Pelican Landing

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$30 and under
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Seafood

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Considered Fort Lauderdale hidden gem, Pelican Landing is a casual waterfront bar and restaurant with unprecedented views of the Intracoastal Waterway. Experience a front row seat to the best sunsets and boats cruising along the way, while you enjoy fresh seafood, great cocktails, waterfront views, daily specials and a fantastic Sunday brunch.
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OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Overall it was nice but we went there for a specific entertainer and there was nobody. No live music. No vegetarian food

IB
Miami
95 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful Friday night on the waterfront. Located at Pier 66, the restaurant was a bit challenging to locate due to dim lighting and a 2nd floor location. Once we arrived, the food, service and especially the environment were ideal. Fish of the day was swordfish, and it was terrific blackened. Nice touch with music from Hollywood Mike. Peaceful setting, romantic and good value.

OT
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Not many options on the menu
Food OK
Service - Less than OK
The place is not well maintained and needs a good cleaning.
The only good thing was the view for the rest I don’t recommend this place.

HB
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Beautiful setting and service was fantastic. Staff very polite and attentive. However very limited menu. Husband had the burger which he said was “ok”. I was going to have the shrimp but waitress recommended Conch fritters which I hadn’t tried before. They were tasteless so won’t be having those again. I would return but for drinks only.

OT
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and dining experience! Sunset was beautiful and live music made it extra special. Love everything about this place.

S
Tampa
70 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 2

Outdoors all the way. Right at the marina where you can literally see into the mega yachts nearby. Food is all snack type casual food with atmosphere to match. ONE NOTE: NOT HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE. You must use a long and somewhat dangerous set of stairs to reach the restaurant. Long walk to the end of the pier from the parking lot.

OT
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The music was a little bit too loud for the small place . Food is good , service is excellent and ambiance is amazing !!!🥰

EG
Miami
11 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Great service and great views. Limited food selection and hit or miss. Coffee was bad. Ne

PH
Miami
41 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

If you want to sit in a sweaty dive bar while eating overpriced food served by a dude in a tank top this is the place for you.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very nice, loved the view. Everyone was really nice. Will definitely go back there. Please wear shorts and tank tops, very hot outside and out in the open.

N
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food and view but the music that was played was all wrong. And too loud. That atmosphere calls for a low, smooth mellow jazz, not hard rock or heavy metal sounds as was the case when I was there. That detracted from the experience.

PR
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We may live on the west coast but Pelican Landing is always top of the list every time we visit the Fort Lauderdale area. We often wish we had a similar restaurant with the same views, atmosphere and ambiance. Staff is always friendly and professional. The food is always fantastic. Already looking forward to next year's visit.

SG
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The place was perfect.
Very clean and the food was delicious.
The service was excellent.

BT
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was perfect! We got a great table outdoors to enjoy the sunset! Food was delicious! We ordered crab cocktail, fried shrimp, conch fritters and skirt steak!
Service was very good as well, they were very kind on the recommendations and the food was brought promptly! It’s our first time in Fort Lauderdale and Pelican Landing will be in our top places list. Highly recommend!

FS
Orlando
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place was awesome. Definitely coming back! Live music was Greta along with excellent customer service, good price for value. Beautiful views!

A
Tallahassee
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful Place. Great Food, Great Service, Great all you can drink Mimosas and Bloodys for Sunday Brunch. The view is AMAZING. Can't wait to go back again. Alexa was a wonderful waitress who took care of our every need. Thanks You!

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant with delicious food and amazing views!

s
Miami
82 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 2

Not a fantastic experience. The restaurant is a ten minute walk down the harbor and upstairs. There is no other way to get closer, unless you drive your yacht up to it. The food was okay, just not inspiring. The side item for most entrees is fries. The waiter tried to be attentive, but spent more time trying to squeegee water of the side of the building. Seems like a good place to hang after a day of fishing on the boat.

TC
Miami
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

We went on a Monday so it was quiet and there was only one server, which was understandable. We very much enjoyed the dishes ordered, which were different from most restaurants. The view was worth sitting in a little heat and humidity. We will definitely go back! :)

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 3ambience 5

Just hard to tell who worked there and who didn’t. GREAT Salad with mango and the fries were amazing!

OT
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

This restaurant has a beautiful setting with a wonderful view. Unfortunately the service was not that great- we had to constantly call the water to refresh water, we had to return drinks twice because they used wilted mint leaves on the mojito, we finally gave up and just ordered beers. The salmon was very dry as well. I would return just because of the setting (you can view amazing sunsets) but wouldn’t hold my breath over food and service.

OT
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The food was excellent. They had buy one get one entrées Monday. It was probably one of the best meals I’ve had out in a long time. Salad was outstanding. The only reason I did not give five stars across-the-board, was because we had a very hard time getting our server. It took forever for them to fill my water, they never checked on us as we were eating, and it took a while for me to get him to get the check. They were all very nice though. Will definitely be going again on Monday for buy one get one meals.

ST
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is wonderful, and the food was amazing!!!

XD
Miami
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We love this place its one of Fort Lauderdale best kept secret,we bring all of our out of town geust here.
They all love the veiws and the fish tacos!

d
Miami
34 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

It’s a great place for drinks and appetizers. Dinner if you want fish tacos or a burger - would have been more enjoyable if the weather was cooler. Surrounded by billion dollar yachts. So it’s a good location at the marina.

OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Pelican! Typically our Friday night spot, Pelican offers great views of downtown as well as the intercostal. The staff are super friendly and always accommodating. Anytime we have out of town guests, we always visit Pelican!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 5

The views were beautiful along with the sunset. I don't mind paying good $$$ for good food but the food and drinks were a bit over prices and mediocre. Expected better better food. Not rushing to go back

OT
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 1ambience 5

Extremely poor service

TS
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Salmon just a bit dry (over cooked) but the rest of the food was good, and the service and atmosphere was great. We were there when only one other table had been seated, so noise was no problem. We appreciated the complimentary appetizer/dessert.

SE
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waiter was very helpful and the conch fritters were fantastic! Great place to eat.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Hard to find but what a hidden gem when found! Amazing views of the marina. Staff was very friendly and welcoming.

WB
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful view, great view, live music, friendly and courteous staff. Highly recommend!

a
Miami
13 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome views. Great ambience. Brisket burger on a pretzel rolls was a favorite. Don't skip on the conch fritters.

OT
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The food was good, service warm and friendly. The views are outstanding!

TK
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food. And friendly staff. Get the Mahi tacos. And the kids can order burgers.

TR
Cincinnati
11 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 5

Service a bit slow in general. Unfortunately, they also forgot to place the order for my daughters dish so only three out of four entrées came out.

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Brunch menu was limited but can’t be the view

MF
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

our waiter could be a little bit more friendly. we felt rush on her service.

OT
Miami
29 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great experience! Wonderful waterfront joint with fantastic views of Intracoastal -especially during sunset.

WA
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Skirt steak meal and Mahi Mahi were both amazing. Not to impressed with the poutines though, but probably just me.