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Valentino Cucina Italiana

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620 S Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-3137
+1 954-523-5767
18:00 - 12:00
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Mon - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 12:00
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Boca Raton
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance. We had a drink next door at one door east first and then went to dinner at Valentinos. Food was amazing and I loved the open kitchen concept.

Thank Eddy A
Aspen, Colorado
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow. This was the perfect night out. The food and the service were both superb. I loved the open kitchen, as I like to see what the Chefs are doing. If you love fine dining and Italian food, check this place out!

Thank hradical6
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This place is a very wonderful Italian restaurant. It had a lively big city buzz and the food was excellent. It is a little bit off of the beaten path and definitely a place known by the locals and not at all touristy. We started with the house made ravioli with shaved black truffle and egg yolk. One of the... More 

Thank JMBPittsburgh
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

True Italian food serve to perfection! As many times, as I have eaten there, it never ceases to amaze me, the quality, the presentation, the flavor!!! A must visit!

Thank italiangirl2017
Washington, DC
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I really enjoyed reading Valentinos menu, hearing the specials from the wait staff and enjoying the elegant setting. I loved the food pairings. Had Fois Gras with chocolate and berries...amazing. Had sushi tuna, caviar and wasabi appetizer...delightful. My friends rib eye was really interesting with pepper crust and roasted greens. But for $56 it seemed high. And the rest was... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I have been here many times and never disappointment ! Giovanni the owner is one of the nicest and humblest persons I have ever met in my life . We went valentines night and David always takes care of us. I never really look much at the menu, David knows what he is doing and what I like. The wine... More 

Thank floridaseiler
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I drive by Valentino daily and I'm looking at it from my office window as I write this review, but somehow never tried the place until last night. And last night was a challenging night for anyone in the restaurant business - Valentine's Day. Trying out a new restaurant for a Valentine's dinner is only a little less foolish than... More 

Thank Robert V
Guilford, Vermont
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Everyone in our large party had a great meal at Antonio's. We were in the private dining room, which was beautiful and the service was great. Very fun evening!

Thank Anne R
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Disappointed. Rich, small portion ok entries at high prices. Tuna Tarta first serving horrible compared to jointly owned One Door East ! Served with potato chips ... same chief ??? Sigh. Entries small and just too rich for my traditional Italian taste. Wine list way over priced. Go to By Glass list and order bottle there! Really good wine offered... More 

Thank NewSunrises
Boca Raton
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dining experience Here for my wife BD. My wife thought the shrimp fusilli was excellent. I had bronzino and the fish dish was probably one of the three best that I have tasted in my life. My son loved his pasta dish with scallops. Savory chocolate cake for dessert. Go there.

Thank mej1724

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 55
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 S Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-3137
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-523-5767
We are a fine dining restaurant featuring Italian cuisine with a modern twist. We source the very best products available, local whenever possible. Excellent wine list and full bar, served by professional waitstaff.

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