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El Tamarindo Cafe

€€ - €€€Latin, , Spanish
233 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2544
+1 954-467-5115
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American, Gluten Free Options
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233 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2544
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is really good, they have "uped" the decor. The service is quick. We go from time to time, because its close and good.

Thank Viktor262
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried..but could not reach the main courses because the entrees were just...delicious!! Excellent Cuban and Caribbean food!

Thank António R
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Came for lunch had the Tamarindo special which was grilled steak chicken shrimp.Shrimp was done nicely but the other meats while tasty were a little tough and over cooked. The lechon Asad was good but again not great. Plantains and yams were ok. Servers were...More

1  Thank Wrx8
Reviewed 13 October 2017

My mouth is still happy with the memory of dinner at El Tamarindo. The exterior of their building is unprepossessing at best and I wasn't sure we'd chosen wisely but the interior is clean and streamlined. We were there about 5 pm for late lunch/early...More

Thank melissa m
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very good food at very reasonable prices. Service is always stellar. Their speciality is sea food with a Latin flare. You can't miss with this place.

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 2 September 2017

My daughter chose this spot for dinner one night. Situated on a main thoroughfare, there is plenty of free parking on the premises. Once inside, I was immediately struck by the mixed ambiance. It was a mixture of diner, bar and grill, and a full...More

Thank ElFeliz
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Don't order the Crab Rigatoni ( boring) or the Chicken Piccata ( overly salty). The oil on the table laced with garlic- was also very intense. The wine was great, service pleasant -

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The waitress appeared to be very attentive at first. Then when I asked about their taco salad I asked if it was served with a taco bowl and was it a flour Taco Bell. She replied back that it was a corn tortilla not flour...More

1  Thank lemon737
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Been here several times over the years when I am in town visiting. This place always hits the spot and never disappoints. The chimichurri served with the bread is addicting! Good stuff. Menu is a mixture of Mexican and Latin. Grilled chicken with onions and...More

Thank Cds_69
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I don't even know where to begin - suppose to be open but asked to wait at bar- 45 plus minutes later, seated ourselves at table and waited , eventually orders were taken but kitchen only had some foods, waiters didn't understand English, my food...More

Thank kobob2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2544
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-467-5115
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