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Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House - Ft. Lauderdale
Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House - Ft. Lauderdale

Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House - Ft. Lauderdale Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.trulucks.com
  • Email: trulucks-ftlauderdale@trulucks.com
  • Phone: (954) 396-5656
  • Hours of Operation:

    Cocktail Hour:

    Daily, 4:30pm - 7:00pm.



    Dinner:

    Monday - Saturday, 5:00pm - 10:00pm.

    Sunday, 5:00pm - 9:00pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Brian Wubbena
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: For fabulous parties, lasting memories and none of the stress, choose Truluck’s for your next event. Our Hemingway Room accommodates up to 40 seated guests, 24 presentation style and 60 for standing receptions. The entire restaurant is available for up to 325 guests. Truluck’s is the perfect place for corporate dinners, birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, rehearsal dinners and more. Our party rooms feature a dedicated service staff and private kitchen with your very own chef.
  • Private Party Contact: Amy Noel Oman (305) 579-0035
  • Entertainment: Live piano music seven nights a week.

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
A word from Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House - Ft. Lauderdale
We invite you to escape to Truluck's. A getaway for the senses.

Come savor the freshest Crab, direct from our own fisheries. Delight in our fresh-catch seafood menu or select tender, juicy steaks prepared to perfection. Then complement it all with delicious wines by the glass and bottle.
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Diner Reviews
  • "My favorite spot for exquisite seafood. First class all the way."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "Truluck's has an outstanding menu. My wife and I had fish for our main course and both were excellent. We dined outside which was okay, not great ambiance but more functional. I would rate this restaurant highly for special occasions, too high for me for everyday week dining."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "As in the past, the service was excellent. The Stone Crabs were wonderful. Salads and side dishes are large and can be shared. Great wine selection. You never feel rushed."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "My husband and I come here almost every Wednesday night...they have a wine special 50 bottles of wine 50% off, It's a great way to try expensive wines! They have a gentlemen who plays the piano and sings a variety of songs. Great fish dishes and large sides. The best Stone crabs and King Crab Legs!"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "The all you can eat crab legs drew me in to this restaurant. I was disappointed that they were served cold and on ice, but the server explained that the type of crab was best served cold...didn't meet my expectations. Had I known that, I would have ordered a steak."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "WE DIDNT FINISH OUR FOOD AND ASKED THAT IT BE TAKEN TO GO WHICH WAS NOT A PROBLEM. WE ACTUALLY THOUGHT IT WAS VERY NICE OF THEM TO TAKE IT INTO THE BACK TO WRAP IT. ALTHOUGH I WOULD HAVE RATHER WRAPPED IT UP MYSELF BEING THAT WHEN WE GOT HOME WE NOTICED THAT HALF OF THE FOOD WAS MISSING FROM OUR PLATES AND IT LOOKED AS IF IT HAD BEEN THROWN INTO THE CONTAINER. WE WERE NOT HAPPY CAMPERS AFTER PAYING A $350.00 TAB AND NOT GETTING ALL OF OUR FOOD TO TAKE HOME THAT WE ASKED FOR."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "I was celebrating my wife birthday, but the table next to us, they made a loooot of noise and nobody (people of the restaurant) told that this is a restaurant for all the people!!!! And we require respectful as the other parties. So please take care of that situations!!! In the other hand, the food and wine was great!! The waiter excellent and kind!!!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "No enough space to write a decent review, so here are the bullet points: Supposed to be #1 rated restaurant in all of Ft Lauderdale. Went for my birthday. Supposed to have the BEST Stone Crab in Florida. Stone crab was almost tasteless. The best I've had was at the Pelican Resort Sunday Brunch (all you can eat). Very disappointing crab at Trulucks. My partner ordered a salad. Whoever made it LOVES olive oil. That's about all I could taste. When dinner came, my asparagus likewise tasted like solid olive oil. They need more training on how to season side dishes. My sea bass was great - but the topping made it a $12 dish. So sad. Wish I never had the topping. They did NOTHING for my birthday. Not even a thank you card."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "not super impressed. Food was tasty but lacked imagination or a wow-factor."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Fabulous seafood in a lovely setting. Piano musician in bar an interesting addition. Attentive service."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Thirty minutes to first crab claw. Each order got smaller! Freshness was not great like my last visit."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "My spouse and I visited on a Monday night and enjoyed the all-you-can-eat stone crab special. It was pricier [probably] than most people's average meal out but like their commercial on TV says, it was a "fair price" for the amount of stone crab we ate. The drinks were perfect and came fast and our server was very friendly. We had no complaints. Just as soon as we can get a babysitter, we'll be back again!"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "The ambiance and service are the only things I'd wholeheartedly recommend. The food was good, but not excellent by any stretch. If the prices were a bit more reasonable, I could recommend this restaurant. But my $39 was worth $29, and my girlfriend's trout was about $10 overpriced as well. I was shocked that the chocolate bag dessert was $15. The chocolate wasn't very good and the cake inside tasted stale. The oysters, while a tad pricey at $36/dozen, were delicious. Overall, a nicely decorated restaurant with good service, but the food wasn't tasty enough to command those prices. It was good, but for those prices should be great."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "This restaurant is outstanding, both for food quality and service. Not inexpensive, but well worth the money. Ambiance very nice, dark but not overly so, vibrant from bar area music but not overpowering. Food and service was excellent, the staff is very attentive and informative on menu items. Service was paced just right, not slow and not rushed and menu selection was diverse with an emphasis on seafood. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone not budget minded, either for a special occasion or just a very nice dining experience. Their attention to detail is incredible, I got a personal phone call from the restaurant the day after we dined there asking me if I had enjoyed the restaurant."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "We had a terrific evening in terms of the total package. A little pricey but worth it for a special evening."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Went for a friend's birthday and loved it! The waiter was like a mind reader and understood what we wanted...can't wait to go back andorder just seafood..the filet was insane!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Great for significant other b'day celebration. Our waiter was the best!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "After a cruise, we decided to eat here for their all-you-can-eat Stone Crabs night. Listed as best in area. A lot of high rollers come here. We saw Rolls Royces, Maybachs, etc. The special is $79 for medium claws, 1 side and choice of soup or salad. We got the badly prepared Caesar's salad. Whole leaves with bad dressing, shaved Parmesan and 2 white anchovies not incorporated in the dressing. Not good. We ordered crab mac & cheese each and got crab fried rice and the mac. The mac was tasteless and dry. The rice was very tasty and spicy. The crab claws were not good. I have never had them before, but if this is the best, I don't want them. Cheaper to order them individually for the amount we ate. Sauce weird. Desserts huge, good"
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "The Sea Bass was perfect! The service was friendly and efficient. I will definitely return on my next visit to F.L."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "My husband and I were in a business trip and decided to go to Truluck's for dinner just the two of us. I was at this restaurant last year and it was fantastic. Everything for dinner was really awesome. Seafood was extremely fresh and the drinks and deserts were great. Just wish we could have a Truluck's in NJ. Definitely will be back the next time we go to Florida."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Wonderful as usual!!!!! Don't miss the experience."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We have dined at this and other Truluck's before and keep coming back to this one. The food and service are great, and the ambiance is very pleasant, unless you are seated in the dining room too close to the bar. It can be a bit noisy there with the live entertainment (solo pianoist/singer) if you are trying to carry on a quite conversation. All in all a very good restaurant, however. Further, they always telephone the day after we dine there to follow up on our experience and to ensure we were happy with everything."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Waiter too talkative and not able to speak to wines outside his comfort zone...bias in both food recommendations and wine though appreciate he acknowledged as much to his credit....though this left us wondering..... Next night also in Ft Lauderdale but at Johnny V's was better....all round"
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "I was a guest of friends from out of town so I suggested Trulucks,for seafood. we were expecting a fine dining experience ( I am a chef and it was my day off ) the food was just average . our entrees arrived as we were half way through our first course and. so returned to the kitchen for 15 min.,when the entrees were brought back we weren't expecting much. my cioppino was below average , a thin watery broth, a handful of overcooked shriveled up shellfish, tiny overcooked shrimp and dried out crabmeat ,..hot on top and cold underneath ( heat lamp ) If It were not for the fact I was the guest of friends I would have complained but none of us wanted to further spoil the evening ,. overpriced for average food and nonchalant service ."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "Great food and good service. The happy hour and bar dining the next day was great and service was even better."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "My hubby & I dined here for our anniv 6 mos ago & had a great dinner. We returned last week for date night. The food was not good at all! Ambience & service was great. I had the halibut based on the server's recomm & my husband ordered the grouper. Both were overcooked! The halibut was charred on one side & dry on the inside! For an extra $5 I got crab fried rice & it tasted like something out of a box. We ordered the coconut cream pie-terrible. The server had told us it was sugar free but never imagined it would be so bad. When we told him it was terrible, he said that it is more for diabetics & is 100% sugar free-crust, the filling & topping. Knowing the we would never have ordered it. He took it off our bill. We will not be returning."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "The food and service are always to notch. I highly recommend the pan seared salmon. Best I ever had."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "The waiter was great, he was friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient. Most of all, the food (seafood, steak, vegetables) was very fresh as well as delicious. My husband and I can't wait to go again."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Great service, they even had a live singer and pianist in the bar area that played great music and wasn't overpowering."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Amazing food, impeccable service, lovely ambiance. We escaped tge NY winter and headed south to Florida. It was our first time to Fort Lauderdale and to Truluck. So fae, it has been spectacular!"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "lobster bisque is the bomb dignity can't wait to go back this week!"
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "Our first experience and we thoroughly enjoyed. Service was attentive, food excellent and overall atmosphere first-class. Will be back !"
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "Always dependable for a superior fresh seafood or steak dinner. Spot-on service."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "Always great food with exceptional restaurant service. Check out their happy hour in the bar too."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "Whitney, our server, did an outstanding job making our night special. We were celebrating a birthday and a wedding. Food was wonderful."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "The food was fantastic. Probably amongst the best food I have ever tasted. No joke. This place is terrific."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "Other than the side dishes coming to the table cold and one of the fish dishes tasting very "fishy". It was a great experience"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "We came into Ft. Lauderdale the night before taking a cruise and wanted a nice seafood dinner. We hit a home run with this place. Excellent food and the service was fantastic. We will definitely go back next time we are in town."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Nice place. Good food. They take customer satisfaction seriously.Music too loud during the "happy hour"; once that is over, the noise level is fine."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "Lovely outdoor patio more casual but wonderful on a warm evening. Only negative-sometimes the hostess can't handle all the phone calls & arriving guests all at the same time otherwise there's a wait to be seated-she needs assistance."
    Dined on 3/2/2014