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Borgo San Jacopo

Borgo San Iacopo 62/r, 50125 Florence, Italy
+39 055 281661
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Ranked #573 of 1,973 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $36 - $143
Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Bethel, Connecticut
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

As you visit Borgo San Jacopo, stop by a wine store named Borgo Sapori Toscana. There, a husband and wife shop, you will meet Cheryl and Franco. I have come to them for wine recommendations for over 5 years and it never fails! They have amazing gourmet products. A must see!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I are self confessed foodies and really enjoy imaginative, well executed cuisine. Being from Scotland, however, we are always suspicious of restaurants that take themselves too seriously. When we went to L'enclume in the English Lake District, for example, we could hardly contain our mirth at the hilarious extents the chef seemed to be going to to... More 

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Martina_Calanchi, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this review

Dear Mr Reg Jordan, thank you very much for writing your personal opinion on the borgo san jacopo Restaurant. We appraciate your suggestions and as promiced the chef and I we provided to add some dishes with no fish at all on the menu. We are glad that you were appraciated by the bsj staff, who treated you very well... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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202 reviews 202 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

After walking Ponte Vecchio my husband & I decided to have lunch at Borgo San Jacopo & we were glad that we did! We ordered a nice white wine and a light lunch that was served in a divided box. It was just enough food & the service was great! The terrace outside is where we were seated & we... More 

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Martina_Calanchi, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Bakerswoodfox, Thank you so much for chosing the Borgo san Jacopo restaurant and for your positive comments on food and service. Our small terrace outside is looking on the river and have a special view on the Ponte Vecchio. It is a very wonderful place to enjoy the meal. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to... More 

Jakarta
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is the first restaurant we eat in florence. The restaurant is very romantic with 4 outdoor tables facing the river. The menu is quite variety ranging from one of the best tomatoes salad, duck ravioli pasta and pigeon cooked Milanese style which I think it's unique and good. The fish with tomatoes sauce is probably the best dish they... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The best view of the Ponte Vecchio and the food is an italian modern cuisine. The zucca soup looks like a cappucino but is a delicious appetizer.

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Chicago, Illinois
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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I found this restaurant by accident as I was trying to escape the throngs of people on the streets. The restaurant is nestled away in the Hotel Lungarno along the Arno River. I felt so lucky that I was able to discover it. I had a wonderful relaxing lunch as I sat by the river in total peace and quiet.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We found this restaurant when heading towards the Ponte Vecchio - it's part of the Hotel Lungarno which I had tried to book earlier but there was no vacancy (we stayed at Porta Rossa which was excellent and so regrets whatsoever). The restaurant overlooked the Arno River and our table allowed by wife to face the Ponte Vecchio as I... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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100 reviews 100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The restaurant is very pretty on the inside and the service is great. We did the chef's top 5 tasting and skipped the wine pairing as we had already been drinking other stuff prior to coming here for dinner. If you can get yourself a seat on the balcony then the experience seems that much better. It's such a pretty... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had the tasting menu with five courses, seem to remember it was something like 100Euros/head, mainly fish, and it was amazing. Starter was a very novel take on tricolore, then something with prawns, then monkfish tartare, then some other fish - apologies, it's a while since we went - and then a really interesting dessert Sit on the balcony,... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Be sure to ask for a table on the balcony. There are only two and it was wonderful. (Of course, the sun was out and it was a nice day, too!) Overlooking the river, watching the rowers and boats, it wouldn't have mattered if the food wasn't great, but it was. Well prepared, nice presentation. The wine list was good... More 

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Additional Information about Borgo San Jacopo

Address: Borgo San Iacopo 62/r, 50125 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 281661
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 36 - 143
Cuisine: Italian

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