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Wild Sea

620 E Las Olas Blvd, Riverside Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2235
+1 954-467-2555
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
620 E Las Olas Blvd, Riverside Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2235
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful meal and even more wonderful server. Marc Victor was exceptional with recommendations and timing. The food was delicious and the atmosphere light and modern. I would definitely come again. 1.50 oysters for happy hour were a win too!More

1  Thank jennreyna
Justin H, Manager at Wild Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

jennreyna, we appreciate you taking the time to share this review with the TripAdvisor world. We are glad that you had a delightful experience and that our staff did a fantastic job of taking care of you. We enjoy being able to provide $1.50 oysters...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Ive been twice and both times gotten delicious enjoyable meals, sat outside and enjoyed the ambiance of the Boulevard. It is very expensive. I would only go if we had company from out of town or some other special occasion.More

2  Thank LisasHappyTraveler
Justin H, Manager at Wild Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

LisasHappyTraveler, thank you for the review. We appreciate your repeat business and the feedback on our ambiance. Keep in mind that the patio will be completely renovated by the end of this month, providing an even more enjoyable boulevard setting. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Came here despite a friend of mine saying it wasn't his favorite restaurant of choice in the area. But my gf and I like seafood and heard other positive reviews, so why not. Food was excellent, drinks well made, atmosphere very upscale, and impeccable service....More

3  Thank Jonathan P
Justin H, Manager at Wild Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Jonathan P, we appreciate you coming and trying us out regardless of your friends advice. We are certainly overjoyed to hear that you and your girlfriend's experience was top notch as our service and culinary teams strive for greatness on a daily basis. We look...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had dinner at Wild Sea while we were on vacation. The service was excellent. Yamila was so warm and attentive. Thanks for a memorable dining experience!More

Thank drsmithmacchia
Management response:Responded 18 July 2017

drsmithmacchia, we appreciate you taking the time to review your experience with us. Our entire team here at Wild Sea takes great pride in being able to provide memorable dining experiences for all guests. Please feel free to email me at jhorns@riversidehotel.com and let me...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We took some friends here for their anniversary and could not have been happier. The food was out of this world. The service was great and the atmosphere was equally as good. The location is fantastic...although parking can be a bit tricky...but not enough to...More

Thank Mashadeca2
moisesacosta3, Manager at Wild Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Mashadeca2, we apologize for the incident regarding the buyout of the restaurant the night of your initial reservation. We certainly appreciate you having enough understanding to reschedule with us, and we are elated to hear that we delivered a spectacular evening for you and your...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Been closed for a while for remodeling. Probably a good thing. Most expensive restaurant on Las Olas and the service and food do not justify the prices. Walk over to cafe Europa.More

Thank Jgdutyfree
moisesacosta3, Manager at Wild Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Jgdutyfree, we are quite confused about your review. Although our patio is closed for renovations, we have a large banner out front notifying all of our loyal guests that we are sill open in the lounge and dining room, and that the entrance is through...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner last 2 nights with husband and son. Tried combination of starters and entrees. All were excellent especially octopus, bone marrow and duck ramen. Wait staff very professional, attentive, knowledgeable and enthusiastic about their work at Wild Sea, especially Kristen. Wide range of menu...More

Thank Francie C
moisesacosta3, Manager at Wild Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Francie C, we appreciate you taking the time to review us. We absolutely love hearing that we draw people back to the restaurant on consecutive nights through our attentive service and precise execution. We look forward to delivering the same type of experience on your...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

I loved everything about this place! The restaurant had a pleasant atmosphere and the service was great. The staff seemed to enjoy their jobs and made us laugh. This was a great place to relax, have fresh seafood and enjoy the atmosphere. We're going back!More

Thank gregoriodave
moisesacosta3, Manager at Wild Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

gregoriodave, we enjoyed reading this review. We feel that the fact that we have a very friendly staff, terrific ambiance, and an exceptional culinary team, makes us one of the best option in the area. We look forward to your next visit. Thanks again, Best...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017

We were looking for oysters in Ft Lauderdale and found Wild Sea on Las Olas, a great spot inside the Riverside Hotel. The oysters were fresh and the wait staff friendly. My compliments to Adestin for being so attentive and helpful. We enjoyed everything we...More

Thank christopherhudspeth
moisesacosta3, Manager at Wild Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

christopherhudspeth, It joys us to hear that you had a lovely experience here with us at Wild Sea. When it comes to oysters, we have a great selection on a daily basis and we appreciate hearing that was what helped you find us. Each of...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Went for dinner last night and had an amazing experience. To start, Wild Sea is one of a few bars/restaurants in the beautiful Riverside Hotel. At first glance, you may not expect the décor and ambiance to be as nice as it is. We were...More

Thank patricknorris11
moisesacosta3, Manager at Wild Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

patricknorris11, first of all, I want to thank you for sharing such a well thought out and in-depth review with the rest of the TripAdvisor world. This type of review is most gratifying for career restaurateurs like the ones found on the management team here...More

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19 March 2017|
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Response from moisesacosta3 | Property representative |
Good morning hayanee, we would be more than happy to celebrate the occasion with your family. We do not have live music on Saturday's but beginning at 7pm I have live music at Indigo our sister restaurant. I would suggest we... More
Naida B
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Response from Surfergirl080 | Reviewed this property |
No but it is an upscale restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 E Las Olas Blvd, Riverside Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2235
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-467-2555
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  • This restaurant is at Riverside Hotel
At WILD SEA, we believe in "Eating Well" to strongly support Farm to table & Ocean to table dining. We stand by our promise to serve all natural, organic and sustainable foods when possible. In efforts to maintain these commitments - both locally and globally - our menu selections will change often. We encourage you to enjoy our seasonal delights.​Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille offers a raw bar, presenting a fresh selection of east and west coast oysters, and a full bar serving hand-crafted cocktails and tasty snacks like white-cheddar jalapeño popcorn.​Wild Sea's extensive wine list is inclusive of more than 200 offerings.The restaurant offers guests the unexpected by doubling in the evenings as a luxurious lounge, complete with top-notch libations, late-night bites and music.Wild Sea also offers private dining space to suit any size or style.
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