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Empire Pizza Cafe

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15 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1113
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Cambridge, Canada
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168 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After several disappointing experiences in the neighbourhood it was great to find this little gem in a strip mall in downtown.

Thank crobinson2014
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The workers are always nice and their food is really good. If you love pasta and pizza this is a good place to go.I love the stuff shells they are big but you only get four (A little pricey but I still order it). I would ask the quantity or how much of food you will get before you order.... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Had takeout on a Saturday night haven't tried them in years. Didn't have pizza but other items. It was absolutely awful. Tasteless mess of food. Would not recommend it. Hopefully their pizza would be better!!!!

Thank James B
Lakeland, Florida
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Went there during a trip to South Florida. Relatively small place but clean and modern. Pizza tasted fantastic as did the Spaghetti.. Just the way NY style Pizza should be.. Their tomato pizza sauce is awesome!! Service was friendly and fast. Will be back there at my next visit to South Florida.

Thank Olivier M
Plantation, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

If you want a pizza with a thin crispy crust with generous toppings then you should dine here! They serve by the slice or regular pizza size offerings. The pasta dishes are huge portions with enough to take home for a second meal. It is a small place with seating inside or outside. The staff has been working there for... More 

Thank Laura M
Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States
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176 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This place is hidden in a strip mall adjacent to a CVS drugstore, do not let it scare you away. We were served one of the best pizza we have ever had in Florida. New York style but not some burnt cracker crust. Great flavors, good service and many more items to have beyond pizza. Do Not Miss This.

Thank Bill T
Boynton Beach, Florida
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Freshly made pizza in Ft. Laud. Claims they are NY Style and it does not disappoint, attitude and all. But great pizza!!!

Thank Alvadido
Davie, Florida
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408 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

I was on the run and just grabbed a slice with sausage and a drink for the road and it was very good. I will definitely go back and dine in. I thought the sausage was very good. Friendly people and very fast service

Thank pat s
Oulu, Finland
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We were passing by and didn't want to eat at any restaurant chain. We saw local policemen eating pizza in front of Empire and that's always a good sign :) Pizza slices were very tasty. I liked also the New York style decoration

Thank Aamu85
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2016

bad attitude I suppose ordering online may be ok but if talking to them in person is necessary watch out. There are several pizza joints in the area that are happy to have your business.

Thank residentguy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1113
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale

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