Fort Lauderdale, the so-called, “Venice of America,” idyllically sits on both the ocean and a river, making it a trendy location for tourists and popular among the locals. You’ll love Fort Lauderdale for the abundance of artists, creative expression, limitless yachts, outdoor activities, waterfront hotels and restaurants, and riverfront recreation. Fort Lauderdale offers you a unique beach experience without the prices of everyone’s favorite Miami! From standard American favorites to seafood to Japanese, Fort Lauderdale has a high number of both upscale and casual restaurants alike. Stroll down Art Walk with your loved one and make a reservation at Steak 954, where you’ll be impressed by not just their steaks, but also their 15-foot illuminated tank full of live jellyfish! Try out the highly-acclaimed meatballs at Fork & Balls or the Mediterranean fare at NISI, where you can sample spanakopita and or zucchini chips! If you’re looking for a creative, date-worthy venue, sample the creative cocktails and sushi at Monkitail, possibly the best Japanese restaurant in town! Regardless of whether you enjoy sushi, octopus, steaks, a Greek salad, or spaghetti & meatballs, Fort Lauderdale has ample dining options and is also a hotspot for recreation!