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Market 17
Market 17
  • Address:
    1850 SE 17th St. Suite 109
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
    Neighborhood:
    Fort Lauderdale
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $31 to $50

Market 17 Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.market17.net
  • Phone: (954) 835-5507
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: 5:00pm - 10:30 pm Friday & Saturday. 5:00-10:00pm Sunday--Monday.
    Lunch: Only available for private parties
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Organic
  • Executive Chef: Lauren DeShields
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Small party or large, Market 17 can accommodate your special event.

    Our ultra private dining room seats up to 20. It is a closed room with two glass walls that allow you to see the restaurant without the noise, or we can close the curtains for a completely private dining experience- you will only be seen by the restaurant staff.

    We have a semi-private dining area for parties up to 40, our main dining room for larger parties up to 60. For a restaurant buyout we can serve up to 150 people inside and 70 outside. We also have space available outside for private and semi-private patio parties.

    Whatever your budget or needs we will work with you to make sure you have the perfect event.
  • Private Party Contact: Kimi McCurry (954) 835-5507
  • Special Events & Promotions: Kimi McCurry, kimi@market17.net or call 954.835.5507

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Eisenhower Blvd & 17th St
  • Public Transit: Water Taxi & Bus
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Market 17 is located at the Portside Yachting Center, there is plenty of parking available to our guests right next to the restaurant in the Portside lot.
A word from Market 17
Market 17 is proud to be serving delicious, creative dishes that are literally from the farm right to the tables of our diners. We call this "wine country cuisine" because the emphasis is on fresh, clean food from top purveyors along with an abundant wine list.

For the more adventurous diner, Market 17 offers 'dining in the dark'. It is our chefs table in a private room that allows a new way to experience food. Once your sight is turned off, all the other senses are heightened. It's a fun and unique experience to enjoy our food. (Due to limited seating, reservations for dining in the dark can be requested via open table notes but are not guaranteed. Please call 954.835.5507 to confirm dining in the dark reservation requests.)

Our menu will change daily and we'll always offer amazing tasting menus for you to sample what the chef has created. Come and experience for yourself what all the buzz is about!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Diner Reviews
  • "Read other reviewers who attested to great food and they were right. Not only unique in the couplings of main courses with the added veggies but in the presentation. It was lovely to taste several entrees only to end up ordering the whole orders. It was a rather quiet night and was romantic ...our waiter was knowledgeable and extremely pleasant. All in all a wonderful time."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "This place is hands down my favorite dining experience in Broward County. From the ambiance to the wine list and, oh yeah the FOOD. Wow the food is the most interesting presentation I have seen in a while, all farm to table local organic products. The chef does a wonderful job of creating a variety of daily dishes that will arouse your tastes buds. The combination of flavors is masterfully done. The service is very professional and not overly chatty, perfect for an Anniverssary celebration. You can try normal portion sizes or try chef's tasting samples of different dishes( I recommend doing that) for half the price. Speaking of which the prices, although not cheap, are very reasonable for the quality of the food."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "We had been wanting to try Market 17 for some time. It came up among the 10 most romantic restaurants in Ft. Laud so for our anniversary the time was right. The atmosphere was great. John our waiter was excellent. The food was great. We had antelope and grouper. Food was fresh and local. Turns out mostly organic as well Wine list was good. Very very nice meal and evening. We definitely will be back."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Great menu with variety of foods - vegetarian options to game options. Love that they have a smaller "tasting" portion for all entrees. Good for us ladies who don't want the full portion."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "One nice thing about this restaurant is they offer 3oz glasses of wine as well as normal 6oz glasses. So I was able to taste 5 wines thru the course of the meal, which was fun as I worked my way thru a starter and a main course. They also offer half-size main dishes, which allows one to stay trim or to sample more stuff!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "This is our favorite place for freshly prepared wonderful cuisine. Using local sources, the food is always tasty. I bring friends who visit town to several restaurants, and Market 17 is always their favorite."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "This was our first time dining at Market 17 and we plan on returning when we return to the Fort Lauderdale area. The ambiance, food and wait staff were outstanding."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "We are from NYC and I admit, we are picky. This restaurant is a winner. Great food- fresh, inventive and tasty- great service and a really nice ambiance."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Market 17 was like going on a date with an exotic girl. The food was unique and very different from what you'd find at a typical place, and therefore made you a bit nervous about trying some of it. But all of it was fantastic, as was the service. This is a great place to go for a special occasion."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "We went here to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. The first table where we were seated was next to a large group that was getting louder as the wine flowed - we thought about asking to move, but before we could, the manager came to us and asked if we would like to move. We did and it was much more pleasant. Wes our server was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and very attentive. The food was excellent - in particular, the beef cheek appetizer, the Duck Confit, the Key West Shrimp entrée and the Wahoo entrée. Wonderful experience! Expensive - but worth it given the event we were celebrating!"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "I have been traveling to Fort Lauderdale for work for the past 6 months, and this is the best restaurant that my co-workers and I have come across. The quality of the food is outstanding - very fresh, flavorful, and creative. The beef tartare was my favorite app, and while I loved all the entrees I sampled, the harvest market (vegetarian) was a stand-out."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "My husband & I enjoyed a lovely dining experience. The food was attractively presented and was very good! Wonderful cappuccinos too. The staff was friendly and efficient. Thank you Market 17."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "My wife and I love this place. The chef is a genius in combining various elements in a dish into a culinary artistic symphony. The food is impressive and delicious. Just brilliant!"
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Food as usual was unique and fantastic. I went out of my comfort zone and tried the beef cheek appetizer and it was fabulous!!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "This is a excellent restaurant with fresh creative dining choices, with an elegant atmosphere and positively impeccable service. I highly recommend it. I had the Mango with cheese for an appetizer and the blend of flavors was so wonderful. My husband had the cerviche which again was creative with different kinds of fresh fish and a delicate citrus. For dinner I had the farm raised chicken over corn risotto which was so unusual. The restaurant was accommodating since I am gluten free. My husband had the grouper with tabbouleh which he said was fantastic. The flour less chocolate cake also was to die for! My husband ate the cannoli that topped the dessert! Overall I would rate this as one of my favorite in Ft. Lauderdale!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "We was for dinning in the dark, but the reserve requieres more time. However, we loved this restaurant!!! Great surprise for the dinner, fresh vegetables, differents flavors, perfect combination, excellent service... The best was the tasting, we tested many things on the menu! The best: Roasted Free Range Chicken Breast!!! Delicious... A little expensive, but good for special occasions."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Fort Lauderdale has lots and lots of restaurants but not much fine dining. Market 17 is good, probably the best in town. It's not London, Paris or New York standards but it's as close as you'll get in this neck of the woods. Dining room is very large and not very intimate. Service was professional, although a little bit scripted and lacked personality."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "What a surprise! I found Market 17 on the New Times list of 10 best for 2013. We made an early reservation (7) for Saturday and arrived around 6:45. Lucky us. Our bartender informed us that 5-7 was happy hour every day of the week, even on Saturday. Drinks and appetizers at half price. The bar was dimly lighted (a plus) with no TVs or other distractions. When we went to our table, our server was informative and polite. I had the cobia and my wife had the small beef dish because she had had a little much of the appetizer. Everything was perfect. We had wonderful time, expect to return and highly recommend Market 17."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Market 17 is a must try. The service is unmatched and the food delictable."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "My husband and I were in Ft. Lauderdale for one night only and we wanted to enjoy a local foodie experience. The reviews for Market 17 were fairly solid so we were hopeful. We tried the tasting menu with the matched wines and it was phenomenal! Our server was very helpful and everything came out well timed. The wines were great complements to the food and the chef was even willing to make a small adjustment to one of the items to accommodate one of our food quirks. We would recommend Market 17 for those interested in great food, good wine and interesting tastes and textures."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "This restaurant is consistently good, the wine list has been selected with care, and the prices are reasonable. The food is sophisticated, and the menu changes enough to keep this regular going back. This is the best restaurant in Fort Lauderdale for those who appreciate quality to quantity. The portions are reasonable enough to have room for the amazing desserts."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Less garnish for what is ordered. A 6 ounce portion of fish is good but my plate was full garnish by the time the fish was eaten."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "If you are looking for an organic food restaurant Market 17 is the right place in fort Lauderdale. You will find delicious selections from their daily changing menu. Great food great service. Best organic food."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Market 17 prides itself on utilizing as many local sources of sustainably sourced foods as possible. Grass fed beef, free range chicken, local pork, fish and produce. The effort shows and is appreciated. 3 of us experienced the 6 course tasting menu with the wine pairings. At $125/person, it is a bit pricey, but the food and experience is excellent, but the portions were a bit small even for such a dinner. I would take a rough guess that the feature of each course was about 1 oz (chicken, fist, beef, etc). The wines selected went very well with each courses Our server very knowledgable about each course and wine. She (and the chef) were amazingly accommodating concerning food allergies - even making a special entree for my wife's dessert."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "One of the few restaurants in the Broward/ Palm Beach area that almost made my outstanding list. We were 6 foodies who agreed that the appetizers and entrees ( all 6 ) were outstanding. The desserts were less than stellar. I would return in a heartbeat."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "I had the dark dinning experience and I have to admit it has been one of the greates things I have ever done. They way the restaurant does it is very unique, and the server that helps you trough the experience is extremely professional and helpful. Very good for special occasions, specially if you plan to celebrate an anniversary or other important event with your couple."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Always Yummy. My review had to have at least 50 characters."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "excellent meal, whenever I go I always wonder why I don't go more often."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "My husband and I celebrated our 11th anniversary here. We got there early for happy hour - half-priced appetizers and glasses of wine (as well as other drinks) at the bar area. We then moved on to dinner - I had the most fabulous beef tenderloin. The sides were incredible - everything was amazingly fresh! I had off-hand mentioned to our server when we sat down that it was our anniversary. Indicative of their level of attention to service - our dessert came decorated with a happy anniversary greeting, and we were each given a glass of sparkling wine! Well worth the price - I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a special night out!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "we made reservations before 7 pm to take advantage of the happy hour offer advertised on the web page. our waitress told us that the happy hour was only avail at the bar. I went to the bar and the bartender said it was only avail if we ate in the bar. that was disappointing. the special appetizer included choice of meats and cheeses. it was sparse and not special. the flatbread appetizer was very good. my shrimp entrée was great and everyone liked their food. the waitress was cheerful but I would like to have had her be more outspoken about the nature of the restaurant serving local grown food. atmosphere was clean and modern. I might return"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "I took my mother for her birthday and we had a blast doing dining in the dark. Our meals were great and probably things I'd never try off a menu but I can't say I enjoyed everything. Our server was great as well! I would absolutely do this again."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "This is a beautiful restaurant. We were greeted and shown to our table by a friendly host. Our waiter was very attentive and knowledgeable, and the service was excellent throughout our meal. However... The music did not match the fine-dining ambiance. Hearing mid-90s to 2000s alternative music (Sublime) did not fit the vibe and was off putting. We ordered the Chef's tasting menu with wine pairings. The food is fresh and a bit different than what you'd find at other restaurants. While very creative, most of the dishes were disjointed—some more cohesive than others. This inconsistency interrupted the flow of the meal. In summary. Great service, beautiful dining space, odd choice of music, and disjointed and inconsistent flavors."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "New to the area, checked reviews online and picked this place. Everything we had was outstanding. Love that they support the local growers. The menu changes daily. I enjoyed the doroda fish on top of grits and veggies. Everything just melted in your mouth and all the flavors were delightful. I'll be back for sure!!!!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Excellent food and service! Our favorite restaurant in Ft. Lauderdale. Great for special occasions. The owner and general manager visited our table to make sure everything was Ok. Very friendly and personable."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Food was great...nice relaxing atmosphere. Good, friendly service."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Excellent food, smallish portions, lovely atmosphere in our back corner."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Spent a delightful evening dining at Market 17 for Dad's Day. Although OPEN TABLE should have a place in their reservation page indicating if one would like to dine in the Dark Room (which has very limited sitting) and that's exactly where I wanted to surprise Howard with, we enjoyed the restaurant itself. Portions were a bit small, but very delicious. The presentation was very nice as well. The hostess who greeted us was very pleasant and friendly...which was the start to a very enjoyable dinner. Our waitress was very professional and accommodating. Thank you! We shall return to dine in the Dark Room sometime soon."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "With their seasonally changing menu, you can always find a hidden gem in the chef's offerings!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "A great dining experience I went there with a party of four everything we had was fantastic! I don't think I've ever heard so many compliments coming from every sampling my entire life :) The service was impeccable as well. It was my second time there, both times equally fantastic. Everything from the main entrée down to the sauces and gravies had such Depth that consumed your senses with joy. I would highly recommend this establishment anyone who's looking for a great meal at very reasonable prices. I must be honest I would like to keep this a secret, I don't want it to get the point where I'm unable to get a reservation. But they do deserve high praise and I hope they stay around for a long time! Thank you, Market 17 team"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I was out celebrating my bday with some friends a week later (because we all have kids) and just mentioned it to the waiter. His joke was to give me a strawberry cut in 4 on a plate that said happy bday with a candle in it. It was very humorous and we got a kick out of it but a little cake or something would be nice. Other than that the food was really good! I will be back for dinner but not a special occasion like a bday as I would have enjoyed a special sweet treat anywhere else."
    Dined on 6/14/2014