About Capriccio Ristorante - Pembroke Pines

Capriccio's motto,
" Where food, music and memories embrace" tells our story. For over 25 years, Capriccio's has been serving West Broward great Italian cuisine. We enhance your dinner with romantic and classical music of a pianist, violinist and vocalist. Many clients start and end their evening in our beautiful lounge hosting a 6 foot chandelier over an octagonal granite bar. Happy hour during the week with a keyboardist and vocalist begin the evening in a fun atmosphere. Impeccable service and the highest quality of food awaits you whether you choose to dine in the elegant lounge or venture on to one of the main dining rooms. Enjoy one of our after dinner coffees or drinks back in the lounge and stay for dancing on Friday and Saturdays until midnight. Come and experience Capriccio's, where our food and music and your memories will embrace!

2424 N. University Drive
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Continental

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Sheridan

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(954) 432-7001

Website:
http://www.capriccios.net/

Entertainment:
Live entertainment nightly. Pianist every evening in main dining rooms. Violinist and pianist Wednesday through Saturday. Keyboardist and vocalist in lounge from 5:30 until 9:30 Tuesday through Friday. Friday keyboardist and vocalist until 1 am. Saturday vocalist and guitarist 7:30 pm until midnight.

Parking Details:
Open Parking in Capriccio Plaza

Executive Chef:
Carlos Vaquerano

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Private Dining

Capriccio's has the ability to offer private dining and semi private dining to groups from 20 to 150. We have 4 dining rooms that can host a variety of scenarios. We open for lunch only to private parties and host beautiful afternoon weddings.

Capriccio Ristorante - Pembroke Pines Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Live Music (24)
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Good for a Date (20)
Neighborhood Gem (19)
Good for Anniversaries (16)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Good for Groups (15)
Worth the Drive (15)
Authentic (13)
Cozy (10)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Fun (10)
Bar Seating (10)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Notable Wine List (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Happy Hour (5)
Late-night Find (5)
People Watching (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Business Meals (4)
Healthy (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Casual (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Scenic View (1)
Seasonal (1)
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 (Miami)·Dined 5 days ago

My favorite restaurant, marvelous food, 5 stars service, live music, awesome bar! Well worth the drive!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Disabled Access, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Casual, People Watching, Scenic View, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Kid-friendly, Fun, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Orlando)·Dined 6 days ago

Love music

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 (Miami)·Dined 7 days ago

Amazing service, very attentive team. Food is great. We order something different each time and have never been disappointed! Definitely a family favorite.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Excellent food and ambiance. Service was perfect. Thoroughly enjoyed!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Always a beautiful evening. Friendly wait staff, delicious food and romantic music. What more could you ask for!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Not a great value for the money, although the ambience was great.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Food, service and ambiance very good. All four of us were extremely satisfied

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 1, 2017

The food is delicious. Any veal dish is excellent. Superior service. The house Chianti and Pinot Noir was excellent. Great live piano. An attentive member of the wait staff noticed we exchanged anniversary gifts. A desert was brought and the kitchen wrote Happy Anniversary in chocolate! A nice touch!

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Always has been a family favorite local restaurant.
Generally very good food prepared well but was slightly disappointed with veal buffalina on this visit.
Service is always attentive and the live music is always fun and well done.
Definitely a top neighborhood spot.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Food is very good. Staff is very nice. The lights were on so bright,like we were to study fora test. I prefer dim lighting for a Saturday evening dinner. Chairs are extremely uncomfortable.

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Amazing ambiance. Live music was entertaining and perfect volume. Server was attentive efficient and accurate,.

The food was phenomenal. Had the rack of lamb. It comes with a delicious rosemary and garlic sauce.

Great experience!

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·Dined on October 24, 2017

Our waiter and his table staff went above and beyond to provide us with excellent service. ! The chicken parmigiana was phenomenal; so tender, perfectly breaded, seasoned and topped with fresh mozzarella. We will return again soon.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Outstanding service and one of the BEST Italian Restaurants around!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food was excellent, the service like always was outstanding the value of the recommended house wine was great. The music was good and the violin player was outstanding.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Live Music
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Fine here often. Food and ambiance consistently excellent

Tags: Live Music, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Happy place - fantastic food
We visited for the first time and felt transported by the fun music and roving violinist .
Full bar and fun cocktails with yummy appetizer and generous main dish servings
We tried traditional veal dishes and stuffed artichoke
Friendly attentive service and visits by the lovely co owner Karen to ensure all going well.
We'll be sure to return :)

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 18, 2017

This was our first time dining here. The restaurant went beyond our expectations! It felt like just in Italy! The veal with shrimp in a garlic and wine sauce was out of this world. Also the pasticcio lasagna was superb. The wine selection is ample and reasonably priced with plenty of options from different Italian regions and California’s as well. The ambiance is great; cozy and nicely decorated. Staff went out of their way to pamper us. Excellent service and cuisine! A must place to visit. I’ll become a regular now that I found this gem in town!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great food and service. Live music too loud. Cannot have a casual conversation.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Healthy
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Service was not exceptional. Request (Anniversary Greeting) not honored, special desert not provided. Food good, but overall value not received.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We had reservations but they sat us in the bar at a table that looked like they just squeezed it in. The server must not have known because he did not show up with menus for almost 10 minutes. The people sitting next to us left just as their food came. They had been waiting close to an hour. Our food came out in 20 minutes. It was delicious. I had the seafood risotto and she had the chicken parm. This was the first time we had bad service in about a dozen visits, but we over heard one of the bus boys saying something about a party of seventy that our waiter was taking care of. The food is so good that we will be back to dine there again.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Outstanding service, the food was our of this world, and ambiance was perfect for the occasion, it was our first time but it will become a regular for us.

Tags: Fun, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Live Music, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Love capriccios

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Was the best romantic dinner... music food .. ever!!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Very nice dinner, piano and violin players were excellent!

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Never disappointed at this restaurant! The service is friendly and enthusiastic to help and make a recommendation the food taste like what Italian food should taste like and it's a very rare find. Definitely great place for a authentic cuisine that will always satisfy

Tags: Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Live Music
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Our favorite restaurant. Best authentic Italian food

Tags: Authentic
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Great food.

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 (Miami)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Great Restaurant !!!! Surprised and happy to find it !!!! Great and fun Music !!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Authentic
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Very cozy atmosphere . Staff friendly and attentive.
A bit pricey but good well presented And good portion size .

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Food was good. Service could have been better. Violin player was too loud. Hard to talk at the table. Kind of pricey for the dinner.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Always a great experience.

1 person found this review helpful.
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 12, 2017

A lively place with delicious food
I highly recommend it!

Tags: Good for a Date, Live Music, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Had not been here in close to fifteen years. The food was wonderful. Nice size portions as well.
Piano music was a bit loud so it was very difficult to socialize with those at the table. Then when the music stopped patrons at all the tables seemed to be yelling at each other as if the loud music was still on.
Other than that we would look forward to going back.

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 (Miami)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Great ambiance for baby boomers couples with separate live music at bar and dining room. When the place is packed service is slow. Good value for great italian food. Will definitely be back.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Def one of the best places in the South Broward area for fine Italian. We always enjoy the food, the ambiance and the staff is outstanding!

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·Dined on August 4, 2017

This place has a very inviting atmosphere. You feel like You are in a place in Italy. The service was wonderful. The live music (piano and violin) were wonderful to listen to but at times quite noisy. Overall we had a wonderful time and the food was excellent. Also, try the fiocchi de pera. It is the best and do not see anywhere.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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·Dined on July 28, 2017

This place is such a great find! My friend came into town and his girlfriend had never had authentic Italian, so I looked up places near us and picked this place. I had the veal with brandy cream sauce with a side of pasta and a salad. The dressing on the salad was amazing and the veggies were very crisp, fresh and tasty. The pasta was cooked perfectly and the veal was so tender and flavorful. The sauce was rich and a perfect compliment to the veal. The staff was very helpful and attentive. It is a bit pricy, but it is worth it! The food is great and the atmosphere is very quaint and romantic.

Tags: Live Music, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Cozy, Fun, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (San Antonio)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Great experience, we had a great time. The music was amazing. I really felt like I was back in Venice on Vacation.

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·Dined on July 21, 2017

Great food, great people, great service and will be back soon!

Tags: Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Went to Capriccio's for someone's birthday celebration. We had the greatest waiter ever and the food was really good!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Live Music, Good for Birthdays
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