Happy Hour: Duffy's Sports Bar On University Drive
on University Drive is the mega-center for mega-sports. Upon entering
you're smacked by flat screens everywhere you look. I counted thirty,
got dizzy and gave
up (a hostess saw me struggling and informed me there are 70+).
decor is clean combination of football fanatic frat boy and every Ale
House, everywhere. The staff, fitting right in, looks like they just got
back from an employee
softball game (I assume they won, as both of my bartenders were in a
great mood). And most importantly, the reason I was there... happy hour
is from 4pm-close EVERY DAY. Not every weekday, but every day 365 days a
year. 2-4-1 everything. I know, it's making me all hot and giggly.
With 16 beers on tap, I considered just drinking 2-4-1's until they
but figured I should try something food wise. Taking the
bartender's recommendation, I ordered the Tuscan Grilled
Chicken on Ciabatta ($9). The mozzarella was properly melted and the
garlic mayo was yummy, but sadly the chicken was overcooked and dry and
bread was a day away from stale. Being blunt, I would never order it
again. But being real, it wouldn't keep me from coming back.
nor was I expecting it to be, fancy schmancy; it's a sports bar down the street from McDonald's and the
Broward Mall. You're there to get drunk and watch the Dolphins lose, not
eat foie gras and debate future returns on your favorite hedge fund (You
can, but you'll have to sneak in your on foie gras. And best of
luck explaining to the 'bros' at the bar what a hedge fund is). The plus
side of the meal was the fries. Crunchy and seasoned just right,
they were quickly covered in the garlic mayo and eaten like French toast
at fat camp (I think Beverly Hills Cafe serves the same kind). Either way, some of
the best I've had in a while. If only I'd had them with another entree on the menu.
Duffy's is the official watch bar of the Heat, Dolphins, Panthers and Marlins...
and if they keep up the good prices, maybe every other team in America. While every restaurant is
increasing prices and cutting specials, it's good to know they
have our back with bargains. So if
you're on 595 and looking for a good place to get 2-4-1 drinks and watch
the game on 70+ Tvs, this is it. But make sure you get one of their reward cards. They're free and will definitely save you even more money.
Who: You and the bros at the bar.
What: 2-4-1 everything, everyday. No food specials :0(
Where: 811 South University Drive, Plantation, FL 33324
When: Everyday 4pm - close.
How: Like French toast
at fat camp.
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