Caffe Vialetto
Caffe Vialetto

Caffe Vialetto

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.caffevialetto.com/
  • Phone: 3054465659
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 6:00pm - Closing
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Caribbean, Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Late Night, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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  • Parking: No
A word from Caffe Vialetto
At Caffe Vialetto, guests will discover delicious Italian cuisine served with a Latin-Caribbean twist.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Caffe Vialetto reviews from OpenTable diners
94 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (57)fit for foodies (53)special occasion (52)romantic (44)good for groups (24)notable wine list (18)great for lunch (18)late-night find (7)hot spot (7)great for brunch (4)kid-friendly (3)great for outdoor dining (1)vibrant bar scene (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Culinary experience
    Rebeca
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    We loved everything we were served, the dishes had a distinctive flavor and presentation. The Champagne Risotto is a must. The wine selection was excellent. Really great food for the money, great service and beautiful ambiance for romantic or other celebrations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Great place, beautiful, romantic, the food is amazing, and outstanding service. Love it.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • like eating at a friend's house
    Luv2dine
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    very personal and warm service excellent food we ate off both the Miami Spice menu and the house menu but even then there were too many choices - we can't wait to go back to give the other dishes a try
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food and service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Great food and service. Try the Funk. Don't have room? Take it to go.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • exceeding expectations
    Roy123
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    This place was great from beginning to end. Great service, and the food is amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic Food
    AimToLaugh
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The (owner - manager?) was incredibly involved and explained the menu - he was flexible and offered to make changes to the menu. Restaurant was pricy - but you get what you pay for!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ernie is amazing
    datenight815
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Took my sister here for her birthday and dine using the miami spice menu. One of the owners greeted us like family. The food was amazing. Id recommend the risotto. If I could order it by the pound, I would.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The best place to celebrate
    dapmusic
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We had almost any celebration in this place and I brought friends and customer and never fails , the best of the best . Everything they served is exquisite and taste amazing . The blend between European and Caribbean food is awesome. If you did not try it yet you have to do it.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    PBMontero
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We had a wonderful evening and enjoyed the Miami Spice menu very much. Our server was very informative and accommodating, even when I ordered the wrong item !!! The pear ravioli was perfect and my boyfriend was very impressed with the snapper fritters. Ernie was a great host. Thank you. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved it!
    lovedit
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    From the minute you arrive at Caffe Vialetto you feel special and pampered. There is an extensive menu to choose from, our selections were great, it was a wonderful experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • #1 fine dining in South Florida
    Micheleleane
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    This is my all time favorite spot in Miami. I've been able to rely on these guys for a great glass of wine and an amazing meal that makes your taste buds go wild for the past 15 years. Quality and service has always been consistent and reliable. The pear ravioli will change your life and any of the fish dishes on a bed of risotto will makes Cafe Vialetto a definite repeat spot.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    The food was excellent. The service was great and Ernie was a gracious host. First time eating at Caffe Vialetto
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent Miami Spice menu
    samfordu
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We were presented, without asking, with the Miami Spice menu which was fantastic. It had very good selections and the food was very good. Great service.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Vialetto continues to amaze!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We've been going to Cafe Vialetto for a number of years now, and the food has always been exceptional as has the experience. They are always willing to adapt to your dietary needs and or desires. This neighborhood restaurant is a gem that you never get tire of.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food
    alfood
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Food was outrageously good. Had a fresh water bass on champagne risotto which was one of the best fish dishes I ever had. Period.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • An amazing place
    Angel
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This is my wife and I first time to eat here. We enjoyed everything about this place. The food us the best we have had eating out in a very long time. We can't wait to go back and enjoy another romantic night out.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Caffe Vialetto
    betterthancooking
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    In a generic storefront located in an out-of-the-way neighborhood in Coral Gables, we found this gem of an Italian restaurant. Be sure to go around the block, to find the main entrance in the back, off the parking lot. Valet parking, only, at $5.00 was less expensive than the meters on the street. Inside, we found candlelit tables, filled with a combination of couples and big groups of Italian families. Lots of tables in a small space, but everyone shuffled around to let people through. I don't usually order chicken dishes at a restaurant, but the Chicken Maddy was outstanding! This is not a quiet restaurant, but the noise level was tolerable and there were lots of happy people enjoying good food. The service was very good. Lots of energy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent service/food/ambiance
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    From the moment we stepped through the door and were greeted by the host, we knew we were in for a great dining experience. The man who sat us was extremely friendly, warm and talkative. He made jokes while inquiring about our preferences and the occasion. My girlfriend chose the miami spice option with the octopus, pear ravioli and Bailey's cream desert, while I selected the black squid ink risotto with large chunks of squid and shrimp. Everything tasted fresh, the portions were large, and I am still dreaming about that risotto a few days later. The host checked on us frequently to ensure we were enjoying everything, and even offered us complimentary glasses of Moscato for dessert. All in all an excellent date experience!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service
    JenLaj
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Restaurant offered complimentary wine while we waited for our table. The two people, i believe they were the owners, provided us with excellent service and where beyond attentive. I will definitely be returning.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, long wait
    MiamiDiner
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We made an 8:30 resevation, but were not seated before 9:15. Ordered apps and food. Apps took 45 mins. We complained. The owner or manager was very apologetic and gave us some free apps. The claimed to be overwhlemed b/c of Miami Spice. Restaurant is very loud. That said, the food itself is excellent. The comp-ed pear ravioli was awesome. I enjoyed my pork risotto a lot. Overall, great food, but needs a refresher course on restaurant management.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • the bread ruined perfection...
    h28perez
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Caffe Vialetto is a charming, albeit small, dining destination. They cram a lot of people into this small place. If you don't mind getting your chair bumped every now and then, then Vialetto is certainly a place I recommend. The food and the service are amazing. After going over the menu, make sure you give the waiter time to tell you the specials. That's the secret. Amazing specials all the time. The risotto and the polenta are out of this world. Doesn't happen all the time, but the home made bread they served with the freshly made bruschetta was not good. The crust was super hard, teeth cracking hard, and a bit to dense. Desserts are crazy good. They have valet parking, $5, or you can park on the street, meter.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bad Experienced
    RPadronVIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    The service was horrible I waited for more than 20 minutes to get my desert, I had the Sea Bass with risotto and the Sea Bass was salty and if it wasn't for my wife giving me some of her risotto I would have gone out of the place hungry, It was not a good experienced at all. On top of that they are adding an 18% tip for a table with only 2 people, no restaurant in the Gables is doing that.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    You can always expect great food, awesome serivice and a craving to return the next day.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service
    DineOut365
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    The service was awesome. The food was really tasty.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Feels like Family
    SeafoodVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Everyone makes you feels very confortable, very friendly, as you were family. The food is very tasty and good wine selection. I have been there more than 4 times already. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Delicious meals and great service. Perfect night out with friends
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brian
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The snapper fritters were outstanding and the Calamari done with Feta was excellent. We had the the Risotto for dinner, the pork was OK, the fish was very good. The Risotto itself was very good. The deserts were average. They had one of our favourite wines on the list, priced reasonably. We would come back here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Miami Spice lunch
    MerciVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    I met three friends for the Miami Spice lunch and the menu was outstanding with great choices. The food was well presented and delicious.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellency
    LuckyNVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    You can pass by many many times and never see it, in fact for us was hard to find. We parked on the rear ($5) and we were hosted by the owner, a very nice and kind guy. We skipped the Miami Spice and requested the house special"s as appetizer we have ravioli and shrimps, for entree seared tuna and pasta. Every dish was perfectly well cooked and served. We will come back. Don't expect a fancy place but expect to have a great meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Curiosity killed the cat
    Disappointed
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Went for anniversary dinner. Highly recommended so expectations were high. Service was ok but not spectacular. Food ok but not exquisite. Could hear all conversations from surrounding tables. Restaurant on busy street and diners face that view. Parking lot all torn up. Some dining chairs had torn upholstery yet we're offered for sitting. I got one of those. Bathroom clean but had no paper towels or way to dry hands.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Quality
    Sdine
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Just a great place, I have been here 4-5 times over the past two years or so and every time I go the food is great and the service is good. Fantastic Italian food especially their ravioli! Had the Miami Spice menu for the first time there and it was a great selection and there was no need to ask the waiter for it as they gave it to us wtih the menu. Have never had a meal there that I have not thought was excellent. Always recommend Caffe Vialetto. My only complaint is that it took a while to get the check but at the same time they let you take your time and dine, no rush whatsoever even on a Friday night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent as always
    PinotphileVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    What a terrific neighborhood restaurant! Superb Italian themed pastas, fish, meats and veggies and probably the very best risottos in all of Miami! Several types of fresh fish available every day with the chef's own take of style. But you can also get it simply grilled or sautéed but don't ever pass up the champagne risotto that comes with it! Excellent service, attentive and knowledgeable. Easy parking and great ambience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great all around
    il2eVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We had not been back here in a while and I am not sure why, because this is a great place. The food is excellent as is the service. I will definitely be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Awesome!
    Dunney
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Great good, great service. Anything you order is on point.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Good
    AlejandroVIP
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Food is very good and service is attentive without being overbearing. Good for a fun meal or business.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious dining!
    Vialettofan
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    One of our favorite spots and we always dine well here.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful italian
    MontanaChef1
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    This little neighborhood gem was quiet but lively, the food was amazing, the service was attentive and the overall experience was excellent. We will definitely be returning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Good food with interesting variations on the Italian theme. But, a choice of healthier sauces would be a nice alternative to the rich cream sauces.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hotrod
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Pastas were as good as it gets. The carbonara and the parpadelle with short ribs amazing
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always outstanding
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Simply the most consistently outstanding restaurant in the Gables! Love it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.