SPAZIO - Fort Lauderdale
DELIGHT in a thoughtful menu of Italian dishes and an impressive selection of old & new world wines
DISCOVER a new dining destination, and take a culinary vacation, in your own backyard
Located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale Beach, Spazio Italian Restaurant and Wine Lounge offers a touch of glamour in a casual-chic setting, attracting locals and visitors to south Florida alike. Whether you dine al fresco on the oceanfront patio or simply gather with friends for cocktails and small plates at the centralized bar - every seat at Spazio affords a breathtaking ocean view by day, and at night, the moon and the stars.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Caramelized Onion, Roasted Garlic
Sausage, Peppers, Onion
Crab Finger Claws, Citrus Butter, Roasted Garlic
Close to our hotel, only reservation that I could get on the fly on a Saturday night, so I was skeptical. Food was great. Server was horrible and inattentive. I saw him rolling silverware while I was waiting 20 minutes for my first drink. Music was just way too loud, but the live singer was a plus. Would not return, ever.
Went for outdoor breakfast - at 8:30 am it was virtually empty and we were immediately seated. Beautiful beachfront location. Great mimosas.
Good food with great views of beach. Just wish music was a little lower. We ate at 6:00pm and wanted to have family dinner before we left Florida but we couldn’t even talk to each other because music was so loud. Maybe it was just our table was right next to speaker.
We came here back in March and had a dope brunch experience, so of course we expected the same coming back this time around. I spoke with them multiple times and they said they offered brunch (also that the mimosas were 2 for 1), so I was thoroughly disappointed that we didn't get any brunch menu offerings and that our mimosas weren't 2 for 1 like before. It really was just lunch menu items even though they were calling it brunch. Other than that though, our servers were really great especially with the amount of people we had.
Kevin was our server today and he was FABULOUS!!! Great time after a couple hours on the beach! Do go … 🙂
The live music was so loud we couldn’t have a conversation at dinner. The food was fantastic!
Went for brunch on Christmas day. Gorgeous view of the beach as always.
The food and service were good. The only downside is the added service fee on our bill. I'm glad other reviewers mentioned this or we would have over tipped which I am sure is what they are expecting.
Next to elbow room. Very loud
Better Than Some, Worse Than Most. Stick with Salads
Food was fantastic, the automatic gratuity, with a line to add more is quite annoying
Had a great brunch here! Everything was delicious.
Beware of included service charge(a) on the bill; we were not told by our server —which isn’t right—and ended up double-tipped without knowing.
There are a lot of places to eat in Miami. We were looking for brunch at a reasonable price and this place hit the mark! We were very satisfied with our experience there. I had steak and eggs. My steak was cooked perfectly. Our server was Ivana. She was delightful. I would recommend this place to everyone
I made reservations for dinner for 10 pm and when I got there they told me kitchen was closed. Should’ve told me that when I called and confirmed my appointment earlier. I drove 1 hour and 15 min under the rain for nothing…
Beautiful view & fresh open breeze
Food was delicious
Make sure to review the bill. 20% service charge was added and not disclosed.
Amazing birthday dinner at Spazio
Great place! Music was great, food outstanding, and energetic atmosphere
The food and service are always amazing!
Great place with beach front, great food, great music! Fantastic!!
Great food and service was good. Band was loud but that didn’t bother us. Good atmosphere.
Location and service were awesome. Food was typical Italian. Band playing did a great job.
Awesome breakfast and service by Ana. Had steak and eggs and French toast. Everything cooked perfectly. Great view while you eat as well. 2-4-1 mimosas! Will come back.
Amazing service and food!
We're hoping that Spazio's is giving us OpenTable-credit for our reservation. Upon checking in at the host stand we learned that their iPad had broken (or been misplaced) and they too-casually dismissed their inability to properly check us in (for OpenTable points). I pressed them for it, and only upon realizing it mattered to me, did they say their manager would take care of it later that night. (Still no confirmation from you that they'd done so.)
Music was terribly LOUD. Food was good and service was great. Typical on the street tourist restaurant
Great location on Ft Lauderdale Beach Blvd for people watching. The varied menu offers something for everyone at reasonable prices. We eat here often when in town. Love the pizza. Entertainment is good as well.
A fun place to watch the action on Ft Lauderdale Blvd. with a variety of food choices at reasonable prices. A favorite whenever we come to Ft. Lauderdale.
Food was good. Service was ok.
Firstly, the waiter was awesome.
Way too loud for dinner - I couldn’t understand what my wife and cousin were saying sitting across from them.
The drinks were awful. Requested a top shelf and ended up with what I would expect as a 20 something college student looking to get plastered in spring break.
Food was across the board. My orecchiette pasta with sausage was very good - 7 out of 10. My wife and cousin had seafood pasta - pasta way over done & so was the seafood - rubbery and way overdone. Red sauce so- so. calamari and carpaccio were tasty - although the calamari had a slight “old” oil taste.
Irish coffee and cappuccino were excellent.
Again - the waiter was excellent.
Overall the drinks majorly detracted from the food.
Stop by and enjoy what Fort Lauderdale Beach is all about. They are located right next-door to the Iconic Elbow Room. If you are looking for Fantastic, Italian Cuisine in the Fort Lauderdale Beach area Spazio’s is the spot for you. Our server, Kevin, was very kind, helpful, and attentive. We enjoyed a few wonderfully crafted drinks a Moscow Mule and a “New” Old Fashioned that were both right on point.
For our appetizer we ordered Crab Scoobies, yes Scoobies. Imagine if Scooby Doo had it this Good! 8 large Crab Claws served in a flavorful citrus butter with roasted garlic. I have to say that the only thing better than the crab meat was the sauce! Which we moped up with their delicious bread. No words . . . After reviewing the appetizer section of the menu I can tell you that there are quite a few good ones from which to choose. In fact, we might have to revisit just to sample some more of the delicious appetizers.
For our main entrees Doris ordered the Lasagna with House made Bolognese Sauce, which features ricotta, and mozzarella then topped with Marinara sauce. It was a nice size portion and truly loaded with meat. It is just the way you would make it for yourself at home. I opted for the Chicken Saltimbocca, the Chicken Breast was pounded nice and thin, topped off with provolone, mozzarella, prosciutto, and served with a nice portion of fresh local market vegetables and deliciously fresh mashed potatoes.
Both entrees were excellent! I highly recommend the Chicken Saltimbocca, one of the best that I have had in a long time, Doris concurs. All of the dishes were very nice sized portions and full of great flavor.
As for our dessert, we did the Tres Leches which was presented with torched meringue and it was absolutely delicious, served with fresh whipped cream and a sweet strawberry on the side. These people definitely know the secret of the tres leches (three milks). Not too sweet. Not too moist. Just the perfect combination!
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Wonderful menu, good service, higher than anticipated noise level. There are lots of hard surfaces so noise reverberates everywhere. There was also live music which, although well-executed, was unanticipated. The large group seated right next to us in a mostly empty restaurant was extremely and obnoxiously loud. It would have been so much better if they had been seated at the other large table in the elevated section. We will continue our search for a low noise-level restaurant.
We ate at Spain 3 years ago and enjoyed the meal. This time the food left much to be desired. The eggplant appetizer was awful, the eggplant was hard, suggesting that it was way overcooked. Shrimp scampi was not good either. The rest of of the food was not good either. Our server Silvio was very good and professional. As far as the atmosphere, there were a few people who were drunk and bothering other patrons which was not appreciated. I would definitely not recommend this restaurant to anyone.
Tourist trap. Food is reheated frozen stuff similar to what you can buy at the grocery store. Views of the ocean are beautiful, but the music is so loud it’s difficult to enjoy anything. It reminds me of a place that you’d go to when you’re 14 and your parents let you and your friends eat separately while on vacation. At the time it feels like it’s a nice place, but when you see it when you’re an adult, you laugh and slap yourself for ever thinking it was a good experience.
Great service, great location, I was concerned about parking options but no issues. Breakfast is great.
Awesome experience! We sat inside and it was perfect! The band was amazing, as well as the food, and service. Vladimir was great!
16 yr old birthday
This was truly a horrid dining experience. We thought, based on prior reviews, that we were going to have a lovely Italian dinner. It was instead just a dreadful meal and experience. It was one of our worst dining experiences ever.
We had no choice but to dine at the restaurant. Once we arrived and immediately saw what we were in for at this horrid place we wanted to leave but could not. Why? It was Saturday night with restaurants all around us packed. We were also in an unfamiliar area without access to transportation to take us to a different venue.
Our food was mediocre...not truly Italian cooking. That was less the problem than the blaring noise masquerading as music. The sound level was so loud that we could not have a conversation. I asked to have the system turned down a bit and was told that they already done so!!!! Did I mention the walls covered with plasma TVs which served as a distraction, not a choice? The restaurant is a glorified bar, not a dining establishment.
The bill was presented and carefully reviewed. I paid, adding a tip to the total on the credit card invoice. The next morning I said to myself that the total bill seemed like a lot of money for what we received. I looked at the back up slip and found that the new version received after handing in my credit car already had a service charge on it .I swear that the version that the waiter presented to me for review did not have such a charge. It was added when he did the final processing.
A lousy meal is a lousy meal. Being scammed like this just adds insult to injury. In a word, we feel violated. AVOID, AVOID, AVOID.
Spent 2 nights in Ft Lauderdale. Great pick for drinks and dinner. Everything was wonderful! Food and service
SPAZIO - Fort Lauderdale offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (954) 764-8191.
SPAZIO - Fort Lauderdale is rated 4.4 stars by 490 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.