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Caffe Vialetto
Caffe Vialetto

Caffe Vialetto Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.caffevialetto.com/
  • Phone: (305) 446-5659
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 6:00pm - Closing
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Caribbean, Latin American
  • 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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Diner Reviews
  • "Food is very good and service is attentive without being overbearing. Good for a fun meal or business."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "One of our favorite spots and we always dine well here."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Pastas were as good as it gets. The carbonara and the parpadelle with short ribs amazing"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Simply the most consistently outstanding restaurant in the Gables! Love it!"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Outstanding service and food! Excellent. Clean fast service. The owner that worked on Farher's Day was so attentive,friendly and made sure our experience was memorable."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "we enjoyed the food. super and innovative as always. very attentive personnel.family members are very usual attendants"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Cafe Vialetto is a gem - delicious food, lovely ambiance and a treat for all the senses. Had the restaurant week special - grilled calamari then sea bass over a bed of champagne risotto. Too fabulous for words."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "The other night, dinner at Caffe Vialetto was even more outstanding than it usually is. The Calamari Fra Diablo appetizer was awesome. The Calamari was tender and flavorful and the Fra Diablo sauce had just the right amount of spice. For our main course, my companion had Filet Mignon and I had Hog Snapper. The Filet was "melt in your mouth" tender and beautifully presented. I had never tried Hog Snapper before and it was wonderful. A flaky white fish that was very flavorful and combined perfectly with the shrimp risotto. Magnifique! Four dessert we had a Heath Bar Tiramasu that was super delicious."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Great food, good location and very friendly staff and owners. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "I have been to Vialetto countless times and can honestly say I have never had a bad experience and much less a bad meal there. Vialetto is a treat to the senses. The ambiance is great, the service is attentive, but not hovering and the food is consistently creative, excellently prepared and presented and if there were a sixth star, that would be my rating. I find it rather absurd in Miami now-a-days that people would seriously complain about the automatic 18% service fee being added to their check......Get over it and if you have an issue, modify it. I would not hesitate to recommend Caffe Vialetto to anyone looking for a unique and delicious dining experience without the pretentiousness all too common in South Florida. Enjoy!!!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "This restaurant was very accommodating to my guest and I, we were able to split two dishes and they brought the plates to us split. The dishes we had were delicious, both the polenta and pasta very rich in flavor and creamy in texture, the pasta was tender and all in all I'll definitely return again. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "We don't eat here often enough! It is not close to our home, so unfortunately we only head there on our way to a nearby theater. And, each time we eat there, we are reminded how terrific this restaurant is and how we should just make this our destination. Don't hesitate for a moment....the food is delicious and well prepared....and the staff is cordial and professional. GO and Enjoy!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We loved the food, and the service was prompt and friendly. I did NOT like the fact that an 18% service charge is ALREADY INCLUDED. First of all, if the service is good, I usually tip more, and would have, but didn't because they already INCLUDED a "service charge" in the bill. Secondly, I'm not even sure this is legal, as it was not announced at the BEGINNING of the meal. Whether it's legal or not, it certainly isn't ethical. I probably would go back as the food is truly fantastic, but this left a bad taste in my mouth. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Muy buen servicio y excelente comida, el trato y el conocimiento del mesonero fueron de lo mejor, una cena muy agradable "
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "been going there for years and have NEVER had a bad meal. their specials are always great and very consistent in food, service and priced moderate for their quality and serving sizes. if you have not been there you should definetely try it."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "I LOVE this place! It satisfies my soul! I had the short ribs and risotto and it was soo delicious! Our waiter was wonderful. I had a wonderful time."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • " Food and atmosphere make for a very fun enening out. On this particular trip the service was rather poor. This is not always the case, so we will continue to frequent Vialetto (but if the service is this poor again, it will be off my list)."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I work for one of the top catering companies in Miami, Florida and by far Cafe Vialleto is one of my favorite places to dine. The food, service and ambiance are amazing. The servers are very knowledgeable about the menu. You must try there croquetas, champagne risotto, short ribs and gnocchi's. Make sure you leave room for dessert. It is a bit pricey, but so worth every single dollar. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "The food is amazing never had a bad meal and every single thing on the menu is delicious!"
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "FIRST TIME THERE. OWNER WAS VERY ACCOMMODATING,FOOD WAS PERFECT. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "The food is fantastic and the staff are very kind. I Cafe Vialetto is my #1 dinner choice when i fly from NYC to Miami. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Very nice place to have dinner, pear ravioli is the best plate there. After that mmmmm can say much"
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "We were sitting in the corner, close to the window, just under the air conditioning and we were freezing! Apart from that, great food and service."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "When I got the bill they had calculated an 18% tip. I don't like when restaurants impose the tip. This should always be at the discretion of the client. I paid it, but they won't see me again. Also when I made the reservation for 8:30 PM I wrote on the comments that I was going to be there around 9:00 PM and when I arrived at 9:10 PM the reservation was cancelled."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "From Food to the Service, this is without a doubt one of best places for Italian food in Miami. It is so hard to find a restaurant that is consistently on point with their food. Everything I have ordered plus my dates food was amazing. Do yourself a favor and give this restaurant a try."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Would definitely go there again! The food was great and very reasonably priced and the owner was very nice and personable!"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "I was in Miami for business and looking for a nice place to take my customers so I went to Open Table. This place had great reviews and my customers had never been, so I booked a reservation. The service was outstanding, we were given a nice table by the window, the owner came by to welcome us and the food was amazing. We all orderred a different special and were all pleased with our choices. The risotto was unlike any we had ever had and by our standards the best. Excellent choices for a variety of tastes. My customers stated this would be a place they will visit again now that they know about it."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "First time there. I looked on line for a place to go and the good reviews attracted me there. Everything was first rate, from staff, to the food, to the atmosphere. Great place, will definitely go back."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Food and intimate setting are the two main reasons I dine here. Manager will always go out of his way to make your experience to your satisfaction."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "The food here is delicious, specially the pasta which is their specialty. We were surprised however at the super hard stale bread, but the rest was amazing. Our waiter was so so. Not horrible, just felt like we were asking a favor. But we would go back because the manager seemed to be on top of things so hopefully we get a different waiter next time around."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "I discovered Caffe Vialetto through an online search for Italian restaurants in the area. While they admittedly are more of a fusion of different cuisines, the food is still very excellent. One of the owners was present that evening, and was very accommodating, friendly, and informative. As a first time diner at Caffe Vialetto, it made the experience for my significant other and I, very memorable. I certainly recommend Caffe Vialetto to anyone trying to avoid the usual chain-restaurants, and looking for something new. I myself will be returning soon!"
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "On a very quiet St Patricks day we spent a very special evening. Food was fantastic, service was excellent, and special attention given to my wife was wonderful!! In addition, we really appreciated the few minutes with owner of restaurant."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "The food was amazing as always. I love this place. The server was a little slow due to the fact the restaurant was completely booked, but the food makes up go it as well as the owner's friendliness and constant smile also makes up for it. The seafood risotto with the lobster bisque sauce is exquisite. The pear ravioli is so yummy! Everything on menu is great!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Excellent food!! Yummy fish specials. Love their champagne risotto!! Consistently awesome!"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "our son is a freshman at the univ of miami. we first went to this restaurant after seeing rave reviews on yelp and other sites. the reviews are true and then some. ernie, the owner, is absolutely darling. he is gracious, friendly and makes you feel like family. we were treated that way the first time which is unusual in most places. he recommended a great wine, took care of our order, etc. the food was outstanding! when my son's girlfriend came to visit, this was the place he wanted to take care. ernie treated him with the same care as he did us. truly just a wonderful place. can't recommend it highly enough."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "This is on of the more reliable restaurants in Miami. Always a great service and great food"
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Possibly one of the best desserts ever is The Funk a blondie tiramisu with a crunchy texture on a vibrant pool of blueberry sauce ripeness. Perfect after any meal and well complimented with a cappuccino."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "Got recommendations from several people who know Gables restaurants, so I think I may have ordered the wrong dish for my tastes. Everyone in our group loved their meal, but I was confused about what was going on in my plate?? Unfortunately I took a few bites and left the rest, thought the menu description didn't come close to what was served. The wait staff was charming and very attentive. I look forward to returning and paying more attention to what I order."
    Dined on 3/1/2014