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Il Profeta

Borgo Ognissanti | 93 R, 50123 Florence, Italy
055.212265
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Ranked #239 of 1,969 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $100
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Darien, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

23 of us descended upon Claudio and his hard-working staff and they catered to each one of us. The food was delectable! Be sure and try the pear ravioli. I had no interest when I read the description, but it turned out to be the best dish I had on our recent trip to Italy. Our children were enamored with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Delightful waiter, Martin. Entertaining and fun in his presentation, and spot on in terms of recommendations that worked for us. Another couple here has been coming to this restaurant faithfully over the last 6 years on every trip to Florence. We'll be back!

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The most decadent dinner I had in Italy. So creamy and homey and yummy. I had the John Travolta special, which was like a creamy vodka sauce but it was the perfectly cooked pasta and not just the sauce that made it special. My best friend ordered the other special pasta, a truffle pasta with béchamel served in a parmesan... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We went as a family and the food is good, not exceptional. When you think of the traditional pasta or steak done well this would be it. The service is very attentive but a bit over done. The restaurant is pricey for what you're getting.

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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I had the "John Travolta," which the waiter would not describe: "it's a secret." Well, it's like six looped noodles in an admittedly very flavorful pink sauce, though it's a bit too salty. No cheese. No Parmesan, even on request. No mozzarella. 29.5 Euros! Unbelievable. At 10 Euros, it would be "good" to, at best, "very good." Salty. They gave... More

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We heard a lot about this restaurant before we came, we were very happy we made it here. The service is outstanding. Not only are they attentive and knowledgeable but they are so friendly and a lot of fun. The food was absolutely terrific, especially the john travolta pasta. My only criticism would be that it is expensive! The pasta... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I was recommended this place by a friend when I asked for a good restaurant for my wife's birthday while we were traveling Italy, so I made my reservation and deposit. I also added a special request for our reservation, while not specifically met they more than made up for it. Upon walking in we were greeted and asked if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The hospitality was amazing! And the food even better! Great place! Would recommend it to anyone in Florence so if you are nearby I advise you to drop by and have a good dinner there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The service was unique, the food was amazing! Our waiter explained the whole menu to us, and was constantly checking in on us to see that everything was good. They have a rich menu with lots of traditional Tuscan food, including some "bold choices" that were in no way disappointing.

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The special pasta dishes are way over priced - sucking tourists in in the secret recipe and John Travolta story (that told over and over again to every table- as well as "don't lick the plate"). Made me feel like I just enlisted in a scam with a bunch of other travelers. The 10% service charge on top of the... More

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