Restaurant review

A fine new roost for Fort Lauderdale’s Texas Hold 'Em BBQ


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Place: Texas Hold ’Em BBQ

Address: 2528 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale

Contact: 954-527-4115

Rating: Very Good

Cost: Inexpensive-moderate

Hours: Lunch and dinner daily

FYI: Beer and wine. Reservations only for parties of eight or more. Free parking lot.


It took nine years, but Jeremy "Jay" Armstead has found the perfect spot for his Texas Hold ’Em BBQ. He opened the doors last month of the quirky A-framed cottage on Federal Highway just south of Oakland Park Boulevard that has housed everything from Green Fish to Shuck’s on the Water. It backs up on the Middle River, and dockside seating is in the works.

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