Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – November 28, 2018 – December 5 marks the Repeal of Prohibition in the United States and Gatsby’s Joint, a 1920’s speakeasy-style restaurant and bar located in North Fort Lauderdale, is celebrating with the launch of an all-new happy hour. Available weekdays from 5 to 7 p.m., beginning December 5 and continuing into 2019, the new specials give locals and tourists alike the chance to enjoy quality food and drinks at unparalleled prices.  

Wines by the glass start at $3.50 and include Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Cabernet and Merlot. Bud Light, Corona Extra, Coors Lite, Miller Lite, and Michelob Ultra are just a handful of the 18 beers available for $3.50 each. House liquor drinks are $4 while signature cocktails, such as the Mobster Manhattan, The Flapper and Lucky Luciano’s Old Fashioned, are $7. 

For $6 to $8, thoughtfully crafted small plates include Meatballs with Ricotta; Candied Bacon; Margherita Flatbread; Caprese Portobello Mushrooms; Seasoned French Fries; and Spinach Dip, Hummus and Salsa – each served with warm homemade tortilla chips.

Those staying for dinner will be treated to playful 1920’s twists on traditional upscale fare, including Capone’s Candied Bacon & Cheeses ($16); Cat’s Pajamas Chicken ($15); Gangster’s Grouper ($16); Ritzy Rigatoni with Meatballs ($13).  Gourmet desserts include Baby Face Cookies & Cream ($10) and Bonnie & Clyde Salted Caramel ($10).  

“Gatsby’s Joint is the perfect spot for everything from an intimate date night to a gathering for a group of friends, to a place for co-workers to unwind for a midweek escape, with amazing food, unique drinks, and live music unlike anywhere else in the area,” said Elaine Krieger, founder and owner of Gatsby’s Joint. 

“Since opening in May, we’ve been Fort Lauderdale’s best kept secret. That’s about to change now, and when better to launch our new programming than the day prohibition was repealed?” she continued.   “We’re excited to welcome our returning guests with new specials, as well as to meet those who have not yet experienced what Gatsby’s Joint is all about!”

Gatsby’s Joint offers live entertainment every night beginning at 5 p.m. on Fridays, 7 p.m. on Saturdays and 6 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays.  With locally acclaimed musicians performing every day of the week, a rotating schedule features acoustic, blues, jazz, classic rock, Top 40 and more. Mel Williams, Davis & Dow, the Funky Blues Band, Piano Bob’s 88’s Trio, and Acoustic Souls are just a few of the featured artists who set the smooth and relaxing ambiance with consistent performances. 

For the full line-up of specials and entertainment, or to make reservations, visit or call (754) 332-2125.  For timely news, become a fan on Facebook at or follow the restaurant on Instagram at @gatsbysjoint. 

About Gatsby’s Joint

Located in North Fort Lauderdale, Gatsby’s Joint is a 1920’s speakeasy-style restaurant and bar serving up a cozy, whimsical vibe with live entertainment, quality cuisine, handcrafted cocktails and the area’s best happy hour specials. An authentic yet comfortable neighborhood spot for couples, friends and small afterwork gatherings, Gatsby’s Joint also hosts themed weeknight events including “Mondays with Mel Williams,” where guests can enjoy $10 food specials and specialty cocktails; “Two for Tuesdays,” where all entrees are buy one, get the second half off; and Wednesday “Ladies Nights,” where ladies get 50 percent off all wine by the glass, desserts, and bacon and cheese plates. 


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