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Cafe Vico

1125 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-1444
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Ranked #98 of 1,111 restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Half block north of Sunrise Blvd
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168 reviews from our community

78% Recommend
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English first
Boca Raton, Florida
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

For any of you that have been to Italy, you know not to look at the exterior of a building to determine the quality of the restaurant. Cafe Vico is just that. When we arrived I questioned in my mind the location, once I walked in the front door that all disappeared. The walls are covered with photos of celebrities,... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Hidden in a strip mall, it's worth discovering. Locals suggested it and everything was tremendous. Lasagna, ravioli, both seafood and cheese/ravioli, chicken marsala... great stuff.

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Fort Lauderdale
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Food is very good but get way too large of portions. If you want to share they charge you $10. I think $37 for a fish dish is too much. The service was very good.

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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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75 reviews 75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Being from the NY/NJ area we are spoiled when it comes to good Italian food. This usually sets the bar high for us. This place was a pleasant surprise as it's tucked in a small strip mall. Cute patio dining and very attentive service . Found it on Open Table and should be much higher rated on Trip Advisor. I... More

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Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We have been there with another couple as well as with a large group celebrating a special birthday. Service was excellent, and the food was superb. Even with a large group, everything was hot, fresh, and delicious. It's a great Italian restaurant. Ronald & Sheila P

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Prior to joining Trip Advisor I have dined at this location a few times thoroughly enjoying each occasion. Despite having an early reservation things were not quite up to past standards. Ordering the scallop special appetizer, only 2, we found only 1 eatable. Sent the other back, upon its return nothing they did could change its unacceptability. Told them this... More

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Cooper City, FL
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98 reviews 98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Found this delightful Italian place because we were invited to a Financial Presentation. Consisted of what I would consider a continuous stream of delicious appetizers as opposed to a normal sit down dinner. If this is an example of their dining fare, I most heartily recommend the place.

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Aventura, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I really have to rave about this place. Unbelievable food and service.!!! The ambiance, decor and lighting is pleasant and comfortable Went to dinner with my husband on a Wednesday night, they had a pretty good size crowd, but the service was like we were the only ones there, thank you Lucas, you were very attentive and diligent. I had... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

We have been dining here for a long time, but not on a regular basis. The food is consistent, but the prices have gone up tremendously. I had the veal piccata for $28, and I can have the same quality and quantity elsewhere for $7-8 less. The house salad is good, but nothing special for $10. The service and the... More

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Sunrise, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

First time here and I will be back. The place is deceiving from the outside as it is in a strip shopping mall. Looks like a small restaurant from the front, but it's a pretty good size once inside. I had the lasagna (recommended by a reader on Yelp) that was over the top excellent (had some left over for... More

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