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Valentino Cucina Italiana

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620 S Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-3137
+1 954-523-5767
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6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Boca Raton
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our dining experience Here for my wife BD. My wife thought the shrimp fusilli was excellent. I had bronzino and the fish dish was probably one of the three best that I have tasted in my life. My son loved his pasta dish with scallops. Savory chocolate cake for dessert. Go there.

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Thank mej1724
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined on a delicious meal for New Years Eve and nothing disappointed. The food was terrific! We started by arriving early to enjoy a drink at the bar and moved to the table for delightfully different menu. The service was terrific! My only complaint and they are aware - it is so darn cold inside! They know it as... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing! Beautiful atmosphere, Food is out of this world and the attention and care is top notch. Thank you!

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Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This asian-fusion tapas bar and restaurant is an absolute necessity in Fort Lauderdale. Great drink menu, fantastic bar tenders, and the best tapas food in Fort Lauderdale (think Miami Beach Drunken Dragon). Very impressed with the thoughtfulness in the food, the design, the talent and all around great effort. Must do spot in Fort Lauderdale, especially Friday happy hour.

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Plantation, Florida
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109 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

First, let me say that I have done 100 reviews to date on Trip Advisor, and rarely give a 3 star or below rating. We have also traveled the world and been in Italy 7 times. There were just so many things wrong with this restaurant, I feel I need to list them in order : 1.We pulled up and... More 

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Thank peter g
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Exceptional service, amazing food, lobster special appetizer was incredible. Overall one of the best meals in Fort Lauderdale

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

This place has Ageism all over it. If you don't have white hair and look like your are rich. Forgot about getting a good seat, this is the 2nd time I came here and both times they try and make me move my seat. They tried to sit me in the worst section of the restaurant, even though the place... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

A varied menu paired with a deep wine list makes for a wonderful dinner out. Have been several times and have never been disappointed.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

For the main part, the food was creative and very eye-pleasing. The main dinner plate of pasta and osso buco was too salty. The beet salad as a appetizer was ok. Our other dinner was a fish stew and it was good but not overly spectacular. The service was good, the atmosphere is lovely, and if you have a bad... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

From the second we arrived our senses were heightened on many levels. The vib was organized chaos from waiters bustling to please the diners, and the chefs in the open kitchen area creating sumptuous plates of food. I had a steak that was cooked perfectly for me, med rare with the most flavorful seasoning. All that was heard from our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $55
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 S Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-3137
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-523-5767
Description
We are a fine dining restaurant featuring Italian cuisine with a modern twist. We source the very best products available, local whenever possible. Excellent wine list and full bar, served by professional waitstaff.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?