SunSentinel 9/7/10Among OpenTable's 50 restaurants in the country with the most vibrant bar scenes.
333 East Las Olas Blvd
Ft Lauderdale, FL
Owned and operated by the team behind the acclaimed River House and Tarpon Bend family of restaurants, YOLO (You Only Live Once) is Las Olas' new contemporary American restaurant and lounge. YOLO offers foodies and night owls an unbeatable mix of great dining and refreshing libations in a chic, unpretentious space. The deceptively simple menu boasts an eclectic array of dishes designed to please any palate, many borne from the restaurant's dramatic wood-burning grill. Guests can dine al fresco on the lush garden patio - complete with walk-up bar perfect for people watching - in the cozy dining room, featuring a bustling open kitchen , or sup on small plates in the candlelit lounge. Menu highlights include starters such as wild Mediterranean mussels and Asian-style crispy calamari; main plates including roasted salmon, Bourbon glazed pork chop and beef 2-ways. Beyond O Lounge and two bars, YOLO features a fabulous private room, perfect for business meetings and special occasions.
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Restaurant critics and our guests are raving about YOLO’s well-executed menu and effortless, yet non-intrusive service. Many entrees are prepared on the wood-burning grill visible through the cozy dining room. Here you’ll want to taste every dish — so be willing to share with your dining companions! Acclaimed chef Peter Boulukos has created an inspired menu and a wine selection sure to please everyone at your table.
New Times Broward Palm Beach 3/17/11Potent drinks, an outdoor patio, & a fire pit. Win Win Win. We love YOLO (You Only Live Once)
Kim K.1/1/11A good place to escape the normal Miami scene and still be fabulous...
New Times Broward Palm Beach 7/19/11Their Truffled Chips are named Best Potato Chips by New Times Broward Palm Beach! Each slice is topped with melted dollops of blue cheese, crisp salty bacon and flecks of rosemary and thyme.
Charlie G.1/28/13Great food. And club scene on Fridays