Grille 401
Grille 401
  • Address:
    401 East Las Olas Blvd. Suite 280
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
    Neighborhood:
    Fort Lauderdale
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $30 and under

Grille 401

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.grille401.com/
  • Phone: 9547670222
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch Daily: 11:30pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Prime Rib, Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Las Olas and SE 5th Ave.
  • Public Transit: The Las Olas trolley run up and down Las Olas Boulevard during the day and evening.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available as well as parking in the building or on the street.
A word from Grille 401
Grille 401 offers Fort Lauderdale a trendy and sophisticated gathering spot for locals, business executives and leisurely visitors to frequent for lunch, dinner, happy hour and late night.
Delight in our fresh, seasonal menu and experience delicious variety and authentic, local flavors.
We proudly support local farmers and offer regionally sourced, hand selected ingredients whenever possible for a refreshing dining experience. Fresh salads and sandwiches, succulent steaks, grill and seafood and impeccable desserts await you at Grille 401. Discover a quality spirits and wine selection and handcrafted cocktails featuring seasonal fruits and local herbs. Enjoy live weekly entertainment and spacious indoor/outdoor dining areas perfect for social gatherings, special occasions and corporate events.
We look forward to serving you at Grille 401 and our award winning sister locations Pinon Grill located in Boca Raton, and Brimstone Woodfire Grill located in Pembroke Pines.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerLate Night Find
Grille 401 reviews from OpenTable diners
103 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
vibrant bar scene (66)hot spot (56)special occasion (44)good for groups (44)great for lunch (41)fit for foodies (35)great for outdoor dining (35)neighborhood gem (35)late-night find (29)romantic (18)great for brunch (14)notable wine list (8)scenic view (7)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • What a difference
    HowardVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Food now is wonderfully consistent with wonderful service to boot...nice menu...so much better than a few years ago...upgraded front bar was brilliantly designed and executed....now my local fav for casual meal...the Bell and Evans half chicken is great...and well priced at $20.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent
    truereviewVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    varied menu from hamburgers to steaks, The service was excellent. The portions were generous and the food was well prepared. The ambiance was nice and the noise level allowed easy conversation. We will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I LOVE the scallops!
    dals1959
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The scallops with white beans and spinach... To die for but they're in competition with the bread pudding - the best of each food group!!! I keep saying I'm going to try something different but I'm drawn back to those selections with every visit to the restaurant. De-lish
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LaurenVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Fun place with lots of young energy. I feel young when I eat here. Great bar scene and vibes
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Grille 401 - The Place to Be
    ultimatefoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    A wed night in the dead of summer and the place is hopping. Live music outside, bars inside and outside filled with people. This spot on Las Olas Blvd. has really become the place to be. Plus, great food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great!
    RayGVIP
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    We went for lunch food was awesome service on point.....great ambiance!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Blackboard
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    food was good, noise level over the top & service was adequate. No real complaints but more for the young.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great! But dont go to eat late!
    Chris3412VIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    We went on a Sunday night, 8pm reservation. By the time our group found parking (door said there was valet but there was none to be seen) we were all seated by 8:15. Little did we know kitchen closed at 9, so the waitress politely told us we needed to order before the kitchen closed. Food was delicious! Great menu! We had a mix of apps and mains, and all were satisfied (sirloin, crab cakes, salmon, grilled artichoke, slides, kale salad and tartar). However, mid-main course the waitress came back again to ask if we wanted desert again bc the kitchen was closing. Open table had an 8:30 option for reservation. Sure glad I didnt pick 8:30! Had not been rushed, would have gotten 4-5 stars!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Friday night is bar night
    GHInHollywood
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Went here on recommendation and YELP reviews. Didn't think about it being Friday night, bar was packed and noise levels very high due to that, which is to be expected. They seated us upstairs near the back, so noise level was fine until the DJ started at 9PM (Upstairs is open to lower level). Service was exceptional, immediate greeting and our waitress was knowledgeable and friendly. I drink a lot of water and she kept up with me :). Crab fritters were good - very different (very thin fried phyllo as outer coating). Had trout (good, slightly dry - and restaurnt without tartar sauce?) and skirt steak - yummy! Kale salad as a side was very good. Would recommend it other than Friday nights if you want to chat.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice casual dining
    Diner
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Grille 401 is a nice place to eat and we go there often. Of course we live in the neighborhood and we think it is one of the places in the area. The menu is extensive and there is something for everyone. Wait staff is friendly. My only negative is that the food comes out too fast. So beware, only order your appetizer first. Then when finished, order your dinner. Overall, a very nice place to eat. And if you are into the bar scene, it excels.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Vacation Find
    Angelface0215
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    We had a list of different places to dine while in Ft Laurderdale. We looked up Grill 401 online and thought it looked nice. Everything was wonderful! The service was great. Our waitress was fantastic and very knowledgeable about the menu selection. I don't remember her name but she as very good...food was fantastic! Would go there again next time we are in the area!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Alyssa
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    So delicious! The sushi, dinner and desserts were amazing. Perfect for my birthday dinner. Will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, surprisingly low $
    Kimberlee
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    This was my second time to Grille 401. Both times I was with a group of ladies. The food was really great. I had the crab fritters both times and they are seasoned to perfection and don't feel heavy at all. We also shared the white chocolate bread pudding and we could not get enough of it. One order can easily serve 4 people and 3 of us devoured it in no time! Once the bill came, we were pleasantly surprised at the reasonable cost of the wine, appetizers, entrees and dessert. Will definitely be returning.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/24/2014
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    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Power Lunch!
    ultimatefoodieVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Great food, great crowd and a great place to have a business lunch.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome!
    RyanneLennox
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    I loved it here! The sushi is delish! Also, the BBQ salmon and kale was divine!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best lunch on the Blvd.
    ultimatefoodieVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Check out the veggie burger - delish! Also, the kale salad is the best in town.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Overall, great restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    I've taken three business clients from out of state here on three occasions. The service was fantastic and the food is very good and priced reasonably. I would certainly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great place to meet friends
    geekymom
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    a great place for us to meet our friends for a good evening, good food, good service and just a nice place to meet dine and chat
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LaurenVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    First time at Grill 401. The bar was so over loaded that it took too long to order a second round of cocktails. The server apologized and handled it well. The manager apologized and comped our round of drinks. This was the right thing to do. It was appreciated very much.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing scene!
    ultimatefoodieVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Friday night and the place was hopping. Great special for the night was pot roast. Always fun with terrific food!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Trey
    Sailboatbend
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    It is a Los Olas favorite Music downstairs is to loud for intimate dining upstairs. But downstairs is a happening place Excellent steaks! Yum
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great vibe
    CarlaVIP
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    This was a welcome surprise. The place was jumping, service was good, and the food was, as well. Live music and friendly staff. Nice when you're looking for a fun night out with friends.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great lunch!
    ultimatefoodieVIP
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    A must try is the Steak and Blue Salad - it's awesome!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great atmosphere
    Sebastianeering
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    I enjoyed dining at Grille 401. It was the first time I had dinner there although I had enjoyed appetizers there before. Fair prices for food and wine considering the location. Overall I would definitely return. Portions were a little smaller than I would have liked, but a total rating of 4 out of 5 stars indicating I would return or recommend it even to my foodie buddies and critics. Good flavors and not pretentious.
    Special Features:
    romantic, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful service, delicious food!
    mickonrunVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    The evening was perfect from the pre dinner drink at the bar to the dessert after dinner. Our server Ryan, was one of the best servers we have ever had. We started with the FORBIDDEN LOBSTER ROLL with a market price of $20. It was delicious and contained at least 1/2 a lobster in it. Then we ordered the SEASONAL SOUP which was Pasta Fagiole. Fresh garden veggies and the broth was great. Main courses were the BONE-IN RIBEYE 16 OZ....Outstanding flavor and a TUNA BURGER that was tender and superb. For dessert the homemade KEY LIME PIE was just tangy enough to never want to stop eating it. The prices were average for the neighborhood and for a special evening it was certainly a memorable night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Creative always pleasing and tasty
    ChuquigirlVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We've dined half a dozen times here and always been so pleased with the creative delicious appetizers such as the fantastic crispy crab to the entrees and yummy side dishes. Service always very good . Elegant surrounding and quiet for conversation. Just wish fine dining in general would offer specials on drinks too where everybody takes too much profit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Popular Happy Hour Spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    We went on a Friday night and the crowd was at least 5 deep. The noise level was extreme and on top of that there was live music! Luckily we had a table upstairs which helped considerably. What we ordered was excellent. I would go back but probaby for lunch. The new outside terrace bar is beautiful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nice
    Aholfood
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    First tine there and it was very nice not as quiet As I would like it not as low key. Food was great.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • All around great place
    Urby
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Great food, the Kobe beef sliders were excellent and so was the red snapper, but also a nice, cheap!, wine list. Loved it.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Getting better and better
    HowardVIP
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    Slow start for Grille 401....but since the renovation to add the bar up front, and the outdoor perimeter dining areas, also seems the food has gotten much better...love the beet and goat cheese salad and the roasted 1/2 chicken is great...the bread pudding should not be missed. Very good service, and welcoming by hostesses.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great all around spot
    Eatingisbelieving1
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    If your looking for great food, look no further pay for quality.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hot spot for sure - happy times
    MOSH
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    First time going to Grille 401 - Hostess greeted and accomodated our group as some were running late. Very energetic area for happy hour. Our waiter Mike was more than awesome!!!!! I cannot even find the words to describe the service he rendered. He was attentive, pleasant but friendly, he gave recommendations for us to try, he was accomodating. We had a blast!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food & good time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    Great food, great location and fantastic outdoor dining scene. The new open bar is inviting. The only complaint is they need more staff for both lunch and after hours. Service has been slow every time I've gone.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Grill 401
    Localgal
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    I had heard so many things about this being a hot spot so was excited to try it. Reservation process was great, friendly and helpful staff, nice atmosphere for hanging out or meeting up- however, the food was mediocre. I would return but only for a snack or cocktails not dinner.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Grille 401 on Las Olas--Awesome
    WhoDat
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Went for the terrific Happy Hour Friday. GM Callum Molloy very gracious & attentive, as was our server. Enjoyed the Kobe Beef Sliders and Spinach & Artichoke dip. Generous drinks & portions for a Happy Hour, with live (quiet) music. So pleased, we returned for dinner Sunday night. Chef Troy's menu was awesome! His bio says his home town is New Orleans--which may explain my girlfriend's purring over his "NOLA" Shrimp entree. I ordered Prime Rib, perfectly Med. rare and excellent. Entrees come with a side--very unusual in a town where most places are ala carte. Please don't think I'm connected with this place--I was just stoked at experience and reasonably priced excellence.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Restaurant/ Very Nosie
    jojo90
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    I wanted to check this place out for my anniversary and when i got there they seat me on the 2nd floor it as nice but way to noise for me the my fincey and I ordered as a app California Rolls they were decent and then we order dinner it was ok the lemonade has way to much sugar.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • gets better and better
    ultimatefoodieVIP
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Grille 401 has it all going on - food, service and people. Definitely the place to be on Las Olas.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good Food, Good service.
    JuanVIP
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    Food was very Good (tuna appetizer and Chilean sea Bass). Bar scene is vibrant, if you like to be looked at (I don't). It's a place to see and be seen. Live music was good too but loud for my taste. Upon request, they promptly got us a table away from the music where the noise level was low and we could carry a conversation without having to scream at each other. Must try their chocolate bread pudding. It's fantastic. I believe it is owned by the same group that owns Brimstone in Pembroke since the menu was very similar. However the concept in Pembroke is more family oriented.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Grill 401! AAA++
    Jessy
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    This was a great place to eat. Went for lunch with Co-Workers to celebrate their Birthday. Service was fast and the food was Delicious.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.