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Il Santo Bevitore

#206 of 2,023 Restaurants in Florence
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Via di Santo Spirito, 66r, Florence, Italy
39 055 211264
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Today
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 612
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    Very good
  • 102
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Brilliant!

Slightly off the beaten track in the Oltarno district of Florence, Il Santo Bevitore provided us with one of our best meals in Florence. It's a busy restaurant so you should book in advance. Nice setting and busy, high energy vibe throughout. A bunch of classic dishes and few twists. We opted... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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256 reviews 256 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Slightly off the beaten track in the Oltarno district of Florence, Il Santo Bevitore provided us with one of our best meals in Florence. It's a busy restaurant so you should book in advance. Nice setting and busy, high energy vibe throughout. A bunch of classic dishes and few twists. We opted to kick off with some cheeses. The selection... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

My fiance and I found this restaurant by Rick Steves' recommendations. It's beautiful inside, decorated with dark mahogany wood and wine bottles. We had a drink at the bar and then ate by the window. The cheese plate was delicious and our entrees were amazing. This was my fiance's favorite meal during our trip to Italy.

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Toronto, Canada
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160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We liked the ambiance so much at lunch we went back the next day for dinner. Bevitore was recommended to us by our concierge and we decided since we were on the other side of the Arno we should try it for lunch. We walked in and luckily they had space. The place was packed with locals and business people... More 

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New York, NY
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Authentic tuscan with a younger, modern take. You won't find the old school atmosphere here but a younger vibe. It's always packed (with locals which is of course a great thing) and delicious. The menu is entirely Italian but of course they all speak English. It also has a great sister bar Il Santino which is great while you're waiting.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Service: We arrived at this restaurant exactly when it opened (with reservations) and it filled up instantly. Even though several tables were seated at once, our server Francesco answered every single one of our questions with patience and enthusiasm (and we had quite a number of questions given the unique menu). As the night went on and most of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Our hotel had made us a booking at this restaurant, which is within a stone throw of where we stayed! We were a little late in arriving (30min), as we had made conversation with some other guests in our hotel. For Italy not late at all, and when we arrived, rather than them having phoned our hotel to confirm our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I had the beef tartare and the gambas pasta here and it was a fantastic experience. I can honestly say it has been the best pasta I have ever had. The ambiance is very nice and relaxed. Note: You need to book in advance, even during the week and in the low season as this place is always packed (for... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We arrived without a reservation around 8pm and could see that the restaurant was already full. We told the waitress that we could return at 9:30 if we could make a reservation and she agreed, thankfully! We were sat immediately on our return in the main section opposite the bar and it was still really busy with an eclectic atmosphere.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We were at first a little disappointed when we got there that we were seated in the smaller section away from the lively atmosphere. We were the only couple in the section but soon had others seated with us and werent so disappointed anymore. House wine was great and at the perfect price :) Ordered the duck and the veal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Wonderful meal and excellent service. Great beers - and I don't even drink beer! The good was so good I even had a Pud which I never eat. Totally recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via di Santo Spirito, 66r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: 39 055 211264

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 46 - 53
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?