Hollywood, FL Restaurant Guide
Amidst the partying, gambling, and fun in the sun, one has to make time to go eat! Hollywood's food scene is incredible with options from seafood to international cuisines, there's something for everyone. The restaurants in this guide are divided by Around Hollywood, Hollywood Beach, and Downtown Hollywood.
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Rustic Inn Crabhouse
Next to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, make this your first stop in Florida and start your vacation off right! A local staple, Rustic Inn is known for their incredible seafood, like their world famous garlic crabs. Grab a drink with your meal, sit back, relax, and enjoy the gorgeous view!
Covid-19 Update: Guest’s temperature will be taken prior to dining. Anyone with a Covid-19/Flu like symptoms and/or a temperature of 100.4 degrees or more will not be allowed to dine in, but can order take out. Rustic Inn is also Contact Tracking- collecting the names of all guests and their contact info.
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Sonny’s Famous Steak Hogies
Mon-Sat: 11:30AM to 9PM
Sun: 11:30AM to 8PM
Featured on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, Sonny’s is a local favorite with the best steak sandwiches you can get in South Florida! The quality is a product of their efforts, with the bread, sauces, and dressing all made in-house. If sandwiches aren’t your thing, they also serve pizza, pasta, and salads.
Mon-Wed: 12PM-4PM, 5:30PM-10PM
Thur-Sat: 12PM-4PM, 5:30PM-11PM
Sun: 12PM- 4PM, 6PM-10PM
Situated along Hallandale Beach, ETARU is the place for a gorgeous view of the Atlantic Ocean and incredible Japanese food. Take advantage of the outdoor dining to feel the relaxing ocean breeze while you enjoy the Robata Grilled food. This is the place to impress a date or celebrate a special occasion!
Covid-19 Update: ETARU is open for dining in at 50% capactiy. Face masks are required for entry.
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Another upscale Japanese restaurant, Kuro is located in Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Hotel & Casino. Take a break from blackjack or poker and enjoy a dinner designed by Chef Alex Baker, featuring both local ingredients and ingredients imported from Japan. Even for the non-gamblers, Hard Rock Hollywood is a place worth visiting for it’s incredible decor and atmosphere and Kuro is a great reason to check it out.
Covid-19 Update: Face-masks are required for entry. Temperature checks are done at the door, but don’t worry about a line, because the scanner reads temperatures as people walk by. Guests with a temperature above the CDC guidelines (100.4 degrees) will not be permitted to enter. For more information on their Covid procedures, check out their Safe+Sound policy here.
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A hole in the all along the Hollywood Boardwalk, Hollywood Grill has the best Russian food in South Florida. They serve a variety of food, including kebabs and dumplings, as well as a wide selection of beers from Russia and Eastern Europe. At Hollywood Grill you can enjoy great food, great service and an ocean view without breaking the bank!
Update: Open during Covid
With views of the intercoastal waterway, GG’s Waterfront Bar and Grill is a great place to dine for locally sourced seafood and raw bar specialities! They also feature over 125 wines and champagnes from around the world and host brunch from 11AM to 3PM on Sundays. If you’re looking for upscale seafood, this is the place!
Covid-19 Update: GG’s Waterfront is open during Covid. Their safety policy can be found here.
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Sat-Sun: 2PM- 10PM
Situated along the intercoastal waterway, at Taverna Opa you get authentic Greek cuisine with a beautiful view. Whether you get seafood, lamb chops, kebabs, or any other of their dishes, you can’t go wrong! Your first bowl hummus is complimentary, too!
Covid-19 Update: Open during Covid with limited indoor and outdoor seating.
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If you’re looking for a bite at a casual spot, you can’t go wrong with GoBistro! Their sushi and ramen are fantastic and they’ve got a variety of sake and japanese beers to enjoy with your meal. Located at YoungCircle, GoBistro is right across from the ArtsPark.
Covid-19 Update: Takeout and Delivery only. There is outside seating, but no table service.
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Located in the Circ Hotel, Olivia Restaurant and Bar is a fine-dining Italian restaurant with home-made pasta and a mozzarella bar! Known for their great service and great food, this is a great spot for a romantic date! After dinner, head upstairs to the rooftop bar, Muse, for drinks.
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A Peruivian inspired sandwich bar, is a great place to grab a bite. While sandwiches are their speciality, they offer more than just that, including rice bowls and quinoa bowls. They also have smoothies with your standard strawberry and banana smoothies as well as a pineapple smoothie and a lucuma smoothie!
Covid-19 Update: Take-out & Delivery only
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Posted on 06/26/2020 12:35 PM