Shopping and Eating in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
According to AbbreviationFinder, Fort Lauderdale is one of the largest cities in the country of United States.
Shopping in Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas are a shopping paradise. In general, we can say that the price level of anything but luxury goods and expensive fashion brands is cheaper than in Norway.
It is especially beneficial to buy sportswear and sports gear Fort Lauderdale. The same goes for some clothing from famous brands.
Sawgrass Mills – The World’s Largest Outlet
The world’s largest outlet mall, Sawgrass Mills, is located by the city of Sunrise, a few miles outside Fort Lauderdale. Here are brands from the world’s leading manufacturers with big discounts.
Adidas, Anne Klein, Banana Republic, Gap, Clarks, Foot Locker, Fossil Co, Guess, Hush Puppies, JC Penney, Jockey, Lacoste, Oakley, Nike, Neimann Marcus, Saks 5th Avenue, Polo Ralph Lauren, Quicksilver, Puma and many several offer everything from clothes, shoes, glasses, home decor, sports equipment etc.
At Sawgrass Mills you will also find a large selection of cinemas and other entertainment. At Sawgrass Mills you also get food service in the huge food court with dishes from all over the world.
Boulevards and shopping
Elegant Las Olas Boulevard starts at the boardwalk and extends up Andrews Avenue. This is Fort Lauderdale’s answer to Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. Here it is delicious, elegant and expensive. You will find trendy shops, hairdressers, art galleries and everything else that belongs to jet-set life.
Equally central, at the bottom of Sunrise Boulevard, is an elegant mall called Galleria Mall. Here you will find Neiman-Marcus, Saks, Macy’s and more. These are stores in the higher price range and with a price level in line with what you find at home. Let’s add that the restaurant offer is good at the Galleria Mall.
The Gallery and the boardwalk
The Gallery at Beach Placeis superbly located on the boardwalk Ft Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. Here there are opportunities for outdoor shopping combined with entertainment, nightlife and restaurant visits.
The shops are modern, youthful and trendy. T-shorts, sunglasses and fashion clothing dominate the selection. NB! You will find many good and affordable sports shoes.
Flea Market Swap Shop
Florida’s largest indoor flea market is called the Swap Shopand is located just across from Sunrise Boulevard. Other entertainment is offered here, including circus every day except Tuesdays.
Golf equipment in Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale with all its golf courses is a golfer’s paradise. If you buy golf equipment here, you can quickly save up to 40% compared to buying the same equipment at home. You can choose from several major sports stores, including theSports Authority, located on Sunrise Boulevard, andEdwin Watts Golf on the Federal Highway.
Eating in Fort Lauderdale
With more than 3,500 restaurants, there are great opportunities to taste culinary dishes from almost every corner of the globe.
Fort Lauderdale has everything from intimate cafes and outdoor seating to elegant luxury restaurants. Of course, there are also many steakhouses in addition to all possible varieties of fast food restaurants. Many of the latter are also well known here at home.
The food in Fort Lauderdale is as versatile and diverse as the people living in the United States. In particular, many immigrants from Italy live here. Therefore, the city has many Italian restaurants.
But you will also find tavernas from Greece, Chinese restaurants, sushi bars as well as restaurants serving traditional Cuba food and the rest of the West Indies. If we also mention restaurants that serve food from Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Thailand and Israel, you understand that eating in Fort Lauderdale is something very special.
If we are to mention typical local food, it must be fresh seafood in addition to exotic fruits and vegetables. By the way, Fort Lauderdale, like the rest of the United States, is known for juicy steaks and ribs – and burgers, of course.