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Cafe Vico

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1125 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-1444 (Half block north of Sunrise Blvd)
+1 954-565-9681
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17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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187 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With ala carte dinners from $20-35, and starter salads running about $9, you can drop $50 a head here pretty easily. But the servers are pleasant, and the food quality seems high. All in all, a good main line Italian restaurant with lots of tables outdoors albeit next to the parking lot where the view is car bumpers and tail... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Vico the restaurant I lovingly recall in when I,was kid sparring with Rocky Graziano. The food is authentic Sicicilian. From the clams in white broth to the Chicken Salmbuca or the whole roasted Branzino, the food is excellent. Note: there is a lovely jazz band that is quite good. Great for before or after dinner drinks, but take a... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away in a shopping center, you will find this amazing restaurant. We dined there on Valentine's Day, our experience was outstanding. Our server was attentive and so personable. The meal itself was superb, the lasagne was the best ever. Can't wait to visit again. LOVED IT!!

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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is always busy but the food, service, quality does not suffer as a result! we enjoy "splurging" on this restaurant. so good!!

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Thank ChrisnPaulAP
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the yellow tail snapper and my wife had the seafood ravioli...Both were perfectly done. The complimentary garlic dip is insanely good. I could have stopped my meal there. The only thing separating this restaurant from 5 stars is the limited wine selection. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this restaurant to anyone who enjoys good quality and a reasonable... More 

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Tavernier, Florida, United States
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went for dinner. Eating outside was quieter and warmer than inside which I prefer. Inside was a singer and it was a boisterous crowd. The wine list was comprehensive and reasonable. The service was good and attentive. I had the mussel appetizer and the clear sauce was disappointing . The entrees were all very tasty and portions were large... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here a few times and it's busy, friendly and tasty. Given that, I think it is a little expensive but learned that happy hour offers great small plates that are delicious and inexpensive. Couple that with happy hour pricing on drinks and it's a fantastic place to stop in to drink and snack while listing to live... More 

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Sylvania, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This meal was unbelievable! We were greater by the owner/chef. His seafood ravioli was to die for. I also had a mocha cheesecake for dessert and a cappuccino. The meal was lovely. We sat outside and the service was impeccable. Wonderful meal.

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Thank graceison
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a consistently good place to go for happy hour or later night dining. Owner is hands on and everyone makes your evening enjoyable. Great food and Live music. Lamb chip appetizer to die for, food generally is consistently very good!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

New York style service and menu for those of us who like it the way we are used to up north.They don't get it all right, but 90% they do. Impressed for the money

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-1444
    (Half block north of Sunrise Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-565-9681

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