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Franco & Vinny's

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2884 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
+1 954-565-6000
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16:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is a flashback to 1975. Upon walking in you are greeted by a stone face women that doesn't make you feel welcome at all! She didn't crack a smile the whole time we were there. Our waiter was also unpleasant and rushed..we were a party of two his attention was for a very older demographic that was ordering... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After reading the reviews here - and a recommendation from a local - I decided to try this restaurant out. Maybe they were having a bad night, but I was not impressed. I sat in the bar near the kitchen so I had a chance to watch food being prepared. The wine selection is surprisingly poor for an Italian restaurant... More 

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Thank Veritas57
Michigan
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends who live her like the veal and eggplant dishes. This time I had the pizza and a salad. Playful staff . Locals like this spot too.

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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272 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great family type restaurant with parking in rear. It's nothing fancy but you can expect a hearty, delicious meal. I shared a very tasty salad and had the special.... Fruitte de Mar with a lobster tail, calamari, shrimp, clams over pasta. We all shared a tartufo for dessert. I was pleasantly surprised by my $7 glass of wine - Cabernet... More 

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Thank Audrey3091
Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife & I dined with friends in Fort Lauderdale, who recommended this gem of a restaurant. Food & service couldn't have been better!

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Toronto, Canada
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97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant due to its proximity to the resort where we were staying. Our family of four enjoyed several different pasta dishes. All tasted quite good and were very generous portions. We all took some back to the hotel to have for lunch the next day. Staff was friendly and the service was quick. Would recommend for... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casual Italian Restaurant offering excellent food at very reasonable prices. Don't miss the chicken scarpiello (on the bone) and traditional pasta dishes like spaghetti and baked stuffed shells. Garlic bread is fantastic , as are the bar pies. Enjoy this casual getaway just one block off the beach (Sunrise & A1A). Try the ricotta chessecake for dessert!

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Thank Longton1
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for dinner, the spaghetti was delicious. Portions are pretty big also. The staff are very friendly, we will definitely return.

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Thank Sunshine43217
Ottawa, Canada
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365 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great tasty authentic Italian cuisine at a reasonable price. Home made salad dressing. Perfect portions . Great experienced staff working as a team. Best Tiramisu actually using teal cream & robust coffee.

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London, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We arrived at 6.30pm to find EVERY table taken. We got in. But a line formed on the sidewalk after that. Is there any better recommendation than that. This is good Italian cooking that your Mamma would know and serve. Its also the kind of place dying out in the States as multi national, chains take over. Family run business... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2884 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-565-6000

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Westhampton Beach, New York
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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?