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Cafe Seville

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2768 E Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306-1605
+1 954-565-1148
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17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:45
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 13:45
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Chef-owned Café Seville is the place to go in Fort Lauderdale for excellent Spanish food, including fantastic paella and perfectly prepared seafood dishes. Reservations are a must, especially on weekends. Owners Joey Esposito and his wife, Sally, and their staff make you feel like you are at their home for dinner, providing a warm and friendly atmosphere in a romantic... More 

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Thank Joel B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten here at least once a month since we discovered the place about a year ago and we just agreed that it is officially our favorite place to eat in Lauderdale. I have never been to a spanish seafood restaurant and still don't really know what makes it 'spanish', but every single thing I have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Owner Joey Esposito, former chef of Sage, too over Café Seville in 1998. It's a small, crowded restaurant that is always full, be sure to have a reservation. There's a good size wine list. Although you can find plenty of Spanish Castilian dishes like Tapas and Paella, there are some Italian influenced dishes like Veal Scaloppini with eggplant and mozzarella... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Someone made a suggestion for us to try this restaurant and I am so glad we did! We did not have reservations but they were able to squeeze us in before their rush. The food and the service is just more than I can put into words. Very authentic! And for dessert, you must try the milk cake. Beer and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We were longing for dom thing else than burgers and pizza. We had paella that was just fantastic. So much flavor and authentic taste! Very nice staff!

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Thank R_Sweden
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Nov 2016 We 3 couples thoroughly enjoyed the pitcher of red sangria and we're delighted by the basket of hot bread and butter But the entrees were to die for The dover sole and swordfish were delightful and the San Marco style seafood combination with fresh lobster tail shrimp scallops plus mixed veggies was yummmmmmie Each entree's sauce was superb... More 

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Thank henry k
Joey E, Owner at Cafe Seville, responded to this review

Henry - reading 'humming along with precision' made my day. Thats really what we strive to do here at CS every night. Thanks so much for you wonderful review. We sincerely appreciate and don't take it for granted. Respectfully, Joey More 

St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The paella is simply the best. Two people at our table had the rabbit and loved that dish as well. The service is top notch. I only wish we lived closer so we could enjoy this restaurant more often!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Cafe Seville is one of our favorite spots. My husband and I love the food, but the service is also incredible. We love the traditional Spanish cuisine. This is the only place outside of Spain, that I have been to that has angulas! The real show stopper is the paella. It is just as amazing as the paella I've had... More 

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Joey E, Owner at Cafe Seville, responded to this review

From all of us here at Cafe Seville, we are so happy you appreciate the angulas! Thanks so much for you very kind review. We will be sure to share it with Aldo and the staff. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks again -Joey More 

Davie, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This place is incredible. The food was top notch. The service was great. Highly recommend for someone wanting authentic Spaniard food.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

If this is only the 28th highest rated restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, I need to eat at the other 27. My meal was absolutely superb and the service matched. From the time I entered the restaurant I thought I was almost family. From meeting the hostess to paying the bill everything was great. The restaurant apparently has a loyal local... More 

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Thank Jerry H
Joey E, Owner at Cafe Seville, responded to this review

Jerry - So glad you had a nice time at Cafe Seville and can't thank you enough for your wonderful review. We appreciate it and hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Joey & Salle More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Spanish, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:45
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:45
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:45
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:45
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2768 E Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306-1605
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-565-1148

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