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Bistro del Mare

#263 of 2,025 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
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Italian, Seafood, Pasta
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Via Lungarno Corsini 4, 50100 Florence, Italy
+39 055 239 9224
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Today
7:30 pm - 10:30 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/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 242
    Excellent
  • 151
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
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
Serendipity at its best

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
Robert W
,
Nyc
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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456 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Nyc
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 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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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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108 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
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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shropshire uk
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72 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Pleasant enough surroundings. Silver tongued waiter had the gift of the gab pushing the introductory acidic prosecco, but he lacked any substance coming from that well known school where conning clients is a forte! Gaps in the wine list exposed. Food was only fair. Poor batter on limited fritto misto! Definitely poor value for money. Only three tables occupied (all... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Sought this place out because of the good reviews on trip advisor but we were disappointed. It's not that the food was that bad and the presentation was perfect and very theatrical but lacked any flavour an was quite boring. I was made to feel uncomfortable for asking for a beer (which they had none) and sprite rather than wine.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Very accommodating considering we arrived 10 min before they close for afternoon siesta. Try the grilled prawns- yummy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

And the best risotto ever! Great service and nice music. I recommend 8 starters, wine and risotto). And it's better to reserve, because for reserved tables they have a better choice.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We had a great dinner at this place. The restaurant has a cute and intimate atmosphere which is great if you want to have a romantic dinner for 2. We also enjoyed the great service they offer here. The waiters were really friendly and correct. Their seafood is to die for. The fish was of amazing quality. We had the... More 

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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, Seafood, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?