Outdoor dining in the day time
Authentic Mexican Cuisine with a Modern Twist
tuna tartar dish

A Fort Lauderdale Favorite

Experience Chef Pablo Salas’ contemporary take on traditional Mexican fare at Lona Cocina & Tequileria. From the original Ahi Tuna Tostada to our more recent creation, the Lobster Quesadilla, each dish is designed to bring the vibrant flavors of Mexico to the American food scene. Take in the stunning ocean views as you indulge in delectable cuisine, creative craft cocktails, and friendly, quality service—only at Fort Lauderdale’s favorite beachfront destination.

Awards & Accolades

OpenTable

Diner's Choice Award Recipient

South Florida Luxury

Battle of the Chefs Winner

Traveler's Choice

2021 Travelers’ Choice award 

Winner

Miami New Times

Best of Miami 2021 - Best Restaurant

in Fort Lauderdale

Florida Trend

2018 Best New Restaurant

in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Magazine

The Best of Fort Lauderdale 2020 Winner

Miami New Times

Best of Miami 2018 - Best Restaurant

in Fort Lauderdale

View Press
  • Great View, Delicious Food

    All of their meals taste fresh and delicious. I am trying new things and enjoying them all. It's my first time to eat fish tacos, and they are really good and fresh here….
    - SisRobin stars testimonials SisRobin
  • Amazing

    Best Mexican food I have ever had hands down, and I am from New York where there is a great Mexican scene…
    - jacoblL8435VC stars testimonials jacoblL8435VC
  • Taco Tuesday

    I would absolutely recommend this restaurant any time you’re in Fort Lauderdale.
    - Luis S. stars testimonials Luis S.
  • Great Food and Margaritas

    Great ambience. Food was excellent. Large and inventive margarita list. Our waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable.
    - Karpy3 stars testimonials Karpy3
  • Great Service!

    Amazing service and great view! We had breakfast at Lona during our stay, and it was the best moment of our day!
    - ezgibenli stars testimonials ezgibenli
Full tacos on plate in front of bowl of quacamole
Halloween Red Drink with Skull on Jug
Pink Wine in Glasses for Breast Cancer Awareness
Person holding wine bottle
3 tacos
red craft cocktail
3 fruity craft cocktails
Table with different salsas
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Hours of Operation

  • SUN-WED 
    11:30AM–1AM
  • THU-SAT
    11:30AM-2AM
  • Tinta Breakfast 
    MON-SUN 7AM–11AM