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Via Ponte alle Mosse, 16/R, 50125 Florence, Italy
055 355736
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Ranked #570 of 1,996 Restaurants in Florence
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese, Thai
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Florence, Italy
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Foreword: I travel a lot, especially to Asia where I have lived. This is why when I am at how I try to avoid any Chinese, Japanese and Thai restaurant as here in Italy they are not up to standard in my opinion. Of course every now and then you get to go there, at least they are cheap. Well... More 

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Taipei
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went for dinner and having read the impressive selections of Japanese and Thai fares we decided to go for Thai food as the south of Italy isn't known for fresh seafood at all. The food that came was mediocre at best and the servings were tiny. Thai tom yum goong soup was 10 euro and it was a small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Well, what should I say? Those plates were just awesome, tasty and beautiful. The only problem might be the parking... Is pretty difficult to find a parking for your own car. Other than that I think there is not downside for this amazing restaurant.

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Florence, Italy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

they have a huge thai and japanese menu and as more dishes I have more I love this place!! everything is incredibly well served tasty and the atmosphere is unique! is out of the city center but is easily to arrive not far at all, and they have a take away service with the food.it which is really good if... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

As Thai food is hard to find in Florence, Niwa was a great surprise! It's not a proper Thai restaurant but more of a fusion Asian restaurant, serving things like spring rolls, great spicy Thai soup but also good sushi. We ordered pad thai which wasn't of the quality we are used to (very big flat noodles) but we know... More 

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Florence, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

My husband and I moved to Firenze back in August and have been searching for good Asian food ever since. We found great Chinese food in Siesto, but were still looking for Japanese and Thai food. Well, we finally found it! Niwa was wonderful. We sampled three appetizers - the edamame, the vegetable tempura, and the vegetable spring rolls. The... More 

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Chandler, AZ
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14 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

My wife and I were visiting Firenze and staying at the AC Hotel Firenze around the corner and found Niwa to be a pleasant surprise! We only ordered the Miso Soup and Chicken and Cashew Nuts entrée and were very satisfied and surprised at the quality. I'm typically skeptical of Asian restaurants that serve food from multiple nationalities (i.e. Japanese... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

My wife and I were looking for something different to eat to take a break from all the Italian food we were having. We both love Thai and she loves sushi so we figured with the overall positive reviews this place was worth a try. I have to admit that the restaurant is very pretty and well put together but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

First off you have to pay a cover charge of €5 euros, which sets the tone really. Despite it being empty, service was so slow it was 30 minutes before we got to order because they were concerned it's other menial tasks. We spent a lot of money on small, average tasting dishes, and we're all in all completely unsatisfied.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012 via mobile

I had just arrived Florence and was completely famished. Rummaging through tripadvisor and found this restaurant. Thinking I'll have trouble communicating with them since I'm a Chinese and didn't understand Japanese, I conversed with them in simple English, hoping they'll understand. To my surprise, they speak fluent English. It was until halfway eating I heard them speaking Chinese, and the... More 

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Additional Information about Niwa

Address: Via Ponte alle Mosse, 16/R, 50125 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055 355736
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Thai

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