Greater Fort Lauderdale's culinary scene is having a major moment. In fact, four of Greater Fort Lauderdale’s restaurants made the list of Yelp’s Top 100 Places To Eat in the U.S. Looks like despite new concepts popping up around town, locals and visitors still enjoy visiting some tried-and-true favorites.

According to Yelp, which publishes crowdsourced reviews about businesses, the list covers a variety of places to eat and “really reflects the uniqueness of the Yelp community.”

According to the website, their data science team used data generated from its community submissions. From the candidate restaurants, Yelp narrowed down the list with help from its community managers and Trend Expert to curate a list as “quirky, interesting, and unique as the Yelp Community itself.” 

All restaurants nominated needed to have a Yelp business page to qualify. Nominations opened to the Yelp community on October 16 and closed on October 29.

No. 34: Amy’s French Bakery & Bistro

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Amy's french bakery and bistroFrench owners Laurent and Silvia Demoss opened this Pompano Beach bakehouse in 2018. Since then, it has become the go-to spot for a delectable all-day breakfast experience with fluffy omelets, Nutella croissants, and fruit-and-almond-topped French toast. Their freshly-squeezed orange juice steals the show, earning rave reviews as a beloved favorite among patrons. If you crave a cozy and inviting atmosphere paired with scrumptious delights, this is the place to be. Come on in and experience the magic for yourself!

No. 73: Bulegreen Cafe Yard

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Bulegreen Cafe Yard

No surprise here, at 73 is Bulegreen Cafe Yard, an Oakland Park neighborhood gem that once flew under the radar. The menu is a celebration of all-day brunch delights, complemented by the rich flavors of coffee served in a bule, a traditional Brazilian pot that lends its name to the establishment. Since its inception in 2018, chefs and owners Vagner DeCarli and Carlos Ribeiro de Castro have transformed this spot into a cozy garden oasis. Indulge in their culinary creations, from the signature Pao de Queijo (Brazilian cheese bread balls) to the tempting churro waffles, and the beloved Breakfast Pillow, a “soft yet crispy tortilla filled with scrambled eggs, cheese, sausage, and bacon.” 

No. 86: Twice Removed

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Twice Removed

Twice Removed’s cuisine is self-described as “eclectic American with a lot of international influence.” This Fort Lauderdale hotspot is renowned for its innovative take on classics, with specialties that include the crispiest twice-fried French fries and an array of poutine in various flavors. Dive into Canadian comfort with their signature dish, featuring fries crowned with cheese curds and hot gravy, available in tempting variations Ropa Vieja (brisket, roasted tomato, black bean queso, and cotija) and hot honey chicken (sidewinder fries, Franks Red Hot, honey, Parmesan cheese, and scallions). Reviewers also gave a shout-out to the fried pickles, an extensive cocktail list, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere.

No. 97: KUBO Asian Fusion & Bar

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KUBO Asian Fusion and BarSecuring the 97th spot is KUBO Asian Fusion & Bar off 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale by owners Germel and Engilbert Epres. This unique eatery boasts an anime-accented dining room and a menu that transcends culinary borders, offering a modern twist on Japanese, Thai, Filipino, and Asian fusion street food dishes. Yelp reviewers can't get enough of the culinary delights, with standouts including the tantalizing Tiger Boba, the flavor-packed Thai sweet chili-sauced KUBO Wings, and the mouthwatering beef bulgogi (Korean BBQ beef). But that’s not all, the menu abounds with inventive sushi, comforting ramen, bao buns, fried rice, and more.