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Valentino Cucina Italiana

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620 S Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-3137
+1 954-523-5767
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been here many times and never disappointment ! Giovanni the owner is one of the nicest and humblest persons I have ever met in my life . We went valentines night and David always takes care of us. I never really look much at the menu, David knows what he is doing and what I like. The wine... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I drive by Valentino daily and I'm looking at it from my office window as I write this review, but somehow never tried the place until last night. And last night was a challenging night for anyone in the restaurant business - Valentine's Day. Trying out a new restaurant for a Valentine's dinner is only a little less foolish than... More 

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Guilford, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone in our large party had a great meal at Antonio's. We were in the private dining room, which was beautiful and the service was great. Very fun evening!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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42 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed. Rich, small portion ok entries at high prices. Tuna Tarta first serving horrible compared to jointly owned One Door East ! Served with potato chips ... same chief ??? Sigh. Entries small and just too rich for my traditional Italian taste. Wine list way over priced. Go to By Glass list and order bottle there! Really good wine offered... More 

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Boca Raton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

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 December 21, 2016

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

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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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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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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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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, Bar scene
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?