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Our Guide to Deerfield Beach Restaurants, Pompano Beach Restaurants (and more)

We've compiled a comprehensive list of Pompano Beach/Deerfield Beach restaurants for you to check out plus some others in Northeast Broward.

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Deerfield Beach Restaurants

Below you’ll find plenty of restaurants in Deerfield Beach and surrounding areas in Northeast Broward.  While we have eaten at many of these restaurants, we’ve based it primarily on overall reputation and comments and votes on social media and other websites.

Essentially this is your list of the most popular Deerfield Beach restaurants.  We’ve done the work putting it together based on your feedback.  We will be updating the Deerfield Beach restaurants list regularly.  If you have additional Deerfield Beach restaurants that you think we should add to the list, just email us with your suggestions:  Jeff@PointPubs.com
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We’ve divided the guide into cities (Deerfield Beach restaurants, etc.) and also by casual and “fancy” restaurants, so keep scrolling down until you find what you are looking for.
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Deerfield Beach Restaurants.

Amante’s. Italian Close to the International Fishing Pier, steps from the sand, stands Amante’s Italian Cuisine (and Bob’s Pizza). You can choose from a casual family pizza experience to an elegant dinner and everything in between. Amante’s is usually bustling: filled with locals and visiting guests there for an after-beach meal or pizza. The menu has all the Italian favorite pasta dishes, meat entrées and daily chef specialties. 2076 NE Second St., 954-426-1030 $$ 

Antonio’s. Italian Antonio’s has been around for decades serving authentic Italian cuisine. They’ve got all the classics with a few out of the ordinary dishes too. We were positively swooning over the chicken marsala. In the mood for pizza? They’ve got that too. Dine in or take out with delivery and catering available. Located in the Cove Shopping Center. 1636 SE Third Court, 954-427-4871 $$ 

Baja Cafe. Mexican A long established local favorite for an authentic Mexican dinner or just drinks.  They are known for their Margarita’s as well as entrees including their Bandito Honey Bean Burritos and their many Taco options.  You’ll also enjoy their fresh endless chips served with two types of salsa. 1310 S Federal Hwy., 954-596-1304 $$

Barracuda Seafood Bar & Grill. Seafood • Brazilian This spot by the sea serves seafood with a touch of Brazilian flare such as the bobo de camarao — shrimp sautéed in coconut milk, saffron, palm oil and yucca cream baked in a cast iron skillet. 1965 NE Second St., 954-531-1290 $$

Biondo’s. Italian • Pizza Enjoy traditional Italian fare in a small, intimate setting. 606 S. Federal Highway, 954-427-7754 $$

Café Med. Italian Authentic Italian restaurant right on the ocean with an Italian chef from Rome. Excellent service, coupled with carefully prepared dishes just across from the ocean, Cafe Med always provides for a lovely dinner. Live music nightly. Breakfast and dinner available daily. 2096 NE Second St. (at the Wyndham Hotel), 954-596-5840 $$$ >> READ OUR DINING REVIEW OF CAFE MED

Casa Maya. Mexican Start with a margarita and it only gets better from there. This is not your typical Mexican joint — it’s better. Try gobernador tacos: a combination of shrimp with diced poblanos, onions, tomatoes and cilantro on a crispy corn tortilla topped with melted cheese. See, we told you it’s not ordinary. 301 SE 15th Terrace, 954-570-6101 $$

Chanson at the Royal Blues Hotel. Seafood • Seasonal Chanson’s interior design is striking. Tables are nestled next to expansive windows with a panoramic view of the ocean. A 1,500-gallon saltwater aquarium customized for the space cascades above diners in the ceiling. Combined with sophisticated, modern design, the Chanson dining room is an ethereal, chic and intimate space. The menu is ever-evolving, subtly shifting with the seasons to provide new, original culinary experiences with the freshest seafood and finest organic ingredients. In the style of “Cuisine du Monde”, the menu takes a modern twist on worldly classics. 45 NE 21st Ave., 954-857-2929. $$$$ >> READ OUR ARTICLE ABOUT CHANSON

Deer Creek Grille. American Enjoy the club atmosphere with gorgeous views of the plush gardens and waterfall. The restaurant offers daily lunch and dinner specials, a Sunday breakfast buffet and covered patio dining so you can dine al fresco. 2801 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd., 954-421-5553 $$

JB’s on the Beach. Seafood Glorious Beach views and a private glass room perfect for business or family affairs. 300 N. Ocean Way, 954-571-5220 $$$

Kevin’s. Sushi • Thai The juxtaposition of the outside (a strip mall) — to the inside which is a lovely atmosphere — is quite surprising. Kevin’s serves high quality fare for the sushi enthusiast. Very friendly staff serving a lot of regulars. 706 S. Federal Highway, 954-418-3939 $$

Little Havana. Cuban Little Havana has fantastic lunch specials and most of their dinner plates will feed two. Their masas de puerco frita and their Little Havana steak are two of the stand-out menu items, aside from their zesty chimichurri. 721 N. Federal Highway, 954-427-6000 $$

Luigi Di Roma. Italian Enjoy all your favorite classic Italian dishes served in a clubby room complete with brick arches, warm tones and lighting. 718 S. Federal Highway, 954-531-6151 $$$

Ocean’s 234. Seafood Amazing views of Deerfield Beach and the pier with gluten free options available. 234 N. Ocean Blvd., 954-428-2539 $$$

Olympia Flame. Diner With a traditionally huge diner menu, you can’t go wrong at the Olympia Flame. For a real treat, try the turkey pot pie. The friendly staff makes you feel like a regular — even if you aren’t — but you should be. 80 S. Federal Highway, 954-480-8402 $

Phat Boy Sushi & Kitchen. Japanese • Thai • Sushi Don’t be fooled by the name, this restaurant serves much more than sushi. They have salads, ramen and noodle dishes, tempura and of course a plethora of inventive sushi rolls to choose from. They also have two other locations in Fort Lauderdale and Oakland Park. 949 S Federal Highway. 754-227-5489 $$

Rattlesnake Jake’s. Tex Mex Dive bar close to the Beach with live music and plenty of menu items to choose from. 2060 NE Second St., 954-421-4481 $$

Taj Indian Restaurant. Indian We have two words for you: lamb korma. This classic Indian dish varies from restaurant to restaurant, and while we don’t have their recipe, we can tell you it’s juicy leg of lamb cooked in a rich cream sauce with raisins and cashews. 201 SE 15th Terrace, 954-304-7032 $$

Tijuana Taxi Co. Mexican Perhaps it’s the all day happy hour (Mon.-Fri., 11am-7pm) with $5 El Jimador margaritas, but as soon as you enter, the weight of the day lifts off your shoulders. The atmosphere is friendly and fun all around. There is outdoor patio seating available and a large U-shaped bar inside. The portions are generous — certainly enough for a doggie bag. We enjoyed the spicy shrimp tacos — soft flour tortillas filled with Cajun-grilled shrimp in a spicy chile lime sauce, topped with cilantro slaw, avocado and pico de gallo. The menu has a lot more than tacos — there’s all the Mexican favorites plus burgers, sandwiches, steaks and more. And for the little ones there is kids night on Sunday: kids eat for 99 cents from the $4.99 kids menu. 1015 S. Federal Highway, 954-708-2775 $$

The Tipperary Pub. Irish • American A classic neighborhood pub — where if you go often enough, everyone will indeed know your name. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Try a red eye — half tomato juice, half beer. 1540 SE Third St., 954-421-9769 $

Two George’s. Seafood An intracoastal hot spot with live music, a great view and a legendary Friday happy hour. 1754 SE Third Court, 954-421-9272 $$

Whales’ Rib. Seafood Locals know it well and tourists know it from “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.” Whatever you do, don’t skip the whale fries. 2031 NE Second St., 954-421-8880 $$


Pompano Beach Restaurants

And Fish Kitchen + Bar. Seafood Located at the Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa, enjoy chef Eric Kaszubinski’s modern take on fresh seafood. The restaurant has recently been renovated and now sports a contemporary and breezy ambiance. 1200 N. Ocean Blvd., 954-782-0100 $$

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza. Italian • Pizza • Wings You can credit this place with bringing the whole “coal-fired pizza craze” to South Florida. Pizza and chicken wings — do you need anymore? Try the cauliflower pizza — good and good for you. 1203 S. Federal Highway, 954-942-5550 $$

The Beach Grille. American Delicious eats near the beach with the capability to order online. 3414 Atlantic Blvd., 954-946-6000 $

Beach House. American • Craft Cocktails This is the perfect place to take out-of-town guests. Snag one of the stadium seating style booths overlooking the Atlantic. Enjoy the casual and relaxed ambiance with a rooftop deck on the second floor. 270 N Pompano Beach Blvd. 954-607-6530 $$ >> READ OUR ARTICLE ABOUT BEACH HOUSE’S EXECUTIVE CHEF TROY BEASLEY

Bella Roma Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria. Italian • Pizza Tasty dishes, large portions, and delivery is available. 40 SW 15th St., 954-784-3696 $$

Bobby Rubino’s. Barbecue • American Specials and coupons are posted daily, and catering is available. The restaurant also has a large bar room where you can dine at the bar or booths. This place is a Pompano Beach icon. 2501 N. Federal Highway, 954-781-7550 $$

Brew Fish. Bar and Grill Dine outside in the tiki hut overlooking a canal right in Pompano Beach. Comprehensive menu and attentive staff. 200 E. McNab Rd., 954-440-3347 $$

Briny Irish Pub. Irish • Bar Food At the end of East Atlantic Boulevard, steps from the ocean, is Briny Irish Pub. There is a large beer selection plus the regular and, dare we say, unique mixed drinks. The kitchen offers an array of bar food as well as some classics like bangers and mash and fish-n-chips. The casual atmosphere is created by an immense array of nautical artifacts and oddities that fill every inch of the pub. Music plays constantly, often live with a dance floor if one is inclined. 3440 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-942-3159 $

Bru’s Room Sports Grill. American This spot is home to the Florida State Booster Club of Broward County. Wings and plenty of bar food is available. 235 S. Federal Highway, 954-785-2227 $

Caffe Roma. Italian Café This darling little spot on Atlantic Blvd. is exactly the sort of neighborhood place locals long for. They serve up all your Italian favorites, plus a few that maybe you didn’t know you love. On a recent trip, we had the smoked salmon pizza for lunch. It was fresh, tasty and satisfying. They have a full menu with salads, sandwiches and entrées. Also, it’s a great place to grab a cappuccino. 1915 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-366-4346 $$

Calypso Restaurant and Raw Bar. Caribbean Since they opened their doors in 1990, Calypso has been a local favorite. This gem of a restaurant is known for their fresh, wild caught fish, Bahamian conch dishes, Jamaican jerk and American favorites all served with an island flair. On any given day, look around and you’ll see fellow diners devouring their house special cutter (sandwich) — sautéed shrimp with garlic butter, mushrooms and cheddar all stuffed into a hollowed out kaiser roll. Check out the special board for a variety of locally caught fish with everything from grouper to snapper to wahoo among others. Plenty of land lubber options are also available including filet mignon. For island comfort food, don’t miss one of their curries or rotis. Fresh oysters and clams are also available. Wash it all down with a draft beer, a glass of wine or choose from over 40 different bottled beers. So, if you are in search of high-quality ingredients, inventive cooking and a very welcoming staff, head over to Calypso. 460 S. Cypress Road, 954-942-1633 $$

Casareccio Trattoria Italiana. Italian Wow! What a find. This small but impressive Italian eatery is delightful. We can’t really tell you what to try because the menu changes daily. However, we are willing to bet you will fall in love with this place which feels like it just plopped into Pompano straight from the hills of Tuscany. Reservations are highly recommended. Also, call ahead to see what they are serving. 1386 S Federal Highway, 954-998-3642 $$$-$$$$ >> READ OUR DINING REVIEW ON CASARECCIO HERE

Checkers Old Munchen. German When you’re looking for a change in your restaurant rotation, take a trip back to the old country at Checkers Old Munchen. The restaurant’s exposed wood framing is reminiscent of the German half-timbered architectural style and the walls are lined with classic German beer steins. For a traditional German meal, try the wiener schnitzel — it’s divine — a lightly breaded veal cutlet sautéed in lemon butter and topped with homemade brown gravy. The spaetzle (German noodles) are a real homemade treat and not to be missed — throw a little of that brown gravy on them and they could be a meal unto themselves. The red cabbage is both classically sweet and sour and there are other side options too including potato dumplings, potato salad and even hot potato salad. As you look around, you can’t help but get the feeling that most of the patrons are returning customers. And the next time we get a hankering for some schnitzel, we know where to go. Imbibe to your hearts content with their wide assortment of German beers. 2209 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-785-7565 $$

Chef Dee’s. Sushi • Seafood A small neighborhood place with plenty of charm. Impressive sushi rolls and a varied menu with something for everyone. 3919 N. Federal Highway., 954-582-4444 $$

Cypress Nook. German This place has been in business for 38 years — talk about staying in power. It’s open for three meals a day, and there’s nothing like a little knackwurst with your eggs. 201 SE 15th St., 954-781-3464 $

Darrel & Oliver’s Cafe Maxx. International This restaurant is an anchor of the South Florida fine dining scene. 2601 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-782-0606 $$$$ >> READ OUR ARTICLE ON CAFE MAXX’S CHEF OLIVER SAUCY HERE

Dos Amigos. Mexican When you feel the hankering for a fajita, this Pompano Beach spot fits the bill. Try the margaritas too. 1308 N. Federal Highway 954-781-1955 $$

Eric’s Authentic Mexican Food. Mexican The tacos are a standout here —served street style — which translates into fresh ingredients prepared with love and care. Start with some chips and guacamole. For some authentic and tasty Mexican, head over to Eric’s and thank us later. 625 E Atlantic Blvd., 754-215-6103 $$

Flanigan’s Seafood Bar & Grill. Seafood • American Enjoy a deal every day. 2500 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-943-3762 $$

The Foundry. American • Continental Seating options galore, from bar seating to lounge seating and old-fashioned casual dining seating. 2781 E. Atlantic Blvd., 754-205-6977 $$

Galuppi’s. American What could be more entertaining than watching golfers swing and blimps ascend as you sip a drink at an outdoor bar? 1103 N. Federal Highway, 954-785-0226 $

Gianni’s Italian Restaurant. Italian Enjoy traditional Italian fare at this family owned and operated establishment, serving everything from pasta to gourmet specialties like Chicken Gianni’s and fresh seafood. Pair your dish with a bottle of wine or cocktail from their full bar. They also offer daily lunch specials Monday – Friday starting at $9.95. Don’t skip the romaine salad with the blue cheese. 1601 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-942-1733 $$

Great Indian Grill. Indian If you like Indian food, this place should go on your “must-try” list. Everything we sampled (and we ate quite a bit) was packed with tantalizing Indian spices and flavors representing the many different regional styles of Indian cooking.. 2692 E Atlantic Blvd., 954-532-7872 $$

The Gyro Joint. Middle Eastern Eat in or carry out. It’s all Greek to me. 165 S. Cypress Road, 954-946-9199 $

Houston’s. American Enjoy this contemporary eatery for lunch or dinner. Outdoor bar and seating on the Intracoastal available. 2821 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-783-9499 $$$

J Mark’s. American A relaxing, modern restaurant and bar with food and service to match. 1490 NE 23rd St., 954-782-7000 $$$

Kings Head British Pub. British Fish and chips, bangers and mash, savory pies and other British classics are all made on premises. 900 E Atlantic Blvd., 754-222-8671 $$

La Perla Di Pompano. Italian This small and intimate Italian eatery offers a wide selection of Italian dishes including four different risotto dishes alone. 420 N Federal Highway, 754-222-9174 $$$-$$$$

La Veranda. Italian The atmosphere is elegant, yet comfortable and warm. Inside or out, one can enjoy a truly special evening in the Tuscany-inspired surroundings. Be it drinks from their full bar, a bottle from the copious wine selection or naturally the Italian food, everything is served perfectly. Expect to be delighted. There is a big selection of pasta, entrées and traditional dishes, with new favorites to be discovered that the wait staff will happily explain. You can taste the love in their homemade desserts. If you’re looking to celebrate or simply treat yourself to an evening of wonderful dining, La Veranda is an excellent choice. Reservations are suggested. 2121 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-943-7390 $$$

Miami Masala. Indian Enjoy classic Indian dishes as well as a few more modern ones with an Indian twist. The stuffed Hungarian peppers appetizer, while not being a classic Indian dish, had all the flavors fans of the cuisine crave. Great service by a friendly staff. Try the Indian crepe — crazy good. A daily lunch buffet includes traditional, vegetarian and vegan choices. 900 E Atlantic Blvd., 954-317-1371 $$

Nikki’s Orange Kitchen. Continental Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy salads, sandwiches and entrées all with a slight Mediterranean influence. Organic and gluten free options available. Enjoy the location right across from the Pompano Fishing Pier. Have dinner and take a stroll — it’s why we live here, people. 1 N. Ocean Blvd., Ste 102, 954-532-2771 $$-$$$

Ocean Grill & Tiki Bar. American Beach front dining at the Beachcomber Resort — go for the view. 1200 S. Ocean Blvd. 954-941-7830 $$$

Oceanic Restaurant The restaurant located right on the beach by the pier will be opening soon.  Click here for our latest update.  

Pho Lavie. Vietnamese If you have never had Vietnamese food, you are missing out. This spot will delight you. Everything is so fresh. Go and have some pho (Vietnamese noodle soup), you’ll thank us. 3321 N. Federal Highway, 954-941-4155 $$

Ruby’s by the Sea. Italian Tucked away in a small strip mall near the Hillsboro inlet is Ruby’s serving classic Italian fare. 2608 N. Ocean Blvd., 954-785-7700 $$

Rusty Hook Tavern. American Located on the Pompano Intracoastal, sit inside or outside, just keep in mind that the word tavern means a local place to gather around the table. 125 N. Riverside Drive, 954-941-2499 $$

Sands Harbor Patio Restaurant. American Located in the Sands Harbor Hotel and Marina on the intracoastal, you can dine poolside or waterside, either way, you better know how to swim. 125 N. Riverside Drive, 954-942-9100 $$

Seaside Grill. Seafood • American Enjoy a view of the Atlantic while enjoying fresh seafood and an iced cold cocktail. Don’t worry if you’re not a fish lover — there are plenty of entrée choices from the land. Located at Lighthouse Cove Resort on the ocean. 1406 N. Ocean Blvd., 954-783-3193 $$

Sette Bello. Italian This is a true gem just south of the Pompano Beach border serving expertly prepared Italian food with quite a bit of a flare. In other words — not like mom used to make…this is way, way better. (No offense to mom.) Sette Bello is a perfect place to celebrate a special occasion or a romantic dinner for two. 6241 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale. 954 351-0505 $$$

Shishka Lebanese Grill. Middle Eastern It’s not easy to make a good falafel (chick peas, fava beans garlic and cilantro seasoned and deep fried, served with tahini sauce) but the ones at Shishka are worth every single calorie. There are plenty of other choices too from the classic hummus to baba ghanouj to chicken and meat shawarma. 1901 N. Federal Highway, 954-943-2999 $$

Spanx the Hog BBQ. Barbecue Spanx uses natural ingredients and offers dine in, take out, and custom catering. 147 S. Cypress Road. 954-590-8342 $

Sunset Catch. Italian • Seafood Fresh seafood is served daily, and they even have their very own “wine doctor.” 101 N. Riverside Drive, 954-545-0901 $$

Table 2201. Mediterranean Everything at Table 2201 is made on the premises — even the desserts. Start with the pygros, a tower of eggplant, potatoes and ground beef topped with a cool yogurt sauce. If you are looking for a genuine Greek dinner without having to dance on tables and yell “opa” — not that there’s anything wrong with that — Table 2201 is a good choice. 2201 E. Atlantic Blvd., 718-600-2236 $$

Take Sushi. Japanese • Sushi Fresh, authentic Japanese fair delivered to your door? Yes, please. 2714 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-785-2442 $$

Talay Thai. Thai • Japanese A small and cozy place offering delivery and carry out. 2233 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-941-1123 $$

Trattoria Novello. Italian Chef Pasquale’s fervent belief in using fresh ingredients (so fresh that some are grown in his own home garden) and authentic Italian imported products is truly his trademark. Some of Trattoria Novello’s dishes are derived from his own childhood. While his family is from Southern Italy and much of the Trattoria Novello menu reflects that heritage, Chef Pasquale has intentionally crafted a menu with dishes from all regions of Italy. 2663 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-876-1915. $$$ >> READ OUR ARTICLE ABOUT TRATTORIA NOVELLO’S CHEF PASQUALE HERE  

Umberto’s of Long Island. Italian • Pizza When a pizza is named Grandma’s Pizza — you must order it. And trust us, you won’t regret it. There is family tradition baked into every bite. 2780 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-784-7110 $$

Valentino’s Italian Cuisine. Italian • Pizza An abundance of Italian fare served for lunch or dinner. If you can’t make it over to dine in, fret not, they offer free delivery. 427 S. Federal Highway, 954-545-4881 $$

Wings N’ Things. Wings • Barbecue It doesn’t look like much from the outside but it’s worth trying. 150 S. Sixth St., 954-781-9464 $

Zuccarelli. Italian • Pizza This place is more than just a pizza joint. From eggplant Parmesan to shrimp fra diavolo, you will leave quite satisfied. The portions are generous and come with a fresh house salad. Bring your breath mints because their warm garlic rolls are on point. 1340 N. Federal Highway, 954-941-1261 $


Lighthouse Point Restaurants

Fetta Republic. Greek Traditional Greek offerings close to home. 2420 N. Federal Highway, 954-933-2394 $-$$

Fish Shack. Seafood The former small, roadside seafood shack in Pompano Beach has moved to a new, larger location in Lighthouse Point. For years this has truly been one of those best kept secrets, however the new location is already garnering a lot of attention.2460 N Federal Hwy, Lighthouse Point., 954-586-4105 $$

Le Bistro. Continental Professional chef, Andy Trousdale serves up both classics and inventive new dishes at this little neighborhood gem. Fresh and local produce is always used and vegetarian, dairy free and gluten free menu items are available. And here’s a note to the wise; the porcini mushroom soup is worth every calorie. The restaurant also offers cooking classes and wine tasting dinners. 4626 N. Federal Highway, 954-946-9240 $$$

The Nauti Dawg Marina Café. American Nestled in at the Lighthouse Point Marina, the Nauti Dawg is a local favorite. Start with the tuna wontons—crispy fried wonton wrappers topped with tuna tartare, seaweed salad, red pepper mayo, wasabi and a hit of sriracha. For a taste of New England with a twist, try the lobster roll. Of course you can’t go wrong with the fresh fish sandwich—ask what the catch of the day is. All sandwiches come with a side and, while French fries are always a delicious option, the restaurant offers a tangy cucumber salad (among other choices) that provides a nice crunch to any sandwich. They are a dog-friendly restaurant. 2830 NE 29th Ave. (at the Lighthouse Point Marina), 954-941-0246 $$

Papa’s Raw Bar. Sushi • Seafood Situated next door to their parent restaurant Seafood World, Papa’s indeed seems like the hip child of an established restaurant. While the fresh food is the real star, the Keys-inspired decor certainly accounts for part of their charm. The menu goes way beyond typical raw bar offerings with inventive tacos and sliders. Papa’s also offers an impressive array of sushi and sashimi. Try the Donoghue which  is made of lump crab meat with spicy mayo and eel sauce and served with taro chips. And to wash it all down, they have about a zillion craft beer options and a good wine list too. 4610 N. Federal Highway, 754-307-5034 $$-$$$

Red Lotus. Thai Red Lotus serves all of your favorite Thai dishes from pad Thai to red and green curries and more. Start with the dumplings — the pasta is delicate and they are packed with flavor. 4460 N Federal Highway, 954-933-7163 $$

Rocca Trattoria. Italian A small and intimate neighborhood place. Watch owner and chef Lucy prepare your favorite dishes in the open kitchen. 2014 E Sample Road, 954-876-1733 $$

Seafood World Market & Restaurant. Seafood They offer the freshest seafood with simple ingredients. There is also a seafood market in the restaurant. 4602 N. Federal Highway, 954-942-0740 $$$



Restaurants in Deerfield Beach Fast & Casual

Biondo’s Pizza. Pizza • Subs Dine-in or take-out available. For something other than pizza, try the stromboli or the wings. 606 S. Federal Highway, 954-427-7754 $-$$

Blue Ocean Poke. Poke Digital video walls and custom wood furniture create a modern-coastal atmosphere. The menu was created by chef Dean James Max, enhancing the traditional poke cuisine with creative toppings and hand-crafted sauces. Open from 9am-9pm daily, 8pm on Sunday. 250 S. Federal Highway, 954-708-2060 $

Bob’s Pizza. Pizza • Italian Pizza served remarkably close to the Beach — as if pizza could be get any better. 2076 NE Second St., 954-426-1030 $

Burger Craze. Burgers Top quality ingredients come together to create unique taste sensations. Enjoy juicy burgers, hot dogs, wings and more. 2096 NE Second St. (at the Wyndham Hotel), 954-596- 5949 $-$$ >> BURGER CRAZE WON “BEST BURGER JOINT” IN RIVERWALK BURGER BATTLE VIII. READ ABOUT IT HERE. 

Charm City. Burgers Try the emperor — an American kobe beef patty with aged Swiss, truffled aioli and sautéed mushrooms — a burger fit for a king. 1136 E. Hillsboro Blvd., 954-531-0300 $$ >> READ OUR ARTICLE ON 2019’s BEST LOCAL BURGER JOINTS HERE

El Jefe. Mexican For a truly inventive take on Mexican street food, this small yet bright and cheery taco joint is full of surprises. 27 N. Federal Highway, 954-246-5333 $

Gelateria. Gelato Offering more than 26 flavors of gelato. Open daily. 2096 NE Second St. (at the Wyndham Hotel), 694-428-2850 $

Michael’s Pizzeria. Pizza Closed Mondays 1645 SE Third Court, Deerfield Beach, 954-426-1515 $

Nick’s Pizza. Pizza Nick’s family moved from the Bronx to Deerfield Beach 13 years ago and opened Nick’s Pizza. The restaurant offers an extensive Italian catering menu, delivery and New York Style pizza. 137 NE Second Ave., 954-421-6700. $-$$

The Pickle Barrel. Delicatessen Get in touch with your inner New Yorker at this old style deli complete with friendly guys behind the counter filling your sandwich with enough pastrami to feed a family. 33 E. Hillsboro Blvd., 954-427-0650 $

Pizza Piez. Italian Yes, they have pizza plus salads, chicken tenders and more. 614 SE 10th St., 754-212-2396 $

The Sticky Bun. Deli • Bakery • Brunch Everyone will find something to munch on, whether it be their flourless chocolate cake or a short rib panini with fontina cheese and pickled red onions… yum. We’re still dreaming about the BLT. 1619 SE Third Court, 754-212-5569 $

Tropical Grill Island Cuisine. Caribbean Don’t be fooled by the counter service at this beachside eatery where the offerings range from escovitch snapper to shrimp curry. Other dishes include jerk chicken, salmon skewers, all sorts of island curries and of course a counter, and grab a table outside for to of the line people watching. Meal prices range from $11-$25. 241 N. Ocean Drive, 754-227-5055. $$

Umberto’s. Pizza Family tradition baked into every bite. Try Grandma’s pizza, square pizza with fresh tomato and basil and of course, mozzarella. 233 N. 21st Ave., 954-421-7200 $-$$


Restaurants in Pompano Beach Fast & Casual

Anne Marie’s, Soups • Salads • Sandwiches Along with the hot and cold subs you would expect, they also serve some more traditional sandwiches remeniscent of the old style New York Deli. Pastrami on rye anyone? All sandwiches are made fresh to order with a plethora of topping options. And for pickle fans, they have fantastic full or half sours. 2313 N Federal Highway, 954-889-6600 $

Bella Monte Italian Deli. Sandwiches 2688 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-946-0333 $

Brendans. Bar and Grill Burgers, wings and more — you get the picture. 868 N. Federal Highway, 954-786-0033 $

Big Louie’s. Italian • Pizza A South Florida chain offering classic Italian dishes. 2190 N. Federal Highway, 954-942-5510 $

Borogodo Brazilian Grill. Brazilian Open for lunch Monday-Friday 11am-4:30pm; Saturday 11am-5:30pm. 7 SE 22nd Ave., 954-782-8040 $

Broad Street Deli. Breakfast • Delicatessen Jewish style deli sandwiches, subs, wraps homemade soups, breakfast, bagels and homemade baked knishes. Open for breakfast and lunch Monday-Saturday, 8:30am-4pm. 2657 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-816-9649 $

Burgers & Suds. Burgers • Hot Dogs • Sandwiches. Unique eats, like a burger served between two glazed donuts. Yes, donuts. 360 E. McNab Road, 954-772-8007 $

Cafe Brie. Sandwiches • Salads A little gem of a place that serves fantastic sandwiches, salads, quiche and desserts. 2765 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-532-7800 $

Cafe Sportivo. Cafe Cash only, but don’t let that stop you. They are family owned and operated with a variety of espresso drinks. 2219 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-782-6672 $

Carlucci’s Brick Oven Trattoria & Pizzeria. Italian Italian favorites and brick oven pizza at the beach. Open lunch and dinner Monday-Thursday 11am-10pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 12-10pm. 3420 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-946-3150 $$

Chez Cafe. Coffee • Bakery A warm and cozy place to grab breakfast, lunch or a latte. 1631 S. Cypress Road, 954-933-3453 $ >> READ OUR ARTICLE ON LOCAL COFFEE SHOPS, INCLUDING CHEZ CAFE, HERE

Dandee Donut Factory. Bakery • Pastries From the classic old fashioned sour cream to Boston cream, these babies are just begging to be dunked. Bagels, breakfast and lunch also available. 1900 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-785-1461 $

Five Girls. Burgers • Pizza Check out this cozy, neighborhood joint. Five Girls offers all the classics you crave including burgers, hand cut fries and the owner’s favorite Philadelphia cheesesteaks. 2659 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-783-8889 $

Gorilla Joe’s. • Sandwiches • Salads Pressed sandwiches, subs, fresh salads and beer and wine. With a location walking distance to the beach, consider taking something yummy with you to picnic in the sand. 3330 E. Atlantic Blvd., 754-800-7311 $

La Rachetta at Whole Foods Market. Pizza and Wine Bar Enjoy weekly deals with plenty of beers on tap and wines by the glass. For something different, try the sweet southern swine pizza — a light and crispy pizza topped with pork belly, arugula and cheese. They have daily specials served with a draft beer for $8. And the truffle fries are great with anything. 2411 N. Federal Highway, 954-786-3535 $

Jet’s Pizza. Pizza Try one of the specialty pizzas such as Philly cheese steak with Alfredo sauce or the BLT. 437 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-782-5387 $

Jukebox Diner. Diner Bright, classic seating, jukeboxes, and that old-school diner feel. 2773 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-960-5882 $

Lester’s Diner. Diner American comfort fare in a retro setting. 1924 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-783-2109 $

Lighthouse Cove Tiki Bar. American Seaside eats and happy hours. 1406 N. Ocean Blvd., 954-784-2804 $$

Little Italian. Pizza Little Italian Pizza is the best kind of Italian restaurant — the kind that feels like a hole-in-the-wall, but quickly grows vibrant as the large, steaming plates of homestyle Italian dishes come barreling out of the kitchen. The restaurant grinds their own sausage and bakes their own dough daily. While the small restaurant (with only about six cozy tables) doesn’t serve alcohol, they do allow BYOB (and there’s a liquor store conveniently located right next door). Families bring in bottles of red wine to cork, creating a joyous atmosphere. The restaurant has a huge menu with stromboli, calzone, soups, salads, subs, 26 kinds of specialty pizzas, baked pasta dishes, chicken and veal entrées and all your traditional pasta dishes and desserts. 448 S. Cypress Road, 954-941-0550 $-$$ >> SEE PICS & READ OUR DINING REVIEW ON LITTLE ITALIAN HERE

Stingers Pizza. Pizza • American Dine in or order delivery. They will bring your pizza to the Beach—a million minds making the world a better place. 1201 S. Ocean Blvd., 954-782-2344 $

Sunshine Bagel. Bagels • Deli Serving up bagels and sandwiches in a friendly atmosphere. 260 N. Ocean Blvd., 954-788-7498 $

Tortillería Mexicana. Mexican Looking for a taco that goes beyond ground beef and toppings? Not only will they supply you with fresh, unique tacos, but the corn tortillas are made from scratch daily. Who does that? 1614 E. Sample Rd., 954-943-0057 $


Restaurants in Lighthouse Point Fast & Casual

Burger Fi. Burgers Everything at Burger Fi is cooked to order. Don’t miss the fries and the larger-than-life onion rings. The breakfast all day burger is topped with a fried egg. 3150 N. Federal Highway, 954-933-7120 $

Legends Tavern and Grille. American With three locations, they must be doing something right. 3128 N Federal Highway, 754-220-8932 $-$$

Red Fox Diner. Diner Treat yourself to one of the daily specials at the Red Fox and you just might be able to skip dinner. But if you are in the mood for some comforting diner food, Red Fox never disappoints. Breakfast and lunch served daily. 2041 NE 36th St., (Sample Road) 954-783-7714 $

Packy’s Sports Pub. Sports Bar If you are looking for a local spot to watch the game, Packy’s always seems to pack them in. 4480 N. Federal Highway, 954-657-8423 $



Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Restaurants plus North Fort Lauderdale

101 Ocean. American Take in the nightlife and entertainment while enjoying pizzas, flatbreads, fresh fish and a raw bar. The full menu is available for take out. 101 Commercial Blvd., Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, 954-776-8101 $$

Aruba Beach Cafe. American Casual beachside dining with outdoor seating. Among the offerings are fresh seafood, steaks, pasta, salads and burgers. Three tropical bars, live entertainment and happy hour from 4-7pm, Monday-Friday, 1 Commercial Blvd., Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, 954-776-0001 $$

Billy Jack’s Shack. American Bar food, burgers, signature drinks; all well-done at this casual eatery. This place is where you should come if you want a cheat day. 218 Commercial Blvd. Ste. 102, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, 954-990-8671 $$

Cafe Valenti. Italian If Italian food is about doing the simple things right, this restaurant knocks it out of the park. With a beachside view and live music — you’ll appreciate the little things. 222 E. Commercial Blvd. Ste. 103, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, 954-900-2773 $$

Casa Frida. Mexican Casa Frida is certainly several notches above your average Mexican joint. Enjoy traditional home-made, authentic cuisine. And here is the really good news, they serve breakfast on the weekends from 11:30am-2pm. 5441 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-530-3668 $$

Chatham House. Seafood If you’re missing the Northeast, visit this restaurant and enjoy the New England-inspired seaside setting. Various entrées include fresh seafood, pasta and steak. Expansive bar area. 4331 Ocean Dr., Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, 954-351-0310 $$

Chuck’s Steak House. American Prime Rib, Black Angus Steaks butchered fresh on premise, cooked to perfection. Fresh seafood, babyback ribs, & the famous all-you-can-eat salad bar! 2428 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-772-2850 $$

Da Vinci’s New York Style Pizzeria. Italian Family owned and operated since 1999. Quality pizza, calzones, Stromboli, fresh homemade Dinners, salads, famous wings, hot & cold sub sandwiches. 3936 N. Ocean Blvd., 954-561-0404 $

El Guanaco. Salvadoran This restaurant could be the Salvadoran embassy to South Florida. When you taste any of their variety of South American dishes, you’ll think your abuelita somehow became a short-order cook. 331 NE 44th St., Oakland Park, 954-351-0792 $$

The Fish Peddler East. Seafood Full service fresh fish and seafood market offering one stop shopping convenience — prepared items, soups, salads, condiments, produce, and wines. 2805 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-491-1441 $$

Frenchy’s Table. French Despite what the name might imply, Frenchy has more than one table to sit and dine at. The owner grew up working at her parents bed and breakfast in central France. She then took her artistic and culinary background to create fresh French cuisine on the other side of the big blue sea. 235 Commercial Blvd. Ste. 105, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, 954-533-2580 $$

Kaluz Restaurant. American Contemporary American Cuisine with dynamic views of the intracoastal. 3300 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-772-2209 $$

La Empanada Loca. Puerto Rican Good homestyle Puerto Rican food is somehow a rarity in the South Florida dining scene. But, if you’re in Northern Fort Lauderdale, checking out this quaint spot is certainly worth your time. 4820 N. Dixie Highway, Oakland Park, 754-200-6151 $$

Lokos Takos Taqueria. Mexican Fresh ingredients served in a hot, homemade corn tortilla, it doesn’t get much better. Visit this genuine taqueria for a handcrafted margarita or a authentic dessert made in-house. 2826 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-776-8066 $$

Pomperdale. Delicatessen A New York style deli famous for authentic pastrami and corned beef on New York rye bread. They also have excellent smoked salmon and the best whitefish salad around. 3055 E Commercial Blvd., 954-771-9830 $

Pump Sushi Thai Cuisine. Thai • Sushi Something for everyone. Dine in or take out. 222 Commercial Blvd #105, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, 954-909-5556 $$

Pa D’s Pizzeria and Grille. Italian Family Style. Enjoy Contemporary Italian and the finest pizza in LBTS. 4331 N. Ocean Dr., Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, 954-351-0310 $$

Sea Watch on the Ocean. Seafood This is a beautiful Fort Lauderdale landmark restaurant serving fresh seafood for 38 years. Sea Watch is an excellent choice for a seaside wedding, birthday, anniversary or a romantic dinner for two. 6002 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-781-2200 $$$

15th Street Fisheries & Dockside Café. Seafood Visit 15th Street Fisheries for an unforgettable waterfront dining experience in an authentic marina. Feed the tarpon from the docks! 1900 SE 15th St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-763-2777 $$

Restaurants in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea- and North Fort lauderdale Casual

Dr. Juice. Juice • Smoothies Try their cold pressed juices or smoothies or dive into one of their acai bowls. They also serve soups, salads, raw bites and energy shots. 222 Commercial Blvd. #104, 954-369-5869 $

Jan’s Homemade Candies. Candy Not only do they have homemade chocolates and fudge, they also provide Florida fruit shipping. So send your friends a taste of Florida. 4327 N. Ocean Dr., 954-202-9495 $

Kilwin’s Lauderdale by the Sea. Ice Cream & Fudge 32 flavors of ice cream, homemade waffle cones, caramel corns, peanut brittle, salt water taffy, chocolate treats. 117 Commercial Blvd., 954-267-8991 $

LaSpada’s Original Hoagies. Sandwiches Serving the original South Philly style hoagies for 39 years. Zagat and Trip Advisor highly recommended. “1 of the best sandwiches to drool over”-USA Today. 233 Commercial Blvd., 954-776-7893 $

Sloan’s Luxury Ice Cream. Ice Cream Homemade ice cream, chocolates, candies, chocolate-covered apples, caramel apples and fun!! An ice cream wonderland for the young and young at heart! 112 Commercial Blvd., 954-368-8546 $


We hope you have enjoyed our list of  most popular Pompano Beach Restaurants, Deerfield Beach restaurants plus the rest of Northeast Broward and find it to be useful.  Email us with any additions, closings, or corrections at jeff@pointpubs.com. We do our best to be accurate and up to date (as of June 2019), but it’s always a good idea to call first before heading out on your Deerfield Beach restaurant adventure.


For more Deerfield Beach restaurants,  news and events information you can go to our website and read our publication, Deerfield Beach! Magazine.   You can find additional Deerfield Beach restaurants info on the sunny.org website.

Most Popular Deerfield Beach Restaurants and more.
Most Popular Deerfield Beach Restaurants and more.

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