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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
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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Marthasville, Missouri, United States
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited for dinner at the end of our honeymoon. Service was quite slow. The food was pretty good, yet a bit steep in price. Good Italian place to eat, but expect a hefty bill. Was disappointed they didn't serve any type of bread like every other Italian restaurant does.

Thank Erin B
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this place by accident but we are very happy that we did. We had dinner at the bar. Debbie was our bartender, and she did a great job. The food was excellent. They had this awesome piano player, Danny, who was out of this world. He played everything from Sinatra to Billy Joel. They also had this great... More 

Thank madeluca5
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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176 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staple. Good food good drinks even HH food. Yummy liven the Beef Capriccio. Fillet mignon OMG lite lemon flavor a small amount of arugula lettuce and of course Parmigiana plus Escarole and Beans asked for order of chicken with that so yummy you don't need anything else

Thank Ann H
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn't believe how lucky we were to have this restaurant right next to our hotel. I was prepared to Uber somewhere but we were tired and just walked next door. I haven't had Italian food this good in a long long time. The atmosphere was so authentic of an Italian restaurant. They had a band in the bar area... More 

Thank Cindy K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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133 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Do not be fooled by the exterior or location within a strip mall. You will totally forget you are in a strip mall the moment you enter Cafe Vico. You will be transported to a small Trattoria in Italy (OK, maybe New York or Philadelphia). The atmosphere is nice, the live music a surprise and the food.... Delicious. Four of... More 

Thank Tom R
Miami, Florida
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

With some odd 20,000 plus followers on my Reviews, I write carefully and honestly. How this one remained hidden to me, albeit in a shopping center with ample parking was a true Gem. Don't let the pictures fool you, this is a large 200 seat venue broken into Romantic Areas, Roll the dice and make a reservation, you will simply... More 

Thank RasputinsMagic
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Happened to be staying near here and bought a Groupon. So glad we did. Got there at the tail end of Happy Hour which had good specials on House wines and 1/2 price on certain apps. Our dinner was so delicious. I had chicken Marsala and my wife a pasta dish which they were happy to make even though it... More 

Thank Bristol07
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We went for dinner with friends and we were all vary pleased with both the food and the service. Must visit if you like Italian food.

Thank jxswolf
Miami, Florida
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I was there on a business luncheon the restaurant is quite nice. The staff is very friendly and the service is fabulous. I had the lasagne..OMG is all I can say their Tiramisu is delicious. This is on my list for a great place to eat in the Ft. Lauderdale area. P.S. Ladies you MUST visit the restroom before or... More 

Thank Jarrieta55
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Have been coming here for years. I take clients here, family and friends. Family owned, and Marco Vico makes all who come feel like the restaurant is open just for them. Food is always great, and the wine selection superb. Service never is slow, and the new bar section and music make hanging out here one of the local places... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
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?