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Tropical Acres Restaurant

2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
+1 954-989-2500
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (76 reviews)
“steak” (253 reviews)
“t bone” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, American, Steakhouse, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
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161 - 170 of 707 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I went here on vacation. I had the best steak ever. We had Raul and Cheep as servers and they were excellent. Strongly recommend this place.More

Thank Michael T
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

From one Michael to another, thank you! It's an absolute honor to see that you were able to make us a part of your relaxing vacation, and I couldn't be happier to hear that you enjoyed your steak as much as you did -- it's...More

Reviewed 15 July 2016

Everyone has a place they go to for their anniversary, birthday, or holiday. Well....Tropical Acres is our favorite SPECIAL PLACE! we usually have steak, but their seafood and salmon dishes are the BEST! If you order any of the appetizers you can't go wrong! We...More

Thank david b
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Well, David, it's an honor to know that we're your go-to for all special occasions -- it really means a lot to us. As for our food, I'm glad to see you've loved everything thus far. There's plenty more where that came from! Here's hoping...More

Reviewed 13 July 2016

An older restaurant that still gives great service and outstanding food! Great for special occasions!More

Thank sunrisemom_2000
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2016

Thanks so much for being such a fan of what we do -- we always strive to give our diners the full steakhouse experience, and I couldn't be happier to see that we've always managed to nail that so well during your visits! Until next...More

Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I defiantly recommend this place to eat! The food is great and the atmosphere is wonderful. However our waitress was very rushy and impolite. She was working with a gentleman that was great and we wish we had him for the evening! Besides the bad...More

Thank Rachel C
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2016

Thanks so much for joining us, Rachel -- we love getting the opportunity to share our delicious menu with great friends, and this was certainly no exception! That being said, customer service is our top priority, and I apologize if you left feeling otherwise --...More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Tommy and Plasha were the absolute best. Friendly professional funny great conversation. I can not say enough about third two bartenders the greatest. And the food was the best!!!!!!!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

No, you're the best! Thanks so much for stopping in and sharing such a great meal with us -- we love knowing that our guests are happy and well-fed! Until next time, Michael, Manager

Reviewed 9 July 2016

The food was amazing. We had the lobster and surf n turf Marsala. Wish I lived here so I could visit again. There was a piano player which made the dinner very special.More

1  Thank Faith M
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Glad we could make your visit to our spot so special, Faith -- we really do love what we do here, and we work hard to make sure our enthusiasm is apparent in everything we do! Thank you so much for your kind words, and...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Just wanted to say thank you to Tom Russo and the entire staff at Tropical Acres restaurant. Great place, great food and Tom Russo was extremely accommodating to myself and my family. Thanks again. See you next time I'm in townMore

1  Thank James M
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

The pleasure was all ours, James -- we're just thrilled to enjoyed your time with us as much as you did! Thanks for joining us, and you can be sure that I will be passing your kind words along to Tom -- I know that...More

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

I've been a customer since the seventies. This is a family business that has maintained Sam's high standards throughout their run. There is a piano most nights that plays softly in the background allowing you to have conversation. The service is very friendly and thoughtful....More

1  Thank George F
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Thank you for being such a long-time fan of what we do here, George -- I can't tell you how much your support means to all of us here. My grandfather (Sam) would be happy to hear your positive remarks.We truly do love our little...More

Reviewed 6 July 2016

Upon entering musky smell. We should have left immediately. Ordered steaks, the worst food we have had in any restaurant.More

Thank baysidevega
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

We take our menu very seriously here at Tropical Acres, so it's disappointing to see that you didn't enjoy your meal with us as much as we all would have hoped. Our building was completely renovated 4 years ago and the carpets are cleaned every...More

Reviewed 27 June 2016

My friend wanted a steak and she hate's most chain restaurants. So I found this wonderful establishment on TripAdvisor. Really an unusual decor, I mean that in a good way, the propeller fans are fantastic! The parking lot was almost full on a Thursday evening...More

1  Thank FredAckerman
Michael G, Owner at Tropical Acres Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

You came to the right place, Fred -- the only thing we take as seriously as our customer service is our steaks, and it looks like your definitely got to see the best of both during your visit! We couldn't be happier to see how...More

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Do you have live music????
30 January 2017|
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Response from Dennis P | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant to inquire
Do you take reservations? Will you be open on Christmas Eve?
7 December 2016|
Response from Michael G | Property representative |
We do accept Reservations but we are closed on Christmas Eve. We are open on Christmas day. Thank you for inquiring.
Ernee-Tim W
Is there a dress code?Can you wear shorts for dinner?
18 November 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
Our dress code is polished casual. Short are fine but we ask that gentlemen do not wear sleeveless shirts or tank tops.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2500 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5921
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-989-2500
  • E-mail
South Florida's oldest and finest Steakhouse, featuring superior cuts of Prime Rib, Filet Mignon, Maine Lobster, fresh fish, New York Strip and other fine seafood and Italian entrees. Tropical Acres is also open for private banquets, wedding receptions and company events or you can join us for cocktails in our intimate lounge or for Happy Hour.
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