When it comes to going out for a fun night on the town with your friends or family, planning, getting ready and making sure everyone knows the plans can be a difficult task. Sometimes, it makes me not want to go out at all. 

However, you don’t always need to put a cute outfit and full face of makeup on to go out with your friends. There are lots of fun beachside and dive bars in Fort Lauderdale that will welcome you with open arms whether you’re in your most comfy sweats or your cutest romper. So if your friends are anything like mine and just want to hang out at the bar and have a few drinks and a few laughs with you, the following bars and restaurants will provide the perfect atmosphere for a casual night out in Fort Lauderdale

Blondies

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229 S Atlantic Blvd , Fort Lauderdale FL, 33316
Blondies serves as a fun beach restaurant and bar where you can easily go from inside to the bright sand.

Tony Roma's

20720 S Avalon Blvd , Carson FL, 90746
At Tony Roma's we have really great grates. We're a full service, casual dining family restaurant that is legendary for ribs, but famous for so much more!...

Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar

1313 E Las Olas Blvd , Fort Lauderdale FL, 33301
Rocco's Tacos offers a true taste of Mexico within a fun casual environment. When you first step through the door you become part of the atmosphere, joining...

Shooters Waterfront Cafe

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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.

Los Tacos by Chef Omar

10299 Royal Palm Blvd. , Coral Springs FL, 33065
Los Tacos by Chef Omar in Coral Springs is home to your favorite Mexican dishes!

Carrabba's Italian Grill

1003 S University Dr , Plantation FL, 33324
Ciao and welcome to Carrabba's where you can enjoy a casual dinner in a warm, festive atmosphere. Discover a variety of fresh, handmade Italian dishes...

Duffy's Sports Grill

4800 W Hillsboro Blvd , Coconut Creek FL, 33073
Food you love in a casual dining, sports-themed experience. At Duffy's, "Our Game is Always On."

Dive Bar Fort Lauderdale

3233 N Ocean Blvd , Fort Lauderdale FL, 33308
The Dive Bar is located in Fort Lauderdale on A1A along the famous Galt Ocean Mile. We are friendly neighborhood bar and grill where everyone is welcomed...