Bucatini all’ Amatriciana
bucatini pasta tossed with pancetta-onion tomato sauce, parmigiano & black pepper
Risotto con Porcini or Asparagus
arborio rice slowly cooked with white wine & fragrant porcini mushrooms or asparagus
spaghetti with crispy pancetta, egg yolk, generous parmigiano & black pepper
Penne alla Vodka
a delicate pink vodka sauce over penne
Shrimp e Broccoli over Rigatoni
a light garlic & olive oil sauce sauteed with shrimp & fresh broccoli florets
Finest Italian Wines
Have a full glass of wine or beverage with your favorite pasta, meat, fish or other house specialty.
The food is cooked to order with the freshest ingredients giving the simple italian cuisine its delcious elegance.
Since 1993. One of the most authentic italian restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, owned and operated solely by Italian descent. Owner Francesco, from Pescara a city in Abruzzo Italy is highly educated in central Italian cuisine and is prepared to deliver only the best!
Cafe Italia Restaurant, Fort Lauderdale is one of the most authentic, if not the most, restaurant in the Tri-County Area. Voted one of the Top 500 restaurants in all of Florida Golden Spoon Awards, Cafe Italia does what it does best, serve authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of Fort Lauderdale.
✰ Beautiful Italian Restaurant Decor & Romantic Space
✰ Cafe Italia brings Charm of Old World to Lauderdale – Sun Sentinel
✰ Straight from the Heart – Sun Sentinel
✰ Warm Welcome makes Cafe Italia Special – The Herald Dining Section
✰ The spaghetti carbonara was the BEST I’ve ever had
✰ The charm and taste of the Old World – CityLink
✰ Fantastic… real Italian
✰ A hidden gem
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We invite you to join us in our Italian Restaurant in Fort Lauderdale for an exquisite evening of food, Italian wine and music hosted by true chefs.
Hosting a private party? Why not have us help you, from birthday parties to wedding reunions, we will host a great evening for you enjoying italian food in our beautiful Fort Lauderdale Italian Restaurant. Kid Friendly!