Where to Eat, Drink, Stay and Play During Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2021

Burlock Coast Bar
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Eat, Drink, Stay and Play During Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

October 27 – 31st, 2021

Blue Wave Sushi and Poke House – Don’t want to leave your yacht or just tired from boat hopping all day? Blue Wave Sushi and Poke House have you covered. Created and developed by the brainchild of Garrett Hospitality Group’s founder and CEO, Memphis Garrett, these ghost kitchen concepts located in Victoria Park Shoppes at 666 North Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, is now available for delivery across all delivery apps or call to pick up. Open Daily from 11:30 AM – 8:30 PM.

Poke House – Offerings include a variety of the freshest Poke Bowls, Mainland Wraps: Chicken, Chicken Caesar, Tuna Pesto, Veggie and Chicken Lava; Sides like Blue Crab Salad and Cali Miso Soup; and Specials like Mavericks Tacos, Shrimp Cracker Steamed Buns, Pipeline Nachos and much more. For more information, please visit Poke House.

Blue Wave Sushi – Choose from always-fresh sushi in easy-to-eat containers. Diners can enjoy a selection of beautiful nigiri, traditional, and specialty rolls, all served up in a one-serving bento box, perfect for enjoying the food hall or taking to-go. Nigiri options include tuna and salmon, while classic rolls include spicy tuna, Philly roll, and others, and vegans and vegetarians will enjoy the Blue Wave veggie box. For more information, please visit Blue Wave Sushi.

Burlock Coast – Located just steps from the beach, Burlock Coast features an indoor/outdoor bar and a rustically appointed dining and lounge area with ocean views. Overseen by Chef de Cuisine Brooke Mallory, the menu at Burlock Coast enhances the farm-to-table experience with fresh, daily offerings straight from the farms and docks of South Florida. Happy Hour offerings include Burger N’ Brew Monday – $15 BC Burger and Beer, 5 PM to 9 PM; Tacos & Tequila Tuesday – $15 for 2 chef’s choice Tacos and a margarita, 5 PM to 9 PM; Wine Down Wednesday – Half-off bottles of wine priced $100 or below and a $20 Charcuterie Board, 5 PM to 9 PM; Treat Yourself Thursday – $15 Rum Espresso Martini and dessert flight, 5 PM to 9 PM; TGIF – $5 Sangria and $15 Sangria pitchers; on Friday, 4 PM to 7 PM. Burlock Coast is located at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale at 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. ; www.burlockcoast.com.

El Camino – Known as a destination for Mexican soul food (the full menu can be viewed – HERE ). El Camino is a go-to spot to eat, drink, and play during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, with an extensive tequila and mezcal collection and a lively atmosphere. Located on the bustling Las Olas strip close to the show, imbibers can indulge in a wide variety of hand-crafted margaritas as well as specialty cocktails and bottled and draft beer selections. Also on tap, El Camino’s not-to-be-missed daily Happy Hour includes specials such as $3 tacos, $5 margaritas, and cocktails. Happy Hour is offered Monday to Sunday from 4 PM to 7 PM at its spacious bar and lounge and in select dining room areas, Monday to Friday from 3 PM to 6 PM. Happy Hour specials can be found – HERE. El Camino is located at 817 E Las Olas Blvd in Fort Lauderdale. Hours of operation are Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11 AM to 1 AM; Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday from 11 AM to 2 AM. For more information, visit www.elcaminoftlauderdale.com;

The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach – The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort has 433 guestrooms, including 16 luxurious water view suites located in two oceanfront towers. The hotel offers guests five dining and drinking options, including its signature Mexican restaurant indoor/outdoor Lona Cocina & Tequileria (below), oceanfront breakfast eatery Tinta, Waves Bar & Grill, and Lavazza Café, both located on the Mezzanine pool deck level; and an onsite Starbucks. With 32,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting and event space suitable for any size or style of event, including the alfresco ocean view Sky Terrace,  it’s a popular location for all types of gatherings. The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort’s Heavenly Spa offers over 50 signature treatments ranging from therapeutic massages to soothing facials, body scrubs and wraps, hydrotherapy, and salon treatments, including hair and nail services. www.marriott.com/FLL; 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale

Lona Cocina & Tequileria – Celebrated chef Pablo Salas’ chic Mexican eatery in Fort Lauderdale offers eclectic, soulful Mexican cuisine with a modern twist in a chic, yet funky environment, complete with an indoor/outdoor bar, casually elegant interior dining room, a special tequila tasting room, and multiple private dining spaces. Seating both indoor and outdoor, the bar offers craft cocktails, freshly-made margaritas, and Micheladas. With daily Happy Hour specials, live DJ’s and expansive ocean views of the Atlantic, Lona is one of the most sought-after dining and imbibing destinations in Fort Lauderdale. Lona is located at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. Hours of operation are Sunday – Thursday from 11:30 AM to 1 AM; Friday and Saturday from 11:30 AM to 2 AM (kitchen closes at 1 AM). Sunday Brunch is offered from 11:30 AM to 4 PM.  Breakfast is served daily from 7 AM – 11 AM in its sister restaurant Tinta. For more information, please visit lonarestaurant.com.

Wild Fork – If you’re coming by boat, packing a cooler, or looking for provisions for your next cruise, look no further than Wild Fork. With nationwide shipping and twelve locations across Florida, Texas, and Illinois, Wild Fork is perfect for professional, home, and yacht chefs and those who want to have quality items available in their home or boat freezer. They offer an array of high-quality products ranging from diver scallops and Wagyu beef to premade meals that you just have to heat up and spices and sides that you need to complete the meal. Wild Fork is unique in that its products are shipped frozen from its distribution centers throughout the U.S., and the savings are passed onto consumers. Many items are individually portioned, saving on food waste and offering a longer shelf life. They even have delicious recipes available on their site. Everything is developed in their test kitchen in Miami by their Corporate Chef, Jaqueline Kleiss. Please stop by their Fort Lauderdale location at 1451 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, or visit them online at https://wildforkfoods.com.

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