Sea Restaurant

235 Commercial Blvd.
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL 33308
954-533-2580
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  • Tue-Fri 12pm-2:30pm, Mon-Sat 5pm-10pm
  • $, $$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Parking
Since 2014, Sea Restaurant chef-owner Edith Barthelemy has been cooking up some of the best French-inspired seafood in Broward County. Lucky for us, she knows a thing or two about French food -- the chef grew up in Limousin, France, and worked at her parents' bed and breakfast for many years before enrolling in a culinary academy, then gaining further experience as a Relais & Chauteaux Maitre’d. Today, South Florida guests can get a taste of her seafood-focused fare (and exceptional service) at her Fort Lauderdale restaurant, where you can order à la carte, fresh catches listed daily on the chalkboard menu. Or go with the flow via a three-course tasting menu that offers a taste of the restaurant's best dishes. That includes a creative riff on the classic bolognese, here served with seared, diced fresh tuna tossed in a homemade tomato sauce. There's also the whole Florida red snapper, baked and finished in a luxurious beurre blanc sauce. The 25-seat dining room blends mid-century modern accents with an Old Florida fish mural, making for stylish environs while staying true to the city's beachy aesthetic. Servers dressed in chef whites add polish to the experience. Whatever you do, don't leave without a taste of one of Barthelemy's signature desserts, perhaps the only thing she does better than seafood. http://www.browardpalmbeach.com/restaurants/sea-in-lauderdale-by-the-sea-fresh-catch-feels-like-home-6346280

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