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Paradiso

4.1
14 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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By DONALD KIM

South Florida Sun-Sentinel
March 20, 2008
Chef Angelo Romano’s Paradiso restaurant exemplifies excellence. I initially felt a sense of hospitality on the phone when making a reservation; that hospitality was reinforced throughout the evening by the genuine warmth and confidence of the chef and staff. They are on top of their game and it shows.
The menu is a superlative exploration of the chef's Italian Riviera background. It relies heavily on locally caught seafood and light (almost simplistic) compositions that skillfully accent the flavors of the high quality ingredients…
Paradiso absolutely earned its stars. Not because of the meticulously clean and organized restaurant, nor the expert service, or even the amazing food and drink.
It is because all these aspects meshed together seamlessly, effortlessly and impeccably. Whereas some restaurants try to impress, Paradiso is simply impressive
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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Phone number
(561) 547-2500
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Chef/Owner Angelo Romano
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Private party facilities
Special Events, Private Parties, Reception & Wedding Catering Paradiso would be honored to be a part of your special day. Call us today to book your special event or reception at 561-547-2500. Paradiso is the perfect choice for your special event, corporate gathering or wedding receptions.
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Private party contact
Angelo Romano: (561) 547-2500
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Catering
In house and out to your home from the simplest to the most sophisticated dinning event! We will cater it for you!
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between L & K
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Special events & promotions
Hosting Weddings, Rehersals, Business meeting ect!
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 14 People Are Saying
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4.1  based on all time ratings
4.3
food
4.0
service
4.0
ambience
2.5
value
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vipdcfoodie (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Fabulous specials, very knowledgeable staff who were eager to please.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Miami)
1.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

We arrived at 7:25 for our 7:30 reservation and we were told that it would be 10 minutes and to wait in the bar. 20 minutes later when no one appeared to offer to take our drink orders we asked again about our table and were told it would just be another few minutes. Eventually we were seated 45 minutes later but we were not given water bread or menus. We asked to speak with the owner who came out in a huff and told us we were lucky to have a reservation and we should go back to our seats and enjoy his fine food or we should leave. No explanation, no apology just arrogance on behalf of the owner. Needless to say we left the restaurant and will never return. We strolled down the street and had an outstanding meal at Rustico Ristorante.

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vipyummyyummy (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on April 14, 2012

The restaurant was very good. The prices are high. Thus I wouls save this for a special night out.

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vipfoodie (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on March 17, 2012

My husband and I dined with another couple on Saturday it was our first time,our friends had eaten here before. The service was fine,we were promptly seated, and drink orders taken. I ordered a soft shell crab app for $18 very tasty, but too expensive. My husband had a salad for $16, again nice,but nothing special, expensive. My entree was a seared duck breast and duck leg that I thought was outstanding, for $38, a little on the high side,but well worth it. When it first came it was too well done, so they replaced it. When the bill came, there were at least two charges of $36 each that were not ordered.Our host said EVERY TIME he eats there this happens,obviously NOT mistakes. DO NOT GO!Restaurant was less than half full.

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vipPsr05 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2012

Food was very good but service was very slow

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2012

Food was great as wassthe ambiance. We were there for special dinner. The service was like they were untrained. servers were nice but slow, and unfocused. First course took almost an hour to get. Second course was another hour. Still the food was so good, the service did not lessen the experience.

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vipkgnstan (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on February 4, 2012

The food was excellent, the wine list is extensive, albeit expensive. Difficult to find a wine for less than $50.
The problem was the service. On arriving for our 7:30 reservation on Saturday, we were told they were running late, and they had a few very large parties, which turned out to include a large party of over 40 people who were very noisy. Ultimately we were seated in a booth in the same room with this group. We had to seek out a waitperson and ask repeatedly for a menu (they said they were short of them). It took over 1/2 hour to get water, bread, and finally our wine.
After that, we again sought a waitperson to order, expecting that the kitchen was going to be overwhelmed by the large group.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
4.0  Dined on January 5, 2012

Paradiso has a great setting, very good food, and excellent service. The menu and the wines however are severely overpriced.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2011

Excellent italian ambiente, great food and service. A bit to expensive! We would get back !

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 22, 2011

Delightful and varied menu. Excellent selection of wines.

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vipfoodie (Miami)
3.0  Dined on October 22, 2011

Food is great. Service was poor. We had a VERY rude waiter.

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vipEllenO (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on September 3, 2011

Every mouthful was exceptional. Service was attentive but not intrusive.
My only constructive suggestions are colder water and hotter coffee.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on August 26, 2011

as usual our open table reccommendations are first class BUT this 1 in particular was a little on the expensive side taking away the overall good feeling. waiter `s special was the way we went but he never told us the prices....after all 2 tiny salads of mozzarrella/tomatoes $44 and my wifes rissotto plate while delicious was $58
dinner for 2 with a modest bottle of wine no drinks 261

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on July 27, 2011

I've never had a bad meal here and this time did not disappoint. I had Bronzini for the first time and it was fabulous! Presentation was amazing as it comes in a thick crust of salt which the server has to chip off with a mallet. Very interesting and very yummy :)
Dessert is EXCEPTIONAL!!!
Robin, our server was very knowledgeable and I went with his recommendations.

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