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Valentino's Cucina Italiana

Map & Directions 620 S. Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
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954-523-5767
  • Italian
  • Mon-Thu 5:30pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-11pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Free Wifi, Private Party, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Recommended, Accepted
  • Lot available, Valet

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New Times Broward-Palm Beach's Description

The already upscale Valentino's Cucina Italiana has received an upgrade. The restaurant moved from a small storefront in one of the many shopping centers that line Fort Lauderdale's South Federal Highway to shiny new space a few blocks north. The food, as innovative and trendy as ever -- venison tartare, grilled sardines, ham and egg pasta -- is now served up in an elegant, yet comforting space. Crisp white walls, nice bright lights, and soft yellow and blue upholstery are now juxtaposed against a weathered oak bar and an enormous stainless steel kitchen. Did we mention the restaurant now has a bar? Aside from the creative, made-from-scratch fare, Valentino's now serves up innovative made from scratch cocktails -- including made-in-house bitters. Owner Givoanni Rocchio prides himself on taking new twists on old favorites. And quite frankly, between the food and the cocktails, he has definitely succeeded.

 
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  • Dishes like roasted beet salad with mascarpone, apple, hazelnuts, mint, shallots, and a vanilla vinaigrette take preconceived notions of traditional American Italian cuisine and turn them inside out.

  • Anne Marie T. on 03/13/14

    Top notch! The beet salad, the octopus appetizers are highly recommended. And the homemade pasta...

  • Claudio A. on 11/20/13

    Wonderful octopus for appetizer. Definitely worth trying!

  • Nate K. on 04/26/13

    Great food, great fast service!

  • Zeynep O. on 12/15/12

    Great food,great people,great service !!!

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