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Bistro del Mare

#241 of 1,881 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
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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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  • 253
    Excellent
  • 157
    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 14
    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
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
sunsnosailski
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Ottawa
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Ottawa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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38 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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180 helpful votes 180 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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77 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 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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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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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: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic, 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?