S3 Restaurant

4.6
2673 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
S3 – where sun, surf and sand uniquely fuse with steak, seafood, and sushi. Embracing the casual and friendly demeanor of resort-style living, and the chic and trendy pulse that Fort Lauderdale has become known for, this scintillating, seaside endeavor provides the ultimate in oceanfront dining, offering patrons the closest spot to the ocean anywhere along Fort Lauderdale beach. Featuring a menu centered on coastal cuisine and a unique shareable concept, S3 is truly a new wave in oceanfront dining, serving up the freshest daily catches and premium cuts of meat, with an expansive, one-of-a-kind sushi bar to complement.

LIVE MUSIC on Friday & Saturday 5pm - 8pm // Sunday 2pm - 5pm.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 2673 people are saying
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Goodeats
West Palm Beach
16 reviews
Dined 17 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a fabulous dinner tonight! Everything good!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
7 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’re staying on the beach for the weekend and have eaten here before. Consistently good food and drinks! Our waitress Courtney was fabulous! Her happiness and attentiveness made our experience even more enjoyable! And her suggestion of the cheesecake/carrot cake for dessert was exactly what we needed to complete our meal!

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vipDebspick
New York Area
65 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This is a great place for lunch dinner and or happy hour, eclectic menu, mixed crowd, music Friday night at happy hour. We had sushi, sandwiches, tacos all which were great including the French fries. The restaurant is located across the street from the beach, so wonderful view and outdoor seating. They also care about the safety of their staff and guests / a definite find. Will return when we go back to Fort Lauderdale.

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LeahO
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the ambiance and environment .The food is great.

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Amanda
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was excellent ~ wonderful servers and really enjoyed the champagne bar!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service, outstanding ambience and delectable food!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! We had a few small plates and sushi. Everything was very flavorful and delicious! Octopus and edamame were incredible!

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Trae
Greensboro
2 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We sat outside in the ocean breeze. Had a great time together.

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AngelS
Fort Lauderdale
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time visit was great. We were satisfied with the experience and valet at the entrance of the restaurant. And most of all, my B-day surprise. We’ll be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The goat cheese croquettes 10 stars! The bottomless mimosa bar 10 stars! Service and atmosphere was nice. Would go back again!

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vipMichaelM
Tampa
7 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the champagne bar! Excellent meal

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ChristaC
Miami
14 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

My friends and I enjoyed the ambiance of sitting outside for the brunch. I usually love the food I have and I did enjoy the goat cheese croquettes and sushi. I have not been disappointed when it comes to the sushi. My drink was interesting and changed color but a bit tart for me. The breast cancer chicken sandwich was good. My friend’s French toast was “regular” but good.

Overall a nice experience that was enjoyable as usual. I’m ready to go back for the main menu.

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vipPerfect
Baltimore
13 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favs in Lauderdale - great staff, incredible food & drinks. Ambiance is fun and lively. Great spot for celebrations or date night.

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NarmS
Detroit
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience2

For the price, I’ve had better sushi elsewhere

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Dorthelia
Fort Lauderdale
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you for a pleasant birthday dinner celebration. Amy Eco went above and beyond and was excellent

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

It was great food, but the portions were smaller than expected. The atmosphere and service were excellent

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Dan954
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, excellent service. Beautiful spot looking out at the ocean.

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AmyY
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was absolutely fantastic. Can't wait to return.

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vipEric
New York Area
438 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a fantastically fresh and delicious sushi lunch spot with an oceanfront breath taking view. The service was on point, which only further complimented this wonderful meal. I would highly recommend S3.

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vipAntonioL
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service great ambience great food. Lovely location along the beach.

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vipSouthFloridaEatsRight
Miami
13 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Everything was very nice, it was a beautiful day and we enjoyed the place. Street noise and music were a bit loud. The Edamame was the best!

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Buenas tardes, empezaré por el ambiente: súper adecuado confortable, música y vista súper buena
Servicio: la persona que nos atendió fue atento en el momento que nos atendió pero luego no lo vi más después de la primera orden estuve esperando 40 minutos para ordenar mis platos principales, hice señas a otro pero no me presto atención, luego apareció el mesonero inicial y nos volvió atender de forma amable.
Comida: fui porque había muy buena referencia sobre el sushi pero realmente no fue lo que esperaba, estaban muy aguados los rolls se desvanecían. Realmente no me gusto el sushi de allí.

Probamos otras cosas de entrada como unas bolas de queso de cabra, muy ricas y unos tradicionales edamame que estaban muy bien condimentados.

Deben ser cuidadosos con pisos mojados puesto que a mi hijo se le cayo un vaso de jugo el cual no limpiaron solo recogieron los hielos, mi hijo al pasar por allí mismo se ha caído y rompió su rodilla porque el suelo estaba mojado, otras personas hubiesen hecho un drama con eso y podría acarrear una demanda, pero afortunadamente no somos así, son cosas que pasan.

En líneas generales el lugar es muy agradable.

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DaphneA
Fort Lauderdale
12 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this restaurant, it doesn’t matter what I order the food is always delicious !the service the atmosphere the food all top-notch

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vipZigB
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and ambiance

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vipJoeM
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great

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JenniferR
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The chef changed the recipe to the octopus dish and it was not as good. The filet mignon was delicious, but the side dish that supposedly consisted of potatoes, brussel sprouts, and bacon was all mashed together and was not good.

We never had problems before, but this dinner did not meet our expectations, especially since the food is expensive. For the money spent, we expect better food quality from S3.

For special occasions, we will consider other restaurants for a while.

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vipEddieF
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great food and great views. Staff was amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience4

The service was impeccable but the food was extremely salty, at least for myself, my family and my girlfriend. And for the price, it was a little disappointing. Good ambience though.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service ans amazing food!

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MichelaW
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The short rib salad was the best salad I’ve ever had!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great server….Adam

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vipEliseB
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I never write reviews but I feel I need to in this case. We ate at S3 for my son's birthday last night. I ordered my salmon medium well (I know, but that is how I like it). It came very undercooked. I did not complain because quite honestly I was very full from the wonderful apps we had and I was having fun and did not want to make a big deal. My waiter noticed my fish as he cleared my plate. He must have told the manager because the manager came to apologize and he took the dish off our bill and gave us free dessert. I often read people complaining about service these days and I thought it was important to share this good story. I will certainly be going back there and I recommend it to all.

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vipEllenW
Fort Lauderdale
2 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Love the rolls! The sword fish special salad was ridiculously salty however. Not the norm for S3.

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vipMaiG
Fort Lauderdale
12 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the special summer menu (Dine Out Fort Lauderdale).
As always, perfect service, the most beautiful view and the very tasty 4-course menu had small portions but just enough!

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IrinaGPerez
Fort Lauderdale
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic atmosphere. Delicious food. Outstanding service.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome atmosphere and service as well as the spectacular view.

SUPER CHILL

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Was my birthday, was a good place I enjoyed.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
10 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our 3 rd time here. One of our favorite places when we come to ft Lauderdale !
The waitress was fantastic!

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StacyG
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome place on the water. Small portions for sharing were perfect. Everything comes out when it’s done so it’s literally fresh off the grill. Food is not served in any order. So you get as they are prepared.

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vipMikeM
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as usual! Great food, great service, great views!

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S3 Restaurant is rated 4.6 stars by 2673 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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