Restaurant Guide |
Before folks had a chance to notice Prezzo's Martini Bar was closed, Adam Zucker took over, renovated, and opened the space as Zuckerello's.
(Photo courtesy of Katie Winter/ABM).
18831 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura
Forms of Payment:
Cash, all major credit cards
$11 - $25
Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday: 11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Our Food Critic's Rating:
3.0 / 5 Stars
I've dined twice at the new Zuckerello's inside
Loehmann's Plaza and cannot say all that much has changed since it was Prezzo's Martini Bar.
And that's not a bad thing at all.
Prezzo's was a perfectly pleasant spot for dinner.
The exterior has gone from black to red, and the smaller, ancillary bar behind the hostess stand has been removed.
It's still a jovial, dimly lit, neighborhood spot that serves decent-to-stellar Italian dishes at fair prices.
And hordes of gray-haired octogenarians, clad in their most insipid styles from a bygone era, continue to pack the place.
I've enjoyed both of my meals at Zuckerello's, the crab ravioli ($17) and the veal marsala ($21), well enough to return.
The owner, Adam Zucker, retained chef Mennan Tekali, who ran the kitchen at Prezzo's for the previous decade.
Zuker is always on-site, and that's a nice touch. It shows genuine interest and concern for his
By contrast, virtually every single one of the restaurants at the Aventura Mall is corporate-run and that fact is obvious by the impersonal service.
A big lunch menu is available at Zuckerello's, replete
with pizzas, pastas, burgers and sandwiches, with prices ranging from $10 up to $14.
- Written by Dylan Thomas
February 1, 2011