Akaushi Bavette Steak with Yucca and Mango Chimichurri at S3 Restaurant


By Kayla Louttit


Try out the best of Fort Lauderdale’s gourmet scene with Dine Out Lauderdale deals, the Broward County equivalent of Miami Spice. During the promotion, some of the area’s top restaurants offer specially created, three course prix fixe dinner menus for $35. Here are my five picks for this year’s most compelling menus, available now through October 12. And speaking of Fort Lauderdale, in case you missed it, here are our picks for happy hour as well.


  1. Steak 954 at the W Fort Lauderdale

401 N. Ft. Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304; 954-414-8333


A luxury boutique steakhouse, Steak 954 is located at the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale and offers exotic décor, sweeping ocean views and world-class culinary creations.



Valid Sunday-Thursday



(Choice of one)


Big Eye Tuna Tacos

chipotle aioli, avocado salad, house pickled jalapenos


Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho

herbed croutons, celery leaves


Aged Provolone “Provoleta”

roasted tomato, broccoli rabe, chimichurri


Hamachi Crudo

sliced yellowtail, avocado, wasabi ponzu, corn nuts



(Choice of one)


Roasted Chicken

farro and herb jus


6 oz Petite Filet Mignon

sugar snaps, horseradish, maitre’d butter


Florida Rock Shrimp Amatriciana

calamarata pasta, guanciale, pecorino



(Choice of one)


S’mores Pot De Crème

toasted marshmallow, smoked caramel, graham


Gluten Free Vanilla Bean Cheesecake

seasonal fruit, almond oat crust


Chef’s Selection of Sorbets


  1. Beauty and The Feast at the Atlantic Hotel & Spa

601 N. Ft. Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304; 954-567-8070


For intimate and sophisticated dining, Beauty & the Feast offers an eclectic menu with creative cuisine and an enchanting ambiance located on the lobby level of The Atlantic Hotel & Spa on Fort Lauderdale Beach.



Valid Sunday-Thursday


First Course

(Choice of One)



Soy / Ginger / Garlic


Smoked Fish Dip

Fresh Catch / Cherry Peppers


Beet & Arugula Salad (GF)

Roasted Beet / Arugula / Orange / Fennel / Goat Cheese / Walnut / Mint


Caesar Wedge

Romaine / Tomato / Crispy Pancetta / Croutons / Creamy Parmesan Dressing


Harvest Salad (GF)

Apricot / Toasted Pistachio / Raisin / Mixed Greens / Cherry Tomato / Vinaigrette


Second Course

(Choice of One)


“Old School” Meatball

Tomato Sauce / Ricotta / Toast


Crispy Chicken Sliders

Spicy Honey / Mango Slaw


Short Rib Quesadilla

Braised Short Rib / Crème Fresh


Chicken Wings (GF)

Honey Sriracha / Ranch


Eggplant Stack

Crispy Eggplant / Fresh Mozzarella / Tomato / Arugula / Aged Balsamic


Bison Sliders

Smoked Cheddar / Bacon Onion Jam


Third Course

(Choice of One)


Crab Cake

Jumbo Lump / Lemon Aioli Drizzle / Slaw


Seafood Paella (GF)

Shrimp / Clams / Mussels / Green Peas / Saffron Rice


Skirt Steak (GF)

Rainbow Chard / Mushrooms

Tropical Chimi Churri


Spicy Mussels

Mussels / Spicy Marinara / Garlic


White Mussels

Mussels / White Wine / Garlic / Pancetta / Herbs


Side Dish

(Choice of One)


Cream of Corn

Creamed Corn / Jalapeño


Crispy Brussel Sprouts (GF)

Lemon Zest / Bacon / Red Pepper Flakes



Sweet Pepper / Mushroom / Garlic / Onion / Olive Oil


Mac & Cheese

Smoked Cheddar / Mini Penne



(Choice of One)


Chef’s Bread Pudding

With Vanilla Bean Ice Cream


Mississippi Mud Pie

Rich Dark Chocolate Pudding, Oreo Chunks, Mocha Mousse Cream


Chef’s Homemade Ice Cream

2 Scoops You Choose the Flavor!


  1. S3 -Sun, Surf & Sand

505 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304; 954-523-7873


Providing the ultimate in oceanfront dining, S3 – short for Sun, Surf & Sand – is an island-chic retreat complete with fresh coastal cuisine, an indoor/outdoor bar, terraced dining and a lush outdoor patio with fire pits and custom lounge seating.



Available Sunday-Thursday


First Course

(Choice of One)


Thai Tuna

Avocado ~ Coconut ~ Macadamia ~ Jalapeño ~ Soy Paper


Goat Cheese Croquettes

Almond Crusted ~ Red Chili Guava


Grilled Caesar

Pecorino ~ Prosciutto ~ Lemon ~ White Bean


Brussels Sprouts

Smoked Pork ~ Rye Gremolata ~ Cornichons ~ Mustard Aioli


Second Course

(Choice of One)


Akaushi Bavette Steak

Coffee Rubbed ~ Yucca ~ Mango Chimichurri


Rotisserie B&E Chicken

Marinated Tomato Salad ~ Arugula ~ Polenta Croutons


Today’s Fish

Preparations Change Daily


Vegetarian Plate

Preparations Change Daily


Third Course

(Choice of One)


Triple Chocolate Bar

Hazelnut Praline ~ Milk Chocolate Mousse ~ Dark Ganache


Crème Fraîche Panna Cotta

Vanilla Custard ~ Macerated Strawberries ~ Almond Cookie Crisp


Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts

Crème Anglaise ~ Fresh Berry Preserves


  1. Le Bistro

4626 N. Federal Highway Lighthouse Point, FL 33064; 954-946-9240


Le Bistro is a highly rated casual yet elegant bistro offering exquisite, artfully presented French fare. In addition, their menu is mostly gluten and dairy free.



Valid Tuesday-Sunday

Daily specials added, up charges apply on select items.



(Choice of One)


cauliflower creme brûlée

roasted cauliflower, garlic, onion, raisins, cream, aged cheddar


duck confit buritto

shredded duck, corn, rice, sambal, hoisin


cabernet gazpacho tomatillo

florida orange, melon, heirloom tomato, grapes, toasted pecans


bison & filet mignon tartare

caper berries, dijon sauce, organic egg yolk, truffle salted chips

*Plus $5 extra


bistro salad

heirloom tomatoes, cucumber, marinated olives, radish, sweet peppers,

micro sprouts, truffle salt, superior olive oil


bee pollen crusted goat cheese belgium endive

date honey, sunflower seeds, pomegranite, blueberry balsamic



garlic butter / pesto



(Choice of One)


sorbet of the day


salade vertes


(Choice of One)


roasted grass fed lamb chops

roasted garlic potato hash, djon mustard, red zin jus


roasted pork belly

redds apple braised cabbage, toasted garlic fingerlings, spicy peanuts


filet of beef wellington

mushrooms, puff pastry, red zin jus

(minimum 2, allow 30-40 mins)

*Plus $15 per person extra


veal scallopini diane

sherry mushroom cream sauce, fingerlings, asparagus


cajun jumbo shrimp

baby vegetable medley, rice, root ginger,

coconut milk & kaffir lime leaf broth


braised oxtail

burgundy black truffle buttered potato mash, caramelized onion

& sherry braisage, brussel sprouts


fish of the day


mushroom risotto

porcini & mixed mushrooms, shaved parmesan, pesto


steak frites

10 oz NY strip & handcut fries, peppercorn cream sauce



(Choice of One)


couverture chocolate parfait

mini marshmallows, seasonal fruit, caramel sauce


apple tart

vanilla ice cream, cinnamon dust


classic creme brûlée


market fresh fruits


gelato of the day

french import


eton mess strawberries

meringue, chantilly whipped cream, english lavender,

red berry coulis, toasted coconut


  1. Adena Grill

900 Silks Run Hallandale Beach, FL 33309; 954-765-1329


Located in the Village of Gulfstream Park, Adena Grill is a glitzy, farm-to-table steakhouse and wine bar highlighted by its all-natural, grass-fed meat sourced from its own farm.



Valid Sunday-Saturday


First Course

(Choice of one)



Toasted Garlic, Frisee Lettuce, Zinfandel Reduction



Crispy Wonton, Seaweed, Avocado, Wasabi Roe



Parmesan, Croutons, Boquerones


Second Course

(Choice of one)



Creamy Polenta, Sautéed Spinach, Gremolata, Wine Reduction



Smoked Gouda, Jasmine Rice, Brussels Sprouts, Oven-Dried Tomatoes, Annatto Remoulade



6 Oz. of Grilled Adena Filet, Sunchoke Puree, Asparagus, Demi-Glace


Third Course

(Choice of one)



Guava Ice Cream, Cream Cheese Ice Cream, Mint Oil Pineapple & Guava Jelly



Blueberries, Raspberries, Lemon, Mint

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