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Good Italian in West Broward?

umwife11 Nov 3, 2009 05:45 PM

Yeah, yeah, yeah...we're going to see Andrea Bocelli later this month and I want to make a whole production of the night. Starting with some stellar Italian food.

Does anyone have any recommendations?

All I can think of right now are chains and I'd rather not go down the Buca, Olive Garden or Carraba's path if I can avoid it.

Thanks much!

Olive Garden
2575 NE 8 St, Homestead, FL 33033

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    recroomjess RE: umwife11 Nov 5, 2009 10:44 AM

    Try Vigneto's in Plantation. Really nice atmosphere and delicious food. My favorite is the asiago gnocchi with vodka sauce.

    Vignetos Italian Grill
    (954) 915-0806
    1663 S University Dr, Plantation, FL 33324

    Italian Grill
    8620 S Tamiami Trl Unit N, Sarasota, FL 34238

    Vignetos Italian Grill
    1663 S University Dr, Plantation, FL 33324

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      nmurawsk RE: umwife11 Nov 5, 2009 03:58 PM

      Vignetto's is good, I've been a couple of times. I also really like Tarantella in Weston - the brick oven pizzas are great! I've also heard Josef's in Plantation is really good and I have been meaning to go check it out. I'd also recommend Milano Italian Grill on Commercial and Pine Island. It's a very small pizzeria/restaurant. Nothing out of the ordinary but really good food.

      Milano Italian Grill
      8767 NW 57th St, Tamarac, FL 33351

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        Raboi RE: nmurawsk Nov 6, 2009 03:49 AM

        I don't dine in that area often but I have to second the "rumors" about Josef's in Plantation. I have never been there but it is very high on my list of places to go to. The reviews have always been excellent.


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        darsha3 RE: umwife11 Nov 5, 2009 06:30 PM

        On Univ. Drive, just south of Griffin Rd on west side, in Davie. Specials Sun-Tues. Consistently good food, nice size portions. Fresh ingredients, well prepared. Service is good. Have never been disappointed. Reasonably priced.

        Tommy's Italian Restaurant
        4777 S University Dr, Davie, FL 33328

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          darsha3 RE: umwife11 Nov 5, 2009 06:34 PM

          Great food; good prices; nice size portions; friendly service. Food has always been above average. In Davie, on Univ. Drive, just S. of Griffin Rd.

          Tommy's Italian Restaurant
          4777 S University Dr, Davie, FL 33328

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            nachogirl RE: umwife11 Nov 9, 2009 12:46 PM

            Capriccio's at University and Sheridan. Always a treat.

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