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Da Big Kahuna

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17 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd # 380, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1530
+1 954-530-4867
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11:00 - 04:00
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Burlington, Kentucky
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The only good thing was the beach view and it was bogo on drinks.The host was the only friendly one in the place. It was dirty and really run down. It took forever to get our food and there were only like 10 people in the place. The food was horrible. Definitely not worth it.

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Thank Kim F
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

This place used to be good....oops, thats when it was sloppy joes. The food was bad and the service was worse. I would stay clear of this place. If the staff is unhappy you won't be happy.

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1 Thank Galit G
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

The place has a nice view of the beach area. and that is all. The food is almost bar fair with a twist of rare stuff. The drinks are OK, Beer by the pint is good too. My problem is the gunk this needs to be scrubbed deep filthy dirty. and Once I did get sick after eating at this... More 

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Thank Oscar V
Bolingbrook, Illinois
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

The sign remains but Da Big Kahuna is no longer available. I peeked through the glass window and door and it appears to be closed or being renovated.

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1 Thank Van J
West Palm Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

This restaurant had horrible food!! We went there for lunch, bad food, slow rude waitress. Sat at the bar first for a special drink with the glass included but they didn't have the glasses.

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1 Thank BlackLabLuver
Temecula
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Took an hour to get served, the place is dirty, it was our worst nightmare. Nice location on the strip, lots of ocean views, but I would not recommend. Go one flight down to the Atlantic Surf Club for a decent experience.

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2 Thank mikrin
Bethany, CT
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

It's gross. Dirty, dark, dingy and awful. Horrible, overcooked food. Slowest service ever (seriously, my dead grandmother would have been faster than our waitress). They must make a killing on the drunk spring break teenagers, because I don't see how they could stay in business otherwise. Just.Don't.Do.It.

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5 Thank Lisa G
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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334 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Another big bar with a beachfront view. Noisy and very busy, up many steps to get to this bar. Had to wait a long time for the food to be served, but realizing it was Friday night, what did I expect? Food was your typical bar food, wings, burgers and beer. Nothing to write home about, but OK.

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Thank pdl03
Orlando, Florida
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch from our trip to the beach. Katie was our server and she was very sweet, prompt and made good drinks. The hostess (or the girl that sat us) was Dawn. She was like death warmed over. I think she was uncapable of cracking a smile. She sat us and just threw our menus and utensil... More 

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Thank JcCool320
Warrenton, Virginia
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

We walked up the strip considering the many dining options in the area. Our first choice had a 45 min wait so we we chose to check out Da Big Kahuna. The hostess was very nice and seated is promptly. We should have suspected something was up as this place was not even half full on a Friday night and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 04:00
Monday
11:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:00
Thursday
11:00 - 04:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd # 380, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1530
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-530-4867

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