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The Mason Jar Cafe

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2980 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306-1402
+1 954-566-8221
11:30 - 23:00
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Springfield, Virginia
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150 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015

This was my second visit and it was as good as the first. This is down home Southern comfort food and it doesn't disappoint. Our Waitress was outstanding and treated us like we were family. The French onion soup is delicious and the cheese on the top is superb. Between the four of us we had the chicken pot pie,... More 

1 Thank Jan S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We had dinner at this restaurant last night. I had not been there for a few years and was not exactly thrilled but once the waiter approached our table and explained the specials and brought our water I was feeling a lot better about it. I ordered the skirt steak with an ancho chile sauce and green bean casserole and... More 

Thank ligiajamieson
New York City, New York
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85 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

After the fiasco that is SEA, I had lost hope in finding a decent restaurant in Ft. Lauderdale and just happened to walk into this extra simple (it's not for a date) but WOW, fresh and simple comfort food. I highly recommend Ernesto's fish stew. Everything looks homemade and the lack of pretentiousness is refreshing. Go when you're hungry. And... More 

Thank AtlasShrugg
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Some of the best food in Fort Lauderdale - can park in the front or behind the restaurant. It is rather small so suggest a reservation. During season and on the weekends it is very crowded but it is because the food is so delicious. One waitress there is lacking in personality you need to have in a service business... More 

Thank 815cliffp
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2015

The mason jar serves an upgraded version of comfort food. I had the short ribs with Brussel sprouts and Mac and cheese. The meat was seasoned perfectly and was melt in your mouth tender. The Brussels we're cored and absolutely delicious. My friend had the snapper that was a very generous portion and perfectly cooked, with a corn spoon bread... More 

Thank Elizabeth M
Fort Lauderdale
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87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Don't miss this place if you want some great food. This is the second time I have eaten here and wondered why I don't go here more often. Service is excellent and the food outstanding. I had the tuna salad and it was to die for. I could only eat half so brought the other half home.

Thank jdloretta
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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154 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

Title says it all. The brussel sprouts are to die for! The sweet potato casserole and macaroni and cheese are delectable sides. My chicken pot pie was great and the seafood stew was also very good. One thing I wasn't expecting was the baked to order bread. So good! The place isn't fancy at all but the food is what... More 

Thank sperezny
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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235 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2015

The King came across this place by accident on a Saturday evening. How fortunate we were to find this place. Everyone in our party of four was completely satisfied. The King had the best meatloaf ever, two of us had the very tasty duck, and one had the wonderful seafood stew. Everyone was completely happy with their meal. Service was... More 

1 Thank KingAtlanticCity
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2014

This is a really grand surprise. Tucked away on Federal Highway not too far south of Oakland Park Blvd., these folks serve really nice home -cooked dishes of home stlye food. Award winning meatloaf and fantastic sides. Plus you can share a bottle of wine! I recommend reservations if possible. Small, cozy and great service. A bit of about anything... More 

Thank Ruth G
Brossard, Quebec, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Nice little bistro with typical Southern Food! Comfort food, friendly service are what you'll find at The Mason Jar! Size portions are also huge!!!!

Thank Guy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2980 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306-1402
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-566-8221

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?