one of the meals to taste when you visit.

The bone-in veal chop served with vegetables arranged like jewels is a light and delicious meal to try as well while exploring the unique menu at Steak 954.

If you’re a seafood lover, prepare to join the throng of people who love the fresh catches at Steak 954, and feel free to pair your meal with your favorite wine or spirit or a recommended one for the complete experience.

The interior of this contemporary steakhouse is something to look forward to, with classy, modern décor and an attractive reef aquarium as the centerpiece.

Enjoy the beach view when you visit during the day and admire the gleaming ocean at night.

Steak 954 is located at 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Capital Grille

Capital Grille has been described with many words, but elegant might be the word that best describes this upscale steakhouse chain that is now located in Fort Lauderdale.

With reliable, consistent, and quality service, added to sweet-smelling heavenly-tasting meals, Capital Grille has made it to the list of the finest and exclusive diners in Fort Lauderdale.

When you step in, you’re immediately drawn into the cozy atmosphere created by pendant lights and beautiful carpeted floors. The interior is perfect for an intimate date with your partner but is great for an exclusive meeting as well.

When flipping through the rich menu at Capital Grille, some of the best meals to eat include the lobster mac, Kona-crusted NY strip, tenderloin Cobb salad, and parmesan-crusted salmon.

If you love a good drink, allow yourself to be thrilled by the ceiling-high wine kiosk that features an endless array of only the best wines and spirits.

Capital Grille is located at 2430 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale

Bombay Darbar

Bombay Darbar is the rave of Indian food lovers because the food is just as delicious and spicy as you would expect from a traditional Indian kitchen.

The twist to it, however, is that Bombay Darbar delivers a retro look that emulates a Southern Beach nightclub with its colors and artistic presentation of food and drinks, making it perfect for exquisite dining.

Bombay Darbar boasts top-notch food quality with tastes that throw a party in your mouth and leave you reveling in the experience days and weeks after.

If you’re seeking more privacy and exclusiveness, you would love its intimate setting for your meals, celebrations, and romantic conversations.

With friendly waitresses serving you delicious meals made of the best herbs, spices, and flavors combined with the best of lamb and fish, there’s not a single thing to not love about Bombay Darbar

Bombay Darbar is located at 1521 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale


Takato is a Japanese restaurant with a significant name that means ‘in a state of extreme happiness’ and trust us when we say the restaurant puts you in that state.

Although one of the newest establishments at Fort Lauderdale beach, the delicious meals, beautiful environment, and the fusion of Korean and Japanese entrees with sharable plates make Takato a delight.

Some of the signature dishes expertly prepared by executive chef Taek Lee include the Wagyu skirt steak with wasabi-spiked chimichurri topping and the braised short ribs laid over sweet potato noodles.

Experience the enjoyment of table-side wasabi and cocktail, alongside other culinary presentations in the main diner, or reserve the omakase lounge for a more exclusive experience.

Takato is located at 551 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

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