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“THE MEATBALL...OMG!”
Review of Cafe Martorano

Cafe Martorano
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Ranked #342 of 1,414 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Oakland Park Blvd and A1A
Reviewed June 4, 2013

This restaurant was recommended to me by a friend and I must say it was one of the highlights of my trip to Ft. Lauderdale. If you go you must try the meatball which the chef Steve is famous for. It comes with a scoop of one of the most delicious ricotta cheese I have ever tasted and a salad. I died and went to heaven while eating this. The atmosphere and décor are outstanding and the music they play is great. A lot of oldies, Frank Sinatra, etc. The entire staff were so professional, helpful and accommodating. This place will be a must whenever I visit Ft. Lauderdale. It truly is an experience and I can't wait to go back.

Thank SHAWNAGCT
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

Make reservations far in advance for a weekend outing, and be prepared in case people don't want to give up their tables quickly. The food was quite good, the wines were nice, and the dessert was delicious. The service was also quite good for such a crowded time.

A little more space and a little less noise might suit some people, but it is a fun atmosphere for a good meal. Seeing the owner's clips from food shows and favorite movies on the TVs is cool, and the whole crowd got into some of the musical selections.

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1  Thank RouxTheDay
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

I had been to this restaurant several times, and each time it seems to be going down hill. Tonight was the last time I will go, I am tired of being charged such high prices for a meal that is just not worth it. It's sad, i used to really enjoy going, but now it seems to have lost that spark of a great restaurant.

2  Thank restaurant-snob-2013
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

My friend kept talking about this restaurant and saying we got to go. The reservations were made and we were joined by others. Several were familiar and others were being introduced to the house that Steve built. One of our guests was from Phillis and another member knew Steve. This made for an incredibly fun evening with music and foodeliciously samples from the kitchen..

There was chicken, popcorn, pasta, and allow type of goodies that were appealing to the pallet. After sharing pall types of appetizer, we ordered food that was the best ever from seafood. Chicken and. Pastas.

In addition to great food, the music was rocking with lots of folks celebrating special occasions. It was fun seeing people finding places to dance from the floor to the table tops. It was all big fun and just right for a group of friends and making new friends.

The foodelicious entrees were well worth the price and atmosphere,

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Thank Frank W
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

The food was pretty good and different from your regular italian restaurant. So if you are looking to try something new, this is a good place. I found it a little loud.

1  Thank Jessi116
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