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Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar - Ft. Lauderdale

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
RATINGS
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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About
Near the Tarpon River, the Historic Stranahan House Museum, and the NSU Art Museum, sits a Ft. Lauderdale dining institution, Timpano Italian Chophouse. At Timpano, decadent dishes meet big red wines and classic martinis amidst white tablecloth services. Timpano draws diners for lunch, dinner and dessert; and also offers a large variety of cocktails and wines, along with a seasonal, chef-inspired menu. Happy Hour specials are available Monday-Friday from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. and live music in the Starlight Lounge Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Hear the latest melodies from local jazz musicians and singers, while enjoying house-infused cocktails and curated appetizers. Lunch and dinner favorites
PRICE RANGE
$25 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hubby and I use to love the Timpano in Orlando. The food and service were five star. While visiting Fort Lauderdale, we were excited to dine at Timpano since it use to be one of our favorite restaurants. What a huge disappointment. Upon entering the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank SueC-traveler
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Went with 3 of my girlfriends for Sunny dinner. We sat at the bar first for appetizers and drinks before sitting for dinner. Food was excellent ; however, service was horrible! Waited almost 30 min. for drinks, waitress barely if never came to check on...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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JosephS4500, General Manager at Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar - Ft. Lauderdale, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

While I am glad that we are one of your favorite's and will be back. I am disappointed that we let you down this last visit. I appreciate your feedback, and will find out what happened and why. Please ask for me on your next...More

Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Went to dinner the night before we in barked on our cruise. We were ourselves, my brother, sisters-in-law and her nephew and his grandmother. The service was excellent, our server,Alberto was friendly and helpful. All our dishes were served hot which is very important to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ddunk58
JosephS4500, General Manager at Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar - Ft. Lauderdale, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2019

Thank you for bringing your family to Timpano. It was truly our pleasure to serve you all. Thanks for the kind words ,we really do appreciate you taking the time to post such nice comments. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant has delicious home made pasta. All of our dishes were so yummy. Veal marsalla and part were also great. Waiter suggest we do the roasted mussels to share, which they are famous for and it didn’t disappoint. Portions are huge so don’t fill...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank NanceBurlington
JosephS4500, General Manager at Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar - Ft. Lauderdale, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2019

We are so happy to hear about your amazing experience. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review. Enjoy the rest of you week and we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

We had excellent meals to just good. My crispy chicken was just good as it was over done and lost the juice. Service was a little slow and as typical of Fl restaurants -Noisy

Date of visit: March 2019
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JosephS4500, General Manager at Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar - Ft. Lauderdale, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are sorry to hear that your experience wasn't up to par. We hope to see you soon. Thank you again and have a great week.

Reviewed March 21, 2019

Ok, where to start........ we chose to sit outside, but it very quickly became clear it was too cold, so we moved inside. 1. -we were asked to sit at a table which wasn’t set up, no problem, but we were not given a candle,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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JosephS4500, General Manager at Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar - Ft. Lauderdale, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We are sorry to hear that the issues weren't brought to our attention, as we would have loved to have resolved the issues immediately. We hope you come back soon and please ask...More

Reviewed March 13, 2019

I love this place, it's a neighborhood staple! It is nice and dark inside, perfect for an Italian Steakhouse. The bartenders are super friendly and the bar is a great place to meet friends. The portions are large, so if you're into family-style dining, it's...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CityMouse79
JosephS4500, General Manager at Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar - Ft. Lauderdale, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2019

Thank you so much for this fantastic review. I couldn't agree more with the Chicken Parm, I eat it all the time. Once again, thank you for taking the time to write this review. We hope to see you soon and have a great weekend.

Reviewed March 3, 2019

They reserved a table for 14 given only an hours notice that our group had grown from 10 to 14. Nice atmosphere and great food! My wife and I eat here all the time, but usually at a more intimate table. The food here is...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank js_carroll
JosephS4500, General Manager at Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar - Ft. Lauderdale, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2019

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself. We do our best to accommodate and I am glad it reflects on this review. Thank you again and have a great weekend.

Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

The watercress salad was very good and one of ours drinks was good. The filet was overcooked and taste unseasoned and like tough rubber. The sprouts were below average. The lasagna seemed as if it was cooked 3 days earlier, the base was burnt and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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JosephS4500, General Manager at Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar - Ft. Lauderdale, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2019

I am so sorry to hear about you experience, but that is not our standard. I am very surprised to hear about the lasagna, as I just had it for dinner the other night and it was amazing. I will look into the rest of...More

Reviewed February 27, 2019

We went to Tinmpano on a Sunday evening to celebrate 2 birthdays. The menu is good with lots of options. The food was delicious, seasoned and prepared perfectly. However, I expected a much higher level of service. Our waitress did not stop by to check...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Amy S
JosephS4500, General Manager at Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar - Ft. Lauderdale, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Hi Amy, you are absolutely right. I am so sorry, thank you for bringing this to my attention, I hope you will come see us again.

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