Whether you frequently visit a place or not, no one wants to see a place shutter it's doors -- unless you're just a coldhearted jerk.
Unfortunately, there's now one less eatery on Fort Lauderdale's 17th Street Causeway. We recently got a tip that Lauderdale Grill shuttered its doors.
On May 7, the restaurant official announced its closing on it's facebook page:
The management Team at Lauderdale Grill would like to relay a important message to all of our loyal facebook followers. Yes, we are closing down, the last day we will be open for business will be this Friday MAY 9TH. We would like to thank all of you for making these four years a wonderful experience. To pass on our gratitude we are offering to you that mention this facebook post 50% off your entire bill this Thursday MAY 8TH and Friday MAY 9TH. We are not accepting loyalty reward redemption's due to this offer also this is excluded during happy hour and 7.99 lunches. We hope to see you guys sometime within the next three days to say goodbye and good luck. COME IN TONIGHT AND JOIN US FOR PETES LAST PERFORMANCE.
The indoor/outdoor bar and restaurant was a favorite among locals and tourists for its inexpensive lunches, laid-back vibe, and renowned Bloody Mary bar. It was awarded "Best Bloody Mary" by New Times in 2010.
We have reached out to management for comment and will update with more information when we can.
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