Chill Wine Lounge

1828 E. Sunrise Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
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  • Sun 4pm-11pm, Mon-Thu 5pm-11pm, Fri-Sat 4pm-1am
  • $$
  • Beer/Wine
Fort Lauderdale's independent Gateway movie theater might not be able to boast chef-prepared foods deliverable to high-back leather recliners like at the big mega-chain multiplex, but it's now possible to enjoy a specialty glass of wine or craft beer before walking over to your first-run indie flick. That's thanks to Chill Wine Lounge, the “deco glam” watering hole located next door to Gateway that opened in December 2012. Sure, the ultramodern chrome accents, over-the-top neon purple lighting, and floral motifs all detract a little from the gorgeous terrazzo flooring and generous wine and craft-beer menu (and is an iPad really necessary to take our drink orders when the bar is literally three feet away?) -- but who cares? This neighborhood spot is the perfect place to begin your night out to the movies or end an evening with great drinks.

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