The ocean is a completely different world from our own, one that we will never know a single thing about because we can't breathe under there or get our skin wet. Go on a culinary expedition with this Groupon.
$15 for $30 Worth of Seafood and Drinks
The menu features hot and cold starters such as a bayou clam stew ($15) and ceviche made with local fish ($13). Entrees include spiny lobster tail ($37), pan-roasted black grouper ($33), and citrus-grilled salmon with sweet plantain mash ($28), as well as a new york strip steak served with yuca fries ($35).
15th Street Fisheries
15th Street Fisheries illustrates a key facet of the circle of life: you feed the fish, and the fish feed you. Every evening, guests head to the edge of the docks to feed schools of giant tarpon—fish that can grow up to 8 feet long—with shrimp from the nearby store. It's a feat made possible by the restaurant's location on the Lauderdale Marina, a hub for pedestrians and boats alike on the Intracoastal Waterway.
Floating above the silvery tarpon, yachts, fishing boats, and other charters pass in view of the upstairs dining room. The space resembles an upscale boathouse with eclectic seafood entrees to match. Start with a bowl of Bahamian-style conch chowder or shrimp and grits, then choose from an impressive list of prepared fish, including miso-glazed Chilean sea bass and pan-roasted black grouper. The Maine lobsters on the menu weigh 2 to 3 pounds, depending on how often they crawled ashore to go to the gym, but you can also order a spiny lobster tail with baby bok choy. Downstairs, the dockside café offers more casual fare and live music on weekends.