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Caffe Florian

Via del Parione 28/r, 50123 Florence, Italy
055284291
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Ranked #148 of 1,992 Restaurants in Florence
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary, Chowder
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: The close artistic and cultural affinity between Venice and Florence has brought an enchanting piece of the Venetian elegance in the amazing Tuscan capital. The historical Caffe Florian, opened in 1720 in St. Mark's Square in Venice, now finds its natural space in Florence, with the opening of this new and prestigious location where the exclusive coffeehouse and the fine dining meet the Contemporary Art. Part of the private Florian Art Collection is now here on show in a permanent exhibition, Aron Demetz, Mimmo Rotella, Fabrizio Plessi, Gaetano Pesce, Irene Andessner, Bruno Ceccobelli, Marco Nereo Rotelli, Paolo W. Tamburella, Luca Buvoli, Massimo Nordio, Arcangelo and Fausto Gilberti are some of the many both Italian and international artists who, over the years, reated exclusive pieces of art expressly for the Venetian Caffe Florian. And now their works are in Florence, to pay their tribute to the three centuries' tradition of style, elegance and refinement, that made the Florian name a renowned myth all over the world.

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Province of Bologna, Italy
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158 reviews 158 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

a unique evening, professional staff, excellent raw materials, Italian taste oriental hand (I guess the chef is Asian) wines but few details and we have found the right hint of maitre. back again for brunch. Special praise for the quality of the meat Pierluigi

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

a unique evening, professional staff, excellent raw materials, Italian taste oriental hand (I guess the chef is Asian). Few wines but we have found the right one thank to the hint of the maitre. back again for brunch. special praise for the quality of the meat

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woodley
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This was a must see for us and we were not disappointed. I wanted to spoil my wife with a Medley of fine cakes and refreshments. I would urge any a romantic fool to take their loved one here..

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Staying in a nearby hotel we walked past Florian one afternoon and liked the look of the menu outside. Even though the restaurant was just closing after their lunch service, we were welcomed warmly and we booked dinner for that evening. The décor is attractive with three main seating areas, one to the front overlooking the street and two to... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stopped here for a glass of prosecco and a couple of macarons. The bartender was an extremely dapper fellow with an amazing beard and short ponytail who crafted drinks like fine works of art. We had as much fun watching him as we did enjoying the drinks and dessert.

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Clovis, California
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Was a great evening. We tried 2 different fixed menus and were pleasantly surprised. Danny the waiter was very gracious and even gave us other restaurant tips(Gusto Pizza). We had a great white wine from the Val D'osta region and the food was beautiful and tasty. I will add pictures when I figure out how......

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My friend and I are traveling through Italy at the moment, and came across Cafe Florian totally by chance. As we walked past, we were invited in by a lovely waiter (Fabiano I think his name was) who offered us a free glass of bubbles. We were apprehensive, having been offered "free" things in Rome that then turned out to... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The coffee is very expensive, which is a kind of explicable becouse is PROBABLY the frst coffee restaurant in the Europe, but that was not all. We had to pay 12 € becouse we listend to the music they were plaing. Well if I'm staing on their table is hard not to listen to the music. Next time I will... More 

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

Dear Guest, We would like to inform you that you wrote your review in the page of Florian in Florence, where a coffee at the table costs € 2,50. You certainly meant to report your experience at the Caffè Florian in Venice. We are sorry that you only remember the bill and not the moments spent in Piazza San Marco,... More 

London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you like modern Italian food done to a high standard, enjoy modern artistic surroundings, excellent service and a good deal, do not miss Caffe Florian. The artworks come from previous Biennales in Venice and some are for sale. We went twice for lunch in one week and thought the lunch menu (coffee and water are included) was both good... More 

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140 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

For me Caffe Florian should be held up as an example of how a restaurant should be run,as every component of our evening was faultless. The place is an intriguing mix of historic Florence,and art gallery,but essentially a fine dining establishment,all held together with an enthusiasm from the staff which can only be because they are happy to be serving... More 

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Additional Information about Caffe Florian

Address: Via del Parione 28/r, 50123 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055284291
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary, Chowder

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