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Ristorante il Paiolo

Via Del Corso | 42R, 50122 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #886 of 1,967 Restaurants in Florence
Price range: $50 - $75
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Florentine restaurant in Florence since 1980.Tuscan Chef.traditional cuisine (great Fiorentina steak) but even lots of seasonal recepies with fresh fish and meat. vegetarian and gluten free menù is also available.very interesting proposals in the wine card :local producers and even organic wines to experience for a real "touch" about our land.good atmosphere and courtesy add something special to the food.Ristorante familiare con staff. Cucina fiorentina e creativa.Nel menù si avvicendano gli ingredienti stagionali,privilegiando i prodotti a "km0" e le piccole produzioni artigianali. Ottima la carne (compresa la famosa "fiorentina" a cuore nel filetto come da tradizione),il pescato fresco giornaliero e le verdure sempre fresche. Tutto cucinato con le erbe aromatiche e l'olo extravergine toscano.Tanti i vini in carta con particolare attenzione a piccole realtà territoriali.l'accoglienza è cortese e cordiale .

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Miami, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you want to get authentic Tuscan food, just go to Il Paiolo and ask Lucia, Caterina or Claudio for recommendations. This family (several generations and over 200+ years in Florence) will personally take care of you and make sure you leave satisfied! This is a small, intimate and unpretentious restaurant, but the food is excellent and the service warm... More 

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New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

For us, a vacation to Florence always includes at least a couple of dinners at Ristorante il Paiolo, on Via Corso. We love this place and think owner Caterina is one of the best chefs in the city. She always cooks seasonal dishes and her menu has specialties you won’t find anywhere else. One night we ate a delicious chestnut... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We ate here on a whim. I liked the look of the food in the window. We didn't understand the menu but the guys at the table behind us told us to just tell the "lady" what you want and she'll make it for you or she will suggest something. So we did. I saw risotto on the menu and... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I loved this place, staff was really professional and food quite good (especially the dessert). I did not try the famus Fiorentina, I had nobody to share that with. The only remark is that it is a bit expensive. Salad, dessert, tagliata and wine nearly 50 euros :(

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

At first my mother and I were a little apprehensive as the menu was entirely in Italian and we were worries to order, but the staff speak fabulous English (as well as Spanish and German) and provided us with a wonderfully light pesto tagliatelle and a flavoursome (but not too salty!) risotto. The atmosphere was calm and quiet, despite there... More 

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Mountain View, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Healthy selection of food. We had the baked mussels which was wonderful. Great selection for vegetarians as well. Bill is not itemized so keep track of the price of the items ordered to be sure. The staff is friendly, it is family run.

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San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The restaurant has no pizza or red meat. However, there are plenty of wonderful seafood dishes,great salad choices and kinds of savory vegetable options. Great service and friendly/attentive staff. We ate there twice while we were in Florence. Nice change from endless quantity of pasta and pizza

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Mullica Hill, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

After watching a magnificent sunset headed back to hotel looking for a local place to grab a quick bite. Walking by this little local ristorante, and observed some locals having dinner, through smiles n hand gestures they communicated food was great. In we went we were not disappointed fabulous meals, great service,lots of local favor

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Rome, Italy
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

very central, very kind people, rather good food. But...: beware, bill can be quite a surprise, as they do not itemize the bill, they only show you the final sum. so, you can have some surprise, expecially on wines, and on some quantities. beware on these items, keep track of what you ordered, quantities and prices mentioned. This is expecially... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We came here after a trip to the duomo, about a 5 to 10 minute walk. We made it right around 3:00, when the restaurant stops serving lunch. Nonetheless, the proprietor took the time to discuss recommendations. The food was very good. The atmosphere was not fancy but intimate. The kids (ages 11 and 14), wife and I agree this... More 

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Additional Information about Ristorante il Paiolo

Address: Via Del Corso | 42R, 50122 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39055215019
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 75
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Steakhouse, Vegetarian

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