Shhh. We have a hidden gem in Lauderdale by the Sea!
Restaurants, Bars, and Beach galore!
Lauderdale by the Sea is in the Fort Lauderdale area, but feels like a classic beach community. Lined with restaurants, ice cream stores, and souvenir shops, this Commercial Blvd location is the perfect place to rest, play, or people watch!
You can find Lauderdale by the Sea at the end of Commercial Blvd (an exit of Interstate 95) leading right up to the beach. It’s only a few blocks, but there’s a whole lot of fun packed in. The beach itself has plenty of space and a great family location. There’s a 24-hour pier at the location where you can show off your fishing skills or watch the South Florida fisherman reel them in!
Aruba Beach Café is a landmark location for seafood and funfood right on the beach. There may be a little wait due to the popularity, but there’s usually live music and a fun atmosphere. Athena by the Sea has Greek food and more. You can also find a BurgerFi, pizza, and other options. For dessert, there’s a Kilwins, Sloan’s and other ice cream stores. Do you need other options?
In the middle of the street (safely in a pedestrian area), are benches, Adirondack chairs and places to walk, talk, and hang. We recommend you do beach and dinner or just spend the evening at this great South Florida location.