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Cafe Bastille Brings the Best of Brunch to Fort Lauderdale

Cafe Bastille Brings the Best of Brunch to Fort Lauderdale

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Café Bastille, an exciting all-day French cafe by French partners Estelle and Benjamin, is expanding its French flair to Fort Lauderdale. Set to open its doors in November, Café Bastille promises to bring the best of brunch to the vibrant culinary scene in Fort Lauderdale. The vibrant all-day menu at Cafe Bastille is meticulously curated with fresh, locally sourced ingredients and dishes made entirely from scratch, bringing the joy of brunch all weeklong.

“We’re thrilled to extend Café Bastille to Fort Lauderdale, where the community’s unique blend of tranquility and activity mirrors what our brand stands for,” shared Estelle. “We can’t wait for everyone to make this waterfront café their new go-to brunch spot, a safe haven in the heart of the busy city.”

Estelle and Benjamin combined their passion for traveling, brunching, and shared experience in hospitality to create Café Bastille. Initially, Cafe Bastille started as a small cafe venture in Downtown Miami. Now, the expansion to Fort Lauderdale marks the restaurants second location.

Designed to cater to a diverse range of tastes and cravings, the menu features generous portion sizes, delectable light bites, savory homemade delicacies, healthy alternatives, vegan options and a selection of freshly baked crispy pastries.

Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth? Start with Cafe Bastille selection of sweet offerings like the Mango Berries Chia Pudding ($8.50), a delightful combination of coconut cream, almond milk chia pudding, agave, and organic granola, or the Crispy French Toast Bites ($16), topped with fresh berries and a dollop of butter whipped cream, will certainly satisfy your craving. And for a truly indulgent treat, don’t miss out on Dave’s Croissant Pudding ($14), which features a rich medley of chocolate, nuts, and berries.

If savory is more your speed, Café Bastille Fort Lauderdale has you covered with a delightful array of “Frenchtastic Benedicts.” Whether it’s The Smoked Salmon Benedict ($21) a delectable combination of two organic poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, creamy avocado, and fried capers, or the a the Roasted Turkey Benedict ($19), boasting the richness of Brie cheese, the creaminess of avocado, and the freshness of ripe tomato.

Take a trip around the globe with Cafe Bastille’s “Eggs & Co.” featring highlights like The French Shakshuka ($20), with ratatouille and feta on a Jerusalem bagel; Frank’s Famous Hash ($33), a hearty dish with beef filet, peppers, onions, avocado, fingerling potatoes, cilantro aioli, and two sunny-side-up eggs; The French Breakfast Burrito ($21), made with organic eggs, cheddar cheese, peppers, onions, avocado, breakfast potatoes, and a zesty spicy mayo, with your choice of protein; Turkish Eggs ($21), with garlic yogurt, two organic poached eggs, Kalamata olives, heirloom grape tomatoes, cucumbers, feta, fresh mint, and a drizzle of smoked chili oil, all served on a Jerusalem bagel.

In the mood for classic lunch dishes with a twist? Their lunch menu caters to all palates, from burgers like Estelle’s Truffle Burger ($26), made with blackened salmon fillet, tomato arugula and truffle aioli served on a brioche bun with Cajun French fries, to the Bacon Angus Cheeseburger ($21), made with tomato, pickled onions and lettuce topped with secret sauce and served with French fries. Those looking for a lighter dine, opt for dishes like Salmon Niçoise ($27), with green beans, tomatoes, organic egg, fingerling potatoes and Kalamata olives; or the Southern Steak Bowl ($28), with rice, beef filet, tomatoes, spinach, avocado, corn pico de gallo, chipotle aioli and cilantro lime; or Tomato Mozzarella Prosciutto ($18), with mozzarella di bufala, balsamic glaze and fresh basil.

Don’t forget to explore the signature omelets, each served with multigrain toast, house-made jam, and breakfast potatoes. The Parisian Omelet ($17) is a delicious combination of ham, mushrooms, and Monterey cheese, while Ben’s Favorite Omelet ($18) features turkey, creamy avocado, pickled onions, and Monterey cheese. These dishes are sure to add a burst of flavor to your morning or midday meal at Café Bastille Fort Lauderdale.

Of course, this French all-day cafe has a delightful assortment of fresh baked goods, including classics Croissants ($5) to specialty treats like Almond Croissants ($6.50), Pistachio Croissants ($6), and Dulce de Leche Cruffins ($6).

Top off any of Cafe Bastille’s mouthwatering dishes, with their range of crafted smoothies, cold-pressed juices, shots, and specialty drinks. Smoothie options include the Passion Sunshine ($11), made with honey coconut water, passion fruit, mango and pineapple, and the Beauty Protein ($12), made with Greek yogurt, blueberry, banana, oat milk and collagen. While other specialty drinks include the French Toast Cappuccino ($9) served with a crispy French Toast Bite, and the 20g Collagen Mocha ($8), with chocolate whey protein. Coffee and tea lovers will find a variety of gourmet offerings, from Café Lattes ($6) to Iced Palais des Thés Tea ($5).

Every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the café hosts a live DJ to create an energetic atmosphere for its guests. Even better, brunch goers can delight in staples like Mimosas and Peach Bellinis ($25/$30 per person), and Rosé Sangria Pitcher ($40).  The cocktail selection boasts alluring choices like the Lychee Collins ($13) and the Blueberry Basil Mule ($14), and decadent creations such as the French Toast Tini ($14), and the Mochatini ($13).

Cafe Bastille’s spacious 4,000 square foot venue promises to bring it’s French café charm to the city of Fort Lauderdale. The dining room is adorned with elegant gold and white accents, complemented by Parisian-style wooden chairs, and features a calming color palette inspired by the hues of sage and basil. This combination creates a sophisticated yet inviting atmosphere. Additionally, the café treats its guests to an 80-seat patio adorned with lush greenery, providing an enchanting setting for alfresco dining and breathtaking waterfront vistas.

Café Bastille is located at 704 SE First St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. It is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations are not accepted. For more information, visit or follow on Instagram @cafebastillemiami.

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