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Elbo Room

241 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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Kristin Bjornsen


  • Sun-Thu 10am-2am, Fri-Sat 10am-3am
The longest-lasting relic of Fort Liquordale's awesome permanent spring-break, the Elbo Room has seen Category 4 hurricanes, wet T-shirts, and drinking contests come and go. The place is located directly across the street from the beach and carries its own salty swagger. Both young and old continue to congregate here and let the good times roll.

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