15th Street Fisheries

4.7
3268 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
Located above the docks inside historic Lauderdale Marina, the Fisheries is known for offering the freshest seafood and most attentive service, all with the best waterway views in South Florida. Enjoy fine dining upstairs and casual fare downstairs beside the docks with live entertainment provided several nights each week. Feeding giant tarpon from the marina's docks is a top Fort Lauderdale attraction. The Fisheries is winner of Gold Coast Magazine's "Best of Broward" award for 2017, voted Best Seafood Restaurant in the county. The 2017 Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence" signifies the seventh consecutive win for the restaurant and its impressive wine list.
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vipfrankh
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined 16 hours ago
Overall4food5service4ambience2

It was very good until a palmetto bug walked across our table. Of course there was no restaurant staff by the table to see this. It did have a chilling effect on the dinner

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OpenTable Diner
Fort Lauderdale
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Service was rather slow. we had to wait a long time to receive our dinner. But the food was tasty and palate teasing.

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vipFtLauderdaleMark
Atlanta
51 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience3

We love this restaurant for outdoor dining (it’s a gem!) but we wanted to try the ‘grown-up section’ (indoors, upstairs) but they put us in this odd room off the beaten path. It just wasn’t quite right. To be clear, there ARE great areas upstairs in which to eat - we just weren’t in one of them!

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OpenTable Diner
Fort Lauderdale
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food and service was great!

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OpenTable Diner
West Palm Beach
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sea bass was Awsome wedge salad very good

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Robin
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were in town on vacation and had dinner here upstairs in the restaurant. The view was wonderful. We were sitting and watching all the boats and yachts. The waiter was very nice and talkative. I had the lobster and my husband had the stone crab. It was amazing. If we lived here we would definitely make this a frequent spot. Oh and don’t forget the amazing deserts. ❤️❤️

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing!! I had the grouper. It was one of the best meals that I have eaten in a very long time. We started with the smoked fish dip and split the Cobb salad. Both we great. My husband had the Cobia. Everything was fantastic. I highly recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cancun
6 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great evening

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sassie
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I used to dine at 15th street Fisheries 35 years ago when I lived in ft Lauderdale and my friend lived on 15 th street. I must say , it is still excellent. My Cobia was delicious. I ate ALL of it and I never finish any meal!! My husband and son both shared soup, grits and shrimp and calamari Frito all delicious. ( I tasted too), they had king crab for entree snd that too was wonderful. It was my birthday celebration dinner and I was given a beautiful desert that we all shared even though we were STUFFED. Thank you for a lovely delicious birthday dinner. I shall return

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Overall great experience. Food was great views were decent.

Overall good experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice dinner to celebrate my birthday with my husband food was excellent and service amazing

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Nicky
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Fantastic views, excellent service and good food & drink!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Richmond
91 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Dined with an incredible waterfront view. Food was delicious. The Fishery salad was so good as well as the grouper.
I would highly recommend this restaurant!

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CarlaF
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We always come here when we are in Lauderdale. It’s our first choice for amazing seafood!

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vipbrokeinnapa
New England
36 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Although we have lived in Ft Lauderdale for 30 years, we were never aware of 15th St Fisheries existence. So happy to have finally found it. We plan on returning again and again. The menu is well rounded with many options for the meat eater as well as the vegetarian. The restaurant sits on the Ft Lauderdale Marina and the views are lovely from most every table. Downstairs is a bit more of a casual/bar feel while upstairs dining is more elegant but not the least bit stuffy and overdone.

The topping on the cake for us was our wonderful waiter, Bill. He was not just congenial but funny, light, most importantly did his job superbly. He was always right there when you needed him and accommodating in every way. He and his service made the evening an additional pleasure.

Absolutely would recommend 15th St Fisheries to friends.

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vipJudyK
Fort Lauderdale
7 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The last time we were there was in 1989 celebrating the purchase of our first house.
Went there last night for my birthday. Sat upstairs overlooking the water. Our server was Bill. He was phenomenal!!!! He made our experience so enjoyable. The jalapeño biscuits were very good. I highly recommend the conch chowder to start. My wife had the salad with shrimp, slivered pecans, and strawberries with the awesome chutney dressing. I had the swordfish with crab rice. Soooo delicious. For my birthday Bill gave me a chocolate sundae with chocolate crunchies on top.
All in all it was a great experience. We will be back soon. You have to ask for Bill as your server. You’ll be glad you did

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated our anniversary, everything was perfect, service food ambia

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was awesome. Bill made great recommendations for us and everything was superb. Thank you for a great night.

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CMB1386
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I came to this restaurant the first time. We loved the ambiance! The view was perfect! The service was outstanding and the food was delicious! We will definitely be back.

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DenisAndDenise
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had dinner for our anniversary. Mentioned it when making the reservation. Management, staff and the server went out of their way to make it special. And the food was fabulous! Quiet corner table in the dining room. Could not have been a better evening!!

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RebeccaB
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional service, atmosphere and food quality. Highly recommended!

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vipHarrisK
West Palm Beach
5 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time but have heard alot about it. Didn't dissapoint the food was absolutely delicious and the service was impeccable.

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DanielK
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Overall we enjoyed our food and service BUT even with a reservation we were first seated at an inside table with no view then when I asked for a better table we were given one where I was given a very limited side view of the water. Disappointing view good food and service.

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vipCarrieB
New England
16 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

This restaurant came highly recommended to us and we were a bit disappointed. The food was OK, nothing spectacular and not particularly fresh (Grouper and Cobia). Our server was excellent and perfectly attentive. We thought that we just hit an off night but a couple next to us also commented that the food was not up to snuff for them either. Not sure we’ll try this one again…

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OpenTable Diner
Fort Lauderdale
6 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great wait staff and our dinner was delightful! We’ll be back!!

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The ambiance is very relaxing the moment you walk thru or across the deck with the koi pond. Service is professional and timely. Our three course meal was fantastic and although the portion were okay but could have been more. The view of the bayside was beautiful and excellent for romantic evening. Definitely will revisit.

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JonM
Tallahassee
2 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cobia and lobster tail were both very good

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JimR
Fort Lauderdale
5 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

What a beautiful restaurant love going there. I’Ike seen the boats. And at night dock is so pretty. Swordfish was terrific. Cobia Fish was not so good. Spiny lobster tail was good but a little tough. The service was excellent.

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TayT
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience5

Paying for the view more than anything. Food was amazing though. But didn’t like to be seated in the private dining room just for the view with another big party of 10+ people that were very intoxicated and loud

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OpenTable Diner
Fort Lauderdale
2 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Experience was great!
We ate in the upstairs restaurant.
The food was amazing!! The wine selection is good as well to fit different levels and very palatable.
Our waitress was great as well, very patient, had knowledge of the food being served as well as the preparation and when we asked to change the course that came with the fish, made great recommendation, we did not feel rushed even though we asked a number of questions about the different dishes and the wine. The deserts were really well prepared, very appealing and delicious.
The ambiance was great, it was not crowded, felt private even though we were in the middle of the floor, noise level was low.
Overall a great experience and will absolutely go back.

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NikNeev
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service! If you like seafood this is a definite stop in Ft. Lauderdale. The snapper and swordfish were both great and flavorful. Creme brulee duo for dessert was the perfect ending. Highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Naples
3 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was very delicious! We had the Fisheries Salad (very crispy and flavourful) and Crab cakes (crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, very delicious) for our appetizer. My husband had the Shrimp Scampi (very flavourful) and I had the Herb Roasted Chicken (very moist, tender and flavourful) for our main course.. Our severs Alvin and Bill were very knowledgeable about the menu and very attentive. My husband and I dined there for our anniversary and we received a card (which was a nice surprise) and a free dessert. We will definitely be dining there again!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

The location and overall ambiance is really nice. The food was ok but lacked flavors expected from the rich south Florida seafood scene. Did not feel like fine Dinning and nighttime Dinning makes so sense as you cannot enjoy the intercostal view.

I also put in a request to acknowledge my anniversary. It was noted on the reservation but the server did not acknowledge it.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Nice location and good appetizers and salads. Some of fish dishes prepared with flavorful sauces Excellent service and ambiance Nice cocktails and wine offerings. Overall fun relaxing dinner place.

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
7 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was attentive and always available! Food was excellent!

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ScottD
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Wednesday is half priced bottle day, so go mid week and get a bottle. The calamari is done nicely, and a proper portion for two to share. The Fisheries Salad is a meal on it’s own.
Only dissatisfaction was with the Fish. We ordered the pan seared cobia. The fish was way over cooked. The Peach cream sauce with it was amazing, but I wouldn’t have expected the fish to be so poorly done on a slow night (Weds)

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Atmosphere and service excellent. Mussels were very good; crab cakes disappointing and swordfish was dry.

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Marty
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Even with a 7 PM reservation we had to wait at the bar for 25 minutes until the bartender went and checked out why we were not seated yet. If she didn’t inquire at the time we might have stayed at the bar for a longer wait to be seated.Outside of that circumstance it was a very pleasurable dining experience. We look forward to having a wonderful meal there again
Susan and Marty

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vipMiamiBeachDiner
Miami
59 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great dinner at the 15th St. Fisheries. We started at the bar for drinks. The bartender was amazing. Those cheddar jalepinio poppers are incredible!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food good service good view. Who could ask for anything more. Everyone particularly likes the snapper, but the coconut ball dessert is to die for!

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15th Street Fisheries offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (954) 763-2777.

15th Street Fisheries is rated 4.7 stars by 3268 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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