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Our Story

Welcome to Li'l Red's where tradition meets excellence over four decades. Nestled in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, we've been serving the local community with a warm and inviting atmosphere, offering homemade, scratch-made cuisine that feels just like home. Our dedicated staff treats every guest like family.

Located within the vibrant marina scene, Li'l Red's enjoys a prime spot near Fort Lauderdale Airport and marinas, attracting a diverse array of guests from across the nation and around the globe. Our doors are open from 7am until 10pm, serving up hearty breakfasts, satisfying lunches, and delicious dinners.

Our menu features a wide array of offerings, ranging from classic breakfast staples like omelettes, country steak with gravy, and fluffy pancakes, to mouthwatering barbecue, expertly crafted in-house with our wood smoker. In addition to our signature barbecue, we offer an extensive selection of burgers, sandwiches, salads, and daily specials, ensuring there's something for everyone to enjoy.

As if that weren't enough, every meal at Li'l Red's comes with the choice of two homemade sides, featuring an incredible selection of twelve items. Whether you're a local or just passing through, our menu caters to all tastes and preferences.

At Li'l Red's, we're not just about great food – we're also your go-to destination for America's favorite pastimes: barbecue and sports. Catch your favorite teams in action while enjoying top-notch service and a welcoming atmosphere. Plus, stay tuned for our upcoming patio seating, perfect for enjoying sunny Florida days with friends and family.

And of course, no meal is complete without a refreshing beverage. Choose from our selection of bottled and draft beers, as well as a variety of wines, to complement your dining experience.

Join us at Li'l Red's and experience the perfect blend of delicious food, inviting atmosphere, and friendly service that keeps guests coming back time and time again.