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For 2
Date
Fri, 2/23
Time
9:00 PM
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La Locanda

4.5
138 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Authentic
  • Worth the Drive
  • Good for Anniversaries
Hailed by Zagat for its excellent service & delectable home-made cuisine, La Locanda reinvents itself relocating to a renovated space, boasting a sleek, stylish interior with ceiling-high stone walls, dark wood, white linen table-tops, fresh flowers, & candlelight, creating the ultimate cool, intimate ambiance to indulge in sumptuous Italian cuisine while enjoying a great selection of wines and a full service bar. LCD Flat screens will entice loyal "Heat" fans for prime-time game watching. "The small gem is where local folks go for terrific Italian food with a low-key friendly vibe. Don't miss the Penne dell'Appennino, an aphrodisiac mix of wild mushrooms with a touch of truffle oil," says Globe Magazine. Charming locals for years with hallmark dishes like the Fiochetti (tiny purse pastas filled with cheese & hints of crunchy pear in a cream sauce with fresh arugula) this "Poor Man's Ciprianis" has added the tastiest gourmet wood-oven Pizza. Then, finally Dessert Bliss: Tiramisu
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 12:00am, Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 1:00am
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Phone number
(305) 538-6277
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
Accommodations can be made for large parties and the option of a prefixed menu depending on size of the party. Please call restaurant directly for more information.
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Cross street
Fifth Street
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Parking details
Parking options: Valet parking, Public Parking Lot in the rear of restaurant, and Street parking.
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Public transit
Public bus on the corner of 5th street and Washington Ave.
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Entertainment
Full-service bar and outdoor seating for "scenesters" to people watch. A pre-party spot for clubgoers or those seeking night-time entertainment, who enjoy hearing a little Reggae or sultry beats of Theivery Corporation while sipping a cocktail or a glass of wine. Some even come to relax, read a book and sit on the side-walk patio to enjoy the company of the friendly staff and owners, Francesco and Massimo.
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 138 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.4
service
4.3
ambience
4.4
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

The menu was heavy on the pasta dishes, and light on the meat entrees. But the pasta was excellent, and the service was great. My water glass was filled every time it got to half full.
Nice view of the art deco building across the street.

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OpenTable Diner (London)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Food was amazing as was the service. Felt like we were transported to Italy. Very authentic!

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Lovely place to dinner with friends and my girlfriend.

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NanB (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We chose this restaurant as it offered vegan options - we are a mixed crowd of meat eaters and vegans. As it turned out the vegan options was the vegetarian pasta courses made with glutenfree pasta. Fair enough - but not good enough to emphazise the wish for vegan food and to be offered mushroom truffle gluten free pasta only to receive a dish swimming in butter. The dish was replaced when we complained, but the vegan had to eat alone as it took 30 minutes to make a new one with olive oil.

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vipGene (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

This is a lovely old world restaurant one block off Ocean Drive in trendy South Beach. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. The atmosphere is very cozy but not crowded. Well worth a visit.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
4.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

We were a group of 6 & we were we’ll accommodated:. Service was very good. Our waitress Vanessa was friendly & helpful with our choices. Food was very good from the focaccia in the beginning to the seafood risotto, porcini risotto, tagliatelle with porcini. For dessert we had italian cheesecake which was excellent. Will definitely go back.

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vipFamilyItalian (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

Great friendly service, delicious varied food choices, never disappoints.

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vipDfresh (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

They greet you like you're an old friend coming for dinner. The food is delicious and the pizza is fantastic! Neighborhood gem! One of my favorites on the beach.

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Jean (Miami)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

One of the best genuine Italian restaurant in Miami Beach

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OpenTable Diner (San Antonio)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Amazing fresh made Pasta and Pizza. The Special SeaFood risotto was outstanding. Very nice wine selection too.

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FnnF (Miami)
4.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Authentic Italian, really good food, pizza baker just needs to watch out he doesn't grill his pizza to black burned

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

Great food and a great atmosphere.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
3.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

Used to be our favorite Italian... but this time food was late and bad... drinks were watery and tasteless. Something had changed since last summer

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RichardS (Miami)
5.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Fabulous fresh, handcrafted pasta! The young woman who waited on us was delightful! It was worth the drive from West Palm Beach. We are looking forward to returning to enjoy another meal.

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BBBZ (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on October 22, 2017

The food was not very good. The Fruita de mar was way too salty, the pear tortellini was good but the cheese sauce was lumping and cold, and the lobster ravioli was tasteless. Sorry.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Caribbean)
5.0  Dined on September 27, 2017

We found this restaurant about a year ago and just love the atmosphere and food.

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on August 13, 2017

Food was phenomenal and the service was excellent. The staff was very nice and accommodating to all our needs.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on August 9, 2017

Was good. Good Italian food

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Helen (New England)
5.0  Dined on August 5, 2017

Awesome atmosphere, very friendly waiting staff. Felt welcome and well served. The best experience I had in Miami in terms of quality of service.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
4.0  Dined on July 22, 2017

The was good. However, the bread and the dipping sauce were cold. The service was also good. I did like the place and I would recommend it.

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