Nightlife in Fort Lauderdale

47% Off Movie Package For Two at Gateway Theatre

Fort Lauderdale

$41.50 $22

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Moviegoers enjoy popcorn and soda during a classic, current, or indie flick in a historic theater

Up to 67% Off Bottle-Service Package at Kaos Ultra Lounge

North Fort Lauderdale

$239 $79

Sips of vodka, rum, whiskey, or tequila pair with appetizers or desserts in a chic club

Up to 53% Off "Psychosis" Multimedia Dance Show

Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center

$32.04 $16

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Dancers create an empathetic portrait of mental illness, from a ballet performed in straitjackets to patients who use fantasy as catharsis

Up to 51% Off at The Cage Bar & Grill

Davie

$20 $10

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Pub classics such as housemade meatloaf and baby back ribs at a sports bar lined with flat-screen TVs

Up to 52% Off at Alley Cat Bar and Grill

Hollywood

$30 $15

Bar classics, such as fish tacos and mushroom swiss burgers, served amid weekly entertainment, including live bands and karaoke

Judy Torres – Up to 50% Off Freestyle Concert

Firehouse Nightclub

$29.13 $15

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Dance-pop singer hailed as "The Queen of Freestyle" performs hits such as "Come Into My Arms" and "No Reason to Cry"

Up to 51% Off Concerts at The Rrazz Room

The Rrazz Room - Coral Springs Museum of Art

$50.52 $25

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Concert from acclaimed vocalist or tribute to beloved musicals

Up to 47% Off Sherlock's Dinner Theatre Show

Coral Springs Center for the Arts

$66 $35

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Interactive dinner theater experience sends audience members on a virtual night out with party girl Maria and her best friends

Up to 52% Off Singles Meet Ups

Parkland

$29.99 $15

Social singles gather at area bowling alleys and bars for a low-pressure environment in which to meet new people

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Dapur’s chef and designer, Edi Mulyanto, draws on culinary traditions from countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, and Japan while chopping, sautéing, and simmering Pan Asian tapas and entrees. A reviewer for the Miami Herald praises the elaborate sushi rolls, which include lobster and rock shrimp, as “crowd-pleasing” and predicts that the 7,000-square-foot venue will enjoy “sweet success.” Many of the menu’s ingredients, according to Edge, spring from Mulyanto’s own garden or sorcerer nephew before ending up in small plates flavored with lime juice and garlic ponzu jelly.

A giant golden Buddha statue surrounds diners lounging on the bar’s cherry-red couches or practicing casual heists with the modern art hung on the dining room’s purple walls. High ceilings support dangling chandeliers, and soft lighting spotlights artistically arranged plants and baskets. In addition to delighting eyes during dinner and drinks, this elegant interior also hosts Dapur's nightly events and theme nights. Stop in on Wine Down Wednesday and lift a glass to an all-you-can-drink wine special or fight off the impending work week on Sake To Me Sunday with cups of half-price sake.

1620 N Federal Hwy.
Fort Lauderdale,
FL
US

A 1,200-gallon aquarium greets diners as soon as they enter Tokyo Blue, an upscale Pan-Asian restaurant located inside the Ocean Manor. Situated on 200 feet of private beach, this elegant eatery features modern flourishes such as glowing glass columns, glossy blue floors, and a full bar illuminated by blue lights. Once the clock strikes 10:30 p.m., a DJ helps transform this chic space into a hopping nightclub, where patrons can refuel with a late-night menu or journey onto a second-story patio ideal for basking in the ocean air and high-fiving the occasional flying fish.

Against this trendy backdrop, Chef Mai—who earned his cooking chops at the popular Miami restaurant Nobu—simmers tenderloin in green curry, drizzles shichimi butter on baked Maine lobster, and pan-sears Chilean sea bass in 25-year aged balsamic and teriyaki sauce. Meanwhile, sushi chef Jo skillfully assembles 30 specialty rolls, including classics such as the California roll as well as eclectic mash-ups such as the Mexican roll with shrimp tempura, avocado, spicy mayo, cream cheese, and sesame seeds.

4040 Galt Ocean Dr
Fort Lauderdale,
FL
US

While it may seem like a contradiction in terms, the Miami Herald dubbed Tundra Las Olas the "latest hot spot" for its arctic-themed decor, with an "impressive…eclectic menu by chef Bryan Lamblin." Small cold plates include the tundra shellfish, made with crab claws, white prawns, and Willapa Bay oysters arranged on a plate made of ice, echoing the sculptures scattered around the room and lengthening the lives of visiting snowmen. Hot plates feature stuffed prawns and Kobe-style beef meatballs, and entrees fuse sea-bound or land-locked fare with European or Asian seasonings, such as lobster sauce, jalapeño béarnaise, or plantain butter.

The cool, glossy tile behind the bar mirrors chandeliers shaped as if they were formed from ice. Icy blue lighting makes specialty drinks glow, while white and silver art carry the arctic theme throughout the space.

1017 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale,
FL
US

Though Solita Las Olas's lounge-like atmosphere has been known to attract celebrities, such as the Miami Heat's Udonis Haslem, nightlife isn't even its main draw. In addition to a bustling upscale lounge and dining room, SoLita—or "south of Little Italy"— houses a hopping kitchen where chefs cook Italian meals using generations-old family recipes. Local and imported ingredients give zings of flavor to fresh pasta dishes, draped in sauces from spicy white wine tomato sauce to rich Parmesan cream. For heartier meals, chefs grill rib-eye steaks, veal chops, and filet mignon, or sizzle the catch-of-the-day with garlic, capers, and a sense of man's dominance over the mighty ocean.

1032 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale,
FL
US

Seventh Street Wine Company's shop and lounge puts 2,500 varietals at the fingertips of eager enophiles, thanks to Italian-made machines that dispense pours by the ounce. Guests simply swipe a drink card to gain access to pours from 20 global regions including California, Slovenia, and Uruguay. The shop's events supply more tasting opportunities, and its stock of bottled wines—ranging from reds and whites to dessert and rice—can be enjoyed at home with friends or adrift at sea with a thirsty whale.

701 S Federal Hwy.
Fort Lauderdale,
FL
US

Cars embark on a cleansing journey as they slowly creep into Majestic Car Wash's 110-foot tunnel. Gentle machines whip and wipe cars clean with the aid of powerful cleaning products, and autos finally end their excursion under the shade of a large awning. Here, technicians can buff exteriors dry by hand, clean and restore headlights in less than an hour, and offer à la carte detailing services to protect cars from the tree sap and bugs attempting to annex their hood ornaments.

3045 N Federal Hwy
Fort Lauderdale,
FL
US