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Caffe Florian

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Italian, Chowder, Contemporary
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Via del Parione 28/r, 50123 Florence, Italy
055284291
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The close artistic and cultural affinity between Venice and Florence has...
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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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
Cocktails, cocktails and cocktails

Amazing place for cocktails. They have a nice room, very glam with black velvet etc..at the back. Cocktails are amazing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Amazing place for cocktails. They have a nice room, very glam with black velvet etc..at the back. Cocktails are amazing.

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London, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

After some days of traditional Tuscan food, we want something different, something more experimental or tempting. Florian fitted this perfectly and we went for the tasting menu. Don't expect the florentine steak or boar ragout, but dishes on an international level. The tasting menu consisted of four dishes plus an amuse bouche and a desert. Three out of the four... More 

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Sheffield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Excellent. Went two nights running ! Service and presentation was outstanding just like the food. We had the tasting menu which was very good although the service was rather slow having tried the standard menu on the first evening. However, the standard menu was just packed full of flavours and was very innovative. Well worth a visit and not over... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I can't say enought about how outstanding this place was. A little apprehensive at first because even the English menu was a little intimidating. Not 100% sure what I was ordering. I'm thinking that's the only reason the place was nearly empty. Not your typical Florence menu. Great atmosphere and decor. Service outstanding. The food was absolutely unbelievable and the... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Difficult to decide which is more stunning- the decor, the contemporary art, the food, or the waiters. This is a special place for a romantic dinner. Service is as flawless as you're likely to find. An offshoot of the world famous caffe Florian in Venice, on a much smaller scale, it's the perfect place for a special night out. Some... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

After 20 visits to Florence we have found the best restaurant yet. Floian's is a gem, and everything about it is 5 star, except the prices. Whilst it isn't cheap, the prices are reasonable and the quality and presentation of the food is exceptionally good. We decided to try the chef's taster menu, which was like eating the food on... More 

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East Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Recommended by the chef at Parione (our favorite), the Florian was our choice for lunch. Meals are beautiful and delicious, with attention paid to beautiful presentation and delightful flavor. We were surprised that prices were not higher for this elegant dining experience.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I always prefer local Tuscany cuisine in Florence. However, having a Venezian brunch at Caffe Florian is a delightful experience! 35 € including 2 glasses of wine, upscale antipasti and dessert buffet, plus one main course from the kitchen. This is such an elegant place with good food and good service.

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Florence, Toscana, Italy
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Popped in for some fine and to try their famouse French Macarons.. I will be going back. The service was exceptional as was everything served infront of me. This is the Florentine version of the famous Venetian cafe and it fits so well here in Florence. Worth spending the time to locate as it is not the easiest for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Actually their prices and products are quiet good but this cafe should be tried its own place.. İn venice if you like here you ll love venice branch much more thanks to its atmosphere. !!

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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, Chowder, Contemporary

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via del Parione 28/r, 50123 Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: 055284291

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Contemporary

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.
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

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