Cafe Italia Authentic Italian Restaurant Fort Lauderdale – Since 1993

Owner Francesco, from Pescara a city in Abruzzo Italy is highly educated in Italian cuisine and Cafe Italia is prepared to deliver only the best Italian food! Cafe Italia owned and operated solely by Italians & Italians in the kitchen. we are one of the best Local Italian Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale.

3471 N Federal Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
Call: (954) 561-3900


Our cuisine starts with only the freshest ingredients – we don’t take shortcuts. We take pride in cooking with only 100% pure Italian extra virgin olive oil, fresh vegetables, and ingredients so we may serve the most authentic Italian cuisine at your table. All our dishes are made to order and reservation are accepted and recommended. At Cafe Italia we speak Italian, live Italian and cook Italian! The Charm of Old Italy in this small family local owned Italian Restaurant in Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy freshly served cooked-to-order plates including yellowtail snapper, veal marsala, risotto, lamb, seafood dishes and much more.



Warm Welcome makes Cafe Italia Restaurant Special – The Herald Dining Section
The Charm And Taste Of The Old World – Sun Sentinel
Love This Place – Google
Beautiful Italian Restaurant Decor Romantic Space – Miami Diner
Straight From The Heart – Sun Sentinel
Perfect Italian Restaurant Near Me – Yelp
Fantastic Family Restaurant Fort Lauderdale – Yelp

I am truly impressed that Cafe Italia has been in business for 20+ years! Unfortunately, many restaurants loose their focus on quality but I do not think this is the case for this restaurant. We look forward to making Cafe Italia as one of our go-to places for excellent Italian food!

Read some reviews left by our diners

✰ 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 Restaurant 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
✰ Trust in the Reviews!