Restaurant review

There’s more to Fort Lauderdale’s Voodka than Soviet kitsch


If you go

What: Voodka Brasserie

Where: 817 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Rating: Good

Contact: 954-900-3664,

Cost: Expensive

Hours: Lunch and dinner daily

FYI: Full bar. Reservations suggested. Sound level noisy with DJ or singer. All major credit cards accepted.


Like the sirens you see on Las Olas Boulevard on a Saturday night, the 2-month-old Voodka begs you to turn your head and notice.

Maybe it’s the crystal chandeliers or the blazing candelabra set with red candles. Maybe it’s the Corinthian columns or the navy-blue, tufted Chesterfields with Union Jack pillows. From the Norman Rockwell prints to the airplane propeller above the fireplace, no design idea was left unexpressed.

Still, there’s something about this bordello-chic restaurant that I love. Voodka calls itself a “transcontinental brasserie.” Really.

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