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Piazza di Santa Maria Novella 32r, 50123 Florence, Italy
39 055 28 24 38
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Ranked #1,178 of 1,996 Restaurants in Florence
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Worksop, England
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74 reviews 74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

There are so many bars and cafes in the narrow streets of Florence that it was very nice to find somewhere to have a drink with a view, and no human or road traffic whizzing past six inches away. The beers were reasonably priced, as were the excellent capuccinos, and service was prompt and friendly. Il Grillo is only 2... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Slightly disappointing experience here with indifferent service and food which was average only. However it was a lot cheaper than many of the other restaurants in Florence. Booking not essential and you can eat outside (with large heaters available) or inside.

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San Diego, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

While in Florence you have many choices with excellent food. This restaurant is conveniently located in the Santa Maria Novella square. The restaurant has good food, decent service, and relatively reasonable prices. My recommendation: if you are in the SMN square and need lunch, then by all means try this, you will be satisfied.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

nice budget restaurant, in city centre. ususally crowded, please select dishes carefully as these could be quite moderate in helping size! the staff may press you for buying a drink, you have the choice, and can avoid this restaurant staff pessure.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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105 reviews 105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Our family loved having a good pizza after a big day of touring and travel. Our service was equally good. Casual setting with a great view of Piazza Santa Maria Novella. Another plus was the price of our dinner, quite a bit lower than the other fine restaurants in the area. Recommended for a casual dinner at a good price!

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Everything about this restaurant good. From start to finish. Staff is exceptionally friendly and helpful. It is clean. Food is delicious.

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Wengen, Switzerland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Tila, the watress, and the rest of the team made our last night in Florence just inforgettable. I will always remember this restaurant as the best in that beautifull city. The food, the wine, the time... are just perfect. Once again thank you all.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Really Good Food, and whilst we were in Florence we ate here 3 times, & each time we ate very well - their Pizza & Home Made Pasta were excellent. Also it was very reasonable & the Staff were very friendly & helpful

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Lincolnshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Excellent variety of menu choices. Service friendly and happily not pushy. Good value for money and a relaxed enjoyable evening. Naturally returned later in week. Prices very good and very happy to leave tips, nice not to have fixed service charge. Construction-repaving the whole square-almost complete at time of visit Oct 14

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Sawtry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Nice food and a nice little restaurant, friendly service and NO SERVICE CHARGE so you can choose your tip and these people deserve it. Ate here twice and excellent both times. At another restaurant we went to they had the front to tell us the 15% service charge on the bill was a food tax so they were clearly expecting... More 

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Address: Piazza di Santa Maria Novella 32r, 50123 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 39 055 28 24 38
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Cuisine: Italian

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