Shooters Waterfront

4.6
3543 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
A lot has changed since 1982; but despite Fort Lauderdale’s evolution, one restaurant on the Intracoastal has been there every step of the way. With its dockside views, fresh seafood, and lively events — all served up in a relaxed environment — Shooters Waterfront is a Florida icon. There’s a reason behind our longevity: We invite you to see for yourself.

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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
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 3543 people are saying
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4.6
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DianeO
Miami
8 reviews
Dined 6 hours ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Busy.busy’. Reservation was honored At exact time, but location in the bright sun next to band did not suit. Great hostess relocated us to super spot!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
3 reviews
Dined 8 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had the best waiter! John was awesome. He was super attentive despite being super busy. The food never disappoints and the drinks are amazing! I can’t wait to go again!!

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CatherineR
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is amazing. The outdoor seating view is phenomenal. I always come for brunch or dinner.

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LindaK
Miami
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Awesome brunch experience with my sister! Adam was great!; he made sure our mimosas were bottomless! Definitely a great brunch spot!

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DionJ
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Very good experience overall!! I would definitely be back again!!

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Danny76rv
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

El coctel de camaron exquisito muy bueno solo q muy poco pero vale la pena el cordero muy bueno excelente vista

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my boyfriend’s birthday. Everything was more than I expected. I had a wonderful table. My server Diana was amazing. She was well informed of the menu. She sold us in the Sea bass. She was very attentive. She even had the band sing happy birthday. I could not have asked for a better night. Thank you Shooters, you owe me nothing!

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Taylor
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

a manager served us food with his mask on his chin

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vipBobL
New England
58 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

I was very disappointed that folks were permitted to walk around without wearing a mask.

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shar
Naples
18 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great choice to have a wonderful meal outside!

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vipThom
Dallas
30 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

It is an amazing place. Goes on forever. Had to wait to get seated which was annoying but it was worth it. We loved our waiter Danielle. She was delightful.

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FlorenceV
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our server, Tara was extra helpful and very attentive to our needs. The calamari was too salty though but they replaced it and was very good! Love the place.. ambience was breathtaking!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Experience was ok but while I state this was a bday and I wanted the desert with a candle but my date didn’t get that bday celebration as I excepted, but nonetheless dinner was great !!!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The waitress Valeri Angel was very friendly all the time. The food was delicious.

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vipRob1764
New England
138 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great setting by the intracoastal. We sat outside and enjoyed the food and the ambiance. Good service, good varied menu.

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MicheleF
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Consistently a good meal, and on the water with a beautiful view! Service is always very friendly and they try hard to please. One of our top go to spots for dinner, and weekend lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Todo fue bien

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Janet
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience5

Steak was horrible and plating was sloppy and horrible

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jossy
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server David was great. Told us about brunch and drink specials. Definately a memorable bday brunch. Amazing food.

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Taylor
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

We used Open Table to set our reservation at 1:00pm. We arrived on time and checked in, however we weren't sat until 1:45. Why even make a reservation if we must still stand around and wait? Please note we confirmed via telephone and text that we were arriving at 1pm. The crowd has changed at Shooters and we will not be returning. However our server David was amazing.

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Michellee
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great for groups, organized and the food was good.

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have visited Fort Lauderdale three times in the past 6 weeks. The first weekend we had brunch at Shooters for the first time. We made sure to get reservations for every visit after. We are coming back in February and July and plan on making brunch reservations again. Top not food and you can’t beat the location!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
4 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The staff was excellent and the ambience was fun and lighthearted. The food on the other hand leaves much to be desired. The carving station offered a shoe leather type top round roast completely overdone and your run-of-the-mill ham. The waffles were decent but they use the worst possible “ breakfast syrup”. You would think they would have real maple syrup possibly even warm. Instead you got a plastic cup with some high fructose corn syrup and sugar. A potato like home fries are heavy laden with green peppers which is not always agreeable for people with allergies and/or heartburn issues. The sushi was extremely low grade and the seafood salad used sea legs which is about as nasty as you can get. The bacon what is probably the salty as bacon I have ever eaten. The breakfast sausage was nothing special the scrambled eggs were dry. However, wild gazing upon some of the à la cart menu‘s I realized that was Probably the way to go. Lovely French toast, sexy hamburgers and very appetizing shrimp and seafood entrées. I’ll just have to do it a little bit different next time.

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vipKarenB
St. Louis
8 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All four of us agreed Shooters is outstanding in every way - gorgeous outdoor setting, great service, delicious food, and terrific live music! A wonderful experience!

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MIKE
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place...Can't wait to come back.........

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VenanteS
Miami
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful experience. My server Shane was superb
Thank you

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EdwardW
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A Fort Lauderdale classic. Good food and beautiful waterfront dining on the intercoastal.

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AnnieR
Miami
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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TheMFR
E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Great service. Great atmosphere. Brunch buffet was great

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