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Piazza di Santa Maria Novella 32r, 50123 Florence, Italy
39 055 28 24 38
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Ranked #1,153 of 1,967 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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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

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
5 helpful votes 5 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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California
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129 reviews 129 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
375 helpful votes 375 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Situated in the Piazza SMN, a nice outdoor patio to enjoy people watching and catch a quick bite to eat. One positive about this establishment, there is no service charge. Kind of a rarity and greatly appreciated. Menu offers a lot of choices, it appears most order pizza, which looked great. We had Pasta tartufo, and pasta with wild boar... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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130 reviews 130 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Il Grillo is located directly in the Santa Maria Novella piazza. The view is great and it is a wonderful place to watch people go by. There is a lot of construction going on directly in front of the restaurant, so they have a limited outdoor dining area. At lunchtime the construction activities seemed to stop, so it was quiet... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I had the spaghetti bolognese, it was great but just not the same as mums haha. The service was good and the restaurant was nice and quite. Like most places had a lot of pasta in the menu but also had cheeseburgers, steak, pork chops etc.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Thought the wait staff was a little indifferent. Liked the pizza. Construction going on nearby...little distracting

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We knew while in Florence we had to try the Bistecca alla Florentina. We ate here and enjoyed the best Steak we have ever eaten! We had been on a food tour of Florence and learned about the steak and hoped we would find the right place to do it justice! 1kilo of T-bone steak, shared between two, cooked rare.... 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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