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Address: Via de' Benci 33r-35r, 50125 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 234 4904
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Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 am
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: A piece of Florentine history and one of the first American bars of its...
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.
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Whilst travelling Italy, my friend and I stopped in Florence. We were recommended Red Garter by the hotel we were staying at and can safely say we were not disappointed! We were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Katy, Texas
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Went in at 6PM on an extremely hot day. Wait staff was standing around. Place was empty. Told we had to eat elsewhere because a private party was coming later. Then why were the doors unlocked? No signs on the doors. There are multitudes of gret places to eat in Florence. Don't waste your time on this rude establishment.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Red Garter is an awesome bar, one of the top 3 highlights of our stay in Florence. We had an amazing time. It attracts a lot of people, both locals and tourists. The entrance is free and drinks are quite cheap. Staff is the most friendly we ever met and speak several languages. Karaoke is amazing. We strongly recommend this... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Whilst travelling Italy, my friend and I stopped in Florence. We were recommended Red Garter by the hotel we were staying at and can safely say we were not disappointed! We were told it would be full of other tourists but, although this was true, there was a pleasant mix of nationalities. We sung and danced our hearts out next... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great place to supp beer if you love sport. Always show the premier league football and great for lovers of american sports. Nice beer on offer also at reasonable prices, burgers are also top notch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is one of our favorite places to go out!! Karaoke is a must do with all your friends! Great for students and great drinks. Malibu pineapple and long islands are our favorites!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

A large group visited here and it was great fun, reasonable price drinks and food service. Bit repetitive on songs if you're there a while and the later it gets its more just the locals but good entertainment with friends

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

While The Red Garter is not overly big and they squash as many people as possible in the 2 litre jugs of cocktails with massive straws makes up for it. Karaoke, dancing and cocktails in big glasses with even bigger straws, what more do you need?!

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Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear TravelBug. Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your recent visit at the Red Garter. I was glad to learn that we exceeded your expectations! Karaoke and the cocktail pitchers are exciting indeed, and always very appreciated. Hope to have the chance to welcome you again for some more fun! More 

Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

4 of us girls went to the Red Garter one night while in Florence. We started our night with some drinks and karaoke and then ended up dancing with the hundred of other people that were inside. This place is a lot of fun, although it is definitely jam-packed full of college students with zero manners. But if you are... More 

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Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear Megan. Thank you for your kind words. The Red Garter is indeed one of the best spots in Florence to have a fun night. We have karaoke, live music and dj set every night of the year, and we do our best to give unforgettable moments to our customers! Best regards, see you soon! More 

East Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Great place to be/recommend to anyone/ i went there for a girls weekend went on the 7th of March Saturday night / staff brilliant and all the people that was there very friendly crowd Thank You

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Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear customer, we are pleased you enjoyed your night at the Red Garter. It was our pleasure welcoming you here. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with all Tripadvisor users. Hope to see you again, kind regards More 

Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Fantastic place! The staff was very friendly and accommodating! We received our drinks and food in a timely manner. The atmosphere buzzed with excitement and the music was great. There was a perfect mix of new songs and old ones. The karaoke was fun and the live music after was unique and very good. It is an excellent place to... More 

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Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear Milano093, thank you very much for your detailed review of the Red Garter. We are happy to read your kind words. We organize karaoke shows every day of the week, and t's always fun. Thanks for the comments regarding food and friendly staff. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

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Address: Via de' Benci 33r-35r, 50125 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 234 4904
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Croce
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 4:00 am
Monday 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 4:00 am

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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.
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