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Via S. Spirito, 60/R, Florence, Italy
+39 055 2302820
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Ranked #421 of 1,967 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Italian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Sun City West, Arizona
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473 reviews 473 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Four of us grabbed the last seats on a December evening - and it took about 4 minutes before my husband said "this is the perfect wine bar - I want to own one." Well, that's not going to happen, but we would come back here in a minute. Great staff working in a tiny space. Great wine selections, with... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I loved this little spot for a very tasty lunch. It was a small shop and we sat at the bar to enjoy watching the food preparation. The food was excellent. Meats, cheeses, and pappa al pomodoro. Very friendly waiter and we caught it in a non busy time so he was able and willing to translate and describe the... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

I found this small niche place in my neighborhood when I first arrived in Florence and returned again and again...often eating at the bar in the late afternoon to the company of the staff preparing the freshest of food combinations as my entertainment. (Easy to make my choice with their creative work on display.) I especially enjoyed barstool-dancing on a... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

3 things in travelling life need to be fulfilled and this place fulfilled each of them. Meats. Cheese. Wine. Cosied up in a corner in this empty place at 6pm we had reached our Bethlehem of needs. All of which were met with friendly service and a little bit of chat about what we were up to and how we... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Il Santino is a perfect little wine bar. Located in the Oltrarno next door to it's sister restaurant (Il Santo Bevitore), the spot is tiny and cozy. The staff was great - bringing out free apps - and the wine list was solid. If you are heading to Il Santo Bevitore, or any other restaurant in the area, hit Il... More 

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Portland
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103 reviews 103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great little wine bar, cafe that is the little sister to the larger restaurant enterprise next door. Food is available from short menu and essentially reheated here (that is okay). I have the meatballs and a glass on chianti for a bout 16 euros, which was twice what I paid up the street at a trattoria, that I recently reviewed.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were staying 50feet away and only ended up going on our last night in florence having passed it 20 times coming in and out of the apartment. Its a wine bar/deli which is about 20foot square and seat maybe 20 people. All the wines come accompanied with a small plate of italian meats/cheese/bruschetta etc. As its busy they bring... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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756 helpful votes 756 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A very small venue, approximately 12-14 seats at the most. Nice lively atmosphere with people spilling on to the street to sit on the pavement (the ground!) We had 2 sparkling Chardonnays, it was meant to be 125ml but was in fact less. One was considerably larger than the other. Total €15.00 for 2 drinks! Which we had to drink... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We were given two new places to visit in Florence this time, and one of those was this little gem, Il Santino - this place is fantastic for anyone who loves wine, meats and cheeses! We went in the evening late on, had a couple of glasses of wine at the bar, which were accompanied by little tasters - the... More 

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newcastle
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Visited this charming wine bar based on a number of good reviews...it didn't disappoint. The service was friendly and helpful, recommending food and wines that were perfect. Our favourite night out in Italy so far.

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Address: Via S. Spirito, 60/R, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 2302820
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Italian

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