About Caffe Vialetto

At Caffe Vialetto, guests will discover delicious Italian cuisine served with a Latin-Caribbean twist.

4019 LeJeune Rd.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Caribbean, Latin American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 6:00pm - Closing

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(305) 446-5659

Website:
http://www.caffevialetto.com/

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Late Night, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Caffe Vialetto Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.6

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (22)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
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Good for Anniversaries (20)
Special Occasion (18)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Cozy (13)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Business Meals (12)
Good for Groups (12)
Authentic (11)
Great for Lunch (11)
Worth the Drive (9)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Tasting Menu (6)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Fun (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Casual (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Healthy (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tapas (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

Caffe Vialetto always surprises the visitor with creative and delicious freshly cooked cuisine!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Naples)·Dined 4 days ago

Wonderful food, I noticed a few unique dishes on the menu. Outstandingly customer service!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined 4 days ago

Great dinner as usual!

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 (Miami)·Dined 4 days ago

Great food and service! The staff was very knowledgeable and friendly and food was brought out in a timely manner.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Groups
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·Dined 4 days ago

Came for a belated Valentine's date night dinner with my wife. Everything was awesome--the food, the atmosphere, everything.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Miami)·Dined 6 days ago

Date night for the day after Valentine's Day. The food was fairly tasty, the wine was nice, and the atmosphere was excellent. The service left something to be desired. It may be due to the fact that they include a mandatory 18% gratuity, even for a party of 2. They evidently don't have to work for a tip since it's built in, so they don't show the same attention as waiters at other restaurants do. Overall, it was a good experience. Not bad, but certainly not great.

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 (Miami)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Excellent, excellent, and did I mention excellent! I admit we over did it, but hey it’s Mardi Gras so we are like oink oinks. The short ribs amazing as always, not to mention the variety of ravioli. So YUM! But the most interesting dish was our first the Meat Candy. Then we washed all down with a glass of Moscato. Then God for taking a Lyft, we needed to walk it off...Until Easter Viatello!!’

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on February 3, 2018

I drive from Broward County because of the amazing food. Best risotto by far, I love the daily fish with risotto specials. Marcelo and Ernie are great host, they make you feel right at home. Well worth my drive!

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 (Miami)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We had an amazing dinner here as we always do. The staff is so friendly and the food is amazing. Always love coming here.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Like always great service & awesome food. Ernie is one of best in the business.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great service and amazing food. Enjoyed our visit

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 26, 2018

The food it decadent! The service is great! I recommend it to everyone!!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Still and for many years to come, will be my favorite ALL time restaurant. Hands down no other gets close.

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Restaurante italiano con buenos platos. La carta de vinos también es completa. El servicio atento.
La comida es buena.
Único inconveniente es que agregan el 18% de propia de forma obligatoria, sin dejar al cliente la elección en base al su satisfacción con el servicio recibido.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Need to change the menu from open table to reflect today’s prices are about 30 to 40 % higher

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 12, 2018

While hard to find, the food was a exceptional. You can't go wrong with any of the risottos. The pasta was fresh and delishious. I would go again and highly recommend this restaurant.

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Loved everything about it ! .... except they put an 18% gratuity on for 2 and they would have gotten much more had they not. Also I do not get the paying for parking when it appears as though it is their lot. Nevertheless , I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Our meal was excellent. Service was very good. Prices a bit high for entrees.

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Excellent food and service. Neighborhood gem. Great Wine list.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 2, 2018

The food is wonderful. Some of the best short ribs we have ever had. Our first visit was about 4 years ago and a friend had a food allergy. We were so impressed with the owner and chef coming to the table and asking about the issue and what could/couldn't be used. This time was in celebration of our 13th yr anniversary and again the owner came amd congratulated us as well as a complimentary dessert that melted in our mouths. We don't live in the area so view coming here as a special treat. It really is the whole experience from the amazing food, intimate atmosphere and wonderful friendly staff that go out of their way to make you feel special.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food was delish! Had a
Great dinner to welcome 2018.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was really good. I was disappointed upon arriving and seeing that they only sell wine and beer. In addition, the restaurant is too dark for my taste. Not sure if it’s like that daily or only because it was New Year’s Eve and they had some lights on in the inside. Out waiter was welcoming and attentive at first, but after the food arrived, he never checked in on us. We had to flag him down for desert. Overall a decent experience, but not what I was looking forward for my New Year’s Eve dinner. Not sure I’d go back again. There’s other great ones with better ambience that also sell liquor, which is my personal preference.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Repeat performance!! Excellent everything. Shrimp nuggets and meatballs for the appetizer, yup, great. Tried the "Pear Rockin Ravioli", OMG, just amazing. We'll be back.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 22, 2017

loved it as always. Everyone's food came out amazing and the service was outstanding considering we were a very large party that came in at the last second.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 22, 2017

This used to be one of my favorite places. This time, not so much. The service was veeeery slow, even though the place was relatively empty. We just wanted to get our wine first, then they could take as long as they need. The wine we ordered was not available, but they did make a recommendation that was good and very similar to what we ordered. the bread was hard and cold, and the tomatoes that are served with it were served in big chunks. Not in smaller pieces like it was before. The food main course was good, fantastic flavor and risotto was just perfect. The desert, however, could've been better.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Food is always consistent. Great special. Friendly atmosphere

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 21, 2017

My only complaint is the $16 glass of house red Cabernet wine at the bar.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Went to Caffe Vialetto for the first time this evening. We started with the Calamari Fra Diablo, one of the best red sauces I've ever had, very flavorful. Our meals were the Gnocchi and Mady's Chicken - both excellent dishes. We each had two glasses of wine, from a reasonable wine menu, a good selection of "by the glass" and bottles. For dessert, a very untraditional but very yummy Tiramisu. The back lot is valet parking for $5 or you can find something on the street. We were warmly greeted at the door and the staff was helpful and friendly. Yup, we'll be back!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 15, 2017

We have been coming here for a long time. Marked it "neighborhood gem" even though we drive over 40 miles round-trip to dine here, so I also marked it "worth the drive".

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Always an amazing dinning experience!!!! My family & I have been dinning here for years & the level
of service & food quality is ALWAYS the BEST!!!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 9, 2017

How wonderful to visit a place repeatedly and not be disappointed ever. Great menu offerings, interesting pleasing specials. Fantastic kitchen & service staff. Great management. Have visited so often it's like putting on comfortable slippers (but tasting much better, of course!! - Sorry, couldn't help it.)...

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 9, 2017

We enjoyed our first visit to Cafe Vialetto. It was a little confusing getting in as the front entrance is closed because of nearby construction. However, there is plenty of convenient parking in the rear of the restaurant. The service was very friendly - attentive without being overbearing. We were treated as if we were regulars and as the restaurant filled up it was obvious that many of the patrons were regulars. The food was outstanding - I had the buccatini pasta and my wife had the duck medalians. Both were prepared perfectly and were delicious. I would definitely return to this jewel of an Italian restaurant

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Went for anniversary dinner and it was perfect. Great food, ambiance and atmosphere. But what really makes it shine and stand out the most to me is the service! Such friendly environment. Limited menu selection, but I happen to like not having to flip through a menu that resembles a book to pick my dinner. This is the kind of place that feels like when you become a regular, everyone gets to know you and treats you like family. Will definitely be back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 2, 2017

excellent service from every staff member. made us feel welcomed and appreciated. the food was magnificent. definitely will return.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Amazing food and service every time. Great place to go for any occasion.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Cafe Vialetto consistently delivers! This is my go to Restaurant! Thank you Cafe Vialetto! 💯%

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great food, unique tasty dishes . Very attentive staff. The only negatives were the heavy construction nearby and our server not telling us that gratuity had been added to the check. I didn’t think to check since it was only my wife and I. Lesson learned...review your bill.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Romantic, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The service was outstanding. Very attentive to all at the table. Food was very good.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Upon arriving we were greeted warmly by Ernie and Marcelo, the owners, at least one of whom is always at the restaurant. Even though we arrived early, they found a table for us and we were immediately seated.

Service was excellent and the food was fresh and tasty. You can never go wrong at Vialetto; everything is made fresh.

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Casual, Business Meals, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 16, 2017

This is one of my favorite local Italian restaurants. The food is delicious and the service impeccable. Highly recommend!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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