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Cafe Martorano

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3343 E Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-7216 (Oakland Park Blvd and A1A)
+1 954-561-2554
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17:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 02:00
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Rye, NY
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

There are SO many better Italian restaurants in Ft. Lauderdale - don't waste your time or money on Cafe Martorano. Average at best Italian food was the only semi-redeeming factor of the evening. The hostesses at the door were surly and could not be bothered to smile or even pretend to welcome our party of 4. Waitstaff rushed us through... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My Waiter was so helpful and friendly that Greg made the night worthwhile.The food was very good but very pricey. Meat ball and rigatoni for $34.00 is unacceptable considering that no bread was served with dinner. Atmosphere and ambience were a natural plus.

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Marlton, New Jersey
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125 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We have been to all but one of the Martoranos so we were excited to stop in here! Steve and Marsha were there so that was a plus! The menu is different then the others we have been to but as always ... Nothing less then exceptional !!! Huge fan of the gravy so I always recommend it ... Desert,... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

So I ordered a linguini dish with seafood. Unbelievable you actually can't get a piece of bread with this meal. Even after asking. They send over a boxer of a women to basically tell you that's the way it is if you don't like take off. I found it more than offensive. Had I said another word about it I... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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132 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I took my wife and both of our families here for Mother's Day. If you like a cool trendy restaurant this is it. The menus are all on digital tablets and the place is covered with TVs playing classics like the sopranos and the godfather. The owner Steve has always been there whenever I go and he is the head... More 

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Thank Aaron B
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I was VERY pleasantly surprised. Pulling up to a restaurant in a strip mall, I wasn't sure what to expect. I was actually shocked my friends would pick a place like this, but they had been once before and knew what I now know. We had the BEST time. We sat down around 9:45pm which was much later than our... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Have been to all his restaurants and order Sunday gravy, went to the Ft. Lauderdale one, informed Sunday Gravy not on the menu, he wants people to try his other dishes. Won't be back until he puts it back on the menu.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Café Martorano has the best Italian food in South Florida hands down. I can start going through the menu, but honestly I have not tried anything that is not wonderful ! after 9 pm, the music slowly starts to get turned up, by 11 it's like old school disco meets the best food you've ever had. get your butt over... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Stop by Cafe Martorano for amazing Italian food and a very cool, groovy atmosphere that will not let you down and probably will blow you away! Chef/Owner Steve Martorano is a great dude and an imposing figure...dont let that stop you from asking to meet the "Man" if he is in the house!! Don't miss Cafe Martorano!!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We chose this restaurant because we had guest that have a 75 year old business of making pasta. They are italian. They did not like the restaurant. There are no substitutions...you order what is on the menu and that is it. The crowd/staff were loud, rude, mafia type people. We sat down and ordered 6 appetizers right away for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 02:00
Saturday
17:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3343 E Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-7216
    (Oakland Park Blvd and A1A)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-561-2554

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