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Welcome

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1967

Opens Lester’s Diner, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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1985

Twin brothers from Sparta, Greece acquire the Lester’s Diner franchise,

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1991

The Lester’s franchise expands and opens the Coconut Creek Parkway location.

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1999

Lester’s franchise extends once again with the opening of the Sawgrass location

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2015

The Lester’s franchise celebrates as the new Pompano location is opened.

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2017

The Lester’s Diner franchise welcomes the digital age and re-structures to feed demand.

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“Lester’s Diner home of the 14oz . coffee cup is a family owned business and landmark which is has been serving South Florida for over 50 years. “

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Chefs

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Brad Farmerie took a year hiatus from college to move to London and witness firsthand the culinary revolution taking place in the UK.

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Four partners, 14 years, multiple disciplines rooted in hospitality. New York-headquartered design-and-concept firm AvroKO.

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Dan Rafalin has been immersed in the culinary world from the beginning of his career when he received a Grand Diplôme in culinary arts.

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Evan Mattew prepares fish dishes and often does all fish butchering as well as appropriate sauces. This station may be combined with the saucier position.

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Awards

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  • Michelin Guide, One Michelin Star (2002)
  • Gambero Rosso, Up and Coming Chef Award (2002)
  • ESPRESSO Guide Performance of the Year (2004)
  • Lo Mejor de La Gastronomía, International Award (2005)
  • ESPRESSO Guide, Dinner of the Year (2005)
  • Veronelli Guide, Three Stars (2005)
  • MICHELIN Guide, Two-Michelin-Stars (2006)
  • Golosaria, Creative Restaurant of the Year (2006)
  • Identità Golose, Best Creative Chef (2007)
  • Gambero Rosso, Three Forks (2007)
  • ESPRESSO Guide, Rating 19,520 (2009)
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  • The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, Highest New Entry (2009)
  • Les Grandes Tables du Monde (2010)
  • ESPRESSO Guide, Highest rating recorded 19,7520 (2010)
  • Identità Golose, Chef of the Year (2010)
  • BMW Guide, Restaurant of the Year (2010)
  • Michelin Guide, Three Michelin Stars (2011)
  • Gambero Rosso Guide, Best Restaurant Rating 95 (2012)
  • “ESPRESSO” Guide, Best Restaurant Rating 19,75 (2012)
  • Touring 2012 Guide, Best Restaurant Rating 93 (2012)
  • ESPRESSO Guide, Rating 1920 (2007)
  • Gambero Rosso, Three forks (2008)
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MENU

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Creating flavor combinations that bring cooks and our restaurant guests pleasure is my job and I love it.”

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GALLERY

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GUESTBOOK

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Visit Us Today.
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Opening Times

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Fort Lauderdale “24 hours a day”
Margate 6.00am – 11.00pm
Sawgrass 6.30am – 12:00am
Pompano Beach 6.00am – 11:00pm

Serving Broward County 7 days a week.

Find a location near you.

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