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Gran Caffe San Marco

Piazza San Marco 11/R, 50121 Florence, Italy
055 215833
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Cuisines: Italian
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

If you're in Florence Italy the Gran Cafe San Marco www.grancaffesanmarco.it you MUST! Where can you have a nice glass of red wine or any other alcoholic beverage accompanied by a very well presented hot and cold buffet. All this for ONLY 8 Euros per? The buffet is on nightly from 6pm - 10pm and is a MUST. The server... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Do not stop, walk straight past!!! 4 pastries, cappuccino, caffe latte and a hot chocolate, they wanted 21€50!!! When they brought us the bill we sat in shock for a while. Then our daughter decided she wanted to visit the toilet facilities. A visit to be avoided, dirty no toilet paper and no paper or dryer for hands. My husband... More

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28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

After having our main (hot) meal at noon, my wife and I ate here every evening during our one week stay in Florence! There's a wonderful buffet set up every evening (I think starting from around 6 PM - we usually arrived around 7) with a marvelous variety of great "finger food." The selection is really quite incredible and while... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here for coffee and again for lunch. The lunch was just ok but the coffee was excellent. Good location on the Piazza San Marco and close to Acedemia.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Very expensive so head to Duomo for better value. €5 for a can of fanta - I am sure they make up the price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Glad we visited before reading the reviews! Perhaps the lunchtime/evening meals aren't such good value and quality but if you go here early evening for the aperitif and buffet, you will not be disappointed - fabulous selection of buffet food and very reasonable! The idea is to have a light snack and drink before heading out for drinks and a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Our experiences at the Gran caffe, were very good. We had Lasagne and a slice of pizza and a bottle of mineral water for 15.00 euros for the total bill. It tasted good, it was home made, but reheated in the microwave in front of us. I don't have a problem with that at all. If you want a quick... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Looking back I wish I had gotten a data plan for my phone rather than just roaming, so I could have looked up reviews on restaurants like this and avoided them. Now that I've eaten there I feel the need to reiterate what everyone else is saying about this place. We ordered a salad, 2 pasta dishes, and 1 chicken... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I ordered a salad with tomatos and mozzarella. The salad contained one slice of lettuce and some bits of tomatoes (without taste) plus a whole mozzarella (also without taste) everything piled together. I felt like my sons were making salad for me. It cost 13 euros!! And I failed to check the price of beer. Surpise, 0.33 l , cost... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had just something to drink. When we asked for the bill they overcharged us with 5 euros each and we didn't get any real bill, just a hand written one. Well, that's just cash but I don't like being fooled and that's what you get. Avoid this place, that's for sure.

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Address: Piazza San Marco 11/R, 50121 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055 215833
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Cuisine: Italian

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