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Best Breakfast Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach 2014 - Old Fort Lauderdale Breakfast House

Old Fort Lauderdale Breakfast House

Old Fort Lauderdale Breakfast House

333 Himmarshee St.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312


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They say, "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." It's supposed to jump-start the metabolism and prevent binging later on. That's fine and all, but when it comes to breaking the fast on a weekend, it should be all about feeding your hangover and heading straight back to bed — or the beach. This Fort Lauderdale breakfast spot will do the trick. The stick-to-your-bones, heartland-style delicacies are simple, filling, and utterly delicious. Everything is made onsite, completely from scratch, just like Grandma used to make (if she was from the South). The Southern Comfort ($13) is a massive order of homemade buttery biscuits with sausage gravy. The oven-baked pancake ($10), an inch-thick round of sweet airy batter, comes plain or filled with your choice of fruit served with maple syrup and a pat of butter. The East Coaster breakfast ($16) includes a six-ounce grass-fed steak, two eggs any way you like, fresh baked toast, and choice of cheese grits or Yukon gold potatoes. And those are just the tip of the iceberg in terms of traditional gut-busting options. No, it's not the healthiest or the trendiest way to start the day, but perfect never goes out of style. Fortunately, you can drink your mimosa while braving the lines.

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After reading your review my friends and I tried the Old Fort Lauderdale Breakfast House and it was not a good experience.  We and the tables around us were all severely disappointed.  OB House servers are friendly & the food is good, but the wait is way too long and all the rules are arbitrary & ridiculous. Wouldn't recommend!  They don't take reservations, but 1 hr and a half wait, if someone from your party was in the bathroom they won't seat your group and give away your spot in line, you need code for toilet that only the manager has, you can't special order or make changes to anything on the menu so too bad if you don't like spinach they won't not put it on your plate, allergic to something too bad out of luck you have to pick around it, no free refills, they can't separate checks, all orders must be placed together & can't come out of order but all together like of someone is in a hurry and orders only a drink or a salad they have to wait until the rest of the groups foods is cooked in order to serve everyone together even if the group says it's okay, took an hour to be served our food, we found hair in 1/2 the dishes (2 out of 4), we had to argue about the check as they added on extra fees for things they hadn't warned us about up front or that were different on the menu, they charged us for the food with hair and after complaining to 3 different people they credited us $20 from the original $30 they cost, over priced originally $75 for breakfast for 4 without any alcohol orders, & on 3 separate instances they kept trying to take away my plate before I was done and brought the check before everyone finished eating. Good food & a funny adventure if you take it in stride. It was so unbelievable we laughed almost the entire 3 hrs it took us from arriving to leaving. Way to much time for brunch. Would not recommend!  


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