Fork & Balls Announces Official Opening This Week

Photo courtesy of the Restaurant People
Las Olas has been the longtime Fort Lauderdale go-to for those looking to walk around and find a bite to eat.

From old-school French to fresh-as-can-be seafood to new Asian, there's something for every palate on the famed street.

This week, the busiest street in Fort Lauderdale is about to get yet another dining option.

Fork & Balls is popping up later this week. [insert joke here]

See Also: The Restaurant People Opening Fork & Balls on Las Olas: Balls of all Shapes and Sizes

Owned by the Restaurant People, the group that brought you YOLO, Tarpon Bend, and S3, Fork & Balls specializes in meatballs made from a variety of products.

With a contemporary bar scene and a wide selection of balls -- you know, Las Olas -- the spot is going to feature a lively, casual atmosphere, with a range of ball-oriented dishes and moderately low price points.

"We are excited to expand our brand and bring a new dining concept to Las Olas Boulevard," said Petrillo. "Our team works hard to ensure that our restaurants and nightlife venues appeal to the masses and maintain a loyal customer base by providing great service and delicious, innovative food in a fun atmosphere. Fork & Balls is the first restaurant concept built around the idea of meatballs -- and also the first in South Florida to have over 20 wines on a draft system, both of which are pretty unique and we think our guests will enjoy."

The restaurant is opening its doors on Friday at 11:30 a.m.

Fork & Balls is located at 1301 E. Las Olas Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-771-BALS, or visit

Follow Sara Ventiera on Twitter, @saraventiera.

Location Info

Fork & Balls

1301 E Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant

Sponsor Content

My Voice Nation Help

Start working part time. I kept hearing other people tell me how much money they can make online so I decided to look into it. Well, it was all true and has totally changed my life.

This is what I do……. 


icculus17 topcommenter

there's a Meatball Room in Boca

Adrian King
Adrian King

"Its the new ball hot spot!!!"( in the voice of that popular Jamaican party advertizer)

Damien Diablito Cooke
Damien Diablito Cooke

Adrian KingWayne ScottSaari CohenShannon WalkerBienvenido 'Ben' Suero MontalvoChef Roc

Brian Knott
Brian Knott

Reixa Camacho don't go ballin' without me!!!

Now Trending

From the Vault