Ten Best Late-Night Eats in Broward County

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4. Lester's Diner

A Fort Lauderdale institution, this classic diner has been serving locals at all hours of the day and night since the '60s. The vast menu boasts a wide range of daily specials, 70 or so different sandwiches, nearly two dozen salads, homemade soups du jour, 35 desserts "baked on the premises daily," Greek and Italian specialties, a children's menu, and mainstay entrées like chicken ($12.99), seafood ($11.99 to $17.99), steaks ($11.99 to $16.99), and chops ($13.99) in addition to the all-day breakfast with staples, such as ham and eggs, Belgian waffles ($6.19), and eggs Benedict ($7.89). The food is good, but the setting is the best of all. The classic décor fills with a strange mix of drunk locals, out-of-towners, truckers, Port Everglades workers, and random nightclubbers that only gets more surreal as the night drags on.

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3. Sushi Song

With locations in Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield Beach, and soon downtown Fort Lauderdale, these cozy sushi joints offer a taste of big-city late-night scenes to laid-back Broward County. The atmosphere is dim and cozy with candles and brick walls. The sushi is fresh and creative, with options ranging from straightforward nigiri to over-the-top signature rolls such as Japan Red Hot ($15), shrimp tempura, cucumber, and jalapeño topped with tuna, black tobiko, and house special sauce and the A1A ($22), with Maine lobster, avocado, cilantro, and spicy mayo topped with seared wild salmon and special sauce. This place proves eating late at night doesn't have to mean you're stuck at a dive.

Location Info

Beach Pizza

3009 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant

Southport Raw Bar

1536 Cordova Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music

Chapultepec Mexican Bar and Restaurant

23 NW 2nd Ave., Hallandale, FL

Category: Restaurant

Primanti Brothers Pizza

901 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant

Gaysha New World Sushi Bar

2223 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, Oakland Park, FL

Category: Restaurant

Lester's Diner

250 State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant

Sushi Song

3414 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music

New York Grilled Cheese

2207 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL

Category: Restaurant

Le Tub Saloon

1100 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL

Category: Music

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