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About Sea Watch Restaurant

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.

6002 North Ocean Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak, International

Hours of Operation:
Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 3:30pm; Dinner Daily 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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!

Cross Street:
Commercial Blvd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(954) 781-2200

Website:
http://www.seawatchontheocean.com/

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

Executive Chef:
Darryl Shuford

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

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.

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Celebrate Thanksgiving on the ocean! We will be serving our regular dinner menu with the addition of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. 12-9pm
(Lunch Menu, Cocktail Hour, & Dinner at Dusk not available)

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Details
Sun - Thu 7:45PM - 9:30PM

Fri 8:00PM - 9:30PM

Sat 8:30PM - 9:30PM

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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.

Sea Watch Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (107)
Scenic View (93)
Special Occasion (70)
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Good for a Date (65)
Romantic (59)
Worth the Drive (58)
Good for Birthdays (55)
Good for Anniversaries (53)
Great for Lunch (44)
Neighborhood Gem (41)
Casual (39)
Cozy (36)
Authentic (32)
Good for Groups (30)
Great for Outdoor Dining (30)
Quiet Conversation (28)
Fun (26)
Sunday Lunch (25)
Bar Seating (24)
Fit for Foodies (23)
Business Meals (22)
Healthy (22)
Happy Hour (20)
Comfort Food (19)
Creative Cuisine (18)
People Watching (16)
Pre/post Theatre (16)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Local Ingredients (15)
Great for Brunch (15)
Notable Wine List (14)
Disabled Access (12)
Kid-friendly (10)
Seasonal (10)
Tasting Menu (9)
Hot Spot (8)
Quick Bite (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Late-night Find (5)
Great Beer (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Tapas (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Vegan (2)
Organic (1)
Spicy (1)
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined a day ago

Very good food, great service

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 (Orange County)·Dined 3 days ago

Place was great having been a spontaneous find. Our waiter, David, was exceptional!!

Tags: Casual, People Watching, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy
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food5
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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Have ate there many times before, the seafood is always great. Great place to enjoy a great dinner in the Ft. Lauderdale area.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Authentic, Casual
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 (Miami)·Dined 3 days ago

We had an awesome waiter, Matthew, who immediately established an excellent rapport with us. He introduced us to his helper, Louie, who also was very nice. We had the sunset 3 course dinner with additional calamari appetizer. We took Matthew's recommendation for our red bottle of Cabernet wine which was superb. In addition, a very nice perk on Wednesday's ..... Bottles of wine are half price. Our waiter checked during each course that all was fine. The New England clam chowder was delicious, very thick and the broiled sea medley was cooked to perfection. We chose the key lime pie for dessert which Matthew presented with a glowing candle. This restaurant thrives on pleasing their customers and you enjoy in a very relaxing atmosphere.........no rushing. Thank you for the memorial birthday dinner experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined 5 days ago

This fabulous restaurant is on the beach with beautiful views especifrom the windowed terrace which are usually open a bit Service is on the mark the fish is wonderful

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined 6 days ago

Food is almost always excellent. The wait staff is on top of everything and the restaurant is in a nice location. Sea Watch has been around for close to 50 years.

Tags: Casual, Scenic View, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 6 days ago

The restruant was really great! The views are amazing! The staff was really nice and the food was great! Loved everything about it. Would recommend and we are looking forward to going back. I also liked that we could book a table online. That was great.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Casual, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Fun, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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food5
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·Dined 7 days ago

we loved our lunch. we had friends from Germany and they were very impressed. service was efficient and very friendly, eggs benedict were perfect. Thank you!

Tags: Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined 7 days ago

A little disappointing. Long wait at the "omelet" table. Good waitstaff, good cocktail, prices are a little overboard (but you pay for the view). The hostess could buy a smile to greet customer (she looked miserable).

Tags: Waterfront, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch, Scenic View
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food3
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Cashel night, server was very nice and informative, good sense of humor.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Awesome time! Our favorite restaurant! Thank you for make it such a wonderful celebration for us!

Tags: Casual, Disabled Access, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Paleo Friendly, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Gluten Free Options, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Waterfront, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Small portions are disappointing. I had the grilled shrimp and scallops. The 4 shrimp were medium sized, but the 4 scallops were tiny.

Tags: Happy Hour, Waterfront, People Watching, Casual
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Always good , great view

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

The only disappointment was our reservation was not scheduled. We had to wait a little while to be seated. The food was great, all in my party enjoyed our experience at the restaurant.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Great service with Matthew and Felix, super value and excellent quality.

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·Dined on November 7, 2017

It was fine. Not our first visit.

Welcome by older gentleman felt cold - he seemed slightly arrogant & not particularly warm.

Restaurant not busy (numerous empty tables) but as a host he seemed more concerned as to if or not we had a reservation (we did) than truly inviting us in.

Tags: Scenic View
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 7, 2017

I have been a patron of the Sea Watch for at least 15 to 20 years and it is consistently good

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

It was o k

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·Dined on November 6, 2017

A memorable anniversary experience. Good food and good service! Will definitely go back!

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Scenic View, Romantic, Cozy, Casual, Authentic
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food5
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Right on the beach, can get a great view. A little expensive fo lunch, but always good food

Tags: Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 6, 2017

It’s a lovely place with an amazing view of the ocean. There is a bar upstairs and the patio was covered with large open windows. The inside was cozy and so romantic. The only issue we had was with the older gentleman who was seating people. He took a long time to figure out where to put people even though the place was very empty. It was very odd. More people were waiting to be seated then there were already seated!
I would go again just for the view and food was very good. It is pricey so keep that in mind. You are paying for that view because portions are not large.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

We are new to Lauderdale by the Sea - the daily 5-6 pm Special Seating turned out to be a gem.

On Open Table we requested a table with a view, if possible. They gave us a lovely ocean view.

We enjoyed wonderful prime rib and stuffed sole dinners. Being from Boston, the New England Clam Chowder passed our approvals. Key Lime pie for dessert was excellent.

Our waiter was excellent but a nearby table had 14 adults which really required most of his attention - he always checked with us, but really on the fly.

We would definitely return and tell friends & neighbors about our great dinner.

Tags: Authentic, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Comfort Food, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Cozy
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The Sea Watch restaurant was lovely ambience and had a nice location. The service was good.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Service great. Place a little dated. Beautiful views of ocean. Food just average. Smallish portions

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Found the Seafood Special - lobster tail, scallops and shrimp over cooked and
deeply blackened from the grill. A lighter touch would have been appreciated.
Your receptionist [she was the boss] was outstanding. My partner was Director
of Catering for Omni Hotels in another lifetime, and she was top of the heap.

Enjoyed the setting and the evening!

Tags: Cozy, Great for Brunch, Waterfront, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 3, 2017

The ocean view and layout is fabulous! But my Seafood meal came with ONE very tiny potato, a few carrots/ green beans. When I ask the waitress about the ONE tiny potato, she rolled her eyes and walked away. For the pricy price of seafood you would expect more then a tiny potato!

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 3, 2017

You can always expect an excellent meal and servers who are pleasant, attentive and able to make recommendations to insure you get to try new selections. Sea Watch has been our go-to restaurant for birthdays, anniversaries, and just good food for more than 25 years. It's where we send out of town friends so they can enjoy a true beachside dining experience.

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

Reliable as always, in a great setting. Service was great.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Dinner special was good albeit a small sized portion.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Delicious!!! Great service!!!! Very good selection

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Waterfront
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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Great restaurant! Have been coming here since 1974. Delicious food, good price, beautiful setting, and excellent service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Comfort Food, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Waterfront
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Never disappoints! Although sometimes quite busy, service is always very good. Food served in a timely manner. Best swordfish ever!

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront
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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Do not waste your money! The food was overwhelmingly unimpressive and the service was poor. The staff seemed stressed and in a rush. I would not recommend!!

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Four of us are here. Bouillabaisse was superb. Grouper was amazing. Orange Roughy was delicious. Seafood salad was huge, full of seafood, and multiple dressing choices.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We have been here many many times and have always had the absolute tastiest food ! The view cannot be beat!

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Waterfront, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Beautiful, easy to find, with plenty of on-site free parking. Very helpful maitre d', and trained, experienced, courteous servers made it a pleasure. The appetizers, fish dinners and desserts were top notch. Impressive wine list (bottles were half-price that night), and the very reasonable cabernet sauvignon was superb. We were never rushed, were quite impressed, and will definitely be back.

Tags: Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Great atmosphere and value with very good service. One of our favorite seaside restaurants.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Casual
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Everything was amazing, except when we were ready to be seated for dinner, The host (or maybe the manager??) walked way ahead of us and just left the menu on the table and was walking back to the host stand. We had to flag her down because we couldn't see where she had seated us. Then she took an exasperated breath when we asked her where she had seated us and rolled her eyes. A manager or host makes or breaks your first impression of a restaurant. That should not have been my first impression. The rest of our dinner was fantastic!!

Tags: Bar Seating, Quick Bite, Happy Hour, Authentic, Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching
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food5
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great food. An all time favorite.

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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great place to dine.

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