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The Red Garter

Via de' Benci 33r-35r, 50125 Florence, Italy
0552344904
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Ranked #7 of 102 nightlife in Florence
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Owner description: A piece of Florentine history and one of the first American bars of its kind in Italy. Evenings dedicated to karaoke, live music and the dj-set, not... more » Owner description: A piece of Florentine history and one of the first American bars of its kind in Italy. Evenings dedicated to karaoke, live music and the dj-set, not to mention the excellent choice of beers and the delicious cocktails. The steakhouse is open until late at night and also offers many Tuscan specialities. International live sport, special events… all included in the free entrance. A must for anyone who wants to get to know Florence. « less
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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Not for the 40 year old, martini crowd. But a fun place for sporting events, regular American food, & for Italian men to spot kittens....

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was a great spot to watch the US play in the World Cup. There were many TVs and viewing was not a problem. After a many wonderful Italian restaurants it was kind of nice ordering nachos, fajitas, burgers, and fries. The food was good and the atmosphere was very lively. If you don't want to hang out with college... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

If you are over the age of 30 stay away from this place at night (not sure how it is during the day). It is packed with absolutely hammered American 20 year olds and there was only one unisex bathroom within sight. However, I loved it because we watched the USA World Cup soccer game here at midnight and the... More

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Tuckahoe, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My sister and I had gone on a Spring Break trip several years ago to Florence to visit a friend. After 2 days of Italian food, my sister had wanted something other than what she had been eating. Thus began our search for something that was not Italian. We happened upon this gem. When we walked into the Red Garter,... More

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Eleonora_RedGarter, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear Rich, we are very happy to read your review, and your compliments concerning our burgers and beers. I will make sure to deliver your positive comments to Francesco and our kitchen staff. We look forward to welcoming you again! Best Regards More

Olympia, Wa
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104 reviews 104 reviews
25 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

We have been in Florence for a week and found this sport bar as we were walking around. We were pleasantly surprised with how good our burgers were. They were really tasty and a good variety. It was also taco night and people around us who ordered them seemed happy . Supposedly this is the oldest sports bar in Florence.... More

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Eleonora_RedGarter, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

We appreciate the time you spent to complete a review on your visit. I am glad to read that you appreciated so much our Burgers. They are our Speciality! You should have tasted our Tacos as well! Next time! Regards More

Austin, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

...you've found the place. Haha. This was the only place I could find Dos XX. But aside from that this is where all the American go to hang out. The bartenders speak English and the music is different in each room. One section is where you can sit and eat food and watch the game. Another is the bar area... More

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Eleonora_RedGarter, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Hello Angelica! Glad to read you had so much fun here at the Red Garter. We do have many Americans among our customers, both tourists and student, and we are proud to have a staff that speaks many languages. We like to make all our clients feel home while they are here. We host many theme parties, and the "Christmas... More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We might have been lucky choosing the day but we had an amaizing night in this place. Many people, great music and lots of fun.

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Eleonora_RedGarter, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear customer, thank you very much for your enthusiastic review. Actually "many people, great music and lots of fun" describes every night at the Red Garter! Our motto is "We make every night special" and we work hard to make that come true every day of the year. Thanks! More

Florence, Italy
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

If you can, go for Trivia on Monday nights! Usually starts around 9:30. Great prizes up for grabs - including a 75€ bar tab and several spot prizes. And bring a group of friends with you! You won't regret it. It's always a good time and you never know who will go home with the big prize… or a Canadian... More

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Eleonora_RedGarter, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Thank you for your TA Review and kind comments. Great to see you enjoyed your Trivia night! Since we organized it the first time, it has always been a great hit! We look forward to welcoming you back! More

Florence, Italy
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Came for their Carnival Party and had so much fun. A great place to go out with friends! I'll definitely be back for karaoke or another one of their theme nights.

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Eleonora_RedGarter, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear Erika, thanks for your nice words! At the Red Garter we host many events, theme nights and of course every year we organize a big party for Carnival, with many costumes and fun. Glad you had the chance to be part of it. Kind regards! More

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This place was a very random find. It seemed to be American-themed and was filled with tourists! We heard English being spoken everywhere, often drunkenly, by a happy and young crowd of people who were clearly having a great time studying abroad! By young I mean very young, I think my boyfriend and I were giving relationship advice to a... More

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Eleonora_RedGarter, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Thank you Meredith for completing a Tripadvisor review, and an amusing one too!! Our customers are from all over the world. If you spend a night here, you get to know people of all nationalities and age! We hope to see you soon More

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