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About 15th Street Fisheries

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 restaurant is also perfect for parties and events, large or small. 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.

1900 SE 15th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
15th Street Fisheries Restaurant (upstairs dining room) opens for dinner nightly from 5:00pm, serving until 9:30pm (Monday through Thursday), until 10:00pm on Friday and Saturday, and until 9:00pm on Sunday.

Reservations are accepted for upstairs dinner only.

Fisheries Dockside (downstairs) is open for casual lunch and dinner serving from 11:30am until 10:00pm Sunday through Thursday, and until 11:00pm on Friday and Saturday. No reservations are accepted for downstairs dining.

Cross Street:
US 1 & Cordova Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(954) 763-2777

Website:
http://www.gofisheries.com/

Entertainment:
Live music downstairs at Fisheries Dockside

Catering:
15th Street Fisheries Restaurant is situated directly on the waterfront and is the ideal venue at which to host a large or small dinner party, luncheon, corporate event, anniversary, wedding reception, bridal shower or birthday celebration. We can accommodate from 10 to 325 of your guests in one of our private or semi-private rooms featuring panoramic views of the Intracoastal Waterway.

Parking Details:
Self or complimentary valet parking is always available. Want to arrive by boat? Free dockage is available for vessels from 25' to 100' for restaurant customers.
For larger boats, please call ahead to the marina dock store at 954-523-8507.

Public Transit:
Water Taxi Stop #5

Executive Chef:
Ulises Mar

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Come watch the feeding of giant tarpon fish, some as long as 6 feet! Purchase a bag of shrimp at the marina's dockstore to hand feed the many fish which live below our docks! It's one of the most popular outdoor attractions in the entire South Florida region.

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Private Dining

15th Street Fisheries is the ideal waterfront venue at which to host a large or small dinner party, luncheon, corporate event, anniversary or birthday celebration. We can accommodate from 10 to 85 of your guests in one of our private or semi-private rooms featuring panoramic views of the waterway.

15th Street Fisheries Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Quiet

91% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (37)
Scenic View (34)
Good for a Date (24)
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Good for Anniversaries (23)
Special Occasion (23)
Good for Birthdays (23)
Romantic (22)
Worth the Drive (16)
Local Ingredients (15)
Great for Outdoor Dining (15)
Casual (14)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Business Meals (12)
Cozy (11)
Good for Groups (11)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Fun (8)
Authentic (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Great for Brunch (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Happy Hour (4)
People Watching (4)
Hot Spot (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Live Music (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Healthy (1)
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined 3 days ago

I have been coming to this restaurant for years, and the service is always excellent. The menu offers enough items to please almost anyone. The view is very nice.

Tags: Waterfront, Cozy, Scenic View, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined 4 days ago

Had a great anniversary dinner overlooking the waterway. The food is excellent but pricey. This restaurant is great for special occasions.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Scenic View, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Very nice, great food & service..... Historical Spot

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Dependable good food, excellent service, and nice waterside location make for a very enjoyable evening.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

The food was really good and we had a perfect view of the intacoastal. So all in all a great night

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Live Music, Romantic
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

One of the best all-around restaurants I have ever been to. Highly recommend.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Romantic
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Anniversary

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Great place good food and service great view of intercoastal plenty of dinner options would definitely recommend !!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Clams colada was awesome.... actually food and service was fabulous. We are upstairs overlooking the water.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 21, 2017

While the service and view were fabulous, the food was just okay. Not worth the price tag.

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vip
 (Indiana)·Dined on November 21, 2017

This place was recommended by a friend who lives down in Miami. Easy to get to with it being a stop on the water taxi. All four of ordered different items and we all agreed we got a great meal. Service was spot on and very friendly. Definitely a must next time we are in the area.

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·Dined on November 21, 2017

I appreciated the fact that they accommodate my vegan request even though they don't have a vegan dish on the menu. But the chef prepared a veggie stir fry with quinoa. It was the best. I think they should make it apart of the menu. But it doesn't matter as long as I can get it on request. The host and servers were great. My wife enjoyed her birthday.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Great menu. Awesome 3 pound lobster. Lovely views. Awesome service. No points?

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Kept trying to take our food away before we were finished.
Mediocre quality food

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Nice place. A bit expensive. It was nice going out on the dock.

Overall, I'll suggest this place. Don't expect GREAT food, but it was ok.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 17, 2017

15th Street Fisheries provided a delicious and reasonable alternative location for Stone Crabs. The crabs were fresh not frozen, and very tasty. The dinner order had 5 large claws and to my surprise I was full by the time I was done. The New England Clam Chowder was smoky and flavorful.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Disabled Access, Live Music, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 15, 2017

food very good although they raised their prices by $7 in a month!
worst service we have ever had here

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Restaurant never disappoints. Introduced by one of my customers and we now go there for dinner on each visit to Fort Lauderdale. It’s great to eat good seafood while enjoying the lovely water views and fancy yachts.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

We have been to 15th Street Fisheries several times and always had a good experience before. This time started a little rough, however. The maitre’d was MIA so we waited patiently to be seated. A seemingly harassed waiter eventually directed us to sit in a small crowded room jammed into a corner which proved uncomfortable so we relocated ourselves to the nearly empty main dining room. No problem. Our waiter, Tyler was very helpful and things started looking up. The garlic mashed potatoes that came with my king crab leg was an unappetizing brownish color that was skinned over on top like they had been sitting around awhile; my crab leg was good. My wife’s lobster was also good.
While the overall experience wasn’t bad, it fell short of great because of the details which could be easily rectified. Maybe it was an off night.

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·Dined on November 13, 2017

Very disappointed regarding the food and the prizes $$$$&

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Very good food but way too pricey...I'm a local and the prices are gouging the tourists...

Tags: Waterfront, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Very nice location, the food was very good and for reasonable prices.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Service was a little spotty. Some things were slow coming to table, like bread basket, and waitress did not tell us and kind of disappeared so we could not ask. Bar service mixed. My husband order a Chivas on the rocks and got Chivas and water. I ordered a dirty martini and got a regular martini and sent it back. When I re-ordered a second drink they left the olives out and again it wasn't dirty.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Sunday Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Great old fashioned restaurant

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food was “good”. It was not a meal that you would rave about, but it was certainly not bad. It was just good. However the price was high enough that one would expect it to be exceptional. We were in the upstairs dining area that takes reservations, so I can’t comment on the prices downstairs in the casual area. But upstairs, the cost was easily twice as much as it should have been given the quality of the meal. It was just me and my wife. Between the two of us we had 1 cocktail, 1 shrimp cocktail appetizer, 1 Caesar salad, and two main dishes. Our total cost was close to $140 ( that includes a tip). We believe it was a more like a $70 meal.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

A spectacular restaurant. Awesome view, great food. If you don’t eat here, you are the loser!

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront, People Watching
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Old building- feels like a retirement spot. Food was good; but just felt dated. Sorry.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great service. Seated right away with reservation. Service was great and Food was perfectly prepared. I can’t believe this was our first time, living here in SoFlo our entire life.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We went for my husband’s 40th birthday. They gave us a wonderful table overlooking the water. The food was spectacular and the staff were very friendly!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

I rarely write reviews but after spending an outrageous amount of money for terrible food, I feel I must write one. Six of us decided to come here to celebrate my birthday, the marina is nice but that was about it. We made reservations to dine upstairs with water view, we were seated as far away from the water-view as possible! We ordered drinks, three of us got a glass of wine, as soon as we went to take a sip we smelled dirty dish rag scent on our glasses, so bad that we had to advise the waiter. He smelled it and agreed and got us new drinks although the new ones smelled just as bad. We had to pour our wine into our water glasses. We clearly did not order anymore drinks. THE FOOD ... the soup was room temperature and average, the mussels were average, nothing special. I ordered scallops which must have sat for an extended length of time after they were cooked they were overcooked, extremely salty and room temperature. My husband got a 2lb lobster, the presentation was nice, but it was rubbery and overcooked. We had a salmon dish with a disgusting curry sauce served with a rice that must have been made the day before. The only dish at our table that was somewhat palatable was the filet mignon (go figure, we are at a fish restaurant). The waiter knew we weren't thrilled with our meals and did not offer any remedy. I was very excited about dining here; drove 45 minutes to get here and was hoping for a much better experience. Don't waste your money.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 4, 2017

15th Street Fisheries was great.....Our server Derrell was attentive but not overbearing. The chef came to our table to ask how we liked our meal which was nice. Everyone seemed to care about our needs. This is our fourth time there and it never disappoints.

Tags: Fun, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Great spot/evening on the intercostal. To our surprise it was 50% off on all wines on T/W so we had 4 bottles.

Tags: Waterfront, Happy Hour
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Nice that it was family owned, except that the food and service didn't stand up. Prime rib was disappointing. I know it wasn't fish, but if it's not good, don't put on menu. Fish entries were bland wth little flavor.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Amazing as always! One of our favorite spots to bring the boat and kids to!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The atmosphere wasn’t great and it smelled old and musty inside. We ate in the dining room upstairs. Maybe the downstairs, which is more casual, is the way to go. We found the upstairs very old and unwelcoming. The food was decent although it all seemed really heavy with a lot of butter etc for a fresh seafood restaurant. Our opinion is there are other much better options to try if you like some atmosphere and more fresh tasting food. I also got the Seabass which was $46 so would have expected better for the price tag!

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Birthday dinner. Food is good, ambiance is good, service is pretty great. Clearly a spot for tourists but the bar downstairs felt a bit more local. It's fun to watch the boats on the Intracoastal and the fish feeding near the dock. There was a school of good-sized Crevalle Jacks and a few trout, but I think the water was cool enough that the tarpon had headed back south.

Tags: Live Music, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Although the ambience, service and food were fabulous, the cost was just too expensive for my husband and I.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 17, 2017

I can't say enough about this amazing restaurant. I took my husband here for his 5oth Birthday and we were coming from Colorado. The staff was absolutely incredible! They even gave him a birthday card! We had the best seat in the house with an amazing view! The food was outstanding from appetizers to dessert. We can't thank you all enough for making this a definite memorable occasion!

Tags: Business Meals, People Watching, Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients, Waterfront, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Outstanding Service and great food with a great atmosphere and wonderful view!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Hot Spot
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Excellent food and service...highly recommend!
7 of us went Saturday night for my wife's birthday and everyone loved their meal.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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