YOLO

4.5
3451 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Operated by a philosophy that it derives its name from, YOLO and neighboring O Lounge are vibrant, much-loved staples in the South Florida culinary and nightlife scene. The swanky Fort Lauderdale restaurant and adjacent lounge serves thoughtfully prepared contemporary American cuisine in a sophisticated, bustling atmosphere that includes a bar and dining room with open kitchen, and an outdoor patio, and features inventive cocktails and an extensive wine list to complement the menu. The longtime Las Olas hotspot serves up lunch and dinner daily, and is legendary for its happy hour and Brunch on Saturday & Sunday.

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Sun 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 6:30PM 8:45PM - 9:30PM
Fri - Sat 8:45PM - 9:30PM

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Orlando
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

We enjoyed the outside seating. The weather was perfect for sitting outside.
Our server was slow and then we had another server at the end. The food and wine were delicious.

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Miami
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

we came to YOLO 5 years ago and remembered having such a positive experience so when we came back to an unfriendly wait staff was upsetting. They advertised happy hour on the tables and when we inquired about it they said it was only available at the bar. So I went to the bar and paid for the drinks only to have two servers and a MANAGER come up to our table and tell us we are not allowed to do that. Why would you advertise it on your tables if you are so anal about it? So bizzare. Will NEVER come back here.

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C
New England
302 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and great food

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Baltimore
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Awesome atmosphere, friendly staff, delicious food!!

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Miami
9 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience every time we go! Amazing food and service!

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HA
Detroit
14 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our 5th visit this season. It’s a good meeting place for us coming from singer island and our friends that live in Miami. Looking forward to coming back next season as I type we r on our way back to Virginia

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great time.

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Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Came per the recommendation of a local Floridian with some girlfriends during our visit to south Florida! We all loved it! Food was delicious, service was excellent, ambiance and music were fabulous! Will def recommend to anyone visiting the area and plan to return on out next trip!!! Kudos!

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C
Miami
23 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Love this place - first time I had to chase down my server a couple of times to get any service but it’s still a great place.

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AS
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The service and food were wonderful. We were there with friends we haven’t seen in awhile and lingered over dinner. We were never made to feel we needed to vacate our table. I would definitely ho there again to enjoy another pleasant night out dining

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Miami
3 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

It was awesome to find a restaurant open so late for dinner. Allows us to go after the theater and still be able to eat a nice restaurant. The food we got was good but. T the time we got there they’d sold out of almost everything. On the plus side...that means they make everything fresh. Overall good experience.

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J
New England
16 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Was hoping for some more interesting main dish offerings

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C
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fun hip tasty great night out

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Ottawa
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great restaurant food food and service

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B
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were able to get last minute reservations for 10 people. The hostess found us a perfect table in the corner. The food was delicious, service terrific. Overall an excellent restaurant.

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Cleveland
14 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had lunch at YOLO. We loved everything about this restaurant. Great food, great atmosphere, great service. Delicious!

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Denver
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

Took 15 minutes for someone to even say hello after being seated.
We ordered drinks and we ordered dinner at the same time.
The drinks came exactly 15 minutes after we ordered
The meal came 5 minutes after that
Dinner the chicken wS tasty but cold
The waitress was non-existent
Will never go back!!!

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B
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

I enjoyed the ambiance. Overall, the food was good. Calamari, crab cakes and corvina fish. although was told the fish was boneless only to pull out of my mouth a really long, sharp bone. That was the only downfall.

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DC
Miami
32 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfection! Service is impeccable. Although the menu is limited ... the choices are excellent and each item is unique and well prepared. I'm a burger guy & you cannot find a better burger! I enjoy eating in the "party room" -- much quieter than the main dining room.

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F
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff was very attentive and we love the food!!!

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GM
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed the food, great atmosphere. Just a little to loud to have a conversation inside.

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Miami
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Waitress recognized that my profile stated I was a vegan and that we had a birthday that night. Good work!

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Miami
3 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

I had the 2 meats. It was very $$ for very little The food itself was average at best. My guest had the salmon it was a little overdone. I had asked for extra pesto which didn’t come in till I was finished with my meal

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Miami
2 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food Great service. Wonderful ambiance. Great music. Great happy hour & dinner

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CS
Orlando
5 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 2

We were sat next to the coffee machine although the place was nearly empty when we arrived. I sent back my potato since it was cold when it arrived. My cappuccino was undrinkabke and the manager agreed!

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1 review
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice experience. Good food and service. Went from Naples to have dinner before taking my granddaughter to the Broward Performing Arts Center to see “Dear Evan Hansen“. Unfortunately, we forgot to use our perk for a free dessert with our play tickets — but the desserts were awesome anyway

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JO
Miami
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our first time at Yolo’s but it definitely will not be our last. We ate outside in a beautiful setting with a beautiful breeze. The waiter was very knowledgeable, Service was great and the food delicious. It was also very reasonably price. Can’t recommend Yolo’s any higher.

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1 review
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 5

We ordered calamari which was too sweet and a 5 overall
Tuna tostada was good at a 9
Carrot ginger soup was poor at a 5
Grouper entree was very small and tasteless

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LF
Los Angeles
30 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice ambiance in high-rise modern setting with excellent fish dishes (salmon and trout were our favorites). Great tuna tartare appetizer served on a tostada. Sorry to say we shared two desserts but can't remember what they were, clearly not memorable, should have had the watermelon salad for dessert (enjoyed it as an appetizer). Overall, a nice place but only the fish dishes would get five stars from us!

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TV
Montreal
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I always go to this Restaurant everytime I go to Florida . Food is amazing and ambiance too. Had a talk with Manager he is very nice :)

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MM
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service was excellent. The ambiance was great as well nice and comfortable.

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Phoenix
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 5

Have been there quite a few times, bar staff always great. Reservations were made, had to wait half an hour. Our server was just ok, maybe just a bad night.

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BM
Miami
15 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good ambience, good food, we were 2 couples for dinner, service was good as well.
Definitely recommended !

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TO
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Nice restaurant very busy with good outdoor bar. Food is average. Better for drinks and appetizers.

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L
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

very nice terrace, but a bit pricey compared to other restaurants.

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Birmingham
7 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was creative, flavorful, and delicious. We sat outside in lovely weather and enjoyed the ambience. Service was outstanding. Our waiter knew the menu well and guided us with wine choice. She was very friendly and we had a wonderful experience.

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r
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visit here from CT, Going to recommend it to my friends who live here

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1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was amazing, every part of the restaurant seemed to have a different vibe and everything meshed together nicely.

Great place, great food, would love to visit again.

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RW
Miami
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Great service

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CR
Miami
73 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Not going to waste my time I review

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