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Angelo Elia Pizza Bar and Tapas

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4215 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-5532 (42nd Street & US1)
+1 954-561-7300
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been coming to this restaurant for years. I always found it to be very enjoyable. Recently this was not the case. I went with 4 adults and 2 children. We ordered pizza for the children, my wife ordered pasta bolognesa, I ordered veal meatballs, we also ordered grilled octopus. The food was lukewarm and the taste mediocre. I... More 

Thank Roberto34227
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82 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If Casa D'Angelo is too formal or expensive for you Angelo Elia's offers much of the same quality in smaller portions and in a more casual trattoria setting with 80 wines choices instead of 2000. Great food

Thank foodiesouthflorida
Orlando, Florida
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We dined for lunch on Saturday with another couple. They have a bunch menu on Saturday and Sunday. The service is very good. I had the Sunday gravy-sausage, meatballs and pork ribs over rigatoni. Very good although I thought the meatballs were a bit dense. My wife had the lasagna Bolognese the meat sauce was great and the lasagna tender.... More 

Thank John T
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498 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

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 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 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 20 November 2016

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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106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

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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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

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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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 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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467 reviews
410 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 

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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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?