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SPAZIO - Fort Lauderdale
SPAZIO - Fort Lauderdale
  • Address:
    239 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
    Neighborhood:
    Fort Lauderdale
  • Cuisine:
    Italian
    Price: $30 and under

SPAZIO - Fort Lauderdale Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.SpazioFL.com
  • Phone: (954) 764-8191
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast Daily 8:00am - 11:00am
    Lunch Daily 11:00 am - 4:00pm
    Dinner Nightly: 4:00pm - 12:00am

    Breakfast served weekends until 12:00noon
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Spazio can easily accommodate parties of up to 24 guests in our semi-private wine lounge, and up to 60 in combination with our banquette wall or on our oceanfront patio. Please feel free to contact us for more information and group dining options.
  • Private Party Contact: Chris Jacques (954) 764-8191
  • Entertainment: Spazio is pleased to present an eclectic mix of flamenco and contemporary jazz music on our beachfront main-stage. Please visit our website or call for a schedule of nightly performers.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Las Olas Bouelvard
  • Public Transit: Just south on A1A from the Sun Trolley Fort Lauderdale Beach Route #6
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: There are three public, secure parking lots within a half block radius, and convenient handicapped drop off in the rear of the restaurant, just one block west on Almond Avenue.
A word from SPAZIO - Fort Lauderdale
DINE under blue skies or moonlight in a relaxed, casual setting where music and laughter fill the air
DELIGHT in a thoughtful menu of Italian dishes and an impressive selection of old & new world wines
DISCOVER a new dining destination, and take a culinary vacation, in your own backyard

Located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale Beach, Spazio Italian Restaurant and Wine Lounge offers a touch of glamour in a casual-chic setting, attracting locals and visitors to south Florida alike. Whether you dine al fresco on the oceanfront patio, enjoy a cozy dinner for two in our curtain-draped booths, or simply gather with friends for cocktails and small plates at the centralized bar - every seat at Spazio affords a breathtaking ocean view by day, and at night, the moon and the stars.
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Diner Reviews
  • "This place has a great view of the Atlantic Ocean! The food was good, too! Our server was very polite and helpful with food choice information."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I have been going there every Sunday morning for breakfast. I have been very satisfy and like the service. This is the first time I go with the family for lunch and enjoy it and had very good service."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Excellent food and service. Pizza is always perfect, but chef's choices are unique and delicious."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "Had a great Mothers Day breakfast at Spazio - food was fantastic and the scenery amazing.. great people watching too!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Restaurant is right on the main oceanfront drag, and is a little overpriced because of it. Food was good, service was a little slow. Given its location, the variety of clientele and the weather (windy, rain while we were there) it was a nice evening."
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "My fiance and I went to Spazio on a vacation because we wanted to eat by the water. The setting was beautiful, but I cannot say the same about the food. It's an "Italian" restaurant that doesn't make their own pasta and uses frozen produce (tisk, tisk). The pasta dishes came out with too much CANNED sauce and saturated in oil (neither one of us finished our entrees). All in all, the ocean-side setting was enjoyable, but the over-priced, poor quality food would keep us from ever going back."
    Dined on 10/4/2013
  • "They did not have any record of our open table reservation. I showed the hostess a screen shot of my reservation and she said none of their staff uses the application. Waited 1.5 hours and meal still was not served. Waitress was not tentative, nor apologetic for food not coming out. Cool people watching but not recommended for dinner."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "We went to Spazio for Valentine's Day, which is always risky at any restaurant. But our table was ready, the waitress, while very busy, was very good and friendly. The wine list was strong, and the whole red snapper was very well done. The ambiance is also appealing, Overall, we'd go back, no question."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Made reservations for to have dinner with my wife for Valentine's day at this restaurant and service was horrible. First and last time. We were seated curbside and literally inches from the couple next to us, not very romantic or intimate at all. Our waiter never returned to check on us after taking our order and our first and only round of drinks. The bus boy came to our table and I asked for our drinks once again and still no drinks, finally a manager came by and I canceled the drinks and asked for my check. Finally the waiter shows up with the check. It was a little busy but not THAT busy. Would not recommend this to anyone I know. Hopefully they'll make some improvements."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "It was very nice. The service was a bit slow fir drinks and then it picked up a little. I recommend order the dinner at the same time the apps are ordered. A little noisy but I didn't mind. Good entertainment. Relaxed atmosphere."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food is good. Indoor seating is best. Even though outdoors has the better view of the ocean, the seating is super close and inconvenient."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food for the group: Chicken Picatta, Chicken Parm, Spaghetti Pesto were great. Meatballs were just okay. Children's pizza is more like garlic bread and was a little burnt. Not an ideal children restaurant but they do have a kids menu. Traffic and parking on the beach are miserable - bumper to bumper and no valet - you have to find your own parking on the beach. There is a paid lot behind the restaurant. We chose an early dinner to avoid traffic (5:30pm) and it still wasn't early enough. Four stars only because of the noise level - which is extreme. You will not hear anything but the music, which is difficult if you are going with a group and want to chat, which we did. I would go back for the food."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "I took a client here for lunch. We were in suits and everyone else was in swim-wear and drinking huge drinks. It was not a problem, but I guess I didn't realize what the situation was. This place is located across from the beach and has a party atmosphere. The food was excellent except for the calamari which was really chewy. Our pasta dishes were wonderful and the waitstaff was very helpful."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "We took a group of 15 veteran travelers who commented days afterward about the food quality of the restaurant. Food was fresh and hot and prepared to everyone's tastes. Portions were more than we could finish. The restaurant is more of a bar / restaurant combo with a modern theme that seems to cater to the late night crowd as well. Only negatives were: the speed of service (1) server for the large group, music was a bit to loud for good conversation and a sweating overhead A/C duct dripping on the table. We would definitely recommend Spazio to friends and colleagues."
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "We made a reservation for 12 people for a 25th birthday. As people arrived, they were seated immediately. They did not make us wait until everyone arrived. Great music playing in the background. Our server arrived and took drink orders as we arrived. Once we received our drinks, we gave appetizer order. Great selection. Food order was taken promptly as well. All food was absolutely delicious! The server was attentive to entire group. Since there were 12 of us, the gratuity was added. It was only 15% added, so I did give additional tip as it was warranted. Overall a wonderful, fun, and delicious evening. Will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "The menu is very diverse. I had a seafood sampler with shrimp, mussels and calamari which was amazing. Entree was the seafood wine sauce risotto, could not stop eating it! Amazing food and large portions. The wine was a bonus. Definitely recommend!"
    Dined on 1/27/2014
  • "For a table of 4, we were seated too close to another table that had about 10-12 people, They were seated after we arrived. I was swatted in the face twice (by accident) by people from that table. In addition, we were seated outside. A heater was located next to where we sat, but the heater wasn't strong enough. The service was very slow."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Live loud music plus screaming young patrons at bar made conversation impossible"
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "The food was okay but the experience overall was positive."
    Dined on 12/11/2013
  • "nothing memorable: competent across the board. great wine list, however!"
    Dined on 11/19/2013
  • "We celebrated a "surprise" 40th birthday party at Spazio's. The waiter, Kyle, was superb. He went well beyond anyone's expectations to ensure a memorable evening. If ever visiting Ft. Lauderdale this restaurant is a "must do: location and if you want to be "wowed", ask for Kyle to be your server, he won't disappoint."
    Dined on 11/7/2013
  • "This is s great restaurant on the Beach with excellent food and wine list. Heather was a wonderful Server!"
    Dined on 11/4/2013
  • "Not many places on the beach will take reservations for large parties. We had 18 people and the staff at Spazio did a great job. The service was great, the food was great and the price was good. Great location on the beach. We'll be back!!"
    Dined on 10/27/2013
  • "We loved the meal, had great service. The only downfalls was the cigar smoke wafting in from the patio tables. We will come again."
    Dined on 9/28/2013
  • "Spazio is located across from the beach and attracts a young crowd. There was good live music (guitar) where the outdoor diners were and we could still catch some of the music inside (doors are open). Flatbread and bruschetta were notable and main courses were all very good. Our server had a bit of an attitude at first, but improved. This is not the place for a quiet evening out, but if you don't mind the liveliness, the food is very good. We enjoyed sitting in the raised dining area inside; gave more of a view of the outside."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "Although the location and ambience were definitely on the touristy side, the food quality and service was surprisingly good. The pasta and specials were reminiscent of the quality food found in the northend of Boston."
    Dined on 10/14/2013
  • "Hey... what do you expect when you are eating on the beach in Ft. Lauderdale. The food is your typical pizza place food overpriced. but, you are looking at the ocean. Choke down the chicken parm and have a drink."
    Dined on 8/9/2013
  • "Terrific beach view table on A1A was the perfect setting for lunch and drinks. Pizza was light, crisp and cheesy. Spouse had a well prepared fresh fish sandwich. We've been here for dinner too. A beautiful wine cellar is the backlighted decorative centerpiece. A restaurant of class along an exciting street."
    Dined on 7/9/2013
  • "service is terrible location is spectacular just a cross the beach"
    Dined on 7/3/2013
  • "this was a great restaurant for 19 of us. We had a blast and the food was delicious and that is coming from picky Italian picky foodies!! I highly recommend it."
    Dined on 6/29/2013
  • "I have been going to Spazio for years. It is always good. It is reasonably priced for the area. My kids were in middle and high school when we started going there and it is one of their favorite restaurants in Ft. Lauderdale."
    Dined on 5/17/2013
  • "It was a very nice restaurant with a view of the beach from its terrace and a cool interior. There was a bar in the center of the room and at night it must be quite beautiful with the way the lighting is set up. We had to ask for bread but we were completely alone inside and there were a few tables taken up outside. The food took some time to come out but it was delicious and visually appealing. The desert choices were fantastic in that they had a wide variety."
    Dined on 5/13/2013
  • "A great place for a very good meal and to see and be seenr"
    Dined on 5/9/2013
  • "Nice food, good but not great service. Server didn't bother to point out that the tip is already automatically added...Nice wine/food selection...Jennifer"
    Dined on 4/30/2013
  • "We found this place for breakfast while walking along the ocean. The view can't be better, the food was good, the service was friendly and attentive. So we decided to try it for dinner. Dinner was delicious, nice menu, reasonable prices, big portions. And the staff, from the hostess to the wait staff to the busboys continue to be attentive, helpful and very friendly."
    Dined on 4/28/2013
  • "The Food at Spazio is good. The scene is lively. The view is fantastic. The service is random, chaotic, and belligerent. It took three times for the server to bring the correct order to the table and offered no apologies each time he brought the wrong order. The table next to us received the wrong pizza order but decided to keep it as they were in a hurry. To add insult to injury, Spazio automatically includes gratuity on the bill (I realize they do this because of the large number of international travelers that visit). If they automatically add gratuity and you don't feel it's worth it, you can and you should ask to have it removed. Food and Service go hand-in-hand; Spazio hasn't gotten the memo."
    Dined on 4/7/2013
  • "We were only two of us and they add the gratuity on the bill. Not very commercial. We always tip 20 % to bad for them."
    Dined on 3/30/2013
  • "We were there during Spring Break, so we should not expect perfection perhaps but their menu was the same full price.... The food was good, but the staff, across the board was just not trained much at all. The hostess was seating anyone anywhere, if they pushed past the short line to get in and got to her first and when we asked for our check at the end the server spent about 5 minutes first making two trips to clear our table and only THEN going to server station to total our bill and bring it. We didn't experience any of these issues at other places on this trip"
    Dined on 3/26/2013
  • "Fun to sit outside and watch the Spring Breakers. Food was excelnt"
    Dined on 3/10/2013
  • "Went for a nice relaxing meal and they serve way too fast, tried to get them to slow down but the food server just dumped the plates on the table. By the main course there was no room left on the table. Not the place to go unless you are in a hurry then it is too expensive for fast food."
    Dined on 3/1/2013