• Cafe Vico PromiseCafe Vico promises… You will never be rushed through your special evening.
  • Celebrate with DiningHave your next party here. Your friends will remember every minute, every bite.
  • Old World CharmCome to Cafe Vico. Our Old World charm will make your Italian dinner memorable.
  • Culinary DelightsCome to Cafe Vico. We give you Old World charm and great food you can’t forget.

954.565.9681 • 1125 N. Federal Highway • Fort Lauderdale 

About Cafe Vico, the choice of Italian restaurants in Fort Lauderdale.

Cafe Vico is one of the finest Italian restaurants in Fort Lauderdale. Conveniently located at 1125 N. Federal Highway just north of Sunrise Blvd on US 1 it is close to everything.

For over 15 years people in Fort Lauderdale. Miami and Palm Beach have been choosing Cafe Vico as the Italian restaurant to hold their special events at, as the place for their celebrations and where they come for their intimate romantic dinners.

With five inviting dining rooms and a stellar wine list, Cafe Vico Italian restaurant is a premier Italian dining destination that never compromises its welcoming and warm feeling nor its outstanding service.

The Italian menu has everything you would expect in traditional Italian food and some wonderful surprises like the Bolognese Lasagna prepared with a bechamel sauce that has been voted the best in Broward County. Nightly specials round out the offerings and the delicious Italian desserts are sure to please.

Cafe Vico Italian restaurant is the unique vision of owner Marco Vico. He grew up in Brazil but dreamed of coming to America. When he came to the US he spent his first 13 years working for a first generation Italian family that ran an Italian restaurant in New Jersey. Marco did everything at the restaurant. He went from dishwashing and prep work to full chef status and then asked to be put on the floor as a bus boy to begin learning the front of the house. He went from the busing position up through waiter and manager.

In 1997 he moved his family to Fort Lauderdale and opened Cafe Vico Italian Restaurant with a mere 20 seats. Since then he has twice expanded in 2001 and 2003 to five dining rooms and is currently expanding again.

He was head chef for the first 10 years and during that time personally trained current chef Jose Villatoro in every nuance and technique needed to create the Cafe Vico’s traditional Italian food. Chef Villatoro’s skills in preparing Italian food are second to none and his reputation continues to grow each year.

Come for the beautiful Italian food with fine wine and leave with the memory of an exceptional dining experience.


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