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One day & night on Las Olas

oystertripe Dec 24, 2011 09:00 AM

We will spend a night at the Riverside Hotel before a cruise in January. Since our flight to FLL arrives early, I thought that the Riverside would be a good base as Las Olas should offer plenty of diversions. But where to eat? We need a pleasant lunch, dinner and breakfast within easy walking of the Riverside.

The hotel menus look a bit pricey. Or is the food worth the high prices?
Any suggestions will be appreciated.

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Faux tofu or foie gras
Or just almond paste.

Whatever you crave,
May he bring it in haste.
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Don't look at my waist!

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    nmurawsk RE: oystertripe Dec 24, 2011 05:03 PM

    Sushi Rock is great if that is something you are looking for.

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      pilches RE: nmurawsk Dec 24, 2011 05:08 PM

      Love Sushi Rock. Also the crepe restaurant is good for breakfast or brunch. Johnny
      v's is also very good. There are some other restaurants on Las Olas that are good, but those are my favorites. I don't know where you're coming from or what you're looking for. On Las Olas, but a bit of a walk from your hotel is Chima, which is also very good. Check out their menus and see what looks good to you. The restaurants at your hotel are okay.

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        oystertripe RE: pilches Dec 25, 2011 05:02 AM

        Thank you, nmurawsk and pilches!

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          nmurawsk RE: oystertripe Dec 30, 2011 07:50 PM

          Enjoy your trip! Hope you come across some delicious eats to inspire more poetry!

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      croissantkelly RE: oystertripe Dec 30, 2011 06:21 PM

      Gran forno bakery has a little bistro on the same block as the riverside hotel. Pretty casual but a good bet for lunch.

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