3233 N Ocean Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL | Directions 3330826.168998 -80.100439
Mon-Thurs 11am-2am, Fri-Sat 11am-3am, Sunday 11am-2am
It's a very unique bar and is for drinkers and smokers for sure. They often have good music and the owners seem to be involved and fun. Cody loves to remind everyone what it's his bar and you can leave if you don't like it. They could lower the a/c a tad because it's often hot and sticky.
The Bartenders: Why Monique is allowed to deal with the public is a mystery. She seems miserable.. Emma is usually nice but has her moments and forgets that the customers come first. Miradel (SP?) is awesome and sweet. Never seems to have a bad day even when you know she does. She takes pride in what she does..
Woody the manager tries very hard to do a good job and does. He keeps things going and participates in keeping things lively and making sure that the customers are pleased.
There are several regulars that are like part of the woodwork. They will be there every day of the week with plenty of shots and beers and smokes.
If you like a smokey, fun, fringe type of place with live music, pool, games, and Karaoke two nights a week this bars for you.
The food is excellent but not often available. It seems to be hit and miss when the kitchen is even open, so don't plan for dinner without calling ahead. Earl the chef takes pride in pleasing his customers and makes one of the best burgers in the area. If the kitchen isn't open they have no problem with you bringing food in from anywhere else (like pizza).
You will see people from all walks of life at the Dive, especially late. It's a good mix and I recommend it for a good time every now and then.
Love The Bartender Lady – I have no idea what that other reviewer is talking about but I was there the same day and I thought the bartender lady there was GREAT! I thought she was charming, witty and has a great laugh. Food was good and drinks were reasonably priced. Will definately go again. I hear they have karaoke tonight. May just go check that out. Will let you know how that turns out.
Nice location, dark and loud, RUDE bartender – Speakers are turned up REALLY loud even in the afternoon with a small crowd. Owner and some staff seemed nice enough, but the bartender lady was so rude that they should fire her immediately. All we did was order drinks, yet she had to act like we were bothering her. Condescending and rude.
Friday night Dive Bar – Bored looking for some live music and happened to fall into dive bar on friday night ..the music was alright but the band WAS AMAZING!! the drinks were semi cheap, they had pool tables, everyone was having a great time and the band had the place moving!! So will def recommend but only with the live band!!
Typical Fort Lauderdale Bar – The drinks are cheap, but the bar is kinda dirty in general. Much better places in the area to go.
Well you're absolutely correct we have fair prices. Especially FOR OUR BIG SUPERBOWL PARTY THIS WEEKEND. We've got an all you can eat during the BIG GAME for only $5. Oh and as far as being dirty I can't seem to see what you?re seeing. I'm here now and this place is clean. We would have it no other way; that is why we have a cleaning crew here every morning. Well it may have just been a little mistake on your part as there are many bars in the area. I do appreciate you commenting though! Cheers!
A good time! – I first went to Blue Jean Blues which was a lot of fun and when I was there..they told me about the Dive so the next night we went there and had a really awesome time as well. The bars are totally different but one thing for sure both bars have awesome staff. I guarantee you will enjoy the Dive. I noticed a previous comment about the bar smelling and a bunch of other rambling but I would beg to defer...he/she just doesn't know how to have a good time thats all!
dive as in rif raf named correctly – this is not a place i would recommend to anyone that likes good music or good food it is too loud so if you go sit in back and maybe you,ll still be able to hear a litt;e when you leave. people are rude and some needed a bath plus there is a foul smell about this place ENTER AT YOUR ON TISK!
Live Music – It's a cool bar. The crowd was a little younger than I expected(20's-30's) but we enjoyed the music and the prices were good. They have typical bar food, we shared a quesadilla it was good. The bartender made me one of her so called "Special Martini's", I have to say it was pretty darn good.
Awesome place for chill people and great live music! – The vibes are great. Seems like everyone is there for the same reason, to just relax and enjoy. The bartender was very friendly and they had a cool jam band playing. The bar was pretty full and everyone seemed happy. I would recommend this place to anyone whose looking to kick back in some jeans and a t-shirt, drink a beer and hear some great live music!
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