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Sea Watch Restaurant

4.5
4.5
6526 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood

Sea Watch On The Ocean located on the beautiful Atlantic Ocean in Fort Lauderdale is perfect for any occasion. Whether it's business, pleasure, or any other special event we offer private dining rooms, an enclosed patio, or our main dining room, all with beautiful water views to maximize your dining experience. Operating for over 40 years our menu selections range from a wide variety of the finest seafood and steaks.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Steak, International

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–3:30 pm Brunch Sun 11:30 am–3:30 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 4:30 pm–7:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (954) 781-2200

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Darryl Shuford

  • Private party facilities

    Sea Watch On The Ocean delivers award winning cuisine while offering fantastic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Whether you are planning a small office party or a grand wedding celebration, you are assured that your event will be an unforgettable affair.

  • Private party contact

    Cara: (954) 781-2200

  • Neighborhood

    Lauderdale by the Sea

  • Cross street

    Commercial Blvd

  • Parking details

    We offer complimentary valet parking as well as self parking in our on site lot.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Offers

  • Happy Hour on the Ocean

    Multiple dates available
    Mon - Thu - 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM,Fri - 4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Monday-Friday 4:30pm – 7:00pm AVAILABLE ONLY IN THE UPSTAIRS IN THE BAR & LOUNGE Enjoy the gorgeous ocean breeze and spectacular views at the most beautiful time of day! Selected $12 Appetizers: CRISPY CALAMARI Basil Aioli & Ginger-sesame-lime-cilantro-dipping sauces 12 BAHAMIAN CONCH FRITTERS Made with Onions, Red Peppers, Jalapeños & Celery Served with Hot Mustard & Cocktail Sauces 12 CHEF’S SPECIAL Ask about our daily appetizer special 12 $6 house wine by the glass, $8 martini's, $7 signature cocktails & specials on select beers!

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What 6,526 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Fort Lauderdale

    Scenic View

  • Fort Lauderdale

    Seafood

  • Fort Lauderdale East

    Scenic View

  • Fort Lauderdale East

    Seafood

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  1. SR

    ScoutsRUs

    Fort Lauderdale

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    LOVED this restaurant. The setting was great right off the beach. The food was delicious and fresh. The service was 10+. Will certainly come back when visitors come in from out of town. They all loved it too!! After we went on the beach for a stroll. What a great place.

  2. M

    Majodionisio

    New York Area

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent as usual !!!!

  3. o

    out4fun

    Baltimore

    203 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    203 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Four of us enjoyed a beautiful lunch at Sea Watch. The location is exceptional and everyone’s food was well-prepared. Service was outstanding. Sea Watch is one of our favorite restaurants in Pompano Beach.

  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tallahassee

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall3food3service2ambience4

    Our special occasion was not acknowledged. I mentioned it when i made the reservation and to the host when we arrived. My husband ordered a second drink, which never arrived. Food was a little under seasoned but good. I think they need another meat option in addition to fillet. The ambiance is lovely with views the beach. I may give it another try for brunch.

  5. PA

    PennieA

    Miami

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    You couldn't find a better setting! Right on the beach with lots of windows to enjoy the view. The food and service were exceptional, especially on a very busy Father's Day. It was noisy, which was fine, except for the large group next to us that thought giving the kids recorders to play loudly in discordance was a good idea! Not the restaurant's fault, though I do wish they had asked them to stop. Everything else was 5-star!

  6. FG

    FGZKRZ10

    Naples

    68 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    68 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Anniversary

  7. SM

    ShawnaM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Absolutely amazing! I recommend without hesitation

  8. AM

    AndrewM

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food5service3ambience5

    Food was served hot and in a timely manner , service was bad. Only saving grace was the busboy who continually walked around filling up water glasses and taking away plates. Server only came by 3 times. And another table had to ask the manager for the check because they couldn’t find the server for 25 minutes. Manager walked away, got sidetracked, and then they asked the busboy for the check. We personally sat for 15 minutes with a empty table after dinner, and it made us change our mind about dessert.

  9. JC

    JohanneC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food4service3ambience4

    Brought main course while still eating our soup This is too fast but the food was really good

  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Wow- dinner was amazing. Lobster tail was perfect. Scallops addictive, filet perfectly cooked. Best of all was our phenomenal server Mary. Big shoutout for her care of us & great personality! Been a while since I have had a meal where absolutely everything was wonderful!

  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Fort Lauderdale

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Beautiful location. Loved the food, drinks and dessert. The view is gorgeous . We will definitely be returning.

  12. PD

    PatriciaD

    Richmond

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Sea Watch on the Ocean is our favorite restaurant in Ft. Lauderdale 😀. The ambiance is amazing with a magnificent view of the ocean from most angles. We had the calamari appetizer (which is perfectly breaded with a wonderful sesame ginger sauce) and shared the twin lobster tail dinner cooked with perfection. The service was amazing! Love this place❤️

  13. AL

    ArthurL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The server alone made the dinner special. The salads, the fish, the birthday dessert were all incredible. My friend who’s birthday it was said he will never forget how great it all was.

  14. MF

    MikeF

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience3

    Our server was not very friendly. Not welcoming in the least. The dish I ordered was seared scallops. The scallops were not seared, but perhaps one side was put on a grill. They were not very hot either. I did not eat them all. The carrots that came with them were nearly raw and tough. The oven roasted potato was not oven roasted either. The other meal we had was Caesar salad with shrimp. The shrimp were way overdone and really tough. All in all a disappointing experience especially since we have so many wonderful memories of meals there with family from the past. I hope this is not what other diners can expect, and hope that our next visit, if ever would be much improved.

  15. T

    Thomas

    Fort Lauderdale

    42 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5

    Out of our party of four, three of us had the swordfish entree. The preparation was not cooked in the middle and it was tasteless. Have had swordfish in other restaurants that was delicious and not cut so thick.

  16. SC

    SCOTTS

    Fort Lauderdale

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The service was superb. Layla was very attentive and fulfilled all of the off-menu requests quickly. Appetizers, drinks,entrees and desserts were very good. Very pleasant dinner.

  17. m

    mariec

    Orlando

    45 reviews

    5.0

    45 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Atmosphere was amazing! We sat upstairs in the open air, gorgeous views! Very pleasant. The food was delicious, we went on a Sunday & enjoyed brunch. The egg Benedict was perfect, accompanied with home fries & fruit. Mimosa’s were plentiful & delicious

  18. PV

    PhilipV

    Miami

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our server, Ashley, was attentive and informative helping to enhance our dining experience. All of our meals were perfectly prepared.

  19. WY

    WesY

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Awesome great service and food View was excellent

  20. D

    Deem

    Miami

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We really enjoyed the ambience of the outside patio. We were sitting there looking at the ocean while we chatted and ate. The food was excellent.

  21. AR

    AlyRaye

    Northern MI

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My husband took me here for our one year wedding anniversary! The manager and staff made us feel so special. We got an amazing seat on the balcony looking out at the beach and the ocean. The food was amazing- shrimp and scallops were so fresh! I highly recommend!

  22. 1

    1foodlover

    Tampa

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    SW was a very comfortable dining experience with wonderful views of the beach...food was not typical of seafood restaurants in that even ordinary fish entrees were prepared in unusual ways...all delicious

  23. s

    savita

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall1food1service3ambience4

    we were frequent diners at your restaurant before the pandemic. We brought our friends here on those memories and we were all terribly disappointed with your menu options, the presentation and the quality of your food. What happened? we recognize your staffing is diminished so we were Ok with waiting to be served but the food was terrible

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Sitting on the deck having dinner with friends enjoying a gorgeous view of the Atlantic Ocean. The food and drinks were delicious and the service was great. We live across the street from the SeaWatch and always enjoy lunch or dinner.

  25. GB

    GwendolynB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Definitely a place of choice to wine and dine. I would recommend friends and family. It's a hotspot and perfect for a date night. Food is good and prices are good.

  26. b

    bakerboy

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent selection of sea food in a relaxing, attractive environment with an ocean view. The service was among the best we've had anywhere! The Sea Watch "checks all our boxes" and is definitely on our list of preferred dining establishments. We'll be back!!

  27. p

    packy

    West Palm Beach

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Table 7 with Ian. Can’t have a bad moment or a bad meal

  28. M

    Mimi

    Fort Lauderdale

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent food and service.

  29. CD

    ChicagoDiner

    Chicago

    52 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    52 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Great Sunday brunch menu in addition to regular lunch menu

  30. SK

    ScottK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food amazing environment and I loved it. Would go back

  31. SG

    SusanG

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Mother-in-law visiting from another country

  32. D

    David

    Fort Lauderdale

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on June 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Superb food. Excellent service.

  33. LS

    LisaS

    Tulsa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 31, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4

    Lovely setting and delicious food. We sat outside upstairs with a beautiful view of the palms and the ocean. We would come back.

  34. VK

    ValK

    Dallas

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely, "Old Florida" feel. Our favorite place to take out of town guests. not too fancy but good solid seafood choices.

  35. TS

    TonyS

    Richmond

    128 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    128 reviews

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Good overall experience. Almost canceled our reservation because of a couple of recent adverse reviews, but glad we didn’t. Host stand staff were very accommodating. Enjoyed the upstairs lounge before our dining room reservation, but like others have mentioned careful with the stairs. Downstairs dinner experience was nice, with food, service, view spot on . Skillet corn bread and key lime pie were terrific.

  36. d

    dave

    West Palm Beach

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    EXCELLENT FOOD, THE BEST VIEWS OF OCEAN, HIGHLY RECOMMEND, NO NEGATIVES

  37. M

    Michelleb

    West Palm Beach

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The waitress was amazing. The food outstanding will definitely be back

  38. N

    Njreoking

    New York Area

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A hreat Sunday Brunch with my wife and local mentor/friend. The Lobster Benedict was awesome!

  39. B

    Bill

    Fort Lauderdale

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    I would skip the Lobster Benedict for Brunch. Value is not there. The rest of Brunch items is good but only a Two egg Omelette id ridiculous for the price.

  40. SA

    SAM123

    London

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4

    Food was delicious. The portions are huge. Expect to be able to take home over half of your meal. The views of the ocean here are amazing.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required

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Sea Watch Restaurant is rated 4.5 stars by 6526 OpenTable diners.

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Google Map for Sea Watch Restaurant

6002 North Ocean Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Commercial Blvd

  • Neighborhood

    Lauderdale by the Sea

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–3:30 pm Brunch Sun 11:30 am–3:30 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 4:30 pm–7:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Steak, International

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    We offer complimentary valet parking as well as self parking in our on site lot.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Darryl Shuford

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (954) 781-2200

  • Private party facilities

    Sea Watch On The Ocean delivers award winning cuisine while offering fantastic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Whether you are planning a small office party or a grand wedding celebration, you are assured that your event will be an unforgettable affair.

  • Private party contact

    Cara: (954) 781-2200

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