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Ristorante Accademia

P.zza San Marco, 7/r, 50121 Florence, Italy
055 217343
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Ranked #93 of 1,868 restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $33 - $79
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Restaurant Accademia is a family-run restaurant. Food and art are our passions. Our clients are a glorious mix of locals (lots of professors from the Art Academy around the corner) and new friends from around the globe. Our aim is to provide you with a memorable dining experience, whilst having fun, meeting people, and perhaps learning something that we are happy to share regards food and wine. An unforgettable experience.
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Doha, Qatar
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This was the only restaurant we've eaten twice in our 12-days trip in Italy... Just great... good food, excellent service... the toscano bread in a paper bag is great.. We had Gran tagliere misto del banconiere, Strudel di funghi con semi di papavero alla salsa di parmigiano (the best appetizer ever!), Gnocchi al formaggi and al pomodoro, Lasagne al forno... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

What a great find! We chose this lovely restaurant for our first night's dinner, based on its standing on Trip Advisor. The food was memorable, the service excellent, and the prices very reasonable. Every mouthful of the food was lovely and we enjoyed our visit very much.

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RistoranteAccademia, Owner at Ristorante Accademia, responded to this review

Yippee! That's what we are all about. Thank you for finding us! More

Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Accademia is a modest, warm and familiar feeling restaurant which just happens to contain the best meal I've ever experienced in my life (Not an understatement either). The service was very warm and attentive. They made us feel welcome and treated us with a glass of sparkling wine each before we were seated. We treated ourselves and shared a steak... More

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RistoranteAccademia, Proprietario at Ristorante Accademia, responded to this review

You can have no idea how satisfying it is to have people come more than once on their trip and still be pleased! First time experiences can sometimes create unbearably high expectations of something even better second time around. Glad the magic still held for you. Thanks so much for choosing us, and when you have the chance, pop over... More

California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is our third trip to Florence, and we have eaten here several times on all 3 visits. The food is delicious, the service top notch, the atmosphere comfortable and inviting. Kush, one of their very long time employees, is extremely knowledgable about wines, and will select the perfect bottle if you tell him about your preferences. The owner, Gianni,... More

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RistoranteAccademia, Proprietario at Ristorante Accademia, responded to this review

Even our staff are part of the family, including Kush who virtually grew up with us here at Ristorante Accademia. So pleased to have you among our regulars! More

Sheffield
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

As a woman alone (husband & children abandoned!), once more in Florence, it is heaven to revisit such a warmly welcoming local family restaurant serving delicious fresh food & wine to match. Customers with large appetites (not me) will appreciate the house wine & dine menu, whilst those with small appetites (me) might choose from a good selection of lighter... More

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RistoranteAccademia, Proprietario at Ristorante Accademia, responded to this review

Oh we are happy to hand out kisses. Kisses are good for people. More kissing goes on (the friendly kind) in here than is probably an national Italian average for a restaurant. Glad we make we provide you with a comfy place to come whilst you are abandoning your family! We look forward to your next visit. More

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Excellent traditional food, being of Italian origin I know my food! Great service even though quite full at lunchtime. Head waiter was particularly attentive to all the diners. Will be back next time ... definitely

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RistoranteAccademia, Proprietario at Ristorante Accademia, responded to this review

And that is just how it should be! Great news - and thank you so much for taking the time to say so! More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel, and we are grateful. The ambiance is warm and inviting, the staff is friendly and familiar with the food and wine. I enjoyed the sound of mostly Italian voices at the tables. While all of the dishes were delicious, the appetizer, fried artichokes and anchovies as well as, the first course, seafood pasta... More

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RistoranteAccademia, Owner at Ristorante Accademia, responded to this review

Oh how we love anyone who loves our daily specials! Everything on our menu is made with fresh local ingredients, but our specials are literally spur of the moment dishes of "inspiration" dependent on what we find at the markets. And yes, dishes do run out! We don't have stuff in the freezer to whip out and nuke! So pleased... More

Surrey, England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Lovely restaurant, gets booked up though so be sure to book! We enjoyed this restaurant alot. It was almost full by the time we got there at 8pm. Tourists and lots of locals dining there. Great waiters! Being in italy i had to have Caprase salad for my starter, motzarella and tomato, i was disappointed as it was 'cheap' motzarella... More

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RistoranteAccademia, Owner at Ristorante Accademia, responded to this review

We loved the title of your review! We do advise people to come at least a little hungry although not eating all day might be a little excessive. The Bistecca alla Fiorentina is a huge undertaking, and we are impressed that your husband tackled it virtually alone. Our total admiration. More

Whitewater, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

It is nice and reasonably priced restaurant among many over priced in Florence. They have the Trip Advisor Excellence Award for 2013 and we concur. The service and friendliness of the staff as well as the food exceeded our expectations. Value over all was very good.

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RistoranteAccademia, Owner at Ristorante Accademia, responded to this review

Wonderful. Tools like TripAdvisor often gets a beating regards who writes the reviews and their validity. But it's a great tool for us to understand our customers better (we hear things here that we would never otherwise know). We are delighted it worked for you and thank you for saying so. More

Flagstaff, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We ate at Accademia two years ago a couple of times and could not wait to visit again. Happily the warm welcome, delicious food and wine and cozy ambience were all the same. There are lots of happy regulars, locals and tourists. The knowledgable staff will help with wine reccomendations.

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RistoranteAccademia, Owner at Ristorante Accademia, responded to this review

You absolutely hit the nail on the head - everyone comes here to eat! We are in a the heart of a major tourist city and have Michelangelo's David literally around the corner! But we have lots of regulars and locals, business travellers, Italian visitors. Everyone. And we love it like that. Thank you for noticing and thank you for... More

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