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The Red Garter

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Address: Via de' Benci 33r-35r, 50125 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 234 4904
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4:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Hours:
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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Great bar

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

First of all, tonight, i am asian, and studied in the US and Canada 6 years and done the military with the US and worked for US company for 3years. I was there "THE RED GARTER" with 7 other friends for one of them's farewell night. However the the two bouncers in front of the entrance did not allow just... More 

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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 

León,Guanajuato
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We traveled in a tour with people from around the world. In the group were people from USA, Autralia, New Zeland, México and Canada, the people on the bar were rude and racist with most of us, many of us were not allowed to sing in the karaoke because of one of the employees named Alessandro Tenducci was ignoring most... More 

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

Dear customer, we are very concerned about your comment. We are an international bar and we have been working with foreigners from all over the world since 1962. We love all cultures and nationalities. Our staff members come from different countries. I have many doubts about the authenticity of your review. Regards More 

Bunbury, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Florence was our first stop in Italy and the Red Garter was where we spent our first night. Can't fault the service and the all of the people that hang out there seem to be of a like mind, everyone is friendly and there to have a good time. The Karaoke was pretty loose and I'm thankful that the fellow... More 

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

Dear Brooke, first of all we would like to thank you for your words, starting from the title of the review! It’s been a pleasure to welcome you and we are happy if we have contributed to make your holiday in Italy great. We really hope to see you again soon. More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

What an excellent dinner! Was packed when we arrived. Employee found a table and got us situated ASAP in bar area. Told us he'd get us back into main area as soon as table cleared.... However we were having such a good time in bar we ended up eating in there! Had the 1kg steak! Excellent! Liked the place so... More 

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

We are really happy and we thank you for your comment. We are extremely proud of our food and our staff. And most of all we love to satisfy our customers. See you soon in Florence! More 

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Additional Information about The Red Garter

Address: Address: Via de' Benci 33r-35r, 50125 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 234 4904
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
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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