Seafood Offerings Specially For Lent Across South Florida

Lent is here, and so are Lent-friendly seafood offerings throughout Miami, Ft Lauderdale, and Palm Beach. Whether you’re looking for a light meal or something more substantial to enjoy during the Lenten season, there’s something for everyone in these cities. The possibilities are endless, from classic Shrimp Tacos to Clam Chowder Fries! So don’t worry about giving up your favorite seafood dishes this Lent; we have plenty of delicious alternatives to satisfy you.

Fish Friday – Photo Credit: Tropical Smokehouse

Tropical Smokehouse

A favorite among industry insiders, pitmasters, and patrons alike, Tropical Smokehouse is pleased to announce the return of FishFryDay.  Special for Lent, Tropical Smokehouse’s ever-popular Fish Fryday consists of Beer Battered White FishCrinkle Cut Fries, Tartar Sauce, and Caribbean Slaw ($21). The highly anticipated combo serves Fridays only from February 24th to April 7th.

3815 S Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 33405

4 Rivers Smokehouse Shrimp Tacos
Shrimp Tacos – 4 Rivers Smokehouse

4 Rivers Smokehouse

Everyone’s favorite bbq joint, 4 Rivers Smokehouse, is offering something special on the menu for Lent. For a limited time, guests can enjoy Shrimply the Best Tacos, three grilled tortillas loaded with pico de gallo, queso fresco, guasacaca, and creme fraiche with 4R All Purpose Rub grilled shrimp and fresh chopped cilantro. The special will be available any Friday or Saturday during Lent.

Locations: 4 Rivers Smokehouse Locations

Burlock Coast Coconut Shrimp - Photo Credit: RM Studio Corp
Burlock Coast Coconut Shrimp – Photo Credit: RM Studio Corp

Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits

Drawing inspiration from the Prohibition era, Burlock Coast presents Fort Lauderdale diners with creative and thoughtful food. Set along the waterfront steps from the beach, the restaurant offers an ideal Lent-friendly menu focusing on fresh seafood and seasonal vegetables. Created by talented Chef Paula DaSilva, seafood highlights include OystersTuna Poke, Smoked Fish DipSteamed Middleneck ClamsBC Fish & Chips, and Seared Catch of the Day, among others. Burlock Coast features a gorgeous indoor/outdoor bar and a rustically appointed, sophisticated dining and lounge area with breathtaking ocean views. Lunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Dinner is served daily from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Weekend brunch is served from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale, at 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Joliet Oysters – Photo Credit: JCKC Photography


Salty attitudes of the dining sort are always welcome at Joliet, an exciting new seafood bistro and garden that opened its doors to the public in December in Miami’s South Beach. A concept by Lost Boy & Co., Joliet entices diners with a seafood-forward menu created by Chef Juan Garrido inspired by the sweet, spicy, and soulful flavors that run deep throughout New Orleans’ cuisine. The perfect location to dine out during Lent,  guests can pull up a seat at the raw bar, dine poolside, or in the lush dining room and enjoy dishes such as handpicked Oysters Juliet, broiled with braised collard green butter; New Orleans-Style BBQ Prawns served with Worcestershire sauce, garlic butter, and toasted baguette; and Blackened Cauliflower Steak served with braised Sea Island red peas, piccalilli relish; and Cornmeal Fried Florida Yellowtail served with hush puppies, chow chow pickles & hot sauce. 

1209 17th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Appetizer Trio – Photo Credit: Lightkeepers


Inspired by the Cape Florida Lighthouse and named for those who watched over ships sailing the coast, Lightkeepers at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami, introduces diners to contemporary, coastal cuisine. Locally sourced ingredients are the foundation for a menu filled with fresh seafood and flavorful vegetables. Guests dining out during Lent can enjoy the impressive Lighthouse Tower, which features handpicked oysters, shrimp, crab, and daily crudo; a selection of seasonal Crispy VegetablesAngel Hair Pomodoro with hand-crushed Heirloom tomato; Mussels served with grilled crostini; Florida Black Grouper; and Caribbean Lobster, among others. An open-air, state-of-the-art, stainless steel kitchen overlooks the dining room and is home to a raw bar. Dinner is served daily from 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami, at 455 Grand Bay Dr, Key Biscayne, FL 33149

THE KATHERINE Clam Chowder Fries
Clam Chowder Fries – Photo Credit: The Katherine

The Katherine

The Katherine by James Beard Semi-Finalist Chef Timon Balloo is best known for his vibrant, global-inspired dishes with a common thread focus on seafood and vegetables. Top dishes, perfect for dining through Lent, include Tuna Crispy Rice with spic mayo, sweet soy, and chives; Shrimp Ceviche with passion fruit soy, jalapeno, and red onion; Hamachi Crudo with radish, jalapeno, and sesame ponzu; Clam Chowder Fries with Old Bay seasoned steamed clams; Thai Red Curry Mahi Mahi and a selection of salads and veggies.

723 E. Broward Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Crab Cakes
Crab Cakes – Photo Credit: Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard

Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant & Wine Bar

Nestled at the foot of Kendall’s beloved “Love Lock Bridge” in The Palms at Town and Country. The menu features Chef Adrianne’s most well-known dishes, including Brown Sugar Alaskan Salmon with a brown sugar crust, sweet chili aioli, roasted potatoes, garlic sautéed spinach; Grilled Butterflied Branzino with petite cucumber salad, extra virgin olive oil, and grilled lemon; Jumbo Lump Crab CakesSweet and Spicy Shrimp; and Raw Bar selections like Brussels Sprout Tuna SashimiSiuna Aho TartareCorvina CevicheCarpaccio Di Pesce and more.

The Palms at Town & Country 11715 Sherri Lane in Miami, FL 33183

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