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Sea Watch Restaurant

4.4
4635 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
Perfect For:
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
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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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, Steak, International
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Hours of operation
Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 3:30pm; Dinner Daily 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday Brunch 11:30am-3:30pm (excluding holidays)
Cocktail Hour: Mon thru Fri, 4:30pm-7pm (Upstairs bar & lounge only) (Excluding holidays)
Wine Down Wednesday: Every Wednesday, enjoy any bottle of wine on our wine list for HALF PRICE ALL DAY, EVERY WEDNESDAY!
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Phone number
(954) 781-2200
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Darryl Shuford
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Commercial Blvd
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Parking details
We offer complimentary valet parking as well as self parking in our on site lot.
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Special events & promotions
Wine Down Wednesdays - 50% Off Every Bottle of Wine - ALL DAY!

Cocktail Hour 4:30 - 7pm Monday thru Friday in the upstairs bar & lounge.
Select liquor, beer, wine, cocktails, & appetizers available.

Sunday Brunch 11:30am-3:30pm (excluding holidays)
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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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.

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Sun - Thu 7:45PM - 9:30PM
Fri 8:00PM - 9:30PM
Sat 8:30PM - 9:30PM

What 4635 People Are Saying
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3.0Dined 3 days ago

the mussells awfull.the lobster tail good theorangeroughfy very good the beet salad was a joke when will the vegetables be decent it was asad experience we are 30 years customer fortunately we have had much better visits in the past

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Came here to celebrate my good friend's birthday and we both loved it. We were seated at one of the best tables in the house and the twin lobster tails were tender and delicious.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Pleasant evening dining with my sister. Relaxing view of the ocean,a glass of wine, endive salad, delicious scallops and a pasta with goat cheese. Happened to be a top 10 weather day in SoFl. The service was delightful.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

I love the Sea Watch by the ocean. Although I am not from Florida, I have been here many times. The food is always good! The seafood is fresh and delicious. The servers are nice and efficient. They help each other out so the service is better. Whether you want lunch or dinner, Sea Watch is the go to place.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

My brother-in-law lives in the area and recommended this place to us. The atmosphere was nice & romantic in the back with dim lighting & the huge windows. I could hear the Ocean behind us but we had an 8pm reservation so it was dark out. We will come again at an earlier time like dusk as the waiter said there is not a bad view in any part of several dining areas they have there. Our waiter was very nice, friendly & promp.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Sea Watch is one of the best restaurants in the area. The food is usually outstanding. The wait staff is very attentive and friendly. Most of the tables have a view of the beach & ocean. This is just a great restaurant & we've been back many times.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

This was my second visit - and first for lunch. Sea Watch does not disappoint. I had the open-face crab melt sandwich and my husband had grilled fish. The service and food were amazing. We didn’t ave room for the key lime pie but decided to order it anyway and were glad we did!

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

The food was wonderful and the table was wonderful until they seated on table of 16 next to us on one side and a table of ten on the other side. We could not hear ourselves think. It ruined our evening.

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2.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Food was average. Nothing special. Loster tail and shrimp over cooked. Benches not comfortable. Would not return.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Beautiful spot - simple seafood and incredible view!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Best. Swordfish. Ever. Our server said it was and she was right! Great view, not so loud you can't hear each other talk. We'll be back often.

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Excellent service-waiter was very attentive.
Salad excellent, Clam chowder was blah-no flavor but waiter replaced with lobster bisque no charge.
Fish entrees were good but one was described as ‘lightly breaded’ and it was more like full blown deep fried. Overall -good quality and prices

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Love this place! Come every time we are in Ft Lauderdale. Love the food, mahi mahi melts in your mouth. Prime rib excellent also. Key lime pie is best around!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

My mom’s 91st Birthday! She ordered orange roughy & ate it all! She also loved the ice cream with candle that was on the house!
I also had the orange roughy! Fantastic!
Will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

We had a very nice Sunday Family Brunch. Service was excellent. Food very tasty and menu has a lot of variety. Nice view of the beach and water. Wish we lived closer so we could frequent more often.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Terrific beachfront location. Great service and food for Sunday Brunch. Very reasonably priced. Lovely decor. Highly recommend.

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1.0Dined on April 8, 2018

So enjoyed our dining experience. The drinks were generous, the food delicious and beautifully presented. The omelet chef was helpful, full of advice and answered all our questions.

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3.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Initial confusion with my reservation which got sorted out fairly quickly, the waitress did not hover around, there was no wow factor per se however it was a nice evening, good food and the staff did their job...

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

It was my husband’s birthday.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

So fun with an amazing view. The fish was wonderful.

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Great location with ocean views. Our server, Heather, was outstanding.
Somewhat over priced, but food was good.

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

A favorite of ours we lived in Ft Lauderdale for a brief time and it was the place we took friends and family when they visited us and we always go back the setting is perfect on the beach dining!

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

This venerable restaurant deserves its loyal followers. Located on the beach in Ft Lauderdale with views across the dunes to the water, you cannot ask for a more beautiful setting. Fortunately, the food matches the environment. We began with calamari which were tender and lightly battered. Mains were salmon and orange roughy - both of which were excellent. Our waiter was informative, attentive and professional. The only issue is the crush at the front counter where people mass while waiting to be seated. It creates a bit of a disconnect with the general serenity of the rest of the place. Be aware that they entertain large parties which can get loud -- but fun.

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

We requested a table with a water view since this was an important business meal with executives from our company. They accommodated is beautifully and everything from the food to the service to the view was spectacular! Thank you!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

My family has eaten here quite often. The food never dissappoints and the service is 5 by 5. Professional and attentive without getting in the way. You feel welcome from the moment you walk in from the valet service greeting to the friendly greeting from the front of the room staff. The view takes a back seat to no ther place.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Had dinner with friends to celebrate our 55th anniversary.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Bon pour une sortie à deux service efficace. Vue magnifique

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Just as beautiful as ever. Nice menu and service. We started with FL stone crabs, delicious salads, then had the salmon and the swordfish, both very nicely done.
Thank you for a lovely evening!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Great ocean view!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Book a table as it gets very busy and request to be outside if you want to when you book.
Fabulous location , food and service.
Fresh bread served to the table . Food was presented beautifully. Calamari , Orange roughy and salads were delicious .
Would highly recommend going.
Parking outside

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Awesome! Went there two times ! We live it! Old Florida charm! Great Service both visits! Salmon app with crispy capers is so wonderful! Orange Roughy fantastic! Stuffed Shrimp is to die for! Perfect cocktails!

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2.0Dined on March 29, 2018

We vacation in Fort Lauderdale every year. My husband’s family was from that area since 1970. We always used to go to Sea Watch every time we visited there. This stairs the plates were smaller in portions were much smaller than previous visits.

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4.0Dined on March 29, 2018

The conch chowder was delicious. .service a little slow. The outdoor deck has the best view. The ocean view was the main attraction...valet car service so no hassle parking...

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2.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Wait time terriable and hostess nasty

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Food was excellent. We had a very nice table in the corner by the windows with a view of the ocean. Our server was very nice just seemed to be a little overwhelmed. However we absolutely enjoyed our experience and would come again when we are in town again. Thanks!

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2.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Typical old school seafood restaurant - you are 100% paying for the view - food was mediocre at best - restaurant is loud - I am disappointed I wasted my one night in Fort Lauderdale when I'm sure there were other places that would have had a great view and food to match

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

It was for my birthday. However the salad I ordered wasn’t the best. I usually get the crab tostadas but those weren’t on the menu for dinner. Was a little disappointed. The corn muffin was amazing though!

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Beautiful setting. Loved all the different levels. Food portion for price was just ok. Taste was excellent though. Friendly but tired staff.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Awesome food. Extremely tasty and friendly service.

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We love this place, visiting once a year when we come down to see my dad. Surprisingly, he was against going this year as last year the food was not all that great and he had heard from friends that this was not an anomaly. However, I insisted as we have had some nice times there with our young family and have made some nice memories. This time around we sat in the front, airy room which was miles better than the back room we sat in last year. The martinis were top notch memorable...great start. The appetizers and salads were also very good and enjoyable. Our waitress, while absolutely slammed, did a really nice job. We were there to dine, not eat as quickly as possible. Personally, I thoroughly enjoyed my meal of Triggerfish Schnitzel and the rest of my meal. In fact, we all have a very nice time. It wasn’t until this morning that I learned everyone else’s meal was not nearly hot and the shrimp, in particular, was overly done. This said, I will push to come again next year. You cannot beat the view and we love a tradition!

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