Join Gold Coasters for huge Sunday brunches of shellfish, BLTs and burgers in Hallandale Beach restaurants or tuck into a fishy feast in laid-back Dania Beach bars. Sip potent cocktails in chic bars on the Gold Coast's Palm Beach and party in the beach bars of Fort Lauderdale.
For a Gold Coast mid-morning pick-me-up, grab a fruity milkshake on Fort Lauderdale's pier. Munch on all-day seafood snacks in bars on Gold Coast beaches. Enjoy a world of different cuisines from Asian to Cuban at sensible prices in restaurants along Fort Lauderdale's Sunshine and Las Olas boulevards. If you're after Gold Coast views accompanied by mega-dollar price tags, reserve a table at one of Palm Beach's opulent international restaurants and dine on delectable sushi and quality French dishes.
Most Gold Coast restaurants are casual so don't overdo the glitz. Palm Beach is the exception so always dress to impress for a night in its plush restaurants and don't forget the tottering heels. For sunset views, book a table at beachside Gold Coast restaurants in Fort Lauderdale. If service charge was not added to your restaurant bill, add 15-20%. In bars, tip a dollar per round.
During the day, quench your thirst with cold beers in seafront bars all along the Gold Coast. By night, sip super-sized cocktails at beachside Fort Lauderdale bars with a hard-drinking party crowd. You'll find 30-somethings downtown in upmarket bars along Las Olas Boulevard. Try out Boca Raton's Mizner Park for a burgeoning sophisticated bar scene or glamorous Palm Beach bars to drink fine Champagne.