Cilantro Asian Bistro:
With an extensive menu offering over 75 different items, Cilantro Asian Bistro is the perfect place to stop for lunch. Specializing in Japanese cuisine, the restaurant offers a wide variety of different creative and fresh sushi rolls as well as sashimi slices. Beyond the sushi bar, Cilantro is also known for its hot dishes, ranging from the spicy pad thai to the warm miso soup. The restaurant’s commitment to variety ensures that every visit is an opportunity to explore a new dish. If you plan to visit Cilantro, do keep in mind that if you order ahead, the restaurant will not let you sit down inside so make sure to have another location to eat in mind.
Location: 11590 W State Rd 84. Davie, FL 33325
Hours: MON-FRI, 11 AM to 10 PM
Nestled in the heart of Sawgrass Mills Mall, Mia Fruta offers a vibrant, refreshing way to get your daily fruit intake. Serving a diverse selection of açaí bowls with fruits such as strawberries, bananas, and mangos, as well as a wide array of traditional chicken and beef empanadas, there are both sweet and savory options. As a stand, Mia Fruta is quick and convenient, taking only about five minutes to prepare, making it the perfect pitstop if you’re running low on time.
Location: Sawgrass Mills Mall, 1800 Sawgrass Circle Sunrise, Florida, 33323 (Next to the Burberry Store)
Hours: MON-FRI, 10 AM to 9:30 PM
Ally’s Comfort Cafe:
For those craving breakfast for lunch, Ally’s Comfort Cafe is perfect. The pancakes and Belgian waffles, two standouts from the menu, are characterized by their airy and fluffy texture that melts in your mouth with each bite. Even for non-breakfast lovers, Ally’s lunch menu doesn’t disappoint. My personal favorite, the chicken tenders, served alongside fries, were crispy and delicious. If you are looking for a place with hearty portions and quality comfort food, Ally’s Comfort Cafe is a must-visit.
Location: 13674 W State Road 84 Davie FL, 33325
Hours: MON-TUES, THURS-FRI, 7 AM to 2 PM
Davie Taco Bar:
If you visit Davie Taco Bar during lunch, there’s about a 90% chance you’ll see a crowd of seniors waiting eagerly for their orders. Renowned for its popularity among this year’s graduating class, the restaurant boasts a wide selection of enticing options, from traditional tacos to mouthwatering quesadillas and juicy burritos. Walking into the restaurant means entering an atmosphere that is both loud and inviting, as it is constantly filled with the contagious buzz of laughter and conversation. With its welcoming ambience and extensive menu offering a plethora of interesting flavors, Davie Taco Bar is a great go-to spot for students looking to enjoy good Mexican food.
Location: 13040 W State Road 84, Davie, FL 33325
Hours: MON-FRI, 11 AM to 9PM
After hours of grueling work, sometimes, you just crave the comfort of a classic meal. Shake Shack delivers just that. As soon as you step into the restaurant, you feel a sense of nostalgia as the interior resembles a traditional diner, adorned with jukeboxes and booth seats. Their food is as American as you can get, with greasy hamburgers and warm chicken tenders all served with a side of fries and nacho cheese sauce. At the heart of the menu are the iconic milkshakes – creamy, velvety and delicious. Whether you’re seeking solace on a busy day or simply treating yourself, Shake Shack is a delicious escape that never fails to hit the spot.
Location: 2606 Sawgrass Mills Cir. Ste 1301a. Sunrise, FL 33323
Hours: MON-FRI, 11 AM to 10 PM