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Angelo Elia Pizza Bar and Tapas

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar
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4215 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-5532 (42nd Street & US1)
+1 954-561-7300
11:30 - 23:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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475 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good pasta, salads and overall the food is uncomplicated and good. Service was friendly but the place is noisy.

Thank ChristineBindert
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sincere, authentic and not at all overbearing, from the servers to management, diners will know they are the most important part of this restaurant's success. My acid test is to ask for recommendations, and in Angelo's there was no hesitation and yet a wonderful variety to choose from. Fabulous, tender octopus. Meatballs that melt in your mouth. I had veal... More 

Thank Bill_D123456
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For a different treat, and not the kind you may find at fusion or chain restaurants, this place will fit the bill. Say if you like to pair pears and blue cheese, imagine that with figs and Italian bacon added... You may want to sit away from the gelato counter, or arm yourself by boosting your will power.

Thank Lewis C
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been there in two different occasions, both time the service was friendly and the food was impecable. The octopus salad is a unique mixture of ingredients that will make you order it more than once. The lasagna, lamb shanks are to die for. if you don't have a big appetite think in terms of sharing, the portions are big.... More 

Thank Julio G
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our friends "warned" us that the portions were large and we were not disappointed. The Tapas are the size of a main dish and can easily be shared between 2 or more. Our group tried several of Tapas including the Grilled Octopus, which was disappointing as it was hard and chewy. We went on to try the Tuscan Minestrone which... More 

Thank Gary S
Detroit, Michigan, United States
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful Italian restaurant where the service is great and the food is always good. Cocktails are also generous. They take reservations and are generally good about having a seat when you arrive. However thanks to this place I am crazy for great meatballs. They are the best on the planet. I love to get the spaghetti and... More 

Thank Jeff A
Coconut Creek, Florida
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465 reviews
408 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very nice tasting.. lots of cheese, $18.00 We were a bit disappointed the mushrooms tasted like they were canned...and there wasn't a lot of mushrooms on the pizza to warrant the price, in our opinion. I had the Octopus,$18 very nicely done with arugula, tender and very nice. All in all with a draught beer and tip the lunch was... More 

Thank ciaotebaldi
Pompano Beach, FL
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286 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The happy hour is great and the bartenders are wonderful. Half price everything (drinks) and a special happy hour appetizer menu that is wonderful. We love every item on the menu.

Thank lemon737
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

great ambiance, impeccable service, octopus to salivate over and overall a wonderful afternoon. Nothing to compare in the area, if one wants a luncheon that has a European flavor. They did the pasta a s reqiested with no extra charge and the wine was 1/2 off. Well worth the dollar and as I have frequented the the venue on numerous... More 

Thank Dyerrd
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Found this place by fluke, valet parking, great service, delicious food. My boyfriend and I shared the fritto misto platter: delicious fried seafood and veggies served with marinara and tartar sauces. Then we had the Greek salad, huge portion enough to share. Fresh veggies and feta, delicious light dressing! Then we shared a pizza, la contadina..wow! One of the best... More 

Thank HKJ420

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4215 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-5532
    (42nd Street & US1)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-561-7300
Italian Cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?