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Borgo San Jacopo

#448 of 2,038 Restaurants in Florence
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Borgo San Iacopo 62/r, 50125 Florence, Italy
+39 055 281661
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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 146
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice alternative to the touristic hangout

A little bit out of the way but we'll worth finding. They have gluten free, bio and whole meal pastas. The Florentin bread is devine. The food is very tasty and the service correct. Prices are reasonable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
Egp_monaco
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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302 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This restaurant was booked by our hotel staff for my husband and I. We are used to very good food and I can honestly say this was amongst the finest I have tasted. Had the Al la carte menu and every bit was amazing (risotto with roe to start, I think called risotto cappuccino then lamb for main). I do... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was a disappointing experience. I have experienced plenty of fine dining over recent years and am used to the gimmicks , but usually these are incidental to the meals. Here the gimmicks added nothing and the taste of many of the dishes was one dimensional. For example, my veal starter came with a cream and a sea urchin sauce,... More 

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

Dear Mr. Mrs. Dmashala, Thank you very much for your time. Thank you for let us know your experience at the bsj restaurant. Your comments will help us to improve. Hope to see you next time to try again our cuisine. Best Regards Martina Calanchi Restaurant manager M.calanchi@lungarnocollection.com More 

Milan, Italy
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We recently dined at the Borgo San Jacopo (BSJ) after hearing of the new creations by the Michelin chef Peter Brunel. We were lucky to have a table near the window which was cosy and romantic. The ambience of the restaurant is perfect and the service by the staff did not miss a beat. By far the dish to try... More 

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

Dear Mr and Mrs ForeignGuardian, Thank you very much for your spectacular words on our cuisine and our service. We are extremely grateful for the helpful feedback we have received and we are very glad you enjoyed your dinner at our restaurant. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon at the BSJ. Best regards Martina Calanchi Restaurant Manager... More 

Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

A little bit out of the way but we'll worth finding. They have gluten free, bio and whole meal pastas. The Florentin bread is devine. The food is very tasty and the service correct. Prices are reasonable.

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

Dear M/M Egp_monaco, Thank you very much for your nice comments on our resaturant. We are really glad you enjoyed the dinner and the atmosphere. We looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards Martina Calanchi Restaurant Manager M.calanchi@lungarnocollection.com More 

Hobart, Australia
Top Contributor
192 reviews 192 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We enjoyed a beautiful meal here for a special occasion, we had made a reservation here and were able to secure a table with a view across the Arno to Ponte Vecchio. This restaurant has a beautiful ambience the service is excellent. The menu articulates creative dishes and the passion of the chef to deliver a fine and innovative food... More 

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

Dear Ms tasannie, Thank you very much for chosing the Borgo San Jacopo for your special occasion. Nice to read about the great things your write on our Restaurant. We are extremely Happy you had a wonderful experience and that enjoyed throughly the atmosphere, the service, the dishes. Your positive and "sublime" comments are the real reason that motivates all... More 

New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Friends of ours told us about a great experience they had at this restaurant and that we should try the new chef. We had known this restaurant from a previous trip and liked it then. The location and view - if you are lucky to get a table with a view over Ponte Vecchio - is already stunning. The creativity... More 

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

Dear Ms isfmedia1, Thank so much for your great comments on the Borgo san Jacopo. We are so happy you had a perfet dining experience. Our chef Peter Brunel is very creative and as you said you can taste every single ingredients in the plate. Your satisfaction is our goal. Waiting for you coming again as soon as you will... More 

Bethel, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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Martina_Calanchi, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this review

Thank you very much Mr. And Mrs. CaVok8Fly for your nice words. Looking forwards to see you soon at the bsj. Best Regards Martina Calanchi restaurant manager M.calanchi@lungarnocollection.com More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

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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223 reviews 223 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 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
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Martina_Calanchi, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this review

Dear Mr Rapri22, Thank you so Much for your Nice and preciuos words on our beautifull Restaurant. We are glad to know you liked your experience at the BSJ, that you loved the location, the food, the wine selection. Looking fowards to welcoming you back soon at the Borgo San Jacopo. Kind Regards Martina Calanchi Restaurant Manager M.calanchi@lungarnocollection.com More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Borgo San Iacopo 62/r, 50125 Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 281661

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 143
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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