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Via Ricasoli, 38-40R, Florence, Italy
+39 (0)55-211-296
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent lunch near the Duomo

Found this place walking from the Accademia towards the Duomo. 4 of us went in for lunch. The staff was very nice and the food was very good. A lot of locals there eating lunch. We went back another day and had another good meal. Check it out, you won't be sorry you did!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Rhode Island
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Found this place walking from the Accademia towards the Duomo. 4 of us went in for lunch. The staff was very nice and the food was very good. A lot of locals there eating lunch. We went back another day and had another good meal. Check it out, you won't be sorry you did!

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We found this restaurant quite by chance walking from the Duomo to the Accademia and are very grateful that we did. Its an unpretentious locals restaurant with excellent staff and even better food.addition the house wine was some of the best that we have enjoyed in our travels in Italy. Our mains were Tortiglioni gorgonzola e yucca gialla and Pasts... More 

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cardiff
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

busy at lunch time with locals, good value food served quickly, cheap but decent quality house wine. recommended.

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St. Aubin, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Great little place. In fact, wow! It is quite close to the Duomo - a couple of hundred metres' walk, I suppose. They could have ripped us off, they could have served us cr*p food for the price (€23 for the two of us for lunch) and they could have treated us like a couple of British tourists. But they... More 

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband stopped by here after our visit to the Accademia and we are so happy to have stumbled upon this place! The service was fast and friendly and the food and wine was excellent! We ordered a caprese for an appetizer, half liter of house white wine and 2 plates of pasta- all of it so good! The steaming... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
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59 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stopped in with friends for gelato and cocktails after visiting the Duomo. I wish we would have been there for supper - they were in the process of making their sauce for the next day and it smelled divine!!! The gelato was delicious and they had a quaint little seating area outside. The staff was very friendly.

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london
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114 reviews 114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Found this place by accident. It is in a small side street and has a few tables outside under canopies. It looks very basic but the food is home made daily and very fresh. The menu also changes daily but you can have various pastas, salads and meats of good quality served very promptly by charming waitresses. We ate there... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Just down from the Galleria dell Accademia, you will find this cafe. Great food, great service and all at a great price. And not a single Rocket lettuce leaf to be seen in the salad. Bonus!!!

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Beijing, China
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Oliandolo brings food to your table within three-four minutes, to your great satisfaction. Three no-nonsense Italian men and additional female colleagues go about their hospitality in a marvellously down-to-earth and real way -- no show, no pretense, no over-eagerness to please. And they do not have to act. The small menu changes daily and has only carried tasty dishes the... More 

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Naples, Italy
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We were walking between the Academia and the Duomo today and stumbled across this cafe only to find warm hosts and delicious food. They had fresh pasta so our lunch was served very quickly. A husband/wife duo was out front as well as another husband/wife duo in the back. They were fantastic. Everyone was warm and energetic taking great pride... More 

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  • Address: Via Ricasoli, 38-40R, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)55-211-296

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