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Fort Lauderdale and Broward County Restaurants

The Whale's Rib Raw Bar

  • 2031 N.E. 2nd St. Map It
  • $$
  • Seafood

Updated 05/12/2014

Fodor's Review

For a casual, almost funky, nautical experience near the beach, look no farther than this raw bar featured on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. If you want to blend in, order a fish special with whale fries—thinly sliced potatoes that look like hot potato chips. People come from near and far for the famous whale fries. Those with smaller appetites can choose from salads and fish sandwiches, or raw-bar favorites like Ipswich clams.

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2031 N.E. 2nd St., Deerfield Beach, Florida, 33441, USA

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Updated 05/12/2014


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Nov 27, 2007

Can't beat this place!!!!

One hint that the Whales Rib is a great place to eat, maybe the lines of people outside..(it's nrmally a short wait & worth it). The Whales Rib is a great informal place offering great seafood and other fare. The service from the friendly staff is excellent. The portions are large and always consistantly delicious. Get the fresh fish or the King Crab Legs...I love the Whales Rib...

By Mary

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May 26, 2006

Great Service, Great food

We are from MN and found the Whales Rib a GREAT place to eat!! we loved the food and had great service..our waitress CW was so helpfull in seggesting new things for us to try and was GREAT with our kids!! we will be going back in Sept. and look foward to eating there again!!!

By Van

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Nov 21, 2005


We had dinner here on a whim. The drive up A1A was fun. Come early to the restaurant for a parking space. Lobster was great! Soups are great! Portions are good, esp on the kid items. We have to come back to try all the other stuff on the menu! Fun place for family.

By Clayton

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Jan 5, 2005

Whales Rib.....The best!

We are flying to lauderdale in feb just to eat at our favorite place before a long drive to The Daytona 500!!!

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