Shooters Waterfront

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$31 to $50
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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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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.7
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MB
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've been to Shooters about 4 times and the experience has been awsome on all occasions. The service is always above expectations with friendly and efficient staff from the entry to the finish. I like to introduce friends to Shooters every time I'm on Florida because I know they will as impressed as I was on my first visit.
Thank you for an incredible and joyus time with friends and family.

SC
Montreal
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Everything was perfect except for the service. Very slow!

I
Columbus
15 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We enjoyed the food and service immensely. The dining room was way too bright for dining at 8:30 pm. It felt like a cheap diner. But again, the service and food more than made up for this impression. I would return to this restaurant when the weather was nicer as to enjoy the outdoor dining experience.

Shooters Waterfront
Responded 2 days ago

Hi Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and provide feedback after your recent dining experience here at Shooters Waterfront. We appreciate your recommendation. We look forward to serving you in the future. Please place your reservation prior to your arrival. Thank you again!

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OT
Miami
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife’s Birthday... it was awesome! Can’t wait to try brunch!

Shooters Waterfront
Responded 2 days ago

Hi Guest, thank you for your kind feedback. We cannot wait for you to brunch too! Please place your reservation prior to your arrival. Thank you agan!

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CA
Miami
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Clean, sophisticated and a nice atmosphere. Had a wonderful dinner.

GC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food1service3ambience5

The food was really bland. I was expecting msuch more.

MW
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved everything about Shooters. Will be returning.

Shooters Waterfront
Responded 2 days ago

Hi Marta, Thank you for your kind review! We look forward to serving you in the future.

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OT
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful atmosphere, food and service.

KT
Miami
18 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Location on the water is amazing! It was a picture perfect day for brunch - food and service were excellent! It IS very busy and can get loud, but everything was just what we were looking for for an outdoor brunch that day!

Shooters Waterfront
Responded 2 days ago

Hi Kim, Thank you for such a kind review! I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed our venue. It was our pleasure to serve you and your guests. We are always doing our best to make our guests’ experience phenomenal. Thank you for reassuring us that we’re doing just that. We look forward to serving you in the future. Please place your reservation prior to your arrival that way we know when you are dining with us next.

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L
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

My boyfriend and I came here for his birthday and we had a great time. Unfortunately it was raining and we had to sit inside but we still had a good time. I wish we could have sat outside or closer to a window is my only complaint. Also, I made a note on opentable that it was his birthday but no one really acknowledged that so I’m not too sure why they even ask. Overall the food was amazing, service was pretty good, and we had a great time.

Shooters Waterfront
Responded 2 days ago

Hi Lauren, Thank you for taking the time to write a review after your recent dining experience. I apologize for the service you received. We hope for the next time you are in the Fort Lauderdale area we meet again.

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SF
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience2

We’ve been frequenting Shooters since the 80’s. It has been reinvented many times but this latest transformation is disappointing. The new menu is more formal than the past. Though the food was good. We had the lobster salad, scallops and shrimp and burger. The flat bread was soggy and disappointing. We ate on the dock to experience the beautiful inter coastal but a large party boat yacht was parked with its Diesel engine running, blocking our view and nauseating us with fumes. The band was terrible, you really expect something better on a Friday night. Our server was pleasant but we waited an unreasonable time for our food. She gave us frequent updates but we waited 45 minutes After sharing this restaurant for a good meal with out-of-towners or just casual family night we have written Shooters off our list.

LT
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best places in Fort Lauderdale :)
Just love it!!!

FK
Memphis
12 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Had the fish of the day, very very good chef’s creation. Service was good but they needed more servers.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Greeted with champagne at the door. Waiter was top notch. started with oysters that were best I’ve had and the crab and corn grouper was perfect.

OT
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came to Shooters on our very first night here, and they set the bar very high. Valerie was our server and she was exceptional from start to finish. She made recommendations from the menu, which we appreciated. At the end of the meal, she offered to take us out to a special spot on the deck and took our picture to mark the end of a great meal.

Everything about this experience was amazing. Highly recommend and would definitely come back.

CA
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Ben was awesome. Very attentive and polite. We were sitting outside and it started to rain and he said he could move us inside. We said we would stay outside. He came by often to wipe our table and chairs of rain. The brunch was amazing.

LP
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The ribeye was not the best I have tried but the views and service compensated.

HS
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall3food5service5ambience4

It need to be more romantic. Decorations on the trees to be added

a
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a great place . I reserved a table there for my bday brunch on a Saturday . It was one of my best idea . The girls and I enjoyed ourselves and we had an amazing waitress Chelsea who was caring. They even offered me a cake 🎂. I will be back

M
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Shooters did not disappoint for my family's first time at Brunch. Our server was friendly, attentive, and engaging. Each of our meals were tasty with adequate proportions. The water views and the boats were an added plus!

PR
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great vibe as always! Great place to unwind after a long week at work.

AA
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, great food. And love when the weather is cool. Right by the water so it’s always a great sight.

SL
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My waitress Danielle was amazing and the food was splendid and it was my mom’s Birthday and she enjoyed the food and the ambiance❤️

CM
Atlanta
22 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My annual stop during my birthday week in FL. One of the things I like most is the doggie menus with meals my service dog devours!

RT
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience4

The service was not up to usual standards. Broken leg last i in the cocktails, had to wait nearly 5 minutes for our flatware for the entree. Continually had to ask for water to be topped up.

Great venue just spoiled by poor service.

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, ambience and service were perfect.

Shooters Waterfront
Responded on October 29, 2019

Hi Guest, Thank you! We appreciate your kind words and look forward to your next arrival. Please place your reservation that way we know when we will see you again!

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L
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Ambiance was amazing! Odd thing was we called ahead for a sunday night reservation for two and the hostess said there were no available reservations for two until almost 10 pm. But we happened on open table and got a reservation without difficulty. When we arrived and thru our dinner there were quite a few empty tables. Food was excellent everything we had was wonderful. Waiter forgot to bring me my tea but definitely would reccomend.

LB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside on the turf...Fabulous night blackened grouper...Both were excellent. After dinner, Bruno, our server moved some comfy chairs & a small table right by the water so we could enjoy our after dinner cordials while listening to the live music. It was a perfect evening.

SP
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Food was great a d Valerie the waitress was awesome

L
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience3

I went for my birthday and noted on the reservation that it was my birthday. I had to tell the waitress it was my birthday so there must not be communication and even after telling her they didn’t sing or anything they just brought me a dessert. Food was great but service was lacking.

SM
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience4

As a first time patron, I enjoyed the food, the environment, the ambiance was perfect. The outside deck lighting could've been brighter.

RJ
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was superb! The waitress we had was very helpful

G
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

First time being there and it was amazing. Took my friend there for his birthday. We didn’t have to wait long to be seated. (Had reservations). The drinks were great and the food was 🔥🔥🔥. Our host made sure we were satisfied especially the birthday boy. We sat outside by the waters during sunset and it was beautiful. Already recommended my friends to try this place out

OT
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience5

The food was excellent and the service was good. The mix drink did not meet my expectation for the price.

OT
Birmingham
7 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Great outdoor seating

S
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Not good. Service terible

K
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, wonderful views. Could have used a fan by table though as was very hot

S
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was very good and the food was delicious. My wife and I had a very nice experience and would definitely go there again.

Shooters Waterfront
Responded on October 21, 2019

Hi Sailor, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and rate us significantly after your recent dining experience here at Shooters Waterfront. We appreciate your kind words and hope your experience was better than what you expected and will return soon for another eventful time! As we look forward to serving you in the future, please place your reservation prior to your arrival. Thank you again

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J
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter’s birthday

AK
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was amazing, food and the ambience was top notch

Shooters Waterfront
Responded on October 22, 2019

Hi Andre, Thank you for such a kind review! I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed our venue. It was our pleasure to serve you and your guests. We are always doing our best to make our guests’ experience phenomenal. Thank you for reassuring us that we’re doing just that. We look forward to serving you in the future. Please place your reservation prior to your arrival that way we know when you are dining with us next.

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