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About Cafe Murano

There are two cardinal rules of Italian cuisine – eat locally and eat seasonally. Food is part of the rhythm of life, and so Italians eagerly await the arrival of seasonal ingredients from mushrooms in the fall to wild strawberries in the spring. We at Cafe Murano bring these themes from Italy to you. Our food is carefully created using the freshest ingredients made from scratch.

309 Cranes Roost Blvd
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Festival Drive

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(407) 834-5880

Website:
http://www.cafemurano.com/

Entertainment:
Live Bands every Friday & Saturday Evening from 8:45-12:30

Ladies Night every Thursday night. Featuring a live DJ

Executive Chef:
Khai Nguyen

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Cafe Murano Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (4)
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Scenic View (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Good for a Date (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Bar Seating (3)
Live Music (3)
Business Meals (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Cozy (2)
Waterfront (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
People Watching (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We had a fantastic dinner last night. All of the food was delicious! Highly recommend the Stuffed Meatballs and Fettucine Alfredo. Wonderful location, good service, warm atmosphere.. we’ll definitely be back!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Very relaxing

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·Dined on November 17, 2017

This was my 2nd visit to Cafe Murano and I was not disappointed. The staff is very courteous, and works with you in getting what you want. I also like the quiet atmosphere and the outdoor ambiance and of course the food is awesome.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Gluten Free Options
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Danny, our excellent waiter, said that the most popular dish is the eggplant, which our party agreed was wonderful. The other dishes were excellent, too. And there's a good variety of wines by the glass.

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

This was our first time at Cafe Murano’s. We were celebrating our 22nd wedding anniversary and a friend recommended it. The service was amazing and the food was outstanding. We can’t wait to go back!

Tags: Romantic, Great for Lunch, Scenic View
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

We had reservations for 6. We where seated in a larger table away from the bar and band. We could hear the music and enjoy it without it being overbearing noise. We could still enjoy our conversation. Once we sat down we were forgotten about and it took 10 minutes before we could find someone to ask if we had a server. The server we ended up getting was nice and attentive.

Tags: Casual, Live Music, Good for Birthdays
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Overall it was fine, but I don't really agree with most reviews, not as amazing as it sounded. Love the location and the outdoor seating with a very nice view, but the food could have definitely been better. Service was a little slow considering that they weren't that busy. If you are bothered by smokers, the outdoor seating are not smoke free and there isn't a smoking area.

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 (Western NC)·Dined on October 11, 2017

EXCELLENT !!!! The service was outstanding and very prompt !!
Our server went out of her way to get us directions to an event we were going to attend. The food was outstanding. Lobster and crab ravioli was delicious and had a very appealing presentation. Eggplant parm was one of the best we ever had as well as the sautéed spinach Very impressed and would not hesitate to return.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Food was delicious. 4 of us had dinner and a cocktail for under $100. Dinning and bar area are seperated for a quieter dinning experience. Would definitely recommend.

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

It's been about 5 years since I was last there and this time brought friends that have never dined at Cafe Murano. Food and presentation were excellent, as well as superb service from Lou (Luigi). Atmosphere very conducive to everyday AND date night...Will and have highly recommended your establishment to friends and family. Will definitely return!!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Scenic View, Late-night Find
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 (Tampa)·Dined on August 26, 2017

The food was fantastic. Always search for Italian restaurants. This is probably near the top of the thousands of restaurants we have visited. Only wish it was closer to our house in Sarasota.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 25, 2017

Service was fast and very attentive. Bread and Apps were very good but the dinner dishes were not great. We both were very disappointed in our choices.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Lovely dinner, delicious food! The pastas were homemade and the food was fresh. Highly recommended.

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Awesome as always! The food and service never disappoints.

Tags: People Watching, Live Music, Spicy, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Cozy
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Café Murano is simply a neighborhood gem. We locals like to keep this one as our little Seminole County secret! Have been numerous times for drinks, dinner, late night cocktails with live music...ALL OF IT and always AMAZING! Bartender Erika and Doug the server including the rest of them have become like family. One tip ...make reservations if you plan to sit for dinner. Otherwise go and enjoy the high top tables at the bar area and order some AMAZING brick oven pizza!

Tags: Waterfront, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Great for Brunch, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Live Music, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot
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·Dined on August 8, 2017

Great food, but poor service this time in the dining room.
Emailed manager about the experience and poor service ; no reply. It's unfortunate the manager doesn't have proper management and service skills either.

Tags: Waterfront, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on August 8, 2017

I arrived early and our table was ready and waiting. We asked for quiet and so were place well away form the bar / live band area.
Our waitress, Rebecca, was very accommodating with a special, silly request.
All of our food items were good, nothing spectacular and in my opinion over priced.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Enjoyed very much. Food was delicious and service was excellent.

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·Dined on July 30, 2017

My family and I went here for the first time to celebrate my daughters birthday. We originally had a reservation for 1:30 for 8 but got there about an hour early. The staff was very accommodating and very pleasant and sat us very quickly. From the time we where seated our waitress Jessica was on point. Very friendly very out going and very help with the food selections and recommendations. As far as the food everything was delicious!! They even gave my daughter her choice of a free dessert for her Birthday. We really enjoyed our family celebration. :-)

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Cozy, Kid-friendly
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 29, 2017

It was ok, Drinks took a while to get to the table and we were sat next to a huge table of kids

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Fun night. Dinner and dancing to a great live band.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on July 27, 2017

Good Food. For me, the beer could have been colder.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Food was amazing. Service was incredible.

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·Dined on July 23, 2017

We always enjoy the food and the wonderful entertainment on the weekends. Wish there were more places like this is Lake County. It is worth the drive!!

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, Late-night Find, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Sorry to say food was awful! I don't like meatballs with hashbrowns terrible combination Pizza crust was as hard as a brick worst pizza I ever had , and the soup 😝tasted like CANNED soup . Also they need to learn to clean wine glasses before serving the customer. Never going there again.!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 22, 2017

The Best meal ever and desert.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 15, 2017

The band was great🤗

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Great service and yummy food, the waiter wasn't very knowledgeable about wines but we figured it out .

Tags: Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 24, 2017

We are looking to replace an Italian restaurant that has closed. This was a little more expensive but the food was better. Looking for more secluded atmosphere.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Waterfront, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Meatballs were amazing!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Casual, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Live Music, Fun
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 (Savannah)·Dined on June 23, 2017

The grouper piccata was outstanding. Three of the four of us had it . Service was also excellent attentive but not overdone

Tags: Romantic, Good for Groups, Waterfront, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Good Italian food. Our table had the crab & lobster ravioli, cheese ravioli with meat sauce, a large dinner salad, a philly cheese steak and everyone enjoyed their food.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Scenic View
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 16, 2017

The food and service are always good at this café. There were noisy party groups in our seating area and it was a bit of a distraction.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Live Music, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Food, service and overall experience was fantastic. It's a must see place to experience. Have been there every time we're in town and have never had a bad experience.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Another wonderful experience,food, service and price cannot be beat

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Café Murano is a must do if you're in the Altamonte Springs area. Right next to the Altamonte Mall and the AMC theater. After a day of shopping or a movie, head on over. The staff is ALWAYS friendly and amazing with service. Dishes to eat are suggested and they do their best to treat you as best as possible. We love going there whether it's for lunch or dinner because their entrees are DELICIOUS. Give it a try, you will not be disappointed.

Tags: Business Meals, Hot Spot, Local Ingredients, Live Music, Tapas, Handcrafted Cocktails, Afternoon Coffee, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Great Beer, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Afternoon Tea, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Disabled Access, Waterfront, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 22, 2017

Food was absolutely on point and our server was excellent!

Tags: Waterfront, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 19, 2017

We had a great time. Service was great and so was the food!

Tags: Authentic, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, People Watching, Good for Groups, Casual, Fun
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 (Wales)·Dined on May 13, 2017

We were squeezed in even with an open table booking, wine was good, service was very good, with a knowledgeable server, and we were fed promptly and well.

Only fault, this joint jumps, it was full and quite noisy, but if you like people watching like me, it was very interesting and fun.

I'd go back, which is a good sign.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Food is good & reasonably priced. Veal picata is excellent!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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