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Franco & Vinny's

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2884 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3318
+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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As a former FLPD cop, I recall Franco and Vinny taking good care of us, on or off duty! Good guys to say the least!!! Oh yeah, great food as well!!!

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Thank Angriman
Denver, Colorado
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138 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What's not to love? Great pizza, great traditional Italian dishes, homemade marinara, tables full of families and seniors, servers that are friendly & relaxed--Franco & Vinny's is my go-to fave for FLL L/O's! I love eating here, and so will you!

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Thank Pam M
The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wow - what a great restaurant,,,,not only the food but the owner and entire staff. We had an incredible dinner from the appetizer through the after dinner espresso. We started with their wonderful garlic cheese bread. The salad came with their fantastic homemade balsamic vinaigrette . For my entree, I had their special of wild caught salmon grilled in a... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location, situated at the bottom of the bridge. Went a couple of times during our recent vacation as hotel food very pricey. Pizza was very nice, cooked fresh,nice and crispy. Calamari and pasta also worth trying. Drinks were reasonable and service was good. Surroundings were bland and basic but overall it's worth giving it a go.

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Thank Mackie1967
Roeland Park, Kansas
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11 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was okay. We went because it was very close to our hotel. Also close to the beach. My biggest gripe is that they can't split the check. How hard is it to split a check? Otherwise, would have given a 4 instead of a 3.

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Thank Kara L
massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always stay at Gallery One and this restaurant is very close by. We have walked by it in the past and every year we say we are going to eat there, we decided to go for a dinner the night before we flew home from our vacation. We arrived and were seated at a table by the front window.... More 

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Nanjemoy, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked in not sure what to expect.Was pleasantly surprised to find an authentic Italian menu to pick from. They have salads,appetizers and an excellent selection of choices from chicken marsala to spaghetti. If you get a chance this is a must!!

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Thank Terrence P
Urbana, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Might be the best meal we had in Fort Lauderdale. The grilled calamari was amazing. Pizza was great. Very nice crust. Old school atmosphere. Great service. Asked for steamed class. Was told it's not on the menu but it to worry since they have clams they would make them. Best clams I've had in a long time. A must visit.

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Thank ELS44
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed locally and was looking for a casual place to grab dinner. The aroma was definitely "welcoming Italian" and the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. We went with the pizza and loved the thin crust and fresh ingredients.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended by every local we ran into and you COULD walk there from hotel. Wife and I got Chicken Carbonara(recommended), Just didnt do it for me or her, but that could have been just us. Place was packed with steady stream of walk-ins. Little pricey but.... clean and obviously Italian.

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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3318
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-565-6000

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