Christmas festivities don't always have to take place at home. While many establishments might be closed, there are a number of great restaurants in Fort Lauderdale that are offering some of their regular menu items and special holiday meals. 

Spending Christmas at a beachfront restaurant located on the waterway is something not many people get to experience. Get out and try one of these restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Fort Lauderdale.

Shooters Waterfront Cafe
4.4  5 Rating (3)
3033 NE 32nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33308
Shooters has become a "must see" location for travellers. With an inside/outside dining area, the locals and tourists alike fully enjoy.
Naked Crab
Restaurant $$
1140 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33316
The B Ocean Resort's Naked Crab restaurant has a four-course dinner available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
5.0  5 Rating (1)
3300 E Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33308
We offer a wide variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, flatbreads and wood-fire grilled steaks and seafood.
Gilbert's 17th Street Grill
Restaurant $
1821 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33316
Voted in Sun Sentinel as the 2010 "Best Burger in South Florida" Gilbert's 17th's Street Grill is a family owned and operated restaurant that serves up great...
Bar & Restaurant $$
321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33304
With contemporary Mexican cooking and a beachfront craft cocktail bar, Chef Pablo Salas’ Lona has arrived in Fort Lauderdale.
Restaurant $
401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33304
Nestled into the waterfront W Fort Lauderdale, Steak 954 takes full advantage of its breathtaking natural surroundings. A smart modern update of classic...
Burlock Coast
Restaurant $$$
1 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33304
Burlock Coast has great views of the waterfront from Fort Lauderdale's Ritz Carlton
Boatyard Restaurant
Bar & Restaurant $$
Southeast 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33316
A new waterside dining concept in Fort Lauderdale, Boatyard’s seafood-centric menu features the freshest daily catches and seasonal Contemporary American...
Serafina Waterfront Italian
Restaurant $$
926 NE 20th Ave, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33304
This beautifully romantic, candlelit trattoria is nestled in Victoria Park on a gorgeous view of the Middle River. Its doors open to the most irresistibly...
Restaurant $$
3030 Holiday Dr, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33316
Enjoy fresh, local seafood and an ever-evolving menu at 3030 Ocean Restaurant & Bar, a favorite among locals and visitors. Casually chic with an oceanfront...