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Bistro del Mare

#249 of 1,999 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
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Italian, Chowder, Seafood, Pasta
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Via Lungarno Corsini 4, 50100 Florence, Italy
+39 055 239 9224
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7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Our Fish Taver is located in a wonderful position, inside Palazzo...
Our Fish Taver is located in a wonderful position, inside Palazzo Gianfigliazzi in Firenze, very close to Ponte Vecchio e next to Via Tornabuoni. It's a very modern place, accurte in every details, managed by young men who will make you feel at home. Bistro del Mare is the only restaurant in Florence that guarantees you great food at extremely affordable prices
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  • 45
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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This restaurant was the best one we went to in Florence,, well...maybe second best, nevertheless, right up there! The fish was so fresh and perfectly presented, the wait staff are attentive yet not intrusive (I hate that). The house wine was a perfect complement to the meal. It is located a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Dallas, Texas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This restaurant was the best one we went to in Florence,, well...maybe second best, nevertheless, right up there! The fish was so fresh and perfectly presented, the wait staff are attentive yet not intrusive (I hate that). The house wine was a perfect complement to the meal. It is located a short walk from the Westin Excelsior in Florence. It... More 

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Woodland Hills,CA
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79 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I have been in search of good fish for a few days, when someone recommended this restaurant. It was kind of hard to find for some reason, but worth the effort. We got there close to 9pm and the place was packed (all italian, no tourist) The waiters were happy to explain the menu in details, were very prompt and... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed excellent food and excellent service at Bistro del Made. We had seafood risotto, prawns cooked in olive oil and garlic with a tomato sauce, pistacchio-encrusted tuna tartare, fish of the day, and house white wine. Desserts were great especially the tiramisù! Everything was perfect. The maitre d' and the waiters were very friendly and professional.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

very enjoyable evening for our party of four. Only criticism was that one main course of Lemon Sole was so overcooked that it was like rubber. The waiter did offer to replace this. Not expensive.

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Israel
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40 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

I will put it straight. This is not our idea of a seafood restaurant. Maybe our choice was faulty to begin with. Why look for a quality seafood place in Florence bent on Tuscan meat-oriented cuisine? But somehow it didn't work out for us. Despite very nice interior and friendly and prompt service, that proof of the pudding called "cuisine"... More 

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Nyc
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

On the way to another restaurant recommended by our hotel with our friends from France we passed by this one and were intrigued. The next night we decided to try it and our dining experience clearly exceeded our expectations. The waiter was personable, professional and helpful. Between the 4 of us we had a good opportunity to sample the menu... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We were welcomed by a a very nice waiter who offered and brought the menu in English. We found an excellent choice of dishes and the waiter's explanation helped us in our choices. We decided to have just two starters to share amongst four, but very kindly each of us was served with a half portion of a starter and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

- probably the worst restaurant in italy - Go to this restaurant only if you want to feel like a loser. - Arrogant personal - that was the longest waiting time ever, more than 1 hour to be served.

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italy
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33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

review title may seem quite incoherent with the overall vote. It's a great cool , modern trendy place, staff if friendly and service is very good. It's a great place to go as a couple and I cannot deny it deserves at least a 4 on 5 rate. Despite this, food offer is interesting but quite disappointing, antipasti selection is... More 

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Goshen, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a beautiful restaurant serving a very nice set menu for lunch. I was there on a Sunday afternoon and many Italians families were in there having a big lunch. My wife and I were going with the set menu as we planned to go out for dinner later on and were not looking for a large meal. The... More 

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Additional Information about Bistro del Mare

Address: Via Lungarno Corsini 4, 50100 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 239 9224
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 34
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Seafood, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Lungarno Corsini 4, 50100 Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 239 9224

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 34
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Seafood, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

Description

Our Fish Taver is located in a wonderful position, inside Palazzo Gianfigliazzi in Firenze, very close to Ponte Vecchio e next to Via Tornabuoni. It's a very modern place, accurte in every details, managed by young men who will make you feel at home. Bistro del Mare is the only restaurant in Florence that guarantees you great food at extremely affordable prices
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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