| October 31, 2011 | 1:32pm
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Well, if so, your wish just came true, thanks to the multilevel, multiconcept nightlife and live music venue known as Sandbar
With a prime location off A1A in Fort Lauderdale, it's the new kid on the block -- and not just new as in opened-a-few-weeks-ago new but also thanks to its hybrid theme.
From top to bottom, Sandbar offers a little bit of something for everyone, starting with the ground-level beach bar and restaurant, continuing to the second-floor sports bar by day/club by night, and finishing with the rooftop ultra lounge overlooking the ocean.
Throw in live music featuring a growing list of local and national talent as well as resident and guest DJs and it appears that Sandbar -- brought to you by CDPT Management, which includes the new owners of Monarchy nightclub in West Palm Beach -- is onto something special.
According to CDPT partner and co-owner Charlie O'Flaherty, music should be the first thing you think of when you think Sandbar. With a sound system that rivals what you'll find in clubs twice its size, with more than 30 speakers in-house, there's no question that Sandbar is all about music. And best of all: There's not going to be a cover, door fee, or dress code -- ever.
What about food? The menu will be a mix of Italian-style fare, ambitious bar food like lamb sliders served with tzatziki sauce, or light and fresh favorites like the house ceviche.
As for drinks, take your pick. Each bar will serve beer and wine and offer a full bar, but be sure to check out the specialty and signature cocktails designed for the upper-level ultra lounge, where handcrafted drinks are infused with fresh fruit purées, juices, and herbs.
There's also a list of weekly drink specials themed for every night of the week and a weekday happy hour where you'll find half-priced food and drink from 4 to 7 p.m.
BE SURE TO CHECK THE SANDBAR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR UPDATES ON THE SPECIAL GUEST BAND BOOKED FOR SANDBAR'S GRAND OPENING BLOCK PARTY
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23.
SANDBAR FORT LAUDERDALE
900 Sunrise Lane
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