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bar and grille

Established in 1949

Drinks, Food, and Unforgettable Experiences

Make Yourself at Home

The Village Grille & Pump has become a timeless icon, serving up refreshing drinks and unforgettable experiences.


Founded in 1949, The Village Pump has evolved into an enduring symbol of Lauderdale By the Sea, leasing out property to other restaurants over the years. Notably, it played a pivotal role in the creation of the Village Grille in 2000. Situated just half a block from the pristine beach in the heart of Lauderdale By the Sea, our establishment has stood as a timeless icon, offering patrons refreshing drinks and unforgettable experiences. For over seven decades, The Village Pump has been a beacon of hospitality, providing fantastic food, great drinks, and a warm, friendly atmosphere.

As you step into The Village Grille & Village Pump, you're not just entering a restaurant; you're immersing yourself in a rich history of culinary excellence and entertainment. Our commitment to providing a diverse and satisfying dining experience is reflected in every aspect of our establishment. From the tantalizing sushi to the heartiest pasta dishes, succulent chicken options to the breakfast delights featuring eggs and brunch favorites, we've meticulously crafted a menu that caters to all tastes and cravings.

What We Offer

A Unique Blend of Comfort Food and Boston Style Bar

Picture this: a sun-kissed afternoon, the sound of waves gently crashing in the background, and a meal that transcends the ordinary. This is what The Village Grille & Village Pump offer—a unique blend of a beachfront restaurant and a Boston-style bar. Imagine enjoying a nice casual dinner with friends and family, just a few steps away from the sandy shores. It's not just a meal; it's an experience, a moment to savor the finer things in life.

Our oceanfront seating provides the perfect backdrop for an exquisite dining experience. Whether you're enjoying a leisurely brunch, a relaxing dinner, or a vibrant evening filled with live entertainment, our venue transforms to suit the occasion. The Village Grille & Village Pump are not merely places to eat; they are destinations where memories are made, and traditions are forged.

Thai Chicken Salad

The Heartbeat of Our Establishment

The Best Boston Bar by the Beach

Step inside, and you'll find yourself enveloped in an atmosphere that effortlessly combines the charm of a Boston-style bar with the laid-back vibes of a beachfront paradise. The Village Pump Bar is more than a place to enjoy great drinks; it's a hub of live entertainment. Imagine the joy of sipping on your favorite beverage, listening to live classic alternative rock 'n' roll music, and indulging in a delicious meal—all just a few steps from the beach.

The Village Grille and Village Pump invite you to savor a nice casual dinner by the ocean, relishing the inviting atmosphere and the culinary creations crafted by our talented and entertaining staff members. We take pride in curating an experience that goes beyond the ordinary, where every dish is a celebration of flavor and every moment is an opportunity to create lasting memories.

Enhancing Your Dining Experience

Live Music Entertainment

We present live music and entertainment from Wednesday to Saturday, starting at 9 pm and continuing until midnight. Immerse yourself in the rhythmic beats, let loose on the dance floor, and revel in the joyous atmosphere that follows a satisfying dinner at The Village Grille and Village Pump. Our commitment to providing not just a meal but an entire experience is evident in every aspect of our establishment.

Looking for the perfect gift to share the joy of The Village Grille & Village Pump? Consider our Gift Cards—an ideal present for any occasion. Allow your loved ones to embark on their own culinary journey, discovering the charm and flavors that define our establishment. It's more than a gift; it's an invitation to indulge in the extraordinary.

Chicken and Broccoli Penne

Catering to Your Every Need

The Village Pump, the heartbeat of our establishment, opens its doors from 9 am to midnight on Sundays to Thursdays and extends its welcome until 2 am on Fridays and Saturdays. Whether you're seeking a leisurely Sunday brunch, a vibrant Friday night out, or a relaxing midweek dinner, The Village Grille & Village Pump cater to your every need.

Situated at 4400 El Mar Dr in Lauderdale By the Sea, our location offers the perfect blend of tranquility and excitement. The rhythmic sound of the ocean serves as a backdrop to your dining experience, creating an ambiance that is both soothing and invigorating. Follow us on social media to stay updated on the latest happenings, special events, and exclusive offers.

For those seeking a beachside bar experience, our shoreside bar is an oasis of relaxation. Whether you're sipping on a refreshing cocktail, enjoying bar food favorites, or simply taking in the breathtaking views of the ocean, our beachfront grill is a haven for those who appreciate the finer things in life.

The Village Grille & Village Pump have become more than just dining establishments; they are landmarks, a testament to the enduring appeal of great food, lively entertainment, and warm hospitality. We invite you to join us on this culinary journey, where each dish is a celebration and every visit is an opportunity to create cherished memories.

As we extend our warm welcome to you, we express our gratitude for being a part of The Village Grille & Village Pump experience. We are not just a restaurant; we are a community—a community that celebrates life, friendship, and the joy of savoring every moment. So, whether you're a local looking for your new favorite hangout or a visitor seeking an authentic beachfront experience, The Village Grille & Village Pump are here to make every dining experience extraordinary.

Boston style bar



Opening Hours

Sun - Thurs:  8am - 12am

Fri - Sat: 8am - 2am

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