Authentic Italian Restaurant

Come and and enjoy our delicious cooked to order entees with Italian wine specialties

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Fort Lauderdale Italian Restaurant


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 Carbonara

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

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Finest Wines

Have a full glass of wine or beverage with your favorite pasta, meat, fish or other house specialty.

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Delicious Cuisine

The food is cooked to order with the freshest ingredients giving the simple italian cuisine its delcious elegance.

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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!



Read some reviews left by our diners.

Beautiful Italian Restaurant Decor & Romantic Space
Cafe Italia brings Charm of Old World to Lauderdale
Straight from the Heart
Warm Welcome makes Cafe Italia Special
The spaghetti carbonara was the BEST I’ve ever had!
The charm and taste of the Old World
Fantastic…real Italian<m
Trust in the Reviews!
A hidden gemRisotto ScoglioWe 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.


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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!

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