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Tropical Acres Restaurant

2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
+1 954-989-2500
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (289 reviews)
“prime rib” (85 reviews)
“salad” (92 reviews)
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3:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely make reservations, especially on weekends. We arrived a bit early and got cocktails in the bar, which reminded me of a pub in the UK. As it's buzzing, the staff is moving quickly and may be a little brusque. But they are very friendly...More

Thank kcoombs1209
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We just celebrated my Mother's special birthday....It was simply fabulous! We had appetizers and drinks....They had a nice wine selection and excellent specials. Go early and have a drink at the bar...So MUCH FUN! We always ask for Les...our favorite server. For Dinner.....we all had...More

1  Thank david b
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thanks for celebrating your mom's special day with us, David! It's terrific to hear everything went well and the whole group enjoyed a delicious steak dinner -- complete with dessert. It was wonderful to have you all join us, and we look forward to the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Oh my, This was my 2nd time here in the last few years and it did not disappoint. I had double lobster, that were huge! Wedge salad too. Old school decor, taking you back to the good old days. Not like the chain steak houses,...More

Thank Norma F
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this place. Great food, service, and atmosphere. There is a reason this restaurant has been open for 60 years.

Thank J3813YSshannonb
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're delighted you're a fan of our food, service, and atmosphere. Thanks for taking the time to leave your review. We hope to welcome you back for another meal soon. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been coming here for decades, for their filet mignon, which can't be beat for the price. That being said, service has become hit or miss these days. I had good service this time, but the last experience was terrible. I informed Management via...More

Thank Richard P
Michael G, General Manager at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am disappointed to hear this. I am happy to hear that the filet was enjoyable but I have not received any email regarding billing discrepancies. Do you recall who you sent them to? I personally monitor our business emails and all review sites. I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time to this restaurant, We have pass by hundreds of times. So for our anniversary we decided to have dinner there. And the place was absolutely great the food was great, the salads and even the live piano player was awesome....More

Thank TheRobinsons57
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's wonderful that you celebrated your anniversary here! Thank you so much for stopping in and supporting local. We're delighted that you loved it here. Our team can't wait to welcome you back. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been in South Florida for 30 years and this place is absolutely Delicious and Five Star Dining! We are from Philly and this place is still our favorite steak house! This is our TO GO place for all Special occasions...and we just celebrated my...More

1  Thank david b
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's heartwarming to hear you enjoy your visits with us, David! Thank you for the sincere review and kind words for our team. Les and Joe will be very flattered by your glowing review. We're happy all was enjoyed during your meal, from the steaks...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Tropical Acres for a special evening with family for High School Graduation celebration. Well, it definitely had big mixed review. The restaurant and the food was excellent. The service, not so much. We were there with exchange students and our server had NO...More

1  Thank MGallet
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Although you enjoyed your meal, we're very sorry you weren't satisfied with the service. You should always expect to enjoy both, so I'll be looking into this matter with our team. We love creating wonderful experiences and are confident you can expect that in the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there Monday Night with my mother (100 yrs.old) for the LOBSTER SPECIAL. My mom had the early bird prime rib dinner. We were seated as soon as we arrived. Our server was Tami (who has been employed for a number of years). LOBSTER...More

Thank bobicke
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're grateful we could welcome you and your mother by for a wonderful meal! We're pleased she enjoyed the prime rib and that your lobster was delicious. Thanks for the excellent review. Wishing you well till next time. Best Regards, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As per a particular recent review, I'm compelled. With closer, more intimate experience of this establishments' behavior, I can confidently say that there are some facts worth mentioning, insofar as your review is concerned. Certainly, even a semi-consistent fifteen-year attendant of this establishment would know...More

1  Thank PolitenessMan
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Providing a wonderful experience for all of our patrons is important to us, so we're sincerely grateful we've been able to share that with you for 15 years. This means a great deal to our team and we appreciate any feedback you might have. We're...More

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Questions & Answers
11 June 2018|
Response from pearls43 |
What days are your open during the months of July and August?
31 January 2017|
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Response from Dennis P | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant to inquire
7 December 2016|
Response from Michael G | Property representative |
We do accept Reservations but we are closed on Christmas Eve. We are open on Christmas day. Thank you for inquiring.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$36
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-989-2500
  • E-mail
South Florida's oldest and finest Steakhouse, featuring superior cuts of Prime Rib, Filet Mignon, Maine Lobster, fresh fish, New York Strip and other fine seafood and Italian entrees. Tropical Acres is also open for private banquets, wedding receptions and company events or you can join us for cocktails in our intimate lounge or for Happy Hour.
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