THE BEST THE BEST THE BEST! Yes Martorano's is THAT amazing. You will not find a better Italian restaurant (or any style for that matter) anywhere, incl Rome. Steve's blend of flavors with fresh, top-shelf ingredients creates masterpiece classic such as the Philly CheeseSteak, Sicilian Slice and giant Meatball. We are regulars and every time we eat there it's as good as the first. The taste lasts for a week and the ambience is a little bit of Italy with, have to mention, incredible desserts! You must eat at Martorano's to know just how incredible it is.
Delicious authentic Italian food
I heard this was a great italian restaurant so I decided to meet friends there for our birthdays. The valet parking guys were rude. Then as you enter the hostess in in an elevated cubicle that looks down on you. I am sure she hates her job. We got there in time for our reservation but had to wait 25 min for a table. No apologies as they treat you like they are doing you a favor. The place really is like a loud bar that happens to serve food. The food was great and expensive. But there is no way we would ever go back to this place as it reminded me of places in NY city where they serve you more attitude than food. Spend your money elsewhere !
A Fantastic Night at Cafe Martorano. Everybody loved their meal. Terrific wines, appetizers, entrees, and an over the top dessert platter for the table. A 5* Star Evening! Thank You!
Awesome food and service!
Best ITALIAN restaurant .Best dance music. Most honest staff found my diamond bracelet and held it till I returned and got it. When in south Florida its a must. It's delish..
Great food and service, would highly recommend! Note the food is pricey - however it is good!
Best dining experience It is very loud but super fun! A must for a great night with a group you will leave dancing and not able to hear!!
Always consistent, from food to ambience to service. Good, hardy meals with just the right amount of richness and spice. Service a little off, mostly due to two young waitstaff, forgetting a drink or butter, nothing intentional just inexperience. A little expensive but worth it for the quality and noticeable enhancement of traditional ITALIAN food. One of my favorite and must have spots whenever in the south Florida area.
Second time going and I will come back every time I’m in Florida ! The philly cheese steak is incredible and the vibe is awesome!
Another great night at Martorano’s! The food is amazing and the wines are sublime. The veal PARM I had was the best thing ever.
This is my favorite restaurant. The best way to celebrate Valentine's Day and the best day of my life, my engagement💗💚
Everything for dinner was great. Went to bar after dinner received two drinks from Susie S there was two other bartenders there, and not one them ask if we wanted another drink, and never even made eye contact with us, so we left and went some where that appreciated there customers and not taken for granated
I love this place, it’s my favorite restaurant
From food to how they treat you A class restaurant I will always come back here’s
I had been looking forward to my first meal at Martorano’s for quite some time. As a Sicilian/American myself Steve’s story is one that I can relate to especially when it comes to food. I was almost worried that I had built it up in my head so much that it may be disappointing, but I am very happy to say that the meal was absolutely fantastic! I had the best linguini and clams I have ever had (my favorite) the pasta and the clams were cooked perfectly. To me good Italian food is about tradition and the best ingredients and it’s obvious to me that Martorano’s shares this same mentality.
My wife and I came in on a Sunday evening and it was decently packed. The manager gave us an option of whether I wanted sit up top or on the floor adjacent to the bar, ended up taking the table up top. Dylan was our server and he was fantastic. Made great recommendations - ended up doing a Martorano salad to split, a Veal Marsala and a Chicken Parm - all of which was phenomenal. Only wish was that we had room for dessert! Two thumbs up for this Ft Lauderdale favorite.
I would like the owner to know I did not touch my pasta because pasta dough was very thick. I offer my sincere advise that he may truly consider substituting for a thin light pasta that’s not heavy and does not stick to one another making it difficult to eat and feel like lead on your stomach. The place is great - appetizers and other entrees wonderful with great service lacking the one item I ordered.
Once again Martorano's rules! The best restaurant for Italian food or virtually any other. The Sicilian Slice is so good, you taste it for a month after! Fresh cheese, pepperoni and bread. Has to be experienced to know, indescribable. Giant Meatball. Chicken Part unlike any other, yes it's THAT AMAZING! Philly Cheesesteak with garnishes and fries that are in their own universe of taste. Steve blends flavors with a talent the truly makes him a GREAT, a visionary and a master Italian chef. I wish they had the Apple Crisp the night we recently visited but understand that the dessert menu changes. This is not a bad thing because ALL of their desserts are incredible, I'm just a fanatic for the Apple Crisp!! You have never tasted any Apple dessert as good as Martorano's until you taste theirs, it's #1+. Another great visit, will be back soon as we are regulars. Thank you Steve. THE BEST!
Canadian friends loves this place.
Excellent Italian food made fresh and hot. We were fortunate to have Steve Martorano cooking the night we were there. he couldn't have been friendlier, even giving us some samples of some of the food he was cooking that night. There were five of us that night, and we all loved our meals.
We love this restaurant and try to get reservations whenever we’re in Fort Lauderdale
Excellent Food & Service...A must when in Ft. Lauderdale.
5 Star all the way‼️Our server Tommy was the best.❣️❣️❣️Very attentive‼️‼️
Cafe Martorano's never disappoints! But be smart when ordering - share everything because you will roll out of there otherwise. Great wine list and cocktails. Meatball salad, eggplant stack, Fried calamari Bibzy is great and I am not a big fan of calamari but this is delicious. I never order chicken parm but my niece does and I've tried it - fabulous. I have taken multiple out of town guests here - men and women and everyone has LOVED it. Warning - it is LOUD especially on the weekends, so if you want to have a intimate conversation or a business meeting, forget it.
It’s a classic
Lack luster service....super long wait to order anything along with cocktails, then the server asks us if we’re ready to order. Had to remind him he didn’t want to take our order because he was fetching out drinks..,whaaat?? Oh and make sure you know all that you want to order because they only place one food order per table...I smelled arrogance in the air, not good...Come on... mentioned husbands birthday in open table reso and reminded when martoranos called me to confirm. Dropped the ball on the Birthday. Probably won’t be returning...more hype than its worth.
Have been dining at Martorano's since it opened.
Amazing Italian food of the highest quality, servers and bartenders make the place fun along with reruns of the Godfather series, Goodfellas and other mob Classics.
Have been eating at Martorano's for years, always a great meal
Steve is a fantastic chef
I was expecting more energy in the Resturant
Steve has an incredible sound system and video system that was underutilized that evening
Food as always was incredible
Imagine driving in South Florida and ending up in Rome? At the best restaurant in Italy? Then take it a few notches higher and you've arrived at Martorano's! Yes, it's THAT good and is the best Italian restaurant on earth. It's actually one of the best restraints in any style food. The Sicilian Slice with pepperoni. Giant Meatball with salad. Fresh, hand crafted macaroni. Apple Crisp dessert. The list goes on. You have to eat at Martorano's [at least once in your life] to know how great it really tastes. THE BEST! Thank you Steve & Marsha..
We met a friend at the restaurant for drinks and dinner,
We ordered drinks and the bartender was almost offensive when we asked for a southern comfort Manhattan.
The food was very good, the waiter was excellent the problem was the very second we sat down for dinner after waiting an hour the loudest music came on and there was no way we could have a conversation with the table, our bill was almost $800.00.
We asked if there was anyway the music could be turned down a bit and the other server said ,"thats not going to happen"
No , I'm not sure I'd recommend it, if your going to serve dinner that late, then the music should follow along.
There was no dance floor to be had, didnt make sense.
People who looked like they were from a 1977 college keg party were enjoying a playlist that could have been from then, but the truth is the volume makes this the worst first date restaurant ever. The food was good, but not as great as I remembered. The meatball was excellent but has shrunk, the carbonara no better than a half dozen other restaurants in town, and the eggplant good but forgettable. The junior waiter was sloppy, and no server could hear or be heard over the comically loud music. I won’t be back for a long time. I’ve been before, and the food made the nonsense worthwhile; not any more. Fuggetaboutit
Amazing!! Mar was an amazing hots and Steve's cooking and music was the best. Night to remember!!
It was a wonderful dining experience food is fabulous
My last visit to Cafe M was a long time ago when seats were few and Steve decided what we were eating. This visit the place had quadrupled in size, menu options and decibel level. Service was still outstanding, as was the pasta...but I believe I’ve ‘aged out’ as a diner. We were seated at 7:30, and there was absolutely no way to converse with your dining partner. If you’re still around at 9PM (in this case on Thursday) the music and disco lighting seriously conflict with dining enjoyment ...we were literally vibrating.
It’s a younger place now, and people were dancing and having a great time, so if that’s your thing, by all means go and enjoy some great Italian! I’m handing Cafe M off to a younger crowd...and feeling nostalgic for the good old days...
Excellent food and service.true Italian experience
My only problem is that the music seems to start earlier each time I go
But the food and service is fantastic
Great! Will be back soon.
This is the second time I have been to Cafe Martorano and it did not disappoint! Would highly recommend this restaurant it is fabulous!!