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Gilbert's 17th Street Grill

1821 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-2198
+1 954-768-8990
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (560 reviews)
“brie” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1821 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-2198
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went here with my family. While the setup put us off, we were fooled. The food here was excellent! The service is amazing and the owners and staff interact with you like you're a friend/family whom your visiting for dinner! The prices are fair,...More

Thank LJS P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is ridiculously good! Its a sort-of ‘cafeteria’ lay-out where you stand in-line to order & pay and then sit & wait for your meal to be delivered to your table (with a smile). The owner greets most as you walk into this clean,...More

Thank Codemma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a burger....great experience, family type atmosphere, awesome burger, fair prices, locally run business

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here a few years back before a cruise trip and had a very good meal. Stopped again on a Florida vacation after landing at FLL and had another good meal. The service is fast and friendly and the food is very good with a...More

Thank buckeyetravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gilbert’s is an amazing friendly place to go.There are very kind staffs.This restaurant has amazing hamburgers and great fish.They have a great homemade selection of deserts.Mrs.G is an amazing hands on owner.

Thank Jane N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you first walk in you have to order the food at the counter. I was amazed at the blackened tuna was perfect I've never had it so good, burgers are very very tasty and seasoned well, and we topped it off with homemade key...More

Thank Vahan J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are two timers here , I had a hard time deciding what to get, i decided on the Greek salad, great choice lots of fresh veggies, feta and a wonderful feta dressing . I and a big salad eater , meaning I like big...More

Thank tim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food good portions kind of hidden very clean very fast paced can't go wrong will definitely go there again

Thank terryd532
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I visited this establishment last Saturday with my kids and their grandfather, the owner of the restaurant offered us their Mac and cheese for free since she said it was not good that week. I politely accepted. When our food arrived the owner of the...More

Thank paolaa678
Reviewed 30 October 2017

After reading all the positive reviews, decided to try their hamburger. It was one of the best I have ever had! Extremely courteous order taker and waiter was excellent! Highly recommended

Thank Joe P
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Questions & Answers
Susan B
27 April 2017|
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Response from bgil27 | Property representative |
Order at the counter and then there are food runners and bussers who will help you with what you need when you are seated...bring you drinks, silverware, condiments, etc.
1 February 2016|
Response from upthehudson | Reviewed this property |
In a shopping plaza basically around the block from Hyatt Place. Maybe 10 minutes walking.
1 February 2016|
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Response from Dufala | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure Ms. Gilbert will be more than helpful in satisfying your dietary needs. She was very reassuring when we inquired about nut allergies. And, I still say they have the BEST burgers. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1821 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-2198
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-768-8990
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Gilbert's 17th Street Grill is a family owned and operated restaurant that serves up great burgers, ribs, wings, home made soups, and salads. Daily blackboard specials include Pan Seared Tuna, Chinese Roast Pork on Garlic Toast, Havarti Burger Served on a Toasted Garlic English Muffin and The Hottest Burger in South Florida. Also has some great homemade desserts including Mrs. Gilbert's Rocky Road Road Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Key Lime Pie and NY Style Cheesecake. The Gilbert family has served South Florida for the last 10 years and has over 40 years experience in the food service industry. A family member is always on site and happy to open up their kitchen to you, treating your family like family!
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