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Our Story

The Village Grille & Village Pump

Welcome to The Village Grille & Village Pump, where tradition meets contemporary coastal charm. Since 1949, The Village Pump has stood as a beacon of hospitality, serving refreshing drinks and creating unforgettable experiences for patrons just half a block from the pristine beach. Nestled in the heart of Lauderdale By the Sea, our establishment is more than a restaurant—it's a destination where fantastic food, great drinks, and a friendly atmosphere come together to form the essence of our identity.

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Our Legacy

The Village Pump, with its roots tracing back to 1949, is steeped in history. Over the decades, we have evolved into a timeless icon, becoming synonymous with exceptional service and culinary excellence. Our journey began with a simple premise—to provide a welcoming space where patrons could enjoy not just a meal, but an experience. Today, that vision continues to guide us as we strive to exceed expectations and create memories that last a lifetime.

The Village Grille & Village Pump Experience

At The Village Grille & Village Pump, we are more than just a Boston bar by the beach; we are a living testament to the fusion of tradition and modernity. The beating heart of our establishment, The Village Pump Bar, offers more than great drinks; it's a hub of live entertainment, where you can immerse yourself in the vibrant energy just steps away from the beach. Picture this—an evening filled with nice music, refreshing drinks, and a delightful meal enjoyed in the company of friends and family against the backdrop of the ocean waves.

Our Commitment

Our commitment goes beyond the culinary delights we serve; it extends to the atmosphere we cultivate. The friendly ambiance at The Village Grille & Village Pump is a reflection of our dedication to creating a space where every patron feels like a valued guest. Whether you're seeking a relaxed brunch by the sea, a lively dinner, or a night of live entertainment, we're here to make each visit special.

A Culinary Journey

Embark on a culinary journey with us, where every dish is a celebration of flavors and every meal is an opportunity to savor the finer things in life. Our menu is thoughtfully curated, offering a diverse range of options that cater to all tastes. From mouthwatering sushi creations to hearty pasta dishes, succulent chicken options to breakfast delights featuring eggs and brunch favorites—we take pride in presenting a menu that showcases the best of American chow in a beachfront setting.

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Beyond Dining

The Village Grille & Village Pump are not just dining establishments; they are destinations where memories are made. Live music and entertainment elevate your experience, transforming an ordinary meal into a lively celebration. Join us from Wednesday to Saturday, 9 pm to 12 am, for live classic alternative rock 'n' roll music and much more. The nights get even better after a nice dinner, so don't miss out on the action—come join us at The Pump and celebrate with our locals and happy staff.

Creating Community

We consider ourselves more than just a restaurant; we are a community. The warmth of The Village Grille & Village Pump extends beyond our physical space. We invite you to be a part of our community, where every patron contributes to the vibrant tapestry of experiences we create together.

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Visit Us

Located at 4400 El Mar Dr in Lauderdale By the Sea, our venue 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. Whether you're a local seeking your new favorite hangout or a visitor looking for an authentic beachfront experience, The Village Grille & Village Pump are here to make every dining experience extraordinary.

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