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1747 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2495
+1 305-604-1811
12:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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Verona, Italy
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come every year to eat escarole&beans soup and tge best meatballs ever!!!! Top wine list and service

Thank Marina F
Miami, FL
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This well known establishment failed to inspire us. The inflexible management and lack of concern for the dining experience gave us pause as to how they have lasted so long. There is a very limited menu, with a policy of no changes is exactly why we will never visit again. A mere 200 feet away is another Italian restaurant, Due... More 

1 Thank Michael F
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Macaluso's is the best Italian food I have ever eaten.The marinara is awesome and they have this great cheese called pecorino Romano locetelli.

Thank 8Bananas
Miami Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Now that things have settled in on business in Miami Beach..with business and traffic slower--Premium clients to higher priced restruants become more selective...If owner stays on hand and becomes increasingly more flexible and client friendly--This spot could be best Italian in Miami Beach.. No other has better salad--or meatballs--prices are steep for product but food is worth the reach--Liquor is... More 

Thank Carl J
Miami, Florida
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168 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place close to Lincoln Road and with Parking space. The menu has several plates that include meatballs. This time we ordered meatball pizza and meatball salad. The homemade tomato sauce is very tasteful! The food was very good! We did not try the desserts because they were huge! The service was perfect!

Thank DeniseEhl
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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111 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had dinner there last week. There was no menu so the waiter told us all the possibilities and showed us all the kind of pasta they serve. We tried the famous home made meat balls and they were very good. The pasta was also very good. As a desert we ordered tiramisu. Although it was presented as home made... More 

Thank Berend d
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

My favorite spot in Miami Beach where I eat the best meatballs!!! Only for locals . Kim and husband love this place.Have free parking ( difficult in Miami Beach).

Thank Sweetyfg
New Jersey
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142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

When you think of Miami Beach, this does not come to mind. But boy, if you're from NYC or North Jersey and you're missing that good ol' home cooked Italian meal....search no more. This place has it down pat. Parking is right out front. The inside is nice and quaint. It's really not that big, but it doesn't matter. The... More 

Thank LBCdovs
New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Love this restaurant. If you are in Miami this is a MUST eat restaurant. Chef Michael is doing his thing...Great Food, great service, great wine and the dessert...BEST EVER. the Vanilla cake is so good I would take a plane ride from my home in NY just to have another piece. If you are in Miami you have to eat... More 

Thank ib4e823
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing! everything I had was perfect, the service was great as well, I look forward to going back again, the chicken parmigiana is the best I've ever had.

Thank John R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1747 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2495
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-604-1811

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?