Chart House Restaurant - Ft. Lauderdale
Chart House Restaurant - Ft. Lauderdale

Chart House Restaurant - Ft. Lauderdale

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.chart-house.com/
  • Phone: 9545614800x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Happy Hour: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm & Sunday All Day.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Shaun Albers
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Seasonal – check with restaurant for details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 30th Street & A1A
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We offer complimentary valet parking all day, 365 days a year.
A word from Chart House Restaurant - Ft. Lauderdale
Located right on the water with an unparalleled patio, Chart House overlooks the magnificent Intracoastal Waterway. Combine the extraordinary setting with outstanding cuisine & it’s easy to see why the Chart House is a favorite of locals and tourists. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 29 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From fresh food specialties such as macadamia crusted mahi to slow-roasted prime rib, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as Pan Seared Scallops, New Wave Surf & Turf and Mixed Seafood Grill. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines & decadent desserts like our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Chart House Restaurant - Ft. Lauderdale reviews from OpenTable diners
121 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
84% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (95)great for outdoor dining (93)special occasion (81)romantic (55)good for groups (41)fit for foodies (36)neighborhood gem (29)great for lunch (23)great for brunch (22)notable wine list (18)vibrant bar scene (14)kid-friendly (12)hot spot (12)late-night find (6)Show More
  • Intercoastal Fine Dining
    tc57
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Chart House proved to be a great choice for enjoying a fine dining experience on the intercoastal in Ft. Lauderdale. Outdoor seating was wonderful in the great evening weather, wine list very good, food for every course spot on. I enjoyed the Hemingway Snapper for my main course and it was wonderful. You can find more elegance, but we had a great time. A perfect fit for casual business dining.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent food
    Sunmom
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    We took business associates from out of town to Chart House and we were very happy with our choice. The staff were very friendly and accommodating, everyone said the enjoyed their meal. Key Lime pie was outstanding. It was fun to watch the boats on the intracoastal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Impresssive
    Booozeee
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    We celebrated a birthday here and we had a great dinner in a very nice outdoor atmosphere. The service was pleasant and the food all around was very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love the place
    SueRVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We were there both evenings this weekend and they do a wonderful job. Even with the heavy rain outside on Saturday, all worked well.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service Too Slow
    mlletour
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Our food was great and when our waiter had time he treated us well but he must have had too many tables. He forgot to bring things he promised and the food was way too slow. We ordered drinks, oysters, salads, main course & dessert, coffee/after dinner drinks. All of it was great but there was way too much time between courses.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sit Outside
    MattsReviews
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Overall... the quality of the food was outstanding. We had Artichoke crostini dip for an appetizer, a new dish there that was great. Can't remember what my wife had but she loved it. I had the Parmesan crusted Snapper with fresh crab meat and a delicious butter sauce. Wine selection was decent...the typicals with some harder to find selections. Service was good but not great. Major issue was inside. Very musty. Smelled like Grandma's house. Had there not been outside seating we may have left. Outside seating was very nice. Great view of the intercoastal.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food not so good service
    NYFoodie
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    The food at the Charthouse was great, but service was not so good. Would not recommend dining here unless it's for a casual lunch
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful Ft. Lauderdale Dining
    LNLC
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    We have dined at several Chart House locations and have never been disappointed ! We can now add the Ft. Lauderdale restaurant to the list. We were a small party for lunch celebrating a 90th birthday and were pleased that we chose the Chart House. The view is wonderful - food and wine very good as well as the service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Seating issue
    MikeVIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Usually this is a great place to eat. I made a reservation for four people to celebrate my mom's 84th birthday with Sunday brunch. When we arrived it was too hot to sit on the patio and we were told that there was limited seating inside because of a large party. There were only a couple of people in the restaurant but they seated us at a back booth by the bathrooms. No big party showed up and when we left the dining room was virtually empty. The food and service was excellent as usual.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great meal at Sunset
    SharptonAJ3
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    We had a great meal - great service and terrific food. Debbie - our server, thoroughly knew the menu and made great recommendations, all were phenomenal. We were treated to a great sunset across the ICW at the end of our dinner.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Intracoastal views
    JazzybVIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Happy Hour on the water is spectacular. Dinner is wonderful, too!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Nice waterfront view. The view of the water is very nice.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor Service
    Sizzi
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Food was good, but related to the price, I definetely expect a better service. Restaurant should urgently use more staff, not only one lady for so msny tables. Got my sauce 10 minutes later then my dish, glass of wine was forgotten at all.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Relaxing and tasty!
    prinsess
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This Chart House has kept standards high and is the best one my husband and I have ever dined in. It reminds us of the Chart House in Puerto Rico before it went downhill. The service was excellent and the food was outstanding at this Ft Lauderdale location. We will definitely make this our special occasion destination. Wonderful dining experience!!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful! Will be going back soon
    mojoloving
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Went there on 8/29 for our Anniversary made a reservation and stated it was our anniversary. They sat us at a very nice table outside with great view. They had a special message printed up on our menu which was a very nice touch. They have a large wine list and menu. We both had the prime rib which was very good and came with mashed potatoes. We ordered the lava cake which was good but we really didn't need it because the manager sent over a ice cream dessert for us with a candle in it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Chart House Ft Lauderdale
    Jepmap
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Surprisingly romantic location on intercoastal waterway. Great seafood selection, excellent preparation and pleasing presentation. Wait staff was very attentive and informative.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • ChrisdyVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    The chart house had great cocktails and the service was good. The seafood was very fresh with several nice presentations.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • jb77
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Beautiful decor with nice water view. Salmon entrée disappointing especially for the price. Asparagus bitter and stringy
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • cfoodjky
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We went with some very good friends and as usual we were not disappointed. Located on the inter-coastal waterway, we arrived just before sunset which by itself was spectacular. The low noise level was wonderful for good conversation while watching the sunset. We had the Chilean Sea Bass and Mahi Mahi, the fish we all had was perfectly cooked, moist and tender, one of the best seafood restaurants on my list.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • it was awesome
    magsmoo93
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This place is delicious as well as quite ambiant with the atmoshphere
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chris the manager was outstanding
    IreneVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    the food is great, the drinks are great and the ambiance it great. we thoroughly loved it Chris Allen the manager went our of his way to make my party extra special
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Dinner
    SoFloFoodie
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    My wife and I had an awseome dinner for my 55th! Our server was VERY cordial and our fish selections were awesome, best sauces I've ever tasted! (Sea Bass w/ apple cherry reduction and nut crusted Mahi Mahi w/ peanut sauce). Nothing like the classy decor, and fabulous food while dinning on S.Flo's Inter Coastal Waterway.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    BigGuy
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    The food was prepared properly, the server Allison understood, asked appropriate questions and made helpful suggestions.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • You want the water and great food!
    Darnimpressed13
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The restaurant is simply amazing, clean and bright. The bar, and bartenders, are great. They know their drinks, pour well and provide outstanding customer service. The general manager stopped by to see how our experience was. I was impressed that when he finished speaking with us he removed the dirty dishes himself. The food, as usual and always, is outstanding. Brunch is a treat and experience. If the weather is good, sit outside and breath in some fresh air. If not, sit outside anyway as the porch is covered. Treat yourself to the cucumber, fiery whatever goodness they call their specialty drink. Bring friends, bring strangers, meet new people and enjoy the GOOD LIFE at an amazing restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Great food and nice scenery of the intercostal. The service was great too.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Consistently good
    ocean3550VIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    This Chart House was great......very stylish and romantic too! We had sirloins which were fabulous as we're the side dishes too. They were out of raspberries however for the dessert .... Creme brûlée.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    The food was ok nothing special cold when got to the table the service was very good but it bother me that as we were living they were wrapping everything in plastic to fumigate not plesaent
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Chart House = Great Food
    tbr192
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    The place is beautiful with a very good service. The menu is exquisite and with lots of options including gluten free dishes
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We went to Charthouse for my sister's birthday. First let me say were a party of 12 and I made the reservation 4 days before. The restaurant called me to confirm the day of and asked if we wanted to sit inside or outside. The service was phenomenal. Our waiter was Edward and he went above and beyond. He even went to add money in the meter for one of our guests and serenaded by sister with the birthday song. The food was great and arrived in a timely fashion with no mistakes made. I give this experience and 10+ and would definitely go back! Loved it!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good not excellent
    LFalkVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We were a little disappointed this time at the Charthouse in Fort Lauderdale and did not feel as welcomed as in previous visits. We had a table of 4 and service was just ok but food was great. Hostess was not friendly. We were disappointed and not sure if we will run back there in our next vacation from NJ.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • HH
    Nikki
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    The place is expansive BUT HH is pretty good $4.00-$6.00 wekk ,margritas and beer,plus they have a HH food menu which is pretty nice. The view is greatBut HH is only atbar and lounge area
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday Happy Hour
    FoodieQueenVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Chart House never disappoints. Especially the Happy Hour, all day on Sundays. Lettuce wraps are amazing! We stopped in our way to the beach & the prime rib sliders kept us full through dinnertime! The management team is so welcoming & accommodating. Keep up the excellent service! We come here often, so we were very happy to learn about the "Landry's Select Club" card that helps save us money, just by dining!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Night
    BigMac
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Enjoyable Evening; the food was great but the service made the evening fantastic.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • seafoodie
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    This was the best meal I've had in years. Justin was our server. He was outstanding! The chef is incredible!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent food
    Deetravel
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Everything was excellent. Wonderful service all around
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FoodieQueenVIP
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    My friends & I love this restaurant! The happy hour lasts all day long on Sunday! You can't beat the views, the prime rib sliders or the excellent service! Mango mojito is to die for! Will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worst dining experience ever
    LRDIIIVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Table was not ready when we arrived. Waited at the bar for 30 minutes. Bartender was extremely rude. Ordered a bottle of wine, it was never opened. Carried the bottle to our table, waited over 5 minutes for a server to approach, never happened. After 45 minutes we left with our unopened ($95) bottle of wine. The following day I returned the unopened bottle of wine.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Happy Hour
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    My friend & I went to CH to dine & when we got there. We found out they have happy hour all day on Sundays. The happy hour menu is great. Might of had too many mango mojitos lol. Definitely going to make this my hangout on Sundays
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    Juhi
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Went their for our 2nd anniversary and had a wonderful time. Great service and great food.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice seafood place
    Markdine
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Chart House in Fort Lauderdale offers relaxing outdoor dining with a nice view of the Intracoastal Waterway. Can't beat the view or the mood. The fish was excellent -- dishes were well conceived and nicely presented with subtle and engaging flavors. Well done to the chef and the staff. The experience stands in marked contrast with that of another Landry Group fish house -- McCormack & Schmidt. While Chart house is a gem, M&S has fallen into the mediocrity zone under Landry leadership. Too bad. But there's a nice model in Chart House should anyone at Landry be concerned about the mushrooming criticism that one-and-done diners have with M&S.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.