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Caffe Florian

Via del Parione 28/r, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #525 of 1,942 restaurants in Florence
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

That is my first review at Tripadvisor but I felt I need to do it as the experience deserved it. I was on a business trip and had an evening on my own (how wonderful!) and was wondering where to eat. During the day I passed the Florian, and wondered whether it would be worthwhile to go to what is... More

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Hobart, Australia
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55 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We were walking around Florence and saw the window display at Florians, which was unique so we decided to go in and have a look around, we were fascinated by the artwork and displays and we looked at the menu decided to stay for lunch and coffee. We were not disappointed the customer service is excellent, we were given a... More

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Lausanne
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We had afternoon tea at Florian. Small but good selection. All the customers were seated in the entry zone which is not very nice but which makes it easier for the waiters. Ambiance was frosty. We later discovered that Florian actually is . Much bigger with many nice places.

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PressRelation, La direzione at Caffe Florian, responded to this review

Dear guest We are really sorry and surprised to read about your experience that would remain without precedent. I notice the whole staff about your comment and we will take all the dispositions in order to improve our service. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Caffè Florian in a not too distant future. Yours... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This was our second visit to the Caffe Florian in The Piazzo San Marco. The first time it was just to sample the coffee. The second time was to enjoy the coffee, sample the delicious pastries on offer, enjoy the live music from the small orchestra, and take in the ambience of the Caffe Florian. We were not disappointed. Caffe... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We walked passed this restaurant a few times and decided to eat here. The waiter gets 5* he was friendly and interesting. Our mixed starter was ok. Not something I would order again. Some tuna (not fresh) and others. Great presentation and glad we had something we wouldn't normally order. The risotto unfortunately wasn't nice. It was bland and boring.... More

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Sydney
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18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I came across Florian in Florence quite by accident as I had no idea they were here in Florence! Being a lover of Venetian food, and of Florian in Venice, I decided to stop in for lunch and was so glad I did! I was tempted by the 10 euro business lunch, but decided I just had to have a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

We found this fantastic gem just walking around one evening! First evening we had the best drinks in my entire life. We went back four times the following evenings. We were amazed every evening by the way the drinks were made and the fantastic taste! Wow, we were blown away!!

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Florence, Toscana, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Originating in Venice, the Florian is a great place to grab a nice cappuccino and pastry and catch up with your friends. They also have a nice apperativo that contains seafood. It really gives you an authentic feel of the italian culture with its appearace, and staff. Overall, a classy and elegant place!

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Holyoke, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

If you are visiting Florence you are walking everywhere and seeing all the beautiful sights that this historical city has to offer. Take a stroll down Via de Tornabuoni to window shop (because going in would break the bank!) the stores of Prada, Gucci, Ferragamo, Armani, Bulgari, Dolce & Gabbana. Then go find this small cafe. The inviting display of... More

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Florence, Italy
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12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

After a long and tiring day, a plate filled with lively colored macaroons and a cup of tea with orange essence, taken in such a cosy environment change our mood positively. Everything within the store, from silk scarves to Venetian masks can be bought. The waiters are very friendly and it's one of the places in Florence, where they never... More

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