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

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.trulucks.com/
  • Phone: 9543965656x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Cocktail Hour:
    4:30pm - 6:30pm Daily.

    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: Business 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
  • 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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House - Ft. Lauderdale reviews from OpenTable diners
155 reviews since July 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (119)romantic (105)fit for foodies (70)notable wine list (66)good for groups (40)vibrant bar scene (35)neighborhood gem (32)hot spot (27)great for outdoor dining (21)late-night find (15)scenic view (9)great for lunch (8)great for brunch (6)kid-friendly (4)Show More
  • Outstanding!
    Foodiefrom2coasts
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    Trulucks's has a VERY attentive staff. From the minute you enter the restaurant (there is a greeter at the door even before you check in) to your exit, you feel like a very special guest! The food was cooked to perfection (they wait to make sure our steaks were to our liking). But they are not intrusive. Portions are large, so pace yourself and save room for dessert. They had an amazing looking edible chocolate "bag" filled with cake and topped with berries which looked wonderful!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A nice surprise!
    lobsterloverVIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    I had really dismissed Truluck's an overpriced chain, but I was pleasantly surprised! The seafood (I had oysters, shrimp, crab & stone crab on a sampler appetizer platter) was fresh & well prepared and the servers were very well trained. Try the Pontchartrain sauce a crawfish & cream concoction, available on steak or grouper - really lovely. What it may loose in local character as a high end chain restaurant, it makes up for in execution, which is spot on.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Never Disappoints
    Mike
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We have been to Truluck's several times in the past three years and they have never disappointed us. Their food is outstanding, not only in taste but also in its presentation. We recently went and had the stone crabs, delicious! And the service cannot be beat. Our waiter, Brance, was knowledgeable about every dish on the menu and anticipated our every need. The ambience is excellent because the tables do not crowd each other and the lighting is sublime, not in your face. We highly recommend Truluck's!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent evening out.
    Blue65
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    My first foray into the 2014 Florida Stone Crab season, hopefully first of many. Excellent upscale restaurant with attentive service and great food.Simple stone crab appetiser followed by prime steak, washed down with a bottle of Malbec made for a memorable evening.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • AJESP
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Great restaurant!! The food was excellent . Service was outstanding. Menu selection exquisite.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Dinner
    ChicagoTemplates
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    We went to Truluck's for my son's birthday. It was our first time there and he absolutely loved it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    The eating experience was great. I have eaten at many outstanding and famous restaurants. Trulucks ranks right with them.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • joey
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    35th wedding anniversary for my husband and I and we took our family ,including our 2 yr old grandson. Fabulous, and they even provided a yummy dessert ice cream cake which was totally unexpected but the evening was awesome! 2nd year in a row for anniversary and is now a tradition! Joey and Dave Lake
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Exceptional
    fabfoodie
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    It was our 1st time dining at Trulucks. With out a doubt we were pleasantly surprised. For some reason I was expecting it to be a little to uptight for our taste. I stand corrected. Not only did the quality of the food meet our expectations but the portions did as well. You certainly do not mind paying top $ if its everything you hope for in a meal. Also from the Mgr Matt to our wonderful server Johnson they couldn't be more personable and accommodating. Part of the experience for us is not only the food and the atmosphere we look forward to a server that can actually have a conversation rather than the robotic type who has no personality at all. And Johnson`s suggestions from food to the wine was right on point. Truly loved it!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Mirnaloy
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    My birthday celebration. The best food we have had around south Florida. Every single dish was excellent. Service was great! Will definitely be going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great! Just great!
    Elfla
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Best customer service ever. Food is great. Very quiet. Nice environment
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    It was one of the most memorable moments I've ever experienced. The ambiance and the food was amazing. The birthday card with the cake and icecream was a wonderful and unexpected surprise. My date and I felt very special. I will never forget the experience. Thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining experience!
    finedine4us
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Our first time at Truluck"s but it won't be our last! Our party of four were celebrating a birthday and we had a fabulous dining experience. We loved the atmosphere, the food and the service were superb.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic Anniversary Dinner
    altamber8
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    My husband and I were very pleased with the level of service our server Brooke gave us, so memorable that I still remember her name and hope to see her again when we can return for a special occasion. I would highly recommend this restaurant to foodies and people who love fine dining and exceptional seafood. Next time I will definitely try their specialty the King Crab. The ambience and wine list were also exceptional.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Dinner
    GoodCritic
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    If you want attentive and friendly service, plus great food this is the place to go while in Fort Lauderdale.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always come back
    BB1009
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    I love this place. Always has excellent service and food. Never had any issues.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mark
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    food and service are "always" 100%! Don't take my word for it, go yourself and experience it!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • love this place
    kaymsmissy
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    I came to trulucks for my 27th birthday and it. Walking up to the front we were greeted again with a suited guy who opened the doors. Walked up to the reservation counter she greeted us with a smile and quickly walked us to our table. I felt as if this routine was practice just for us, which everyone should feel this way. As soon as we sat down or waitress came and gave us water. She was in such great spirit! She made us laugh the entire time. We soon realize that the place was so quiet I honestly think our table was the loudest. The ambiance was to die for.....dark and very romantic! Food was fantastic and very well seasoned and cooked.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, love the desserts!
    Rxchic
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    This is our 3rd time dining here but our first time going as a group. We were a party of 8 plus an infant. When I made the reservations, I asked for a room for stroller and it was noted. However, when we were seated, the table seemed really small, it fit 8 people, but we had to squeeze to make room for stroller, not a deal breaker but it would've made us more comfortable if we had a bigger table. But, everything else: the food, service were absolutely great!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for a special occasion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Food is very pricey and there's no kid menu but we celebrated my uncles birthday there and had a great meal and great service. The resturant staff check up on you several times during the evening and they even call the day after to inquire about our dinner!!!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic As Always
    JohnAnthonyVIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Truluck's really sets themselves apart from every other restaurant. Always a fantastic experience and of course the food is amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Top Class
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Wonderful seafood, excellent service. Couldn't fault it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • RonO
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Excellent food and service was outstanding Had some of the best service I have ever received in Ft Lauderdale
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another Great Expiriance
    TrueinTru
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    This is my 6 or 7 time eating in Truluck's and the food just keep getting better. I never had any disappointed from the Crab Cake to Fire Shrimp. And the Fish and Steaks Dinners I had. Omg the Mac and Crab meat is on point. And lets not forget the waiter and staff (the manager came twice to our table). Even the Valet Guy was nice and polite.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing!
    km27
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    More than I expected! I was astounded by the exceptional service we received. I cannot wait to return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Ceviche and crab cakes were outstanding. Inovative fish dishes.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Absolutely Amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    If you love crab, then this is the place for you. Ordered 2 crab claws and they were incredible. Very different to eat that type of crab and it was served cold. The mustard based sauce for dipping is amazing. Great selection on the menu and my steak was cooked perfectly. Incredible staff, service was excellent. As typical in Florida when we got ready to leave it was pouring down rain. The manager asked us if we wanted to take the "back way" to the parking garage. She lead us through the kitchen to the "back door" so we would not get soaked in the rain! Great experience. Next time in am in Ft. Lauderdale, I will return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dependable food & ambience quality
    belcanto
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We use Truluck's as a restaurant for special occasions. It has never let us down. The ambience, food, service, and location are consistently dependable. We never hesitate to recommend it to friends.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome dining experience!
    ChefBeau
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Since hubby & I have been planning on going to Truluck's for at least 2 years we finally made & kept reservations on his recent BIRTHDAY WEEKEND. We were not disappointed. From the service, to the ambience, to food, we had no complaints. We will DEFINITELY make this one of our go to restaurants.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experiences start here
    Myencounters
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Thank you for this awesome experience. The food was awesome the red door drink, is the best martini option. I had the halibut with creole sauce. delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mahnac
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Our dinner and service was attentive. Our server was knowledgeable about the full menu and pleasant, always smiling. I was impressed by the ample space between booths and tables, welcoming staff and surrounding ambience. Simply an enjoyable evening in very comfortable surroundings topped off with attentive staff who prepared and served an excellent meal. The coconut cream pie (we shared it) was fantastic!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice dinner
    ScottFLLVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    We had tuna and salmon entrees, both of which were good, but nothing special. Mashed potatoes were starchy, like they had been on the stove for a few days. Service was very good, and everyone was very nice.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    DMooreVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Bon appétit!!! I was surprised but as I spent time talking to the General Manager Stuart Aiken I was so satisfied very excited I also told some friends this is the place to go for seafood the service was just as great speak into different employees to make you feel special on this day I also considered at this restaurant going to be in another state with the same atmosphere I will never change any place except for Truluck
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Great Experience
    FoodPhantom
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    My friend and I went to celebrated their Birthday. It was a great experience from the time we arrived. Wonderful service and even better food. I'll definitely be returning. The place to impress someone for sure. Around $80.00 a peice for appetizers, entree and cocktails for two
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Great food and service as always! One of our favorite places to dine out.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mac Vautae!!!!
    gooeydelicousness
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Truluck's is friendly, sexy, and romanticly pro-hip. For a Great Dinning experience hit this hot-spot! A Gem for Foodies with a Vibrant Bar Scene. Great for Brunch, Lunch; a truely Romantic Late-Night Find.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good bu selection limited
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Went to eat a steak on a Monday to due friend's recommendation. They were out of the Ribeye which was disappointing. Ordered a fish instead and it was pretty good!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Truly outstanding seafood Truluck's
    ratlasVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We had a dinner party for 6 couples and the restaurant accommodated us effortlessly. Our server was attentive and pleasant. I had the grouper Montpieler with crawdads and cajun seasoning and it was delicious. We will happily come back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and entertainment
    Julio
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Had a great time, the food and service Is awesome and the entertainment on Fridays is really good !
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Truluck's dining
    LWechterPA
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    After hearing great reviews regarding the appetizers & happy hour we decided to indulge in dinner (appetizers are 1/2 price only in the bar during happy hour so we started there by arriving 1/2 hour earlier). It was a date night for my wife and I and from the moment we entered we knew this was a class operation. We had made reservations online (highly recommended). Our server, "Monica" was outstanding and made the dining experience a night to remember. She made excellent recommendations and we followed her lead all the way to dessert. My wife made a comment that "this was her new favorite restaurant". I even received a follow up call the next day inquiring about our dining experience. Highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet