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“My very favorite Restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Vialetto

Cafe Vialetto
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Ranked #34 of 322 Restaurants in Coral Gables
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Caribbean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Southwest Ranches, FL
Level Contributor
91 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“My very favorite Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

The food never disappoints. The staff goes overboard to make you feel welcome. The owners greet you upon arrival and will remember you by name the next time you come in. I have a favorite special and if I call them a day in advance they will have it ready and waiting for me when I come in. Service like that is hard to find. No matter whether its lunchtime or dinner, they aim to please. If a certain sauce offered is one you aren't familiar with, no reason to be worried, they will bring out a sauce sampler so you can taste the sauces available and decide what you would like on your fish, steak or chicken. My husband isn't a big fan of having to walk in through the back and pass the garbage dumpster...it does tend to put a damper on the ambiance, but its quickly forgotten when you sit down to your excellent dinner and wonderful wine selection.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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English first
Dania Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Cozy place, delicious food, great times...what's not to like?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

So we headed to Cafe Vialetto this week for dinner with friends and family. The place is very easy to get to, with valet and street parking available. We had reservations which were quickly honored and the staff was more than friendly and helpful with special request for additional seating.
The food was just great. The salmon carpaccio and meatballs were excellent to start with, and the from the main entres, the short ribs, pasta del año and the fruta di mare risotto in champane sauce were just incredible.

Overall, this was a great experience, with the food and service being excellent. We'll be back soon

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank ldg29
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Miami, FL
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Favorite Local Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

By far my favorite restaurant. Small, cozy restaurant where the food never seems to disappoint. Excellent service....owners greet you upon arrival and will remember you the next time you dine.

Visited July 2012
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Thank VeeMiami_FL
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Sparks, Nevada
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Fish & Risotto - perfection!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

The fish was cooked perfectly, melted in my mouth. The champagne sauce risotto was very creamy and delectable. I would definitely recommed this for dinner. The dessert "The Bomb" is a piece of chocolate heaven - texture and taste is an adventure all in of itself.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Truebleu11
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Houston, Texas
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“I will go back soon!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

We made an early reservation for 8 and had a great time, the food was really good and they offer 6 different risotto's, the one with short ribs was amazing. The service was really attentive even with the 3 kids. I hope to be back soon.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Charlie_L_M
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