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Il Cantastorie

Condotta, 7, 50122 Florence, Italy
0039 0552396804
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Ranked #1,498 of 1,942 Restaurants in Florence
Price range: $13 - $57
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Every Friday and Saturday night, live music will accompany our special dishes and our selection of wines.

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Quick service in a place that's relatively touristy with typical touristy cuisine. Nothing to write home about but not bad and not awful. We had nice brushetta and antipasto which were both average and pasta dishes which again were nice but average. Tiramisu for pudding was delicious and we had a nice bottle of wine although it was double the... More

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Lugrin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

We stopped in this small restaurant by chancefor an early dinner. We enjoyed an excellent meal and had the best Fiorentina tripes of our holiday. Service was good and prices very reasonable. We would definitiely go back to Il Cantastorie!

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Fergus, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We walked past and liked the more rustic style. The menu is traditional Tuscan with a good choice of dishes. The food was well prepared and presented. Wine selection was small, but very good. Service was good when we were there.

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Santa Monica, California
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164 reviews 164 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We arrived after lunchtime in Florence with 3 tired and hungry 11 year olds and needed a place asap. The place recommended by the hotel looked dismal and this was right down the street. They couldn't have been nicer and more welcoming and I didn't have high hopes for the food as it is right near the Piazza Della Signoria... More

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South Pole
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We stopped here for lunch. It was not spectacular, but certainly not bad. Service could have been better, they were rather slow and seemed to forget about us.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stopped in at this restaurant for a casual lunch and ordered from the pizza and drink menu. From the start the staff were rude to us, huffing when we asked to share a dish, and from then on were purposefully cold to us. After taking our dishes away we had to wait about 20 minutes after asking for the... More

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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I came to Florence in search of authentic, home made, 'just like Nona used to make it' Italian food. I came upon Il Cantastorie while exploring the sights of Firenze and I am so glad I stopped in for lunch! I ordered the Tortelloni di patate, cream di asparagi e crudo (minus the ham) based off of the recommendation by... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This restaurant was pretty close to the touristy area but we were pleasantly surprised that it did not have touristy-type food. Our meals were all excellent with fresh ingredients. The wine was terrific. The decor was darling and the service was prompt and friendly, even though the staff was incredibly busy. Prices were reasonable. Don't miss this exquisite taste of... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Came here. Had a wonderful time watching a world cup game over pizza and wine. The staff were wonderful and Olti, our server was a very helpful and genuine young man. Recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxed good time and wonderful service.

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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Came with a few friends while visiting florence and all 6 of us were very excited by our meals - one of the best meals ive had on our trip to europe. Thoroughly recommend the gorgonzola pear gnocchi - amazeballs

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