S3 Restaurant

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1738 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Waterfront
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
S3 – where sun, surf and sand uniquely fuse with steak, seafood, and sushi. Embracing the casual and friendly demeanor of resort-style living, and the chic and trendy pulse that Fort Lauderdale has become known for, this scintillating, seaside endeavor provides the ultimate in oceanfront dining, offering patrons the closest spot to the ocean anywhere along Fort Lauderdale beach. Featuring a menu centered on coastal cuisine and a unique sharable concept, S3 is truly a new wave in oceanfront dining, serving up the freshest daily catches and premium cuts of meat, with an expansive, one-of-a-kind sushi bar to complement.

Everyday Happy Hour, 4pm to 7pm.

LIVE MUSIC on Friday & Saturday nights 8pm.
Saturday and Sunday acoustic band 2pm-6pm.

Special Offers

1,000-Point Tables

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Mon - Thu 4:00PM - 6:30PM 8:30PM - 9:45PM
Fri - Sat 4:00PM - 6:30PM

What 1738 People Are Saying
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Indiana
21 reviews
Dined 9 hours ago
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 2

I would go back but I would ask the outside seating be facing the ocean and not the parking lot next door

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AM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

It's alright to have an expensive restaurant in ft Lauderdale, but the amount of food we got was far from filling. We almost thought of ordering two extra appetizers, but ended up just getting a snack elsewhere.
the food is great, taste wise, just not enough.

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BR
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Fabulous sushi - the best we’ve ever had. Attentive waiter and speedy service.

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KB
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The drinks were great and the service was also on point.

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KO
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A great spot to grab a bite while enjoying a great beach view.

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OT
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great experience! Friendly staff, delicious food, great to celebrate a birthday. Anjelica was a pleasure!

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SA
Miami
31 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Always excellent food, great view & super service

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RS
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Our server Chris was great. Most kind. Too noisy inside.

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Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Really enjoyed our dinner at S3. We sat outside with a beautiful view of the beach. The service was wonderful and the charred edamame was delicious!

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RL
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 2

We were celebrating my wife’s 40th B’day and the ambiamce seemed like a Denny’s at 2am.
We let management lnow in advavce of the occassion but no one knew until I told the waitress as we were ordering dessert. She teplied great - I will make it special. This consisted of putting a candle that would not stay lit on the dessert.

Food was good but only the short ribs were memorable from an appetizers and 4 small plates.

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PB
1 review
Dined on 3 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

The food was excellent and varied. The view of the beach was nice. It was a bit noisy with speakers too close to the tables and music too loud. Servers were attentive, but not always friendly.

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LW
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 2 June 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

S3 was recommeded to us by several people while in Florida. Unfortunately we were not able to get a weekend night reservation so we went Sunday for Brunch. I have an allergy and they were extremely accomdating to what my limitations are. The decor is very sheek, with a beautiful view of the ocean.

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 2 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food. Attentive service. Perfect atmosphere outside.

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Cincinnati
8 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and ambiance!

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SC
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Toro Toro is always consistent. I love their small plates. The smoked swordfish dip is amazing. The churrasco is always great too. We enjoy the place for business dinners because we can try many different items on the menu and it creates conversation about food amongst coworkers. Just a really fun experience.

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LR
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Tapas style food with lots of choices. Casual atmosphere. Excellent service.

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G
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was very good,service was tantastic

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OT
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Food was outstanding and happy hour appetizers/drinks were great value. Beautiful view overlooking the ocean. Only downside was we could only order off the happy hour menu at the bar/fire pit area which had limited seating and space for the tapas-style dishes. However, the servers did a good job keeping up with the dishes and food was brought out quickly. Would recommend!

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MT
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Lovely setting across from the beach. Interesting menu well executed. Highly recommend.

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Denver
21 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

We had a great overall dining experience.

We valet parked the car and could not figure out how to enter the restaurant as there was no one to give us guidance. So we walked into the bar from the street corner and turned right. This was not the entrance so we had to ask an employee how to get to the hostess stand. A little help from the valet guy would have been beneficial or some signage. Guessing how to get into the restaurant was not enjoyable.

Some of the food is battered and deep fried which is not something we want in our diets. Needless to say, one of us had an upset stomach afterward.
The food has great flavor, for obvious reasons, but could clearly go without all the oils, batter and frying.
The servers were outstanding and much appreciated.

Upon retrieving the car, the valet did not open the door for either of us and needless to say, that consequently leaves us with a reason not to tip and a reason not to return.

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l
Miami
42 reviews
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Interesting menu. Mostly small plates with the idea that you will get multiple items and share. Would probably work better for us if my husband & I had the same taste in food. That being said, I totally enjoyed the cauliflower and the tropical sushi roll. One suggestion I have for the restaurant is that they need to do something about the seating outside. The cushion on the bench where i was sitting on was so worn out that it was totally uncomfortable. Half way through our meal I asked to be moved. That wasn't possible, but they did give me a pillow which helped. You could see the indentation when i got up. All in all, it was a nice place. And of course, being across from the ocean is always nice. Tip: this is on the ground floor of the Hilton on A1A and use the valet parking on the north side of the hotel.

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New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Bartenders a little slow. Inexperienced it’s obvious. But other than that it was good dinning not spectacular! Empanadas special that evening a little on dry side, should have been served with some kind of sauce.

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MB
Baltimore
13 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent mixed drinks. Edamame is an excellent appetizer. No rice roll also very good. Great atmosphere and service.

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Girls weekend (my two girls and I), we searched restaurants near the water and this one caught our eye. We were seated outside overlooking the water. The breeze and traffic were both soothing. The outdoor fire pits were pretty, the seating was comfortable l, and the service was great!

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Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great views and setting. They took good care of my wife and two dogs. They had a live band to start which was nice. The generic music came on and was too loud.

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P
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great meal, great view, great service. Would definitely go back again. Thank you!

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GW
Miami
1 review
Dined on 23 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had an enjoyable time out with my girlfriend. It was all excellent, from appetizers to drinks to main course. I would certainly recommend.

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PC
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on 19 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We ate there 3 times during our stay at the Hilton......fabulous food, bartenders were great and the ambiance perfect!!!! We will be back in September....

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ME
Nashville
7 reviews
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We loved the small plates, and the terraced tables gave everyone a good view of Fort Lauderdale beach. And our server was terrific!

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Toronto
32 reviews
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

A great spot to enjoy a meal while at Fort Lauderdale Beach. Ocean views. Amazing food. Sushi is by far one of their best menu items. Always excellent service. Fun ambience. Reservations recommended as the place is always busy. This was not our first visit to this establishment and won't be our last. We love it!

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Miami
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 1Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Didn’t get seated at a timely manner. Poor reservation experience overall

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on 15 May 2019
Overall 2Food 5Service 4Ambience 1

Not a dining experience. Too much of a rush you in and out feel. Food comes at all times with no rhyme or reason. Steak may come before salad, who knows. Mine came 10 minutes before my wife and hers was 5 minutes before my daughter so we all ate alone and watched each other.

Good food. Good chef. Bad restaurant.

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Miami
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Deena our server truly made this another outstanding experience and we will definitely request her our next stop in. The food and drinks were outstanding as usual.

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SC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

Service could be improved!
When seated we we felt that we were rushed to order. We had just received our drinks and were ask if we were ready to order, short time later we were ask again.

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Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great all around. Service was great and food was excellent. Definitely would eat here again.

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JP
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 2Food 5Service 1Ambience 3

Great view
Food good
But took 15 min to get my wife a glass of wine
The waitress seemed flustered and did not know specials and sushi roll etc
She was off.
And the table felt scrunched on the edge if canapy and very close to neighboring table as if it was not placed properly

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TF
Miami
26 reviews
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We were seated on the side patio which I definitely not as nice as the main part of the restaurant where you can see the ocean sitting inside or outside. Our server was great - very friendly and helpful. Sushi is very good and brunch entrees are nice too.

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L
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, great service. Outside seating gave you nice background of the ocean. This is my second time there and i will definitely be back

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DD
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wasn’t disappointed food was great and fun, service as well

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OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 1Food 5Service 1Ambience 5

The service was a disaster. Since I called trying to get the reservation, people didn’t want to help Us; I made the reservation for 2 through the app (open table) because it didn’t allow me to reserve for 16. I made lots of calls trying to get it and the first time they hold on the phone; at the end we decided arrive anyway.

The food took forever to arrive, and we didn’t get even water after we arrived.

Besides the waitress (Fatima) was flirting with the guys and offered to give her phone number even to a man and after she said add me on Instagram (the service was so bad an unprofessional).

The music wasn’t good neither; it was boring.

Very disappointed. It used to be one of my favorite places. And this is unfortunate because the food is delicious.

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