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Tarpon Bend

££ - £££American, ,
200 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1822
+1 954-523-3233
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
200 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1822
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

Stayed In Lauderdale for the month of February and made Tarpon Bend our restaurant to go to every Monday night. $5.00 hamburgers and 2 for 1 beer during happy hour. The burgers were great! Thick and juicy and cooked to order! Fun to get off...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2015

For lunch I ordered the mahi mahi tacos, which came with a side of black beans and yellow rice mixed together with bits of carrots, tomatoes, and onions. The tacos and their side were delicious. I savored them while reading an article about the Hubble...More

Thank Bunmaster2014
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Wonderful dinner here before going to the Broward pac. Conch chowder delicious and mahi was as fresh a piece of fish as we have ever had. Good service and fun atmosphere. Happy hour appreciated too. Will return.

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Every year when we come to South Florida we find ourselves at Tarpon Bend. Today we had another great meal, just like every time before. My wife had a Crispy Grouper sandwich with the rice and beans and a Fat Tire on draft. She really...More

Thank ontheHuron
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Took my family (2 adults, 1 teen) for dinner on a Friday night. Waited 20' for a table. Big college-aged crowd at the bar (there are several colleges nearby) and while not wild, the whole ambience is extremely loud such that we nearly had to...More

Thank Roamin_Candle
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Tarpon Bend is casual bar and restaurant conveniently located near the Riverwalk, Las Olas Boulevard, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the NSU Art Museum, historic Stranahan House and the Museum of Discovery and Science. I have nothing but praise for the food and...More

Thank gojetFrederick_MD
Reviewed 24 January 2015

This salad is one of my favorite menu items here. It's always delicious, a lovely blend of ingredients. I got here before the crowd, which can get noisy for lunch on some days. Service was very good. I sat inside, shunning sidewalk dining because of...More

Thank Bunmaster2014
Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

Came with my staff to have a happy hour holiday, about 14 of us. Waiter told us to sit in two tables, we order drinks only to find out that the table was reserved and did not have any reservation signs. All this after we...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Came here to eat after attending an event at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. It is within walking distance of the center so we did not have to move our car from the parking garage. There was seating inside and outside, we opted...More

Thank cmanfra
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Our party of four ate a wonderful lunch before a matinee at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The portions are big! Three in our party had specialty salads and the other a hamburger. All were serviced quickly and with a friendly smile. The...More

Thank diverpolly
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19 February 2015|
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Response from joshua b | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, there area appetizers and some seafood offerings.
Charlotte S
17 January 2015|
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Response from joshua b | Reviewed this property |
It's probably less than a quarter mile. I suggest the big garage just north of the performing arts center.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-523-3233
  • E-mail
Since 1999, Tarpon has been the hub of all the action on SW 2nd Street. Serving lunch and dinner seven days a week along with weeknight Happy Hours and weekend brunch this is the place where locals and visitors meet to eat and have fun! Thursday - Acoustic Solo Act 6-9pm DJ at 9pm - Close Friday - Acoustic Duo Act 6-9pm Friday- DJ 9pm - close Saturday - DJ 10pm - close
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