Nestled in a side street in Lauderdale Beach just off A1A you will find a place called Bahia Cabana. Just follow the live music and then wend your way through the hallway to the back and out into the tables surrounding the full bar and sit right there on the Intracoastal Harbor. I find it very relaxing to watch the boats come in and out while I dine... but really, other than that, this is not a relaxing kinda place. It's more of a hoppin' fun kinda place.
The live band was playing all manner of tunes the night we ate here. Everything from Jimmy Buffet to Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress to all the drunks singing along with Neil Diamond songs. Like I said, a fun kinda place.
It's all very beachy (even though it's not technically on the beach at all) with nautical ropes and palm fronds.. weathered wood everywhere from the picnic table we sat at to the walls. They have old license plates hanging up in between the fishing nets and tropical neon.
We started out with an order of Conch