Bodega Taqueria y Tequila Debuts on Las Olas

BODEGA TAQUERIA Y TEQUILA FORT LAUDERDALE IS NOW OPEN! AFTER MANY SUCCESSFUL YEARS IN MIAMI, THIS SECOND LOCATION OF THE BELOVED TACO SPOT HAS NOW DEBUTED ON 21 W. LAS OLAS BLVD., INSIDE THE HISTORIC BRYAN BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN FORT LAUDERDALE. IT IS STEPS AWAY FROM LAS OLAS RIVERFRONT.

Open daily from 11:30 a.m.–12 a.m.,BodegaTaqueria y Tequila Fort Lauderdale mirrors the flagship South Beach location, doubling as a fast-casual taco joint and a late-night speakeasy-style lounge. e front half of the venue is a taqueria featuring an authentic Mexican street food menu created by culinary director and Chef Bernie Matz. Signature menu items consist ofLoaded Carne Asada Nachos(grilled ribeye steak, chili queso, cotija, red onion, tomato, cilantro, chili crema, and sliced jalapeño);Late-Night Burrito(guajillo braised short rib, roasted pork, roasted chicken, Mexican rice, black bean refrito, Oaxaca cheese, potato sticks, and salsa rosada); andSteak Chimichurri Tacos(grilled ribeye steak, purple cabbage, tomato, potato sticks, radish, cilantro, and chimichurri aioli).Guests order from a full-sized, retrofitted vintage Airstream trailer turned into a taco truck and then dine in the garage-chic seating of picnic tables, neon bar stools, and graffiti walls. In addition to the regular menu, a weekend brunch menu is available.

Inside the taqueria, a door leads guests toBodega’s late-night speakeasy — the perfect spot for happy hour, daytime fun, and late-night debauchery — that features an extensive cocktail menu and live music by local bands and DJs. Signature cocktails include thePico Picante(Herradura Silver, Ilegal Mezcal, cucumber, cilantro, jalapeño, lime, and orange bitters);La Diablita(Don Julio Blanco, apricot, blackberries, ginger, and fresh lime);andMezcal Old Fashioned(Casamigos Mezcal, Ancho Reyes, and old-fashioned syrup).Additionally, every Monday,Bodegais activating “Margarita Monday” specials, where guests can enjoy a curated $5 margarita menu from 6 p.m. to close. Happy Hour runsMonday–Friday from 6–8 p.m.

*Hours of operation are in accordancewith mandatedCOVID-19 regulations and are subject to change.

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