Vic and Angelo’s Brings New York Italian to Palm Beach Gardens and Delray
THE DETAILS: There Is a reason this place Is packed every
night – the food Is truly delicious and the servers are friendly
and attentive. V&A serves up yummy Italian fare, so you can
dive Into their crispy thin-crust pizzas, wonderful house-made
pasta, and a wide selection of fish, seafood, chicken and veal
dishes. The Menu Is huge and the choices are plentiful – there
Is truly something for everyone at this enticing eatery.
THE OWNER: Gifted restaurateur and entrepreneur John
Rosatti owns Vic & Angelo’s In Delray Beach and Palm Beach
Gardens along with Toe Office In Delray Beach and Burger Fl.
this consummate hospitality Innovator Is dedicated to serving
superb food created with high-quality Ingredients In a warm
and welcoming setting.
THE AMBIANCE: This place channels a bit of New York
energy with a distinct Florida accent. You are welcomed by
charming GM Reed Demos and his talented staff and treated
like family throughout your meal. Toe positive vibe Is palpable
and this adds to the convivial atmosphere here. V&A Is a fun
place to dine – and the people-watching Is the first rate.
THE CHEF: Executive Chef Erick Miranda Is passionate
about creating dishes that resonate with his diners. He also
enjoys sourcing top-shelf Ingredients and Is devoted to
consistently pleasing customers. By the way, If you have a
special request, Just ask.
BTW: Every meal starts wltl1 a perfect portion of warm,
crunchy garlic bread. This addictive starter will bring a smile
to your face as you enjoy every bite while you take tln1e to
peruse the menu.
MENU STANDOUTS: If you are a meat lover you will
swoon over John’s Mom’s Meatballs which Is an over-sized
globe of soul-satisfying goodness served with San Marzano
tomato sauce and whipped ricotta. Otl1er must-have menu
Items Include Jeanette & John’s Oregenatta Trio (with lobster,
shrimp and calamari); pear and four-cheese ravioli, grilled
chicken paillard served over spinach fettuccine with Pomodoro
sauce; roasted Branzino served with fresh veggies; osso buco
with wild mushroom risotto; traditional lasagna Bolognese;
and Pizza Original.
DECADENT DESSERTS: Life Is short – always eat
dessert. Some of my favorite sweet treats here Include tl1e
sublime house-made tiramisu, the dark cl1ocolate cake and
the zeppoles served with dipping sauces and a swirl of cotton
THE DECOR/SEATING: Toe Interior design Is
noteworthy, thanks to oversized Venetian chandeliers, brick
walls and mahogany flooring. Whether you d1oose to sit
Indoors (at a bootl1, a table or at the bar), or outdoors (on tl1e
front or side patios or at tl1e outside bar), you will be perfectly
positioned for a memorable meal.
THE LIBATIONS: There Is a tl1oughtful wine list with over 100 vintages
from all over the globe as well as about 15 wines by the glass. There are also
seasoned bartenders that preside over a full bar who enjoy creating a wide
array of refreshing cocktails.
THE FINE PRINT: Vic & Angelo’s serves lunch and dinner daily. Ditto happy
hour at both Indoor and outdoor bars with drink specials and reduced bar
bites. Both locations also serve brunch on Saturdays and Sundays throughout
Vic & Angelo’s
290 East Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach. Fla .. 33444
(56 l) 278-9570
THE SOUTH R.ORIDA PALM· PROFESSIONAL AND LEISURE MAGAZINE 19