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Valentino Cucina Italiana

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Mon, 5/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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ANTIPASTI‏
22
Burrata
Cranberry mostarda, black olive oil, basil, sesame rosemary cracker
16
Mussels
Pancetta, chorizo, garlic, white wine, salsa verde
25
Calamari
Calamari, artichoke, bitter greens, herbs
24
Charred Octopus
Potato pave, anticucho, watercress, olives
25
Beef Tartare
Egg yolk, cornichon relish, truffle cream, potato
INSALATE
14
Classic Ceasar Salad
Agastino anchovy, sour dough croutons, parmigiano
18
Endive Salad
Gorgonzola cheese, walnut, orange vinaigrette
19
Roasted Baby Beets
Golden and red beets, goat cheese, pistachio puree, roasted pistachios
HOUSE MADE PASTA‏
26
Tagliatelle
Bolognese sauce, tomato, parmesan
24
Agnolotti Carbonara
Pancetta, farm egg, black pepper
28
Casoncelli
Veal, prosciutto, brown butter
28
Orecchiette
Spicy pork sausage, broccoli rabe, oven dried tomato, pecorino
36
Ricotta Cavatelli
Veal osso buco, porcini mushrooms, bone marrow, tomato
33
Trofie
Scallop, rock shrimp and sepia ragu, peas, pecorino
CARNE
48
Veal Milanese
Radicchio, endive, frisee
34
Chicken Scarpariello
Roasted fingerling potato, rosemary, piquillo pepper, black olive
39
Pork Chop
Double cut pork chop, black venetian rice, pickled apples
49
Filet Mignon
Robiola polenta, maitake, asparagus, truffle jus
PESCE‏
34
Cioppino
Tuscan seafood stew, shrimp, clams, fennel, tomato
36
Branzino
Fregola, olive, baby artichokes, preserved lemon
39
Wild Swordfish
Clam chowder, sunchoke, bacon, thyme
CONTORNI
8
Roasted potato with rosemary
9
Broccoli rabe
9
Roasted cauliflower
11
Grilled asparagus
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $55
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The special appetizers were fabulous. The entrees were amazing. I am a pescatarian and the seafood pasta was one of the best I have ever eaten. Our wait staff was above fabulous. Mark was attentive and mad our visit and my birthday truly special.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Tammy C
Reviewed April 13, 2019

This is THE best Italian in Fort Lauderdale! Incredible food, good service, a beautiful room (although a bit "elbow to elbow"). It's our favorite after at least 5 visits. Love it!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sterjet
Reviewed February 15, 2019

This restaurant is happening. The food was excellent. Service was average as it was busy. I'd go again during the week and maybe for happy hour and an early dinner.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bruce F
Reviewed February 13, 2019

I decided I wanted to go there for my birthday with my boyfriend. I asked if we could sit at the chef's table and they told me it was full, but when we arrived, they most have had a cancellation, because the hostess told me...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Judith R
Reviewed February 4, 2019

convenient valet service. We had reservations and arrived on time, but our only seating options were either the very first table by the entrance where everyone passes by, or the last table across the open kitchen, right by the bathroom and a service area for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DinedThereSippedThat
Reviewed February 4, 2019

The restaurant is located on Federal Highway which would tend to make one ask how is that you can have such a wonderful restaurant situated in such a nondescript location. Once you get beyond that you are in for a treat. The wine list is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jerry K
Reviewed January 25, 2019

This is a nice upscale restaurant that hits all the tick marks - elegant eating area, open kitchen, great lighting, seating to watch the food prepared, well dressed staff. It is a pleasant experience and would be outstanding if the food reached the same level....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Joe1234665
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

We heard about this restaurant and gave it a try. Lovely ambiance and great vibe. Service is friendly and professional. I started with the mussels and they were outstanding. I had a very good branzino and my husband had a delicious cioppino. The pastas are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 141Dini
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Nice ambiance, apetizers are ridiculously small, pasta ok portion , a bit salty dor my taste. Service is fast . Would notcreturn.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mexican
Reviewed January 17, 2019

I like the new location and the décor, its sophisticated, must seat 100. Valentino's has an excellent staff an a great menu. Susan had : Wine, Ceasar salad, bucantini Amatriciana, and I : agnolotti carbonara and a side of mussels, unsweet iced tea; we both...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
It is veal offered of the bone. All their offering are excellent and expensive. So plan to drop more than $100 for 2 people.
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